Your friends should be close to you and your enemies should be closer.

Mark Wahlberg recently brought a special guest to his workout sesh: His eldest daughter Ella Rae Wahlberg‘s boyfriend.

“I used to work out to keep the boys away from my girl and now, I’m working out with the boyfriend,” the FighterIn an Instagram video posted Jan. 7, the actor stated these words. “Imagine that. Self-made.”

He is seen in the clip standing beside Ella, her smiling BF. They are both wearing orange T-shirts that bear the name of Municipal, his company for sports utility gear.

Commentator: “Heyyy keep ‘em close.” Mario LopezFather of 2 sons and 1 daughter. “Smart.”

Ella and Mark’s mother, Rhea DurhamThe actor replied to his post with five laughing Emojis. Octavia SpencerHe starred alongside him in 2018’s film Instant FamilyFour red heart emoticons were added to the comment.

Ella celebrated her 18th Birthday in September. Rhea (43), and the buff actor, 50, also have a daughter. Grace Margaret WahlbergThis week will mark the 12-year-old birthday of his son and brother. Michael Wahlberg15 and Brendan Wahlberg, 13.