- American singer and actor
|Real name:||Elvis Aaron Presley|
Elvis Presley Height
|How tall was Elvis Presley?||182 cm / 6 ft 0 in|
|Weight|| 77 kg / 170 lbs Comment
|Born:||08 January 1935 Comment |
|When did Elvis Presley die? / Died||16 August 1977|
|How many years did Elvis Presley live? / Lived||42 years|
|Where was Elvis Presley born?||Tupelo, Mississippi, USA|
Elvis Presley Net worth 2021 (estimated)
|How much is Elvis Presley worth?||$350,000,000
Who was Elvis Presley? / Facts
- Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as "the King of Rock and Roll", or simply, "the King"
- Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, as a twinless twin—his brother was stillborn
- When he was 13 years old, he and his family relocated to Memphis, Tennessee
- His music career began there in 1954, when he recorded a song with producer Sam Phillips at Sun Records
- Accompanied by guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, Presley was an early popularizer of rockabilly, an uptempo, backbeat-driven fusion of country music and rhythm and blues
- RCA Victor acquired his contract in a deal arranged by Colonel Tom Parker, who managed the singer for more than two decades
- Presley's first RCA single, "Heartbreak Hotel", was released in January 1956 and became a number-one hit in the United States
- He was regarded as the leading figure of rock and roll after a series of successful network television appearances and chart-topping records
- His energized interpretations of songs and sexually provocative performance style, combined with a singularly potent mix of influences across color lines that coincided with the dawn of the Civil Rights Movement, made him enormously popular—and controversial
- In November 1956, he made his film debut in Love Me Tender
- In 1958, he was drafted into military service
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Last update: 15 May 2018
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