Jacqueline Fernandez: The Sri Lankan Beauty
Jacqueline Fernandez is quite a popular celebrity in the Indian subcontinent. She cemented her place in the Bollywood industry by doing some glamorous roles early in her career. She is a Sri Lankan model and an actress who resides in India to feed her profession. She is known for her super gorgeous face cut and too hot to handle figure. Jacqueline has grown in stature ever since her Bollywood debut and has been an integral part of many super-hit films in the industry. She endorses several brands across the South Asian subcontinent. Now that she has established in the fast-paced world of Bollywood, she has been a heartthrob sensation and one of the leading ladies of the recent times.
Jacqueline Fernandez Age, Height, and Other Numbers
Jacqueline has had an astounding figure right through her career. It’s her modeling career that got her into the limelight. With a perfectly curvaceous body and a pair of eyes to die for, Jacqueline has bewildered the masses with her sheer elegance and sassiness. The Sri Lankan beauty is known to soar up temperature every time she appears on the big screen.
Jacqueline Fernandez Body Vitals
Age: 31 years (as in 14th April 2017)
Height: 5 feet 7 inches, 170 centimeters.
Weight: 56 kilograms, 123 pounds
Curves: 34-25-35 (all measurements in inches)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Jacqueline Fernandez Biography
Jacqueline was born in Manama, Bahrain on 11th August 1985. She started hosting TV shows at a very young age in Bahrain. She hosted her first television show at the age of 14. Apart from English, she can speak 4 different languages including Arabic, French, Spanish, and Hindi. She completed her degree in Mass Communication from the University of Sydney in the Kangaroo nation. She returned back to her paternal native place, Sri Lanka to pursue a career in news reporting. Although working in a full-fledged news industry, Jacqueline received many modeling contracts after her successful stint at Miss Sri Lanka Universe. It’s her modeling career that got her much-need fame and recognition. Jacqueline wanted to become a Hollywood actress right from her childhood days.
Jacqueline Fernandez Family
Jacqueline was raised in a mixed cultural family. Though she was born in Bahrain, she is a national of Sri Lanka. Her father, Elroy moved to Bahrain from Sri Lanka to evade the civil war in the country. He met an air hostess of a Malaysian descent and got married to her. He was a musician in his hometown. Her maternal grandfather hails from Canada. Jacqueline is the youngest kid in the family. She has an elder sister and two brothers.
Boldly into Bollywood
The ever so gorgeous Jacqueline started receiving film offers once she had done a modeling consignment in India. After she realized that she could make it big in the Bollywood industry, she opted to stay in India to shimmer in the glamorous realm of the Bollywood.
Jacqueline Fernandez First Film
Jacqueline made her first big screen debut with Aladin. She went through Barry John’s acting academy to polish her acting abilities and successfully cracked the auditions of the movie. She shared the screen with Riteish Deshmukh and Amitabh Bachchan in the movie. Though the film couldn’t do well at the box office, Jacqueline exhibited her stunning looks and audacious figure to amaze the Indian audience in her first appearance.
The Beauty and the Bollywood
Though her second film could only gather negative reviews, she was seen dancing in Sajid Nadiadwala’s Housefull in an item number Dhanno. The song was an instant hit amongst Indian audiences which re-launched her acting career. Her first commercial success came with Mahesh Bhatt’s Murder 2. The romantic thriller with Emraan Hashmi was much-loved by the critics as well as audiences. Housefull 2, her next project was a bigger success than both her previous films. Though the films fared largely at the Box office, Jacqueline received negative reviews for her undercooked acting skills. She was then seen in Race 2, sharing the screen with established Bollywood superstars like Deepika Padukone, Saif Ali Khan, and John Abraham.
Kick was a dream movie for Jacqueline who was trying hard to settle in the competitive industry. She played the love interest of Salman Khan in the remake of the South Indian film with the same title. The film eventually became the fourth highest grosser in the entire Bollywood history. Fernandez’s performance for the first time received positive reviews from the critics. Kick helped her to glorify her name as one of the famous celebrities in India.
Ever since she has cemented her position in the industry and is one of the much-desired actresses in Bollywood at the recent times. She featured in several films like Bangistaan, Brothers, Roy, Dishoom and Housefull 3. She has even appeared in a Hollywood movie titled Definition of Fear. Here is a complete list of movies in which Jacqueline Fernandez has featured in.
Jacqueline Fernandez Movies
- Dishoom (2016)
- Flying Jatt (2016)
- Kick (2014)
- Murder 2 (2011)
- Roy (2015)
- Housefull 2 (2012)
- Race 2 (2013)
- Housefull 3 (2016)
- Brothers (2015)
- Bangistaan (2015)
Though her acting skills are not much adored by the critics, her looks and charm can do the talking on the screen for Jacqueline Fernandez. She has appeared in a few Bollywood dance numbers where she has performed exceedingly well. In fact, her item number from Housefull, Dhanno got her much-needed fame. She was exquisite in Jumme Ki Raat and managed to look sizzling hot in a red one piece. Here is a list of songs Jacqueline has managed to entertain the audience with her electric moves.
Jacqueline Fernandez Hit Songs
- Jumme Ki Raat, Kick (2014)
- Dhanno, Housefull (2010)
- Haal-E-Dil, Murder 2 (2011)
- Lat Lag Gayi, Race 2 (2013)
- Do you know, Housefull 2 (2012)
- Chittiyan Kaliyaan (2015)
- Sooraj Dooba Hain, Roy (2015)
- Beat Pe Booty, Flying Jatt (2016)
- Sau Tarah Ke, Dishoom (2016)
Likes, Dislikes, and More
Jacqueline has been quite a flâneur in her entire life span. She loves traveling the most. She is also fond of gymnastics and loves to groove on beats. She admits to being a total water baby and loves to swim.
