Mark Wahlberg's evolution from Marky Mark to movie star
The actor turns 50 on June 5
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Mark Wahlberg has been one of Hollywood's highest-paid actors for years. He's appeared in action blockbusters, goofy comedies, and hard-hitting dramas. Everything he touches seems to turn to gold, but it wasn't always this way.
Wahlberg didn't start his life off on the best foot, and came very close to going down the wrong path. His road to success has been rocky at times, and decades in the public eye have shown a long journey of growth and maturity.
Let's take a look back at his life and career so far. Click through the gallery to get started.
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