What is the name of the restaurant chain owned by actor Mark Wahlberg and his brothers?
He co-owns Wahlburgers with his brothers Donnie and Paul. It was Mark’s idea to expand Paul’s restaurant in Hingham, Massachusetts, into a full-fledged chain with a reality show to promote it. Rick Vanzura, formerly of Panera Bread, is the CEO.
Mark Wahlberg is a star Hollywood actor who played in the award-winning movie “The Departed” alongside Leonardo DiCarpio and is now a recurring character in the “Transformers” franchise. But did you know he’s also a restaurant owner? Mark, along with his brothers, opened the first Whalburgers in Hingham, Massachusetts, and since then, they’ve continued to grow the business. In 2016, they set a goal to open over 100 restaurants in the next several years. Source: Fox Affiliate WGHP
Wahlberg is a supporter of the Democratic Party, having donated all of his campaign contribution money to Democratic presidential candidates. He voiced support for Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential re-election campaign.
A committed Roman Catholic and daily Mass attendee, Wahlberg openly supports same-sex marriage, despite the church’s opposition.On September 27, 2015, he apologized to Pope Francis about jokes he made regarding his movie Ted.He has said that he had his personal rosary blessed by the pontiff.