Kaley Cuoco is an American actress and producer. Cuoco appeared as Billie Jenkins on the final season of the television series Charmed. Since 2007, she has starred as Penny on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, for which she has received Satellite, Critics’ Choice and People’s Choice Awards. Cuoco’s film work includes roles in To Be Fat like Me, Hop and Authors Anonymous. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2014. In October 2017, Cuoco founded Yes, Norman Productions.
Kaley Christine Cuoco
Actress, Model, Voice Artist
Birthday / Date of Birth
Kaley Cuoco was born on November 30, 1985 in Camarillo, California, United States.
She is currently 33 years old.
She has Italian ancestry due to her dad and is of English and German descent on her mother’s side.
She was homeschooled since she was in the seventh grade because she didn’t like the private school.
- Father – Gary Carmine Cuoco (Realtor)
- Mother – Layne Ann (Wingate) (Homemaker)
- Others – Briana Cuoco (Sister)
Boyfriend / Spouse
Kaley has dated –
- Thad Luckinbill (2002) – American actor best known for playing J.T. Hellstrom on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless for 11 years, dated Cuoco in 2002.
- Kevin Zegers (2003-2004) – Canadian actor and model had a relationship with Kaley Cuoco in the past. They worked together in the 2004 film “Josh Henderson”.
- Jaron Lowenstein (2005-2006) – American musician, one part of the former twin pop act Evan and Joran, also dated Maxim model Kaley during this time.
- Al Santos (2007) – Kaley was rumored to be dating with former American model and actor, who is best known for playing the character of Johnny Bishop in the WB TV series Grosse Pointe. They met during filming the thriller movie “Killer Movie” and they were rumored to be an item.
- Josh Henderson (2007-2008) – They first met in the TV series “8 Simple Rules” in 2002, when Al Santos had a guest appearance in this sitcom. They started dating 5 years later in 2007.
- Johnny Galecki (2007-2010) – Johnny, who is best known for performing his role as “Leonard Hofstadter” in the hit CBS sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” dated his co-star Kaley. Their relationship status was not known to anyone until they broke up in 2010. He was also asked on American morning talk show “The View” regarding his girlfriend. He said, “Do I have a girlfriend? No. But I wouldn’t tell you right now even if I did.”
- Josh Resnik (2011-2012) – an addiction specialist and former bassist for Danzig, dated Kaley. She announced her engagement with him in October 2011. But, in March 2012 she was no longer in any relation with him.
- Bret Bollinger (2012-2013) – American singer, Bret commenced dating Kaley in March 2012 and they were seen kissing at LA Lakers game later in that year. The duo separated in 2013.
- Henry Cavill (2013) – Superman Henry had a fling with Kaley Cuoco. They hardly dated 2 weeks. They became an item on June 30, 2013, and dated until July 11, 2013.
- Ryan Sweeting (2013-2015) – Bahamian-born American professional tennis player, Ryan Sweeting started dating Cuoco in August 2013. She was seen with him on August 2, 2013, for the first time. After just more than a month of dating, Kaley engaged him on September 20, 2013. On November 7, she also had a fake marriage on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. But, the real marriage happened on New Year’s Eve (December 31, 2013) in Santa Susana, California. The duo split on September 25, 2015.
- Paul Blackthorne (2015) – In December 2015, she was RUMORed to have hooked up with British actor, Paul Blackthorne.
- Karl Cook (2016-Present) – In March 2016, she started dating equestrian Karl Cook. On November 30, 2017 (Kaley’s 32nd birthday), the couple got engaged. In June 2018, the couple got married in San Diego, California.
- In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
- In centimeters – 168 cm
- In meters – 1.68 m
- In Kilograms – 57 kg
- In Pounds – 126 lbs
- Measurements – 35-24-36
- Bust – 35 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 36 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
Her dress size is 5 (US).
She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.
She is best known for playing Penny on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, for which she has received Satellite, Critics’ Choice and People’s Choice Awards.
Kaley’s first film appearance came in 1992 with the thriller film ‘Quicksand: No Escape’, which was a television film. Thereafter, she has appeared in many films and some of her notable films include, To Be Fat like Me (2007), Hop (2011) and Authors Anonymous (2014).
American teen drama television series My So-Called Life which aired on ABC from August 25, 1994, to January 26, 1995, is Cuoco’s debut TV show. She appeared in this show in the “Father Figures” episode in 1994.
Cuoco has been associated with a number of brand and products, including ProActiv, Priceline, Wish Granted, Son Safer, Baby Talking for Toyota Rav4, Spare Tire, Infinite Witches among others.
