Elizabeth Hurley: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation: producer, actress
  • Real name : Elizabeth Jane Hurley
  • Sign : Gemini
  • Date of birth : Thursday 10 June 1965 (age: 55)
  • Country: England

Born on June 10, 1965 in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, Elizabeth Jane grew up with her sister Kate and her brother Michael. As a teenager with a passion for dance and theater, she joined the London Studio Centre.

She made her film debut in 1987 in Bruce Berestord’s Aria. The following year, the TV film Christabel broadcast on the BBC which launched her career. She continues to appear in TV movies before returning to the big screen in 1992 with The Long Winter of Jaime Camino. In 1995, she is evicted from the cast of the new James Bond, GoldenEye, because the producers do not see in her the new James Bond Girl. It is the comedy Austin Powers by Jay Roach in 1997 and its sequel Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shot Me two years later that reveals it to the general public. She multiplies the collaborations; gives the line to Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson in Permanent Midnight, appears in the credits of the film Live on EdTV with Matthew McConaughey, plays the devil in Endiablé facing Brendan Fraser. She then turns Sara’s Service by Reginald Hudlin (2002) and Method by Duncan Roy (2004) before disappearing from the screens.

Reconverted, the actress metamorphoses into a wise businesswoman. Estée Lauder muse since 1995, she launched in 2005 her line of swimwear called Elizabeth Hurley Beach that she distributes through its online store. In 2011, she returned to the studio and appeared in the credits of the series Gossip Girl. In 2015, she gets one of the main roles in the series The Royals broadcast on the channel E!

Elizabeth Hurley, supports since 1994 the association created by Evelyn Lauder which fights against breast cancer. The actress is particularly sensitive to this cause, her grandmother died of this disease, and she travels around the world as a spokesperson to raise funds for the Estée Lauder Foundation.

On the private side, Elizabeth Hurley met Hugh Grant in 1987, on the set of Remando al viento by Gonzalo Suarez, but following the infidelity of the actor, caught on the arm of a prostitute, Divine Brown, the couple separated in 2000. The actress then met Steve Bing, producer and American billionaire, in 2000. She gave birth to a baby boy, Damian Charles, on April 4, 2002. The actress then won the case of recognition of paternity against her ex-partner. Elizabeth Hurley found love again on the arm of the Indian heir Arun Nayar. They married in March 2007 after three years of romance. But surprise in 2010, she leaves her husband, and their divorce is pronounced in June 2011. The actress got engaged in October of the same year with her new companion Shane Warne, an Australian cricketer. But after several years the couple separated in February 2014. Elizabeth Hurley is the godmother of Tabitha Grant, born in September 2011, daughter of her ex-partner Hugh Grant.

On June 22, 2020, Steve Bing, the father of her son, died at the age of 55, after a fall from the 27th floor of his apartment in Los Angeles.