Priscilla Presley

Model + Author and Actress
Born May 24, 1945

Priscilla Presley is an American actress and businesswoman. She is the ex-wife of singer Elvis Presley, and the mother of singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley. Priscilla was chairwoman of the board of Elvis Presley Enterprises from 1982 to 1998, helping to turn Graceland into a multi-million dollar tourist attraction.… Read More

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1945 Birth Born on May 24, 1945.
1948 3 Years Old In 1948, her mother met a United States Air Force officer named Paul Beaulieu, from Quebec, Canada. … Read More


1956 - 1959 2 More Events
1960 15 Years Old They were frequently together until Elvis left Germany in March 1960. … Read More
1962 17 Years Old After Elvis' return to America, the couple stayed in contact over the phone, though they would not see each other again until the summer of 1962, when Priscilla's parents agreed to let her visit for two weeks. … Read More
1963 18 Years Old 1 More Event
It was during this visit, while on a trip to Las Vegas, that Priscilla first took amphetamines and sleeping pills to keep up with Elvis' lifestyle. After another visit at Christmas, Priscilla's parents finally let her move to Graceland for good in March 1963.


1966 21 Years Old Shortly before Christmas 1966, Elvis proposed to Priscilla. … Read More
1967 22 Years Old They got married on May 1, 1967, at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas. … Read More
1968 23 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Their only child, Lisa Marie, was born exactly nine months after their wedding, on February 1, 1968. … Read More
1972 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Following suggestions from Elvis, Priscilla began taking lessons from Mike Stone, a karate instructor she had met in 1972 backstage at one of Elvis' concerts. … Read More
1973 28 Years Old 1 More Event
To avoid Priscilla's having to make her home address available on the public records and therefore risking the security of both her and Lisa Marie, Elvis filed for divorce on January 8, 1973 and it was finalized on October 9, 1973.Guralnick/Jorgensen, p. 329 The couple agreed to share custody of their daughter and Priscilla was awarded an outright cash payment of $725,000 as well as spousal support, child support, 5% of Elvis' new publishing companies and half the income from the sale of their Beverly Hills home. … Read More


1977 32 Years Old After Elvis's death in 1977, Priscilla acted as executor for his only heir, Lisa Marie (who was then only 9). … Read More
1980 35 Years Old Presley had originally been offered a role as one of the angels on Charlie's Angels. She turned down the role because she disliked the show. Priscilla made her television debut as co-host of Those Amazing Animals in 1980.
1983 38 Years Old In 1983, she got her first chance to act professionally on a season 2 episode of The Fall Guy titled "Manhunter". … Read More


1988 43 Years Old 1 More Event
She played the role of Wade for five years, leaving the show in 1988 to focus on other parts.


2000 55 Years Old In September 2000, Presley was elected to the board of directors at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.


2006 61 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2006, they ended their relationship.
2008 - 2012 2 More Events
2014 69 Years Old Presley reprised her role as the Wicked Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Opera House in Manchester, Christmas 2014. … Read More
2015 70 Years Old Always supportive, in 2015 Priscilla became the executive producer of a 14-track album titled If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. … Read More
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