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Elvis Presley: Bio, Facts, Family, Height, Weight

Elvis Presley was an American singer and actor, widely known as the “King of Rock and Roll” and one of rock music’s dominant performers from the late 1950s until his death. He was born Elvis Aron Presley to Vernon and Gladys Presley in a two-room house in Tupelo, Mississippi, on January 8, 1935. His twin brother, Jessie Garon, was stillborn, leaving Elvis to grow up as an only child. His daughter Lisa Marie Presley also became a singer.

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 8 January 1935
Birth Place: Tupelo, Mississippi, USA
Date of Death: 16 August 1977
Cause of Death: Cardiac arrhythmia
Death Place:Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Birth Name: Elvis Aron Presley
Nicknames: The Pelvis, The King, The King Of Rock ‘n’ Roll
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Occupation: Actor, Singer
Nationality: American
Race/Ethnicity: White
Religion: Born-again Christian
Hair Color: His hair color was blonde until his early teens. As he got older his hair became darker. By the time he had his hair cut for the army at age 22 its natural color was dark chestnut
Eye Color: Blue

Elvis Presley Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 170 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 77 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 11¾”
Height in Meters: 1.82 m
Chest Size: 39″-40″
Waist Size: 32″
Hips Size: 41″
Shoe Size: 11 (US)

Elvis Presley Family Details:
Father: Vernon Presley
Mother: Gladys Presley
Spouse: Priscilla Presley (m. 1967-1973)
Children: Lisa Marie Presley (Daughter)
Siblings: Jessie Garon Presley (Twin brother)

Partner: Ginger Alden, Linda Thompson (1972-1976)

Elvis Presley Education:
He graduated from Humes High School, in Memphis, Tennessee. (1953)
He was on the school boxing team while attending Humes High School.

Elvis Presley Favorite Things:
Films: Rebel Without a Cause, A Streetcar Named Desire, Dirty Harry, Bullitt
Sports: Racquetball, Football
Actors: Marlon Brando, James Dean, John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen
Books: “The Holy Bible”, “The Impersonal Life”
Television shows: The Jeffersons (1975), Good Times (1974), Happy Days (1974), Flip (1970)

Elvis Presley Facts:
*He died with about $5 million in his bank account.
*He was one of the first people in the U.S. to own a “Betamax” system VCR.
*He inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1998.
*He earned a black belt in karate in 1960.
*He won three Grammy Awards, all for his gospel music.
*Loved football and often had three TVs set up at Graceland to watch all of the games in progress at the same time.
*He was suffered from chronic insomnia.
*He was an avid collector of guns and badges.
*He was the biggest taxpayer in the US.in 1973.
*Forbes.com named him the highest earning deceased celebrity for the sixth consecutive year in 2006.

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Updated: July 24, 2017 — 3:52 pm

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