Mayim Chaya Bialik is well-known by the name of Mayim Bialik. She is an America based actress and a neuroscientist who played the role of the lead character Blossom Russo in Blossom of NBC from 1991 to 1995.
Later in 2010, she started to play the role of Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler in popular comedy series ‘The Big Bang Theory.’ She played the role of a neuroscientist on the show. Her portrayal of Amy is considered among one of her best performances in her career. Mayim has also won many awards for her outstanding portrayal of the character.
Mayim Chaya Bialik was born on 12th December of 1975 in San Diego. She was born to father Barry and mother Beverly Bialik. Mayim considered herself as an Orthodox now. However, she was raised as Reform Jew.
Mayim went to Walter Reed Junior High School. In 1993, she graduated high school from North Hollywood High School. While studying, she was also playing the lead role in Blossom. As Blossom ended, she was accepted to Harvard and Yale. But she chose UCLA because she wanted to stay close to her parents.
Bialik holds a B.S. degree in neuroscience. In 2007, she earned her doctorate in Neuroscience even though she took a break to act in 2005.
In the late 80’s, Mayim started off her career as a child actress. She got her first acting job in 1988 horror movie Pumpkinhead. In the film, she is portrayed as Wallace kid.
As an actress
After her appearance in Pumpkinhead, Mayim made guest appearances in Beauty and the Beat and The Facts of Life. Through the role of Ellie in Beauty and the Beat which only has ten dialogues, Mayim got her SAG Card (Screen Actors Guide). Then she made an appearance in many television series and movies like MacGyver, Beaches. Later she even was in a Michael Jackson music video of ‘Liberian Girl.’
She also got tied up with Fox’s television series Molly and Blossom. After only six seasons, Molly folded and on 3rd January 1991, Blossom was premiered as a replacement. In 1992, She was also a celebrity contest guest in ‘Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?’
As Big-Screen Actress
Mayim also got a significant role in 1994 comedy movie Don’t Drink the Water.She mainly played voice roles in cartoons from 1995 to 2005. She played voice in many cartoons like Kim Possible, Jhonny Bravo, and Hey Arnold, etc.
She also had a recurring role on ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ a comedy series. She also portrayed herself as a lesbian named Jodi Funkhouser. She also had a recurring role in ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager.’ In 2009, She was also nominated for a makeover in ‘What Not To Wear’ of TLC.
In The Big Bang Theory
Later in 2010, she joined ‘The Big Bang Theory’ cast as Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler who is a neurobiologist. Her first appearance in the comedy series was as a potential partner for character Sheldon Cooper played by Jim Parsons. Mayim’s work as Amy is considered one of her best works and she has also won many awards for the role.
In 2014, she started to host Candid Camera on TV Land. She hosted the show with Peter Funt. In 2015, she also made an appearance in The Flight before Christmas.
Career as a Writer
On 6th March of 2012, her book was released. Her book is called ‘Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way.’
Bialik is a vegan, and she also wrote ‘Mayim’s Vegan Table’ which contains more than 100 vegan recipes.
In 1988, Mayim won a Young Artist Award for the ‘Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Fantasy.’
For her role of Dr. Amy in comedy series ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ the actress won 2 Online Film Critics Society awards in 2012 and 2013 and a Critics’ Choice Television Awards for ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series’ in 2016.
Mayim Bialik Married Life
Mayim Bialik got married to Michael Stone in a Victorian-themed ceremony on 31st August of 2003. In 2005, Mayim gave birth to her first son Miles Roosevelt Bialik Stone, and in 2008, she gave birth to her second son Frederick Heschel Bialik Stone.
But sadly after nine years, the duo ended their relationship in November of 2012.
Actress, Mayim Bialik has 539 thousand followers on her Twitter page, and she also has 1.8 million followers on her official Instagram.
Mayim Bialik Net Worth
American actress and neurologist Mayim Bialik has an estimated net worth of $12 million. The actress earned the sum through her career as an actress and neuroscientist.