Melissa Rauch is a US-based actress who gained widespread popularity for portraying the character of Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz on the hit TV show The Big Bang Theory. She has managed to make a name for herself in the American entertainment industry through her hard work and determination.
Known for her excellent acting skills, there is no doubt that she is a focused and smart woman. Ever since she came into the spotlight, people keep on asking questions about her such as, who are family members are, how rich is she and what type of childhood she had. Here are things about her to know.
Melissa Rauch’s Age and Biography
It is as Melissa Ivy Rauch that the stunning actress was born as on June 23, 1980, in Marlboro Township, New Jersey, to her Jewish mother, Susan Rauch and father, David Rauch. She spent most of her childhood days in her birth town alongside her brother, Ben Rauch who grew up to become an actor and a song composer.
Talking about her school history, Rauch was a student of Marlboro High School which is situated in Marlboro Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey. While she was studying there, she developed a love for acting and was involved in various school plays. After she finished from high school, she went ahead to further her education by joining Marymount Manhattan college in New York where she graduated with a bachelor’s of arts degree in Fine Arts.
Melissa Rauch first appeared on screen in the VHI comical TV show Best Week Ever which aired from 2004 to 2009. Her first film debut was on the comedy movie Delirious where she played the character of Megan in 2006.
In 2009, she was given a job to play the role of Bernadette Rostenkowski on the hit TV show The Big Bang Theory. Her character was a colleague of Penny, one of the main characters, and later became a lover to Howard Joel Wolowitz and later his wife. Her character on the show started out as a recurring character before being upgraded to one of the main characters. She also appeared in the movie I Love You Man as a jogger yelling at Sidney and in The Condom Killer as Audra later that same year.
In 2010, Melissa Rauch appeared in a series of shows which includes The Office as Cathy Duke, True Blood as Summer, and Wright vs Wrong as Daisy Cake. She is also one of the actors in the theatre comedy production The Realest Real Housewives at the Upright Citizens Brigade in 2011.
Showing her writing skills, Rauch became one of the two writers of the American sports comedy-drama film, The Bronze where she played the role of Hope Ann Greggory who was the main character of the movie.
Her other works includes In Lieu of Flowers as Carrie (20013), Are You Here as Marie (2014), Flock of Dudes as Jamie (2016), 12 Miles of Bad Road as Bethany (2007), Kath & Kim as Tina (2008-09), Teenage Fairytale Dropouts as Miss Macabre (2014), The Hot Housewives of Orlando as Calliope (2014) and Black Money as Shira (2019).
The talented actress is also a voice actress; she has lent her voice to animated movies such as Ice Age: Collision Course where she voiced the character Francine (2016) and Scooby-D! and the Beach Beastie (2015) where she voiced KiKi.
Who Is Melissa Rauch’s Husband?
Melissa Rauch is legally married to the scriptwriter and her partner of many years, Winston Beigel. The couple tied the knot in the presence of their families and friends at a wedding ceremony in 2007. The pair have a daughter together, although we learned that Rauch had a miscarriage previously before she conceived her baby girl on December 4, 2017.
Rauch and are husband seem to be enjoying each other’s company and there has not been any news of them separating or their marriage being in trouble.
Height & Body Measurements
The stunning actress is 5 feet tall and weighs about 57kg in weight. Her body measurements are 36-27-35 inches (bust-waist-hips) with an hourglass body figure. There is no doubt that the actress puts in the effort to maintain her figure.
According to credible sources, Melissa Rauch is worth $6 million. This is evidence of how much work she has put into the American entertainment industry over the years. As one can easily guess, she made her fortune from her acting career, with a good part coming from her role on The Big Bang Theory.