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.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
16 – Canada
Attacking Midfielder, Forward
Boyfriend / Spouse
Jonelle has dated –
- 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.
- Toned Physique
- Charming smile
- Long, dense, straight hair
- Has the ‘Olympics’ logo tattooed on her right wrist
- Has a mole on her neck
Jonelle has been sponsored by –
- PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) Canada
Jonelle Filigno Facts
- 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.
- 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).
- 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.
- In 2010, she was named ‘Canadian Under-20 Player of the Year’.
Featured Image by Jonelle Filigno / Instagram
Facts of Jonelle Filigno
- Gender Female
- full nameJonelle Filigno
- birthplaceMississauga, Ontario, Canada
- Date of Birth September 24, 1990
- Age 31 years 7 months
- Horoscope Libra
- Lucky Number 7
- Lucky Stone Peridot
- Lucky Color Blue
- Best Match for Marriage Gemini
- ethnicity / ethnic backgroundCanadian and Guyanese
- net worth$750 thousand
- professionProfessional Soccer Player (Retired), Brand Marketing Representative
- weight58 kg or 128 lbs
- height5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
- hair colorBlack
- eye colorLight Green
- body type / buildAthletic
- collegeRutgers University