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Everything You Need To Know About Macaulay Culkin

We all know Macaulay Culkin from the movie Home Alone. He played the infamous role of Kevin McCallister in the movie. Culkin started his acting career at a very ripe age. His debut movie was Rocket Gibraltar which was released in 1988. He later appeared in a comedy hit Uncle Buck in 1989. But his breakthrough role came with the movie Home Alone.

Back then, he was one of the most popular child actors. However, his star status faded after the movie My Girl. Macaulay Culkin is originally from New York and was born on 26th August 1980. He is the third of the seven children. Most of us have been familiar with him, while he was just a child. But as he grew up, we all lost track of him.

Keeping that in mind, we are here with some unknown facts about Macaulay Culkin biography. If you are interested to know about Macaulay Culkin net worth in 2020 and other details, then you should give this article a read.

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Macaulay Culkin Wikipedia

1 Real Name Macaulay Carson Culkin
2 Macaulay Culkin Date of Birth 26 August 1980
3 Macaulay Culkin Age 40 Years
4 Gender Male
5 Macaulay Culkin Height 5′ 8″
6 Weight 63 KG
7 Nationality American
8 Hometown Manhattan, New York, United States
9 Current City California, United States
10 Macaulay Culkin Zodiac Sign Taurus
11 Education The School Of American Ballet
12 Profession Actor, Musician
13 Macaulay Culkin Net worth in 2020 ~$18 Million
14 Macaulay Culkin Ethnicity Swiss-German And French Ancestry
15 Macaulay Culkin Wife Rachel Miner
16 Macaulay Culkin Siblings Seven

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Macaulay Culkin Facts: 2020

Here are some interesting facts about Macaulay Culkin that you probably didn’t know about. Just check them below.

1. He was not always rich

Many of you may not know but Macaulay Culkin came from a very poor family. He is the third of the seven children to his parents. They all lived a very modest life before Culkin started his acting career.

During the early stages of his life, Macaulay Culkin family had to struggle for money to support all the seven children. This is one of the many reasons that he started acting at such a tender age. He proved to be lucky for his family as their luck changed as they hit it big.

2. Home Alone made millions of dollars

Home Alone was released in 1990. Most of us have grown up watching this movie. Back then there was hardly any child or adult who wouldn’t have watched this movie. The movie was such a big hit that it went on to collect half a billion dollars worldwide. Even the sequel earned around 359 million dollars. This was also a breakthrough movie for Culkin.

3. He was just eight in his first major movie

Like we mentioned before, Culkin joined the acting world as a child. His first-ever big-budget movie was Uncle Buck which was released in 1989. At that time, he was just eight years old. Despite being so young, he nailed it with his acting skills. He earned $40,000 for his role which is a huge deal for a child actor.

4. He kissed his co-star fifteen times

We are not kidding you! He kissed his co-star Anna Chlumsky fifteen times, but of course, for a movie. They did a movie together called My Girl back in 1991. It took little Culkin 15 takes to make the kissing scene perfect. Not just that, but he even received the Best Kiss award by MTV that very year. It seems like he always had the skills ready in his pocket.

5. At 11 he hosted Saturday Night Live

Macaulay Culkin childhood

There was a time when Culkin was a child heartthrob for many. People admired him because of his adorable looks and acting skills. When he was just 11 years old, he got the chance to host the show Saturday Night Live. That made him the youngest person to have ever hosted the show. There is no doubt that Culkin was a talented kid. But he faded away as he grew up.

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6. At 14 he received an $8 Million check

When we were 14 years old, we had to depend on our parents for pocket money. But Culkin managed to earn $8 million for just a role. After giving two huge hits back to back, he was paid $8 million for the movie Richie Rich. This is yet another movie that did very well. Many of us also identify him as Richie Rich.

7. His father was a tough nut to crack

Given the fact that Culkin was just a child when he was giving back to back hits, his father was responsible for managing all his contracts. He was quite tough to deal with as he was very particular about the paycheck his son was given.

He was a difficult negotiator, especially when the makers had to deal with him for the sequel of Home Alone. Well, we would say that he did a great job as his son earned a huge load of money as a kid.

