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Mayim Bialik Biography

Updated On 23 Nov, 2023 Published On 02 Oct, 2018
Mayim Bialik

Facts of Mayim Bialik

Date of Birth :
Age : 48 years old
Family Name : Bialik
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Sagittarius
Height : 5 Feet 4 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Mayim Bialik

What is Mayim Bialik marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Mayim Bialik have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Mayim Bialik having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Mayim Bialik Lesbian ? No

Mayim Bialik is an American actress, author, and neuroscientist. She is best known for her role as Blossom Ruby Russo in the NBC popular sitcom, Blossom from 1991 to 1995. Since 2010, she has been a regular cast in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory where she played the role of Amy Farrah Fowler – like the actress, a neuroscientist. She received four Emmy nomination for her role Amy Farrah Fowler and won the Critics' Choice Television Award.

Early Life and Education of Mayim Bialik

Mayim Bialik was born on December 12, 1975, in San Diego, California, the U.S. to Barry Bialik and Beverly (née Winkleman) Bialik. Her family was Jewish immigrants who lived in The Bronx, New York City. She was raised as a Reform Jew but now she considers herself to be Modern Orthodox Jewish. She also described herself as a "staunch Zionist".

Bialik attended Walter Reed Junior High School. Then she joined North Hollywood High School in North Hollywood and graduated in 1993. While filming Blossom, she received acceptance offers from the renowned universities like UCLA, Yale, and Harvard. But considering her acting commitments, she attended UCLA. 

Mayim Bialik received her B.S. degree in neuroscience, with minors in Hebrew and Jewish studies. In 2005, she took a break from her studies to return to acting. Then in 2007, she again returned to UCLA to earn her Ph.D. in neuroscience. 

Mayim Bialik's Career

Mayim Bialik started her acting career as a child artist in the late 1980s in Beauty and the Beast and Beaches but she got her first acting job in the 1988 film Pumpkinhead as Christine Wallace. She played the recurring role of Frieda in the ABC sitcom, Webster. Then she appeared in several films and TV series including Beaches, MolloyThe Earth Day SpecialMurphy Brown, and others.

American actress and neuroscientist, Mayim Bialik,
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In 1990, Bialik starred in the NBC sitcom, Blossom in the lead role of Blossom Ruby Russo which was a turning point in her acting career. The popularity of the show helped Bialik to gain international fame and she played the role till 1995. From 1995-2005, she mostly did voice-over work for cartoons, such as  Disney's Recess and Kim Possible, Cartoon Network's Johnny Bravo, and The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest.

Bialik portrayed her real-life academic career, as a neuroscientist in the CBS sitcom, The Big Bang Theory as Amy Farrah Fowler since 2010 starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, and Simon Helberg. The role earned her four Emmy nominations and won the Critics' Choice Television Award in 2016 and 2018 respectively. In 2014, she started hosting a revival of Candid Camera on TV Land along with Peter Funt.

Other Activities

In 2015, Mayim Bialik founded Grok Nation for people of different backgrounds and ages to discuss contemporary issues. Its main aim is to influence individuals toward changing the world as a community. She also successfully established herself as an author. She first released her two books "Beyond the Sling" and "Mayim's Vegan Table". Both of the books received positive reviews from critics and audiences. 

Bialik launched her third book, Girling Up in May 2018 which analyzes the science, anatomy, and mentality of growing up as a female. She penned an op-ed in The New York Times after the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct allegations surfaced.

Mayim Bialik's Net Worth

Mayim Bialik is one of the most successful American actresses and neuroscientists. According to Celebrity Net Worth, she has an estimated net worth of $25 million. She earned more than $450,000 per episode from her appearances in the hit sitcom series The Big Bang Theory and made as much as $10 million a season. She earns $584 - $9.3 thousand per month from her YouTube channel, "Mayim Bialik."

Mayim Bialik's Personal Life; Who is She Married to? Know About Her Husband And Past Relationships!

Mayim Bialik isn't dating anyone and her current relationship status is also single but previously, she married Michael Stone on August 31, 2003. The duo exchanged vows at a Victorian-themed ceremony which included traditional Jewish wedding customs. The couple shared two sons, Miles Stone (born in 2005) and Frederick Stone (born in 2008).

The former couple, actress Mayim Bialik and her former husband Michale Stone, 
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However, the couple failed to handle their married life and divorced after 9 years of marriage in November 2012. Bialik made her comeback in 2010 on TV so that she could spend more time with her children. She adopted a whale, a wolf, and a manatee. 

Bialik also plays piano, trumpet, bass guitar, as well as the harp. She identified herself as a feminist. She has 2.8 million followers on Instagram. In 2015, she started her self-titled YouTube channel, "Mayim Bialik". As of 2018, she has more than 539k subscribers and 20 million views.

Bialik was a good friend of the late Bill Bixby. She is an avid cat lover and follows a strict vegan diet. She is also a member of the Shamayim V'Aretz Institute, a Jewish organization which supports animal rights.

She is a  first cousin of the Jewish poet Hayim Nahman Bialik. In 2014, Bialik donated money to the IDF for armored vests during the Gaza Conflict. The same year, she was awarded an honorary D.H.L. degree from Boston University. 

Check out the video of Mayim Bialik where she talked about making kids anxious on her YouTube channel, 

These days the Big Bang Theory star is in a relationship with her boyfriend Jonathan Cohen. The duo first met in 2013 and began dating in January 2021.  Jonathan is a French actor and director and has a son from his previous relationship.

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Mayim Bialik Married

Marriage with Michael Stone

Michael Stone is best known as the former husband of popular actress and neuroscientist, Mayim Bialik. The duo has two children.

Mayim Bialik Children

SON : Miles Stone

Father: Michael Stone

Miles Stone was born on 2005. He is best known as the son of American actress, author, and neuroscientist, Mayim Bialik.

SON : Frederick Stone

Father: Michael Stone

Frederick Stone was born in 2008. He is best known as the son of American actress, author, and neuroscientist, Mayim Bialik.

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