Riley Keough, Ben Smith-Petersen Secretly Welcomed Baby Girl


Riley Keough and Ben Smith-Petersen.
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Get together of three! Lisa Marie Presley’s eldest daughter, Riley Keough, and husband Ben Smith-Petersen secretly welcomed their first little one, Us Weekly can verify.

A rep for the Zola star, 33, informed Us that the actress and Smith-Petersen, 31, are proud mother and father to a child lady.

Whereas the married couple haven’t additional revealed their toddler’s beginning date or identify, the stuntman first shared the information on the memorial service for his late mother-in-law.

“Thanks for exhibiting me that love is the one factor that issues on this life. I hope I can love my daughter the way in which you really liked me, the way in which you really liked my brother and my sisters,” he mentioned on Sunday, January 22, studying aloud his spouse’s eulogy. “Thanks for giving me power, my coronary heart, my empathy, my braveness, my humorousness, my manners, my mood, my wildness, my tenacity. I’m a product of your coronary heart.”

The pair celebrated their seven-year anniversary in February 2022.

“7 years of RAD luck. I like you to the moon & again. 7,000 extra years please,” Smith-Petersen wrote by way of Instagram alongside a throwback marriage ceremony photograph of the twosome.

The Girlfriend Expertise alum –– who Presley shared with ex-husband Danny Keough –– met the stuntman on the set of Mad Max: Fury Highway and sparks shortly flew between the costars.

“We solely began relationship after we did re-shoots in Australia as a result of the crew is smaller and I bought to satisfy him,” Riley recalled to USA At this time in April 2016. “Two weeks into relationship him, we had been at a fuel station and I used to be like, ‘I may see myself having children with this particular person.’ It was sort of like I knew I used to be assembly my husband. It was very cool.”

The couple bought engaged in August 2014, with a supply solely telling Us Weekly that the duo are “good for one another.”

“So completely happy for them. They joked about having a canine ‘child’ collectively now and the way it was only a matter of time till they made it official,” one other insider shared with Us on the time.

In February 2015, practically one 12 months after the Australia native proposed, the Daisy Jones & The Six actress and Smith-Petersen tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in Napa, California.

Riley Keough and Ben Smith-Petersen
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“I’m so excited! He’s the one! We’re going to be collectively eternally,” Riley gushed to City & Nation in March 2015. “[Marriage is] the best factor [for us] to do proper now. Like, I need to have youngsters with Ben, and I do know we’ll at all times be shut. That’s what you need anytime you get married.”

The married couple have been candid about sharing their love for one another on social media through the years.

After the Triple Frontier stuntman had hip surgical procedure in December 2019, he praised his spouse by way of Instagram. “I’m so grateful to have you ever day-after-day however particularly informed. Admire was. I like you,” he captioned a hospital selfie of the duo.

Earlier than her marriage with Smith-Petersen, the California native was beforehand engaged to Alex Pettyfer from 2012 to 2013.

Regardless of discovering happiness in her love life, the Satan All of the Time actress has been candid about her household’s private struggles through the years. In July 2020, Riley tragically misplaced her youthful brother, Benjamin, to suicide.

The Lodge star broke her silence every week after information of her brother’s passing broke.

“Mornings are the toughest. I overlook you’re gone. I can’t cry due to the concern that I’ll by no means cease. A ache that’s new to me,” Riley wrote by way of Instagram alongside a collection of photographs that includes Benjamin. “You. There are not any phrases for you. Angel is the closest I may consider. Pure mild. Child brother. Greatest buddy. Wild man. Mental. Witness to my life. Twin soul. Protector.”

On January 12, the American Honey actress confronted one other tragedy when mother Lisa Marie was rushed into the hospital after struggling cardiac arrest. Hours later, the “Storm & Grace” singer’s mom — Riley’s grandmother –– Priscilla Presley introduced that her beloved daughter had died at age 54.

“It’s with a heavy coronary heart that I have to share the devastating information that my stunning daughter Lisa Marie has left us,” Priscilla, 77, mentioned in a press release on the time. “She was probably the most passionate, robust and loving girl I’ve ever recognized. We ask for privateness as we attempt to cope with this profound loss.”

Nearly every week following her dying, it was confirmed that the late singer’s three daughters – Riley and twins Harper and Finley, 14 – will inherit Graceland, Elvis Presley’s property.