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Jamie Lee Curtis Introduction
Jamie Lee Curtis is an American Actress, Social Worker, Writer, and movie maker.
Jamie Lee Curtis is renowned for the portrayal of the character of ‘Barbara Duran’ in the super hit sitcom “Operation Petticoat” airing on ABC Network in 1978.
The “Halloween” star is known for starring in movies and shows of the horror genre. After the success of “Halloween”, she has been part of many horror movies, making her the “Queen of Horror Comedies”.
Jamie Lee Curtis Net Worth & Salary
Jamie Lee Curtis’ net worth is $60 million.
Acting and producing are her primary source of income, she also earns wealth through her published books which adds up to her net worth.
Jamie Lee Curtis is the wife of British Baron Christopher Guest. The net worth of $60 million is the collective net worth of the duo.
Jamie Lee Curtis Age, Early Life & Biography
Jamie Lee Curtis’ age is 64 years old. She was born on the 22nd of November 1958. Jamie Lee was born and raised in Santa Monica, California.
Jamie Lee Curtis is the daughter of the “Little Women” star Janet Leigh and actor Tony Curtis. Tony Curtis was also an established and famous actor due to which Jamie Lee was born and brought up in California.
Jamie Lee Curtis has 1 own and 3 half-siblings. The Curtis kids decided to follow in the footsteps of their parents and all of them are established, actors and actresses.
People might love and remember Tony Curtis as a wise man and prolific actor, but it isn’t the same for Jamie Lee.
Due to strange circumstances, Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis parted ways in late 1962. After their separation, Janet Leigh won the custody of Jamie Lee. Tony Curtis was never present in his kid’s life. Jamie Lee was brought up by her mother and her stepfather.
Jamie Lee Curtis was a student at Westlake and Beverly Hills High school. She is also an alumnus of the University of Pacific, although she left college in her sophomore year to pursue acting.
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Jamie Lee Curtis Personal Life
At the beginning of her career, Jamie Lee Curtis fell in love with British musician Adam Ant. The couple was engaged but they broke up following infidelity rumors of Adam.
A few months later, Jamie Lee Curtis spotted her now Husband, Christopher Guest in a Magazine and was smitten by him.
She called it “Love at first sight” and knew she would marry him. Christopher and Jamie got married in 1984 and went on to adopt 2 beautiful kids.
Jamie Lee and Christopher have been married since 1984 and are still together despite the ups and downs. They are the real epitome of ‘Together, Forever’.
Jamie Lee Curtis Career
Jamie Lee Curtis grew up in a family full of entertainers. Starting from her estranged father to her siblings, she saw everybody in her family becoming a part of Show business.
From a very young age, she was certain about the path she had to follow. Even though she joined the University of Pacific as a Law undergraduate, she dropped out of college to pursue her one true love, acting.
Getting a break in the industry wasn’t difficult for Jamie as she hails from one of the most famous and celebrated Hollywood families.
In 1977, she was offered the movie “Halloween”. Since Jamie Lee’s mother was the “Horror Icon”, Jamie Lee debuted in the same Genre.
“Halloween” went on to become one of the most fruitful Independent flicks of all time upon its release in 1977. It grossed over $250 million at the global box office, making Jamie Lee Curtis an overnight star.
After successfully portraying the character of “Lauri Strode” in “Halloween”, Jamie Lee went on to star in more Horror Genre Movies. She garnered limelight and love from people and was nicknamed “Scream Queen” and “Queen of Horror Comedies”.
Jamie Lee is a part of one of the most triumphant film franchises in the world. She played the character of “Laurie Strode” seven more times for the sequels of “Halloween”.
Later, Jamie Lee Curtis took up roles in comedy, action, thriller, and romantic comedies to change her “Scream Queen” image. She appeared in movies like “Trading Places”, “My Girl”, “The Fog”, “Knives Out”, etc.
Jamie Lee took a year-long break from acting in 2006 to focus on her kids and her family and returned with a Broadway production of “Chihuahua”.
Jamie Lee debuted with “Quincy M.E” but gained fame and prominence by portraying “Barbara Duran” in “Operation Petticoat”.
Jamie Lee Curtis in her lifetime has been part of 58 movies and over 30 television shows.
Jamie Lee Curtis is also an infamous children’s book author. She has published over 15 children’s novels. “When I was Little”, “Where do Balloons go”, and “It’s Hard to Five”, etc are some of her prominent books.
Jamie Lee Curtis Awards & Achievements
Jamie Lee Curtis in her long and massively successful career has been rewarded many times. Not only with the love and appreciation from fans but also in terms of formal accolades.
She has been a recipient of a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, a SAG award, and a Critics choice award.
Jamie Lee Curtis Major Investments and Assets
Jamie Lee Curtis owns a mansion in California worth $3 million.
She is also known for her car collection ranging from Mercedes to Lamborghini.
Jamie Lee Curtis Must Watch Latest Video and Trending Photographs
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Jamie Lee Curtis Instagram Handle
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Jamie Lee Curtis Twitter Handle
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