Jacqueline Fernandez is a Sri Lanka based model and actress who is popularly known for her acting and dancing skills in Bollywood industry.
- She is also known as “Jacq of hearts” in India due to her massive fan following and success she has achieved in a short period of time.
- She was in top 10 among the “50 Most Desirable Women” list released by Times in 2018.
- She is also featured in a unique campaign “Jacqueline Builds” taken up by a Kerala based NGO to support flood affected victims.
|Occupation||Actress and Model|
|Date of Birth||11 August 1985|
|Net Worth||USD 10 Million|
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Family and Education
Her family has a rich mix of ethnic cultures. Her father was a musician in Sri Lanka and mother is a Malaysian resident. She is youngest among her 4 siblings.
Jacqueline completed her school education from Sacred Heart School, Bahrain and later did graduation in Mass Communication University of Sydney in Australia. She then studied at the Berlitz school of languages, to learn Spanish, French and Arabic.
Height and Weight
|Height (centimetres)||163 cm, 1.63 m|
|Height||5 feet 4 inches|
|Eye colour||Dark Brown|
Social Media Instagram
She is also active on Instagram with interestingly more than 40 million followers.
Early Life and Career
Jacqueline started working as a TV reporter before entering into the modeling industry. She had a dream of becoming an actor so she started learning acting at the John School of Acting.
She became “Miss Universe Sri Lanka” in 2006 which opened the gates of the international film industry for her.
From year 2014 till now, the time has been commercially favorable for her, with many successful movies in her bag, along with the awards, success and glory that automatically follows.
Her success in dancing pulled her to TV show “Jhalak Dikhla Jaa” in 2016-17 as a judge to measure the performance of various dancers.
In March 2020, she was featured in new version of song “Genda Phool” wearing Bengali saree. The song is a Bengali-Punjabi mix composed by rapper Badshah-2.0 which got more than 2 million views on YouTube in just 3 hours of its release.
On 12 May 2020 during coronavirus lockdown, a video song “Tere Bina” released featuring Jacqueline opposite Salman Khan. The video was shot at Salman’s Panvel farmhouse spread over an estimated area of 150 acres.
Recently, she is appointed as judge of an online dance competition “Home Dancer”, of which pilot episode was premiered on Disney+ Hotstar on 25 May 2020. She will be accompanied with Karan Wahi, who will host the show.
She was also a part of Salman Khan’s Da-Bangg tour in Britain in 2017.
|2011||Sheikh Hassan bin Rashid al Khalifa (Ex)|
|2014||Sajid Khan (Ex)|
|2019||Sidharth Malhotra (Rumored)|
Right now, she is single and not dating any celebrity officially.
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Jacqueline Fernandez has been nominated for numerous 28 awards till now and has won 17 of them listed below :
|Year||Award Name||Award Category|
|2010||IIFA Awards||Debut of the Year – Female|
|2010||Central European Bollywood Awards||Best Breakthrough Performance – Female|
|2010||Stardust Awards||Exciting New Face|
|2013||15th Asianet Film Awards||Most Stylish Bollywood Actress|
|2014||PETA India Awards||Woman of The Year Award|
|2015||BIG Star Entertainment Awards||BIG Star Most Entertaining Dancer|
|2015||Stardust Awards||Style Diva|
|2016||HT Most Stylish Awards||Asli-est Stylish Award|
|2016||Ada Derana Sri Lankan Of The Year||Global Entertainer|
|2016||Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards||Hotstepper Of The Year|
|2016||Lux Golden Rose Awards||Entertainer of the Year|
|2017||Asian Voice Charity Awards||International Humanitarian Award|
|2017||Vogue Beauty Awards||Fitspiration Award|
|2017||Femina Beauty Awards||Best Natural Beauty Award|
|2017||Filmfare Style & Glamour Awards||Hotstepper of the Year|
|2017||GeoSpa AsiaSpa India Awards||Charismatic Personality of the Year|
|2018||PETA India Awards||Digital Activism Award|
|2018||Lux Golden Rose Awards||Lux Golden Rose Charismatic Beauty Of The Year Award|
Jacqueline Fernandez has been featured in 23 films so far including 2 Netflix films and other countries movies, with special appearance in few of them.
|Year of Release||Movie Title|
|2010||Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai|
|2010||Housefull (Special appearance)|
|2013||Ramaiya Vastavaiya (Special appearance)|
|2015||Definition of Fear (British movie)|
|2016||A Flying Jatt|
|2017||According to Mathew (Sri Lankan movie)|
|2018||Baaghi 2 (Special appearance)|
|2019||Saaho (Special appearance)|
|2020||Mrs. Serial Killer (Netflix)|
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in Music Videos
She is also featured in music videos as well
|Year of Release||Song Name (YouTube Link)|
|2020||Mere Angne Mein|
On Magazine Covers
Jacqueline has been featured on cover page many leading magazines worldwide. Recently, she has completed her photo-shoot with Salman Khan for “Bazaar” May 2020 edition.
- Brides Today
- Wedding Vows
- Bridal Asia
- YOU & I
- Femina Wedding
- Mega Modelz
- High on Passion
- Women’s Health
|Hobbies||Gymnastics, Swimming, Dancing|
|Film||Gone with the Wind|
Jacqueline is currently endorsing brands and products of many companies. Lets have a look at them :
- Dabur India
- Couture line
- The Body Shop
- Sri Lankan airlines
- Casio India
- Bella Casa
- Nova Eyewear
- Magic Moments
- Lotus White Glow
- Delhi Dynamos FC
- Kaema Sutra
- M Bazaar
- Iconic Galaxy
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Some Other Facts
- Hosted TV show in Bahrain at the age of 14.
- She is the best friend of Katy Perry among Bollywood actors.
- Turned vegetarian for 40 days in 2014 to observe “Lent”, a holy period for Christians.
- Performed at the opening ceremony of ISL in 2016.
- Performed at the concert tour “Temptations Reloaded” in Auckland, Perth, and Sydney in 2014.
- Performed at the live talent show “Got Talent World Stage Live” in 2014.
- In 2018, She started her activewear clothing line-up, “Just F”.
- Opened a restaurant in Colombo, Kaema Sutra in 2017.
- Featured in the UK magazine Eastern Eye’s “World’s Sexiest Asian Women” list in 2008 and 2011 respectively.
- Ranked 32 in the Indian edition of Forbes’ Celebrity 100 in 2019.
- Invested Rs 35 million in Rakyan Beverage company “Raw Pressery” and became the first celebrity doing this.
- Ranked 3rd in The Times of India’s list of the “Most Desirable Woman” in 2013 and 2014 respectively.