Salma Hayek – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Salma Hayek

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Who is Salma Hayek?

Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez is a Mexican and American producer and actress who was born on 2 September 1966, in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. Her father Sami Hayek Domínguez is a Lebanese Mexican who is an oil company executive and owns an industrial equipment firm in Mexico. Her mother Diana Jiménez Medina is a Mexican of Spanish descent and is an opera singer. Kayak identifies herself as 50% Lebanese and 50% Spanish. She has a younger brother who is a furniture designer. Hayek has been raised wealthy and was an illegal immigrant in the United States.

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Childhood Accomplishments

  • Hayek made her debut in Mexico on the television series Un Nuevo Amanecer, in the year 1988. She was very much appreciated for her role and she also bagged the TVyNovelas Award for Best Debut Actress. Later that year, at the age of 23 she was selected for the role of Teresa in a romantic drama television series El Callejón de Los Milagros. This role made her a star in Mexico and she received the 1990 TVyNovelas Award for Best Female Revelation. In 1991, she made her decision to pursue a film career in Hollywood and she shifted to Los Angeles.

Salma Hayek Body Measurements

Height5 ft 2 in / 157 cm
Weight119 lb / 54 kg
Breast Size38 in / 99 cm
Bra Size44 C (US) / 100 C (EU)
Cup SizeC (US)
Body Measurements38-24-36 in or 99-61-92 cm
Chest Size38 in / 99 cm
Waist Size24 in / 61 cm
Hips Size36 in / 92 cm
Shoe Size6½ (US) or 4 (UK) or 37 (EU)
Dress Size10 (US) or 40 (EU)
Eyes ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Natural Breasts or ImplantsNatural

Awards and Achievements

  • Hayek won a ‘Daytime Emmy Award’ for ‘Outstanding Directing in a Children/Youth/Family Special for the movie The Maldonado Miracle, in the year 2003.
  • She has also received awards like Glamour magazine’s – Woman of the Year Award, Producers Guild of America Celebration of Diversity Award, and Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour – France.
  • In 2012, she bagged the Bambi Awards for Best Film – International.
  • She was the winner of Blockbuster Entertainment Awards – Favorite Supporting Actress – Action Wild Wild West, in the year 2000.
  • In 2021, Hayek bagged The Kering Women in Motion Award at the Cannes Film Festival.

Best Known for

  • Hayek is one of the most successful Mexican public figures in Hollywood and her most appreciated role is in the film Frida 2002.
  • She was nominated for the Best Actress category at the Academy Awards.
  • She is also known for her philanthropic activities including her charity, the Salma Hayek Foundation. Through this foundation, Hayek is speaking awareness about the battered woman and she is helping children on the street to overcome problems like violence, drugs, and lack of education.
  • Hayek is also known for her production firm, Ventanarosa which she started in the year 1999. Hayek was a member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in the year 2005.

Salma Hayek Pre-Relationships

  • Salma Hayek announced her engagement in the year 2007 with French billionaire François-Henri Pinault. She also revealed that she was pregnant and in September she gave birth to her daughter Valentina Paloma Pinault. Soon after delivering, in 2008 Hayek announced her separation from Pinault but later in the year 2009 they reconciled and got married on Valentine’s Day. The couple renewed their vows on 25th April in Venice.

Salma Hayek Family and Personal Life

  • Salma Hayek is married to François-Henri Pinault and has one daughter with him and her name is Valentina Paloma.

Salma Hayek Personal Info

Full NameSalma Hayek Jiménez
NicknameSalma Hayek Jiménez de Pinault, Salma Hayek
OccupationActor, Producer, Director, Voiceover Artist, Model
ReligionRoman Catholicism
Date of Birth2 September 1966 (age 55 years)
BirthplaceCoatzacoalcos, Veracruz, México
Zodiac SignVirgo
Father NameSami Hayek
Mother NameDiana Jiménez Medina
Sibling NamesSami Hayek Jr (Brother)
SpouseFrançois-Henri Pinault (m. 2009)
ChildrenValentina Paloma Pinault

Worth to Know about Salma Hayek

  • Hayek is fluent in the languages Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese and English.
  • On a UNICEF mission to Sierra Leone, Hayek breastfed a hungry baby, whose mother could not produce milk.
  • 16 portraits of Hayek were displayed at the ‘Blue Star Contemporary Art Center’ in San Antonio, Texas. She was depicted as the Aztec goddess, Itzpapalotl.
  • A song called Lotus Flow3r was included by musician Prince in his CD in the year 2009. This song was about Salma Hayek.
  • Hayek was diagnosed with diabetes during her pregnancy in July 2007
  • In 2002, she was ranked 31 in Stuff magazine’s “102 Sexiest Women in the World”
  • Salma is dyslexic and has ADHD.

Salma Hayek Most Favorite Things

Favorite FoodShe (Mexican) loves eating bugs
Favorite ColorPurple, Red, Blue
Favorite Car ColorSilver
Favorite Lipstick ShadePlum
Favorite Eye Shadow ShadesBrowns and aubergine
Favorite Shoe ColorBlack

More about Salma Hayek

  • Education: She studied International Relations at the Universidad Iberoamericana.
  • House: Located on one of the priciest streets in London, Hampstead’s Bishops Avenue.
  • Cars: Salma Hayek’s car collection include Audi A8, Mercedes GL Class, Mercedes ML-Class, Vintage Mustang Convertible, Lexus RX, and BMW X5.
  • Tattoos: Hayek has two tattoos on her chest and one on her arms.
  • Cosmetic Surgeries: recently Hayek has made it clear that she had undergone no cosmetic surgeries and doesn’t even plan to have one.

Salma Hayek Social Media Profiles

Salma Hayek Movies List

  • 1998 – The Faculty
  • 1999 – Wild Wild West
  • 2000 – Timecode
  • 2002 – Frida
  • 2003 – Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
  • 2009 – Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant
  • 2010 – Grown Ups
  • 2011 – Puss in Boots
  • 2012 – The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!, Savages, Here Comes the Boom
  • 2013 – Grown Ups 2
  • 2014 – Everly, Lessons In Love
  • 2015 – September Of Shiraz, Tale of Tales
  • 2016 – Sausage Party
  • 2017 – How to Be a Latin Lover, The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Beatriz at Dinner
  • 2019 – The Hummingbird Project
  • 2020 – Like a Boss, The Roads Not Taken
  • 2021 – Bliss, Eternals, House of Gucci
  1. What is Salma Hayek’s net worth?

    This Mexican American actress has a net worth of $200 million. She is known as a strong-willed, independent woman with a seductive deep voice.

  2. Does Salma Hayek have smoked “in real life”?

    The singer and actress have previously been seen lighting a cigarette occasionally but she claims she is not a smoker.

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