Mark Wahlberg Childhood, Career, Achievements, Biography & more

 

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Introduction
Name
Nick Name
Profession
Mark Wahlberg
Marky Mark
Film Actor, Musician
Physical Stats
Height 5 ft 8 in
173 cm or 1.73 m
Weight78 kg or 172 pounds
Chest46 in or 117 cm
Biceps16 in or 41 cm
Waist35 in or 89 cm
Eye Colour
Hair Colour
Hazel
Dark Brown
Personal Life
BirthdateJune 5, 1971
Place of BirthMassachusetts, USA
NationalityAmerican
Sun signGemini
EducationCopley Square High School
Family
Father
Mother
Wife
Children
Donald Wahlberg
Alma Elaine
Rhea Durham
Ella Rae Wahlberg, Grace Margaret Wahlberg, Brendan Joseph Wahlberg, Michael Wahlberg
Favorite MusicHip-Hop
Favorite MovieLord of the Rings, Head Hunter
Favorite SportFootball, Basketball, Boxing
Favorite FoodMarconi Salad, Lasagne
Favorite ColorBlue, Red, Grey, White, Black
DebutThe Substitute (TV movie 1993)

Some Facts about Mark Wahlberg

♦  Mark Wahlberg was born on June 5, 1971, in Massachusetts, USA. He was the youngest of nine children.

♦  Before the age of 13, Wahlberg got addicted to cocaine and other drugs.

♦  At the age of 15, a civil lawsuit was filed against him for harassing African-American children.

♦  When he was 16, an attempted murder charge was filed against him for attacking two Vietnamese men.

♦  In Mark’s family, he was not the only one to go to jail, his three brothers, and one sister also went to jail.

♦  Mark Wahlberg is a distant relative of author Nathaniel Hawthrone and is also related to Madona and Celine Dion.

♦  When he was 13, he was famous for being a member of a band named, “New Kids on the Block”, but he left the band after some time.

♦  Calvin Klien signed him for two years for underwear ads, where he showed his physique, he also showed his physique in “Good Vibrations” music video.

♦  In 1993, Mark Wahlberg made his acting debut in the TV film “The Substitute.”

♦  In 1994, Mark made his big screen debut with Danny DeVito in “Renaissance Man.”

♦  Just one year later in 1995, he played the role of Mickey with Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Basketball Diaries.”

♦  After films like The Perfect Storm, Four Brothers, Three Kings, he earned so many positive reviews. He also appeared in remakes of The Italian Job, Planet of the Apes and The Truth about Charlie.

♦  During the preparation of Shooter, Mark trained himself in the long-range shooting in a Firearms Training Institute near Nevada and on his second day of shooting, he was able to hit a target at a distance of 1100 yards, which generally takes weeks to achieve.

♦  Mark Wahlberg is also a huge cricket fan, he has equity in Barbados Trident, a team in Caribbean Premier League.

♦  He is also co-owner of Wahlburgers with his brother Paul and  Donnie.

♦  Wahlberg founded the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation in May 2001 to raise funds for youth enrichment programs.

♦  He is also actively working with the Good Shepherd Center for homeless women and children.

♦  Mark is also the supporter of Democratic Party, he openly supported Barack Obama during 2012 presidential election campaign.

♦  Mark was supposed to be on the plane that hit World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, but he canceled the reservation a day before.

♦  He is the highest paid actor of 2017, leads with $68million.


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