Priscilla Presley is an American actress and business magnate born on May 24, 1945, In New York City, U.S.
She is born to James Wagner and Anna Lillian Iversen. Her father was a former US Navy pilot in Brooklyn, New York. When she was 6 months old Her father died in a plane crash. Her mother remarried Paul Beaulieu, a US Air Force officer.
Presley’s Casanova picture did little to bring down her love for him. In December 1966, He had proposed marriage to her and on May 1, 1967, The two entered into wedlock. Exactly nine months later, they had been blessed with their only child, Lisa Marie.
She married Marco Garibaldi. On March 1, 1987, Their son Navarone was born. In 2006, They ended their 22 years of relationship.
She started her education from the Immaculate Conception High School in Memphis. Later she had completed her graduation at Rhodes College in Memphis.
Her career did not start after completing her education. In 1973, After divorced with Presley, She Started her career as a proprietor of Bis & Beau, a clothing boutique, along with her friend and stylist Olivia Bis. Following Presley’s death in 1977, she served as the executor for his only heir, her daughter, Lisa Marie. The Graceland estate required a large amount of $500,000 as carrying costs which limited Lisa Marie’s legacy to merely $1 million. Due to financial constraints, selling Graceland estate had been the only option before Priscilla. However, She did not submit to the pressures and instead acted wisely. In 1988, She had launched her own line of fragrance. She soon followed it up with her own range of linens. Meanwhile, She also performed a couple of films such as ‘Breakfast with Einstein’ and ‘Finding Graceland’. In 2000, She had been appointed to the board of directors of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Priscilla, all through her life, had been interested in modeling and dancing but Presley’s objection to his wife having a career in show business restrained her interest to being hobby alone. Her first outing in front of the camera had been for a 1980 television show named ‘Those Amazing Animals’, In it, She served as the co-host. In 1983, She had starred in the Television film ‘Love is Forever’, opposite Michael Landon. Her acting had won her positive response from viewers and makers. In 1988, She had worked opposite Leslie Nielsen in the first film of ‘The Naked Gun’ series, “Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!”. Later She had also been seen next to two sequels named “The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear”, and “Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult”. The decade of the 1990s saw her appear as a special guest for the television series, ‘Melrose Palace’, ‘Touched by an Angel’ and ‘Spin City’. She had been a contestant in the show ‘Dancing with the Stars’.
- Priscilla Ann Presley is her full name.
Awards and Achievements:
- In 1984, She received the Soap Opera Digest Awards.
What can we learn from Her??
Like Priscilla Presley, Always think Positive. You have to do work hard to become a success.