Salma Hayek Net Worth 2022: You might be wondering how much is Salma Hayek worth? We’ll be taking you through the biography and net worth of Salma Hayek.
Who is Salma Hayek and How Much is She Worth?
||Salma Hayek Jiménez
|Date of Birth
||September 2, 1966 (55 years old)
||5 ft 1 in (1.57 m)
|Source of Wealth
Salma Hayek Pinault is a Mexican-born American film actress with an estimated net worth of $200 million. She began her acting career in Mexico with a starring role on the telenovela “Teresa”. She also starred in the film “Miracle Alley” for which she was nominated for an “Ariel Award”.
Following her exploit in the movie industry, Salma moved to Hollywood and came to prominence with her roles in popular films such as “Desperado”, “From Dusk till Dawn”, “Wild Wild West” and “Dogma”.
However, her breakthrough role came in the 2002 film “Frida” for which she was nominated for numerous awards.
Salma has been married since 2009 to a French business magnate François-Henri Pinault with whom she has a daughter.
Salma Hayek Jiménez was born on September 2, 1966 in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico to a Lebanese Mexican father. Her father is an oil company executive and also the owner of an industrial equipment firm in Mexico. Her father once ran for a political post, for the office of Mayor of Coatzacoalcos.
Selma’s mother, Diana Jiménez Medina, is an opera singer and talent scout. She is also of Spanish descent. Selma along with her brother, Sami was raised in a wealthy, devout Catholic family.
Hayek studied International Relations at the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico.
Hayek began acting at the age of 23 when she landed a role in the telenovela “Teresa”. This movie shot her to prominence and she became a star actress in Mexico. In 1994, she landed another role in the film “El Callejón de Los Milagros (Miracle Alley)”. Interestingly, this movie has won more awards than any other movie in the history of Mexican cinema. For her role, Hayek was nominated for an Ariel Award.
Hayek moved to Los Angeles in 1991 to pursue a film career and to be mentored by Stella Adler. Despite having limited fluency in English and dyslexia, she landed a starring role in Antonio Banderas 1995’s “Desperado”.
Next was a brief role as a vampire queen in “From Dust till Dawn”. In 1997, she had a starring role in the romantic comedy “Fools Rush In”. Ever since then, she has been a mainstream actress in Nollywood, featuring in many epic movies.
Away from acting, In 2000, Salma founded the film production company “Ventanarosa”, through which she produces film and television projects.
In April 2007, Hayek became the CEO of her own Latin-themed film production company, Ventanarosa. The following month, she signed a two-year deal with ABC for Ventanarosa to develop projects for the network.
Her first feature as a producer was “El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba”, Mexico’s official selection for submission for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars.
In 2020, her Ventarosa production company was signed with HBO Max.
On March 9, 2007, Salma confirmed her engagement to French billionaire François-Henri Pinault as well as her pregnancy. A few months later, on September 21, 2007, she gave birth to their daughter Valentina Paloma Pinault at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.
On February 14, 2009, they got married and renewed their vows in Venice two months later.
Salma Hayek Pinault is a recipient of numerous awards and nominations. However, we will just list but a few of her awards.
- Glamour magazine Woman of the Year Award in October 2001
- Producers Guild of America Celebration of Diversity Award in 2003
- Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year Award in February 2006
- Time magazine 25 Most Influential Hispanics in 2005
- Knight (Chevalier) of the National Order of the Legion of Honour (France, December 30, 2011)
- Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Children/Youth/Family Special for The Maldonado Miracle, a Showtime TV movie that Hayek produced and directed (May 15, 2004, Creative Arts Awards)
- Franca Sozzani Award at the Venice Film Festival in August 2018
Salma Hayek Net Worth
Salma Hayek Pinault has an estimated net worth of $200 Million. She earns most of her money from her acting career that has spanned over two decades. Hayek also earns from her numerous promotional work for different companies and organizations. She has worked with Avon Cosmetics, Revlon, Chopard, Campari, Lincoln cars, Procter & Gamble, and UNICEF.
Her additional source of wealth is her Juice Generation juice delivery program Cooler Cleanse. Hayek also owns her own line of cosmetics, skincare, and hair care products called Nuance by Salma Hayek, to be sold at CVS stores in North America.
Although she is married to a billionaire husband, she has been able to carve a niche for herself through hard work and dedication.
Salma Hayek is a popular Mexcian actress who rose to stardom in 1989 following her role in the movie “Teresa”. Since then, she has been a mainstream actress in Hollywood. She has featured on numerous movies and promotional shows. Selma is married to a billionaire husband François-Henri Pinault and together they have a daughter. Hayek’s estimated net worth is $200 million. Furthermore, she is a recipient of numerous awards and nominations.