Mark Wahlberg

American actor (born 1971)

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg (born June 5, 1971) is an American actor and television and movie producer. His father was of Swedish and Irish descent, and his mother is of Irish, Scottish, English, and French-Canadian ancestry.[1] He has been nominated for an Academy Award. He was also known as "Marky Mark" at the beginning of his career, when he had become famous as a rap musician with the band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch after a brief time as a member of New Kids on the Block.

Mark Wahlberg
Wahlberg at the Shooter premiere in London
Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg

(1971-06-05) June 5, 1971 (age 51)
Other namesMarky Mark
Height173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
AwardsNBR Award for Best Cast
2006 The Departed

BAFTA Awards

  • Best International Programme
2007 Entourage

Wahlberg was convicted of assault when he was 16, for which he was imprisoned. He is a Roman Catholic.[2]


  1. "Ancestry of Mark Wahlberg". Archived from the original on January 27, 2014. Retrieved January 10, 2014.
  2. "Hello profile". Archived from the original on 2012-11-07. Retrieved 2012-10-25.

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