What’s the oldest soap opera on TV? Coronation Street
The UK’s Coronation Street holds the official Guinness World Record for being the longest running/oldest television soap opera in history. Coronation Street first premiered in 1960 and has since aired over 10,000 episodes.
What 4 soap operas are still on TV? Today, only four of them remain — The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS), Days of Our Lives (NBC), General Hospital (ABC), and The Young and the Restless (CBS). Their ratings are a fraction of what they used to be, even just a few years ago, so it can feel like they’re on borrowed time.
Who is the oldest living soap opera star?
|1||Patricia Greene||65 years|
|2||William Roache||61 years|
|3||Angela Piper||59 years|
|4||Judy Bennett||51 years|
Who is the wealthiest soap opera star? 1. Lauralee Bell – $200 million. Taking the top spot is a true member of soap opera royalty — Lauralee Bell is a long-serving cast member of “The Young and the Restless” as well as the daughter of the couple who created it.