Ashton Kutcher is an American actor, model, and producer with a net worth of $140 million. Kutcher grew up in Ohio and Iowa and majored in biochemical engineering at the University of Iowa before dropping out to pursue modeling in New York. He signed with Next modeling agency in 1998 and worked briefly as both a runway model and a print model for Calvin Klein. The same year, he moved to Los Angeles and won the role of Michael Kelso on the FOX sitcom That '70s Show; the show ran until 2006, though Kutcher appeared only as a guest star in the final season.
Kutcher supplemented his TV career with roles in films such as Dude, Where's My Car?, The Butterfly Effect, and Just Married. In 2003, Kutcher produced and hosted the popular MTV hidden camera show Punk'd; he also produces several other reality and game shows through his production company, Katalyst Films, and served for a time as the creative director of the Voice Over Internet Protocol startup Ooma. In 2009, Kutcher became the first Twitter user to gain one million followers, beating out CNN and donating $100,000 to fight malaria. Kutcher began dating actress Demi Moore, fifteen years his senior, in 2003; the two married in 2005.
In August 2011 it was revealed that Ashton Kutcher will earn a salary of $700,000 per episode of Two and a Half Men, replacing Charlie Sheen, and becoming the highest paid actor on television.
Ashton Kutcher has leveraged his fame and Twitter following to enter the tech industry and is now well known as an angel investor in tech start-ups. Besides his high salary from Two and a Half Men, Kutcher makes millions in residuals from syndication of That 70s Show, his movies, production company and resturants that he owns.
Check out the rush to get a "good" seat before Ashton Kutcher's day 3 keynote at CTIA 2013.
Danny Masterson tells Larry King how he still keeps in touch with Ashton Kutcher.