Jamie Lee Curtis Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Jamie Lee Curtis Biography
  • Name: Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Age: 59 years old
  • Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Net Worth: US $35 Million
  • Status: Alive

Jamie Lee Curtis is and American actress, director and children’s book author. She’s known for films like Halloween (1978), A Fish Called Wanda (1988) and True Lies (1994). Her television credits include Operation Petticoat, Anything but Love, NCIS, and Scream Queens. Curtis was born on November 22, 1958 in Santa Monica, California. Her parents Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh were both actors. She has an older sister, Kelly, and 4 half-siblings, Allegra, Alexandra, Ben and Nicholas. Curtis attended Westlake School where she was cheerleader. She graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall in 1976. She studied briefly at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

Curtis made her small screen debut in a 1977 episode of the NBC series Columbo. She made a guest appearance on Charlie’s Angels in 1978. She held a recurring role as “Lt. Barbara Duran” on the military comedy series Operation Petticoat (1977-78). Curtis landed her breakout role as “Laurie Strode” opposite Donald Pleasence in the slasher film, Halloween (1978). The film was directed by John Carpenter and produced by Debra Hill. The role of Laurie Strode was reprised in Halloween II (1981), Halloween H2O: 20 Years Later (1998) and Halloween: Resurrection (2002). Curtis became known as the “Scream queen”. She starred in several horror films including The Fog (1980) with Adrienne Barbeau, Prom Night (1980) with Leslie Nielsen, Terror Train (1980) with Ben Johnson, and Roadgames (1981) with Stacy Keach.

Curtis won a BAFTA Award for her supporting role as “Ophelia” in Trading Places (1983). She appeared alongside John Cleese in the heist-comedy, A Fish Called Wanda (1988). She was cast as a suburban housewife “Helen Tasker” in the action-comedy, True lies (1994). That role earned her a Golden Globe and a Saturn Award for best actress. The film was directed by James Cameron and also stars Arnold Schwarzenegger. Curtis’ other films include Freaky Friday (2003), Christmas with the Kranks (2004), Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008) and You Again (2010). On the small screen, she headlined Anything but Love (1989-92) alongside Richard Lewis. Her television credits include NCIS, New Girl, and Scream Queens.

In addition to acting, Curtis is an author and blogger. Her first book ‘When I Was Little: A Four-Year Old’s Memoir of Her Youth’ was published in 1993 by HarperCollins. Her third book ‘Today I Feel Silly, and Other Moods That Make My Day’ spent 10 weeks atop the New York Times best-seller list. Other books include Tell Me Again About The Night I was Born (1996), Is There Really a Human Race? (2006), Big Words for Little People (2008), and My Mommy Hung the Moon: A Love Story (2010). She blogs for The Huffington Post online newspaper.

Jamie Lee Curtis is 5ft 7in tall and she’s of Jewish, English, German and Danish ancestry. She had her legs insured for $2 million. Her net worth is estimated at $35 million. She endorsed Activia yogurt for several years starting in 2008. Curtis married actor ‘Christopher Guest’ in December 1984. They have two adopted children, Annie and Thomas. Prior to marriage, she dated production designer J. Michael Riva and musician Adam Ant.

Jamie Lee Curtis Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Jamie Lee Curtis Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Birthday: November 22, 1958
  • How Old : Age: 59 years old
  • Place of Birth: Santa Monica, California, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
  • Occupation: Actress, Author
  • Years Active: 1977-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $35 Million
  • Marriage(s): Christopher Guest
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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