From Onscreen Flames To Forever Loves — Ashton Kutcher & Mila Kunis’ Relationship To Date

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Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have one of the sweetest relationships in Hollywood. After meeting each other on set for That 70s Show when Kunis was just 14, they’ve been in each others lives for longer than most celebrity couples can say — but, that doesn’t mean the path to their love story was exactly linear. 

From lengthy relationships and one marriage to other people before a fateful reuniting, the pair ending up together was basically written in the stars once they’d had a few more life experiences under their belts.  

As Kunis once said while on a podcast, they ended up being the right people at the right time when they wandered back into each others lives. 

“The people that we were back then would never be together,” she said. “It’s just such a bummer that we missed out on 20 years together, but we would have never been together if we didn’t both go what we went through in order to be the people that we were when we met.”

Below, everything you need to know about the Hollywood couple’s enviable love life. 

1998: They meet on That 70s Show


Anyone who watched the iconic teen sitcom, That 70s Show, would have instantly fallen in love with the chemistry between Kunis (Jackie Burkhart) and Kutcher (Michael Kelso) whose characters dated on the show. They were 14 and 20, respectively, when the pilot episode aired in 1998, with the significant age gap revealed to be a result of Kunis lying about her age to get the part. 

Kunis’ first real life kiss was from Kutcher on the show, with the actress telling PEOPLE in 2001 that she had a huge crush on him. 

“I was like, ‘Oh, he’s so cute, it’s the Calvin Klein model,” she said. “Then I was like, ‘I have to kiss him?’ I was so nervous and uncomfortable. I had the biggest crush on him.”

Kutcher, had no idea that this was her first kiss. 

“I’m the first guy she kissed? Oh my god, I had no idea,” he told PEOPLE in 2001. “I’m so glad I didn’t know that or it would’ve been too much pressure.” 

Kutcher left the series in 2005 after seven seasons, causing most of his contact with Kunis to cease, though they did keep in touch occasionally.

September2005: Ashton Kutcher marries Demi Moore


After two years of dating, Kutcher married actress Demi Moore and became a step-father to her three daughters from her previous marriage to Bruce Willis

January 2011: Mila Kunis and Macaulay Culkin break up


After 8 years, Kunis splits with her then-boyfriend, Macaulay Culkin. T

During a later appearance on Dax Shepherd‘s podcast Armchair ExpertKunis called it “a horrible, horrible breakup.”

November 2011: Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher divorce


That same year, Kutcher and Moore call it quits. 

In a statement, the actress said, “It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I have decided to end my six-year marriage to Ashton.”

Kutcher echoed the sentiment and said, “I will forever cherish the time I spent with Demi. Marriage is one of the most difficult things in the world and unfortunately sometimes they fail.”

January 2012: Ashton and Mila reunite at the Golden Globes


After ending things with their respective partners, Kutcher and Kunis reunite at the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards.

“I was looking around, and there was a really beautiful man from the back,” Kunis told Marc Maron on his podcast in 2018. “I was literally like, ‘Oh, he’s kinda hot.’ … And then he turned around, and I was like, ‘Oh, my God, it’s Kutch.'”

They started talking, and Kutcher invited her to his Hollywood Hills housewarming party, where they spent even more time reconnecting and shared their first (offscreen) kiss. 

Early 2012: The pair start casually dating


After that fateful night, Kutcher and Kunis started casually seeing each other. During his appearance on The Howard Stern Show, Kutcher explained how they “legitimately lived out” their movies (Kutcher had recently starred in No Strings Attached and Kunis had starred in Friends With Benefits, both of which follow two non-couples who agree to a casual hook-up pact).

Kunis was also down to keep things casual at first. “We were just like, let’s just hook up. Let’s have fun. We’re both single. We both trust each other. Everything’s great,” she said during an appearance on the WTF with Marc Maron podcast.

“It was the first time ever that I ever slept over at a guy’s house since becoming single …” she said. “When I was single, I was so adamant about never staying at a guy’s house, that I was like peacing out. And he was like, ‘You’re not leaving.’ And that was the first time [I didn’t.]”

The casual thing only lasted three months before Kutcher asked Kunis to move in with him. 

February 2014: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis get engaged


After finalising his divorce to Moore in November 2013, Kutcher popped the question with Kunis seen sporting a Tiffany engagement ring on February 27, 2014. 

