Elvis Arron Presley

By: Lauren Carpenter

Who is Elvis Presley?

Elvis Arron Presley was a American singer, musician, and actor. He was called " the King of Rock and Roll" or just " the King" He was born January 8, 1935 Tupelo, Mississippi. He died August 16,1977 Memphis, Tennessee. He was only 42 years old.


HIs musical influences were pop and country at the time and his church. He was also a very popular movie star he starred in 33 movies. He sold over 1 billion records.

The Divorce

When Pricilla was 14 she met a friend of Elvis Presley's and she got to meet him. When he saw her he said she was only a kid. She is from Germany. She moved to Graceland with Elvis to finish high school. When she was 21 she married him in Las Vegas. Nine months later they had their daughter Lisa Marie Presley. Pricilla wanted the divorce because he was always away and he was not there to help with their child.

The Cause of His Death

At 1:30 p.m. his girlfriend Ginger Alden Finds his motionless body laying in front of the toilet laying in a puddle of his vomit. At 3:30 p.m. he was pronounced dead. Elvis bought his house for his mom who also died at age 42.

Elvis Presley Jailhouse Rock 1957 colour