Kaley Cuoco is an American actress with an estimated net worth of $45 million. She was born on November 30, 1985 in Camarillo, California. She is the daughter of Gary and Layne. Her father is a realtor and her mother is a homemaker. She is one of two children as she has a younger sister by the name of Briana. Show business does not just run in the family with Kaley, either; her younger sister is a very talented singer who was able to compete on a nationally televised show called The Voice during the fifth season of the hit show. Before she was an actress Kaley Cuoco was a talented tennis star, with a regional ranking and a bright future ahead of her in the tennis world.
However, she wanted to be an actress. She began her acting career in 1995 making guest appearances and taking small roles in small films. She would not make a name for herself as a serious actress until 2002 when she was chosen to play the oldest sister on a hit television sitcom called 8 Simple Rules. She starred alongside famous Hollywood icons such as John Ritter and Katey Segal, as well as James Garner and David Spade. The show was cancelled in 2005 due to low ratings, which were likely low because the show’s main character, famous John Ritter, died very suddenly in 2003.
Following her big break, Kaley Cuoco decided to keep pursuing her career as an actress, looking for other roles. Most of them following that show were minor roles, though a few were made-for-television movies in which she had more mainstream roles. For a few years, she starred in things that made her not more famous, but more just a working actress. Many people assumed that her 15 minutes of fame was up before it even began, but that is when Kaley Cuoco was cast as a character in a new sitcom. The name of the sitcom was The Big Bang Theory. It was 2007, the show had a few other famous faces from a decade or more before, but it wasn’t anything special at the time. She was a waitress at the Cheesecake Factory living in the same building as a few scientists.
She was given a paltry $60,000 per episode for the first three years of her career in this sitcom, and she finally moved up to making $200,000 per episode following the third season. However, she was then given a slight raise so that she and two of her other costars began making more than $1 million per episode in the 2014 season. Kaley Cuoco is officially divorced from her professional tennis player husband, Ryan Sweeting, after only a few years of marriage. She continues to start on her hit sitcom and she seems to have no desire to leave Hollywood for the time being. At this point in time, she will only continue to increase her net worth and her fortune, and she will very likely become even more famous as time goes on.
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