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Salma Hayek Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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What is Salma Hayek’s net worth?‎ $115 Million

How did Salma Hayek earn her money and wealth?

Desperado star Salma Hayek started her career in 1995 and today she is counted amongst Hollywood’s richest woman. She is an American and a former Mexican model, actress as well as a producer. She tied the knot with billionaire François-Henri Pinault in 2009. Born on 2nd September 1966, she was first seen as telenovela Teresa in the Mexican movie named El Callejón de los Milagros (Miracle Alley). At the age of 23, she had become a star in of Mexico. She had done an excellent job in the movie and was nominated for an Ariel Award.

Later on, she decided to move to Hollywood where she would get to work with brilliant actors. In 1991, she came to Hollywood and started to get amazing movies offers from movie makers. She worked in several movies like From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Desperado (1995), Wild Wild West (1999) as well as Dogma (1999). In 1994, she won many awards for El Callejón de los Milagros (Miracle Alley). In 1995, her dream to work in a Hollywood movie was finally turning true. Robert Rodriguez and producer Elizabeth Avellan gave her a role in Desperado which starred Antonio Banderas. She also got to work with Matthew Perry in a romantic comedy film named Fools Rush In. in 1997.

Her career graph was going high, and she also started to get more movies. A big budget movie Wild Wild West was signed with her starring Will Smith in 1999. The same year, she also played a supporting role as Serendipity in Dogma. She also revived her role from Desperado by acting in Once Upon a Time in Mexico in 2003. Later on, Hayek decided to also work as a producer and approached a film production company Ventanarosa in 2000 to produce various tv projects and films. Her movie named  El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba was nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars.

In 2002, she was the co-producer as well as the actor of Frida in 2002. She also got nominated for her performance in the category of Best Actress Academy Award. Today, she is the wife of a billionaire who is the owner of French luxury goods. By 2003, she became an excellent producer where she worked and directed The Maldonado Miracle. Due to this movie, she won a Daytime Emmy Award for Directing in kids and Family special film. Featuring Mía Maestro, she directed a music video called “Te Amo Corazon” (“I love you, sweetheart”) in 2005. She is the voice behind a character in R-rated animated film named Sausage Party.

Hayek felt really happy while co-starring for the second time with Banderas in Puss in Boots in 2011. She also appeared as a guest star as Sofia in Ugly Betty series for which she got nominated at the 59th Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. In 2010, she appeared in a comedy movie named Grown Ups playing the role of Adam Sandler’s wife. Today, Hayem also owns her own skincare, cosmetics, and hair care products named as Nuance by Salma Hayek.

What are the highest grossing movies of Salma Hayek?

1 Puss in Boots (2011): $555.0 million
2 Grown Ups (2010): $271.4 million
3 Grown Ups 2 (2013): $247.0 million
4 Wild Wild West (1999): $222.1 million
5 The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017): $176.6 million
6 Sausage Party (2016): $140.7 million
7 The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012): $123.1 million
8 Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003): $98.2 million
9 Savages (2012): $83.0 million
10 Here Comes the Boom (2012): $73.1 million

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