Jacqueline Fernandez Biography

About Jacqueline Fernandez

A modelling star turned Bollywood actress, Jacqueline is quite famous for her enchanting beauty and riveting personality across India. She falls on the elite list of Bollywood actresses who are known for their mesmeric charm and remarkable performances in the industry.

After successfully winning the Sri Lankan Miss Universe title, she took her first step towards Bollywood with Sujay Ghosh’s Aladin where she was the female lead alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, and Riteish Deshmukh. 

She tasted her first commercial success with Mohit Suri’s Murder 2 starring Emraan Hashmi as the male lead. The movie brought her into the limelight and was highly praised by the critics for her bold, sensuous and captivating performance.

Her other notable movies are Race 2 with Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone in the leads, Roy with Ranbir Kapoor as the male lead, and Mrs. Serial Killer starring Manoj Bajpayee and Mohit Raina in the lead roles.

She is often named as Bollywood’s trendsetter owing to her exemplary fashion plate and even featured on the cover pages of top fashion magazines.

Her upcoming movies are Bachchan Pandey starring Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon, and Pankaj Tripathi in the lead roles, and Cirkus with Ranveer Singh and Pooja Hegde in the main cast.  

Biography of Jacqueline Fernandez

Name: Jacqueline Fernandez

Known For: Played the role of ‘Priya’ in the film Murder 2, ‘Shaina Mehra’ in the hit movie Kick, and ‘Jenny Fernandes’ in the film Brothers

Date of Birth of Jacqueline Fernandez: 11 August 1985

Age of Jacqueline Fernandez: 36 Years (as of 2021)

Height of Jacqueline Fernandez: – 163 cm, 1.63 m, 5’ft 7’’in

Weight of Jacqueline Fernandez: 56kg (123 lbs)

Body Measurements of Jacqueline Fernandez: 34-27-35

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Zodiac Sign/Star Sign: Leo

Known Languages: Spanish, French, Arabic, Hindi and English

Religion: Christianity

Profession: Actress

Favourite Actor: Shahrukh Khan and Leonardo DiCaprio

Favourite Actresses: Angelina Jolie, Deepika Padukone and Kangana Ranaut

Favourite Films: The Bridges Of Madison and Gone with the Wind

Favourite Hobbies: Travelling, Gymnastics, Swimming, and Pole Dancing

Net Worth of Jacqueline Fernandez: $10 Million (approx.)

Marital Status: Unmarried 

Children: 0

Nationality: Sri Lankan

Birthplace: Manama, Bahrain

Home Town: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Controversy of Jacqueline Fernandez

1. Jacqueline Fernandez recently made the news when she was called by the Enforcement Directorate regarding the money laundering investigation connected to the conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar.

The actress was detained for 4 hours by the authorities to record her statement as a witness under the prevention of Money Laundering Act.

Interesting Facts about Jacqueline Fernandez

1. She was born in Manama, Bahrain. Her father is a Sri Lankan and her mother hails from Malaysia.

2. She always wanted to become an actress but initially her priority was Hollywood.

3. After completing her education, she worked as a TV reporter and then went on to win the Miss Universe Sri Lanka title.

4. She believed that modelling helped her to gain confidence and get to know more about her body.

5. Jacqueline considers herself as a lucky charm, when it comes to sequels as her hit sequels are Murder 2, Housefull 2 with Akshay Kumar, Asin Thottumkal, and John Abraham in the leads and Judwaa 2 with Varun Dhawan and Taapsee Pannu in the leads.

6. She has acted alongside megastar Salman Khan in films like Kick and Race 3.

7. She is also a fabulous dancer and is known for her graceful, elegant and sparkly item numbers in the movies like Baaghi 2 starring Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani, Saaho featuring Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor and Radhe starring Salman Khan.

8. She loves to try out different cuisines and even owns a restaurant named Kaema Sutra in Sri Lanka.

9. In her time in Bahrain, she used to compete as a street racer in live races. This experience helped her in the Netflix film Drive starring Late Sushant Singh Rajput, Sapna Pabbi, and Pankaj Tripathi.

10. Not only she tops the glamour world, but she is also a social and animal activist. PETA announced her ‘The Woman Of The Year’ in 2014 for her contributions to safeguarding animals.

11. She will once again be seen alongside Akshay Kumar in his upcoming film Ram Setu which also stars Nushrratt Bharuccha and Satyadev Kancharana. She will also mark her Telugu debut with the movie Hari Hara Veera Mallu alongside Pawan Kalyan and Nidhhi Agerwal.

Movies/TV Serials of Jacqueline Fernandez

Movies

Aladin (2009)

Murder 2 (2011) 

Housefull 2 (2012)

Race 2 (2013)

Kick (2014)

Roy (2015)

Housefull 3 (2016)

Dishoom (2016)

A Flying Jatt (2016)

Judwaa 2 (2017)

Race 3 (2018)

Bachchan Pandey (Upcoming)

Ram Setu (Upcoming)

TV Serials

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 (Judge – 2016)

Dance Deewane (Guest – 2018)

Awards Won by Jacqueline Fernandez

IIFA Awards – Debut of the Year – Female (2010)

15th Asianet Film Awards – Most Stylish Bollywood Actress (2013)

BIG Star Entertainment Awards – BIG Star Most Entertaining Dancer (2015)

Ada Derana Sri Lankan Of The Year (2016)

Affairs/Boyfriends of Jacqueline Fernandez

Rashid Al Khalifa – Jacqueline back in her time in Bahrain dated the country’s prince named Rashid Al Khalifa. Their relationship went on for 3 years after Jacqueline broke up with him on personal grounds.

Sajid Khan – The actress dated Bollywood popular director Sajid Khan. The couple was very close and intimate regarding their relationship but it couldn’t sustain for a longer period as Sajid had trust issues and was very demanding in their relationship which forced Jacqueline to break up with him.  

Family of Jacqueline Fernandez

Father: Elroy Fernandez

Mother: Kim Fernandez 

Sister: 1 (Elder)

Brother: 2 (Elder) 

Social Media Profiles of Jacqueline Fernandez

Facebook: AsliJacquelineFernandez

Instagram: @jacquelinef143

Twitter: @Asli_Jacqueline

Education/Qualification of Jacqueline Fernandez

School: Sacred Heart School, Bahrain

College: University of Sydney, Sydney

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