Jacqueline Fernandez Biography, Age, Height, BF, Weight, Career & More

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.

Biography/Wiki

Nick NameJacky
OccupationActress and Model
BirthplaceManama, Bahrain
Age35 Years
Date of Birth11 August 1985
Food HabitVegetarian
Net WorthUSD 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.

Family MemberName
FatherElroy Fernandez
MotherKim
SisterOne
BrotherTwo

Height and Weight

Weight56 Kg
Height (centimetres)163 cm, 1.63 m
Height5 feet 4 inches
Zodiac SignLeo
ReligionChristian
NationalitySri Lankan
Figure Measurement34-27-35
Eye colourDark Brown
Hair colourBlack
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 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.

Boyfriend

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

Right now, she is single and not dating any celebrity officially.

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Awards

Jacqueline Fernandez has been nominated for numerous 28 awards till now and has won 17 of them listed below :

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 23 films so far including 2 Netflix films and other countries movies, with special appearance in 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)

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in Music Videos

She is also featured in music videos as well

Year of ReleaseSong Name (YouTube Link)
2020 Mere Angne Mein
2020Genda Phool
2020Tere Bina
2016GF BF

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.

  • 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. Lets 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 White Glow
  • IMARA
  • Delhi Dynamos FC
  • JustF
  • Kaema Sutra
  • M Bazaar
  • Iconic Galaxy
  • Colorbar

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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.
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