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Mark Wahlberg Net Worth:$300 million

Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg Biography

Mark Wahlberg is a well-known US actor , producer and former rapper. Mark Wahlberg who gained fame as a member of the rap group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch and then as a model of Calvin Klein before starting a successful career in film. Wahlberg was the youngest of nine children born in the Boston district of Dorchester, in a working-class household.

At a young age he's got a bad boy face. He was charged with several cases, stalking, attempted assassination and assault, and was sentenced to two years but served just 45 days. In the 1990s, he turned to film, earning acclaim for his work in The Diaries of Basketball, Boogie Nights, and Three Kings. Wahlberg has been active in the Academy Award-winning movies The Departed and The Fighter and since then has regularly churned out supporting roles in such films as Transformer: Age of Extinction, Ted and Daddy's Home.

He won the 2007 British Academy Award for Best International Entourage Programme, the 2013 MTV Movie & TV Awards for Best On-screen Duo for the film “Ted.” He has also won Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best cast for “Boogie Nights,” “The Fighter,” in 2006 and 2010

Quick Facts Of Mark Wahlberg

Celebrated NameMark Wahlberg
Age49 Years
Nick NameMark
Birth NameMark Robert Michael Wahlberg
Birth Date1971-06-05
GenderMale
ProfessionActor

What is Mark Wahlberg famous for?

  • Rose to fame as Marky Mark the Rapper.
  • Good Movie works in the Boogie Nights, Diaries of Basketball, Three Kings, and Transformer.
  • The major turning point in Wahlberg 's career came in Paul Thomas Anderson's Boogie Nights (1997) with the role of troubled porn star Dirk Diggler.
  • Named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World's People magazine.
  • Ranked # 1 on the “Hottest 90's Hotties” of VH1.
  • Awarded a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame on 29 July 2010 at 6259 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California
Mark Wahlberg and his mother.

What Is Mark Wahlberg Nationality?

By his birth name Mark Robert Micheal Wahlberg. He was born in a poor working class district in Boston Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA, on 5 June 1971. He is an American citizen. He is of Ethnic White. He holds American nationality.

He is the son of Alma Elaine (Donnelly), a nurse's aide and clerk, and a delivery driver, Donald Edward Wahlberg. Between nine children, Wahlberg is the youngest. He is of descent from Swedish (her paternal grandfather), French-Canadian, English, Irish, and Scottish. The large Wahlberg brood did not grow up much, especially after divorcing his parents when he was eleven. Wahlberg dropped out of high school at age 14 (but later earned his GED) to lead a life of petty crime and drugs. He 'd have spent his days scamming and cheating, working on the occasional drug deal before handling the drugs himself. 25 years after dropping out of Snowden International School in Massachusetts (formerly known as Copley Square High School) he got his high school diploma.

He is His family's youngest son. He has nine siblings. Arthur Wahlberg, James Wahlberg, Debbie Wahlberg, Michelle Wahlberg, Paul Wahlberg, Tracey Wahlberg, Robert Wahlberg and Donnie Wahlberg are his older siblings. Robert, Donnie and Mark marry Donald Wahlberg from their mother's third marriage. Scott Wahlberg, Buddy Wahlberg, and Donna Wahlberg are half brothers from his father's side of the family. He is Roman Catholic by faith, he openly advocates same-sex marriage despite the resistance of the clergy. Zodiac Sign is Gemini.

Mark, Donnie, and their father.

Wahlberg, born the youngest of nine children living in an apartment with three bedrooms, dropped out of school around the age of fourteen and joined a gang. He was reportedly in trouble with the law for dealing with drugs and various other offenses during this time around 20-25 times. He also claims during this period he became addicted to cocaine.

Presence in Social Media

He's got a huge follower craze on his Twitter, Instagram , and Facebook.

Twitter: Mark Walhberg@markwahlberg and followers of 3.9 M are his.

Instagram: Mark Walhberg@markwahlberg and has followers of 15.5M.

Facebook: Mark Walhberg@markwahlberg and it has followers of 20.24M.

Mark Wahlberg and his siblings.

