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Facts of Matthew McConaughey Biography

OccupationActor
EthnicityScottish, Irish, German, English, Swedish
ReligionChristianity
Place of birthUvalde, Texas, United States
Birthyear1969
BirthmonthNovember
Birthday4

Matthew McConaughey is an American actor. He came to the spotlight after starring in the comedy Dazed and Confused in 1993 directed by Richard Linklater. McConaughey made his lead role debut in 1996 film adaptation of the John Grisham novel A Time to Kill. 

In 2019, McConaughey starred in two movies including Serenity and The Beach Bum. He is married to Camila Alves and from their relationship, the duo is blessed with three children. 

How Much Net worth Does Matthew McConaughey Have In 2019? Salary, Earning, Income, Awards

Matthew McConaughey was titled as the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine for 2005. He has won Academy Award and also Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and has played in HBO’s 2014 series True Detective with Woody Harrelson. He won Critics’ Choice Television Award for his role on True Detective. Matthew also won an Oscar Award for his role in Dallas Buyers Club.

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From his successful career, Matthew has successfully earned name and fame as well as a decent amount of fortune. To date, McConaughey has starred in a number of movies and tv series through which he earned a good sum of money.

As of 2019, the estimated net worth fo McConaughey is reportedly around $95 million. The multiple awards winner, McConaughey owns a house in Mansion in Austin. The mansion built in 1997 features 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, and 1 elevator. 

When Did Matthew McConaughey Marry His Wife? Relationships, Affairs, Wedding, Children

Along with a successful career, Matthew McConaughey has a successful married life too. McConaughey is married to his long-term girlfriend Camila Alves. His wife is a Brazilian model and television performer. 


CAPTION: Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves on their wedding

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The couple met each other for the first time in 2006 and began dating. After dating for around five years, the duo decided to take their relationship to the next level and finally got engaged on Christmas Day in 2011.


CAPTION: Matthew McConaughey and his wife Camila Alves

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Finally, the lovebirds tied the knot on 9th June 2012. Their wedding took place in Austin, Texas, where they currently reside. From their relationship, the husband and wife are blessed with three kids.

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The couple has two sons, Levi Alves McConaughey born in July 2008 and Livingston Alves McConaughey born in December 2012 and a daughter Vida Alves McConaughey born in January 2010.

McConaughey and his wife are together since their wedding. They are successfully maintaining their career as well as family. To date, there are no sings as well as issues that could ruin their happy married life. 

What Is The Birthdate Of Matthew McConaughey? Early Life and Education

Matthew McConaughey was born on 4th November 1969 to parents Mary Kathleen and James Donald McConaughey in Uvalde, Texas, United States. He grew up with two other brothers Rooster McConaughey and Pat McConaughey. His mother is a former kindergarten teacher and also a published author while his father used to run an oil pipe supply business and also played for the Houston Cougars football team and Kentucky Wildcats.

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When Matthew was a kid, his parents divorced twice but got together again. In 1980, McConaughey moved to Longview, Texas. While he was there he studied at Longview High School.

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Later, Matthew went to the University of Texas at Austin College of Communication and joined Delta Tau Delta fraternity graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Radio-Television-Film in 1993. 

Matthew McConaughey Career

Matthew McConaughey started his career through television commercials. He played for small roles in Angles in the Outfield, Boys on the Side, Unsolved Mysteries. Afterward, Matthew was seen playing in a male lead role in the music video of Trisha Yearwood for the song Walkaway Joe. He came to the spotlight after starring in the comedy Dazed and Confused in 1993 directed by Richard Linklater.

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In 1996, he got his breaking role in the film A Time to Kill which was based on the John Grishman novel. After that, he was seen in several movies as a lead role such as Amistad, The Newton Boys, Contact, U-571, and EDtv. His romantic comedies such as How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days and The Wedding Planner have been a big hit at box office. 

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In 2005 Matthew starred in the film Sahara with Steve Zahn and Penelope Cruz. His other works include Failure (2006), We Are Marshall, Peace Corps, Magic Mike. He was also seen in the romantic comedy movie Failure to Launch in 2006 with his co-star Sarah Jessica Parker. After that, Matthew worked in the movie Bernie and then in Dallas Buyers Club.

Most recently in 2019, McConaughey starred in two movies including Serenity as Baker Dill and in The Beach Bum as Moondog. Moreover, his next movie Bush is still not released. Besides his movie and television career, McConaughey has further starred in music videos including Walkaway Joe, Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First) and Synthesizers

Updated On Sun Jun 24 2018 Published On Thu Feb 19 2015 By Biplov Barakoti

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