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Biography, Personal Life & Net Worth of Phil Collins’ ex-wife Jill Tavelman

Biography, Personal Life & Net Worth of Phil Collins’ ex-wife Jill Tavelman

Facts of Jill Tavelman

Full Name: Jill Tavelman
Birth Date: April 9, 1956
Age: 65 years
Gender: Female
Country: America
Horoscope: Aries
DivorcePhil Collins
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlonde
Birth PlaceLos Angeles County, California
StatusDivorced
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
KidsLilly Collins
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Grab media attention as the ex-wife of Grammy award-winning artist Phil Collins. Jill Tavelman also is best known as the mother of actress Lily Collins.

Early Life

On April 9, 1956, Jill Tavelman was born in Los Angeles County, California, USA. By nationality, Jill is American and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Married Life of Jill Tavelman with Phil Collins

In the year 1984, Jill Tavelman exchanged the wedding vows with her husband Phil Collins. Her married life with Phil was full of ups & downs. Jill was the second wife of Phil after she divorced Andrea Bertorelli.

From their married life, Jill welcomed a daughter, Lilly Collins born on March 18, 1989, with her spouse. Her daughter Lilly is also, a popular actress like her father.

Jill Tavelman with her ex-husband holding their daughter
Caption: Jill Tavelman with her ex-husband holding their daughter (Photo: Pinterest)

Previously, her husband Phil was married to Andrea Bertorelli. Unfortunately, Phil married life with Andrea couldn’t be the last. Finally, the couple divorced in the year 1996 after living together for 12 years as a married couple.

Used Fax to End Their Married Life

Jill’s husband used one of the cruelest ways of ending a relationship. Surprisingly, he broke up through a FAX sent to his wife explaining how he felt about them and their future, along with Lily who was just five years at that time.

Jill Tavelman with her ex-husband and daughter
Caption: Jill Tavelman with her ex-husband and daughter (Photo: E! News)

Jill received a massive amount after the divorce $17 million worth for divorce settlement.

Shocking Tragedy: Revealed in Her Daughter Book

Jill Tavelman’s daughter Lilly revealed a shocking tragedy when she came up with the book ‘Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me’. In the book, she excerpts her father’s memoir, ‘Not Dead Yet,’ she revealed Phil’s cheat on her mother, i.e. Jill.

Jill Tavelman with her daughter
Caption: Jill Tavelman with her daughter (Photo: Gettyimages)

When her father Phil sent the heartbreaking FAX to her mother Jill, he was allegedly having an affair with a woman; for the second time. In the year 1992, his first affair started. When her father Phil was performing in LA and met his childhood romance, Lavinia Lang. He wrote,

“Seeing her: time stops, then rattles backward, fast, dizzyingly, to teenage dreams.  I am not thinking about my nearby wife, 3-year-old daughter and mother-in-law. I know that recounting this makes me sound like a right shallow bastard. But I’m not that way. I’m very loyal. Very committed.”

Her father Phil with Lavinia even came to a decision on leaving their partners. However, Lavinia backed off from the plan in fear of losing her kids. Her decision unharmed her relationship with her husband.

Jill Tavelman's ex-husband with his daughter
Caption: Jill Tavelman’s ex-husband with his daughter (Photo: mirror.co.uk)

Her father Phil stayed faithful to his child but things changed when Phil met Orianne Cevey. At that time, she is working as a translator in Geneva. He wrote,

“For the next couple of days, I’m like a dog with two tails, but at the same time: I’m about to go to Paris. And in Paris, I’m due to meet my wife and our 5-year-old daughter, who are flying in from London. What have I done? Well, I know what I’ve done. I’ve betrayed my wife and child. Again. And I’ve set sail for perilously uncharted waters. ‘Meet Phil Collins’ new mystery girlfriend. She’s young enough to be his daughter.’ Ticks all the midlife crisis boxes.”

“I try to outline the way I feel about us, about the future. The most reliable and quickest way to get this letter to her is to fax rather than post it. So that’s what I do.”

Jill Tavelman with her daughter
Caption: Jill Tavelman with her daughter (Photo: IMDB)

Her father Phil left the family when he allegedly leaving a breakup message on FAX. Then he went on marrying Orianne in the year 199. Their married life was also only short-lived when they decided to get divorced in the year 2008.

Her Ex-Husband Unsettled Married Life

Phil had three failed marriages despited which he began dating Dana Tyler. She works as a newsreader. Also, he had mentioned that he didn’t want to get married for the fourth time back in 2010. If the wedding resulted in divorce, it meant a huge loss of fortune to Phil.

What is Jill Tavelman Net Worth?

Jill Tavelman grab media attention after marrying Phil Collins. Her divorced process from her husband was the headline of the top news portal. Jill Tavelman got a huge amount of worth from the divorce settlement i.e $17 million.

Jill Tavelman ex-husband's property
Caption: Jill Tavelman ex-husband’s property (Photo: NetworthBuzz)

So we can say that Jill Tavelman has a net worth estimated at around $17 million received from her divorced. She has bought a house next door for the worth of $4 million more than the quoted price as she paid a sum of $12.4 million to prevent the house from being torn down to make a mega-mansion.

Also, she owns and runs an antique store in West Hollywood, California from where she is earning some money. The celebrity mother, Jill is living a luxurious life.