Kaley Cuoco

by ethnic on September 13, 2010

Birth Name: Kaley Christine Cuoco

Place of Birth: Camarillo, Ventura, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 30, 1985

*Italian (father)
*English, German (mother)

Kaley Cuoco is an American actress. She was credited under her former married name Kaley Cuoco-Sweating for a time. She is famous for her role on the series The Big Bang Theory.

Kaley is the daughter of Layne Ann (Wingate) and Gary Carmine Cuoco.

Cuoco means “cook” in Italian. Kaley’s father is of Italian descent. Kaley’s mother has English and German ancestry.

Kaley’s paternal grandfather was Angelo “Andy” Cuoco (the son of Carmine Cuoco and Assunta/Sadie/Susie Castellano/Castelluci). Angelo was born in New Jersey, to Italian parents.

Kaley’s paternal grandmother was Mary Doris Marrone/Morrone (the daughter of Charles Vito Pasquale Morrone and Angelina/Angela Marie Rovito). Mary Doris was born in Colorado, to Italian parents, from Trenta, Province of Cosenza, Calabria, Italy. Charles likely was the son of John Morrone and Louisa Broveri.

Kaley’s maternal grandfather was Lloyd Walter Wingate (the son of Harry W. Wingate and Mayme Irene “Mamie” Clarkson). Harry was the son of Ollie P. Wingate. Mayme was the daughter of Walter Enoch Clarkson and Rebecca Ann Vinson.

Kaley’s maternal grandmother was Ruth Eulalee C. Sennewald (the daughter of Arthur George Sennewald and Mary Isaballe Linney). Arthur’s parents, Herman Sennewald and Sophia, were German.

Sources: Genealogy of Kaley Cuoco – https://gw.geneanet.org

Genealogy of Kaley’s paternal grandmother, Mary Doris Marrone/Morrone (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Kaley’s maternal grandfather, Lloyd Walter Wingate, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Kaley’s maternal great-grandfather, Arthur George Sennewald – http://www.newspapers.com

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andrew January 31, 2018 at 2:26 pm
andrew September 24, 2016 at 4:52 am

According to Geni.com, her maternal grandparents’s surnames are “Driscoll” and “DiCola”: https://www.geni.com/people/Kaley-Cuoco/6000000046138211829

andrew September 23, 2016 at 6:34 pm

* Vito Pasquale Morrone and Angelina/Angela Marie Rovito were from Trenta, Province of Cosenza, Calabria, Italy (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rhio/MorrPg.htm)

visokozen October 17, 2015 at 8:01 am

She’s not Sweating anymore.

LucarioCooper September 5, 2015 at 7:11 pm

Seriously, her last name.

Sapphire101 September 6, 2015 at 3:04 pm


andrew October 16, 2015 at 6:03 pm

Cuoco is “Cook” in Italian.

visokozen January 20, 2015 at 7:54 am

Yes he have dark skin and dark eyes. She takes from her mother.

Hill June 2, 2017 at 4:22 pm

His eyes are light brown/hazel and his skin is white with a tan. I think you’re on the wrong page.

visokozen November 14, 2014 at 7:27 am

You can Google her father and you will see that he is not Norman or Visigoth or viking but verry dark looking italian.

Check7t January 10, 2015 at 6:22 pm

“very dark looking italian”


Lol, he looks like a typical white guy.

Daron September 6, 2015 at 5:35 pm

Her father looks very Italian.

djcovino November 7, 2013 at 9:24 am

Pierre. I believe you need the history lesson. By the 5th century A.D., Germanic tribes like the Normans, the Visigoths, Ostragoths, Vandals, etc. had completely moved into Italy setting up hundreds of kingdoms throughout the north and west. Naples and the surrounding towns were major points for invading Viking ships. By 476 a.d., Naples and most western towns were Scandinavian settlements. These were the last people to settle these areas until modern times. My ancestors are from Florence, Naples, and Sant Agata d’Goti, and on both sides, all have blond hair and/or light eyes.

andrew November 7, 2013 at 3:26 pm

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