It is the youngest airing daytime soap opera in the United States, celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary in March 2012.Set in Los Angeles, California, The Bold and the Beautiful centers around the Forrester family and their fashion house business Forrester Creations.
It was discovered years later, when the children were all adults, that Stephanie's elder son, Ridge, was actually fathered by Massimo Marone.
Like many soap operas, The Bold and the Beautiful looks into the lives of wealthy families and how love affairs, scandals, and betrayals affect each of the family members and their relationships with each other.
They later divorce due to their family's bitter history.
Felicia and Kristen Forrester choose to follow their own paths, leaving the family company to be run by Ridge, Thorne, Rick, Marcus, and their families.
On September 7, 2011, the series switched to high definition, making it the second-to-last American soap to make the switch, at the time.
B&B was the last American soap opera to make the transition due to the cancellation of ABC's One Life to Live before it returned along with All My Children on April 29, 2013.
Likewise, Brooke and Ridge resume their pattern of an on-again-off-again relationship, between Brooke's relationships with other men and Forrester family members, and Ridge's multiple reunions with Taylor.
Eric eventually marries Brook's sister, Donna Logan and legally adopts her son Marcus.
Every so often, Ridge and Brooke reunite only to break up due to various circumstances, and Ridge invariably finds comfort (in most cases, this would lead to marriage) with another love of his life Dr. In addition, the rivalry between Ridge's mother Stephanie and Brooke plays a key role in the drama.
Following one of her breakups with Ridge, Brooke marries his father Eric, who divorces Stephanie to do so. They eventually divorce and Eric reconciles with Stephanie.
They moved to Los Angeles, California, where they established Forrester Creations, designing and producing upscale men and women's fashion, based on Eric's designing talent and Stephanie's financial funding.