Hurley has an older sister Kate, and a younger brother, Michael. Her father was army officer and her mother was a teacher at a primary school. Ever since Hurley was little, she had a dream in mind, dancer wanted and she would be. That is why she went on her twelfth to a ballet-boarding school. Apparently had Hurley too much of expected and they soon returned back home.
Elizabeth won a scholarship to the 18th around her London Studio Centre. There she followed dance and theatre. Also when Elizabeth Hurley was already aware of her appearance: she had pink hair and a nose ring.She once said: I'd kill myself if I was as fat as Marilyn Monroe. Hurley paste later to her appearance, the pink colouring and the nose ring went out. After her studies she acted in the theater and she made her film debut in Aria (1987). Aria are ten short films, each directed by other directors. Each short film used a well-known aria as sound track that is interpreted in a different, unexpected way. Elizabeth Hurley and Bridget Fonda are the main characters.
In this film she met her future husband, Hugh Grant, common. They were thirteen years together, from 1987 to 2000. The relationship failed because Grant was caught with prostitute Divine Brown.
In 1988, she had a short film as Julia, a schoolgirl, Last seen wearing in the episode of Inspector Morse.
In Europe, she made her name by her performance in the BBC miniseries Christabel .
Hurleys first Hollywood film was passenger 57 (1992), an action movie with Wesley Snipes. Hurley, however, two years later disillusioned returned back to her homeland because all auditions do not have the desired result.
But really became famous because of very different business than acting Hurley. First of all-by the black Versacedress she wore during the London Premiere of Four Weddings and a Funeral in which her boyfriend Hugh Grant plays the leading role. The dress was only held together by some safety pins. Her appearance earned her a contract with cosmetics giant Estée Lauder. Hurley also has a sharp nose for business.Besides being the face of Estée Lauder, she has also a private bikini, clothing, lingerie and accessory collection: Elizabeth Hurley Beach.
The adventure of Hugh Grant with the prostitute Divine Brown for Hurley was a complete shock. After a relationship of thirteen years she put it a point behind. She could not do anything to the press escape: she was the face of Estée Lauder and famous actress. But slowly she managed its own identity on the build. When she was about the break she ventures back on her acting career.
In 1994 she put together with Hugh Grant Simian Films, for which they nowadays films produces, for example Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) with her ex-husband Hugh Grant in the lead role. Elizabeth and Hugh recovered only in 2005 their relationship. Besides producing they also went through with acting.
Later, Elizabeth also appeared as the devil in the fantasy comedy Bedazzled, along with Brendan Fraser and Frances O'Connor. The film was published in 2000, the year in which Hurley and Grant finally decided to part ways. The ex-lovers held business contact. Firstly they put together a production company and secondly, they chose to collaborate on a remake of the cult movie The Cannonball Run to work. Their relationship is now back in working order. Liz Hurley even asked whether he wants to be witness to Hugh Grant on her marriage. The actress gave up on 2 March 2007 her Yes-Word to Arun Nayar. The 45-year-old brunette and the 46-year-old Indian millionaire had a relationship in 2003, shortly after the breach between Hurley and producer Stephen Bing, the father of her son. In december 2010, the actress announced that she and her husband (Arun Nayar) are already a few months apart. Almost a year later, in October 2011, it was announced that Hurley engaged with her new friend, the internationally renowned Australian cricketer Shane Warne.In 2013, the engagement ended.