Born September 2, 1966 (age 55) Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico

Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiméne is a Mexican and American actress and producer

Years active 1988–present 

Hayek's portrayal of painter Frida Kahlo in the biographical film Frida (2002), which she also produced, made her the first Mexican actress to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actre

earned her Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and British Academy Film Award nomination

She played Ajak in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Eternals (2021), which emerged as her highest-grossing live action film 

Hayek's directing, producing and acting work on television has earned her four Emmy Awards nominations 

She is married to business magnate François-Henri Pinault, with whom she has a daughter