Lisa Marie Presley's funeral revealed she had a secret granddaughter

Lisa Marie Presley's funeral not only featured memorable tributes from A-list guests and her family, but it also included a surprising mention of Presley's secret grandson. While speaking at a public memorial service at Elvis Presley's famous Graceland estate on January 22, it was revealed that the singer's daughter Riley Riley Keough secretly welcomes her first child with husband Ben Smith-Petersen. Keough's rep confirmed to People that the couple gave birth to a daughter in 2022, but did not reveal any details, including a name or birthday.

Her husband read her speech on her behalf, in which she wrote that everything she learned came from her late mother. "I wish I could love my daughter as much as you love me, my brothers and sisters," Smith-Peterson wrote. "Thank you for giving me my strength, my heart, my empathy, my courage. , my sense of humor, my mannerisms, my temper, my wildness, my tenacity. I am a product of your heart, my sister is a product of your heart, my brother is a product of your heart. "

After her death on January 12, Presley was buried at Graceland next to her father Elvis, who died in 2020, and son Benjamin. The memorial service was broadcast live for fans to watch, with Keough sitting in the front row and was seen getting emotional throughout the ceremony, especially as her husband read her eulogy. She sat next to her 14-year-old twin sisters Harper Lockwood and Finley Lockwood, as well as her grandmother Priscilla Presley, who Leigh also paid a touching tribute to her late daughter.

Elvis star Austin Butler, his twin sister Andrea and his girlfriend Kaia Gerber also attended Presley's memorial service, sitting in the second row behind the family. Presley and her family are very supportive of Butler starring in the biopic, even helping to promote the film during its June 2022 release. Just days before her death, Presley and her mother, Priscilla, accompanied Butler to the 2023 Golden Globe Awards, where Butler thanked them during his acceptance speech. "Thank you, Presley family, for opening your hearts, your memories, your homes to me," he said. "Lisa Marie and Priscilla, I love you forever."

On January 22, Ben Smith-Petersen read a tribute written by his wife, Riley Keough. Jason Kempin/Getty Images Entertainment

Keough met Australian stuntman Smith-Peterson on the set of Mad Max: Fury Road in 2012, but they didn't start dating until a year later. The couple announced their engagement in 2014 and married in two separate ceremonies in February 2015, but never publicly announced the new addition to the family. "My husband is a very good man," Keough wrote in a 2022 article for Vogue Australia . "He was calm, loyal, strong and sensitive. He was my best friend."