Mark Wahlberg Wishes a Happy 8th Birthday to His 'Little Equestrian,' Daughter Grace
Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham pose for a photo with their daughter Grace Margaret, who celebrated her 8th birthday with a horse-themed cake
Happy birthday, Grace Margaret!
Featuring an artistic rendering of a horse, the purple-frosted confection contained eight candles plus a pink trim and flowers, with the words “Happy 8th Birthday Grace” written across the bottom.
“Happy birthday to my little equestrian! 👧🏼🐎🎂🎉,” Wahlberg, 46, captioned the gallery post that included a family photo of himself, Durham and Grace, plus a close-up of his daughter’s cake.
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The family of six — which also includes the spouses’ children Brendan Joseph, 9, Michael, 11, and Ella, 14 — recently enjoyed a sun-soaked photo shoot together for their 2017 Christmas card, which the actor shared on social media.
“Hope, Faith, Love – Thankful for God’s many blessings. Best wishes, The Wahlberg Family – 2017,” the card read, showing the group hanging out in casual swimwear on what looked to be a boat.
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The Daddy’s Home 2 star has proven himself to be quite the doting — and protective — father. In November, he recalled an incident that occurred after Ella brought a young male guest to dinner at the Wahlberg house.
“But I was not trying to intimidate him,” Wahlberg insisted. “It had nothing to do with me. I guess the relationship just didn’t work out, and somehow I got blamed.”