Top 10 Facts - Salma Hayek
Fact #1

His full name is Salma Hayek Jimenez and she was born on September 2, 1966 in Coatzacoalcos, Varacruz, Mexico.

Fact #2

Her first roles were in spanish-language telenovelas. While she had previously held small roles in other soap operas, it was her leading role in the mexican soap "Teresa" that turned Hayek into an overnight success.

Fact #3

She got her big break in the entertaiment idustry after appearing in Robert Rodriguez's desperado.

Fact #4

When Hayek and "friends" star Metthew Perry filmed the movie "Fools Rush in", there were rumors that the on-screen lovers hated each other in real life. Both dispelled the rumors some time later.

Fact #5

In 2004, Hayek became spokeswoman for Avon's makeup and fragrance lines.

Fact #6

Hayek played a stripper in two movies: "Dogma" and "From dusk till dawn".

Fact #7

Hayek's on screen sex scene with actor Colin Farrell in "ask the dust" won her the highly desired best nude scene award in 2006.

Fact #8

Her perfomance in the movie "Frida" garnered Hayek's best career reviews and made her one of four latinas nominated for best actress at the academy awards.

Fact #9

Hayek, who was raised Cathlic, said she is not very devout anymore and does not believe in the institution, but still believes in Jesus Christ and God.

Fact #10

In 2013 Hayek launched with Beyonce knowles and Frida Giannini a gucci campaign, "Chime for change", that aims to spread female empowerment.

Fact #11
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