- Also Known As:
- Liz Hurley, Luna
- 5' 8"
Elizabeth Hurley (born Elizabeth Jane Hurley on June 10, 1965 in Basingstoke, Hampshire) is an English actress and model. Elizabeth booked her first modeling job at 29 years old as the face of Estee Lauder. Even though she was replaced by Carolyn Murphy in 2001, she continues to model for the brand non-exclusively, while also appearing in other ad campaigns. Elizabeth’s first acting role was in 1987’s Aria, but it wasn’t until she played Vanessa Kensington in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery that she won an award for her work. She has also acted in Bedazzled and Double Whammy, and currently stars as Queen Helena on The Royals.
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Elizabeth Hurley is best known for being the face of Estee Lauder and starring as Queen Helena on The Royals.
Elizabeth started dating Hugh Grant in 1987, and even though he was arrested with a prostitute in 1995, the two stayed together until amicably splitting in 2000. Hugh is even the godfather of Elizabeth’s son, Damian Hurley, who she gave birth to in 2002 with Steve Bing, which was determined by a paternity test. In 2007, the actress married Indian textile heir Arun Nayar with weddings in both England and India. The couple announced their separation in 2010 and officially divorced in 2011. Three months after this, Elizabeth was spotted with a ring and reportedly engaged to Australian cricketer Shane Warne, but they split in 2013 before tying the knot.
Elizabeth has worked with the Estee Lauder Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign since the disease took her grandmother in 1992. Sales of the brand’s “Elizabeth Pink” lipstick went to charity. She was also named the ambassador of Caudwell Children, an organization for sick and disabled children in the UK, in 2009. She supports the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the City Veterans Network.