He has been nominated for Kids' Choice Awards, MTV Movie Awards and Young Artist Awards.
At the height of his fame, he was regarded as the most successful child actor since Shirley Temple.
In 1988, he appeared in an episode of the popular action television series, The Equalizer, in which he played a kidnapping victim, Paul Gephardt.
During Culkin's early childhood, the family lived in a small apartment; his mother was a telephone operator and his father worked as a sacristan at a local Catholic church. Early roles saw him appearing in a stage production of Bach Babies at the New York Philharmonic.
On July 10, 2016, Culkin said that the Pizza Underground was splitting up and their next album would be the last.
His father, Christopher Cornelius "Kit" Culkin, is a former actor known for his productions on Broadway and is the brother of actress Bonnie Bedelia.
In 2009, Culkin appeared in a UK-based commercial for Aviva Insurance (formerly Norwich Union) to help promote their company's rebranding.
Culkin stared into the camera stating, "Remember me." On August 17, 2009, Culkin made a brief cameo appearance on WWE Raw at the Scottrade Center in St.