Ashton Kutcher, born on the 7th of February 1978 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA, is an actor known for his roles in movies such as Just Married (2003), The Butterfly Effect (2004), and The Guardian (2006). He also hosted Punk’d from 2003 to 2007 and produced the MTV reality show Beauty and the Geek in 2005. Ashton Kutcher started dating Mila Kunis in 2012, and he married her in 2015. In 2011, Ashton Kutcher’s net worth was reported to be $140 million, with $24 million coming from his acting career.
Before Ashton Kutcher was famous, he got his start in show business as a child model for brands like Calvin Klein and J. Crew, and even scored gigs in commercials for Pop-Tarts and Bubble Yum. As an adult, he starred on That ’70s Show, which earned him an Emmy Award nomination and fame that would eventually help him kick off his own production company. During his time on The Ranch (his first Netflix series), he made over $500K per episode. His next big gig will be playing Steve Jobs in a biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.
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The early days of Ashton’s modeling career began at 17 years old. He signed with a modeling agency in Los Angeles and began booking gigs. His debut gig was a campaign for Abercrombie & Fitch. It wasn’t long before he became known as The Next Marky Mark because of his similarities to actor Mark Wahlberg, one of Hollywood’s hottest stars at that time. For six months, he traveled around Europe and Japan doing photo shoots, appearing in print ads and commercials for brands like Levi Strauss and Calvin Klein. His earnings from modeling totaled $150,000 per year—not bad for a high school senior!
Earnings from movies
Along with his other projects, Kutcher has starred in several hit movies. The first was Dude, Where’s My Car? which earned him $8 million; he followed it up with $15 million for Just Married, which co-starred Brittany Murphy. He took home $18 million for What Happens in Vegas, and he earned another $20 million from What Happens in Vegas . . . in 2008. He also received an executive producer fee of $1 million for both of those films. Next came Killers with Katherine Heigl, which made its way to theaters in 2010; a year later, The Switch arrived with Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman.
Earnings from TV shows
Television is one of Ashton’s biggest moneymakers. The actor has appeared in several sitcoms, including That ‘70s Show, Two and a Half Men, and How I Met Your Mother. He’s also starred in a variety of TV movies and had roles on NCIS: Los Angeles and The Ranch. All told, Ashton has earned about $4 million for his work in TV shows since 2000—not bad for an 11-year-plus career!
Earnings from advertisements
The actor has been appearing in TV commercials since 1999, so it’s not hard to understand how he amassed his fortune. The ads for some of his past campaigns include: IBM Lenovo, Mercedes-Benz, PepsiCo. Pepsi Max and many others. In 2002 alone, he made $500 thousand by advertising Yahoo! Music Unlimited service. He was also hired as a spokesperson for Coca-Cola in 2007 and got $3 million for it. As well as that he endorsed Procter & Gamble’s Dry Idea brand of deodorant between 2000 and 2003 and got $13 million from it.
Annual salary and earnings
In 2019, he earns $11.5 million. In 2017, he earned $24 million and in 2016, he earned around $15.8 million. His annual salary ranges from $19 to $20 million each year. In 2013, his net worth was calculated to be over a billion dollars. However, his total assets were valued at over $80 million during his divorce in 2015 with Demi Moore which proves how much he has made during that period.
Last Updated on December 25, 2021
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