36-24-36 in or 91.5-61-91.5 cm
5 ft 2 inches or 157 cm
52 kg or 115 pounds
Edward Norton (1999-2003) In 1999, Edward Norton and Salma Hayek were set up by their chiropracter. They dated until 2003.
Josh Lucas (2003) After the end of her relationship with Edward Norton, Hayek started dating the younger, Josh Lucas in 2003. They were spotted on the set of a Coca Cola commercial and holding hands as they went into Hayek’s trailer. The relationship only lasted for 11 months.
Francois-Henri Pinault (2007-2008) Salma Hayek became engaged to the French billionaire on March 9, 2007. They had a daughter, Valentina Paloma Pinault, together. By July of 2008, the couple announced their engagement was over. On Valentine’s Day in 2009, they married in Paris after reconciling. In 2007, Pinault was named as the father in a the supermodel, Linda Evangelista’s, paternity case.
Salma Hayek has not admitted to ever having plastic surgeries. Despite this denial, many observers have spotted a difference in her nose’s shape and breast size over the years.
Salma Hayek’s net worth is estimated to be at $85 million.
Salma was born with the name of Salma Hayek Jimenez.
Salma Hayek was given the nickname of Huevos by Penelope Cruz.
Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966. This makes her 47 years old.
In 1966, Hayek was born in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico.
Salma Hayek attended the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Louisiana from the time she was 12 years old. During her time there, she was diagnosed with the learning disability of dyslexia. Later, she attended the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.
Father: Sami Hayek Dominguez
Mother: Diana Jimenez Medina
Brother: Sami Hayek Jimenez
Actress, Director and Producer
Known for playing strong-willed female roles in film
Middle Eastern and Hispanic
Raised Roman Catholic, but no longer devout. Retains a belief in Jesus and God.
Best Known For
Salma Hayek is best known for her roles in Desperado, Grown Ups, Wild Wild West and Dogma.
In 1993, Hayek played Gata in Mi Vida Loca.
First TV Show
Salma Hayek’s first television show was in the telenovella, Un Nuevo Amanecer, in 1988.
First Time as a Producer
Salma Hayek first started working as a producer in the Velocity of Gary in 1998. Since then, she has gone on to be the director and producer of several other films.
Salma’s Favorite Things
Favorite Exercise: Yoga
Favorite Television Programs:
Favorite People:Penelope Cruz, Lucy Orozco, Mia Maestro and Ashley Judd
Favorite Food: Mexican and French Food
Favorite Colors: purple, red and blue
Favorite Accessories: stilettos, plum-colored lipstick and brown eyeshadow
Favorite Brands: Porsche, BMW, Giorgio Armani and Prada
Favorite Place: France
Salma Hayek Facts
Her paternal grandparents are originally from Lebanon.
Salma Hayek uses yoga and juice fasts to get ready for the red carpet. She exercises on a daily basis.
Her breakthrough role was in the movie Frida in 2002.
Hayek is one of just four Mexican actresses who have succeeded in the United States.
She has previously been diagnosed with dyslexia and diabetes.
Hayek has served as the spokeswoman for Revlon and Avon Cosmetic companies.
Known for her activism, Hayek has worked to reduce domestic violence against women. In 2005, she even testified before the United States Senate in favor of the Violence Against Women Act. She has also worked to end discrimination against immigrants.
On a fact-finding trip for UNICEF, Hayek breastfed a baby whose mother was unable to as a way to end the stigma against breast feeding.
She received the Glamour magazine award in 2001 for being the Woman of the Year.
Time Magazine listed Hayek as one of the top 25 Influential Hispanics of 2005.
As a practitioner of yoga, Salma Hayek studied at the Ramtha’s School of Enlightenment.
Salma Hayek is known for her beautiful features that represent her Middle Eastern and Mexican heritage.
Before she had children, Penelope Cruz and Salma Hayek would joke about the amount of time they spent sleeping every day. This inside joke is where they developed the nickname “huevos” for each other.
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