This is the bio of a very talented multistar, Salma Hayek, globally known for acting. This energetic, super cool lady has gained fame as a successful film director and producer. Being of Lebanese and Mexican origin, Hayek gets stardom in Hollywood with her role in Rober Rodriguez’s Desperado. It was a big box office hit, and she received a huge joyous acclamation for her role. Salma Hayek was born on 2nd September 1966 in a Mexican family in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. They belong to the Catholic Christian religion. Her father, Sami Hayek, is a Lebanese citizen and a businessman by profession, and her mother, Diana Jimenz Medina, is a talented Scout and Opera Singer.
How did Salma Hayek get famous?
Salma Hayek came to the limelight after playing a role in ‘Desperado’ by Robert Rodriguez. From there, her career ascended to the pick. With her acting skill, she grabbed the attention of every film lover and critics. The talented actress used to be a famous Mexican telenovela star. She started her career as Fabiola in a television series named “Un nuevo amanecer” (1988) and then in “Teresa” (1989). She appeared in “Teresa” for 125 episodes and was spotted by her fans because of her acting skill.
In 1995 she got a big break-in Classic Desperado cast opposite Antonio Banderas. In 2002 Salma produced and starred in the most renowned biopic Frida, the portrait of a Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. It was a huge success, and the film was nominated for 6 Academy Awards, also the best actress nod for the actress. Because of her dedication and hard work towards acting, Hayek has been nominated for several prestigious awards. And these are the list of the awards she received in the various category-
- Golden Camera Award for Best International Actress (2003)
- Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Children’s series (2004)
- Glamour Woman of the Year Award (2001)
- Imagen Awards for Best Actress (2003)
- ALMA Award for Industry Excellence (2009)
- ALMA Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in Made for Television Movie or Mini-Series’
- Bambi – International Film (2012)
- Hispanic Heritage Awards: Arts.
Height and weight of Salma Hayek
This beautiful and brilliant actress has a perfect height of 5’1.5″. Salma’s impressive height is accompanied by the perfect weight of 54 kg, 119 lbs. Being in perfect shape and with her gorgeous look, she dominated the Hollywood industry and took her fan following on the top.
Salma Hayek’s dating history
The heartthrob of Hollywood has a beautiful love life. Salma’s love is very pure. On 9th March 2007, she declared her engagement to Francois-Henri Pinault, a French billionaire. They have been dating each other since 2006 and got married in 2009. They have a beautiful daughter together named Valentina Paloma Pinault Hayek.
But Francois-Henri Pinault is not a single man she has been dating. This beauty queen has an ex too. Hayek was in a relationship with Edward Atterton (1997 to 1999), then she got engaged to Edward Norton (1999 -2003); Josh Lucas was also a part of Salma’s love life for one year.
Full Born Name: Salma Hayek Jiménez
Nick Name: Salma Hayek
Occupation: Actress & producer
Religion: Catholic Christian
Date of Birth: 2nd September 1996
Birth Place: Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Father’s Name: Sami Hayek Dominguez
Mother’s Name: Diana Jimenez Medina
Siblings’ Names: Sami Hayek
Spouse: Francois-Henri Pinault
Children: Valentina Paloma Pinault Hayek
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Salma Hayek’s body measurements
The charming actress can attract anyone with her natural beauty. Hayek is adorned like one of Hollywood’s most beautiful actresses. Her dressing style appeared as a role model to every girl and woman of her generation. Salma’s glamorous figure has a heavenly vibe. Her body measurements are 36-24-36 inches, and her waist size is 24 inches. Her magnetic look can keep you staring at her the whole day.
Salma Hayek’s breast and bra size
Salma is a fitness queen and maintains her body shape very beautifully through daily exercises. All her hard work helps sustain a slim and fit physique that boosts her confidence 100%. Her breast and bra sizes are 36 and 36C. Hayek motivates people to be fit and live a healthy life. She is bold and always experiments with the latest trends to surprise her followers.
Weight: 119 lbs. (54 kg)
Breast size: 36
Bra size: 36c
Body measurement: 36-24-36 inches
Chest size: 36 inch
Waist size: 24 inches
Hip size: 36 inches
Dress size: 10 (US) or 42 (EU) or 14 (UK)
Shoe size: 6.5
Hair colour: Dark brown
Has Salma Hayek gone under the knife?
There were rumours that Salma had surgery on her body, but she denied it. Salma never condemned people for assuming she had had surgery as her breast size was small. Once, she was accused of having botox in her makeup-free selfie. But she exclaimed that was the effect of menopause. And never go through any surgery on her body. She stated plastic surgery is strange to her.
The Mexican actress’s net worth is 200 million dollars. However, her whole life is very luxurious before or after marriage. But she gained this huge net worth by her talent. As Salma has been married to the wealthiest man in France, her net worth is quite impressive. If they ever separate, then the share of her husband’s property may increase Salma’s net worth by 2 to 3 times. But we all wish the happy family never separates ever after.
Salma Hayek’s favourites
The diva is very conscious about her health and fitness. She maintains a healthy routine with exercise and consuming healthy food. Whenever she gets time, she spends her time doing exercises. She is very fond of yoga, and her favourite yoga is Bikram yoga. As Salma is born Mexican and married to a French, her favourite food is Mexican and French. She is very kind-hearted to every living being, and the dog is her favourite animal.
Hayek is a style icon, and there are many workers behind her gorgeous attires but her favourite designer, Giorgio Armani and Prada. Her colour choice is also very royal and stunning; blue and purple are her favourite colours. And she loves to wear black at the bottom, that is why black shoes are very dear to her.
The pretty actress is choosy while doing her makeup, and she never compromises with the brand and quality. If you ask about her favourite fragrance, it will be no doubt Avon’s Today, Tomorrow, and always. Besides, she also has her favourite eyeshadow shades: brown and aubergine, and the lipstick shade is plum.