What would The Young and the Restless (Y&R) be without its leading ladies? We can relate to them; they make us laugh, cry, and sometimes, they make us want to pull our hair out. But truth be told, the land of Genoa City simply wouldn’t be the same without them. While the Y&R female characters are incredible, they could never come to life without the amazing actresses who play them. Below is a list of absolutely iconic Y&R actresses.
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12. Christel Khalil
Christel Khalil has been with Y&R since she was six years old, and blossomed into an amazing, understated actress before viewers’ very eyes. In her portrayal of Lily Winters, Khalil plays the tough but fair CEO of Chancellor Industries. When she isn’t calling the shots in the business world, she’s being patient with her boyfriend, Billy Abbott. Let’s hope Khalil chooses to stay in Genoa City forever, because the little town wouldn’t be the same without her!