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Melissa Ivy Rauch was born in Marlboro, New Jersey. She attended Marymount Manhattan College in New York City, where she received a BFA degree. While going to school, Melissa performed stand-up comedy around Manhattan, and soon made a name for herself on the NYC comedy scene. Her one-woman show, “The Miss Education of Jenna Bush”, in which she portrayed Jenna Bush, the former President’s daughter, garnered critical acclaim and played to sold-out audiences (Outstanding Solo Show and TheaterMania’s Audience Favorite Award–New York International Fringe Festival/HBO’s US Comedy Arts Festival).
Interesting Facts about Melissa Rauch
- Mother, with husband Winston Rauch, of daughter Sadie Rauch (b. December 2017) and son Brooks Rauch (b. May 2020).
- Has stated that the voice she uses as “Bernadette” on The Big Bang Theory (2007) is based on her mother’s voice.
- Met her future husband, Winston Rauch, in college when he was known by his birth name, Winston Beigel.
- Has a brother named Ben Rauch.
- Ranked #64 on Maxim’s “Hot 100” of 2014 list.
- Had a miscarriage prior to pregnancy with daughter Sadie.
- Got her start as a stand-up comedian on stages throughout the New York City, including the same open mike in the back room of Hamburger Harry’s in Times Square, where Zach Galifianakis first graced a stage.
Personal Quotes by Melissa Rauch
TV was my life, growing up. I ran home from school to watch television, and even did my homework with the TV on – my mom had a rule that as long as my grades didn’t fall, I was allowed to. So it was my dream to work in television.- Melissa Rauch
I have always been a huge fan of gymnastics.- Melissa Rauch
I knew from a young age that I wanted to perform. I went to an arts camp called Brookdale Arts Camp, in New Jersey, from the time I was 6, and then I was a counselor there through high school.- Melissa Rauch
I was a theater dork in high school and did all the plays. My theater teacher in high school, Janet Spahr, was absolutely incredible and mentored me throughout school. She taught me a lot about relying on my instincts.- Melissa Rauch
I think fame is hard in any capacity. It’s so fleeting; it’s not anything that you can really grab.- Melissa Rauch