Elijah Isaac Whitten is the son of American actress Janet Hubert. Isaac’s mother described his father, James Whitten, as abusive, and she was no longer having fun and laughing in her marriage, so she had to divorce him. Elijah is the only child of Janet, and she tries to keep him off the public to avoid the pressures of being famous or being a celebrity kid.
In 2018, Elijah Isaac Whitten tried to commit suicide and was hospitalized. His mother took to her Facebook page and blamed Will Smith for her son’s attempted suicide. Most netizens slammed her, saying she cannot keep blaming Will for something that happened over twenty years ago. Others wished her and her son well, hoping they would be okay.
It is uncertain if Elijah Isaac Whitten is doing well and what he has been up to after his attempted suicide.
As per the information in public, Elijah Isaac is not yet married, but it is unclear if he has been in any romantic relationships and has any kids. Elijah’s mother has struggled since being fired from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which may have negatively impacted him.
Educational Background, Career, and Net Worth
Elijah Isaac Whitten has kept most of his details from the public, and information about his educational qualifications is unknown. What he does for a living has also not been revealed to the public by either his mom or him, so his net worth cannot be estimated.
Elijah’s mother is known for her role in the 1990’s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, working with it for three seasons before she was fired by the show makers and replaced with Daphne Maxwell Reid. She made her Broadway debut in the musical The First in 1981. Janet Hubert worked on several tours before landing her role in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Elijah Isaac’s mother was featured as Chandler’s boss in an episode of Friends. Three years later, she played Lisa Williamson in One Life to Live. She also made appearances in Gilmore Girls, All My Children, The Bernie Mac Show, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, and All My Children.
In 2020, Janet appeared in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion; she reconciled with Smith as they had a private conversation. After the conversation, Elijah’s mother said she was fired because she was offered a bad deal which she turned down. On the other hand, Will Smith said he was insensitive and immature and wished he could have acted differently. The two apologized to each other and reconciled.
Elijah’s mother played Pray Tell in season 3 of Pose and on The Ms. Pat Show in 2022. For Janet’s role in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, she was nominated for NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
Elijah is not active on social media platforms, but his mom is, and she has an active Instagram account @janethubertformyfanspage; she has over 41k followers and follows 62 with over three hundred posts.