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Four marriages, drug addiction and suicide: the life of Lisa Marie Presley

Lisa Marie Presley participated in the Golden Globes ceremony held this week.  (Reuters/Harrison McClary)
Lisa Marie Presley participated in the Golden Globes ceremony held this week. (Reuters/Harrison McClary)

Lisa Marie Presley was the only daughter of the iconic singer of Rock And Roll, Elvis Presley. His mother is Priscilla Presley, both were at the delivery of the Golden Globes in 2023. However, a few days later, on January 12 He died at the age of 54 due to cardiac arrest.according to US media that cited his family.

Although she lived under the shadow of the Presley name, Lisa knew how to make her own career with her triumphs, defeats and eccentricities. She debuted thanks to the support of linda thompsoneven came to have a collaboration with his father, because they sang together Don’t Cry Daddy around 1997.

Lisa was the only child of Elvis and Priscilla Presley (AP Photo/Perry Aycock, File)
Lisa was the only child of Elvis and Priscilla Presley (AP Photo/Perry Aycock, File)

This duet was symbolic, they were not present in the same space. She was giving a concert with overlapping recordings of Elvis.

It was a very powerful and moving experience to sing with my father (..) The lyrics speak to me and touch my soul. I’m sure the lyrics spoke to my father in the same way,” she said at the time.

Six years later, the daughter of the king of rock He released his first album, titled To Whom it May Concernwhich reached number five on the chart. bill board in the United States, it also received several gold records. your disk now what premiered in 2005 and the third, Storm & Grace in 2012. One of their most outstanding collaborations was the song People for the soundtrack of the series The Walking Dead.

In 2018, the singer sang another song again with her father, this time it was a theme video Where no one stands alone.

His personal life was full of tragedies. At the age of four he had to cope with the divorce of his parents, shortly after, when he was nine, his father died, Elvis Preley. The dramas put the spotlight on her.

Lisa Marie Presley died of a heart condition, as did her father (AP Photo/Lance Murphey)
Lisa Marie Presley died of a heart condition, as did her father (AP Photo/Lance Murphey)

Later, in her own love life, Lisa Marie went through four divorces, her first partner was Danny Keougj, whose wedding was in 1988 and was held in Morocco. This marriage lasted until 1994, the musician was part of his band and the same singer named him her “best friend”. Product of this relationship were born Riley Keough in 1989 and Benjamin Storm Keoughin 1992.

In 1994, one of the most commented romances in the music industry of the 20th century began, as Lisa married michael jackson, everything the couple did was widely publicized and she even accompanied him to some cities on his tour before they confirmed the relationship. Although they divorced, they stayed together. four more years.

Her marriage to Jackson was marked by eccentricity, although they had no children REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo
Her marriage to Jackson was marked by eccentricity, although they had no children REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

The relationship between the two was marked by wild sex and costumes in privacy.

Through the life of Elvis’s daughter there was also a fleeting romance with Nicolas Cagefilm actor as The Lord of the war (2005) and Best of Times (nineteen eighty one). This marriage lasted only three months due to serious differences between the two.

From his last marriage, which began in 2006 and ended 10 years later, in 2016, the twins were born Finley Aaron Love Lockwood and Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood. The wedding between michael lockwood and Lisa was held in Japan, her first husband was the godfather of this romantic link.

In 2019, he made the news again after relapsing into drug use. His mother, Priscilla Presley, she begged Scientology to save her from addiction and asked for help for herself.

Her marriage to Nicolas Cage only lasted three months (AP/Kevork Djansezian, file)
Her marriage to Nicolas Cage only lasted three months (AP/Kevork Djansezian, file)

In 2020, one more loss marked Lisa Marie Presley forever, her 27-year-old son took his own life in his mansion in Los Angeles California. The young man’s death in the media was caused by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the first reports.

It was the same singer who reported the death. “She is completely heartbroken and beyond devastated, but she tries to stay strong for her 11-year-old twins and her oldest daughter Riley. She adored that boy. He was the love of her life,” Roger Widynowski said in a statement sent to TMZ at the time.

The tattoo he shared with his son Lisa Marie Presley.
The tattoo he shared with his son Lisa Marie Presley.

In one of her latest publications, the singer recalled a great gesture she had made with her son, as they both wore the same tattoo on the foot “Several years ago on Mother’s Day my son and I got these matching tattoos on our feet. It’s a Celtic eternity knot. Symbolizing that we will be eternally connected. We handpicked it to represent our undying love and undying bond,” she wrote on his Instagram account in August 2022.

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