Macaulay Culkin Biography

Updated On May 31, 2019 Published On Jan 19, 2017
Facts of Macaulay Culkin
Date of Birth: 1980 , August-26
Birth Nation: United States
Name Macaulay Culkin
Father Christopher Cornelius
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 15 million
Salary $ 17,081,997
Affair with Mila Kunis
Married Yes
Married to Rachel Miner
Divorce Rachel Miner (Div.2002)
Siblings Kieran Culkin, Rory Culkin, Quinn Culkin, Dakota Culkin, Shane Culkin, Jennifer Adamson, Christian Culkin
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Macaulay Culkin is one of the famous American actor and musician who came into the spotlight for appearing in the movies like See You in the Morning, Adam Green's Aladdin, Home Alone, The Good Son, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, and many others.

Macaulay Culkin's early life and education

Macaulay Culkin was born Macaulay Carson Culkin on 26th August 1980 and is currently 38 years old. He was born in New York and grew up with his parents; father Christopher Culkin and mother Patricia Bentrup along with his siblings Shane, Dakota, Kieran, Quinn, Christian, and Rory. 


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His mother was a telephone operator whereas his father worked as a sacristan at one of the local Catholic church.

Macaulay attended St. Joseph’s School of Yorkville and later joined the School of American Ballet. Macaulay is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Macaulay Culkin's acting career

Macaulay Culkin actually started his professional career when he was only four years old. Macaulay made a small television appearance back in 1985 appearing in the television movie, The Midnight Hour.

Macaulay made his debut in Rocket Gibraltar in 1988, and after performing at Uncle Buck, he became the Hollywood’s favorite child actor.

Culkin rose to international fame after he appeared as a lead actor in the famous children comedy movie Home Alone and Home Alone 2 which was the highest-grossing film of that year.

Macaulay impressed audiences after his enduring performance in My Girl, The Good Son, and Richie Rich.

In 1995, Macaulay's parents started custody battle over him due to mismanagement rumor and his mother won the custody. After a decade, Macaulay starred in Party Monster, Saved! and also in Sex and Breakfast which could not be as successful as his childhood movies. 

He was once dragged into controversy and was even penalized by the law after being arrested in Oklahoma for possession of Marijuana.

Macaulay Culkin's personal life

While talking about Macaulay Culkin' personal life and current relationship status, he was previously married once. After divorcing the first wife, Rachel Miner, he is dating American actress Brenda Song.

Brenda and Macaulay have previously worked together in Changeland. The couple has been dating for a year and is going strong. Macaulay, in an interview, revealed that he wanted to have children with Brenda. He also revealed that he lost his virginity at the age of fifteen.

Macaulay Culkin was once married to Rachel Miner in 1998, and after two short years, the couple separated with a divorce in 2000. Later he started dating Mila Kunis, and after dating for several years, they ended their relationship.

There are also headlines of Macaulay Culkin dating Jordan Lane Price. However, they are yet to reveal detail information regarding their relationship.

Macaulay Culkin's body measurements

Macaulay stands 5 ft 7 inches tall and weighs around 62 kg. His chest size is 36 inches, arms size is 12 inches, and waist measures 28 inches. Blue eyes, blonde hair, and rosy lips.

Macaulay Culkin's net worth

Macaulay has not disclosed the exact figure of his net worth. However, some sources claim that Macaulay Culkin' net worth is around $15 million whereas some sources claim that his net worth is around $20 million.

He earns a high figure of money from acting career, endorsements, and advertisements.

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Born in New York City

August 26 , 1980

Macaulay Culkin is an American actor born on 26th August 1980 in New York. His father name is Christopher Culkin and Mother Patricia Bentrup. He has five siblings named as Shane, Dakota, Kieran, Quinn, Christian, and Rory. Macaulay Culkin holds American Nationality and belongs to white ethnicity background.

Started Career


Macaulay Culkin used to perform his first play off-broadway at the age of 4. He had also performed in numerous stage show  Later he made his debut in Rocket Gibraltar Movie in 1988 which was not much hit.    

Appeared on Action series


Macaulay Culkin soon began appearing in the action series, ‘The Equalizer’ and in the TV Movie, ‘Midnight Hour’. In 1989, he starred in ‘Uncle Buck’, his first major blockbuster film, which made him Hollywood’s beloved child.

Cast in Home Alone


His stardom rose by colossal proportions in 1990, when he starred in the wildly successful burlesque comedy, ‘Home Alone’. The following year, Macaulay Culkin melted the hearts of fans and critics with his lovable performance as the best friend of a troubled young girl in the tear-jerker, ‘My Girl’.

Starred in The Good Son


In 1992, Macaulay Culkin was cast in the sequel, ‘Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, which turned out to be a little less successful in comparison to the first installment of the ‘Home Alone’ series. He also starred in ‘The Good Son’ in 1993.

Cast in Richie Rich


Tasting success at a very young age meant Macaulay Culkin's proud parents pushed him even harder and urged him to sign more films without even thinking about it twice. His father, in particular, who was also his manager, egged him on to sign the 1994 film adaptation of a classic, ‘Richie Rich’, in which his performance was rated as ‘forgettable’.

Married to Rachel Miner


Macaulay Culkin used to have affair with Rachel Miner who is also an actor. After dating and having affair for a long time they decided to get married in 1998. When they got married they were 18 years old. They got divorce after two years in 2000

Cast in Saved!


Macaulay Culkin was seen in ‘Saved, which received average reviews at the box-office. He, nonetheless, earned rave critical reviews as an adult actor. With this success, he accepted voice-over projects and made appearances in offbeat films like Seth Green’s, ‘Robot Chicken’

Won Numerous Awards


Macaulay Culkin had won different awards for the film Home Alone. He has won "American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor", "Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Emerging Actor," and "Young Artist Award for Best Actor Starring in a Motion Picture". 

Dating Brenda Song


After divorcing the first wife, Rachel Miner, he is dating American actress Brenda Song.

Net Worth


Macaulay has not disclosed the exact figure of his net worth. However, some sources claim that Macaulay Culkin' net worth is around $15 million whereas some sources claim that his net worth is around $20 million.