4 minutes to read . Jonny Wilkinson Family: He was born to a family of Frimley to Mr. Phil Wilkinson and Mrs. Philipa Wilkinson. Northern Advocate. Only two guests, one of them Wilkinson's mother, were present at the ceremony officiated by Bandol mayor Christian Palix, … His father, Phil, was a rugby player and cricketer, and his mother, Philippa, played squash at county level. We will continue to update details on Jonny Wilkinson’s family. Jonny Wilkinson father’s name is Phil Wilkinson and mother Philipa Wilkinson. Jonny has a sports background as his father was also a well-known rugby and cricket player. Jonny Wilkinson to become a dad for the first time Jonny Wilkinson to become a dad for the first time as he reveals family life has made him ‘genuinely happy’ at last He looked the picture of happiness when he attended the Royal Wedding in Windsor last weekend with his wife Shelley. 8 Sep, 2019 9:00am . He has a beloved brother Mark Wilkinson who is also a well known Rugby player too. Jonny Wilkinson: Why I'm such a different dad . In 1998, he took his own life. On 28 October 2013, Wilkinson married his girlfriend of eight years, scaffolding company heiress Shelley Jenkins, in a private ceremony at the town hall of the French resort of Bandol. Jonny's father David, also a wicketkeeper, had a 20-year career with Yorkshire and played four Tests for England. I hope my son shuns sport, says Jonny: Rugby star claims he doesn't want a potential child to put themselves under the same pressure he did. Lashings of buck's fizz for Father's Day brunch.