Who Is James Wagner? Father Of Priscilla Presley.

by shishir Tue May 23 2023 Updated On Sat Jul 15 2023
Who Is James Wagner? Father Of Priscilla Presley.

James Frederick Wagner is the late father of American actress Priscilla Presley. He was born in Pennsylvania, USA, on June 2, 1921

His dad was Harold Wagner, and his mom was Kathryn Ramsey. He was a US Navy pilot who lost his life in a plane crash at the early age of 24 in 1945

His daughter was only six months old at the time of his demise.

About Her Daughter 

Priscilla Ann Wagner was born on May 24, 1945. Her parents were James Wagner and Anna Lillian Beaulieu

She was born in New York, USA. She is an American actress as well as a businesswoman.

She started her acting career in 1983 in “The Fall Guy.” She got a role in an episode in its second season.  

She was married to Elvis Presley in 1967 and got separated in 1973. She was in a relationship with Marco Garibaldi from 1984 to 2006

She has two children, the late Lisa Marie Presley and Navarone Garibaldi.

Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley.
Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley. Source: Instagram

About Elvis Presley

Elvis Aron Presley, ex-son-in-law of James Wagner, was an American superstar

He was a singer and actor who had won the hearts of people all around the globe. 

Elvis joined the United States Army in 1958 and served for two years. He was ranked as a sergeant. 

He had also won the Good Conduct Medal, one of the oldest military awards in the US, for his military services.

He was born on January 8th in Mississippi, USA, and died on August 16, 1977, at 42, due to cardiac arrest

He was one of the most celebrated personalities of the time. He was awarded the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.

Priscilla And Elvis Divorce

Priscilla and the king of Rock and Roll were divorced on the 9th of October, 1973.

Although the couple were in deep love for a significant period, their relationship couldn’t stand forever. 

Priscilla accused Elvis of extramarital affairs that led to lose his interest in her.

She said he was not faithful enough to her, and the entertainment profession is somehow responsible. 

She also tried to turn her back on his affair but she didn’t want to share her husband with other women. 

Finally, in mid-1972, she learned the relationship would not flourish again, so she separated from Elvis


His daughter Priscilla is 78 years of age.

Net Worth

His daughter Priscilla has a net worth of 50 million dollars. Her source of income is her acting profession and her business.

Death Of Granddaughter 

Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Priscilla, died on January 12, 2023, due to cardiac arrest at 54.

She was a musician. It was a great shock for both family and fans. She was laid to rest at a family Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee

Lisa Marie Presley with her husband and their daughter.
Lisa Marie Presley with her husband and their daughter. Source: Instagram

Priscilla wrote that she was devastated by the death of her most passionate, strong, and loving daughter. 

On January 22, a public memorial service was organized in the presence of family, friends, and fans in her remembrance.

She has two children, Riley Keough, and Benjamin Keough, with her ex-husband, Danny Keough.

Priscilla’s Desire Of Being Buried

Priscilla showed her immense desire to be buried next to her late husband, Elvis Presley, in the late rock icon’s estate, Graceland, in Memphis

However, she was denied without much pushback during the negotiation talks for her late daughter Lisa Marie Presley’s trust

She was in dispute with her granddaughter Riley Keough regarding this matter which was later settled.

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