Elijah McCormick (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, High School, Car Accident, Audition, Platinum

 Elijah McCormick Biography

Elijah McCormick is an ophthalmologist technician and singer-songwriter from Raeford, North Carolina. He is widely known for competing in American Idol season 21 on ABC. McCormick graduated from Pinecrest High School in 2019, and he currently attends Sandhills Community College. He is currently living in Nashville, Tennessee.

 Elijah McCormick Age | Birthday

Born on May 19, 2001, McCormack is 21 years old (age as of 2022). He celebrates his birthday on the 19th of May each year.

 Elijah McCormick Parents

McCormick was born to his parents; Keith McCormick (father) and Teshauna McCormick (mother). Elijah’s dad, Keith McCormick owns a landscaping business; Keith McCormick Landscaping in Moore and Hoke, Lee County. On the other hand, Elijah’s mom, Teshauna worked as a front receptionist at Sandhills Children’s Centre in North Carolina. Moreover, McCormick has two younger sisters.

Elijah McCormick
Elijah McCormick

 Elijah McCormick Height

McCormick stands at a height measurement of 6 feet and 1 inch (approximately).

 Elijah McCormick High School

McCormick went to Pinecrest High School. He attends Sandhills Community College.

Elijah McCormick Car Accident

In 2019, McCormick was involved in a near-fatal car accident, hours after his high school graduation ceremony. The vehicle he was in was involved in a head-on collision and it caught fire on impact. McCormick had to learn to walk and talk again. He flatlined nine times, including while being airlifted and on the operating table. The singer was in the hospital for 79 days, during which he had 10 surgeries, including open heart surgery and dialysis.

Elijah McCormick American Idol | Audition

McCormick is one of the contestants of “American Idol” season 21 on ABC. He is a singer-songwriter and ophthalmologist technician from Raeford, NC.

“American Idol” season 21 premiered on Sunday, February 19, 2023, at 8 pm on ABC. The judges of the season are Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan, with Ryan Seacrest as the host.

McCormick sang a rendition of “Bless the Broken Road” by Rascal Flatts during his audition for American Idol season 21. His audition performance was so good that it earned him a Platinum Ticket from the judges. The singer skipped the Hollywood Week 1 Round as are all Platinum Ticket winners.

McCormick paired with Lucy Love for the duet challenge in Hollywood Week 2, with the singers performing a rendition of “My Girl.” The Raeford, NC native is among the Top 24 contestants of American Idol season 21 following his wonderful Showstoppers performance.

Stay tuned on ABC on Sundays at 8 pm to catch new episodes of “American Idol” season 21.

American Idol Season 21 Top 26

Elijah McCormick is one of Top 26 American Idol season 21 contestants. His Top 26 performance was aired on ABC on April 16, 2023. McCormick performed a rendition of “Good Vibes” by Chris Janson.

American Idol Season 21 Contestants

The other contestants of “American Idol” Season 21 include:

How To Vote for American Idol 2023 Contestants

Voting for American Idol season 21 in 2023 opens on Sunday, April 16, 2023. There are three ways to vote for your favorite contestant:

  1. Vote online at AmericanIdol.com/vote when voting is open; Voters MUST create an ABC.com account. First time voters will be sent a confirmation email with a verification code. After receiving the code, go back to the site and enter the code where indicated. This step is necessary only once a season.
  2. Vote in the American Idol app for iOS or Android; The American Idol App is available for download in the Apple Store or Google Play
  3. Vote via text; Text the contestant’s number to 21523;The number for each contestant will be listed on the ABC website when voting begins. Text voting is open to all Wireless Carriers. Message & data rates may apply. Method available IN THE US ONLY.

 Elijah McCormick Net worth

McCormick has an estimated net worth of $100K-$250K. He is an ophthalmologist technician and singer-songwriter based in Nashville, Tennessee.

 Elijah McCormick Instagram

Elijah is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @musicbyelijahmc with 14.5K followers as of April 2023.