Rory Culkin is a famous American who has done some famous movies over the years. He is also particularly famous for being the brother of Macaulay Culkin and Kieran Culkin. Let’s take a look at his life today and see what we can learn about him. So, let us get started.
Related to the Culkin Family
Rory is related to the famous Culkin family that consists of many famous actors like Macaulay Culkin and Kieran Culkin. Both of them are Rory’s siblings.
Rory was born as Rory Hugh Culkin in the year 1989. His birthdate is July 21. He is an American actor who is quite famous for his roles in films such as Scream 4, Lord of Chaos, Count on Me and more. He also starred in M. Night Shyamalan’s Signs.
Culkin’s place of birth is New York City. He is the son of Patricia Brentrup and Christopher Culkin (who is a former stage actor). Rory is the youngest of the eight children. His four brothers are Shane, Maacaulay, Kieran and Christian. He also has three sisters: Jennifer, Dakota and Quinn Culkin.
In addition to this, Culkin is also the nephew of the actress Bonnie Bedelia (from his father’s side).
Culkin’s decorated Acting Career
Culkin Started acting from a young age. He played alongside his elder brothers initially. Among them are Macaulay and Kieran. He played the younger version of his brothers as he looked like them. He was in The Good Son and then played as the Young Ritchie Rich in the movie Ritchie Rich. And later he played the 10 year old version of Igby in the movie Igby goes down.
Culkin’s first role was in You can Count on Me. His co-star in the movie was Laura Linney. Culkin received admiration for this role and even got a Young Artist award for it. Since then Culkin has made appearances in many films. His most famous role is in a film where he starred along with Mel Gibson and Joaquin Pheonix, both of whom are top quality actors.
As a teenager, Rory started doing more independent movies such as The Chumscrubber, Hick and Down the Valley and more. He even took on the challenge of playing in Mean Creek which was an Independent film released in 2004. This film won multiple awards.
Awards and Achievements
Ever since a child, Culkin has been getting awards. He got his Young Artist Award for the movie You Can Count on Me. For the same movie, he got three more nominations. In addition, he had a quest role in an epsiode of the show Law & Order.
He then made appearances in an episode of The Twilight Zone. After a brief hiatus, he made his return to films in 2010 when he played in the slasher film titled Scream in 2011. Culkin was cast as Euronymous in the bio film Lords of Chaos which tells a story about the events at a Norwegian Black metal scene and the band named Mayhem.
In the year 2018, Culkin got married to the Cinematographer Sarah Scrivener in New Orleans, Louisiana. The wedding was actually officiated by Paul Heyman. Culkin is a WWE fan so he got married in the eve of Wrestlemania with Paul Heyman as the one to officiate the wedding which is quite cool! The Culkin brothers are a big fan of wrestling and if you go to the Social Media of Macaulay and even Rory, you can see a lot of wrestling related posts. They love WWE and are actually very invested in the Wrestling product.
Who is Rory Culkin’s elder brother, Macaulay Culkin?
We have all watched the Home Alone series. Macaulay Culkin is the one who played that epic role of Kevin McCallister in the Home Alone series. Macauley was born in August 26, 1980. He is a famous American actor and is regarded as one of the best child actors of the’90s.
Culkin became famous because of his Role in Home Alone but this was not the only role he did. He actually had quite a few more roles that made him quite a catch. But it was for Home Alone that he got nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.
He also starred in many 90s films such as My Girl, The Good Son, The Nutcracker and Getting even with Dad. His role in the 1994 live action of the famous cartoon Ritchie Rich was breathtaking.
Macauley has been nominated for an MTV Movie Award as well as the Young Artist Award. After Ritchie Rich in 1994, he toolk a break froma cting but then made his return in 2003 when he did a guest appearance in the TV Show Will & Grace. He also had a role in the film titled Party Monster and then wrote his autobiography titled Junior. It was a bestseller published in 2006.
In the 2000s though, Macaulay did not do many movies as he was quite busy studying and doing other works. In 2013, he even started a business in New York. And he started playing music as he is the lead vocalist of the comedy rock band named the Pizza Underground.
In the year 2016, Culkin’s Pizza Underground split up and their following album would be their last outing. Culkin is currently the publisher as well as the CEO of the Satirical pop culture website called the Bunny Ears.
Rory has a very huge Instagram profile with many followers. He uses the social media platform to share his lifestyle, photos and more. He is also using Instagram to promote brands and to make his own brand as well.
How much is Rory Culkin Worth?
Rory Culkin is worth a lot of money. He made his money from acting, investments and many other ways. Actor these days generally have multiple sources of income and they even get paid royalty off the profit that a film makes in addition to their base salary for the film. He has done some high profile films so, Rory’s total net worth as of 2021 is around $20 million dollars. It is more than enough to live a really lavish lifestyle and enjoy.