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Is Mayim Bialik Gay? The Truth About Her Sexuality

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Mayim Bialik is an American actress, author, and game show host famous for her role as Amy Farrah Flower in the sitcom series The Big Bang Theory. For years fans have been wondering about her sexuality, with many labeling her to be gay/bisexual.

Hence, we will be embarking on a journey to discover the mystery surrounding Bialik’s sexual orientation and find out if the claims are valid or not.

Key Takeaways:

Mayim Bialik is not gay. She is straight and is attracted to males. 
She was previously married to Michael Stone from August 2003- November 2012. 
The pair had two sons Miles born in 2005 and Frederick born in 2008. 
Bialik is currently dating Jonathan Cohen. The two run a podcast together called Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown. 
The actress is a conservative female who loves speaking for the LGBTQ+ community. 
The rumors about Mayim’s sexuality escalated because of her strong belief, advocacy, and support for the queer community.

Quick Facts About Mayim Bialik

Full Name Mayim Chaya Bialik
Birthday December 12, 1975
Birthplace San Diego, California, U.S.
Age 47
Father Name Barry Bialik
Mother Name Beverly Bialik
Sexuality Straight
Profession Actress, Game show host, Author
Marital Status Divorced
Ex-Spouse Michael Stone (M. 2003; Div. 2013)
Children 2
Relationship Status Dating
Boyfriend Jonathan Cohen

Is Mayim Bialik Gay?

No, Mayim is not homosexual or gay. She is and has always been attracted to the opposite gender for as long as she can remember. Mrs. Bialik has dated several men in the past and was even married at one point.

Mayim-Bialik is an advocate of the gay community
Mayim is not gay.

However, several sources are still adamant that the Big Bang Theory star is a lesbian. That said, we assure you that these claims are total speculation with no concrete evidence. Hence, we present you with some facts that will help prove Mayim is straight and not otherwise.

Mayim Bialik Was A Married Woman: Who Is Her Ex-Husband?

Mayim was previously married to Michael Stone. They walked down the aisle on August 31, 2003, at Descanso Gardens in Pasadena in a traditional Jewish wedding customs. The wedding was a Victorian-themed ceremony attended by close friends and family members.

Bialik and her then-hubby were enjoying their marital lives to the fullest. However, as all marriages go through a problematic phase, theirs was no different. But, unfortunately, The Secret Life of the American Teenager actress and her hubby of nine years couldn’t prevail and announced their divorce in November 2012. Their divorce was finalized six months later in May 2013.

Mayim Bialik and her ex-hubby.
Bialik was married to her ex for nine years.

Similarly, talking about the reason behind the former lovers’ decision, Mayim wrote on her website,

 “Michael and I have arrived at the decision to divorce due to ‘Irreconcilable Differences. Divorce is terribly sad, painful, and incomprehensible for children. It is not something we have decided lightly.”

The Former Partner In Crimes Welcomed Two Sons Into the World

Bialik is a mother of two. She and her ex-husband welcomed their son Miles Roosevelt Bialik Stone on October 10, 2005. He is 17 years old as of 2023.

Likewise, three years later, they became parents to another son named Frederick Heschel Bialik Stone, born on August 15, 2008. He is 14 years old as of 2023.

Who Is Mayim Dating In 2023?

The 47-year-old actress, author, and mother of two is currently in a relationship with her friend-turned-boyfriend, Jonathan Cohen. They have known each other for more than 11 years.

The couple met at a toddler’s birthday party and were immediately hooked because they shared a similar passion. Both Mayim and Jonathan believed that they had some responsibility towards society and wanted to spread awareness regarding mental health. This led to friendship and a year later their friendship became more special and the pair started dating not long after.

Mayim Bialik with her boyfriend
Bialik and Jonathan co-host a podcast.

Mayim and Jonathan are not just life partners they are business partners as well. The lovely pair started a podcast, Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cohen co-hosts the show and is also an executive producer for the podcast.

Besides this, Mayim’s boyfriend is the CXO and creative director of, an app that helps users develop more self-awareness.

Bialik Is An Advocate For The LGBTQ+ Community

Mayim is a strong advocate of the queer community. She is very vocal about her involvement in uplifting the gay people. Hence it is one of the major reasons that she is being labeled as one.

Mayim Bialik is labeled as gay
Mayim supports the LGBTQ+ community.

Similarly, during an interview with Philadelphia Gay News, Bialik shed light on the fact that she was raised by her parents who had gay friends and grew up appreciating the gay community. What’s more, the Emmy Award-winning actress also stated that she has gay family members and is ok with them being by her side.

Her exact words were,

” I was raised with a very strong love and appreciation for the gay community. My parents had gay friends. I grew up seeing men as couples in our home; having dinner with us and celebrating holidays with us. I have gay family members, as many of us do.”

Moreover, after she portrayed Cecilia Carol Bloom in the 1988 movie Beaches playing the younger version of Bette Midler fans started to believe that the then-child star, Mayim might be an active member of the LGBTQ+ community.

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