Jacqueline Fernandez is a Sri Lankan actress, model and currently active in Bollywood film industry. She was born on 11 August 1985 in Manama, Bahrain and completed her graduation degree in Mass Communication from the University of Sydney.
In 2006, she won the award for Miss Universe Sri Lanka pageant and represented her county at the 2006 world Miss Universe pageant. She made her acting debut in Bollywood with fantasy drama Aladin, but her career got huge boost with her first commercial success with psychological thriller Murder 2 opposite Emraan Hashmi. Post Murder 2, she gave series of commercial success with housefull 2, Race 2, Kick, Dishoom, Housefull 3 so on. She has been cited as one of the most attractive Bollywood celebrities in history by many newspapers and media outlets.
She appeared in the English-Sri Lankan crime thriller named According to Mathew in 2017. She also starred alongside Varun Dhawan and Tapsee pannu in Judwaa 2 (2017). She is also going to star in Netflix’s original film Mrs Serial Killer.
Jacqueline Fernandez’s Basic Personal Info
|Born||11 August 1985 (35 years)|
|Profession||Actress, model, humanitarian|
|Country||Manama, Bahrain, Sri Lanka|
|Height||5ft 7in ,170 cm,1.70 m|
|Weight||56 kg,123 lbs|
|Father||Elory Fernandez (Businessman)|
|Mother||Kim (Air Hostess)|
|Net Worth||9 million USD|
|Debut Movie||Aladin (2009)|
|Debut TV||Jhalak Dikhla Ja (2016-17)|
|School||Sacred Heart School, Bahrain|
|College||University of Sydney, Sydney (Graduate in Mass Communication)|
|– Waist||25 inches|
|– Biceps/Hips||35 inches|
|Favorite Food||French Cuisine|
|Favorite Film||The Bridges of Madison, Gone with the wind|
|Favorite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan, Leonardo DiCaprio|
|Favorite Actress||Angelina Jolie|
Hobbies, Likes & Dislikes
|Hobbies||Gymnastics, Swimming, Dancing, Travelling|
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- In 2013, she became brand ambassador for HTC One.
- She was the face of Indian Bridal Fashion Week—IBFWof 2013.
- In 2014, she also launched Gillette Shaving System with Arbaaz Khan and Aditya Roy Kapur.
- In 2017, she became brand ambassadorof Goa Pirates for the Super Fight League (SFL).
Controversies & Interesting Facts
- Fernandez caught in controversy when Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) objected to “inappropriate use” of kirpanin a song “Ishq Ka Marz” from film Dishoom. It shows actor Jacqueline Fernandez wearing a ‘short kirpan’ on her waist. Sirsa wrote that the video was “highly offensive, mala fide and deliberate insult to the well-established Sikh tenets and customs”. DSGMC’s general secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa wrote a letter to censor board chief Phalaj Nihalani, requesting the song to be removed from the film
- Jacqueline is supporter of PETA. After meeting with the Mayor of Mumbai, she requested him to ban the horse carriages and eventually her request was taken care of and horse carriages have been banned since then.
- She had been seen in a night club with an unknown man several times. Reports claimed that the same man gifted Jacki a posh 3bhk apartment in a high end area of Mumbai.
- Her relationship with director Sajid Khan was regarded as ticket to Bollywood. Well, she couldn’t make it big and it became another failed relationship of Bollyood.
- In 2006, she appeared in a music video for the song “O Sathi” by music duo Bathiya and Santhush.
- She hosted television shows in Bahrain at the age of fourteen
- She had always aspired to become an actress at a young age and fantasized about becoming a Hollywood movie star.
- She own a restaurant called Kaema Sutra and an island in Sri Lanka.
- Jaqueline worked as the judge of a dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa( 2016-2017).
- IIFA Award for the Best Dubut (Aladin)
- Stardust Award for Exciting New Face (Aladin)
- BIG Star Entertainment Award for Most Entertaining Dancer (Kick)
- Stardust Award for Style Dive (Kick)
- HT Most Stylish Award for Asli-est Stylish Award (2016)
- Lux Golden Rose Award for Entertainment of the Year (2016)
- Asian Voice Charity Award for international Humanitarian Award (2017)
- Vogue Beauty Awards for Fitspirational Award (2017)
|Phone Number||Not Share Publicly|
|Mobile Number||Not Share Publicly|
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