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Victor Newman Character Profile

Profile of Victor Christian Newman
The Young and the Restless

Portrayed by:
Eric Braeden (1980 to present)

Birth Name:
Christian Miller

Past Occupations:
NVP Retreats, Co-owner
Newman Enterprises, Former Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board
Market Street Recreation Center, Founder
Chancellor Industries, Manager

Parents:
Albert Miller (father)
Cora Miller (mother, deceased)

Children:
Victoria Nicole Newman (daughter; with Nikki)
Nicholas Christian Newman (son; with Nikki)
Victor “Adam” Wilson (son; with Hope)
Abigail "Abby" Abbott Carlton (daughter; with Ashley; artificial insemination)

Other Relatives
Matt Miller (brother)
Cassie Newman (deceased granddaughter; via adoption)
Noah Christian Newman (grandson; son of Nick and Sharon)
Summer Ann Newman (granddaughter; daughter of Nick and Phyllis)
Eve Howard (granddaughter; deceased child of Victoria)
Reed Hellstrom (grandson; child of Victoria and JT)

Pets
Zapato (Victor's golden retriever)

Marriages
Julia Newman (1977-1981)
Nikki Reed (1984-1988)
Leanna Randolph (1988)
Ashley Abbott (1990-1993)
Hope Adams (1994-1995)
Diane Jenkins (1997-1998)
Nikki Reed (1998-1999)
Nikki Reed (2002-2008)
Sabrina Costelana (2008-Present)

Relationships
Eve Howard (deceased)
Lauralee Brooks (engagement broken)
Jill Abbott
Cassandra Rawlins (deceased)
Ramona Caceres
Lorie Brooks

Crimes Committed:
Imprisoned Michael Scott, in his basement.
Blackmailed Michael Baldwin into committing commercial bribery.

Friends:
Michael Baldwin, Katherine Chancellor, Eric Forrester, Lauren Fenmore Baldwin, Paul Williams, Neil Winters, Gloria Bardwell

Enemies:
Jack Abbott, Heather Stevens, David Chow, Brad Carlton, Nikki Newman

Unforgettable Scenes:
Jack Abbott and Victor Newman have always been at odds, and Jack once again underestimates Victor’s ability to crush his competition. In an altercation that results in physical contact, Victor’s parting words are, “You don’t begin to understand the power of Victor Newman!”

Character History:
Christian Miller spent most of his early childhood in an orphanage, running away at the age of seven. Christian had a very rough childhood, and as a result he made a new name for himself. He changed his name to Victor Newman.

Victor arrives in Genoa City to help a businesswoman, Katherine Chancellor, run Chancellor Industries. He proves to be a shrewd businessman and goes on to form his own company, Newman Enterprises. Newman Enterprises is a worldwide conglomerate with an estimated worth of $50 billion.

Victor meets the love of his life, an exotic dancer named Nicole “Nikki” Reed. After Victor and Nikki marry, Nikki quits her job to stay home and take care of their children, Victoria and Nicholas. Victor is of an earlier, old-fashioned generation, and is very pleased with the idea of Nikki staying home to raise their children. After the children grow older, Nikki desires to become a respected businesswoman, but Victor is adamantly against this.. Both Nikki and Victor have each been married several times, and had numerous affairs, but through it all they still care for each other.

Victor’s children, Victoria and Nicholas, follow in their father’s footsteps and each have been, at one time or another, co-CEOs of the family company, Newman Enterprises. Victoria now works with her mother, Nikki, for a major rival of Newman Enterprises, Jabot Cosmetics. Nicholas is part-owner of Restless Style Magazine.

Recently, Victor informed Adam Wilson that he is his father. Hope becomes ill with cancer, however, and subsequently dies. Hope’s dying wish is for Victor and Adam to become closer and to get to know each other as father and son. After an initial reluctance to do so on both parts, Adam and Victor now maintain an amicable relationship.

Victor is currently married to Victoria’s best friend, Sabrina Costelana. Their May-December romance has sparked many negative reactions, including from Victor’s children, ex-wife, and close friends. Victor, who is a grandfather, is about to become a father once again.




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