Donald Edmond Wahlberg Jr (born August 17, 1969) popularly known as Donnie Wahlberg, is an American actor, singer, director amd producer. He came to prominence as the founding member of the boy band New kids on the Rock. He is also well known for his roles in Saw Films, Dreamcatcher, The Sixth Sense and the drama series, Blue Bloods. He is also an executive producer of the TNT reality TV show, Boston’s Finest.
|Birth Name:||Donald Edmond Wahlberg|
|Birth Date:||August 17, 1969|
|Birth Place:||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Height:||5 feet 10 in|
|Siblings:||Mark Wahlberg, Paul Wahlberg, Robert Wahlberg, Scott Wahlberg, Jim Wahlberg|
|Wife:||Kimberlly Fey (m. 1999, div. 2008), Jenny McCarthy (m. 2014)|
|Children:||Xavier Alexander Wahlberg, Elijah Hendrix Wahlberg|
|Net Worth:||$25 million|
Donnie Wahlberg was born on August 17, 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts. His father, Donald Edmond Wahlberg Sr who is of Irish and Swedish descent, worked as a delivery driver while his mother, Alma Elaine who is of Irish, English and Canadian ancestry, was a bank clerk and nurse aide before she passed on April 19, 2021.
Donnie is the eight inna family of nine children. He has older siblings such as; Arthur, Jim, Paul, Robert, Travey Michelle, Debbie and a younger brother named Mark. He also has three half siblings from his father’s first marriage; Donna, Scott and Buddy.
Donnie started acting im 1996 with his first role in the movie, Bullet alongside Mickey Rourke and Tupac Shakur. He followed in the same year with another role in Ransom with Mel Gibson.
He came to limelight in 1999 for his role in the film The Sixth Sense. Ever since he rose to fame, he has started in films such as Black Cirlcle boys, Body Count, Butter, Southie, Diamond Men, Trigger Men and many others.
He became the host of an internet radio show, “DDUB’s R&B Back Rub” on Cherry Tree Radio in 2011 and as at 2021, he worked on the seqwon five of the Masked Singer.
As a singer, he has numerous albums with his boy band New Kids on the Block which include; New Kids on the Block (1986), Hanging’ Tough (1988), Step by Step (1990), Face The Music (1994), The Block (2008), 10 (2013) and Thankful EP (2017). He also has a solo album titled “The Right Combination”.
Wahlberg got married to Kimberly Fey on August 20, 1999 and filed for divorce on August 13, 2008. They have two sons together.
However, he began dating actress and comedian, Jenny McCarthy in July 2013 before they announced their engagement on The View on April 16, 2014. They eventually got married on August 31, 2014 in Illinois.
Donnie Wahlberg has an estimated net worth of $25 million.
Social Media Handle
- Instagram: @donnoewahlberg