Jacqueline Fernandez is a famous actress and former model. She is one of the most beautiful, elegant, and dazzling superstars who now active in the Indian film industry. She is also the winner of the Miss Universe Sri Lanka exhibition of 2006. Jacqueline Fernandez was also on the list of Celebrity 100 in Forbes India in 2013 for her income and popularity.
Jacqueline was born to Sri Lankan father, Elroy Fernandez (Businessman), and Malaysian mother, Kim Fernandez (Air Hostess) on 11 August 1985 in Manama, Bahrain. Her hometown is in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Her nickname is Jacky. Jacqueline has two elder brothers and one sister. Famous Sri Lankan journalist Frederica Jansz is Jacqueline’s cousin.
Reportedly, she had an affair with the Bahraini prince, Sheikh Hassan Bin Rashid Al Khalifa, and they dated each other for almost 2 years but they broke up in 2011. In memory of Jacqueline, Khalifa also released a music album with the name ‘Jackie’ after their breakup. After stepping into Bollywood she was in a relationship with a famous film director, Sajid Khan for over 3 years.
Jacqueline Fernandez Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Jacqueline Fernandez|
|Age||(as in 2020) 35 Years|
|Debut||• Film: Aladin (2009)|
• TV: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 (2016, as a judge)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Leo|
|Birth Place||Manama, Bahrain|
|Date of Birth||11 August 1985|
|Home Town||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Gymnastics, Swimming, Dancing|
|Mother's Name||Kim Fernandez|
|Father's Name||Elroy Fernandez (Businessman)|
|Sister||Frederica Jansz (cousin)|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||• Sheikh Hassan Bin Rashid Al Khalifa (Bahraini prince)|
• Sajid Khan (Director)
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|School||Sacred Heart School, Bahrain|
|College/University||University of Sydney, Sydney|
|Educational Qualification||Graduate in Mass Communication|
|Profession||Actress, Model, Restaurateur|
|Brands Endorsed||• The Body Shop|
• HTC One
• Casio India
• Bella Casa
• Nova Eyewear
• Magic Moments
• Delhi Dynamos FC
• Kaema Sutra
• M Baazar
• Iconic Galaxy
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 163 cm|
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 4”
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms- 56 kg|
in Pounds- 123 lbs
|Breast Size||34 inches|
|Hips Size||35 inches|
|Waist Size||27 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Mixed (Burgher & Malaysian)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||6 US|
|Shoe Size||8 US|
|Favourite Actress||Angelina Jolie|
|Favourite Actors||Shahrukh Khan and Leonardo DiCaprio|
|Favourite Food||French cuisine|
|Favourite Film||Hollywood: The Bridges Of Madison, Gone with the Wind|
|Favourite Perfume||Issey Miyake|
|Favourite Restaurant||Pali Village Cafe in Mumbai|
|Controversies||In 2016, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) protested the use of kirpan that she wore in a song Sau Tarah Ke in the film Dishoom.|
Jacqueline Fernandez did her schooling at Sacred Heart School, Bahrain. later she got a graduation degree in Mass Communication at the University of Sydney, Australia. At the age of 14, She hosted her first television show. She took part in many beauty competitions. Before joining the modeling industry, Jacqueline worked as a TV reporter in Sri Lanka for a few years. Later she joined the Berlitz School of Languages to learn Spanish, French, and Arabic.
In 2006, she won the title of Miss Sri Lanka. In the same year, she made her appearance in a music video 0 Sathi by Bathiya and Santhush. At a very young age, Fernandez decided to become part of the Hollywood industry. After that, she went to India and joined the entertainment industry. She never imagined initially about becoming part of the Bollywood. Jacqueline got training in acting from John School of Acting. Jacqueline did several modeling assignments both in India and in Sri Lanka. She also appeared on the top of several magazines like Exhibit, Vogue, etc.
While in 2009, Jacqueline was in India for her modeling assignment, she tried her hands in Bollywood and gave audition for the film Aladin. At that time, she didn’t know how to speak Hindi. For the audition, her flat broker helped her and guided her for learning Hindi. Fortunately, Jacqueline got selected for the lead role in that film, opposite great actor Amitabh Bachchan and Riteish Deshmukh.
