- Macaulay Culkin After a custody dispute between the Home Alone star ‘s mother and father, 15-year-old Culkin sued his parents to remove them as legal guardians in control of his $17 million fortune. The family’s accountant, Billy Breitner, was ultimately put in charge of his finances until he turned 18.
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Aug 02, 2020 · At 16, Macaulay learned that he was worth around $50 million, so he finally decided to take over the control of his own finances by emancipating himself from both of his parents. Advertisement According to the actor, those were hard times for many reasons, including that his mother couldn't pay for the rent because she was spending all of her money on lawyers, and they were about to get evicted from their apartment.
Aug 22, 2021 · Fortunately for Macaulay, he still gets to enjoy much of the money he made as a kid since he was able to make sure that his parents didn’t control his riches. In the past, it has often been reported that Macaulay sued his parents to emancipate himself and keep their paws off his cash. However, during a 2020 Esquire interview, Macaulay stated that he never took his parents to court.
Jan 23, 2018 · Culkin, 37, claimed his father, Kit, was “mentally and physically” abusive and “jealous” of him, and made threats including, “Do good or I’ll hit you”. The Home Alone actor made the claims in a revealing interview with Marc Maron on his WTF podcast. Macaulay Culkin has alleged his father, Kit, abused him when he was a kid. Picture: Splash
Oct 21, 2021 · Following his parents' custody battle, a teenage Macaulay Culkin decided to seek control of his finances. "I learned how to read court papers at 14," he told New York magazine in 2006. According to People , Macaulay sued to remove his parents as his legal guardians, and his $17 million fortune was ultimately placed in the hands of a family accountant until Macaulay turned 18.