Awards & Nominations
|1993||Young Artist Award||Best Young Actress in a Cable Movie||Quicksand: No Escape||Nominated|
|2000||YoungStar Award||Best Young Actress in a Mini-Series/Made for TV Film||Growing Up Brady||Nominated|
|2003||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actress||8 Simple Rules||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actress: Comedy||8 Simple Rules||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Breakout Star: Female||8 Simple Rules||Won|
|2004||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actress: Comedy||8 Simple Rules||Nominated|
|Young Artist Awards||Best Young Adult Performer in a Teenage Role||8 Simple Rules||Nominated|
|2010||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actress: Comedy||The Big Bang Theory||Nominated|
|2011||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actress: Comedy||The Big Bang Theory||Nominated|
|2012||People’s Choice Awards||Favorite TV Comedy Actress||The Big Bang Theory||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actress: Comedy||The Big Bang Theory||Nominated|
|Satellite Award||Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy||The Big Bang Theory||Won|
|2013||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actress: Comedy||The Big Bang Theory||Nominated|
|People’s Choice Awards||Favorite TV Comedy Actress||The Big Bang Theory||Nominated|
|Critics’ Choice Television Award||Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series||The Big Bang Theory||Won|
|2014||People’s Choice Awards||Favorite TV Comedy Actress||The Big Bang Theory||Won|
|Kids’ Choice Awards||Favorite Funny Star||The Big Bang Theory||Nominated|
|Critics’ Choice Television Award||Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series||The Big Bang Theory||Nominated|
|2015||People’s Choice Awards||Favorite Comedic TV Actress||The Big Bang Theory||Won|
|Kids’ Choice Awards||Favorite TV Actress||The Big Bang Theory||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actress: Comedy||The Big Bang Theory||Nominated|
|2016||Golden Raspberry Awards||Worst Supporting Actress||The Wedding Ringer||Won|
Kaley Cuoco Favorites
- Favorite TV shows – Charmed (1998-2006), 8 Simple Rules (2002-2005), Games of Thrones (2011-), The Big Bang Theory (2007 – Present)
- Favorite Persons – Britney Spears, Taylor Swift
- Favorite Book – The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold (2002)
- Favorite Colors – Pink, Green
- Favorite Designer – Gucci
- Favorite Lipgloss – Rosebud Slave
- Favorite Sport – Kickboxing, Tennis, Bowling, Equestrian
- Favorite Brands – DSquared2 Leather Leggings, Chloe Flat Studded Boots, Sam Edelman Lorissa Pump, Romona Keveza Spring 2010 One-Shoulder Belted Gown
- Favorite Food – She Likes only Vegetarian Food
Kaley Cuoco Net worth
Cuoco has an estimated net worth of $55 million dollars as of 2019. She is seen driving around in a Mercedes Benz SLS convertible, Range Rover and Toyota RAV4. She also owns a Lexus RX350 and a BMW. She purchased a beautiful and elegant mansion in Sherman Oaks, San Fernando Valley area in California in 2010 for $2 million. This 5,233 sq-feet two-storey house comprises 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms with a side-facing car garage,a spa and a swimming pool at the backyard. The house is exquisitely designed and engrossed with marbles and hardwood. She shares neighborhood with a number of celebrities and businesspersons like Kelly Stone, Paula Abdul and Jennifer Garner, to name a few.
Social Media Profiles
- Instagram – normancook
Some Lesser Known Facts About Kaley Cuoco
- She was an amateur tennis player, who stared playing tennis at the age of three. She left the sport to concentrate on acting.
- “Cuoco” is an Italian word, which means “cook” in English.
- Kaley Cuoco has received 30 award nominations and has won 8 awards. In 2003, she received a ‘Teen Choice Award’ for her performance in ‘8 Simple Rules’.
- Kaley has 3 pet dogs – Norman (pit bull mix), Shirly (pit bull mix), and Ruby (shaggy terrier mix).
- Kaley has undergone nose job and Breast augmentation at the age of eighteen.
- She has a tattoo on her lower back, which is a symbol for faith.
- She was voted no. 22 in Maxim’s Hot 100 list of 2012.
- She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2014.
- Cuoco still plays tennis occasionally, and loves kickboxing, bowling, and playing the drums.
- Kaley Cuoco has been named into the top 20 on Maxim magazine’s ‘Hot 100 Women’ list twice.
- In October 2017, Cuoco founded Yes, Norman Productions, a film and television production company which entered an exclusive multi-year first look production deal with Warner Bros. Television. The company optioned the rights to The Flight Attendant, a book written by author Chris Bohjalian, which will be developed into an limited series with Cuoco to star and executive produce.