If you are an avid TV watcher for the last two decades, you must have heard of Mila Kunis. She is one of the leading American actresses. She gave a memorable performance in the award-winning sitcom “That ‘70s Show” where she entered most homes. The actress is happily married to the famous actor, producer, and entrepreneur Ashton Kutcher.
Mila Kunis Net worth is estimated at around $65 million. She accumulated her fortune from acting, and brand endorsements. Mila is a favourite of millions of fans around the globe, to know more about her net worth, movies, shows, family, age and personal life, read the complete article.
As of April 2020 Mila, Kunis has a jaw-dropping net worth of $65 million. In 2013, she earned $11 million and Forbes listed her among the 100 most powerful celebrities in the world.
In 2017, she was again ranked by Forbes as one of the highest-paid actresses with a net worth of $15.5 million. The major portion of her earnings came from the acting career.
She has also appeared in several TV Shows and Movies. She acted in the popular sitcom “That ‘70s Show” and animated series “Family Guy”. Her famous movies include Friends with Benefits, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Ted, Black Swan, and Bad Moms. Her remuneration for a movie stands around $12 million.
According to Daily Mail, she earned $100,000 per episode of That ‘70s Show.
Besides, she has other stable income sources too. She makes a considerable amount of money through social media where she earns around $1000-2000 per post on Instagram via sponsors. Mila is a brand ambassador of huge brands. She signed a contract with Christian Dior in 2012 for the Spring Fashion Campaign. She is also associated with Gemfields, a luxury company that makes Emeralds, amethysts, and Rubies. She makes $14 million for a single brand endorsement.
The multi-millionaire actress owns a luxurious mansion worth $10 million in Beverly Hills with an area of 3,100 square feet with six bedrooms and bathrooms.
Kunis also maintains impressive car collection, she owns Lexus SC 430 worth around $35,000 and Range Rover Over Finch costs over $150,000.
Mila Kunis’s husband Ashton Kutcher is also a famous actor and venture capitalist and has a hefty net worth of $200m. They have no plans to create trusts for their children and rather donate their finances to charity and welfare organizations.
Mila was born on August 14th, 1983 in Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Her birth name is Milena Markovna Kunis. Her father, Mark Kunis is a cab driver and her mother Elvira runs a pharmacy. She has an older brother Michael. Kunis’s family has Jewish ancestry and her mother tongue in Russian.
In 1991, her family moved from Ukraine to Los Angles, United States when she was seven, due to antisemitism in the former Soviet Union. In 2011, she said that her family was financially stable back there, her father was a mechanical engineer and mother was a Physics teacher and had well-paid jobs when they were forced to leave their degrees and stable jobs behind. They came to the U.S with only $250.
The family arrived in New York on Wednesday, and she and her brother were enrolled in Rosewood Elementary School within the next two days. Mila had difficulty during the initial phase of her school because of the language barrier and cultural differences. English seemed like an alien language to her, she recalled at the time that it felt like being blind and deaf at the age of seven.
She signed up for acting classes and was spotted by an agent in no time. At the age of 14, she got her hands on her first noteworthy role in ‘That ‘70s Show’. She then attended Hubert Howe Bancroft Middle School. Her high school and filming for “That ‘70s Show” began at the same time, so she hired a tutor during most of her high school years.
Kunis also attended Los Angeles for Enriched Studies shortly, but because of the school’s inflexible policies towards students, she moved to Fairfax High School and graduated in 2001. She then attended UCLA and Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles briefly.
In 2002, Kunis was in a serious relationship with Macaulay Culkin (see Macaulay Culkin’s Net Worth), they split up after eight years of courtship on friendly grounds in January 2011 leaving their fans in utter disappointment.
In 2012, she started dating her former co-actor Ashton Kutcher and the couple got engaged in February 2014. In 2015, they got married in a private ceremony held at Oak Glan and kept it a top-secret event.
The couple has been blessed with two kids. Their daughter Wyatt Isabelle born in October 2014 and Son Dimitri Portwood Kutcher born in November 2016.
Mila Kunis Age and Height
Mila Kunis is 36-year-old. She is 5 feet 4 inches long and weighs about 52 kg. She was born with brown eye color but she had an eye condition heterochromia iridium, a condition in which both irises are different in colors. Her right eye is green and left is brown.
