Elvis Presley – Biography, Facts & Life Story


Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 11 inches (1.82 m)
Weight 77 kg (170 lbs)
Hair Color Naturally Brown, dyed black
Eye Color Blue
Nickname The King of Rock and Roll, Elvis the Pelvis
Gender Male
Date of Birth January 8, 1935
Full Name Elvis Aron Presley
Profession Singer
Nationality American
Date of Death August 16, 1977
Place of Death Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Birthplace Tupelo, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Elvis Aaron Presley was an American singer and actor. He was born on 8th January 1935 and died on 16th August 1977.
Elvis aka the King of Rock and Roll was known for his legendary status. He is still considered one of the most influential cultural icons of the 20th century.
He gained success and initial controversy with his spirited interpretations of songs and sexually provocative performance style during a time of transformative racial relations.

Career

  Presley made his film debut in November 1956 with Love Me Tender. In 1958, Presley was drafted into the Air Force. Two years later, he relaunched his recording career with some of his most commercially successful songs.
 In the 1960s, Parker directed him to make Hollywood films and soundtrack albums, most of which were critically derided.
 As a result of the acclaimed television special Elvis in 1968, after a seven-year break from live performances, he extended his Las Vegas residency and embarked on a string of highly successful tours.
In 1973, Presley gave the first solo concert to be broadcast around the world, Aloha from Hawaii. In 1977, following years of prescription drug abuse, he died suddenly at his Graceland estate at the age of 42.

Achievements

The late, legendary actor, however, made his extensive career by working on a variety of acting projects for which he got lasting success. Also, he earned a huge fan following in his career life.

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Elvis Presley Education

Qualification: High School

School: Humes High School

Elvis Presley Career

Profession: Singer

Known For: His performances, style of singing, dancing and fashion

Net Worth: $300 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Gladys Love

Mother: Vernon Elvis

Brother: Jessie Garon Presley

Sister: None

Marital Status: Divorced

Ex Spouse: Priscilla Presley (m. 1967- 1973)

No. of Children: 1

Son: None

Daughter: Lisa Marie Presley

FAQs

Who was Elvis Presley?

Elvis Presley was an American singer, born on 08 January, 1935 in Tupelo, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S..

When did Elvis Presley pass away?

Elvis Presley passed away on August 16, 1977.

How old was Elvis Presley at the time of death?

Elvis Presley was 46 years old when he passed away.

How tall was Elvis Presley?

Elvis Presley was 5 feet 11 inches (1.82 m).

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  1. nancy tokarski says:

    Elvis Presley is my Idol, I have several of his movies, the ones I like the most are his singing & dancing movies.