Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966 in Mexico. Her younger brother “Sami” is a famous furniture designer. Hayek is the daughter of Diana Jiménez Medina, who was an opera singer and a brilliant scout. Her father Sami Hayek Dominguez was once a bureaucrat of Coatzacoalcos. He was also a management officer of an oil company and an industrial of the manufacturing company which produces equipments.
Salma Hayek, Mexican-American Actress
Her father’s name is seems to be a Lebanese descent, Salma Hayek herself has a Spanish accent. Her first name Salam is Arabic word which means “safe” or safe place. Salma Hayek belongs to a rich family background, she born and raised in a Christian Catholic religious family. Salma Hayek studied in an Academy of the Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau, Louisiana United states of America. By that time she was only twelve year old. She was also treated for dyslexia. Salma Hayek joined the college in Mexico City, where her major course of studies was International Relations (IR) at the Universidad Iberoamericana.
Salma Hayek Professional career
She is a Mexican and American film actress, film director and producer. She started her film career in Mexico playing the role in the movie telenovela Teresa and played as a star in the movie El Callejón de los Milagros (Miracle Alley). For this movie and for the role she got nominated for the best actress in the Ariel Award. The she decided to move to USA and started playing Hollywood movies roles in 1991. She played in famous Hollywood films like Desperado, Dogma, and Wild Wild West. She was appraised for mostly her acting in Desperado, her role was very good in that film and after reaching Hollywood, she got peak in her career.
Salma Hayek most recent movies which have been showed in the theatres are Grown Ups part 1 and part 2, Puss in Boots.