Christopher Guest was raised in the United Kingdom . As he was interested in music since his young age, he joined The High School of Music & Art (New York City) and Stockbridge School. He played guitar with Arlo Guthrie and then he joined bluegrass bands. He also attended Tisch School of the Arts where he joined New York University's Graduate Acting Program and he finally earned his degree from there in 1971. At the end of that year, he performed at the Arena Stage in Washington D.C. playing his first ever acting role and that was the role of Norman in Michael Weller's Moonchildren. That year, he also appeared in a satirical film The Hospital. In 1972, he played the role of a policeman in a comedy-drama caper film The Hot Rock. Next year, he wrote and starred in a spinoff National Lampoon Lemmings. In the 1970s, he was seen in Death Wish, The Fortune, The Billion Dollar Bubble, Tarzoon: Shame of the Jungle and much more. He is well known for his role of Nigel Tufnel in an American rock music mockumentary comedy film This Is Spinal Tap. His net worth is $15 million.
Christopher Guest is having a wonder life together with Jamie Lee Curtis since a long time. Jamie Lee Curtis is an actress and an author from the United States. They got married in 1984. They are living a happy life as a loving husband and wife and there is no any sign of them getting divorced. They have adopted two children together. His nationality is British as well as American. He is of Jewish ethnicity.