Elizabeth Hurley is a British model, actress, and businesswoman. She is popular for her roles in films like Austin Powers: International Mystery and Double Whammy.
Elizabeth Hurley’s Early Life and Education:
She was born on June 10, 1965, in Basingshore, Hampshire, England. She was born to her father Roy Leonard Hurley and her mother Angela Mary. Elizabeth grew up with her sister Kathleen and a younger brother, Michael. She belongs to Irish and English heritage and her star sign is Gemini.
Talking about her academics, she attended Harriet Costello School, a mixed secondary school. During her teens, she was inspired by punk fashion and dyed her hair pink and pierced her nose. Likewise, she also learned ballet.
Elizabeth Hurley’s Professional Career:
She started her career in 1995 as an Estee Lauder spokesmodel without any modeling experience. She then has featured in advertisements for several of Lauder’s fragrances and campaigned for the company’s other cosmetics as well. However, she was replaced by Carolyn Murphy in 2001. Furthermore, she was a part of seasonal advertising campaigns for Shiatzy Chen, Jordache, Patrick Cox, Got Milk? and more.
In April 2005, she introduced her beachwear line, Elizabeth Hurley Beach at Harrods in the U.K. Later that year, it debuted in several Saks Fifth Avenue stores in the U.S. and other European countries. In May 2008, she modeled and designed a collection of 12 swimsuits for Spanish clothing brand MANGO.
Moreover, in 1987, she debuted as an actress in Aria and subsequently appeared in films like Passengers 57, Bedazzled, Dangerous Grounds, and more. For her depiction in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, she was awarded the ShoWest Supporting Actress of the Year. In 1988, she depicted the leading role in a five-part TV drama Christabel. After appearing in The Human Face in 2001, she began hosting the British TV show Project Catwalk on Sky 1.
Likewise, In 2011, she appeared in the fifth season of Gossip Girl portraying Diana Payne. She portrayed matriarch Queen Helena in the American primetime TV soap The Royals. Moreover, she played Marvel Comics villain Morgan le Fey in the Hulu TV series Runaways’ final season in 2019. In January 2021, she appeared as a guest judge on the second season’s premiere episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race 2.
Elizabeth Hurley’s Personal Life:
Talking about her personal life, Elizabeth Hurley is living a single life. She was previously married to an Indian textile heir Arun Nayar. The couple tied their knots in 2007 with Indian rituals. However, the couple divorced on June 15, 2011. Prior to him, she dated American businessman Steve Bing. On April 4, 2002, she gave birth to their son, Damian Charles Hurley.
Previously, she was in a long-term relationship with English actor Hugh Grant. They first met in 1987 when they were working on a Spanish production, Remando Al Viento. They soon began dating and appeared together on many movie premieres and public events. Unfortunately, after 13 years of their relationship, they decided to split up. Grant then married British director and producer Anna Elisabet Eberstein. But, he is the godfather of her son Damian.
Elizabeth Hurley’s Net Worth:
The famous actress and businesswoman Elizabeth Hurley has an estimated net worth of $50 Million as per the celebrity net worth. A huge portion of her income comes from her business. However, her annual income is yet under the veil but, viewing her success, it is quite certain to be in millions of dollars.
Hurley bought a real estate outside London called Donnington Hall. She purchased for $1.1 Million in 2012. She lives a luxurious and lavishing life with her son in Donnington Hall.