Full detailed profile on Steffy Forrester Played by Jacqueline MacInnes Wood on The Bold and the Beautiful Daytime Soap Opera.
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (CBS)
Actor: Jacqueline MacInnes Wood
Who played Steffy Forrester over the years
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (June 4, 2008 - present)
Useful information on Steffy Forrester
* Was named for her grandmother Stephanie Forrester.
Current: Executive at Forrester Creations.
Born in 1999, Steffy is the eldest twin by a few minutes to sister Phoebe. When she was two years old, her parents took her on a trip to St. Thomas where they renewed their wedding vows in front of her, her sister and brother Thomas. While there, Steffy fell off a boat and was presumed to have been eaten by a shark. Fortunately she survived, only to be kidnapped by Morgan Dewitt who was obsessed with Ridge. Steffy’s mother, Taylor grew suspicious of Morgan and happily discovered her daughter alive and well in Morgan’s home. Morgan prevented Taylor from leaving with Steffy and held her captive in her basement. However, Ridge figured things out and eventually saved his wife and daughter.
Since then Steffy has sporadically appeared on-screen while rapidly aging in the process. She left Los Angeles to attend school in London, England, but returned home in 2008 at her father’s request. Ridge offered her a job in management at Forrester Creations, but she opted to learn the ropes from the ground floor and took a job in the shipping and receiving department instead.
While working at Forrester, Steffy befriended Marcus Walton who had also recently begun working there. She eventually learned his secret that he was really Donna Logan’s son, but agreed to keep quiet until he and Donna were ready to announce it. Unfortunately, the family found out and exposed the secret, but Donna’s husband and Steffy’s grandfather, Eric accepted the news in stride and welcomed Marcus to the family. Steffy was relieved, but Ridge was still disdainful of Marcus and warned his daughter away from the young man. However, Steffy didn’t listen and continued to date Marcus.
Despite Ridge’s contempt and their divided loyalties when Donna was granted power of attorney instead of a Forrester during Eric’s coma, Marcus and Steffy fell in love. Ridge eventually came around to accepting Steffy’s boyfriend when Marcus was the one to figure out that Eric’s coma was a result of being poisoned.
Steffy then became set on reuniting her parents. She talked to Ridge and Taylor separately trying to remind them of the happy times when they were a family. Ridge explained that their time together had passed, but Taylor was a little more receptive. Taylor decided she did indeed want Ridge back and enlisted Steffy and Thomas to convince Ridge to return to the fold. Despite their best efforts, Ridge remained devoted to Brooke.
Steffy became involved with Rick after Phoebe died tragically, and then moved on to Bill Spencer II as she set out to get Forrester Creations back from him for her family. Once she accomplished this, her sights became set on getting Brooke and Hope out of the company. She went after Hope's boyfriend, Oliver, and even tried to blackmail him.
Steffy wound up going to work overseas for a while after she was blamed for the video of Brooke and Oliver coming to light during a press conference in which she was supposed to make nice with Brooke.
After Steffy returned, she set her sights on Bill Spencer II, deciding that they 'get' each other. They bonded while searching for Brooke and Thomas after a plane crash, and Steffy turned to Bill after Ridge left Taylor at the altar. Steffy was prepared to move in with Bill when he left Katie, but Katie had a heart attack and Bill told Steffy they had no future together.
Steffy next turned her attentions to Bill's son Liam after he saved her from drowning in her bathtub. Even though Liam was engaged to Hope, Steffy befriended him and was there whenever he felt unhappy with Hope. When Hope caught Liam and Steffy sharing a friendly kiss, Hope dumped him. Liam proposed to Steffy immediately and they slept together.
Steffy and Liam's marriage hit the rocks in Cabo San Lucas after she tried to hide the fact that Hope and Thomas were at the same resort. Steffy suffered a head injury in an ATV accident, which enabled Bill to try and keep the marriage going by pretending her life was in danger, but shortly after their return to L.A., Bill's deception was exposed, and Liam left Steffy to be with Hope. Steffy refused to sign annulment papers, and chose to wait out the six-month period before the divorce was final in hopes that Liam would stay with her. Shortly before the waiting period was up, Steffy signed the annulment papers in Aspen to set Liam free. Liam tore them up and kissed her.
Steffy went to Italy for Hope and Liam's wedding as a sign of goodwill, and wound up sharing a loving interlude with Liam when he mistakenly thought Hope left him at the altar. Steffy's hopes were dashed again when Liam married Hope. Back at home, a video of Steffy and Liam in Italy surfaced. Steffy watched it repeatedly, but then deleted it so as not to put Liam's marriage in jeopardy. But she emailed a copy to herself first.
Hope eventually saw the video and insisted on a new, fresh wedding to Liam back in LA. The night before the nuptials, Steffy kidnapped Liam for an evening of fun to show him what life could be like without Hope. Nothing happened between them, but Liam showed up late to his wedding to Hope with dyed hair and a fake tattoo. Hope ended their relationship and Liam turned to Steffy. They made love.
Steffy and Liam decided to fly to Hawaii. They were diverted to Aspen so Bill and Brooke could take the jet to look for Katie and they could watch Liam’s baby brother Will. When they returned to LA, Steffy moved in with Liam. She soon learned she was pregnant, but when she went to tell Liam she caught him kissing Hope. She kept her secret, and demanded Taylor do the same. Steffy allowed Liam to explore his feelings for Hope, but was still surprised when he asked her to move out.
