Kaley Cuoco
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Kaley Cuoco is an American actor and producer who is best known for her roles in 8 Simple Rules, Big Bang Theory, and The Flight Attendant.

Her big break was landing the part of Bridget Hennessy on 8 Simple Rules from 2002 to 2005. After that, she voiced Brandy on Brandy & Mr. Whiskers. From 2007 to 2019, Cuoco starred as Penny on Big Bang Theory, a role that earned her a Satellite Award, a Critics’ Choice Award, and two People’s Choice Awards.

Cuoco also starred in and worked as an executive producer for HBO Max’s The Flight Attendant, for which she received nominations at the Golden Globe Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Critics’ Choice Awards, and the Primetime Emmy Awards.

Among her film credits are: Crimes of Fashion, The Penthouse, The Wedding Ringer, Killer Movie, and Authors Anonymous.


  • Full name: Kaley Christine Cuoco
  • Birthday: Nov. 30, 1985
  • Height: 5’6″
  • Hometown: Camarillo, Calif.
  • Net worth: $100 million
  • Relationship status: Married Karl Cook in 2018, currently finalizing divorce; previously married to Ryan Sweeting (2013-2016)
  • Kids: None
  • Fun facts: She’s a vegetarian; she secretly dated Big Bang Theory co-star Johnny Galecki for years; Cuoco was homeschooled.

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