Jacqueline Fernandez is a Bahraini-Sri Lankan actress who appears in Bollywood films. She is also a winner of the 2006 Miss Universe Sri Lanka pageant. While on a modelling assignment in India in 2009. Fernandez successfully auditioned for Sujoy Ghosh’s fantasy drama Aladin, which marked her acting debut.
Fernandez’s breakthrough role was in Mohit Suri’s psychological thriller Murder 2 (2011), her first commercial success. This was followed by Housefull 2 (2012), Race 2 (2013), Kick (2014). In 2016, she appeared in three movies – Housefull 3, Dishoom and A Flying Jatt. Alongside her acting career, Fernandez has participated in stage shows, and is active in humanitarian work.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Jacqueline Fernandez:
Does Jacqueline Fernandez smoke? : No,
Does Jacqueline Fernandez drink alcohol? : Yes,
Jacqueline’s father is a Sri Lankan while her mother is of mixed Canadian and 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.She runs an NGO in Sri Lanka for uplifting the downtrodden in the country. She owns a restaurant called Kama 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.
Jacqueline Fernandez Biography:
Real Name: Jacqueline Fernandez
Nick Name: Jacky
Profession: Actress and Model
Jacqueline Fernandez Physical stats and More:
Hight: 170cm, 1.70 meters and 5 feet 7 inches
Weight: 56kg and 123lbs
Figure Measurements 34-25-35
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair colour: Black
Jacqueline Fernandez Personal Life:
Date of Birth: 11 August 1985
Age (as in 2016): 31 Years
Birth Place: Manama Bahrain
Zodia Sign/sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Sri Lankan
Hometown: Colombo, Sri Lanka
School: Sacred Heard school, Bahrain
College: University of sydney, sydney
Education Qualifications: Gradute in mass Communication
Debut Film Debut: Aladin (2009)
Family: Father- Elroy Fernandez (Businessman), Mother: Kim, Brother- 2 elder, sister-1 elder
Car Collection: Audi
Hobbies: Travelling, gymnastics, swimming and dancing
Controversies: In 2016, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) protested the use of kirpan that she wore in a song Sau Tarah Ke in the film Dishoom.
Jacqueline Fernandez Favourite Things:
Favourite Food: French cuisine
Actor: Shahrukh Khan and Leonardo Dicaprio
Actress: Angelina Jolie
Film: The Bridges of Madison, Gone with the Wind
Perfume: Issey Miyake
Restaurant: Pali Village Cafe, Mumbai
Jacqueline Fernandez Boys Affairs and more:
Marital Status: Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends: Sheikh Hassan Bin Rashid Al Khalifa (Bahraini Prince)
Salary (approx) 2-3 Crore/film (INR)
Net Worth (approx) $9 Million