Jodie Brooke Wilson Wiki – Jodie Brooke Wilson Biography
Jodie Brooke Wilson is the wife of Des O’Connor. After a glittering career in television spanning six decades, legendary entertainer Des O’Connor died in his sleep on Saturday 14 November 2020.
Des O’Connor’s heartbreaking last pictures show him waving to his daughter through a window as he shielded during the coronavirus outbreak.
She is 51 years old.
Jodie Brooke Wilson and Des O’Connor’s Marriage
Des O’Connor married Jodie Brooke Wilson in September 2007, after waiting 17 years to tie the knot with her.
When the couple wed, Des was 75-years-old, and Jodie was 38.
The couple was engaged four years after O’Connor proposed a pink diamond ring over the kitchen table.
Miss Brooke Wilson was 21 when the couple first met during a revival of sixties game show Take Your Pick, on which she was a hostess.
Australian born singer-songwriter Brooke Wilson said at the time of their marriage: “It’s going to be very nice to be Mrs. O’Connor instead of always being referred to as Des’s partner. I will be proud to call him my husband.”
However, her new husband admitted: “I quite liked being her boyfriend. We have been on honeymoon for 17 years, and I am looking forward to many more good times.”
Des O’Connor leaves behind five children, who he had during the course of his four marriages.
He had a son, Adam, with fourth wife, Jodie Wilson.
He was also father to four daughters, of which the eldest Karen, 67, with first wife, Phyllis Gill.
Des and second wife Gillian Vaughn had 57-year-old Tracy Jane and Samantha, 55, during their 22-year marriage.
Des and third wife Jay Rufer also had his youngest daughter, 32-year-old Kristina.