Elvis Tribute Artist Johnny Thompson – Elvis Impersonator
Starred in Carrie Underwood Video
Johnny Starred as Elvis in Carrie Underwood’s Music Video “Last Name”
King of the Elvis Impersonators
Johnny named “The King of the King Impersonators in Las Vegas” by LA Times West Magazine
Katy Perry Video "Waking Up in Vegas"
Johnny Starred in Katy Perry’s “Waking Up in Vegas” Music Video
Official Elvis of MTV and VH1
Johnny has Starred as Elvis on over 7 TV Shows and Red Carpet Events for MTV & VH1 and was named their Official Elvis!
Looking to hire an Elvis Tribute Artist for your next Concert, Elvis festival or Fund Raising Event? You have come to the right place! Johnny has performed all over the world for Casino’s, Theaters, The Sultan of Malaysia, The US Ambassador of Bolivia, and Sports Teams such as the Chicago White Sox, The San Antonio Spur’s, The New York Jet’s, and many more. He has performed in Music Festivals in China, The Philippines, Malaysia and Mexico. A true professional in every sense of the word, Your audiences will love Johnny! He has hosted more TV Shows and starred in more TV Shows for MTV, VH1, E! Entertainment, Music Videos, and ETA Documentaries than any other Elvis Tribute Artist on the Planet. He is the Official Elvis of MTV and VH1 and Sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises for many TV Shows and Product Trade shows all over America.
Johnny Thompson – Elvis Tribute Artist starred for 15 years in Las Vegas Nevada! Currently based in Asia, he has toured with “The World Famous Platters” all over Asia. Performed at The HardRock Cafe in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and in Jakarta at the Gandaria City Mall Concert Venue. Johnny Thompson is Available Worldwide for Corporate Events, Stage Shows, Weddings, Concerts, Meet & Greets, Fairs Festivals, Night Clubs and all Events! Available in Australia, Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, China, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Korea! Winner of the 2007 Images of the King Elvis Tribute Contest in Memphis, Tennessee.
Johnny has Starred as”Elvis” in These Movies, TV Shows and Venues
- Host 2005 MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet for TRL
- VH1 Surreal Life
- MTV – “One Bad Trip” Airing May 2004
- MTV – Viva La Bam Aired March and April 2004
- Shanghai International Music Festival – China
- Hard Rock Cafe Makati – Philippines
- Star Cruises Hong Kong – Aquarius
- Star Cruises Penang Malaysia – The Pisces Ship
- Star Cruises Virgo – Singapore
- Resorts World Casino – Manila, Philippines
- SM Malls – Manila, Angeles City, Philippines
- Heritage Casino – Manila, Philippines
- Pagcor Casino – Tagaytay, Philippines
- Pagcor Casino Hyatt Hotel – Manila, Philippines
- Casa Blanca Casino – Angeles City, Philippines
- CMT- “Impostors” – CMT Television
- “Almost Elvis” Documentary – Blue Suede Films
- Opening act for The Beach Boys -Rochester,NY
- Fox Sports _ “Best Damn Sports Show Period” April 2004
- HBO – “Lifes Moments” Greg Thompson Story
- “The Men Who would be King”- TLC, The Learning Channel
- “TV Diners” – Food Network
- “Entertainment Tonight” – CBS
- “Today’s News” with Tom Brokaw – NBC
- “Get Golf” on USA Network with actor John Ohurley (Seinfeld)
- ” The Chronicle” as Elvis in “Elvis is Undead”- Sci Fi Channel
- “Fox Files”- Fox News Special Report
- “Good MorningLas Vegas” Las Vegas
- “Michael Douglas Celebrity Golf Classic” CBS Sports
- WGN, NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX NEWS
- ESPN, NBC SPORTS and Many More!
