Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis Presley’s only child whose tumultuous life also included a music career, died Thursday, according to the Associated Press. She was 54.
Lisa was hospitalized Thursday morning after suffering cardiac arrest at her home in Calabasas, California, just two days after she attended the Golden Globes with her mother Priscilla Presley. She was rushed to a hospital after paramedics performed CPR. Her ex-husband, Danny Keough, had been living with Lisa and administered CPR before paramedics arrived, according to TMZ.
Lisa Marie and Priscilla Presley were at the Golden Globes on the 10th January 2023 to see Austin Butler win the Golden Globe for his starring role in “Elvis” as best lead actor in a drama.
Her daughter, Riley Keough, has starred in films like “Zola,” “The Devil All the Time” and “Mad Max: Fury Road.”
As the only child of Elvis Presley, Lisa Marie Presley dealt with her parents’ divorce at age 5, her father’s death at age 9, and a stretch of drug use before she embraced Scientology. She told Playboy her mother’s boyfriend had been inappropriate with her, and was a constant fixture in the tabloids for her marriages to Michael Jackson and a much shorter one to Nicolas Cage.
Lisa Marie Presley was born exactly nine months after the marriage of Elvis Presley to the former Priscilla Beaulieu, who met the Elvis at age 14 and later acted in several movies and TV shows after the couple divorced.
She inherited her father’s mansion, Graceland. after the death of her father, grandfather and great-grandmother, and then inherited Elvis Presley’s entire estate when she turned 25. She sold 85% of the estate, which had an estimated value of $100 million when she inherited it, in 2005 to Industrial Media, but kept control of Graceland.
Lisa Marie is survived by her mother Priscilla Presley, 77, a half-brother, Navarone Garibaldi, 35, daughters Riley Keough, 33, Finley Aaron Love Lockwood, 14, Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood, 14, her son Benjamin Keough died by suicide at at age 27 in 2020.