Salma Hayek dated English actor, Edward Atterton, but the relationship didn’t last long and they broke up. Then, Salma dated Ben Affleck, but, no official confirmation came. He also looked odd with Salma due to the height difference of more than a foot. She dated Edward Norton from 1999 to 2003.
Additionally, she dated Josh Lucas for almost a year from August 2003 to July 2004. They were frequently spotted many times in Hollywood. Salma Hayek announced her engagement with French billionaire and PPR CEO François-Henri Pinault on March 9, 2007.
She also announced on the same day that she was expecting her first child. They split on July 18, 2008, for some time. But, reconciled soon. So, there was an ON-OFF kind of relationship. Salma Hayek gave birth to daughter Valentina Paloma Pinault at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California on September 21, 2007.
They married on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2009, in Paris. On April 25, 2009, they were married a second time in Venice, Italy.
Salma Hayek was born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico on September 2, 1966. Her birth name is Salma Valgarma Hayek and she is currently 52 years old. Her father’s name is Diana Jiménez Medina (an opera singer) and her mother’s name is Sami Hayek Dominguez (a well-to-do businessman).
Whereas, she was raised in a wealthy Roman Catholic family in Mexico. Then, she returned to Mexico to study International Relations at the Universidad Iberoamericana.
She has a sibling namely, Sami Hayek. Salma holds Mexican -American citizenship and mixed (Lebanese- Mexican- Spanish) ethnicity. Her birth sign is Virgo.
Salma Hayek: Education, School/ College University
Talking about Salma’s education, at the age of 12, she went to the US to study in the Academy of the Sacred Heart, Louisiana.
Salma Hayek: Professional Life, Career
Talking about her profession, during 1989, Salma Hayek landed the title role in the Mexican telenovela, ‘Teresa’. It made her a star in Mexico. Additionally, she starred opposite Antonio Banderas and performed the song ‘Quedate Aquí’ in the 1995 movie, ‘Desperado’. In fact, ‘From Dusk Till Dawn’ saw her performing a snake dance in her role as a vampire queen.
On the following years saw her star opposite Matthew Perry in the romantic comedy, ‘Fools Rush In’ (1997), in Will Smith’s ‘Wild Wild West’ (1999) and in Kevin Smith’s ‘Dogma’ (1999) in a supporting role. In the year 2001 movie, ‘Time of the Butterflies’, based on the eponymous book by Julia Alvarez, she played the role of Minerva, one of the Mirabal sisters.
In the year 2003, Salma Hayek has appeared in ‘Once Upon a Time in Mexico’, wherein she reprised her role from ‘Desperado’. Then, she also recorded ‘Siente mi amor’, which played during the end credits of the movie. Whereas, her comic talent was revealed in ‘Grown Ups’ starring Adam Sandler released in 2010.
Later, she reprised her role as Sandler’s wife in ‘Grown Ups 2’, in 2013. She also lent her voice for the movie, ‘Puss in Boots’. Similarly, in 2014, Salma Hayek played the title role in the action-thriller movie ‘Everly’. In the same year, she has also seen in the rom-com ‘Some Kind of Beautiful’ The movie also starred Pierce Brosnan and Jessica Alba.
In the year 2015, Salma Hayek was part of the European dark fantasy film ‘Tale of Tales’. Moreover, the film was based on collections of tales by Italian poet and courtier Giambattista Basile and Salma played the character of Queen of Longtrellis. In the year 2017, she starred in three movies: ‘Beatriz at Dinner’, ‘How to Be a Latin Lover’ and ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’.
Besides that, she has been a spokesperson for Revlon and later for Avon cosmetics. During 2011, she launched her own line of cosmetics, skincare and hair-care products called ‘Nuance’. She has worked with P&G and UNICEF to raise funding for vaccines against maternal and neonatal tetanus.
Salma Hayek: Awards, Nomination
She won Outstanding Actor/Actress in a Made for Television Movie or Miniseries for In the Time of the Butterflies (2001) at ALMA Award in 2002, she won Favorite Supporting Actress – Action for Wild Wild West (1999) at Blockbuster Entertainment Award. Likewise, she won Outstanding Directing in a Children/Youth/Family Special for The Maldonado Miracle (2003) at Daytime Emmy Awards.
Similarly, she also won Best International Actress for Frida (2002) at Golden Camera, she won Best Actress – Feature Film for How to Be a Latin Lover (2017) at Imagen Award. She has also been the winner of The Animation Award for The Prophet (2014).
Salma Hayek: Net Worth ($7B), Income, Salary
She has an estimated net worth of around $7 billion (as per 2019 data) and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career. Her acting career has helped her in gaining fame and fortune both.
Salma Hayek: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal
There was a rumor that Salma dated Johnny Depp in 1995. Currently, she is far from rumors and controversies.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Salma Hayek has a height of 5 feet 2 inches and she weighs 54Kg. Additionally, she has a measurement of 39-24-36 inches and her bra size is 36C. Salma’s hair color is black and her eyes color is dark brown. Furthermore, her dress size is 10 (US) and her shoe size is 6 (US).
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Being a Mexican -American film actress, Salma Hayek has a huge fan following rate. She has been active in social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has around 7.63K followers on Facebook. Around 286K followers on Twitter, she has around 10.6M followers on Instagram.