Salma Hayek Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Jul, 2018
Facts of Salma Hayek
Date of Birth: 1966 , September-2
Age: 52 years old
Birth Nation: Mexico
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
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Salma Hayek Pinault Mexican and American actress, producer, and former model. She came to prominence with roles in films such as Desperado (1995), From Dusk till Dawn (1996), Dogma (1999), and Wild Wild West (1999).

She won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Children/Youth/Family Special in 2004 for The Maldonado Miracle. Her recent films include Grown Ups (2010), Puss in Boots (2011), Grown Ups 2 (2013), Tale of Tales (2015) and The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017).

She has been married to François-Henri Pinault since 2009. The couple shares a daughter  Valentina Paloma Pinault born in September 2007.

Early Life And Education Of Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek Jimenez was born on September 2, 1966, in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. She was born from her mother Diana Jimenez Medina, an opera singer and father Sami Hayek Dominguez.

She was born to a rich Roman Catholic family. Her ethnicity is mixed as she is of Spanish, Lebanese and Mexican descent. This hot actress's star sign is Virgo. Her nationality is Mexican. She follows Roman Catholic as her religion. She has a younger brother, Sami, who is a furniture designer.

She attended Academy of the Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau, United States. She studied International Relations at the Universidad Iberoamericana from the university in Mexico.

Salma Hayek's Career

She made her superstar image in Mexico from television series Teresa. Later in 1994, she was featured in the film El Callejon de Los Milagros (Miracle Alley), which was a great hit in Mexico and had won most awards in the history of Mexican cinema.

Talking about her Hollywood career she was a lead cast of 1995's Desperado, for which she was nominated for various awards. In 1997 she has starred opposite Matthew Perry in romantic comedy film Fools Rush In. In 2007 she was featured as Frida Kahlo in American biopic drama film Frida.

Salma Hayek has been also featured in lead role in a movie like Once Upon a Time in Mexico(2003), Lonely Hearts(2006), Grown Ups (2010), Americano(2011), Grown Ups 2(2013), Some Kind of Beautiful(2015). 

Salma Hayek's Net Worth, Body Measurements, And Social Media

Salma Hayek's net worth is $85 million at present. She is also one of the most searched Hollywood actresses. Her sizzling hot body makes her one of the sexiest women in the world. She is also active and one of the most followed actresses on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

She has maintained her body very much perfectly for which gives credit to Yoga. Besides acting she has kept her interest in singing too, she has provided her voice in many movies. She has also kept her keen interest in art and paintings. 

She has a curvaceous figure, which measures 39-24-36. She is one of the sexiest actresses in Hollywood with height 5 feet 1 inch. Her hair color is black. This bombshell actress's eye color is dark brown. 

Salma Hayek's Personal Life

This very beautiful actress naturalized United States citizen. In 1995, she was linked with Johnny Depp and there were rumors of their dating, which disappeared later. Later in 1999, she dated America actor Edward Norton for four years. She was also linked to being dating English actor Edward Atterton and Ben Affleck, but the rumors were not confirmed.

She was an engagement to French billionaire and Kering CEO, Francois-Henri Pinault, which she confirmed on March 9, 2007. Talking about her children, in 2007 she gave birth to her daughter Valentina Paloma Pinault in at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

Because of the misunderstanding between Salma and Francois they ended their relationship on July 18, 2008. Later they reconciled and were married in 2009 in Paris. They married again in Venice on April 25, 2009.

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