Priscilla Presley was the only wife of Elvis Presley. After an eight-year courtship, Elvis and Priscilla married in 1973. Shortly afterwards, the couple welcomed a baby girl, Lisa Marie Presley, making the family perfect.
Unfortunately, Elvis and Priscilla only lasted six years. However, Priscilla opened up about her romance with Elvis years after his death in 1977.
How Priscilla Presley met Elvis Presley
Priscilla was born in Brooklyn, New York, on May 24, 1945. Her mother married three years later when Priscilla’s biological father, James Wagner, died in a plane crash. The Dallas her father’s last actress, Paul Beaulieu, took the last name shortly afterwards.
During her youth, Priscilla and her family moved around a lot because of Beaulieu’s career as an Air Force officer. When Priscilla became a teenager, the family moved to Germany, where Beaulieu was based at Wiesbaden Air Base.
Eventually, Priscilla grew tired of Elvis ’ways and decided that they needed to have an individual life. The couple divorced in 1973 after six years of marriage. However, they remained friends for the sake of their daughter. Priscilla spoke to Elvis just days before he died at his home on August 16, 1977.