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The creator of the CBS ‘The Young and the Restless’ and ‘The Bold and the Beautiful,’ Lee Phillip Bell has left the world at the age of 91. The above-mentioned series were among the most successful and popular soap operas in television history. Moreover, the world knows her as an American talk show host and soap opera creator.
On June 10, 1982, Lee used to celebrate her birthday every year. She was born in Chicago, Illinois. The zodiac sign according to her birth date was Gemini. She was Caucasian by ethnicity. From Riverside-Brookfield High School, Lee had pursued her education. Later she had joined Northwestern University and had obtained a degree in microbiology.
Death Cause and Funeral Details
Lee was on her 90’s and was still going strong. Though the cause of the death at the moment is not known, she might have died of natural cause as being 91-years-old is not a piece of cake. On February 25, 2020, the world lost the talented and creative person ever to walk on the earth. The details on her funeral are yet to be disclosed by her family members, especially by her children.
Net Worth, Salary and Income
One of the notable and astounding figures of the entertainment industry, Lee had impressed many people with her creation. She stepped into the glamour world as a substitute of her brother which turned out to be the best decision of her career. As a host of the show ‘The Lee Phillip Show,’ Lee addressed many social issues which ultimately rose her career to a significant height. The show grabbed 16 local Emmy Awards. Nevertheless, her praiseworthy works include ‘The Young and the Restless,’ and ‘The Bold and the Beautiful,’ created with collaboration with her husband William. Her prosperous career had helped her accumulate huge income and she had a net worth of $87 millions.
Relationship, Married, Husband: William J. Bell
- Lee Phillip Bell With Her Family
While working as a host of the show called ‘The Lee Phillip Show,’ Lee met her future husband William J. Bell. After being in a relationship for some time, she had married William in 1954. The couples married life was appreciable as they were together for almost 51 years. However, William died in 2005, due to Alzheimer’s disease. Together, the couple was blessed with three children, William J. Bell Jr, Lauralee Bell, and Bradley Bell. Moreover, she had eight grandchildren from her offsprings.
Parents, Sibling, Family
The name of Lee’s parent is James Phillip and Helen Phillip. Her father was a florist while her mother looked after the home as a homemaker. She was raised along with an older brother, J.R and a younger brother, Russell.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
When Lee was in her 20’s, she was a sight for sore eyes, and many were an admirer of her beauty. She had average height with maintained body weight. She possessed a slim body. The color of her hair was blond and she had deep gray eyes.