Elvis Presley

Get to know him

Elvis Aaron Presley was a musician and a actor. He was born on January 8th 1935, in Tupelo Mississippi. He grew up to become one of the biggest names in rock and roll. He was not and only child he had a brother named Jesse or can be spelled Jessie. His parents were loving hard working parents but did not have a lot of money so the would often move.

A fast growing carrier

In 1995, Elvis Presley began gaining more and more fans with the unusual music. The same year he signed with RCA records. He was on a roll scoring his first No 1 hit with Heartbreak Hotel. He also became popular on TV shows.

End of his life


Sometime in the morning of August 16, 1977, Presley died of heart failure, at the age of 42. It was later found that it was because of prescription drug use. Presley was buried on the Graceland property. From start to death he won three Grammy awards. Overall he had a successful career and popularized rock n roll in america.

Facts from google

Born: January 8, 1935, Tupelo, MS

Died: August 16, 1977, Memphis, TN

Spouse: Priscilla Presley (m. 1967–1973)

Children: Lisa Marie Presley

Grandchildren: Riley Keough, Finley Aaron Love Lockwood, Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood, Benjamin Keough