Elizabeth Hurley Net Worth, Background, Modeling, Acting, Relationship, Husband, Child and Charity

Published Date   20th Jul. 2017, 01:03 am
Elizabeth Hurley Net Worth, Background, Modeling, Acting, Relationship, Husband, Child and Charity
Quick Info
Birth Name: Elizabeth Jane Hurley
Date of Birth: 10/06/1965
Age: 55 years old
Nationality: British
Net Worth: $35 million

The English actress and model, Elizabeth Hurley net worth elevated as cosmetic company Estée Lauder gave her first modeling contract and featured her as representative for their products.


Born on 1965, Elizabeth Hurley has established her career in acting and modeling. She signed her first modeling contract with Estée Lauder at the age of 29. Hurley is the representative of their products and especially represents their perfume line since 1995. Furthermore, Elizabeth Hurley net worth increased as she became a well-known actress appearing in spy comedy Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Four Weddings and a Funeral and Bedazzled.

Birth and Background

Elizabeth Hurley was born on June 10 1965 in Basingstoke, Hampshire in England. This makes her 52 years old by 2017 and British. Her full name is Elizabeth Jane Hurley. Her parents are Roy Leonard Hurley—a major in the Royal Army Educational Corps while her mother was a teacher at Kempshott Junior School.

Born as a younger sister to Kathleen and older sister to Michael James Hurley, she aspired to become a dancer when she was small. Therefore, she took dance and theatre classes at the London Studio Center in addition to brief ballet classes. Hueley went to Harriet Costello School. When she was a teen, she had dyed her hair pink and pierced her nose to get adapted to punk fashion.

Fashion & Modeling

Without prior experience in modeling, Elizabeth Hurley net worth grew as Estee Lauder introduced her as spokesmodel. Since then, Hurley has appeared as feature model for Lauder’s fragrances such as ‘Pleasures’, ‘Beautiful’, ‘Dazzling’, ‘Tuscany per Donna’, and ‘Sensuous’. Moreover, she became the face of Estee Lauder in 2001. She has also worked for Saloni Liverpool Department Stores of Mexico as model.

Her modeling career includes appearing in advertisements for Jordache, Shiatzy Chen, Got Milk?, Patrick Cox and Lancel in 2006. Elizabeth Hurley net worth heightened as she became the face for Blackglama mink and appeared thrice in the cover of British Vogue.

Her beachwear line, Elizabeth Hurley Beach, was launched in April 2005 in Harrods, UK for which she models every summer. Similarly, she designed as well as modeled for 12 swimsuits for Spanish Clothes Line, MANGO in 2008.

Films & Television Series

Elizabeth Hurley net worth grew not only because of her modeling and fashion career, it also rose due to her acting career. She debut in film Aria in 1987. Gradually, she started appearing in a number of films. She appeared in Passenger 57, EDtv, Bedazzled and Serving Sara. For her acting, Hurley won the ShoWest Supporting Actress of the Year in 1997 for her performance in the spy comedy movie Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.

Apart from big screen, Hurley has also appeared in an episode of television series Inspector Morse in 1988. Towards the end of 1980s, Hurley has played title character in drama Christable and The Human Face. When she presented British reality series Project Catwalk in 2006, she received huge criticism. Former editor of Cosmopolitan magazine called her “Witheringly boring” for her unskillful hosting.

In 2011, Hurley got a guest role in series Wonder Woman as Veronica Cale—the villain. Later, she was the cast in British drama series The Royals which aired in 2015. It had the theme of fictional British family in the modern setting.

Personal Life & Relationship

The struggling actress Elizabeth Hurley met Hugh Grant while working on Spanish production. They started dating. During their time together, Hurley supported Grant going through disrepute of soliciting the services of prostitute. It was during 1995. They were in relationship for 13 years after which they parted on friendly note.

Hurley is the mother of now 15 years old son Damian Charles Hurley. Steve Bing, American business, is the father of the child; however, Bing denied the paternity claiming Hurley and he were in brief non-exclusive relationship. Nevertheless, the DNA test report verifies that Bing is the father of Damian.

In late-2002, Hurley began dating Arun Nayar, who runs a small software company. Nayar and Hurley married on March 2007 at Sudeley Castle. They also underwent Hindu traditional wedding at Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur and held reception at Mehrangarh Fort. However, Hurley announced that she and Nayar separated months ago in December 2010. They divorced on June 2011 after Hurley filed divorced stating her husband’s “Unreasonable behavior”.

Only after 3 months of divorce, the news came up about Elizabeth Hurley and Shane Warne’s engagement. But, the couple split on December 2013 as Hello magazine reported it.

Charity & Net Worth

Elizabeth Hurley net worth rose from her career, while she gained recognition from her involvement in charity works. She has been an active member of Estee Lauder’s Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign. The company benefitted the Breast Cancer Research Foundation from its sale of “Elizabeth Pink”. She was actively involved in raising funds for End Hunger Network, ARK Children’s Charity and the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Center.

Patron of the Elton John AIDS Foundation and City Veterans Network, Elizabeth Hurley net worth rose as she became the ambassador for the Hot Skip and Jump Children’s Charity. City Veterans Network works to link former Armed Forces members and opportunities for their rehabilitation and employment.

The recognized face in the films and modeling, Elizabeth Hurley net worth as per the recent calculations is $35 million. She started off as struggling actress and ended up as a successful model due to which her net worth accelerated.

English actress and model, Elizabeth Hurley net worth

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