Although this attractive blonde came to prominence as a boy-crazed teen on 8 Simple Rules
, Cuoco already had a decade of acting under her belt when she joined the sitcom in 2002. A successful child model and performer, she amassed an impressive array of film and TV parts before she was even old enough to vote. When 8 Simple Rules
ended in 2005, Cuoco was quickly snatched up as new blood for Charmed
. Although the occult series was canceled the following year, she found even bigger success in 2007 when she was cast in the popular sitcom The Big Bang Theory
as the gorgeous neighbor to a pair of socially stunted nerds. Off screen, Cuoco enjoys horseback riding and owns a number of rescue dogs.Kaley Cuoco Fast Facts:
- Learned to play tennis at 3 years old and is a ranked amateur player with the Southern California Tennis Association.
- Appeared in six Barbie commercials as a child.
- Earned her high-school diploma at 16 years old.
- Won the 2003 Teen Choice Award for Breakthrough Actress for her work on 8 Simple Rules.
- Hobbies include horseback riding.
- Owns three rescue dogs named Petey, Leo and Zeus.
- Kaley Cuoco Relationships:
- Johnny Galecki - Ex-significant Other
- Gary Cuoco - Father
- Josh Resnik - Ex-fiancé
- Briana Cuoco - Sister
- Ryan Sweeting - Fiancé
- Layne Cuoco - Mother
- Kaley Cuoco Awards:
- 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
- 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
- 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee