Anne Curtis Biography (Who is Anne Curtis?)
Anne Curtis is a Filipina-Australian actress, model, television host, entrepreneur, and recording artist. She has received numerous accolades throughout her career, including two FAMAS Awards, a Luna Award, two Metro Manila Film Festival Awards, and five PMPC Star Awards for Television. Additionally, she has also been nominated for two Gawad Urian Awards, and eight PMPC Star Awards for Movies.
Curtis starred in several television series, including Hiram (2004–2005), Kampanerang Kuba (2005), Maging Sino Ka Man (2006–2007), Dyosa (2008), Green Rose (2011) and Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw (2013). In 2014, she portrayed the iconic Komiks character Dyesebel in Mars Ravelo’s Dyesebel. She has also been a host of the noontime variety show It’s Showtime (2009–2020).
Curtis also starred in several films, including the box-office hits 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). She is the 3rd Highest Grossing Filipina Actress (9th overall) of the 2010s decade with her films grossing over Php 1.5 billion in box-office receipts.
As a recording artist, Curtis has released three studio albums: Annebisyosa (2011), The Forbidden Album (2014), and Forever Young (2016).
Curtis is one of the most influential celebrities in the Philippines. Forbes Asia named her as one of the top 100 digital stars in the Asia-Pacific region. As of 2021, she remains as the Philippines’ top Instagram personality with over 17 million followers and is also the 4th most followed Filipino celebrity on Facebook with over 18 million followers.
She was also the first Filipino to reach 14 million followers on Twitter and is currently the second most followed Filipino celebrity on the platform. Elsewhere, Curtis was also the number one Instagram influencer in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
|Full Name||Anne Curtis-Smith|
|Date of Birth||17 February 1985|
|Birthplace||Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia|
|Current Residence||Philippines & Australia|
|Age||37 years old as of 2022|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (168 cm)|
|Weight||62 kg (approx)|
|Spouse(s)||Erwan Heussaff (m. 2017)|
|Children||Dahlia Amélie Heussaff|
|Profession||Actress, Model, Television host, Entrepreneur, Recording artist|
|Agent||Viva Artists Agency (1997–present)|
|Hobbies||Traveling, Shopping, Reading, Food,|
Anne Curtis Early Life, Education, and Family (Father, Mother, Brother, Sister):
Anne Curtis was born in Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia, the daughter of Carmencita Ojales, a Filipina from Bolinao, Pangasinan, and James Ernest Curtis-Smith, an Australian lawyer. Her father married Ojales in 1982.
Her younger sister, Jasmine, is also an actress. On their father’s side, they had a half-sister named Clare who died in 2007 due to cardiovascular disease at four months old.
Curtis, being half-Filipino, would visit her mother’s relatives in the Philippines with her family. In 1997, 12-year-old Curtis was approached by a talent scout to ask if she would like to enter a children’s beauty pageant. Her father feared that it was a scam, while her mother wanted her to try it. Without her father’s knowledge, Curtis then started to go to different talent agencies.
By then, she and her family decided to stay permanently in the Philippines. Curtis could not speak or understand the Filipino language at the time, and so had to take classes.
Anne Curtis Career:
In 1997, Anne Curtis had her film debut in Magic Kingdom: Ang Alamat ng Damortis. Afterward, she signed with Viva Films and GMA Network. Her first television appearance was in the drama series, Ikaw Na Sana.
In 2004, Curtis moved from GMA Network to ABS-CBN, stating the move “majorly life changing.” Her first project with the network was the drama, Hiram (2004).
In 2006, Curtis portrayed Celine Magsaysay in the drama series Maging Sino Ka Man. She received acclaim for her performance in the series and received her first acting nomination at the PMPC Star Awards for TV for Best Drama Actress.
In 2007, Curtis also became a video jockey for MTV Philippines.
In 2008, Curtis starred in two romantic dramas; When Love Begins and the 34th Metro Manila Film Festival official entry, Baler, and won the first acting award the Metro Manila Film Festival Award for Best Actress. She also received Best Actress nominations at the 57th FAMAS Awards, 25th PMPC Star Awards for Movies, 11th Gawad PASADO Awards, and the 27th Luna Awards.
In 2009, Curtis became one of the main hosts of the morning competition program, Showtime! alongside Vhong Navarro, Kim Atienza, and Vice Ganda.
In 2010, Curtis starred in the romantic comedy film Babe, I Love You. The movie marked her first big screen.
In 2011, Curtis starred in the romantic drama film No Other Woman and the film was a box-office success, grossing Php 100 million in five days. It briefly became the highest-grossing Filipino film. For the film’s box-office performance, she and her co-star Cristine Reyes were recognized as the Box-Office Queens at the 43rd Box Office Entertainment Awards. Curtis also won the Best Actress awards at the 14th Gawad Pasado Awards and 60th FAMAS Awards.
On 25 September 2011, Curtis launched her debut studio album, Annebisyosa, under Viva Records. The album was an instant hit, reaching PARI gold status in less than a month, and platinum status in December of that year.
In 2012, Curtis staged her first solo concert tour, Annebisyosa: No Other Concert World Tour at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, in support of her debut album. For the concert tour, she won the award for Female Concert Performer of the Year the at the 44th Box Office Entertainment Awards.
In 2014, Curtis released her second studio album, The Forbidden, and had her second solo concert tour, The Forbidden Concert: Annekapal at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
In March 2015, Curtis became a celebrity advocate for UNICEF Philippines, having been a supporter of the organization since 2009. In 2019, she became UNICEF’s National Goodwill Ambassador.
In October 2015, Curtis launched a marathon called the “Heroes for Children Run” to benefit UNICEF’s “1,000 Days of Life” campaign.
In February 2016, Curtis launched her first written work, a children’s book entitled Anita, The Duckling Diva in collaboration with UNICEF Philippines.
In September 2017, Curtis launched her makeup line in the Philippines, BLK cosmetics.
In 2019, Curtis starred in the erotic romantic drama film Just a Stranger, which became a box-office success. In the same year, she starred in the musical comedy film The Mall, The Merrier, the film was a huge box-office success. It grossed Php 323 million, making it one of the highest-grossing Filipino films, and Curtis’ highest grossing film to date.
In 2020, Curtis announced a hiatus to focus on her pregnancy and married life.
Anne Curtis Movies, Dramas, TV Series:
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Anne Curtis Music Album:
|Album Title||Release Date|
|Annebisyosa||15 September 2011|
|The Forbidden Album||2014|
|Forever Young||4 March 2016|
Anne Curtis Awards:
- Two FAMAS Awards
- Luna Award,
- Two Metro Manila Film Festival Awards
- Five PMPC Star Awards for Television
Anne Curtis Net Worth:
Anne Curtis’s net worth is est. $10 million-plus. She is an actress, model, television host, entrepreneur, and recording artist. She is the founder of a makeup line BLK cosmetics.
Anne Curtis Boyfriend, Relationship, and Love Affairs:
In December 2016, Curtis became engaged to her longtime boyfriend, restaurateur, and food blogger Erwan Heussaff. They were married on 12 November 2017 in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Curtis gave birth to the couple’s child, Dahlia Amélie on 2 March 2020. The name “Dahlia” is said to be taken from the name of Curtis’ character in her 1997 debut film, Magic Kingdom: Ang Alamat ng Damortis.