Amy Jackson is a British model and actress, who appears in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu and Kannada films. She began modelling at the age of 16, and went on to win the 2009 Miss Teen World competition and the 2010 Miss Liverpool title.
Amy has won 18 prizes and got modelling contract of $50,000 scholarship in US.
In 2010 Tamil film director A. L. Vijay spotted her and introduced Jackson as an actress in the 2010 Tamil period-drama Madrasapattinam. She made her Bollywood debut with the movie Ekk Deewana Tha in the year 2012.
Amy is a big sports enthusiast. She spends most of her time with horses as her mother is a horse-riding instructor. She rides horses and spends most of her time outdoors. She even made her entry on a horse in her latest comedy "Singh is Bling".
She was offered for Jacqueline Fernandez's role in the super-hit film "Kick". She reportedly refused this role as she has prior commitments. She did not have time as she had committed most of her time to the director Shankar for "I".
She was voted India's most desirable woman by Times of India in 2012.
The young and beautiful Amy Jackson was allegedly assaulted by her then boyfriend and champion boxer Joe Selkirk outside a hotel in Liverpool in November 2013. Joe was celebrating the win after a match which apparently ended up in a heated row between the two, with the boxer pushing the actress to the ground, hurting her. Though she didn’t file a case, the prosecution service was reportedly keen to pursue one and granted him 12-month community supervision and 300 pounds of costs.
She was awarded the SIIMA award for the Stylish Youth Icon of South Indian cinema.