Kaley Christine Cuoco is an American actress and producer. After a series of supporting film and television roles in the late 1990s, she landed her breakthrough role as Bridget Hennessy on the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules, on which she starred from 2002 to 2005.
- Born: 30 November 1985 (age 34 years), Camarillo, California, United States
- Full name: Kaley Christine Cuoco
- Height: 1.68 m
Kaley Christine Cuoco was born in Camarillo, California, to Layne Ann (Wingate) and Gary Carmine Cuoco, a realtor. She is of Italian (father) and German and English (mother) descent.
While working on The Big Bang Theory, Cuoco privately dated co-star Johnny Galecki for roughly two years, until December 2009, while their characters on the show were also dating.
She later told CBS Watch in September 2010 that they have remained on good terms since ending their relationship.
She became engaged to addiction specialist Josh Resnik in October 2011, but they ended their engagement by March 2012.
Cuoco became engaged to professional tennis player Ryan Sweeting in September 2013, after three months of dating.
They married on December 31, 2013, in Santa Susana, California.
On September 25, 2015, it was announced that she and Sweeting had decided to divorce. The divorce was finalized on May 9, 2016.
Cuoco began dating equestrian Karl Cook, son of billionaire Scott Cook, in late 2016. They became engaged on November 30, 2017, Cuoco’s 32nd birthday, and were married on June 30, 2018.
A model and commercial actress from the age of 6, Cuoco’s first major role was in the TV movie Quicksand: No Escape (1992) with Donald Sutherland and Tim Matheson.
Her other television credits include guest-starring on the series Ellen (1994) (where she played “little Ellen” to the Ellen DeGeneres character), Northern Exposure (1990), Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush (1995) and My So-Called Life (1994).
In addition, she played a leading role in the miniseries, Mr. Murder (1998). Cuoco has appeared in the feature films Lucky 13 (2005), Picture Perfect (1997) and Virtuosity (1995).
On stage, she has performed in Los Angeles-area productions of “Annie” and “Fiddler on the Roof”. When she’s not acting, Cuoco is an avid tennis player, who consistently ranks well in Southern California Tennis Association standings as a member of a regional amateur division team.
In addition, she enjoys spending time with friends, going to the mall, and hip-hop dancing. Cuoco was home-schooled, and lives in Ventura County, California with her family.