She continued her pregnancy in secret, but when she learned Hope and Liam were to marry, she stopped the ceremony and told Liam about the baby. Liam decided to marry Steffy instead, and she rode up the aisle on a motorcycle in a black gown designed by Eric.
After their Aspen honeymoon they prepped for the baby. Tragically, Steffy lost the baby in a motorcycle accident despite promising Liam she would stop riding. A complication from her D&C left her sterile, but Steffy didn’t tell that to Liam. Instead, she told him she wanted a divorce and moved to Paris. He followed her there a few weeks later and she told him the truth - and that she wanted him to build a life with Hope. But, she wanted a divorce, not an annulment, which meant Liam would have to wait six months to marry Hope.
Steffy ultimately granted the annulment, but requested that Liam make her a tribute video after accidentally seeing the one Liam made for Hope. He agreed, and emailed her the video. Quinn Fuller got a copy of the video and anonymously sent it to Hope in order to cause problems with her and Liam so her son Wyatt could step in.
Liam Spencer (divorced)
Ridge Forrester (father)
Dr. Taylor Hamilton Hayes Forrester (mother)
Phoebe Forrester (sister-twin)
R.J. Forrester (paternal half-brother)
Massimo Marone (Past) (paternal grandfather)
Stephanie Douglas Forrester (paternal grandmother)
Jack Hamilton (maternal grandfather)
Sharon Hamilton (maternal grandmother)
Massimo Marone III (paternal great-grandfather)
Massimo Marone II (paternal great-great-grandfather)
Massimo Marone I (paternal great-great-great-grandfather)
John Douglas (paternal great-grandfather - deceased)
Ann Douglas (paternal great-grandmother)
Zach Hamilton (maternal uncle)
Dominick Marone (paternal half-uncle)
Diana Carter (paternal half-aunt)
Angela Forrester (paternal half-aunt - deceased)
Thorne Forrester (paternal half-uncle)
Kristen Forrester Dominguez (paternal half-aunt)
Felicia Forrester (paternal half-aunt)
Nicole Marone (paternal half-cousin - deceased)
Zende Forrester Dominguez (paternal half-cousin - by adoption)
Alexandria Forrester (paternal half-cousin)
Pamela Douglas (paternal great-aunt)
Oscar Marone (paternal first cousin)
Unnamed child with Liam Spencer (miscarried)
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In his office at Forrester, Rick admits to Eric he still hasn't heard from Maya. Suddenly, Nicole appears and asks to talk to Rick in private. It's about Maya. Once Eric leaves, Nicole wonders what happened and becomes confused when Rick says that Maya left him. Rick wants to find her and still marry her. Nicole brings up Rick hanging up on Maya and learns the call was disconnected. He was in an accident and says, "That's why the call ended." Rick thinks back to the events that led to his accident and screams, "I want her, I need her." He begs Nicole to tell him where Maya is. "I hope I don't regret this," Nicole says and gives Rick the information he wants. Ivy enters Ridge's office and asks Steffy and Liam, "What's going on?" Ridge appears and everyone informs Ivy that they're taking over Forrester. Rick is done for good. They confirm with their combined stock, 62% gives them the power. Ivy hears Liam will be Steffy's vice president then leaves them to discuss business. Ridge calls Eric, who arrives shortly and hugs Steffy. She admits she's back for good. "That's what we want to talk to you about," Ridge begins and explains how Steffy and Liam will be voting with him. Ridge didn't want to do this but Eric refused to see reason. They have to protect the future of the company. Eric reminds them he decides who runs the company. "You don't decide," Ridge counters. "We decide!" He makes it clear that Eric and Rick's time there is over.
In Ridge's office, Liam makes sure Steffy no longer has stipulations regarding their past on the table and asks, "What's in it for me?" Ridge offers Liam a vice president position at Forrester, beneath Steffy as president and him as CEO. Liam wonders if Steffy would have an issue with that. After she assures Liam she can handle being in such close proximity with him, he agrees to join forces with them. Ridge gives them some time alone. Their business talk turns to flirtatious memories of their past. "Do you think we can do this?" Steffy asks. Being productive together? Liam notices how she's changed like a 'cool mountain stream'. Refreshing. They can do this. "I missed you," Liam says. "I'm glad you're back." He asks about her personal life, but Steffy hasn't met anyone special. She touches his face, knowing they had some good memories. From outside the door, Ivy listens as Liam agrees. "You're the great love of my life," Steffy admits. "And you always will be." Carter visits Rick in his office where they discuss Maya's absence. "I love her," Rick says and urges Carter to reveal if she's been in touch. Carter hasn't heard from her and suggests they hire someone to find Maya. Rick doesn't want to push himself on her. Carter admires Rick's stance and love for Maya. Talk turns to Ridge and Eric's support of Rick, who reminds Carter he can't stand betrayal and states, "Ridge needs to learn his place." At least Thorne, his real sibling, knows his place. Carter listens as Rick announces, "It's a brand new day at Forrester." If Ridge doesn't accept it, he's out. Once alone, Rick leaves another message for Maya, professing his love and begging her to call him back. Ridge enters a storage room and talks to Stephanie's portrait. He hates that she's gathering dust in there and promises it's about to change. He's going to give her what she always wanted for him and says, "I'm taking over Forrester Creations." He knows he's betraying his father but he's been bullheaded. "I don't want to hurt him." Ridge knows he must take action for the company's sake. Or it won't survive.