Who is Bill Nye's wife? 'The Science Guy' star marries journalist Liza Mundy whom he met in 2017

The journalist and Nye met after Mundy highlighted Nye's mother in her book 'Code Girls', said a report


                            Who is Bill Nye's wife? 'The Science Guy' star marries journalist Liza Mundy whom he met in 2017
Liza Mundy and Bill Nye attend Global Citizen Prize on May 22, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Global Citizen)
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'The Science Guy' star Bill Nye wed Liza Mundy in late May, People reported on Wednesday, June 22. The ceremony was administered by 'Star Trek' actor Robert Picardo in the Smithsonian Institute's Enid A Haupt Garden in Washington, DC. A source told the magazine that the vows Nye, 66, and Mundy, 61, penned themselves were ‘equal parts moving and comical.’

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Among the guests who gave the pair toasts at the wedding reception was Mundy's daughter Anna, Nye's brother Darby, and the groom's longtime buddy Brian. After the best-selling novelist stepped into a pair of glittering sneakers, Nye and Mundy performed their first dance to the tune 'What a Wonderful World' by Sam Cooke. The groom donned a black tuxedo and cufflinks that belonged to his father, World War II veteran Edwin D Nye, while the bride wore a sleeveless satin gown with a mermaid neckline. See the pictures here.

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Who is Bill Nye's wife?

According to The Sun, Liza Mundy is a well-known journalist and author. Publications like Politico, the Guardian, Slate, the Atlantic, and Smithsonian have featured her work. The 61-year-old author was born on July 8, 1960, and in addition to being a fellow at the non-profit think tank New America Foundation, she was a former staff writer for the Washington Post. Throughout her career, Mundy has appeared in numerous on-screen roles in addition to her written features. She has made appearances on The Colbert Report, The Today Show, and Good Morning America. Mundy also graduated from Princeton University and holds a master's degree in English literature from the University of Virginia. 

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Liza Mundy and Bill Nye attend Global Citizen Prize on May 22, 2022, in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Global Citizen)

Liza Mundy is a renowned novelist in addition to having a successful journalism career. Four of her works have achieved New York Times best-seller status. Her 2017 book ‘Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II’ is a well-known book. The Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post both praised the book in addition to it being a New York Times best-seller. The top-secret US Army code-breaking operation mentioned in the book took place in Arlington, Virginia. It’s said Mundy has been a longtime resident of the area herself.  Mundy is claimed to have lived in the area for a very long period. Her 2008 biography of former First Lady Michelle Obama and 2012 book ‘The Richer Sex’ are two of her other New York Times best sellers.

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Liza Mundy and Bill Nye attend "The End Is Nye" Premiere during the 2022 Tribeca Festival at SVA Theater on June 17, 2022, in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Tribeca Festival)

How did the pair meet?

The journalist and Nye met after Mundy highlighted Nye's mother in her book 'Code Girls', according to People. Bill Nye's mother, Jacqueline Jenkins-Nye, who also cracked codes during World War II, was among others who were mentioned. When Nye learned about it, he sent Mundy an email, and the two seemed to click from there. The ‘Bill Nye Saves the World’ actor was previously wed to musician Blair Tindall and has a 19-year-old daughter named Charity. In 2006, he and Tindall, who is now 62, were barely wed for seven weeks. Due to an invalid marriage license, their relationship was dissolved.

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Liza Mundy and Bill Nye attend Captain Planet Foundation 30th Anniversary Gala at Flourish Atlanta on March 19, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)