Elijah McCormick Biography

Elijah McCormick is an emerging American singer and songwriter. He gained popularity for his appearance on the 21st season of American Idol. Later, he won America’s Platinum ticket, which led him to Hollywood to participate in “the 2023 American Idol’s” 21st season. McCormick finally cracked into the top 26 in the ongoing season of American Idol and will perform to see if he can earn enough votes from the viewers to enter the next rounds.  

Elijah McCormick Early Life

Elijah McCormick was born on 19th May 2001, in North Carolina. As of 2023, he is a 22 years old American singer and songwriter. His father is Keith Mccormick, and he owns a landscaping business in Moore and Hoke, Lee Country. His mother’s name is Teshauna Mccormick, and she worked as a Front desk Receptionist at Sandhills Children’s Centre in North Carolina.

He grew up with two younger sisters, whose names are unknown in public. Talking about Elijah’s Education, he pursued his primary education at Pinecrest High School. Later, he graduated from high school in 2019. After that, he studied at Sandhills Community College.

Elijah McCormick’s emotional story

Elijah McCormick is a rising singer who nearly lost his life. In June 2019, he was seriously injured in an accident, and his 6-foot frame was shattered: on his high school graduation day. At that time, he was taken by helicopter to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, where the medical team nicknamed him “Golden Child” because his hair ends were dyed blond. He was hospitalized for three months and was placed on dialysis and a feeding tube. Eventually, he endured 10 surgeries and relearned how to walk.

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As soon as he recovered and could speak again, his first question was, “Mama, can I sing?” Elijah’s mother is a very supportive woman. Before his accident, his mother had already signed him up to audition for American Idol. In Season 21, he finally got to perform for the judges. During his performance, he auditioned with a cover of “Bless the Broken Road” by Rascal Flatts.

During the American Music Awards in November 2022, fans and followers could vote for one of three singers to receive the Platinum Ticket. Based on their audition performances and voting system, he got the Platinum Ticket against fellow contestants Matt Wilson and Haven Madison. On 5th December 2022, he was declared the Winner of the Platinum Ticket and congratulated by the official Instagram American Idol.

Social Media

Elijah McCormick is active on social media platforms such as TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter. As of 1st March 2023, he has 2628 followers on his @musicbyelijahmc Instagram account. He joined Twitter in November 2022. Now, he has 84 followers on his @musicbyelijahmc Twitter account.

Elijah McCormick Biography

Real Name Elijah McCormick
Birth Date May 19, 2001
Age (as of 2023) 22 Years
Birth Place North Carolina, USA
Profession Singer 
College Sandhills Community College
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height Not Known
Weight Not Known
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black


Father Keith Mccormick
Mother Teshauna Mccormick
Brother Two 

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair? No
Who is his girlfriend?
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Personal Life

Elijah is possibly single. However, he was involved in a romantic or dating relationship with anyone. Elijah is a very secretive person about his life and never likes to disclose his relationship status to the public.

Elijah McCormick Net Worth

McCormick is a contestant in the reality show American Idol 2023. Previously, he started working to make his living in Raeford, North Carolina. As of now, Elijah is finding his career opportunities. We can assume he has an estimated net worth between $25000 and $40000.


  • Elijah is a religious person.
  • He believes in Philippians 1:6 which describes “He who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ”

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