Who is Phil Collins’ Ex-Wife, Jill Tavelman? (Lily Mother)

Jill Tavelman with Phil Collins
Date of Birth 1956
Daughter Lily Collins
Ex-Husband Phil Collins
Net Worth $50 Million

Jill Tavelman is famous for being the ex-wife of the popular singer Phil Collins. She is also a mother to a really famous performer Lily Collins.

Who is Jill Tavelman?

Jill Tavelman was born in the year 1956. She was born in California. Much information about her early life is not known though.

Who is Lily Collins’s mom? Jill Tavelman is Lily’s mother.

We also don’t know whether she has any siblings or not. She is famous for being the ex-wife of Phil Collins and the mother of Lily Collins.

Relation with Phil Collins

The divorce of Jill Tavelman from her ex-husband Phil was news all over the world. The divorce was considered high priced because of the situation they were in. Her husband had been cheating on her so, that created a lot of controversies.

Phil and Jill met in 1980 while he was promoting Genesis albums, at the time he visited some of the local bars in Los Angeles. Phil was just divorced at the time and he was looking for some serious relationship.

When they both met for the first time Phil was introduced to Jill as Bill Collick so, that she would not recognize him as a rock star but the funny thing was Jill was very unknown to any guy and rock star named Phil.

After dating for some time Phil and Jill started to live together and they also shift to Phil’s hometown the UK to start a new married life.

After a Marriage

After their marriage in 1984, the first few years were really good and they were enjoying it a lot. As per some reports this couple dated for about 3 years before they got into marriage life. Their marriage ceremony took place in a local church located in Guildford.

As soon as they started to date Jill was living with Phil in the United Kingdom and it was a difficult time for her because she was in a new place and also far from her family as well as from her close friends.

Phil’s career was rocking and he was getting more and more popular all over the world at that time, he also released a single solo album which made his solo career debut.

Phil’s first solo albums were major hits but Jill’s life was not so happy and she was suffering from depression and lots of tension as well, maybe it can be due to her husband’s no time for her.

Jill Tavelman and Phil divorced in 1996

After living a married life for about some year they divorced in 1996 and it was not so good year for both of them including their children.

All this happened when Phil began to fall in love with his teenage lover Lavinia Lang and after Jill fall in love with her, he began to carelessly about his relationship with Jill.

They married in 1984 and had 2 daughters together. But the marriage proved to be really unfruitful in the end. The couple got separated in 1986. The relationship ended with fax.

Phin sent a fax to her ex-wife stating that he was having an affair with another woman as said by Lily Collins in her book. This was a very brutal way to end a relationship.

Who are Phil and Lily Collins?

Phil Collins is an American Musician. He is famous for being the drummer and the singer of the rock band called Genesis.

But his real fame came when he went for his solo career. He scored three number-one singles in his solo career. He has many hit songs with Genesis as well.

Most of his best songs include, “Take me Home”, “Two Roads”, “Another Day in Paradise”, “In the air Tonight” and more. Lily Collins, on the other hand, is a British American actress. She is Phil and Jill’s daughter. Lily was born in the year 1989 in Surrey.

She lived most of her life in Los Angeles though. Lily debut for a role in Growing Pains, a BBC TV Series at an age of just two. She is also a model and she was voted International Model of the Year by Spain’s Glamour Magazine.

She had leading roles in many sci-fi action horror and psychological films such as Mirror Mirror, Abduction, The Mortal Instruments, The English Teacher, and more. Collins has won many awards as well. She has a Golden Globe for Best Actress too which is a very big deal. Collins has also written a book named Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me in 2017.

Jill received a big sum from her divorce

Phil has made a big sum of money from his musical career and many artists also believe him as the greatest singer of all time. Phil was already making millions and millions of money from his career but due to many divorces in his life, his big-money was gone to his wives.

In his life, he had three divorces and each of them cost him a lot of fortune. Jill and Phil’s divorce was ended with $23.5 million. But she was the daughter of a rich businessman so, money was never a problem for her.

Jill was born to rich parents


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Money was never a problem for her because she was born to a very rich family in the USA. She was the daughter of a Hollywood outfitter who has already worked with many celebrities like Groucho Marx and Greta Garbo.

Also, her mother was one of the famous dancers of the time and her ethnicity is Canadian-Jewish. She completed her education at a local school in Los Angeles.

What is Jill Tavelman doing now?

She is on business these days and she has been running a vintage shop in Hollywood, California and her shop name is Waverly On Doheny.

Her store is antique and it has been loved by many locals over there, this store was founded by a schoolteacher in 2014 where you can find rare and vintage cameras and many other gifts. Once she also gifted one producer a video camera which has also a video of Amelia Earhart.

How much is Jill Tavelman’s net worth?

Jill is a very rich person. The news of her buying a house for more than $4 million of its asking price spread like wildlife sometime ago.

She owns a huge mansion and she still has $10 million in the bank. This doesn’t even come close to what she received in the divorce settlement. She got a total of $50 million from divorce. An amount that is more than enough to lead an incredibly comfortable life.

Her ex-husband Phil Collins, on other hand, is still worth $300 million. This is mainly because of his long and incredible career as a musician.

Her daughter, on the other hand, is worth $8 million which is still good enough. The Collins Family is pretty rich overall.

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