Jill Scott’s Ex-Husband Lyzel Williams Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth, Married

Lyzel Williams is the ex-husband of Jill Heather Scott, better known as Jill Scott, a well-known American singer, actor, and songwriter. Jill is a three-time Grammy Award winner.

She is also a successful actress, having appeared in some of the most popular television shows, including “The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency,” “Black Panther,” and “First Wives Club.”

Early Life of Lyzel Williams

Lyzel Williams is older than his ex-wife, Jill Scott, and is in his early 50s. Lyzel Williams was born and raised in Washington, D.C., to American parents. He is of American nationality and of black ethnicity. Lyzel’s exact birth year is unknown, but he is a year older than Jill Scott, according to some sources. He was most likely born in 1971.


Lyzel is a well-educated man. He graduated from Forestville High School. He later earned a Bachelor’s degree in visual communication from The Art Institutes in 1993.

Professional Career

Williams began his career in 1993 as a senior graphic artist and interface designer at Intermedia Interactive Solutions. In 1994, he began working as a graphic artist for The Philadelphia Tribune, where he stayed for a year.

Lyzel left Intermedia in 2002 and went to work as a manager for his then-wife, Jill Scott. Following his divorce from his wife, he left his job as a manager to work as a creative design specialist for Comcast Interactive Media. According to sources, Lyzel Williams is also a DJ.

Married Life of Lyzel Williams

Lyzel Williams first met Jill Scott at a local poetry reading in 1991. Lyzel sat beside Jill as she recited her work on stage. During an interview with the Washington Post, Jill admitted that she was captivated by Lyzel’s every word.

Jill invited Lyzel for a walk in the park, and thus their love story began. Jill was also inspired by that moment to write two of her hit songs, “He Loves Me” and “A Long Walk.”

Williams and Jill married in a private ceremony in Hawaii in 2001. Unfortunately, due to Jill’s hectic schedule and her exhausting lifestyle, the couple was unable to conceive a child.

Jill admitted that Lyzel was not in his right mind and was not eating the foods she prepared because their relationship was deteriorating. After six years of marriage, the couple filed for divorce in 2007.

After the divorce, there has been no further information about Lyzel’s personal love life. Jill, on the other hand, gave birth to her first child, Jett Hamilton Roberts, with her boyfriend, Li’l John Roberts, in 2009. In 2016, she married for the second time in Mike Dobson, only to divorce a year later in 2017.

Net Worth of Lyzel Williams

Lyzel Williams’s net worth has not been determined with certainty. But he is happy because he is a professional graphic designer and works in a good company. His ex-wife, Jill Scott, on the other hand, is a millionaire with a net worth of $12 million.

Williams lives a simple life in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, the United States. He has remained out of the public eye since his divorce from Jill Scott.

Height of Lyzel Williams

Except for his Facebook profile picture, there are no pictures of Lyzel in the public domain. He has black eyes, black hair, and an average build. He is 5 feet and 11 inches tall.

Social Media

Lyzel Williams does not use social media. He has been absent from the public eye for some time. We can find him on Facebook, but he hasn’t been active there since 2014. Lyzel admitted to being in a relationship in 2009, but there is no further information.

His ex-wife, Jill Scott, on the other hand, is a well-known figure. She has over 2.8 million Instagram followers and can be found at @missjillscott.