Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Real Name/Full Name Salma Hayek Pinault
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Salma Hayek
Birth Place: Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 2 September 1966
Age/How Old: 57 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 155 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Sami Hayek Domínguez
Mother – Diana Jiménez Medina
Siblings: Sami
School: Academy of the Sacred Heart
College: Universidad Iberoamericana and Ramtha’s School of Enlightenment
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: Mexican and American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: François-Henri Pinault
Kids/Children Name: Valentina Paloma Pinault
Profession: Film actress and producer
Net Worth: $220 million
Last Updated: July 2024

It is much of how you do what you do that makes the difference. If you give your best to your job, you will definitely be highly appreciated and regarded. Luckily, you will also be irreplaceable which is what gives you job security. Salma is a Mexican and American film producer and actress. Her first role was in telenovela Teresa. This was followed by El Callejon de los Milagros (Miracle Alley) where she was featured as the starring.

The film was a great success as it won her an Ariel Award nomination. In 1991, she decided to expand her horizons and moved to Hollywood where she became famous playing different roles in films like Desperado, Wild Wild West and From Dusk Till Dawn among others. Her breakthrough role was however in film Frida in 2002 where she was cast as a Mexican painter Fridah Kahio.

Well, how well do you know about Salma Hayek? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Salma Hayek’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Salma Hayek to date.

Biography and Early Life

This Spanish gifted young girl was born on the 2nd of September in 1966 by the names Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez. Hayek was born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico to Sami Hayek Dominguez and Diana Jimenez Medina. Her father is a Lebanese Mexican as his ancestors hail from the Baabdat city in Lebanon. He took his daughter Salma to visit that city in 2015 and promoted her movie titled Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet. Her father is an employee at an oil company as an executive and he also owns an industrial-equipment firm and once ran for mayor in Coatzacoalcos.

On the other hand, her mother Diana Jimenez is a Mexican of Spanish descent and works as a talent scout and an opera singer. For this reason, Hayek describes herself as 50% Lebanese and 50% Spanish due to her parents’ ancestry. She has a young brother named Sami born in 1972 who works as a furniture designer.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Salma Hayek in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Salma Hayek’s age is 57 years old as of today’s date 22nd July 2024 having been born on 2 September 1966. Though, she is 5′ 1″ in feet and inches and 155 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 119 lbs in Pound and 54 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark brown and hair color is Black.


Hayek and her brother Sami were lucky to born and raised in a devout Catholic and wealthy family. When she was 12 years of age, she decided to attend Academy of the Sacred Heart which is located in Grand Coteau in Louisiana. Although she was diagnosed with dyslexia in school, it didn’t kill her morale to learn. After graduating from high school, she joined Universidad Iberoamericana University where she graduated with a degree in Internal Relations.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Salma Hayek With Husband François Henri Pinault
Salma Hayek With Husband François Henri Pinault

Salma was an illegal immigrant in the U.S for a short time as she later got a naturalized United States citizenship. Apart from being committed to her acting career, she also gave herself an opportunity to love and to be loved. The lucky man was François-Henri Pinault who is a billionaire and CEO of Kering.

Their daughter Valentina Paloma Pinault was born on 21st September 2007 in Los Angeles, California at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre. The couple exchanged their marriage vows on Valentine’s Day in 2009 in Paris. On 25th April 2009, their marriage vows were renewed at Venice. The couple is very much in love with each other and there are no signs of divorce.

Is Salma Hayek Lesbian?

Although we don’t have information of her past relationships before she met her current husband, it is clear that she is not a lesbian. This is because, there are no rumors of her being involved in lesbianism and she has also been married for more than 10 years now and even has a child from her marriage.

Professional Career

Hayek was lucky enough to land her first acting role when she was still young at the age of 23 years. The role was in Teresa in 1989 and it was a great success that made Salma a success. In 1991, she moved to Los Angeles to venture into a film career as well as sharpen her acting career under Stella Adler.

Since she started her film career, she has been featured in many projects. These include; Mi Vida Loca, From Dusk Till Dawn, Wild Wild West, Once Upon a Time in Mexico and In The Time of The Butterflies among others.


Salma has won many awards and nominations over the years. some of these include; Glamour Magazine Woman of The Year Award, Harvard Foundation Woman of the Year Award and Daytime Emmy Award among many others.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Salma Hayek in 2024

Salma Hayek Net Worth
Salma Hayek Net Worth

Salma has not only received fame and awards over the years, but she has also earned a fortune from her acting career. As of 2024, her net worth stands at $220 million all of which she has earned from her career as an actress.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Salma studied at Ramtha’s School of Enlightenmentand she is a yoga practitioner.
  • Although she was born and raised a Catholic, during an interview in 2007, she said she was not devout and didn’t believe in church in part. The reason was that she was against some practises including the campaign against condoms in Africa considering many people were dying of AIDS. However, she said that her faith in Jesus Christ and God was still strong.

Although Salma was born and raised in a wealthy family, she also understood she had a role to pay to reach to her destiny. She worked hard to achieve this and today, she is celebrated all over ther world for her passion in the film industry.


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