Mila started as a child star, she enrolled into after school acting classes at Beverly Hills Studio and met Susan Curtis, her first manager. She made her first screen appearance in a Barbie commercial, followed by a commercial for Lisa Frank’s product line.
In 1994, at the age of 11, she got her first Television gig in Days of Our Lives followed by Baywatch. She played a small role in ‘7th Heaven’ (1996).
In 2014, she made a guest appearance as Vivian in ‘Two and a Half Man’ starring Ashton Kutcher.
That ‘70s Show
At the age of 14, Kunis break into her major acting role in the Fox sitcom That ‘70s Show (1999-2006). The casting director required an 18-year-old, despite being underage Kunis lied about her age to get the role. They later found about her real age and admitted that Kunis was made for that role.
She played Jackie Burkhart opposite Ashton Kutcher. Jackie was the youngest group member who is a beautiful selfish rich brat. She loves giving thoughtless and insincere advice, which strangely turns out to be helpful. She hooked up with three group members: Kelso, Hyde, and Fez.
Her character gets more mature and honest as the series proceeds. The show ran for eight consecutive seasons and Mila was part of it in its entire run. The show received 16 Primetime Emmy Awards nominations and, and the only win came for the show when Kunis won Emmy for Outstanding Costume Design for a Series in 1999. Kunis won the “Best Young Actress Award in Comedy Tv Series twice in (1999) and (2000).
Mila appeared initially in supporting roles in ‘Santa with Muscles’ (1996), Honey, We shrunk ourselves’ (1997) and ‘Gia’ (1998) as Gia Carangi.
She gave the audition for the ‘Film Make a Wish Molly’ as a Migrant Russian Jewish girl and instead got the role of Mexican girl. In 1995, she managed to get a role in the horror film “Piranhas’ as Susie Grogan.
Kunis also has several movie credits under her belt. She made first movie appearance in getting Over It (2001) alongside Kirsten Dunst. Next year she appeared in ‘American Psycho 2’ which received bad reviews and poor ratings. She then appeared in Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding in 2004, which was released in 2007 due to some unknown circumstances. The film was a flop and got poor reviews from critics, with Rotten Tomatoes rating of 25%. Kunis stated that she is embarrassed over her bad selection of projects lately.
Kunis kept on appearing in alternative movie roles, she was starred in the comedy film ‘Moving McAllister’ with Jon Heder. The movie was average and mostly received negative views from critics. Her other appearances include romantic comedy, After Sex (2007) and psychological thriller, Boot Camp (2008).
In 2008, she failed the audition for ‘Knocked up’ and ended up starring in a lead role in rom-com ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’. The film was a commercial success worldwide and made $105million. Kunis received critical acclaim for her comic timing and effortless portrayal of the character.
In 2008, she played an assassin, Max Sona in neo-noir ‘Max Payne’ next to Mark Wahlberg. She underwent harsh training in kick-boxing, guns and martial arts to do justice to her role. Kunis was criticized for being a mismatch for the role but overall the film was well-received on box office and grossed $85 million globally. The directors defended Kunis saying they couldn’t have found a better match than her. She was got Teen Choice Award nomination for the role.
In 2009, after watching Kunis in ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’, director Mike Judge cast her in the comedy film ‘Extract’. The film performed well grossing $10.8 million.
In 2010, she co-starred in The Book of Eli with Denzel Washington. The film was a huge success on the box-office and received mixed reviews. The same year she made a guest appearance in comedy ‘Date Night’ and was praised for her robust performance.
Her most commercially successful films are “Oz the Great and powerful” “Friends with Benefits” and “Black Swan”. Her other prominent works include‘ Forgetting Sarah Marshall’, “Bad Moms” and, ‘Ted’ .
In 2010, on the recommendation of Natalie Portman, she was cast in ‘Black Swan’ as Lilly, a ballet dancer. She took ballet classes for four hours for a whole week and went on a strict routine with a 1,200 calorie diet and cardiovascular exercise regimen to shed 20 pounds for the role. She even tore a ligament and dislocate her shoulder.
