Elijah Cummings is a well-known American politician, former Lawyer, and social media personality who is serving as U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 7th Congressional District since 1996. Currently, he is also a member of the Democratic Party.
Recently, the Congressman Rep. Elijah has been accused as racist by Donald Trump in his recent Tweet. President Trump, who has been facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary Tweets has recently lashed out at his critics to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading congressman as himself racist. He further commented referring to Mr. Cummings majority-black Baltimore District as a “disgusting, rat and rodent-infested mess, ” where “no human being wants to live.”
Elijah Cummings Career
Maya Rookeymoore’s Spouse, Elijah initially started his career by becoming the chairman of legislative to the House of delegates in Maryland in 1983. He has served in his role for over 14 years and later he served as Speaker pro Tempore.
Moreover, Mr. Cummings is said to be the first Afro-American to be elected in the history of Maryland and him also the first democratic primary elections in 1996 by defeating Kenneth Konder. However, currently, he is serving as the U.S Representative for Maryland’s 7th Congressional District.
Elijah Cummings Parents
Elijah Eugene Cummings was born on January 18, 1951, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He comes from an Afro-American background and is the son of Robert Cummings (Father) and Ruth Elma Cochran Cummings (Mother) and she was the founder of Victory Prayer Chapel. Due to some stroke complications, Ruth passed away at the age of 91 years.
Furthermore, the 68-year-old Politician has six siblings including James Cummings. When it comes to education, Elijah was graduated from the Baltimore city college High school with honors in 1969. This former Lawyer later got enrolled at Howard University in which he got his Bachelor’s degree in Political science. In 1976, Elijah received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maryland school of law.
After completing his education, Mr. Cummings started working as a lawyer and he practiced law for over 19 years before he entered politics in 1996.
Elijah Cummings Wife
This 68-year-old Politician was initially married to his first wife, Joyce Cummings in a private ceremony. This couple also shared a daughter named Jennifer J. Cummings but unfortunately, their love life ended very soon with a divorce.
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Later in 2008, Elijah had his second marriage with Maya Rockeymoore, an Politician. But the pair did not have any children of their own. Moreover, Maya was elected as the chairwoman of Maryland democratic party in 2018. Additionally, Elijah Audi has a son and a daughter named Adia Cummings from his previous relationship.
Elijah Cummings Net worth
The estimated net worth of Elijah is said to be around $ 4 million USD.
Elijah Cummings Wiki
Full Name: Elijah Eugene Cummings
Nick Name: Elijah
DOB: January 18, 1951
Born: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Famous for: Former Lawyer, politician, U.S representative
Age: 68 Years Old
College:University of Maryland School law, Baltimore city college, Howard University
School: High School
Qualification: Juris Doctor
Height: 5 feet 8 Inch Tall
Weight: 73 KG
Eye Color: Brown
Hair color: Brown
Marital Status: Married
Favorites and hobbies
Favorite Actor: Tom Cruise
Favorite Actress: Jennifer Lawrence
Favorite Destination: Miami
Favorite Food: Continental Cruisene
Father: Robert Cummings
Mother: Ruth Elma Cochran Cummings
Brother: James Cummings and five other siblings
Relationships, Affairs, Dating, Wife, Children
Ex-Wife: Joyce Cummings
Dating history: Joyce Cummings
Wife: Maya Rockeymoore
Sons: name not known
Daughters: Alba Jennifer J. Cummings and Adia
Net worth: $ 4 million USD.
Social Media Accounts
Twitter Account: Yes
Facebook Account: No
Instagram Account: Yes