10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mark Wahlberg Back When He Was “Marky Mark”

Before establishing himself as an actor, Mark Wahlberg was the rapper known as “Marky Mark,” and here are a few tidbits about the star.

At thirteen, Mark Wahlberg was an original member of New Kids On The Block but quit only a few months in. Six years later in 1990, he formed the Funky Bunch with dancers/rappers Hector Barros (aka Hector the Booty Inspector), Scott Ross (aka Scottie Gee), Anthony Thomas (aka Ashley Ace), and Terry Yancey (aka DJ-T) and their first album, Music for the People (produced by big bro Donnie) gave the world the #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and certified platinum single, “Good Vibrations.”The rapper/partier with the OG attitude we knew as “Marky Mark” is a totally different person than the respected actor/husband/father we know today.