Who is Macaulay Culkin and what is net worth of him? Macaulay Culkin is a famous American actor. He came to the limelight as a child star after starring in two cult movies like, Home alone and the sequel Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.
His acting as the mischievous Kevin McCallister is still remembered by people. He also starred movies like Uncle Buck, The Pagemaster, Richie Rich and party monster. He worked with his good friend Michael Jackson in a music video Black or White. He’s one of the most successful child actors of all time. E! ranked him as number two of their “50 Greatest Child Stars”.
Macaulay Carson Culkin was born to the famous Broadway actor Christopher Cornelius Culkin (known as Kit Culkin) and Patricia Brentrup, a telephone operator. Kit and Patricia never married each other. His aunt is actress Bonnie Bedelia who is his father’s sister. He was named after Thomas Babington Macaulay. He is the second of seven children. He has four brothers Shane, Christian, actors Kieren and Rory Culkin and two sisters Dakota and Quinn. In 1998 Macaulay married actor Rachel Miner and divorced her in 2002. He dated actress Mila Kunis from 2002 for eight years. He is now dating Jordan Lane Price from 2013.
Education: As he was raised a Roman Catholic, he attended St. Joseph School of Yorkville, a Catholic school for five years. After that, he attended Professional Children’s School. He is trained in Ballet from the School of American Ballet.
Macaulay Culkin Net Worth
Macaulay Culkin is an American actor who has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Many amounts of his worth come from his acting career. Culkin gets also paid by sponsorship, ads, endorsement, featuring and so on. Some of his highest earnings per film are as bellow.
Kings – $2,622,378
Sex and Breakfast – $2,130,682
Robot Chicken – $1,623,377
Saved! – $1,039,357
Party Monster – $946,970
Macaulay Culkin owns several luxurious apartments and commercial properties in the USA. During his early childhood, he lived in a small apartment with his family. He and his ex-wife Rachel Miner bought $1.7 million 5200-foot lofts on lower Broadway in Manhattan in November 1999. Other than this he has many luxurious automobiles.
Macaulay began his acting career at the age of four. At the early stage of his career, he appeared in a drama named Bach Babies at New York Philharmonic. He continued performing in roles on television, stage, and films throughout the 1980s. He also appeared in the Michael Jackson music video, Black or White. For his role of Kevin McCallister in 1990 movie home alone, he won an American Comedy Award for the Funniest actor and the prestigious Chicago Film Critics Association Award for the best emerging actor. Some of his best-known films are –
Rocket Gibraltar – 1988
See You in the Morning – 1989
Home Alone – 1990
My Girl – 1991
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York – 1992
The Good Son – 1993
The Pagemaster – 1994
Party Monster – 2003
Saved! – 2004
Sex and Breakfast – 2007
The Wrong Ferarri – 2011
Adam Green’s Aladdin – 2015
Macaulay considers himself retired from the entertainment business at the ripe old age of 35.He became the first child actor to ever receive a million dollars for one film – My Girl and in a supporting role too in 1991. Other than his acting career Macaulay is a fan of professional wrestling. He has a new sitcom deal with NBC.
This Hollywood actor starred in the experimental movie, ‘The Wrong Ferrari,’ which was shot entirely on the iPhone. He is now one of the members of the pizza-themed comedy rock band The Pizza Underground.
Macaulay is known to Hollywood’s favourite child actor. He obtained the American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture and the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Emerging Actor for his film Home Alone in 1990. Macaulay was close to Michael Jackson. He is the godfather to two of Michael’s children, Prince and Paris. He became a successful actor in his right.