Why Lisa Marie Presley and Michael Jackson never had children

Lisa Marie Presley, Michael Jackson’s second wife, and the King of Pop himself did not have children together during their short-lived marriage.

Their romantic journey commenced in 1992, initiated by an introduction at a Los Angeles dinner party hosted by a mutual acquaintance. Interestingly, their paths had first crossed in the 1970s at a Las Vegas event, but it was not until 1992 that their relationship took a more intimate turn.

Lisa Marie Presley, after her initial marriage to Danny Keough, later became friends with Jackson before their romantic involvement.

The turning point in their relationship came in 1993, amidst an investigation where Presley supported Jackson. It was during an evening phone call that Jackson proposed to Presley, leading to a swift 15-minute ceremony in the Dominican Republic.

Following the nuptials, Presley issued a statement to the media, confirming their union.

The couple made several public appearances together, notably at the MTV Video Music Awards in September 1994, where Michael Jackson kissed Presley, marking a moment that captured widespread attention.

Despite the public displays, rumors circulated about strains in their high-profile marriage, speculating that insufficient time together was a contributing factor.

Expressing their desire to start a family, Michael and Lisa Marie faced challenges, with whispers suggesting Jackson’s struggles with drug abuse as a potential source of marital discord.

The speculation proved true when Lisa Marie Presley filed for divorce in December 1995, a month before the couple officially ended their union in August 1996.

While their marriage did not result in children, Lisa Marie Presley had four children from previous marriages. Riley and Ben were from her marriage to Danny Keough, Finley Aaron Love Lockwood and Harper Vivienne Ann from her marriage to Michael Lockwood.

The union between Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley, though brief, remains a notable chapter in the history of both iconic figures.