You remember the 1990’s comedy film Home Alone and its sequel Home Alone 2 the main actor was this already grown up ma Macaulay Carson Culkin. He became very famous in the 1990’s and he was very successful child star then and as of today he is regarded as one of the greatest child stars in history.
Today he is an all grown up man. When he was just a child “Home Alone” movie earned him $100k and its sequel earned him $4.5 and other films such as “Richie Rich” and “Getting Even with Dad” earned him above $8 million. So today Macaulay Culkins net worth stands at $15 million how has he earned all that fortune. here is the breakdown of his life story.
Biography & Career
Macaulay Culkin is an American actor born on August 26, 1980 in New York to his mother, Patricia Brentrup, and his father, Christopher Culkin, who was also an actor. His folks were never legally married. He was brought up jointly with his six siblings; Shane, Dakota, Kieran, Quinn, Christian, and Rory in a one-bedroom house. His father dominated their family being his kingdom by degradation and did not change even after Culkins success, as he was both supervising and conducting. At the age of 15, Culkins dad left their pedigree as his mother aroused a nasty public struggle by filing custody for her children. As a result of this, his folks got restrained from controlling his £11 million fortune which divided him forever from his father who currently resides in Arizona.
From his father to his brothers, Rory and Kieran who also followed his footsteps by being fruitful film actors their family is definitely a talented one. Their father then gained stardom by the news as “stage parent from hell”, regarding on how he designated his talented kids. Being raised as a catholic, he attended schools from his religion including the Catholic School and Professional Children’s School. Culkin also studied at St. Joseph’s School of Yorkville and later pursued in the School of American Ballet. It was absurd for culkin to skip school in his last high school year as a teenager of 17 years to marry Rachel Miner who was his lover for quite a while. The couple parted with a divorce in 2000, two years later after their marriage. He later got steady with Mila Kunis for almost eight years and in 2013 he started dating Jordan Lane Price.
Culkin began securing movie characters at a tender age of eight where before to that his father anchored him out on his career when he was only four. He rose to glory for his role as ‘Kevin’ in the film ‘Home Alone’ (1990) which was a Christmas family wisecracking blockbuster, prior to that Culkin was featured in other films. At the age of 7, he parodied with, Burt Lancaster a veteran actor by factoring as a major character in the movie ‘Rocket Gibraltar’. After John Hughes, a movie director/writer was fascinated by the talented child he decided to lead him in his movie ‘ Uncle Buck’ (1989). He also desired him to feature in his next film which was the famous home alone which made Culkin a star. Culkin took a break from acting due to his family issue after performing the films; Getting Even with Dad (1994), The Page master (1994) and Richie Rich (1994).
He continued acting after being away from film for over 9 years where in 2001 he enacted in London in the play’ Madame Melville’ and later made his debut in the ‘Party Monster’ (2003). In that film, he featured as a gay, extravagant New York partier who transgressed murder. Culkin appeared as an ordinary on the drama series ‘King’ in 2009 and from 2005 to 2010, he has been providing voices for animated series like the ‘Robot Chicken’.
Culkin gained his first Golden Globe selection for the pigeonhole of Best Actor and also got various awards nominations being a renowned child actor. Other films that he acted include; My Girl”, “The Nutcracker”, “Getting Even with Dad”, “The Page master”, and also “Richie Rich” and has also starred in some TV spectacle such as the “Saturday Night Live “, “Will & Grace”, “Kings”, along with “Robot Chicken”. Aside from acting, Culkin is also a writer where he authored a thesis, ‘Junior’ published in 2006 as a curious book since it didn’t include his name.
Macaulay Culkin Net Worth
In addition to being a celebrity at ten and a millionaire at 12, Culkin dwells in a superlative £2 million garret condo where once a month he chills at Le Poisson Rouge. The first Home Alone film earned the young actor $100,000 was also paid $4,500,000 for the series “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” in 1992. Becoming one of the paramount child lead of all time, the film aggregated over $285 million in the US and was ranked as the highest-paid child actor in entertainment business. In 2017, Macaulay Culkins net worth is at $15 million most of his money generating from his acting career. He also gains $392,157 from endorsements as his prime gross was reckoned to be $1.7 million.
8 Facts About Macaulay Culkin That You Need To Know
Many of us still would watch home alone a couple of times since it was one of the best movies of the 1990, s but today no one can remember who that clever child was. Macaulay today with over 35 years not many people can recognize him as he has managed to stay in the shadows for so long but despite that here are a few things you might not have known about Macaulay Culkin.
1. You might be familiar on the relationship between Macaulay and Michael Jackson but what you don’t know is they were very close friends. Very close to a point Macaulay is the godfather of two of Michael Jackson children Paris and prince.
2. The very first child actor to have ever earned $1 million in a single movie was Macaulay Culkin the movie Home Alone.
3. Did you know that Macaulay dated Mila Kunis for 8 years and parted ways even though they are still friends.
4. At the age of 17 Macaulay was already married to Rachel Miner. Though it dint last for long after two years they had already divorced.
5. In Home Alone film the role of Kevin despite the director auditioning more than 100 kids it was written specifically for Macaulay and he did not disappoint at all.
6. You might not be aware but Home Alone movie is a Guinness World Record Holder.in the 1990,s this was the highest grossing film.
7. In the year 2004 Culkin was arrested by the police and even charged with possession of drugs and the drugs am referring to are Clonazepam pills, and Marijuana.
8. He walks at night and dislikes walking in daytime. Maybe because of his behaviour of wanting to keep a low profile and hates paparazzi he loves to take his walk between 2am and 4 am at night.
Currently due to his drugs addiction Culkin is skinny to the extent of a skeleton, as his skin appears papery and more so he harnesses in vintage clothes from second hand stores therefore can be confused with a derelict. He is totally different from the role of Kevin McCallister, in the home alone film where he enacted as a gladsome young boy fascinating millions of his fans. Although the home alone actor is a multi-millionaire due to his acting pursuit, it happens that he has perished into some immoral pack. Culkin will continue to be remembered as a star in the Christmas family comedy movie “Home Alone” as the most fruitful child actor of his era.