He married British pop star Sophie Ellis-Bextor on 25 June 2005 in Italy. Together the couple have four sons, Sonny Jones, born in April 2004, Kit Valentine Jones, born in February 2009, and Ray Holiday Jones, born 25 April 2012. On 4 November 2015 Richard and Sophie had a fourth son Jesse. Before they became a couple, Jones toured as a member of Ellis-Bextor's band in 2001-2003 to promote her 2001 album Read My Lips. An April 2002 concert from Shepherd's Bush Empire featuring Jones was released on DVD as Watch My Lips. He also appears frequently on a bonus feature on the DVD, a video diary about life on the road during the tour.