Who is Rhea Durham?
Rhea Durham was born on the 1st July 1978, in Lakeland, Florida USA, and is a model, best known to the world for her appearances in high-profile fashion magazines, such as French Vogue, ELLE British and American editions, and Marie Claire, among many other differing accomplishments. However, she is also known as the wife of the famous actor and musician Mark Wahlberg.
Rhea Durham Bio: Early Life, Parents, and Education
Rhea, oldest of three siblings, she spent her childhood in her hometown, taking care of herself and her younger brother and sister – she hasn’t disclosed details about her parents. She went to Lakeland Senior High School and it was during her high school years that Rhea was ‘discovered’.
During one of her many visits to a mall in her hometown, Rhea was noticed by a talent agent from the Model Scout agency, and she soon had her bags packed and a ticket to New York. Rhea’s career improved steadily, signing new contracts and deals, which took her all the way to Paris; she was becoming a star at warp speed.
Rise to Prominence and Victoria’s Secret Career
Her gigs became more profitable too, as she was now doing photo shoots for high-profile fashion magazines – even before the 2000s, Rhea was a star, appearing in ELLE, Vogue, Marie Claire and other popular magazines. However, it was in 2000 that she reached prominence when she was chosen to appear in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, and repeated her accomplishment the following year. However, since then, Rhea has become more focused on her family life, raising children with her husband, Mark Wahlberg.
Do You Know How Rich Rhea Durham Is?
Rhea has accomplished many things in her short modeling career, including her two appearances in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. So, have you ever wondered how rich Rhea Durham is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Durham’s net worth is as high as $2 million. Pretty impressive don’t you think, considering her experience.
Mark Wahlberg with wife Rhea Durham and family attend "Transformers: Age Of Extinction" New York Premiere at Ziegfeld Theater on June 25, 2014 in New York City
First Meeting with Mark Wahlberg
Rhea and Mark met in New York City; the two attended a press junket, and Mark asked her out. Rhea, without second-guessing, said yes immediately and the two started their first conversation, during which the couple arranged a date at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. Soon enough a romance was born which lasts until the present day.
Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham attend "2 Guns" New York Premiere at SVA Theater on July 29, 2013 in New York City.
Wedding and Children
Rhea, raised as a Protestant, has continued to practice her religion values, but as Mark was a Catholic, she had to convert to Catholicism for the couple to marry. They held a private wedding ceremony at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Beverly Hills in 2009, however, before the two decided to make their marriage official, they welcomed three children, and since then Rhea has given birth to their fourth.
Rhea has become a celebrity on social media platforms, especially Instagram and Twitter. Her official Instagram page has close to 80,000 followers, with whom she has shared details from her private life, including time spent with her husband and children. Rhea can also be found on Twitter, on which she has over 20,000 followers, and has used this social media network to promote her newest career endeavors, including the launch of her own line of handbags. So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent model, then this is a fantastic opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official pages.
Rhea Durham’s Husband, Mark Wahlberg
Now that we have covered all the major details about Rhea, let’s share some information about her husband, Mark Wahlberg.
Born Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg on the 5th June 1971 in Dorchester, Boston Massachusetts USA, he is the youngest of nine children born to Alma and Donald E. Wahlberg Sr. Mark is now a musician, producer and actor, known for his roles in such films as “Transformers” franchise, “Max Payne” (2008), “The Italian Job” (2003), and “Planet of the Apes”, among many other roles. He is also an accomplished musician, starting the band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, with whom he released two studio albums “Music for the People” (1991), and “You Gotta Believe”. In his teen years, Mark was also a part of the New Kids on the Block boy band with his brother Donnie, but left the group after just a few months. Mark’s net worth is estimated at $225 million, and the Wahlberg’s reside in a lavish 30,000 square foot French Manor. Mark is also popular on social media platforms, with over 10 million followers on Instagram, 3.7 million on Twitter, and 17 million on Facebook.