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Priscilla Presley's Biography

 
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Priscilla Presley was born Priscilla Wagner on 24 May 1945 in Brooklyn, New York.

As well as achieving fame for being the ex-wife of Elvis Presley, Priscilla has been a successful actress in her own right.

Priscilla attended high school in Wiesbaden, West Germany, where she met Elvis Presley in 1959 and although she had moved into the Graceland mansion years earlier it was not until May 1, 1967 that they married.

Their daughter Lisa Marie, who was to marry Michael Jackson, was born the next year.

Priscilla and Elvis Presley divorced in 1973, but remained close and in 1979, Priscilla became Co-Executor of the Presley Estate when Elvis's father, Vernon Presley died.

Priscilla Presley co-presented the television series Those Amazing Animals, and acted for five years as Jenna Wade in Dallas.

Her film roles include the comedies, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad, The Naked Gun 21/2 and The Naked Gum 33/1/3: The Final Insult.

Priscilla Presley sits on the Board of Directors of MGM.

Priscilla Presley's book, Elvis and Me, held the number one position on The New York Times bestseller list for six weeks.

In 2008, Priscilla Presley partnered Louis van Amstel in Dancing with the Stars, however they were eliminated in the fifth week of the competition.



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