Briana Cuoco is a brilliant American actress, dancer, and choreographer. She has already shown her acting skills in shows like ‘The Newsroom,’ ‘The Mentalist,’ and so on.
Many may not know this, but she is the younger sister of actress Kaley Cuoco. Kaley, who you say? She is the one and only Penny from the popular sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory.’ So, let’s know more about this talented actress along with other information right now.
Before we move any further, here are some facts about Cuoco.
Briana Cuoco: Quick Facts
|Full Name:||Briana Justine Cuoco|
|Birth Date:||November 29, 1988|
|Birth Place:||Ventura, California, USA|
|Father’s Name:||Gary Carmine Cuoco|
|Mother’s Name:||Layne Ann Cuoco|
|Height:||5 feet 6 inches(168 cm)|
|Weight:||58 kg(128 lbs)|
|Social Media:||Instagram, Twitter|
Early Life and Childhood
The multitalented actress was born on November 29, 1988, in Ventura, California, the United States of America. She is the daughter of Gary Carmine Cuoco, a realtor, and Layne Ann Cuoco, a homemaker. Cuoco is American by nationality.
Similarly, she belongs to mixed ethnicity; Italian from her father’s side and English from her mother. Also, she grew up with her older sister, Kaley Cuoco, who is also a renowned actress. As for her education, there is not much information. She was probably homeschooled like her older sister.
Age and Height
The actress was born in the year 1988, which makes her 30 years old as of now. She celebrates her birthday every year on the 29th of November. Also, her birth sign is Sagittarius.
Likewise, Cuoco stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches(168 cm) and weighs about 58 kg(128 lbs). Not to mention, she has got a gorgeous fit and slim body, which she maintains by dancing.
Furthermore, she has smooth black hair and attractive dark brown eyes.
Briana Cuoco: Big Bang
From an early age, Cuoco had an interest in various forms of performing arts. But it was her sister, Kaley, who inspired younger Cuoco to pursue her career in acting. She began her professional career as a personal assistant to her sister.
In 2001, Cuoco made her debut as Nikki in the episode of ‘Tangled Web’ of ‘The Nightmare Room.’ But contrary to one’s belief, her acting career did not flourish like her sister. After a decade long interval, Cuoco finally made her comeback in the television show.
In 2012, she appeared as Neal Sampat‘s date in the episode ‘The 112th Congress’ of Aaron Sorkin‘s political drama ‘The Newsroom.’ That same year, the emerging actress portrayed Mary Bennet’s role for the web series ‘The Lizzie Bennet Diaries.’ It was a modern rendition of Jane Austen‘s ‘Pride and Prejudice.’
Aside from that, she has also appeared in ‘The Big Bang Theory’ as Gretchen, an old friend of Penny. She has played minor roles in shows like ‘The Tangible Affection Proof,’ ‘Mom,’ and ‘The Mentalist.’
Finally, the actress made her big-screen debut as Pele Peterson in the 2015 romantic comedy ‘Beauty in the Broken.’ Not only is she an actress, but she is an equally talented singer as well. Her band Bluebird released their Extended Play ‘Bluebird’ in 2012 with five tracks: ‘Another Year,’ ‘October,’ ‘Selfish,’ ‘Welcome to the Night,’ and ‘Be My Baby.’
Moreover, in 2013, she auditioned for season five of ‘The Voice.’ With support from her family, the young singer sang Lady Gaga’s ‘You and me.’ Both CeeLo Green and Christina Aguilera turned for her where she chose Christina as her judge. But later on, she was stolen by Blake Shelton and eventually lost the first round.
Aside from that, she is also a talented choreographer. Cuoco choreographed the flash mob dance routine on the set of ‘The Big Bang Theory‘ in 2012.
Net Worth and Salary
The talented actress, Cuoco, has appeared in numerous productions, both big and small screen. Not to mention, she has already established herself as an accomplished singer. As of 2019, her net worth is still under review.
According to PayScale, an actress in the states makes an annual salary of $50,529. Also, the young Cuoco makes extra bucks from her career as a singer and dancer.
Meanwhile, her sister, Kaley, has a whopping net worth of $55 million and makes $1 million per episode, making her one of the highest-paid TV actresses at the moment.
Briana Cuoco: Boyfriend and Personal Life
As of now, the young Cuoco seems to be in a healthy relationship with her boyfriend, Josh Katz. However, Cuoco has managed to keep the information closed and away from the prying eyes of the media.
Despite the secrecy, Briana never forgets to share their pictures, making her fans even more curious. The pair seems to be enjoying their time in each other’s company. Also, they have not made plans to tie the knot anytime soon.
Social Media Presence
Instagram– 163k Followers
Twitter– 26.6k Followers