NAME:Salma Hayek BIRTH DATE:September 2, 1966 (Age: 47) PLACE OF BIRTH:Veracruz, Mexico
Hayek is also an Avon spokesperson. She supported the Violence Against Women Act by testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee. She donated $25,000 to a Coatzacoalcos, Mexico woman shelter and another $50,000 to anti- domestic violence groups in Monterrey. She is also part of the Aldo campaign to fight against AIDS.
Hayek has a daughter, Valentina Paloma Pinault, with fiancée Francois-Henri Pinault.
Did you know…
- Salma was ranked #18 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in the World of 2007.
- Salma started her smoking habit on the set of the movie Frida, to have a better understanding of her character and got hooked. She quit smoking when she discovered she was pregnant. She also decided that she should gain some weight to look a little bit "meaty” for her role. She hasn't been able to lose all of it.
- When Salma was younger, the nuns asked her not to come back to her Catholic boarding school, because she hired a maid to clean her room.
- She has her own production company, Ventanarosa.
- Salma did gymnastics when she was a child.
- Salma has appeared in magazine ads for GAP clothing. Salma has appeared in magazines ads for Revlon cosmetics.
- Salma received an Oscar nomination for Frida.
- Salma is able to speak in English, Arabic, Spanish, and Portuguese.
- Salma is Hollywood's highest paid Latina actress at $20 million in contracts.