Who is Melissa Rauch?

Melissa Rauch is an American actress who has joined this show business since 2006 and is also working actively. She is best known for her role as Dr. Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz in the CBS sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory.’ Interested in acting from her school days and eventually becoming an amazing actress, she fulfilled her dream. She made a debut on the big screen in the 2006 film ‘Delirious’ and on the small screen in the 2007 series ‘12 Miles of Bad Road.’ She is also an outstanding voice actress who has lent her voice to various characters.

Quick Info
Full NameMelissa Ivy Rauch
Birth DateJune 23, 1980
Birth PlaceMarlboro Township, New Jersey
Star SignCancer
ParentsFather: David Rauch
Mother: Susan Rauch
HusbandWinston Beigel
Net Worth$20 million
Height5 feet 0 inch (1.50m/150cm)
Weight57 kg (126lbs)
Body Measurements36-27-35 inches
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde

Melissa Rauch


Melissa Ivy Rauch was born on June 23, 1980, in Marlboro Township, New Jersey. Her parents were David Rauch and Susan Rauch, who had two children. Melissa grew alongside her brother Ben in an opulent family. She is currently 40 years old with a Cancer sun sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

As per Melissa Rauch’s nationality, she is an American who follows Judaism. Her ethnicity is White. Besides this, her body measures 36-27-35 inches, respectively. She stands 5 feet 0 inch (1.50m/150cm) tall and weighs around 57 kg (126lbs). Moreover, she has a pair of blue colored eyes with blonde hair color, which compliments her slim body type.


Melissa Rauch completed her secondary level of education at Marlboro High School. She then enrolled at Marymount Manhattan College and graduated in 2000 with a degree in Fine Arts.



Melissa Rauch landed her debut big-screen role in the 2006 film ‘Delirious’ as Megan. After three years, she featured in the romantic comedy film ‘I Love You, Man’. She again wasn’t seen for four years and appeared in 2014 as Marie in the comedy-drama film ‘Are You Here’. Likewise, in 2015 she also ventured into writing and wrote the film ‘The Bronze’ and acted as Hope Annabelle Greggory. The next year, she appeared in two different films ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’ as a voice actor to Francine’s character and in ‘Flock of Dudes’ as Jamie. In 2017, she again voiced for Harley Quinn, also known as Dr. Harleen Quinzel, in the film video ‘Batman and Harley Quinn.’ Similarly, in 2019 she was featured as Bethany and Melanie in ‘Ode to Joy’ and ‘The Laundromat.’ She again lent her voice to a cat’s character Gwen in Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite!

Melissa Rauch


Talking about Melissa’s TV career, her first role was in the 2007 series ‘12 Miles of Bad Road’ as Bethany, and appeared in three episodes of the series. Likewise, from 2008 to 2009, she had her recurring role as Tina in ‘Kath & Kim.’ Her most successful series landed in 2009 named ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ where she was cast to play Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz. The other main characters of the strings were Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Sara Gilbert, Mayim Bialik, Kevin Sussman, and Laura Spencer. She appeared from the series in season 3 as a recurring role, and from season 4 to the remaining one, she was a recurring character. This series premiered in 2019.

Meanwhile, in 2010 she starred in other series like ‘The Office,’ ‘True Blood,’ and ‘Wright vs. Wrong,’ a television movie. She then appeared in 2014 in three different series in one episode, such as ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates,’ ‘Teenage Fairytale Dropouts,’ and ‘The Hot Housewives of Orlando.’ The next year, she lent her voice to two characters as Fairy Tizzy in ‘Sofia the First’ and as Kiki in ‘Scooby-Doo! and the Beach Beastie.’ She was then only seen as a voice actress. She voiced for ‘Star vs. the Forces of Evil,’ ‘Blaze and the Monster Machines, ’ and ‘Marvel’s Ant-Man’ in 2017, ‘Black Monday,’ and ‘Robot Chicken’ in 2019.


Melissa Rauch has been recently honored with CinEuphoria Awards for her work in ‘The Big Band Theory’ in 2020.

Personal Life 

Melissa Rauch married writer Winston Beigel in 2007. Melissa and Winston’s fist gave birth to a baby girl named Sadie on December 4, 2017, and then on May 4, 2020, they gave birth to their son named Brooks.

Melissa Rauch


Melissa Rauch is active in her social media account, which has a nice fan following base. Her Instagram account (@themelissarauch) has 2.3 million followers, and her Twitter account (@MelissaRauch), 551.1 thousand followers. Likewise, her Facebook page has 426 thousand likes and 1.2 million followers.

Melissa Rauch Net Worth

Rauch is one of the amazing actresses who have been working in the Hollywood industry for more than 14 years. In this life span, she has gained immense popularity and wealth as well. As of 2020, her net worth is $20 million.