Great vintage photos of Priscilla Presley over the years

Priscilla Presley may be forever known for the other half of Elvis, but she is also a Hollywood icon in her own right.

It's not easy to live in the shadow of the biggest music star and find yourself taking some time - even after their divorce.

 To truly understand his experience - from his struggles to his accomplishments - you need to understand his background.

From childhood to marriage to the king, to life after she left Graceland, it's still Priscilla's life in photographs.

Priscilla Ann Wagner was born in Brooklyn on May 24, 1945. When he was six months old, his biological father, US Navy pilot James Wagner, died in a plane crash.

 After remarrying her mother, US Air Force officer Paul Beaulieu, she spent her youth operating at various bases. In 1956 he was in Germany, where he met Elvis a few years later.

In 1959, Priscilla met Elvis at a party when he was only 14 years old