What was Alma Wahlberg's Net Worth?
Alma Wahlberg was an American matriarch and television personality who had a net worth of $1 million at the time of her death. Alma Wahlberg died on April 17, 2021 at the age of 72. Alma Wahlberg was born in Boston, Massachusetts in May 1942. She married Donald Wahlberg in 1965. They had nine children before divorcing in 1982. Among her children are actors Mark Wahlberg and Donnie Wahlberg, and chef Paul Wahlberg. Alma worked as a bank clerk and a nurse's aide for many years. In 2011 she appeared in the TV series Anderson Live. She became widely-beloved after starring in the A&E reality television series "Wahlburgers". Alma also worked as a hostess and greeter at her sons' restaurants. Her son Paul opened the restaurant Alma Nove as a tribute to her.
- Richest Celebrities › Actors
- Net Worth:
- $1 Million
- Date of Birth:
- May 6, 1942 - Apr 17, 2021 (78 years old)
- Place of Birth:
- Bank teller, Nurse
- United States of America
Alma McPeck was born on May 6, 1942 and grew up in Dorchester, Massachusetts. She was of Irish, English, and French-Canadian ancestry and was distantly related to author Nathanial Hawthorne. She grew up in a Catholic family and both of her parents struggled with addiction to alcohol.
Wahlberg worked as a bank clerk and later as a nurse's aide. After some of her sons became famous, Wahlberg herself also became a public figure. In 2014, she starred in the A&E reality television series, "Wahlburgers." The show also starred a number of her children and followed the day-to-day operations of the casual dining burger restaurant and bar, Wahlburgers, which started in the Greater Boston area and later expanded throughout New England. The restaurant is owned by chef Paul Wahlberg, one of Wahlberg's sons, and is co-owned by his two brothers, Donnie and Mark. The show first aired in January of 2014 and aired 10 seasons and 95 total episodes, concluding in July of 2019. The show received some positive reviews and it was nominated for Emmy awards in 2014 and 2015 for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program. After the show went off air, AXS TV acquired syndicated rights to the series and began airing it in February of 2022.
Wahlberg's son Paul also owns another restaurant, Alma Nove, which is named after his mother. Mark and Donnie Wahlberg co-own the restaurant which features food from Italy and other regions in the Mediterranean.
Personal Life and Death
Alma was married to Donald Edmond Wahlberg Sr., who worked as a delivery driver, November 20, 1965. She had nine children during their marriage – Paul, Arthur, James, Robert, Tracey, Marcarelli, Michelle, Donnie, Mark, and Deborah. Many of her children, including the famous Markie Mark, struggled with behavioral issues in their youth which was hard for Wahlberg to cope with considering her large number of children. Following some irreconcilable differences, Wahlberg divorced her first husband in 1982 when she was 40 years old. She married her second husband, Mark Conroy, in 1984.
Wahlberg died on April 17, 2021 at the age of 78. Following her death, her children posted various tributes to their mother on social media. Prior to her death, Wahlberg had been suffering from dementia, as confirmed by Donnie Wahlberg a couple of years earlier.