Frequently Asked Questions about Jewel

Q. Where was Jewel born?
A. Jewel was born in Payson, Utah on May 23, 1974, not in Homer, Alaska as most people think. She moved to Alaska with her family when she was very young. She now calls San Diego home.

Q. How old is Jewel?
A. Jewel is 23 years old. She was born in May, 1974.

Q. Where did Jewel Grow up?
A. Jewel grew up on an 800 acre homestead in Homer, Alaska.

Q. Is Jewel her real name?
A. Yes, her full name is Jewel Kilcher. She has no middle name.

Q. Does Jewel have any brothers and sisters?
A. Jewel has one older brother and one younger brother, but no sisters.

Q. When is the second record coming out?
A. There is no official release date for the new album at this time. Jewel was in the studio recording, Summer 1996, in Woodstock, New York. As far as I know, the album is set to come out in September of 1998.

Q. What songs will be on the next record?
A. Jewel has recorded over twenty new songs, many of which she has already performed live at her concerts. It's up to Jewel to narrow the selection down. It will be a tough choice because they all sound great.

Q. Does Jewel have an e-mail address?
A. Yes. You can e-mail Jewel by clicking She usually does not reply but she does read all her mail.