After a brief stint at a university in Mexico City, she dropped out to pursue a career in acting, eventually becoming a telenovela star in her native Mexico.
In 1991, the ambitious Hayek moved to Los Angeles, California, determined to improve her English and become a Hollywood actress.
Now that she’s found the love of her life, Salma Hayek wishes she had been more patient when it came to dating.
“I wish I knew [when I was younger] that I was going to fall crazy in love with the perfect man,” the “Everly” star, 48, recently told Allure magazine.
She gave birth to daughter Valentina Paloma Pinault on September 21, 2007, in Los Angeles, California.Salma Hayek Jiménez was born on September 2, 1966, in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico, the daughter of a Spanish mother and Lebanese father.Raised in a well-to-do Catholic home, Hayek attended a convent school in Louisiana at the age of 12 and lived with her aunt in Houston, Texas, during her teens.Unfortunately the entire film basically revolves around her (and she narrates), so her shortcomings are brought front and center. This is extremely important, because literally the entire premise of the film hangs on their relationship.If you're going to build a dramatic story around an unorthodox three- way relationship, you had better explain in more than one quick scene exactly how this relationship happened, otherwise the audience won't know why they should care about the characters.
Their comfortable life changes when the Mexican Baja Cartel demands a partnership in their business.