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Priscilla Presley was thrust into the limelight when she married Elvis in 1967. And while the couple were man and wife for just six years, they are often thought of as one of the most glamorous celebrity couples of all time. However, as we’ll soon find out, there was a lot more to their relationship than meets the eye.

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40. Priscilla’s father was a U.S. Navy pilot who died when she was six months old

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Priscilla was born in May 1945 to parents Ann Lillian Iversen and U.S. Navy pilot James Wagner. Sadly, the latter died in a plane crash when the young girl was just six months old. Ann later married Air Force officer Paul Beaulieu – who subsequently raised Priscilla as his own.

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