Jill was born and raised in Los Angeles. She studied drama at U.C. Irvine. After college, Jill supported herself as a puppeteer in a traveling children's show. In addition to her work in front of the camera, Jill has performed at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, South Coast Repertory, the Laguna Playhouse, and smaller theaters throughout Los Angeles. She is also is an acting teacher and coach at Lesly Kahn's Kahnstitute. Jill currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son.