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Ben Smith-Petersen (Riley Keough’s Husband) Biography and Family Life

Ben Smith-Petersen is an aspiring actor and professional stuntman. He has shown his amazing abilities in several films and the most notable are in Mad Max: Fury Road , The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug , The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and Suicide Squad. Although a celebrity in his own right, he is best known for being the husband of popular American actress Danielle Riley Keough.

Ben Smith Petersen Biography

Ben Smith-Petersen is an Australian stunt coordinator, actor and musician. He was born and raised in Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia. Since childhood, Ben had always loved trying different stunt moves and this led him to choose a career in art. He started practicing stunt moves when he was 14.

The first stunt move Ben learned was to fly trapeze. The stunt move was introduced to him by a friend of his mother’s. He saw others doing the move and liked it. Then he made sure he had learned the move. His passion for stunts led him to join Circus Arts Australia. There he learned the flying trapeze and other stunt moves. Ben perfected the flying trapeze train and taught other kids how to make the train.

It was at Circus Arts Australia that Ben started working in films. At the circus he had a coordinator who offered him film jobs. Soon after receiving offers to work on films, he stopped working in the circus.

The first film assignment Ben Smith-Petersen received to work as a stuntman was The Great Gatsby , an American romantic drama film adapted from a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Since his first film job, Ben has acted in numerous acclaimed films.

As an actor, Ben has mainly acted in a few short films such as Brawl , AgentE7685 and Mad Max: Fury Road He is also an aspiring musician and he sang with sandpaper and also appeared in the song’s music video in 2013.

family life

About Ben’s parents and. Is not known much siblings if he has any. Ben’s family known to us are his wife and his wife’s. Ben Smith-Petersen is married to Riley Keough. The couple first met on the set of Mad Max: Fury Road, where Riley starred as Capable and Ben was cast as Coma the Door Warrior and also worked as a stuntman in the film. The beautiful couple began dating shortly after they met on set and both got engaged on August 14, 2014. They announced their engagement via social media shortly thereafter, making it Riley’s second engagement in two years after previously dating actor Alex Pettyfer were engaged in 2012 and they called off the engagement that same year. Riley and Ben then walked down the aisle on February 4, 2015 to exchange their wedding vows. Their marriage took place in Nepa, California.

Riley Keough is an American actress, model and producer. She was born Danielle Riley Keough on May 29, 1989 in Santa Monica, California. She is the daughter of Danny Keough and Lisa Presley. Her father is a late American musician. Riley’s mother Lisa Presley is an American singer-songwriter. Riley’s maternal grandparents are Elvis Aaron Presley and Priscilla Ann Presley. Her grandfather Elvis Presley was known as the “King of Rock and Roll” while her grandmother Priscilla Presley is an American businesswoman and actress.

Ben’s mother-in-law, Lisa Presley, divorced Riley’s father in 1994, who married the late “King of Pop” Michael Jackson. She divorced the late pop star two years after their marriage. Lisa then married the well-known actor Nicolas Cage. Lisa’s marriage to the renowned American actor lasted from 2002 to 2004.

Ben Smith-Petersen’s wife Riley Keough is most famous for her role in The Girlfriend Experience , where she starred in the castTV series as Christine Reade, a law student who secretly works as an escort. Her role in the TV series earned her a Golden Globe Awards nomination for Best Actress, Limited TV Series or TV Movie. For her role in The Girlfriend Experience , she won the award for “Actress in a Leading Role – Made for TV Movie or Limited Series” at the 2017 Grace Awards.

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