Salma Hayek is a Mexican and American film actress, producer, and former model who achieved international stardom for roles in Hollywood films like Frida, From Dusk Till Dawn, and Wild Wild West. She is one of the most prominent Latin actresses in Hollywood.
Attribute Details Full Name Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez Also Known As La Mexicana Profession(s) Actress, Producer, Model Date of Birth September 2, 1966 Age 57 years old (as of 2023) Place of Birth Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico Nationality Mexican-American Zodiac Sign Virgo Ancestry & Heritage Mexican descent, Spanish maternal ancestry
Attribute Details Height 5 ft 2 in (157 cm) Weight 54 kg (119 lbs) Body Measurements 34-25-35 in Eye Colour Brown Hair Colour Dark Brown
Family & Relationships
Attribute Details Parents Diana Jiménez Medina and Sami Hayek Siblings Sami Hayek Jr. (brother) Affairs Edward Norton (1999-2003) Relationship Engaged to François-Henri Pinault since 2007 Partner/Spouse François-Henri Pinault (French billionaire businessman) Children Valentina Paloma Pinault
Education & Early Life
Attribute Details Schooling Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City Higher Education Studied International Relations at Ramona Convent Secondary School in California Early Life Born in Mexico, later immigrated to Los Angeles in pursuit of acting career Early Influences Telenovela (soap opera) acting experience in Mexico
Attribute Details Debut Mexican telenovela Un Nuevo Amanecer (1988), Hollywood film El Callejón de los Milagros (1995) Significant Works From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Wild Wild West (1999), Frida (2002) Awards & Nominations Nominated for Academy Award for Best Actress for Frida (2003) Filmography Over 50 credited acting roles in films like Grown Ups, Puss in Boots, Eternals Voice Work The Pirate Fairy, Tale of Tales Music Videos “Alive” by P.O.D. Tours & Live Shows Frida Kahlo inspired performance art piece called Frida Still Inspires in 2022 Collaborations Co-produced TV series Ugly Betty, partnered with Avon cosmetics Documentaries Subject of 2005 PBS American Masters documentary Salma Hayek: One Woman
Net Worth & Assets
Attribute Details Net Worth $200 million Properties Houses in Los Angeles, London, New York Business Ventures Founded film production company Ventanarosa Investments Investor in multiple technology startups like Dropbox, Inc.
Trivia & Miscellaneous
Attribute Details Hobbies & Interests Activism, reading, painting Controversies Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal Philanthropy & Activism Raises money for women’s rights and anti-domestic violence organizations Public Image Considered a Latina icon and sex symbol Personal Challenges Suffered from dyslexia as a child Notable Interviews 60 Minutes, The Daily Show, The Late Late Show Publications & Books Instagram poetry book “A Message from Salma” Personal Anecdotes Dyslexia made school challenging but motivated her acting pursuits Quotes “I keep waiting to meet a man who has more balls than I do”
Social Media & Online Presence
Attribute Details Instagram Handle @salmahayek Twitter Handle @salmahayek Facebook Handle Salma Hayek Youtube Channel Salma Hayek
Legacy & Influence
Attribute Details Cultural References Referenced in songs by The Offspring and Kanye West Achievements Outside Acting Emmy-nominated producer for Ugly Betty Mentorship Advocates for increased roles for Latinx women in Hollywood Legacy Helped break barriers for Latinx actresses in mainstream American film