Salma Hayek Fans Shocked To Discover Her Age as She Posts Stunning Birthday Pics | 22 Words

Salma Hayek celebrated her birthday this week and fans were utterly shocked to discover her age...

Salma Hayek has well and truly shocked her fans recently...

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And it's all over some stunning birthday photos that completely defy her real age.

The American-Mexican actress is best known for her stunning beauty on the big screen.

Raised in Mexico, Salma started her career as an actress from the age of twelve when she attended the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau, Louisiana.

Salma was extremely lucky to be raised in a wealthy family...

Because the majority of working-class families in Mexico wouldn't have had the resources to fund their child in an American acting school.

Her first role came when she was twenty-three.

She landed the title role in Teresa (1989), a successful Mexican telenovela that rocketed her to stardom in Mexico.

Like many Mexican actresses, Salma made the big move to Los Angeles in 1991.

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She went on to study acting under Stella Adler - but as a woman with limited English and a diagnosis of dyslexia, this proved to be extremely challenging.

Nevertheless, Salma broke through in Hollywood and landed herself some high-profile roles.

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After a couple of minor roles, the actress landed a small but major role in the 1996 cult classic From Dusk Till Dawn alongside George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino.

Her first star billing came the following year when she landed a big role in Fool's Rush In alongside Matthew Perry.

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These roles gave Salma a lot of exposure in Hollywood and she went on to work in movies such as Breaking Up (1997), Dogma, and Wild Wild West (1999).

In 2002, Salma co-produced for the first time.

She also starred in the movie, which was called Frida, and it was met with a lot of critical acclaim.

In more recent times, Salma played the wife of Adam Sandler's character in Grown Ups...

And she co-starred with Antonio Banderas in the Shrek spin-off film Puss in Boots.

So there's no denying that Salma Hayek is a Hollywood icon...

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And she most certainly looks like one!

Salma has been recognized over the years for not only her talents as an actress...

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But also for her naturally beautiful looks.

She has been married to French billionaire François-Henri Pinault since 2009...

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And they share a daughter together who was born in 2007.

And earlier this week...

The stunning actress celebrated her birthday!

A day before her birthday, which was on Wednesday, the actress shared an Instagram snap of herself in aid of the big day...

And when she disclosed how old she'd be turning, fans simply couldn't believe their eyes!

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Here's the gorgeous snap...

Along with the caption, "Guess who’s turning fifty-four tomorrow? By the way, this is not a Throwback Thursday! Thank you Marjo for turning into a photographer during the vacation!"

How on Earth is this woman fifty-four?!

Nevertheless, happy birthday Salma! For more celebrity birthdays, keep on scrolling...