Jeff Wahlberg is a notable actor and model from America. He has worked in numerous films and television shows since he started his acting career at a young age. He comes from a celebrity family as his father is Jim Wahlberg and he has already worked alongside famous actors including Lucy Liu, Rashida Jones, Benicio Del Toro, James Franco, and more.
Even though this young actor has worked in numerous films, there is still not much information available about him on the internet so this piece will cover Jeff’s family details, career, relationship status, and a few more facts about Wahlberg.
How old is Jeff Wahlberg?
Born on July 17, 1996, Wahlberg is currently 25 years old, however, he will be turning 26 this coming July. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and he grew up in Miami with his brother Daniel and twin sister Kyra Wahlberg.
He has a mixed family background of Irish, Swedish, Scottish, French-Canadian, and English from his father’s side while his mother Bernarda aka Bennie Wahlberg is a Dominican.
Jeff didn’t go to college
After graduating high school Jeff was given a choice by his parents, he could either pursue a career in acting or go to college. Jeff choose not to go to college and started pursuing a career in acting. He started working on various short films.
Some of his first films include A Feeling from Within, Instant Gratification, and If Only.
Are Jeff Wahlberg and Mark Wahlberg related?
Totally, Mark Wahlberg is a brother of Jeff’s father Jim which makes Mark Jeff’s uncle. He is also a nephew of popular American singer and songwriter Donnie Wahlberg.
Furthermore, Jeff has said that his uncle Mark gave him some advice however, his advice was not about acting. In 2019 Jeff opened up about the advice his uncle gave him,
“In terms of acting, he hasn’t really given me any. But in terms of business, just to never get comfortable and never lose my hustle,” Jeff said. However, even though his uncle has a great acting career and has also been nominated for the Oscar, he (Jeff) said that he does not have any pressure to continue his uncle’s legacy.
As mentioned above Jeff started his acting debut from short films however in 2017 he landed a role in the movie Don’t Come Back from the Moon where he portrayed the character of Mickey Smalley, this movie has 5.1 ratings on IMDB. After that, he got to work in Si-Fi/Action movie Future World in 2018 where he worked with popular artists like Milla Jovovich and Snoop Dogg.
Jeff had decided to live in Los Angeles so he started working in a restaurant in Beverly Hills and lived in his friend’s house for a year. However, he quit the job after he landed a role on Dora And The Lost City Of Gold in 2019, he played the character of Deigo in movie.
In 2021 he worked in the movie Cherry where he portrayed the character Jimenez and shared a screen with famous actor Tom Holland. He is now appearing in a television series called The Girl From Plainville which will start airing on Hulu from March 29 this year.
He is also a model and he has mentioned that he was in need of money, and after he was discovered by the modeling agencies, he got a brand like Calvin Klein and At Large magazine to work with, in 2018.
He is followed by thousands
Jeff is a pretty active user on Instagram where he often posts various pictures of himself, friends, family, and others. He currently has 52.4k followers on his Instagram account however, it seems that the Dora and the Lost City of Gold star is not active on other social media platforms.
Jeff Wahlberg’s relationship status
Jeff is pretty private about his love life so he has not given any information on his love life in any interviews, and he also does not share any kind of things that hint at his love life on his social media so we are not sure if Jeff has a girlfriend or not. However, many stars keep their lovers hidden so who knows maybe Jeff might have a secret girlfriend.