JD King's Elvis

About JD King

What Makes JD King One Of The Great Elvis Tribute Artists

JD King has spent a lifetime impersonating Elvis Presley. Now in his mid-thirties and with 20 years of professional experience behind him, there are many fans and reviewers who consider him to be one of the very best worldwide.

Elvis Presley was and is one of the most famous entertainers to ever grace the world. In fact, his popularity has not waned in over 50 years. As a result of Elvis’s fanbase, many people who are looking for entertainment ideas think of Elvis tribute artists. 

One of the the highest-rated and best reviewed Elvis tribute artists in the world is JD King; he aims to performs an Elvis tribute show that even the King himself would be proud of!

Elvis impersonator JD King on stage in white jumpsuit

JD King (formerly known as ‘This Is Elvis’) offers clients many different Elvis tribute shows to choose from. He can perform as Elvis from all of the famous eras. Of all of the UK Elvis tribute artists working now, JD King is highly trusted by brands, celebs and Elvis fans. We’re confident you won’t be disappointed with any of his Elvis performance packages.

Hailing from Brighton (UK), JD has over the past 20 years built an excellent reputation for his exciting recreation of the King. Covering all his greatest hits, including Hound Dog, Blue Suede Shoes, Suspicious Minds and The Wonder of You. A lifelong actor/singer and Elvis fan, JD is one of the most enjoyable Elvis tribute artist you will find anywhere. Featuring all of Elvis’ classic songs from the 1950s Rock ‘n’ Roll to the 1970s Las Vegas jumpsuits.

Visited the Most Prestigious Venues

Throughout his career, JD King has performed his Elvis tribute act in some of the world’s most prestigious venues.
JD King is an Elvis impersonator known for his authenticity, versatility and charisma. He can perform everything from the early Sun Records days of Elvis to the later years in Las Vegas. His UK tour shows are an authentic tribute to the King of Rock and Roll.

His Elvis tribute act has taken him from small venues to large theatres across the nation and in Europe. As you can see from the prominent venues he’s worked with, JD King is considered by many to be one of the best Elvis impersonators in the world.

JD King has appeared in many iconic Elvis locations, from the gates of Graceland to the Las Vegas strip.

In London, he has entertained celebrities and corporate clients in intimate shows at some of its most iconic hotels, such as The Ritz, The Dorchester and Claridge’s. He has toured his concert event from London to festivals and even Elvis’ home town Memphis.

He has the voice, moves and charisma of Elvis himself, and unlike many Elvis tributes, plays the character throughout his entire show to great acclaim. All of this combined gives him a great professional reputation as an entertaining performer.

In The Media

The "Elvis" movie review featured by Time Out Magazaine

June 20th, 2022

JD King was invited to a special press screening of the new ELVIS biopic by Time Out Magazine to feature his thoughts in their movie review. 

My life As Elvis – Article From The Metro Newspaper

August 6th, 2018

“It’s 41 years since Elvis Presley’s untimely death and 15 years since I started performing a tribute to him. But both his legendary status and my passion for his music are stronger than ever. …”

His prominent featured appearances include:

Take Off with Bradley & Holly (BBC ONE), Elvis: The Man That Rocked The World (Channel 5), The Voice (BBC ONE), Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (BBC TWO), South Today (BBC LOCAL), the Daily Politics (BBC TWO) and Raceday Live (SKY SPORTS). JD King also starred in the primetime show Sing Date (SKY LIVING), singing Elvis songs throughout the episode. 

His prominent interviews on radio:

Scarlett Moffatt Wants To Believe (BBC RADIO 1), talk RADIO, Radio Reverb, JUICE FM and Southern Counties Radio. In addition, he has featured in articles about his life in the i Newspaper and magazines Ideal Bride and Beauty & Ruin.

Celebrities and music groups he's worked with:

 Scarlett Moffatt Wants To Believe (BBC RADIO 1), talk RADIO, Radio Reverb, JUICE FM and Southern Counties Radio. In addition, he has featured in articles about his life in the i Newspaper and magazines Ideal Bride and Beauty & Ruin.

In 2019 JD King was inducted into the international Elvis impersonators Hall of Fame

But what makes JD King different? What makes him stand out from the crowd?

An Elvis tribute artist can come in all shapes and forms – from your Chinese Elvis to your 8-year-old mega fan wanting to get in on the action!

JD King is a huge Elvis fan and one of many European Elvis impersonators. Still, from his one-of-a-kind appearance to his charismatic style and talent, JD is considered by many to be the most authentic performer of The King working today.

He not only looks like Elvis but also sounds and acts like him! His vocal range and ability enable him to perform songs from every era of Elvis’ career.


Undoubtedly, he has an uncanny ability to sound like Elvis Presley. But what sets him apart from the other Elvis impersonators is his ability to capture the stage presence of the man in his prime.

As an Elvis tribute artist, he can captivate an audience with just a mannerism or a hand gesture and then send them into total uproar with one of those famous leg shakes. This is why he is named Europe’s best Elvis by so many. He takes great pleasure in trying to make every person in the audience happy.

From that crucial first impression to the very last note of the encore, JD delivers a first-class performance every time.

JD King (formerly known as ‘This Is Elvis’) is to many one of the best European Elvis tribute artists, offers clients many different Elvis acts. He can perform as an Elvis impersonator from all of the famous eras. 

From the age of 5 JD has been a huge Elvis fan, listening to hundreds of Elvis recordings and studying his performances intensely. When first introduced to Elvis’ Rock ‘n’ Roll hits, including Hound Dog, Blue Suede Shoes, Jailhouse Rock and King Creole, JD made it his mission to sound and be like the King. 

Throughout his formative years, his knowledge and understanding of Elvis the man expanded so much that by the time he made his stage debut as an Elvis tribute age 18, JD’s repertoire was formidable.

His uncanny resemblance to the young Elvis and his ability to master all the legendary artist’s vocal nuances, combined with his celebrated stage presence, has earned him numerous accolades, including a place in the Elvis Tribute Artists Hall of Fame.

It has officially recognised him as one of the best Elvis impersonators in the world and one of Europe’s best Elvis’. Additionally, JD has excellent reviews from various well-known publications, celebrities and Elvis Presley fans.

JD, who comes from a musical background, faithfully recreates Elvis’ live concerts’ original sound and feel with his powerful voice and dynamic stage presence – the Hall of Fame has recognised him for these qualities.

Book JD King for your next event!

JD prides himself on providing the best quality experience and value for money every time he performs his famous Elvis show. He always ensures clients get what they want from their booking. Get in touch for an experience of a lifetime!