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The evergreen romance of Salma Hayek and husband Francois-Henri Pinault. Aren't they Hollywood's favorite couple?

Updated On 12 Apr, 2019 Published On 28 Mar, 2017
The evergreen romance of Salma Hayek and husband Francois-Henri Pinault. Aren't they Hollywood's favorite couple?

Actress Salma Hayek happily married to husband, French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault with no divorce rumors and have one child together.

In this materialistic world, we all have trouble finding our soulmate and 'the one' for us to spend the rest of our lives.      

Admit it guys, finding the perfect person is a matter of luck and countless heartbreaks that we have to go through to reach out to the person with whom we're meant to be with.

Even the most successful and stunning actresses, for whom men would kill, have to face bad relationships and divorces. However, there are few lucky stars who've found their soul mate, had a perfect wedding and are living a fairy tale lives.

Among such, the gorgeous Hollywood actress Salma Hayek and her loving husband Francois-Henri Pinault are one of the couples who has given love a different meaning and stand out as one of the most inspiring and perfect couples in the town.

Salma Hayek And Her Husband Francois Amazing Love Story

The most beautiful, Tale of Tales starlet, Salma Hayek first laid her eyes on the France billionaire Kering CEO, Francois Pinault back in 2006 when both were attending a high-profile party in France.

Salma with husband Francois-Henri Pinault at the red carpet event Cannes Film Festival, 2014
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Salma, who had just been out of a bad relationship with actor Josh Lucas, was not looking for a serious relationship when she first met Pinault.

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But, the French Mogul, Pinault was blown away by the actress's beauty and charm.

Salma Hayek with husband Francois at the red carpet event

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Salma too, couldn't resist the chivalry and humor of the handsome Pinault and eventually, they fell in love.

After seeing each other for almost three years, the couple made the decision to get married.


Salma Hayek, alongside husband Francois at the premiere of the animated film Le Prophète, at the Institute du Monde Arabe in Paris, 2015

Source: Daily Mail

This adorable couple married in the city of love, Paris on Valentine's Day in 2009, organizing a private ceremony amidst a few close friends and families.

The Couple Remarried At Venice In 2009

The gorgeous 52-year-old actress tied the knot again with her billionaire husband on April 25, 2009. Before this, the pair wed in a civil ceremony at the 6th Arrondissement City Hall in Paris. 

But this time, Salma and her husband married in a lavish, star-studded wedding, inviting all the Hollywood's A-list stars.

Over 200 guests were invited including Charlize Theron, U2's Frontman Bono, Penelope Cruz, Woody Harrelson, Edward Norton and even former French President, Jacques Chirac.

Salma Hayek and Francois-Henri Pinault on their wedding day
Source: NY Daily News
The pair exchanged vows at Venice's opera house, La Fenice, followed by a carnival-themed masked ball at the Venice's historic Punta Della Dogana.

Salma Hayek And Francois Henri Pinault Blessed With A Daughter

Prior to their glamorous, royale-style wedding, Salma and Francois made another announcement- Salma pregnant with a baby daughter.

Salma with her husband and daughter spending family time at a beach
Source: People

The couple gave birth to their adorable daughter, Valentina Paloma Pinault in September 2007, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

The adorable couple with their bundle of joy
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Also, at their wedding in Venice, their baby daughter Valentina was one of the flower girls, along with Francois's son and daughter from his previous marriage.

In her recent interview with Red UK, Salma confessed that her marriage is her "biggest accomplishment" in her life. She quoted,

"You have to continue to laugh, continue to explore, continue to have fun with each other, continue to have romance. A good marriage, full of love, is my biggest accomplishment. Home is where my husband is. He is home.

Everything outside of the family nucleus is an adventure that you’re living together.”

Now, with her acting career, her beauty brands, and other promotional works, she's perfectly managed to balance her personal life as a loving and caring mother and her professional life as one of the most successful women in the industry.

The duo spending a romantic evening with a glass of wine
Source: T Magazine

This rich couple owns a $16,500,000 house, Singleton House, in Los Angeles, California which expands about 6,400 square feet with four bedrooms, five bathrooms, a living room with an imposing stone fireplace, an open-concept dining room/center island kitchen and a roomy media room with built-in seating lounge, sunken wet bar and a wall of floor-to-ceiling glass sliders.

French billionaire Francois's net worth has been estimated to be $25.5 billion and that of his wife, actress Salma is $85 million at present.

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All in all, the stunning actress really enjoying her motherhood and rising career and we really wish the wonderful couple lifetime of happiness and best wishes in their future endeavors.

Pinault surprised his loving wife with a vow renewal on island gateway in August 2018.

The Mexican actress explained that it was a sweet and romantic surprise for her and her husband organized the event during a vacation with their daughter being the eye-witness. She said,

"The summer is coming to an end and my best moment was when my husband surprised me with a vow renewal."

They looked so much in love and their emotions and dedication for one another were pretty clear in their eyes.

It seems they spend every single moment of their lives in a beautiful and most romantic way.

Long live the couple!

Salma Hayek: Quick Facts

  • Born on 2 September 1966 in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz.
  • Her mother Diana Jimenez Medina is an opera singer and her father Sami Hayek Dominguez is an oil company executive.
  • She belongs to Mexican of Christian Lebanese and Mexican of Spanish descent.
  • She attended the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau, Louisiana.
  • She studied International Relations at the Universidad Iberoamericana in the University of Mexico City.
  • She was diagnosed with dyslexia in her school days.
  • Some of her recent movies include Puss in Boots, Grown Ups 2, Tale of Tales, and The Hitman's Bodyguard.
  • She received wide recognition playing the role of a Mexican painter Frida Kahlo in the 2002 movie Frida.

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