Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek is an actress, director, and producer. She started acting in telenovelas and Mexican films before landing her big break in the United States with the 1995 film, Desperado. In 2003, she became the first Mexican woman to receive an Oscar nomination for best actress for her portrayal of Frida Kahlo in the 2002 biopic Frida. She also co-founded the Chime for Change global campaign in 2013 with Beyoncé and fashion house Gucci.
Salma Hayek
Full Name
Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez
Coatzacoalcos, Mexico


Who is Salma Hayek’s husband?

Salma Hayek is married to French billionaire and businessman François-Henri Pinault. The two started dating in 2006 and got married in 2009. Their daughter Valentina Paloma Pinault was born in September 2007.

What nationality is Salma Hayek?

Salma Hayek's nationality is Mexican.

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