Cher and Gregg — who sadly died at age 69 from complications of liver cancer in May 2017 — welcomed their son, Elijah Blue Allman, in July 1976. Today, Elijah is a super successful musician, just like his very famous parents!
Elijah — known professionally as Elijah Blue or P. Exeter Blue — is most recognized for being the lead singer and guitarist of the band Deadsy. The California heavy metal group was founded in 1995 by Elijah and two other original members, Alec Püre and Dr. Nner.
Cher with baby Elijah in March 1977.
Deadsy has released three albums: Deadsy (1996), Commencement (2002), and Phantasmagore (2006). In 2007, the band unfortunately announced they were taking an indefinite hiatus. Elijah has since released music through the group Elijah Blue and the Trapezoids.
Though Elijah has worked hard to differentiate himself from his music-icon parents, both his mom, Cher, 71, and late dad, Gregg, inspired his desire to be a musician.
According to the [Huffington Post](http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nick-kreiss/celebrity-apocalype-a-conb638695.html), the now 40-year-old was given his first guitar by Kiss bassist Gene Simmons and he went on tour with Cher starting at age 13. He once appeared as a guitarist in his mother’s music video for “If I Could Turn Back Time” and auditioned to be a Nine Inch Nails bandmate but lost out on the gig.
Elijah in November 2013.
Through is parents’ other marriages, Elijah is a half-brother to Chaz Bono, Delilah Allman, Michael Allman, Layla Allman, and Devon Allman.
On Dec. 1, 2013, Elijah tied the knot with Marieangela “Queenie” King, 29, who is known for being a member of the band KING and the sister of Jazzy and Ruby King from the British pop duo Blonde Electra.
Before Elijah married Queenie, he dated famous Hollywood stars including Bijou Phillips, Heather Graham, Kate Hudson, and Paris Hilton, just to name a few!