Priscilla Presley is an actress and businessman who is best known for her last well-known name as Elvis Presley’s ex-wife.
In the more than four decades since her marriage to the King of Rock and Roll came to an end, many have had questions about Prescilla including whether she ever tied the knot and whether she had more children after Elvis died. Here’s the answer to that, as well as a few more facts about Elvis and Priscilla’s controversial relationship and how old Lisa Marie Presley’s mother is today.
Age of Priscilla Presely
Priscilla Ann Wagner was born in New York City, Brooklyn on May 24, 1945. Her biological father, U.S. Navy pilot James Wagner, died in a plane crash as a child. Priscilla’s mother remarried Air Force officer Paul Beaulieu in 1948.
The family moved to Germany when Beaulieu moved and that’s where 14-year-old Priscilla met Elvis.
Her relationship and marriage to Elvis Presley
Elvis served in the army and met Priscilla at a party in Bad Nauheim, Germany on September 13, 1959. At the time she was only in 9th grade and was 24 years old.
She had a good opinion of the King and they kept seeing each other but could not go out together in public because of age. according to History-life.com, Kissed Elvis and Priscilla the second time they met and the recording artist told his friend Rex Mansfield that Priscilla was “young enough that I can train her in any way I want.”
After a few dates, Beaulieu pushed to meet Elvis and questioned why the star was so interested in his teenage daughter. “Well, sir, I happen to like her very much,” Elvis replied. “She’s a lot older than I do and I like my company.”
It was reported that the two did not maintain their relationship with Elvis telling her: “Someday we will, Priscilla, but not now. You are just too young. ”
In 1963, Priscilla’s parents allowed her to move to Memphis and she began living at Graceland. The couple tied the knot on May 1, 1967, and welcomed Lisa Marie the following year. However, their marriage did not last as they were both involved in foreign affairs and separation in 1973.