Ashton Kutcher was born in a family where both of his parents were factory workers, with his father employed at the General Mills and his mother at the illustrious Procter & Gamble . He has an older sister, Tausha, and also a fraternal twin named Michael, who has been suffering from a peculiar disease called cerebral palsy. Even Kutcher also had an emergency transplant at the age of thirteen, that was necessitated by cardiomyopathy, which is nothing but a virus-induced illness and it weakened and perforated his heart muscle. However, at this time his parents got divorced and it was around the same time when he broke into the high school at night with his cousin in an attempt to steal money but was caught leaving the scene. For this he was convicted of third-degree burglary and sentence to three years' probation and along with it for 180 hours of community service. In the later years Kutcher stated that though the experience "straightened him out," he lost his girlfriend and anticipated college scholarships, and he was ostracized at school and in his community! Again, Kutcher though attended the University of Iowa and tried to major in the discipline of biochemical engineering, he nevertheless did not complete, since by that time he was thoroughly motivated to find a cure for his brother's heart ailment. But it should be noted at the same time, that in spite of his sudies he wanted to be an actor and once packed up his belongings and headed (on foot) for the airport. Such was the passion! It was during this time that he by sheer luck won a trip to the New York City to the International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) Convention. It was after some success in the discipline of modelling Kutcher moved to Los Angeles and after his first audition, was cast as Michael Kelso in the television series That '70s Show, which debuted in the year 1998 and ended in 2006. During this time he worked in several films, of which the most important ones are Dude, Where's My Car? (2000), Just Married (2003), and Guess Who (2005). In addition to this, he also appeared in the family film Cheaper By The Dozen, in the role of a self-obsessed actor. On the other hand, the 2004 film of Kutcher, The Butterfly Effect brought before him an unusually dramatic role, portraying a conflicted young man who fell in love with a girl called Kayleigh. The film though received very mixed reviews, within a short time became an enormous box-office success. The most recent film role is The Guardian, a film which opened on September 29, 2006, where he acted along with Kevin Costner. Both of the actors are in the roles of United States' Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers. It has come to the knowledge, that at the outset the studio behind the film, the Touchstone Pictures was quit hesitant in casting Kutcher in an action film because of his public image as a comic actor, but the later events proved the zeal of an actor. Kutcher underwent eight months of physical training and quit smoking to prepare for the role. Also Kutcher was forced not to renew the contract for the eighth and final season of That 70s Show!
In his personal life, Kutcher is married to another actrees of Hollywood, Demi Moore.