Elvis' grandaughter Riley says it's 'no huge thing'
On Monday’s season premiere of The Oprah Winfrey Show, Riley Keough, 18, spoke out in her first ever television interview about being a member of the renowned Presley family. Riley is the daughter of singer Lisa Marie Presley, 39, and musician/actor Danny Keough, 42,and the oldest grandchild of Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley, 62. Riley says her relatives showed her family photo albums of her grandfather Elvis and it wasn’t made into "this huge thing." As a result, Riley has been able to grow into her own individual. Currently, Riley has a successful modeling career.
In February 2004 she made her modeling runway debut for designers Dolce & Gabbana and she later made a video for Dior Perfume. She appeared on the cover of Vogue magazine with her mother and grandmother. On the Oprah show, Riley mentions that her ultimate career aspiration is to become a photographer.
Her mother, Lisa Marie is proud that her daughter is making a way and earning money for herself. She says:
Besides Riley, Lisa Marie and Danny have a son together, Benjamin Storm, 14.