ABOUT MARK WAHLBERG
Mark Wahlberg net worth has been reported to have an estimate of 150 million dollars. He has accumulated his net worth through a string of careers. Mark Wahlberg is known to be an actor, rapper and also a model.
Born in Massachusetts, Mark Wahlberg was the youngest child out of his other nine siblings. When he was a teenager, he was forced to stay in prison for 45 days because of robbing the pharmacy store.
After he was released, Mark Wahlberg started to get involved in music business, which is one of the main sources of Mark Wahlberg net worth. After he bowed out of the group “New Kids on the Block” in which his brother was playing, Mark Wahlberg started his career as a solo rapper under a nickname of Marky Mark. The first album of the rapper was called “Music for the People” which was a success. A single from it called “Good Vibrations” which was released in 1991 and was also very successful and it reached the first position of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Moreover, later it got a platinum certification.
Mark Wahlberg’s second album was not as successful as the first one. However, because of the second album Mark Wahlberg gained fans loyalty and the first fan bases of him were established. In addition, at that time he became famous for dropping his trousers in the public. Nevertheless, the sales of both albums increased Mark Wahlberg net worth a lot.
In addition to his career as a rapper, Mark Wahlberg is active in modeling career. In 1992 he signed a contract with Calvin Klein underwear campaign. His photos from the Calvin Klein photoshoot were displayed in the Times Square where they stayed for almost the whole year.
Also, Mark Wahlberg is a success in acting career. After he became famous for modeling Calvin Klein underwear, he got a chance to appear in a made for TV movie and later was chosen to appear in bigger scale films such as “The Italian Job”, “The Perfect Storm”, “The Basketball Diaries” and “Boogie Nights”. His appearance in these films added a lot of revenues to the total amount of Mark Wahlberg net worth. Moreover, for his appearance in the movie called “The Departed” Mark Wahlberg was nominated to get an Academy Award and a Golden Globe in 2006.
Talking about his personal life, in 2009 Mark Wahlberg married Rhea Durham with whom he has four kids.