Marky Mark — a.k.a. accomplished musician, model, actor and producer Mark Wahlberg — dropped out of high school to pursue his career. Now, years and millions of dollars later, he is pursuing his diploma through an online credit-recovery program. He spoke at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria on Wednesday about his experience, imploring teens to stay in school.
April 24, 2013 Mark Wahlberg signs magazines and photographs after talking to students at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria. The multimillionaire Hollywood producer, former rapper and model dropped out of high school in ninth grade. Now, at 41, he is pursuing his diploma through an online credit-recovery program. He encouraged the T.C. Williams students to graduate. Astrid Riecken/For The Washington Post Buy Photo