Mark Wahlberg Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Awards & Achievements

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg, known as Mark Wahlberg or Marky Mark, is and American actor, singer, producer, songwriter, and producer. He started his career as a singer with albums You Gotta Believe and Music for the People. Later, he switched to acting and appeared in the film Renaissance Man in 1994. He was also seen in action films Planet of the Apes, The Perfect Storm and The Italian Job. He has also done comic roles in some films including Ted, Daddy’s Home and The Other Guys. Mark Wahlberg net worth is more than $300 million.

“I’ve always looked at my career as an athlete would look at his. I won’t play forever. Some don’t know when to walk away, but the smart ones do.”- Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg Net Worth

Early Life of Mark Wahlberg

Mark was born on 5 June 1971 to Alma Elaine and Donald Edmond in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts. He is the youngest kid of his parents having 8 elder brothers and sisters. His brother Robert and Donnie are also into acting. His parents divorced in 1982 and after that Mark lived half of the time with his mother and the other half with his father. He went to the Copley Square High School. Mark got addicted to cocaine and other drugs when he was 13 and as a result he was thrown out of the school. He did not have any graduate degree till 2013.

“I did a lot of things that I regretted and I certainly paid for my mistakes. You have to go and ask for forgiveness and it wasn’t until I really started doing good and doing right, by other people as well as myself, that I really started to feel that guilt go away. So I don’t have a problem going to sleep at night.”- Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg Personal Details

Real NameMark Robert Michael Wahlberg
Age49 Years
Date of Birth5 June, 1971
Place of BirthDorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Marital StatusMarried
Profession / OccupationActor, producer, businessman, model, rapper, singer and songwriter

Mark Wahlberg Body Stats

Height1.73 m
Weight78 kg
Body Type Normal
Chest Size46 in
Biceps 16 in
Waist35 in
Eyes ColorDark Brown

Hair ColorHazel
Shoe Size9.5 (US).
Dress SizeUnknown

Mark Wahlberg Family Details

Spouse / Wife NameRhea Durham (m. 2009)
Father NameDonald Edward Wahlberg
Mother NameAlma Elaine
ChildrenElla Rae Wahlberg, Brendan Wahlberg, Grace Margaret Wahlberg, Michael Wahlberg
SiblingsArthur Wahlberg (Older Brother), Jim Wahlberg (Older Brother), Paul Wahlberg (Older Brother), Robert Wahlberg (Older Brother) (Actor), Tracey Wahlberg (Older Sister), Michelle Wahlberg (Older Sister), Debbie Wahlberg (Older Sister (died in 2003 at age 43), Donald “Donnie” Wahlberg (Older Brother) (Singer, actor, film producer)

In 2009, Mark married model Rhea Durham. They have two sons; Michael and Brandon Joseph, and two daughters; Ella Rae and Grace Margaret.

His bonding with his sons and daughters clearly how in his words:

“Having two daughters changed my perspective on a lot of things, and I definitely have a newfound respect for women. And I think I finally became a good and real man when I had a daughter.”- Mark Wahlberg

“My sons and I thoroughly enjoy Legos. We go to the toy store every week for more. I never want to take what we build apart; I want to put it on a shelf. My wife is starting to get a little annoyed with the Legos lying around.”- Mark Wahlberg


Mark started his singing career with the group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. Good Vibrations, Wildside, and You Gotta Believe Me are some songs that he released with the group. He also released a couple of solo songs including Feel the Vibe and No Mercy. He then stepped into acting with the film Renaissance Man. Later, he also appeared in the films Boogie Nights, The Perfect Storm. The Departed, Contraband, Age of Extinction, 2 Guns, Transformers; The Last Knight, Daddy’s Home, and Patriots Day.

“I have a lot of real life experience that I can draw on. And I think that shows in the characters that I play because I’m always trying to find somebody – or find characters to play that I can identify with on a personal level or relate to. And I think it makes for a little bit more of an honest portrayal.”- Mark Wahlberg

Awards and Achievements

Awards and Achievements

  • Mark has been nominated thrice in the Golden Globe Awards, twice in the Academy Awards, and thrice in the Screen Actor Guild Awards.
  • His TV series Entourage won the British Academy Television Award for Best International Program.
  • He also won the MTV Movie and TV Award for Best On-screen Duo for the film Ted in 2013.
  • He has also been nominated a couple of times in the People’s Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards.
  • He has also received awards for his work in films The Fighter, The Departed, and Boogie Nights.

“I have a lot of real life experience that I can draw on. And I think that shows in the characters that I play because I’m always trying to find somebody – or find characters to play that I can identify with on a personal level or relate to. And I think it makes for a little bit more of an honest portrayal.”- Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg Net Worth and Salary

According to the latest updates, Mark Wahlberg net worth is around $300 million. He made money from his singing career as well but a great chunk of his income is from acting and production. In the year 2017, he was one of the highest-paid actors. His endorsement deals with AT&T, his partnership in the burger chain Whalburgers, and being brand ambassador for different brands have boost up his net worth and helped him reached the figure of $300 million.

“Producing suits me because I have a business mind and a business sensibility. I was a street hustler. I did whatever it took. I sold whatever I could sell. I’m a good organiser.”- Mark Wahlberg

Bottom Line

Mark Wahlberg is a good example of hard work and struggle. He transformed his life from being a drug-addict to a successful actor and producer. Today he is such a successful personality that many brands want him to be their brand ambassador.

“I’ve got a pretty wide range of stuff that I’m interested in in life. But producing… it gives me a lot more time at home to spend with my family as opposed to being away on location shooting nights for months at a time.”- Mark Wahlberg

Mark thinks that the best way to start your day is by remembering God and stay connected to Him. This, according to him, is the real key to success.

“If I can start my day out by saying my prayers and getting myself focused, then I know I’m doing the right thing. That 10 minutes helps me in every way throughout the day.”- Mark Wahlberg

Updated: January 23, 2021 — 3:31 pm