Amy Jackson is a British actress and model who predominantly appears in Indian films. She began her modeling career at the age of 16 and went on to win the (2009) Miss Teen World competition. Subsequently, director A. L. Vijay cast her as the leading lady of the Tamil language period-drama Madrasapattinam (2010).
Amy Jackson was born 31 January 1991 to Alan and Marguerita Jackson. She has an elder sister named Alicia. Her father is BBC Radio Merseyside’s producer. She attended St. Edward’s College gaining 10 GCSEs and then went to the sixth form to study English Language, English Literature and Philosophy and Ethics.
She made her acting debut with the 2010 Tamil period-drama Madrasapattinam. She made her Bollywood debut with Ekk Deewana Tha. Her next film was Yevadu which is releasing October 10, 2013.
Profile of Amy Jackson
- Name: Amy Louise Jackson
- Other Name: Amy Jackson
- Born: January 31, 1992
- Star Sign: Aquarius
- Birth Place: Douglas, Isle of Man
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches
- Education: St. Edward’s College
- Profession: Actress, Beauty pageant titleholder, Model
- Language: English
Amy Jackson is a Christian. She made special posts on her social media profiles about starting her observance of Lent on its first day, Ash Wednesday.
As of 2012, Jackson lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She has a pet cat named Alfie, with whom she posed in a PETA ad campaign promoting the adoption of animals from shelters. In addition to her work with PETA, Jackson supports charities such as St Jude’s hospital in Mumbai and ‘Girl Child’ education in India. She serves as a brand ambassador for Yardley of London and Ponds Beauty.
In 2012, Jackson was in a relationship with Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar, Later in 2012, the relationship ended. In 2013, she was dating boxer Joe Selkirk. On 8 December 2013, she was reportedly assaulted by Joe Selkirk outside the Malmaison Hotel in Liverpool. Although Jackson was not willing to pursue the case, the Crown Prosecution Service decided a prosecution was necessary. After pleading guilty, Selkirk was given a 12-month community supervision order and ordered to pay £300 costs.
In 2017, Jackson was setting up a restaurant in London with her mother Marguerita. It was scheduled to open its doors by the end of August. She said, “I always wanted to be an entrepreneur. I love visiting new restaurants and trying different cuisines all over the world. My love for food has inspired me to open this restaurant”. As of 4 March, 2017, Jackson announced her new mobile app, Amy Jackson Official App, as in-app social feed for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in collaboration with New York-based startup EscapeX.
Family of Amy Jackson
- Father: Alan Jackson
- Mother: Marguerita Jackson
- Sister: Alicia
Filmography of Amy Jackson
- Robot 2 (2018)
- Theri (2016)
- Gethu (2016)
- Thanga Magan (2015)
- Desh Prem the Real Hero (2015)
- Singh Is Bliing (2015)
- i (2015)
- Yevadu (2014)
- Thaandavam (2012)
- Ekk Deewana Tha (2012)
- Madras Town (2010)