Salma Hayek Net Worth, Husband, Age, Wiki, Bio, Kids


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.

Salma Hayek into the Cannes Film Festival


Full NameSalma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez
Also Known AsLa Mexicana
Profession(s)Actress, Producer, Model
Date of BirthSeptember 2, 1966
Age57 years old (as of 2023)
Place of BirthCoatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico
Zodiac SignVirgo
Ancestry & HeritageMexican descent, Spanish maternal ancestry

Physical Stats

Height5 ft 2 in (157 cm)
Weight54 kg (119 lbs)
Body Measurements34-25-35 in
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourDark Brown
Salma Hayek Salma Hayek on birthday party

Family & Relationships

ParentsDiana Jiménez Medina and Sami Hayek
SiblingsSami Hayek Jr. (brother)
AffairsEdward Norton (1999-2003)
RelationshipEngaged to François-Henri Pinault since 2007
Partner/SpouseFrançois-Henri Pinault (French billionaire businessman)
ChildrenValentina Paloma Pinault

Education & Early Life

SchoolingUniversidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City
Higher EducationStudied International Relations at Ramona Convent Secondary School in California
Early LifeBorn in Mexico, later immigrated to Los Angeles in pursuit of acting career
Early InfluencesTelenovela (soap opera) acting experience in Mexico


DebutMexican telenovela Un Nuevo Amanecer (1988), Hollywood film El Callejón de los Milagros (1995)
Significant WorksFrom Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Wild Wild West (1999), Frida (2002)
Awards & NominationsNominated for Academy Award for Best Actress for Frida (2003)
FilmographyOver 50 credited acting roles in films like Grown Ups, Puss in Boots, Eternals
Voice WorkThe Pirate Fairy, Tale of Tales
Music Videos“Alive” by P.O.D.
Tours & Live ShowsFrida Kahlo inspired performance art piece called Frida Still Inspires in 2022
CollaborationsCo-produced TV series Ugly Betty, partnered with Avon cosmetics
DocumentariesSubject of 2005 PBS American Masters documentary Salma Hayek: One Woman
Salma Hayek getting ready for an event

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$200 million
PropertiesHouses in Los Angeles, London, New York
Business VenturesFounded film production company Ventanarosa
InvestmentsInvestor in multiple technology startups like Dropbox, Inc.

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsActivism, reading, painting
ControversiesHarvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal
Philanthropy & ActivismRaises money for women’s rights and anti-domestic violence organizations
Public ImageConsidered a Latina icon and sex symbol
Personal ChallengesSuffered from dyslexia as a child
Notable Interviews60 Minutes, The Daily Show, The Late Late Show
Publications & BooksInstagram poetry book “A Message from Salma”
Personal AnecdotesDyslexia 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

Instagram Handle@salmahayek
Twitter Handle@salmahayek
Facebook HandleSalma Hayek
Youtube ChannelSalma Hayek
Salma Hayek enjoying Sunset in Cannes

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesReferenced in songs by The Offspring and Kanye West
Achievements Outside ActingEmmy-nominated producer for Ugly Betty
MentorshipAdvocates for increased roles for Latinx women in Hollywood
LegacyHelped break barriers for Latinx actresses in mainstream American film