Mark Wahlberg was not too way back in Columbus, Ohio, to talk about his new Chevrolet dealership. Whereas there, the actor met with media and shared his lifelong passion for cars. Really, thought-about considered one of his first jobs was as an auto mechanic.
As a teen, Wahlberg did oil changes and tune-ups and even drove a tow-truck. Wahlberg moreover started fixing and flipping cars when he purchased his license. Wahlberg outlined: “I had pretty just some cars on my first protection as soon as I used to be 16 half—my insurance coverage protection protection—on account of I bought a automotive for $200, fixed it up a little bit of bit, purchased that automotive, bought one different automotive. And my mother was like ‘What is going on on? How are you getting all these cars?’ ”
Wahlberg opened the Chevrolet dealership with enterprise companion Jay Fieldman. Together with a Chevy dealership makes good sense for the actor. He’s labored with Chevy on quite a few his motion pictures, most notably as a star inside the “Transformers” franchise.
Wahlberg has moreover been making the rounds of the television converse displays, the place he has tried to advertise the hosts new cars. The story of his teen auto mechanic work has moreover been a topic of dialogue on the converse displays.
As for the first new automotive Wahlberg purchased when he started to develop into worthwhile with a recording contract as Marky Mark, he says it was a nasty thought. Whereas he could afford the Mercedes-Benz, he couldn’t afford to insure the automotive. He nonetheless lived in a tough Boston neighborhood, and the locals beloved vandalizing the flamboyant journey. That included slicing open his roof and stealing his radio.
That’s decrease than splendid even with an accurate insurance coverage protection protection.
In the end Wahlberg could afford insurance coverage protection, though, as his career took off rapidly from there. The rapper turned a world sensation and as well as served as a model for Calvin Klein. In the end he transitioned to performing, and he’s been banging out attribute motion pictures ever since. His latest is known as “Mile 22” and is in theaters now. In it, Wahlberg performs an American intelligence officer on a dangerous mission.
We don’t suppose any Chevrolets are featured inside the movie, nonetheless Chevy has an in for product placement in future Wahlberg motion pictures.