While Jamie Lee Curtis was in Los Angeles, she was enrolled at Westlake School. She also attended Beverly Hills High School and Choate Rosemary Hall. She earned her high school graduation from Choate Rosemary Hall in 1976 and then she joined the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Though she was interested in earning her degree in social work, she quit her education and then she entered into the acting world. She was aged 18 when she began her acting career. She made her acting debut by starring the role of Mary in a TV series titled The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries. Next year, she made her feature film debut by starring in an American independent slasher film Halloween. In the early 1980s, she appeared in the movies like Prom Night, The Fog, Escape from New York, Halloween II, Halloween III: Season of the Witch and much more. Her popularity rose after she portrayed the role of Laurie Strode in an American independent slasher film Halloween II. For this role, she earned the salary of $100,000. She is also critically acclaimed for her role in A Fish Called Wanda, True Lies, Anything but Love and so on. Her net worth is $35 million.
Jamie Lee Curtis first saw the love of her life Christopher Guest in a picture of a movie This Is Spinal Tap. After she saw his picture, she told her friend Debra Hill that she is going to marry her and she actually did. She got married to Christopher Guest on 18th of December 1984. As a loving husband and wife, they have been parents twice. Her nationality is American and she has Hungarian and Danish ethnicity.