Also known as the “King of Rock and Roll,” these photos feature young Elvis Presley, the legendary rocker and sex symbol from the 1950's and 1960's. What did Elvis look like he was young? He was definitely a lot slimmer than he was in his later years, when he gained a considerable amount of weight. His gyrating hips and unique hair had young girls going crazy hips After his family relocated to Memphis, Tennessee when he was thirteen years old, Presley’s career was launched in 1954 when he recorded a song with producer Sam Phillips at Sun Records. His enormous popularity came from the influential messages of his lyrics, which coincided with the Civil Rights Movement. Presley mastered the art of music and dance, and his signature moves on stage are still highly regarded. He was also a successful actor, starring in lead roles in films like “Love Me Tender” and “Jailhouse Rock.” He is the best-selling recording artist in the history of music, and it is estimated that his sales are around 600 million units worldwide. He was the recipient of three Grammy Awards and won the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at only 36 years old. Take your time checking out these pictures of handsome Elvis Presley when he was young.
Young Elvis Presley Holding Records ShirtlessPhoto: Metaweb / GNU Free Documentation License
Young Elvis Presley in White Buttondown ShirtPhoto: Metaweb / CC-BY
Young Elvis Presley in Black and White Patterned ShirtPhoto: Metaweb / GNU Free Documentation License
Young Elvis Presley in Cranberry and Green Striped ShirtPhoto: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY