Jacqueline was born in Amsterdam and has Surinamese roots. She initially aspired to be a sound engineer before starting off as a music journalist. After stints in advertising and working as a freelance copywriter for many years, she discovered screenwriting. After a two year screenwriting course at Script Academy where she met Lotta, they decided to start writing together and they have been writing partners ever since. Jacqueline loves to play tennis and padel and enjoys long walks with her French Water dog Milo. She lives in Laren with her husband and daughter.