Jill Scott Net Worth: American singer, model and actress, Jill Scott has a net worth of $12 million.
Born on April 4, 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has the only child of her parents, she attended Temple University for her degree, but eventually dropped out to work and make her living. Having worked at variety of jobs like retain positions, in ice cream parlors, etc. she broke through the music industry as a spoken word artist reciting poetry. She was discovered by Amir Thompson of the Roots who asked her to join the band as a song writer. ‘You Got Me‘ grabbed a Grammy for the best rap performance after which she was broadened her experience working with Will Smith, Eric Bennet and Common.
Jill Scott was signed by Hidden Beach Recordings and she released her debut album Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1 in 2000 and her single ‘A Long Walk‘ gave her an immense success eventually leading to a Grammy nomination for Best Female Vocal Performance in 2003. She won her first Grammy Award for her song ‘Cross My Mind‘ in 2003. She continued to write poems and published several volumes like The Moments, The Minutes, The Hours. Scott won her second Grammy for the collaboration single ‘God Bless the Child‘ featured on George Benson and Al Jarreau in 2007. She also featured on Lupe Fiasco‘s Grammy winning single Daydreaming in 2008.
Jill Scott’s net worth comes through her career as a singer while she also started her career in acting after Ozzie Jones, director and a good friend of hers advised her. She appeared in several theatrical shows in Philadelphia and appeared on TV series like Girlfriends, movies like Cavedwellers, Hounddog, Why Did I get Married? etc.
Jill Scott was married to Lyzel Williams, her long time boyfriend and DJ in 2001 but the couple divorced in 2007. She was said to have been engaged with Li’l John Roberts with whom she had a son. The couple also parted ways in 2009.
Jill Scott’s net worth is estimated to be $12 million as of today.
Quick Facts about Jill Scott
Full Name: Jill Scott
Profession: Poet, Singer, Actress
Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Date of Birth: April 4, 1972
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Education: Temple University (Dropped)
Marital status: Divorced
Jill Scott Zodiac/Astrological sign: Aries