Lisa Marie Presley Cause of Death: What Happened to Her?


Lisa Marie Presley, a singer, songwriter and the only daughter of Elvis Presley has passed away at the age of 54. She was also the daughter of Priscilla Presley and a humanitarian.

It was Lisa’s mother, Priscilla, who confirmed her daughter’s death via her Instagram. This was after several news outlets reported the unfortunate news.

Read on to learn more about what happened and how it all happened. Find out which hospital Lisa was taken to, the reason for her death and other recent updates.


Lisa Marie Presley Cause of Death; What actually killed her?

For now, numerous sources claim that Lisa died of cardiac arrest. According to TMZ insiders, the Now What singer complained of abdominal pain on Thursday morning. Apparently it had gotten more and more intense. She had experienced it since her participation in the Golden Globe Awards in 2022.

Lisa as a baby with her mother Priscilla and her father Elvis Presley
Elvis with his wife Priscilla and their daughter Lisa Marie Presley

However, an autopsy report or the official cause of death is still pending. Until further updates, a heart attack was the leading speculation or assumption as the cause of Lisa’s death. In fact, it was in her genetics, so her father, Elvis, and her paternal grandmother also both lost their lives to heart attacks at the young ages of 42 and 46 respectively.

Be that as it may, for now her death has absolutely no suspicion of foul play. Page six forwarded that Lisa “coded multiple times” after the cardiac arrest. The source reported that the scene had no drugs.

What happened to her Lisa Marie Presley before her death?

Lisa was hospitalized on Thursday after a cardiac arrest. According to TMZ, Lisa’s housekeeper found the Lights Out singer unresponsive on Thursday morning.

Emergency services received requests to arrive at 10:37 PT at the 5000 block of Normandy Dr in Agoura Hills, Calabasas, California for cardiac arrest. Real estate accounts show that Lisa lived at that address.

Meanwhile, the Dirty Laundry singer’s ex-husband, Danny Keough with whom she was living at the time, performed CPR until the arrival of paramedics.

Priscilla with her deceased daughter Lisa.
Lisa with her mother and Elvis’ widow, Priscilla

Medical aid arrived about six minutes later. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported that the EMTs performed CPR and “discovered that the Tennessee-born singer was showing signs of life.” They repaired her wrist and rushed her to the hospital.

Initially, Lisa’s name was kept anonymous due to privacy laws. According to paramedics, Lisa arrived at a local hospital called West Hills at 11:47 a.m.

Then the doctors I immediately put her on a ventilator, in an induced coma next to a temporary peacemaker. TMZ was the first to announce Lisa’s hospitalization, after which The People Magazine gave an additional confirmation.

Afterwards, Lisa’s mother, Priscilla, announced that her daughter had been rushed to the hospital.

Lisa Death and her family reaction

Sadly, Elvis’ ex-wife announced the news of her daughter’s death about an hour after news of Lisa’s hospitalization.

Announcing the tragic news, Priscilla wrote on her Instagram:

It is with a heavy heart that I have to share the terrible news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us. She was the most passionate, strong and loving woman I have ever known.

Priscilla also asked for privacy and thanked everyone for their love and prayers. She also said there would be no comment.

The Presley family still maintains their silence.

From left to right: Elvis Presley's widow, Priscilla Presley, Austin Butler and the late Lisa Marie Presley at the 2022 Golden Globe Awards
The late Lisa Marie Presley with Austin Butler and her mother Priscilla Presley at the 2022 Golden Globe Awards.Getty

Presley’s last public appearance was at the 2023 Golden Globe Awards. She attended the ceremony with her actress mother, Priscilla Presley. The mother-daughter duo attended the film Baz Luhrmann, elvis, that’s a biopic about her late father. The movie actor, Austin Butler, who played Lisa’s father Elvis, won the award for best actor in a drama film that night.

Lisa was the sole heir to her father Elvis’ estate. She also had an inheritance to the Grammy-winning singer Memphis Tennessee Graceland. Lisa, Elvis’ daughter, was there days before attending the Golden Globe to celebrate her father’s birthday on January 8. Lisa herself was 20 days away from celebrating her 55th birthday.

Lisa Marie Presley with her children including Riley, Benjamin, Harper and Finley
For Those Who May Concern singer Lisa Marie Presley with her children Riley, Benjamin, Harper and Finley

Lisa was the mother of the crazy max actress Riley Keough and twin daughters Harper and Finley Lockwood. She also had a son, Benjamin, who committed suicide in 2020. Marie also has a stepbrother, Navarone Garibaldi.

Storm And Grace lead singer Lisa Marie Presley was born in Memphis on February 1968 and passed away on January 12, 2023. Notable mourners included fellow celebrities including Lisa’s ex-husband Nicolas Cage, Tom Hanks, John Travolta, Rita Wilson , Octavia Spencer , Leah Remini, Marlee Matlin and others.