Musician and singer Lisa Marie Presley, the only daughter of rock ‘n’ roll legend Elvis Presley, passed away on Thursday at a Los Angeles-area hospital, her mother said. She was 54.
“It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us,” her mother Priscilla Presley said in a statement.
“She was the most passionate, strong and loving woman I have ever known. We ask for privacy as we try to deal with this profound loss,” the statement added.
Entertainment website TMZ reported that Lisa Marie Presley suffered cardiac arrest at her home in Los Angeles suburb of Calabasas, following which she was rushed to hospital on Thursday.
Born in 1968, Lisa Marie Presley owned her father’s Graceland mansion in Memphis, which is a popular tourist attraction. When Elvis died at Graceland in 1977, she was just nine years old.
She started her music career in 2003 with her debut album “To Whom It May Concern.”, followed by 2005’s “Now What”. Both the songs hit the top 10 of the Billboard 200 album chart. Her third album, “Storm and Grace,” released in 2012.
She was married four times. In 1994, she got married to pop star Michael Jackson, just 20 days after her divorce from her first husband, musician Danny Keough.
In 1996, Lisa Marie Presley and Michael Jackson parted ways when the latter was battling child molestation allegations.
In 2002, Presley tied the knot with actor Nicholas Cage. But Cage filed for divorce four months later.
She the got married to her guitarist and music producer Michael Lockwood but the couple called it quits in 2021.
She had four children. Her son, Benjamin Keough, died in 2020 at 27, while her daughter Riley Keough, 33, is an actress. Her two other daughters are twins Harper and Finley Lockwood, 14.