Mark Wahlberg is a man of many talents but is widely recognized for his muscle-bound physique and acting abilities. In a recent video shared on Instagram, Wahlberg showed off his ripped abs as he celebrated Cinco de Mayo weekend.
Wahlberg, once known as ‘Marky Mark’ in the 1990s, amassed popularity in America for his contributions in the music group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. From there, he parlayed his entertainment experience into an acting career. In the early 2000s, Mark continued to find success in Hollywood, starring in major film productions like The Perfect Storm, Planet of the Apes, and The Italian Job. While younger audiences may not remember Wahlberg’s days as a Calvin Klein model, it’s safe to say most are well aware of the insane physique he maintains nowadays.
Throughout his acting career, Mark has been tasked with transforming his physique for different movie roles. Wahlberg underwent dramatic physical changes for his role in Father Stu. He played a former boxer who abandons the sweet science to pursue a more fulfilling life as a priest. In preparation for the project, Mark revealed that he gained over 30-lbs in one month for the role last year. The famous actor said that he was eating over 7,000 calories per day to accomplish the sudden weight gain. Wahlberg has mentioned before that he trains according to what his next movie role demands.
Mark Wahlberg Shows Off Washboard Abs, Takes Tequilla Shot: ‘No Protein Shake Needed’
In a recent Instagram video, Mark Wahlberg shows off his incredible build while playing virtual golf before downing a shot of tequila in honor of Cinco de Mayo weekend.
“Happy Cinco de Mayo!” Mark Wahlberg posted.
Wahlberg remained physically active during the pandemic. While many gyms across America were forced to close operations, that didn’t hold Mark back from getting his fix of fitness. Mark decided to hold a workout event on Instagram Live, and routinely shares his exercises on social media. The workout event was special because Mark made the experience inclusive, no equipment was needed, and he was able to connect on a deeper level with his fans.
Since his virtually unrecognizable role in Father Stu, Wahlberg has worked incredibly hard to shed the weight and transform his physique. He gained weight months ago but is already sporting a well-defined six-pack of abs. Mark’s dedication and commitment to fitness is unwavering and he’s shown as much during his journey back to optimal health.
Courtesy of his muscularity and ripped abs, Wahlberg continues to defy Father time at the age of 50. Despite leading one of the busiest schedules in Hollywood, Mark still carves out time to ensure that his abs stay peeled for the cameras.