Jacqueline Fernandez Net Worth
Jacqueline Fernandez’s estimated net worth is around $9 million. Moreover, many reports claim that her average fees for a film appearance is around INR 2-3 crores. Jacqueline has also had numerous brand deals and sponsors such as Snapdeal and HTC One.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$9 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Salary||INR 2-3 crores/film|
|Income Source||Actress, Model, Restaurateur|
Jacqueline Fernandez shared screen again with Ritesh Deshmukh in science fiction romantic comedy film ‘Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai’ as Tara, an alien girl from Venus who comes to Earth looking for love. In the same year, she also did the item number ‘Aapka Kya Hoga Janabe Ali’ (Dhanno) in the comedy film ‘Housefull’.
In 2011, Jacqueline appeared ‘Murder 2’ which proved to be a major hit. Later, in 2012, she appeared as one of the female leads in the comedy sequel ‘Housefull 2’. Both the film was critically panned, These were one of the most successful movies at the box office. Jacqueline returned in 2016 for ‘Housefull 3’, played the character of Ganga “Gracy” Patel this time, the love interest of Akshay Kumar’s character Sandy.
Later, Jacqueline apeared some of the best movies of the Bollywood industry including ‘Race 2, Ramaiya Vastavaiya (guest appearance), Roy, Bangistan, Brothers, and Definition of Horror. In the year 2014, She played the lead role as Dr. Shaina Mehra in the film ‘Kick’. This was the biggest blockbuster of her career to date. Along with her Salman Khan, Randeep Hooda, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui were the main cast of this movie.
Next a couple of years, she appeared in some comedy-drama-action movies including Dishoom, A Flying Jatt, A Flying Jatt, Judwaa 2, and Baaghi 2 (guest appearance). In 2017, Jacqueline made her acting debut in the Sri Lankan film industry with the English-language film ‘According to Matthew’.
She played the lead role as Tara along with late Sushant Singh Rajput in a Netflix film Drive, in 2019. In 2020, she once again appeared in a Netflix film ‘Mrs. Serial Killer’ as Sona Mukherjee.
|2010||Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai|
Definition of Fear
A Flying Jatt
|2017||According to Mathew|
|2020||Mrs. Serial Killer|
TV Shows & Serials List
|2016–2017||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9|
Facts About Jacqueline Fernandez
- Does Jacqueline Fernandez drink alcohol? : Yes
- Does Jacqueline Fernandez smoke? : No
- Jacqueline’s mother is of mixed Canadian & Malaysian ancestry.
- She is an active supporter of the famous NGO, PETA, and turned vegetarian after joining it. Jacqueline Fernandez PETA.
- Jacqueline commands an NGO in Sri Lanka for uplifting the downtrodden in the country.
- It is said that the reason behind Jacqueline’s break-up with Bollywood director Sajid Khan after a steady relationship for over 3 years is that he was over-possessive.
- Jacqueline owns a restaurant called Kaema Sutra, and an island in Sri Lanka. Jacqueline Fernandez restaurant Kaema Sutra in Sri Lanka.
- Apart from English and Hindi, Jacqueline can also speak Spanish, French, and Arabic.
- Jacqueline is very particular about cleanliness.
Who is hotter, Urvashi Rautela, or Jacqueline Fernandez?
Urvashi Rautela is hotter than Jacqueline Fernandez. Both actresses are the worst acting skills.
Was Jacqueline Fernandez a waitress?
Yes, Jacqueline Fernandez has worked as a waitress when she was a teenager and was just 14 years old. And now she owns restaurants.
How is Jacqueline Fernandez in Brothers?
She acted as a wife and a mother of a child girl was suffering from kidney failure. She played her role amazingly if you see a scene where she supports her husband when her husband decides to fight in the RTF game. When she got a message from her husband when he won the first round of the game, and she jumped with lots of happiness like a kid.
What do Indians find so attractive about Jacqueline Fernandez?
As Jacqueline is very beautiful and cute & her style is very good and she is the beauty queen of Sri Lanka and she accepted offers in the modeling industry, which came as a result of her pageant success. Dude its a winner in any game and she pulls it off like a queen. She can pull anything she wears. Perfect figure and complete knowledge of how to play it like a pro.
Is there any relation between Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez?
It is said that Jacqueline and Salman’s friendship went ahead after the movie ‘Kick’. There were also reports of his affair in the media. However, both of them will know how much truth is there in this. According to media reports, Salman once called a friend and said that they are coming to his house to meet him. Salman’s friend was surprised when he saw Jacqueline with Salman at three in the night. Looking at all this, it seems that Salman and Jacqueline’s friendship has moved forward. You might be aware that it was recently reported that Jacqueline had been living in Salman Khan’s Panvel farm house since the lockdown was announced and later decided to shift to help a friend. . All these reports indicate that Salman and Jacqueline’s relationship is ahead of friendship.