Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are one of Hollywood’s most interesting couples.
The pair met on the set of That 70s Show in 1998. Can you believe that Mila Kunis was only 14 years old when she started filming That 70s Show? Ashton Kutcher was 19 years old at the time, and the couple has later said that the age difference made their fictional onscreen relationship “awkward and uncomfortable.” Needless to say, things were never romantic until much later.
Mila went on to date Macauley Culkin for ten years, and Ashton Kutcher famously married Demi Moore. They both broke up with their respective partners in 2011, before reuniting in 2012 and becoming romantically involved.
Now they’re regarded as one of America’s favorite famous couples. But you may not know the following interesting facts about Ashton and Mila.
1. Mila Kunis Didn’t Learn English Until She Was 8
Mila Kunis’s parents escaped Ukraine after they faced religious persecution for being Jewish. They arrived in Los Angeles with a family of seven and $250. Mila’s parents sent her to acting classes to help her improve her English skills!
Mila is now fully fluent in both English and Russian and speaks Russian with her children and family. In a Reddit AMA from 2015, she said that she now dreams in English. Despite being able to speak and listen to Russian fluently, Mila later said that she can no longer read in Cyrillic.
2. Ashton Kutcher Shares A Surprising Similarity With Stephen Hawking
Although Ashton is best remembered as playing a lovable doofus (from That 70s Show to Dude Where’s My Car) he actually has an IQ of 160 — which is insanely high. Stephen Hawking also had an IQ of 160.
3. Mila Kunis Worked At Rite-Aid While Starring In A Hit Sitcom
When you think of young starlets like Miley Cyrus or Lindsay Lohan, you certainly can’t imagine them working in a Rite-Aid while starring in hit shows! But down-to-earth Mila had to work in Rite-Aid every night after finishing a day filming That 70s Show. Mila’s mom was the manager of Rite-Aid, and Mila was unable to get a ride home until her mom finished her shift, so she ended up working there part-time.
4. Ashton Kutcher Had A Different Career Path In Mind
Before becoming a Calvin Kline model, Kutcher was in school studying Biochemical Engineering but had a passion for science. He wanted to find a cure for his twin brother’s heart condition. After enjoying immense success working as an actor and model, Kutcher transitioned into a successful career as an angel investor. For those who don’t know, an angel investor is someone who invests their private money into a start-up company in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.
5. Ashton Kutcher Has Invested In Many Successful Companies
Ashton Kutcher is best known for starring in movies like Dude, Where’s My Car? and Two And A Half Men. It’s not well-known that Kutcher has also invested wisely, and his portfolio of fund assets includes AirBNB, Uber, and Affirm among others. Many people have fascinating business lives that they may not advertise. Are you curious about someone’s business affiliations? Try using a website like InstantCheckmate.com to find out more about someone’s business affiliations, trademarks, assets, and more!
6. Mila Kunis Is Known For Being Frugal With Her Money
In a podcast with Conan O’Brian, Mila Kunis discussed how immigrating to the United States from Ukraine gave her a different perspective on the value of a dollar. Unlike other celebrities who drop thousands of dollars on diamonds and private jets, Mila Kunis prefers to hold on to her money and spend it wisely. On a talk show, Mila confessed that her wedding ring was purchased online for only $90. This is a sharp contrast to Mariah Carey, whose engagement ring from billionaire James Packer cost a cool $10 million dollars!! Mila also said on the Conan O’Brian show that she prefers to drink tap water to bottled, because Americans are very lucky that the water supply is clean and safe to drink.
7. Mila Kunis Was Once Blind In One Eye
Mila Kunis was well known for having heterochromia as a teen and young adult. Heterochromia is a condition where one eye is brown and the other is hazel green. David Bowie, Kate Bosworth, Robert Downey Jr., and Henry Cavill are some other celebrities who also have had heterochromia. In some cases, heterochromia can lead to uveitis, which is an inflammation of the eye. Mila Kunis ended up with chronic uveitis, which caused her to totally lose her sight in one of her eyes. She later confessed that she’d spent many years completely blind in one eye. Eventually, she managed to get surgery to fix it and she regained vision in her eye.
8. Ashton Kutcher Had Some Weird Jobs Before Becoming A Model
Before hitting the big time and becoming a model for Calvin Kline in the late 90s, Ashton Kutcher had some interesting part time jobs. He once worked at a ranch where he was required to cut bull testicles! In addition to that, Kutcher also worked sweeping the floors at a cereal factory. At one point, he worked in a butcher shop skinning deer.
9. Mila Kunis Was Insanely Dedicated To Her Performance In Black Swan
In order to get the physique of a ballerina in Black Swan, Mila Kunis implemented a grueling diet and exercise regime to lose a shocking twenty pounds for her role as Lily. To lose the twenty pounds and whittle her small frame down to an even tinier size, Kunis restricted her diet to 1,200 calories a day and had a rigorous ballet training schedule where she rehearsed her routine for hours and hours every day.
10. Mila Kunis And Ashton Kutcher Lived Out Their Movies IRL
Both Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher starred in very similar, but different movies called Friends With Benefits and No Strings Attached respectively. Both movies told the story of friends who eventually fell in love with each other, and both Kutcher and Kunis have referenced their movies when it comes to the story of them falling in love with each other. The pair started off as just friends, and eventually, the story of each movie played out in real life as well!