The “Me Time” actor admitted in a new interview that retirement is on the horizon.“Well, I’m certainly working harder now than ever.
Certain businesses, you kind of build them, pass them on or you exit,” Wahlberg, 52, told Cigar Aficionado.“Hopefully my kids, we’ll see what their interests are, but I don’t think that I’ll be acting that much longer at the pace I am now.
That’s for sure,” he continued. “Because that’s the most difficult thing.”The actor-producer and his wife, Rhea Durham, share four children: Ella, 20, Michael, 17, Brendan, 14 and Grace, 13.Wahlberg got his start as a member of the hip hop group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch in the ’90s and made his screen debut in 1994’s “Renaissance Man.” He found major success with the HBO series “Entourage,” which ran for eight seasons from 2004 to 2011, and launched his production company, Closest to the Hole, in 2004.
Last year, he also announced an ownership stake in Flecha Azul Tequila.“I started producing out of necessity,” he explained to the outlet. “I didn’t want to sit around waiting for Brad Pitt or Tom Cruise or whoever was already established before me and were the guys at the time, and Leo [DiCaprio] to go and pass on a movie until I could get my hands on it.”“I was always proactive in trying to find material and things that I could produce, that I knew was right for me, create my own destiny,” he added. “To create a vehicle and a path and an opportunity for me to get to where I wanted to be, and have control.Read more on nypost.com