Are you one of those teenage girls who are in love with Mark’s body and keep wondering how tall Mark Wahlberg is? This American actor, who was a keen body builder once, has become a screen magnet for many. He made his name back in the days as a rapper. Born on June 5th, 1971, Mark Wahlberg is 5’7” tall.
From sharing a room with eight siblings, a stint in rap music, a term served in prison to becoming a hugely successful model and actor, Mark’s career height dwarfs the fame of other celebrities of his time.
God-Fearing, Mark holds Father Flavin, a catholic priest close to his heart and admits he had a big influence on his life. The musician-actor-producer also has four tattoos done by various artists.
On the other hand, his qualities to show off his body and fearless stage performances made him a heartthrob amongst women worldwide. Shot to notoriety in his early life because of a muscled body coupled with a bad boy image, Mark Wahlberg later became an Oscar favorite for his stunning movie performances.
The Gemini actor was born in the Dorchester, near Boston. His mother Alma Elaine, a bank clerk and father Donald Edward Wahlberg, a truck driver, Mark is the youngest of nine children. Witnessing a Roman Catholic upbringing, Mark Wahlberg parents got divorced when he was 11 years old. With no secure future at his sight, Mark took to break dancing in the streets in order to earn money. Noticing the talent in Mark, his brother Donnie decided to give him a chance and included Mark in his band – New Kids on the Block. It marked the stunning beginning for the nowadays famous actor.
In his early years Mark became friends with junkies and resorted to drugs and theft. At the age of 16, he was convicted of assault against two Vietnamese men and served 50 days in prison. It was during this time, he decided to do something different for himself. Later he became famous for his debut as a rap musician and from then he is known as Marky Mark. The broad shouldered hunk also showed off his body in modeling. A small assignment for designer Calvin Klein made Mark a hot underwear model overnight. No wonder he did not hesitate to bare himself as a porn star in the movie “Boogie Nights” later in his career.
Leaving behind a scared past, Mark made his acting debut in 1993. Starring in the TV movie “The Substitute”, he then had a trail of successful movies roles. Big hits like Boogie Nights, Three Kings and The Perfect Storm. The movie, “The Departed”, got Mark Wahlberg an Oscar nominations for best male supporting role. The rapper turned actor also produced the HBO series “Entourage”.
The producer is also actively involved in charity. His “Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation” was established in 2001. The charity organization works towards improving the quality of life for the troubled youth. A help Mark always wished he had. So a life full of struggle, bereavement, scars and then amazing achievements, are you still wondering how tall is Mark Wahlberg?
Mark Wahlberg height is 5’7″(170cm)