Lyzel Williams is the ex-husband of the famous American singer, actor, and songwriter, Jill Heather Scott popularly known as Jill Scott. Jill is a three-time Grammy Award-winning artist.

She is also a successful actress and has appeared in some of the biggest tv series such as “The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency,” “Black Panther,” and “First Wives Club.”

Quick Info
Birth Name
Lyzel Williams
Birth Date
Birth Place
Washington D.C., United States
Current City
Mount Laurel, New Jersey, United States
Forestville High,
The Art Institutes
Zodiac Sign
5 feet 11 inches
Jill Scott (2001-2007)
Social Media
Graphic Designer, DJ
Net WorthN/A
Lyzel Williams's ex-wife, Jill Scott
Williams’s ex-wife, Jill Scott Source: New York Post


Lyzel Williams was born and raised in Washington D.C., United States to American parents. He has American nationality and black ethnicity. There has been no information regarding Lyzel’s exact birth year but some source says that he is a year older than Jill Scott. He was probably born in 1971.



Lyzel is an educated man. He completed his high school at Forestville High. He later graduated from The Art Institutes in 1993 with a Bachelor’s degree in visual communication.


How did Williams start her Career?

Williams started his career as a senior graphic artist and interface designer in Intermedia Interactive Solutions in 1993. He joined The Philadelphia Tribune as a graphic artist in 1994 where he worked for a year. Lyzel left the Intermedia company in 2002 and started working as a manager for his then-wife, Jill Scott. Following the divorce from his wife, he quit his job as manager and joined Comcast Interactive Media as a creative design specialist. Sources say that Lyzel Williams is also a DJ.

Lyzel Williams's ex-wife, Jill Scott performing on concert
Williams’s ex-wife, Jill Scott performing on concert Source: Billboard

Body Measurement

Lyzel Williams is in his early 50s as he is older than his ex-wife, Jill Scott. There are no pictures of Lyzel in public media except for his single pictures of Facebook profile picture. He has black eyes and black hair with an average body build. He stands 5 feet 11 inches tall.


Married Life

Lyzel Williams first met Jill Scott in 1991 in a local poetry reading. Lyzel sat beside Jill while Jill was reciting her work on stage. Jill confessed that she was mesmerized by every word of Lyzel during an interview with Washington Post. Jill invited Lyzel for a walk in the park, it was the beginning of their love story. Jill also wrote two of her hit songs, “He Loves Me” and “A Long Walk” inspired by that moment.

Williams and Jill tied their knot in 2001 in a private ceremony in Hawaii. Unfortunately, due to the busy schedules of Jill and her tired life, the couple could not conceive a child. Jill confessed that Lyzel was not in his proper mind and was not eating the foods prepared by her as their relationship was going downhill. The couple eventually got divorced in 2007 after six years of married life.

There has been no further information about Lyzel’s personal love life after the divorce. On the other hand, Jill gave birth to her first child, Jett Hamilton Roberts in 2009 with her boyfriend, Li’l John Roberts. She tied her knot for the second time in Mike Dobson in 2016 only to divorce a year later in 2017.


Social Media

Lyzel Williams is not an active social media user. He has been out of public media for a while now. We can find him on Facebook but he has been inactive from Facebook since 2014. In 2009, Lyzel confessed to being in a relationship but there is no detailed information about it. On the other hand, his ex-wife, Jill Scott is a famous personality. She has over 2.8 million followers on Instagram where she can be connected with @missjillscott.

Lyzel Williams's ex-wife, Jill Scott with her second husband
Williams’s ex-wife, Jill Scott with her second husband Source: Pinterest

What is Lyzel’s Current Net Worth?

There has been no exact estimation made regarding Lyzel Williams’s net worth. But he is living a content life as he is a professional graphic designer and has been working in a good company. On the other hand, his ex-wife, Jill Scott is a millionaire with having a net worth of $12 million.

Williams is leading a simple lifestyle in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, United States. He has been out of the limelight since his divorce from Jill Scott.



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