How tall is Macaulay Culkin

Macaulay Culkin's Height

5ft 6in (167.6 cm)

American actor best known for the Home Alone series of films, Uncle Buck and My Girl. His arrest sheet listed him as 5ft 7 and just over 9 stones in weight.

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Average Guess (10 Votes)
5ft 5.68in (166.8cm)
MJKoP said on 12/Oct/17
Looking at the candid shots of him and Paris Jackson, I don't see only two inches between them. Looks at least three, if not more. Either the former needs a downgrade or the latter needs an upgrade - or possibly even both.
Sandy Cowell said on 5/Sep/17
@ Rose - Hi! I thoroughly enjoyed your no-nonsense reply to Chip, so much so that I went along to the Macaulay Culkin page to find out what was being discussed a bit more fully than I'd been able to gather merely from your comment, which I'd found on the 'Latest Comments' page. Interestingly, I was amused to find that yours was a sensible ending to a discussion that had taken place 10 YEARS AGO!

Well, better late than never, Rose! 🌹

Macaulay can have 5ft5.75 from me, though I must say - I thought I did him ages ago! 😦
Rose said on 3/Sep/17
"Chip said on 14/Aug/07
Wow, I had no idea Macaulay was this short. I mean, I always though he was 6'2" or something, but I'm not a fan of him anyway, so I wouldn't have paid any attention. Why does it seem that so many (not all, but a lot) of child actors end up very short? Jonathan Lipnicki is only 5'6", and Haley Joel Osment is around 5'6", too. Maybe they don't get enough sleep or something."

It is because a child who is 12 but can pass for 9 is going to be more sought after as a child actor. It is easier to work with a 12 year old who can play a 9 year old's part than to work with an actual 9 year old. These child actors were successful in part because they looked like children until they were 15 or so. Most people who were very small for their age as children turn into short adults.
Richardspain said on 2/Sep/17

Only 167cm????

