|Birth Date:||August 14, 1983|
|Birth Place:||Chernivtsi, Ukraine, Soviet Union|
|Father’s Name:||Mark Kunis|
|Mother’s Name:||Elvira Kunis|
|Education:||Loyola Marymount University|
|Profession:||Actress, Voice Artist|
|Height:||5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)|
Milena Markovna Kunis was born on August 14, 1983 to Mark Kunis and Elvira in Chernivtsi, Ukraine. She has an elder brother. Her mother is employed as a physics teacher but runs a pharmacy as well, while her father is a mechanical engineer by profession, who doubles up by working as a cab driver. She is of Jewish descent.
The family relocated Los Angeles when she was seven. There, she attended Rosewood Elementary School.
When she was only 9-years-old, she began taking acting lessons. She auditioned for a few commercials and then made her debut in her first television role on ‘Days of Our Lives’, in 1994.
She starred in minor roles as a child actor in ‘Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves’, ‘Santa with Muscles’ and the Angelina Jolie’s movie, ‘Gia’. In 1998, she landed her first major role as ‘Jackie Burkhart’ in the hit sitcom, ‘That ‘70s show’.
After rave reviews for her performance as ‘Jackie’, she lent her voice for the role of ‘Meg Griffin’, on the animated sitcom, ‘Family Guy’.
She then enrolled to Hubert Howe Bancroft Middle School and Fairfax High School, from where she graduated in 2001. She also studied at UCLA and Loyola Marymount University for a brief period of time.
Mila started her doing several commercials. Discussing her TV career, she landed her first role in a TV series, “Days of Our Lives” in 1994. The same year she also appeared in an episode of “Baywatch”. The next year she did play the role of Susie Grogan in horror film, “Piranha”. She went on working hard. Consequently, she landed a huge role in 1998. She played the character of Jackie Burkhart in “The ‘70s Show” from 1998 to 2006. This role raised her to fame and success. Afterward, she got the opportunity to play several roles in TV series.
Contrary to TV, she made her film debut in 1996. It was in a film, “Santa with Muscles” where she played the role of Sarah. Additionally, she appeared in films like “Black Swan”, “Friends with Benefits”, “Ted”, “Bad Moms”, and others. Similarly, her TV projects are “7th Heaven”, “Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher”, and others. As of now, she has done several hits movies.
In 2011, she starred in the American rom-com ‘Friends with Benefits’ with actor/singer, Justin Timberlake. The film was a major blockbuster hit and was nominated for numerous awards. She is said to have played one of her best unconventional roles for the film.
She appeared in the movie ‘Ted’ along with Mark Wahlberg, in 2012. According to Kunis, it is a project that was close to her heart. The same year, she was signed on by Christian Dior to be the ‘Face of the Spring Fashion Campaign’.
2013 saw Kunis in the role of ‘Theodora’ in ‘Oz the Great and the Powerful’. The same year she also starred in ‘Blood Ties’.
Kunis also appeared in the comedy ‘The Angriest Man in Brooklyn’, along with Robin Williams and Peter Dinklage but the film received poor reviews.
In ‘Third Person’, Kunis co-starred with Liam Neeson, Olivia Wilde and James Franco and the film premiered at the 2013 Toronto Film Festivaland had a limited release later in 2014. The film, however, received mostly negative reviews.
Mila is married as of now. She is married to actor/producer, Ashton Kutcher. They first met in 2012 and got engaged on February 27, 2014. The couple started dating in 2012. After years of dating, they tied the knot on July 4, 2015. Together, they have two children. They are Isabelle Kutcher and Dimitri Portwood Kutcher. Currently, they are happily enjoying their marital life.
Before this marriage, she was in a relationship with the actor, Macauley Culkin. They were together from 2002 to 2011. She also had an affair with Emily Irene Sander.
As of 2019, Mila Kunis’ net worth is estimated to be $65 million.
Here are some of the best highlights of Mila Kunis’ career:
- Get Over It (2001)
- American Psycho (2002)
- After Sex (2007)
- Boot Camp (2008)
- Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
- Max Payne (2008)
- Extract (2009)
- The Book of Eli (2010)
- Date Night (2010)
- Black Swan (2010)
- Friends With Benefits (2011)
- Ted (2012)
- Jupiter Ascending (2015)
- Bad Moms (2016)