William J. Bell Net Worth: $30 Million
Born in Chicago, Illinois in March 1927. Late American screenwriter and television producer William Joseph “Bill” Bell, who was best known for creating the soap operas The Young and the Restless, Another World, and The Bold and the Beautiful, had an estimated net worth of $30 million. Bell began his career as a comedy writer for WBBM-TV in Chicago before becoming co-creator and head writer of Another World. He served as the head writer for Days of Our Lives between 1966 and 1975 and wrote for Guiding Light in the 1950s. In 1972 along with his wife he created The Young and the Restless and created The Bold and the Beautiful. He co-produced Our Private World and The Young and the Restless. His other roles were: Senior Executive Producer from 1976 to 2004 and Executive Story Consultant from 1998 to 2005. In 1992, Bell won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 19th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. At the age of 78, William J. Bell died on April 29, 2005 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.