Macaulay Culkin Net Worth: Early Life, Career, and Personal Life!
Macaulay Culkin Net Worth: Macaulay Carson Culkin is an American musician and actor from New York. Culkin became famous for portraying the role of ‘Kevin McCallister’ in the Christmas movie ‘Home Alone’ and ‘Home Alone 2: Lost in New York’. He has also starred in films such as ‘My Girl’ (1991), ‘The Good Son’ (1993), ‘The Pagemaster’ (1994) and ‘Richie Rich’ (1994).
Macaulay Culkin Early Life
Macaulay Carson Culkin was born in New York on the 26th of August, 1980. Culkin is the son of Patricia Brentrup and Christopher Cornelius Culkin. During his childhood, he grew up with family in a small apartment in New York.
Culkin was raised Roman Catholic and attended St. Joseph’s School of Yorkville. He also studied ballet before transitioning over to acting.
Macaulay Culkin Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$18 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Aug 26, 1980 (42 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Manhattan|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Voice Actor, Child Actor, Musician|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Macaulay Culkin Career
Macaulay Culkin began her career in the entertainment industry at the age of four, performing in small theatre productions and made-for-TV movies, as well as small television and film roles. One of his most memorable performances from this period was co-starring with John Candy in John Hughes’ 1989 Uncle Buck.
Culkin’s big break came in 1990, when he played Kevin McCallister in another John Hughes film, Home Alone. Culkin received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor, as well as an American Comedy Award and a Young Artist Award. The following year, Culkin starred in Wish Kid, a Saturday morning cartoon series. He also appeared in Michael Jackson’s Black or White music video and hosted Saturday Night Live.
Later that year, in 1991, he co-starred in My Girl with Anna Chlumsky. Culkin was paid $4.5 million to reprise his role as Kevin in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York in 1992. In comparison, he was only paid $110,000 for the original Home Alone film. Culkin took on a darker role as Henry in the drama-thriller The Good Son in 1993. For his role, he was nominated for an MTV Movie Award for Best Villian.
Surprisingly, Culkin had also studied at the School of American Ballet and appeared in a film adaptation of The Nutcracker. After a string of poor box office performances with Getting Even with Dad, The Pagemaster, and Richie Rich in 1994, Culkin took a four-year break from acting and attended a private high school in New York.
Macaulay Culkin Personal Life
Mac was previously engaged to Mila Kunis but they broke it off. He was married to actress Rachel Miner from 1998 – 2002. Since 2017, Culkin has been in a relationship with Changeland co-star Brenda Song. They welcomed son Dakota on April 5, 2021. The couple named their son after Macaulay’s sister Dakota, who died in 2008 after being hit by a car.
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