Kelly Curtis is an actress and filmmaker who is also known for being the oldest child and daughter of the late of Tony Curtis and his first wife.
Kelly took the path of his parents and became an actress herself.
Early Life and Family Background
Kelly Curtis was born on June 17, 1956, in Santa Monica, California. She is the eldest daughter of Tony Curtis and his first wife, actress Janet Leigh. Kelly grew up in a household filled with Hollywood glamour and spent much of her childhood around movie sets and famous actors.
Despite her famous parents, Kelly had a relatively normal upbringing. She attended Santa Monica High School and later enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley, where she studied psychology. However, her passion for acting soon led her to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.
Career in Acting
Kelly Curtis made her acting debut in the 1980 film “The Blues Brothers,” in which she had a small role. She went on to appear in several other films and television shows throughout the 1980s and 1990s, including “Magic Sticks,” “The Chilling,” and “The Love Boat.”
Despite her early success as an actress, Kelly eventually decided to transition to behind-the-scenes work in the film industry. She worked as a production coordinator, script supervisor, and assistant director on various projects, including the films “The Prince of Tides” and “The Patriot.”
Who is Kelly Curtis husband?
In September 1989, Kelly and his then boyfriend Scott Morfee, tied the knot. The couple held a private wedding ceremony.
Kelly and her husband are currently living on Long Island in New York. The couple has two children but no infomationis provided about them.
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Kelly Curtis’s net worth
As of 2023, Kelly has an estimated net worth of $35 million. Kelly made her wealth from her career as an actress and a movie maker.
Like her fellow siblings, Kelly also did not receive any of his inheritance. They were all given to his last wife.