mark-wahlbergBORN – June 5, 1971, Boston, MA

 

 

1988 – Spends 45 days in jail for attacking a man on the street. Upon his release, he decides to turn his life around and begins bodybuilding.

 

 

Mark of a Winner: The Wahlberg Workout1991 – Releases Music For the People with his group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. the album sells more than one million copies.

 

 

1994 – Lands his first big screen role alongside Danny DeVito in Renaissance Man

 

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1997 – Earns critical acclaim for his role as porn star Dirk Diggler in Boogie Nights.

 

 

2003 – Then girlfriend (now wife) Rhea Durham gives birth to the first of Wahlberg’s four children.

 

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1999-2004 – Wahlberg stars in a string of box office successes, including Three Kings, The Perfect Storm, Planet of the Apes, and I Heart Huckabees.

 

 

2004 – Produces HBO’s Entourage, loosely based on Wahlberg’s experiences in Hollywood.

 

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2007 – Nominated for an Oscar for best actor in a supporting role for The Departed (2006).

 

 

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2011 – Nominated for a Golden Globe for best actor in a drama for his role in The Fighter (2010).

 

 

2013 – Wahlberg teams up with The Rock in Pain & Gain, and lands his first Muscle & Fitness cover.

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