We have various famous actors, film producers, models, rappers, songwriters, and businessmen across the globe. However, there are very few personalities who effortlessly ace all these fields together. One such example is Mark Wahlberg. Born in America, he has bagged more than seven prestigious awards and has been nominated for more than 35 awards till date. The famous films in which he has worked include “Daddy’s Home 2”, “Planet of the Apes,” and “Transformers: The Last Knight.” Now let’s have a closer look at the net worth of Mark Wahlberg in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Mark was born on 5 June 1971 in the Boston city of Massachusetts, United States. His parents divorced when he was eleven years old after which he divided his time between them. For his primary education, he went to Copley Square High School, Boston but never graduated as he got addicted to Cocaine from the age of thirteen. He was involved in various racial crimes during his teenage for which he served jail multiple times.
Mark is the youngest among the nine children of Alma Elaine (a bank clerk) and Donald E. Wahlberg Sr. (a delivery driver and a U.S. Army veteran). In 2001, Mark fell in love with the American model Rhea Durham. After being in a relationship for almost eight years, the couple eventually got married on 1 August 2009.
Till date, the couple has been blessed to have four children: daughters named Ella Rae Wahlberg and Grace Margaret Wahlberg, and sons named Brendan Joseph Wahlberg and Michael Wahlberg. He is an outspoken supporter of homosexuality.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Mark began his professional career as a singer and joined the American hip-hop group “Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch.” The group’s debut album “Music for the People” was very successful and was listed at 21st position on the Billboard 200 list. In 1993, he started his acting career by working in the TV film “The Substitute,” and a year later he got to work on the big screen with the film “Renaissance Man.” After this, he worked in several blockbuster films like “Three Kings,” “The Italian Job,” “The Departed,” “The Fighter,” “Lone Survivor,” etc.
Since July 2013, he shares an equity interest in the “Barbados Tridents” cricket team. For his fabulous work in music and films, he has been awarded various prestigious awards like “Best Supporting Actor” (2006), “Best Cast” (2007), and “”Best Actor” (2010).
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Mark Wahlberg to date is $270 million. With an annual earning of $68 million in 2017, he topped the Forbes list of wealthiest celebrities of the world. His primary source of income includes his studio albums, acts in TV and films, and his business ventures. He also earns by endorsing various brands like AQUAhydrate, AT&T, Calvin Klein, Chloe, etc. His net worth includes his elegant house at Beverly Hills, California ($13 million) and a number of exotic cars like Mulsanne, Lamborghini Diablo VT Roadster, and Porsche Panamera.
Mark Wahlberg is today known among the highest paid actors in the world, but his childhood was not so well. He was addicted to drugs during his teenage and even served jail multiple times for committing physical assault. However, he later realized his mistakes and started to focus on his career. His elder brothers who are related to both the music and film industries also helped him, and today he is working in films like “Daddy’s Home 2” and “Transformers: The Last Knight” whose total collection is in billions.