Elvis Presley Facts

Elvis Presley Facts
Elvis Presley was an American singer and actor and one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century. He is often called "the King of Rock and Roll", or simply, "the King". See the list below for more Elvis facts.
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Elvis Aaron Presley

Date of Birth
January 8, 1935

Date of Death
August 16, 1977

Place of Birth
Tupelo, Mississippi

Birth Family
Vernon Elvis and Gladys Love Presley

Priscilla Beaulieu

a daughter, Lisa Marie

high school graduate

American musician and actor

Reason for Fame
Often referred to the “Kind of Rock and Roll”
or simply “the King”

Additional Information
Elvis had an identical twin brother who was delivered 35 minutes before Elvis, stillborn. Presley, who never received formal music training or learned to read music, studied and played by ear.