Some call her a Hollywood bombshell, some as the wife of fashion mogul but the reality is more complicated. Salma is as beautiful as she appeared in Desperado 24 years ago. Same brown eyes, lusty hair and perfect skin. She is known for her fearless approach. She was talking about the sexual allegations on film producer Harvey Weinstein. She claimed that Harvey threatened to kill her demanding to perform a sex scene with her female co-star. She said it was shocking for her emotionally and the incident haunted her for long.
Salma has her descent from Mexico and Lebanon born on September 2, 1966, in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. She left her schooling to become an actress. In 1991 she moved to California to learn English and start her career in Hollywood. She soon gota break in Hollywoodwith Robert Rodriguez’s Desperado. She garnered in some lackluster movies like The Faculty (1998), 1999’s Wild Wild West and 1997’s Fools Rush In. Salma launched her own production company, Ventanarosa.
Salma’s ultimate success came with her role in 2002’s Frida which was also Co-produced by her. The film earned six Academy Awards which includes best actress nomination for Salma Hayek. Some of her large projects include The Maldonado Miracle, Desperado trilogy, Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003), After the Sunset (2004) with Pierce Brosnan. She served as executive produce for series Ugly Betty, garnering a Golden Globe win in 2007.
After the rape and harassment charges on producer Harvey Weinstein, Salma came in media with New York Times titled Harvey Weinstein Is My Monster Too. Salma was in a relationship with French entrepreneur Francois-Henri Pinault in 2006. Hayek gave birthto their first child girl Valentina Paloma Pinault on September 21, 2007, in Los Angeles, California. The pair got married in 2009 in Paris, France.