Mayim Bialik divorces husband of nine years

According to TMZ, The Big Bang Theory actress and her husband decided to each have one of their two homes in California. As part of the divorce settlement Mayim - who rose to fame as a child star in series Blossom - was reportedly awarded the couple's hillside 1,400-square-foot, one bedroom home in Studio City.

While Micheal - who was born a Mormon but converted to Judaism for his wife - was given their 1,300-square-foot, three bedroom home in nearby Sherman Oaks.

When announcing plans to divorce, the 37-year-old television star was careful to point out her decision to raise her two sons - Miles, seven, and Frederick, four - using the controversial attachment parent style did not play a role.

At the time of their divorce Mayim - who has a Ph.D. in neuroscience - explained their decision to split on her blog. 'Divorce is terribly sad, painful and incomprehensible for children,' the 37-year-old wrote. 'It is not something we have decided lightly.