Salma Hayek Short Bio
Salma Hayek whose real name is Salma Hayek Jiménez was born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico to Diana Jiménez Medina and Sami Hayek Domínguez. She and her brother was rises in the middle of wealthy, devout Roman Catholic. In er 12 years old, teen Salma Hayek was sent to Academy of the Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau, Louisiana USA whom she was diagnoses with dyslexia. Salma Hayek wont give up to dyslexia. She proved it by continue studied at Universidad Iberoamericana for International Relations major.
Salma Hayek Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||September 2, 1966|
|Age||47 years old|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Height||5 feet 2 inches|
|Hip Size||36 inches|
|Waist Size||24 inches|
|Weight||117 lbs (53 kg)
Salma Hayek Career
Salma Hayek started her career by appeared at successful Mexican telenovela, Teresa (1989). She then stole Mexican public attention by appeared at El Callejón de los Milagros in 1994 whom she was nominated for an Ariel Award. She then moves to Los Angeles to pursue her career in acting. Due her dyslexia problem, Salma Hayek find it difficult to do dialogue in English. But she then choose to appeared in 1995’s Desperado alongside Antonia Banderas and From Dusk Till Dawn which becomes her breakthrough sign.
Salma Hayek then appeared in several films such as Fools Rush In, Wild Wild West, Dogma, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, and Mariachi Trilogy. Salma Hayek also tries to spread her wings as an director and producer too. She tries to direct her own movie, El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba in 1999 that was nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars.
From 2006-2010, Salma Hayek is executive producer for successful telenovela Ugly Betty. Beside that she also appeared on the series by portraying a magazine editor, Sofia Reyes. For her role in that series, Salma Hayes was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series at the 59th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Salma Hayek Dating
In the past, Salma Hayek was rumored has relationship with some actors including Antonio Banderas, Johnny Depp and Ben Affleck. On March 9, 2007, she was engaged to French billionaire and PPR CEO François-Henri Pinault. Their daughter, Valentina Paloma Pinault was born in 2007. Both were in on off relationship until on Valentine’s Day, 2009, both were married in Paris.