Timeline of Mark Wahlberg Career

  • Mark Wahlberg, who was born in 1971 in Massachusetts, embarked on the early life of crime before joining brother Donnie into the music industry, gaining fame as rapist Marky Mark. In the 1990s, he turned to film, earning acclaim for his work in The Diaries of Basketball, Boogie Nights, and Three Kings. Wahlberg has been active in the Academy Award-winning movies The Departed and The Fighter and since then has regularly churned out supporting roles in such films as Transformer: Age of Extinction, Ted and Daddy's Home.
  • His father was of half Swedish and half Irish descent and his mother's ancestry is 11/16 Irish, 1/8 French-Canadian, 1/8 English and 1/6 Scottish. Mark's paternal grandfather, Axel Simon Wahlberg, was the son of Axel Gustaf Wahlberg and Ida Albertina Nordstrom, immigrants from Sweden. He is from a poor family background where his father is a delivery driver, and his mother works as a clerk to a nurse. It was hard for him to survive when their parents divorced and dropped out of school at 14 Wahlberg and began to make a living on the streets — hustling, stealing, and selling drugs. He hit rock bottom two years later when he was jailed for his role in a Vietnamese man's savage beating. His 45-day prison sentence was a self-proclaimed turning point for the 16-year-old; vowing to turn his life around, he also devoted himself to bodybuilding, chiseling his body into impressive shape.
  • By the time Wahlberg came out of prison, his older brother Donnie had rocked as one of five fresh-faced members of the New Kids on the Block pop band to stardom. Soon Donnie wanted to help his younger brother find their own niche in the music business.
  • What Mark Wahlberg lacked in the ability to sing, he made up for in charisma and good looks; he took on Marky Mark 's name and recorded a debut album, Music for the People (1991), with a DJ, backup dancers (called “the Funky Bunch”) and Donnie's help in producing it. The album went platinum, driven by the success of the hit singles “Good Vibrations” and “Wildside” — and by Marky Mark 's willingness to discard his clothes on stage and in his videos.
  • One of the hottest new assets in pop culture, Wahlberg (and his rock-hard physique) became even more popular when he signed a two year deal to model underwear for designer Calvin Klein. His raucous public profile — once involved in a much talked-about brawl with Madonna's entourage at a nightclub in Los Angeles — only helped to raise his mainstream popularity before reports of his criminal record and allegedly racist and homophobic views started to surface.
  • Following his appearance in a 1993 TV movie, The Substitute, Wahlberg made his big-screen debut in Penny Marshall's Renaissance Man (1994), playing one of a group of Army recruits taught by ex-advertising salesman Danny DeVito. His inherent screen presence led to his casting in his breakout role, that of Leonardo DiCaprio's drug-added best friend character in The Basketball Diaries (1995), a small-scale but acclaimed movie based on the memoir of his teenage struggles with heroin addiction by poet-musician Jim Carroll.
  • Following two more attention-getting roles in Fear (1996) and Traveller (1997), in Paul Thomas Anderson's buzzworthy Boogie Nights (1997), Wahlberg cemented his artistic and commercial popularity with a starring role as dishwasher turned porn star Eddie Adams (a.k.a. Dirk Diggler). While his next two movies — The Big Hit (1998) and The Corruptor (1999)—were less than good, Wahlberg returned to the acclaimed Three Kings (1999) with a bang. In the aftermath of the Gulf War in 1991, the film co-starred George Clooney, Ice Cube, and Spike Jonze as renegade U.S. servicemen in the Persian Gulf.
  • In 2000 Wahlberg re-teamed Clooney (and Diane Lane) in The Perfect Storm, an adaptation of Sebastian Junger's best-selling account of a boat filled with fishermen trapped in a North Atlantic killer storm. In late 2000, Wahlberg co-starred in the crime thriller The Yards with Joaquin Phoenix and James Caan. The next year, with Tim Roth and Helena Bonham Carter, he took on a headbanging part in Rock Star opposite Jennifer Aniston and the title role of a reboot of the classic Planet of the Apes.
  • In 2003 Wahlberg co-starred in the heist film The Italian Job with Charlize Theron, and then joined Lily Tomlin, Jude Law, Naomi Watts and Dustin Hoffman for the 2004 romantic comedy I Heart Huckabees. In 2006 Wahlberg received his first nomination for the Academy Award for his role on The Departed crime drama. Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio and Matt Damon also starred in the Martin Scorsese film.
  • Two years after the 2008 thriller film “The Happening,” which was both critically and commercially a disappointment; he earned raves for his starting role in the gritty 2010 boxing film “The Fighter” where he helped to produce and the film was based on the life of boxer Micky Ward and nominated for Best Picture Film. In 2012 he starred with Seth MacFarlane in the hit comedy Ted and he played for it. He returned in 2013 with a challenging film dedicated to a real-life US army named “Lone Survivor.” So he starts doing in Transformers series; Age of Extinction (2014).
  • He has served on such TV shows as Entourage, In Treatment, and Boardwalk Empire as an executive producer. Wahlberg launched another small-screen project in 2014 which appeared on Wahlburgers as himself, along with brothers Donnie and Paul. The show, airing on A&E, focuses on (and takes its name from) the hamburger restaurant of the Wahlberg family in Hingham, Massachusetts, as well as the quirks and interactions between the brothers. From the beginning, the series received a warm reception, and continues to date.

