Ashton Kutcher is well-known for his endearing role in Two and a Half Men. He is also the face of Nikon Coolpix and has signed a multi-million dollar deal with Lenovo. Ashton is a great believer in technology and has proven it by investing his resources in tech start-ups.
Ashton Kutcher is an American actor, model, producer, and tech investor.
Ashton Kutcher’s estimated net worth as of 2018: $200 million
Ashton Kutcher’s profession as an actor has provided him with financial stability. His income comes mostly from his acting roles. Way back when, he bagged the role of Michael Kelso in the sitcom, That ‘70s Show. The series aired for many years until it ended in 2006.
He further supplemented his acting profession by appearing in other films such as Dude, Where’s My Car?, Butterfly Effect, and Just Married.
1978 – 1988
Ashton Kutcher was born on February 7, 1978, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He studied biochemical engineering at the University of Iowa but dropped out of college to pursue his modeling dreams. He went to New York and signed a contract with Next, a modeling agency.
It stands out that modeling was not the only path for Ashton Kutcher. After New York, Kutcher moved to Los Angeles and began acting on That ‘70s Show.
1999 – 2003
Kutcher continued to make a name for himself when he produced and hosted MTV’s infamous Punk’d. Moreover, this is not the only reality series that Ashton Kutcher has produced.
Through his production company, Katalyst Films, he produced other reality TV series. Besides supporting reality shows, he also served as the creative director for the startup Ooma.
2003 – 2011
In the year 2009, Kutcher’s fame was made evident when he became the first Twitter user to reach one million followers. He even defeated CNN and donated $100,000 to fight the infectious disease of malaria. In 2011, Ashton was hired by CBS to replace Charlie Sheen in Two and a Half Men.
His commitment to the TV series paid off and Ashton earned $800,000 per episode. Ashton raked in $18 million a year, making him the highest-paid actor on television.
2011 – Present
As of today, he remains as one of the most highly sought out actors of our time. Besides acting, modeling, and producing, Ashton is busy with his tech startup investments. The renowned actor has invested in startups such as Uber, Airbnb, Spotify, Shazam, and Soundcloud through his firm, A-Grade Investments.
He is also the current brand product engineer of Lenovo and will collaborate with the tech company in designing a new product line.
Ashton Kutcher is a reputed actor who knows how to sink his teeth into a character, and he will look to do the same with his collaboration with James Franco in The Long Home.