Bill appeared in TV commercials for Ballard Computer in the late 80s-early 90s.
While working on Bill Nye The Science Guy Bill won seven Emmy awards for writing, performing and producing.
Bill won a Steve Martin look-alike contest.
Bill reportedly has a fold-up Periodic Table of Elements and Map of Human Skin Tone in his wallet.
Bill's favorite sports are baseball, bicycling and ultimate Frisbee.
Bill doesn't have a favorite element but he does love water.
Bill's lab coat size is "38 Tall".
Bill has been a licensed mechanical engineer in Washington since 1983.
Bill agree's with the change of making Pluto from a planet to a "dwarf planet" despite all the negative outrage.
Bill married Blair Tindall on February 3 2006. Their marriage was annulled on March 28, 2006. They had no children.
Bill: (on when his interest in science sparked) Uh, I don't remember. I've always loved it, thought it was the coolest thing you could do with your time.
Bill: (on the best part of having a show) Not only do I get to imagine ways to do something, but I get to do it, too.
Bill: I've always loved airplanes and flight. The space program was really important to me as a kid. I still have a photo of Armstrong and Aldrin on the moon in my living room.
Bill: Humor is everywhere, in that there's irony in just about anything a human does.
Bill: (Advice to young scientists) Try things then clean up after yourself. Then try some more things and clean that up too.