June 5, 1971
49 years old
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm
78 kg | 172 pounds
46 in | 117 cm
9.5 US | 43 EU
35 in | 89 cm
Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg was born in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, on June 5, 1971, is an American actor.
Young Mark Wahlberg first started his career as a original member of the boy band "New Kids on the Block", at the age of 13.
He landed his first big break as a frontman of the band "Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch", they released debut album, "Music for the People" in 1991.
Featured in a series of underwear ads for Calvin Klein in the early 1990s.
He got his acting television debut in psychological thriller movie The Substitute (1993) in role as Ryan Westerberg.
He made his big screen debut in comedy drama film Renaissance Man (1994) in role as Private Tommy Lee Haywood.
Mark's breakthrough performance came as Eddie Adams (Dirk Diggler) in drama film Boogie Nights (1997).
Uncharted (2021) action adventure in role as Victor Sullivan, with Tom Holland and Antonio Banderas
Infinite (2021) science fiction in role as Evan Michaels, opposite Sophie Cookson and Dylan O'Brien
Good Joe Bell (2020) drama in role as Joe Bell, with Connie Britton and Gary Sinise
Spenser Confidential (2020) action comedy in role as Spenser, opposite Winston Duke and Alan Arkin
Scoob! (2020) animated adventure comedy in voice role as Blue Falcon
He was nominated for the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Staff Sgt. Sean Dignam in crime drama film The Departed (2006) directed by Martin Scorsese.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Micky Ward in biographical sports drama movie The Fighter (2010).
The Yards (2000) thriller drama opposite Charlize Theron and Joaquin Phoenix
Three Kings (1999) comedy war with George Clooney and Ice Cube
Deepwater Horizon (2016) drama disaster opposite Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson
Shooter (2007) action thriller in role as Gunnery Sergeant Bob Lee Swagger
Lone Survivor (2013) biographical war drama with Emile Hirsch and Taylor Kitsch
The Basketball Diaries (1995) drama opposite Leonardo DiCaprio
Fear (1996) psychological thriller with Reese Witherspoon and Alyssa Milano
Planet of the Apes (2001) science fiction opposite Tim Roth and Helena Bonham Carter
The Italian Job (2003) heist opposite Charlize Theron, Jason Statham and Edward Norton
We Own the Night (2007) crime drama opposite Joaquin Phoenix and Eva Mendes
Max Payne (2008) neo-noir action thriller opposite Mila Kunis and Olga Kurylenko
The Other Guys (2010) action comedy with Will Ferrell, Dwayne Johnson and Eva Mendes
Ted (2012) and sequel Ted 2 (2015) comedy in role as John Bennett
Pain & Gain (2013) dark comedy crime opposite Dwayne Johnson
Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) science fiction action in role as Cade Yeager
The Gambler (2014) crime drama with Brie Larson, Jessica Lange and John Goodman
Daddy's Home (2015) and sequel Daddy's Home 2 (2017) comedy in role as Dusty Mayron
All the Money in the World (2017) thriller drama opposite Michelle Williams and Christopher Plummer
Mile 22 (2018) action thriller in role as James Silva
Instant Family (2018) comedy with Rose Byrne
Entourage (2004, 2008, 2009, 2010) HBO comedy drama television series in role as Himself
Wahlburgers (2014–2019) reality television series
Attended Copley Square High School on Newbury Street in Boston.
He is the youngest of nine children.
Has Swedish, French-Canadian, English, Irish and Scottish ancestry.
Received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010.
He released two albums with group "Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch":
Music for the People (1991)
You Gotta Believe (1992)
Good friend with actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Will Ferrell.
Has a tattoo of Bob Marley.
He co-owns a casual dining burger restaurant and bar "Wahlburgers", with his brothers Donnie and Paul.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
He married model Rhea Durham on August 1, 2009, they have four children.
He dated Jordana Brewster (2000-2001), Rachel Hunter (2000), Tammy Pobi (1997), China Chow (1997-2000), Reese Witherspoon (1995-1997), Savannah (1993), Kate Moss (1992) and Traci Bingham (1991).