Jamie Lee Curtis Net Worth: See the Successful Career of the Halloween Scream Queen

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Credit: CBS Sunday Morning/YouTube Screenshot

Jamie Lee Curtis rose to stardom in the late 1970s thanks to her role in the iconic horror movie Halloween. Widely dubbed as the Queen of Halloween movies, she became famous for appearing in a wide range of films in this genre.

However, she managed to escape from her Halloween scream queen persona and made a name in doing comedic films and TV series appearances. So, take a look at Curtis’ hugely successful career and her net worth.

Jamie Lee Curtis’ Career

The 64-year-old is one of the most prolific actors in the horror and slasher genres, thus, being bestowed with the title scream queen.

She first gained prominence when she did the TV series Operation Petticoat, followed by her big screen debut on Halloween.

After being established as s scream queen, she next did the horror films The Fog, Prom Night, Terror Train, and Roadgames. She also did several Halloween sequels, Halloween II, Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, Halloween: Resurrection, Halloween, Halloween Kills, and Halloween Ends.

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But aside from horror movies are not the only thing Curtis can do. Her film work has spanned several genres.

She did the cult comedies Trading Places and A Fish Called Wanda. She was also dubbed a sex symbol for her role in Perfect.

Her other notable film credits are True Lies, Blue Steel, Drowning Mona, and more. Recently, she received her first Academy Award nomination for Everything Everywhere All at Once.

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That said, Curtis’ great acting stints have never gone unnoticed. She has received multiple accolades, from a British Academy Film Award to two Golden Globe Awards and numerous nominations. She also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

With these to her name, Curtis is now worth $60 million, which she shares with her husband, Christopher Guest.

Jamie Lee Curtis Gushes on Her First Oscar Nomination

Curtis couldn’t help but gush on her very first Oscar nomination, and she couldn’t believe it. The actress has been in the business for more than five decades, but it was only now that she received a nomination from the Academy.

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She told Vanity Fair,

"...it’s like discovering a secret room in the house you’ve lived in your whole life that you never knew was there—or if you did, you had papered over it or plastered over it and just forgotten about it. Having my name called that morning was a total shock.”

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