Who Is Jill Tavelman? About Lily Collins Mother

Jill Tavelman with Phil Collins

Jill Tavelman is well known as the ex-wife of drummer, singer, and record producer Phil Collins. Together, they welcomed a daughter named Lily Collins who has become a successful actress and model as well. However, Jill has made a name for herself as she is also an actress, architect, and businesswoman.

Many people are curious to know about her life after the separation from Phil. Are you also curious as well? Know about the life of Jill Tavelman after her divorce and what is she up to these days. We will also tell you about her early life, career, relationship, net worth, and more in this article.

Jill Tavelman is of mixed ethnicity

Jill Tavelman was born on 9th April 1956 in Los Angeles County, California, United States. According to her birthdate, she is currently 66 years old and her zodiac sign is Aeries. She was born as the daughter of Jane Hale and her mysterious spouse whose identity is still unknown. She holds American nationality and belongs to the Canadian-Jewish ethnicity.

It is revealed that she was born into a rich family and it is believed that she had completed her education at a local school in Los Angeles. Additionally, it is also revealed that her mother was one of the famous dancers of her time who formerly partnered up with Don Loper.

The actress follows Christianity as her religion and she has won the hearts of many people around the globe with her good deeds and excellent acting skills. Talking about her appearance, she has a pair of grey eyes and blonde hair. She also has two siblings but their identities are unknown just like her father. Furthermore, she stands at the height of 5’6″ (168 cm) and weighs about 60 kg (132 lbs).

When did Jill Tavelman marry Phil Colins? How did they meet?

Jill Tavelman and Phil Collins had met each other for the first time back in 1980 when the singer had been promoting one of his Genesis albums in the United States. Apparently, the duo had crossed paths with Jill in a local Los Angeles bar. At the time, he had no intention to be in a relationship because he had just gotten divorced from his first wife, Andrea Bertorelli.

Interestingly, he had introduced himself as Bill Collick when they met as he didn’t want to expose himself and his celebrity status at the time. Unfortunately, he needn’t trouble himself with a fake identity as Jill hadn’t ever heard of any Phil Collins before then because she favored a different genre of music from his.

It took some months after their first meeting for things to progress between the two. Phill took the initiative and asked her to move to England with him. Jill obliged his request and they became the talk of the town as they become the talk of the town as they always appeared at events together.  They dated for three before deciding to get married.

The couple finally decided to walk down the aisle back on 4th August 1984. They finally got married in an intimate ceremony that was held at a local church near the town of Guildford where they were living. However, the early years of their marriage were a bit of a challenge because of Phill’s unfinished business with his previous wife and his new career as a solo artist. Additionally, Jill was in a new place far away from her family and friends.

At the time, Phil’s career was rocking and he was getting more and more popular all over the world. He also made his solo career debut with his new single solo album. His first solo albums were major hits but his wife Jill was not so happy as she was suffering from depression and lots of tension. Well, the reason behind that might be because of Phill as he was super busy and had no time for his newlywed wife.

The reason behind Jill’s divorce from Phil Collins

Jill’s relationship with her husband Phil Collins started to deteriorate in the early nineties when Phil was touring around the world with Genesis. It is believed that he had an affair with his ex-fiance, Lavinia Lang in 1992. After that, Jill filed for a divorce in 1994, and their divorce was confirmed two years later, with Phil paying Jill a reported $17 million.

The drummer discussed his infidelity in 2016 and said, “I was following my heart. But it turned out I was being a bit of a b******.”

Initially, Phill was married to Andrea Bertorelli after meeting as an 11-year-old student in a drama class and reconnecting years later. The two were in a relationship from 1975 to  1980. Talking about his most recent relationship, he was married to Orianne Cevery between 1999 and 2006.

In addition to that, he is believed to have paid a whopping $25 million to his ex, which is considered to be one of the biggest in British celeb history. Later, they seem to have rekindled their love in 2016 despite their divorce. However, it was all a lie as Oriane got married to another man behind his back four years later. Currently, the popstar is believed to be single.

Does Jill Tavelman have any children?

Jill Tavelman and Phil Collins are blessed with a daughter named Lilly Jane Collins. Their 33-year-old daughter is an actress who is best known for playing the titular character in Netflix’s romantic comedy Emily in Paris. Additionally, she has also appeared in various movies such as The Blind Side, Priest, Abduction, Mirror Mirror, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, and many more.

As you might already know that divorce between parents also affects their children very much. Similarly, she also faced difficulty in dealing with her dad’s divorce and has publically spoken publically about her upbringing.

In 2019, she gave an interview where she recalled, “My life felt out of control. I couldn’t handle the pain and confusion surrounding my dad’s divorce [from Orianne] and I was having a hard time balancing being a teenager with pursuing two grown-up careers [modeling and acting] – which focused heavily on how I looked.”

“Bulimia was another way I thought I could gain control during an emotionally unstable time in life. I’d go to the supermarket late at night and load up on every type of junk food, return home to my bedroom and just eat and eat – then go to my bathroom and throw it all up. I started by using a toothbrush, then a hair chopstick, and finally ­graduated to my finger,” she added.

What is Jill Tavelman up to these days?

At the present, Jill is working as a ‘purveyor of resurrected oddities’ and operates a vintage shop named Waverly On Doheny. Her shop is located in West Hollywood, California and it is one of the exclusive antique stores in the vicinity, Talking about the history of her shop, the store was founded by a former school teacher in 2014 and it consisted of rare electric antique items.

She gifted a vintage camera that contained a video of Amelia Earhart to a big Hollywood producer. Talking about her current relationship, she remains on good terms with her ex-husband. She wishes her former partner on several occasions and often shares pictures of the two on Instagram.

The former duo also made several joint appearances together in numerous red carpet events even several years after their separation. However, the actress seems to be single and not in any relationship with anyone at the present.

How much does Jill Tavelman earn? Her presence on social media

As mentioned earlier, Jill was born into a rich family and she has a successful career as well so she must have earned quite a hefty sum of money. In the past, the news about her buying a house for more than $4 million of its asking price spread like wildfire.

She owns a huge mansion and has $10 million in the bank. However, it doesn’t even come close to what she received as the divorce settlement. She got a total of $50 million as alimony from her ex-husband Phill. Thus, we can say for sure that she must be living a lavish and luxurious life at the present.

On the other hand, her ex-husband has an estimated net worth of $300 million. He has earned loads and loads of money from his long and incredible career as a musician. Their daughter has also made quite a fortune as her net worth is estimated to be around $8 million which is still good enough. The Collins Family is pretty rich overall.

Talking about her presence on social media, she is fairly active on social media sites such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has got over 24.4 k subscribers at the present with thousands of posts on her Instagram account. Furthermore, she is also available on Twitter and Facebook where she has got hundreds of followers.

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