Amazing!! :-|
muskan said on 24/Aug/17
Joe said on 13/Jul/17
Rob, is there a chance he's 5'7"? Also, is there a chance he's 5'5 3/4"?
Editor Rob: I wouldn't go as high as 5ft 7, somewhere in 5ft 6 range I thought was more likely.
Magic said on 26/Nov/15
But usually in a arrest they coming measure with shoes, Rob?
Editor Rob: yeah, if a guy like Macaulay stood beside a height chart, with shoes and hair he'd probably look 5ft 7 range easily enough.
BrandonB said on 12/Oct/15
so they don't properly measure height then?
[Editor Rob: no, not an actual measurement, more either ask the person or they look how tall you appear beside a height chart, which can get a rough idea. He may well claim 5ft 7 or look 5ft 7 in footwear beside a chart.]
BrandonB said on 11/Oct/15
so if the arrest sheet says 5 ft 7 that's official enough,, so why don't you list him as that rob? He must of been measured.
[Editor Rob: sometimes that is what the suspect say themselves, other times it is what the officer guesses they are (especially if they stand beside a height chart).]
Phil said on 6/Feb/15
@Ai: I was doubtful at first, but looking at many pictures from the early 2000s (mostly the ones with 5'3" Seth Green), I think you're on to something.
the shredder said on 21/Nov/14
His prime? He is 34 and very relaxed.
Ai said on 18/Nov/14
Quite sure 5'7 at his prime - he stood significantly taller than Seth Green and looked around the same height as Chloe Sevigny even when barefoot . Not sure how tall he is now guy slouches a lot and could lose a inch or so - my husband who was 5'10 at age 21 is now 5'9.5 at 31 . My uncle who was 5'7 in his 20s is now 5'4.5 in his 60s
Realist said on 25/Apr/14
With Mila Kunis i dont see any more than 166 cm.
lulz said on 22/Mar/14
I'm confused...I think he's gotta be closer to 5'7 if Seth Green's number (5'3") is accurate. Just going by the premiere/screening shots for Party Monster where he is quite a lot taller. But then when he stands with Mila Kunis, he seems only 2 inches taller
tony said on 17/Mar/14
The dude is small. 168 for sure.
Goose said on 3/Feb/14
Seen him standing on the theater district 5'5 - 5'6
without shoes.
cd said on 17/May/13
He's probably closer to losing height than growing. See Rob's page about height loss it says it actually starts late 30s, and, contrary to what most people think (many people say men grow until their early twenties) the average male stops growing at 17. I know this sounds unbelievable, but a growth specialist told me so.
more like 5'5 said on 5/Feb/13
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mila kunis listed as 5'4 (more like 5'3)
more like 5'5 said on 5/Feb/13
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mila kunis is listed as 5'4
truth said on 22/Dec/12
you are done at 28 vibram lol, wayyyyyy before that (10 or 8 years before).
SpaceInvaduhs said on 10/Jul/11
5'6 yeah right! More like 5'4! Google Mila Kunis and Macauly Culkin pics and you'll see what I mean.
Danimal said on 4/Jul/11
5'7" in shoes maybe?
Big Mike said on 4/Jul/11
I saw a pic he dosen't look anywhere near 5ft7 compared to Kunis he looks only about 2 or 3 inches taller than her if Mila is 5ft3 he would be 5ft5 if the 2inches is right or he would be 5ft6 if it's three
Big Mike said on 4/Jul/11
Yea next to Mila who is 5ft3 he looks 5ft5 I think this is a little bit too tall for him
Monica said on 2/May/11
He looked max 5'5 or 5'4 next to Mila Kunis (5'3)
jen said on 15/Jan/11
For a fact he's taller than elijah, think I read somewhere he's(wood) 5'5, making culkin at least 5'6.5
maximus meridius said on 23/Dec/10
he is defiantly 5ft 8in at least if he is 5ft 8in Elijah Wood is defiantly 5ft 7in at least.
j said on 18/Dec/10
there isnt much height difference between his fiance mila kunis in all their candids. mila is always wearing flats or sneakers
Anonymous said on 8/Oct/07
I stood near him in nyc last month when he was trying to hail a taxi. He is no taller than 5'4!
Jon Doe said on 7/Sep/07
It's weird coz he seems only a little taller than Mila Kunis who always seems just a little shorter than Seth Green who everybody knows who is a fan of him knows he's 5'4 and I think they're all friends Seth Green Mila Kunis and Macauly Culkan.But in the movie Party Monster Macauly did look 5'7,what's going on there?Or Macauly hunch sometimes and people just think he's shorter?
sleuth said on 26/Aug/07
If he's 5-6.25 then he's taller than most women. But in the photographs I've seen, I see no evidence of that. He's only taller than women who are obvious petites!
Chip said on 16/Aug/07
Jon Doe, if Haley and Jonathan aren't 5'6", then they must be shorter, like 5'4" or so. You're probably right about them being chosen for younger parts, though.
Jon Doe said on 15/Aug/07
Chip they choose short children to play younger parts,like Frankie Muniz for instance that guy is over 18 and he's small like me 5'4 and he's still playing a kid on Malcome In The Middle pretty much. Shorter people usually have a younger look to them,I'm 15 and if I'm clean shaved and never open my mouth people will think I'm 13 or something,it's kinda funny.Oh Yeah and those child actors you mention Jonathan Lipnicki and Haley Joel Osment aren't even 5'6 I don't think.
Chip said on 14/Aug/07
Wow, I had no idea Macaulay was this short. I mean, I always though he was 6'2" or something, but I'm not a fan of him anyway, so I wouldn't have paid any attention. Why does it seem that so many (not all, but a lot) of child actors end up very short? Jonathan Lipnicki is only 5'6", and Haley Joel Osment is around 5'6", too. Maybe they don't get enough sleep or something.
Jon Doe said on 9/Aug/07
Girls never seem to be able to judget height acurately at all.There are girls who say a guy who's even 5 inches taller than she is was "barely" taller than her,wtf is that?Macauly Culkin looks 5'7 to me,looks atleast 5'6.
Sorry I just don't get why this 4'11 girl called me "tiny" for being 5'4 and refuses to date short men,it's retarded and saying things like "i don't wanna have short children" is also stupid,do you know how many dwarfs out there have tall parents? -lots!
anon said on 21/Jun/07
saw him at JFK Airport today. I am 5 6.75, almost 5 7, and I was taller than Macaulay by more than just a little bit. We walked right by each other, and he was definitely shorter than me. I'd say 5 5 if not shorter.
Ai said on 14/Jun/07
hes at least 5' way hes 5'4....he was way taller than Seth Green in Party Monster
glenn said on 4/Apr/07
ran into keiran 4 weeks ago.never met mc.both never do the photo with.keiran was about 5-5,5-6.
Elizabeth said on 3/Apr/07
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From the Sundance mug shots they took this year (he's on the bottom left corner).
Alex said on 21/Dec/06
With Mandy who is a 5'9.5 girl herself makes Culkin look 5'6.5., but the photo with Mila we see a full body shot with footwear and Mila's footwear is giving a bit more than his I bet, but still he would only be 5'6 tops with her.
Anonymous said on 8/Dec/06
I met Macauly once and I am only 5 feet tall, he was really only about 5'3, maybe 5'4. He was really, really short. I was suprised.
Glenn said on 20/Oct/06
strangely,I never seen him.and he is in my circles.I know people that got the photo with during the home alone days.he now rarely guess was 5-7.more evidence is pointing to 5-6.
Alex said on 19/Oct/06
Glenn, what would be your estimate on Culkin's height? With Mila Kunis who is really like 5'3 he doesn't look more than 1.5 inches taller than her. Maybe she was wearing bigger heels since she did have boots on while he had sneakers on. I see a few 5'7 listings of him and he really doesn't look that tall. I'd say 5'5 tops which is possible but no more than that.
Alex said on 19/Oct/06
I was looking at the Mila Kunis page and they were together and Mila looks 5'3 to me and Culkin wasn't more than 2 inches taller. He looks 5'4-5'4.5. He needs a downgrade unless Mila is taller than I think she is.
Glenn said on 4/Sep/06
Wilmer is between 5-7 and 5-8.
trueheight said on 4/Sep/06
this is the best proof that can be offered as far as candids go; Also watch party monster where Valderamma is noticeably taller than Culkin in every shot; and we all know Wilmer isn't exactly a tall guy
trueheight said on 4/Sep/06
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celeb comparisons seem to be very consistent:
1in shorter than 5'7 Singleton
8in shorter than 6'2 Josh Jackson
9in taller than 4'8 Coleman
5in shorter than 5'11 James Woods
5in shorter than 5'11 Orlando Jones

