Net Worth: $300 Million
- Source of Wealth Music, Film, Television
- Age Deceased at 42 years old on 1977-08-16
- Birth Place Tupelo, Mississippi, U.S.
- Height 6' 0" (1.83 m)
- Marital Status Divorced (Priscilla Presley)
- Full Name Elvis Aaron Presley
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth January 8, 1935
- Ethnicity Scottish, German, Scottish, French, Cherokee
- Occupation Actor, Singer
- Children 1 (Lisa Marie)
About Elvis Presley
A world renowned musician, Elvis Presley is an American cultural icon with an estimated net worth of $300 million 35 years after his death.
Born as Elvis Aaron Presley on January 8, 1935 in Mississipi United States, Elvis Presley continues to be one of the most popular music icons even until today. In fact, he is still referred to as The King or The King of Rock and Roll.
Beginning his musical career at the age of 21, Elvis Presley has always been driven by his dreams to introduce the sound of African-American music to a wider audience. He started with Sun Records but later on, he signed with RCA Victor. His first single under RCA titled Heartbreak Hotel instantly became a #1 hit. He 1956, he debuted into film when he appeared on Love Me Tender.
In 1958, he was drafted into military service but returned to pursue a successful career on music two years after. From then on, Presley enjoyed the limelight of success as he performed in severals stage concerts and released a couple of albums.
With his very versatile voice, Presley has encompassed several music genres including pop ballads, blues, gospels, and country. He became an inductee to several music halls of fame which include the 1986 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the 1998 Country Music Hall of Fame, 2001 Gospel Music Hall of Fame and 2007 Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Also, at age 36, he won the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Hailed as the the best-selling solo artist in the history of popular music, Elvis Presley has won three Grammy Awards out of 14 nominations.
Elvis Presley died on August 16, 1977.