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Karl Cook Net Worth 2022: Early Life, Career, and Relationship!
Karl Cook Net Worth: Karl Cook is an American businessman and equestrian best known as the son of billionaire businessman Scott Cook, who according to Forbes has a net worth of $6 billion. The SmartPak Grand Prix winner is best known for his relationship with Big Bang Theory actress Kaley Cuoco. Throughout his career, he has won numerous trophies as an equestrian.
Karl Cook Early Life
Karl Cook was born in 1990 into a business family in California. In terms of his parents, his father, Scott Cook, is the founder of Intuit, the company behind popular finance-related tools and software such as Quickbooks, TurboTax, Mint, and others. Scott also serves on the boards of directors of eBay and Procter & Gamble.
Sign Otsby, his mother, is a tech entrepreneur who founded the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Brand and Product Management. She is also an equestrian and horse lover who enjoys horseback riding. Karl grew up with two siblings, David Bryn (brother) and Annie Laurie.
He had a lifelong fascination with animals, particularly horses. Growing up on his family’s ranch, he was surrounded by horses; his mother was also a professional equestrian. Even Annie has a passing interest in horseback riding. He first got his horse and began riding at the age of eight, and later began professional training, with the goal of becoming a professional equestrian one day. He began his professional equestrian career in 2008.
He continued his studies alongside his passion. In terms of education, he completed his primary education at a nearby private institution. He later earned a degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He continues his studies in Business Administration shortly after graduating.
Karl Cook Net Worth
As of 2022, Karl Cook’s net worth is estimated to be $100 Million. Most of his income comes from his equestrian career and business and his annual income is around $20 million. Also, as a child of Scott Cook, he has inherited a good amount of capital. In contrast, his father Scott Cook’s net worth is over $6 billion.
Karl Cook Career
As previously stated, he began his professional equestrian career in 2008. He had previously trained for 12 years under Lu Thomas and Graeme. In the beginning, he competed in small tournaments to hone his skills. He won a trophy in the FEI North American Junior Young Rider Championship in 2007 and 2008. Despite winning a few small tournaments and competitions here and there, he knew that if he wanted to become a professional and well-known equestrian, he needed to win trophies in major tournaments.
As a result, Karl competes in the USEF Olympic Selection in 2008. But, unfortunately, he was not chosen. He realized at the time that his skill set was incomplete. As a result, he traveled to France to train with former French Olympic athlete Eric Navet. Karl put in a lot of effort in his training to improve his skills. Every drop of sweat from his hard work pays off later. He won the SmartPak Grand Prix and the UltrOz Jumper in 2016. When he competed in the Voltaire Grand Prix in 2020, he won $100,000 in Grand Prizes.
Karl Cook Relationship
Karl Cook and Kaley Cuoco met for the first time in 2016. Kaley, the Big Bang Theory actress, is also a horse enthusiast. Basically, because Kaley is a huge fan of horses, horse racing, and riders, she first learned about the equestrian after Karl won the SmartPack Grand Prix. However, Kaley revealed that Karl was completely unaware of Kaley Cuoco’s celebrity.
Furthermore, they started dating in the fourth quarter of 2016. Their relationship grew stronger over time, and Karl proposed to Kaley Cuoco in November 2018, on the occasion of Kaley’s 32nd birthday. Karl later married Kaley on June 30, 2018. They were madly in love with each other from the start. When they had the chance, they used to complement each other.
Karl and Kaley, who had been married for three years, divorced in September. According to the former couple, it was a joint decision. The news of their divorce shocked both their fans and well-wishers. Nobody predicted that they would split up. They used to share their love and relationship moments with their fans on social media even a month ago. Furthermore, previously, Kaley Cuoco was married to the Tennis player Ryan Sweeting. Ryan and the famous actress get married in 2013 and separated in 2016.