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There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs, this line is very well proved by Jamie Lee Curtis who is an American actress, director, author, and producer. Moreover, she has gathered huge publicity for her acting performance in horror movies.
In fact, she is also eminently known in the movie industry for landing an acting role in the movie ‘True Lies’. Recently, she came into the limelight in June 2021 when it was announced that she would be honored for her lifetime achievements with the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 22 October 1958, this renowned actress has turned 62 years old in the year 2020. This lady has a good height of 170 in Centimetres and 5’7” in Feet & Inches. Her blue eyes and shiny brown hair enhance her beauty.
She seems fit with a weight of 62 in kilograms and 136 lbs in pounds. Her figure measures 37 inches breast, 25 inches waist, and 36 inches hips. Her bra size is 38C (US) while her shoe size is 10 (US).
Being an actress and author, Jamie has had quite good earnings throughout her professional career. According to the sources, her estimated net worth is $60million approximately.
Having started her career in the year 1978, she has established herself as one of the most successful personalities of the industry. With her earnings, Curtis is living a happy and luxurious lifestyle.
Education / Family
Born and grew up in Santa Monica, California, United States, Jamie belongs to mixed ethnicity. She was born to Tony Curtis (Father) and Janet Leigh (Mother). However, her parents got divorced in the year 1962. Later, her mother remarried Robert Brandt. Apart from that, she never disclosed any information regarding her siblings.
As for her education, Jamie studied at the Westlake School. Furthermore, she enrolled at Beverly Hills High School. Later, in the year 1976, she was admitted to the University of the Pacific in California but in order to pursue her acting career, she quit.
Jamie Lee Curtis
|Nick Name||The Scream Queen, The Queen of Screams, The Body|
|Birth Place||Santa Monica, California, U.S.|
|Date of birth||22 October 1958|
|Age||62 years old (as of 2020)|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’7”
In centimeters: 170 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 62 kg
In pounds: 136 lbs
Beverly Hills High School
|College||University of the Pacific|
|Home town||Santa Monica, California, U.S.|
|Fathers name||Tony Curtis|
|Mothers name||Janet Leigh
Career / Fashion and Style
Talking about her career, Jamie started her career in the year 1978 by making her on-screen debut in the horror film Halloween. The film was the highest-grossing independent film of the time which put Jamie’s name on the most wanted Hollywood newcomers. After that, she was further cast in various horror films and achieved the title “scream queen”.
Apart from that, she made her next notable appearance in the 1980 film The Fog, which was a major box office success. In the same year, she also starred in the horror film Prom Night, which earned her the Canadian Genie Award for Best Performance by a Foreign Actress.
Furthermore, in the year 1983, Curtis was awarded the BAFTA award as the best-supporting actress in the film Trading Places. Later, in the year 1989, she made her television debut in the show, Columbo. Apart from that, she also starred in the sitcom Anything But Love, which ran until 1992.
In fact, for her outstanding performance, she won a Golden Globe and People’s Choice Award. Furthermore, she has again been honored with a Golden Globe nomination for her work on TNT’s show The Heidi Chronicles. Other than this, she also got appeared in CBS’s television movie Nicholas’ Gift.
In the year 2012, Curtis has also starred in the television show NCIS for five episodes. Moreover, she also got an opportunity to play the lead role in Disney’s family movie Freaky Friday alongside Lindsay Lohan in the year 2003. For her role, she got the nomination for a Golden Globe Award.
Besides this, in the year 2006, Jamie made an announcement that she ending her acting career in order to focus on her family. in the year 2007, Jamie returned to acting after being cast in Disney’s live-action-animated film Beverly Hills Chihuahua. In the year 2010, she also starred in the comedy film You Again.
Other than this, Curtis has also voiced in the animated films The Little Engine That Could (2011) and From Up on Poppy Hill (2011). Later, she came back to leading roles with her reprisal of Laurie Strode in the horror sequel film Halloween in the year 2018.
After that, she also made her appearance in the drama film An Acceptable Loss and in Rian Johnson’s mystery film Knives Out. In fact, she is set to again reprise her role in the horror sequel Halloween Kills, which is due for release in October 2021. Not only this, but she will also reprise the role for the sequel Halloween Ends which will be released in October 2022.
Apart from her acting career, she also worked on several children’s books including When I Was Little: A Four-Year Old’s Memoir of Her Youth (1993), Tell Me Again About The Night I was Born (1996), Where Do Balloons Go?: An Uplifting Mystery (2000), I’m Gonna Like Me: Letting Off a Little Self-Esteem (2002), It’s Hard to Be Five: Learning How to Work My Control Panel (2004), Is There Really a Human Race? (2006), My Mommy Hung the Moon: A Love Story (2010), This Is Me: A Story of Who We Are and Where We Came From (2016), Me, Myself & I: A Cautionary Tale (2018), etc.
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
As of her relationship status, Curtis tied the sacred knot of marriage with Christopher Guest on December 18, 1984. Moreover, the couple also has two adopted children; Annie who was born in 1986, and Thomas born in 1996. In fact, it was also rumored that she was born intersex so she could not have children.
|Children||Daughter – Annie
Son – Thomas
Here we are providing the list of favorites of Jamie Lee Curtis:
|Favorite Actor||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Destination||Not Known|
|Favorite Books||” Go, Dog Go”, ” Annie Bananie”,” The Owl and the Pussycat,” ” Stoner,” ” Angle of Repose,” ” East of Eden,” and so on|
|Favorite sports||Not Known|
|Favorite food||Not Known|
|Favorite color||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Jamie Lee Curtis
- Her Zodiac sign is Scorpio.
- Jamie has also insured her legs for $ 2 million.
- She also works as an active philanthropist who has participated in fundraisers for the American Foundation for Equal Rights and the 2016 Human Rights Campaign.
- Curtis is also involved with the Children Affected by AIDS Foundation.
- She is also a leading advocate for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
- She was also listed in the ‘10 Best Bodies in America’ in the year 1985 by Mcall’s magazine.
- She is the godmother of actor Jake Gyllenhaal.
- Jamie also blogs occasionally for The Huffington Post.