Mark Wahlberg shares throwback snap with his beloved late mother Alma Wahlberg on his milestone 50th birthday: ‘Miss you’
Mark Wahlberg is keeping his mother Alma Wahlberg close to his heart as he celebrates his milestone 50th birthday on Saturday, June 5.
The Daddy’s Home star kicked off his special day by taking to Instagram and posting a throwback photo of himself with his arms around his mom.
He simply wrote: ‘Miss you’ in the caption along with a red heart emoji in-between two prayer emojis.
Heartfelt: Mark Wahlberg remembered his late mother Alma Wahlberg on his 50th birthday
The photo appears to have been taken three decades ago, around the time he went by his rapper name Marky Mark in the early 1990s.
Alma Wahlberg was 78-years-old when she passed away this past April following her struggle with dementia.
Since her passing, the actor and producer has posted a number of tributes to his mother, including when he announced her death on social media on April 18 with the caption: ‘My angel. Rest in peace.’
Tribute: The leading man shared a throwback snap, seemingly from his Marky Mark rapper days in the early 1990s, when he paid tribute to his mom
RIP: The leading man announced the passing of his mother on social media on April 18
He wrote ‘miss you mom’ when he marked this most recent Mother’s Day with a slideshow.
He also shared a photo where he posed alongside his mother and wife, Rhea Durham.
‘Happy Mother’s Day. What would I be without these two. Miss you mom. love you babe. to all the moms thank you,’ he gushed in the caption.
Mother’s Day tribute: Since her passing, the actor and producer has posted a number of tributes to his mother, including when he marked this most recent Mother’s Day with a photo of himself, is mom, and wife Rhea Durham
His angel: Wahlberg also shared a slideshow of images of his mom on Mother’s Day
Alma Wahlberg and her late ex-husband Donald Wahlberg, who died in 2008, had nine children together, including Mark and his brother Donnie Wahlberg, who also reached the heights of fame with the boy band New Kids On The Block and as an actor.
The family matriarch frequently appeared on the reality show, Wahlburgers, which ran on A&E for 10 seasons from 2014 to 2019. The series was based on the casual dining burger restaurant and bar Wahlburgers, a chain that started in Greater Boston town of Hingham, Massachusetts.
Wahlberg and Durham have been married for over 11-years and share four children together: daughters Ella, 17, and Grace, 11, and sons Michael, 15, and Brendan, 12.
Throwback: Alma Wahlberg and her late ex-husband Donald Wahlberg had nine children together; the actor and producer appears to be pictured in late 1980s or early 1990s
Reality world: The family matriarch frequently appeared on the reality show, Wahlburgers, which ran on A&E for 10 seasons from 2014 to 2019