Elizabeth Thomas Wiki, Parents, Update 2019

By Sujata Limbu | Published On: 29 Jul, 2019
Elizabeth Thomas Wiki, Parents, Update 2019

Life is not easy, and sometimes, it brings the toughest from within. However, dealing and overcoming with it is the best thing one can ever do rather than avoiding. Elizabeth Thomas is one of an illustration, who coped with her life's challenges and defeated it.

She lived the most traumatic life at a very young age. At only the age of 15, she was abducted by her 50 years old teacher and was forced to stay with him for 38 days in a four-walled shelter.

Family: Father, Mother

Elizabeth Thomas was born in 2002 and is currently of age 17. She is a daughter of Anthony Thomas and mother Kimberly Thomas. As per Tennessean, her parents have ten children, including Elizabeth and James.

Elizabeth's childhood wasn't pleasant, either. She grew up in a disturbing environment as her father Anthony Thomas and mother Kimberly Ann Thomas weren't in a smooth relationship. Since her childhood, her mother had been abusive to her and her siblings. She was even ordered to stay away from her kids after he was alleged with five counts of child abuse and indicted in Maury County Circuit Court.

Concerning the Kimberly intense act, Elizabeth's father Anthony filed for a divorce with Kimberly on 22 April 2017, shortly after the kidnap case. Citing irreconcilable differences and inappropriate marital conduct, her parents parted their way.

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Kidnap Case

The high school kid Elizabeth Thomas was a victim of the traumatizing incident. While studying in Culleoka, Tennessee, her health sciences teacher Tad Cummins, molested her and used to kiss her in the classroom. Few of the students even witnessed and informed the school, but they did not inform it to Elizabeth's father.

However, the controversy took the flame, when Tad kidnaped Elizabeth on 13 March 2017. Her sister ‘Sarah,’ found out that she was kidnapped as Elizabeth already had informed her, early that morning to call the police if she didn’t reach home by 6 pm. Later, Amber Alert was issued for Thomas on 15 March.

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After a lengthy investigation, on 20 April the same year, they were traced at a remote cabin in Cecilville, California with the help of the citizen who informed 911 about the pair when he smelled something fishy out of their relationship. The authorities, without delay, arrested Ted and Elizabeth was safely handed over to her family.

Update/ Now

Regardless of her tough past life experiences, Elizabeth Thomas, as of now, is a happily engaged girl. According to the Daily mail, she got engaged with her boyfriend of the same age, Skyler Dirla in September 2018.

Engaged: Elizabeth got engaged with her boyfriend Skyler Dirla, ( photo:

She and her boyfriend-turned-fiance began dating in March 2018.


Here are a few facts about Elizabeth you may like to read;

  • Elizabeth’s Father was unknown about the relation between his daughter and her teacher until the policemen asked him.
  • Tad Cummins's ex-wife Jill told that Elizabeth was like a part of her family and she saw the relationship of a father-daughter in Elizabeth and Tad.
  • As per Elizabeth, she used to talk Tad even after his suspension. He used to threaten her to kill anybody that would come in between them.