David E. Stanley was born in Newport News, Virginia in 1955. Three years later, his parents divorced, setting the stage for an extraordinary event. In 1960, Dee Stanley married Vernon Presley, Elvis Presley's widowed father. David was just four years old, 20 years younger than his new stepbrother, when he moved into the Graceland Mansion.
At the age of 16, David began working and touring with Elvis as a personal aide and bodyguard. From 1972 to 1977, he did hundreds of shows with his world famous stepbrother and was part of some of the most historical concert events of the 20th century. From his moment of glory to his tragic demise, David witnessed the Elvis phenomenon first hand.
Today, David E. Stanley is an author, filmmaker and a highly sought after Inspirational Speaker. David's personal life story of triumph over adversity and stepping into his own greatness has impacted millions around the world
His powerful programs, contagious passion and unprecedented communication skills inspire individuals to discover their greatness and achieve their highest goals.
David has been a frequent guest on CNN, and has appeared on shows that include 20/20, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning and Fox & Friends.
David lives in San Diego, CA.
How to hire David E. Stanley for an event
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Frequently Asked Questions about booking David E. Stanley.
Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like David E. Stanley, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking David E. Stanley or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
David E. Stanley's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking David E. Stanley for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book David E. Stanley, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing David E. Stanley. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the David E. Stanley booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book David E. Stanley for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final David E. Stanley booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will David E. Stanley charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book David E. Stanley for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the David E. Stanley agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book David E. Stanley, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the David E. Stanley booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for David E. Stanley, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Author, Filmmaker, Master Storyteller, Elvis Presley\'s Stepbrother