Elvis Presley’s Wife Priscilla Turns 76


Priscilla Ann Presley turned 76 last year. A native of New York, she is best known as the king of rock and roll and the ex-wife of the late Elvis Presley, but has not been with him for over 43 years. Read on to find out what she looks like today.

“I wanted to die.” This happened after it became known about the death of Priscilla Presley’s ex-husband Elvis Presley. They were divorced for four years, but Priscilla Presley still called herself “the love of her life.” In a 2016 interview, she said, “I didn’t get divorced because I didn’t love him. He was the love of my life, but I needed to explore the world.” Their divorce was finally settled on October 9, 1973, and Elvis Presley died on August 16, 1977.

Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis Presley, Priscilla Presley (c. 1970), (GAB Archive/Redferns/Getty Images)

According to Biography.com, they met Elvis Presley in Germany while serving in the US Army. Priscilla Presley, then known as Priscilla Pain, moved with her family to the countryside, where her father was transferred to the Air Force.

Their relationship was ambiguous: Priscilla Pain was only 14 years old when she started dating Elvis Presley. It was also reported that Elvis Presley dated her as a teenager, making her dress and look her best in her own style. At the time of their wedding, the couple lived in a house called “Graceland” in Memphis, Tennessee. Together they have a child, Lisa Marie Presley, who gave birth to Priscilla Presley at the age of 23. In early 1972, Priscilla Presley left Elvis Presley.

Tom Jones, Priscilla Presley, Elvis Presley (1971), (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Elvis Presley has never been the same since Priscilla and Presley divorced. At the age of 42, he had many health problems and died in 1977. Elvis Presley previously dated and got engaged to Ginger Alden. Alden found him lying on the bathroom floor of his house. An autopsy revealed that Elvis Presley died of a heart attack. He was overweight and took several pills.

Priscilla Presley, Unknown (c. 1990), (Kypros/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Priscilla Presley has had several romantic relationships since her divorce from Elvis Presley. After the divorce, he became involved with Mike Stone, a karate instructor who taught him and Elvis Presley as described in the book The Black Belt, but the relationship soon ended in 1975. Several celebrities, including photographer Terry O’Neill and attorney Robert Kardashian. His longest relationship so far has been with Marco Garibaldi; they were together for 22 years. According to Biography.com, Garibaldi is an Italian screenwriter and programmer. They have a son, 33-year-old Navarone musician Anthony Garibaldi.

Policeman, Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, Policeman (1994), (Larry Ellis Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

In 2017, The Mirror reported that Priscilla Presley was dating Welsh singer Tom Jones. It’s unclear if they stayed together, but Jones said of him, “We’ve been friends for a long time.” “She is a wonderful woman,” he added. “We have a really good night together.” According to the publication, Jones was a close friend of Elvis Presley and spent time with him and Priscilla Presley between 1960 and 1970.

Priscilla Presley, Elvis Presley, Lisa Marie Presley (c. 1970), (Magma Agency/WireImage/Getty Images)

In an interview with ABC shortly before the premiere of the show, Priscilla Presley told reporters that she had previously danced ballet.

“I danced a little. I played jazz music, which was very different from dance dance,” Priscilla Presley told ABC. “We all dance a little.”

Of course, teammate and coach Priscilla Presley was thrilled to work with the star, no matter her experience.

“We met two days ago. We played a little foxtrot. It will be a surprise,” said Louis van Amstel. “I’m really happy. Come on, it’s Priscilla Presley.”

Elvis Presley, Priscilla Presley, Lisa Marie Presley (1968), (Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

Unfortunately, Priscilla Presley didn’t manage to overcome the tough competition of the sixth season and was eliminated in the fifth round. According to PEOPLE, he lost and was eliminated for participating in the Viennese Waltz, scoring a total of 22 points. Presley hugged his partner and thanked him when show host Tom Bergeron broke the news to him. “Great life experience.”

Interestingly, viewers of Priscilla Presley’s performances will notice that she never danced to any of Elvis Presley’s songs. It is established that this was done intentionally. According to ABC, Priscilla Presley agreed to be on the show, but insisted on not dancing to her late husband’s music.

“I don’t think it’s very convenient,” she told ABC.

The 76-year-old actress hasn’t attracted much attention since she lost Priscilla Presley on the show. With the exception of his Instagram account, which has over 200,000 followers, it’s hard to know what the star is up to. At the same time, his IMDb page gives us some ideas. For example, he last starred in Them Guns’ “Muffins” music video in 2016. Featuring the streets of Hollywood and radio host Rodney Bingenheimer, the music video shows the radio star driving to the bakery for cupcakes. As he leaves, Bingenheimer meets no one but Priscilla Presley.

Priscilla Presley (2019), (Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)

Performances like these are especially interesting to Presley fans, but we can also understand why Priscilla Presley doesn’t want to be seen. She has been in the spotlight since childhood. Now that she’s 76, it’s no wonder she wants peace.

Did you know that Priscilla Presley was very successful in her life? What shocked you the most about her story? Tell us in the comments and pass on to all the fans of the king of rock and roll in your life.