The Big Bang Theory Salary Per Episode: $1 Million
American actress, Kaley Cuoco has an estimated net worth of $30 million. Born Kaley Christine Cuoco on November 30, 1985 in Camarillo, California. Cuoco started her acting career in 1992, making her first feature film appearance in the 1995 action thriller Virtuosity as the young Karin Carter. Cuoco has also appeared in several films and television series like To Be Fat like Me (2007), Hop (2011), Authors Anonymous (2014), ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules (2002–2005), supernatural drama series Charmed (2005–2006) and more.
Cuoco is best known for playing Penny on the CBS hit comedy series The Big Bang Theory since 2007. She amassed much of her wealth working for the show. Signing for the show in 2007, Cuoco was being paid roughly $60,000 per episode by the time the seventh season started, she was earning a salary of $350,000 for every episode filmed. However, the main stars campaigned for a raise from $350,000 per episode to $1 million for each episode. Her star power has allowed her to ask for huge raise. On August 4, 2014 it was confirmed that Cuoco, Parsons, and Galecki will be earning $1 million each per episode. Cuoco is married to professional tennis player Ryan Sweeting.