Amy Jackson is a British model and actress, who works primarily in Indian cinema. She has carved out a niche for herself in the various linguistic mediums and holds on to her versatility as an actress in India.
Age and Height
Amy Jackson was born on 31st January 1991 and is 28 years of age. The actress stands 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Jackson dated her Ek Deewana Tha co-star Prateik Babbar in 2012. However, they broke up within a year. Again in 2013, she was in a relationship with boxer Joe Selkirk.
Amy Jackson was born as Amy Louise Jackson in the Isle of Man to British parents. Her parent’s name is Alan and Marguerita Jackson and she also has an elder sibling, Alicia. Her father Alan is a BBC Radio producer and her mother is a horse riding trainer. Jackson joined St. Edward’s College where she took English Literature and Philosophy as her course. Her family is presently based in Liverpool while Amy resides in Mumbai due to her professional commitments.
After winning a couple of beauty pageants in her home turf, Amy worked as a model for the UK based Boss Model Management. Fortunately, Jackson’s photo was spotted by Indian film producers and she was invited to audition for the 2010 Tamil period-drama Madrasapattinam and the try was worth it. She was cast in the lead role opposite Arya in the film. In her next venture, she was cast opposite to Prateik Babbar in the Hindi film Ek Deewana Tha. She made her debut in the Telegu film industry with the 2014 multi-starred alongside Telegu heavyweights like Ram Charan, Shruti Hasaan and Allu Arjun.
In 2015, Shankar’s Tamil romantic thriller entitled, I turned out to be a milestone in her acting career, in which she delivered a consummate performance as a supermodel. Following the success of I, she was roped in for Prabhu Deva’s Singh is Bling to play the female lead opposite Akshay Kumar. Jackson next starred in Velraj’s Thanga Magan alongside Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Dhanush. Her role as an Anglo-Indian girl in Thirukumaran's Geetu (2016) won her positive reception. She portrayed her character as the lead female Malayali teacher in Atlee’s Theri (2016), alongside Vijay. Her performance was lauded by critics and audiences alike. Upon its release, the movie turned out to be the highest grossing Tamil films of all time.
She was cast in her maiden Hollywood as Imra Ardeen alias Saturn Girl in the third season of The CW’s superhero drama series Supergirl (2017). Jackson also essayed the role of Sita in Prem’s Kannada film The Villain in 2018 alongside Shiva Rajkumar and Sudeep. She was starred as an andro-humanoid robot named Nila in Shankar's film 2.0 (2018) alongside Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth.
Amy Jackson was honoured with the SIIMA Award For Stylish Youth Icon of South Indian cinema (female).
On 8th December 2013, she was allegedly assaulted by her the then boxer boyfriend Joe Selkirk over an ugly spat outside the Malmaison Hotel in Liverpool.
Amy counts Vidya Balan and Ranbir Kapoor among her favourite actors. She loves soccer and is a diehard fan of David Beckham.
Jackson is a PETA activist and has a pet cat named Alfie.
|Real Name||Amy Jackson|
|Famous Role||Diya in I|
|Height (In Cm)||170|
|Eye color||Hazel Blue|
|Date of Birth||1992-1-31|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||Douglas, Isle of Man, United Kingdom|
|Sun Sign||Not known|
|College||St. Edward's College, Liverpool|
|Education Qualification||Secondary Education or Sixth Form|