Elvis Presley

Performed by Ben Klein

Biography

Benjamin Lee Klein, was born on January 3, 1981 in the same week as Elvis, only 46 years later. Growing up as the only child of musical parents, he had been singing, dancing, and acting all of his life. Through the years he also learned to play drums, bass guitar, piano and acoustic guitar.

In 2002, he bought a 1950’s Elvis CD for his dad Randy, who was an Elvis Tribute artist before Ben was born. Then realizing his own resemblance to the young Elvis, he borrowed the CD, found movies, videos and decided to listen, watch, study and rehearse. Ben has the looks, the voice, the moves and more! He sincerely feels that if Elvis could say one thing to him it would be to perform his music, especially gospel, with as much passion as he can. His desire is to do just that, while being as authentic as possible and honoring God.

n 2007, he became member of the elite E.P.E. Top Ten Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artists in the World! He finished in 5th place, then in Memphis on August 14th, 2008, he once again not only made the top 10 but took 4th place in the Ultimate Contest. He joined E.P.E’s Ultimate Elvis 28 city tour in January of 2012. In Memphis on August 12th, 2011, he won first runner up in the Ultimate Elvis Contest sponsored by Legends in Concert and Elvis Presley Enterprises. He joined EPE Ultimate Elvis Tour again in 2013 and this time traveled to over 60 cities in 117 days and performed in 84 shows. He has also worked for Legends in Concert on the Norwegian Epic Cruise Ship twice and in multiple casino locations.

Ben has won eight, 1st Place Titles (including one Gospel)