His parents were just married when Michelle discovered she's pregnant. While Simon was at work, Michelle cheated on him with 3 Sims.
Elijah was born and his parents were happy until Simon caught Michelle. They divorced and Michelle moved out. Elijah wouldn't see his mother much the next few years. Fortunately, his father met Tracy Royce. They got in love and got married.
Elijah moved with his family to the sea of Desiderata Valley. The new house was for Elijah the perfect chance to learn to know his stepmother. He barely knew his own mother so he saw a Tracy as a mother figure. Elijah was really fascinated when Tracy's belly grew. He didn't realise he would a brother.
His half-sister Ellen was born shortly after he turned into a child. Elijah was proud of his little sister and he acted like a real big brother. He also was a good pupil at school. With the help of his father Elijah gained an A+ report card. At school he met Carl, unaware he was his half-brother. The two boys became best friends. Simon noticed they resemble each other and Tracy discovered from her best friend, Carla Cooke, that Carl was Julien Cooke's and Michelle's son. One day Carl invited Elijah over. He met his mother, but he was a little bit scared of her.
When Elijah was a teen he was still friends with Carl. Carl told him his mother was a murderer and Elijah wanted to never see his mother again. Now Elijah was older he got also more interested in girls. He got a crush on Mara Dallas. When his partents told him that they moved to another neighbourhood he was upset. But Tracy said he could still go to his old high school and he would still see his friends and Mara of course. Later, he invited Mara to his new house and he shared his first kiss with her. Elijah also tought about his future and he asked Mara to move in with him at college. Meanwhile, his stepmother was pregnant again. A day before he moved to college his half-brother Evan was born.
Elijah and Mara moved to a dorm for economic reasons. Elijah chose the major biology. It wasn't surprisingly that Elijah was a good student. He didn't have to learn much to have very good grades. At the end of his freshman year he proposed Mara and she accepted. They also bought an own house on the campus and Carl and Sophie moved in. Elijah and Sophie both graduated with the Summa cum Laude honor.
Elijah en Mara returned to Fear Valley and they got married. He found a job in the Law Enforcement as SWAT Team Leader. Mara got pregnant and he changed to the Natural Science Career as Soil Identifier. Finally, Mara gave a birth to a daughter Elena. At the same night of the birth a Pack leader nibbled Elijah and he turned him in a werewolf. He went to his steph-mother Tracy who researchs supernatural beings. She told him the consequences and asked him a favor. Tracy had been researching the supernaturals for years and she would like to be a supernatural creature too. So, Elijah turned her in a werewolf.
- Elijah's Dutch name is Elias Visser.