13 July 2020 01:46
Lisa Marie Presley's son and Elvis Presley's grandson, Benjamin Keough, has died from a reported self-inflicted gunshot wound. The 27-year-old was found Sunday in Calabasas, California, according to TMZ. He is son of Lisa Marie and musician Danny Keough. Lisa has previously spoken of her son's similarity to her dad Elvis, calling it 'uncanny' She said: 'Ben does look so much like Elvis. In January it was reported Presley, 51, and her ex husband Michael Lockwood have been engaged in a nasty custody battle over their 11 year old twin daughters, Finley and Harper.
Presley was married to Lockwood, her fourth husband, in 2006, and she gave birth to their twin girls in October 2008. She had her two older children, Benjamin and his sister, the actress Riley Keough with her first husband, musician Danny Keough. Lisa Marie Presley's son and Elvis Presley's grandson Benjamin Keough has died at the age of 27. TMZ reports Benjamin took his own life on Sunday, in a statement to the website, Lisa's manager, Roger Widynowsk, said, "She is completely heartbroken, inconsolable and beyond devastated but trying to stay strong for her 11 year old twins and her oldest daughter Riley. She adored that boy.
"He was at the Opry and was the quiet storm behind the stage. Everybody turned around and looked when he was over there. Everybody was grabbing him for a photo because it is just uncanny." Elvis's daughter also admitted she's "overwhelmed" at times at how much they look alike. As for whether Ben inherited his father's musical skills, she has been cagey on behalf of her son. "He's doing his own thing right now," she told Huffington Post in 2013.
Or get in touch at [email protected] Exclusive Lisa Marie Presley's son and Elvis Presley's grandson, Benjamin Keough, has died of an apparent suicide... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us Ben appears to have died Sunday in Calabasas from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Not much is known about him other than the fact that he's got a super-famous family. He's the son of Lisa and musician Danny Keough--and his sister is actress Riley Keough, who's been in a number of indie and horror films over the years, including 2019's "The Lodge." Of course... his grandparents are Elvis and Priscilla Presley. Waiting for your permission to load the Instagram Media. Ben has kept a low profile throughout the years, but the one thing he's well-known for is looking almost identical to his famous grandfather, The King himself. Lisa addressed the similarity, saying... He was at the Opry and was the quiet storm behind the stage." She added, "Everybody turned around and looked when he was over there. Everybody was grabbing him for a photo because it is just uncanny." She even wrote a song about Ben called "Storm and Grace." Storm's his middle name. He was also a musician... he even struck a record deal back in 2009 worth $5 million. He's got a couple acting credits under his name, but aside from that, not much else is known about him publicly. He has few social media accounts. One of the last times he was seen out with the family was during Elvis' 40-year death anniversary during a vigil at Graceland. Benjamin was just 27. RIP LISA Marie Presley's son Benjamin Keough has passed away from apparent suicide at just 27. The grandson of Elvis Presley appears to have died on Sunday in Calabasas from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 2 Elvis Presley's grandson Benjamin Keough has passed away from apparent suicide Credit: Tony Clark/WENN.com The youngest child of Lisa Marie and her ex Danny Keough has always shunned the limelight. Law enforcement sources reportedly told TMZ that Ben died today (Sunday) in Calabasas from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Ben's sister is actress and model Riley Keough, who is married to Mad Max star Ben Smith-Petersen. If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues raised in this story, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or text Crisis Text Line at 741741. 2 Lisa Marie Presley's son Ben has reportedly died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound Credit: Instagram Lisa, 52, who was once famously married to singer Michael Jackson, is the only daughter of legendary singer Elvis Presley. A savvy businesswoman, Presley has released a number of albums including "To Whom It May Concern", "Now What" and "Storm & Grace". Her first album went to platinum, with it being praised as having a "distinctive flair". She has also spoken out to support sufferers of AIDS. Sign up to FREE email alerts from Daily Star - Showbiz Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Invalid Email Elvis Presley's grandson, Benjamin Keough has died following a reported suicide according to US tabloid, TMZ. The grandson of rock legend Elvis was reportedly discovered in Calabasas, Los Angeles. Benjamin was 27-years-old at the time of his death. He was the son of Elvis' daughter, Lisa Marie and musician Danny Keough. Lisa Marie, 52, has previously spoken about her son's similarities to her late dad, saying they were "uncanny". "Ben does look so much like Elvis. Everybody was grabbing him for a photo because it is just uncanny," she said. (Image: Judy Eddy/WENN.com) While Benjamin opted to stay out of the limelight, his relatives have gone on to achieve success in their own name, with sister Riley Keough starring in the 2019 film, The Lodge. Lisa, who has previously been married to singer Michael Jackson has also achieved success with albums including Now What and Storm & Grace. Her first album, To Whom It May Concern, was certified platinum. Daily Star Online has reached out to the Calabasas/Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office for comment For emotional support, you can call the Samaritans 24-hour helpline on 116 123, email [email protected], visit a Samaritans branch in person or go to the Samaritans website. This is a breaking news story and is constantly being updated. Please refresh the page regularly to get the latest updates. Reporters working on dailystar.co.uk will be working to source the latest information, reaction, pictures and video related to this story. You can also follow us on Twitter @DailyStar to get the latest news updates 24 hours a day. Or download the Daily Star app for flash alerts on the biggest stories of the day. Why not also subscribe to receive our regular Daily Star news bulletins? You can do this on this page by simply entering your email address above and hitting 'subscribe'.