About Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek is one of the most popular and successful actresses. Salma Hayek net worth has been announced to have an estimate of 85 million dollars. In addition, Selma Hayek is known as a singer and also a television personality which also add revenues to the overall amount of Salma Hayek net worth. Salma Hayek is of Spanish and American descent. Moreover, she is not only acting, but she is also known as a producer and director.
One of the films which gained her international success is the movie called “Frida” where she portrayed a character of Frida Kahlo. The film not only increased the total amount of Salma Hayek net worth, but also gained her nomination of an Academy Award in the category of the Best Actress.
Salma Hayek was born in Mexico to her mother who was known as a talent scout and also a singer at opera and to her father who was executive at oil company and was involved into politics. Salma Hayek grew up in a wealthy family and when she was twelve years old, she was sent to study in the United States where she enrolled into the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Louisiana. When she was only a student, Salma Hayek was diagnosed with having dyslexia. When she finished high school, Salma Hayek was a student in Mexico City’s college where she studied International Relations.
When Salma Hayek was in her early twenties, she got her first role in the Mexican soap opera called “Teresa” where she portrayed the main character. Her appearance in this soap opera made her a huge star in Mexico. “Teresa” was broadcasted in 1989.
In addition, Salma Hayek appeared in the film called “Miracle Alley” which was released in 1994 and which increased Salma Hayek net worth. Furthermore, the film was recognized as the movie which got the most awards in the history of Mexican film industry. Because of her appearance in it, Salma Hayek got some awards and nominations, as well. One of them was the nomination of Ariel Award.
In 1991, Salma Hayek moved to Los Angeles where she had more opportunities to study acting. Her first acting teacher there was Stella Adler. One of the main obstacles for her in Los Angeles as that at that time Salma Hayek could speak in English on a very low level which was a result of her being diagnosed with dyslexia.