How Much is Mark Wahlberg Worth?
Mark Wahlberg knows that success is made not with a pistol, but with a gun. That’s why he uses different ways to make cash, and frankly speaking, money sticks to his hands.
The former rapper and singer, Mark Wahlberg managed to become the top-paid Hollywood actor and producer. His net worth is estimated at $255 million.
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Mark Wahlberg started his career as Calvin Klein model and rapper in early 1990s. These jobs helped him to make the ends meet, but didn’t bring him millions of dollars. That’s why Mark turned his face to the big screen. He debuted as an actor in 1993 in the movie “The Substitute”, where Wahlberg portrayed a high-school pupil. After that he played in a number of low-budget project, till finally met his big break.
Mark Wahlberg rose to fame as Mickey from “The Basketball Diaries” (featuring young Leonardo DiCaprio). The film, which told the touching story about a young musician, who lost everything including his talent because of heroine, has become realistic and very strong. Although the most part of accolades has fallen to Leonardo DiCaprio hands, Mark Wahlberg got a huge piece of this pie too.
After that Wahlberg movies were becoming more and more lucrative. In 2017 his films, where he acted and which he produced, grossed more than $5 billion all over the world.
In addition to his income from big screen films, Wahlberg makes cash as a reality TV actor. He stars in family reality series “Wahlburgers”. Besides, the actor and producer owns a chain of fast food restaurants.
Let’s leave Mark Wahlberg to count the whopping amount of his money and have a look on his early life.
Mark Wahlberg Bio and Career
The future business mogul and celebrity was born in Dorchester, MA in the family of a delivery driver Donald Wahlberg and his wife Alma, who was a nurse. Mark grew up in a big American family – he had 8 siblings and turned to be the youngest of them.
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The boy was educated at Copley Square High School, but he wasn’t interested in studying. The boy, who has always been very poor, was looking for all possible ways to make cash. Soon he found it – endorsements and music.
Wahlberg earned his first salary at the age of 13 as New Kids on the Block band member. Later he signed the deal with Calvin Klein brand and started to model for them. In early 1990s Wahlberg started career of a rapper. He performed under the nickname Marky Mark with the band of rappers and dancers, named “Funky Bunch”. With the help of his brother Donnie, Mark released two albums as a rapper. They got modest popularity, but that level was not enough for Mark Wahlberg. That’s why he decided to start acting and producing movies and TV shows.
As for now, people know and love Mark Wahlberg for his films “Planet of the Apes” (for which he earned $8 million), “The Truth About Charlie” (for which he got $10 million salary), “The Departed” and many others.
He can boast not just with great career, but also with a happy family life. Mark Wahlberg is married to a model Rhea Durham. They have 4 kids together.
The highly-paid actor boasted with a house, which is worth the Emperor. Mark lives with his wife and children in a two-story mansion. It is located in Los Angeles. Wahlberg is rumored to pay about $13 million for his house. Of course, the sum is not small, but Mark Wahlberg got everything he wanted for his house – a swimming pool, a tennis court, a basketball court etc.
Inside the building there are traditional premises, such as bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen. And there are also special premises to relax and to entertain, such as a cinema, a spacious library, a cozy bar and a gym.
There’s a roomy garage on the territory of the mansion, where Mark Wahlberg keeps his cars.
The big car lover, Mark Wahlberg owns numerous great vehicles. He has Bentley Azure (which cost him about $350, 000), Porsche Panamera and Lamborghini Diablo, for which he gave $275, 000 without hesitation.