Salma Hayek was bornon 2 September 1966 in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico, Mexican, American, is Actress. Salma Hayek is a Mexican American actress born to Spanish-Lebanese parents and belongs to a wealthy Roman Catholic family from Mexico. As a child, she was inspired to become an actress after watching the movie, ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’. She felt ready to step into the world of movies after attending Mexico City's Universidad Iberoamericana. Her first assignment as an actress was in the Mexican telenovela, ‘Teresa’. After coming to Hollywood she was cast opposite Antonio Banderas in the movie ‘Desperado’. It was followed by roles in ‘Fools Rush In’ and ‘Wild Wild West’ among others. She reprised her role from ‘Desperado’ in ‘Once Upon a Time in Mexico’ and later started her own production company called ‘Ventanarosa’. Her first production was the Mexican movie ‘El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba’, which was Mexico's official entry at the Oscars in the ‘Best Foreign Film’ category. She was also the executive producer of ‘Ugly Betty’. A guest role in the series as Sofia Reyes won her a nomination for ‘Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series’, at the 59thPrimetime Emmy Awards. She has endorsed products like Revlon and Avon and has launched her own line of cosmetics, skincare and hair care products called ‘Nuance’. She has lent her support to raise funds for vaccines against maternal and neonatal tetanus.
In 2017, she starred in three movies: 'Beatriz at Dinner', 'How to Be a Latin Lover' and 'The Hitman's Bodyguard'
In 2015, Salma Hayek was part of the European dark fantasy film 'Tale of Tales'
In 2014, Salma Hayek played the title role in the action-thriller movie 'Everly'
She later reprised her role as Sandler’s wife in ‘Grown Ups 2’, in 2013
In 2011, she launched her own line of cosmetics, skincare and hair-care products called ‘Nuance’
Her comic talent was revealed in ‘Grown Ups’ starring Adam Sandler released in 2010
She and Pinault announced the end of their engagement in 2008 but later reconciled and married on Valentine’s Day, the next year
Hayek was the executive producer of the television series ‘Ugly Betty’ which ran from 2006 to 2010 and also guest-starred as Sofia Reyes, the role, which won her a nomination for ‘Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series’ at the 59th Primetime Emmy Awards
In 2003, she appeared in ‘Once Upon a Time in Mexico’, wherein she reprised her role from ‘Desperado’
In 2002, Hayek co-produced, starred in and performed the Mexican folk song ‘La Bruja’ with the band Los Vega for the film, ‘Frida’
In the 2001 movie, ‘Time of the Butterflies’, based on the eponymous book by Julia Alvarez, she played the role of Minerva, one of the Mirabal sisters
In 2000, she founded her own production company, Ventanarosa
She starred opposite Antonio Banderas and performed the song ‘Quedate Aquí’ in the 1995 movie, ‘Desperado’
Salma Hayek starred in the 1994 award-winning Mexican movie, ‘El Callejón de los Milagros’ (Miracle Alley)
In 1989, Salma Hayek landed the title role in the Mexican telenovela, ‘Teresa’
Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966, to Diana Jiménez Medina, an opera singer, and Sami Hayek Dominguez, a well-to-do businessman