Salma Hayek has made a successful name in Hollywood despite starting her career in Mexico. She is known for her stunning Mexican beauty and incredible acting talent seen in a number of movies from the 1990s until today.
She is also married to one of the wealthiest men in the world, Francois Henri Pinault. But Salma Hayek has made her own millions, thanks to her successful acting career and businesses. So, how much is she worth today?
Salma Hayek's Career from Mexico to Hollywood
The actress was only 23 when she led the Mexican telenovela Teresa, which catapulted her into a big star. She became a household name in Mexico and continued her popularity by doing the movie El Callejón de los Milagros (Miracle Alley) in 1994.
Come 1991, she moved to L.A. and studied acting under the renowned coach Stella Adler. After four years and successfully surpassing her dyslexia and limited English fluency, she led the movie, Desperado, opposite Antonio Banderas.
This helped to up her career in the U.S., resulting in having a small role in From Dusk Till Dawn. It was followed by the films with Matthew Perry, Fools Rush In, and with Will Smith, Wild Wild West.
Other movies she did are In the Time of the Butterflies, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Grown Ups and Grown Ups 2. She also lent her voice for the animated movie Puss in Boots for the character of Kitty Softpaws.
Salma Hayek as a Producer, Businesswoman
Acting is not the only thing Salma Hayek knows. She also ventures into other parts of the entertainment business.
She founded her own film production company, Ventanarosa, in 2000 and became its CEO after negotiations with MGM. She also had a two-year deal with ABC for Ventanarosa to develop projects for the network.
The very first film Salma Hayek produced was El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba. She also produced the Showtime movie The Maldonado Miracle, which she directed, and the NBC TV series Ugly Betty.
She, too, co-produced and starred in the 2002 movie Frida. In addition, she directed a few music videos for artists, like Prince and Jada Pinkett Smith.
Salma Hayek's Other Ventures
It can't be denied that Salma Hayek possesses incredible beauty. No wonder she has worked with different fashion brands and campaigns.
She has been Avon cosmetics' spokeswoman since 2004. She also modeled and appeared in advertisements for Chopard, Campari and Lincoln cars.
In addition, she has a number of other businesses, like co-founding the juice delivery service Cooler Cleanse in 2008 in collaboration with Juice Generation. She then launched the beauty subscription delivery service Blend It Yourself with Juice Generation founder Eric Helms in 2017.
The actress also has her own line of products, from cosmetics to skincare to hair care products, called Nuance by Salma Hayek at CVS in North America.
With these gigs, it is only fitting that Salma Hayek has a $200 million net worth, per Celebrity Net Worth.
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