‘Blue Bloods’ Star Donnie Wahlberg Posts Classic Childhood Picture Celebrating ’52 Trips Around the Sun’

by Thad Mitchell

Today (Tuesday) is “Blue Bloods” actor Donnie Wahlberg’s 52nd birthday and numerous fans have wished him a very special day.

A former member of the boy band “New Kids on the Block,” Donnie Wahlberg found his calling when he went into acting. Wahlberg has starred in the law enforcement drama “Blue Bloods” since joining the cast in 2010. He has several other starring roles on his resume, including films like “Saw,” “The Sixth Sense” and “Zookeeper.” He has also found success in the world of television with the aforementioned “Blue Bloods” among others. He’s also starred in the television miniseries “Band of Brothers” and “Boomtown.”

Donnie Wahlberg took to social media on Tuesday to express appreciation for the birthday well-wishes. He also shares his feeling on turning 52-years-old and reflects on years gone by. He says 52 “trips around the sun” have only gotten sweeter as the years fly by.

“52 trips around the sun, with no rocket ship, and the ride gets sweeter,” he says. “If I have learned anything in this life, it is to start each day by saying thank you.”

Wise words thee from Donnie Wahlberg as he is clearly thankful for everything he has. He further says he has learned to appreciate each and every moment he has here on earth.

Donnie Wahlberg Shares Thankfulness on Birthday

“Not a single moment is promised to me, but each one is appreciated,” he continues with the post. “Today is no different and I am thankful. I am thankful to each and every person who has been part of my journey. Thankful to each and every person who has blessed me with the opportunity to be part of your journeys.”

Along with the nice words, Donnie Wahlberg includes two photos of himself. The first shows him as a child and the second shows him as an adult.

“I would never ever presume to know God’s motives — in his infinite grace and wisdom — but I know that he put all of us in each other’s lives for a reason,” he says, continuing with his social media post. I trust that and I believe that.”

Donnie Wahlberg concludes his birthday social media post by sharing his love with his family, friend and fans.

“I celebrate that blessing today, every day and forever,” he continues. “Love you all. Thankful for you all. Love each other.”

Like most of his social media posts, Donnie Wahlberg’s Tuesday post took in a lot of attention. Several of the actor’s fans chime in to wish the “Blue Bloods” star the happiest of Birthdays. His wife “The Masked Singer” judge Jenny McCarthy was among the many to use social media to wish the former boy bander a happy birthday.