Kaley Cuoco Biography
|Popular Name:||Kaley Cuoco|
|Birth Name:||Kaley Christine Cuoco|
|Birth Date:||30 November 1985|
|Birth Place:||Camarillo, California, U.S.|
|Spouse(name):||Ryan Sweeting (2013-2016) ; Karl Cook (Since 2018)|
|Years active:||1992 till date|
|Net Worth:||$60 Million|
|Last Updated:||March 2020|
Highly rated Kaley Cuoco is an actress and producer from California, U.S. After starting her acting career with series of television and supporting film roles in the 1990s, she secured her breakthrough role on the sitcom “8 Simple Rules” (2002–2005), after which she voiced the role of Brandy Harrington on “Brandy and Mr. Whiskers” (2004–2006), before making her appearance on the a season of “Charmed” (2005–2006). At this stage of her career, Kaley Cuoco net worth had already begun to pile up, but the icing on the cake for her wealth was when she secured the role of Penny on the CBS sitcom “Big Bang Theory” which she played for twelve years from 2007 to 2019, winning People’s Choice, Critics choice and Satellite Awards for her performance on the television series.
Early Life & Childhood
Kaley Christine Cuoco was born on November 30,1985, in Camarillo, California, United States. She is the daughter of Gary Carmine Cuoco, a realtor, and Layne Ann, a homemaker. Her younger sister Briana Cuoco competed on the fifth season of the American talent hunt show “The Voice“. Kaley played tennis regionally as an amateur tennis player, but stopped later on to pursue a career in acting.
Kaley Cuoco began her career when she was just 6 years old. She started as a model, featuring for several brands including the likes of Barbie Dolls and Nike. In 1992 when she was seventeen years old, she made her acting debut in the film “Quicksand: No Escape”, and followed it up with an appearance on the television shows “Northern Exposure” and “My So-Called Life” in 1994. In 1995, she made a feature film debut in the science fiction film ‘Virtuosity’, where her earnings increased her net worth . In the television series “Ellen” in 1997, she played the role of Little Ellen Morgan, the young version of television star Ellen DeGeneres. In that same year, she starred in the romantic comedy movie “Picture Perfect” and also had a role in the fantasy film “Toothless”.
When Kaley Cuoco was presented with a role in the ABC sitcom “8 Simple Rules”, she took it, and her acting skills in the series opened doors to other roles for her. She acted the co-lead in “Crimes of Fashion” alongside Megan Fox. Her acting and incredible performance continued to impress her audience, as she made her way to the television series “Punk’d”, “10.5”, and “Complete Savages”. Despite having acted several films, one the biggest points in her career was when secured the role of Penny on the CBS sitcom “Big Bang Theory” which she played for twelve years from 2007 to 2019, winning People’s Choice, Critics choice and Satellite Awards for her performance on the television series, while also earning huge sums of money for every episode she played in the highly successful TV series.
Kaley Cuoco Movies
Not including movies and shows already listed above, some of her most recommended movies include “The Wedding Ringer” (2015), “Hop” (2011), “The Penthouse” (2010), “The Flight Attendant” (2018), “Authors Anonymous” (2014), “Handsome: A Netflix Movie (2017), “Cougar Club” (2007), “Killer Movie” (2008), and several others. However, none of these gigs or films gave her the recognition she got with her role as ‘Penny’ on The Big Bang Theory. Cuoco has played the role since the show
Awards & Achievements
Since she made her first appearance in the film “Quicksand: No Escape” in 1992, Kaley Cuoco has received over 30 award nominations and has won 8 of them. In 2003, her performance in “8 Simple Rules” favored her as she won a Teens Choice Award. For her skillful performance in ‘The Big Bang Theory’, she received one Satellite Award, two People’s Choice Awards, and a Critics’ Choice TV Award. Additionally, she received a star on the Hollywood “Walk of Fame” in 2014.
Personal Life, Family & Children
In the past years, Kaley Cuoco has been linked with several celebrities, starting with American actor Thad Luckinbill in 2002 and Kevin Zegers in 2003-04. She had a relationship with Jaron Lowenstein in 2005 and also dated Al Santos in 2007.
While she plays Johnny Galecki’s on-screen love interest in “The Big Bang Theory”, they secretly had a relationship from 2008 to 2010. From October 2011 to March 2012, she was engaged to Josh Resnik, an addiction specialist. In 2013, she got engaged to tennis player Ryan Sweeting and they got married in California on December 31, 2013. Sadly, they separated in September 2015, and divorced in May 2016. After dating equestrian Karl Cook for a while, they tied the knot in 2018 and have been living together since then. She has no children so far.
Kaley Cuoco weighs 57kg and stands with a perfect height of 5 feet 6 inches. She has blonde hair and hazel eyes.
Kaley Cuoco Net Worth
In October 2017, the actress founded the television and film production company “Yes, Norman Productions”, which also contributes to Kaley Cuoco net worth. Despite starring in numerous films and television series, the talented American actress has acquired a good bulk of her wealth from her time on the sitcom the “Big Bang Theory”. In September 2010, Kaley Cuoco and other co-stars of the show (including Jim Parsons) signed new contracts which earned each of them $200,000 for every episode in the show’s fourth season. From August 2013, Kaley Cuoco net worth further gained weight as she began to bag $325,000 per episode. In August 2014, she once again signed a new contact providing her with a sum of $1 million per episode for the show’s seasons eight, nine, and ten. Her earnings may have skyrocketed beyond expectations if not for the producers’ decision to conclude the show in May 2019 after 279 episodes.
For her assets, Cuoco owns a dazzling mansion in Sherman Oaks California which she bought for $2,400,000 in November 2010, along with several expensive luxurious cars.
As of March 2020, Kaley Cuoco net worth is $60 million. After 28 years of her career, this talented 34-year-old has established herself in the film industry, making a name for herself internationally while also winning People’s Choice, Critics choice and Satellite Awards for her her remarkable performance on-screen. As there are still many more years left in her still bright career, we could be having more from her in the next coming years.