The Controversial Life Of Child Mega Star Macauley Culkin
Media obsessions and internet celebs come and go, but there’s one star who’s never, ever been far from the spotlight. Even today, the world is fascinated with child sensation Macaulay Culkin.
Even though he’s really only been in a handful of movies, the child superstar became a poster boy for multiple generations, one that still continues to capture our interest no matter what. In a sense, we’ve grown up with him as much as he’s grown up with us.
But amidst all the rumors and gossip and scandal, how much do we really know about this star’s rollercoaster life?
We dig deeper to find out exactly what happened to him – and how he’s gotten to where he is today… an incredible start to his career as a child actor, Macaulay Culkin’s life has been one hell of a rollercoaster.
From family and love life problems to years out of the spotlight, the now 37-year-old’s life in Hollywood hasn’t been easy, despite a huge net worth and worldwide fame.
In this article, we take a look at what has contributed to Macaulay Culkin’s topsy-turvy life after he burst onto our screens as Kevin in Home Alone.
Eight Year Old Star
Before Home Alone, Culkin’s first ‘major’ film was alongside comedy legend John Candy in the 1989 hit ‘Uncle Buck’. Despite being just eight-years-old, Culkin was paid $40,000 for his role.