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Donnie Wahlberg

Donnie Wahlberg

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Full Name:Donnie Wahlberg
Birth Date:August 17, 1969
Age:51 years
Gender:Male
Profession:Actor, Singer, Songwriter, and Record producer
Country:United States
Horoscope:Leo
Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
WifeJenny McCarthy
MarriedJenny McCarthy (2013)
DivorceKimberly Fey (1999-2010)
Net Worth$20 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorLight Brown
Birth PlaceBoston, Massachusetts
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMixed (Irish, Swedish, English, French-Canadian, and Scottish)
EducationWilliam Monroe Trotter School, Copley High School
FatherDonald Edmond Wahlberg Sr
MotherAlma Elaine
SiblingsPaul, Robert, Tracey, Michelle, Arthur, Jim, Debbie, and Mark
KidsXavier Alexander Wahlberg and Elijah Hendrix Wahlberg 
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Donnie Wahlberg is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor who is well known as a founding member of the boy band, New Kids on the Block.

What is Donnie Wahlberg’s Nationality?

Donnie Wahlberg was born as Donald Edmond Wahlberg on 17th August 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts, the United States of America. As of 2019, he is 50 years old and his horoscope is Leo. He is the son of Donald Edmond Wahlberg Sr (father), and Alma Elaine (mother).

His father was a teamster who worked as a delivery driver while his mother was a bank clerk and nurse’s aide. He grew up with his eight siblings Paul Wahlberg, Robert Wahlberg, Tracey Wahlberg, Michelle Wahlberg, Arthur Wahlberg, Jim Wahlberg, Donnie Wahlberg, and Mark Wahlberg.

Donnie Wahlberg with his mother, Alma Wahlberg
Caption: Donnie Wahlberg with his mother, Alma Wahlberg

Education

Also, Donnie has three half-siblings Donna, Scott, Buddy from his father’s first marriage. His brothers, Arthur, Robert, and Mark are also famous American actors. Sadly, one of his sisters, Debbie died in the year 2003.

Donnie holds an American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic background (Irish, Swedish, English, French-Canadian, and Scottish). He attended William Monroe Trotter School. Later, she attended Copley High School.

Donnie Wahlberg’s Career

At the age of 15, Donnie Wahlberg’s friend inspired him to audition for a famous music producer, Maurice Starr, who was organizing an open audition to create a new boy band of white teenagers in the year 1984. After numbers of the audition, Maurice became impressed with Wahlberg’s singing, dancing, and rapping talent. Then, she recruited his brothers Mark & Danny and a friend, Jordan Knight plus Knight’s brother, Jonathan Knight.

Donnie Wahlberg, American singer
Caption: Donnie Wahlberg, American singer

Being unhappy with the band’s pop-friendly artistic direction, Donnie’s brother, Mark left the group and was replaced by Jamie Kelly. Later, Kelly was also replaced by Joey McIntyre and they formed the group, New Kids on the Block. In the year 1986, the group released their debut album, New Kid on the Block. After the failure of their first album, they released the second album, Hangin’ Town which hits the number 1 on US Billboard 200 charts. Back to back, they released various albums and songs which entered the Billboard charts and sold numerous copies in the market.

Donnie Wahlberg’s Acting Career: Movies and TV Series

Donnie Wahlberg made his acting debut in the year 1996 as Big Balls in Julien Temple‘s crime film, Bullet starring Mickey Rourke and Tupac Shakur. In the following year, he worked in Ransom and Black Circle Boys. Donnie made his TV debut as Mr. Grey in the TV movie, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three. Following his debut, he worked in various movies and TV series from where he earned a huge appreciation and fan following.

Since the year 2010, Donnie is portraying the role of Detective Daniel Reagan in CBS’ police procedural fictional drama series, Blue Bloods. The series starred other actors such as Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, and Len Cariou. His recent work includes comedy TV series, Return of the Mac as himself starring alongside Jamie Denbo and Adam Ray. Besides these, his work helped him to get nominated for Emmy Awards twice.

What is Donnie Wahlberg’s Net Worth and Salary?

Donnie Wahlberg has an estimated net worth of around $20 million. Whereas, his current wife, Jenny McCarthy has an estimated net worth of around $14 million. So, they have a total combined net worth of $34 million. As per some sources, he earns a huge sum of money as salary from his multiple careers. However, the actual amount is still missing from the media. He worked in numbers of movies with an impressive box office collection.

Besides, Donnie has a mansion in St. Charles. He also owns several cars such as Mercedes Benz and Ford worth more than a thousand dollars. Also, he is involved in several charity works. Donnie supports Generation Rescue which is a movement dedicated to providing treatment opportunities to autism families. As of now, he is living a lavish lifestyle with his wife and children.

Who is Donnie Wahlberg Wife?

Donnie Wahlberg has been married twice in his life. At first, he married his first wife, Kimberly Fey on 20th August 1999 in a private ceremony attended by families and friends. The couple had an affair for around eight and a half years before getting married. They share two sons, Xavier Alexander Wahlberg born on 4th March 1993 and Elijah Hendrix Wahlberg born on 20th August 2001.

After living together for nearly two decades, they decided to get a divorce in the year 2008 and it was finalized on 28th September 2010. Following their separation, his ex-wife won the custody of their two sons. After their separation, Key remained single, whereas, Donnie started his relationship with an American actress girlfriend turned wife, Jenny McCarthy in the year 2013.

Donnie Wahlberg with his wife, Jenny McCarthy
Caption: Donnie Wahlberg with his wife, Jenny McCarthy

On the same year, the couple tied the wedding knot at the Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Illinois in an intimate ceremony lasted for only 20 minutes. In the wedding, Donnie wore a black Reiss tuxedo whereas the bride wore a sweetheart neck gown. Their marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs and divorce at present. The couple decided to have no children as Donnie already has two children from his previous marriage whereas McCarthy also has a child, Evan (born in 2002) with her previous husband John Mallory Asher.

Donnie Wahlberg’s Height and Weight

Donnie Wahlberg stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches and his body weight is around 82 kg. He has light brown hair and his eyes are dark brown in color. His chest size, biceps size, waist size, and shoe size are 46 inches, 16 inches, 35 inches, and 10(US) respectively.

Donnie Wahlberg on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Donnie Wahlberg is quite active on various social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has around 901k followers on his official Facebook account. His Instagram account holds 1.2m followers. Donnie has more than 1.49m followers on his official Twitter account.