Who is Anne Curtis?
Anne Curtis is the most notable Filipina-Australian actress, model, television host, VJ, makeup entrepreneur, and recording artist in the Philippines. Moreover, she is acknowledged as a Multimedia Superstar in the Philippines.
Profile of Anne Curtis
|Full Name||Anne Ojales Curtis -Smith-Heussaff|
|Popular As||Anne Curtis|
|Birthdate||17th February, 1985|
|Place of Birth||Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia|
|Profession||Actress, TV Personality|
|Race / Ethnicity||Mixed (German- Italian- Filipino- Irish)|
|Age||37 Years Old|
|Height||5’6” (168 cm)|
|Parents||James Ernest Curtis-Smith (Father) & Carmencita Ojales (Mother)|
|Siblings||Thomas James Curtis-Smith, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Clare (Died in 2007)|
|Children||1 (Dahlia Amélie Heusaff)|
|Net Worth||$145 Million|
Anne Curtis is a well-recognized actress, television host, VJ, and music artist of Filipino and Australian descent. Since 2009, she has been the host of ABS-noontime CBN’s variety show “It’s Showtime”.
Early-life, Education & Family Background
Anne Curtis, originally Anne Ojales Curtis-Smith, was born on 17th February, 1985, in Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia. Apparently, Nippy is her nickname while her zodiac sign is Aquarius. As of 2022, she is 37 years old. Meanwhile, with Italian/Sicilian progenitor, her lineage is a combination of Filipino, German, English, and Irish. And, she is a dual citizen of Australia and the Philippines.
In regards to her family background, her father, James Curtis Smith, is an Australian lawyer, while her mother, Carmencita Ojales, is a Filipina. Accordingly, she is the oldest of five children in her family. Clare, her half-sister, died of cardiovascular illness at the age of four months in 2007. In addition, she has a younger sister, Jasmine, who also works as an actress.
Reportedly, Anne has had a fascination for acting and modeling since she was a teenager and deems herself an emotional individual. In order to pursue her interest, Anne Curtis enrolled in an Open Universities Australia study program. However, she dropped out of college during her sophomore year.
Curtis’s Professional Acting Career
Anne Curtis’ acting career commenced with a successful audition for the role of Princess Dahlia in the film “Magic Kingdom”. She then made her first television appearance on GMA 7’s ‘Ikaw Na Sana’. Consequently, Curtis had a breakthrough in 2005, when she was cast in the television series ‘Kampanerang Kuba’. Meanwhile, in 2006, Curtis co-hosted Star Circle Summer Kid Quest and acted in the film ‘All About Love’. And, she featured alongside Aga Muhlach in the romantic drama film ‘When Love Begins’ in 2008.
Following this, Anne was announced as one of the main character in Baler in July 2008, and the film was officially approved for the 2008 Metro Manila Film Festival. In addition, she also acted in the 2009 television series ‘The Wedding’, as well as in the 2010 film ‘Babe, I Love You’. Besides, she also starred in ‘ Green Rose’, a Philippine adaptation of the Korean series in 2011. Further, Curtis also appeared in the drama series ‘Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw’ (2013) as well as ‘Dyesebel’ (2014).
Furthermore, Curtis has also performed in the big office smashes ‘Baler’ (2008), ‘No Other Woman’ (2011), ‘A Secret Affair’ (2012), ‘The Gifted’ (2014), ‘Sid & Aya: Not a Love Story’ (2018), and ‘The Mall, The Merrier’ (2019).
Music & Journey as TV Presenter
Parallel to her acting career, Curtis made her solo debut at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on January 28, 2012, with Annebisyosa: No Other Concert World Tour. Meanwhile, Curtis has three studio albums to her credit: ‘Annebisyosa’ (2011), ‘The Forbidden Album’ (2014), and’ Forever Young’ (2016).
In 2016, she took over as host of I Love OPM. Since then, Curtis has presented various television shows. She was also the host of “It’s Showtime”, a noontime variety show from 2009 to 2020.
Honors & Achievements
Anne Curtis has received immense praise for her brilliance as well as contribution in the entertainment industry. In-fact, she earned the FAMAS Award for Best Actress for the film “No Other Woman”. She’s also been awarded one FAMAS Awards, three PMPC Star Awards for Movies, one Luna Award nominations and two PMPC Star Awards for Television.
With nearly Php 1.5 billion in box office receipts, she is the 3rd highest grossing Filipina actress (9th overall) of the 2010s decade.
Furthermore, Anne Curtis was also honored as a UNICEF-Philippines Celebrity Advocate in 2015. Eventually, she was appointed as the UNICEF’s National Goodwill Ambassador in 2019.
In parallel to her artistic profession, Anne is also a successful entrepreneur. owns a number of restaurants in Manila (the “Fat Curtis Burger” chain), a football team (the “Wangaratta Angels”), and her own vodka brand (Pure Wondercurtis – Philippines).
Besides, she also revealed in February 2016 that she had collaborated on a children’s book called Anita, The Duckling Diva with UNICEF Philippines. In September 2017, she also launched her makeup collection in the Philippines.
Further, she also has a top-selling perfume (With Love from Anne) and a fashion brand called “Anne Curtis Seduction” aimed at the juvenile segment.
Anne has had encountered few controversies over her successful professional career. Apparently, she yelled at Sam Conception when she was drunk. Similarly, she was also accused of slapping John Lloyd Cruz and two other people in a bar in 2013 during which she allegedly slapped him and two other individuals. Meanwhile, her husband was also involved in the problematic ‘Buhay Carinderia’ project.
Anne’s Personal-life & Relationships
Anne Curtis tied the nuptial knots with chef and culinary blogger Erwan Heussaff, whom she had been dating for a long time. They took the wedding vows on 12th November, 2017. Furthermore, Dahlia, the couple’s first child, was born in 2020.
Nonetheless, Anne owns property in the Philippine city of Makati. Specifically, Curtis completed her Makati home with the help of Heim Interiors’ chief designer, Rossy Yabut-Rojales. Moreover, her home has a warm and relaxed feel to it.
Anne Curtis features dark brown eyes and light brown hair and is a gorgeous woman. Aside from that, she stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches (168 cm). The amiable TV personality, actress, and model with an oval face type hails from Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia.
Apparently, Curtis is said to train under personal trainer, Arnold Aninion, on a routine basis. Meanwhile, high-intensity workouts and weight training are part of her fitness regimen.
Social Media Handles of Anne Curtis
Anne Curtis is a prominent influencer who has amassed a substantial social media following on Instagram. And, she continues to be the most popular Instagram personality in the Philippines, with over 17 million followers. Besides, she was also the first Filipina to reach 14 million Twitter followers.
Reportedly, Anne was ranked one of the most influential celebrities in the Asia-Pacific area on social media by Forbes Asia. Additionally, she was also named the most influential Instagram user in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Meanwhile, Curtis has over 18 million Facebook followers, 14.3 million Twitter followers, and 17.8 million Instagram followers.
Net Worth of Anne Curtis
The Filipino actress and model has a stunning net worth of $145 million dollars. And, with an approximated $46 million in combined earnings, Anne Curtis has risen to the top of People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actresses for 2022. Moreover, earning over 1.5 billion in box office receipts, she is the 9th highest-grossing Filipino movie star of the decade.
Remarkably, in the last decade, she has produced seven films with at least a $100 million box office gross. In addition, clever investment assets, considerable property holdings, and lucrative endorsement partnerships with CoverGirl cosmetics have all contributed to her fortune.