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Salma Hayek Married Billionare-François-Henri Pinault; Her Daughter and Net Worth 2023 | Movies

Salma Hayek Married Billionare-François-Henri Pinault; Her Daughter and Net Worth 2023 | Movies

Facts of Salma Hayek

Full Name:Salma Hayek
Birth Date:September 2, 1966
Age:57 years
Height: 5 feet 2 inches (1.57m)
HusbandFrançois-Henri Pinault
MarriedFrançois-Henri Pinault
Break UpBen Affleck, Johnny Depp, Josh Lucas, Edward Norton, Edward Atterton
Net Worth$200 million
Salary$18 million
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorDark Brown
Body Size39-24-36 inches
Birth PlaceCoatzacoalcos
GrandparentsElias Hayek Labahi and Adela Domínguez Marún while Maria Luisa Lopezi and Jiménez
EthnicityLebanese, Mexican, and Spanish
EducationAcademy of the Sacred Heart, Universidad Iberoamericana, Ramtha’s School of Enlightenment and Stella Adler’s Studio of Acting
FatherSami Hayek Dominguez
MotherDiana Jiménez Medina
SiblingsSami Hayek
KidsValentina Paloma Pinault
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A Mexican and American actress and film producer, Salma Hayek became popular after playing the role in the movie Desperado with Antonio Banderas in 1995. She played the role of Frida Kahlo in the biopic Frida which made her earn the nomination of the Academy Award for Best Actress and became the first Mexican actress to be nominated.

 She appeared in the movies and tv shows like Desperado, Dogma, Teresa, Wild Wild West, and Midaq Alley. According to Times magazine, she is one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Early Life of Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek was born Salma Hayek Valgarma Pinault on September 2, 1966, in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. As of 2023, she is 56 years old. Hayek cuts his birthday cake annually on September 2 and has a star sign of Virgo. She was born as the daughter of Diana Jiménez Medina (mother) and Sami Hayek Dominguez (father). Her father is a businessperson and her mother is an opera singer.

Salma with her mother
Caption: Salma with her mother (Photo: Instagram)

She has a brother, Sami Hayek who works as a designer. Her paternal grandparents are Elias Hayek Labahi and Adela Domínguez Marún while Maria Luisa Lopezi and Jiménez are her maternal grandparents. Salma holds Mexican American citizenship while she belongs to the Lebanese, Mexican, and Spanish ethnic communities. She follows the Catholic religion.

Salma Hayek was Expelled from School

When she settled the nun’s clock three hours back, she got expelled from school and at that time she was diagnosed with dyslexia. She studied at the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau, Louisiana. Then, she studied international relations at Universidad Iberoamericana. She also went to Ramtha’s School of Enlightenment and Stella Adler’s Studio of Acting.

Salma Hayek’s Husband

Her hsuband is François-Henri Pinault, a French Businessman. In 2006, they met and started dating. François proposed to her two times with a diamond ring worth £200,000 and at last, she said yes in  March 2007. The ring has a five-carat oval-cut engagement ring with two trillion diamond accents on the side.

Salma with her husband
Caption: Salma with her husband (Photo: Instagram)

After 16 months of their engagement, they break up for some time. They again got back together and married in Paris on 14th Feb 2009. They again renewed their marriage vows in Bora Bora, Venice, Italy on  April 25, 2009.Recently, she posted a picture of her in the pool with her husband on her Instagram which has become quite viral.

Dating History of Salma Hayek

From 2003 to 2004, she was in a relationship with the actor Josh Lucas. In September 2003, they announced their relationship officially in the premiere of Wonderland. In 1999, she was rumored with an actor, Ben Affleck.  She has also posted a sexy throwback picture of her with Johnny Depp which surfed their dating rumor.

Salma with her ex-partner
Caption: Salma with her ex-partner (Photo: Yahoo )

In 1999, she dated Edward Norton, an actor. They met with the help of their chiropractor and dated until 2003. She had an affair with a British actor, Edward Atterton from 1997 to 1999.

Salma Hayek, Mother of a Daughter

She gave birth to her only biological daughter with her husband, François. Her daughter, Valentina Paloma Pinault was born on September 11, 2007. She is a stepmother of  François-Henri Pinault, Florence Rogers-Pinault, Laurence Pinault, and Dominique Pinault.

