The book “Marky Mark” by Mark Wahlberg and Lynn Goldsmith includes interviews with Wahlberg, his brother Donnie Wahlberg and other members of his family. The biography, which was first published in 1992, is out of print as of 2015. Used copies of the book are still available.
Wahlberg was born the youngest of nine children. As a teenager, he was incarcerated for assault and battery. After his release, he dedicated himself to becoming a star in the music world. With the help of his brother Donnie, a member of the singing group New Kids on the Block, Wahlberg became famous as the rapper Marky Mark. He published a memoir of his rise to fame, including interviews with his family, in 1992.
Wahlberg later left the rap world and turned to movie acting. His movie credits include “Boogie Nights,” “Three Kings” and “Ted.”