Jacqueline Fernandez is a Sri Lankan actress and model- who has established a career in the Hindi Film industry. Jacqueline was born on 11 August 1985 in Manama, Bahrain.
Jacqueline Fernandez grew up in a multiracial Eurasian family and is the youngest of the four children (2 brothers and a sister) in her family. Her father was Sri Lankan Burgher, who worked as a musician. Her mother, Kim Fernandez, was an air hostess.
She went to Sacred Heart School in Bahrain for early education. However, Jacqueline went to Australia for higher education and graduated in Mass Communication from the University of Sydney. Jacqueline also went to Berlitz school of languages, where she became fluent in Spanish, French, and Arabic.
Jacqueline Fernandez dreamed about building a career in Hollywood as a movie star that she went on to pursue by getting professional training at the John School of Acting.
Jacqueline Fernandez Wiki
|Real Name||Jacqueline Fernandez|
|Profession||Acting, Dancing, and Modeling|
|Famous For||Miss Universe Sri Lanka 2006|
|Date of Birth/Birthday||11 August 1985|
|Age||38 Years Old|
|Hometown||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|Ethnicity||Sri Lankan, Malaysian and Canadian|
|Zodiac Sign/Star Sign||Leo|
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|Height||in Feet-Inches – 5’ 7” in meters – 1.7 m in centimeters – 170 cm|
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms – 56 kg in Pounds – 123 lbs|
Family Members And Relatives
Boyfriends & Marital Status
In 2008, Jacqueline Fernandez dated a Bahraini prince Hassan bin Rashid Al Khalifa. They met at a mutual friend’s party and were in a relationship for quite some time. However, they went their separate ways in 2011. Around the same time, she started going out with her film Housefull 2 director, Sajid Khan. Their relationship ended in May 2013 due to his over-possessiveness towards her.
Since 2021, there have been rumors of Jacqueline Fernandez dating the disgraced businessman Sukesh Chandrashekhar. Their relationship has been controversial since Chandrashekhar was charged for allegedly being involved in fraud and money laundering cases worth $200 million.
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Hassan bin Rashid(ex), Sajid Khan(ex)|
|Current Relationship Status||Single|
Education, School & College
|Education||Graduate in Mass Communication|
|College/ University||Sacred Heart School (Bahrain)
University of Sydney (Australia)
Jacqueline Fernandez earns about half a crore per month. Her salary per film is somewhere around 2 crores to 5 crores. Consequently, her total net worth calculated is $10 Million approximately. It converts into 75 crore Indian rupees.
She has invested in many valuable products and services, such as a restaurant, an active wear clothing line, and a beverage company. She earns through commercial films, endorsement of brands, and modeling for high-end businesses.
Jacqueline Fernandez Biography
Jacqueline Fernandez stepped into the real world by working as a television reporter in Sri Lanka before changing her focus to modeling. Around this time, she represented Sri Lanka in Miss Universe 2006.
Jacqueline was on one such modeling trip to India when she auditioned for Sujoy Ghosh’s fantasy film Aladin (2009). This movie marked her debut in Bollywood in 2009. However, she did not get much success with her films until her movie Murder 2 (2011), the movie proved to be a turning point in her career. After that, she was a part of several commercially successful projects like Housefull 2(2012), Race 2 (2013), Housefull 3 (2016), kick (2014), and Judwaa 2 (2017), along with many others. Jacqueline Fernandez also worked in Chandran Rutnam English-Sri Lankan crime-thriller in 2017.
Jacqueline Fernandez did not limit her career to acting, and she made a point to experiment. Over the years, she has appeared in brilliant music videos, stage shows, and reality shows. Jacqueline Fernandez judged the ninth season of a famous dance reality show named Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, which aired in 2016. Subsequently, she has worked with well-known names in the music industry for her music videos.
Jacqueline has also invested in multiple businesses parallel to her career in show business –
In July 2014, she inaugurated her restaurant named Kaema Sutra in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
In 2017, she made a substantial investment in a Beverage brand named Raw Pressery.
In July 2018, she launched her clothing line.
Achievements and Awards
Jacqueline Fernandez was a foreigner to India and its people. However, with her charisma, charming personality, glamorous vision, and hard work, she managed to get her art acknowledged. For her first-ever movie in Bollywood, she caught the attention of many and won Debut of the Year – Female (IIFA) and Exciting New Face (Stardust Awards). Jacqueline also bagged Best Actress (Popular Choice), BIG Star Most Entertaining Dancer, and Style Diva, all of them for her movie Kick.
Jacqueline Fernandez has ranked twelfth in UK magazine Eastern Eye’s World Sexiest Asian Women list for two years, 2008 and 2011. She has also made it to The Times of India’s list of the Most Desirable Woman. She was ranked third in 2013 and 2014. Furthermore, she held the sixty-second position for Forbes Celebrity 100 (Indian edition) in the following year.
Jacqueline Fernandez enjoys swimming, dancing, and gymnastics in her spare time. She also likes to travel whenever she can afford to take a break from her hectic schedule.
Interesting Facts about Jacqueline Fernandez
- Jacqueline Fernandez can speak five languages, English, Hindi, Spanish, Arabic, and French.
- Jacqueline Fernandez has won Miss Universe Sri Lanka in 2006.
- She hosted her first TV show when she was only 14.
- Jacqueline Fernandez was declared “Woman of The Year” by PETA (India) in 2014 to acknowledge her efforts for advocating Animal rights.
- Jacqueline adopted a vegetarian lifestyle after joining PETA.
- Jacqueline Fernandez’s go-to meal is French cuisine.
- Her favorites in the show business are Shah Rukh Khan, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Angelina Jolie.
- Jacqueline’s favorite country to visit is Italy.
- Jacqueline Fernandez was the first Indian celebrity to part-finance a consumer product firm for Raw Pressery.
- Jacqueline Fernandez retained her voice for the first-ever time in her movie Kick.
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