Mark Wahlberg is one of the most multi-talented people in Hollywood right now. He has been involved in modeling, rapping, acting, producing – not to mention he’s one hell of a businessman. However, despite all the time that Wahlberg has spent in the public eye, there are still some things that many people don’t know about him. With that in mind, here we present our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about Mark Wahlberg. Check out part one below, and stay tuned for part two, coming soon!
Number Fifteen: His Home Gym Was Once an Airport Hangar. According to Haute Living, Wahlberg has a two-story gym that actually used to be an airport hangar. The gym includes a boxing ring and a high-tech sound system.
Number Fourteen: He Owns a Burger Joint. And what a great idea, considering his last name almost includes the word “burger”! The chain is called Wahlburgers, and it is located in Massachusetts.
Number Thirteen: He Is Physically Committed to His Roles. For his role in Pain and Gain, Wahlberg reportedly ate 10 meals a day and drank many mass gainers in order to put weight on for the role.
Number Twelve: He Used His Prosthetic Penis as a Prop. Wahlberg kept the prosthetic penis he used in Boogie Nights, and he reportedly used to take it out of the drawer he kept it in and would even slap his friends in the face with it!
Number Eleven: He Gets Followed Into Bathrooms. Because of the role Wahlberg played in Boogie Nights, he has said that many women and some men often follow him into restrooms to try and get a glimpse of his infamous manhood.
Number Ten: He is a Momma’s Boy. Well, he’s good to his mom, at the very least. In 2001, Wahlberg used his wealth to buy his mother a mansion in Beverly Hills. The mansion reportedly cost $5 million.
Number Nine: His Daughter Was Born on the Same Day His Sister Died. Wahlberg’s first child, Ella Rae, was born on September 2, 2003. On this very same day, Wahlberg’s older sister, Debbie, passed away. He now has four children.