Jill Scott

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/04/1972, Aries
  • Profession: Singer; poet; actor
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Jill Scott Fast Facts:
  • Released her double-platinum debut album, Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1, in 2000.
  • Named one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 2001.
  • Founded the Blues Babe Foundation, an organization that provides scholarships to college-bound students in the greater Philadelphia area, in 2002.
  • Released a book of poetry, The Moments, the Minutes, the Hours: The Poetry of Jill Scott, in 2005.
  • Made her feature-film debut playing Big Momma Thornton in the controversial 2007 drama Hounddog.
  • Founded Blues Babe Foundation, named for her grandmother, to assist students, both academically and artistically, in the Philadelphia area.
  • Jill Scott Relationships:
  • Jett Hamilton Roberts - Son
  • Blue Babe - Grandmother
  • Joyce Scott - Mother
  • Lil' John Roberts - Ex-fiancé
  • Lyzel Williams - Ex-husband
  • Jill Scott Awards:
  • 2007 Grammy: Best Urban/Alternative Performance - Winner
  • 2006 Grammy: Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance - Winner
  • 2004 Grammy: Best Urban/Alternative Performance - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

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