Marco Garibaldi is a former producer and director known for his long-term relationship with actress Priscilla Presley. The couple was together for more than 22 years and even became parents to their son Navarone Garibaldi.
Macro has been out of the media since his split with his long-time girlfriend Priscilla. So, many are curious to know why did the couple separate and where is Marco Garibaldi today. Likewise, is Priscilla Presley’s once-upon-a-time boyfriend still alive?
Today we will be talking about all of these aforementioned topics in detail and answer some queries related to Priscilla Presley’s late daughter Lisa Marie Presley. She was, in fact, Marco’s stepdaughter. Let’s know did Garibaldi attend his late stepdaughter Lisa’s funeral.
Marco Garibaldi Was In A Long Term Relationship with Actress Priscilla Presley
Marco and her soon-to-be girlfriend Presley met in 1983 through a mutual friend. At the time, Priscilla was looking for a writer who could help her start her own projects. A friend of the two recommended Garibaldi to her who at the time was working on the TV series Dallas as Jenna Wade.
The actress was intrigued by Marco and even called him the reason for her stability. At the time of their meeting, Priscilla was going through the wound of divorce from her then-husband Elvis Presley. Luckily enough, Priscilla found Garibaldi to be a down-to-earth man who helped her feel relieved after the madness of Priscilla’s life with Elvis.
The couple started living together in Presley’s home in Beverley Hills in 1984 and even became parents to their only son Navarone Garibaldi, born on March 1, 1987. He is a musician and the lead singer of Them Guns. The 35-year-old is married to his girlfriend Elisa Achilli. The duo walked down the aisle in February 2022.
Why did Priscilla and Marco Garibaldi split?
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane actress Presley and her once-beau Marco were together for more than two decades before their split in March 2006. However, they didn’t marry even after being together for all those years. Many speculate that it might have been because of Priscilla’s rocky marriage to her former husband Elvis Presley.
Likewise, it is unclear why Marco and Priscilla decided to end their long relationship as non of the parties involved have ever mentioned the real reason behind their separation. But, according to several sources, it was due to disagreements over-commitment in their relationship.
After the pair split in March of 2006, the actress dated a no of individuals including Nigel Lythgoe, and Richie Palmer. However, as secretive as Marco is it is still unknown whether the former screenwriter is single or a married man.
Marco Garibaldi’s Step-Daughter Lisa Marie Presley Death: How Did She Die?
The singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley was the only daughter of Priscilla Presley and her late husband Elvis Presley. She died on January 12, 2023, at West Hills Hospital, in Los Angeles. Lisa was 54 years old at the time and, according to reports, died because of a cardiac arrest. The news of her untimely death was confirmed by Marco’s then-lover and Lisa’s mom Priscilla from her Instagram. The message read, “It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us.”
Likewise, a day after her death, Marco’s son Navarone paid tribute to his late half-sister in an Instagram post saying,
“Big sister… I hope you are now at peace and happy with your Dad and your son by your side. I know the past couple of years weren’t easy for you, and I wish things had been different between us … regardless, you are my sister and I’m sending love and prayers for your journey home.”
Her death came as a shock for everyone because just two days before her passing Lisa attended the 80th Golden Globe Awards alongside her mother Priscilla.
Did Marco Garibaldi Attend Lisa Marie Presley Funeral?
Marco’s stepdaughter’s funeral was held in Graceland 10 days after her death on January 22, 2023. Many people attended her memorial including 1.5 million who watched the service from the stream. The attendees included her mother, kids, a family friend Jerry Schilling, Guns ‘N’ Roses lead singer Axl Rose, The Smashing Pumpkins lead singer Billy Corgan and others.
So, people were also wondering if Presley’s stepdad Marco Garibaldi also attended the funeral. However, according to several valid sources, Marco was present during the memorial. Her body now rests in the Graceland Meditation Garden alongside her son Benjamin and father Elvis.
Where Is Marco Garibaldi Today? Is He Still Alive?
As we said earlier, Marco was in a relationship with Priscilla Presley and was seen alongside her everywhere the actress and businesswoman went. However, Garibaldi has been living a life behind the curtain ever since the duo decided to part ways in 2006. It has raised many questions regarding Marco’s current whereabouts and they even wonder if the entrepreneur is still alive.
According to multiple sources, the former producer and director Marco is still alive and currently living in the United States. He is 68 years old as of 2023 and is living his life as a computer programmer and a Real Estate Investor.
On the other hand, his former partner Priscilla Presley is 77 years old and currently resides in her beautiful $4.8 million penthouse in California.