A news report of the death of Lisa Marie Presley has been released. The 54-year-old singer-songwriter and daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley died Thursday, January 12, 2023, after a medical emergency and brief hospitalization in Los Angeles.
Presley is survived by her four children, Riley, Finley, Harper and Navarone, as well as her brother, Navarone Garibaldi. She will be buried alongside her son Benjamin Keough, who died by suicide in 2020 at the age of 27.
In an essay about grief following the death of her son Benjamin, Lisa Marie wrote in August 2020, “Grief is something you will have to learn to live with and process. It’s a long process and you have to be gentle with yourself.”
The music world is mourning the loss of this beloved singer-songwriter. Fans are sharing tributes and memories across social media channels in honor of Presley’s life and legacy.
Lisa Marie Presley is an American singer-songwriter and actress, and the child of legendary musician Elvis Presley. She was born on February 1, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Growing up, Lisa Marie was largely shielded from the media and was raised by her grandparents, Vernon and Gladys Presley, following her father’s death in 1977. She inherited her father’s estate, Graceland, when she turned 25.
In the early 1990s, Lisa Marie began her own music career, releasing her debut album, “To Whom It May Concern” in 2003. The album received positive reviews and produced several hit singles, including “Lights Out” and “Saving Up”. She released two more albums in 2012 and 2018.
In addition to her music career, Lisa Marie also dabbled in acting, appearing in several films and television shows. In 1994, she starred in the TV movie “Elvis and Me” and also played a small role in the film “The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking”.
She was married four times and has four children. She was also involved in several philanthropic activities, including being an ambassador for the Elvis Presley Charitable Foundation, which supports various charitable causes.
As the child of the “King of Rock and Roll,” Lisa Marie Presley lived a life in the spotlight, and had her fair share of personal struggles. Despite this, she managed to make a name for herself in the entertainment industry, both as a musician and an actress, and also continued to keep her father’s legacy alive.