Salma Hayek: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation: producer, director, actress
  • Real name: Salma Hayek Jimenez
  • Sign: Virgo
  • Date of birth: Friday, September 02, 1966 (age: 54 years old)
  • Country : Mexico

Born in 1966 in Mexico, little Salma Hayek had an eventful childhood. First sent to the sisters at the age of 12, she was excluded because of her volcanic temperament. After a quick return to Mexico City to live with her parents, she was sent to live with her aunt in Texas. She returned to Mexico City at the age of 17 to study international relations.

Attracted by the seventh art, she made several appearances in different Mexican telenovelas. Her charming face was spotted by director Robert Rodriguez who cast her for his film Desperado, alongside Antonio Banderas. Her career is launched for good, and the beautiful meets public and critical success. At the head of a production company called Ventanarosa, she notably participated in the creation of the famous series Ugly Betty. In May 2015, the actress was part of the cast of Matteo Garrone’s Tale of tales, a film selected in official competition at the Cannes Film Festival.

On the heart side, Edward Norton shared her life from 1999 to 2003, before she met François-Henri Pinault, with whom she has a little girl, Valentina Paloma, in September 2007. Their marriage was celebrated on February 14, 2009.