Mayim Chaya Bialik is an American actress, author, neuroscientist and a television personality. She has authored many books related to self-improvement like ‘Girl Logic: The Genius and the absurdity,’ ‘Girling up: How To Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular,’ ‘Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way,’ ‘Boying Up: How to be Brave, Bold and Brilliant’ and some more.
For four years, she played the protagonist in the famous NBC comedy “Blossom.” After which she played a character called Amy Farrah Fowler in the famous CBS sitcom “The Big Bang Theory.” For that particular role, she was 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 2016 and 2018. For her role in the series, she learned to play the harp.
Mayim was born in San Diego, California on 12 December 1975. Her parents named her Mayim which means pure water. Before her birth, her parents, Barry Bialik (father) and Beverly Winkelman (mother) used to live in The Bronx, New York City. Her family migrated from Poland, Czechoslovakia, and Hungary and were Jewish Immigrants. Mayim was raised as a Reform Jew but she considers herself a follower of Modern Judaism. She says she is vegan and doesn’t eat anything that has anything to do with animal products. Her diet consists of vegetables and fruits.
She went to Walter Reed Junior High School to complete her schooling and graduated from North Hollywood High School in North Hollywood, California in 1993. She further went to UCLA and got her Ph.D. in Neuroscience. In between her studies and her acting career, she married Michael Stone and have three sons.