Jacqueline Fernandez is an actress and model. She was born on 11 August 1985 in Bahrain. She grew up in Sri Lanka. She completed her schooling from Sacred Heart School, Bahrain. She earned a degree in mass communication from Sydney University, Australia. 

Her father, Elroy Fernandez is a businessman. Her mother’s name is Kim Fernandez. Her siblings are, Warren Fernandez, Geraldine Walker and Ryan Fernandez. 

Jacqueline is unmarried.

Jacqueline’s favourites

Her hobbies include travelling, doing yoga, swimming and dancing.  

Her favourite actors are Shahrukh Khan, Leonardo DiCaprio and Angelina Jolie.

Her favourite films are, The Bridges of Madison, and Gone with the Wind.

Her favourite colour is white. 

She often wears the perfume by Issey Miyake.

Her favourite travelling destination is Italy.

She earns around Rs 2 to 3 crore for one film.

Interesting facts about Jacqueline

Jacqueline's father is Sri Lankan, while her mother is half Canadian and half Malaysian. 

She hosted her first TV show when she was just 14 years old.

She dated a Bahraini prince and lived with him for a few years, but they broke up in 2012.

After completing her studies in Australia, Jacqueline moved back to Sri Lanka to pursue a career in modelling. 

Jacqueline’s modelling assignments

Jacqueline received training in acting from John School of Acting. 

She participated in many beauty pageants and in the year 2006, she won the title of Miss Sri Lanka.

After this, she moved to India where she received many modelling offers and made a name for herself in the Indian film industry. 

Jacqueline’s debut

Her debut film in Bollywood was ‘Aladdin’. The film was released in the year 2009. Her co-actors were Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjay Dutt. 

She is an active supporter of save animal organization PETA. 

She is the owner of a restaurant called ‘Kaema Sutra’. 

Apart from English and Hindi, she also speaks Spanish, French and Arabic.

Jacqueline’s films

Some of Jacqueline’s films are, Race 2 (2013), Dishoom (2016), Housefull 3 (2016), A Flying Jatt (2016), Drive (2019), A Gentleman (2017), Roy (2015), Bhoot Police (2021), Cirkus (2022), Mrs Serial Killer (2020), Brothers (2015), Vikrant Rona (2022), and Ram Setu (2022).

Jacqueline has also worked in music videos like, Radhe (2021), Zoom Zoom (2021), Dil De Diya (2021), Bad Boy (2019), Aa Zara (2011), Paani Paani (2021), Genda Phool (2021), and Mud Mud Ke (2022).


Recently, accusations were made against Jacqueline by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case. She was given a bail in December 2022.