Mark Wahlberg is a very famous versatile person as he is an all-rounder in acting, producing films, modeling, rapping, and also a businessman.
His past was not a bed of roses as he had ups and downs from drug dealing and gang member to a well-known actor.
While he was rapping, he named himself Marky Mark to get the pop during the intro session.
He is considered as one of the richest actors in the world as he does not settle for less and always aims for perfection in all the works he does whether as an actor, rapper or a past model.
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Here are some of his highlights –
- Mark Wahlberg joined ‘New Kids on the Block’ in the year 1984
- Drops out of high school was broad-caste in 1985
- Sentenced to prison released in 1988
- Calvin Klein advertisements in the year 1993
- Movie debut in ‘The Substitute’ was released in 1993
- Launches the Mark Wahlberg Foundation in the year 2001
- The Fighter was a blockbuster hit in 2010
- Ted was a notable career success for him in 2012
- Pain & Gain was one of the finest film released in 2013
- Lone Survivor released in the year 2013
- Deepwater Horizon was loved by many people in 2016
- Patriots Day was the best movie in the year 2016
Mark Wahlberg Net Worth
Mark Wahlberg became very famous in his first scene itself in a movie released in the year 1990 as “Marky Mark” as he was into rapping at that time.
Later he transitioned himself as a successful actor which paved way to become investor, entertainment producer and an entrepreneur.As of the year 2020, his total net worth is estimated to be $300 million.
He started his career as a rapper in entertainment business and later he started to rap with his friends and brothers where he became the star of ‘New Kids on the Block’.
Donnie, his brother helped him out for several of his records which peaked the charts of Billboard Top 100.He appeared in TV shows for small roles and later became the top model for Calvin Klein.
His hard work payed him off as he later evolved into a famous actor doing leading roles in some of the world famous movies including Patriots Day, Daddy’s Home, The Gambler, etc.
His real name is Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg.He was born on June 5, 1971 in Boston. He was born with nine other siblings.
He is a troubled child as he turned into a prisoner at the age of 16 for nearly two years. He pleaded guilty for his felony and violent attack in 1998 so he served 45 days of sentence in jail.
He was involved in various gangster groups for drug dealing and assaults. He attacked African American children in group and also yelled their racial epithets. His parents got divorced so there was nobody to take care of him.
He never graduated as he started selling cocaine on Boston street along with gangs leaving behind his high school.
He made many mistakes as a teenager including attempted murder, but he later regrets all his actions and now he is a gentle man without a doubt.
Wahlberg and Rhea Durham became married couples on August 1, 2009 as their marriage took place at Beverly Hills in Good Shepherd Catholic Church.
They have four children with two sons and two daughters. He faced criticism for booking a flight on September 11, 2001 and later cancel it. He apologized the public for the situation.
He is a born Catholic and despite the Church’s opposition he supports homosexual marriage where later he apologized to Pop Francis for his mean jokes spoken in the film Ted.
Though Mark Wahlberg had a very dark past as his parents got divorced, he went to jail and he had no academic background he worked really hard.
He turned his life completely to become one of the richest actors in the world. He is a real role mode inspiring the youth in trouble.