About Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball was a well known actress, model and TV star. At the time of her death in 1989, it was stated that Lucille Ball net worth reached 40 million dollars, which proved that her involvement into entertainment industry was very successful commercially as well as financially. Lucille Ball was the leading actress in a lot of TV shows, such as “I Love Lucy”, “Life with Lucy”, “The Lucy Show”, “The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour”, “Here’s Lucy” and apparently all these shows added up to the total sum of Lucille Ball net worth.
In addition, throughout her career in entertainment, Lucille Ball was a very influential person in the United States. In fact, Lucille Ball is considered to be as one of not so many stars, who have had a longest career in Hollywood. In the 1950s, Lucille Ball began to be recognized as a talented actress and this career became an important source of Lucille Ball net worth, as well.
In the 1960s and 1970s, Lucille Ball also became known as a filmmaker. In 1962, Lucille Ball also came to prominence with becoming the first female who established her own television studios, called “Desilu”.
The studios produced many shows, which received a lot of popularity, such as “Star Trek” and “Mission Impossible”. Thus, this involvement also served as an important source of accumulating Lucille Ball net worth.
Lucille Ball’s involvement into entertainment industry was awarded as well. She is known as a nominee of Emmy awards, for which she was nominated 13 times. Also, she won four of them. Also, Lucille Ball was one of the first females to be awarded with the Crystal Award.
In 1929, Lucille Ball started modelling, which became a huge part of her life. Also, soon she started appearing on Broadway productions. When she was appearing in them Lucille Ball was using a name of ‘Diane Belmont’. In the 1930s, Lucille Ball started appearing as a movie star, however, her first roles were minor. Moroever, Lucille Ball was described as a B-Queen because of her appearances in a lot of B-movies.
In 1951, Lucille Ball began appearing in the first part of the TV show franchise related to Lucy. The first part of these shows was called “I Love Lucy”. Also, in this show, her husband of that time also was appearing, Desi Arnaz. In 1957, the first part of the show was canceled after it aired 180 episodes.