American model Rhea Durham is most known for her work with upscale publications like “Marie Claire,” “ELLE,” and “French Vogue.” She has also participated in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show for two years running. She is the devoted mother of four children and is wed to actor Mark Wahlberg. She approaches each day with positivity and manages to balance work and family obligations with ease. Traditions in the family are something Rhea adores. She thinks of herself as a good housewife. She was raised alongside her two younger siblings and was born into a middle-class family. She attended Lakeland Senior High School and graduated. Prior to the age of 15, she had no interest in working in the entertainment industry. She entered the modeling business entirely by accident! She currently has a lot going on in both her personal and professional life, which keeps her quite busy.
Career of Rhea Durham
At the age of 15, Rhea Durham began her modeling career after being spotted by a representative of the renowned modeling firm Model Scout in a shopping center. The native Floridian soon obtained a modeling contract and packed her bags for her duties in New York and Paris. She also started appearing in advertising and fashion shows around this period. After walking the runway for numerous well-known designers in Paris and Milan, she established a reputation for herself in the global fashion industry. Since then, Durham has collaborated with top-tier firms and designers.
She has appeared on the covers of numerous prestigious fashion publications, including “Marie Claire,” “French Vogue,” and “ELLE.” She appeared in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2000 and 2001. She made a cameo appearance in a ‘Spin City’ episode around this period. She additionally secured a contract with Revlon in the early 2000s.
Disputes and scandals
On the internet, Rhea Durham has aroused some debates. She once made remarks about Harry Styles and Justin Bieber’s style that the music stars’ followers felt to be offensive. When she questioned Este Lauder for selecting Kendall Jenner as their new face, she started a small commotion. The model blasted People Magazine in 2014 for naming Chris Hemsworth the sexiest guy.
Individual Life of Rhea Durham
On July 1, 1978, Rhea Durham was born in Lakeland, Florida, in the United States. Along with a younger brother, she also has a younger sister. She was a student at Lakeland Senior High.
Speaking of her romantic relationships, the American model was formerly thought to be dating Ward-Cottrell, the proprietor of Model Scout. She started dating actor Mark Wahlberg in 2001. They first connected during a press junket in New York and before getting married, had Ella Rae, Michael, and Brendan Joseph. Durham married Wahlberg in Beverly Hills in 2009 after converting to Catholicism from Baptist Protestantism. In January 2010, she gave birth to Grace Margaret, the couple’s fourth child. She married and became Donald E. Wahlberg Sr. and Alma McPeck’s daughter-in-law. She is Robert Wahlberg, Donnie Wahlberg, Jenny McCarthy, and Arthur Wahlberg’s sister-in-law.