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Published: Tuesday October 02, 2012 12:00 PM EDT

2012

IOWA: ASHTON KUTCHER

Born in Cedar Rapids and raised in Homestead, Kutcher stayed close to home as a teen, attending the University of Iowa before entering the state's Fresh Faces modeling contest in 1997 and winning a career-launching trip to New York City.