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The Life of Lisa Marie Presley Outline

Lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of the “King of Rock” Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley passed away due to Cardiac arrest on January 12, 2023, at the age of 54.

Paramedics were called to a location in Calabasas where they treated Presley, who was unresponsive upon their arrival. . After performing CPR, paramedics noted there were signs of life. She was then transferred to a local hospital for immediate medical care. Los Angles County Fire Department Spokesperson confirmed the call was made for a cardiac arrest. She then passed away on January 12th. Two days prior to her death she made an appearance at the Golden Globes alongside her mother Priscilla and Austin Butler who played Elvis Presley in Elvis. Fans noticed she seemed to be unsteady during interviews and walking on the red carpet. Extra Tv shared a video on Twitter, where during one of Lisa Maries’s last interviews she appears to be unsteady and grabs onto her friend’s arm for balance.

During many of the interviews, she has most recently been in she shares her gratitude to the film and Austin Butler. She shared what an amazing job Austin did with bringing her father to life on the big screen. This was just the beginning of her close relationship with the actor. 

Her mother, Priscilla Presley, issued a statement regarding her daughter’s death to People Magazine on the day of her passing. Priscilla Presley stated:

“ It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us.”

Lisa Marie was born on February 1st, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. Her father Elvis died when she was just 9 years old, but she remembered the thrilling essence of her enigmatic father. She was a talented singer and songwriter, having two top 10 hits in To Whom It May Concern, which placed 5th and Now What,  which placed 9th on the Billboard 200.  Three studio albums To Whom It May Concern, Now What, and Storm and Grace, were also met with critical acclaim. It is expected that she became a talented artist just like her father. It was great to see the Presley legacy carry onto Lisa Marie. 

Not only was she a talented woman, but also an amazing mother. She was the mother to four children, Riley Keough, Benjamin Keough, Finley Lockwood, and Harper Lockwood. She described herself as  “ferociously protective” of her children. Her First two Children, Riley and Benjamin, are also the children of Danny Keough, who Lisa Marie married from 1988 to 1994. She later had her twin daughters Harper and Finley with her fourth husband Michael Lockwood to which she was married from 2006 to 2021. 

Lisa Marie was not the only one with talents, but also her daughter Riley Keough was as well.  Riley is known for her roles in Mad Max: FuryRoad and American Honey. It is great to see that Elvis was not the only actor in the family, although Riley says she is grateful that she was not raised in the shadow of her Grandfather.  She was able to be her own person known for her own talents. Benjamin Keough, Lisa Marie’s only son, sadly died by suicide in July 2020. It was known that he had struggled with his mental health and trying to live up to the Presley name. Since his passing Lisa Marie and his siblings have shared how much they miss him and what a light he was.  Harper and Finley are her twin daughters. Much has not been seen from them although, prior to Lisa Marie’s death she and her ex-husband Michael Lockwood were in a custody battle over the twins, even forcing the twins to live with their grandmother until this custodial battle was settled. The family has made multiple appearances together and are known as the Presley women. It is beautiful to see strong women flourish and become their own people living under such a big name.

The family is preparing to bury Lisa Marie in Graceland alongside her Son Benjamin Keough and her father Elvis Presley on January 22, 2023. Through her successful music career and loving relationship with her kids, Lisa Marie left a lasting legacy worthy of her Fathers’s career.

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