Ashton Kutcher is an actor, philanthropist, entrepreneur, investor and producer. Kutcher has been named one of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World,” as well as being honored by Vanity Fair ‘s New Establishment List, which identifies the top 50 of an innovative new breed of buccaneering visionaries, engineering prodigies and entrepreneurs. Twice, Kutcher was named one of Forbes magazine’s “World’s Most Powerful Celebrities,” as well as one of Fast Company magazine’s “Most Creative People.”
In 2011, Kutcher co-created a venture fund, A-Grade Investments, with Ron Burkle and Guy Oseary. To date, A-Grade has invested in multiple tech companies including Airbnb, Spotify, Uber, Flipboard, Oscar Health, Warby Parker, Nextdoor and Houzz. . In 2014, Kutcher and Oseary founded another fund, Sound Ventures, which has invested in Zenreach, Handy, Gusto, Acorns, Mark43 and more.
Kutcher is also the co-founder of Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children (www.wearethorn.org). Thorn drives technology innovation to fight the sexual exploitation of children.
Kutcher currently stars in the Netflix original series, The Ranch. He also serves as Executive Producer. Until 2015, Kutcher starred in the CBS comedy series Two and a Half Men. Kutcher first gained recognition as Michael Kelso on the Fox series That 70’s Show. Kutcher went on to star in a variety of box office hits on the big screen – including What Happens In Vegas with Cameron Diaz, The Guardian with Kevin Costner, No Strings Attached with Natalie Portman and the cult hit Dude, Where’s My Car.
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