Mark Wahlberg Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Mark Wahlberg Biography
  • Name: Mark Wahlberg
  • Age: 47 years old
  • Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Net Worth: US $250 Million
  • Status: Alive

Mark Wahlberg is an American actor/producer, businessman and former musician. He’s known for films like The Departed (2006), Ted (2012) and Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014). His television credits include Entourage (2004-11), Boardwalk Empire (2010-14) and Wahlburgers (2014-). He released two studio albums as head of the hip-hop group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. Wahlberg was born on June 5, 1971 in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He has 8 older siblings including actor/singer Donnie. His father, Donald (d. 2008), was delivery driver and U.S. Army veteran. His mother, Alma, worked as a nurse’s aide. Wahlberg dropped out of Copley High School (now Snowden International School) in his early teens. He completed his high school diploma in 2013 at age 42.

Wahlberg began his music career in the late 1980s. He performed as a rapper and songwriter under the stage name Marky Mark. His hip-hop group ‘Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch’ was active from 1989 to 1993. The other members were Ashey Ace, Scottie Gee, DJ-T and Hector the Booty Inspector. The group’s debut studio album, Music for the People, was released in July 1991 by Interscope Records. It charted at #21 on the Billboard 200 and was certified Platinum in the U.S. and Canada. It was supported by the singles “Good Vibrations” and “Wildside”. The group’s second album, You Gotta Believe, was released in September 1992. Wahlberg modeled underwear for Calvin Klein in the 1990s. He’s since been featured on magazine covers like Men’s Health, Muscle & Fitness, and GQ.

Wahlberg made his acting debut in the television movie, The Substitute (1993). His feature film debut was Renaissance Man (1994) starring Danny DeVito. He followed up with a supporting role opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in The Basketball Diaries (1995). Wahlberg starred as “Eddie Adams” aka “Dirk Diggler” in the drama, Boogie Nights (1997). The film was directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and also stars Julianne Moore. His next big role was as “Troy Barlow” alongside George Clooney and Ice Cube in Three Kings(1999). Wahlberg appeared in Planet of the Apes (2001) with Tim Roth, The Italian Job (2003) with Charlize Theron, and Max Payne (2008) with Mila Kunis. He portrayed boxer “Micky Ward” in The Fighter (2010) and navy seal “Marcus Luttrell” in Lone Survivor (2013).

Wahlberg was cast as “John Bennett” in Seth MacFarlane’s buddy comedy, Ted (2012) and Ted 2 (2015). He starred as “Cade Yeager” in 2 Michael Bay’s Transformers films; Age of Extinction (2014) and The Last Knight (2017). Other notable films include Shooter (2007), 2 Guns (2013), Daddy’s Home (2015), Deepwater Horizon (2016), Patriots Day (2016) and All the Money in the World (2017). Wahlberg stars alongside his brothers Donnie and Paul in the A&E reality series ‘Wahlburgers’. The show revolves around the Wahlburger restaurant business. Eight seasons have been completed as of September 2017. Wahlberg served as an executive producer for the series Entourage, In Treatment, Boardwalk Empire, Ballers and Shooter. His film production credits include We Own the Night (2007), Contraband (2012) and Broken City (2013).

Mark Wahlberg stands 5ft 8in tall and he’s of Irish, Swedish, English, French-Canadian and Scottish ancestry. His personal net worth is estimated at $250 million. He earned $68 million from June 2016 to June 2017 according to Forbes. His movies have grossed more than $5 billion worldwide. Wahlberg married fashion model ‘Rhea Durham’ in August 2009. They have four children; Ella Rae, Grace Margaret, Brendan Joseph and Michael. The family resides in Los Angeles, California.

Mark Wahlberg Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Mark Wahlberg Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg
  • Birthday: June 5, 1971
  • How Old : Age: 47 years old
  • Place of Birth: Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
  • Occupation: Actor, Musician, Model, Businessman
  • Years Active: 1984-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $250 Million
  • Marriage(s): Rhea Durham
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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