Mark Wahlberg Net Worth is $225 Million
He was born Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg, transited to Marky Mark and then to Wahlberg once again. He is an American actor, TV producer, model and former rapper. Mark Wahlberg’s net worth stems from ventures like acting, TV production, commercials, real estate and even nutritional supplements.
Mark Wahlberg Net Worth: How He Began
Marky started life on a different path by many standards. The last of 9 kids, Mark had frequent run-ins with the law as a child. He got a 45-day jail term for robbing a pharmacy and dropped out of school at age 16. The good news is that he took a turn for the better. He worked a number of various jobs, before joining his brother Donnie‘s music band, ‘New Kids on the Block’.
Mark later formed the ‘Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch’ band in 1991. His single, ‘Good Vibrations’ became number 1 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. Following the footsteps of Ice Cube and Will Smith, Marky was able to transit from music to film.
His film career began with “The Substitute’ in 1993. He has taken roles in movies like ‘The Basketball Series’, ‘Boogie Nights’. He won the Academy Award in 2006 and was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards.
Mark Wahlberg Net Worth: Earnings
Marky earns around $29 million annually. His film, ‘The Truth about Charlie’ earned him $10 million, and ‘Planet of the Apes’ earned him $8 million. His film ‘The Fighter’ made a profit of $135 million. In 2013, he appeared in ‘2 Guns’ and ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ earning $27 million for both films. In 2013 and 2014, Mark earned $32 million and $52 million respectively from all endeavors. Part of his money came from selling his Cadillac Escalade ESV for over $130,000 in 2012. In 2011, he made $30 million, which included profits from his older films. His film ‘Ted’ still earns him some money in form of royalties.
TV production earnings
In 2004, he made $3 million from his TV production. He has 4 shows at various stages of production at HBO. He has produced the movie titled ‘Entourage’. The latest HBO offering is ‘Ballers’, a football comedy by Dwayne Johnson. Sponsorships and featuring in programs earns him around $6 million. Marky has a large stake in a Caribbean cricket team, ‘Barbados Tridents’.
Marky and A-list actors, who happen to be members of his family have a chain of restaurants called Wahlburgers. The restaurant is growing pretty fast, as a result of the Wahlburger’s reality show. Marky launched a line of nutrition supplements, called ‘Marked’ in 2012.
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Mark Wahlberg Net Worth: House, Cars
Mark’s Beverly hills estate is the definition of jaw-dropping. The Ted actor built his house from scratch on a 6-acre land he bought for $8 million in 2009. The 30,000 sq ft mansion is fully equipped with over the top amenities like putting green, full-sized basketball court, guesthouse, an outdoor loggia, large motor court, three-car garage, a pool complete with slides.
The interior amenities include a large home cinema, colossal gym, wine cellar and two-story library. We are sure the mansion boasts a lot of rooms considering Mark is a family man with 4 kids. The design of the mansion is the brainchild of hot Hollywood architect Richard Landry of Landry Design Group. The house is valued at $200 million.
Mark owns a Bentley Azure worth $150,000 and a Porsche Panamera worth $80,000.
Marky has a Youth Foundation which helps thousands of people all around the world. The foundation aims at reaching youth whose passion and dreams are limited by their financial situation. It helps them to plan for their future and see the value of education.