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Rachel Miner (1998-2002) Mila Kunis
Kieran Culkin
Macaulay Carson Culkin
Catholic school (St. Joseph's School of Yorkville) School of American BalletProfessional Children's School
New York City, U.S.
170
Male
Christopher Cornelius
Bonnie Bedelia
$15 million
Virgo
New York City, U.S.
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Who is Macaulay Culkin?

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Performing in stage productions and acting since his infant years, Macaulay Culkin stood out as the intelligent, amiable child in ‘Rocket Gibraltar’, ‘Uncle Buck’ and the successful ‘Home Alone’ films. Although he enjoyed widespread acclaim and success as a boy, his career as an adult was not that fruitful. He puttered with a variety of lucrative, hollow projects, which effectively put him out of showbiz. Consequently, he never really recaptured the same success that he did as a child. This child prodigy earned the respect of pop-star Michael Jackson, who went on to become his close friend and confidante. After a brief period of idleness, he re-entered the world of entertainment once again with ‘Party Monster’ and ‘Saved’ but both failed to leave his footprints in the world of entertainment. There have, however, been a number of personal snares in his life, including his arrest for the possession of controlled substance and being at the epicenter of Jackson’s scandalous molestation trial. Career and scandals apart, he has been romantically linked with actresses Rachel Miner and superstar, Mila Kunis.

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Macaulay Culkin Childhood & Early Life

Macaulay Culkin was the third of the seven children born to Christopher Cornelius ‘Kit’ Culkin and Bonnie Bedelia in Manhattan. He was raised a Roman Catholic and studied in a number of schools including Catholic school, Professional Children’s School and School of American Ballet.

Culkin started acting from the age of four and began appearing in a number of stage productions such as ‘Bach Babies’. He continued to appear in stage roles, commercials and films through the 1980s and realized that this is what he wanted to do for the rest of his life.

Macaulay Culkin Career

He 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.

His stardom rose by colossal proportions in 1990, when he starred in the wildly successful burlesque comedy, ‘Home Alone’. The following year, he 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’.

In 1992, he 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

Tasting success at a very young age meant his 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’.

Towards the late 1990s, rumors began to surface that the Culkins began a greedy custody battle over Macaulay’s wealth and the battle eventually worked to the advantage of his mother.

After years of inactivity, he returned to acting, with the play ‘Madame Melville’, which was staged in London’s West End. In 2003, he made a guest-appearance on the NBC sitcom, ‘Will and Grace’ and starred in ‘Party Monster’, the story of the promoter of a club.

In 2004, he 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’.

In 2006, he published a semi-autobiographical novel, ‘Junior’ which featured details about his stardom and his overwrought relationship with his father.

In 2007, he appeared in ‘Sex and Breakfast’, a dark comedy about a couple who begin to engage themselves in group sex at the recommendation of their therapist. The film received unenthusiastic reviews at the box office.

In 2009, he appeared in the Aviva Insurance commercial and made a brief cameo in WWE Raw. More recently, he has appeared on YouTube showing how he turned his apartment in New York into a painting workshop.

Macaulay Culkin Major Works

Macaulay Culkin played the role of Kevin McCallister, a witty and boisterous eight-year old, in the blockbuster hit, ‘Home Alone’ and its sequel, ‘Home Alone 2’. The film went on to become the highest grossing comedy of all time and earned Culkin a spot in the lists of ‘100 Greatest Star-Kids’ and ’50 Greatest Child Stars’.

Macaulay Culkin Awards & Achievements

He won the American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture for ‘Home Alone’, in 1990.

He won the Chicago Film Critics Association Award as Emerging Actor for ‘Home Alone’, in 1990.

He won the Young Artist Award for Best Actor Starring in a Motion Picture in ‘Home Alone’, in 1990.

Macaulay Culkin Personal Life & Legacy

He married actress Rachel Miner in 1998, but the couple divorced in 2002. The same year he began dating actress, Mila Kunis and split with her in 2011.

In 2004, he was arrested for the possession of marijuana and other controlled substances in Oklahoma City.

He was close to Michael Jackson and even appeared in Jackson’s ‘Black or White’ video. He was seen at Jackson’s burial in 2009.

