Salma Hayek Net Worth
Salma Hayek net worth: Salma Hayek is a Mexican-born actress who has a net worth of $85 million dollars. She was born September 2, 1966 in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico and at the age of 23 she landed a lead role in a Mexican tele-novela that made her a breakout star in Mexico. In 1991, she moved to Los Angeles to study acting under Stella Adler. Her English was limited, partially due to her being dyslexic. Finally in 1995 she was given a role opposite Antonio Banderas in Desperado. She was offered a role in Zorro, but turned it down due to her loyalty to her director. Hayek also had a lead role opposite Matthew Perry in the movie Fools Rush In, and side casting roles in films such as Dogma and Wild Wild West. Sometime in 2000, Hayek founded the production company Venatarosa, for film and television projects. In 2007, she officially became the company's CEO. She has lent her singing talents to multiple movies, and guest starred in several television shows including a short role on NBC's 30 Rock as Alec Baldwin's love interest. Hayek has been a spokesperson for Avon cosmetics since 2004, and has also appeared in a series of Spanish language commercials for Lincoln cars. One of her most critically acclaimed roles came starring as Frida Kahlo in the 2002 film Frida. Hayek has also starred in other movies including Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Lonely Hearts, Grown Ups, Tale of Tales, and The Hitman's Bodyguard.
Marriage to Francois Henri-Pinault: In 2009, Salma Hayek married French billionaire Francois Henri-Pinault who is currently worth $7 billion. Together they have a daughter. The Pinault family owns luxury goods conglomerate Kering. Kering is the umbrella company that owns Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Puma, Volcom, Brioni and more. Francois has been CEO of the company since 2005, though his father, the company founder, is still the largest individual shareholder and currently is worth $14 billion.