8. Culkin had no idea How much he earned

You would have thought that Culkin knew what his paychecks looked like. But no! His father was not only difficult to deal with, but also a very clever man. He hid all the newspapers that talked about his son’s salaries. Not to mention, he used to negotiate on behalf of his son.

He did all of this to keep his son from knowing how much he was earning. He wanted to be sure that his son doesn’t get affected. Call it selfish or anything, but we guess this was a good move by his dad to keep him on track.

9. He appeared in MJ’s music video

As if Home Alone and a sequel were not enough, Culkin also worked with the king of Michael Jackson. He was there in the infamous music video Black or White. Although he appeared for just a couple of seconds, that counts a lot. After all, it’s Michael Jackson we are talking about. He maintained his friendship with MJ while growing up.

Macaulay Culkin was one of the brightest child actors the world has seen. But due to his poor habits and drug addiction later, he lost touch and was soon replaced by others. However, he is trying to return to his normal life now and we would say that he is quite successful.

10. What Happened to Macaulay Culkin Now?

Nothing has happened to Macaulay Culkin till now he is perfectly fine and doing very well with this work on various projects in Hollywood. Macaulay Culkin net worth in 2020 is around 18 million dollars.

Recently he also said that it’s hard for him to live a normal life because he’s recognized everywhere he goes. His fans on the street always want him to recreate his famous hands-on-face “scream” look from Home Alone. Don’t trust everything you read about Macaulay Culkin news on the internet. 

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Macaulay Culkin latest Pics & Instagram updates

Below are the latest images of Macaulay Culkin we got online through his Instagram handle. You can see how is Macaulay Culkin now in 2020.

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FAQs About Macaulay Culkin On The Internet

1. Who is Macaulay Culkin?

Macaulay Culkin is an American actor, who got fame as a child actor and is known for playing Kevin McCallister in the Christmas films Home Alone and its sequel Home Alone 2.

2. How old is Macaulay Culkin?

Macaulay Culkin was born on 26 August 1980. As of now, his exact age is 40 years. You can read more about his personal life above in this article.

3. How old was Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone?

Macaulay Culkin was 10 years old when he starred as Kevin in original 1990 film Home Alone. After home alone, he didn’t get much fame in the film industry.

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Woman passenger from UK tests Covid positive at Hyderabad airport



Hyderabad: A 35-year-old international passenger who reached the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here on Wednesday has tested positive for Covid-19 after undergoing an RT-PCR test at the airport itself. The woman passenger had traveled from the United Kingdom, which has been categorised as an ‘At Risk Country’. 

The passenger has been admitted to the Telangana Institute of Medical Sciences (TIMS) and samples were collected and sent for genetic sequencing. Officials said she did not have any symptoms and that her health condition was being monitored closely. 

According to officials, the woman hails from Rangareddy district and was on a visit to UK from Hyderabad. Though her close relatives tested negative, their health condition is also being monitored. 

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Revealed: how Sidney Powell could be disbarred for lying in court for Trump | US elections 2020



Sidney Powell, the former lawyer for Donald Trump who filed lawsuits across America for the former president, hoping to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, has on several occasions represented to federal courts that people were co-counsel or plaintiffs in her cases without seeking their permission to do so, the Guardian has learned.

Some of these individuals say that they only found out that Powell had named them once the cases were already filed.

During this same period of time, Powell also named several other lawyers – with their permission in those instances – as co-counsel in her election-related cases, despite the fact that they played virtually no role whatsoever in bringing or litigating those cases.

Both Powell’s naming of other people as plaintiffs or co-counsel without their consent and representing that other attorneys were central to her cases when, in fact, their roles were nominal or nonexistent, constitute serious potential violations of the American Bar Association model rules for professional conduct, top legal ethicists told the Guardian.

Powell’s misrepresentations to the courts in those particular instances often aided fundraising for her nonprofit, Defending the Republic. Powell had told prospective donors that the attorneys were integral members of an “elite strike force” who had played outsized roles in her cases – when in fact they were barely involved if at all.

