“He was a very selfish man,” the songwriter. spent a lot of time at the house I grew up in, getting it ready to be sold, g. Early life. Jewel was born May 23, 1974 in Payson, Utah, the second child of Attila Kuno "Atz" Kilcher and Lenedra Jewel Kilcher (née Carroll). At the time of her birth, her parents had been living in Utah with her elder brother, Shane;…