He is known for his "tough guy" action persona, At 15, civil action was filed against Wahlberg for his involvement in two separate incidents of throwing rocks and shouting racial epithets at African-American children; the first incident was against two brothers and their sister; the second incident was against a group of school children on a field trip.
Margaret Hospital, and his father, Donald Wahlberg, was a truck driver and active member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters labor union.
With so many children to provide for, the Wahlbergs were often strapped for cash.
'"He jokingly added, "Everything is the attitude."Wahlberg then explained how the unexpected took place upon meeting his daughter's date."So all of a sudden this kid comes over and he one-ups me…he brings his mom!
The genius thing is he was so sweet and [my daughter] is like steamrolling me all the time and he's seeing it, like she's being rude to me and she's being mean to me and she's like if you're not nice to him, he may not wanna be around you."The thing of it is, Wahlberg explained, the boy in question was actually "a keeper" and "really nice.""I'm like, okay, the perfect scenario is to find one boy that she's with forever but I don't know if she can hold him down! And now that the dating story is out of the bag, we're fairly certain Wahlberg is going to have some explaining to do when he heads home from doing press in England.
Wahlberg later transitioned to acting, appearing in films such as the drama Boogie Nights and the satirical war comedy-drama Three Kings during the 1990s.