Who is Jamie Lee Curtis?

Jamie Lee Curtis is a well-known American actress, director, author, and producer who has already earned massive success in the showbiz arena. The talented actress Jamie is widely popular for her acting performance in the horror movies. She gained enormous fame in the movie industry for landing acting roles in the film ‘True Lies.’ Lee is a very familiar face in the Hollywood showbiz arena.

Quick Info
Full NameJamie Lee Curtis
Birth DateNovember 22, 1958
Birth PlaceSanta Monica, California, United States
FatherTony Curtis
MotherJanet Leigh
SisterKelly Curtis
Height5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m)
Weight64 kg (150 lbs)
Body Measurement37-25-36 inches
HusbandChristopher Guest
Net Worth$60 million


Jamie Lee Curtis was born on November 22, 1958, in Santa Monica, California, United States. She is currently 61 years old. Curtis is the daughter to father Tony Curtis who was an actor and mother Janet Leigh who is also an actress. Furthermore, She has an older sister Kelly Curtis who is also an actress and several half-siblings from her father’s remarriages. Her parents got divorced in 1962.

Jamie Lee Curtis

Early Life

Jamie studied at Westlake School, which is now known as  Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles. She attended Beverly Hills High School for her secondary study, and Lee graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall. In 1976, Lee attended her mother’s alma mater to study law at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Lee dropped out after one semester to pursue an acting career.

Nationality and Physical Statistics

Curtis is an American actress with Hungarian-Jewish, Danish, German and Scots-Irish ethnicity.

Besides that, Lee stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m) and weighing about 64 kg (150 lbs) with the body measurement of 37-25-36.  Additionally, her hair color is brown, and her eye color is blue.


Lee is active on social media and has personal Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts. Her Instagram account @curtisleejamie has 2.6 million followers. Furthermore, her twitter account @jamieleecurtis has 551.8k followers. Her Facebook page has 370,506 followers and 364,200 likes.

Personal Life

Jamie Lee Curtis married to actor Christopher Guest on December 18, 1984. The couple adopted two children: Annie born in 1968 and Thomas born in 1996. In 1996, when her father-in-law died, her husband became the 5th Baron Haden-Guest, making her a baroness with style The Right Honorable Lady Haden-Guest, according to the rules of British peerage.

Jamie Lee Curtis



In 1978, Curtis debuted in a horror film ‘Halloween’ as Laurie Strode which was a significant success. Lee appeared in several horror films, garnering her with the title ‘scream queen’. In 1980, she played ‘The Fog’, ‘Prom Night’ and ‘Terror Train’. Curtis returned to the Halloween series five times, playing Laurie Strode again in the sequels ‘Halloween II’, ‘Halloween H20: 20 Years Later’, ‘Halloween: Resurrection’ and ‘Halloween’ and also had an uncredited voice role in ‘Halloween III: Season of the Witch’. Furthermore, in 1983, she played ‘Trading Places’ which helped her to shed her horror queen image.

In 1988, Jamie played a comedy film ‘A Fish Called Wanda’. Furthermore, She played an action thriller film ‘Blue Steel’ in 1990 and also played ‘True Lies’ in 1994. Her other movie includes ’My Girl’ (1991) and the Disney comedy film ‘Freaky Friday’ and also filmed. In 2004, she played a Christian comedy film ‘Christmas with the Kranks’. Lee returned to acting after being cast in Disney’s live-action-animated film ‘Beverly Hills Chihuahua’ in 2007. Lee played ‘You Again’ (2010) and also voiced a role in the animated films ‘The Little Engine That Could’ (2011) and ‘From Up on Poppy Hill’ in 2011. She followed the supporting roles in ‘Veronica Mars’ (2014) and ‘Spare Parts’ in 2015. In 2018, she had a role in the drama film ‘An Acceptable Loss’. Lee’s upcoming movies are ‘Halloween Kills’ in 2020.


Lee made her television debut in the drama series ‘Quincy M.E.’ in 1977 and also appeared as a guest star on several series including ‘Columbo’, ‘Charlie’s Angels’, and ‘Bick Rogers in the 25th Century’. She appeared in the comedy series ‘Operation Petticoat’ (1977-1978) and also based in a gameshow panelist on several episodes of ‘Match Game’. In 1981, Curtis starred in ‘Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story’ and also played ‘The Heidi Chronicles’. From 1989-1992, she played in ‘Anything But Love’. In 1996, she appeared in an episode of the sitcom ‘The Drew Carey Show’ and also starred in ‘Nicholas’ Gift’ in 1998.

In 2012, she appeared in the five episodes of the police drama series ‘NCIS’. Curtis played a recurring role in the sitcom ‘New Girl’. Furthermore, She also starred in the lead role in ‘Scream Queens’ from 2015-2016 alongside Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Billie Catharine Lourd, Keke Palmer, and others.

Jamie Lee Curtis

Lee had written several children’s books that are all published by HarperCollins Children’s Book like ‘When I Was Little: A Four-Year Old’s Memoir of Her Youth, 1993’, ‘Tell Me Again About The Night I was Born, 1993’, ‘Today I Feel Silly, and Other Moods That Make My Day, 1998’, ‘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 a Human Race?, 2006’, ‘Big Words for Little People, 2008’, ‘My Friend Hay, 2009’, ‘My Mommy Hung the Moon: a Love Story, 2010’, ‘My Brave Year of Firsts, 2016’, ‘This is Me, 2016’ and ‘Me, Myselfie & I: A Cautionary Tale, 2018’.


Lee is a famous actress and has associated with a lot of movies, series and has got a lot of nominations and awards. She won the title ‘Best Actress in a Supporting role’ (1984) in British Academy Film Award, ‘Best International Actress’ in Jupiter Award from ‘Perfect’ (1986), ‘Special Mention Award’ in Cognac Festival du Film Policier, ‘Best Actress’ in ‘Mystfest Award’, ‘Best Actress in a Television Series’ in Golden Globe Award, ‘Favorite Female Performer’ in New Television Series in People’s Choice Award, ‘funniest Lead Actress’ in American Comedy Award, ‘Best Actress in a Motion Picture’ in Golden Globe Award, ‘Best Actress’ in Saturn Award and Fangoria Chainsaw Award and ‘Best Female Vocal Performance in an Anime Feature Film/Special in a Supporting Role’ in Behind the Voice Actors Award.

Net Worth

Lee is living a luxurious life with her family. She is a famous actress who has earned a lot of money as well as fame. Wilson currently has about $60 million approximately.