Jacqueline Fernandez is a Srilankan-Indian film actress. She is famous as the glam girl of Bollywood. Since stepping into the industry, she became the town’s talk by acting in some tremendously brave roles. Let’s get to know something more about the actress.
|Full name:||Jacqueline Fernandez|
|Profession:||Film Actress, Model, & Restaurant Owner|
|Date Of Birth:||11 August 1985|
|Age Now:||35 ( as in 2020)|
|Ethnicity:||Eurasian multiracial family (Malaysian, Sri Lankan, and Canadian)|
|Hometown:||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|Current address:||Mumbai, India|
|Nationality:||Sri Lankan |
|Height:||In centimetres: 170 cm |
In metres: 1.70 m
In feet: 5’7″ inches
|Weight:||In Kilograms: 56 kg |
In Pounds: 123 lbs
|Bra size:||34 inches|
|Hip size:||27 inches|
|Waist size:||36 inches|
|Body Measurement:||34-27-36 inches|
|Dress size:||4 (USA Standard)|
|Eye color:||Dark Brown|
Family & Relative
|Father’s name:||Elroy Fernandez ( Malaysian businessman)|
|Mother’s name:||Kim Fernandez ( Air hostess)|
Two elder brothers
One elder sister
|Cousin:||Frederica Jansz; famous journalist|
Boyfriends & Affairs
|Boyfriend(s):||1. Sheikh Hassan Bin Rashid; Bahraini Prince|
2. Sajid Khan; film director.
The rumored affair of Sajid Khan and actress Jackqueline Fernandez was in the gossip for a long time. Reporters negatively said it was just another casting couch step for the actress to get the break. However, things didn’t work out that way. The couple broke up.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Jacqueline Fernandez
- Does Jacqueline Fernandez Smoke? : No
- Does She like drinks alcohol? : No, But Sometimes she does.
- The actress was only fourteen when she hosted her first TV show.
- Jacqueline Fernandez wanted to be a Hollywood actress at first.
- Jackqueline won the Miss Sri Lanka Pageant in 2006.
- After Jackqueline and Rashid broke up, the prince released a music video named Jackie.
- Before entering Bollywood, Jackqueline worked as a reporter in Sri Lanka.
- The actress is an active supporter of PETA and became vegetarian after joining it. She visited the mayor of Mumbai and pursued him to ban horse carriages. As a result, the horse carriage ban law came to action.
- Jacqueline Fernandez is a freak about cleanliness.
- She supports Pratham NGO to protect elephants. She solicited to ensure the safe and fast passage of elephants from the Manila Zoo to an empathetic asylum.
- Jacqueline Fernandez runs an NGO in Sri Lanka to help the oppressed.
- Jacqueline is a trained artist. She sketched Jaggi during the shoot of Race 3.
- Jacqueline raised funds for the South Indian Flood Affected people with the project Jacqueline Builds.
- The actress gives away her dresses for charity. Jacqueline Fernandez auctioned the dresses that she wore in the song Party On My Mind of Race 3 and Kick.
The pretty face of Bollywood is academic also. The actress got her graduation degree in mass communication major.
|School:||Sacred Heart School, Bahrain Berlitz School Of Language: |
To learn and improve her French, Spanish, and Arabic.
John School Of Acting
|University:||University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia|
|Releasing year:||Movie and Screen Name:||Director:|
|2009||Aladin as Jasmine||Sujoy Ghosh|
|2010||Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hay as Tara||Milap Zaveri|
|2010||Housefull as Dhanno||Sajid Khan & Farhad Samji|
|2011||Murder 2 as Priya||Mohit Suri|
|2012||Housefull 2 as Bobby Kapoor||Sajid Khan|
|2013||Race 2 as Omisha||Abbas Burmawalla & Mustan Burmawalla|
|2013||Ramaiya Vastavaiya as Jackqueline||Pravu Deva|
|2014||Kick as Shina Mehra||Sajid Nadidwala|
|2015||Roy as Aisha and Tia||Vikramjit Singh|
|2015||Bangistan as Rosanna||Karan Anshuman|
|2015||Brothers as Jenny Fernandez||Karan Malhotra|
|2015||Definition Of fear as Sarah Fording||James Simpson|
|2016||Housefull 3 as Ganga Patel||Sajid Khan|
|2016||Dishoom as Ishika||Rohit Dhawan|
|2016||A Flying Jatt as Kriti||Remo D’Souza|
|2017||According To Mathew as Daphne Reynolds||Chandran Rutnam|
|2017||A Gentleman as Kavya||Raj Nidimoru & Krishna D.K|
|2017||Judwaa 2 as Alishka||David Dhawan|
|2018||Baaghi 2 as herself||Ahmed Khan|
|2018||Race 3 as Jessica Gomes||Remo D’Souza|
|2019||Saaho as special appearance||Sujeeth|
|2019||Drive as Tara||Tarun Manushkhani|
|2020||Mrs. Serial Killer as Sona mukherjee||Shirish Kundar|
|2021||Attack And Bhoot Police; not released yet.||Lakshya Raj Anand & Pawan Kripalani|
Apart from a successful actress, Jacqueline Fernandez worked as a fashion runway model and walked for various brands. Jacqueline Fernandez won several beauty pageants. TVC and media collaborations are some of her most prominent sources of income.
