518: Priscilla Presley
Business Magnate and Actress
Born: 24 May 1945, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
Priscilla is best known for marrying Elvis Presley and being the mother of his daughter Lisa Marie. They met in 1959 while Elvis was in the armed forces. Priscilla’s stepfather was in the Air Force and stationed in West Germany. Priscilla was fourteen at the time; they married eight years later.
She has a son from another relationship.
Though raised Catholic, Priscilla joined the church of Scientology in 1978—however some claim she left the church in 2017 (her publicist denied this).
Priscilla turned Graceland, the famous mansion and estate of Elvis, into a multimillion-dollar tourist destination. She is also Chairwoman and president of Elvis Presley Enterprises.