Ashton Kutcher is an American actor, producer, and investor. He might be the best known for portraying Michael Kelso in the Fox sitcom That ’70s Show. Let’s learn more about his life, career, and earnings.
On 7th February, 1978, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U. S., Diane and Larry M. Kutcher welcomed their son Christopher Ashton Kutcher into this world. His father was a factory worker, and his mother was a Procter & Gamble employee. Kutcher has Czech, German, and Irish ancestry. He was raised in conservative Catholic family. He has two silblings: an older sister Tausha, and a fraternal twin brother Michael. His brother has had health issues since they were children, including having a heart transplant, and having cerebral palsy.
Kutcher attended Washington High School in Cedar Rapids, but continued his education at Clear Creek Amana High School when his family moved to Homestead, Iowa. When he was 16 years old, his parents got divorced. Kutcher was convinced of third-degree burglary during his senior year, for breaking into high school in an attempt to steal money. In 1996, he enrolled at the University of Iowa.
During that time, he was approached by a model scout at The Airliner bar in Iowa City. He won the 1st place at the Fresh Faces of Iowa modeling competition. He also won a trip to New York City’s International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) Convention. This made him leave University of Iowa, and go to New York City.
In 1998 Kutcher participated in an IMTA competition, and then signed with Next modeling agency in New York. He modelled in Paris and Milan, and also appeared in commercials for Calvin Klein. Same year, he was cast as Michael Kelso in the popular television series That ’70s Show.
Kutcher starred in some comedy films, including Dude, Where’s My Car (2000), Just Married (2003), Cheaper By The Dozen (2003), Guess Who (2005), and other. In 2004, he played the main role in science fiction thriller film The Butterfy Effect. The film was a box office success. A year before that, he produced and starred as a host in hidden camera-practical joke reality television program which aired on MTV, Punk’d. There were other reality television shows he produced, including Beauty and the Geek, Adventures in Hollyhood, and The Real Wedding Crashers.
In 2011, Kutcher replaced Charlie Sheen on the series Two and a Half Men. Two years before that, he and his then-wife Demi Moore established an international human rights organization, DNA Foundation, later known as Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children, which works to address the sexual exploitation of children.
In 2001, Kutcher dated Ashley Ellerin, who was brutally murdered. In 2005, he and Demi Moore got married, but in 2013, their marriage ended. Kutcher has been married to Mila Kunis since 2015. They share two children: a daughter Wyatt Isabelle, and a son Dimitri Portwood.
Ashton Kutcher’s net worth is estimated up to $200 million. It is believed that it will grow with the years to come.