Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

Rock Singer

Elvis Aaron Presley, often referred to mononymously as Elvis, was an American singer and actor. Dubbed the "King of Rock and Roll", he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century.

Full Name
Elvis Aaron Presley
Jan 8, 1935
Aug 16, 1977
6′ 0″
Net Worth


Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi. He was born to parents Gladys and Vernon Presley and had a twin brother who died shortly after birth. His family eventually moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he grew up. 

    At the age of 21, Elvis made his first record with Sun Records in 1954 and his career began to take off from there. He quickly rose to fame as one of the most influential singers of the time by blending country music with rhythm and blues as a form of rock n’ roll. His unique style and captivating performances earned him the title “The King of Rock n’ Roll” and millions of fans around the world. 

    Throughout his career, Elvis released an estimated 600 songs, appeared in 33 films, had numerous television appearances and Las Vegas residencies that spanned decades. As his celebrity status grew, so did his influence on popular culture. He is widely regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons in American society and has been honored with numerous awards including 14 Grammy Awards, The Lifetime Achievement Award, Congressional Gold Medal and induction into both The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and The Country Music Hall Of Fame. 

    Sadly, Elvis passed away at his home on August 16th 1977 due to heart failure at the age of 42. He will forever remain an iconic figure in music history whose legacy continues to live on through his music today.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1935</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Elvis Presley is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 8, 1935, Elvis Presley was born to Gladys and Vernon Presley in Tupelo, Mississippi.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1953</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Elvis Records His First Song</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Elvis recorded his first song, "My Happiness," at the Memphis Recording Service.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1955</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs with RCA Records</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Elvis signs a contract with RCA Records and releases his first single, "Heartbreak Hotel."</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">May 1956</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appears on The Ed Sullivan Show</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Appears on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time and performs "Hound Dog" and "Love Me Tender."</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1958</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Enlists in the US Army</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Elvis enlists in the US Army and is posted to Germany for two years.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1968</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Comeback Special</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Elvis' comeback special airs on NBC and marks his return to live performing.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1977</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Death of Elvis Presley</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Elvis Presley dies at the age of 42 due to an accidental drug overdose.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> His Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Elvis Presley was a gifted singer and songwriter. His music has stood the test of time, with many of his songs still popular today. He is credited as one of the pioneers of rock and roll and his influence can be heard across all genres of music.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> His Style</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Elvis Presley had a unique style that set him apart from other singers. His rebellious attitude, flashy clothes, and signature hairstyle have been copied by artists for decades.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's an Icon</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Elvis Presley has become an icon in American culture. He is recognized as one of the most influential musicians in history and his legacy continues to live on today. His influence can be seen in fashion, film, and many other aspects of popular culture.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First to Appear on National TV</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Elvis was the first rock and roll star to appear on national television when he performed on the Dorsey Brothers Stage Show in 1956.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Developed His Own Style of Music</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Elvis was a pioneer in creating his own unique style of music, blending country, pop, blues, and gospel together to create what is now known as rock and roll.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Became a Movie Star</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Elvis starred in 31 feature films between 1956 and 1969, becoming one of the most recognizable stars in Hollywood during that era.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Known as the “King of Rock and Roll”</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Elvis earned the nickname “The King of Rock and Roll” for his innovative and influential contributions to the genre.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Owned a Mansion in Memphis</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Elvis owned a mansion in Memphis named Graceland, which has become a popular tourist destination and houses many artifacts from his life and career.</p></div>


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