Who is Patricia Brentrup? Mother Of Macaulay Culkin

by Mela Mon Jul 10 2023 Updated On Tue Jul 11 2023
Who is Patricia Brentrup? Mother Of Macaulay Culkin

Patricia Brentrup is the mother of Macaulay Culkin, an American actor who has done many hit movies in Hollywood like “Home Alone.”

Patricia's Tragic Marriage Life

Patricia and her partner Culkin Matriarch were never legally married. 

The couple first met in 1947. The couple have seven children together. Their children's names are Macaulay Culkin, Kit, Shane, Dakota, Kieran, Quinn, Christian, and Rory

They were not financially stable while raising their children together. 

But the couple managed their children’s careers. Their children somehow brought millions of dollars through their acting jobs, and they became a high-profile family. 

But their relationship didn’t last long, and Patricia and Culkin separated. 

All their children stayed with Patricia after their separation. Even though they were wealthy, their home was often chaotic.

Patricia raised Macaulay and his siblings with solid family values. 

When Patricia and Culkin separated, deciding who would have custody of their children took a long time. 

In the end, Patricia won over her children's custody. Culkin had often left his family behind, and when he did, his children didn’t miss him or ask for him.

The children found life better when their mom was the only one taking care of them. 

Patricia left Culkin, and she later married Matt Cox. They live a happy and peaceful life in Montana.

Patricia Brentrup with her ex-partner and their children.
Patricia Brentrup with her ex-partner and their children. Source: People

Macaulay's Lack Of Control Over His Career

Even though Macaulay gained a lot of success after Home Alone, his real life is filled with sadness and difficulties. 

It was when he became an actor and not having control over his career. 

As a child he didn’t get to spend his childhood as a normal kid. He had a complicated relationship with his father and faced much pressure from being famous. 

His success in the Home Alone movie didn’t last long, and his career later declined, and he had personal struggles too.

However, after taking a break and finding love, he found stability, happiness, and a renewed love of acting. 

He returned with the 10th “American Horror Story” season in 2021. Despite his challenges, Culkin is thankful for the opportunities and money that came with his early success.


Patricia was born on November 21, 1954, in the United States. Her birth sign is Scorpio. She is 68 years old as of 2023.

Net Worth

Macaulay's net worth is estimated at $18 Million as an actor. 

Macaulay Love Life

Macaulay is not married, but he is in a relationship with Brenda Song.

She is also an American actress. The couple welcomed their first child Dakota Song Culkin on April 5, 2023

The news was shocking because people didn't even know they were a couple.

Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song.
Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song. Source: Instagram

Macaulay's previous relationships are pretty controversial. He was married to Rachel Miner, who is also an actress, in 1998.

At that time, they were just 17 and announced they planned to marry. 

Two years later, the couple got separated and divorced in 2002.

After that, Macaulay started dating Mila Kunis in 2002. Their relationship was the longest. 

They dated from 2002 to 2010. But they kept their love life very low-key. 

Their relationship was perfect, and they grew on each other. But their relationship came to an end. 

After Mila, Macaulay began dating singer and actress Jordan Lane Price in 2013

And they dated for a while and got separated in 2017. After that, Macaulay finally found Brenda Song in 2017.

Since then, they have been together and now have a baby. Now they are living happy and low-key life together.

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