Elijah Kelley

Movie Actor

Elijah Kelley was born on August 1st, 1986 in LaGrange, Georgia, United States and is the Movie Actor from United States. Discover Elijah Kelley's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 36 years old.

Date of Birth
August 1, 1986
United States
Place of Birth
LaGrange, Georgia, United States
36 years old
Zodiac Sign
$1 Million
Dancer, Film Actor, Singer, Television Actor
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Elijah Kelley Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

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Elijah Kelley Religion, Education, and Hobbies
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Troup County High School, LaGrange, GA
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About Elijah Kelley

Elijah 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 Butler (2013), NBC's live-musical event The Wiz Live! (2015), as Ricky Bell in The New Edition Story (2017), and Star (2017).

Early life

Kelley was born and raised in LaGrange, Georgia. He attended Long Cane Middle School and Troup County High School, where he participated in the school's show choir for years. As a child, he starred in Coca-Cola commercials and played a role in the film Mama Flora's Family. He also performed in a church choir and gospel band with his family. His parents, determined to keep their son down to earth, went with him when he moved to Los Angeles after graduating from high school.


In 2007, Kelley starred in the film adaptation of Hairspray. Both his performance and the film received positive reviews. On December 2, 2011, Kelley sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" prior to the Pac-12 Conference Championship Game at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon.

In 2015, Kelley was cast in the role of the Scarecrow in NBC's production of The Wiz Live!

He was cast as singer Ricky Bell for the 2017 BET Biography Miniseries The New Edition Story. He was credited for his help in considering Luke James, who is a long time musical associate of his to audition for the producers of the miniseries to be cast as the bandmate Johnny Gill.

In 2017, Elijah was cast alongside Luke James as a recurring role for the 2nd season of Lee Daniels musical drama Star on FOX.


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