Christopher Ashton Kutcher is an American actor, entrepreneur, and producer. He was born on February 7, 1978, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
He was raised in a “relatively conservative” Catholic family. He grew up with a fraternal twin brother Michael and an older sister Tausha. Michael had a heart transplant when they were young children. He also has cerebral palsy.
Due to his brother’s condition, Ashton’s home life was stressful. He attended Washington High School, where he developed a passion for acting. His parents divorced when he was 16 years old.
In his senior year of high school, he and his cousin broke into the high school in an attempt to steal money. He was arrested and convicted of third-degree burglary. In August 1996, he started attending the University of Iowa.
He planned to study biochemical engineering because he wanted to cure his brother’s heart ailment. One day, Ashton was approached by a model scout, and he placed first in the “Fresh Faces of Iowa” modeling competition.
After the modeling success, he moved to Los Angeles in an attempt to become an actor. Soon after, he got the role of Michael Kelso in the TV series called ‘That ‘70s show. Besides that, he starred in several comedy films, such as ‘Dude, Where’s My Car’(2000), ‘Just married’(2003), and ‘Guess Who’(2005).
In 2009, he established an international human rights organization with Demi Moore, his ex-wife.
Personal Life and Relationships
Ashley Ellerin, the woman he dated in 2001, was brutally murdered. In the year 2005, he and the actress Demi Moore got married. Then, six years later, she announced her intention to end the marriage. One year later, in 2012, Ashton filed for a divorce.
Ashton and the beautiful actress Mila Kunis are one of the most iconic celebrity couples in Hollywood, and you probably already know something about their story. They are like high school friends who separated and then found each other again.
However, their high school was the set of the popular hit TV show, “That 70’s Show.”
The on-again and off-again onscreen couple is currently happily married with two children.
In April 2009, Ashton became the first Twitter user to reach over 1 million followers.
Ashton Kutcher Net Worth 2021 and Awards
He was nominated for Teen Choice Awards many times. Besides that, he won awards for his romantic comedies What Happens in Vegas, No Strings Attached, and A Lot like Love.
Also, in 1999 he was nominated for Best Performance in a TV Series by a Supporting Young Actor as Michael Kelso.
Ashton Kutcher’s estimated net worth is over $200 million.
Highlights of the Career
The best highlights of his career are: Coming Soon (1999), Down to You (2000), Dude, Where’s My Car? (2003), Just Married (2003), Cheaper By the Dozen (2003), The Butterfly Effect (2004), Guess Who (2005), What Happens In Vegas (2008), No Strings Attached (2011), Two and a Half Men (2011), Punk’d (2012), Jobs (2013), and Annie (2014).