Elizabeth Hurley bio, Swimming, Net worth, Personal life, Childhood, Facts

March 1, 2019Elizabeth Hurley bio, Swimming, Net worth, Personal life, Childhood, Facts

Who is Elizabeth Hurley?

Elizabeth Hurley is an English actress and model, known for appearing in films such as Austin  Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) and Bedazzled (2000). After her relationship with Hugh Grant, who is a British actor and producer, she became famous.

In the Early life of Elizabeth Hurley

Elizabeth Hurley was born on 10 June 1965 in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is mixed (English, Irish, French). Her name is Elizabeth Jane Hurley. She was born to Roy Leonard Hurley(father), Major of the Army and Angela MaryHurley (mother) , a school teacher at Kempshott Infant School. She had a sister, Kate Hurley, and a brother, Michael James Hurley. As a young person, she joined the' New Age Travelers,' a hipster bunch from the UK, before being impacted by the' punk mold,' which drove her to shade her hair and wear a nose-ring. By the age of 12, Elizabeth definitely realized that she needed to be an artist and was enlisted in a private all - inclusive school with some expertise in artful dance. She also received a grant to study movement and theater at the ' London Studio Center. '

In the Career(Swimsuit model) of Elizabeth Hurley

 Elizabeth Hurley as an actress

Fig: Elizabeth Hurley as an actress

As a young girl, Hurley won a' Face of the Year ' competition organized by a local newspaper and awarded a1-year contract with a top company in London In 1987, she launched her first film,' Aria,' a film consisting of 10 short films, all of which had different directors. The film was featured at the Cannes Film Festival in 1987. In 1988,' Christabel' released a TV show featuring Hurley in the lead, with Hurley playing the leading role of an English woman married to a German lawyer. Between 1988 and 1995, she performed in a few movies like' Rowing With the Wind,'' Kill Cruise,'' Passenger 57' and' Beyond Bedlam' along with TV shows like' Act of Will,'' Death Has a Bad Reputation'

In 1994, her then partner Hugh Grant founded a production company ' Simian Films,' in which Hurley was appointed scout development manager for projects. In 1995, the well-known cosmetics company ' Estee Lauder' signed her as their spokesmodel, a position she held until 2001 when she was replaced by' Caroline Murphy.' In 1997, she performed alongside Mike Myers as' Vanessa Kensington' in the hit action-comedy ' Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery' and followed it with a small appearance in the sequel ' Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me,' a few years later. From 1998 to 2000, she appeared in several Hollywood films such as' Permanent Midnight,'' My Favorite Martian,'' EdTV' and Bedazzled.’

In 2000, she floated a five-month acting strike by acting in a commercial for' Estee Lauder' and had to pay a $100,000 penalty imposed by the' Screen Actors Guild.' She performed the same year in the drama' The Weight of Water,' which also featured Sean Penn. In 2001, Hurley was part of' The Human Face,' a four-part documentary on the effects of facial expressions and features. It was told by the British actor-comedian John Cleese. In 2002, she acted in the unsuccessful film' Serving Sara,' whose failure led Hurley to stop acting in US films and focus more on her modeling career.

In 2005, she modeled for the companies ' Saloni,'' Liverpool Department Stores of Mexico' and' Lancel.' She also launched her own beachwear line' Elizabeth Hurley Beach' in Harrods, UK, the same year. In 2006, she participated in advertising campaigns for the brands ' Jordache,'' Shiatzy Chen,'' Got Milk?' Patrick Cox' and' MQ Clothiers of Sweden.' In 2006, she hosted the British reality show ' Project Catwalk' and received a lot of flak for it. In the next season, she was replaced because she allegedly asked the contestants to send her free clothes. In 2008, Hurley designed and modeled a capsule collection of 12 swimsuits for the Spanish clothes brand ' MANGO.' In 2011, she performed in the fifth season of the TV show ' Gossip Girl, ' where she portrayed the character of ' Diana Payne, 'a rich business woman from Los Angeles.

How much is the net worth of Elizabeth Hurley?

 Elizabeth Hurley swimsuit model

Fig: Elizabeth Hurley swimsuit model

She has a net value of $ 35 million by supporting brands and revenues. Becides this she has lots of other assets which are not publicly disclosed.

In the Personal life of Elizabeth Hurley

 Elizabeth Hurley with her ex Hugh Grant

Fig: Elizabeth Hurley with her ex Hugh Grant

When Hurley was a relatively unknown actress, she met British actor Hugh Grant In 1987, on the set of a Spanish film ' Remando Al Viento,' starting a well-published relationship with him that would last until 2000. In 1995, Grant was arrested in Los Angeles for his dalliance with a prostitute ' Divine Brown,' after which Hurley surprised everyone by not separating him. In 2000, Hurley and Grant separated, albeit on good terms, and have been friends ever since. They both continued with' Simian Films,' their business enterprise. A son was born to Hurley in 2002, namely Damian Charles Hurley. The boy's father, American producer Steve Bing, initially refused to recognize Damian as his son and eventually took a DNA test that confirmed him as his father. In 2002, Hurley began a relationship with Indian business magnate Arun Nayar, and in 2007 they married in two ceremonies, first at Sudeley Castle in England and then at Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur. Hurley's marriage ended in 2011, when she successfully filed for divorce, stating that Nayar's "unreasonable behavior" was the cause. Later that year, she got involved with the Australian cricket legend, Shane Warne.

In December 2013, Warne and Hurley canceled their engagement after a turbulent two-month period. She dated David Yarrow in 2014. He is a financial hedge fund and a passionate wildlife photographer. They had a great time together, but due to some differences the couple eventually broke up. She's single at the present time. But she had revealed that she was still in touch with her exes.

Facts about Elizabeth Hurley

She's active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. It has over 2.2 million followers on Facebook, over 809k followers on Instagram, and over 558k followers on Twitter.


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