|Jacqueline Fernandez Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||August 11, 1985|
Jacqueline Fernandez is a Sri Lankan actress who is predominantly known for her work in Hindi films. She has portrayed numerous roles in a variety of films such as Housefull, Housefull 2, Housefull 3, Race 2, Kick, Brothers, A Flying Jatt, Mrs. Serial Killer, Race 3, Bhoot Police, Radhe, and many more. Jacqueline has also been featured in the music videos of songs like Mud Mud Ke, GF BF, Genda Phool, and Paani Paani. For her acting skills, she has won various awards such as IIFA Awards, BIG Star Entertainment Awards, and Stardust Awards.
Jacqueline had traveled a lot. She had done schooling from Sacred Heart School, Bahrain. To complete graduation, she moved to Australia as she was awarded a scholarship to study at the University of Sydney, where she received her degree in Mass Communications.
To learn the Spanish language and improve her skills in French, and Arabic, Jacqueline enrolled herself in the Berlitz School of Languages. Finally, she returned to Sri Lanka to pursue her career in modeling and TV reporting.
Former model, and now actress
- Father – Elroy Fernansez (Musician in Sri Lankan)
- Mother – Kim (is Malaysian and Canadian)
- Siblings – She has 2 older brothers and one older sister Geraldine.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
57 kg or 126 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Jacky dated –
- Shaikh Hassan Bin Rashid Al Khalifa – Fernandez has dated a member of the Bahraini royal family, Shaikh Hassan. She had spent most of her time there during childhood, and so, was in a relationship during her olden days. Now, the relationship had transformed into a long-distance one, which was getting faded as Jacqueline was not getting time for her Bahraini love. So, they decided to call it quits in 2012.
- Sajid Khan (2011-2013) – Housefull 2 director, Sajid Khan started dating Jacky in 2011, when they were filming the movie in 2011 in London, England. The duo had been spotted at many places together. They went together to Ritesh Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza‘s marriage party. Sajid was becoming too possessive with her girlfriend; telling her which movies, she should do and which not. So, this relationship also saw an end in May 2013.
- Sukesh Chandrasekhar (2021) – In November 2021, 2 pictures surfaced internet where Jacqueline was seen planting a kiss on the cheek of conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar. Those pictures were reportedly clicked around April-May 2021. These sparked dating rumors which were denied by Jacqueline.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Asian and White)
She has Sri Lankan ancestry on her father’s side while she is of Canadian and Malaysian descent on her mother’s side.
- Beautiful frame
35-26-35 in or 89-66-89 cm
She may be wearing a shoe of size 7.
HTC One Phone (2013), Titan
Best Known For
Working in films such as Housefull 2: The Dirty Dozen, Murder 2, Race 2.
First Song Appearance
After winning the Miss Sri Lanka title in 2006, she got a chance to appear in the music video for Bathiya and Santhush.
This song was her breakthrough and she started receiving modeling offers from India.
First TV Show
She has hosted many television shows in Sri Lanka and India, has done TV reporting, and also has also done modeling assignments.
Jacky works out hard and she also hired Aishwarya Rai‘s personal trainer, Deepika Mehta to learn yoga and take her exercises and fitness to the next level. She revealed to Hindustan Times –
“I was also preparing for Race 2 then, and had to be physically fit for the action scenes in the movie. Training in yoga with Deepika helped me with my flexibility and stamina. I am continuing with her classes three times a week and training in an advanced form of Ashtang Yoga.”
Fernandez does yoga and visit dance classes three times a week and also goes to the gym once a week. She trains herself in Jazz ballet, another good form of workout.
Regarding her diet, she says that she eats three balanced meals in a day, which do consist of a lot of fish and nuts. She has grown up eating fish.
Jacqueline Fernandez Favorite Things
- Cuisine – French
- Drink – Water
- Movie – Gone with the Wind (1939)
- Book – The God of Small Things (By Arundhati Roy released in 1997)
Source – Rediff
Jacqueline Fernandez Facts
- She is a Sri Lankan actress and appears in Indian (or Bollywood / Hindi) films.
- She was thrown to fame when she won Miss Sri Lanka Universe in 2006.
- Jacqueline did not get any place at the Miss Universe 2006 held in Los Angeles.
- Jacqueline spent most of her childhood in Bahrain with three siblings and then shifted to Australia to do graduation. Finally, she returned back to Sri Lanka to pursue her career in modeling and also did acting, and television shows hosting and reporting.
- Frederica Jansz is her cousin, who is a Sri Lankan journalist and former editor of the newspaper The Sunday Leader.
- In 2008 and 2011, she was included in Eastern Eye‘s “World’s Sexiest Asian Women” list.
- Jacqueline was ranked 3rd in The Times of India‘s “Most Desirable Woman” list in 2013 as well as 2014.
- She hosted the IIFA Awards 2013.
- She is a great animal lover and supports the cause of PETA. She is also connected with Pratham for saving Sri Lankan Elephants. In 2014, she was named “Woman Of The Year” by PETA (India).
- She first came to India in the form of a modeling contract in Mumbai. Subsequently, she received an offer to act in a film.
- She is a neat freak and cannot bear any dust on her bed, clothes, dishes, etc. She wants them all cleaned.
- She is Stardust’s Style Icon of the Year 2014.
- In July 2014, Jacqueline collaborated with chef Dharshan Munidasa and opened a restaurant called Kaema Sutra in Colombo.
- In July 2018, she launched her activewear clothing line called Just F.
- In December 2021, it was revealed that Jacqueline had received gifts worth INR 10 crore from conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar which included an INR 52 lakh horse, a minimum of 3 Persian cats (costing INR 9 lakh each), jewelry, and crockery.