Jill Mills, USA – Strongwoman

2.Jill Mills (3)Jill Mills (born March 2, 1972) is an American world champion powerlifter and world champion strongwoman.


Mills competed in bodybuilding from 1993 to 1995,[2] but turned to powerlifting in 1996. Mills is undefeated in powerlifting competition, has set numerous state and national records, and is a 2 time national champion. Jill also won the WPC World Powerlifting Championships in 2003.[3]


Mills was also one of the first women to compete in strongwoman contests, starting in 1997. She was named the 1997 North American Strongman Society Woman Athlete of the Year. Her most notable accomplishment in strongwoman competition has been winning the World’s Strongest Woman contests in 2001 and 2002, and finishing third in 2005.

She is married to Milo Mills, and has one daughter. Mills lives in Texas and is a registered massage therapist and personal trainer. She is also a licensed nurse but does not practice.

Powerlifting contest results

  • 1995 USMC
  • 1996 Alamo Classic, 165 lb. division – 1st
  • 1997 USPF National Powerlifting Championship, Philadelphia, PA – 1st
  • 1997 USPF Texas State Powerlifting Championship, Austin, Ft Hood, TX – 1st
  • 1998 USPF Texas State Powerlifting Championship, Austin, Ft Hood, TX – 1st
  • 1998 APF Raw State Championships, 181 lb. class – 1st
  • 1998 Alamo Classic, 181 lb. class – 1st
  • 1998 Metroplex Rep contest
  • 1999 USPF Texas State Powerlifting Championship, Austin, Ft Hood, TX – 1st
  • 1999 APF Raw State Powerlifting Championship, Dallas, TX (set 4 new state records) – 1st
  • 1999 IPA Westside Invitational, Cleveland, OH, 181 lb. class – 1st
  • 2001 USPF Texas State Powerlifting Championship, Austin, Ft Hood, TX – 1st
  • 2001 USPF Texas Cup – guest lifter, 181 lb division (set 4 new state records and 1 new national record)
  • 2003 APF Texas State Championship, Austin, TX – 165 lb class and overall best lifter, 4 new state records
  • 2003 APF Nationals, Los Angeles, CA – 181 lb class champion

Strongwoman contest results

  • 1997 Lonestar Strength Festival, Euless TX (injured)
  • 1998 NASS Metroplex Champ, Dallas, TX
  • 2000 York Barbell Champ, York, PA
  • 2001 SW USA NASS Strongwoman Champ
  • 2001 Callander Roundtable Champ (World’s Strongest Woman qualifier)
  • 2001 Killin Fair Champ
  • 2001 IFSA World’s Strongest Woman champion, Zambia, Africa
  • 2002 Northeast Showdown Pro Strongwoman, Boston – won all events
  • 2002 St. Louis Microbrew festival Pro Strongwoman – won all events
  • 2002 Clash of the Titan, Aberdeen Scotland – 1st overall
  • 2002 IFSA World’s Strongest Woman champion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 2004 Strongest Woman Alive champion, Riverside, CA

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