Christopher Ashton Kutcher, popularly known as Ashton Kutcher is an American actor, model, investor, producer, and entrepreneur. He began his acting career in 1998 playing the role of Michael Kelso in the Fox Sitcom ‘That ’70s Show’.
|Name||Christopher Ashton Kutcher|
|Date of Birth||February 7, 1978|
|Net Worth||$200 Million|
|Height||6 feet 3 inch|
|Spouse|| Demi Moore(m. 2005; div. 2013),|
Mila Kunis (m. 2015)
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Who is Christopher Ashton Kutcher – Know about his early life
Christopher Ashton Kutcher was born in Cedar Rapids, Ohio, on February 7, 1978. His parents were Larry M. Kutcher and Diane Kutcher. He grown up with his two siblings – Tausha a sister and his twin brother Michael. His parents were divorced when he was just 16 years old.
Regarding his education, he attended Washington High School in Cedar Rapids and Clear Creek Amana High School after his family moved to Homestead, Iowa. Ashton Kutcher went to the University of Iowa to study biochemical engineering after completing his high school education in 1996.
Kutcher had did the number of odd jobs to pay for school, like sweeping up cereal dust at a General Mills factory.
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Career of Christopher Ashton Kutcher
With the help of talent scout, he entered into the modeling industry and able to won the Fresh Face of Iowa Modeling Contest 1997. Modeling career lead him to the New York city where he signed with a modeling agency. He did modeling for designer Calvin Klein and the Abercrombie & Fitch catalog. During the Abercrombie & Fitch shoot, Kutcher met his future girlfriend, model and actress January Jones.
After modeling career he started working in television screen. In 1998, he got a career break on the popular retro sitcom That ’70s Show till 2006. He also worked as co-creator and producer of MTV reality show Punk’d in 2003 where hidden camera are plotted to trick on celebrities.
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He is also an executive producer of reality television shows Beauty and the Greek, Adventures in hollyhood, The Real Wedding Crashers, and the game show Opportunity Knocks. In May 2011, Kutcher was announced as Charlie Sheen‘s replacement on the series Two and a Half Men.
Kutcher earned $750,000 per show episode where it came to know that he had contract of $20 million for a year. The show was ended in February 19, 2015 with the final series of forty minute “Of Course He’s Dead” .
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His biggest movies are Dude, Where’s My Car?(2000) which was box office success and the same year he was listed as “50 Most Beautiful People” in People Magazine. He played number a number of roles in different movies and passed through both negative and positive compliment in his career. He worked in Texas Rangers (2001), Just Married (2003), My Boss’s Daughter(2003), The Butterfly Effect(2004) – a science-fiction film which able to earned the $60 million in the box office.
His movies like Guess Who, A Lot Like Love, What’s Happening in Las Vegas, No Strings Attached, and Jobs leaves great impact in the audience.
He has invested in several high-tech start-ups beyond the entertainment industry. He’s investing in over 60 businesses including Skype, Foursquare, Airbnb, Path, and Fab.com. He has invested in five startups since 2017, including Neighborly, Zenreach, ResearchGate, Kopari Beauty, and most recently, Lemonade.
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He is the co-founder of A-Grade Investment, a venture capital firm. In 2015, Kutcher announced the successor to A-Grade Investment named Sound Ventures. He was announced as Lenovo‘s product engineer in October 2013.
For a tech start-up, Ooma launched in September 2007, he was part of the management team. Later, in 2008, he became their creative director.
He created Katalyst’s interactive arm, Katalyst Media. He has invested in an Italian restaurant, Dolce and a Japanese-themed restaurant, Atlanta Geisha House, Los Angeles, and New York City.
He set up an international human rights organization with his then-wife Demi Moore in 2009, the DNA Foundation. DNA Foundation, later known as Thorn: Digital Children’s Defenders works to address children’s sexual exploitation and child pornography proliferation on a global scale.
Net Worth of Christopher Ashton Kutcher
Ashton Kutcher is one of the successful actor, manufacturer, and businessman. He is also one of the successful investors besides his contributions to the entertainment industry, having invested in a lot of startups. He has more than 60 companies investing. It is estimated that his net worth is above $200 million.
Personal Life of Christopher Ashton Kutcher
Ashton Kutcher is a married man. He is married to Mila Kunis, an actress. In Kutcher’s acting-debut series, That’s 70s Show, the couple previously worked together. The couple began dating in 2012 and became involved in February 2014. In October 2014, Kunis gave birth to her daughter. In July 2015, the couple tied one knot to each other. In November 2016, she gave birth to a son.
He had been married to actress Demi Moore before Mila Kunis. In September 2005, the couple got married but their relation did not last more than 7 years and got separated in 2011. In November 2013 their divorce was finalized.
Facts of Christopher Ashton Kutcher
- This American actor was Twitter’s first user to have over 1,000,000 followers, beating CNN in the ‘ Million Folks ‘ contest.
- This American actor signed up to ride Galactic Spaceship Two as the 500th paying customer. This ride will take paying customers back and forth to the edge of space.
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