• Briana Cuoco is an American actress, dancer, and choreographer.
• She is best known for her roles in "The Mentalist", "The Big Bang Theory", and "The Lydia Bennet!!"
• She is the younger sister of actress Kaley Cuoco.
• Her hobbies include going to the gym, spending time with her family, and volunteering at animal shelters.
• She has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million and is active on social media with over 160,000 followers on Instagram.

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Briana Cuoco Wiki Biography

Briana Justine Cuoco was born in Ventura, California USA, on 29 November 1988, so under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius and holding American nationality – she’s popular due to her acting career, mostly for appearing in TV series such as “The Mentalist” and “The Big Bang Theory”, while she is also a dancer and a choreographer.

Childhood and education

Briana spent her entire childhood in California, alongside her parents Gary Carmine and Layne Ann and her older sister Kaley who is an actress, too, and appeared alongside Briana in “The Big Bang Theory” TV series – Briana has often referred to her parents as being very supportive while she was still working on her acting career. Her father Gary is a realtor and is of Italian descent, while her mother Layne is of English descent and a homemaker.

Briana’s passion towards acting appeared thanks to her older sister, who was steadily becoming a popular actress while Briana was growing up – watching her sister perform made her start dreaming about also becoming an actress one day. She was somewhat popular in high school thanks to her sister’s acting career, and once she matriculated, Briana completely focused on her dreams and didn’t enroll at college.

Career of an actress

Her career was officially launched when she became a personal assistant to her sister who had already made a name for herself in the film industry by then. Briana’s first role was of Nikki in a single episode of “The Nightmare Room” horror TV series, entitled “Tangled Web” in 2001 when she was just 13. Her acting career was then put on hold for more than 10 years, as she won her next role in 2012 in a single episode of “The Newsroom” political drama, in which she portrayed the main character’s date. She then played Mary Bennet in “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries” web series, and followed with 14 episodes of its spin off series entitled “The Lydia Bennet!!”

She went on to appear in “The Big Bang Theory” comedy TV series which made her somewhat popular and her name recognized in the film industry – she played Gretchen, Penny’s friend from years ago, while Penny’s boyfriend cheated on her with Gretchen. She was seen in the “Behind the Red Curtain” episode of “The Mentalist” CBS series in 2013, playing Maggie who is a dancer – Briana’s dancing skills helped her win this role. She won her first movie role in 2015, cast to play Pele Peterson in the “Beauty in the Broken” romantic comedy, then played Tabitha in “A Seafaring Ancestor and a Bloomin’ Onion” episode of the “Mom” CBS series in 2017.

Briana’s most recent film appearances have been in “The Secret Life of College Escorts”, “Rose all Day” and BLUR:  HuMech Story” (short) all in 2022. She’s also appeared in TV series’ “The Flight Attendant” (2020-2022), and the main role of Jenny the Butcher in “Dead Boy Detectives” in 2024.

Briana has also made career in music for herself – she first participated in “The Voice” music competition show in 2013 for which she had a blind audition – she chose the “You and I” song originally sung by Lady Gaga, and was loved by the audience as well as the judges.

As she had an option to choose herself a coach, she chose Christina Aguilera but was later switched to Blake Shelton, however, Briana lost in the first round of the competition. She is currently part of the “Bluebird” band, which is mostly focused on creating music resembling Adele, Fiona Apple, and Florence and the Machine – in 2012 the band released their first extended play (EP) entitled “Bluebird” made out of five songs. While they are not widely popular, the people who listen to them on iTunes have left them very good reviews.

Being a choreographer, Briana was in charge of choreographing a flash mob dance routine for “The Big Bang Theory” TV series.

Personal life and husband

Briana has remained very secretive regarding her love life throughout the years, and has shared very little about her current boyfriend.

Briana has been dating Josh Katz for a while now – Josh is also a singer, and is the founder and lead singer of the “Badflower” band. The two haven’t shared the exact date, the occasion, and the place regarding their first meeting, but it’s known that their relationship has been going on for more than two years now. They became engaged in September 2023, but as they are both focused on their careers, it doesn’t appear as they are planning on exchanging their wedding vows or starting a family anytime soon, although there were some rumors circulating the internet that Josh has already become Briana’s husband.

Briana Cuoco

Briana hasn’t talked about any other men she might have dated before Josh, and is trying to keep her personal matters to herself. Judging by her social media accounts and her own statements, she is currently dating Josh, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have any kids.

Hobbies and interests

While Briana has to maintain two careers, she still finds time for other things she enjoys doing and is good at.

Briana is a party girl who enjoys visiting local clubs with her friends. She is very sensitive about her looks, and has five training sessions at the gym each week, as she wants to stay slim, so she’s also very careful about what she eats, and is following a strict diet. She was physically very active while she was growing up, and participated in several sports such as volleyball and handball, however, she stopped these activities after the launch of her acting career.

She enjoys spending time with her family, and has on one special occasion gifted her mom and dad a $40,000 car.

Briana is a big lover of animals, and has a pet dog whose name is unknown – she often uploads pictures of her dog onto her Instagram account. Briana has volunteered in several animal shelters throughout the years.

Appearance and net worth

Briana has long brown hair and brown eyes, and is 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall, while her weight isn’t known.

According to authoritative sources, Briana’s current net worth is estimated to be more than $1.5 million, and is steadily rising thanks to her multi-faceted career.

Social media presence

Briana is very active on several popular social media networks, as this is somewhat important for her singing and acting careers.

She launched her Twitter account in March 2010, but  is a lot more popular on her Instagram account, and is running a Facebook page as well, which currently counts more than 2,300 fans.

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General Info

Full NameBriana Cuoco
ProfessionActor, Dancer


ParentsGary Carmine Cuoco, Layne Ann Cuoco
SiblingsKaley Cuoco

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Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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