Ashton Kutcher net worth and salary: Ashton Kutcher is an American actor, model, investor and producer who has a net worth of $160 million. Ashton Kutcher was born on February 7, 1978 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He 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. That same year, he moved to Los Angeles and won the role of Michael Kelso on the FOX sitcom That '70s Show. Kutcher stayed on That '70s show for the entire series run, until the year 2006. 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 in 2003. Despite a fifteen year age gap, they were married for eight years, from 2005 to 2011.
In August 2011 was hired to replace Charlie Sheen on the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men. For his efforts on the show, Ashton earns roughly $800,000 per episode when taking into account backend syndication points. That works out to roughly $18 million a year and is easily enough to make Ashton the highest paid actor on television. Ashton Kutcher has leveraged his fame and Twitter following to enter the tech industry and is now a well known as an angel investor in tech start-ups.