Elizabeth Hurley

Date of Birth: 10/06/1965
City: Basingstoke, Hampshire,
Country: United Kingdom
Occupation: Actress, model and fashion designer



Career: Elizabeth Hurley got her big break in 1988 with the title role in the BBC TV series Christabel. She shot to fame in 1994 when she appeared alongside then-boyfriend Hugh Grant at the premiere of Four Weddings And A Funeral, wearing a jaw-dropping Versace dress that appeared to be held together with safety pins. In 1995 she became a spokesperson for Estée Lauder, and her film career began to take off with roles in Passeger 57, EDtv, Bedazzled, Serving Sara and Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. In April 2005 she launched her beachwear collection, Elizabeth Hurley Beach, which she continues to model herself.

Relationships: Elizabeth met Hugh Grant in 1987 when they were both working on Spanish film Rowing With The Wind. After 13 years together they announced an amicable separation in May 2000. On 4th April 2002 she gave birth to her son, Damien Charles. Initially his father, Steve Bing, denied paternity until a DNA test proved otherwise. In 2002 she started dating Indian textile heir Arun Nayar and they married on 2nd March 2007. On 12th December 2010, amid tabloid reports that she was having an affair with Australian cricketer Shane Warne, Elizabeth announced on Twitter that they had separated several months previously. She filed for divorce on 2nd April 2011 and continued her public flirtation with Shane Warne.

FYI: Elizabeth owns an organic farm in Gloucestershire and sells her own line of beef jerky, partly sourced from her own cattle, at department store Harrods.