14 Soap Characters Who Know How To Work It

Abby Rayburn (The Young and the Restless)

1. Abby Rayburn (The Young and the Restless)

Abby has come a long way since her partying days. Once a wild child, Abby has grown into a strong, confident woman who now juggles motherhood, marriage, and her career flawlessly. 

Watch The Young and the Restless on CBS.
Summer Newman (The Young and the Restless)

2. Summer Newman (The Young and the Restless)

Summer has made quite the name for herself in the Newman family. When everyone else pushed Victor away, Summer remained loyal. 

The bubbly blonde climbed the ranks at Newman Enterprises and presently helps her aunt, Victoria, handle whatever emergency the company faces. 

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Nicole Avant (The Bold and the Beautiful)

3. Nicole Avant (The Bold and the Beautiful)

Nicole has accomplished a lot since she moved to Los Angeles, including being a surrogate for her sister, interning at Forrester Creations, and mending relationships with both her boyfriend and her family all while looking fabulous. Is there anything she can't do?

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Chelsea Newman (The Young and the Restless)

4. Chelsea Newman (The Young and the Restless)

Chelsea made a complete 180 with her life, and she never looked back. From con-artist to talented fashion designer, Chelsea has proven she knows how to work it. 

Besides, any woman who can get Adam to reveal his true identity deserves a round of applause. 

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Caroline Forrester (The Bold and the Beautiful)

5. Caroline Forrester (The Bold and the Beautiful)

Caroline is as strong-willed as she is beautiful. This successful designer moved her way up the corporate ladder and survived a horrific car crash.

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Victoria Newman (The Young and the Restless)

6. Victoria Newman (The Young and the Restless)

Victoria has held a number of highly impressive job titles, including executive at Newman Enterprises, CEO of Newman Enterprises, and executive at Jabot Cosmetics. Before she was a successful businesswoman, she worked in the Newman mailroom. Yeah, you could say she's quite ambitious. 

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Maya Avant (The Bold and the Beautiful)

7. Maya Avant (The Bold and the Beautiful)

From open mic performer to Mrs. Forrester, this top model has certainly come a long way. But the journey wasn't an easy one. Maya dealt with some heavy stuff on the way to the top, including community prejudice, jail time, and an incredibly rocky relationship with her father. If all of that can't stop her, nothing can!

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Hilary Hamilton (The Young and the Restless)

8. Hilary Hamilton (The Young and the Restless)

Before she worked for Jabot, Hilary was an executive assistant at Chancellor Industries. She made some waves as a blogger, and certainly has a sense of style. (Just see her gorgeous wedding album!)

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Quinn Fuller (The Bold and the Beautiful)

9. Quinn Fuller (The Bold and the Beautiful)

Tough and mighty as the swords she creates, this jewelry designer is the real deal. From running her own business to having her designs featured at Forrester, Quinn leaves an impression wherever she goes. 

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Sharon McAvoy (The Young and the Restless)

10. Sharon McAvoy (The Young and the Restless)

Sharon has seen her fair share of hardships, but she never let them stop her from getting ahead. She's owned a small coffee shop, has been a spokeswoman for numerous companies, and has even been a partner at Restless Style. 

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Steffy Forrester (The Bold and the Beautiful)

11. Steffy Forrester (The Bold and the Beautiful)

This brunette bombshell is a force to be reckoned with. As the daughter of Forrester Creations CEO Ridge Forrester, Steffy seems like she would have had an easy life, but that couldn't be farther from the truth. 

After dealing with the death of her twin sister, Steffy found herself in several love triangles, and ultimately found her way into Wyatt's arms. But she doesn't need a man to succeed. Steffy worked to mend her relationship with her father and is now the president of Forrester Creations. Talk about a go-getter!

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Ashley Abbott (The Young and the Restless)

12. Ashley Abbott (The Young and the Restless)

Ashley returned to Genoa City with her eye on the CEO position at Jabot. Since her return, she created the love potion HEX, protected Jabot against the evil Marco Annicelli, and helped launch a critical medical research project. 

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Phyllis Abbott (The Young and the Restless)

13. Phyllis Abbott (The Young and the Restless)

Phyllis is as great of a businesswoman as she is strong—and that's saying a lot for someone who woke up from a coma. After nailing down the Pass Key project, Phyllis is focusing on her position at Jabot Cosmetics.

Watch The Young and the Restless on CBS. 
Brooke Logan (The Bold and the Beautiful)

14. Brooke Logan (The Bold and the Beautiful)

Beautiful and brilliant, Brooke is the total package. This chemist-turned-executive has held a number of positions at Forrester Creations, including designer, CEO, and president. 

Watch The Bold and the Beautiful on CBS.