Jacqueline Fernandez Height Weight Bra Size Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. Jacqueline Fernandez (born 11 August 1985) is a Sri Lankan actress, former model, and the winner of the Miss Universe Sri Lanka pageant of 2006 who predominantly works in Bollywood. In 2009, she debuted in Bollywood with the movie Aladin and since then has established a career in the industry. Jacqueline is also known as the Jacq of hearts in India. Born into a multiracial family of Canadian, Sri Lankan, and Malaysian descent, Fernandez was raised in Bahrain. After graduating in mass communication from the University of Sydney and working as a television reporter in Sri Lanka, she joined the modeling industry. She has crowned Miss Universe Sri Lanka in 2006 and represented her country at Miss Universe 2006.
While on a modeling assignment in India in 2009, Fernandez successfully auditioned for Sujoy Ghosh’s fantasy drama Aladin, which marked her acting debut. Fernandez had her breakthrough role with the psychological thriller Murder 2 (2011), her first commercial success. This was followed by glamorous roles in the commercially successful ensemble-comedy Housefull 2 (2012) and the action thriller Race 2 (2013), which garnered her an IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination. Fernandez went on to star in the top-grossing action film Kick (2014) and the comedies Housefull 3 (2016) and Judwaa 2 (2017).
Alongside her screen acting career, Fernandez has worked as a judge in the ninth season of the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2016–2017), is a popular celebrity endorser for various brands and products, has participated in stage shows, and is active in humanitarian work.
Early Life and Modeling Career
Fernandez was born on 11 August 1985, in Manama, Bahrain, and was raised in a multi-ethnic family. Her father, Elroy Fernandez, is a Sri Lankan Burgher, and her mother, Kim, is of Malaysian descent. Her maternal grandfather is Canadian. Her father, who was a musician in Sri Lanka, moved to Bahrain in the 1980s to escape civil unrest between the Tamils and Sinhalese and subsequently met her mother who was an air hostess. She is the youngest of four children with one elder sister and two elder brothers. She hosted television shows in Bahrain at the age of fourteen. After receiving her early education in Bahrain, she pursued a degree in mass communication from the University of Sydney in Australia. After graduating she worked as a television reporter in Sri Lanka. She also attended the Berlitz school of languages, where she learned Spanish and improved her French and Arabic.
According to Fernandez, she had aspired to become an actress at a young age and fantasized about becoming a Hollywood movie star. She received some training at the John School of Acting. Although she was a television reporter, she accepted offers in the modeling industry, which came as a result of her pageant success. In 2006, she has 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. In a 2015 interview, Fernandez described the modeling industry as “a good training ground” and said: “It is a medium that is about shedding your inhibitions, knowing your body, confidence”. In 2006, she appeared in a music video for the song “O Sathi” by music duo Bathiya and Santhush.
Personal Life and Other Work
Fernandez shares a close bond with her family and admits that she misses being around them. She says: “I miss them so much every day. You don’t realize when you live away from home how difficult life can be At the same time, staying away from them has taught me to be more responsible. It has taught me so many things about myself, about priorities and time management.” In March 2012, Fernandez turned vegetarian for a 40-day period to observe Lent, a period from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday.
In 2008, Fernandez started dating Bahraini prince Hassan bin Rashid Al Khalifa, whom she met at a mutual friend’s party; they separated in 2011. While filming Housefull 2 in 2011, Fernandez began a romantic relationship with director Sajid Khan. The relationship attracted media coverage in India and there was speculation of an impending wedding. However, the relationship ended in May 2013.
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Fernandez has supported charitable organizations and a number of causes. For advocating the welfare of animals, Fernandez was named “Woman Of The Year” by PETA (India) in 2014.
Fernandez has participated in several concert tours and televised award ceremonies. In 2013, she performed at the Temptations Reloaded in Auckland, Perth, and Sydney alongside Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, and Madhuri Dixit. She also performed at the live talent show “Got Talent World Stage Live” with Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Varun Dhawan the following year. In July 2014, Fernandez opened a restaurant in Colombo, Kaema Sutra, in collaboration with chef Dharshan Munidasa, which specializes in contemporary Sri Lankan cuisine. In July 2018, Jacqueline co-founded her activewear clothing line-up, Just F.
Jacqueline Fernandez Measurements Height Weight Bra Size Age
|Real Name||Jacqueline Fernandez|
|Profession||Actress, Model, Restaurateur|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 170 cm|
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 7”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 56 kg|
in Pounds- 123 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||11 August 1985|
|Age (as in 2020)||35 Years|
|Birth Place||Manama, Bahrain|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Leo|
|Hometown||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|School||Sacred Heart School, Bahrain|
|College||University of Sydney, Sydney|
|Educational Qualifications||Graduate in Mass Communication|
|Debut||Film: Aladin (2009)|
TV: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 (2016, as a judge)
|Family||Father– Elroy Fernandez (Businessman)|
Brothers– 2 (Elder)
Sister– 1 (Elder)
|Hobbies||Travelling, gymnastics, swimming, dancing|
|Controversies||In 2016, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) protested the use of kirpan that she wore in a song Sau Tarah Ke in the film Dishoom.|
|Favourite Food||French cuisine|
|Favourite Actors||Shahrukh Khan and Leonardo DiCaprio|
|Favourite Actress||Angelina Jolie|
|Favourite Film||Hollywood: The Bridges Of Madison, Gone with the Wind|
|Favourite Perfume||Issey Miyake|
|Favourite Restaurant||Pali Village Cafe in Mumbai|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Sheikh Hassan Bin Rashid Al Khalifa (Bahraini prince)|
Sajid Khan (Director)
|Salary (approx.)||2-3 Crore/film (INR)|
|Net Worth (approx.)||$9 million|
|2010||Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai||Tara|
|Housefull||Dhanno||Special Appearance in song “Aapka Kya Hoga (Dhanno)”|
|2012||Housefull 2||Bobby Kapoor|
|Ramaiya Vastavaiya||Herself||Special Appearance in song “Jadoo Ki Jhappi”|
|Definition of Fear||Sarah Fording||British Film|
|2016||Housefull 3||Ganga “Gracy” Patel|
|A Flying Jatt||Kriti|
|2017||According to Mathew||Daphne Reynolds|
|Race 3||Jessica Gomes|
|2016–2017||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9||Judge||Colors|