Mark Wahlberg didn’t start out as an actor; his first claim to fame came as the younger brother of Donnie Wahlberg of the New Kids on the Block. As one of the original members at only 13, Mark along with Donne, Danny Wood, Jordan Knight, and Jonathan Knight became a hit overnight.
He then went on to record as Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch with the hit song, Good Vibrations. Produced by Donnie and eventually hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Known for his sexy physique, Mark appeared in a Calvin Klein underwear ad and TV advertisements. He also made a workout video, The Marky Mark Workout: Form… Focus… Fitness.
Mark’s acting career began in 1993 in the movie The Substitute. But not until 1994 did his big screen acting career debut in Renaissance Man. His other successful movies include Boogie Nights as Dirk Diggler, Three Kings, The Perfect Storm, The Italian Job, Four Brothers, I ♥ Huckabees, Village Voice, Shooter, The Lovely Bones, We Own the Night, Cocaine Cowboys and working with Matt Damon in The Departed. In 2010, Mark starred in The Other Guys, Lone Survivor, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Ted, and The Fighter, which earned him an Academy Award for Best Picture. Mark is still keeping busy with the new movie Ted 2, upcoming HBO series Ballers, and reality show Wahlburgers.
Mark Wahlberg is a devout Roman Catholic and credits his faith to a childhood priest for helping him turn his life around. He is actively involved in charity, founding the Mark Wahlberg youth Foundation to help fund youth service and enrichment programs. Mark Walhberg is available for speaking engagements, hospitality, and endorsements.
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