About Amy Jackson
Amy Louise Jackson (born 31 January 1992) is a British model and actress, who appears in Indian films, primarily in Tamil and few Hindi and Telugu films. After college, she began modelling at age 16, going on to win the 2009 Miss Teen World competition and the 2010 Miss Liverpool title. Subsequently, Tamil film director A L Vijay spotted her and introduced Jackson as an actress in the 2010 Tamil period-drama Madrasapattinam. While further pursuing her modelling career in the UK, Jackson continued working in India and went on to début in other film industries in the next years. She had her first Bollywood release in 2012, the romantic drama Ekk Deewana Tha, while 2012 saw the release of her first Telugu film Yevadu. She later starred in Prabhudeva’s Singh Is Bling in 2015 opposite Akshay Kumar.
Jackson was born in Isle of Man to British parents, Alan Jackson and Marguerita Jackson. She has an elder sister, Alicia Jackson. The family returned to their parents’ home of Woolton, Liverpool, two years after Jackson’s birth so that her father, who works as a producer for BBC Radio Merseyside, could continue his media career. Jackson attended St Edward’s College, gaining ten GCSEs, and then went to sixth form to study English language, English literature, and philosophy and ethics.