Kay Mellor Net Worth And Cause Of Death Revealed

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Kay Mellor might earn an average salary like other British actresses so she might have accumulated an enormous net worth during her entire career. 

Kay Mellor was an actress, screenwriter, and director from England. She was known for co-creating the British children's drama Children's Ward for CITV and for producing the ITV British drama Fat Friends.

In the 1980s, she began to work as an author for Granada Television, composing for the tv drama Coronation Street. Mellor also wrote a number of episodes for the Channel 4 soap Brookside in 1989.

Prior to actually co-creating the long-running child's drama Children's Ward with her Coronation Street colleague Paul Abbott in 1988, she decided to write for the anthology drama series Dramarama.

At the 1997 BAFTA Awards, the series won Best Children's Drama. She also formed and played the lead in three series of the family show Just Us, which broadcasted from 1990 to 1993. 

Kay Mellor's Net Worth: Her Earnings and Assets

Kay Mellor has not revealed the details regarding her net worth. Even so, depending on how often they appear in the show, an actress's average salary can range from around £12,000 to well over £200,000.

She has written for BBC One's Band of Gold Playing the Field and ITV's Fat Friends, Between the Sheets, and Strictly Confidential, among others.

Kay said she wished sincerely large people to play the parts in Fat Friends, referring to Ruth Jones and James Corden as the real McCoy. Mellor had seen Corden in a Tango commercial and asked her casting director, Beverley Keogh, to find him for her because she thought he was ideal.

Mellor had a parallel professional life as a television actress, appearing in shows such as Stan the Man, A Good Thief, and Gifted, as well as her own adaptation of Jane Eyre.

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What Is The Cause Of Kay Mellor's Death?

Kay Mellor, who wrote hit shows like ITV's Girlfriends, Band of Gold, and The Syndicate, has died at the age of 71, according to reports.

Mellor, who was born in Leeds and was best known for writing series such as Fat Friends, which ran from 2000 to 2005 and was later turned into a musical, died on Sunday.

"It is with deep sorrow that we reveal the unforeseen and unexpected death of our dear friend, role model, and coworker Kay Mellor on Sunday 15th May 2022," an official spokesman for her TV production company, Rollem Productions, stated “.

We have lost a true legend and a spectacular talent. At this time, we ask that you protect the privacy of the family members and friends."

Learn More About Kay Mellor's Biography

Kay Daniel was born in Leeds, England, to a Jewish mother and a Catholic father. Kay had two siblings, Robert and Philip. In the early 2010s, Robert passed away.

Due to domestic violence, Mellor's mother Dinah divorced her father. When Mellor was two years old, she kicked him out and reared her kids as a single parent.

Mellor became pregnant at the age of 16 and wedded Anthony Mellor, the child's father when he was 17. The pair had four grandchildren and two daughters, television producer Yvonne Francas and actress Gaynor Faye.

Mellor's mom made her daughter pledge to return to school if she had the opportunity when she found out she was pregnant.

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