A couple poses for a photo in front of a Trump campaign bus at a rally in Alpharetta, Georgia, on 2 December 2020.
A couple poses for a photo in front of a Trump campaign bus at a rally in Alpharetta, Georgia, on 2 December 2020. Photograph: Nathan Posner/REX/Shutterstock

Powell did not respond to multiple requests for comment via phone, email, and over social media.

The State Bar of Texas is already investigating Powell for making other allegedly false and misleading statements to federal courts by propagating increasingly implausible conspiracy theories to federal courts that Joe Biden’s election as president of the United States was illegitimate.

The Texas bar held its first closed-door hearing regarding the allegations about Powell on 4 November. Investigations by state bar associations are ordinarily conducted behind closed doors and thus largely opaque to the public.

A federal grand jury has also been separately investigating Powell, Defending the Republic, as well as a political action committee that goes by the same name, for fundraising fraud, according to records reviewed by the Guardian.

Among those who have alleged that Powell falsely named them as co-counsel is attorney Linn Wood, who brought and litigated with Powell many of her lawsuits attempting to overturn the results of the election with her, including in the hotly contested state of Michigan.

The Michigan case was a futile attempt by Powell to erase Joe Biden’s victory in that state and name Trump as the winner. On 25 August, federal district court Judge Linda Parker, of Michigan, sanctioned Powell and nine other attorneys who worked with her for having engaged in “a historic and profound abuse of the judicial process” in bringing the case in the first place. Powell’s claims of election fraud, Parker asserted, had no basis in law and were solely based on “speculation, conjecture, and unwarranted suspicion”.

Parker further concluded that the conduct of Powell, Wood, and the eight other attorneys who they worked with, warranted a “referral for investigation and possible suspension or disbarment to the appropriate disciplinary authority for each state … in which each attorney is admitted”.

Wood told the court in the Michigan case that Powell had wrongly named him as one of her co-counsel in the Michigan case. During a hearing in the case to determine whether to sanction Wood, his defense largely rested on his claim that he had not been involved in the case at all. Powell, Wood told the court, had put his name on the lawsuit without her even telling him.

A man holds a sign reading "The dead cannot vote" at a rally in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Trump supporters attend a rally in Alpharetta, Georgia, where Sidney Powell spoke on efforts to overturn the 2020 election. Photograph: Nathan Posner/REX/Shutterstock

Wood said: “I do not specifically recall being asked about the Michigan complaint … In this case obviously my name was included. My experience or my skills apparently were never needed, so I didn’t have any involvement with it.”

Wood’s attorney, Paul Stablein, was also categorical in asserting that his client had nothing to do with the case, telling the Guardian in an interview: “He didn’t draft the complaint. He didn’t sign it. He did not authorize anyone to put his name on it.”

Powell has denied she would have ever named Wood as a co-counsel without Wood’s permission.

But other people have since come forward to say that Powell has said that they were named as plaintiffs or lawyers in her election-related cases without their permission.

In a Wisconsin voting case, a former Republican candidate for Congress, Derrick Van Orden, said he only learned after the fact that he had been named as a plaintiff in one of Powell’s cases.

“I learned through social media today that my name was included in a lawsuit without my permission,” Van Orden said in a statement he posted on Twitter, “To be clear, I am not involved in the lawsuit seeking to overturn the election in Wisconsin.”

Jason Shepherd, the Republican chairman of Georgia’s Cobb county, was similarly listed as a plaintiff in a Georgia election case without his approval.

In a 26 November 2020 statement, Shepherd said he had been talking to an associate of Powell’s prior to the case’s filing about the “Cobb GOP being a plaintiff” but said he first “needed more information to at least make sure the executive officers were in agreeing to us being a party in the suit”. The Cobb County Republican party later agreed to remain plaintiffs in the case instead of withdrawing.

Leslie Levin, a professor at the University of Connecticut Law School, said in an interview: “Misrepresentations to the court are very serious because lawyers are officers of the court. Bringing a lawsuit in someone’s name when they haven’t consented to being a party is a very serious misrepresentation and one for which a lawyer should expect to face serious discipline.”

