Kaley Cuoco Biography
American actress and model Kaley Christine Cuoco (born 30 November 1985) is best known for her role as Penny on CBS’s The Big Bang Theory.
She is currently one of the highest-paid actresses on television, with Jim Parsons and Johnny Galecki, who plays Sheldon Cooper and Leonard Hofstadter, respectively.
She began her career as a child actress, and since then, she has been in numerous films, television shows, and telefilms.
|Full Name:||Kaley Christine Cuoco|
|Stage Name:||Kaley Cuoco|
|Born:||30 November 1985 (age 36 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Camarillo, California, United States|
|Parents:||Gary Carmine Cuoco, Layne Ann Cuoco|
|Husband • Spouse:||Karl Cook (m. 2018), Ryan Sweeting (m. 2013–2016)|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||Thad Luckinbill (ex.), Kevin Zegers (ex.), Jaron Lowenstein (ex.), Al Santos (ex.)|
|Occupation:||Actress • Model|
|Net Worth:||US$100 million|
Kaley Cuoco is the daughter of Gary Carmine and Layne Ann Cuoco, and she was born in Camarillo, California, on November 30, 1985.
Her mother is a stay-at-home mom, while her father works in real estate. As the oldest child of her parents, she is also the older sibling.
At the tender age of three, she began playing tennis. She became a regionally rated amateur tennis player at the age of 16, but she gave up the sport to focus on her acting career when she was just sixteen years old.
Briana Cuoco, also a renowned actress, is her sister.
Since her ‘8 Simple Rules‘ co-star Thad Luckinbill and Canadian actor Kevin Zegers began dating in 2002 and 2003, Kaley Cuoco has been linked to several other celebrities.
Between 2005 and 2006, she had a relationship with Jaron Lowenstein and dated Al Santos in 2007.
As Johnny Galecki‘s on-screen love interest in The Big Bang Theory, she secretly dated him between 2008 and 2010. They have now separated peacefully and remain close friends.
Ryan Sweeting, a professional tennis player, proposed to Kaley Cuocoin September 2013, and they got married on December 31, 2013. However, they divorced in May 2016 after separating in September 2015.
Kaley Cuoco was in a relationship with Karl Cook, which also led to marriage but rumor has it that they broke up recently.
She starred alongside Pete Davidson in the incoming rom-com Meet Cute. This sparked a romance rumor between the two but none of them has come out to clear the air.
Kaley Cuoco is a young actress and model who never attended a traditional school. She was homeschooled throughout her early years. At the age of sixteen, she completed her high school education and received her diploma.
Career And Filmography
At the age of six, Kaley Cuoco began her career as a commercial model for Barbie dolls and other popular brands.
She starred in a TV drama called ‘Quicksand: No Escape‘ when she was just seven years old in 1992.
She made guest appearances on ‘My So-Called Life,’ ‘Northern Exposure‘ and other shows in 1994. She starred in ‘Virtuosity,’ a science fiction action picture, as Karin Carter.
In a 1996 episode of the ABC sitcom “Ellen,” she played the younger version of the character played by comedian Ellen DeGeneres. Following that, she participated in Jennifer Aniston‘s romantic comedy, “Picture Perfect,” and the Disney fantasy film “Toothless.”
As of 2000, she had been cast in the CBS sitcom ‘Ladies Man‘ as a regular. Alley Cats Strike and Growing Up Brady were both released in the same year, and she had a leading part in each of them.
After that, Kaley Cuoco appeared on various series, including ‘7th Heaven‘, ‘The Ellen Show‘ and ‘The Nightmare Room. ‘8 Simple Rules‘ cast her in the role of Bridget Hennessy in 2002, and she stayed in the role for three seasons.
In the independent film “Debating Robert Lee,” she made her big-screen comeback in 2004. She has also been cast as the co-lead in the ABC telefilm ‘Crimes of Fashion‘ alongside Megan Fox, and as the female lead in another ABC production, the teen horror film, ‘The Hollow.’
Since 2004, she’s appeared on television shows like “The Help” and “Complete Savages” as well as films like “10.5” and “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.” ‘Brandy and Mr. Whiskers‘ was her first role in an animated TV series in the same year that she began voice acting for Brandy Harrington.
On The WB in 2005, she appeared in the supernatural drama series “Charmed” when the sitcom “8 Simple Rules” concluded. In the show’s eighth and final season, Billie Jenkins was played by her. Aside from “Bratz,” she also appeared in three episodes of “Loonatics Unleashed,” in which she voiced another character.
The Big Bang Theory, a CBS sitcom that became a worldwide sensation after a cameo appearance on an episode of Prison Break, was her first significant part. She played Penny, a former employee of the Cheesecake Factory who traveled to California to pursue her acting career and became friends with Sheldon Cooper and Leonard Hofstadter, played by Jim Parsons and Johnny Galecki, respectively.
To Be Fat Like Me (2007), “Killer Movie” (2008), “The Penthouse” (2010), “Hop” (2011), and “The Last Ride” (2012) are just a few of the films she has been in throughout the years (2011). Teen Choice Awards (2011, 2012, and 2013) and the People Choice Awards (2012 and 2013) were hosted by her.
Actors Anonymous (2014), The Wedding Ringer (2015), and Burning Bodhi (2016) are just a few of her most recent films (2015).
Kaley Cuoco‘s most famous role thus far has been Penny from ‘The Big Bang Theory.’ Despite first receiving a mixed reception, the show has since gained widespread recognition as one of the best television. It has been reported that she and the other main actors make around US$1 million per episode.
‘Quicksand: No Escape’ earned her 30 nominations and won 8 awards since Kaley Cuoco‘s initial performance in the film in 2003. For her role in “8 Simple Rules,” she won a Teen Choice Award in 2003.
A Critics’ Choice TV Award was given to her for her performance in The Big Bang Theory, as well as two People’s Favorite Awards, and one Satellite Award, for her work on the show. An honorary star on the Hollywood “Walk of Fame” was bestowed upon her in 2014.
Kaley Cuoco Net Worth
Multiple media publications has a say in her net worth, We estimates Kaley Cuoco‘s net worth at US$100 million.
Social Media Presence
- Instagram: Over 7 million followers,
- Facebook: Unknown