Jonny Wilkinson

United Kingdom

Jonny Wilkinson Bio

Who is Jonny Wilkinson

Jonny Wilkinson is a former English rugby union player, who represented England and the British and Irish Lions. He rose his prominence during 2003 Rugby World Cup, and acknowledge as the best rugby union players.

Early Life (Childhood)

He found success in rugby, basketball, cricket, and tennis in high school. He later went to Pierrepont School, Frensham, and Lord Wandsworth College, and played at a youth level for Farnham Rugby Club.

Interesting Facts

He is from an athletic background. His brother Mark was a Newcastle player and made 16 appearances in the premiership between 2002 and 2005. His father Phill was a proficient cricketer and rugby player. He is earning an excellent salary. He has a staggering net worth of $21 million.

Personal Life

He married his long-term girlfriend, Shelly Jenkins in the south of France. Their marriage held in a private ceremony at the Riviera resort of Bandol on October 28, 2013, attended by just two guests including his mother, Philippa. Outside of his professional career, he wrote five books which have been published by 'Headline.'


He won BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 2003. In the same year, he was the International Rugby Board International Player of the Year as well. Moreover, in December 2005, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in Civil Law by Northumbria University


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