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Lisa Marie Presley dead: Elvis’ daughter was 54

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Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis Presley’s only child whose turbulent life also included a music career, died Thursday, her rep confirmed. diversity. He was 54.

“Priscilla Presley and the Presley family are shocked and devastated by the tragic death of their beloved Lisa Marie,” a family statement said. “They are deeply grateful for everyone’s support, love and prayers and ask for privacy during this difficult time.”

Presley was hospitalized Thursday morning after suffering cardiac arrest at her home in Calabasas, Calif., just two days after attending the Golden Globes with her mother, Priscilla Presley. After paramedics performed CPR, he was rushed to the hospital. According to TMZ, her ex-husband, Danny Keefe, was living with Presley and administered CPR before paramedics arrived.

Lisa Marie and Priscilla Presley were at the Golden Globes on Jan. 10 to watch Austin Butler win the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama for his performance in “Elvis.” They also attended a pre-Globes party for “Elvis” on Sunday, where the family honored the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s 88th birthday. “I’m in awe of this film and its impact and what Austin has done. I am very proud. I know my dad would be very proud too,” Lisa Marie said at the event.

His daughter, Riley Keefe, has starred in films such as “Zola”, “The Devil All the Time” and “Mad Max: Fury Road”.

As the only child of one of the world’s most famous men, Lisa Marie Presley dealt with her parents’ divorce at age 5, her father’s death at age 9, and a stretch of drug abuse before accepting Scientology. She told Playboy that her mother’s boyfriend was inappropriate with her and was a constant in the tabloids for her marriage to Michael Jackson and much shorter marriage to Nicolas Cage.

Lisa Marie Presley was born just nine months after Elvis Presley married the former Priscilla Beaulieu, who met the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll at age 14 and later starred in several movies and TV shows after the celebrity couple divorced.

He inherited his father’s mansion, Graceland. After the death of his father, grandfather and great-grandfather, and then at the age of 25, Elvis Presley inherited the entire estate. He sold 85% of the property, which was worth an estimated $100 million when he inherited it, to Media in 2005 but retained control of Graceland.

Lisa Marie Presley released her debut album as a singer-songwriter, “To Whom It May Concern,” in 2003. It was certified gold with the hit song “Lights Out” and sales of over 500,000 units. For his second album, “What Now,” he co-wrote 10 songs and included a cover of the Ramones’ “Here Today and Gone Tomorrow.” Both albums, released by Capitol Records, debuted in the top 10 of the Billboard 200.

Roots rocker T Bone Burnett produced his third album, the well-reviewed “Storm and Grace”, released in 2012 by Republic Records in partnership with Simon Fuller’s XIX Recordings. To promote the album, Lisa Marie Presley performed the lead single, “You Ain’t Seen Thin’ Yet,” at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis, where her father famously recorded.

Her collaborations included a duet with Pat Benatar on “Heartbreaker” at the VH1 Divas Duets benefit and a “duet” with her father on “In the Ghetto”, originally released by Elvis Presley in 1969.

He also appeared in Michael Jackson’s video for “You’re Not Alone” in 1995.

His son Benjamin Keough died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 2020. In addition to Riley Keefe, Presley has twin daughters, Finley and Harper, with her ex-husband Michael Lockwood. Before Lockwood, she was married to Nicolas Cage for less than four months, to Michael Jackson for two years, and before that to musician Danny Keefe, who also served as her musical director for a time.

He is survived by his mother Priscilla Presley, his three daughters and a half-brother, Navarone Garibaldi.

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