Mila Kunis starred in two-consecutive flopped movies, followed by multiple box office hits.
|Net Worth:||$ 66 Million|
|Source of Wealth:||Actress|
|Born:||August 14, 1983|
|Children:||2 (Wyatt Isabelle and Dimitri Portwood)|
|Birth Name:||Milena Markovna Kunis|
|Height:||5 ft 4 in (1.63m)|
Mila Kunis is well-known for her roles in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Black Swan, and Friends With Benefits. She owns a luxurious mansion and is fond of cars.
Milena Markovna Kunis was born on August 14, 1983 in Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Her family moved to the United States when she was 7 years old. Her parents think that they don’t have a future in Ukraine. She went to Hubert Howe Bancroft Middle School and graduated from Fairfax High School.
At the age of 9, Kunis took her acting classes at the Beverly Hills Studio and met talent manager Susan Curtis. She first appeared in various TV commercials including Barbie and Lisa Frank.
As of January 2020, Kunis’ estimated net worth is 66 million. She gained her wealth from various TV series and movies as well as TV commercials.
At the age of 14, she had her television break when she got the role of Jackie Burkhart on That 70s Show. Burkhart is the youngest member of the group, who is spoiled, selfish, and immature. The show revolves around a group of teenage friends, their problems, and their maturing stage. Kunis became part of the show from 1998 to 2006, with a salary of $100,000 per episode.
Kunis also appeared in minor roles for Baywatch, 7th Heaven, Walker, and Texas Ranger. She also voiced Meg Griffin on Family Guy in 1999. She received an Annie award nomination in the voice acting category for this. She also lends her voice from 2005-2011 to various characters in the Robot Chicken series.
Kunis debuted on the big screen in 2001 as Basin in Get Over It. The comedy film tells the story ofa high school senior and his desperate move to win back his ex-girlfriend. The film was a box office failure earning $19,900,366 compared to the $22 million budget.
In 2002, Kunis co-starred with William Shatner in American Psycho 2. She played the role of Rachel Newman, a criminology student who is drawn to serial killing. The movie focuses on Newman and her goal to become the assistant of Professor Robert Starkman (Shatner). The film did not do well in the box office.
Starring in the movie Forgetting Sarah Marshall in 2008 marked a turning point in her career. Kunis played the role of Rachel Jansen, a receptionist for the Hawaiian resort Turtle Bay. The story revolves around Peter Bretter (Jason Segel) and his trip to Hawaii to forget his ex-girlfriend. Unfortunately, his ex-girlfriend and the new boyfriend are also in the same resort as his. The movie was a huge success earning $105 million worldwide.
In 2012, Kunis starred in the movie Ted as Lori Collins, girlfriend of John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg). The movie tells the story of Bennett who wished to bring his teddy bear named Ted to life. Bennett faced a dilemma of choosing between Lori and Ted. The movie earned a total gross of $594.4 million against the $50 million budget.
In 2013, Kunis portrayed Theodora in Oz the Great and Powerful, which earned $493.3 million. The movie focuses on Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a frustrated circus magician prophesied to save the Land of Oz.
Her other box office movies include Black Swan, Jupiter Ascending, and Bad Moms.
Kunis and her former That ‘70s Show co-star Ashton Kutcher started dating in April 2012. The pair got engaged in February 2014 and tied the knot in July 2015. They have two children:Wyatt Isabelle who was born in October 2014 and Dimitri Portwood who was born in November 2016.
Kunis received several awards and nominations for her outstanding performances. She received the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for Black Swan. She also received the MTV Movie Award for Best Villain for Oz the Great and Powerful.
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