Ever heard of a bombshell beauty? Salma Hayek is one Hollywood multitalented beautiful actress. Salma Hayek was born on the 2nd of September 1966 in Mexico where she was raised by his wealthy father Sami Hayek and her mother who was an opera singer. Salma Hayek dropped out of school in pursuit of her acting career.
Salma is not only an actress but she is also a model. Her career took off when she stared a film telenovela, Teresa, Salma was nominated for the Ariel Award following her appearance in the film El Callejon de los Milagros where she was a star. After moving to Hollywood in 1991, Salma gained fame from major roles such as Desperado in 1995, Dogma and Wild Wild West both of 1999 only to mention a few.
Salma besides acting has also worked in TV as an executive producer where she was involved in the production of Ugly Betty. As an entertainment icon, Salma is admired by many and it is our privilege to help you know more about Salma Hayek.
Salma Hayek Biography
|Real Birth Name:||Salma Hayek Jiménez|
|Nick Name:||Salma Hayek|
|Profession:||Actress, Director and Producer|
|Date Of Birth:||September 2, 1966|
|Age (As in 2019):||52 Years|
|Hometown:||Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico|
|Height:||in centimeters- 157 cm
in meters- 1.57 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 2”
|Weight:||in Kilograms- 54 kg
in Pounds- 119 lbs
|Bra Size:||36 B|
|(Breast – Waist – Hips):||36-24-36|
|Parents:||Father: Sami Hayek Domínguez
Mother: Diana Jiménez Medina
|Siblings:||Brother: Sami Hayek (younger brother)
|Famous Relatives:||Will be updated soon|
|School:||Delhi Public School, Ranipur, Haridwar
Delhi Public School, Mathura Road, New Delhi
|College:||Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi|
|Highest Qualification:||Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Literature|
Josh Lucas (2003-2004)
Edward Norton (1999-2003)
Edward Atterton (1997-1999)
|Husband/Spouse Name:||François-Henri Pinault (French businessman)|
|Marriage Date:||February 14, 2009|
|Daughter:||Valentina Paloma Pinault|
|Net worth Approx.:||$7 billion|
Lesser Known Facts about Salma Hayek
The following are some lesser known facts about Salma Hayek.
- Producer and director
Apart from the acting and modeling which gave Salma public recognition, she is also a producer and a director. As an outstanding director of a special film ‘The Maldonado Miracle’, Salma won the Daytime Emmy Award in 2004.
Being the executive producer of the show ‘ugly Betty’ where she was also the guest actress, Salma’s effort was recognized as the series continued from 2006 to 2010 winning her a Golden Globe Award after the series was ranked the best comedy series.
- Salma had two weddings
In March 2007, Salma was engaged to a French wealthy businessman called Francois-Henri Pinault. The couple annulled their engagement and later on reunited and got married in on the 14th February 2009 in Paris London. Isn’t it sweet to marry your soul-mate on Valentine’s Day? The couple, later on, had a second wedding on the 25th April 2009 in Venice at La Fenice Opera house where they exchanged their vows witnessed by family and a couple of friends.
- Salma is a proud feminist
Salma Hayek is a co-founder of the Chime for change together with Beyonce Knowles Carter approximately six years ago. This was a campaign geared towards convention, unity, and strength of the girl child and women all over the world.
Salma has great faith in making the world a healthier place for the feminine gender being a women’s rights advocate.
- Salma’s inspiration
Salma, just like any other actress or actor, has her source of inspiration. Salma made a decision of getting into the acting industry after seeing Willy Wonka and Chocolate Factory at a local theatre in 1971.
- Leisure activities
Salma Hayek loves watching Mexican soccer whenever she was not busy with filming, she loved practicing the Israeli military’s official self-defence scheme, and she would spend time with Valentina too.