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Actor Donnie Wahlberg tips 2,000 dollars at Charlotte Waffle House 

Wahlberg left a $2,000 tip for an $82.60 meal and wrote in a Facebook post that both of his parents had waited tables for years.

Published: 14th July 2017 03:50 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th July 2017 06:01 PM   |  A+A-

Actor-singer Donnie Wahlberg. (AP Photo)

By Associated Press

CHARLOTTE: Actor and New Kids on the Block singer Donnie Wahlberg recently left a whopping $2,000 tip after dining at a Waffle House in North Carolina.

News outlets report Wahlberg ate at the Waffle House in Charlotte on Wednesday evening, documenting his visit in a nearly 11-minute Facebook live video. He was in North Carolina for a New Kids on the Block concert Thursday night.

Wahlberg left a $2,000 tip for an $82.60 meal. He wrote in a Facebook post that both of his parents waited tables for years, "so when I walk into a #WaffleHouse, and the staff treats me like a king, you better believe I treat them like queens!"

He also gave an unsuspecting customer tickets and backstage passes for the concert.

For those wondering what the star ordered: steak, eggs, bacon and grits.

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