Salma Hayek makes 56 look good!
The Academy Award nominee was brimming with energy as she rang in her 56th birthday on Friday, sharing a video of herself on a boat, dancing in a red-hot bikini to "Happy Birthday" by Stevie Wonder.
"Happy 56th birthday to me!!! Feliz cumpleaños #56 para mi!!! #alwaysgrateful," Hayek wrote in the caption.
She was met with celebratory messages in the comments section. "Love you the greatest ever always," wrote Blake Lively. "Happy Birthday to my muse," Drake commented. "Happy birthday salmita Linda!" Zoe Saldaña wrote. Jordana Brewster commented with fire emojis.
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FELLOW VIRGO!! You look incredible and I hope your new year of life is everything you want it to be! Felicidades, hermana!!" Gloria Estefan commented.
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Hayek previously opened up about aging in Hollywood, as she admitted she was surprised she landed the role of Ajak in Marvel's Eternals. "I was shocked to get that role in my 50s," Hayek told AARP last September.
"I felt a sense of gratitude and excitement, not only for this but for what it meant about the possibilities for the future," she said.
"Growing old, to me, has to do with repetition. Something gets old when you've done it for a long time," Hayek explained, adding: "If you're always changing, if you're always curious, how can you be old? You're someone new today."
"A lot of people said that I had breast augmentation; I don't blame them! My boobs were smaller! So was the rest of my body," she said. "But they have just kept growing. Many, many sizes. And my back has been really suffering from it. And not a lot of people talk about this."
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Hayek previously told PEOPLE that her secret to keeping a sexy figure isn't exercise, but "restorative yoga," in which she tones her muscles "without clenching them."
"Some people have the discipline to exercise in the morning, and I didn't develop that," she said in 2020. "I don't have time to exercise. I am working. I've had some 20-hour days.
"I work with a woman in London who taught me how to hold my body in a way where the muscles are activated all day long. So even when you brush your teeth, you're working the muscles," Hayek added.