Elvis Presley’s Granddaughter Is All Grown Up… And She’s Fab!

It is hard to believe but the late Elvis Presley, the undisputed king of rock and roll has a grown up granddaughter, and she looks great.

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When Elvis was married to Priscilla Presley, the couple had a daughter, Lisa Marie Presley. Lisa grew up to marry Danny Keough, a musician from Chicago. They then had two children of their own, a son, Benjamin Keough, and a daughter, Danielle Riley Keough. Danielle, now 26, likes to go by her middle name Riley. She has blossomed into a beautiful young lady and you can see a lot of her grandfather’s features in her.

She has followed in his footsteps too as she is now an actress and a model. She recently posed for the cover of Nylon magazine looking rather racy. She spoke to the magazine about growing up the granddaughter of such a great legend. She gives a lot of credit to her mom, Lisa Marie , who she said kept her grounded and did her best to keep her out of the limelight over the years. She didn’t want her to be another typical Hollywood daughter.

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 Riley told the magazine that Elvis was not treated like a celebrity at home but as part of the family. ‘I was aware of the legacy because I was around it growing up.’ She said. Riley says her mom really tried to make sure they live a normal life and her family helped to keep her grounded. She believes the family name was a lot harder for her mother to deal with then it has been for her.

Riley says that they did visit Graceland often but the famous family name has not been a burden while growing up. Riley Keough has had roles in Mad Max: Fury Road as well as American Honey which earned her a nomination for Best Supporting Female in the Independent Spirit Awards. Her part in the TV series The Girlfriend Experience saw her receive a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.

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 She was engaged to actor Alex Pettyfer for a short while before marrying stuntman Ben Smith-Petersen on February 4, 2015, in Napa, California. The couple met on the set of Mad Max: Fury Road.