People Are Furious After Mark Wahlberg's Appearance on 'GMA' | 22 Words

Heartbreaking news just in.

Mark and Donnie Wahlberg's mother, Alma, has died...

Rest in peace.

Keep scrolling to learn more.

Heartbreaking news just in.

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Mark and Donnie Wahlberg's mother, Alma, has died.

Now, we all know Mark Wahlberg.

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Also known as Marky Mark, he's one of America's best known actors.

He was born in 1971 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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And actually rose to fame as a rapper with Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch.

He made the transition into acting in 1994.

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With his first movie role in Renaissance Man.

His first starring role soon followed in Fear in 1996.

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But he really rose to prominence with his role in 1997's Boogie Nights.

He followed this success with roles in many action movies, including The Perfect Storm (2000), Planet of the Apes (2001), and The Italian Job (2003).

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He is also known for comedic roles in Ted (2012) and Daddy's Home (2015).

​In fact, believe it or not, he was the highest-paid actor in the world in 2017.

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Quite an impressive accolade!

Alongside acting, Wahlberg is a producer and businessman.

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And he received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame back in 2010.

There's no denying he's had an extremely successful professional life.

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But behind the scenes, things haven't always been so seemingly perfect ...

In fact, Wahlberg is certainly no stranger to controversy.

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As a teenager, Wahlberg, who comes from a family of 9 siblings, dropped out of high school and quickly became embroiled in a life of crime.

By the age of thirteen, he was addicted to drugs.

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Wahlberg got himself involved in drug dealing, stealing, and all-around violent behavior which would eventually lead to him serving time in prison at the age of sixteen.

It's certainly been a very interesting life.

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And he's not the only one of his siblings to have lived an interesting life.

His brother Donnie had some huge success too!

As the lead singer of the New Kids on the Block...

The two were both brought up by Alma Wahlberg.

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And today news emerged that Alma had tragically passed away at the age of 78.

The two sons confirmed their mothers passing.

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Mark simply wrote: "My Angel. Rest in peace".

He shared a photo of his mother in the post too.

Donnie wrote a lengthier post about his late mother.

"She was always an angel. Now she has her wings."

He added:

Rest peacefully Alma. As Always, your Baby Donnie.

Alma was a regular on their reality series Wahlburgers.

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However before that she worked as a nurse.

Her exact cause of death has not been specified.

However it's been reported that she suffered with numerous health issues such as dementia, leading up to her death.

Rest in peace Alma.

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Rest in peace.