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Salma Hayek is a Mexican American actress
born to Spanish-Lebanese parents and belongs to a wealthy Roman Catholic family from Mexico. As a child, she was inspired to become an
actress after watching the movie, ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’. She felt ready to step into the world of movies
after attending Mexico City’s Universidad Iberoamericana. Her first assignment as an actress was in
the Mexican telenovela, ‘Teresa’. After coming to Hollywood she was cast opposite
Antonio Banderas in the movie ‘Desperado’. It was followed by roles in ‘Fools Rush
In’ and ‘Wild Wild West’ among others. She reprised her role from ‘Desperado’
in ‘Once Upon a Time in Mexico’ and later started her own production company called
‘Ventanarosa’. Her first production was the Mexican movie
‘El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba’, which was Mexico’s official entry at the Oscars
in the ‘Best Foreign Film’ category. She was also the executive producer of ‘Ugly
Betty’. A guest role in the series as Sofia Reyes
won her a nomination for ‘Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series’, at the 59thPrimetime
Emmy Awards. She has endorsed products like Revlon and
Avon and has launched her own line of cosmetics, skincare and hair care products called ‘Nuance’. She has lent her support to raise funds for
vaccines against maternal and neonatal tetanus. Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966,
to Diana Jiménez Medina, an opera singer, and Sami Hayek Dominguez, a well-to-do businessman. Salma Hayek was raised in a wealthy Roman
Catholic family in Mexico. At the age of 12, she went to the US to study
in the Academy of the Sacred Heart, Louisiana. Salma Hayek returned to Mexico to study International
Relations at the Universidad Iberoamericana. It was then that she decided to pursue acting
seriously. The 2003 movie ‘The Maldonado Miracle’,
produced and directed by Hayek, won her a ‘Daytime Emmy Award’ for ‘Outstanding
Directing in a Children/Youth/Family Special’. The awards she has won include Glamour magazine’s
‘Woman of the Year Award’, 2001, Producers Guild of America’s Celebration of Diversity
Award and ‘Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour’, France. In March 2007, Salma Hayek confirmed her engagement
to French billionaire François-Henri Pinault and revealed her pregnancy. She gave birth to daughter Valentina Paloma
Pinault in September. Salma Hayek and Pinault announced the end
of their engagement in 2008 but later reconciled and married on Valentine’s Day, the next
year. They married a second time in Venice. On December 13, 2017, Salma Hayek came out
with an op-ed in the The New York Times, in which she gave details of the harassment and
abuse that Harvey Weinstein wrecked on her during the
production of the movie ‘Frida’.

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