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Henry “Nacho” Laun (2021), reality star on “Wahlburgers”

by Linnea Crowther

Henry “Nacho” Laun was a star of the reality TV show “Wahlburgers” and a longtime friend of Mark and Donnie Wahlberg.

The Nacho Burger Challenge

Laun became friends with the Wahlbergs as they were growing up in Boston. According to his bio for “Wahlburgers,” they met when Mark Wahlberg picked a fight with Laun, which became the beginning of a lifelong friendship. After Wahlberg brother Paul opened Wahlburgers restaurant, the family’s life was featured on the A&E show “Wahlburgers,” including friends like Laun. He became known for his willingness to take any eating challenge, from whole lobsters to bowls of shredded cheese to bottles of hot sauce. One memorable moment on the show had Laun completing a challenge of eating four burgers in nine minutes: the “Nacho Burger Challenge.”

Tributes to Henry “Nacho” Laun

Full obituary: People

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