Mark Wahlberg Height and Weight

What is Mark Wahlberg Height and Weight? The American actor, businessman, and former rapper stands tall at 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) and weighs 85 kg (187 lbs). Aside from Mark Wahlberg height and weight, we will also look at the Biography of the actor, including his age, career, business, net worth, parents, siblings, wife, and children.

Age

Mark Wahlberg is currently 51 years. The American actor was born on June 5, 1971, in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Career

Mark Wahlberg started recording with dancers/rappers Scott Ross, Hector Barros, Anthony Thomas, and Terry Yancey as Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, in the year 1990, earning a hit with “Good Vibrations” from their first album Music for the People.

The record, which was produced by brother Donnie, hit the first position on the Billboard Hot 100, later being certified as a platinum single. Another single, “Wildside”, peaked at the fifth spot on the Billboard Hot Singles Sales chart and at the 10th position of the Billboard Hot 100, and was certified as a gold single.

Wahlberg in support of his friend Dariusz Michalczewski, with whom he had befriended earlier in the 1990s, released a single titled “No Mercy” in in the year 1995. The actor was featured in the Black Label Society music video for “Counterfeit God”, as a stand-in for the band’s bassist in the year 2000.

The year 1993 was the time that Wahlberg began his career as an actor in the movie The Substitute. He dropped the “Marky Mark” name after that appearance. His first big screen debut was in the following year, in The Danny DeVito feature Renaissance Man. A basketball fanatic, the actor caught the attention of critics following his appearance with Leonardo DiCaprio in The Basketball Diaries in 1995, a film adaptation of the Jim Carroll book of the same title. He played the character of Mickey.

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He played his first lead role in James Foley’s thriller movie Fear in the year 1996. He was praised after movies like Boogie Nights, Three Kings, The Perfect Storm, and Four Brothers.

Business

Mark Wahlberg is the co-owner of Wahlburgers together with his brothers Donnie as well as Paul. Mark was the one who suggested the extension of Paul’s restaurant located in Hingham, Massachusetts into a fully-fledged chain, and to have the aid of a reality TV show to promote the concept.

Net Worth

Mark Wahlberg is one of the most successful actors in the world with an estimated net worth of $400. In 2017, Wahlberg top the list of most well-paid actors. The following year, his earnings in the amount of $1.5 million for the reshoots of All the Money in the World caused the issue of the gender pay gap, as his co-star Michelle Williams had received less than $1,000 for the same shoots. Wahlberg donated the funds to The Time’s Up initiative, a campaign against sexual harassment founded by Williams.

Parents and Siblings

Mark Wahlberg’s father, Donald Edmond Wahlberg Sr., who was born in 1930 and died in 2008, was a delivery driver and U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, and his mother, Alma Elaine, who was born in 1942 and died in 2021, was a bank clerk and a nurse’s aide. The actor’s parents divorced in 1982; and afterward, he divided his time between them.

Wahlberg was born of Swedish heritage through his father. He’s also of Irish origin through his maternal grandmother. The mother of his father was of Irish, English, and French-Canadian ancestry. He’s distantly related to author Nathaniel Hawthorne on his mother’s side of the family.

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Wahlberg is the youngest of nine children, including actor Robert, singer/actor Donnie, chef and reality TV star Paul, film producer and writer Jim, Scott, Debbie, Arthur, Tracey, Buddy, Donna, and Michelle.

Wife and Children

In 2001, Mark Wahlberg started dating Rhea Durham. During the first seven years of their relationship, they had three children. They got married on the first of August 2009 at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Beverly Hills, near where they live. After their wedding in January 2010, the couple had another child in five months.

Their eldest child and daughter, Ella Rae, was born on September 2, 2003, in Los Angeles, California, United States. The second child and first son, Michael, was born on March 21, 2006. The third child, Brendan Joseph, was born in 2008, and their last born, Grace Margaret, was born in 2010.

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