Salma Hayek

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Salma Hayek-Jiminez
  • Birth Place: Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/02/1966, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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Salma Hayek Fast Facts:
  • Attended a Catholic school in Texas for two years in her early teens before being expelled, then lived with her aunt until she was 17.
  • Quit Universidad Iberoamericana to pursue her dream of becoming an actor, an ambition she had harbored since she was a young child watching Sunday matinees with her father.
  • Was a major soap star in her native Mexico, but left at the height of her popularity and moved to Los Angeles.
  • Awards received in Mexico include a TV Novela Award for Best Newcomer for Nuevo Amancer (1989), a Hispanic Imagen Award for Best Actress for Frida (2003), and an Imagen Foundation's Creative Achievement Award (2003).
  • In 2004, became spokeswoman for Avon's makeup and fragrance lines.
  • Salma Hayek Relationships:
  • Richard Anthony Crenna - Ex-fiancé
  • Edward Norton - Ex-significant Other
  • Francois-Henri Pinault - Husband
  • Valentina Paloma Pinault - Daughter
  • Mathlide Pinault - Stepdaughter
  • Francois Pinault - Stepson
  • Edward Atterton - Ex-significant Other
  • Josh Lucas - Ex-significant Other
  • Sami Hayek - Brother
  • Sami Hayek Dominguez - Father
  • Diana Hayek - Mother
  • Salma Hayek Awards:
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2002 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2012 Goya Awards: Best Leading Actress - Nominee
  • 2003 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2002 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Mexico; Stella Adler Conservatory, Los Angeles, CA

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