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American-Mexican Film Actress Salma Hayek's Net Worth never was as High, Her Career & Salary

Ayush Rayamajhi Thu Feb, 2018
American-Mexican Film Actress Salma Hayek's Net Worth never was as High, Her Career & Salary

Salma Hayek is a Mexican-American actress who came into the spotlight after her appearance in the 2002 film Frida as the lead character, Frida. The 51 years old former model has a net worth of $84 million as per the estimation of 2017. Likewise, her annual income in 2017 was over $9 million.

Hayek has been doing quite well in her career, and her earnings are also escalating. As per the reports, her net worth increased by almost $12 million in less than two years. Her income features her salary and earnings from her film career and promotional works.


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The Grown Ups star is married to the French businessman François-Henri Pinault since 2009. Hayek's husband is the CEO of the international luxury group Kering. The group owns several luxury brands including Gucci, Laurent, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Volcom as well as Puma. The Kering group had a revenue of over $15 billion in 2016.

Salma Hayek's Net Worth: Salary, Career, Achievements

Hayek entered the film industry in Mexico and landed doing the lead role in the 1989 Mexican telenovela, Teresa. Further, she also starred in the multiple award-winning film Miracle Alley in 1994.

Hayek moved to Los Angeles and starred in Robert Rodriguez's 1994 film Desperado alongside Antonio Banderas. She also appeared in Will Smith's western action comedy film Wild Wild West. The film didn't do as expected but was able to collect over $221 million worldwide. The budget of the film was $170 million.

Salma Hayek in Desperado

Salma Hayek in Desperado

Source: IMDB

Later, in 2003, she reiterated her character from Desperado in the Mariachi Trilogy Once Upon a Time in Mexico featuring Johnny Depp. The film earned over $98 million, and Hayek's salary was around half a million for her role in the film. 

The Mexican descendent also produced and directed the 2003 TV movie The Maldonado Miracle and was able to win a Daytime Emmy award for the movie.



Later, in 2006, she became the executive producer of American comedy-drama, Ugly Betty. The show won the Golden Globe Awards in 2007 for Best Comedy Series. Later that year, she became the CEO of her own film production company, Ventanarosa.


Hayek annual salary reached over $6 million in 2013 and her net worth by that time was around $50 million. She also appeared in the 2010 comedy film Grown Ups, playing the wife of Adam Sandler and also starred in the animated film, Push in Boots as a voice actor to the character Kitty Softpaws. Later, she reprised her character in the sequel of Grown Ups in 2013.

Salma is married to French billionaire François-Henri Pinault. François-Henri is the CEO of Kering, a French multinational holding company that owns brands like Gucci, Christopher Kane, Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen, and the chairman of Groupe Artémis, which owns the auction house Christie's.

François-Henri Pinault’s net worth as of February 2018 is estimated at $25.5 billion. His 2017 net worth was approximately US$23.9 billion. The businessman’s net worth has seen an enormous increase in recent years. Just a few years ago, in 2015, François’ net worth was around $13,400,000,000.

Salma Hayek: Endorsements, House, Car, Properties

Hayek and the American entrepreneur Eric Helms founded the juice bar chain, Juice Generation in 2008. The business partners launched the beauty subscription delivery service, Blend It Yourself which supplies organic frozen smoothie and acai bowl ingredients.

Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek

Source: Emaze

Hayek earns over $2 million from her endorsement deals including from the British cosmetics brand Avon. She is also the global spokesperson for the Pampers/UNICEF. 

Salma Hayek used to have her own cosmetics brand named Nuance which was launched in 2011. However, the business was later discontinued by CVS Pharmacy, the co-founder of Nuance. 



Hayek was mentioned by Forbes as the celebrities who wore more than $20 million watches and jewelry in Golden Globes 2018.

Being that rich, there is no doubt they own a number of cars. François and Salma own a Toyota Lexus LX SUV, which can cost as much as $99784; and a Ford GT priced at $149,995.

François and Salma own properties in numerous places. But their house in the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea stands out. The property was painstakingly designed by Professor Bernard Nevill over a period of decades. The mansion comes with high, soaring ceilings and two-bedroom brick. Pinault has applied for improvement to the property, including redesigning the property’s bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen.

Similarly, another notable house owned by Salma and François is the Singleton House in Los Angeles that they bought for $16, 500,000 in 2007. Designed by architect Richard Neutra in 1959, the mansion, which is spread over 5.23 acre of a gated compound, covers 6,400 square feet. It has four bedrooms, five bathrooms, a living room, a dining room with a center-island kitchen as well as a media room.

Salma Hayek's house in Bel Air Road

Hayek lives in Bel Air Road with her husband and children in the house they bought in 2007 for $13.5 million. The house features 7 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms with an area of 6,811 sq ft. Hayek also owns a house in Los Angeles which was for rental at the rate of $9,750 per month in 2015. The house features 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with 2,874 sq ft compound. 

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Hayek' car collection also includes a Mercedes Benz GLC-SUV that has a starting price of $67,500. She also drives a vintage convertible Mustang. Her favorite car from her collection is BMW X5 which costs $60,495 for the base model.