Three-time Grammy® Award-winning singer-songwriter, New York Times best selling poet, and critically acclaimed actress are only a few titles held by Jill Scott. Named People Magazine's Top TV Breakout Star of 2010, Scott has been featured in every major magazine across Vogue, InStyle and Elle Magazine. Before having her recent album, "The Light Of The Sun" become the #1 record in the country and performing at The White House, the triple threat began her career collaborating with musical icons, Will Smith, The Roots and Common in the late 90s. With a background in musical theatre, Scott started her career as part of the Canadian cast of Rent, and has gone on to grow her true multimedia brand across books, clothing, TV and film.
Her television credits include the lead role in the HBO/BBC miniseries filmed on location in Botswana, "The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency", a Peabody Award-winning show directed by the late Academy Award- winning director Anthony Minghella. Additionally, she appeared in Showtime's "Cavedweller" and LMN's "Sins of The Mother", for which she earned an NAACP Image Award and was the second–most watched premiere in the network’s history. In features, Scott has appeared in "Hounddog", "Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?" and "Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too?"