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Jacqueline Fernandez Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Career & More

Jacqueline Fernandez is a Sri Lanka-based model and actress who is popularly known for her acting and dancing skills in the Bollywood industry.

  • She is also known as the “Jacq of hearts” in India due to her massive fan following and the success she has achieved in a short period of time.
  • She was in the 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.

Biography/Wiki

Nick NameJacky
OccupationActress and Model
BirthplaceManama, Bahrain
Age37 Years
Date of Birth11 August 1985
Food HabitVegetarian
Net WorthUSD 30 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 her mother is a Malaysian resident. She is the youngest among her 4 siblings.

Jacqueline completed her school education at Sacred Heart School, Bahrain, and later did graduation in the Mass Communication  University of Sydney in Australia. She then studied at the Berlitz school of languages, to learn Spanish, French, and Arabic.

Family MemberName
FatherElroy Fernandez
MotherKim
SisterOne
BrotherTwo

Height and Weight

Weight56 Kg
Height (centimeters)163 cm, 1.63 m
Height5 feet 4 inches
Zodiac SignLeo
ReligionChristian
NationalitySri Lankan
Figure Measurement34-27-35
Eye colorDark Brown
Hair colorBlack
Marital StatusUnmarried

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 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 the 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 the 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 the new version of the song “Genda Phool” wearing a 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 the coronavirus lockdown, a video song “Tere Bina” was 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”, in which the pilot episode premiered on Disney+ Hotstar on 25 May 2020. She will be accompanied by Karan Wahi, who will host the show.

She was also a part of Salman Khan’s Da-Bangg tour in Britain in 2017.

Boyfriend

2011Sheikh Hassan bin Rashid al Khalifa (Ex)
2014Sajid Khan (Ex)
2019Sidharth Malhotra (Rumored)

She was also in news for her alleged relationship with Sukesh Chandrasekhar, who has been criminalised in 200 crore extortion case.

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Awards

YearAward NameAward Category
2010IIFA AwardsDebut of the Year – Female
2010Central European Bollywood AwardsBest Breakthrough Performance – Female
2010Stardust AwardsExciting New Face
201315th Asianet Film AwardsMost Stylish Bollywood Actress
2014PETA India AwardsWoman of The Year Award
2015BIG Star Entertainment AwardsBIG Star Most Entertaining Dancer
2015Stardust AwardsStyle Diva
2016HT Most Stylish AwardsAsli-est Stylish Award
2016Ada Derana Sri Lankan Of The YearGlobal Entertainer
2016Filmfare Glamour & Style AwardsHotstepper Of The Year
2016Lux Golden Rose AwardsEntertainer of the Year
2017Asian Voice Charity AwardsInternational Humanitarian Award
2017Vogue Beauty AwardsFitspiration Award
2017Femina Beauty AwardsBest Natural Beauty Award
2017Filmfare Style & Glamour AwardsHotstepper of the Year
2017GeoSpa AsiaSpa India AwardsCharismatic Personality of the Year
2018PETA India AwardsDigital Activism Award
2018Lux Golden Rose AwardsLux Golden Rose Charismatic Beauty Of The Year Award

Films Appearance

Jacqueline Fernandez has been featured in many films so far including few Netflix films and other countries’ movies, with special appearances in a few of them.

Year of ReleaseMovie Title
2009Aladin
2010Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai
2010Housefull (Special appearance)
2011Murder 2
2012Housefull 2
2013Race 2
 2013Ramaiya Vastavaiya (Special appearance)
2014Kick
2015Roy
2015Bangistan (Cameo)
2015Brothers
2015Definition of Fear (British movie)
2016Housefull 3
2016Dishoom
2016A Flying Jatt
2017According to Mathew (Sri Lankan movie)
2017A Gentleman
2017Judwaa 2
2018Baaghi 2 (Special appearance)
2018Race 3
2019Saaho (Special appearance)
2019Drive (Netflix)
2020Mrs. Serial Killer (Netflix)
2021Radhe (Special appearance)
2021Bhoot Police
2022Bachchhan Paandey
2022Attack
2022Vikrant Rona
2022Ram Setu

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in Music Videos

She is also featured in music videos as well

Year of ReleaseSong Name
2020 Mere Angne Mein
2020Genda Phool
2020Tere Bina
2016GF BF
2021Paani Paani
2022Heer Raanjhana
2022Mud Mud Ke

On Magazine Covers

Jacqueline has been featured on the cover page of many leading magazines worldwide. Recently, she has completed her photo shoot with Salman Khan for “Bazaar” May 2020 edition.

  • Cosmopolitan
  • Vogue
  • Filmfare
  • Femina
  • Peacock
  • Bazaar
  • CASA
  • Juice
  • HEALTH
  • CineBlitz
  • HELLO!
  • Verve
  • Brides Today
  • Wedding Vows
  • FHM
  • MAXIM
  • Bridal Asia
  • FRIDAY
  • Exhibit
  • YOU & I
  • Grazia
  • Femina Wedding
  • Mega Modelz
  • High on Passion
  • Women’s Health
  • ELLE
  • StarDust
  • L’Officiel

Favorites

HobbiesGymnastics, Swimming, Dancing
FoodFrench Cuisines
ActorSalman Khan
ActressAngelina Jolie
FilmGone with the Wind
ColorWhite
PerfumeIssey Miyake

Brand Ambassador

Jacqueline is currently endorsing brands and products of many companies. Let’s have a look at them :

  • Dabur India
  • Queo
  • Boat
  • Couture line
  • The Body Shop
  • Sri Lankan airlines
  • Casio India
  • Bella Casa
  • Nova Eyewear
  • Magic Moments
  • TRESemme
  • Lotus Herbals
  • IMARA
  • Delhi Dynamos FC
  • JustF
  • Kaema Sutra
  • M Bazaar
  • Iconic Galaxy
  • Colorbar

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Some Other Facts

  • Hosted a 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 to do this.
  • Ranked 3rd in The Times of India’s list of the “Most Desirable Woman” in 2013 and 2014 respectively.