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Is Steffy Leaving Bold and Beautiful? Who Plays Steffy on the Bold and Beautiful?

Steffy Forrester, played by Jacqueline MacInnes Wood in Bold and Beautiful is about to go on a temporary maternity leave.

by Kowsalya

Updated Jul 10, 2024


Is Steffy Leaving Bold and Beautiful? Who Plays Steffy on the Bold and Beautiful?

Is Steffy Leaving Bold and Beautiful?

Currently, Steffy is playing the role in Bold and Beautiful but a few months back Steffy took a maternity leave due to her pregnancy. The actress announced she is expecting a baby, prompting her temporary break from the show. While Wood's departure affects the character's presence on the show, it is expected that Steffy will return after the actress's maternity leave concludes. Later in her delivery she back to her role in The Bold and Beautiful.

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Who Plays Steffy on the Bold and the Beautiful?

Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, a Canadian actress, musician, and television personality, portrays Steffy Forrester Finnegan on the CBS soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful." She began playing the role in 2008 and has since become known for her portrayal of the fashion executive and heiress. Wood's performance as Steffy has garnered significant recognition, including three Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 2019, 2021, and 2023.

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Beyond her soap opera role, Wood has appeared in the horror film "Final Destination 5" (2011) as Olivia Castle and hosted the E! series "Party On" from 2013 to 2014. Her portrayal of Steffy Forrester is characterized by the character's complex relationships and dramatic storylines, making her a central figure in the long-running series known for its intense family dynamics and high-fashion drama.

Born Name Jacqueline MacInnes Wood
Born April 17, 1987
Age 37 years old
Birthplace Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Occupations Actress, musician, television personality
Years active 2006–present
Known for Steffy Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful
Spouse Elan Ruspoli (married 2018)
Children 4

Who is Steffy on The Bold and the Beautiful?

Steffy Forrester is a fictional character on the American soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful," created by Bradley Bell and portrayed by Jacqueline MacInnes Wood. Born onscreen as one of the twin daughters of Ridge Forrester and Taylor Hayes on September 21, 1999, Steffy underwent rapid aging in 2005 and transitioned to an adult role in 2008 when Wood took over. Known for her complex personality, Steffy is provocative and strong-willed yet emotionally vulnerable due to her father's neglect.

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Throughout the series, Steffy has been involved in tumultuous relationships, notably with the Spencer men—Bill Spencer Jr., Liam Spencer, and Wyatt Spencer—and has had ongoing conflicts with the Logan family, especially Brooke Logan and her daughter Hope. Her storylines often revolve around romantic entanglements, including a notable love triangle with Liam and Hope. Wood's portrayal of Steffy has received acclaim, earning her multiple Daytime Emmy nominations and wins, highlighting her impact as a central figure in the soap opera's narrative.

The Bold and the Beautiful

"The Bold and the Beautiful" is an American television soap opera created by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell for CBS. Premiering on March 23, 1987, it is a sister show to "The Young and the Restless," sharing crossover characters since the early 1990s. Set in Los Angeles, California, the series revolves around the wealthy Forrester family and their high-fashion business. The show features a diverse cast led by John McCook as Eric Forrester and Katherine Kelly Lang as Brooke Logan, its longest-serving actors.

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Renowned for its global popularity, "The Bold and the Beautiful" attracts millions of viewers worldwide and has won 77 Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series honors in 2009, 2010, and 2011. The series transitioned to high-definition television in 2011 and celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2017. Recently, it marked its 9,000th episode in April 2023 and is slated to continue airing through the 2024–2025 television season, highlighting its enduring success in daytime television.

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