Donnie Wahlberg Biography: Parents, Age, Net Worth, Photos, Wikipedia, Songs, Movies, Siblings, Children

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Donald Edmond Wahlberg Jr. is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and producer. He is a founding member of the boy band New Kids on the Block.

He has also had roles in the Saw films Zookeeper (2011), Dreamcatcher (2003), The Sixth Sense (1999), Righteous Kill (2008), and Ransom (1996), as well as appearing in the World War II miniseries Band of Brothers as Carwood Lipton.

From 2002 to 2003, he starred in the crime drama Boomtown. He has starred in the drama series Blue Bloods as Danny Reagan since 2010, and since 2014, is an executive producer of the TNT reality television show Boston’s Finest.


  • Full name: Donald Edmond Wahlberg Jr.
  • Nickname: Donnie
  • Date of birth: August 17, 1969
  • Age: 55 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Singer, songwriter, actor, producer
  • Height: 1.78 m
  • Parents: Donald Edmond Wahlberg (father), Alma Elaine Wahlberg (mother)
  • Siblings: Mark Wahlberg (brother), Arthur, Jim, Paul, Robert, Tracey, Michelle, Debbie (older siblings), and a younger brother, Buddy
  • Spouse: Kim Fey (m. 1999; div. 2008), Jenny McCarthy (m. 2014)
  • Children: Xavier Alexander Wahlberg and Elijah Hendrix Wahlberg
  • Relationship status: Married to Jenny McCarthy
  • Net worth: $25 million

Early Life and Education

Donnie Wahlberg, now 55 years old, was born on August 17, 1969, in the Dorchester neighbourhood of Boston, Massachusetts.

He grew up in a large family with eight older siblings (Arthur, Jim, Paul, Robert, Tracey, Michelle, and Debbie) and one younger brother, Mark, who also succeeded as an actor.

Wahlberg’s parents are Donald Edmond Wahlberg and Alma Elaine Wahlberg. His father worked as a teamster and delivery driver, while his mother was a bank clerk and nurse’s aide.

Growing up in Dorchester, a poor working-class district of Boston, Donnie and several siblings were constantly in and out of trouble.

He attended William Monroe Trotter School in Roxbury, Copley Square High School (now known as Snowden International School at Copley).

He later graduated from the city’s Madison Park Technical Vocational High School.

Personal Life

Donnie Wahlberg has been married twice. He was first married to Kim Fey from 1999 to 2008.

They have two children together, Xavier Alexander Wahlberg and Elijah Hendrix Wahlberg. In 2014, he married actress and television personality Jenny McCarthy.


Wahlberg began his entertainment career as the boy band New Kids on the Block leader in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

The group gained massive popularity and achieved international success with hits like “Hangin’ Tough” and “Step By Step.” After a break-up in 1994, the band reunited in 2008 and continues to tour.

In addition to his music career, Wahlberg ventured into acting and has appeared in numerous films and TV shows.

Some of his notable film roles include “The Sixth Sense” (1999), “Dreamcatcher” (2003), and the “Saw” film series.

On television, he is best known for his role as Detective Danny Reagan in the drama series “Blue Bloods,” which he has been portraying since 2010.


Donnie Wahlberg has been nominated for several awards throughout his career.

He was nominated for Choice Scream at the 2006 Teen Choice Awards for his work in the Saw films. He has also been nominated for the following awards:

  • Primetime Emmy Awards:
    • 2014: Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program for Wahlburgers
    • 2015: Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program for Wahlburgers
  • People’s Choice Awards, USA:
    • 2017: Favorite TV Crime Drama Actor
  • Teen Choice Awards:
    • 2006: Movie – Choice Scream for Saw II
  • Awards Circuit Community Awards:
    • 1996: ACCA Best Cast Ensemble for Ransom

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @donniewahlberg
  • Twitter handle: @DonnieWahlberg


  • Bullet
  • Ransom
  • The Sixth Sense
  • Dreamcatcher
  • Saw series
  • Righteous Kill
  • Zookeeper
  • Blue Bloods


  • New Kids on the Block
  • Hangin’ Tough
  • Step by Step
  • The Block
  • 10

Net Worth

Donnie Wahlberg’s net worth is estimated to be around $25 million.

His successful music, acting, and producing career has undoubtedly contributed to his financial success.

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