Jacqueline Fernandez is a Sri Lankan actress who is best known for her works in Indian films such as Murder 2 as Priya, Housefull 2 as Bobby Kapoor, Race 2 as Omisha, Kick as Shaina Mehra and Housefull 3 as Ganga “Gracy” Patel. She was crowned the Miss Universe Sri Lanka in 2006. In July 2018, she launched her clothing line-up, Just F.
She was born on August 11, 1985 and is currently 33 years old.
She obtained school education from Schooling in Sacred Heart School, Bahrain. She moved to Australia to pursue higher studies as she was given a scholarship to study Mass Communications in University of Sydney, Australia.
Jacqueline Fernandez went to Berlitz School of Languages to study Spanish, French and Arabic.
Sri Lankan, Malaysian, Canadian
- Father – Elroy Fernansez (is Sri Lankan) (Musician)
- Mother – Kim (is Malaysian)
- Siblings – 2 Brothers and 1 Sister
Shaikh Hassan Bin Rashid Al Khalifa – Jacqueline dated Shaikh Hassan Bin Rashid Al Khalifa of Bahraini royal family. They both knew each other since childhood but the couple called off their relationship in 2012.
Sajid Khan (2011-2013) – Fernandez was romantically linked with the director Sajid Khan during the filming of a movie in 2011. They started dating but that didn’t last long as Sajid began to interfere in her personal events like what she should do and what movies she should act. Eventually, their relationship called off in 2013.
- In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
- In centimeters – 170 cm
- In meters – 1.70 m
- In Kilograms – 57 kg
- In Pounds – 126 lbs
- Measurements – 35-26-35
- Bust – 35 inches
- Waist – 26 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32C
7 (US) / 37 (EU) / 5 (UK)
Fernandez first appeared in a Sri Lankan music video before entering into the film industry. The song became instant hit that gained her fame and popularity.
In 2009, She starred in a Bollywood film Aladin alongside Ritesh Deshmukh, Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjay Dutt. The film marked her debut in the industry.
Before becoming a beauty pageant, Fernandez worked as a television reporter in Sri Lanka. and hosted many television shows. She appeared in the dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 as judge from 2016 to 2017.
She has endorsed many reputed brands like Snapdeal, HTC One, The Body Shop and a Dubai-based health drink brand.
- In 2013, She became the face pf Indina Bridal Fashion Week – IBFW.
- She ranked #12 in Eastern Eye’s “World Sexiest Asian Woman” list in 2011.
- She was named the “Most Desirable Woman” by Times of India in 2013 and 2014.
- She was named Rediff’s “Bollywood’s Best Dressed Actress” in 2013.
- In 2014, she ranked #62 in Forbes’ Celebrity 100.
Cars & Bikes
Fernandez is crazy on exotic cars and she owns a finest collection of cars from famous brands including a Mercedes-Benz Maybach S500, a BMW Series 3 and a Audi Q7.
She lives in an expensive three-bedroom apartment in the posh area of Bandra, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Jacqueline Fernandez Net worth
Fernandez has earned herself a name in the entertainment industry making her as one of the highest paid actress and wealthiest actress in Bollywood. Her growth in the entertainment industry is immeasurable in the recent few years swelling her net worth. Jacqueline Fernandez has a net worth of $9 million dollars, of which major of her wealth comes from movies, modeling and lucrative brand endorsement deals.
Jacqueline Fernandez Favourites
- Actors – Shah Rukh Khan, Leonardo DiCaprio
- Actress – Angelina Jolie
- Food – French Cuisine
- Restaurant – Pali Village Cafe in Mumbai
- Movies – The Bridges Of Madison, Gone with the Wind
- Color – White
- Perfume – Issey Miyake
- Place – Italy
- Book – The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
Jacqueline Fernandez Early Life and Career
Jacqueline Fernandez is an Sri Lankan actress, model, TV presenter and the 2006 Miss Universe Sri Lanka pageant. Fernandez was born on 11 August 1985, in Manama, Bahrain, and was raised in a multi-ethnic family. She worked as a Television reporter in Sri Lanka and later moved to Indian to pursue her modelling career. In 2006, she was crowned the winner of the Miss Universe Sri Lanka pageant and represented Sri Lanka at the world Miss Universe 2006 pageant held in Los Angeles.
Following her brief stint in modelling, she made her acting debut in the 2009 film Aladin and from there there was no looking back for the actress. Being one of the successful and popular actresses of Bollywood, she is the recipient of several accolades. Jacqueline has a net worth of $9 Million US Dollars and gets about Rs 5 – 6 crore as remuneration per film. Fernandez has been quite successful in both modeling and acting career wining several accolades and recognition over the years.
Apart from acting, she has been associated with many leading brands promoting their products. She has also performed in many world concert tours and other Bollywood events. Jacqueline Fernandez owns a restaurant in Colombo, Kaema Sutra that specializes in contemporary Sri Lankan cuisine. She is also best known for her humanitarian efforts and a supporter of PETA and a few charitable organizations.