September 2, 1966
54 years old
U.S. - México
5 ft 2 in | 157 cm
39-24-36 in | 99-61-91.5 cm
54 kg | 119 pounds
6.5 US | 37 EU
Salma Hayek was born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico, on September 2, 1966, is an Mexican-American actress.
Young Salma Hayek first started her acting career in Mexican telenovela Un Nuevo Amanecer (1988) in role as Fabiola.
She landed her big break in role as Teresa Chavero Martínez in Mexican telenovela Teresa (1989).
She made her big screen debut in the American drama film My Crazy Life (Mi Vida Loca) (1994) in role as Gata.
Her breakthrough performance came as Carolina in action movie Desperado (1995) opposite Antonio Banderas.
The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021) action comedy in role as Sonia Kincaid, with Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Morgan Freeman
The Eternals (2021) superhero in role as Ajak, opposite Angelina Jolie, Gemma Chan and Richard Madden
Bliss (2021) drama sci-fi in role as Isabel, with Owen Wilson and Madeline Zima
The Roads Not Taken (2020) drama in role as Dolores, opposite Javier Bardem, Elle Fanning and Chris Rock
Drunk Parents (2019) comedy in role as Nancy Teagarten, with Alec Baldwin and Joe Manganiello
She was nominated for the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Frida Kahlo in biopic drama film Frida (2002).
Fools Rush In (1997) romantic comedy opposite Matthew Perry
Breaking Up (1997) romantic comedy with Russell Crowe
Dogma (1999) fantasy comedy with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck
Wild Wild West (1999) western action comedy opposite Will Smith and Kevin Kline
Lonely Hearts (2006) thriller crime with John Travolta and Jared Leto
Some Kind of Beautiful (2014) romantic comedy opposite Pierce Brosnan and Jessica Alba
Here Comes the Boom (2012) comedy with Kevin James
Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) western action opposite Antonio Banderas, Johnny Depp and Eva Mendes
After the Sunset (2004) action comedy with Woody Harrelson and Pierce Brosnan
Savages (2012) crime thriller with Benicio Del Toro and Blake Lively
Bandidas (2006) Western action comedy with Penélope Cruz
Beatriz at Dinner (2017) comedy drama opposite John Lithgow and Chloë Sevigny
The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) action comedy opposite Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson
How to Be a Latin Lover (2017) comedy opposite Eugenio Derbez, Rob Lowe and Kristen Bell
From Dusk till Dawn (1996) vampire crime thriller directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Quentin Tarantino
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress for her role as Sofia Reyes in comedy television series Ugly Betty (2006–2010).
Dream On (1992) HBO situation comedy in role as Carmela
She had a recurring character as Gloria Contreras in Fox sitcom The Sinbad Show (1993).
El vuelo del águila (1994) Spanish-language telenovela in role as Juana Cata
She played Donna in television film Roadracers (1994).
She won a ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor/Actress in a Made for Television Movie or Miniseries for her role as Minerva Mirabal in Showtime television film In the Time of the Butterflies (2001).
She hosted Saturday Night Live in 2003.
She had a recurring role as Elisa Pedrera in satirical television sitcom 30 Rock (2009–2013).
Studied International Relations at Mexico City's Universidad Iberoamericana.
Has a brother, Sami.
Spokeswoman for Avon cosmetics.
Good friend with actresses Ashley Judd and Penélope Cruz.
Practicing yoga regularly.
She is godmother to American film director Robert Rodriguez’s children.
She voiced Theresa Taco in animated black comedy movie Sausage Party (2016).
She directed a music video "Te Amo Corazon" for Prince (2006).
Founded her own production company "Ventanarosa" in 1999.
She voiced Kitty Softpaws in animated adventure comedy film Puss in Boots (2011).
She dated Josh Lucas (2003-2004), Edward Norton (1999-2003) and Edward Atterton (1997-1999).
She was married to François Pinault (2009).
She married French billionaire François-Henri Pinault in 2009, they have one daughter.