Lisa Marie Presley, Rock Legend’s Daughter, Dies at 54


Lisa Marie Presley, the one little one of rock legend Elvis, died Thursday on the age of 54. Presley was rushed to a hospital earlier within the day after struggling a suspected cardiac arrest.

“It’s with a heavy coronary heart that I have to share the devastating information that my lovely daughter Lisa Marie has left us,” her mom, Priscilla Presley, stated in an announcement, in accordance with The Related Press. “She was essentially the most passionate, robust and loving girl I’ve ever identified.”

Priscilla Presley stated on Twitter on Thursday afternoon that her daughter had been receiving medical consideration however did not share details about the incident.

Presley collapsed and had bother respiration suffered after cardiac arrest at a house close to Calabasas, California, on Thursday, in accordance with the Los Angeles Occasions. Presley had been dwelling on the residence of her ex-husband Danny Keough since she offered her personal Calabasas residence after the 2020 suicide of their 27-year-old son, Benjamin Keough, the Occasions reported.

Her dying got here simply two days after Presley attended the Golden Globe Awards, the place actor Austin Butler received greatest actor in a drama movement image for his portrayal of her father in Baz Luhrmann’s movie Elvis.

Presley, who was 9 years outdated when her father died in 1977, advised Additional throughout an interview forward of the awards ceremony Tuesday that she was blown away by Butler’s capacity to seize her father’s mannerisms and voice.

“I am keen on him [Butler]. I used to be mind-blown, actually, I really needed to take 5 days to course of it as a result of it was so spot-on and genuine,” Presley stated.

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, on Feb. 1, 1968, Presley grew up within the highlight created by her well-known father’s legacy. After her mother and father divorced in 1973, a lot of her childhood was divided between her father’s Graceland mansion in Memphis and her mom’s residence in Los Angeles. She additionally adopted in his musical footsteps, releasing three rock albums that blended nation, people and blues whereas paying homage to her father’s iconic sound.

Presley turned sole inheritor to her father’s huge property following his dying on Aug. 16, 1977, at 42 of a cardiac arrest at his Graceland mansion. Her mom, as executor of her ex-husband’s property, co-founded Elvis Presley Enterprises to handle all Elvis picture rights and remaining royalties, turning Graceland right into a vacationer mecca. 

When she turned eligible to inherit her father’s fortune in 1993, she as a substitute used the funds to type the Elvis Presley Belief, which is dedicated to managing the property.

The highlight on her life intensified together with her string of celeb relationships, notably her two-year marriage to Michael Jackson in 1994 — a union that was billed as marrying the daughter of the king of rock n’ roll with the king of pop. In 2002, she was additionally briefly married to actor Nicolas Cage.

Presley married Danny Keough in 1998, having a daughter and son collectively earlier than divorcing in 1994. In 2006, she married musician and producer Michael Lockwood, with whom she had twin daughters earlier than divorcing in 2016.


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