Macaulay Culkin

Macaulay Culkin

Who is Macaulay Culkin?

Macaulay Culkin is an American actor and musician. He is known for playing Kevin McCallister in the Christmas films Home Alone (1990), for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992). He is an author of the book, an autobiographical book titled Junior, which was published in 2006. Culkin co-founded the New York-based, pizza-themed comedy rock band The Pizza Underground, of which he was the vocalist. 

Culkin is currently the publisher and CEO of a satirical pop culture website and podcast called Bunny Ears. He has been nominated for Kids' Choice Awards, MTV Movie Awards, and Young Artist Awards. At the height of his fame, he was regarded as the most successful child actor since Shirley Temple. Culkin ranked at number two on VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid-Stars" and E!'s list of the "50 Greatest Child Stars".

What is Macaulay Culkin famous for?

He is best known for playing Kevin McCallister in the Christmas films Home Alone (1990), for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992).

Who are Macaulay Culkin's parents?

Macaulay Culkin was born as Macaulay Carson Culkin on 26 August 1980 at New York City, United States. His father's name is Christopher Cornelius Culkin who is the former actor and was a sacristan at the local Catholic church. His mother's name is Patricia Brentrup who was a telephone operator. His father never married his mother. He was the third child of seven children. His siblings are Shane (1976), Dakota (1979-2008), Kieran (1982), Quinn (1984), Christian (1987) and Rory (1989). During Culkin's early childhood, the family lived in a small apartment. He was raised as Roman Catholic. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. His zodiac is Virgo. He attended Catholic School called St. Joseph's School of Yorkville for five years before going to Professional Children's School. He also studied ballet at the School of American Ballet. 

What does Macaulay Culkin do now?

He started acting career from the very early age of four appearing in roles on stage, television, and firms in the 1980s. He first appeared in a small TV movie,‘The Midnight Hour’ in 1985. He made his big-screen debut from the 1988 movie ‘Rocket Gibraltar’. The same year, he also played in a romantic-comedy film, ‘See You in the Morning’ and comedy film named ‘Uncle Buck’.He made his breakthrough in the blockbuster film ‘Home Alone’ in 1990. He was nominated for Golden Globe Award and won American Comedy Award and Young Artist Award. He was nominated for Best On-Screen Duo and also won the Best Kiss at MTV Movie Awards for the 1991 movie ‘My Girl’. He was paid $4.5 million (compared to $110,000 for the original) to reprise his role as Kevin McCallister in the sequel Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), for which he won a Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor. Along with the Home Alone series, Culkin also starred in the films My Girl (1991), The Good Son (1993), The Nutcracker (1993), Getting Even with Dad (1994), The Pagemaster (1994) and Richie Rich (1994). In 1994, he took a break from acting. Then in 2000, he returned to the acting role in ‘Madame Melville’. He took a break from acting in 1994 and made his return in 2003 with a guest appearance on the television show Will and Grace and a role in the film Party Monster (2003). He wrote an autobiographical book titled Junior, which was published in 2006. In 2009, he was in a UK-based commercial for Aviva insurance.

In 2011, he was in musician Adam Green’s film ‘The Wrong Ferarri’.In 2013, Culkin co-founded the New York-based, pizza-themed comedy rock band The Pizza Underground, of which he was the vocalist. They toured in 2014, beginning in Brooklyn on January 24, 2014. Following The Pizza Underground split up in 2016, Culkin is becoming the publisher and CEO of a satirical pop culture website and podcast called Bunny Ears. In 2016, he had joined Compare the Market’s new addition. He also portrayed the role in the film ‘Change land’ in 2019.

How much is Macaulay Culkin worth?

Macaulay Culkin's net worth is estimated to at $15 million as of 2020. His average salary is still not known. His major source of income is his acting career. Just from his blockbuster Home Alone franchise, Macaulay Culkin earned $100,000 for Home Alone, and $4.5 million for Home Alone 2: Lost In New York. He also earned $1 million for his role in My Girl, $8 million for Getting Even With Dad and the same sum for Richie Rich. Further information regarding his cars, houses and other businesses are still under review.

Who is Macaulay Culkin dating?

Macaulay Culkin is a married man. He first married actress Rachel Miner in 1998. But they divorced in 2002. He then dated Mila Kunis in May 2002. They got separated in 2011. He dated Irene Lopez in 2011 which ended up in 2013. He then dated actress, Jordan Lane Price but they broke in 2013. Since 2017, he had been the relationship with Brenda Song who is his Change land co-star. They are still together.

What is Macaulay Culkin's height?

The blockbuster Home Alone kid, Macaulay Culkin has a height of 1.70 m and weight is 62 kg. The musician has blue eye color and his hair color is blonde. Further information regarding his body measurements, dress and shoe size are currently under review. His sexual orientation is Straight.

Facts About Macaulay Culkin

  • #1He is best known for playing Kevin McCallister in the Christmas films Home Alone (1990), for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992).
  • #2Macaulay Culkin was born as Macaulay Carson Culkin on 26 August 1980 at New York City, United States.
  • #3Macaulay Culkin is a married man. He first married actress Rachel Miner in 1998.
  • #4The blockbuster Home Alone kid, Macaulay Culkin has a height of 1.70 m and weight is 62 kg.
  • #5Macaulay Culkin's net worth is estimated to at $15 million as of 2020.
Macaulay Culkin
Quick Facts of Macaulay Culkin
Celebrated Name Macaulay Culkin
Age 39 years old
Nick Name Macaulay Culkin
Birth Name Macaulay Carson Culkin
Birth Date 1980 -08-26
Gender Male
Profession American Actor
Nationality American
Place of Birth Manhattan, New York, United States
Father Kit Culkin
Mother Patricia Brentrup
Brother Kieran Culkin, Rory Culkin, Shane Culkin and Christian Culkin
Sister Dakota Culkin, Quinn Culkin and Jennifer Adamson
Ethnicity white
Horoscope virgo
Education St. Joseph's School of Yorkville and American Ballet
Net Worth $15 million
Marital Status In a relationship
Girlfriend Brenda Song
Height 1.70 m
Weight 62 kg
Eye Color blue
Hair Color blonde
Famous for playing Kevin McCallister in the Christmas films Home Alone (1990), for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992).
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