Everything About Lyzel Williams: The Ex-Husband of Jill Scott

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Everything About Lyzel Williams: The Ex-Husband of Jill Scott
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Lyzel Williams is a DJ and a graphic artist by profession. But, Williams is also widely recognized for his former marriage with American singer, songwriter, and actress Jill Scott. However, the former husband and wife divorced after six years of marriage.

While Lyzel did not have a very successful marriage, the celebrity spouse has reportedly been leading a successful career as a graphic designer. Further, Williams also shortly pursued his interest as a DJ.

Well, in this article, we are going to explore everything about Lyzel’s personal and professional life.

Profile Summary

Full NameLyzel Williams
Birth PlaceWashington D.C.
OccupationGraphic Designer
Current ResidenceNew Jersey
Ex-WifeJill Scott
Relationship StatusSingle (2023)

Who Is Lyzel Williams? The Story of Jill Scott’s Ex-Husband

Lyzel Williams is a former Dj and a professional graphic artist at present. After receiving a formal degree, Lyzel started pursuing a career as a graphic artist. He joined The Philadelphia Tribune as a Graphic artist in 1994. There the artist worked for about a year until 1995.

Lyzel and his former wife Jill together.
Lyzel and his former spouse Jill’s photo from 2001.

Meanwhile, Jill’s ex-hubby joined Intermedia Interactive Software in 1993 and worked as a Senior graphic and interface designer for 8 years, until 2001.

Similarly, Lyzel also worked as a part-time employee at Intermedia Interactive Solution from 1993 to 2002. He there was the senior graphic artist too for nine years.

He Now Works at Comcast Interactive Media

Since 2009, Lyzel is a full-time employee at Comcast Interactive Media as a Creative Design Specialist. It’s been over 14 years since the ex-celebrity spouse joined the office and is still a part of it.

Prior to landing a career in graphic designing, he also aspired to become a DJ, however, he later dumped the idea. Further, apart from this, he also worked as a manager of his former wife Jill.

After all, an American-born Lyzel gained tremendous fame after his marriage to actress and singer Jill Scott. In fact, the two had once become the talk of the town for their relationship.

Where is Lyzel Williams Now?

He now resides in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, United States with his family. He is reportedly living his singlehood life there.

Williams’ His School and College

Talking about Williams’ education, he joined The Art Institutes in 1990 to fulfill his creative aspirations. He finally graduated from there in 1993 and has since been pursuing his degree in Graphic designing.

Prior to joining the Institutes, Williams went to Forestville High School in Forestville, Maryland and graduated in 1989. It is reported that he also used to play basketball at the school.

Who are Lyzel Williams’ Parents?

Williams was born in Washington D.C. to African-American parents. While the names of his father and mother are still missing, his mom used to work as a cloth designer while his dad was an electronics engineer.

As for his childhood, Lyzel spent most of his early life with his grandmother.

Williams Married His Ex-Wife Jill Scott in 2001

The handsome hunk Lyzel is widely known for his marriage to Jill Scott. As per the reports, Lyzel and Jill married in 2001 in a private Hawaiian ceremony. They actually tied the knots during a vacation.

Lyzel Williams Was Married to Wife Jill Scott
Lyzel and his then-wife Jill Scott

With very few friends and a family member being invited, the couple wed in a very private ceremony. Well, their decision to walk down the aisle was not an impulsive one. The duo rather dated for over seven years before they finally took the decision to marry.

It sounds quite crazy but Jill even wrote a song, He Loves Me (Lyzel in E Flat), about her first date with her then-boyfriend Lyzel. However, despite all the bonding and love for one another, the duo divorced in 2007.

They Divorced After Williams Began to Keep His Ex’s Home-Cooked Meal Uneaten

Funny enough, Lyzel and his ex-wife Jill’s marriage ended in quite a hilarious way. As per Scott herself, the artist told Essence Magazine they divorced only after her then-spouse started avoiding her cooking. She opened up,

“He stopped eating my food. He was pissed [off] for other reasons, but the best way to show me was by leaving what I’d made for him uneaten for days on the kitchen counter. It was a smack in the face.”

The former flames eventually divorced six years after their wedding in 2007. Although the former duo was married for several years, they didn’t share any children.

His Ex-Wife Scott’s Multiple Relationships & Children

After divorcing her first hubby Williams, Jill dated a number of men. Shortly after the split, she went on to date drummer Li’l John Roberts. In fact, during one of her concerts at New York’s Carnegie Hall on June 20, 2008, she shared a long kiss on stage, stating she was already engaged to him.

From her relationship with Li’l she even welcomed a son named Jett Hamilton Roberts, on April 20, 2009. However, just two months after the birth of her first kid, Scott, her drummer-boyfriend broke off. She announced her break up on June 23, 2009.

The couple is co-parenting their children. In one of their interview, the couple stated,

We definitely love our son and we are co-parenting and working on being friends. It is what it is. I have a lot of support, so I want for nothing as far as that’s concerned.

Williams’ Ex Married Her Second Husband in 2016

On June 25, 2016, Lyzel’s former spouse Scott married for the second time to her longtime boyfriend Mike Dobson. But this time again, the couple filed for divorce in 2017 almost after 15 months of marriage.

But, the news of their divorce finalizing is yet to be confirmed. At present, many tabloids report Scott is single while Williams also seems to be single in the dating game.