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Is Ben Smith-Petersen Married? Bio, Age, Net Worth 2023, Wedding

Is Ben Smith-Petersen Married? Bio, Age, Net Worth 2023, Wedding

Facts of Ben Smith Petersen

Full Name:Ben Smith Petersen
Birth Date:July 13, 1989
Age:34 years
Height: 6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)
WifeRiley Keough
MarriedRiley Keough
Net Worth$1 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
MotherSusie smith-Petersen
SiblingsStorm smith-Petersen
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Australian stuntman and actor Ben Smith-Petersen is famous as the husband of Riley Keough. Riley is an American actress by profession. 

When is Ben Smith-Petersen’s Birthday?

Ben Smith-Petersen was born on July 13th, 1989 in Australia. Ben is 34 years old as of 2023. His, sun sign according to his full date of birth is Cancer. Ben celebrates his birthday on the 13th of July every year.

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Caption: Ben Smith-Petersen’s childhood photo (Photo: Instagram)

Ben was born to Susie smith-Petersen (mother). His’s brother’s name is Storm smith-Petersen. He holds Australian citizenship and follows Christianity as a religion. Similarly, he belongs to white ethnic background.

Are Ben Smith-Petersen and Riley Keough Married?

Ben and Riley are married. The duo met each other in 2012. It was during the six-month-long shooting in the desert for Mad Max: Fury Road, the fourth installment of the Mad Max series. They had a very short first meeting and later met during the film’s re-shoots in Australia. But this time they got to know each other better as the crew was smaller.

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Caption: Ben Smith-Petersen with his wife (Photo: People)

They started dating immediately, and Riley claims that after two weeks, she was certain she had found the love of her life. They got engaged on August 14, 2014, and announced to the world via a social media post featuring Riley with her ring. Ben and Riley finally tied the knot on February 4, 2015, in Napa, California.

Who attended Ben Smith-Petersen’s Marriage?

His wedding was very lavish. Many people were invited to join the happy occasion. Some of the people who were at the party were Riley’s friends Kristen Stewart, Zoe Kravitz, Dakota Johnson, and Cara Delevingne. Likewise, her Mad Max: Fury Road co-stars Abbey Lee and Courtney Eaton. Her ex-boyfriend, Canadian musician Tobias Jesso Jr.

Does Ben Smith-Petersen have a baby?

Ben became a father of a baby girl in 2022 with his wife Riley. But they have not revealed their baby daughter’s name to the public.

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Caption: Ben Smith-Petersen’s wife an aby (Photo: Hollywood)

What is Ben Smith-Petersen’s Net Worth?

Ben has an estimated net worth of around $1 million as of 2023. He earned that decent sum from his career as a stuntman. According to the source, an average salary of an Australian stuntman is around $42,246, or an equivalent hourly rate of $20. He might be earning the same amount from his career.

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Caption: Ben Smith-Petersen with his bike (Photo: Instagram)

Likewise, Ben’s wife Riley Keough has an estimated net worth of around $5 million as of 2023. Ben and Riley have paid $1.3 million for a renovated two-bedroom and two-bathroom 1920s Tudor cottage near L.A.’s trendy Silver Lake. They are currently living there.

How Tall is Ben Smith-Petersen?

Ben stands at the height of 6 feet 3 inches and has a body weight of 80 kg. He has an attractive pair of brown eyes and beautiful short brown hair.

Did Ben Smith-Petersen make Cameo in The Daisy Jones & The Six?

Yes, Ben made a cameo appearance in Daisy Jones & The Six. In the second episode of the series, he made a brief appearance. It was a character Daisy Jones sleeps with one night. Daisy was played by his wife Riley. They shot an extremely awkward fake sex scene together. Riley said:

“The cameo came about because I have to have intercourse with a random person in the show. The producers were like, ‘It’d be so funny if it was your husband!”

Career Line of Ben Smith-Petersen

  • Ben is an Australian stuntman by profession.
  • He originally began flying trapeze when he was 14 years old.
  • He was utterly fixated on it and vowed to perfect the flying trapeze technique.
  • He learned the technique at Circus Arts Australia from owner and director Belinda Hultgren.
  • As his confidence in his stunt abilities grew, he started instructing children in flying trapeze.
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Caption: Ben Smith-Petersen shooting (Photo: Instagram)
  • After working with a stunt coordinator who offered him work in movies, he became familiar with stunt work through his job in the circus.
  • Many people still remember him as a circus person even though he stopped performing in the circus after landing a stunt job.
  • His first project was as a stuntman in The Great Gatsby.
  • He has since worked on numerous notable films both domestically and abroad and has even tried his hand at acting and music.

FAQs of Ben Smith-Petersen

Do Ben Smith-Petersen and Riley Keough have matching Tattoos?

Yes, Ben and Riley have matching tattoos. They got matching tattoos on the third day they hung out together. Ben also has another tattoo honoring his wife.

Is Ben Smith-Petersen a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu?

Yes, Ben is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Riley was the one who revealed on Instagram in April 2021 that Ben holds a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

What kind of dog does Ben Smith-Petersen have?

Ben and Riley share a French bulldog named Grubs. Their dog snores like a chainsaw even after going through surgery for it.

How much was Riley Keough’s first engagement ring?

Before marrying Ben Riley was engaged to Alex Pettyfer. They were engaged in 2012. Alex proposed to Riley with a Lorraine Schwartz diamond ring which was 20.5 carats in total. It was worth two million dollars. But their relationship didn’t work out they broke up.