|2008||World’s young Asian Woman||Eastern Eye Magazine|
|2011||World’s young Asian Woman||Eastern Eye Magazine|
|2013||Third Most Desirable Woman||The Times Of India|
|2013||Woman Of The Year||PETA, India|
|2013||Bollywood’s Best Dressed Actress||Reddif.com|
|2014||Eighth Most Desirable Woman||The Times Of India|
|2015||Seventh Most Desirable Woman||The Times Of India|
|2016||Fourteenth Most Desirable Woman||The Times Of India|
|2017||Celebrity 100; based on popularity and yearly income.||Forbes, Indian Edition|
|Face Of Indian Bridal Fashion Week :||2013|
|Clothing Line :||Just F|
|Spokesperson :||Forever mark Diamond by Gareth Pugh, Mumbai, India|
|Opener :||Forever 21, Indian Branch|
|Lunch :||Gillette Shaving System; incorporation with Arbaaz Ali Khan and Aditya Roy Kapoor.|
|Investment (35 million dollars) :||Rakyan Beverages( Raw Pressery)|
|Restaurant :||Kaema Sutra, with chef Darshan Munidasa. It serves traditional Sri Lankan cuisine.|
|Television Appearance :||Temptation Reloaded in Auckland, Perth, And Sydney.|
|Live Talent Show:||Got Talent World Stage Show|
|Judge :||Jhalak Dikhla Ja, 2016-2017 ( Television Show)|
|Host :||IIFA Award Show 2013|
Jacqueline Fernandez is the first Bollywood celebrity to endorse a consumer brand.
The beautiful actress got into the first controversy while dating the famous director Sajid Khan. Both had a huge age gap and background, and the Netizens didn’t like the couple. They even suspected that Jacqueline Fernandez is dating the director to bag roles. Finally, the couple broke up after three years of dating. The reason they gave was Sajid Khan being overprotective.
During the shoot of Sau Tarah Ke from the movie Dishoom, the actress wore a Dagger. This event made the Sikh community furious, thinking it was Kirpaan. Later the actors cleared it out to the Sikh Management Committee that it was an Arabian antique.
Her fondness for Salman Khan raised rumors of them being in a relationship several times. But neither Bhaijan nor Jackie assured it.
|Salary:||2-3 crore Indian Rupees per film|
|Net Worth :||About 9 Million|
Favorite Actress Favorite
|Favorite Food :||French Cuisine Menu|
|Favorite Actor :||Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, & Leonardo DiCaprio|
|Favorite Actress:||Angelina Jolie & Kareena Kapoor|
|Favorite Film :||Hollywood: The Bridges of Madison County(1995), Gone With The Wind (1939).|
Bollywood: Not Revealed
|Favorite Color:||White, Black, & Red|
|Favorite perfume:||Issey Miyake|
|Favorite Restaurant:||Pali Village Cafe in Mumbai|
|Favorite Car :||Audi|
|Favorite Wear:||Saree ( Indian Traditional Drape Wear)|
Awards and Nominations
|2010||1. IIFA Debut Of The Year- female. |
2. Central European Bollywood Award- The best breakthrough performance(female).
|2012||Stardust Award for best actress and exciting new face.||Won and nominated, respectively.|
|2013||1. IIFA the best actress award in a supporting role. |
2. Asianet Film Award for the most stylish Bollywood actress.
|2014||PETA, India- Woman Of The World||Won|
|2015||1. Stardust Award for style diva|
2. Screen Awards for the best actress
3. Filmfare Glamour and Fashion Award for the emerging face of fashion
4. Big Star Entertainment Awards for the best entertaining dancer
|2016||1. HT most stylish awards for Asli-est star|
2. Filmfare Glamour and Fashion Award for Hotstepper of the year.
3. Lux Golden Rose entrepreneur of the year.
4. Stardust awards for the best actress.
|2017||1. Asian Voice Charity Awards for International Humanitarian persons.|
2. Vogue Beauty Fitspiration award.
3. Femina Best Natural Beauty Awards.
4. Big Zee Entertainment Award for the best entertainer of the year.
5. Lux Golden Rose Unstoppable Beauty Of The Year Award
6. Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award, India
7. Geospa Asiaspa India Awards For The Charismatic Personality
|2018||PETA Digital Activism Awards||Won|
|2019||Lux Golden Rose Awards For Charismatic Beauty||Won|
Fans/Followers & Profiles Link
Jacqueline Fernandez’s career started back in 2009 when she came to India for a modeling assignment. There she met director Sujoy Ghosh, and he gave her the first break in Bollywood. Though the gaming was a critical and commercial failure, her acting made an impact on the critics.
Later that year, the actress appeared in Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hay and Housefull. But none of the characters was powerful to establish her as a star. The long-cherished success came to Jacqueline Fernandez with Mohit Suri’s particular movie, Murder 2. Since then, she didn’t look back ever.
Jacqueline Fernandez’s acting skills were not very welcomed before in the industry. But she got everything a star in making needs. Famous Bollywood critics write Jacqueline is incredibly dazzling who moves like magic. Proving them valid, the diva is getting her feet in the tinsel town.