Lucille Ball Net Worth

Lucille Ball Net Worth $40 million

Lucille Ball is an American actress, comedian, businesswoman and model. Ball had a long and a rewarding career in Hollywood.  In the 1930s and 40s she played small roles until becoming a leading actress in the 1950s.

Ball played the lead role in the sitcoms Here’s Lucy, Life With Lucy, The Luch – Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show and I Love Lucy.  Her superlative performances in these shows placed her right on the pinnacle of popularity.  

She got nominated for the Emmy awards 13 times. But she won the award 4 times only. Other awards that she won include the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1986. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences gave her the Governor’s Award in 1989.

Along with her first husband Desi Arnaz, Ball set up a production Company known as Desilu. She was the first woman to run a production studio. Several popular television series came out of Desilu such as Star Trek, The Untouchables and Mission: Impossible.  

She taught comedy in Brandis-Bardin Institute for 32 weeks. Even though she taught comedy, she believed that comedy cannot be taught; either one has it or doesn’t. She passed away in 1989 after suffering some illness. 

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