Salma with her daughter
Caption: Salma with her daughter (Photo: Instagram)

Salma Hayek’s Net Worth & Other Assets

Hayek has an estimated net worth of $200 million as of 2023 which she earned through her professional career. Her salary is $18 million. She is endorsed by Avon cosmetics, Revlon, Chopard, Campari, and Lincoln cars. She has 5 cars named Audi A8,  BMW X5, Land Rover Range Rover, and 1968 Mustang GT Convertible.

 Salma with her car
Caption: Salma with her car (Photo: Instagram)

She owns a 17-bedroom mansion in London. The mansion was previously owned by Justin Bieber and has lavish features like three floors, and features its own indoor swimming pool, gym and cinema complex, wine cellar, and tennis court. Salma has a ranch in Washington State with a wildlife sanctuary and raises five horses, four alpacas, one cat, eight dogs, one hamster, five parrots, and two fish.

Her diagnosis of Dyslexia and ADHD

She was in her teenage when she was diagnosed with dyslexia. It is a condition where one suffers from a learning difference. Even though she suffered from Dyslexia and ADHD, she maintained a successful career in the acting industry. She was a very fast learner and skipped many classes without studying.

Salma Hayek almost died from COVID-19

She suffered from Covid-19 and was quarantined for seven weeks. Her condition became worse so her doctor asked her to go to the hospital but she refused and made to survive on oxygen and almost died. She shared how her doctor suggested her to admit in hospital with Variety magazine:

“Doctor begged me to go to the hospital because it was so bad but I had refused. I said ‘no, thank you, I’d rather die at home,”

Acting Career of Salma Hayek

  • She started acting by playing the role in the Mexican telenovela, Teresa in 1989.
  • In 1995, Salma appeared in the song, Quedate Aquí alongside Antonio Banderas.
  • She played in the movie, Fools Rush In along with celeb, Matthew Perry in 1997.
  • Then, she played in movies like Wild Wild West, Dogma, and Time of the Butterflies.
  • She got the opportunity to play in movies like Beatriz at Dinner, How to Be a Latin Lover, and The Hitman’s Bodyguard in 2017.
Salma posing on the frame
Caption: Salma posing on the frame (Photo: IMDB)
  • She is a founder of the company, Ventanarosa and produced movies like El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba and Mexico’s official entry.
  • She worked with the band, Los Vega and co-produced, starred, and performed the song, La Bruja in 2002.
  • Besides, she is also the founder of the Salma Hayek Foundation.

Movies & TV Shows

She played in movies like The Pirates!, Savages, Grown Ups 2, Sausage Party, How to Be a Latin Lover, The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Eternals, House of Gucci, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish. Some of her hit tv shows are Teresa, Ugly Betty, 30 Rock, The Sinbad Show,El vuelo del águila, and Gente bien.

Awards & Nominations

  • In 1989, she won TVyNovelas Awards in the category of Best Debut Actress for the movie, Un Nuevo Amanecer.
  • She won the Guild of America nomination for the Celebration of Diversity Award in 2003.
  • She won  Daytime Emmy Award in the nomination for Outstanding Directing in a Children/Youth/Family Special for a movie, The Maldonado Miracle in 2004.
  • In 2018, she was  nominated as Best Actress at AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 

FAQs of Salma Hayek

How tall is Salma Hayek?

Salma is 5 feet 2 inches tall and has a body weight of 56 kg. Salma’s body measurement is 39-24-36 inches. She has a beautiful pair of black colored eyes and dark brown hair. Salma wears a shoe and dress size of 8(US) and 10 (US) respectively.

What happened to Salma Hayek’s Brother?

Her brother met a car accident. Due to the accident, his passenger who was Ian Cuttler Sala died from major blunt force trauma at the scene.

Did Salma Hayek wear temporary tattoos?

Yes, she wore temporary tattoos when her seigner didn’t let her rent her jewelry. She wore fake tattoos at MTV Music Video Awards in 1998.

Was Salma Hayek Bald?

Yes, she was bald in her childhood. Her grandmother used to shave her hair because she thought it would make her hair thicker and glossier.

Is Salma Hayek a vegan?

No, she is not vegan and eats animal products. During some interviews, she disclosed that she eats all kinds of meat, but she consumes it sparsely.

Has Salma Hayek undergone any surgeries?

No, she doesn’t has any plastic surgery. Fans used to blame her for having breast augmentation and Botox, but she never admitted it.