Sid and Lee (who is widely considered to be Sid's understudy) are ranked No. Business Dealings Chuck's father owned the New York Palace Hotel, and this season, Chuck purchased the Empire Hotel by cashing out his share in Bass Industries.
334, with an estimated net worth of billion, while Edward is No. TKTKTKTKTKTKPersona In the first two seasons, Chuck was portrayed as a bad-boy Casanova. He was spurred to buy the hotel when he couldn't close a deal to open a nightclub.
As far as we pushed them, we always had to be able to find a way to bring them back together.”And thank goodness!
And then they took it one step further, they decided, after a series of inhumane tests, that Chuck and Blair would be together forever. “That love story between those two characters was always one of the overarching stories of the whole show, and we knew that.
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But it’s one of those great, fun things about making a television series — it’s an evolving, living, breathing thing, and things can easily change on a whim.” Once the palpable chemistry between acting geniuses Leighton Meester (Blair) and Ed Westwick (Chuck) was seen, the writers created the romance.
continues to explore the making of a mogul as Chuck Bass, heir to his late father Bart's fortune, attempts to live up to the family name.
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In Season One, Bart married socialite Lily van der Woodsen (who has two children, Serena and Eric), but he died in Season Two, prompting his smarmy brother Jack to try to steal the family fortune from a grieving Chuck. In 1960, the sons pooled their assets, forming Bass Brothers Enterprises.
The eldest, Sid, eventually took control of the family fortune. Today Robert is a financier in Fort Worth, Texas, while Sid, who was drawn to New York society more than his brother, splits his time between the Upper East Side and the Lone Star State. 110 on the Forbes 400 list, with an estimated net worth of .5 billion.
The elder Bass, who died in a car wreck last season, was a hard-dealing, self-made entrepreneur who earned his billions as the head of Bass Industries.
But on the living, breathing Upper East Side, the Bass surname has an actual association: power couple Sid and Mercedes Bass. TKTKTKTKTKTKThe Bass dynasty's roots date back to Sid Williams Richardson, a self-made Texas oilman and rancher who was born in 1891.