Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966 in Coatzacoalcos. She is a Mexican theater, film and television actress, in addition, she is also a producer and a successful businesswoman. Her father, Sami Hayek Domínguez is of Lebanese origin while her mother, Diana Jiménez Medina is of Spanish origin. Her name is an Arabic word that means peace or calm.
Salma’s family belongs to the Catholic religion, and when she was little she studied at the Margarita Olivo Lara school. On the other hand, when she went to the Academy of the Sacred Heart, she was diagnosed with dyslexia.
Hayek studied international relations at the Ibero-American university, but she stopped going there to focus on acting. After a while, she got her first artistic work where she participated in the work Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp. Here, a television producer saw her and offered her a role in the novel Nuevo Amanecer.
Despite all the success she had achieved in Mexico, Salma decided to start her life again in the United States where she studied acting and got some roles in movies and television shows. After this, she could have a participation in bigger films and one of the first was Desperado with Antonio Banderas.
She belongs to the group of 4 Latin American actresses who have been nominated for an Oscar award, among them are: Yalitza Aparicio, Catalina Sandino and Fernanda Montenegro.
Currently, Salma is known as one of the Mexican figures who has achieved greater notoriety in Hollywood. If we talk about talking about her artistic career, this woman began her career in Mexico when she starred in the telenovela Teresa, shortly after, she starred in the film EL callejón de los milagros and thanks to this, she was nominated for an Ariel Award.
It should be noted that, throughout her career, one of the most important roles she has played was in the film Frida, where she appears as Frida Khalo. Thanks to this film she received nominations for best actress in the Golden Globe Award, the Actors Guild Award, the Academy Award and the BAFTA Award, in addition, this film was a total success and received good reviews. On the other hand, she also received the Daytime Emmy Award for the best directing of a special program for children in 2004.
Among the most recent movies where we have been able to see Salma we have Grown Ups, Savages, Puss in Boots and Beatriz at Dinner.
About her love life, in March 2007 she announced that she was pregnant and engaged with François-Henri Pinault. However, after she gave birth, rumors began about a separation from the couple and even a possible breakup. All this was confirmed in 2008 when Salma issued a statement through the press.
However, the following year, on February 14, Hayek married Pinault in Paris where they performed a small ceremony and only close people attended because the reconciliation had not been made publicly and officially.
The 7 best evening dresses Salma Hayek has ever worn
Hayek is considered one of the celebrities who have stood out the most during some galas like the Golden Globes or the Oscars. The dresses that she has chosen to wear have always been the perfect key to being one of the centers of attention among all people.
This actress has taught many people how to wear an evening dress during some events and of course, how to look radiant and show off your best curves. Most of the times that we have seen Salma Hayek on the red carpets, she has chosen to wear vibrant colors and sequins.
If you have an upcoming evening event, here are some tips from this actress that you can surely use as inspiration to put together your outfit and leave everyone shocked throughout the night.
During some red carpets of some events, many celebrities choose to wear the best outfit to stand out from all people and Salma was no exception. For the after party at the Oscars 2020, she chose a beautiful blue sequinned Gucci dress in medium size with long sleeves.
In general, if you want to choose the perfect shine, you should focus on color, as in the case of Hayek who chose an electric blue that combines excellently with brown skin.
Gucci dresses are part of Salma’s favorites, for this reason for the 2020 Oscars she decided to wear a white dress from this brand. This asymmetrical neckline trend goes great for any elegant evening event and Hayek knew how to take advantage of it.
This type of neckline allows to give an interesting touch to any dress and during the night of these awards, some celebrities were seen wearing dresses of this type because they allow to show a very glamorous silhouette.
There are many colors that look more beautiful on different types of skin. However, green is one of the tones that Salma has wore in all its variations. Water green, olive green or traditional green colors will make you look fabulous and be the sensation of the night.
On previous occasions, we have already seen Salma wear quite deep necklines in V. For the Golden Globes 2020, she wore a model with these characteristics, but in some other looks we have also seen her standing out with this magnificent style that provides her with a lot of sensuality and a perfect silhouette. The model that we can see is from Narciso Rodriguez and she wore it during the Golden Globes in 2003.
Another trend that we cannot fail to mention on this list is the mermaid style where we could see Salma wearing during the Cannes Film Festival in 2011. This dress highlights an hourglass figure and also provides a completely elegant and sophisticated style.
Black is a color that should always be included in our closet. On this occasion we can see this actress wearing one that provides a bit of nostalgic drama. Hayek believes that wearing a dress of these dimensions adds volume and the details in ruffles stand out.
Laces allow femininity to be highlighted enough and these pieces of clothing allow to got a subtle but elegant image at the same time. This dress belongs to the Florentine firm Gucci and is a combination of white with delicate details, as well as a daring touch thanks to the piping on the sleeves.