Macaulay Culkin Net Worth (June, 2023): Earnings, Age, Height, Biography

Macaulay Culkin Net Worth: $20 Million (approx.)

Net Worth:$20 Million (approx.)
Date of Birth:Aug 26, 1980
Gender:42 years
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
Profession:Actor, Voice Actor, Child Actor, Musician
Nationality:United States of America

Macaulay Culkin net worth is aorund $20 million. Macaulay Culkin is a New York-born retired actor. How much is macaulay culkin net worth? This is the estimation of net worth for Culkin.

Macaulay Culkin Net Worth

Macaulay became celebrity after featuring in a string of early 90s hit films, most notably “Home Alone”. At the height of his career, Macaulay was one of the highest-paid and most powerful actors, child or adult, in the entire movie business.

At the peak of his career, Macaulay Culkin was one of the highest paid actors, child or adult, in the entire movie business. Culkin took break from acting in the late 90s and early 2000s, but has since begun appearing again in television and film roles and independent films.

Macaulay name has been involved in many erroneous tabloid stories about his life over the years.

Fellow actor and childhood friend Seth Green is a regular defender of Macaualay approach towards life.

Macaulay Culkin also reportedly owns apartments in New York City and Paris. He has owned his New York City apartment since the early 2000s.

Macaulay Culkin Salary Per Movie:

For his first major movie, 1989’s “Uncle Buck,” Culkin earned $40,000. In 1990, he catapulted into stardom due to “Home Alone,” for which he was paid $100,000 but which made him a popularname, and for the next 4 years he was a seven figure movie star.

Macaulay Culkin Net Worth
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In 1991 Macaulay Culkin made $1 million for “My Girl.” In 1992 Macaulay earned $4.5 million to reprise his role in “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.” After this success Macaulay Culkin accepted a pay cut down to $1.5 million to appear in the 1993 thriller, “The Good Son.”

Then, 1994 saw the peak of Culkin’s earning power as a movie star. First was the film “Getting Even with Dad,” which gave him $8 million, a sum he earned again for the live action cartoon adaptation “Richie Rich.”

Altogether, those seven films between 1989 and 1994 earned Macaulay Culkin a total of $24 million, which with inflation is equivaent to $40 million as on today.

Macaulay Culkin Biography:

Macaulay Carson Culkin was born on August 26, 1980 in Manhattan, New York City. His father, Christopher Culkin, is a former Broadway actor.

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His mother, Patricia Brentrup, and his father were never married. Macaulay was named after Thomas Babington Macaulay. Culkin is one of 7 children and a few of his siblings are also actors.

Culkin went to a Catholic school, St. Joseph’s School of Yorkville, for five years before attending the Professional Children’s School.

Macaulay Culkin Career:

Macaulay began working in the entertainment industry when he was just four, participating in small theatre productions and made-for-TV movies, as well as small television and film roles. One of his memorable performances was starring with John Candy in John Hughes’ film 1989 Uncle Buck.

Culkin’s breakthrough happened in 1990 when he was cast as Kevin McCallister in another John Hughes flick, Home Alone. Culkin was nominated for a Golden Globe award for Best Actor and he won an American Comedy Award and Young Artist Award. In 1991, Culkin starred in a Saturday morning cartoon series called Wish Kid.

Macaulay Culkin also hosted Saturday Night Live and made an appearance in Michael’s Jackson’s Black or White music video. Next year, he starred opposite Anna Chlumsky in My Girl.

In 1992, Culkin was paid $4.5 million to reprise his role in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. Please note that he was only compensated $110,000 for the original Home Alone flick.

Culkin starred as Henry in the drama-thriller The Good Son. He was nominated for an MTV Movie Award for Best Villian for his role. Surprisingly, Macaulay Culkin had also been a student at the School of American Ballet and featured in a filmed version of The Nutcracker.

In 1994, after Macaulay Culkin had multiple bad box office performers with Getting Even with Dad, The Pagemaster, and Richie Rich, Culkin took a four-year hiatus from acting and attended a private high school in NYC.

Macaulay Culkin Break from Acting

In 1998, Macaulay Culkin made his return to acting when he appeared in a music video for Sonic Youth’s “Sunday.” In 2020, Macaulay Culkin acted in play Madame Melville in London’s West End. In 2003, Culkin returned to movies with a dark role in Party Monster, in which he played drug user and murderer Michael Alig.

In 2004, Macaulay Culkin had a supporting role in Saved! starring Jenna Malone and Mandy Moore. The movie was a sleeper hit and Culkin got glowing reviews for his performance. He also did voice work in Seth Green’s animated television show Robot Chicken.

In 2006, Macaulay Culkin published a semi-autobiographical novel, Junior, which discussed his stardom and his shaky relationship with his father.

In the fall of 2007, Macaulay Culkin featured in his first film since Saved!, dark comedy Sex and Breakfast. Up next, Culkin starred in a thirteen-episode NBC series, Kings.

In 2011, Macaulay Culkin featured in Adam Green’s experimental film The Wrong Ferarri. The film was shot totally on an iPhone.

In May 2014, Macaulay Culkin left the stage during a performance with his band (The Pizza Underground ), during his own kazoo solo after fans started to boo and throw pints of beer on stage. They canceled the remainder of the UK shows. In 2016, Macaulay Culkin announced that the band was splitting up.

In 2019, Macaulay Culkin played a role in Seth Green’s film Changeland. It was announced in February 2020 that Culkin would be part of the cast of the upcoming tenth season of American Horror Story.

Macaulay Culkin is the publisher and CEO of a satirical pop culture website and podcast, a parody of Goop, called Bunny Ears.

Macaulay Culkin in Google Ad

After the break up with the band, Macaulay Culkin produced web content and a podcast and has appeared in various TV ads.

Most notable of the television ads was one for Google Assistant in 2018 where he reprised his role of Kevin from Home Alone and recreated scenes from the movie, with Kevin, obviously, being 28 years older than he was in the first film.

Macaulay Culkin was paid $1 million to appear in this commercial.

Macaulay Culkin Girlfriend:

Macaulay Culkin was previously engaged to Mila Kunis and was married to actress Rachel Miner from 1998 – 2002. Since 2017, Macaulay Culkin has been in a relationship with Changeland co-star Brenda Song.