Even though Elvis Presley died 40 years ago, the Mississippi native remains one of the most profitable musicians in the world today. Here’s how the blue suede shoe enthusiast is still considered the King of Rock and Roll four decades after his untimely passing. Elvis sold a million albums and earned an estimated 27 million dollars last year alone! The Presley estate is worth $300 million dollars overall, and Graceland, Elvis’ former home, brings in a large sum of the money. It’s now a museum dedicated to the rock legend. Graceland is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the South and all over the country for its eccentric decor and extravagant interior. Guests have the option of viewing Elvis’ living quarters, gravesite, and most prized possessions. A new shopping complex and luxury resort were recently added to Graceland; the expansion cost around 140 million dollars. Additionally, Elvis’ musical collection has been expanding, including a series of duets with his daughter, Lisa Marie. Elvis fans still can't help falling in love!
Coinage, life, well spent. Presented by Geico. Elvis Presley died 40 years ago, but he remains one of the most profitable musicians in the world today. Here's how Presley remains the King of Rock N Roll four decades after his untimely passing. Elvis sold 1 million albums, and earned an estimated $27 million in. in 2016 alone, making him one of the most successful deceased artists. The Presley estate is worth $300 million overall. The record sales aren't too shabby, but most of that money comes from Graceland, Elvis' former home and current museum dedicated to the rock legend. Graceland is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Guests can visit Elvis' home and gravesite, tour the grounds and view priced possessions like luxury cars and custom jets. A $140 million expansion added to the grounds was completed this year. It includes a new shopping complex and luxury hotel and resort. Elvis' catalog has also been expanding, including a series of duets with his daughter Lisa Marie. In 2012, they released a music video of the pair performing I love you Because and released other hit singles over the years. Elvis is still making waves internationally. In Britain last year, he went multi-platinum again with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, who used archival recordings to create new arrangements for old classics. And the brand is expanding. Weinstein Television is partnering with the Presley estate to make a mini series chronicling the icon's life in the limelight. Clearly, fans old and new still can't help falling in love. [MUSIC] Coinage, life well spent. Presented by GEICO.