Mark McKenna is an Irish actor who has been active in the industry since 2016. He is famous for his roles as Wayne McCullough Jr. in Wayne, Eamon in Sing Street, and Murphy in Overlord.
Besides acting, Mark is also a singer/ musician and is associated with bands like Milk and The Girl Talk.
So, how old is the actor/musician Mark McKenna? Does he have a girlfriend? Get all the details on his professional and personal life, including his age, height, dating life, movies/tv shows and net worth.
Early Life- Age, Height
Mark McKenna was born on 5 May 1996 in Dublin, Ireland, to musician father, Eamon McKenna. His parents were very supportive and helped him pursue a singing and acting career. He learned to pluck in the Michael, Row the Boat Ashore on guitar through his father.
To pursue music as a full-time career, he went to BIMM music college in Dublin.
The 25 year-old-actor stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm).
Career As An Actor And Musician-
Mark Mckenna has been active in the acting industry since 2016. He has come a long way as an actor and has had a few successes over the years.
- Sing Street- In 2016, Mark starred as Eamon in the comedy-drama film Sing Street, written and directed by John Carney. The story follows a boy starting a band to impress a girl in 1980s Ireland. The role was extra special for him because his father’s name is also Eamon, and he is also a musician. The movie was made on a $4 million budget and collected around $13.6 Million at the box office.
- Overlord- Similarly, the actor portrayed the role of Private First Class Murph in Overload (2018), which is an American history action horror film directed by Julius Avery. The film tells the story of American soldiers who were dropped behind enemy lines the day before D-Day and discovered inhuman experiments. The horror film’s box office collection is around $41.9 Million.
- Wayne- Likewise, the Overload star starred in an American action-comedy series, Wayne (2019), created by Shawn Simmons. He portrayed the role of Wayne McCullough Jr., a teenage boy who attempts to retrieve his late father’s stolen car.
- One of Us Is Lying- Also, the 25-year-old bagged a role in an American mystery drama television series created by Erica Saleh in 2021. He starred as Simon Kelleher, the creator of an online gossip group who dies during detention.
As per Wikipedia, his upcoming project is an American film Daliland where he will be seen portraying the role of American singer/actor Alice Cooper. He seems to be quite excited about the project:
“Dali Land,” in which I play Alice Cooper. I had never played someone who actually exists before, so getting to study his mannerisms through old footage and interviews was a fun challenge.
Lead Singer In Bands Like The Girl Talk And Milk
Besides acting, Mark McKenna is very passionate about music and photography. In an interview, he stated:
“Music and photography take up most of my time outside of acting. Music has always been a very big part of my life. Learning how to produce music during lockdown kept me busy most days. I firmly believe every actor should have a hobby outside of acting. It’s great for staying creatively fulfilled when you’re not working.”
- The Girl Talk- The Wayne alum was the lead singer/guitarist in the band “The Girl Talk.” His project with the band was R.I.P. The Girl Talk, When I Know, Heroic Chic, Medicine, Scariff.
- Milk- Also, McKenna is now the lead singer or guitarist in the band Milk. He has various songs with the Milk band to date, such as The EP, Drama Queen, Temperature, A Little More, etc.
- LOVERBOY- Furthermore, the singer also posts demos like I Only Wanna Die Sometimes, In LA, I Never Want To Die With You Around, under LOVERBOY on Soundcloud.
Personal Life- Is Mark McKenna Dating? Who Is His Girlfriend?
McKenna hasn’t officially announced his relationship or affair with anyone. However, he often posts pictures of his on-screen girlfriend and Wayne co-star Cierra Quinn. Quinn is famous as a child star in the Nickelodeon series Big Time Rush and the Fox series Red Band Society.
Though the fans are convinced that they are an item, both the stars haven’t confirmed anything about their rumored relationship.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Mark McKenna?
Mark McKenna has an estimated net worth of around $1 million as of May 2022. His main income source is acting, and as per the sources, he earns $100k annually on average from his acting job.
Similarly, as a musician, Mark makes $70,318 per year or $33.81 per hour.
His other income source is Instagram, and he reportedly charges between $843 – $1,405 per sponsored post-his account; as of April 2022 has 280k followers and a 13.25% engagement rate.