Top 50 Most Desirable Women - No.8: Jacqueline Fernandez, From A Beauty Queen To Bollywood Actress

Maanyata Thu |Jun 15, 2019

Former beauty queen-actress Jacqueline Fernandez grabbed the number 8 spot on the list of The Top 50 Most Desirable Women 2018. Here are 9 interesting facts about her!

Jacqueline Fernandez is one of the most popular and successful actresses in Bollywood. She has carved a name for herself in the film industry with her acting powerfulness and dedication.

Jacqueline Fernandez Top 50 Most Desirable Women
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Today, let’s find out some interesting facts about Jacqueline Fernandez to take a closer step to her.

Jacqueline Fernandez comes from a multi-ethnic family

She was born on 11th August 1985, in Manama, Bahrain. Her dad, Elroy Fernandez, is a Sri Lankan, her mom, Kim, is a Malaysian and her maternal grandfather is a Canadian.

Jacqueline Fernandez won the crown of Miss Sri Lanka Universe in 2006

Jacqueline Fernandez was honored to crown Miss Sri Lanka Universe in 2006 and represented Sri Lanka at the world Miss Universe 2006.

Jacqueline Fernandez has got a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication

Before venturing into the world of cinema, Jacqueline completed her education at the University of Sydney in Australia. She is a perfect example of beauty with brains so it is understandable that she truly deserves to capture a place on the list of Top 50 Most Desirable Women.

Jacqueline Fernandez has a passion for language

She attended Berlitz School of Languages where she learned Spanish, as well as improved her Arabic and French.

Jacqueline Fernandez made her Bollywood debut with Aladin (2009)

She nurtured acting aspirations since she was a little girl and always desired to be an actress one day. Her dream came true in 2009 after she successfully auditioned the role of Jasmine in the fantasy romance tilted Aladin.

The film boasted a stellar cast of Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Sahil Khan, and Riteish Deshmukh. While the film failed to work wonder at the box office, it also earned Jacqueline Fernandez an IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year.

Jacqueline Fernandez shot to stardom with Murder 2 (2011)

The Top 50 Most Desirable Women lister bagged her second Bollywood film, Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai opposite Deshmukh. However, the film was a critical and commercial failure and Jacqueline’s role did receive much attention from the audience.

Her breakout role came in 2011 when she played the role of Emraan Hashmi’s love interest in Murder 2. Jacqueline Fernandez was showered with praises for her outstanding performance as well as the boldness and sex appeal that she displayed in the movie.

It can be said that Murder 2 marked a turning point in Jacqueline’s career as she went on to act in numerous successful movies in the following years including Housefull 2, Race 2 and Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya.

Jacqueline Fernandez shares a strong bond with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan

Jacqueline and Salman Khan’s on-screen and off-screen chemistry have always made fans weak in their knees. The pair have previously worked together in two blockbusters Kick and Race 3 and received much love from the audience. Jacqueline is also very close to Salman’s family as she has attended many the Khan family’s function and events.

Jacqueline Fernandez has a massive fan following on social media

Jacqueline is one of the few Bollywood actresses who own a huge fan base on Instagram with over 29,3 million followers. She often shares photos and videos of herself and her loved ones on the photo-sharing application.

Jacqueline Fernandez is a horse rider

Not many know that the beauty queen is keen on riding horses and she used to take a horse riding lesson at a private riding club named Amateur Riders' Club in Mumbai.

Meanwhile, the Top 50 Most Desirable Women is out now. What do you think about the result? Let us know in the comment section below!


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