How many celebrities named Elijah can you think of? The famous Elijahs below have many different professions, including notable actors named Elijah, famous athletes named Elijah, and even musicians named Elijah.
Elijah Wood is certainly one of the most famous Elijahs on this list. One of the famous actors named Elijah, he is best known for playing Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Sin City, The Ice Storm, and Everything Is Illuminated are among his other notable films.
Another of the famous people with the first name Elijah is Elijah Cummings. He was a politician and civil rights advocate. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1996 until his death in 2019.
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Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of AmericaElijah Jordan Wood (born January 28, 1981) is an American actor, film producer, and DJ. He portrayed Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003) and in The Hobbit: An Unexpected... more
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of AmericaElijah Eugene Cummings (born January 18, 1951) is an American politician and the member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Maryland's 7th congressional district. The district includes just... more
Birthplace: LaGrange, Georgia, USAElijah Kelley (born August 1, 1986) is an American actor, singer, and dancer. He appeared in films such as 28 Days (2000), Take the Lead (2006), Hairspray (2007), Red Tails (2012), Lee Daniels' The... more
Birthplace: Colchester, Ontario, CanadaElijah J. McCoy (May 2, 1844 – October 10, 1929) was a Canadian-born African-American inventor and engineer who was notable for his 57 U.S. patents, most having to do with the lubrication of steam... more
Birthplace: Sandersville, Georgia, United States of AmericaElijah Muhammad (born Elijah Robert Poole; October 7, 1897 – February 25, 1975) was a religious leader, who led the Nation of Islam (NOI) from 1934 until his death in 1975. He was a mentor to Malcolm... more
Birthplace: Cambridge, MassachusettsElijah Wald (born 1959) is an American folk blues guitarist and music historian. He is a 2002 Grammy Award winner for his liner notes to The Arhoolie Records 40th Anniversary Box: The Journey of... more
Birthplace: Mayflower, ArkansasElijah Eugene Pitts (February 3, 1938 – July 10, 1998) was an American football player, a halfback in the National Football League for eleven seasons, ten with the Green Bay Packers. Late in his... more
Birthplace: Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, California, USAElijah Blue Allman (born July 10, 1976), known professionally as P. Exeter Blue, is an American musician, and the son of singer Cher and her second husband Gregg Allman. He is the half-brother of... more
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaElijah E. Myers was a leading architect of government buildings in the latter half of the 19th century, and the only architect to design the capitol buildings of three U.S. states, the Michigan State... more
Birthplace: Brooklyn, Connecticut, United States of AmericaElijah Paine (January 21, 1757 – April 28, 1842) was a Justice of the Supreme Court of Vermont, a United States Senator from Vermont and a United States District Judge of the United States District... more
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Massachusetts, United States of AmericaElijah Hunt Mills (December 1, 1776 – May 5, 1829) was an American politician from Massachusetts. Mills was born in Chesterfield, Massachusetts. He was educated by private tutors and graduated from... more
Birthplace: Quincy, United States of America, United States, with Territories, MissouriElijah Sherman Grammer (April 3, 1868 – November 19, 1936) was a lumber industry businessman and politician, serving as a Republican Senator from Washington from November 22, 1932 to March 3, 1933.... more
Birthplace: Maysville, Kentucky, United States of AmericaElijah Conner Phister (October 8, 1822 – May 16, 1887) was a United States Representative from Kentucky. He was born in Maysville, Kentucky. He attended the Seminary of Rand and Richardson in... more
Elijah Burke1978-05-24Elijah Samuel Burke (born May 24, 1978) is an American professional wrestler and color commentator, better known under the ring names D'Angelo Dinero, Da Pope and Elijah Burke. He started his... more
Birthplace: New Milford, Connecticut, United States of AmericaElijah Boardman (March 7, 1760 – August 18, 1823) was a senator from Connecticut. Born to a noted and politically connected Connecticut family, he served in the United States Army before becoming a... more
Birthplace: Homestead, FloridaElijah David Dukes, Jr. (born June 26, 1984) is an American former professional baseball player. A right-handed outfielder, he played in Major League Baseball for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and... more
Birthplace: Hawera, New ZealandElijah Taylor (born 27 February 1990) is a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer who plays as a lock, second-row or hooker and is co-captain of the Wests Tigers in the NRL. A New Zealand... more
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States of AmericaElijah Babbitt (July 29, 1795 – January 9, 1887) was a Republican United States Representative from Pennsylvania. Babbitt was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He moved with his parents to New York... more
Birthplace: Belchertown, MassachusettsElijah Coleman Bridgman (April 22, 1801 – November 2, 1861) was the first American Protestant Christian missionary appointed to China. He served with the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign... more
Elijah Teter1984-03-07Elijah Teter is a professional snowboarder....
Birthplace: Albion, MaineElijah Parish Lovejoy (November 9, 1802 – November 7, 1837) was an American Presbyterian minister, journalist, newspaper editor and abolitionist. He was shot and killed by a pro-slavery mob in... more
Elijah Barrett Prettyman1830-01-01
Birthplace: PennsylvaniaFor the federal judge of the same name, see E. Barrett Prettyman.Elijah Barrett Prettyman (1830 - 1907) was the second principal of Maryland State Normal School (now Towson University). Prettyman... more
Elijah Porter Barrows1807-01-05
Birthplace: Mansfield, ConnecticutElijah Porter Barrows (January 5, 1807 – September 14, 1888) was an American clergyman and writer. He was born in Mansfield, Connecticut.... more
Elijah Ward1816-09-16Elijah Ward (September 16, 1816 – February 7, 1882) was a U.S. Congressman during the American Civil War and the Reconstruction era.... more
Elijah A. Morse1841-05-25
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States of AmericaElijah Adams Morse (May 25, 1841 – June 5, 1898) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Born in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, Morse moved to Massachusetts with his parents, who... more