Mark Wahlberg was not born with a silver spoon and lived a life of crime in his early years. However, he grew up recognizing the importance of family. The actor never stopped loving his mother and chatted with her until she died.
It has been over two decades, and the Wahlberg family still holds the position as one of the successful dynasties in Hollywood.
Alma and Donald Wahlberg did not have much money, but they had a large family, including their nine children, whom they raised in Dorchester, Boston.
Mark Wahlberg at the Los Angeles premiere of Netflix’s “Me Time” at Regency Village Theatre on August 23, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images
Many years later, her sons emerged as a force to reckon with in the entertainment industry, bringing glory to their family name and themselves.
Mark Wahlberg, named the highest paid actor in 2017, is an award-winning star with many Oscar nominations and other trophies, including a BAFTA and Boston Film Critics Awards.
Incredibly, his acting credits stretch across different genres. His notable works include “The Departed”, “Planet of the Apes”, and the nice action transformers remakes.