Donnie Wahlberg is an American songwriter, actor, producer and singer. He rose to prominence as a member of the popular boy band New Kids on the Block and has made a name for himself in both music and film. He is currently a part of the CBS crime drama Blue Bloods and has also appeared in various films and television shows over the years.
Donnie was born on August 17, 1969 in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts. He is of Swedish, Irish, and English ancestry. His parents are Donald, a teamster and delivery driver, and Alma Elaine Wahlberg, a nurse's aide and bank clerk. He is the eighth of nine children and has siblings named Arthur, Jim, Paul, Robert, Travey Michelle, Debbie, and a younger brother known as Mark Wahlberg (previously famous under his stage name Marky Mark). He also has three half-siblings called Donna, Scott and Buddy from his father's first marriage.
Donnie is a tall man and stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m). He has a lean build and has black-colored hair. He has a charming personality and is very approachable. He is a great entertainer and has a huge fan following worldwide. He is very active in social media and has a large number of followers on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. He often posts about his personal life and career to keep his fans updated. He also does charity work and has a foundation named 'KaBoom' which is dedicated to creating great play spaces for children.