Who is Annie Guest?
Annie is an American Dance Director; however, she’s probably best known to the world as the daughter of the famous actress, author and activist, Jamie Lee Curtis.
Annie Guest Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Annie Guest was born on 13 December 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA – she was adopted by Jamie Lee Curtis, and her husband Christopher Guest of the Haden-Guest family
Jamie Lee and her husband discovered that they couldn’t have children together, and immediately started the process of adoption. After finding suitable biological parents, they acquired Annie through open adoption.
Nine years later, they decided it was time for their second child and adopted a boy named Thomas. However, details about this process aren’t available in the media.
While growing up, Annie was often taken to Hollywood sets by her mother, and became interested in Hollywood’s glitz and glamour early on, but young Annie started dancing at the tender age of three instead of choosing acting. As she got older, her parents realized her talents and passion; at just eight years old, she enrolled at MNR Dance Factory in Los Angeles.
Annie continued to attend dance lessons, and before she was 18 years old, she was already showing others dance moves, and teaching the entire choreography.
Her educational background is kept under wraps, but it’s known that in 2008 she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with a Dance major from Kenyon College in Los Angeles.
Upon graduating, Annie worked as an Artistic Associate at The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica, then returned to her dancing roots at MNR Dance Factory. She rose in the ranks and is now a co-director in the studio.
Her extensive dancing skills have helped her reach the position she currently holds. Annie teaches several dance styles, including jazz/contemporary, ballet, hip-hop, and tap dancing. Moreover, she specializes in teaching dance to people with ASD and motor/neuro development disorders.
According to sources, Annie Guest’s net worth has been estimated at $700,000 as of late 2022, earned through her successful career as a dance instructor and co-director.
Personal Life, Dating, Married, Husband, Children
Annie stunned the world when she married Jason Wolf on 28 July 2019 in a private wedding ceremony held at their renovated 1920s Spanish Colonial family home in California. Only close friends and family were in attendance, while the public didn’t know about her romance. The two are very private about their personal life, and the wedding ceremony reached the public only because of her mother’s Instagram congratulatory post.
They don’t have children together.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Annie Guest has natural light brown hair, but she often dyes it blonde, and she has brown eyes. She stands 5ft 10ins (1.77m) tall, weighs approximately 140lbs (62kgs), with vital statistics of 35-23-35.
Annie Guest’s Mother, Jamie Lee Curtis – Short Bio
Jamie Lee Curtis was born on 22 November 1958 in Santa Monica, California, USA. She is the daughter of actors Tony Curtis of Hungarian Jewish descent, and Janet Leigh, of Scottish, Irish, German and Danish ancestry.
She is the second child of her parents and has an older sister Kelly Curtis. Her parents divorced when she was four years old, and her father subsequently remarried and divorced five times – Jamie Lee has four half-siblings from these relationships: Alexandra, Allegra, Benjamin and Nicholas Curtis; Nicholas died of a drug overdose in 1994.
Following her parents’ split, Jamie Lee was raised by her mother and stepfather, Robert Brandt, who was a stockbroker. Jamie Lee’s stated that her father wasn’t there for her during her childhood, and wasn’t interested in being a father.
She went to Harvard-Westlake School and later Beverly Hills High School in Los Angeles, but eventually matriculated from the private, co-educational, college-preparatory boarding school Choate Rosemary Hall, in Wallingford, Connecticut.
She then enrolled at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, where she studied law. However, she quit her studies after one semester to pursue an acting career.
Jamie made her acting debut in 1977 with a minor role in the TV series “Quincy M.E.”. The same year, she was selected for the part of Lt. Barbara Duran in the TV war-comedy series “Operation Petticoat”.
In 1978 she secured her first major role as Laurie in the horror-slasher “Halloween”, co-starring Donald Pleasence and Tony Moran; the film became an instant success, launching Jamie to stardom. This was followed a few other horror films starring roles, which earned her the ‘Scream Queen’ title. In the early ’80s, Jamie starred in such horror flicks as “The Fog”, written and directed by John Carpenter, then “Prom Night”, co-starring Leslie Nielsen and Casey Stevens, then the second installment in the “Halloween” franchise, and Richard Franklin’s “Road Games”.
Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cleese, Michael Palin and Kevin Kline
She tried to avoid the horror genre in the second half of the decade, appearing in some romantic and comedy classics, such as “Perfect” (1985) starring next to John Travolta, then “A Man in Love” (1987), and the Academy Award-winning comedy crime film “A Fish Called Wanda”, written and directed by John Cleese and Charles Crichton.
Since then, Jamie Lee has become one of the most renowned actresses in Hollywood, starring in a number of critically acclaimed films, some of which include the Academy Award-nominated action thriller-comedy film “True Lies” (1994), co-starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, then “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later” and “Nicholas’ Gift” both in 1998, and “Freaky Fridays” (2003). Most recently, she reprised the role of Laure in the films “Halloween Kills” (2021) and “Halloween Ends” (2022). Moreover, she is now working on several projects, including the film “Haunted Mansion”, scheduled for release in 2023.
In addition to acting, Jamie Lee Curtis is an author. She’s published 13 children’s books, including “When I Was Little: A Four-Year Old’s Memoir of Her Youth” (1993), then “It’s Hard to Be Five: Learning How to Work My Control Panel” (2004), and “Me, Myselfie & I: A Cautionary Tale” (2018), among others.
She is known for her philanthropic activities, having collaborated with a number of organizations, including Women in Recovery, Children Affected by AIDS Foundation, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, among other philanthropic causes.
According to sources, Jamie Lee Curtis’s net worth has been estimated at $60 million as of late 2022, earned through her magnificent acting career, during which she’s appeared in more than 80 film and TV series.