Her hard work paid off and the film was a huge blockbuster and grossed $329 million worldwide. Black Swan received five Academy Award nominations. Kunis made headlines for her excellent performance. U.S film critic Kirk Honeycutt praised her saying. “She is the perfect alternate to Portman equally dark but with a smirk of self-assurance in front of Portman’s dumbfounded fearfulness”.
Kunis was also praised for her husky voice. Her commendable acting earned her Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best actress at 67th Venice Film Festival and Best Supporting Actress award and several nominations for other significant honors.
Friends with Benefits
In 2011, Kunis was starred as Jamie Rellis opposite ‘Justin Timberlake’ as Dylan Harper in romantic comedy Friends with Benefits, directed by Will Gluck. The film tells the story of a couple who met in New York.
They both don’t want to keep love out of their sexual relationship but complications arise when they began to develop affection for each other and deny their true feelings.
The film was a commercial blockbuster and chemistry of the leads were praised by critics. The film had a budget of $35 million and grossed $149 million worldwide. The film got the nomination for two People’s Choice Awards with Kunis being nominated for Favorite Comedic Movie Actress.
In 2019, she was starred in Ted along with Mark Wahlberg as John. She played Lori Collins, an aggressive girlfriend of John. It was a commercial success and gain mostly received positive reviews. It grossed $549.4 million against the budget of $50 million.
In 2013, Kunis starred in Walt Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful as witch Theodora wicked witch of the west. She received mixed reviews for her performance. The film grossed over $439 million worldwide.
Some of her films had limited theatrical releases. In 2013 she was cast in Blood Ties which premiered at Cannes Film Festival 2013 and got mixed reviews from critics. Then she co-starred with Liam Neeson in “Third Person” which premiered at Toronto Film Festival 2013. The film got poor reception. In 2014, she did The Angriest Man in Brooklyn which got a limited release on VOD and theatres and received bad reviews.
In 2015, she played the lead in space opera film “Jupiter Ascending” alongside Channing Tatum. It was one of the highly anticipated films with a prominent star cast, however, it received poor response and bad critic reviews. It had a budget of $176 million and grossed $183.3 million.
In 2016, she was featured in the comedy film “Bad Moms” alongside Kristen Bell and Christina Applegate. The film was praised for its domestic comedy and ensemble cast. It made a total of $183.9 million against a $20 million budget. In 2017, Kunis reprised her role in ‘A Bad Moms Christmas’.
In 2018, she was starred in the black comedy thriller film ‘Spy Who Dumped Me’ as Audrey Stockman. Plot focus on two besties who are being chased by assassins through Europe after one of their boyfriends exposed to be CIA agent. The film grossed $75.3 million against the budget of $40 million.
In 2020, she was featured in drama film Four Good Days, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival on 25 January 2020
Kunis’s career is still thriving, she is all set to treat her fans with several captivating shows. Her upcoming TV projects include ‘Breaking News in Yuba County, Made in LA, Hunted and renewed season of Family Guy.
Voice acting career
In 1999, at the age of 15, she replaced Lacey Chabert on the Fox TV animated series “Family Guy” and lent her voice to the character of Meg Griffin. She gave the audition twice and being hired in the second attempt for the unique quality of her voice.
Casting director complimented her saying, ‘There is something very natural about her voice and was the best fit for the character. in 2007, she was nominated in the voice acting category of Annie Award. She also provided a voice to Meg in the Family Guy. She also her voice-over in stop motion comedy series Robert Chicken (2005).
Kunis was named “Knock Out” of the year by GQ Magazine and listed among the ‘100 Hottest Women of All Time’ in 2011. She was ranked number nine by FHM magazine in 2012 where in the same year she was given the title of ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ by Esquire magazine. She received the same accolade by FHM magazine.
In 2013, Forbes listed her among the 100 Powerful Celebrities. She ranked #14 in terms of marketability and #89 overall. She has also appeared in the international advertisement of alcohol brand Jim Beam bourbon.
Kunis is a beneficiary of several prestigious honors. She received the “Young Star Award” twice for ‘That ‘70s Show’. She won Marcello Mastroianni Award at the Venice Film Festival for the “Best Young Actress” and Saturn Award For ‘Best Supporting Actress’. In 2010, she received Golden Globe nomination for ‘Black Swan’.
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