Karl Cook - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 14, 2022

Karl Cook
Profession: Equestrian
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $10 billion

Personal Details

Born on : December 25, 1990 (age 33)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Karl Anders Cook
Birth Place: California, USA
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: Scott D. Cook
Mother's Name: Signe Ostby
Siblings: 2

David Bryn Cook (brother)
Annie Laurie Cook (sister)

Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced

Kaley Cuoco (2018-2022)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.86 meter (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight: 75 kg (165.35 lb)
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Karl Cook?

Karl Cook is an equestrian by profession and American by nationality. He is famous as the husband of Big Bang Theory actress Kaley Cuoco.

Karl Cook – Age, Parents, Siblings

Karl Cook was born on December 25, 1990, in California, USA. His full name is Karl Anders Cook. His mother Signe Ostby is a businesswoman and co-founder of the Wisconsin School of Business Center while his father Scott D. Cook is a billionaire businessman and co-founder of Intuit. His parents raised him alongside his two siblings- brother David Bryn Cook and sister Annie Laurie Cook, who was also a professional horse rider.

young Karl Cook (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

The academic details of Karl Cook are not clear. 

His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Karl Cook – Girlfriend Wife, Children, Divorce

Karl Cook began dating Big Bang Theory actress Kaley Cuoco in late 2016. Cuoco also loves to ride horses. After years of dating, they got engaged on November 30, 2017, after he proposed to his famous girlfriend.

They married on June 30, 2018, in San Diego. He does not have any children with his wife yet. They currently live with a few rescue dogs and ponies. Their marriage was short-lived with separation in 2021 and their divorce finalized in June 2022.

She was previously married to tennis player Ryan Sweeting in December 2013 and their divorce was finalized in September 2015. Moreover, Cuoco is in a relationship with Tom Pelphrey and it was shared in October 2022 that she was pregnant with their daughter.

Karl Cook, Kaley Cuoco (Image: Us Weekly)

Karl Cook – Career

Early Days

Cook’s mother used to be a professional equestrian and he too was raised around horses. He was eight years old when he received his first. Soon he began training under the wings of renowned trainers Graeme and Lu Thomas of Willow Tree Farm. Karl Cook trained with them for the next twelve years.

However, his early career as an equestrian was unsuccessful, having performed below expectations at the USEF Olympic Selection Trials. He had also considered leaving the sport.

Grand Prix

Knowing he had to put in more effort, Karl Cook relocated with his horses to Normandy, France where he teamed up with retired French athlete Eric Navet in 2012. Two years later, in 2014, he registered for Grand Prix where he won with horses Jonkheer Z and Basimodo. 

Besides Cook has won FEI North American Junior Young Rider Championship (2007, 2008) and finished first in the SmartPak Grand Prix, UltrOz Jumper, and Card Flex Grand Prix. 

Karl Cook (Image: The Plaid Horse)

Karl Cook – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Karl Cook is estimated at around $10 billion. His father has a net worth of $4.5 billion 

Karl Cook – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Karl Cook is followed by over 405k followers but is absent from Facebook and Twitter.

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