Melissa Ivy Raunch, a.k.a. Melissa Rauch is an actress, voice actress and comedian based in the United States. She is best known for her portrayal of Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz in popular sitcom series The Big Bang Theory. In the show, she appears alongside some of the biggest and the most well-paid actors like Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Mayim Bialik, Kunal Nayyar and Simon Helberg. The mother of one has been active in the film industry since 2006 and has appeared in numerous films and TV shows.
Melissa, born on 23rd June 1980, is 37-years-old and lately has been contributing more as a voice actress in films. Some of her most recent voice acting roles are in Blaze and the Monster Machines, Sofia the First, Star vs. the Forces of Evil and many other. Moreover, the actress has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2018.
Here, we are going to share with you some information about the actress' net worth, salary, endorsements, and career.
Melissa Rauch net worth and salary
As mentioned above, Melissa has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2018. Furthermore, she is being paid a salary of $60,000 for each episode of The Big Bang Theory. According to the reports, her salary per episode will be reaching $100,000 by the end of her contract.
However, sources also claim that she along with Mayim Bialik are looking forward to a salary parity and their salary will be reaching $500,000 per episode for the upcoming seasons.
Moreover, her salary is not only limited to The Big Bang Theory. Back in 2015, she portrayed the role of the lead character Hope Annabelle Greggory in The Bronze and through the film, she scored the salary of $1.3 million. Some of her earnings from other films like True Blood, Are You Here and Flock of Dudes are $554,324, $649,351 and $1.13 million respectively.
Melissa Rauch on the cover of Backstage
Her major source of income is through her acting career, but the actress also earns around $200,000 by endorsement deals. She has also appeared on covers of numerous magazines.
Melissa Rauch's Lexus 450h Hybrid
Source: Vroom Girls
Moving on, the actress owns a Lexus 450h Hybrid which ranges over $45,000. Similarly, the details about the actress' houses and other personal information are not available.
Melissa Rauch career and awards
Melissa first appeared as an actress back in 2006 through the role of Megan in film Delirious. In the following years, she appeared in films and TV series like 12 Miles of Bad Road, Kath & Kim and I Love You, Man.
But it was not until 2009, she made a breakthrough with the role of Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz in TV series The Big Bang Theory. Initially, she was only a recurring character but because of demand and all the craze, she became a regular in the series by the next season.