Mark Wahlberg or Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg (born June 5, 1971) formerly known by his stage name Marky Mark is an American actor. He has worked as a leading man in comedy, drama, and action genres. Wahlberg has received multiple accolades including a BAFTA Award and nominations for two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, Nine Primetime Emmy Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Mark Wahlberg
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Real NameMark Robert Michael Wahlberg
Birth DateJun 5, 1971 (52 years old)
Birth PlaceDorchester
Net Worth$400 Million
ProfessionFilm Producer, Actor, Model, Musician, Rapper, Television producer, Singer, Film Score Composer, Songwriter

Net worth

Mark Wahlberg has accumulated his wealth by buying and selling several multimillion dollar properties over the years. Wahlberg has an estimated net worth of $400 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. This fortune has been built from his successful career in Hollywood, business ventures, endorsement deals, and real estate.

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In 2023 he topped the list of celebrities who earned the most from real estate profits. A study conducted by real estate website Agent Advice revealed that Wahlberg made $46.7 million in real estate profits by selling his 30,500-square-foot property in Beverley Park, Los Angeles for $55 million.

He had purchased the land for $8.35 million in 2009. Additionally, Wahlberg sold a townhouse in Las Vegas’ exclusive Summerlin neighborhood for $16.6 million in September 2023.

Early Life and Education

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg 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 (1942-2021) was a bank clerk and a nurse’s aide, and his father, Donald Edmond Wahlberg Sr. (1930-2008) was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. After his parents divorced in 1982 he divided his time between them.

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Wahlberg’s father was of Swedish and Irish descent. 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. Wahlberg was raised Catholic and attended Copley Square High School on Newbury Street in Boston.

Relationship of Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham have been in a strong relationship since 2001. The couple met that year at a press junket in New York City. Wahlberg asked Durham to attend church with him the following day and the rest is history. “I owe a lot to my wife,” Wahlberg said in a 2018 interview with The Sun. “She has helped me become the man that I am and created a beautiful life for me and our children.” He continued “I also knew that she loved me for who I am and that she was someone I could trust. Until I met her I wasn’t ready to get married.”

The couple has shared plenty of sweet moments over the course of their decade-long relationship including glimpses into their family life.

Mark Wahlberg
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Walhberg took part in some racially motivated attacks in his teenage years in 1986 and 1988. In June 1986, a 15-year-old Wahlberg and three friends chased after three black children while yelling “Kill the nigger, kill the nigger” and throwing rocks at them.

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Most Asked Questions

Why is Mark Wahlberg so famous?
American singer and actor who gained fame as a member of the rap group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch and then as a Calvin Klein model before launching a successful film career.

What is Mark Wahlberg’s net worth?
Actor Mark Wahlberg has an estimated net worth of $400 million.

What nationality are the Wahlbergs?
He is an American.

Who did Mark Wahlberg marry?
Rhea started a relationship with Mark Wahlberg in 2001. They have four children. They were married on August 1, 2009 in a private Catholic ceremony in Beverly Hills, California.

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