Who is Jill Tavelman? The Life of Phil Collins’ Ex-wife

There’s more to know about Jill Tavelman than just being the ex-wife of artist Phil Collins, the Grammy award-winning artist. Her ex-husband has been married and divorced three times. We talk more about Jill’s less-known facts, bio, age, relationships, career, and net worth.

Tavelman was born on April 19, 1956, in Los Angeles County, California. According to her Instagram account, her mother, Jane Hale, was also an actress and theater artist.  Becoming from an artist’s celebrity family, Jill developed a passion for the entertainment industry at an early age.

 She is famous for her marriage to Phil Collins. Apart from being known for this, she is also a famous American actress, business person, architect, and media personality.

Some sources have recorded that she served as the president of the Beverly Hills Women’s Club.  Her social media pages also indicate that she has run her antique shop in West Hollywood, California, since 2019. Tavelman is also an architect by profession.

Relationship and family

Jill Tavelman got married to Phil Collins in 1984. She was the second wife to Phil. Their relationship lasted for 12 years, and together they had a daughter, Lily Collins, who was born on March 18, 1989. Lily Collins is now a famous artist. Tavelman and Phil Collins divorced on December 5, 1996. Phil Collins has had three more relationships. Before Jill, Phil had married Andrea Bertorelli.

After divorcing Tavelman, Jill married Orianne Cavey in 2016. On the other hand, Tavelman never remarried after the divorce. She lives with her daughter in West Hollywood.

The two have a great mother-daughter relationship and are often seen together in numerous social media photos. Lily Collins said her mother is the most important figure in her life, apart from being her best friend.

The divorce, which Phil filed in 1984, claiming that he was no longer in love with Tavelman, resulted in Tavelman receiving $17 million from Phil

In 2020, the third wife of Tavelman’s ex-wife, Orianne Cevey, fought for Collins’s house in Miami Beach. She also demanded $20 million from Collins.

Net worth

Jill Tavelman is estimated to have a net worth of around $25 million. The majority of her earnings comes from her profession as an architect.

Jill also received $17 million from her divorce.

In 21016, she bought a mansion for $12.4 million. John Elgin Woolf redesigned the mansion in the 1950s. 

Some sources report that the house consists of a library, a tennis lawn, and four bedrooms.

Interesting facts about Jill Tavelman

  • She has rarely concentrated on her actress career, making her debut in 1988 in the movie Buster. 
  • She has a particular interest in collecting antique materials, the reason why she opened her antique shop.
  • Her antique business added $1.5 million to her net worth.
  • She also shares her antique collection on her Instagram account.
  • Jill’s approximate height and weight are 5 feet 6 inches and 60 kgs, respectively.
  • IMDb records that Tavelman has also worked in other movies, such as “Extra with Billy Bush.”

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