Salma Hayek Profile, Age Height, Family, Affairs, Wiki, Biography & More
Salma Hayek Pinault was born Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez September 2, 1966 is a Mexican and American actress and producer. She began her career in Mexico with the telenovela Teresa and starred in the film El Callejón de los Milagros (Miracle Alley) for which she was nominated for an Ariel award. In 1991 Hayek moved to Hollywood and gained prominence with roles in films such as Desperado (1995), From Dusk till Dawn (1996), Wild Wild West and Dogma (both in 1999).
Her decisive role was in the 2002 film Frida, as Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, for which she was nominated for best actress for the Academy Award, the BAFTA Award, the Golden Globe Award and the Screen Actors Guild Award, and that she also produced. This film received wide attention and was a critical and commercial success.
She won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in a Kids / Youth / Family Special for The Maldonado Miracle in 2004, and received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series after starring the television drama ABC Ugly Betty in 2007. She also starred in the NBC comedy series 30 Rock from 2009 to 2013. In 2017, she was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for her role in Beatriz at Dinner.
Hayek is a naturalized American citizen. She studied at the Ramtha School of Lights and is a yoga practitioner. Hayek, who was raised a Catholic, said that she was no longer very pious and did not believe in the institution (the Church), but still believed in Jesus Christ and in God.
On March 9, 2007, Hayek confirmed his engagement with the French billionaire and CEO of Kering François-Henri Pinault as well as his pregnancy. She gave birth to daughter Valentina Paloma Pinault in September 2007 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. They were married on Valentines Day 2009 in Paris. On April 25, 2009, they had a second ceremony in Venice.