He revealed the news on "The Joe Rogan Experience" podcast, saying: "They pursued me for 'The Big Bang Theory, ' and I said no".
"They pursued me for The Big Bang Theory", Culkin revealed.
"I couldn't see myself doing a sitcom or a television show kind of a thing", he said.
'I have a good life now, I have a special lady friend, we have a dog and a cat. "Like, NewsRadio is a fantastic show", Culkin said, referring to the '90s sitcom that first made Rogan famous.
The star said: 'I don't pursue it in any way, I don't have agents.
"That was the pitch..." And I was like, 'Yeah, I'm cool, thanks.' And then they came back at me again, and I said, 'No, no, no.
He didn't say which role he was being pitched, but said that even his manager was "twisting my arm" to take it.
He added, "Listen, I'd have hundreds of millions of dollars now if I did that gig".
But after a run of disappointing returns in The Nutcracker, getting even With Dad, The Pagemaster and Richie Rich, Culkin largely turned away from the big screen in 1994, appearing only in a handful of quirky projects since then, including his pizza-themed comedy rock band the Pizza Underground. I'm gonna make some babies, this one's a good one, I'm probably going to put some babies in her in a bit. "And that's something that took me a long time to come out and be like, 'Yeah, you know what, I was a d--,' and accept it and I own it".