Kaley Cuoco is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Penny the hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory. She also appeared in films such as To Be Fat like Me(2007), Hop (2011) and Authors Anonymous (2014).
Kaley Cuoco was born November 30, 1985, in California. Her mother Layne Ann is a homemaker. Kaley’s father Gary Carmine Cuoco was a realtor. Kaley also has a younger sister Briana. Briana competed on the fifth season of The Voice. She ranked as a regionally amateur tennis player, a sport she took up when she was 3 years old. She stopped playing in 2002, at the age of 16.
Kaley Cuoco debuted as the young Karin Carter in the 1995 movie Virtuosity. Then in 1999, she appeared on a CBS sitcom Ladies Man. After that, Kaley got the role of Bridget Hennessy in the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules (2002–2005). After that, in September 2007, Cuoco began starring in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, playing Penny, a Cheesecake Factory employee and aspiring actress who lives across the hall from scientists Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper. Later, Penny married Leonard Hofstadter. In fact, she is currently one of the highest paid actresses in TV. She along with Jim Parsons and Johnny Galecki is reported to earn over 1 million dollars per episode. She was also nominated for Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite TV Actress, Young Hollywood Award for Standout Performance by a Young Actor – Female etc. Kaley also won the Teen Choice Awards and Satellite Award. Her co-stars in this series are Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Simon Helberg, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch, and also Kunal Nayyar.
While working on The Big Bang Theory, Kaley Cuoco privately dated co-star Johnny Galecki for roughly two years until December 2009. She married Ryan Sweeting in September 2013. After that, on September 25, 2015, she announced her divorce.
Family of Kaley Cuoco
- Father: Gary Carmine Cuoco
- Mother: Layne Ann
- Siblings: Briana Cuoco
- Spouse(s): Ryan Sweeting (m. 2013; div. 2016)
Filmography of Kaley Cuoco
- Quicksand: No Escape (1992)
- Virtuosity (1995)
- Picture Perfect (1997)
- Ladies Man (2000-2001)
- 8 Simple Rules (2002-2005)
- Crimes of Fashion (2004)
- The Hollow (2004)
- To Be Fat like Me (2007)
- The Big Bang Theory (2007-Present)
- Authors Anonymous (2014)
- Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)