Kaley Cuoco is an American actress. She was born as Kaley Christine Cuoco on November 30, 1985 at Camarillo, California, U.S.A. to Gary Carmine Cuoco and Layne Ann Wingate. Her father is an Italian while her mother is a English and German. During her childhood, Kaley studies how to play tennis and became an amateur player later on.
She was debuted as a feature film actress in the action-thriller film, Virtuosity in 1995. In year 1999, she made an appearance in the television sitcom, Ladies Man as Bonnie Stiles and later, she played as Maureen McCormick in the television movie, Growing Up Brady. Kaley also played as Elisa Bowers in the Disney channel’s ‘Alley Cats Strike!’ in year 2000. She donned the starring role in the sitcom, 8 Simple Rules as Bridget Hennessy on ABC. But because of the low ratings that the show got, it was cancelled in 2005.
The young actress also starred as Amanda Williams in the disaster miniseries, 10.5 and also in ABC Family’s Crimes of Fashion in 2004. Kaley acted as Maralee Rodgers in the independent film, Debating Robert Lee and in the teen horror film, The Hollow. Kaley also voiced the of Brandy Harrington on Disney Channel’s animated series, Brandy & Mr. Whiskers. She was also the voice behind Kirstee Smith in the Bratz. Kaley appeared in the popular television series, Charmed where she appeared in the 8th Season as Billie Jenkins.
In 2007, she was featured in
The Big Bang
Theory as Penny, an employee in the Cheesecake Factory. Before the 2010-2011 season, the actress is earning $60,000 per episode in the series, same as the salary of her co-stars. And later, the cast made a negotiation and asked for a $200,000 raise on each actor. Kaley also created a flash mob while on the set to surprise the studio audience by doing a lip-synching and they danced to the tune of the song, Call Me Maybe. The video was posted on YouTube and became a major hit. It was also played on her appearance in the late night show, Conan. As of this year, Kaley,
is earning $1-Million per episode.
Kaley also starred in the made-for-TV movie, To Be Fat Like Me on Lifetime Television in 2007. She also played a small role in two episodes of the serial drama, Prison Break. She was also featured in the 2008 comedy horror film, Killer Movie and in 2010, she donned the role of Erica Roc in the sex comedy film, The Penthouse. In 2011, she made an appearance in the Naked Truth of Allure Magazine. In the same year, she played as Sam in the animated comedy film, Hop and also in The Last Ride. She was selected to be the host in the 2011’s Teen Choice Awards and the People’s Choice Awards in 2012 and 2013. She became a regular in the Priceline.com ads.
Kaley dated with her co-star in The Big Bang Theory, Johnny Galecki for two years until the year 2009. Later, she got engaged to Josh Resnik in 2011 but their engagement ends by March 2012. In 2013, she got engaged to Ryan Sweeting, a professional tennis player and they got married on December 31, 2013 in California.