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Presley Tucker | Source: Getty Images
Presley Tucker | Source: Getty Images

Presley Tanita Tucker Is Tanya Tucker's Daughter Who Is Also a Musician

Gaone Pule
Nov 28, 2023
09:15 A.M.

Presley Tanita Tucker was born to Hollywood parents, and it was revealed that she was named after another widely-known entertainer. She followed in her famous mother's footsteps.

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Presley Tanita Tucker is the daughter of country singer Tanya Tucker and movie actor Ben Reed. She is the eldest child of the former showbiz couple.

In addition to being the firstborn, Presley is a big sister to two younger siblings. She has not only had good relationships with her parents over the years but also pursued a career in the entertainment industry like them.

Presley Tanita Tucker at the Barnstable Brown Gala at Barnstable-Brown Mansion on May 6, 2022 in Louisville, Kentucky. | Source: Getty Images

Presley Tanita Tucker at the Barnstable Brown Gala at Barnstable-Brown Mansion on May 6, 2022 in Louisville, Kentucky. | Source: Getty Images

Who Is Presley Tanita Tucker?

Presley was born on July 5, 1989, in Brentwood, Tennessee. When she celebrated her 33rd birthday in July 2022, her beloved mother, Tanya, paid a heartfelt tribute to her on her Facebook page.

The much-loved "Delta Dawn" hitmaker penned a lengthy message on the platform alongside pictures of her and Presley from different stages of her life in a collage.

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"Happy Birthday Presley Tanita Tucker! My first born, beautiful little girl who was an unanswered prayer and a gift from God!!!" Tanya captioned her post, adding, "My relationship with her father didn't work out, but I got a beautiful gift."

Tanya said her daughter arrived into the world like a "bright light" and is proud of her as she has since grown up. She expressed love to her child while wishing her a happy birthday.

In a March 2004 interview, the songwriter revealed the reason behind her child's name. Tanya divulged she named her daughter way before she was born. Asked whether she named her after the "King of Rock and Roll" Elvis Presley, the doting mom said:

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"Yeah, of course. [...] I loved the name. Just has a nice ring to it, you know?"

Tanya Tucker and Presley Tanita Tucker at a party on January 1, 1990 in Nashville, Tennessee. | Source: Getty Images

Tanya Tucker and Presley Tanita Tucker at a party on January 1, 1990 in Nashville, Tennessee. | Source: Getty Images

Presley Tanita Tucker Followed in Her Mom's Footsteps

Like her mother, Presley also developed an interest in music. On her Instagram bio, she describes herself as a musician, adding that she is part of a band. The blonde beauty has over 7,000 followers on her Instagram account, where she posts pictures of her family and friends and photos from her road tours that she goes on with her mother and her band.

Tanya has revealed on social media that she loves singing with her daughter on stage. Presley performed alongside her beloved parent in June 2022 at the Nashville Pride. From Presley's Instagram, she loves to pose with animals and has been seen with dogs, horses, a pig, and a monkey.

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Presley Tanita Tucker, Tanya Tucker, and Layla Laseter perform onstage during Coal Miner's Daughter: A Celebration of the Life & Music of Loretta Lynn at The Grand Ole Opry on October 30, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee. | Source: Getty Images

Presley Tanita Tucker, Tanya Tucker, and Layla Laseter perform onstage during Coal Miner's Daughter: A Celebration of the Life & Music of Loretta Lynn at The Grand Ole Opry on October 30, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee. | Source: Getty Images

Presley Tanita Tucker Has Two Siblings

Presley often pays tribute to her parents on social media. In August 2020, she shared throwback photos from her childhood with her dad, who starred in "Face-Off" with John Travolta, Gina Gershon and Danny Masterson, and wrote:

"You are the standard to which I will judge all men." I love you, my father."

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A year later, in May 2021, Presley turned her attention to her mom on Instagram. She posted a selfie of the beaming duo in winter outfits and captioned the post:

"Happy Mother's Day to my very own superhero. I love you with all that I am."️

Presley Tanita Tucker, Beau Tucker, Tanya Tucker Laseter at "A Star Is Born" screening at AMC DINE-IN Thoroughbred 20 on September 18, 2018 in Franklin, Tennessee. | Source: Getty Images

Presley Tanita Tucker, Beau Tucker, Tanya Tucker Laseter at "A Star Is Born" screening at AMC DINE-IN Thoroughbred 20 on September 18, 2018 in Franklin, Tennessee. | Source: Getty Images

Presley has also shown her siblings some love online. In October 2020, the singer paid a birthday tribute to her younger brother, Beau Tucker, alongside images of them together over the years. The singer said she was "blessed" to share a life with a sibling like him.

Presley also gushed about her younger sister Layla Tucker on her birthday in June 2022. She called her a "beautiful fiery lady" while adding she would always love her.

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