Salma Hayek is a Mexican and American model, actress and producer. She was born on September 2nd 1966 and she has special bonding with her parents. Her father Sami Hayek is an executive in an oil company and he owned an industrial equipment firm. Salma Hayek’s mother Diana Jimenz Medina is a singer and talent scout. The actress was born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. The actress along with her family relocated to USA at the age of 12. She started her career in Mexico starring in the telenovela Teresa and starred in the film El Callejón de los Milagros (Miracle Alley) for which she was nominated for an Ariel Award
Salma Hayek moved to Hollywood in 1991 and she took her time to own recognition as an actress. She has done decent films in her career and she got her first break with Desperado in 1995 and she even impressed the audience with movies like Dogma and Wild Wild West. She received wide recognition for her performance as a Mexican painter in the movie Frida. The actress played the role of Frida Kahlo and she has been nominated as the Best actress for all the leading awards. The whole world has been amused with the movie and received wide reception all over.
She has done impressive films like The Maldonado Miracle, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, After the Sunset and Ask the Dust. Salma Hayek is an indendent woman and she has a seductive deep voice along with a curvaceous, buxom figure. She has been chosen by People’s magazine as one of the beautiful people in the world thrice for the years 1996, 2003 and in 2008. She has done many photo shoots for all the leading magazines and she is a treat to watch on screen for her stunning presence and her performance. Her name has been derived from Arabic and it means peace or calm. Salma Hayek has been graduated in International Relations and drama in Mexico.
She won the Best Newcomer at the 1989 Novela Awards for Un nuevo amanecer (1988). She started a production house named Ventanarosa. Salma Hayek is a huge sensation in Hollywood and she happenned to be the second latin american actress to be nominated for an Academy award for the best actress in a leading role for the movie Frida. Salma confirmed her pregnancy with Francois Henri Pinault, a French billionaire and she even cofirmed her pregnancy. She gave birth to daughter, Valentina Paloma Pinault, in September 2007. The duo got married on April 25th 2009.
Salma Hayek has been active in charity which includes in bringing awareness in women about violence and even discrimination against the immigrants. She has been a member of jury for the Cannes Film Festival. She has been diagnosed with diabetes in 2007. Salma Hayek has been active in fashion industry and she revealed that she is a fashion freak and keeps her updating about the latest happennings in the industry of fashion.