- When she was just 14, Priscilla met Elvis Presley
- In 1959 the two met at a party in Germany
- This is what she said afterwards about her marriage and his lifestyle
When she was just 14 years old, Priscilla Presley met Elvis, who was ten years older. The two met at a party in Germany in 1959. Elvis was stationed there as a soldier, and Priscilla was the daughter of a lieutenant
In order to be closer to him, her parents allowed Priscilla to move to Memphis. However, Elvis had to promise them that he would marry their daughter. Priscilla noticed quite quickly that Elvis Presley led an extravagant lifestyle. In a 1978 interview with People Magazine, she recounted that Elvis would pick her up from school in a limousine.
Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley married in 1967
In addition to that, he had her frequently flown to Los Angeles when he was shooting movies there. The two got married in 1967 in Las Vegas. In February of the next year, their daughter Lisa Marie Presley was born. As his success grew, Elvis' lifestyle became more and more extravagant.
“It was an outrageous lifestyle,” Priscilla told People. “I’m just thankful I’ve come out sane.” On October 9, 1973, Priscilla and Elvis Presley decided to separate after a marriage of six years. However, the two remained friends until the end of Elvis' life.