Who is Salma Hayek’s husband François-Henri Pinault?

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FRANCOIS-Henri Pinault has been married to Salma Hayek for more than a decade.

Hayek said in an interview in February of 2021 that Pinault has made her “become a much better person.”

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Salma Hayek and Francois-Henri Pinault in 2019[/caption]

Who is François-Henri Pinault?

Francois-Henri Pinault is a billionaire businessman from France who has been married to actress Salma Hayek since 2009.

Pinault, who is 58, has four children, including daughter Valentina with Hayek.

He was previously married to Dorothée Lepère and dated supermodel Linda Evangelista.

Pinault is honorary chairman of the luxury goods company Kering and has a net worth of $7billion, according to Forbes.

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The couple in Paris in 2019[/caption]

Kering owns fashion brands Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen and Gucci.

What did Hayek say about her husband?

The 54-year-old actress spoke extensively about her marriage while appearing with Dax Shepard on his Armchair Expert podcast.

“In pictures you cannot begin to guess the magic in him,” she said.

“He’s made me become a much better person and grow in such a good, healthy way.

“When I married him, everybody said, ‘Oh, it’s an arranged marriage. She married him for the money.’

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François-Henri Pinault in January of 2020[/caption]

“I’m like, ‘Yeah, whatever, b**ch. Think what you want.

“Fifteen years together.’ And we are strong in love, and I don’t even get offended.” 

She also opened up about her husband’s hectic schedule and how they balance family time.

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“My guy finishes work, no matter how hard it was, and trust me, he has a lot of responsibilities, big smile on his face, happy to be home, happy to see me and the kids, make us laugh,” she shared.

“We go on vacation, he completely shuts off,” she said.


“He’s in the moment.

“It’s not just an insult to me. I’m not the one being judged only.

“They cannot begin to imagine what a joy that human being is.”

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