He was born Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg, transited to Marky Mark and then to Wahlberg once again. He is a popular actor, TV producer, model and former rapper. His net worth is $225 million.
Marky Mark began as a rapper. He became a member of ‘New Kids on the Block’, a group formed by his brother Donnie. He later formed the ‘Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch’ band in 1991. His single, ‘Good Vibrations’ became number one on the Billboard 100. It later became platinum. He had less success with his second album. In 1992, he became a model for Calvin Klein underwear. Interestingly, during performances of his second album, he was known to drop his pants in public frequently. Following the footsteps of Ice Cube and Will Smith, Marky was able to transit from music to film.
The film career…show more content… Charity work
Marky has a Youth Foundation which helps thousands of people all around the world.
Marky owns a splendid house in Beverly Hills worth $200 million. It is constructed on 15,000 square feet of land. It has a waterfall, swimming pool, media room, basketball pitch, a guest house, putting green, an outdoor room on a 2200 square foot space, wine cellar, library, home theater and a gym. He also owns a Bentley Azure worth $150,000 and a Porsche Panamera worth $80,000.
Marky started life on a different path by many standards. He was the last-born among nine kids. He got a 45-day jail term for robbing a pharmacy. He also committed a number of felonies, and dropped out of school at age 16. He allegedly was addicted to drugs at 13, and was involved in racial fights. He was imprisoned and was involved in community service. The good news is that he took a turn for the better. He worked a number of various jobs, before joining his brother’s band.
The good thing is that his past has not affected his net worth and his fans appreciate his acting, modeling and even his music.