Mark Wahlberg Gives Up Life in the Fast Lane for Marriage, Family

Mark Wahlberg is officially ready to give up his life in the fast lane in exchange for marriage and a quiet life with his family.

The 37-year-old movie star told People Magazine that he and longtime girlfriend Rhea Durham, 30, plan to have a formal wedding next summer after the birth of their third child.

"We continue to grow in our relationship," Wahlberg told People Thursday at San Diego's Comic-Con International, where he is promoting his new movie, “Max Payne.” "I think we have a much better chance at succeeding and staying together."

Wahlberg says giving up his wild ways, a life style that served as inspiration for the HBO series “Entourage,” was critical to understanding life as a husband and father.

Now his entourage is made up of Durham and the couple's kids, Ella, 4, and Mike, 2.

"I wasn't prepared to be married – I don't care who it was – at [age] 20 or 30," Wahlberg told People. But he's ready for "committing to really making it work constantly and all the other things that go into building a solid foundation."

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