The 53-year-old actress and singer posted the cover to instagram , writing: New cover alert. Truly proud to be sharing this with my daughter @LionBabe.
Jillian is Vanessa’s second eldest child – she also has three other children, two daughters and a son.She has three children with Ramon Hervey II including Jillian, Melanie Hervey, 29, and 23-year-old son Devin Hervey. She has 16-year-old daughter Sasha with Rick Fox
Vanessa and Ramon were married from 1987–1997, however two years after their split she met former basketball pro Rick Fox and the pair were married from 1999–2005.
She is now happily married to accountant Jim Skrip, with the couple tying the knot in 2015.
The actress has two acting projects coming out in 2017, a TV series called Daytime Divas and also a fantasy, sci-fi film The Man from Earth: Holocene.
Their January issue of Essence will be on newsstands Friday.