|Name:||Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg|
|Net Worth:||$380 million|
|Actors Rich List Ranking:||8th|
What is the net worth of Mark Wahlberg?
Mark Wahlberg is an American A-list actor, singer and film producer.
Wahlberg is an actor who has been in high demand throughout Hollywood, and this is why he’s paid such a vast amount for his appearances and why he’s considered amongst the wealthiest actors in the world.
He’s known for movies such as The Fighter (2010), Deepwater Horizon (2016) and Transformer age of Extinction (2014).
According to Forbes, in 2017 Wahlberg was the highest earning actor, earning over $68 million for a single year.
There is speculation that Wahlberg’s net worth is around $300 million, however – our calculations are that Wahlberg’s real net worth was closer to $380 million in 2020. This has bagged him a spot at number 8th on our actors list of richest actors in Hollywood.
How is Mark Wahlberg worth so much money?
If you were wondering how and why Mark Wahlberg is worth so much, here’s a quick breakdown of his earnings.
It’s estimated that Wahlberg has earned the following amounts from these films :
- Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014): $17 million
- Lone Survivor (2013): $4 million
- 2 Guns (2013): $10 million
- Ted (2012): $7.5 million
- The Fighter (2010): $500.000
- Shooter (2007): $10 million
- The Departed (2006): $5 million
- Invincible (2006): $5 million
- Four Brothers (2005): $2 million
- The Italian Job (2003) $2.5 million
- The Truth About Charlie (2002) $10 million
- Rock Star (2001) $6 million
- Planet of the Apes (2001) $8 million
As well as earning a considerable amount from acting, Wahlberg has also made large sums of money from his production company, Closest to the Hole. This company has grossed over $860 million worldwide, which would have meant a generous boost to Wahlberg’s earnings – anything from $86 million to $172 million dollars for a 10-20% share.
Wahlberg also receives a number of backend payments, such as from his endorsement deals with AT&T (he’ll likely be paid up to $10 million dollars for promotion). He also owns burger restaurants which are said to bring home in excess of $4 million dollars per year.
Mark Wahlberg’s career portfolio
Wahlberg’s career portfolio includes Singer, Dancer, Model, Actor and Entrepreneur.
In 1990, Wahlberg established a hip hop/rap group (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch) and released two albums, one in 1991 (Music for the People) and another the following year (You Gotta Believe). Wahlberg followed in the footsteps of his brother, Donald Wahlberg, who had a successful career as a member of boy band New Kids on the Block.
Wahlberg caught the attention of Calvin Klien and modelled a line of underwear.
Releasing that music was perhaps not his forte, Wahlberg commenced a career in acting and found his first break in Renaissance Man (1994). He later landed himself a longer role in Fear (1996) but it wasn’t until he was assigned a role in Planet if the Apes that Wahlberg’s acting’s career gained momentum.
Wahlberg has starred in 46 movies which have grossed $5.6 billion at the box office, worldwide.
Acting was never enough ambitious Wahlberg and so it wasn’t a surprise when he opened up his own film production company, Closest to the Hole Productions. This has produced 9 full featured movies such as Deepwater Horizon (2016) and Broken City (2013) and has also made 6 series which include Boardwalk Empire (2010 – 2014), Shooter (2016- 2018) and Ballers (2015 – 2019).
In 2011, Wahlberg and his brothers (Paul and Donnie) went into a business to start their own burger franchise, Wahlbugers. They can be found dotted around 36 different locations including the United Kingdom and Germany.
In 2015, Wahlberg also invested in a bottled water company called Aquahydrate, alongside rapper Sean Combs. This is now valued at around $740 million dollars.
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Mark Wahlberg has had a decorated career in acting, resulting in a fortune of around $380 million dollars. For still being relatively young (49), we have estimated that he may have around $600 million dollars in the bank by the end of his career.