Actor, philanthropist and entrepreneur
Los Angeles, CA
A committed philanthropist, Mark Wahlberg founded The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation in 2001 to benefit inner-city children and teens. He serves on the boards of several organizations, including the Sheriff's Youth Foundation of LA County and The Felix Organization. He was inducted into the Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Alumni Hall of Fame in 2012. Recently, he received the Bob Hope Award from the Medal of Honor Society for his work to support our military.
An accomplished producer, Mark was nominated for an Oscar® for Best Picture for his standout work in the family boxing film The Fighter. He also has received a British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award (BAFTA), a Peabody, five Emmy nominations, six Golden Globe nominations and a Golden Globe Award for television.