Priscilla Presley’s Net Worth Is In The Multimillions, Due To Various Revenue Streams

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What Is Priscilla Presley's Net Worth In 2023? Mondadori Portfolio - Getty Images
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After expanding from select cities to 1,359 screens across the United States, the new Sofia Copp0lla-directed film Priscilla earned $5.1 million its first weekend at the nationwide box office, the AP reported.

Starring Jacob Elordi as Elvis and Cailee Spaeny as the titular character, Priscilla is based on the real Priscilla Presley's memoir, Elvis and Me. (Priscilla is also an executive producer on the film.) The new biopic covers the ups and down of Priscilla's life with the legendary singer, from their first meeting in Germany to their Vegas wedding to their eventual divorce.

Priscilla came from humble beginnings. Her stepfather was in the Air Force, so Priscilla family moved around to be stationed near him. When she met Elvis in 1959, she was in high school in Germany, where her father was stationed, according to the Military Times. At the time, Priscilla was 14; Elvis was 24.

Of course, that first encounter eventually led to a life of luxury as the wife of the King of Rock and Roll. In fact, at the time of Elvis' death in 1977, his net worth was $5 million—equivalent to $20 million today, according to Celebrity Net Worth. But what about Priscilla's bank account? Here's everything you need to know:

What is Priscilla Presley’s total net worth in 2023?

Priscilla’s net worth is currently $50 million, per Celebrity Net Worth. Here's how she's made her money over the years.

Elvis gave Priscilla a 3.5 carat diamond ring when they got engaged.

Elvis proposed to Priscilla in 1966 after his manager pressured him to make a decision on whether he wanted to marry her before word spread that he was dating a much younger woman, per Vogue.

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Elvis and Priscilla Presley on their wedding day.Bettmann - Getty Images

Their wedding cake alone cost $29,000 in today’s money.

The couple didn’t screw around with their wedding: It was small, intimate, and in Las Vegas, according to WWD. But there’s been a lot of buzz around their cake, which cost $3,200 in 1967. When you adjust for inflation, that would be about $29,000 today, per WWD.

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Priscilla and Elvis Presley cutting their wedding cake.Michael Ochs Archives - Getty Images
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Elvis and Priscilla Presley on their wedding day. Bettmann - Getty Images

Priscilla received a substantial divorce settlement.

While Priscilla and Elvis had one child together—daughter Lisa Marie Presley—their marriage didn’t last.

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Elvis and Priscilla with baby Lisa Marie.Bettmann - Getty Images

The couple divorced in 1973 after five years of marriage, according to Biography. At the time, Priscilla was given a one-time sum of $725,000, along with spousal support, child support, 5 percent of Elvis’ royalties, and half the money from the sale of their house, Biography reports.

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Priscilla and Elvis prepare to board their private jet following their wedding in Las Vegas.Bettmann - Getty Images
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Elvis and Priscilla’s marriage certificate. Ethan Miller - Getty Images

Priscilla has produced and acted in lots of movies.

After her divorce, Priscilla delved into a creative career of her own. She acted in the Naked Gun movies, Dallas, Spin City, and Touched by an Angel, among other projects, according to IMDb. She also started producing movies, largely around Elvis’ life story, including being an executive producer on Priscilla.

Priscilla's book was a #1 New York Times bestseller.

Originally published in 1985, Priscilla's memoir, Elvis and Me, would eventually serve as inspiration for the 2023 blockbuster film. But first, it shot to the top of the New York Times bestseller charts. It's unknown how much Priscilla made from her original book deal or subsequent sales, but based on the memoir's popularity, it seems like she was well compensated for sharing her story with the world.

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She also makes perfume.

Priscilla has a perfume line that includes products with names like Moments, Experiences, and Roses And More.

Priscilla owns millions worth of real estate.

After her divorce from Elvis, Priscilla moved into a 7,000 square foot home in Beverly Hills, which she sold it in 2020 for $13 million, per Celebrity Net Worth. She also bought a $5 million penthouse in Century City, CA, in 2021, Celebrity Net Worth reports.

Who inherited her daughter Lisa Marie Presley’s estate?

After Lisa Marie Presley died in January 2023, settling her estate was reportedly complicated due to an adjustment to Lisa Marie's will in 2016, CNN reports. At that time, Lisa Marie removed her mother and former business manager, Barry Siegel, as co-trustees, and replaced them with her two eldest children, Benjamin and Riley Keough, per the publication. After Benjamin died in 2020, Riley became the sole trustee.

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(L-R) Harper Lockwood, Lisa Marie Presley, Priscilla Presley, Riley Keough, and Finley Lockwood attend the Handprint Ceremony honoring Three Generations of Presleys at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 21, 2022 in Hollywood, California.Axelle/Bauer-Griffin - Getty Images
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Priscilla speaks at the public memorial for daughter Lisa Marie at Graceland on January 22, 2023.Jason Kempin - Getty Images

Priscilla briefly attempted to block Riley from being the sole heir of Lisa Marie's estate due to some issues she had with the adjusted 2016 will, but the Presley family ultimately settled the situation out of court, according to CNN. Details of the settlement agreement were not discussed in court, and attorneys for the family said they plan to file a motion to seal the settlement agreement. “The families are happy,” Priscilla's attorney, Ronson J. Shamoun, told reporters outside court, per CNN. “Everyone is happy, unified, together, and excited for the future.”

How much is the Presley estate worth now in 2023?

It’s not entirely clear, but there are some estimates. Elvis’ former home, Graceland, earns around $10 million a year, and the estate is worth up to $500 million, according to Rolling Stone.

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