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Ben Smith-Petersen


Facts of Ben Smith Petersen

Full NameBen Smith Peterson
First NameBen
Middle NameSmith
Last NamePeterson
ProfessionCelebrity Husband
Birth CityByron Bay, New South Wales
Birth CountryAustralia
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseRiley Keough
No Of Children1
Networth$1 M
Insta Profile
Married DateFebruary,2015

Ben Smith-Petersen is an Australian Stuntman and actor. Ben was born in Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia. He is best known as a celebrity husband. 

He is happily married to an American actress Riley Keough.

What Is Ben Famous For? 

Ben started his career as a stuntman in 2011

A few of his hit projects are The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Mad Max: Fury Road, Suicide Squad, Peter Rabbit, and Triple Frontier

In 2017, while filming, he worked as a stunt coordinator. Peterson first stepped foot in Hollywood in 2012 in the movie Agent Provocateur

He has also acted in Brawl, Habit, Mad Max: Fury Road, etc. 

Peterson's Jiu-Jitsu Obsession 

Peterson is very passionate about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. 

He earned his BJJ Black Belt in 2021, fulfilling his dream of receiving his black belt before turning 30.

Ben lost his BJJ inspirer and guide John to cancer in April 2022. John was also a close friend of Danny Keough, the father of Ben's wife. 

Who Is Riley Keough? 

Riley is an American actress born on May 29, 1989, in Santa Monica, California

Her parents were singer and songwriter Lisa Marie Presley and musician Danny Keough

She started modeling at the age of 15 and began her acting career at the age of 20

She has starred in famous movies like The Runaways, The Good Doctor, Mad Max: Fury Road, We don't belong here, It comes at night, and popular television series like The Girlfriend Experience, Riverdale, The terminal list, etc. 

Ben And Riley's Fairytale Lovestory 

The couple first met when they were shooting Mad Max: Fury Road. They ultimately fell in love during the re-shoots of the movie in Australia

In 2016, Riley shared with USA Today that just two weeks after going on a first date with Ben, she could see herself having kids with Ben

She also stated that she felt very comfortable around him and had always wanted to be with him since the very beginning of their love life. 

In August 2014, Ben made their engagement official via Facebook by posting a selfie of his fiance wearing their engagement ring and captioning it, 

"So that happened." 

About a year later, they married in February 2015 in Napa, California.

Ben Smith-Petersen with his wife Danielle Riley Keough
Ben Smith-Petersen with his wife Danielle Riley Keough. Source: Instagram

Hindu Wedding Of Ben And Riley In Nepal 

On 4th February 2021, Riley disclosed via her Instagram handle that the couple had gotten married according to Hindu culture in Nepal a few weeks before their marriage in California

At that time, they were in Nepal helping to build a school. 

After the locals learned they were engaged, they later threw Riley and Ben a Hindu wedding where the pair committed to spending seven lifetimes with each other. 

Keough expressed that the ceremony was very special and intimate.

Ben Smith-Petersen and Danielle Riley Keough got married according to Hindu culture in Nepal
Ben Smith-Petersen and Danielle Riley Keough got married according to Hindu culture in Nepal. Source: Instagram

Their Tattoo-Love 

In an essay for Vogue Australia in 2022, Riley disclosed that she and her husband Ben had got matching tattoos the third day they went out, only for fun. 

Then in September 2021, Ben posted a picture on Instagram featuring the tattoo on his lower stomach, which says, "RILEY." 

Their Secret Child 

Recently, during the memorial service of Riley's mother, Ben revealed that he and her wife are the parents of a child. Riley secretly gave birth to a daughter in 2022

Ben articulated the tribute written by his wife 

"I hope I can love my daughter the way you loved me, the way you loved my brothers and my sisters." 

Net Worth 

The net worth of Ben is approximately 1 million dollars. Also, the net worth of his wife, Riley Keough, is about 5 million dollars


  1. Though the exact age of Ben Smith-Petersen is not confirmed, he is believed to be 31 years old currently.

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