Mark Wahlberg Biography
Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg( Mark Wahlberg) is an American actor, businessman, producer, and former rapper. He was a member of a music group called Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. Mark with the group released two albums Music for the People (1991) and You Gotta Belief (1992). After that, he ventured into the acting career and that is how became prominent.
Mark Wahlberg Age
Mark Wahlberg celebrates his birthday on the 5th of June of every year. In the year 1971 was when he was born in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. He is currently 50years of age and he celebrates his birthday every 5th of June.
Mark Wahlberg Height
His height is considered of average stature which is 1.73 meters. Wahlberg’s height is also measured as 5ft 8 or 172.7 cm tall.
Mark Wahlberg Weight
In his acting career, there was a time he gained a lot of weight. However, the reason for him to add weight was for an upcoming film that he was to cast. In addition to that, he was initially delighted about rapidly gaining a significant amount of weight for his upcoming film Stu. But thereafter he quickly changed his tune at one point and gained at least 20 pounds over the course of three weeks to portray a real-life boxer turned priest.
“Unfortunately, I had to consume, for two weeks, 7,000 calories, and then for another two weeks, 11,000 calories,” the star shared. “And it was fun for about an hour. It’s such a hard, physical thing to do. Losing weight, you just kind of tough it out—you just don’t eat, and exercise. And this, even when you’re full, I would wake up after a meal and have another meal. I was eating every three hours. It was not fun.”
His current weight is not approved yet but we will update it as soon as possible.
Mark Wahlberg Education
After he was done with his primary education, he joined Copley Square High School on Newbury Street in Boston. By age 13, he had developed an addiction to cocaine and other substances, he did not receive his high school diploma until June 2013, at the age of 42. Wahlberg’s university level of education has not been stated but we will note it as soon as possible.
Wahlberg first came to fame as the younger brother of Donnie Wahlberg of the successful boy band New Kids on the Block. At the age of 13, he was one of the original members of the group along with Donnie, but Mark then quit the group after 3months.
Wahlberg began recording with rappers/singers Scott Ross (Scottie Gee), Hector Barros (Hector the Booty Inspector), Anthony Thomas (Ashley Ace), and Terry Yancey (DJ-T) as Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, earning a hit with “Good Vibrations” from their debut album Music for the People. The record, produced by brother Donnie, hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100, later becoming certified as a platinum single, that was in 1990.
In December 1992, while performing on the British TV show The Word, Wahlberg praised Shabba Ranks, who had stated gay people should be crucified. Wahlberg fo saying that GLAAD condemned his statement and went further to rebuke Calvin Klein for using him to promote their products.
A self-titled autobiographical picture book, Marky Mark, with images taken by Lynn Goldsmith and statements mostly by him, was also released. Him trying to bring back his music, he had shifted to Hamburg, where he was produced under the label of East-West Records by Frank Peterson and Alex Christensen.
Dariusz Michalczewski Wahlberg’ friend supported him to release a single called No Mercy.their friendship began in the early 1990s. Dariusz Michalczewski still appeared in the video of No Mercy. In 2000, he was featured in the Black Label Society music video for “Counterfeit God”, as a stand-in for the band’s bassist.
Wahlberg 1993 made his acting debut in the television film The Substitute. After appearing in that film he dropped his name, Marky Mark. His big-screen debut came in 1994
According to his professionalism as a successful musician, actor, and model his net worth has accumulated to a satisfying amount. He is worth 350 million dollars.
So he was born on June 5, 1971, in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. He is the youngest of nine children including actor Robert and singer/actor Donnie. His mother, Alma Elaine Donnelly was a bank clerk and a nurse’s aide, and his father, Donald Edmond Wahlberg Sr. was a delivery driver and U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Wahlberg’s parents divorced in 1982 afterward, he divided his time between them.
Wahlberg is of Swedish descent through his father, as well as Irish through his paternal grandmother. His mother was of Irish, English, and French-Canadian ancestry. On his mother’s side of the family, he is distantly related to author Nathaniel Hawthorne. He was raised a Catholic.
He is happily married to Rhea Durham who is a professional American model. The couple has been married since the year 2009 to date, and together they have four children.
In his years of marriage with his lovely wife they have been blessed with four children;
- Ella Rae Wahlberg
- Michael Wahlberg
- Brendan Wahlberg
- Grace Margaret Wahlberg
According to the list above, they have been arranged from the firstborn to the last born respectively.
Ella Rae Wahlberg was born on 2nd September 2003 in Angeles, California, United States, and is currently 18 years old. Secondly is Michael Wahlberg who was born in 2006 and is currently 15years. Thirdly there is Brendan Wahlberg was born in 2008 and he is presently 13years old. Finally, we have Grace Margaret Wahlberg the last born in the family was born in 2010 and is today 11years.
Mark Wahlberg Movies
- Mile 22
- Spenser Confidential
- Deepwater Horizon
- The Gambler
- The Happening
- Max Payne
- Spenser Confidential
- Ted 2
- Lone Survivor
- The Other Guys
- Patriots Day
- The Departed
- Four Brothers
- The Italian Job
- Daddy’s Home
- 2 Guns
- Pain & Gain
- All the Money in the World
- We Own the Night
- Planet of the Apes
- Broken City
- Three Kings
- Rock Star
- The Yards
- The Basketball Diaries
- The Corruptor
- The Lovely Bones
- Transformers: Age of Extinction
- The Perfect Storm
- The Perfect Storm
- The Substitute
- The Six Billion Dollar Man
- Renaissance Man