Awards and Nominations

In various years there are several awards and nominations that are awarded across multiple categories. In 1998 he won the FFCC (Florida Film Critics Circle) Award, in 2006 he won the ICP Award for Best Supporting Performance for “The Departed” film, and

In 2006, the Monte-Carlo TV Festival for Best Foreign Entourage Producer Comedy won the Boston Society of Film Critics Awards for Best Ensemble Cast for the “The Fighter” film and Best Actor for the same AAFCA Awards in 2010. He also nominated in 2007 and 2011 for the Oscar Award, Golden Globes USA, for an actor's best performance in a supporting role for the movie “The Departed.” He was also nominated for the “Outstanding Comedy Series” comedy series, “Outstanding Drama Series” for Boardwalk Empire in 2010 and “Entourage” movie in 2009.

Legal Issues

Wahlberg had a troubled past before he gained fortune and fame as an actor. From 1986 (when he was about 15 years old) until about 1992 (when he was about 21), he was allegedly engaged in acts of violence and racial motivation. One act was against a Vietnamese man named Johnny Trinh, who has allegedly been assaulted and punched into the eye by Wahlberg. Wahlberg requested forgiveness for his crime against Trinh in 2014. “He was young and thoughtless, but now I forgive him. Everybody deserves yet another opportunity, “Trinh told The Guardian in an interview in 2014.

He was also involved in attacks on different groups of African American children involving the yelling of racial epithets.

Mark Wahlberg and his wife Rhea Durham.

Wife Mark Wahlberg

For eight years, Rhea Durham and Mark Wahlberg were married. They married with his closest friends and relatives at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Beverly Hills on 1 August 2009. The pair had three children, daughter Ella, and sons Michael and Brendan before tying the knot. They were together for 4 years after getting together in 2001. They welcomed their fourth child, daughter Grace Margaret, together in 2010.

Dallas actress Jordana Brewster started dating Mark Wahlberg in 2000, a relationship the pair spent together on the down-low for the entire two years.

Mark Wahlberg has been rumored to hook up with Jessica Alba in Dec 2003. Cynthia Kirchner (An American actress in film, screenwriter, stand-up comedian) is reported to have hooked up in 2002 with Mark Wahlberg. For eight years, Rhea Durham and Mark Wahlberg were married. Since they got married in 2001, they dated for 4 years.

Mark Wahlberg, his wife Rhea, and their kids

In 2001 Mark paid a home in Beverly Hills for $4.95 million. He listed this $30 million home for sale in 2015. Wahlberg sold their home for $12.4 million in April 2018.

His primary residence today is an absolutely stunning estate within Beverly Hills' gated Beverly Park neighborhood. Wahlberg and his wife purchased one of the last remaining undeveloped lots from Beverly Park for $8.25 million in May 2009. He sat on 6 acres and employed renowned architect Richard Landry to design what turned out to be a slightly ridiculous (in a good way) 30,000 square-foot main house. Building costs alone probably topped $20 million north. The final product includes a golf course, basketball court, large swimming pool, movie theater, and more.

Why is Mark Wahlberg so tall?

He does have an athletic body structure although he is not a professional gym freak. He transforms his body as demanded by the movie but normally he keeps his body and keeps a slimmer body. He is 84 kg (185lbs) tall and weighs 1.73 m (5feet 8 inches). Hazel is the color of his skin and Brown is his hair colour.

Mark Wahlberg Net Worth

Originally he achieved attention as the “Marky Mark” rapper He eventually became a much sought-after actor , producer, and businessman. Mark is the founders of the Wahlburgers restaurant chain alongside family members. And the following brands (AQUAhydrate, AT&T, Calvin Klein, Chloe and Indian Motorcycle and Products) have been endorsed for revenue.

Highest-grossing film by Wahlberg so far is Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), with a lifetime gross of $245,439,076. His other high-profile films include Ted (2012), a lifetime gross of $218,815,487; Planet of the Apes (2001), a lifetime gross of $180,011,740; Daddy's Home (2015), a lifetime gross of $150,357,137; and The Gone, a lifetime gross of $132,384,315, according to Box Office Mojo.

He has a 1992 sponsorship contract with television commercials by Calvin Klein that was fired by Herb Ritts. He also made a video of the workout titled The Marky Mark Workout: Form, Focus and Fitness.

In 2012, he began serving as a brand ambassador for GNC 's line of sports nutrition supplements called Marked. In 2017 he became a spokesman for AT&T so he could produce original content for the group of mobile networks and was paid USD 10 million for the contract. He has also done AquaHydrate, Indian Motorcycle & Chloe endorsement. He's also keen to work with or support charities for them. He has been involved in some charitable organizations such as “A place called home,” “American Red Cross,” “Be the Change,” “Charlotte and Gwenyth Gray Foundation” and the Foundation Elevate Hope.

Mark Wahlberg now has a net worth of $ 300 million as of 2020.

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