Eight years ago today Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham became parents to their adorable daughter, Ella Rae Wahlberg. Ella was born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center at 4 a.m. and was the first child in the Wahlberg family. She is big sister to three younger siblings: Michael, Brendan, and Grace.
Mark shared back in January that being a successful dad means more to him than anything:
“I want to give my kids the world, but I also want them to appreciate everything, to succeed, to be good people, to enjoy life This is my most important role. If I fail at this, I fail at everything.”
September 2nd, 2003 was a bittersweet day for Mark, as he also lost his oldest sister Debbie on that same day.
Happy Birthday Ella Rae! We hope it’s a fantastic day!
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