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Salma Hayek Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 4, 2020

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Short Biography

Salma Hayek is a Mexican-American Actress, Model and Film Producer who was born on 2nd September 1966 in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. She is famous for her work as an Actress in Hollywood films and is a well-celebrated actress all around the globe.

Salma Hayek Complete Bio & Career

Salma Hayek enrolled into the "Academy of the Sacred Heart"(Grand Coteau-Louisiana) when she was just 12 years old. She did her graduation in "International Relations” from the "university in Mexico City." Twenty-three years old beautiful girl Hayek got her first break through the role in "Teresa-1989 (Mexican telenovela) that helped her to gain the status of the star in the "Mexico."

She appeared in the film "El Callejón de los Milagros -1994".This was the record breaker movie in the historical record of "Mexican film industry" and won many awards. Despite she was nominated for an (Ariel Award). In 1991, she then shifted to "Los Angeles"(California) for studying acting under the guidance of "Stella Adler" at that time she could not speak good English. She appeared in "Desperado-1995" with the co-star "Antonio Banderas" and till the time she coinage in the industry just because of her talent and acting skills on screens. Later she appeared in some big banner films such as "Fools Rush In-1997, Wild West-1999, Traffic-2000 and Once Upon a Time in Mexico-2003. Salma Hayek in 2000 founded her production company named "Ventanarosa" for the production of films and television shows.

Her debutant film was "El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba-1999" which even got selected by the Mexican cinema for the submission under the category of "Best Foreign Film" at the Oscar Awards. She produced and even directed the film "The Maldonado Miracle," and for the film, she won the (Daytime) Emmy Award under the category of "Outstanding Direction" in a family special event. She involved finalizing the negotiation deal with the company MGM  for holding the position of CEO of "Ventanarosa" in 2007. In the following month, she signed the contract of two years for her production company "Ventanarosa" with "ABC" to develop the projects for the network channel. Salma Hayek was also an activist along with the films, she though been the spokeswoman for the companies like "Avon cosmetics" since 2004, Revlon (1998).

She did modeling for "Chopard" in 2001. She featured in the ad campaign in 2006 which was photographed by the "Mario Testino."She was the co-founder of the (Juice Generation's) - Juice delivery program (cooler cleanse) in 2008. And though Hayek and Eric Helms started the (beauty subscription delivery service)-"Blend It yourself in 2017." It mainly supplies the organic (frozen smoothie) and (acai bowl ingredients) to their subscribers, though can apply as the face masks. She wrote the book ("The Juice Generation-100 Recipes for Fresh Juices & Superfood Smoothies") to share the recipes prepared from Fresh juice and smoothies.

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Salma Hayek Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to a businessman Sami Hayek Dominguez & opera singer Diana Jiménez Medina. She has a brother named Sami Hayek. In 2009, Hayek is married to Francois-Henri Pinault, who is a French businessman and the couple has a daughter named Valentina Paloma Pinault.

Life's Important Dates Of Salma Hayek

Body Measurements

Breast Size 36
Waist Size 24
Hip Size 36
Body Figure 36-24-36
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Coatzacoalcos , Veracruz
Nationality Mexican , American
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Los Angeles, California, United States
School Academy of Scared Heart, Grand Coteau, Louisiana.
College Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Dancing, Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut Film - Mi Vida Loca (1993)
TV - Un Nuevo Amanecer (1988)
Best Movies Roadracers (1994), El Callejón de los Milagros (1995), Desperado (1995), From Dusk till Dawn (1996) and Fools Rush In (1997) among many others
Best Friends Ashley Judd
Salary N/A
Net Worth $90 Million
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Lexus Hybrid and Ford GT


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Actress Penelope Cruz
Favorite Actor Tom Cruise
Favorite Place Mexico City
Favorite Food Mexican Food
Favorite Accessories Shoes

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Salma Hayek

  • Salma’s first name is in the Arabic language, which means “Safe” in English.
  • She acted the role of a stripper in two movies: "From Dusk Till Dawn" and "Dogma".
  • She also suffered from dyslexia and was treated at an early age.
  • She is from a wealthy Mexican family.
  • She has her own production company Ventanarosa.

Salma Hayek Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

57 years, 3months, 5 days old age Salma Hayek will turn 58 on 02 September, 2024. Only 8 months, 25 days, her next birthday.

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Salma Hayek has celebrated the total number of 57 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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