Macaulay Culkin Trivia

This Hollywood actor, who shot to fame with the ‘Home Alone’ series, starred in the experimental movie, ‘The Wrong Ferrari’, which was shot entirely on the iPhone.

Macaulay Culkin MTV Movie & TV Awards

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Macaulay Culkin awards

  • MTV Movie & TV Awards

    • 1992
      Best Kiss
      My Girl (1991)
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Macaulay Culkin biography timelines

  • Macaulay Culkin was the third of the seven children born to Christopher Cornelius ‘Kit’ Culkin and Bonnie Bedelia in Manhattan. He was raised a Roman Catholic and studied in a number of schools including Catholic school, Professional Children’s School and School of American Ballet.
    26th Aug 1980
  • He 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.
    1989
  • His stardom rose by colossal proportions in 1990, when he starred in the wildly successful burlesque comedy, ‘Home Alone’. The following year, he 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’.
    1990 To 1991
  • He won the American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture for ‘Home Alone’, in 1990.
    1990
  • He won the Chicago Film Critics Association Award as Emerging Actor for ‘Home Alone’, in 1990.
    1990
  • He won the Young Artist Award for Best Actor Starring in a Motion Picture in ‘Home Alone’, in 1990.
    1990
  • In 1992, he 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
    1992 To 1993
  • Macaulay Culkin played the role of Kevin McCallister, a witty and boisterous eight-year old, in the blockbuster hit, ‘Home Alone’ and its sequel, ‘Home Alone 2’. The film went on to become the highest grossing comedy of all time and earned Culkin a spot in the lists of ‘100 Greatest Star-Kids’ and ’50 Greatest Child Stars’.
    1992 To 1993
  • Tasting success at a very young age meant his 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’.
    1994
  • He married actress Rachel Miner in 1998, but the couple divorced in 2002. The same year he began dating actress, Mila Kunis and split with her in 2011.
    1998 To 2011
  • After years of inactivity, he returned to acting, with the play ‘Madame Melville’, which was staged in London’s West End. In 2003, he made a guest-appearance on the NBC sitcom, ‘Will and Grace’ and starred in ‘Party Monster’, the story of the promoter of a club.
    2003
  • In 2004, he 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’.
    2004
  • In 2004, he was arrested for the possession of marijuana and other controlled substances in Oklahoma City.
    2004
  • In 2006, he published a semi-autobiographical novel, ‘Junior’ which featured details about his stardom and his overwrought relationship with his father.
    2006
  • In 2007, he appeared in ‘Sex and Breakfast’, a dark comedy about a couple who begin to engage themselves in group sex at the recommendation of their therapist. The film received unenthusiastic reviews at the box office.
    2007
  • In 2009, he appeared in the Aviva Insurance commercial and made a brief cameo in WWE Raw. More recently, he has appeared on YouTube showing how he turned his apartment in New York into a painting workshop.
    2009
  • He was close to Michael Jackson and even appeared in Jackson’s ‘Black or White’ video. He was seen at Jackson’s burial in 2009.
    2009
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Frequently asked questions about Macaulay Culkin

  • What is Macaulay Culkin birthday?

    Macaulay Culkin was born at August 26, 1980

  • Where is Macaulay Culkin's birth place?

    Macaulay Culkin was born in New York City, U.S.

  • What is Macaulay Culkin nationalities?

    Macaulay Culkin's nationalities is American

  • Who is Macaulay Culkin spouses?

    Macaulay Culkin's spouses is Rachel Miner (1998-2002) Mila Kunis

  • Who is Macaulay Culkin siblings?

    Macaulay Culkin's siblings is Kieran Culkin

  • What was Macaulay Culkin universities?

    Macaulay Culkin studied at Catholic school (St. Joseph's School of Yorkville) School of American Ballet, Professional Children's School university

  • How tall is Macaulay Culkin?

    Macaulay Culkin's height is 170

  • Who is Macaulay Culkin's father?

    Macaulay Culkin's father is Christopher Cornelius

  • Who is Macaulay Culkin's mother?

    Macaulay Culkin's mother is Bonnie Bedelia

  • What is Macaulay Culkin's sun sign?

    Macaulay Culkin is Virgo