Mila Kunis Net Worth, Money & More

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Net Worth :  $ 30 million

Career / Profession: Actress

Age : 30

“I don’t live lavishly, so it’s not like I have 20 assistants and travel privately and shop every day.”

Mila Kunis

mila kunis

That describes this lass from Ukraine the best. Milena Markovna Kunis was born on August 14, 1983 and moved to Los Angeles from the Soviet Union in 1991, at the age of seven, with her family. She was enrolled into acting classes as an extracurricular activity and soon she realized her passion for the art. She appeared in several television series and commercials, starting from the age of nine. But she first gained popularity right before her fifteenth birthday for the role of Jackie Burkhart on “That ‘70s Show”. She was a part of the show till the show completed its 200 episodes in 2006.

“Aww! The Little Girl”

childhood

Born in Chernivitsi in Ukraine to mother Elvira, who was a Physics teacher and runs a pharmacy and father Mark Kunis, a mechanical engineer who worked as a cab driver. They moved to Los Angeles because her parents saw no future for her and her brother there. All they had were $250 at that time. She knew not a word of English when she joined school in LA and her best friend helped her to learn English.

In The Limelight

At the age of nine, Mila Kunis’ father enrolled her in acting classes at Beverly Hills studios and met Susan Curtis, who became her manager. On her very first audition, she was offered a Barbie commercial. Shortly later on, she did a commercial for the Lisa Frank product line. She first appeared on the television in 1994, appearing on Days Of Our Lives and a few months later appeared on the popular Pamela Anderson TV show, Baywatch. She had several minor small and supporting roles in Seventh Heaven, Santa with Muscles, Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves. She also appeared in the Angelina Jolie film Gia, as the young Gia.

At the age of 10, she had auditioned for the role of the young Russian Jewish girl for Make A Wish, Molly, but she failed to get through it and instead was offered a secondary role.

Her breakthrough in That 70s Show came when she was just 14. All the others who had come for audition were at least 18 or above, that was the ground rule. She did tell the producers she would be 14 soon, but even after the producers found out, they thought she was the best fit for the role and no one could have played that part better than her. The show ran for eight seasons and also won her two consecutive Young Star Awards.

In 2001, she appeared in Get Over It starring opposite Kirsten Dunst followed by the role in the straight-to-DVD horror film, American Psycho 2, alongside William Shatner. This film was widely criticized. Also her role in the film adaption of Toy n’ Tina’s Wedding did no good to her career.

forgetting sarah marshall

With the 2008 film Forgetting Sarah Marshall, which she landed by chance while auditioning for some other film, was a commercial success and grossed $105 million worldwide and her performance was appreciated by one and all. She was nominated for the Teen Choice Award. Later in 2008, she portrayed Mona Sax, an assassin in the film Max Payne which was based on the Max Payne video game. The film made $85 million worldwide.

“I Am Famous Now”

friends with benefits

Her debut film was Make A Wish, Molly back in 1995. But she gained immense popularity with the film Forgetting Sarah Marshall as Rachel Jansen. Since then, she never had to look back. Mona Sax in Max Payne, Lori in the comedy Ted, Theodora in Oz the Great and Powerful, Jamie in Friends With Benefits. Her performance as Lily in Black Swan alongside Natalie Portman gained her worldwide critical as well as audiences’ accolades and she went on to win the Premio Marcello Mastroianni for Best Young Actor or Actress at the 67th Venice International Film Festival and also nominations for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role. She was also honored with the Best Supporting Actress award at the 37th Annual Saturn Awards.

So How Much Do You Earn, Miss?

For her first breakthrough, That 70s Show, her earnings are not exactly known, but it is estimated that by the end of the final season if the show, she was charging $1, 00,000 per episode. Roughly a year after she joined the show, she began lending her voice to the character of Meg Griffin on the show, Family Guy. She earned an approximate of $15, 000 per episode for that show. For her big movies like Friends With Benefits, The Book of Eli, Black Swan, Forgetting Sarah Marshall etc, the average worldwide gross earnings from these movies are $88 million per film.

In late 2011, Mila Kunis was signed as the new face of Dior, where she replaced Marion Cotillard. It was her first endorsement and it was estimated that she would earn and cross the $2 million mark. It was a big achievement for Kunis as Dior never usually takes an American actress for their clothing and handbag range.

My Kitty

Enough of her work and endorsements. We all are curious to know where the most of her earnings go. Here they are.

mila kunis house

1. In 2002, Mila purchased a 2250 sq ft house for a whopping $5, 40,000. The house has three bedrooms and three bathrooms and is located in West Hollywood, California.

2. Lexus SC 430

lexus sc 430

The talented actress drives this sports car which has a two seater cockpit and a convertible top. The one touch power folding hardtop makes it an all season car with a high security and advanced noise reduction. It is powered by a 4.3 liter V8 engine has a five speed automatic transmission. There are driver and passenger knee bags and the car includes a satellite radio, iPod interface and Bluetooth streaming radio, among its many other features.

3. Range Rover Overfinch

range rover

This Range Rover Overfinch is real classy and has a champagne fridge inside it which has room for two bottles, all leather seats and wooden consoles between the rear seats which holds crystal tumblers. There is a gun cabinet, drawers, champagne flutes, and ammunition. It seems that Mila Kunis has chosen the perfect car for her.

Seems that this girl has a lot more paths to travel! But man, we appreciate her simplicity and down to earth nature.

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