Alma Wahlberg is co-owner of the Wahlburger Restaurant Chain and a main cast member of a reality show which follows her family’s business She worked as a bank clerk and nurse’s aide until she became known after 2011, being the mother of actors Mark Wahlberg, Donnie Wahlberg and of chef Paul Wahlberg. The media has called Alma ‘everyone’s favorite celebrity mom’. Alma started working as a hostess in her son's’ restaurants as a hostess and presence in the eateries.
Alma married her first husband, Donald Wahlberg, in 1965. The couple had nine children, but they divorced in 1982. Alma mostly raised her children alone, and without troubles. Two of Alma’s sons became famous, Mark for being a rapper, an actor and a producer, and Donnie also an actor, a singer, and a film producer. Mark’s success brought Alma to her first television experience in 2011 when she appeared in the episode “Mark Wahlberg Returns to His Hometown” of the television series “Anderson Live.” In the same year, another of Alma’s sons, Paul decided to collaborate with his two famous brothers and open the first Wahlburger restaurant, called Alma Nove, named after their mother and her nine children.
Early Life Of Alma Wahlberg
Alma Wahlberg was born on May 6, 1942, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She belongs to the of Irish, English, and French-Canadian ancestry and holds an American nationality.
Alma Wahlberg's Career
Alma served as a bank clerk and nurses aide. Later, she works as a hostess and greeter at two restaurants, Alma Nove and Wahlburges which is owned by her sons: The restaurants were opened as a tribute to her.
Since 2014 she is also starring in the reality series titled Wahlburgers which is basically about the professional and personal life of her chef son Paul Wahlberg.
She prefers to keep herself asides from the limelight of media that might be the reason she never talked much about her profession to media.
However, her sons have established themselves as a successful actor, producer, model, singer, and a businessman.
Alma Wahlberg's Personal Life
Alma is living a blissful married life with Mark Conroy right now since 1984. Previously, she was married to Donald Edward Wahlberg, a delivery driver. The duo exchanged a vow on November 20, 1965, but due to some personal issues, they had divorced on 1982.
The former couple shared 9 children together six sons and three daughters; Arthur E. Donnelly, Paul Wahlberg (aka Paul J. Wahlberg), James M. Wahlberg, Tracey A. Marcarelli, Michelle Wahlberg, Robert Wahlberg (aka Robert G. Wahlberg), Donnie Wahlberg (aka Donald E. Wahlberg) and Mark Wahlberg (aka Mark R. Wahlberg) and the late Deborah E. Donnelly.
She is the matriarch of the Wahlberg family. As the mother of nine children, she has seen it all. She raised her children alone without the support of her ex-husband.
Alma Wahlberg's Net worth
Alma earns a good amount of money from her restaurants. Even though there is no concrete figure about her net worth, it is certain that she has accumulated a net worth of millions.