Patricia Brentrup is a celebrity mom who gained fame as the mother of renowned American actor Macaulay Culkin. Culkin rose to stardom following his role of Kevin McCallister in Home Alone 1 and 2.

The role earned him a Golden Globe nomination and made him one of the most popular child actors of the 1990s. He is one of the seven children of Brentrup and Kit Culkin. 

Patricia Brentrup Age: Short Bio

Brentrup was born in North Dakota, United States, on November 21, 1954. She is 69 years old now (late 2021). She grew up as one of eleven kids of Hubert Brentrup and his wife, Mildred Narum.

Sadly, her father Hubert passed away in 2003, and her mother died in 2011. Further, Brentrup holds an American nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.

Moreover, she graduated from a local high school in New England, Hettinger Country, and spent her early life in the midwestern state.

As mentioned earlier, she comes from a big family and has 10 siblings, including Paul, Greg, Jerome Bentrup, Ronald, Richard, Neil, Barry, Janice, Renee, and Cindy.

She spent several decades of her life in New York City.

What Is Patricia Brentrup Doing Now?

The 69-year-old Brentrup does not come forward much in the media and is leaving a very low-key life. She was mostly in the spotlight during her son’s active career year, and after that, both mother-son duos chose to live away from the media radar.

Talking about her personal life, Brentrup is a happily married woman. She enjoys a marital life with Mart D. Cox, but not much about their relationship is public as they maintain high privacy in their lives.

Her husband, Mart, is a remodeling specialist based in Billings. Furthermore, the couple does not have a child together, but Brentrup is the stepmother of Kara Cox. Reportedly, Cox is a daughter of Mart from his previous relationship.

Relationship With Kit CulkinCustody Battle

Kit Culkin and Patricia Brentrup first met in the state of North Dakota. The pair started dating in 1974. The couple lived in the state for the first few years before moving to New York.

Moreover, they were not married but became the parents of seven children named Shane, Dakota, Macaulay, Kieran, Christian, and Rory Culkin. Sadly, their eldest daughter took her last breath in a car accident in December 2008.

Brentrup being carried at Shane Culkin’s wedding
Source: Instagram @culkin_rory

All of their kids began their careers as an actor. Meanwhile, Macaulay is one of the most known faces in the showbiz industry.

He got more into fame after appearing in the Home Alone film series, from which he earned several awards and nominations. Currently, Macaulay is the publisher and CEO of a satirical pop culture website and podcast, Bunny Ears.

Insights On Her Custody Battle

In March 1995, Patricia and Culkin decided to separate after cherishing their life together for over two decades. After a huge custody battle, the couple’s separation took a nasty turn, especially for Macaulay.

The former pair, who were also the managers of the child actor, could not decide who would continue to manage Macaulay’s career and the careers of his siblings. Later, Patricia was given custody of their kids.