Ukrainian born highly sought Hollywood actress, Mila Kunis has a networth of $30 million.
Born on August 14, 1983 in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, Mila Kunis and her family shifted to Los Angeles when she was seven years old and she attended Rosewood Elementary School. Kunis admits having tough time as a student in a different place because of the cultural and language differences. She was discovered by her agent Susan Curtis in her after school acting lessons at the Beverly Hills Studio and she was then cast for a Barbie commercial and she subsequently appeared in Lisa Frank product line.
Kunis first appeared on television roles on Days of Our Lives (1994). She played minor role on Baywatch and 7th Heaven and supporting roles in Santa with Muscles, Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves, and the Angelina Jolie film Gia, as the young Gia Carangi.
Kunis started her major role on screen in the television series That ’70s Show as Jackie Burkhart in 1998. The show ran for eight seasons from 1998 to 2006 and earned Kunis Young Star Awards as Best Young Actress in a Comedy TV Series in 1999 and 2000. In 1999, Kunis voiced for Meg on animated sitcom Family Guy replacing Lacey Chabert and was nominated for an Annie Award in the category of Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production in 2007.
She starred in Get Over It in 2001 and a horror film American Psycho 2, in 2002 a sequel to American Psycho. However, these movies were not much successful commercially, but then Mila Kunis made her breakthrough in the 2008 comedy film Forgetting Sarah Marshall where she starred as Rachel Jansen. The film was critically acclaimed and was a blockbuster success grossing $105 million worldwide. Released on the same year was next movie Max Payne where Kunis was casted as Mona Sax, a murderer. The film also received a huge box office success grossing over $85 million dollars although panned by critics. She appeared in comedy film Extract in 2009 and action movie The Book of Eli in 2010 that grossed over $157 million worldwide and she was also nominated for Teen Choice Awards for her performance.
In 2010, Mila Kunis received great critical acclaim for the psychological thriller Black Swan in which she starred along with Natalie Portman. The movie grossed over $329 million worldwide and was nominated for five Academy Awards. Kunis received Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor or Actress at the 67th Venice International Film Festival and was awarded with Golden Globe Award and Best Supporting Actress award for her performance.
Mila Kunis played as Jamie alongside Justin Timberlake in romantic comedy Friends with Benefits in 2011. The film became a commercial success grossing over $149.5 million worldwide and Kunis was nominated for Favorite Comedic Movie Actress. Ted another comedy movie co-starred with Mark Wahlberg in 2012 is Kunis’s most commercially successful movie till date. The movie was a blockbuster hit grossing over $549 million worldwide.
In October 2014, Mila Kunis along with her partners launched a new production company Orchard Farm Productions which plans to develop and manufacture TV projects.
Despite defining herself as a computer nerd, Mila Kunis does not seem to be active on social media as she does not have a Facebook, Twitter or Myspace account. She also follows politics from close and supports the Democratic Party and is also an admirer of American President Barack Obama.
Mila Kunis dated actor Macaulay Culkin in 2008, and despite claims that the couple were going to get married, they broke up in early 2011. And the hollywood diva was seen together with her That ’70s Show co-star Ashton Kutcher to whom she got engaged in February 2014. The couple now have a daughter named Wyatt.
Known for her diverse acting qualities, Kunis is one of the most popular actress today in the Hollywood industry with a total net worth of $30 million.
Quick Facts about Mila Kunis
Full Name: Milena Markovna “Mila” Kunis
Height: 5′ 4″ (1.63 m)
Weight: 52 kg
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Date of Birth: August 14, 1983
Place of Birth: Chernivtsi, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Education: Hubert Howe Bancroft Middle School, Fairfax High School, UCLA and Loyola Marymount University
Marital status: Engaged (Ashton Kutcher)
Children: 1 (Wyatt)
Mila Kunis Zodiac/astrological sign: Leo