[Editor Rob: I linked him+stipe below where 5ft 6 is what he looks like, yes]
Anonymous said on 11/Aug/06
He's 5'6, a definite downgrade needs to be done here.
kim said on 31/Mar/06
never trust those arrest sheetes. I'd say 5'8 from his appearance on will& grace
6' & 18 said on 24/Mar/06
this height is way 2 generous, Culkin is 5' 5". He was 5' 7" in the report but that was with wearing big shoes.
pre10shus said on 10/Feb/06
My Police report had me down at 5'10" but I am only 5'7". I had 2" lift shoes on and they didn't ask me to take them off (they didn't know I was wearing them). The police report could be off 2 to 3 inches depending on what he was wearing.
ice said on 8/Nov/05
I think he's 5'6. If the police report had 5'7, then you have to minus an inch (usually). They usually don't make you take on your shoes.
CelebHeights Editor said on 8/Nov/05
From gossip group: "I met McCaulay in London and he is definitely not 5"8. I'm 5"2 and he was not much taller than me. He's a couple of inches shorter than 5"8. BTW, he was very good in the play that I saw him in The West End."
CelebHeights Editor said on 8/Nov/05
From a gossip group:
"Passed a surprisingly tiny, tell-tale pouty lipped Macauley Culkin. I'm 5' 9" and was wearing 2" heels, but he seemed to be about 5'6" tops-- and that's being terribly charitable. Internet "fan sites" etc seem to boost him up to 5'7" or more. Impossible"
Shane130 said on 28/Oct/05
Well, that was a different person, on the prison page, under Mac's name, it says 5'7"
sf said on 14/Oct/05
No, if you look closely, the police report has Culkin at 5'7" and the OTHER guy at 5'4'.....
RzrbldeSuitcase said on 13/Oct/05
I have just found some damning evidence, the police report of Culkin when he had his drug bust check out the height on the sheet here...
Height: 504, even a cop wouldn't be 4 inch out rob
Polska said on 20/Jul/05
Macaulay Culkin was at my old highschool filming Saved. I saw him in person but only in his wheelchair. Still, many people I know met him in person out of the chair to get an autograph. I asked how his height compared to my own (I'm 5'7") and everyone listed him somewhere in the range of 5'4"-5'6". They could have been just being nice for my sake, lol, but I thought I'd mention it anyway.
trueheight said on 9/Jul/05
definately this guy is taller than 5'4, i can say that for sure. Just watch Party Monster w/ Seth Green, he is significantly taller in every shot.
Jack said on 26/May/05
5 ft 3.5 is the height of mila kunis and 5 ft 4.5 is the real height of macauly culkin. This guy looks exactly the same size as a person I know. That picture is not bs that pete posted and I don't think its camera tricks. And it does not look like Mila Kunis is wearing any big shoes or heels to add that to the camera trick. Culkin is just not a big person. I found someone about the same height as you daveon. :) LoL

Culkin is small, editor rob, you most meet him in real life and I bet you he is 5 foot 4.5.
ajwells11 said on 25/May/05
I laugh everytime I see Mac listed as 5'8... there is no way in hell he is 5'8... After seeing the picture with him and Mila Kunis who is 5'5... he is about even with her... Everytime I see him next to someone in pictures he look very short, He is not taller than 5'7 flat!!!

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