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Wilson James Rodriguez Bedolla


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Full NameWilson James Rodriguez Bedolla
First NameWilson
Middle NameJames
Last NameRodriguez Bedolla
ProfessionFootball Player
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
No Of Children1

Wilson James Rodriguez Bedolla was the football player who used to play for the Cucuta and Colombian National Team

He is well-known as the father of famous Colombian footballer, James Rodriguez, who used to be an attacking midfielder of the Spanish club, Real Madrid but now playing for Bayern Munich.

Wilson James Rodriguez Bedolla and his son, James Rodriguez.
Wilson James Rodriguez Bedolla and his son, James Rodriguez. Source:

Football is in the gene of James Rodriguez

Passionate James started playing and training for football since he was five. 

In amid of continuing his passion for football, James also carried on his studies and completed engineering from the Universidad Nacional Abierta

However, James chose football as his profession and proves himself an outstanding and top scorer player. 

It's like playing football is in his gene, and he cannot be away from it.  

His father was also a football player, but unfortunately, his injuries and drinking habits kept him from becoming a professional footballer. 

His paternal uncle, Arley Rodriguez, was also a footballer who used to play for independent Medellin.

Winner of the Golden Boot in FIFA World Cup 2016, James was even captain of the Columbian National Football team. 

Because of his talent and credibility, he was offered to play for Real Madrid's team, which eventually made him one of the most expensive football players. 

His name was even compared to Cristiano Ronaldo when he scored his goal with a left foot. 

Broken married life

Wilson was married to Maria Del Pilar Rubio. But the married life of Wilson did not last for long. 

After the separation, Maria took the responsibility of James and helped him to enhance his football skills.  

Maria got married again to Juan Carlos Restrepo. However, there is not any information on either Wilson get married again or not. 

Wedding with teammate sister

Wilson has not disclosed any information regarding his wedding. However, his son James held his wedding in his late teens with Daniela Ospina on December 24, 2010

The couple started dating since 2008, when his fellow teammate, David Ospina, who is also the brother of Daniela, introduced them to each other. 

At that time, James was only 16 years of age. The couple kept their wedding nuptials private in Medellin, Columbia, and exchanges their wedding vows in front of their closed ones. 

Two years after their wedding, they were blessed with a wonderful daughter, Salome Rodriguez Ospina

Wilson James Rodriguez Bedolla’s son, James Rodriguez, with his ex-wife.
Wilson James Rodriguez Bedolla’s son, James Rodriguez, with his ex-wife. Source: Instagram

Separation from wife

Like Wilson, his son also split from his beautiful wife, Daniela, a volleyball player. The couple even used to have the same number 'ten' as their jersey number. 

But unfortunately, the couple decided to break their six and half year of marriage and got divorced in on July 27, 2017

After separation from his first wife, James found a new love to cherish his life. Now he is living together with Shannon de Lima, who is a Venezuelan model. 

Since 2018 he started dating Shannon, who is also a single mother of 13 -year -old son with her ex-husband Manuel Sosa, who is also a Venezuelan actor. 


James is the only child of Wilson, who once suffered from severe stutter in his early days. He even had to go for therapy for the treatment. 

Nevertheless, he is over from that now. Additionally, Wilson is also blessed with two wonderful grandchildren.

Wilson James Rodriguez Bedolla’s son, James Rodriguez, and his grandchildren.
Wilson James Rodriguez Bedolla’s son, James Rodriguez, and his grandchildren. Source: Instagram

Net Worth

Wilson has not revealed his net worth until now. However, the net worth of his son is as follows:

YearNet worth
2018$30 Million
2019-2020$(30-40) Million
Annual income$29 Million

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Updated On Sun Aug 14 2022 Published On Sat Sep 19 2020 By shaumya

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