Mayim Bialik is an American actress who grew up in San Diego, California. Apart from being a good actress, she’s also an author and a game show host. She rose to fame with her character on the show ‘Blossom’ which aired on NBC from 1990 to 1995. Bialik has been credited for her remarkable presence on the show ‘Big Bang Theory too. This multi-talented woman has made her way to reality shows as a guest host and has been nominated four times for Emmy Awards as a supporting actor in Big Bang Theory.
Mayim Bialik was born to Jewish parents Barry and Beverly Bialik on 12th December 1975. Her parents were Jewish immigrants, so the actress grew up in San Diego, California. Bialik graduated from North Hollywood High School, California, in 1993. In 2001, she moved on to complete her graduation from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She received a degree in Bachelors of Science where she studied neuroscience and Hebrew and Jewish studies as her elective subjects. The actress also went on to get a Ph.D. in Neuroscience which she eventually completed in 2007.
Mayim Bialik started her career as a child actor when she bagged a role in Pumpkinhead in 1988 at 12. She worked in the movie Beaches in 1989, playing the child version of Bette Midler’s character. A great way to kickstart her career, the actress was offered to be a part of various US Television shows. While she came into the limelight with her role in American Tv show Blossom(1990-1995), her character Amy in ‘Big Bang Theory,’ an American sitcom, has also been applauded.
In addition to her successful acting career, Bialik is also an author of the bestseller book ‘Girling up,’ based on the struggles girls go through while growing up and coming to terms with their bodily changes. She also came up with ‘Boying up’ in 2018, which covers boys’ mentality while growing up and how they transform from adolescence to adulthood.
After appearing as the guest host for the ‘Professor Tournament,’ Bialik is all set to grace the screens as one of the hosts for Jeopardy, the National College Championship.
Net Worth & Earnings
There’s no doubt about how gifted Mayim Bialik is. A neuroscientist, a talented actor, a bestselling author, and an interactive host, there’s hardly any milestone left to touch. After being a part of two hit television series, and an author of a bestselling book, she’s all set to display her hosting skills in Jeopardy! National College Championship, an upcoming competition show.
The actress has an estimated net worth of $25 million. Per the reports, her net worth is about to hike due to her presence in the upcoming Jeopardy show.
Nevertheless, Bialik’s majority of income has come from her part in Big Bang Theory, where she initially paid $45,000 per episode. Later on, she was charging $1,75,000 per episode. By the show’s end, the actress was being paid $5,00,000 per episode, more than double the amount she was initially paid.