- Johnny has played for the NFL Football, NBA Basketball , and Major League Baseball Shows
- He has Starred at the MGM GRAND,RIVIERA, LADY LUCK CASINO, NEW FRONTIER inLas Vegas
- He has Starred at Casinos Nationwide including Biloxi, Ms – Tunica, Ms -Chicago, IL- Oregon and California
Elvis Tribute Shows – A World Famous Elvis Tribute Artst
The King in Concert – Hard Rock Cafe Malaka, Malaysia
The King in Concert – Hard Rock Cafe Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The King in Concert –The Hard Rock Cafe – Manila, Phillipines
The King is Back – Manila, Phillipines
The King is Back – Angeles, Philippines
The Famous Artist Show – Seoul, Korea
Elvis the Musical – Helsinki, Finland
Zenith Arena’s – 20 cities in France ( Paris, Lisle, Cannes, Stotsenberg etc)
Palais De Congres Theater – Paris, France
Marriott Ho Chi Min City – Vietnam
Shanghai Music Festival – Featured Artist – Shanghai , China
Sunscapes Resorts – Dominican Republic
Sunscapes Resorts Cancun/ Playa Del Carmen , Mexico
Plaza Casino and Hotel – One Year Contract – Las Vegas
The Empire Ballroom – Las Vegas
New Frontier Casino – Rock n Roll Legends
Elvis a Rama Museum – Las Vegas
Seven Feathers Casino – Canyonville, Oregon- “Greased Lightnin’” GTP Prod.
Wolfman Jack Rock-n-Roll Review -Isle of Capri , Tunica, MS GTP Prod.
MGM Grand – Heroes of Rock-n-Roll Las Vegas
Rivera Hotel – Las Vegas -Elvis Tribute Show
West Virgina Symphony Orchestra Fundraiser 1999
Elvis – The Millinneum Concert – Sabre Room , Chicago 2000
San Antonio Spurs Basketball Game
Chicago Bulls Elvis Night
Sunset Station- San Antonio, Tx
Fox News Special Report: February 1999.
Chicago Special Olympics: Hilton Towers 1999.
Elvis Performers Impersonators Imternational Association Convention 1999.
All Elvis Weekend Competition
Empress Casino- Joliet ,IL
Mall of America, Dept 56- Elvis’ Graceland Promotion – Minnesota
Jerry Lewis Telethon Fundraiser
Images of Elvis Competition: Louisiana
Lansing Lugnuts Baseball / CBS TV, Elvis Night Feature Performer (3 years in a row)
Chicago White Sox Stadium / Fox Sports TV, Elvis Night
Opryland Hotel: Nashville, TN.
Hotel Hananoyu: Bandai Atami, Japan
Hollywood Casino: Elvis Competition, 2nd Place Winner, Aurora, IL.
House Of Blues Chicago: Elvis 20th Anniversary, Chicago
Good Morning Las Vegas, CBS
Ed Debevic’s Restaurant: Chicago, IL.
Chicago Gift Association Tradeshow: Chicago , IL.
Banana Joe’s: Elvis Week- Chicago
EPI I A: Elvis Performers International Impersonators Association Convention ’97
Democratic National Convention: Magnum’s Night Club, Chicago
Arlington International Race Track: Arlington, IL.
Excalibur Night Club: Chicago, IL.
Vinyl’s ” Breakfast with The King”: Host/ Featured Performer for 1 1/2 years
Bub City’s All Elvis Weekend Tribute, Chicago
100.3 F.M. Radio, Viva Las Vegas giveaway, Chicago, IL.
“T.V. Diners” T.V. Show, The Food Channel
WGN, ABC, NBC, CBS News: Chicago, IL. r
2007 Images of the King World Champion – Memphis, TN
Images of the King World Championship – 2007 Memphis TN
2007 EPE Elvis Presley Enterprise Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Winner – San Diego State Fair
Winner: 1st place, 3rd Annual Midwest Elvis Competition and Winter Jam, IL
Winner: 1st Place, Portage Elvis FANtasy Fest, Portage, IN. 1998.
Winner: 1st Place Grand Champ, All Chicago Elvis Contest 1998.
