Jamie Lee Curtis has been a big-name Hollywood actress for years, but she always seems to be broadening her horizons, whether it’s making her Bravo debut with a cameo on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills or attending the Oscars for her blockbuster new film Everything Everywhere At Once. ICYMI, she’s up for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Jamie Lee Curtis, 63, is the daughter of two famous Hollywood actors. Jamie’s mother was actress Janet Leigh (you may recognize her from Little Women, Psycho, or Angels in the Outfield), and her father was actor Tony Curtis (remember Some Like It Hot?).
There’s a lot of star power and a long family history there, but Jamie has made a name for herself. Here’s a detailed article about her net worth and how she makes her money.
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Jamie Lee Curtis’s Net Worth
Jamie Lee Curtis is a $60 million net-worth American actress, producer, and author. That is her combined net worth with her long-term husband, actor/writer/producer Christopher Guest. Jamie rose to prominence in the late 1970s after appearing in the horror film “Halloween.” She went on to become well-known for her roles in a variety of horror films over the next few years.
Below down we have given a Tweet in which A Twitter user (NYCHomoCon) is talking about Jamie Lee Curtis getting a blue check. Scroll further to see the Tweet.
Jamie Lee Curtis received a blue check for free. Because she’s a celebrity.
She’s worth $60 million.
I pay for mine with my own income. It would take around 300+ years for me to earn her net worth.
See the issue with that? https://t.co/4tFVqIA5z8
— NYCHomoCon (@NYCHomoCon) March 14, 2023
What Kind Of Property Does She Own?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jamie and Christopher have lived in their Santa Monica home for more than 20 years. According to the website, they purchased a home next to theirs for $2.2 million in 2016, with plans to expand their house onto the property.
BTW, Architectural Digest described the couple’s Los Angeles home as “airy and light” in 2002. The article did not specify a price, but it did state that designer Jan McFarland Cox assisted in the restoration.
Jamie Lee Curtis’s Earnings From Halloween Films
Jamie appeared in several Halloween films, including Halloween II, Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, and Halloween Resurrection. But, according to Variety, she didn’t start making money on these films until Halloween H20: 20 Years Later.
“I didn’t really make much money off of the horror movies to be perfectly honest,” she admitted. “As a young actress, I did not [get paid well]. I did not have ownership of the movies. There was no profit participation. There was no back end. And I didn’t get out for that reason. And I certainly by Halloween 2, which was the last of the six [horror movies] I did in my 20s, I think I got paid OK for the time. But it wasn’t … there was no large amount of money made.”
Jamie stated that she was paid “scale” for Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (i.e. the minimum amount by union standards). “But obviously I had a piece of the pie, so of course I made some money off that movie,” she explained.
“But it’s just now. I’m 61. I didn’t start making money from horror movies until much later.” Jamie earned approximately $3.1 million between Halloween, Halloween II, and Halloween: Resurrection.
How Much Did She Get Paid For Her Other Films?
Jamie is more than a scream queen. She also appeared in the comedies Trading Places and A Fish Called Wanda. She won a Golden Globe for True Lies in 1994 and has appeared in films such as My Girl, My Girl 2, and Freaky Friday.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, she recently starred in Knives Out, which grossed over $300 million at the box office. And, of course, everyone is waiting to see if she will score a big win with Everything Everywhere All At Once.
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What Inheritance Did Her Father, Tony Curtis, Leave Her?
Jamie’s father, screen legend Tony Curtis, made a lot of money in films like Sweet Smell of Success and the classic Some Like It Hot. According to Forbes, he rewrote his will just before his death, disinheriting Jamie and her siblings. (He didn’t explain why). So…nothing came from him.
Jamie Lee Curtis Has A Charitable Organization.
Jamie’s longtime friend and housewife Kyle Richards hosts a fundraiser for Jamie’s company, My Hand In Yours, which donates its proceeds to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in the RHOBH season 12 episode.
Dorit Hemsley fangirled over Jamie, who saved the day after Sutton Stracke tried to glue Sheree Zampino’s fake lashes on (and almost glued her eye shut in the process). It’s a long story…but most people were interested in learning more about My Hand In Yours.
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