Jill Scott

Inside the life of I’m A Celebrity winner and former Lioness Jill Scott

She has an MBE!!

Jill Scott is a 35-year-old former professional footballer and she’s best known for her performance in the women’s Euro 2022. However last night she won I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here so here’s everything you need to know about her and her life as a footballer.

When did Jill Scott start playing football professionally?

Jill Scott started her football career with her home city women’s team before joining Everton Women in 2006 and Manchester City in 2013. Her career highlights include winning the Women’s Super League title with Manchester City in 2017 and scoring England’s winning goal against Holland in the Euro 2009 semi-finals. Jill also represented Great Britain in the 2012 Olympics.

What did she do before football?

Before playing professional football, Jill Scott enrolled at Loughborough Uni to play sport. In 2008 she was appointed as the coach of the Women’s Football Academy at Gateshead College.

Jill Scott was appointed a MBE in 2020

In the 2020 New Year Honours, Jill Scott was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for her services to women’s football.

Does Jill have children and is she married?

Jill isn’t married but is engaged to her partner Shelly Unitt. Shelly has two daughters of her own so Jill is a step mum and sister-in-law-to-be to former England player, Rachel Unitt.

Shelly and Jill live together in Manchester and run a coffee shop called Boxx2Boxx. In December 2020 Jill said: “No engagement party as planned but hoping for an even bigger one next year. Feeling very grateful for our fourth Christmas together, here’s to many more @ShellyUnitt.”

What is Jill Scott’s net worth and height?

Jill Scott’s net worth is reportedly between £1.3 million and £3.4 million. Jill Scott is also 5’11 tall has been given the nickname “Crouchey” in her career after being compared to the female version of Peter Crouch thanks to her height.

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Feature image via @jillscotttjs8.