Jewel Kilcher Biography

(singer, musician)

Jewel Kilcher is an award-winning singer-songwriter. She is a mother of one.

More about the relationship

Jewel Kilcher was a married woman. She married Ty Murray on 7th August 2008. They dated for almost 10 years before getting married. Similarly, they had a son Kase Townes Murray together who was born on 11th July 2011.

But on 2nd July 2014, she announced that they are getting a divorce.

Eventually, they divorced in 2014. Previously, Jewel was in a relationship with Sean Penn. It is known that she is dating a football player Charlie Whitehurst since 2015. They were spotted in Perth in March 2017, where she was scheduled to perform.

Trivia

  • She had a difficult relationship with her father.
  • She left her home and lived in a cabin at the age of 15.
  • Also, she has been homeless at times and would sleep in her car.

Relationship Facts of Jewel Kilcher

  • Jewel Kilcher is having an affair.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Jewel Kilcher?

Jewel Kilcher is a musician, producer, actress, author, and poet.

Similarly, she has received four Grammy Award nominations and she has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.

Likewise, she has released a collection of poetry in the year 1998.

Jewel Kilcher: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

She was born on 23rd May 1974 in Payson, Utah, US. Similarly, she is the daughter of Lenedra Jewel Kilcher (mother) and Attila Kuno Kilcher(father). As of 2021, she is 47 years old.

She has two brothers Shane Kilcher and Atz Lee Kilcher.

Her mom left them when she was 8 years old hence her dad was the one who brought them up. Her father witnessed the Vietnam war hence he had Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Moreover, he had anxiety, and to calm himself he would drink alcohol. After drinking he used to be abusive.

As time passed by, he became sober, and now they are on good terms.

Similarly, she belongs to American nationality and her ethnicity is mixed (English, Swiss-German, and Scottish).

Education

Talking about her education, she joined Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Michigan at the age of 15. She graduated 2 years later after receiving training in classical singing and guitar.

Jewel Kilcher: Professional Life, Career

When Jewel Kilcher was 15 years old, she received a partial scholarship at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, where she studied operatic voice. After that, she began writing and performing at clubs and coffeehouses in San Diego, California. She was offered a recording contract with Atlantic Records who released her debut album Pieces of You, in the year 1995.

Similarly, her first album went on to become one of the best-selling debut albums of all time going 12-times platinum. Also, the debut single from the album “Who Will Save Your Soul” peaked at number 11 on the billboard hot 100.

Jewel Kilcher
Caption: Jewel Kilcher and Ty Murray (Source: Eonline)

Likewise, Kilcher’s subsequent album Spirit released in the year 1998 followed by This Way. In the year 2003, she released 0304 which marked a departure from her previous folk-oriented records. It featured electronic arrangements and elements of dance-pop.

In the year 2008, she released Perfectly Clear. It was her first country album. Likewise, it debuted a top Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and she featured three singles Stronger Woman, I Do, and Til It Feels Like Cheating. Similarly, she released her first independent album Lullaby in the year 2009.

Moreover, she has also had endeavors in writing and acting. In the year 1998, she released a collection of poetry and the following year appeared in a supporting role in Ang Lee’s Western film Ride with the Devil which earned her critical acclaim.

Awards and Nominations

She has been nominated for many awards like Grammy Awards for Best Country Vocal Performance – Female and Best New Artist. Similarly, she has been nominated to MTV Video Music Awards and she won the title of Best Female Video for Jewel: You Were Meant for Me, Version 1.

Likewise, she has been nominated to Prism Awards for Performance in a TV Movie or Miniseries.

Jewel Kilcher: Net Worth, Salary

She has an estimated net worth of $14 million. Similarly, she might earn a huge amount of money from her career but she has not revealed her salary and income.

But it is assumed that she has a yearly income of more than $500,000.

She built Inspiring Children Foundation.

Jewel Kilcher: Rumors, Controversy

There are no rumors and controversy about Jewel. As she is successful in maintaining her life away from rumors and controversy.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Jewel Kilcher has a fair complexion. Her height is 5 feet 6 inches and her weight is around 58 kg. Similarly, her hair color is blonde and she has green color eyes. Her body measurements are 34-26-35 inches.

Moreover, she practices meditation and mindfulness since she was 18.

Social Media

Jewel is active on social media. She has around 317k followers on Instagram, 368.7k followers on Twitter and 917k followers on Facebook.

 

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