She is one of the most recognized faces in the Hollywood universe. Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1968 in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. She is one of the most successful Latin actresses in the world of acting and this is due to her important career. Among the main titles in which she has participated, it is worth mentioning her role in the movie 'La chispa de la vida', as well as her work as executive producer of the television series 'Ugly Betty'.
Over the years, we have learned a lot of information about her professional career, both as an actress and as a producer. However, not so much information we know about her personal life. For this reason and to go a little deeper into it, from The Look we have gathered all the information you need to know how is her love life and who is the person with whom she is currently sharing her life.
What has Salma Hayek's life been like?
Salma's parents are Diana Jiménez Medina, an opera singer and talent scout, and Sami Hayek Domínguez, who was a candidate for mayor of Coatzacoalcos, an oil company executive and owner of an industrial equipment company. He also has a younger brother named Sami, who was born in 1972.
Regarding her education, the actress studied International Relations at the University of Mexico City. Her vocation for acting was born when she was very young and, since then, she shot a couple of TV spots and started taking acting classes, dropping out of college.
This is Salma Hayek's successful trajectory
Following her first professional job in the children's play 'Aladdin', Salma began to participate in various soap operas in Mexico, which helped her to become known and jump to fame.
The course of her career took her to Los Angeles and, years later, back to her country. During this time, she has participated in films such as 'En el tiempo de las mariposas' and another one about the painter Frida Kahlo, in which she coincided with the Spanish Antonio Banderas.
Also, as a director, she has been in charge of several projects. Some of them have been a music video for Prince, titled 'Te Amo Corazón'; the series 'Ugly Betty' or her debut film, 'The Maldonado Miracle', which was screened at the First Morelia International Film Festival.
The relationship between Salma and François-Henri Pinault
It was during the spring of 2006 when life crossed the paths of Salma and François-Henri Pinault, in the celebration of a gala at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice. Since that first meeting, the couple only needed a year to announce that they were engaged and expecting their first child together.
So far, Salma and François' only daughter, Valentina Paloma, was born in September 2007. The wedding between the two took place on Valentine's Day 2009, at the City Hall of the Sixth District of Paris, although they remarried in April in Venice.
Although Salma had had several partners before, which were not as successful as expected, it seems that her love story with Pinault is the one she has always wanted to have and both have managed to make each other happy.