Mayim Bialik Biography
Mayim Bialik is an American actress, neuroscientist, and author who is best known for playing neuroscientist Amy Farrah Fowler on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory from 2010 to 2019. She also played the title character of the NBC sitcom Blossom from 1991 to 1995.
Mayim Bialik Education
Bialik attended North Hollywood High School in North Hollywood, California where she graduated in 1993. She then joined the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) after being granted a deferred acceptance at the University in acknowledgment of her acting commitments. In 2000, Bialik earned a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience, with minors in Hebrew and Jewish studies.
Bialik then went on to study for a doctorate in neuroscience wherein in 2005 she took a break from studies to return to acting. She then went back to earn her Doctor of Philosophy degree in neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2007.
Mayim Bialik Blossom
Bialik played the title character of the NBC sitcom Blossom from 1991 to 1995. The show premiered as a mid-season replacement on January 3, 1991, and aired until May 22, 1995. She has as well appeared in several YouTube cameos as Blossom and Amy Farrah Fowler asking questions about Jewish beliefs.
Mayim Bialik The Big Bang Theory
Bialik played neuroscientist Amy Farrah Fowler on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory from 2010 to 2019. She first appeared in the season 3 finale as a potential love interest for the character of Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons). She became part of the main cast beginning with the 8th episode of season 4.
For the latter role, Bialik earned her Emmy Award nominations in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. In 2015 and 2017, she won the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
Mayim Bialik Beaches
In 1998, Bialik appeared in Beaches, playing Bette Midler’s character as a young girl. Many contemporary reviews singled out Bialik’s performance as a strong point in an otherwise emotionally contrived and formulaic film.
Mayim Bialik Jeopardy
On August 11, 2021, it was announced that Bialik will host the primetime version of Jeopardy!, while executive producer Mike Richards will host its syndicated daily shows succeeding Alex Trebek. Will continue co-hosting the show alongside Ken Jennings in 2022.
Mayim Bialik Call Me Kat
Call Me Kat is an American sitcom while is mainly based on the BBC UK original series Miranda by Miranda Hart. In the sitcom, Bialik takes up the main character Kat who is a 39-year-old single woman who is expected by society and her mom to be married by now and have children. However, for many reasons, she is still single and okay with that, thus she is her mother’s (Sheila) personal failure.
Kat struggles every day against society and her mother to create a balance between her fulfilling life and her unending sense of loneliness. In addition, she used all of her savings to open a cat café in Louisville, Kentucky, and is focused on living a fulfilling life.
Mayim Bialik Books
As an author, Bialik has written two books with pediatrician Jay Gordon and two by herself. Her book, Beyond the Sling, is about attachment parenting, while Mayim’s Vegan Table contains over 100 vegan recipes. Girling Up, which is her third book is about the struggles and ways in which girls grow up while showing the scientific ways in which their bodies change. In 2018, she released The successor to Girling Up, Boying Up which analyzes the science, anatomy, and mentality of growing up as a boy and discusses the physical and mental changes and challenges boys come across while transitioning from adolescence to adulthood.
Mayim Bialik Age
Bialik is 46 years old as of 2021. She was born Mayim Chaya Bialik on December 12, 1975, in San Diego, California, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 12th of December every year.
Mayim Bialik Height
Bialik stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m or 163 cm) tall.
Mayim Bialik Family
Bialik is the daughter of Barry and Beverly (née Winkleman) Bialik. Bialik’s family were Jewish immigrants who resided in The Bronx, New York City, and three of her four grandparents migrated from Poland, Czechoslovakia, and Hungary.
Mayim Bialik Jew
Bialik was brought up as a Reform Jew but she now considers herself Modern Orthodox Jewish. Her name, Mayim (“water” in Hebrew), originates in a mispronunciation of Miriam, her great-grandmother’s name.
Mayim Bialik Husband / Mayim Bialik Michael Stone
Bialik was married to Michael Stone from 2003 to 2012. The two tied the knot on August 31, 2003, in a Victorian-themed ceremony that included traditional Jewish wedding customs. They divorced in November 2012.
Mayim Bialik Boyfriend
Bialik is in a relationship with Jonathan Cohen who is a poet, writer, and futurist. When Bialik was asked about her single life by Jewish News Syndicate, she told them: ” I am in a relationship. I got divorced eight years ago, so I’ve been single plenty in my life.”
Bialik and Jonathan co-host a Spotify podcast called Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown. “The podcast is me using my science brain to break down concepts and talk about the myths and misunderstandings that we have about mental health,” Bialik has said about the podcast.
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Mayim Bialik Children
Bialik and Michael Stone have two sons, Miles Roosevelt Bialik Stone (born in 2005), and Frederick Heschel Bialik Stone (born in 2008). In 2010, she returned to television so she could spend more time with her children. Bialik said, “I’m glad that I completed my Ph.D. and I’m very proud of it, but the life of a research professor would not have suited my needs in terms of what kind of parenting I wanted to do.” She also explained that her “health insurance was running out”, via the COBRA program. Bialik had sought out Screen Actors Guild (SAG) health insurance for herself and her sons, Miles, and Frederick.
Mayim Bialik Net Worth
Bialik has an estimated net worth of $25 million which she has earned through being an actress, neuroscientist, and author.
Mayim Bialik Vaccines
Mayim admitted to not vaccinating her children but despite that, she clarified that she’s vaccinated against COVID-19.
Mayim Bialik Podcast
Mayim has a podcast called Bialik Breakdown, it is a quirky, informative, and interactive podcast.
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Who is Mayim Bialik?
She is an American actress, neuroscientist, and author
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46 years old as of 2021
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5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m or 163 cm)
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Mayim Bialik Movies and Tv Shows
Mayim Bialik Movies
- 1988: Beaches – playing a role as Young Cecilia “CC” Carol Bloom
- 1988: Pumpkinhead – playing a role as Christine Wallace
- 1990: The Kingdom Chums: Original Top Ten – playing a role as Petey
- 2006: Kalamazoo? – playing a role as Maggie Goldman
- 2011: The Chicago 8 – playing a role as Nancy Kurshan
- TBA: As Sick As They Made Us
Mayim Bialik Tv Shows
- 1987: Beauty and the Beast – playing a role as Ellie
- 1988: The Facts of Life – playing a role as Jennifer Cole
- 1990: Molloy – playing a role as Molloy Martin
- 1990–1995: Blossom – playing a role as Blossom Russo
- 1994: Don’t Drink the Water – playing a role as Susan Hollander
- 1995–1996: The Adventures of Hyperman – playing a role as Brittany Bright
- 2010: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? – playing a role as Herself / Expert
- 2010–2019: The Big Bang Theory – playing a role as Amy Farrah Fowler
- 2011: The Dog Who Saved Halloween – playing a role as Medusa
- 2014: Candid Camera – playing a role as Host
- 2021: Call Me Kat – playing a role as Kat
- 2021: Jeopardy! – playing a role as Herself
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