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Well-known Elvis tribute artist Trent Carlini has died

Posted at 8:46 AM, Dec 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-09 19:32:12-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Well-known Elvis tribute Trent Carlini has died, according to Clark County officials.

Carlini passed away on Sunday afternoon at Centennial Hills Hospital. The official cause of death is unknown at this time.

Carlini had performed in Las Vegas for nearly two decades. He started in Las Vegas career in 1990 in "Legends In Concert" at Imperial Palace.

Statement from "Legends in Concert:"

Legends in Concert is saddened to hear about the passing of Trent Carlini. He was one of the greatest Elvis tribute artists in the world. Friends, family, fans and the entertainment industry have all suffered a great loss.

He also performed at the Las Vegas Hilton, Riviera, Sahara, Planet Hollywood and Hooters, which is now known at OYO Hotel & Casino.

Carlini appeared on multiple television shows, including "Entertainment Tonight," "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Carlini won $100,000 on ABC's contest on "The Next Best Thing" and he was widely considered one of the best Elvis tribute artists in the world.

No other information about his death or plans for a funeral or memorial service are known at this time.