Mark Wahlberg Net Worth, Money and More

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Actor/Rapper/Model

Net Worth: $200 Million

Introduction

mark wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg is an American actor, producer, model and a former rapper. He was known as Marky in his earlier days of becoming famous in 1991 as the frontman of band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. He later moved on to acting and eventually became known for his acting skills more than as the frontman. He has acted in famous films like Boogie Nights, Three Kings, The Perfect Storm, Planet of the Apes and The Italian Job. He was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor for movies like The Departed and served as the executive producer of HBO TV series like Entourage, BoardWalk Empire and How to make it in America.

 

Early Life and Career

Born on June 5, 1971 Mark Wahlberg was already a star at the age of 13 as he was the part of his elder brother’s band. Later he began recording as Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch earning a hit “Good Vibrations” from the album Music for the People. Later he pursued acting as his career. But before that he has got himself into loads of troubles as a teenager. He had been engaged with the Boston Police Department at least 20-25 times in his youth and also developed an addiction for cocaine later on. He was also involved in incidents of harassment and throwing rocks. For such incidents he was charged with attempt to murder and sentenced to 2 years of state prison. He served 45 days of his sentence and was released later on.

 

Earnings

The Academy Award nominee earns about 28 million dollars annually as calculated by various research organisations. His costliest movie till date “The truth about Charlie” released in 2002 fetched him about 10million dollars in a lump sum; while “the planet of apes” in 2001 got him around 8 million dollars making him one of the highest paid actors of Hollywood. His earnings are a match to legendary actors like Jackie Chan, Tom Hanks and Brad Pitt. According to reports from Forbes he is ranked 28th in the world’s most powerful celebs and earned about 52 million already this year by the end of June 2013. As an executive producer of Entourage he earned about 3 million annually. His salary has not been limited to acting and production only. He earns through various endorsement and modelling deals as well. He has appeared for prominent underwear ads of brands like Calvin Klein and Herb Ritts. He appeared in underwear with models like Kate Moss and Annie Leibovitz for the Vanity Fair’s annual Hall of Fame issue. In 2012 he launched a line in sports nutrition supplements called “Marked”. In July 2013 Wahlberg became the owner of Barbados Cricket Franchise. Mark came into contact with Ajmal Khan who is also the creator of Caribbean Premier League. Following the confirmation Wahlberg stated that “I am a huge cricket fan now,”. “I’m excited to be a part of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League because I know cricket is huge in the Caribbean and a rich part of the region’s heritage,” Wahlberg also said in a statement “Sports and entertainment are a powerful combination, and the LCPL will appeal to a huge audience worldwide.”

 

Net Worth

 

Beverly Hills home

mark wahlbeg mansion

Mark Wahlberg owns a plush mansion in Beverly Hills which was bought in late of 2001 for a very hefty amount which is still undisclosed. The house is fully equipped with modern and exquisite amenities, including a fabulous pool that features a cavern and sweeping canyon views. It is currently listed in market for sale for about 14 million dollars. The actor is trying to sell this property so as to make some revenue for his new 33,000 square feet building still under construction. A high profile actor like him ought to have an elite class of living and for that he certainly needs a huge mansion.

Seems like a big automobile freak with his collection of cars. All three of them match his personality to the core.

 

Bentley Azure

wahlberg bentley

With a top speed of around 300 Kmph, Mark Wahlberg drives this ultra-long super luxurious Bentley. A British car with a soft top and a hard hitting engine. It is able to churn up 500 horsepower and 740 pounds of torque. This super luxurious ultra-long Bentley is a 4 seater convertible car.

 

Porsche Panamera

wahlber porsche

Mark Wahlberg looks a class apart when he drives his Porsche alongside his wife in Hollywood. The Panamera ranks #1 in the list of super luxury cars 2012 based on performance, safety, reliability and luxury. The materials used in the construction of cabin are all high grade.

 

Cadillac Escalade

wahlberg cadillac

Wahlberg put up his black metallic Cadillac up for sale on eBay in July 2012. The base price of the SUV was set at 75,000 dollars and sold around 130,000 dollars exceeding all expectation. Its interiors were all customised like DirectTV satellite and LCD monitors.

 

Personal life

mark and rhea

To my surprise he is a roman catholic and attends church daily.During the 1990s, Wahlberg dated Soleil Moon Frye, a former child actress. Later he got into a relationship with Rhea Durham in 2001 and got married to her in 2009, the first of August at the Beverly Hills Church. Presently they have four kids, Ella Rae, Brendan Joseph, Michael Robert and Grace Margaret.

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