The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco’s net worth is estimated to be around $45.0 million. Here is everything you need to know about Kaley Cuoco’s salary and endorsements.
With its huge success, The Big Bang Theory, has earned a massive fanbase. One of the highest earning stars of The Big Bang Theory is Kaley Cuoco. If the show gets picked up for a 11th season, Cuoco’s $45.0 million net worth is bound to increase.
Kaley Cuoco celebrated Valentine’s Day by posting a photo on Instagram expressing her love for her boyfriend Karl Cook. Cook is an equestrian and, in true fashion, it looks like the two had a romantic horseback riding date for their one year anniversary.
From Amateur Tennis Player to Actress
Kaley Christine Cuoco was born on November 30, 1985 in Camarillo, California. Her parents are Layne Ann, a homemaker, and Gary Carmine Cuoco, a Realtor. Kaley Cuoco’s mother is of English and German heritage while her father is of Italian ancestry. She has a younger sister, Briana Cuoco, who appeared on the fifth season of The Voice. When she was three years old, Kaley Cuoco was fascinated with tennis and decided to take up the sport until she was 16.
Entering the World of Acting
From a very young age, Kaley Cuoco wanted to act. At the age of six, she got her first break in the 1992 thriller Quicksand: No Escape. Cuoco’s debut in a feature film was in the 1995 Virtuosity, starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe. She appeared in several other shows, before she bagging the role of Bridget Hennessy in the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules. The show was on air for three seasons before it was canceled.
While filming 8 Simple Rules, Cuoco had the opportunity to work in several other TV shows. She appeared in eight episodes of the show Ladies Man and also was a regular guest star on Charmed.
Landing the role of Penny in The Big Bang Theory was one of the best things that happened to Kaley Cuoco’s career and net worth. It is because of the show that she earned so much recognition and is as wealthy as she is today. Kaley Cuoco has been named the second highest paid TV actress by Forbes, earning $24.5 million in 2016, nearly all of which comes from her role on The Big Bang Theory. The show is currently in its 10th season, and is expected to be renewed for an 11th.
Kaley Cuoco’s Film and Television Appearances
Besides appearing in The Big Bang Theory, Kaley Cuoco was also in several movies such as Picture Perfect, Hop, The Last Ride, The Wedding Ringer, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, and Why Him?
Other than The Big Bang Theory Cuoco’s television credits include Brandy and Mr. Whiskers, Bratz, Loonatics Unleashed, Prison Break, and Comedy Bang! Bang!
Kaley Cuoco’s Net Worth is Estimated to be $45.0 Million
During the first three seasons of The Big Bang Theory, Cuoco received $60,000 per episode. It has now been said, that Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, and Jim Parsons earn around $1.0 million per episode of The Big Bang Theory. Through product endorsements and sponsorships ,Cuoco earns around $2.0 million. According to sources, her net worth throughout the years are:
In 2013, Kaley Cuoco won the Critics’ Choice Television Award and in 2014, she won People’s Choice Award. In October 2014, Cuoco was granted a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Kaley Cuoco’s Marriage and Divorce
Cuoco was dating professional tennis player Ryan Sweeting. The couple were engaged in September 2013 after only three months of dating. They got married in December that year, but things did not turn out well as they divorced in late 2015. The exact reason for the divorce has been cited, as the couple’s representatives maintain that it was a mutual decision. Their divorce was finalized in May 2016. Now, Kaley Cuoco is dating equestrian Karl Cook and, if her Instagram account is proof, the two are happier than ever!