Played By Jason Thompson
Written By Darlene
on October 23, 2012
Billy Abbott is the son of Jill Abbott Fenmore and the late John Abbott.
He shares the same father with Jack, Ashley, and Traci. He shares the same
mother with Phillip Chancellor III. When Jill and John divorced,
Billy went away to boarding school and returned as a teenager. His
partying days started then, and he found himself in one predicament after
another -- alcohol, women, and gambling being his major vices. He left
town again when he found out that his marriage to Mackenzie was invalid because
they were first cousins. Years later, as adults, the two reconciled
briefly after finding out they are not related after all.
Billy is the father of Cordelia Abbott, a child he conceived with Chloe
Mitchell who was little more than a fling. He also conceived a child with
Chelsea Lawson (now Chelsea Newman). Billy and his current wife, Victoria
Newman Abbott, are raising the baby. They named him John.
Billy has a way of finding trouble wherever he goes and whatever he does, but
he loves his family and he has the best of intentions. He just can't get
past the need to stick it to his father-in-law, Victor Newman. The two
have had a rivalry for years now. The fact that Billy is an Abbott,
brother of Victor's nemesis, Jack Abbott, coupled with the fact that Billy is
married to Victor's daughter makes him enemy number one, and Victor has done
equally evil things to Billy. Billy also finds it difficult to pass up a
juicy story for his magazine, Restless Style, even when it hurts his family.
In spite of his past and oft bad decisions, one can't help but root for this
loveable playboy. He adores Victoria and dotes on his children. He's
the apple of his sisters' eyes and sometimes the voice of reason for his big
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