Elizabeth Hurley's Model Son Looks Exactly Like Her
Eighteen-year-old Damian Hurley is well aware that he's his mom's "twin."
Some celebrity kids follow in their parents' footsteps. Some do whatever they can to avoid the spotlight. But when it comes to Elizabeth Hurley's son Damian Hurley, who she shared with late businessman Steve Bing, he's taking after his mom in every way. At 18 years old, Damian is a professional model and has done a little acting work alongside his mother, too. One time, Damian even channeled Elizabeth's iconic Versace safety pin look. If you take a look at their social media, it's clear that the pair is close—and it's also clear that they look very similar. Sometimes Damian even calls Elizabeth his "twin"—and commenters seem to agree.
Read on to take a closer look at Damian and Elizabeth Hurley's relationship, and to learn more about what Damian's up to at the start of his own career. And for more on celebrity kids, check out Tim McGraw Shares Rare Photo of His Three Daughters With Faith Hill.
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The similarities between Damian and Elizabeth are uncanny.
In this photo that Damian posted on Christmas 2019, you can really see the similarities between him and his mom, from their piercing blue eyes to their defined cheekbones to their light brown locks. Good hair definitely runs in the family.
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And they're super close.
Elizabeth and Damian look particularly similar in this selfie she posted for his 18th birthday. The proud mom also shared a number of pictures of Damian as a little kid for the occasion.
This past Christmas, they took "twins" to another level.
This past Christmas, Damian and Elizabeth stepped their "twinning" up a notch and wore matching sweaters. He captioned the picture, "Swear I was conned into matching outfits." Elizabeth also posted the photo on her own Instagram account, and wrote, "Yes!!! Mummy made @damianhurley1 wear a matching sweater. Happy Christmas everyone."
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Damian appeared on his mom's show The Royals.
Elizabeth starred as Queen Helena on the E! series The Royals from 2015 to 2018, and Damian ended up getting a small part on the show, too, as Prince Hansel von Liechtenstein, who appeared in three episodes. In the photo above, you can see him and his mother hanging out on set along with co-stars Alexandra Park and Genevieve Gaunt.
And for more on Hurley's earlier days, check out Celebrity Red Carpet Photos You Won't Believe Are 20 Years Old.
He got a modeling contract in August.
Elizabeth got her start as a model for Estée Lauder, and now, Damian is a model, too. In August 2020, he was signed to IMG Models. As reported by Women's Wear Daily, Damian had an exclusive deal with photographer Steven Meisel when he was 17 years old, and went on to work on a campaign for makeup artist Pat McGrath. "I'm incredibly excited to be joining IMG Models," Damian said in a statement at the time. "To become part of such a wonderful family is truly fantastic. I can't wait to see what the future brings."
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His godfathers are Hugh Grant and Elton John.
One of Damian's godfathers is Hugh Grant, his mother's ex-boyfriend, who she dated throughout the '90s. Here, you can see the two posing together. In the caption of his Instagram post, Damian called Grant "Uncle Hugh." But Grant's not his only famous father figure; his other godfather is Elton John.
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