Salma Hayek was born on 2nd September 1966 in Mexico. Salma is a producer, model and actress by profession. Her first name Salma is from Arabic language which means “peace”. Salma Hayek started her career with telenovela Teresa. Due to this role she got a chance in a movie.
Salma Hayek proved herself through her acting in her first movie and was nominated for Ariel award category. In the year 1991, she came to Hollywood and gave breakthrough performances in different movies of Hollywood. Salma Hayek was nominated for Academy award and other award categories. She got much popularity from her role in movie Frida. This movie got much appreciation and critical success. Salma Hayek has also done comedy series.
Salma Hayek’s mother is a singer by profession. Her father is the owner of an oil firm and industrial equipment firm. Salma Hayek got a brother in siblings who is a furniture designer by profession. She belongs to a wealthy family. Her parents and grandparents supported her in her career.
Salma Hayek belongs to catholic family. She joined Academy of Sacred Heart at the age of twelve. She went to the university in Mexico City and studied international relations. Her grandparents belongs to Spain. In the year 1989, her role in Teresa made her a super hit star. In the year 1994, her movie named Miracle Alley was released which got the maximum number of awards in Mexican cinema history. Salma Hayek also joined an acting institution in Los Angles in the year 1991.
Salma Hayek established her film production company named “Ventenarosa” in the year 2000. She developed links and worked for other upcoming projects. Salma Hayek signed contracts with different renowned companies. She worked hard during the struggle phase of her career and won the hearts.
Salma as a singer:
She has performed in different songs of the movies. Beside this, she also sang songs along with different singers. Salma got appreciation as a singer as well. She is a very talented celebrity.
Salma Hayek is known as a super model. Salma has been the representatives of different cosmetic companies as Revlon and Avon cosmetics in the years 1998 and 2004. She has also appeared in advertisements for Chopard, Campari adverts and La Dona. She has worked with Procter and Gamble and UNICEF for the promotion of funding. She has also started her own business of cosmetic and skin care products.
Salma Hayek raised her voice on the “violence against women”. She has also worked on the issue of discrimination among the immigrants. She has donated a heavy amount in these charitable activities. Salma Hayek was selected as the board member of V-DAY, which is a charity foundation. She was nominated for “Do Something Award” for her charitable work.
Salma Hayek is a versatile celebrity and this positive attitude of her has led her to win many awards in different fields. She is well recognized in the Hollywood industry.