Live shows all over the World with Clients That Include Major Casinos in Las Vegas and Fortune 500 Businesses. Resorts and Concert halls in Countries like, The Philippines, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Japan, France, Belgium, Finland, Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico and China. Thompson toured Europe in France, Finland and Belgium. Playing at sold out arenas.
Johnny began his Elvis Impersonation career by working for a singing telegram agency in Chicago. His career skyrocketed leading to performing at House of Blues Chicago and for the Chicago Bulls and San Antonio Spurs. Eventually working with the Top Elvis Bands has lead Johnny to be one of the Premiere Elvis Tribute Artist in the World Today! Johnny has worked with The Jordanaire’s , Elvis’s Original back up singers and many of Elvis’s original entourage including Elvis Stage Manager, Al Dvorin, who was a dear friend. Johnny has also met and worked with George Klein, DJ Fontana, Kay Wheeler, Joe Esposito and various Elvis Movie Co-Stars. Johnny has won many National Elvis Impersonator Competitions.
He has appeared on numerous TV shows and Movies and has appeared World Wide from China, Vietnam, The Philippines, Korea, Finland, France, Belgium,Japan,Bolivia, Dominican Republic,Canada to Mexico and Jamaica. Johnny Hosted the MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet in 2005 and was labeled TRLVis for MTV’s top Show TRL. He has since appeared in over 4 other MTV Show and on Vh1’s Surreal Life.
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Greg Thompson of Greg Thompson Productions (GTP), on of the worlds largest show producers, with shows in Las Vegas, Reno, Biloxi Ms, on Broadway, Valley Forge-Pa., considers Johnny to be the “World’s Top Elvis Impersonator”. Johnny was cast by GTP to play Elvis in The Wolfman Jack Rock-n-Roll Review in Tunica, Ms,. GTP has recently produced another show around Johnny’s Elvis Impersonation called “Greased Lightning” that opened in Canyonville,Oregon in May 2001 and again in Biloxi, MS in 2003. In 2003 Johnny wrote and starred in a show for Greg Thompson called “Elvis, Elvis, Elvis” that was produced at Seven Feathers Casino,Oregon.
With Clients all over the world. Clients That Include Major Casinos in Las Vegas and Fortune 500 Businesses. Resorts in Countries like Dominican Republic, Mexico and China. Thompson toured Europe in France, Finland and Belgium. Playing at sold out arenas. Johnny is highly in demand and available for Television, Film, Stage, Casinos, Theaters, Fairs, Festivals and Corporate Events and Trade shows. Johnny Thompson starred in the “Almost Elvis” and “The Men who would be King” documentaries about Elvis Impersonators. Recently played The King in a TV series on Sci-Fi Channel called ” The Chronicle”. Johnny co-starred on “Get Golf” with John Ohurley ( J. Peterman on Seinfeld) on USA Network. In 2005 Thompson Hosted the 2005 MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet for TRL. He also appeared on “TRL,Viva La Bam, One Bad Trip, 24/7 and The Surreal Life”. Considered by many to be the “BEST ELVIS IMPERSONATOR” in the Business. Your next event will be a success with Johnny as your Entertainer.
Las Vegas Elvis Impersonator Johnny Thompson
As a Las Vegas Entertainer, Johnny can also provide Las Vegas Celebrity Impersonators acts. We also provide Look-a-likes, and Celebrity Impersonators, Michael Jackson Tributes, Dancers. You can book Bands and Look Alikes and other acts by contacting Johnny. It’s amazing that Elvis’s legacy lives on even thirty years after his death. The popularity of the King, that has provided this line of work, after all these years. This Tribute Artist puts his all into every performance. Some people may say that an Elvis Presley Impersonator has no identity of his own and is known only by his impersonation. This is often a misconception. Thompson has grounded himself as a martial artist, a Christian and has strong family values he was taught while growing up in the South. Johnny has enjoyed being a Tribute Artist all over the world.
“Elvis was the one an only King of Rock n Roll and that no one will be able to replace him. One of the Top Elvis Impersonators in the world, Johnny believes Elvis Presley, is the one and only King of Rock n Roll and that no one will be able to replace him.”