Mark Wahlberg has flourished his talent in multiple genres. He excellently ahs showcased his skills in modeling, rapping, dancing and currently he is an actor and businessman. He is counted among those entertainers who transitioned from music to acting remarkably and was able to prosper in the entertainment industry.
He has been seen in Hollywood blockbusters like Boogie Nights, The Fighter, Transformers, Ted and many others. His work in such blockbusters made him the highest-paid actor in Hollywood.
Let us find out how Mark Wahlberg was victorious in making an astonishing whopping net worth.
Mark Wahlberg Biography: Age, Early Life, Parents
Born in 1971 in Massachusetts as the son of Donald E. Wahlberg, a driver and Alma Elaine, Donal Wahlberg is the youngest among his all nine siblings. As he was dropped out from his alma mater, Copley Square High School, Wahlberg couldn’t complete his graduation. In 2013 finally, he completed his graduation.
Wahlberg was addicted to drugs and cocaine while he grew up. He also used to throw racist comments and bully people which landed him in a correction center. Once he was arrested for beating up and throwing racial comments at two Vietnamese men. When he was 21 he has brutally beaten his neighbor. Until his behavior improved, he was kept in jail.
Mark Wahlberg Career Details
Mark’s music career was inaugurated by his brother who was a member of a very popular boy band, New kids on the block. He did his first recording with Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch members of a hip-hop group that he used to lead. His song “Good Vibration” from the album Music for The People was a hit and came in the list of Billboard Hot 100 and his other song “Wildside” was in the list of Billboard’s Hot Singles Sales. His solo debut album became popular everywhere. Not only music, having a good physique landed Mark in the modeling industry and he became a model for Calvin Klein and Vanity Fairs. He also did some modeling work for AT&T.
Mark didn’t stop with music and modeling as his only career options, but he also tried his skills in acting. And, bang on! He prospered there also. After doing his debut film “The Substitute”, his fame reached its peak after doing three films, Three Kings, Boogie Nights and The Perfect Storm. Some his blockbusters are Thе Dераrtеd, Ѕhооtеr, Соntrаbаnd, 2 Gunѕ, Lоnе Ѕurvіvоr, Тrаnѕfоrmеrѕ: Аgе оf Ехtіnсtіоn, Теd 2, Раtrіоtѕ Dау, Тrаnѕfоrmеrѕ Тhе Lаѕt Кnіght, Dаddу Ноmе, and Аll thе Моnеу іn thе Wоrld.
Apart from being a successful entertainer, he is an ardent businessman as well. He has flourished his business quite well. He has a stake at Barbados Tridents’ cricket franchise. He recently launched AQUAhydrate fitness water. He also co-owns the Wahlburgers restaurant franchise.
Mark Wahlberg Is Married To Wife Rhea Durham
He married his long time girlfriend Rhea Durham in 2009. They have four children. Wahlberg is a supporter of the Democratic Party and is a member of Roman Catholic.
Mark Wahlberg Net Worth And Salary
Mark Wahlberg’s current net worth is $350 million. In 2017 he was one of the highest-paid actors in the world and he earned $68 million. He could build his fortune because of acting and being a producer also helped him earn more money. His films have grossed over $5.2 billion around the globe. His source of other income is the endorsement deals with AT&T which let him earn $10 million from the Barbados Tridents cricket franchise and his restaurant franchise.
Mark Wahlberg House
In 2001, Mark bought a home in Beverly Hills which cost him $4.95 million. Later on, in 2018 he sold the home for $12.4 million. Currently, he resides in a luxurious stunning estate in Beverly Park, a community of Beverly Hills. Wahlberg and his wide also bought the undeveloped lot at $8.25 million. He hired the famous architect Richard Landry to design the 6-acre land into a marvelous 30,000 square foot house. The construction cost touched $20 million. The house contains a golf course, basketball court, large pool, movie theatre, and many other luxurious options.
Quick Facts About Mark Wahlberg
Full Name: Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg
Age: 48 years old
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Wife/Spouse (Name): Rhea Durham
Net Worth: $350 million
Mark Wahlberg Awards And Achievements
He won the British Academy Television Award, MTV Movie Award, African-American Film Critics Association, Boston Society of Film Critics, etc.