Jacqueline Fernandez is an Indian film actress and a former model who has established herself as a promising actress in Indian Cinema. She made her acting debut in Bollywood with Sujoy Ghosh’s Aladin, for which she had won an International Indian Film Academy Award for Best Female Debut. She was seen in Housefull 3 opposite Akshay Kumar, in Dishoom alongwith Varun Dhawan and in Flying Jatt opposite Tiger Shroff. She has judged Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 9 on Colors.
Real Name: Jacqueline Fernandez
Profession: Actress, Model, Restaurateur
Date of Birth: 11 August 1985
Age (as in 2017): 32 Years
Birth Place: Manama, Bahrain
Zodiac sign: Leo
Nationality: Sri Lankan
Hometown: Colombo, Sri Lanka
School: Sacred Heart School, Bahrain
College: University of Sydney, Sydney
Educational Qualifications: Graduate in Mass Communication
Father- Elroy Fernandez (Businessman)
Brothers- 2 (Elder)
Sister- 1 (Elder)
Hobbies: Travelling, gymnastics, swimming, dancing
Physical Stats & Features
Height: 5′ 7”
Weight: 56 kg
Figure Measurements 34-27-35
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Film: Aladin (2009)
TV: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 (2016, as a judge)
Favourite Food: French cuisine
Favourite Actress: Angelina Jolie
Favourite Film Hollywood: The Bridges Of Madison, Gone with the Wind
Favourite Color: White
Favourite Perfume: Issey Miyake
Favourite Restaurant: Pali Village Cafe in Mumbai
Favourite Destination: Italy
Marital Status: Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends: Not Known
Salary (approx.): 2-3 Crore/film (INR)
Net Worth (approx.): $9 million
Jacqueline Fernandez will soon be seen in Remo D’Souza’s upcoming flick opposite Salman Khan. It is an emotional film about a father-daughter relationship. Salman Khan will play a father to a 13-year-old girl. Jacqueline will play the role of a dance teacher.
She will also be seen opposite Sushant Singh Rajput in Karan Johar’s film Drive.
In Judwaa 2
Some Interesting Facts about Jacqueline Fernandez
- Jacqueline’s father is a Sri Lankan while her mother is of mixed Canadian & Malaysian ancestry.
- She was just 14 years old when she hosted her first TV show.
- She dated a Bahraini prince, and was in a serious relationship with him for few years, but they broke-up in 2012.
- Although she was born and brought up in Bahrain and continued her studies in Australia, she started her modelling career only after returning to her native place, Sri Lanka.
- She was crowned Miss Sri Lanka in 2006.
- After she came to India on a modelling assignment, she got offers in Bollywood and she got well settled in the Indian film industry.
- She received acting training from John School of Acting.
- It is said that reason behind her break-up with film director Sajid Khan after a steady relationship for over 3 years is that he was over-possessive.
- She is an active supporter of famous NGO, PETA and turned vegetarian after joining it. Jacqueline Fernandez PETA
- She runs an NGO in Sri Lanka for uplifting the downtrodden in the country.
- She owns a restaurant called Kaema Sutra, and an island in Sri Lanka.
- Apart from English and Hindi, she can also speak Spanish, French and Arabic.
- She is very particular about cleanliness.