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Mark Wahlberg

Ancestry of
Mark Wahlberg

Movie Actor


Who is Mark Wahlberg?

Mark Wahlberg is an American actor and producer whose first claim to fame was in the music business as the rapper Marky Mark. He's appeared in a number of films since the 1990s and has more recently served as executive producer of a number of HBO television series including Boardwalk Empire. He is also the co-owner of the Wahlburgers restaurant chain with his brothers and stars in a reality TV series about it. He was nominated for both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for his performance in the film The Departed. Some of the television series that he co-produced have also been nominated for Emmy Awards.

Famous Kin

Mark Wahlberg has a family connection to a number of U.S. Presidents and First Ladies. His presidential kin include John Quincy Adams, Herbert Hoover, Calvin Coolidge, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, Grover Cleveland, William Howard Taft, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and both presidents Bush. His kinship to U.S. First Ladies includes Abigail Adams and Barbara Bush.

In addition to his brother Donnie Wahlberg, Mark Wahlberg has a number of fellow musicians and Hollywood celebrities in his family tree. These include Walt Disney, Kyra Sedgwick, Halle Berry, Shirley Temple, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Grace Slick, Raquel Welch, and Madonna.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Mark Wahlberg

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Sam Waterston

Stage, TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 3 times removed
via John Putnam

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Geena Davis

Movie and TV Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed
via William Simonds

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Kate Hudson

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin
via Edward Winn

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Alvan T. Fuller

50th Governor of Massachusetts

7th cousin 5 times removed
via John Putnam

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

7th cousin 6 times removed
via Richard Gould of Bovingdon

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Benjamin Apthorp Gould

Founder of The Astronomical Journal

6th cousin 7 times removed
via Richard Gould of Bovingdon

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Thomas Green Sr.

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Angelina Jolie

Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Pierre Miville-LeSuisse

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Angelina Jolie

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Jean Demers-Dumais

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Brooke Adams

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 3 times removed
via Thomas Richardson

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Vanessa Hudgens

TV, Movie and Stage Actress

12th cousin
via John Putnam

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Glenn Close

Movie, Television, and Stage Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Francis Peabody

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John Dye

TV and Movie Actor - “Touched by an Angel”

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Mathieu Amiot

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John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

11th cousin
via André Valade

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King Louis VI

King of France

31st great-grandfather

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin 3 times removed
via George Fowle

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Jack Kerouac

American Novelist and Poet

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Pierre Miville-LeSuisse

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Jane Krakowski

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Pierre Miville-LeSuisse

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Reginald Foster

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William Dawes

Midnight Rider with Paul Revere

4th cousin 8 times removed
via Reginald Foster

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and Playwright

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Reginald Foster

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Rev. William Greenleaf Eliot

Founder, Washington Univ - St Louis

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Reginald Foster

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Lucia Chase

Co-Founder, American Ballet Theatre

8th cousin 4 times removed
via William Read

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Lucia Chase

Co-Founder, American Ballet Theatre

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Edward Winn

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and Playwright

7th cousin 5 times removed
via George Fowle

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Mark Wahlberg photo by Cpl. Shannon E. McMillan