Who is Rhea Durham? All About Mark Wahlberg’s Wife
Rhea Durham was a top American model who appeared on the cover of some of the most famous publications in the world. She started her journey at the early age of 14.
She married the actor Mark Wahlberg in 2001 when she met him at a press junket in New York City. The couple officially announced their marriage on 1st August 2009.
She always spends time with her family and loves to serve as a homemaker. She was born to a middle-class family and raised with her two younger siblings.
She graduated from Lakeland senior high School and started her career in the entertainment industry when she was 15. After getting discovered as a model, she started her journey with fashion shows and advertisements.
She walked in various international fashion shows in Paris and Milan. Since then, she has had the opportunity to work with top models, designers, and companies. She also made her appearance in an episode of ‘Spin City.’
Rhea Durham The Classified Beauty
Rhea Durham worked with world-famous publications like Vogue, ELLE, and Marie Clarie and walked onto Victoria’s Secret Fashion shows in 2000 and 2001.
Ward Cottrell, the owner of Modelscout, created it with Rhea and mentioned her as a classical beauty. She had done editorial photoshoots for the magazines like Cosmopolitan, ELLE, and Mademoiselle.
She walked for the luxurious brands Valentino, Michael, Chanel, Kors, Gucci, Versace, and Carolina Herrera. Rhea appeared in several Advertisement campaigns for Revlon, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Christian Dior, GAP, Louis Vuitton, Guess, and many more.
She also made her presence in the acting Television industry by appearing in an episode of ABC 90s sitcom, and Spin City.
She quit her modeling career to take care of her four kids, Ella (18), Michael (16), Brendan (13), and Grace (12).
Rhea once fell into controversies when she commented about heartthrobs Justin Bieber and Harry Style’s fashion sense. The young fans of Justin Bieber went against Rhea for the negative comments about their star’s style.
She also made a horrible comment about the TV star Kendall Jenner after she was chosen to become the new face of the cosmetic brand, Estee Lauder.
Apart from her modeling fame and mom duties, 44 years old Rhea Durham also launched her handbag and accessories line Ella Grace, named after her two daughters.
She is the one who designs her handbag launches sitting in her home. She focuses on high-quality and incredible style in each piece of her production. Rhea is a bit of a sports fan and is referenced as a “die-hard Patriots fan.” She is also a basketball fan.
The strong relationship between Rhea Durham and Mark Wahlberg was well-discussed in the Hollywood industry and among the fans. Both the stars love each other by creating a beautiful life with their children.
They are always delighted to give their fans a very happy update on their personal life. Rhea often shares her family moments on her Instagram page.
Fans love her post and fill the comment sessions with greetings. The couple celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary on August 1, 2021.
Despite their busy schedule, they always make efforts to spend time together. Mark travels a lot with his wife and four children and frequently shares their pictures on social media.
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Recently Rhea posted on social media about her daughter’s college life. She dropped her daughter off at college for the first time and recorded her emotions while traveling.
She posted her video captioning that her emotion is running wild. She loves her children and always tries to give her kids a better life and allow them to follow their dreams.
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