For the Wahlbergs, acting runs in the family. There is Mark Wahlberg on one end and then there is his older brother, Arthur Wahlberg. While Arthur didn’t achieve the name and fame his younger brother did, he did manage to make a name for himself in the industry. The actor rose to fame after appearing in a series of films including “10” (2012), “The Rude, the Mad, and the Funny” (2014), and “Patriots Day” (2016). Besides, Arthur also makes regular appearances in the family show, Wahlbergs. In this article, we take a closer look at Arthur Wahlberg, his rise to fame, and his net worth.
Arthur Wahlberg was born on the 17th of June 1963. Born and raised in Dorchester, Boston, Arthur is the eldest son of Donald E. Wahlberg and Alma Elaine. During his early years, Donald used to work as a delivery driver and worked hard to make sure his kids get the life they deserve. Alongside Arthur and Mark, the Wahlberg household has seven other members. A fellow actor Robert Wahlberg, Musician Donnie Wahlberg, and two more brothers by the names of Paul and Jim. Arthur also has three lovely sisters Tracey, Michelle, and Debbie. Debbie and Paul co-owned the Wahlberg’s restaurant chain before Debbie passed away on the 2nd of September 2003 after a septic shock.
He started his acting career in 2012 with a short film called Transsexuals from Space, where he played Dronettia IV. He then appeared in several other short films, such as The Target, The Test, and Radial Blur, as well as a feature film called Villanelle. He also worked as a location manager for some of these projects.
In 2014, he had a breakthrough role as Max Cannon in the comedy film The Rude, the Mad, and the Funny, which he also co-produced. He also acted in the horror film Exeter and the drama film In My Mind that year. In 2015, he played a lead detective in the horror film Jonah Lives. He also made his first appearance on the reality TV show Wahlburgers, which follows his family’s restaurant business.
In 2016, he joined his brother Mark Wahlberg in the action thriller Patriots Day, where he played Uncle Archie. He also starred as Henry in the TV series Point Society. In 2020, he reunited with Mark Wahlberg for another action comedy film, Spenser Confidential, where he played Archie.
He is currently working on a film called Beyond Detention, where he plays Kemper. The film is in post-production and is expected to be released soon.
Other Endeavors & Net Worth
Arthur Wahlberg is also a carpenter who specializes in remodeling. He has worked as a carpenter for many years and has his own business. As of 2023, Arthur has an estimated net worth of $2.3 Million.
Arthur Wahlberg is currently engaged to his longtime actress girlfriend Jennifer Gjulameti. They worked together in the movie ‘The Rude, The Mad, and The Funny’ in 2014. Jennifer is also a producer, writer and director who has been involved in several projects such as ‘The Test’, ‘The Target’ and ‘Altar Rock’. They have been together for several years and share a home in Worchester, MA.
Marriage & Kids
Arthur Wahlberg has not been married yet, but he is planning to tie the knot with his fiance. They have not announced their wedding date or venue yet, but they seem very happy and excited about their future together. The pair do not have any kids together neither Arthur had any from his previous relationship. He has 23 nieces and nephews from his siblings.