Elijah Kelley Girlfriend, Gay, Height, Family

By Pranish Sumsher Thapa | Updated On: 15 Jul, 2019
Elijah Kelley Girlfriend, Gay, Height, Family

Multitalented celebrity Elijah Kelley is the prominent face in the 2007 film Hairspray where he overwhelmed his fans with his role as Seaweed. Initiating a career in the big screen Mama Flor's Family, at the age of 12, his career flourished in no time with the guidance of his parents.

Elijah is an actor, singer, and dancer, who has now expanded his career horizons with his acting and music sense. His most recent portrayal includes his role as Paul in Tales.

Net Worth

Elijah Kelley is an American actor, singer and a dancer who shot to fame through his role as Seaweed in the 2007 film Hairspray. Over the years, Elijah has gone on to star in several Tv shows and movies. Tales (TV Show), Star (TV Show), The Wiz Live! , Red Tails (Hairspray), NUMB3RS, Take The Lead and few more.

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Kelley has also managed to dip his fingers in the field of music. He released his album Love Letter in the year 2009 which further showcased his talents as a musician. 

With his stints in Hollywood, Kelley has racked the estimated net worth of about $1 million to his name.

Elijah Dating Girlfriend? Or Gay?

Elijah Kelley is a man with a mystery when it comes to his love life and his relationship history. Though audiences are anxious to know and have been waiting patiently about his dating life, he has remained mum.

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Elijah was single until the year 2013. While confirming with the interviewer of Vibe in August 2013, he said that he was dating his job. Since then, he has not made any announcement regarding his love life. 

It seems like he enjoys keeping everyone in the dark regarding his romantic love life with a girlfriend. Whether or not, Elijah has found a girlfriend or is still in search of one is a complete mystery. His low-key lifestyle couldn't let him escape from the rumors about his sexuality as a gay. However, he has not come front to talk about those baseless rumors and speculations.


His mother, Evalene Flournoywas a paraprofessional in the school district and his father worked for Wal-Mart. Elijah's parents always have been his inspiration, who supported him to pursue his career.

After completing high school graduation, he thought to pursue an acting career and told his parents. Eventually, his mom and dad left their jobs and moved to LA, California, for his career.

Elijah shares a picture of his mother on his Instagram. (Photo: Elijah's Instagram | 12th May 2014)

Elijah is much closer to his mother and prefers to call her a perfect example of a leader, a lady, a wife, a friend, a sister, a father at times.

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Bio & Education

Elijah Kelley was born on the 1st of August 1986 in  LaGrange, Georgia. Although he grew up in Georgia, he later moved to LA with his family to pursue a career in acting.

Elijah stands at the height of 5’ 6” tall. Holding American nationality, Elijah possesses the African-American ethnicity. Talking about his education, he is a high-school graduate.