Elvis was Blond
Today I found out that Elvis didn’t naturally have black hair. He was born a blond and, when he got older, his hair was more of a sandy blond color. He started occasionally dying it black all the way back when he was in high school and eventually just always kept it as black.
Other fun Elvis Related Facts:
- There are an estimated 50,000 people in the world today that make a living as Elvis impersonators.
- Elvis had a black belt in Karate and loved the martial art so much he gave his instructor $50,000 to start a Karate school in Memphis.
- (irony alert) Elvis once wrote a letter to President Nixon asking to become an undercover narcotics cop. Nixon responded by personally giving Elvis a Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs badge.
- During Elvis’s autopsy, doctors found 10 different drugs in Elvis’s blood stream.
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