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There it is!!! We’re all made of stardust Said Salma Hayek

There it is!!! We’re all made of stardust Said Salma Hayek

There it is!!! We’re all made of stardust Said Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek Pinault was born Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez; in September 2, 1966, is a Mexican and American actress and film producer. She began her career in Mexico starring in the 1989 telenovela Teresa, as well as the 1995 film El Callejón de los Milagros (Miracle Alley), for which she received an Ariel Award nomination. She rose to prominence with appearances in films such as Desperado (1995), From Dusk till Dawn (1996), Wild Wild West, and Dogma (both 1999).

Hayek became well known after her role in the 2002 biographical film Frida, a film which she co-produced and starred in as Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. For her performance, she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress, becoming the first Mexican actress nominated in that category, in addition to nominations for the Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and British Academy Film Award for Best Actress. The film was widely praised and became a critical and commercial success.

Hayek won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Children/Youth/Family Special for The Maldonado Miracle in 2004, and received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series after guest-starring in the ABC television comedy-drama Ugly Betty in 2007. She also guest-starred on the NBC comedy series 30 Rock from 2009 to 2013. In 2017, she was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for her role in Beatriz at Dinner.

Hayek’s subsequent films include Grown Ups (2010), Puss in Boots (2011), Grown Ups 2 (2013), Tale of Tales (2015), Sausage Party (2016), The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017), Like a Boss (2020), and Eternals (2021).

Hayek has been married since 2009 to French business magnate François-Henri Pinault, with whom she has a daughter. Salma Hayek Jiménez was born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. Her father, Sami Hayek Domínguez, is a Lebanese Mexican, with his ancestors hailing from the city of Baabdat, Lebanon, a city Salma and her father visited in 2015 to promote her movie Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet. He owns an industrial-equipment firm and is an oil company executive in Mexico, who once ran for mayor of Coatzacoalcos. Her mother, Diana Jiménez Medina, is an opera singer and talent scout, and is a Mexican of Spanish descent. In an interview in 2015 with Un Nuevo Día while visiting Madrid, Hayek described herself as fifty-percent Lebanese and fifty-percent Spanish, stating that her grandmother/maternal great-grandparents were from Spain. Her younger brother, Sami (born 1972), is a furniture designer.

Hayek was raised in a wealthy, devout Catholic family, and at age 12 opted to attend the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau, Louisiana. In school, she was diagnosed with dyslexia. She attended university at the Universidad Iberoamericana where she studied international relations. In a 2011 interview with V magazine, Hayek mentioned that she was once an illegal immigrant in the United States, although it was not for a long period of time.

Hayek is a naturalized United States citizen. She studied at Ramtha’s School of Enlightenment and practices yoga. Hayek, who was raised Catholic, stated in a 2007 interview that she was no longer devout, and did not believe in the Church, in part because she disagreed with practices such as its campaign against condoms in Africa, where she said AIDS and overpopulation were rampant, though she clarified that she still believed in Jesus Christ and God.

On March 9, 2007, Hayek confirmed her engagement to French billionaire and Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault as well as her pregnancy. She gave birth to their daughter Valentina Paloma Pinault Hayek on September 21, 2007, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. They were married on Valentine’s Day 2009 in Paris. On April 25, 2009, they renewed their vows in Venice, Italy.