Jill Scott Net Worth 2019, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height

Jill Scott Net Worth 2019, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height

Jill Scott is an eminent songwriter, singer and an actress who has been making appearances in the television screen with the films namely “Why Did I Get Married,” “Sins of a Mother” and “Why Did I Get Married Too?. She has made special appearances in the episodes of Girlfriends, Showtime Movie, and Cave dwellers.  She also appeared in the episodes of Law & Order: Special Victim.

She is not only a potential singer but is an able recording artist who is famous for her unique hit singles. Today she is successful enough to make a net worth of 12 million dollars. Being the winner of the titles like Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2 and the series of The Real Things: Words and Sounds Vol. 3. Both of her efforts achieved an acclamation of gold status. She is quite famous for her pleasing personality.

Early Life

Jill Scott was born on 4th April 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. She was found to be interested the in the poetry of Nikki Giovanni while she was only reading in the 8th grade. She was raised by her single mother and her grandmother, and this made her get passionate to earn a living at a young age. She was quite inspired by the works of Nikki Giovanni and soon started to work with Scott and started joining authors like Octavia Cooper and many other personalities. She started developing a deep passion for music and started composing some of the beautiful numbers.

She started taking the subject of jazz seriously and started learning much about the techniques and the style. Jill was known for her poetic abilities and attended the famous institution named Temple University. She was interested in becoming a respectable teacher. Soon she decided to leaves the college and started taking an interest in drama apprenticeship. She was soon interested in taking part in the Canadian touring Production titled “Rent.” She understood that there was a repetition of the performance and thought of leaving the musical stage show in the year 1999. She remained focused on releasing her hit albums one after the other.

Jill was a gifted child much into talking and learning only she was 4 years old.  She was always the center of attractions, and her elementary school principal described her to be a charming little butterfly. She had seen worst of life as she and her mother had to move from the stepfather and live with a grandmother. Her mother’s name was Joyce, and the little child was a mother’s daughter.

She shared a close relationship with her mother, and this helped her to forget her rough childhood days.  According to her, those were not worth remembering. Soon after she got herself placed in a high school educational institutions where the professors did not recognize her.

In fact, she was negatively commented by them due to her unique techniques of teaching. She wanted to teach her students along with the melodious tunes so that the lessons don’t bore them. As she was receiving negative comments, she decided to leave the institute.  She was helped by her friends to join a theatre group that was administered locally. Soon she earned herself a position on the role of Canadian cast of Rent and devoted herself to reading lots of poetry. It was then her career in music got started.


Scott decided to make her works get started with Questlove belonging to the Hip Hop group “The Root.” She started co-writing some of the hit songs titled “You Got Me” that exclusively won a Grammy for being a rap performance. She started working with eminent producers and the famous songwriter Jeff Townes. In 2000, she came up with debut full-length album titled “Who Is Jill Scott? : Words and Sounds, Vol. 1 along with the featured music albums like “A Long Walk” and the other one being “Getting’ in the Way.”  All appreciated the album, and soon it earned a great way to success. It was even selected by the Billboard charts under the category of top 20 and even received nominations from Grammy.

Scott came up with her next release that was a studio album “Beautifully Human: Words and Sound Vol 2. It was released along with the lead single “Golden.”Her next single album consisted of the theme sexuality and relationship titled “The Real Things: Words and Sound” which got released in 2007. Scott was soon positioned as a lead person of the group neo-soul and “Soulquarian” that was considered to be a movement. She was known for her rich and playful vocal style and sense of live instrumentation. By the end of 2007, she was into releasing an album along with George Benson and the talented personality titled “God Bless the Child.” She was successful in winning three Grammys in total.

Scott was successful in going with various major works of art and creation.It was in 2005; she came up with the release of a poetry book titled “The Moment, the Minutes, the Hours along with St. Martin’s Press. She went for releasing a new album that was taken from a concert recording series. The album was a duet recording with the eminent artist Common. She went for making her next film release titled “Big Mama Thornton in Hounddog that starred Dakota Fanning and was showcased at the event of Cannes in the year 2007. She was chosen as a cast member for appearing in Tyler’s album “Why Did I Get Married.” She also reprised for her role in the film has was released in the year 2010 as a sequel to her previous release. She was assembled by the two other prominent artists Perry and Jannet Jackson.

She began with her next enormous project where she was elected to be the lead artist in the year 2009 in the channel HBO. It was an adaptation of the novel titled “The No. 1 Ladies” Detective Agency that was along with the eminent character Anthony Mingehellla. Anthony was involved in handling the directorial duties. She soon got inspired by the efforts of Precious Ramotswe and started off settling her own investigation business in the city of Botswana. She had a spilled with Hidden Beach and decided to sign with the Warner Bros in the year 2011. She came up with the release of The Light of the Sun that got counted within the top chart of the Billboard and also featured the top 10 hits R&B Hits along with the vocalist “So in Love.” The album also contained the hit track “Womanisfesto” that was a true version of the performance that Scot performed at the White House’s Evening of Poetry.

On returning TO THE Television screen in the year 2012, she achieved a lifetime remark after appearing in the film “Steel Magnolias” that co-starred Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, and Phylicia Rashad. Scott also signed in the series of CBS Cop-drama pilot titled “Second Sight” as a doctor. At the same time, she signed in the film “Baggage Claim.” In the whole of her musical career, she was successful in receiving altogether 13 awards in total. Her efforts were also nominated for the Grammy’s until in the year 2005; she received her first Grammy under the category of the Best Urban/ Alternative Performance. She was also successful in receiving the famous award Three Soul Music Awards in the years 2001 as well as 2011.

In 2001 she was also successful in winning the Four Lady of Soul Awards for several categories. She got nominated for several times for the BET Awards and the BETJ Virtual Awards. Jill also got nominated for MTV Video Music Awards. She was fabulous with her acting skills, and this made her receive the NAACP Image Awards and got nominated for 16 times. She also received the NAACP Image Awards in the year 2011 that made her receive the prestigious award under the category of Outstanding Actress in the Mini-Series, Dramatic skits, and the Television Movies.

Scott developed some intimate lines to co-associate with Ashley Stewart and soon went to co-establish the registered foundation “Blue Babe” that was a registered to support millions of unprivileged minority students to pursue the subject of their dream. She recently came up with the release of her fifth album “Woman” that was categorized under the chart number # 1 and got appreciated all over the world.

Personal Life

Scott was previously engaged to Lil’ John Roberts, and the couple together gave birth to their son Jett Hamilton Roberts. But with the passage of time, confusions started creeping in, and the couple went for a separation.

Soon enough she was married to Lyzel Williams, but things never went well, and it needed up in a divorce. Later she goes got married to Mike Dobson. The couple is happily married to each other, and there is no such rumor of Scott getting divorced one again.

Quick Summary:

Full Name: Jill Scott

Date of Birth: 4th April 1972

Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Age: 46 Years Old

Profession: Singer, Recording Artist and an Actress

Height: NA

Weight: NA

Net Worth: $12 Million


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