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You won't believe how much Elvis Presley still makes 45 years after his death

Mediafeed Logo By Daniel Bukszpan of Mediafeed | Slide 1 of 32: Elvis Presley may have died 45 years today, but you would never know it by looking at the data. According to the streaming service Spotify, he averages roughly 16.5 million listeners every month, thanks to the enduring popularity of such songs as “Jailhouse Rock,” “Hound Dog,” “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” and countless others. Graceland, his Memphis estate, greets approximately 500,000 tourists every year, making it the second-most-visited formerly private home in the United States. The first most-visited is the White House. Indeed, the saying that “the King is gone but not forgotten” is a major understatement.Estimates suggest his estate earned roughly $23 million in 2020 alone, with nearly half of that coming from Graceland.Despite Presley’s continued dominance over American popular culture since his death on Aug. 16, 1977, there are still a lot of facts about his life and career that many people don’t know. Read ahead to find out about some pretty fascinating facts that you may not know about the king of rock ‘n’ roll, even if he’s your hunka hunka burning love.

Elvis is still a popular artist all around the world

Elvis Presley may have died 45 years today, but you would never know it by looking at the data. According to the streaming service Spotify, he averages roughly 16.5 million listeners every month, thanks to the enduring popularity of such songs as “Jailhouse Rock,” “Hound Dog,” “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” and countless others. 

Graceland, his Memphis estate, greets approximately 500,000 tourists every year, making it the second-most-visited formerly private home in the United States. The first most-visited is the White House. Indeed, the saying that “the King is gone but not forgotten” is a major understatement.

Estimates suggest his estate earned roughly $23 million in 2020 alone, with nearly half of that coming from Graceland.

Despite Presley’s continued dominance over American popular culture since his death on Aug. 16, 1977, there are still a lot of facts about his life and career that many people don’t know. 

Read ahead to find out about some pretty fascinating facts that you may not know about the king of rock ‘n’ roll, even if he’s your hunka hunka burning love.

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