Mayim Bialik is an American actress, author and neuroscientist. From 1991 to 1995, she played the title character of the NBC sitcom Blossom. Bialik later played neurobiologist Amy Farrah Fowler on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory from 2010 to 2019. Outside of her acting career, she holds a Ph.D. in neuroscience. For her role as Fowler, Bialik has been nominated four times for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and won the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2015 and 2016.

Birth Name

Mayim Chaya Bialik

Nickname

Blossom Russo

Profession

Actress, Neuroscientist, Author

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Mayim Bialik was born on the 12th of December 1975, in San Diego, California, United States.

Age

She is currently 43 years old.

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Ethnicity

White

She is of Polish, Czechoslovakian and Hungarian descent.

Religion

Modern Orthodox Judaism

Education

Bialik attended Walter Reed Junior High School (now Walter Reed Middle School) and graduated in 1993 from North Hollywood High School in North Hollywood, California. In acknowledgment of her acting commitments, she was granted a deferred acceptance and attended University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She said she wanted to stay close to her parents and did not want to move to the East Coast. Bialik earned a B.S. degree in neuroscience, with minors in Hebrew and Jewish studies, from UCLA in 2000. She took a break from studies in 2005 to return to acting. In 2007, she accomplished her Ph.D. in neuroscience from the UCLA.

Family Details

  • Father – Barry Bialik

  • Mother – Beverly Bialik
  • Siblings – Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik (Brother)

Marital Status

Divorced

Boyfriend / Spouse

Mayim Bialik has dated –

  • Michael Stone (2002-2013) – Mayim Bialik met Michael Stone during her graduation days at the UCLA. After dating for couple of years, they got married in August 2003 in an intimate ceremony, which has Victorian themed and included Jewish wedding customs as well. Stone converted to Judaism for the marriage. In 2005, Mayim gave birth to her first son, Miles Roosevelt Bialik Stone and their second son, Frederick Heschel Bialik Stone was born in 2008. However, in November 2012, Mayim announced on her parenting blog that she was separating from her husband. Their divorce was finalized in May 2013.

Physical Stats

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
  • In centimeters – 163 cm
  • In meters – 1.63 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 62 kg
  • In Pounds – 137 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 38-30-39
  • Bust – 38 inches
  • Waist – 30 inches
  • Hip – 39 inches
  • Bra Size – 36B

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Light Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Dress Size

Her dress size is 14 (US).

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Playing the title role in NBC sitcom, Blossom and starring in CBS comedy series, The Big Bang Theory in the role of Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler.

Film Debut

In 1988, her first film role came in the comedy-drama film Beaches for her role as Young Cecilia CC Carol Bloom.

Television Debut

In 1987, her first TV show appearance came in CBS series The beauty and the beast for her role as Ellie in episode 4 of season 1.

Brand Endorsements

Mayim has channeled her love for academics by endorsing a number of products from Texas Instruments. As part of her ambassadorial duties, she often attends educational conferences and other academic events to endorse Texas Instruments calculators. She has also appeared in television commercials for McDonalds & Funnovation Inc.

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryNomineeResult
1988Young Artist AwardBest Young Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or FantasyBeachesWon
1990Young Artist AwardBest Young Actress Guest Starring in a Television SeriesEmpty NestNominated
1992Young Artist AwardBest Young Actress in a New Television SeriesBlossom
1993Young Artist AwardOutstanding Young Comedian in a Television Series
2012Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Big Bang Theory
Online Film Critics SocietyBest Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesWon
Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesNominated
Satellite AwardBest Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
2013Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Online Film Critics SocietyBest Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesWon
Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesNominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
2014Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Screen Actors Guild AwardOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Online Film Critics SocietyBest Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Critics’ Choice Television AwardsBest Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Young Hollywood AwardsBest On-Screen Couple (with Jim Parsons)
TV Guide AwardsFavorite Duo (with Jim Parsons)
2015Critics’ Choice Television AwardsBest Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
2016Critics’ Choice Television AwardsBest Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesWon
2017Critics’ Choice Television AwardsBest Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesWon

Mayim Bialik Favorites

  • Favorite Guilty Pleasures – Fries & Chocolate
  • Favorite Place to Visit – Japan
  • Favorite Writer – J.D. Salinger
  • Favorite Colors – Pink, Black
  • Favorite Drinks – Lemon Iced Tea, Wine
  • Favorite Outfit – Black Dress

Mayim Bialik Net worth

Mayim Bialik has an estimated net worth of $25 million dollars as of 2019. Bialik now makes half a million dollar per episode.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mayim Bialik

  • She was so brilliant in studies in her child hood but yet she managed her acting career since she was 12 years old.
  • Mayim Bialik is a big fan of ear piercings and has overall 14 ear piercings with 8 in her right ear and 6 in her left ear. She got 7th before the shoot of 8th season of Big Bang Theory but it eventually closed up.
  • Mayim actively tries to disconnect from the technology. She practices no phones at the table rule and also avoids using any gadget every night.
  • Mayim Bialik is a regular contributor to the Jewish parenting website Kveller. In her section, she regularly shares her tips on almost everything ranging from vegan meals to her Jewish faith.
  • In August 2012, she was involved in a car accident, which crushed her left hand and it was feared that she might lose a finger as well.
  • In 2014, Bialik was awarded an honorary D.H.L. degree from Boston University.
  • In 2015, Mayim Bialik founded Groknation.com to share her views on culture, faith, woman issues and parenting. She also interviews celebs for the Hollywood section.
  • Mayim is a vegan and has written her own cookbook titled Mayim’s Vegan Table, containing more than hundred vegan recipes.
  • She is a music enthusiast and is quite accomplished in playing brass guitar, piano, trumpet and harp, which she learned to play for The Big Band Theory.
  • Bialik is a vegan and a founding member of the Shamayim V’Aretz Institute, a Jewish organization that advocates for the ethical treatment of animals.
  • In 2017, she announced that she and vegan Chef Ali Cruddas co-own a Bodhi Bowl, vegan restaurant in Los Angeles.
  • Visit her official website @ mayimbialik.net.
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