It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of legendary musician Elvis Presley. She was 54 years old.
According to a statement released by her representative, Presley died on January 12, 2023, surrounded by her family and loved ones. The cause of death has not been made public at this time.
Presley, who was born on February 1, 1968, was the only child of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. She inherited her father's love for music and began her own career as a singer-songwriter, releasing her debut album, "To Whom It May Concern," in 2003. She went on to release several more albums throughout her career, including "Now What" and "Storm & Grace." In addition to her music career, Presley was known for her acting roles in films such as "The Adventures of Ford Fairlane" and "The Whole Ten Yards."
Throughout her life, Presley was a prominent figure in the entertainment industry and was known for her charitable work. She is survived by her four children, Riley, Benjamin, Finley, and Harper.
The world mourns the loss of Lisa Marie Presley, a gifted musician, actress and philanthropist. Her legacy will live on through her music and the lives she touched through her charity work. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family during this difficult time.
Following the news of Lisa Marie's death, well-wishers laid flowers and lit candles outside Graceland's gates.
Presley lost her son, Benjamin Keough, by suicide in 2020. He was 27.
WNCTIMES by Marjorie Farrington
Lisa Marie Presley was an advocate for mental health awareness and lost her son in 2020 to suicide. We want to share a link to an article we wrote today about the rise of suicides in the United States, including a section on celebrity suicides.
Please, if you need help, reach out and talk to someone.
If you are in a suicidal crisis or in emotional distress, call 988
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