Nora Freeman Engstrom, a law professor at Stanford University, says that Powell’s actions appear to violate Rule 3.3 of the ABA’s model rules of professional misconduct which hold that “a lawyer shall not knowingly … make a false statement of fact of law to a tribunal”.

Since election day last year, federal and state courts have dismissed more than 60 lawsuits alleging electoral fraud and irregularities by Powell, and other Trump allies.

Shortly after the election, Trump named Powell as a senior member of an “elite strike force” who would prove that Joe Biden only won the 2020 presidential race because the election was stolen from him. But Trump refused to pay her for her services. To remedy this, Powell set up a new nonprofit called Defending the Republic; its stated purpose is to “protect the integrity of elections in the United States”.

As a nonprofit, the group is allowed to raise unlimited amounts of “dark money” and donors are legally protected from the ordinary requirements to disclose their identities to the public. Powell warned supporters that for her to succeed, “millions of dollars must be raised”.

Echoing Trump’s rhetoric, Powell told prospective donors that Defending the Republic had a vast team of experienced litigators.

Sidney Powell speaks at a press conference on election results in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Sidney Powell speaks at a press conference on election results in Alpharetta, Georgia. Photograph: Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters

Among the attorneys who Powell said made up this “taskforce” were Emily Newman, who had served Trump as the White House liaison to the Department of Health and Human Services and as a senior official with the Department of Homeland Security. Newman had been a founding board member of Defending the Republic.

But facing sanctions in the Michigan case, some of the attorneys attempted to distance themselves from having played much of a meaningful role in her litigation.

Newman’s attorney told Parker, the judge, that Newman had “not played a role in the drafting of the complaint … My client was a contract lawyer working from home who spent maybe five hours on this matter. She really wasn’t involved … Her role was de minimis.”

To have standing to file her Michigan case, Powell was initially unable to find a local attorney to be co-counsel on her case but eventually attorney Gregory Rohl agreed to help out.

But when Rohl was sanctioned by Parker and referred to the Michigan attorney disciplinary board for further investigation, his defense was that he, too, was barely involved in the case. He claimed that he only received a copy of “the already prepared” 830-page initial complaint at the last minute, reviewed it for “well over an hour”, while then “making no additions, decisions or corrections” to the original.

As with Newman, Parker, found that Rohl violated ethics rules by making little, if any, effort to verify the facts of the claims in Powell’s filings.

In sanctioning Rohl, the judge wrote that “the court finds it exceedingly difficult to believe that Rohl read an 830-page complaint in just ‘well over an hour’ on the day he filed it. So, Rohl’s argument in and of itself reveals sanctionable conduct.”

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Govt to introduce important Bill, Covid situation likely to be discussed



The government on Thursday will table ‘The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Amendment) Bill 2021’ in the Lok Sabha. A discussion on Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and its various related aspects is also likely to take place in the lower House.

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will move the ‘The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Amendment) Bill’ in the Lok Sabha to amend the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Act, 1998.

Under rule 193, a discussion on Covid-19 pandemic and various aspects related to it will likely take place. According to sources, the members may also raise their concern and ask for the government’s preparedness for the new Omicron variant. Under Rule 193, members can seek details about the new Covid variant. “Short duration discussion is likely to be held in the Lok Sabha on the Covid and its various aspects, including new Omicron variant,” sources said.

Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Prahlad Singh Patel, General V.K. Singh, Krishan Pal, Bhanu Pratap Verma, Rameshwar Teli and Kaushal Kishore will lay papers on the table. Reports and action reports of different standing committees will also be laid in the day.

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Amendment) Bill 2021 (ART) by voice vote as the amendments moved by the DMK MP N.K. Prem Chandran, Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy and Shiv Sena MP Vinayak Raut were negated. The ART Bill seeks to regulate fertility clinics. All such clinics will have to be registered under the National Registry of Banks and Clinics of India.

The opposition is likely to continue to raise its voices on price rise, unemployment and extended jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) in some states. The opposition parties are also demanding a law guaranteeing the minimum support price (MSP).

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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