Macaulay Culkin is a popular American actor who is best known for his role in ‘Home Alone’ series. He is considered as one of the Greatest Child Stars of all time. He was also the lead singer of comedy parody band ‘Pizza Underground’. Now let’s have a close look on Macaulay Culkin’s net worth in 2018.
Macaulay Culkin Early Life
Macaulay Carson Culkin was born in 1980 on 26 August to Kit Culkin and Patricia Brentrup. His mother and father didn’t marry each other. He was born and brought up in New York City as a Roman Catholic. He went to St. Joseph School of Yorkville for five years after going to a professional school to complete his education. He also attended School of American Ballet.
He married Rachel Miner in 1998, but the couple separated four years after their marriage in 2002. In 2002, he dated fellow actress Mila Kunis, but the couple announced their separation in 2011. Currently, he is in a relationship with Brenda Song whom he met during the shooting of ‘Changeland 2’. In 2004 in Oklahoma, Macaulay was arrested for possession of illegal marijuana and other drugs. Later, it was speculated that he had developed a drug addiction.
Macaulay Culkin Career, Awards & Achievement
Macaulay Culkin took an early start in Hollywood and made his debut in the early 1980s with ‘The Midnight Hour’ which was a TV show. He has also done TV shows like ‘Kings’, ‘Robot Chicken’, ‘The Equalizer’, ‘Frasier’, ‘Will & Grace’, and ‘Wish Kid’.
He made his movie debut in 1988 with ‘Rocket Gibraltar’. He has also done movies like ‘See You in the Morning’, ‘Jacob’s Ladder’, ‘Home Alone’, ‘My Girl’, ‘The Nutcracker’, ‘The Pagemaster’, ‘Saved’, ‘Sex and Breakfast’, ‘Adam Green’s Aladdin’, ‘Party Monster’, ‘Richie Rich’, ‘My Girl’, and ‘Only the Lonely’.
In 2013 he even tried his hand at comedy. He became a YouTube sensation with his viral video, where he was eating a pizza. The band was having several problems, in 2014, during their show in the UK; their fans started booing them while throwing beers can at the band. Leading to this incident, the band decided to cancel their tour. He created a band called ‘Pizza Underground’. In 2016, he officially announced that the band is splitting up for good.
He also appeared in Michael Jackson’s iconic music video ‘Black or White’. He became very close to MJ during his ‘Home Alone’ shoot. He even stood as a witness and shared that he has slept at MJ house on numerous occasions but the singer has never tried anything inappropriate with him. He was also present at Michael’s burial in 2009.
Awards & Achievements
Macaulay Culkin has won awards like ‘Chicago Film Critics Association Award’, ‘Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture’, and ‘MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss’.
Net Worth of Macaulay Culkin
Macaulay Culkin has an estimated net worth of over $15 million. He has made most of his income through his movies. His musical career also helped him make a few extra thousands. He can also be seen gracing the covers of several magazines promoting different brands which also helps him in making some a good amount of money.
Macaulay Culkin sure enjoyed a greater degree of success as a child than as an adult artist. He has worked with some of the biggest names in the history, thanks to his popularity in the industry as a child. He is not that active in the movie business now, however, he has made enough money to support his expenses for a long time. We just hope that Macaulay Culkin comes back to the big screen and give his fans something as iconic as the ‘Home Alone’ movies.