Donnie Wahlberg may be more known for being the brother of the more popular Mark Wahlberg, but he is an actor in his own right, having been a singer as well during his teen years. The Donnie Wahlberg net worth is around 20 million dollars, and he has starred in many popular TV series as well as a few critically acclaimed movies.
Donnie Wahlberg Net Worth - $20 Million
Birth Name - Donald Edmond Wahlberg, Jr.
Date of birth - August 17, 1969
Zodiac Sign - Leo
Birth Place - Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality - American
Height - 5′ 10″
Profession - Record producer, Television producer, Singer-songwriter, Film producer, Actor, Music Arranger, Songwriter, Radio personality
Born Donald Edmond “Donnie” Wahlber in Dorchester, a historic immigrant neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts, he is the eight of a total of nine children in the family. His father was a delivery man while his mother worked as a nurse’s aide and bank clerk. His younger sibling, Mark Wahlberg, is known for its impressive acting career.
Contrary to his younger brother, Donnie managed to stay away from trouble during his childhood and teenage years. He was the founding member of the boy band New Kids on The Block where his younger brother Mark also played. He recorded as an artist in New Kids on The Block for much longer than his brother. He also collaborated with him as a member of Marky Mark and The Funky Bunch band which recorded with various rap artists.
The acting debut of Donnie came in 1996, where he played in Bullet alongside Mickey Rourke and Tupac Shakur. He also played a kidnapper in Ransom starring Mel Gibson. Soon after these appearances he decided to go back to his home town where he obtained in a film called Southie.
Donnie first gained the attention of critics with his role as a patient of the character played by Bruce Willis in The Sixth Sense. A major breakthrough came in 2001 where he played as Second Lieutenant C. Carwood Lipton in the widely acclaimed TV miniseries Band of Brothers which was produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks.
Donnie also played Joe Stevens in the police detective TV series entitled Boomtown. Donnie also played in Stephen King’s adaptation Dreamcatcher in 2005. He also starred in two of the Saw franchise movies with a third appearance in the latest film via video archive footage.
Donnie has been appearing in various TV series as well as big screen movies, the latest being as a detective in a New York-based police drama called Blue Bloods. Donnie Wahlberg's net worth is maintaining a healthy level, with constant appearances and performances on the Hollywood scene.