Elijah Nelson Clark is the son of the famous American actress, writer, and dancer Tracy Nelson and her former partner, actor Chris Clark. She was born on the 22nd of August, 2001, in the United States.
The name 'Elijah' is a masculine name derived from Hebrew origin meaning 'Yahweh is God'. Here are some facts about her:
Parents' Net Worth
Elijah's parents are successful names in the film industry who have amassed massive wealth. Her mother, Tracy has accumulated an amazing net worth of $8 million from her professional career.
Besides her career in filming, she is also an active spokesperson for The Lymphoma Research Foundation of America.
Likewise, Chris, Elijah's father, is also an actor who has had a descent career in acting. He holds an estimated fortune of $400,000 from his professional career. He has appeared in movies like Life with the Dice Bag (2004), Thug (2005), and Musicians for Disaster Relief 05' (2005).
How Is Her Parents' Relationship?
Elijah's celebrity parents are no longer together as their relationship lasted for only two years.
They started dating back in 1999 and welcomed their son from as a symbol of their relationship. But as they couldn't commit to their relationship, they broke up in the same year Elijah was born.
Has an Elder Half-Sibling
Remington Elizabeth Moses is the elder half-sister of Elijah from his mother's ex-husband, actor William R. Moses. She was born on August 11, 1992 and is also actress by profession like her parents.
Till date, she has acted in movies like A Fatal Obsession (2015), Buddy Hutchins (2015), and Kecksburg (2019). Though Clark and his elder sister have a huge age difference, they have a lovely bonding.
Grandparents Were Also Famous Celebrities
Elijah comes from a family of celebrities as most of his family members are all well known actors. Not only his parents, but his grandparents were also famous celebrities.
His grandfather, Eric Hilliard Nelson aka Rick Nelson was a famous pop star, singer-songwriter, actor and musician. Furthermore, his grandmother Kristin Nelson was also a famous actress, painter, and author.
Elijah's late grandparents are still remarkable names in the field of music, acting, and painting. He is really blessed to have such eminent and strong roots.
Mamma Has Survived Three Types of Cancer
Tracy is a cancer survivor as she has won the battle with cancer three times. Yes, she has defeated three different types of cancer over two and a half decades.
Firstly, she suffered from a stage 2 Hodgkin's Lymphoma and successfully defeated it in 1987. Her treatment was done in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of California after which she went into remission following the use of chemotherapy and radiation.
In 2005, the 'As Long As I'm Famous' star was diagnosed with thyroid cancer after suffering trauma from radiation she had in 1987. She again, was able to overcome the deadly disease.
Moreover, she also battled breast cancer in 2010. Apart from three cancers she survived, she has also been diagnosed with a bilateral mastectomy.
As Tracy Nelson has had a horrible experience with cancer, she is currently working in cancer research advocacy so that other women won't have to suffer much pain fighting the disease.
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