Ashton Kutcher is not just a famous pretty-face actor in Hollywood. He is also a successful entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist and a venture capitalist. The “No Strings Attached” actor got some great money-making skills that we can apply in our business.
Back in 2014, Kutcher was also a Lenovo product engineer wherein he shared inputs in the creation of the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro says, The Verge. Aside from that, Mila Kunis’ husband also has investments in different companies such as Uber, Airbnb, Skype, FourSquare, and Spotify. Kutcher also appeared as a guest Shark on “Shark Tank.”
Last year, Forbes featured the “Dude’s Where My Car” star on their April 19, 2016, issue as the startup star who was able to build an impressive $250 million portfolio. He was able to achieve it through his investments in different tech companies. Kutcher’s journey to success not just in Hollywood but also in the business world did not come as a surprise. He is known to be hard working and most of all got a strong work ethics, which is a great factor to success.
Entrepreneur shared some inspiring investment lessons that you can learn from Kutcher. When it comes to investing, it is important that you listen to other people’s advice and trust what they got to say. Back in 2009, one of Silicon Valley’s top investors, Marc Andreessen told Kutcher to invest in Skype, which he did and eventually turned out to be a big one.
Another thing is that you have to invest in something that you are knowledgeable of and interested to. During his interview with Chelsea Handler, Kutcher shared an inspiring advice. “Invest in the things that you know. If you drink beer all the time — if you go to microbreweries and you try all kinds of them — you probably know which ones are the best, and my advice is always to invest in what you know,” says Kutcher.
To add more to that, Kutcher pointed out the importance of investing to what you want to see in the future. You have to invest in something that you believe in and want to become a reality. And the most important thing that Kutcher got to share is that investments do not necessarily need to cost you a fortune. For him, his greatest investment is his relationships.
Meanwhile, Jobs & Hire shared that Lady Gaga was able to overcome her career challenges and stress through looking back and believing in the girl she was before becoming famous.
Watch the video clip of Kutcher's interview on Netflix's "Chelsea".