Sri Lankan actress Jacqueline Fernandez has become a talk of the town as she is all set to appear with a role of Tara in Indian action drama film Drive. Her film is ready to hit the theatres on 7 September 2018.
Jacqueline, who is known as Miss Sri Lanka Universe 2006, has mostly acted on Indian movies. She rose as a Bollywood star with her acclaimed role in films like Aladin, Murder 2, Kick, and Race 3.
Split With Bahrain Prince; Who Is Her Alleged Boyfriend?
Jacqueline was dating the prince of Bahrain, Sheikh Hassan bin Rashid Al Khalifa. The duo met at a mutual friend’s house party in 2008 and was maintaining a long distance relationship. According to the sources, the Race 3 actress was planning to have an engagement with the Bahrain prince and also took him as her future husband. At that time, Sheikh played at a rock band named Manakin and dedicated himself on being a full-fledged rock artist.
After two years of their togetherness, the Sri Lankan actress had a split with the Bahrain prince in July 2011. According to the sources, Jacqueline distanced herself from her ex-boyfriend, and their long-distance relationship played a part in their split. In their last meeting, they argued, and the skilled actress told her ex-boyfriend Sheikh that her career is more important than staying in a relationship.
Jacqueline Fernandez and her ex-boyfriend, Sheikh Hassan bin Rashid Al Khalifa separated from each other in July 2011 (Photo: YouTube)
Following her split with the Bahrain prince, she was reportedly dating Housefull 2 director Sajid Khan. According to the hindustantimes, the alleged couple often vanished from the sets while filming the Housefull 2 and the people of the factions could see the sparkling chemistry between them. One of the sources claimed that her alleged boyfriend was serious about her and if things went well, they might decide to settle together.
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However, both the Sri Lankan actress and the director hesitated to talk about their relationship with the local tabloids of India. After her broken relationship with the Bahrain prince, Jacqueline remained focused on her acting career and starred in several Bollywood movies.
Born To Sri-Lankan Father & Malaysian Mother
The Sri Lankan actress was born to her parents Elroy Fernandez and Kim Fernandez. Her father, Elroy is a Sri Lankan whereas her mother Kim is Malaysian. Her parents work as a businessman and air hostess. In her family, she has two brothers and an older sister. She is the youngest of her three siblings.
The Miss Universe Sri Lanka 2006 shared a childhood throwback picture with her businessman father Elroy on 14 February 2017. Jacqueline wrote a sweet caption stating that although she may find a prince, her dad would always be her king. Likewise, on 31 March 2018, she uploaded a picture with her air-hostess mother Kim on Instagram.
How Much Is Jacqueline Fernandez's Net Worth?
Jacqueline Fernandez, 33, summoned her net worth from her career as an actress. According to Times Of India, she is one of India's highest-paid actresses who accepted an offer worth over $550 thousand (INR 4 crore) to perform in a high-profile wedding in London. As per TOPYAPS, she received an amount over $850 thousand (INR 8 crore) for her role in the Indian action thriller film, Race 3.
Her 2010 Indian movie, Housefull grossed a box office of $17 million in a production budget of $6.5 million. Likewise, she collected revenues from her appearances in the movies like Murder 2, According to Mathew, Judwaa 2, and Baaghi 2. She also collected her payrolls as a judge in the 9th season of Indian TV show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
Born on 11 August 1985, Jacqueline is a native of Colombo, Sri Lanka. At the age of three, she moved to Manama, Bahrain. The Sri Lankan actress stands at the height of 1.63 m (5' 3'') and has a birth sign of Leo. Jacqueline carries mixed ethnicity (Sri Lankan, Malaysian, Canadian) and holds Sri Lankan nationality. Apart from her acting career, she worked at a Sri Lankan television business program.