Jill Tavelman is an American personality who rose to fame after she became the wife of a drummer, singer, and record producer, Phil Collins. Aside from this, Jill Tavelman is an entrepreneur and architect as well.
Table of Biography
Jill Tavelman was born on 9th April 1956 and is 64 years old. Her birthplace is Los Angeles Country, California, United States. Jill is an American citizen and belongs to a British-Irish ethnicity. Likewise, her age is sixty-four years old and her horoscope is Aries. Moreover, Jill’s father was a Canadian Jewish native who was the owner of a men’s clothing store in Beverly Hills, California. On the other hand, her mother, Jane Hale was an actress and theatre artist.
Career and Professional Life
Looking at Jill Tavelman’s career and professional life, she is an American entrepreneur and architect as well. She came into fame after her marriage with her former husband, Phil Collins. Moreover, people also recognize Jill Tavelman as the mother of the popular actress and model, Lily Collins. Currently, Jill manages a website whose name is “WAVERLY ON DOHENY”. From the website, Jill does the selling business of the antic pieces. Besides her business, she was also present in the film, “Buster” in an under-benefited character of a Woman at the Airport.
There is no more information about Jill Tavelman’s career. Now talking about her former husband’s career, Phil Tavelman is an English drummer, singer, songwriter, and also a record producer. Similarly, he is also recognized as the drummer/singer of the rock band “Genesis” and for his solo career as well. From the year 1982 to 1990, Collins gained 3 UK and 7 US number-1 singles in his solo career. When he was in his band Genesis, he was also working together with other artists.
Phil Collins’s solo career is added up, he did more US Top forty singles than any other artist in the 1980s. Phil’s most successful singles from the period were “In the Air Tonight”, “Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)”, “One More Night”, and “Sussudio”. Also, “Take Me Home”, “Two Hearts”, “A Groovy Kind of Love”, “I Wish It Would Rain Down”, and “Another Day in Paradise”. Like Phil, the former couple’s daughter is also a successful personality now.
Further about her daughter-Lily Collins career
Also, looking at Jill’s daughter’s career, Lily Collins has become a successful Actress and model as well. She got her first role when she was just 2 years old in the BBC series “Growing Pains”. Lily was given the name as the International Model of the Year by Spain’s Glamour magazine after she was chosen by Chanel to wear their one dress at the Hôtel de Crillon in 2007. The actress was present in various movies like on the “Priest” in 2011, “Abduction” in 2011, “Mirror Mirror” in 2012, and “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” in 2013.
Even in “Stuck in Love” in 2012, “The English Teacher” in 2013, and “Love, Rosie” in 2014. In addition, Lily was the winner of the New Hollywood Film Award. Lily Collins was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in the category of the Motion Picture Musical / Comedy for her act as Marla Mabrey in “Rules Don’t Apply” of 2016. She even achieved praise for her role as a young girl with anorexia in the Netflix drama “To the Bone” of 2017. Similarly, Lily was present as Fantine in the BBC miniseries adaptation of “Les Misérables” from 2018–2019.
Recently, she got some characters in 2 biographical movies; one as Liz Kendall in the Netflix drama “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” and the other as J.R.R. Tolkien’s wife Edith in “Tolkien”. Also, from 2020, she was also present as Emily Cooper in the Netflix series “Emily in Paris”. From which she also achieved a nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy. Moreover, Lily is also an author. Her first book was “Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me” which was out in the year 2017.
Jill Tavelman has a net worth of $550 thousand as of now. Similarly, her salary from range $65 K or above. She has been earning her income from her career as an entrepreneur and architect as well. In the year 1996, her former husband, Phil Collins had to give got £17 million to Jill as the divorce settlement.
Moreover, her daughter has a stunning net worth of around $10 million and her income source is from her career as an actress and model. In 2016, Jill purchased a mansion of $12.4 million, whose designer was John Elgin Woolf in the 1950s. The house also includes a library, tennis court, and four bedrooms.
As of now, Jill Tavelman is single. Previously, Jill was the wife of Phil Collins. Their wedding was on August 4, 1984. Together the couple has a daughter and her name is Lily Collins. She was born on March 18, 1989. Lily is a British-American actress and a model as well. After Jill and Phil’s twelve years of marriage, they divorced each other on December 5, 1996. It was the first and last marriage for Jill. However, not the same for her former husband. Phil Collins was previously in a marriage with before he was with Jill.
Her former husband’s other marriages
Phil’s first wife was a Canadian Andrea Bertorelli. They got to meet each other when they were students in a London drama class and reconciled when Genesis was performing in Vancouver. The pair got married at the age of twenty-four in England. Phil then adopted Bertorelli’s daughter, Joely who is also an actress and movie producer. From Phil’s first marriage, he has a son whose name is Simon Collins who now is a former vocalist and drummer of the rock band, “Sound of Contact”. Phil’s second wife was Jill Tavelman of course. At that time, Collins was having an affair while he was on a tour with Genesis in 1992 with Lavinia Lang. She is a former drama school classmate.
The pair previously had an engagement, however, the relationship came to an end before their wedding. In 1994, Collins revealed that his feeling for Tavelman was out, and had filed for divorce. After his broken marriage with two women, his third wife was Orianne Cevey who is a Swiss national. They got to meet each other on a tour where Orianne was his translator in 1999. From Phi’s third marriage, he has 2 sons and they are Nicholas and Matthew. Unfortunately, his third marriage was also failing and they got divorced in 2006. He again had to pay £25 million to Cevey as the settlement.
Collins even made his autography “Not Dead Yet” in 2016 where there was a history of his broken marriages. Then in 2016, his first wife took legal action against Phil for writing all his relationships in his autobiography. After all this, Phil was again in a relationship with Dana Tyler who is an American news anchor. Then, he migrated to Miami, Florida together with his two sons to get close with them. However, Phil reconciles with Cevey and they were living together in Miami. Unfortunately, Phil registered a report against Cevey in October 2020 after she was secretly married to another man in August.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Talking about Jill Travelman’s physical appearance, she has an average height of 5 feet 6 inches with a suitable weight. Jill has a fair complexion with a slim body type. Similarly, she has brown eyes with light blonde hair. Her hair is wavy and quite long. Other than things, the details regarding Jill Travelman’s body measurements, bra size, shoe size, and dress size, are still missing.
Coming to the social media part, the actress and architect is not active on any of the social media platforms. Jill neither has a Twitter account nor an Instagram account. She even does not use Facebook. However, her former husband and her daughter are quite active on social media. Her daughter often uploads images with her mother. Also, Jill is sometimes seen with her daughter in public events as well.