Birthday Special: 17 Things Everyone Should Know About Ashton Kutcher

  • Click through our photo gallery above to learn 17 things you probably didn’t know about birthday boy Ashton Kutcher!

  • His full name is Christopher Ahston Kutcher. (Photo: WENN)

  • Ashton attended the University of Iowa and majored in Biochemical Engineering with the hope of finding a cure for his brother’s condition. (Photo: WENN)

  • Not only did Kutcher do janitorial work at General Mills, he also worked at a butcher shop, skinning deer before he attempted a career in modeling and acting. (Photo: WENN)

  • A talent scout discovered him in college, which led to dropping out and pursue modeling, most notably for Calvin Klein. (Photo: WENN)

  • After he moved to New York City to pursue a career in modeling, Chris began using his middle name, Ashton, because there was already a model named Chris in the same agency. (Photo: WENN)

  • One of his close friends is “Smallville” actor Tom Welling, who he met when they both used to model. (Photo: WENN)

  • He’s also best friends with “That 70’s Show” co-star Wilmer Valderrama. (Photo: WENN)

  • Ashton has webbed toes – two toes on his left foot are fused together. (Photo: WENN)

  • He is a dedicated student of Krav Maga, an Israeli martial art which combines boxing, judo, wrestling and street fighting. (Photo: WENN)

  • Ashton and Mila don’t give their kids Christmas presents because they don’t want them to expect to be given a boatload of presents every year. (Photo: WENN)

  • For his role in Jobs, Ashton adopted Steve Jobs’ fruitarian diet for one month, meaning he only ate fruit. He lost 20 pounds and landed in the hospital for two days as a result. (Photo: Release)

  • He’s a modern day feminist hero. Ashton launched a petition to get diaper-changing stations in men’s rooms. (Photo: WENN)

  • Ashton’s debut episode of “Two and a Half Men” attracted over 28 million viewers, more than any previous episode. (Photo: WENN)

  • In 2013, Ashton was named the highest paid actor on US television, raking in $24 million a year. (Photo: WENN)

  • Kutcher has also successfully invested in several technology startups. Some of his investments include Skype, Foursquare, Airbnb, Path and Fab.com. (Photo: WENN)

Click through our photo gallery above to learn 17 things you probably didn’t know about birthday boy Ashton Kutcher!

There are several leading men in Hollywood whom we love (we see you, Ryan Gosling!), but we have to say, Ashton Kutcher definitely lands on the list of most-wanted.

Not only is he funny, down to earth, and incredibly handsome, Ashton Kutcher is also a philanthropist, business mogul, and a proud feminist. He’s got the whole package! No wonder he’s our ultimate man crush!

But there’s a lot more to Mia Kunis’ husband (we’re not crying—YOU’RE CRYING!) than all the superficial yet understandable reasons why we love him so. Click through our photo gallery above to learn 17 things you probably didn’t know about birthday boy Ashton Kutcher!


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