- Real nameSalma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez
- Date of birthSeptember 2, 1966
- Age54 years
- Zodiac signVirgo
- BirthplaceCoatzacoalcos, Mexico
Parents and family
- Father Sami Hayek Domínguez
- Mother Diana Jiménez Medina
- Brother Sami Hayek
Salma Hayek husband
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Salma Hayek got engaged into professional acting in 1989 by having the lead part in Mexican telenovela Teresa. In the early 1990s, she moved to Hollywood and gained her first big screen part in 1993 movie Mi Vida Loca. However, Salma got wider recognition after playing in Desperado.
Hayek achieved the worldwide fame plus critical acclaim thanks to starring in Frida in 2002. She is also famed for her parts in From Dusk Till Dawn, Wild Wild West, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, After the Sunset, Bandidas, Grown Ups, Tale of Tales, The Hitman’s Bodyguard and Drunk Parents. Moreover, she had a voice part in Puss in Boots.
In 1999, Salma launched her own production company Ventanarosa. She dealt with producing Frida, Septembers of Shiraz movies plus Ugly Betty television series. In 2003, Hayek made a directorial debut with The Maldonado Miracle film and later, directed Prince’s music video Te Amo Corazon.
Among the awards earned by Salma Hayek are ALMA, Imagen, Daytime Emmy and Golden Camera. Moreover, she was a nominee for Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy plus SAG Awards.
Additionally, Hayek advertised many brands, including Avon, Revlon and Chopard. In 2011, her own cosmetics line Nuance was launched. Salma also dedicates much time to charity and is a social activist. In her free time, she loves practicing yoga and Krav Maga, an Israeli fighting system.
In 2009, Salma tied knots with entrepreneur Francois-Henri Pinault after he popped the question in 2007. Moreover, in 2007, their daughter Valentina drew her first breath.
A curious fact: when the performer was a little girl, her grandmom regularly shaved her head plus eyebrows being sure that it would make Salma’s hair thicker, glossier and darker.