Here’s who Priscilla Presley was dating after her split from Elvis

Actress and businesswoman Priscilla Presley (née Beaulieu) rose to worldwide fame for being the only wife of the legendary “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll” Elvis Presley and the mother of his only child Lisa Marie. She first met the famous rock star, 10 years her senior, at the peak of his career in 1959, when she was just 14, according to Smooth Radio. They began dating some time later and eventually married in 1967, just before Priscilla’s 22nd birthday.

However, Elvis and Priscilla’s marriage was not to last, and they divorced in 1973. A so-called “womanizer,” Elvis had several extramarital affairs during his marriage and later had a number of other romantic and sexual relationships before his untimely death of heart failure in 1977. Priscilla, on the other hand, has not been reunited in the nearly 50 years since her separation from Elvis got married. Since then, however, she has dated a number of powerful and accomplished men, and some of those relationships have proven to be quite scandalous.

Robert Kardashian had an affair with Priscilla Presley before marrying Kris Houghton

According to noted celebrity biographer Jerry Oppenheimer, Priscilla Presley not only dated Robert Kardashian — OJ Simpson’s famed attorney and first husband of Kardashian family matriarch Kris Houghton, aka Kris Jenner — but she was actually Kardashian’s first love. Kardashian and Houghton first met around 1974, according to Jenner herself, and dated for four years before marrying in 1978. However, according to Oppenheimer’s 2017 book, The Kardashians: An American Drama, Kardashian had an affair with Presley in the years leading up to their marriage. Jenner became “totally jealous” of that, Oppenheimer told Inside Edition in 2017.

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“Kris Jenner comes from a very working-class family,” Oppenheimer said. “She has very little education … She saw Robert as her way out of this working-class life, a way out of life as a flight attendant, and a Beverly Hills lifestyle that he needed to offer her.”

Although Elvis Presley and Priscilla were already divorced by this time, Elvis still compulsively controlled their personal and love lives. “While he was making love to Priscilla, she received incoherent calls from Elvis,” Oppenheimer wrote (via Radar Online). “She put the phone down on the pillow and let him listen.” Though Kardashian might have been put off by this, it was Priscilla who ended the affair, as she refused to tie the knot with anyone else while Elvis was still alive. Priscilla proved that she would keep that promise.

Priscilla Presley dated other entertainment bigwigs

Robert Kardashian wasn’t the only big name Priscilla Presley got involved with following her split from the famous rock star. According to Interview, one of the most notable relationships Presley had was with American male model and actor Michael Edwards, which began in 1978 shortly after Elvis Presley’s death. However, their relationship ended after just six years, largely due to Edwards’ unpredictable behavior as well as the fact that he began to develop feelings for Presley’s daughter, Lisa Marie, who was between 10 and 16 at the time — behavior that he acknowledged in his 1988 autobiography Priscilla, Elvis, and Me.

“He’s a sick f**k,” Lisa Marie told Playboy in 2003 about Edwards. “I know he was writing a book and said he was lusting after my developing body when I got out of a pool.” She added that he would also come into her room and get “inappropriately drunk.”

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Presley’s most notable post-Elvis romance, however, was probably with Italian screenwriter Marco Garibaldi, with whom she was intimate from 1984 to 2006, according to the Daily Mail. Though they never married, the only other man she has had a child with is Garibaldi: musician Navarone Garibaldi, frontman of California band Them Guns, who was born in 1987. It is not known if Presley is currently dating anyone. although there’s no doubt that she’s had a fulfilling and impactful romantic life thus far.