Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez de Pinault is a Mexican and American film actress, director and producer. She received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her role as Frida Kahlo in the film Frida. Hayek was born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico, the daughter of Diana Jiménez Medina, an opera singer and talent scout, and Sami Hayek Dominguez, an oil company executive who once ran for mayor of Coatzacoalcos. Hayek's father is of Lebanese ancestry, while her mother's ancestry is Spanish. Her first given name, Salma, is Arabic for "safe". Raised in a wealthy, devoutly Roman Catholic...
|Birthdate:||September 2, 1966|
|Education:||Universidad Iberoamericana, Ramtha's School of Enlightenment|
|Also known as:||Salma Valgarma Hayek-Jimenez, Salma Hayek Pinault, Salm Hayek Pinault|