Favorite Food: French Cuisine.
Favorite Destination: Italy
Favorite Superstars: Angelina Jolie, Shah Rukh Khan, Leonardo Di Caprio
Favorite Movies: Gone with the wind, the bridges of Madison
Favorite Color: White
Favorite Restaurant: Pali Village Café in Mumbai
Favorite Perfume: Issey Miyake
Relationships, Boyfriends, and More
Jacqueline has been very frank and open about her relationships. She has admitted whatever that she has been through and her relationship book has been open for everyone to read it. Before entering into Bollywood, the elegant actress dated a prince from the Bahraini Royal Family, Bin Rashid Al Khalifa. After her career glanced up in the film industry, things didn’t feel quite right for the couple. Post-breakup, heartbroken Rashid launched an album and named it Jackie.
It was no secret that Sajid Nadiadwala and Jacqueline were dating for a couple of years in her early phase of her career. The things between the two had reached a level where both gave marriage a thought. Unfortunately for the couple, the things got sour later eventually ending up the relationship. There were also mild rumors about the beautiful actress dating Salman Khan, but no adequate proof confirmed the same.
Hardly into Controversies
Jacqueline has somehow managed to maintain distance with scandalous controversies. But a few altercations here and there are quite inevitable for anyone in the Bollywood. Apart from her infamous relationship with the prince of Bahrain and the buzz about her dating Sajid Nadiadwala, nothing has been that spicy enough to make it to the headlines of the Bollywood tabloids. Here are few ones that add to the resume of Jacqueline Fernandez.
Jacqueline Fernandez Controversies
- Salman Khan Saga
After the humongous success of their movie, Kick, there were rumors about the stunning actress dating Salman Khan. There was more fuel added to the fire when she planted a kiss on Sallu’s cheeks at a promotional event of their film. Also, speculations started to build up when the hearty actor gifted her 3BHK apartment in a posh residence in Bandra.
- Trouble in Paradise
The relationship moved at a swift pace for both Jacqueline and Sajid. After seeing each other for a couple of years, the couple decided to tie the knot in 2013. Jacqueline got busy with her career commitments, and things began to fall out. The duo separated due to the growing misunderstanding between them.
- Possessive Sajid
The rumors have it that the Housefull producer restricted Jacqueline from acting in many films. He was adamant of her choosing films according to his choice. As a result, the stupendous actress missed the train to many super-hit films like Jism 2 and Krrish 3.
- The Use of Kirpan in a song
The actress was seen wearing a kirpan around her waist in the song, Sau Tarah Ke. A small Sikh community protested her appearance in the film and wanted the producers to shelve the entire song. Nonetheless, the song was released and Jacqueline got our eyeballs staring at her sexy dance moves.
Money in the Bank
She has carved an intriguing career in the industry. Even before her Bollywood entry, the actress was self-established in the modeling world and journalism. Her stint in the Bollywood got her the much-need fame and recognition. For an established and proven actress like Jacqueline, Bollywood producers are always ready to splurge a huge amount for their appearances in the films. Also, apart from acting and dancing in the Bollywood, the endorsements and brand ambassadorship offers a surplus of capital.
Jacqueline Fernandez Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Jacqueline Fernandez has calculated around 9.5 million U.S dollars. She endorses multiple brands like Snapdeal, The Body Shop, HTC One X, and other beauty care products. The actress charges around 2-5 crore rupees for a film. She was gifted a 3BHK apartment by her co-star Salman Khan in Bandra.
Car Collection: Audi
Awards, Accolades, and Recognitions
The Bollywood beauty made a slow start in the industry but has caught up pace off lately. Having appeared in several Bollywood films opposite few of the finest in the industry, Jacqueline has earned a lot of recognition and respect from filmmakers and critics. She rose to fame when she was crowned the Miss Universe Sri Lanka. Our industry has played a good host to our neighboring nation’s superstar.
Jacqueline Fernandez Awards
- IIFA award for the debut of the year for Aladin (2010)
- Stardust award for the new exciting face for Aladin (2010)
- Big Star most entertaining dancer for Kick (2014)
- Asianet Film award for the most stylish Bollywood actress (2013)
- Stardust award for the style diva (2014)
- HT Most stylish award (2016)
- Ada Derana Sri Lankan of the year (2016)
- Filmfare hot stepper of the year (2016)
- Lux Golden Rose Award for the entertainer of the year (2016)
Social Media Buzz
She has sizzled her way out on all the famous social media platforms. Her sexiness has spread all around the social media where she keeps her fans entertained with her jaw-dropping looks and sensational figure. She is quite vocal on the internet regarding the social issues. Recently, she tweeted her concern regarding the horse carriages that ran in the South Mumbai. She arranged meetings with the mayor and made sure that the horse-driven carriages were stopped. She is quite a humanitarian and has turned into a complete vegetarian after she joined PETA.
She graces the internet with breathtaking images on Instagram by the username @jacquelinef143. Jacqueline is also active on twitter with the handle @Asli_Jacqueline. She has 6.5 million on twitter while the number increases to 12.7 million on Instagram.
She is one of the hottest actresses in the Bollywood. Her eyes can talk, and her figure can get you to fall face first. Jacqueline slowly yet steadily has become one of the prominent figures in Bollywood. With films like Judwaa 2, According to Matthew, and Drive lined up for release, we are sure that the actress will manage to soar the temperatures like she has previously done. We hope that the smoking hot actress surprises her audiences with more stellar performances.