After her schooling in Bahrain, she was awarded a Scholarship to
study at the University of Sydney, where she pursued a degree in Media and
Communications in Sydney, Australia. Having a passion for cultures and languages
she also joined the Berlitz school of languages, where she learned to speak
Spanish and improve her French and Arabic.
Fernandez appeared in Housefull 2, which become a major commercial success, collecting INR186 crore (US$34 million) worldwide, thus receiving a super hit status at the box office. Also, Fernandez received positive reviews for her performance. Gaurav Malani of Times Of India stated, "So Jacqueline Fernandes wins the race with her gorgeous looks..." Mrigank Dhaniwala of KoiMoi said, "Of all the girls, Asin and Jacqueline Fernandez get the meatiest of roles and they do not disappoint."