Quinn Culkin is one of the Culkin siblings that include Macaulay Culkin, the main character of Home Alone; Kieran Culkin, and Rory Culkin. On her own, she made a name for herself as a child actress who portrayed the sister of her brother Macaulay in The Good Son (1993). She also featured in Home Alone (1990) and Wish Kid (1991).
Facts You Should Know About Quinn Culkin
10. She Had a Struggling Childhood
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On November 8, 1984, Quinn was born as the 5th of the 7 children of Kit Culkin and his then-partner Patricia Brentrup. She is of American-Irish descent and was also raised as Catholic.
Quinn was not born into a family that had it all from the beginning and her parents had to raise the large family in a little apartment in Yorkville.
9. Her Parents Were Never Married But Were Together For 21 Years
The father of Quinn, Christopher Cornelius “Kit” Culkin met her mother Patricia Brentrup in Sundance, Wyoming in 1974. They dated for 21 years until 1995 when they split.
Prior to the time that the relationship of her parents started, her father had a relationship with Adeena VanWagoner with whom he had a daughter, Jennifer Adamson.
8. Her Brother Macaulay Was The First To Receive a Million-Dollar Salary as a Child in Hollywood
The same year she was born in 1984, her older brother Macaulay at the age of 4 began a career in acting on stage. He would later find himself featuring in works on TV series as well as films.
One of his famous works is Home Alone (1990), a film that also featured Quinn as his sister with a role of a little girl who waved at the airport. Although the film gained fame and was recorded as one of the highest in the box office, it was My Girl (1991) that landed him a position of the first child to receive about a million dollars as per reports.
In 1992 the sequel of Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York was released and Macaulay Culkin received $4.5 million for his role as compared to the first where he received $110,000.
7. Quinn Culkin Has 6 Siblings and 1 Step-Sister
In total, her father, Kit Culkin had 8 children and among them include actors. 7 were born by her mother while his first child came as a result of a previous relationship.
Jennifer Adamson Died From Drug Overdose
She was born in 1970 and was about 14 years older than Quinn Culkin. However, she was the step-sibling of the former actress from the relationship of Kit and his ex, Adeena VanWagoner.
Jennifer died in 2000 at the age of 30 as a result of a drug overdose.
Shane Culkin is the First Child of Her Parents
About 2 years after Kit and Patricia started dating, they welcomed their first child together in 1976. He had a brief acting career at the age of 13 in the TV series “Great Performances” where he portrayed Wally Webb in Our Town episode (1989).
Dakota Culkin Worked as an Art Production Assistant
Dakota was born in 1979, a year before her brother Macaulay Culkin was born. Although she did not live to become an actress like Quinn Culkin and their other siblings, she had a brief career as an art production assistant in the horror-thriller film, Lost Soul.
When she was 30 in 2008, Dakota was struck down by a vehicle, and a day after, she died. Macaulay had his first child in 2021 with actress Brenda song and named him Dakota Song Culkin.
Kieran Culkin is a Multi-Award-Winning Actor Who Featured in Home Alone
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Even though 3 Culkins appeared in Home Alone (1990), Macaulay remains the most acclaimed. One of the siblings that appeared in the film is Kieran Culkin who was born on September 30, 1982, in New York.
He has a thriving career in the movie industry with roles in The Boys Presents: Diabolical (2022), Succession (2018-2021), Igby Goes Down (2002), Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (2010), and The Cider House Rules (1999).
Christian Culkin is The Younger Sibling of Quinn Culkin and Was a Child Actor
He was born on January 30, 1987, as one of the Culkins siblings. Like his siblings, he took to acting like a child. He featured as Randy Parker in the comedy-family film My Summer Story alongside his brother, Kieran.
Rory Culkin is The Last of The Culkin Siblings
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Rory was born on July 21, 1989, as the last of Kit and Patricia. The 34 years old is an actor and producer. He traces his career to the time he was about 4 years old in 1993 in The Good Son – a film that features Macaulay and Quinn.
Again in 1994 when he was about 5, he played Young Richie in Richie Rich while Macaulay played the older Rich.
6. The 53 Years Old Was Named After Actor Anthony Quinn
Her father’s old friend, actor, and producer Anthony Quinn. According to reports, Kit regarded Anthony as not just a friend but a father and as such gave his daughter the actor’s last name.
Her middle name, Kay on the other hand was her maternal grandmother’s name that was passed to her.
5. Her Brother is The Godfather of Michael Jackson’s 2 Children
Macaulay had a close relationship with singer and dancer Michael Jackson. Although the late Michael was about 21 years older than the Home Alone actor, it did not stop the singer from making him the godfather of his children, Prince Michael Jackson, Paris, and Prince Michael Jackson II.
The relationship they had would make Culkin go as far as standing in a witness box in court to testify against those who claim that one of the greatest singers of all time abused minors sexually. He claimed to have slept in the same bed with Michael many times but there was never a time when he tried anything of the sort.
4. Her Father Was Reportedly Abusive
According to reports, Kit Culkin was not a good parent as he abused them both physically and mentally. It has also been recorded that Macaulay claimed that his father’s abuse may not be farfetched from the insinuation that the older Culkin was jealous of him for his ability to record huge success that his father couldn’t.
There are further allegations that his children had cut contact with him when his relationship with their mother ended.
3. Net Worth Macaulay Culkin’s Sister
The earnings of Quinn Culkin remain under wraps but her net worth is estimated above $100,000. Known to the public, she has earned from her acting career that lasted in the 1990s.
On the other hand, her brother, Macaulay is approximately worth $18 million. He earns majorly from his entertainment career as an actor, singer, lead singer of “The Pizza Underground” and Publisher and CEO of Bunny Ears website and podcast.
2. Her Height and Other Body Measurement
The Good Son actress stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in tall. Currently, she may be the shortest among her siblings
- Shane: 5’9 (1.75 m)
- Kieran: 5’7 (1.7 m)
- Macaulay: 5’7 (1.7 m)
- Rory Culkin: 5’6 (1.68 m)
1. Where is Quinn Culkin Now?
One of the Culkin siblings although began to draw attention as an actress, she would later take a break. She currently lives her life away from the spotlight.
Although at a point it was recorded that she was in a relationship, there is barely any recording of her life with a partner.
Nonetheless, her brother Macaulay was married to actress Rachel Miner in 1998 when they were 18. 2 years later, they separated and in another 2 years in 2002, they headed for a divorce. He would later date actress Mila Kunis before starting a love affair with Brenda Song with whom he has a son.