Is allergic to walnuts
Has a younger sister, Abigail Breslin.Was discovered at a New York playground at the age of three
According to a December episode of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, he admitted to giving his best friend of six years actress Skye McCole Bartusiak paper clips and an action figure as a Christmas gift
Was listed as a potential nominee on the 2004 Razzie Award nominating ballot. He was suggested in the Worst Supporting Actor category as well as Worst Screen Couple with co-star Dakota Fanning in the film The Cat in the Hat (2003). He failed to receive either nomination.