October 2014: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis welcome a daughter


A few months after news of their broke, Kunis told Ellen DeGeneres that she was expecting their first child. She then revealed that she’d been craving sauerkraut and pickles throughout her pregnancy. 

On October 1st 2014, Wyatt Isabelle Kutcher was born at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles.

“It’s unbelievable. It’s the greatest thing on Earth,” Kutcher told Conan O’Brien later that month, per Us Weekly. “We’re really privileged that we have time and can afford to take time. So we don’t have a nanny or a night nurse of any of the stuff. It’s just the two of us.”

July 4, 2015: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis get married


Nearly a year after the birth of their first child, the pair tie the knot in a lowkey, private ceremony at The Secret Garden at Parrish Ranch in Oak Glen, California.

Sources said that they turned the property into “Camp Kuku,” a play on both of their last names, setting up outdoor activities and rows of tents to make a luxe campground. Kunis wore a white dress and kept her hair up, and their daughter also wore a white dress.

November 30, 2016: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis welcome a second baby


Towards the end of 2016, the pair welcome their second child, a son named Dimitri Portwood Kutcher. 

March 2020: Kutcher and Kunis discuss parenting


In their first joint interview since doing press for “That ’70s Show,” the couple spoke with Brit Morin about acting and parenting on the first episode of her “Teach Me Something New” podcast. 

“I think we’re silly at home,” Kunis said. “We’re very goofy parents when it comes to our children. But … none of that’s skill, I think that’s just being idiots. Like, I think we’re very comfortable with ourselves acting a fool at home.”

February 2021: The couple star in a Super Bowl commercial together


For the first time in decades, Kutcher and Kunis shared the screen together for a Cheetos commercial for the 2021 Super Bowl.

Kunis later joked to Entertainment Tonight that they did the commercial partially to get a break from their kids during quarantine.

“It was quarantine and we were stuck with our children for nine or 12 months at this moment,” Kunis said. “And I was like, ‘Two days, baby! Two days off!. Literally we were like, ‘Yeah, okay, let’s do it.’ And so we did it. And I hate saying it but we were like, ‘Freedom!’ “

March 2022: The couple raise over $30 million for Ukrainian refugees


After Russia invaded Ukraine at the end of February, Kutcher and Kunis (who emigrated from Ukraine when she was 7) started a GoFundMe to support refugees fleeing the country. 

After starting with a goal of $30 million, the pair ended up raising over $36 million for the cause.

“Once I realized that this thing is not going to end anytime tomorrow, I could wrap my head around the refugee situation, and not just the refugee problem, but the getting supplies into the country. And I knew that my husband and I could facilitate that,” Kunis told CNN.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy even thanked Kunis and Kutcher for their efforts via Twitter.

July 2022: The couple discuss That 70s Show Reboot


At the red-carpet premiere of Vengence, Kutcher spoke with Variety about reprisal of Kelso on Netflix’s That ’70s Show reboot, That ’90s Show. The couple made a guest appearance alongside other returning cast members including Topher Grace,Laura Prepon and Wilmer Valderrama.

“Mila and I were contemplating it,” he said. “We thought, ‘Listen, we’re only in the position that we’re in because of that show, so let’s just go back and do this.’ We just went back and had fun for a week. It was so random and fun.”

He then added that it felt “very nostalgic” to be back on set, referencing how “bizarre” it was to be surrounded by the same people he essentially grew up with, all these years later. 

Kunis later told Access Hollywood how “weird” it was being back on the set with her now-husband. 

“I was more nervous doing that than anything else in my career — to shoot with my husband on the set of ‘That ’70s show because the set is exactly the same,” she said, adding, “To be married but to be at the place where we met — and it looks the same — was trippy.”

September 2022: Kutcher reveals how he told Kunis he loved her


In a TikTok video for Peloton, Kutcher revealed the story behind the first time he told Kunis he loves her. 

“I might have had a little too much tequila,” Kutcher said. “I showed up drunk at her house at like two in the morning and started screaming, ‘You and tequila make me crazy.’ And I told her I love her, and she said, ‘Don’t say it if you don’t mean it. Are you gonna love me in the morning when you wake up from this hangover?'”

He added, “I woke up the next morning and said, ‘I still love you.’ “

Kunis confirmed the story while talking to Entertainment Tonight.

“It really happened,” she told the outlet. “Oh, I remember that night. I didn’t have tequila. I was sober and I was like, ‘Oh my god.’ It happened, guys.”

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