Donnie Wahlberg Bio
Donald Edmond “Donnie” Wahlberg Jr., born on 17 August 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts, is an American singer-songwriter, actor, record producer and film producer. He is best known as a founding member of the boy band New Kids on the Block.
Thanks to his rapping skills, dancing ability and showmanship, Donnie Wahlberg became the first New Kids on the Block member. The group released their self-titled debut studio album in 1986 and has released a total of six studio albums. They also won two American Music Awards.
Donnie Wahlberg made his film debut in 1996 in the crime drama Bullet. Since 2010 he has been starring in the television series Blue Bloods. He is also currently the star of two reality shows – Wahlburgers (since 2014) and Donnie Loves Jenny (since 2015).
Donnie Wahlberg Personal Details
- Born Name: Donald Edmond Wahlberg Jr.
- Age (in 2017): 48
- Date of Birth: August 17, 1969
- Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
- Net worth: 20 Million
- Official Website: –
- Official Twitter: @DonnieWahlberg
Donnie Wahlberg Family Tree
- Wife name: Kim Fey (Divorced)
- Wife name: Jenny McCarthy
- Boy: Xavier Alexander Wahlberg
- Boy: Elijah Hendrix Wahlberg
- Stepson: Evan Joseph Asher
- Father name: Donald Edmond Wahlberg Sr.
- Mother name: Alma Elaine (née Donnelly)
- Brother: Arthur Wahlberg
- Brother: Jim Wahlberg
- Brother: Paul Wahlberg
- Brother: Robert Wahlberg
- Brother: Mark Wahlberg
- Sister: Tracey Wahlberg
- Sister: Michelle Wahlberg
- Sister: Debbie Wahlberg
- Half-brother: Scott Wahlberg (Paternal)
- Half-brother: Buddy Wahlberg (Paternal)
- Half-sister: Donna Wahlberg (Paternal)
- Mother-in-Law name: Linda McCarthy
- Father-in-Law name: Dan McCarthy
- Sister-in-Law name: Joanne McCarthy
- Sister-in-Law name: Amy McCarthy
- Sister-in-Law name: Lynette McCarthy
Donnie Wahlberg Relationship History
Below is the relationship and dating history for Donnie Wahlberg with his past and current girlfriend details.
Donnie Wahlberg dated:
- Kim Fey (August 1991-August 2008) – Donnie Wahlberg married American composer Kim Fey on 20 August 1999. They have two children together. The couple filed for divorce on 13 August 2008, citing “irreconcilable differences”.
- Aubrey O`Day (2010) – Donnie Wahlberg had an encounter with American singer Aubrey O`Day.
- Jenny McCarthy (April 2013-PRESENT) – Donnie Wahlberg married American actress and comedian Jenny McCarthy on 31 August 2014 at the Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Illinois, after the couple announced their engagement on the talk show The View on 16 April 2014.
Donnie Wahlberg Body Measurements, Weight Loss, Diet and Exercise Routine
Donnie Wahlberg Body Measurements
- Height in Feet: 5′ 10″
- Height in Centimeters: 178 cm
- Weight in Pounds: 163 pounds
- Weight in Kilogram: 74 kg
In preparation for his role in the movie The Sixth Sense, where he plays a mental patient, Donnie Wahlberg lost 43 pounds (20 kg).
Donnie Wahlberg gained 20 pounds (9 kg) through sampling and approving foods for the menu of the family owned Wahlburgers restaurant.
Donnie Wahlberg Fun Facts
Donnie Wahlberg Quotes
“I love the rush of being creative. I really think I live for it.”
“I try to ground most of my characters in reality somehow. That’s kind of what I bring to the table.”
“I had to learn how to become a real actor, I had to suffer and be rejected and face that 100 times just like every actor. It wasn’t like someone handed it to me.”
Donnie Wahlberg Interesting Facts
- He sleeps less than three hours a night.
- He has a pierced nose and nipple.
- He is afraid of flying on large airplanes, yet he loves small ones.
- He only wears T-shirts once, and then he gives them away.
- His first job was in the foreign-exchange office of a bank.
- He loves bass fishing.
- He considers himself an excellent chess player.
- His favorite movie is Scarface.