Annie Guest is the daughter of Holloween star, Jamie Lee Curtis and her longtime husband, Christopher Guest. She is the eldest of Curtis’ two children. Although a low-key personality, movie-goers have been seeing occasional glimpses of Guest as she has often been her mother’s red carpet date on several occasions.
A professional dancer and teacher, Annie has a long history of accompanying her mother to many star-studded events, including the 2019 premiere of Knives Out and past award shows.
Down below are the titles disclosing far more details about the relationship of Annie with her mother, her astounding Hollywood lineage, the personal life – husband, and even her line of profession.
Annie Guest’s Birth Detail, Parents
Annie was born on December 13, 1986. The same month Curtis adopted Annie from her birth mother. This was shortly after her actual birth.
The Knives Out star has often admitted motherhood was a life-changing experience for her.
In fact, Curtis says it was after adopting Annie that she thought of writing her first book When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old’s Memoir of Her Youth.
In addition, the experience of adopting Annie Guest led Curtis to write, Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born. Lee though has never revealed the identity of Guest’s biological parents.
Annie Guest Is The Adopted Daughter Of Curtis And Her Husband
Before deciding to become parents of Annie, Curtis and her partner Guest were struggling with infertility and later decided to go with adoption. They eventually decided to adopt Annie through an agency in 1986, and nine years later they took in another child.
Remembering the very moment of Annie’s birth, the Holloween star revealed they received a call in the middle of the night with the report – their first child was born.
Curtis, however, says the first time she and her husband met Annie was messy: “She threw up when she saw me. She rolled over, looked at me, and went. ‘ Waaah!‘ ”
The Scream Queen calls adopting her daughter “the most profound, nondescribable event of my life.”
Annie’s Sibling Is A Transgender
Annie’s adoptive sibling formerly Thomas Guest is now a transgender woman and goes by the name, Ruby Guest. Ruby is a computer gaming editor who publicly came out as transgender in early 2021. She is nine years younger than Annie.
As mentioned, like Annie, Ruby, who is now 25-year-old, is also the adoptive daughter of Curtis and her husband, Christopher.
Her sister, Ruby Guest publicly came out as transgender in early 2021. Later in July the same year, while giving an interview to AARP magazine, Jamie, with her second child’s permission, confirmed her son’s coming out as a proud transgender woman.
While talking about her second child’s new sexual orientation, Curtis said since her son’s choice to change his gender identity, she started to view people’s sexual orientation as something that is constantly evolving and isn’t fixed.
The Californian actress alongside her longtime husband Christopher Guest said they “have watched in wonder and pride as our son became our daughter Ruby.”
In one of the interviews, the BAFTA-winning actress mother of Annie revealed she was also going to officiate the wedding of her now youngest daughter.
Annie Guest Is A Professional Dance Tutor
In addition to being a celebrity kid, the five-foot-ten-inches tall Annie is also a professional dancer — and an incredibly accomplished one. She began to dance at age of 3. In fact, while in college, her peers voted her as the best choreographer.
The first adoptive kid of the Golden Globe-winning actress graduated from Kenyon College, Ohio with a BFA in dance. There, Guest focused on classical and contemporary dance techniques and ballet.
She is now proficient in many forms of dance including ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, modern, tap, and hip-hop.
During her time at Kenyon, she studied classical and contemporary Modern Technique, Ballet, and Somatic dance techniques, including Laban Movement Analysis, Alexander Technique, Pilates, and Yoga.
While at Kenyon, the adoptee daughter of a celebrity also worked under notable choreographers and teachers such as Balinda Craig-Quijada, Julie Brodie, Kora Radella Feller, Leslie Seiters, Bill Young, Oliver Tarpaga, and KT Neihoff.
After college, Annie served as an Artistic Associate for 3 seasons at The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica.
She Works At A Reputed Dance Institution
For the past several years, Chris and his wife Jamie’s first daughter, Annie Guest has been working as a dance instructor, most recently at MNR Dance Factory, a dance company, in Los Angeles.
She originally entered MNR as one of the competitive dancers. She was then eight but by 16 had started to serve as a mentor.
As of the present, Guest is also the co-director of MNR’s dance team. At the award-winning MNR DF dance team, Annie, serving as the co-director, teaches Ballet, Jazz/Contemporary, Lyrical, Modern, Tap, and Hip-Hop.
Annie also provides tutoring to mini dancers under the age of 6, teaching flexibility and conditioning, as well as working with dancers with ASD and other motor/developmental disorders.
Some famous alums from MNR DF include Dakota Johnson, Camilla Belle, Ben Levi Ross, and Amber Stevens West.
Annie has also taught at Archer School for Girls, Paul Revere Middle School, and Windward School.
She Is The Granddaughter Of The “Janet Leigh”
Through her mother, Annie Guest also has connections to some great Hollywood names. For starters, she is the adoptive granddaughter of Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. As such, Annie’s mother, Curtis was the second daughter of Hollywood legends Tony and Janet.
The latter is an actress known as Marion Crane in Alfred Hitchcock’s jarring psychological thriller Psycho whereas the former – for classics like Sweet Smell of Success (1957), The Defiant Ones (1958), and Some Like It Hot (1959).
Annie’s grandparents, divorced when her mother was 3. It was with Leigh and her fourth husband, Robert Brandt, a stockbroker with whom Jamie grew up.
Again being the daughter of the Blue Steel actress, Annie Guest is also the niece of actress Kelly Curtis (The Devil’s Daughter, 1991).
On the other hand, from her father’s side, the dance instructor additionally is the cousin of See You Next Christmas actress Elizabeth Guest, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation actor Nicholas Guest, and actress, Pamela Guest.
Annie’s Adoptive Parents Are Married For Years
Guest’s parents, Curtis and Christopher Guest married in Dec 1984. Her father is a writer, director, musician, and composer.
It was her mother, Curtis who had actually pursued her father. Annie’s father, the Bafta winner, in an interview, said Chris is her “one and only.”
Is Annie Guest Married?
Annie is married to a Jewish guy named Jason Wolf. She tied the knot with her husband Wolf in July 2019. The couple had their nuptials at Curtis’ home in California.
For the wedding, the bride wore a Zac Posen gown. The Kenyon graduate’s mother, Jamie took to social media to share a few images of her daughter’s big day.
While her actress mother likes to share Annie’s pictures every now and again, the eldest child of Curtis and Chris likes to keep her life private and isn’t active on social media herself.
How Rich Is Her Mother, Jamie Lee Curtis?
Guest’s mother, Curtis is reportedly the owner of a fortune worth over $60 million. And considering she has been active in Hollywood since the late ’70s, the fact should hardly be a surprise.
While Jamie didn’t collect very much from her debut film, Holloween 1978, collecting only $8,000 despite being the lead, she now often comes among the big earners in Hollywood if alongside the top-earning stars.
Conversely, though considering her daughter, Annie’s far less paying career, it doesn’t appear she has a net worth anywhere as near as her multimillionaire mother.
- In the movie Freaky Friday, the snapshots in the opening credits are pictures of Jamie Lee Curtis and Annie Guest.
- Annie was also among the additional crews in her father’s 2006 comedy directorial, For Your Consideration.