She studied to be an English teacher at Temple University.
Scott is from Philadelphia. She became friends with other musicians in the area that helped launch her carrer, including DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Roots.
She was a member of the Canadian cast of Rent.
She met her first husband, DJ Lyzel Williams, when she was doing a poetry reading. They tied the knot eight years later and divorced in 2007 after nearly six years of marriage.
She toured with Sting in 2001. She missed a week when she came down with a lung infection.
Her first album was nominated for 3 Grammys.
She greatly admires Barbra Streisand. In addition to her talents, Scott likes that Streisand never got a nose job. Scott wears a size 16 and is fine with it.
Scott has the ability to sing in the sixth and seventh octave; a rare feat for any artist. She is also able to sing the whistle register.
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Jill Scott married for the second time when she wed her long-time boyfriend Mike Dobson in a private ceremony on June 25, 2016. She filed for divorce on September 5, 2017 after only 14 months of marriage.