Date of Birth: May 23, 1974
Birthplace: Homer, Alaska, USA
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974), professionally known as Jewel, is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actress, and poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and has sold over 27 million albums worldwide. Jewel debuted on February 28, 1995, with the album, Pieces of You, which became one of the best selling debut albums of all time, going platinum 15 times. One single from the album, Who Will Save Your Soul, peaked at #11 on Billboards Hot 100; two others, You Were Meant for Me and Foolish Games, also reached #2 and #7 respectively on the Hot 100, and were included in Billboards 1997 year-end singles chart. She has crossed multiple genres throughout her career.