Jamie Lee Curtis : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband and Children

Jamie Lee Curtis is an American actress and writer knw all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband and Children

Jamie Lee Curtis : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband and Children
Jamie Lee Curtis
  Bio
Name Jamie Lee Curtis
Birthdate ( Age) 22 November 1958
Place of Birth Santa Monica, California, United States
Marital Status  Married
Husband/Partner Christopher Guest (m. 1984)
Children Annie GuestThomas Guest
Parents Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh
Profession American actress and writer
Net Worth $60 Million
Last Update July 2021

Jamie Lee Curtis is an American actress and writer. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a BAFTA Award, two Golden Globe Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1998.Curtis is the daughter of Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. 

Jamie Lee Curtis with Children and Husband

She has written numerous children's books, with her 1998 release Today I Feel Silly, and Other Moods That Make My Day making The New York Times's best-seller list. She is also a frequent blogger for The Huffington Post.

Early Life and Family

Curtis was born in Santa Monica, California, to actor Tony Curtis and actress Janet Leigh. Her father was Jewish, the son of Hungarian Jewish immigrants. Two of her maternal great-grandparents were Danish, while the rest of her mother's ancestry is German and Scots-Irish.Curtis has an older sister, Kelly Curtis, who is also an actress, and several half-siblings . Alexandra, actress Allegra Curtis, Benjamin, and Nicholas Curtis (who died in 1994 of a drug overdose).Curtis's parents divorced in 1962. After the divorce, she stated her father was "not around" and that he was "not interested in being a father."

Curtis attended Westlake School in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills High School, and graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall. Returning to California in 1976, she attended her mother's alma mater, the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, and studied law.She dropped out after one semester to pursue an acting career.

Jamie Lee Curtis Husband 

Curtis married Christopher Guest on December 18, 1984. She saw a picture of him from the movie This Is Spinal Tap in Rolling Stone and told her friend Debra Hill, "Oh, I'm going to marry that guy", actually marrying him five months later.The couple have two adopted children, a daughter (b. 1986) and a transgender daughter (b. 1996).Curtis is actor Jake Gyllenhaal's godmother.

When her father-in-law died on April 8, 1996, her husband became The Rt Hon. The 5th Baron Haden-Guest, making her a baroness with the style The Right Honourable The Lady Haden-Guest, according to the rules of the British peerage. She rejects the idea of using this title, saying, "It has nothing to do with me".

Jamie Lee Curtis Net Worth

Jamie Lee Curtis is an American actress and writer who has an estimated Net Worth of $60 Million in 2021.

Professional Career

Curtis's film debut occurred in the 1978 horror film Halloween, in which she played the role of Laurie Strode. The film was a major success and was considered the highest-grossing independent film of its time, earning accolades as a classic horror film. Curtis was subsequently cast in several horror films, garnering her the title "scream queen". She would return to the Halloween franchise five times, playing Strode again in the sequels Halloween II (1981), Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), Halloween: Resurrection (2002), and Halloween (2018), and having an uncredited voice role in Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982).

Her role in 1983's Trading Places helped Curtis shed her horror queen image, and garnered her a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. She then starred in the 1988 comedy film A Fish Called Wanda, which achieved cult status while showcasing her as a comedic actress. For her performance, she was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.Curtis received positive reviews for her performance in the action thriller Blue Steel (1990), which was directed by Kathryn Bigelow. She also received a Golden Globe Award for her work in the 1994 action comedy film True Lies, directed by James Cameron.

Her other film roles also include the coming-of-age films My Girl (1991) and My Girl 2 (1994), and the Disney comedy film Freaky Friday (2003), opposite Lindsay Lohan. The latter was filmed at Palisades High School in Pacific Palisades, California, near where Curtis and Guest lived with their children. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her performance in the film.She starred in the Christmas comedy film Christmas with the Kranks (2004), which went on to gain a cult following.

Curtis returned to leading roles with her reprisal of Laurie Strode in the horror sequel film Halloween (2018). The film debuted to $76.2 million, marking the second-best ever opening weekend of October and the highest of the Halloween franchise.Its opening performance was the best-ever for a film starring a lead actress over 55 years old. It also became the highest-grossing of the franchise.Curtis's performance earned critical acclaim.

Philanthropy

Beginning in 1990, Curtis and her father, Tony, took a renewed interest in their family's Hungarian Jewish heritage, and helped finance the rebuilding of the "Great Synagogue" in Budapest, Hungary. The largest synagogue in Europe today, it was originally built in 1859 and suffered damage during World War II.

Curtis was guest of honor at the 11th annual gala and fundraiser in 2003 for Women in Recovery, a Venice, California-based non-profit organization offering a live-in, twelve-step program of rehabilitation for women in need. Past honorees of this organization include Sir Anthony Hopkins and Dame Angela Lansbury. Curtis is also involved in the work of the Children Affected by AIDS Foundation, serving as the annual host for the organization's "Dream Halloween" event in Los Angeles, launched every year in October.

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