Mostly Credited As: Kaley Cuoco
Sometimes Credited As: Kaley Cuaco
Birth Name: Kaley Christine Cuoco
Date Of Birth: November 30, 1985 (Age 28)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Camarillo, California
Height: 5' 6" (1.67 m)
Born Kaley Christine Cuoco, on November 30, 1985, in Camarillo California. Her career started at the age of six with modeling, commercials, and television. Her first real step into the spotlight was when she landed the role of Bridget on ‘8 Simple Rules’(2002) with John Ritter and Katey Sagal. When the show ended in 2005, she did a few more roles before launching herself into stardom with her award winning role as Penny, on the hugely successful ’The Big Bang Theory’(2007).
Trivia Kaley’s last name “Cuoco” means "cook" in the Italian language.
She began her professional career as a commercial and print model and has appeared in 6 different commercials for “Barbie”.
Kaley was home schooled on a Television set and earned her High School degree at the age of 16.
She began her regular on-screen acting career in 1992 when she played the character “Connie Reinhardt” in the made for TV Thriller Movie “Quicksand: No Escape” when she was 7 years old.
In 2004 Kaley was voted #74 in “FHM” (For Him Magazine) in their annual “100 Sexiest Women” in the world poll.
After she was “Punk’d” by “Ashton Kutcher” on 9 May 2004 she was quoted as saying: "I felt like the biggest idiot on the planet". "I watch Punk'd like a Saint. I always said it would be fun to be Punk'd but that it would never happen to me".
Kaley has vowed revenge big time on Kutcher and was quoted as saying: "All us people who have been Punk'd should make a show called 'Get Ashton' and try to make a master plan at how we can get back at him".
She was also quoted as saying: "Now I get to Punk somebody else. It's like tag".
On 25 September 2005 she became a regular cast member on the weekly Comedy, Drama, Romance series “Charmed” and has since appeared on a total of 18 episodes of the show and has taped 4 other episodes for future airing.
She enthusiastically enjoys bowling and horse-back riding.
Kaley Cuoco Quotes
Kaley Cuoco: James Garner is like a peaceful river through our chaos.
Kaley Cuoco: After everything happened, we all got super tight. I can't deny it. We all just love each other. James Garner and David Spade came on and we fell in love with them too. We've just become a family all over again. We don't want to lose anyone again.
Kaley Cuoco: For me, what I really want to come out of it is to show people that I can hold together a movie, be the number one character and play someone who is twenty or twenty-one.
Kaley Cuoco: Horseback riding is my passion. Other than work. People can't imagine me getting dirty, but that's what I love about it.
Kaley Cuoco: I totally decorated my bathroom myself. Know where I got all my stuff? Target!
Kaley Cuoco: I still talk to the rest of the cast all the time. They were more like my family than my own family for a while, because not every show goes through something as tragic as what we went through when John died.