Biography & trivia
* Ashton Kutcher was born on 7th February 1978 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.A.
* His original name is Christopher Ashton Kutcher and he prefers to use Ashton Kutcher in short for his film credits.
* His mother Diane worked at Procter & Gamble and his father Larry M. Kutcher is a factory worker, they got divorced when Ashton was sixteen years old.
* Ashton Kutcher has an elder sister Tausha & a fraternal twin Michael.
* While he was young his brother Michael’s cardiomyopathy made his life more stressful and he even made attempts to commit suicide.
* During his high school days he tried to steal money from his school along with with his cousin but he was caught while leaving the scene & sentenced to 3 years’ probation with 180 hours of community service, which made him to lose his girlfriend & college scholarships.
* In 1996 he enrolled at the University of Iowa to study biochemical engineering with a desire to find a cure for his brother Michael’s heart ailment. During this time he worked at General Mills plant to support himself. While studying at the University he was approached for a modeling competition called “Fresh Faces of Iowa” and joined reluctantly, to his surprise he won the first place and participated in ‘International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) Convention’, New York City.
* After coming back from the competition he left the University to pursue his acting career, Kutcher signed with a modeling agency and worked for Calvin Klein. He started his acting career with TV series “That ’70s Show” in 1998 and the show went on till 2006, he gained popularity all over the world as Michael Kelso. His first film was Coming Soon in 1999 alongside Bonnie Root and Gaby Hoffmann.
* In 2000 decade Ashton Kutcher worked for several commercially successful films like Just Married in 2003 with Brittany Murphy and Christian Kane, Cheaper by the Dozen in 2003, The Butterfly Effect in 2004 with Amy Smart and Elden Henson, Guess Who in 2005 alongside Bernie Mac and Zoë Saldaña, What Happens in Vegas in 2008 with Cameron Diaz and Rob Corddry.
* In 2010 decade Kutcher appeared in major commercial hits including Valentine’s Day in 2010 alongside Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel and Kathy Bates, Killers opposite Katherine Heigl, No Strings Attached in 2011 alongside Natalie Portman, Kevin Kline and Cary Elwes, New Year’s Eve in 2011.
* Kutcher has great interest in technology and softwares, he has made huge investments in stocks like Skype, Airbnb, Path Foursquare and Fab.com. He is also a co-founder of A-Grade Investments, he has invested in Italian restaurant, Dolce, Japanese restaurant, Geisha House etc.
* Kutcher started dating actress Demi Moore in 2003 and they got married on 24th September 2005 in a private ceremony, the couple broke up in 2011. In 2012 he started dating ‘That ’70s Show’ co-star Mila Kunis.
* Kutcher is the first Twitter user to have more than 1,000,000 followers, beating CNN in 2009.
“I don’t read it. I don’t watch the TV shows that are about that. I don’t read the magazines that make things up about people. I know what the truth is. I don’t sort of indulge in my own fodder. I don’t really care what they write about me.”
“I think privacy is valuable. You don’t have to share everything, and it’s healthy to occasionally hit the pause button and ask yourself if you’re oversharing. But at the end of the day, if you’re not doing anything wrong you don’t have anything to hide.”
“I think it’s all about working on the relationship and making it better … when it’s good. Don’t wait for a problem to work on things. They goal is not to get into a relationship; the goal is to be in a relationship.”
Filmography / all movies list
|1||1999||Coming Soon||Colette Burson||Bonnie Root,Gaby Hoffmann|
|2||2000||Down to You||Kris Isacsson||Freddie Prinze, Jr.,Julia Stiles|
|3||2000||Reindeer Games||J Frankenheimer||Ben Affleck,Gary Sinise|
|4||2000||Dude, Where’sMy Car?||Danny Leiner||Seann William Scott,Jennifer Garner|
|5||2001||Texas Rangers||Steve Miner||James Van Der Beek,Rachael Leigh Cook|
|6||2003||Just Married||Shawn Levy||Brittany Murphy,Christian Kane|
|7||2003||My Boss’sDaughter||David Zucker||Tara Reid,Andy Richter|
|8||2004||The Butterfly Effect||Eric Bress||Amy Smart,Elden Henson|
|9||2005||Guess Who||K R Sullivan||Bernie Mac,Zoë Saldaña|
|10||2005||A Lot Like Love||Nigel Cole||Amanda Peet,Kathryn Hahn|
|11||2006||Bobby||Emilio Estevez||Harry Belafonte,Nick Cannon|
|12||2006||The Guardian||Andrew Davis||Kevin Costner,Melissa Sagemiller|
|13||2008||What Happensin Vegas||Tom Vaughan||Cameron Diaz,Rob Corddry|
|14||2009||Spread||David Mackenzie||Anne Heche,Margarita Levieva|
|15||2009||Personal Effects||David Hollander||Michelle Pfeiffer,Kathy Bates|
|16||2010||Valentine’s Day||Garry Marshall||Jessica Alba,Kathy Bates|
|17||2010||Killers||Robert Luketic||Katherine Heigl,Tom Selleck|
|18||2011||No Strings Attached||Ivan Reitman||Natalie Portman,Cary Elwes|
|19||2011||New Year’s Eve||Garry Marshall||Halle Berry,Jessica Biel|
|20||2012||Jobs||Joshua MichaelStern||Josh Gad|