Lisa Marie Presley, the only daughter of music legend Elvis Presley, died Thursday at the age of 54. The singer was rushed to a hospital earlier in the day after going into suspected cardiac arrest.
“It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us,” said her mother, Priscilla Presley. in a sentence Shared by The Associated Press. “She was the most passionate, strong, loving woman I have ever met.”
priscilla presley said on Twitter on Thursday afternoon that her daughter had been receiving medical attention, but did not share information about the incident.
Presley collapsed and had trouble breathing after cardiac arrest at a home near Calabasas, California, on Thursday, according to the Los Angeles Times. Presley had been living in her ex-husband Danny Keough’s home since she sold her own Calabasas home after the 2020 suicide of her 27-year-old son. benjamin keoughreported the Times.
His death came just two days after Presley attended thewhere actor Austin Butler won best actor in a motion picture drama for his portrayal of his father in the Baz Luhrmann film. .
Presley, who was 9 years old when his father died in 1977, said Extra during an interview before the awards ceremony on Tuesday, she was in awe of Butler’s ability to capture her father’s mannerisms and voice.
“I love it [Butler]. I was blown away, really, I had to take five days to process it because it was so accurate and authentic,” Presley said.
Born in Memphis, Tennessee, on February 1, 1968, Presley grew up in the spotlight created by her famous father’s legacy. After her parents divorced her in 1973, much of her childhood was divided between her father’s Graceland mansion in Memphis and her mother’s home in Los Angeles. She also followed in her musical footsteps, releasing three rock albums that blended country, folk and blues while paying homage to her father’s iconic sound.
Presley became the sole heir to her father’s massive estate after his death on August 16, 1977, at age 42, of cardiac arrest at his Graceland mansion. As executor of her ex-husband’s estate, her mother co-founded Elvis Presley Enterprises to manage all of Elvis’s image rights and remaining royalties, turning Graceland into a tourist mecca.
When he became eligible to inherit his father’s fortune in 1993, he used the funds to form the Elvis Presley Trust, which is dedicated to managing the estate.
The spotlight on her life intensified with her string of celebrity relationships, particularly her two-year marriage to Michael Jackson in 1994, a union billed as the marriage of the king of rock ‘n’ roll’s daughter to the King of Pop. In 2002, she was also briefly married to actor Nicolas Cage.
Presley married Danny Keough in 1998 and had a daughter: Riley Keough and their son, the late Benjamin Keough, together before divorcing in 1994. In 2006, she married musician and producer Michael Lockwood, with whom she had twin daughters, Finley and Harper Lockwood, before divorcing in 2016.actor
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