Born May 23, 1974

Jewel Kilcher, professionally known as Jewel, is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, actress and poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and has sold over 27 million albums worldwide. Jewel's debut album, Pieces of You, released on February 28, 1995, became one of the best-selling debut albums of all time, going 15 times platinum.… Read More

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1974 Birth Born on May 23, 1974.


1993 19 Years Old Jewel was discovered by Inga Vainshtein in August 1993 when John Hogan, lead singer from the local San Diego band Rust, whom Ms. Vainshtein was managing, called to tell her about a girl surfer who sang at a local coffee shop on Thursdays. … Read More


Jewel's debut album, Pieces of You, released on February 28, 1995, became one of the best-selling debut albums of all time, going 12 times platinum. The debut single from the album, "Who Will Save Your Soul", peaked at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100; two others, "You Were Meant for Me" and "Foolish Games", reached number two on the Hot 100, and were listed on Billboards 1997 year-end singles chart, as well as Billboards 1998 year-end singles chart. … Read More
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1999 25 Years Old A year later, in November 1999, Jewel released Joy: A Holiday Collection. … Read More
2003 29 Years Old In 2003 Jewel released the album 0304. … Read More


2006 32 Years Old On May 2, 2006 Jewel released her sixth album Goodbye Alice in Wonderland. … Read More
In early February 2007 Jewel recorded a duet with Jason Michael Carroll, "No Good in Goodbye", that was featured on Carroll's debut CD, Waitin' in the Country. … Read More
…  She has received four Grammy Award nominations and, as of 2008, has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.
2009 35 Years Old In early 2009 it was announced that Jewel would release a new studio album titled Lullaby, a collection of lullabies which she described as "not just for children, but also adults". … Read More
In January 2010 Jewel released "Stay Here Forever" from the soundtrack to the film Valentine's Day.
2011 37 Years Old Jewel's second children's album, The Merry Goes 'Round, was released in August 2011. … Read More
2012 38 Years Old On October 16, 2012 Jewel announced via Twitter a Greatest Hits album would be released in 2013. … Read More
2013 39 Years Old On August 6, 2013, Jewel announced the release of her second Christmas album, titled Let It Snow: A Holiday Collection, scheduled for release on November 12, 2013. … Read More


2014 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2014, Jewel began work on her next album and confirmed that it will not be released by a major record label, and that she will be producing it herself. … Read More
2015 41 Years Old In 2015, Jewel appeared on Blues Traveler's album Blow Up the Moon, co-writing the song "Hearts Still Awake."
2016 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In July 2016, Jewel appeared on ABC's Greatest Hits. … Read More
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