Who Is Riley Keough? 17 Things You Need To Know About R-Pattz's (Maybe) New Girlfriend
So you know those pictures that surfaced this week of Robert Pattinson driving around LA with a 'mystery red head'? Turns out the mystery redhead is none other than Riley Keough. Rumour has it the pair have started dating since the actor ditched Kristen Stewart last month (sob). So who is this girl who has possibly stolen the much-coveted R-Pattz heart?
Well, Riley graced the cover of US Vogue aged only 15, dontcha know, and made her runway debut for Dolce & Gabbana in Milan. She's since been the face of Dior, modeled for Victoria's Secret and shared the silver screen with Kristen Stewart as well as smooching Kylie Minogue. Yep, Detective Grazia Daily has done a little investigating so you don't have to. Read on for the full fact rundown...
1. She's the granddaughter of actual Elvis Presley
Riley's mum is Lisa Marie Presley. Lisa Marie is the daughter of The King. How cool is that? No wonder R-Pattz is reportedly enthralled by her, especially considering his penchant for crooning. Is a duet on the cards?
2. Michael Jackson was her step-father
Twenty days after Lisa Marie divorced Riley's dad, Benjamin Keough, she married the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Then filed for divorce two years later. What fun she must have had in Neverland, eh?
3. She graced the cover of US Vogue aged 15
Riley cosied up to her mom and grandmom, Priscilla Presley, for the high-fashion shoot. And with that, her modelling ambitions were sparked.
4. She made her catwalk debut for Dolce & Gabbana
How better to kick-start your career than opening the Dolce & Gabbana show during Milan Fashion Week? And posing with the designers as they take their bow? Yeah, pretty good going we'd say.
5. She hung out with John Galliano
...and, err, Val Kilmer after walking in the Dior show in October 2004. Check out those Goldilocks curls! Riley was later styled by Galliano for a magazine shoot which inevitably caught the eye of the Dior bosses.
6. She became Miss Dior Cherie
Because it wasn't long before Riley was soon snapped up by Dior to star in the brand's campaign for Miss Dior Cherie fragrance. And you know who's also part of the Dior family? None other than Monsieur Pattinson...
7. She was a Victoria's Secret Model
In November 2006, Riley got her glittery Angel wings, joining the likes of Gisele and Miranda Kerr on the catwalk for the hottest lingerie brand, like, ever. And with that, her PHWOAR credentials sky-rocketed.
8. She played Marie Currie in The Runaways
But she later turned her attentions to acting and at the age of 19, Riley starred in the biopic based on the 1970s all-girl rock band. alongside Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart.
9. ...and that's how she became pals with Kristen Stewart
10. She attended the 2010 Met Ball
Riley arrived at the swanky shindig on the arm of New York-based designer Thakoon and looked mermaid-like in a gorgeously ruffled dress.
11. She has a killer sense of style
A waist-baring Dolce & Gabbana ensemble, a sleek shift dress and a side-order of white lace + yellow shorts, this lady doesn't follow the cookie cutter celebs who stick to skin-tight bandage dresses. And for that, we applaud her.
12. She smooched Kylie Minogue
In May 2010, Riley starred in the werewolf drama Jack & Diane when she played Juno Temple's lesbian love interest and shared a steamy kiss with Kylie. Ooh err.
13. She gives Katy Perry a run for her hair chameleon money
Yep, Riley isn't afraid of experimenting with her hair colour and even sported a pink and blue combo for a role in Magic Mike. And whaddya know? She looks fab each and every time.
14. She nearly married Alex Pettyfer
Speaking of Magic Mike, the actress met Brit actor Alex on the set and fell in love. He proposed and they were set to be married until Riley called it off amid rumours of him cheating. All the better for R-Pattz...
15. She's party pals with Agyness Deyn
We're not entiiirely sure how these two know each other but we have come across several images of Riley and Agy hanging out in true super-cool, hipster style. Sigh.
16. She's a regular FROWer
Whether she's popping up at couture week or gracing the front rows of New York, Riley still gives fashion week some love, despite not being on the catwalk.
17. She's mates with Kim Kardashian
Again, this has us utterly befuddled but HOW BRILLIANT?
Want to see more of Riley? Us too! Check out her style credentials in the gallery below...