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Kaley Cuoco Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Kaley Cuoco worth? $55 million

How did Kaley Cuoco earn her money and wealth?

Better known as Penny from The Big Bang Theory, Kalie Cuoco is one of the highest paid actors on television. Born as Kaley Christine Cuoco to homemaker Layne Ann and realtor Gary Carmine Cuoco on the 30th of November in 1985, Cuoco made her debut appearance in the limelight with feature film Virtuosity in 1995. She played the role of young Carin Carter in the action thriller. From 2000, Cuoco began appearing on CBS sitcom Ladies Man created by Chris Thompson. She then went on to play former The Brady Bunch star Maureen McCormick in the television biographical drama film Growing Up Brady in the same year. She also appeared on Disney Channel’s original film Alley Cats Strike as Elisa Bowers in the very same year of 2000.

A major turn in Cuoco’s career was with ABC Network’s comedy sitcom 8 Simple Rules that began airing in 2002 and went on to run 3 successful seasons till it ended in 2005. Kaley was much noticed for her role as beautiful and ditzy teenager Bridget. Meanwhile acting in 8 Simple Rules, Kaley also appeared as Amanda Williams in 2004 disaster film 10.5, as Brooke Sarto in ABC Family’s 2004 original film Crimes of Fashion and as Maralee Rodgers in 2004 independent film Debating Robert Lee directed by Dan Polier. She also played Karen in the teen horror film The Hollow that released in the same year.

Kaley Cuoco became a household name with The Big Bang Theory that began airing on CBS from 24th of March in 2007. The show created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady was widely accepted by audiences all around the globe. Kaley portrays the role of an aspiring actress Penny hailing from Nebraska. For the first three seasons, Kaley received a salary of $60,000 per episode. For the fourth season, it shot up to $200,000 per episode and currently Cuoco is receiving a whopping sum of $1 million per episode making her one of the highest paid actors in the television industry.

Cuoco has also starred in the TV film To Be Fat Like Me that premiered in 2007 on Lifetime Television and also in comedy horror spoof Killer Movie in 2008. In the year 2017, Cuoco initiated the film and television production company Yes, Norman Productions that entered an exclusive multi-year first look production deal with Warner Bros. Television.

Cuoco is a winner of a Teen Choice Award, two People’s Choice Awards, a Critics’ Choice Television Awar. She is also a holder of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2014.

What are the most popular TV Shows of Kaley Cuoco?

  1. The Big Bang Theory (2007-present)
  2. 8 Simple Rules (2002-2005)
  3. Ladies Man (2000-2001)
  4. Brandy and Mr. Whiskers (2004-2006)

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