Donald Edmond “Donnie” Wahlberg, Jr. is an American singer-songwriter, actor, record producer, and film producer. Wahlberg was born in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. He is a founding member of the boy band New Kids on the Block. Outside of music, he has had featured roles in the Saw films, The Sixth Sense, Dreamcatcher, and Righteous Kill, also appearing in the World War II miniseries Band of Brothers. From 2002 to 2003, he starred in the crime drama Boomtown.
Wahlberg married Kim Fey on August 20, 1999. They filed for divorce on August 13, 2008, citing “irreconcilable differences”. Wahlberg is a passionate fan of the Boston Celtics and has been seen attending many of their games. He narrated a documentary called “The Association: Boston Celtics” about the team’s 2010–11 season, which aired on ESPN between 2010 and 2011. He also owns a restaurant in Boston named Wahlburgers with brothers Paul (the restaurant’s head chef) and Mark.