Brenda Song and Macaulay Culkin’s baby news was quite the headliner in their longtime relationship, and now, the lovebirds are planning to make it official.
Many fans were surprised about the romance between former child stars Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song. But despite the opinions that they are an unlikely pair, the lovers have thrived through time and season.
The couple who recently made it to the news for their engagement has celebrated several milestones in the five years they have been together. One of these was welcoming their first child together in 2021. Here’s a timeline of their private love life.
How Did Brenda Song and Macaulay Culkin Meet?
Brenda Song, a former child star famous for her role as London Tipton in “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody,” starred in 2019, “Changeland.” And she was on the set of the movie alongside Macaulay Culkin, another child star that stole the hearts of millions.
The pair had been cast in the comedy-drama directed by Seth Green, who also starred in the movie. Green would later express his surprise about how Culkin and Song became a romantic pair.
By 2017, Song and Macaulay started drawing fans’ attention after the paparazzi spotted them getting dinner together in Los Angeles. Us Weekly reported that the two also had a double date with Green and his wife, Clare Grant.
Later in the year, the pair were spotted together more times, and one of those times was with Macaulay’s Goddaughter, Paris Jackson. The trio had been spotted in France.
What The Lovebirds Have Said About Their Relationship
Brenda Song and Macaulay Culkin have managed to stay off the spotlight for some years now. They have also been pretty tight-lipped about their love life.
However, they have not been against little slips from time to time. Once speaking about her relationship in 2018, Song told Us Weekly that she did not like talking about her love life. She stated:
“I don’t like to talk about my personal life, but everything’s wonderful and I’m happy.”
Speaking about how they bonded on the set of “Changeland,” Song shared that it had to do with being former child stars and their similar experiences. She stated that there wasn’t much need for verbal communication because they felt a connection once they looked at each other.
What The Relationship Is All About
Besides bonding as former child stars, Brenda Song and Macaulay Culkin also have a shared interest in animal welfare. On one of their dates, the two-headed to CatCon, where they had a field day playing with the pets.
They soon became pet parents after adopting a cat named Santa Claws. A little while later, the couple expanded their little family to include a dog, a parrot, and a fish.
Since then, the “Secret Obsession” actress and “Home Alone” actor have had a few more sweet moments they were willing to show fans. Culkin also let out a few secrets from their love life when he appeared on “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast.
The 41-year-old described Song as “a good one,” noting that he wanted to start a family with her. The star actor gushed over Song’s ethnicity, noting that he could not wait to make babies with her.
They Welcomed Their First Child In 2021
Culkin’s wish to make babies with the love of his life came to pass when Song became pregnant with their first child. The happy parents welcomed their bundle of joy on April 5, 2021.
The boy who weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, signified a major milestone in his parents’ lives. He was named Dakota Song Culkin after Culkin’s sister, who passed away in a 2008 accident.
Nine months after Dakota blessed his parents with his presence, Song and her man decided it was time to take their love to the next level. After five years of dating, Culkin presented the mother of his child with a luxurious jewelry piece on her ring finger.
Although they did not make a formal announcement, the Disney star was spotted out in Los Angeles, and eagle-eyed fans did not miss the spectacular piece of Jewelry. However, People later confirmed that the duo was indeed marriage-bound.