Elvis Presley's Jungle Room Decor Was Called the 'Ugliest Furniture I Have Ever Seen' by Dad Vernon

Elvis Presley‘s Memphis, TN home Graceland takes center stage for many of the activities scheduled for Elvis Week 2022. The home Presley lived with his parents Vernon and Gladys, grandmother Minnie Mae, and later wife Priscilla and daughter Lisa Marie is the celebration’s centerpiece. However, one of Graceland’s most iconic areas, the Jungle Room, has decor Presley’s father called the “ugliest furniture I have ever seen,” according to Priscilla Presley.

The Jungle Room at Elvis Presley’s Graceland home | Paul Natkin/Getty Images/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

When did Elvis Presley purchase Graceland?

Elvis Presley purchased Graceland in March of 1957 at the age of 22. He bought the home and adjacent grounds for $102,500 per the home’s official website.

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