Melissa Rauch

Melissa Rauch Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 20, 2023

Date of Birth

23rd / June /





Melissa Ivy Rauch, a talented American television actress, and comedian, has graced both the small and big screens with her exceptional talent. She gained widespread recognition for her portrayal of the lovable and endearing Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz in the beloved CBS sitcom “The Big Bang Theory.” Her performance in this iconic role earned her a nomination for the prestigious Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2013, a testament to her remarkable comedic abilities and on-screen presence.

Melissa Rauch Biography Age, Family, Career, Height and weight, Net worth, and more

Her life took an exciting turn when she crossed paths with screenwriter Winston Beigel. Their connection soon blossomed into a deeper relationship, leading to significant developments in her personal life. On July 11, 2017; Melissa Rauch made a heartfelt announcement that she was expecting a child. Along with this joyful news, she bravely shared that she had previously experienced the pain of a miscarriage. Her openness and vulnerability resonated with many, highlighting the importance of discussing such personal experiences.


She was born into a close-knit Jewish family in Marlboro Township, New Jersey, where she was raised by her parents, Susan and David Rauch. Melissa’s educational journey took her to Marymount Manhattan College in the bustling metropolis of New York City, where she dedicated herself to her studies and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree.

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School Frank Defino Central Elementary School, Marlboro, New Jersey
College Marymount Manhattan College, New Jersey
Educational Qualifications Bachelor in Fine Arts (Acting)


Her enthusiasm for acting blossomed during her years at Marlboro High School, and she later obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Acting from Marymount Manhattan College.


During her academic years, Melissa Rauch didn’t just focus on her studies; she also honed her skills as a stand-up comedian in the vibrant city of Manhattan. In no time, she made a notable impact on the New York City comedy scene, earning acclaim for her performances, including the critically acclaimed one-woman show titled “The Miss Education of Jenna Bush.” In this show, she skillfully portrayed the character of Jenna Bush, daughter of former President George W. Bush, drawing sold-out audiences and leaving a lasting impression.


Starting in 2010, during the fourth season of the show, she received a promotion to become a series regular. By the conclusion of the fifth season, her character married Howard, assuming the role of the second Mrs. Wolowitz. In December 2011, Melissa Rauch and her co-stars on “The Big Bang Theory” garnered the first of four nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. In July 2014, Melissa took on the role of co-writer and star in “The Bronze,” a comedy film where her performance was heralded as a breakthrough in comedic acting akin to Melissa McCarthy in “Bridesmaids.” The film’s narrative revolves around her character, Hope Annabelle Greggory, a former gymnastics bronze medalist with a penchant for colorful language.


In 2017, Melissa Rauch lent her voice to the character Harley Quinn in the animated film “Batman and Harley Quinn.” Additionally, she took on the role of voicing Light Thief in the episode titled “Light Riders” from the popular children’s series “Blaze and the Monster Machines.”A rumor circulated in May 2016, suggesting that Melissa was pregnant in real life, and there were speculations that this would be incorporated into the show with Bernadette’s pregnancy storyline. However, Melissa herself dispelled this rumor, explaining that she had personally informed her grandparents about the new development in her TV character’s storyline and cautioned them not to jump to any conclusions.Notably, Sony Pictures Classics acquired the film in September 2015, ensuring its wider recognition and success.She finds herself in a battle to maintain her local celebrity status as a young athlete’s star begins to shine in their hometown.

Title Role Year
Delirious Megan 2006
I Love You, Man Woman Jogger Yelling at Sidney 2009
The Condom Killer Audra 2009
Adventureland Ryan Reynolds’ friend in the diner scene 2009
In Lieu of Flowers Carrie 2013
Are You Here Marie 2014
The Bronze Hope Ann Greggory 2015
Ice Age: Collision Course Francine 2016
Flock of Dudes Jamie 2016
Batman and Harley Quinn Harley Quinn / Dr. Harleen Quinzel 2017
Ode to Joy Bethany 2019
The Laundromat Melanie Martin 2019
Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite! Gwen the Cat 2020

Other Work

Title Role Year
12 Miles of Bad Road Bethany 2007
Kath & Kim Tina 2008–2009
The Big Bang Theory Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz 2009–2019
The Office Cathy Duke 2010
True Blood Summer 2010
Wright vs. Wrong Daisy Cake 2010
Jake and the Never Land Pirates First-Mate Mollie 2014
Teenage Fairytale Dropouts Miss Macabre 2014
The Hotwives of Orlando Calliope 2014
Sofia the First Fairy Tizzy 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the Beach Beastie Kiki 2015
Star vs. the Forces of Evil Baby 2017
Marvel’s Ant-Man The Wasp 2017
Blaze and the Monster Machines Light Thief 2017
Black Monday Shira 2019
Robot Chicken Betty Spaghetty, Rainbow Brightstar 2019
Animaniacs Marie Antoinette 2020
Jeopardy! Melissa Rauch (voice) 2021
Firebuds Beth Bayani 2022
Celebrity Jeopardy! Herself 2022
Night Court Judge Abby Stone 2023–present

Physical Appearance

She is the talented actress known for her role in “Night Court,” and possesses an undeniable charm both on and off the screen. Standing at a petite height of 4 feet 11 inches, which is equivalent to 150 cm or 1.5 meters, she embodies grace in a compact frame.

Net Worth

She is a multifaceted American talent, excelling as an actress, writer, director, and producer, with a noteworthy net worth estimated at $20 million.


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Body Measurements Chest:36 Waist:35 Hips:27
Birth Place Marlboro Township, New Jersey, US
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Height In CM 152 cm CM
Height In Meter 1.52 m M
Nationality American
Parents Father: David Rauch Mother: Susan Rauch
Profession Actress
Spous Winston Beigel (writer)
Weight 60kg
Zodiac Sign Cancer


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