Despite the fact that Elijah Richardson has been acting for a number of years, his recent casting in the miniseries “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” has given him a huge audience. Furthermore, it provided him with the opportunity to work alongside some industry legends, and Elijah was more than capable of holding his own.
Elijah is still counting on the project’s success, but he has no intention of stopping there. Continue reading to learn ten surprising facts about Elijah Richardson.
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Elijah Richardson
1. His Mom Encouraged Him in Acting
Elijah’s mother saw something special in him since he was a child and decided to get him involved in acting. Elijah revealed in an interview with Juliette Claudine Pangilinan that he didn’t always want to be an actor, but that as he spent more time doing it, he fell in love with it. 
2. A Rapper
Elijah’s acting has garnered him the most attention so far, but he hopes to replicate some of that enchantment in the music industry as well. He is a gifted rapper who enjoys composing and performing songs.
3. Will Smith’s Fan
Elijah now spends the majority of his time in front of the camera, but there was a time when he was the one in front of the camera. He was a big fan of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” as a kid, and he credits “Will Smith” as one of his early influences.
4. Wanted to Be an Engineer
He revealed that if he wasn’t acting, he would most likely follow in his father’s footsteps and pursue a career as an engineer. He stated at the time that he intended to major in engineering in college, but it appears that he has decided to focus on acting and forego college for the time being.
5. Plans To Get Behind The Camera
Elijah doesn’t just want to be an actor in the entertainment industry. He hopes to get behind the scenes, He’d like to produce or direct films, but hasn’t done so yet.
6. Worked in Commercial
Many actors can claim to have started their careers in commercials, but few can claim to have worked for a major brand like Nike. Even fewer can claim to have appeared in a commercial with an NFL player. Elijah is fortunate in that he has the ability to say both. He appeared in a commercial alongside “Peyton Manning”, a football legend.
7. No Acting Training
Elijah has no formal acting training. His achievements are all the more impressive because he’s gotten this far solely on the strength of his natural talent.
8. Recent Project
The actor recently appeared in the mini-series “The Falcon And The Winter Soldier” and portrayed the character of “Eli Bradley”.