Jill Scott biography

Jill Scott

Neo soul, Composer

1972 –

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Who is Jill Scott?

Jill Scott is a Grammy-winning American singer-songwriter, actress and poet. Since 1999, Scott has made a reputation for being a classic, thought provoking artist gained by her 2000 multi-platinum selling debut, Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1. Their followups Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2 released in 2004, and The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3 released in 2007 both achieved gold status. She made her cinematic debut in the films Hounddog and Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? in 2007. She also appeared as the lead role in the BBC/HBO series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.

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Born
Apr 4, 1972
Philadelphia
Also known as
  • The Lady Jill Scott
  • Jilly from Philly
Parents
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Temple University
  • Philadelphia High School for Girls
Lived in
  • Mount Laurel Township
  • North Philadelphia

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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