Jacqueline Fernandez was born on 11 August 1985 in Sri Lanka. Jacqueline Fernandez is a Bahraini-Sri Lanka actress, model and the winner of Miss Universe Sri Lanka in 2006. Jacqueline Fernandez was born in Manama Bahrain. She was raised in an ehnic family, her father was Sri Lankan and her mother was a Malaysian Air hostess. Jacqueline’s maternal grandfather was Canadian and her great grandparents belonged from Goa, India. Jacqueline Fernandez was youngest among four of her brothers and sister. She had two elder brothers and one elder sister.
Jacqueline started working as television reporter at the age of 14. Jacqueline was also one of the contestants in Miss Universe 2006 representing Sri Lanka. Jacqueline Fernandez graduated from the University of Sydney with a degree in Mass Communication. She also worked as a reporter of television in Sri Lanka. Jacqueline was working in a news company in Sri Lanka for some time and later she shifted to India for her modelling assignment. Although she was into her reporting career but she wanted to give her try for modelling industry. She started her modelling career simultaneously.
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In 2009 , while she flew to India for one of her Modelling Assignment, she auditioned for Aladin, an fantasy drama by Sujoy Ghosh and she debut in Bollywood with her first film. Jacqueline Fernandez first came into limelight with Mohit Suri’s action thriller “Murder 2” in 2010. She was admired for her glamorous role in the film. She was casted opposite Emran Hasmi in Muder 2. The film was successful hit and gave Jacqueline a new height. After Murder 2 she was seen in Sajid Khan’s” Housefull 2” which was also a hit. After she came into limelight she sighed many films such as “Race 2” in 2013. In 2015, Jacqueline gave a Superhit film “KICK” opposite Salman Khan which was one of the highest earning film of the year. All her movies did well in big screen.
Jacqueline Fernandez is very close to her family. In a magazine she stated that she misses her family terribly. She lives in Mumbai and she really misses their presence around. She is a very family oriented person. She is very kind and humble person, also she ia totally a social human being. Jacqueline Fernandez supports many social causes. She supports many NGOs , Charitable trusts and social causes. In 2015, she sent a letter to Municipal Commissioner on behalf of the People for the Ethical treatment of Animals(PETA) for the ban of horses carrying carriages in Mumbai. She conducts many social causes all around the world.
While talking about Jacqueline’s personal life, in 2008 she was in relationship with the Bahraini prince Hassan Khalifa. Her relationship with Hassan went on for some years. Later in 2011 they both split . While shooting for Houseful 2 she shared a close relationship with her Director, Sajid Khan with whom she came into a relationship and later in 2013 they both split. The couple gained much media coverage and much media attention. Her personal life did not grab much attention after that.
Jacqueline Fernandez won many awards for her performance. Also, she also did an item song “Jadoo Ki Jhappi” for Prabhudeva’s directioral film Ramaiya Vastaviaya for which her performance was appreciated. Jacqueline Fernandez won many awards such as IIFA- for best actress debut , STAR DUST Awards for fresh exciting face. Jacqueline Fernandez is one of the best actress in Bollywood. Along with the success in Bollywood, she also starred in Hollywood with her upcoming films “Definition of Fear” and “According to Mathew”. She is definitely one of the upcoming talents in Bollywood.