Macaulay Culkin is most famous for his iconic role in the Christmas film “Home Alone”. The star is now engaged to actress Brenda Song and enjoying every moment of fatherhood.
Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song were famous from childhood; Culkin starred in the favorite Christmas movie, “Home Alone,” which is still the must-watch film to keep the holiday spirit going.
Song also started acting in the ’90s. She is known for her role in “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody” as the spoiled but fashion-forward heiress London Tipton.
Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song in Pasadena California 2019. | Source: Getty Images
The romance between the childhood stars sparked when they acted in the 2019 film “Changland.” The dating rumors started in 2017 while the film was still in production. They went on a double date in Buena Park, California, with Seth Green and his wife, Clare Grant.
A few months later, the new couple took a trip to the city of love, Paris, with Culkin’s goddaughter, Paris Jackson. The relationship was kept private, but a year later, “They were spotted holding hands and being cute with each other,” reported Us Weekly.
However, a year later, Song spoke to Us Weekly and gushed over her boyfriend. She said, “[The relationship is] great! I don’t like to talk about my personal life, but everything’s wonderful, and I’m happy.”
Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song in Monica CA 2018. | Source: Getty Images
Before finding each other, Song and Culkin were in serious long-term relationships. The “Home Alone” star was married to Rachel Miner.
He also dated actress Mila Kunis for nine years before they broke up in 2011. Song was also engaged to the older brother of Miley Cyrus, Trace Cyrus, but they ended in 2012.
“My unicorn that I never thought could exist, I am the luckiest person in the world because I am loved by you.”
THE COUPLE’S DECISION TO START A FAMILY
Malkin had an interesting way of telling Rogan that they had already started the process of conceiving. He said:
“I mean, we’ve definitely been practicing. [With] this one, I’m going to have some pretty babies. She’s Asian, so I’m gonna have tiny little Asian babies. It’s going to be adorable.”
Macaulay Culkin in Los Angeles 2018. | Source: Getty Images
Having children was not the only big step the couple had considered taking; the “My Girl” actor also said at that moment they had started planning to move in together to complete their little family of “a pretty dog, a pretty cat” and soon-to-be pretty children.
THE COUPLE’S BABY’S BIRTH AND ENGAGEMENT
Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song in Monica CA, 2018. | Source: Getty Images
Culkin was not wrong about starting a family with Song. The couple welcomed their first son Dakota Song Culkin, named after the late actor’s younger sister, who passed in 2008.
The couple did not say much when Esquire asked them for a statement after welcoming the baby boy; they simply commented: “We’re overjoyed.”
The first birthday of Song and Culkin’s son came with more baby fever.
In early 2022, the couple also got engaged. The low-key couple did not say much about the news; Song was just seen out about with a big diamond ring on her finger.
MACAULAY CULKIN BEAMS ON FATHER DUTIES
The adorable matching mohawk hairstyles of Dakota and his father immediately stood out from the family walk. As he pulled the buggy carriage his son sat in, Culkin was seen with a beaming smile.
Song also opened up about motherhood; the actress said her son had become her main priority, and even her career had taken the backseat.
Brenda Song in Hollywood 2013. | Source; Getty Images
Song also expressed that her career choices are based on her son’s well-being; the location and the length of the shoot mean a lot more now. Song said she would do it in a heartbeat if it meant giving up a few career goals.
Song and Culkin are basking in the of spending time with their son. The couple was in relaxed outfits with their then 9-month son in a black stroller.
The animal-loving family was headed to the zoo for a fun activity. Even though the news of their engagement just broke, the couple is taking their time with the wedding plans and focusing on building memories with their son.
The father said the Sesame street party was a dream come true for his son. Sesame Street is still making childhood memorable decades later.
A close source told US Weekly that Song is thriving in this new chapter of motherhood. “Becoming a mom has changed her,” said the insider.
Moreover, Culkin and Song have support from all directions, which is essential when building a family. An insider told Us Magazine: “She has a good support system around her, but she and Macaulay are hands-on parents.”