Kaley Cuoco

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.
Dated Big Bang Theory co-star Johnny Galecki for a period of time.
Was a champion junior tennis player during her teens before giving up the sport for acting.
Was written out of two episodes of The Big Bang Theory after injuring her leg horseback riding.