Elvis Presley was a singer from America who is known as one of the most popular icons in the world. He is known as the “King of Rock and Roll” and is also an actor and musician. He has released a number of hit singles and albums in his career. Presley also ventured into acting and went on to appear in many films. Here is a quick summary of Elvis Presley’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi. His parents were Gladys Love and Vernon Elvis Presley.
He has attended several schools including L. C. Humes High School. Elvis did not receive any formal training in music used to record at stores. He liked music by Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Jimmie Rodgers, Bob Wills, and Hank Snow.
In 1967, Elvis Presley married Priscilla Beaulieu. The couple is the parents of Lisa Marie Presley. They divorced in 1973. He was drafted into the US Army in 1958.
Following his divorce, Elvis started to become unwell. On August 16, 1977, he was found unconscious on the floor of his bathroom. Later, he was pronounced dead on the same day, and the cause of his death was “cardiac arrest.” His funeral was held on August 18.
In 1956, Elvis Presley released his self-titled debut album. In his career, he released 24 studio albums, 29 EPs, 20 soundtrack albums, 6 live albums, and 5 compilation albums. His albums have peaked at No. 1 on various occasions.
His albums ‘Elvis’ and ‘Elvis’ Christmas Album’ were his No. 1 albums in the 1950s. The 60s was followed by hit albums like ‘Something for Everybody,’ ‘Pot Luck,’ and ‘It Happened At the World’s Fair.’
He also released many albums in the 1970s, like ‘Elvis Now,’ ‘He Touched Me,’ ‘Good Times,’ ‘Promised Land,’ and ‘Today.’ The last album to be released by Presley was ‘Moody Blue’ in 1977.
Elvis Presley has also released many hit singles in his career. Some of his popular singles include “Heartbreak Hotel,” “I Want You, I Need You, I Love You,” “Too Much,” “Surrender,” “Good Luck Charm,” and “Suspicious Minds.”
As an actor, he has appeared in many films and television shows. He was first seen in the film ‘Love Me Tender’ in 1956. He has also done several TV concert specials and was last seen in ‘Elvis in Concert’ in 1977.
Awards & Achievements
He has been inducted into many music halls of fame, Memphis Music Hall of Fame, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame, Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Elvis has received the Golden Hat Award and the Merit Award from the American Music Awards. He is also the winner of the W. C. Handy Award in 1984 and has won three Grammy Awards. Presley has received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Music City Walk of Fame.
Net Worth of Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley had an estimated net worth of more than $300 million. Even after his death, his albums continued to make sales and made a gross income of $45 million in 2005. He has sold millions of albums worldwide, and many of his albums have been certified multi-platinum. The legendary singer has also released many hit singles and has appeared in a number of television shows and films. He has received several honors and has been a cultural icon to many across the world.
Elvis Presley is one of the greatest singers in the world. Although he has been dead for over four decades, he continues to live in people’s heart through his music. He has left a legacy and has inspired many people in the field of music. Several figures have also been established in his honor.