List of famous people named Jill, along with photos. How many celebrities named Jillian can you think of? The famous Jills below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Jill, athletes named Jillian, and even political figures named Jill. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Jill or Jillian? Add them to the list.One of the famous Jills on this list is singer-songwriter Jill Scott. Her 2000 debut album entitled Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1 ended up going platinum. It's hard to pin her to just one genre, but she's mostly considered R&B and soul.