American actress Salma al-Hayek posted Instagram photo of her and her father, a well-known businessman Sami al-Hayek, who has dual ancestry in Mexico and Lebanon.
"I took this picture with my 82-year-old father," wrote Salma Hayek, 53, in English. "Thank you for these Lebanese genes," she said.
Hayek was born in Mexico in 1966. As a father of Mexican Lebanese descent and mother of Spanish descent.
Salma's father, Sami al-Hayek, is a famous businessman and CEO of a well-known oil company, who was the mayor of the city of Kotzkolcos.
She studied international relations at the Ibero-American University of Mexico City.
She began her career in television commercials in Mexico, then moved to Los Angeles, and after working in small roles in various films, Salma began to appear as a good actress, especially after her role in the film (Desperado) in 1995.
Salma is the first Mexican actress to become a Hollywood star after her role in (From Dusk Till Dawn).
In 1996, People magazine was recognized as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world.