Genuine Manufacturers and Joel Weinshanker, founder and chief government of Nationwide Leisure Collectibles Affiliation, now handle the property by way of an entity referred to as Elvis Presley Enterprises.
Reached by telephone on Friday, Mr. Weinshanker famous how essential Graceland mansion was to Ms. Presley.
“Elvis lived in lots of locations, however Graceland was at all times his house, and Lisa felt the identical manner,” he mentioned. “At instances of problem, she slept in his bed room. Twenty-five million folks have visited Graceland, nevertheless it was at all times solely house to 1 particular person, and that was Lisa.”
In holding onto the house and grounds, Ms. Presley additionally held onto the ultimate resting place of her closest relations. Elvis Presley, who died in a rest room in Graceland, is buried on the property, as is her son, Benjamin Keough, who died by suicide in 2020.
She is survived by her mom, Priscilla Presley, and three daughters: the actress Riley Keough, 33, whose father was Ms. Presley’s first husband, Danny Keough; and twin 14-year-old daughters, Harper Lockwood and Finley Lockwood, whom she shared together with her fourth husband, the guitarist Michael Lockwood.
The daughters will now inherit the mansion and its grounds, Elvis Presley Enterprises confirmed.
“The house itself, the mansion, was owned by Lisa. Despite the fact that we now have a deal the place we handle it and handle it, that can stick with the belief,” Mr. Weinshanker mentioned. “That belief will cross to Riley, Finley and Harper. And Harper and Finley are minors, so on the finish of the day, the belief shall be run by Riley.”
In 2003, in an interview with Playboy, Ms. Presley joked that when she died, she would inevitably be buried at Graceland herself. And on Friday, a consultant for Ms. Keough confirmed that she would, certainly, be laid to relaxation on the mansion’s grounds, alongside her son, Ben.
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