You remember that cute little guy from Home Alone? Well, he isn’t little anymore. As today Macaulay Culkin turns 40. Wow, all you home alone fans feeling Old yet? Macaulay is probably the best know child Actor. At the age of just 4 years, Culkin had started with his acting career. Interestingly he was also a part of a band for some time. In 2013 Culkin had started a band called ’Pizza Underground’. The band apparently is a tribute to ‘Velvet Underground’.
Road to Success!
While his first-ever role was with a stage production Beach Babies, he is famous for his role as Kevin in the classic comedy “Home Alone”. He continued to be a part of many shows and production but one of his most noteworthy roles was as Young mike in ‘Uncle Buck’ alongside John Candy. Macaulay may have risen to fame for his role as Kevin but his first film role was in “See you in the Morning” with co-stars Drew Barrymore and Farrah Fawcett.
1990 was the golden year for Culkin’s career. This was the year he landed his Iconic role as Kevin in ‘Home Alone’. Can you name a better Christmas movie? For this, he even bagged a Nod at Golden Globe. Until 1994 Macaulay was a well-known name in the industry, he had stared in many more movies and shows like ‘My Girl’, The Good Son, Richie Rich, Getting Even with Dad, The Nutcracker, and The Pagemaster. After this Macaulay took a break from the industry to try and have a ‘normal’ life.
Interesting facts about Culkin!
Since Macaulay Culkin turns 40 today let’s look at some less known facts about him.
- Macaulay is Paris Jackson Godfather. Apparently he was such a good friend of Michael Jackson that he was chosen as the godfather.
- In 1991 he was the second-youngest person ever to host ‘Saturday Night Live’. He was just 11 years old.
- Culkin legally Emancipated from his parents at the tender age of 16 because of his bad relationship with his father.
- He was the first-ever child actor to receive a check of cool 1 million dollars.
- His younger brother Kieran was also in Home Alone as Kevin’s cousin Fuller.
- Peoples magazine chose Culkin for “100 Best Actors of all times”
Some of Culkin’s fans had a hilarious reaction to him turning 40. Take a look at this
Wow, Macaulay Culkin is 40 today ?
Macaulay Culkin 40 today!? Now I feel old.
Macaulay Culkin is 40 today. 40.
Seems like the news hasn’t sunk in yet. Do you feel old as Macaulay Culkin turns 40? Comment below.