What was Lucille Ball’s Net Worth at Death (1989)?

Lucille Ball Net Worth

What is Lucille Ball’s net worth?

The tv actress has amassed a net worth of $40 million.

Lucille Ball – Quick Facts
Net Worth: $40 million
Date of birth: August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989 (77 years old)
Gender: Female
Height: 171
Profession: TV Actress

Biography – A Short Wiki

Classic actress and comedienne who became immortalized on TV’s I Love Lucy, and was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Living Legacy Award.

She briefly worked under the stage name of Diane Belmont, but was unable to keep a job as a chorus girl on Broadway.

She appeared in over 80 films from 1933 to 1989, including Panama Lady, Too Many Girls, and Dubarry Was a Lady.


Lucy’s career took off when she was offered to model, and very soon, she started stage performances on Broadway with stage names as Dianne Belmont and Diane Belmont. In the 1930s and 1940s, she appeared in the role of a chorus girl in various minor films. She worked with RKO Radio Pictures as a contract player. It was during this time that she met her future husband, Desi Arnaz.

Lucille Ball Net Worth
When Lucille Ball died, the year of 1989, she had quite the decent net worth.

Personal Life

She was married to co-star Desi Arnaz from 1940 to 1960. She was married to Gary Morton from 1961 to her death in 1989.

She made a cameo in Lou Costello’s film Abbott and Costello in Hollywood in Hollywood in 1945.


“If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do.”

— Lucille Ball

“Use a make-up table with everything close at hand and don’t rush; otherwise you’ll look like a patchwork quilt.”

— Lucille Ball

“I don’t know how to tell a joke. I never tell jokes. I can tell stories that happened to me… anecdotes. But never a joke.”

— Lucille Ball

“Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead.”

— Lucille Ball

“I’m not sure that I want to be without some lack of confidence. If you are too sure of yourself, you don’t grow. You may feel confident in some things, but other fields come up as a challenge. And if you don’t anticipate trouble, you will be in trouble.”

— Lucille Ball