Mark Wahlberg is a famous Hollywood actor nominated numerous times for his impressive acting skills in films like “The Departed,” “I Heart Huckabees” and “Boogie Nights.” Unknown to many, he has a life that is focused on more than just acting. He is also a television and film producer as well as a former rapper. He first entered showbiz as a rap musician named Marky Mark. During that time, he and his crew was known collectively as Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. Let’s take a closer look at this well-rounded individual.
How much does Mark Wahlberg weigh? It is quite hard to tell his exact weight but it is definitely somewhere between 160 to 205 pounds. Based on some legitimate reports, he loves to play with his weight. He can easily lose weight and then gain it back right away, depending on what movie and role he is about to play. His complete name is Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg. He was born on June 5, 1971 in Boston, Massachusetts. His fiancée is a beautiful fashion model named Rhea Durham.
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Although Wahlberg had more success as an actor rather than a musician, he still had a pretty decent music career. He was first a member of the New Kids on the Block, a boy band highly popular during the 1980s and the 1990s. Later on, he got disinterested in the style as well as the concept of the group. He left the group and then formed the rap group called Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. The biggest hit of the group then was the song entitled “Good Vibrations.”
Aside from his music skills, his acting skills are undeniable. He made his debut in the hit television film “The Substitute,” which was shown in 1993. In 1994, he finally got a job to do a film on the big-screen when he starred with Danny DeVito in “Renaissance Man.” After a decent start, good things continued to pile up one after the other. He did great in movies like “Four Brothers,” “The Italian Job” and “The Perfect Storm.” Furthermore, he also had wonderful performances in other films such as “Shooter,” “Invincible” and “Boogie Nights.”
In the film “The Departed,” his performance was simply amazing. In that particular movie, he received multiple prestigious nominations from various award-giving bodies for such a splendid job. These include the Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.