Jonelle Filigno Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jonelle Filigno Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 58 kg
Date of Birth September 24, 1990
Zodiac Sign Libra
Spouse Russell Hopkins

Jonelle Filigno is a Canadian former professional soccer player who played as an attacking midfielder and forward for clubs such as Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Toronto Lady Lynx in the now-defunct W-League, and for Sky Blue FC in the NWSL (National Women’s Soccer League). At the national level, she represented Canada in 71 games and was part of the squads that won the 2010 CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup and the Bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Games. After her official retirement from the game in 2017, she began working as a brand marketing representative and communications manager for Adidas Canada.

Born Name

Jonelle Filigno

Nick Name

Jonelle

Jonelle Filigno as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2017
Jonelle Filigno as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2017 (Jonelle Filigno / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Residence

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Nationality

Canadian

Education

Jonelle attended the St. Marcellinus Secondary School in Mississauga. After her high school graduation, she joined Rutgers University in New Jersey from where she graduated in 2013 with a degree in sports management.

Occupation

Professional Soccer Player (Retired), Brand Marketing Representative

Jonelle Filigno (right) with former Canadian soccer player Kaylyn Kyle, as seen in December 2016
Jonelle Filigno (right) with former Canadian soccer player Kaylyn Kyle, as seen in December 2016 (Jonelle Filigno / Instagram)

Shirt Number

16 – Canada

Playing Position

Attacking Midfielder, Forward

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Jonelle has dated –

  1. Russell Hopkins (2011-Present) – Jonelle first met Russell at her university, where he was an infielder on the baseball team. They kept dating throughout her professional career thereafter and Russell proposed to her on Valentine’s Day in 2016. They got married in December 2016 in Los Cabos, Mexico and have a son together named Hunter Hopkins.
Jonelle Filigno and Russell Hopkins at their wedding in December 2016
Jonelle Filigno and Russell Hopkins at their wedding in December 2016 (Jonelle Filigno / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (White and Black)

She is of Canadian descent on her father’s side and Guyanese descent on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Light Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned Physique
  • Charming smile
  • Long, dense, straight hair
  • Has the ‘Olympics’ logo tattooed on her right wrist
  • Has a mole on her neck

Brand Endorsements

Jonelle has been sponsored by –

  • Adidas
  • PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) Canada
Jonelle Filigno as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2019
Jonelle Filigno as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2019 (Jonelle Filigno / Instagram)

Jonelle Filigno Facts

  1. She was a sports enthusiast from a very early age and began playing soccer from the age of 4. She participated in sports such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, and cross-country running at school.
  2. By the time she finished her college career with Rutgers University, Jonelle was the university’s all-time leading scorer of match-winning goals (17).
  3. She scored the opening goal for Canada in the quarterfinal match of the 2012 Olympic Games, as Canada went on to beat Great Britain by 2 goals to nil.
  4. In 2010, she was named ‘Canadian Under-20 Player of the Year’.

Featured Image by Jonelle Filigno / Instagram

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