Benjamin Kio was 27 years old.
Benjamin Kio, Elvis Presley’s grandson, was found dead at his home in Calabasas, USA. The first to be reported was Tabloid TMZ, later this information was confirmed to the media by a representative of his mother.
Kio was 27 years old. According to TMZ, he committed suicide, but there is no official information about this.
A representative of his mother Lisa Marie Presley confirmed the fact of death, but said only that she was “heartbroken, inconsolable and devastated”, but “trying to be strong” for other children.
Benjamin Kio is the son of Lisa Marie Presley and musician Danny Kio. His maternal grandfather and grandmother are Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley.
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The Hollywood Reporter reports that Benjamin Kio, like his grandfather, was involved in music. According to the publication, in 2009 he signed a contract with Universal for $ 5 million to record five albums, but never released the albums: “It is not clear what came out of this deal.”