Matthew McConaughey is an American actor and producer. He appeared in the comedy Dazed and Confused. He is married and has three kids.
Facts of Matthew McConaughey
|Full Name:||Matthew McConaughey|
|Age:||51 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||November 04, 1969|
|Birth Place:||Uvalde, Texas, USA|
|Net Worth:||$95 million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (Irish- Scottish- English- German- Welsh- Swedish)|
|Father's Name:||James Donald McConaughey|
|Mother's Name:||Mary Kathlene McCabe|
|Education:||University of Texas|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces|
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My best quality is that I'm a big hearted person. I'm resilient, too. My worst quality is selfishness, although everyone is guilty of that to an extent. Everyone should be, I think -- you need to respect yourself.
Traveling is a great love of mine. I love South America and Africa. I'm your ultimate backpacker when I'm away. It's just me and my backpack. It's good for getting away from the industry.
I love it. It's silly to say that it is a world of false and stupid people. Sure there are witches and swindlers, but you can meet there many creative, talented and generous persons too. Hollywood is a pleasant place, when you are hip to the game and you enjoy it for what it is really.
Relationship Statistics of Matthew McConaughey
|What is Matthew McConaughey marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Matthew McConaughey get married ? (married date):||June 09, 2012|
|How many children does Matthew McConaughey have ? (name):||Three (Levi Alves McConaughey, Livingston Alves McConaughey, Vida Alves McConaughey)|
|Is Matthew McConaughey having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Matthew McConaughey gay ?:||No|
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Matthew McConaughey dated Ashley Judd who played in the same movie “A Time to Kill” as husband and wife. They started dating each other at that time. Eventually, they broke up the same year after dating for a couple of months.
Matthew dated Sandra Bullock, they saw each other for about a year from 1996 to 1997 and then they parted their ways. In one of her interviews after she broke up with Matthew, Sandra said that she officiously couldn’t find luck in her love life.
Matthew started dating the actress who has played big roles in various sci-fi movies, Salli Richardson. These two dated each other for almost a year before they parted away in 2001. Matthew started dating the well-known singer Janet Jackson.
They met each other at the 2002 Grammy Awards. Since then, they were seen in different places together; for example Balboa Steakhouse in Los Angeles. Eventually, they parted their ways in March 2002.
Matthew and Penelope Cruz started dating while they were on set for the movie “Sahara.” The couple dated for about a year before they broke up. The reason as both the actors revealed was the little time they were spending together due to their busy schedules.
Matthew dated Cassandra Hepburn Both actors met each other in 2007 on the set of Surfer Dude in Malibu and shortly. The reason why they broke up the same year isn’t known because they kept their relationship a secret.
In April 2007, Camila Alves who is a model commenced dating well-known actor Matthew after they met each other for the first time in a bar in West Hollywood known as Club Hyde. Camila said that at first, she didn’t know who actually Matthew is, because of his long beard and Rasta hat, he was wearing.
But eventually, she got to know that she was interacting with well-known actor McConaughey. These two dated for quite a long period of time until they finally married each other on June 9, 2012.
They’ve had a 3-day long wedding extravaganza on their property in Texas, where they invited quite a long list of well-known actors and models.
Matthew and Camila have 3 children, Levi Alves McConaughey (born on July 7, 2008), Vida McConaughey (born on January 23, 2010), and Livingston McConaughey (born on December 28, 2012).
- 1 Who is Matthew McConaughey?
- 2 Matthew McConaughey: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
- 3 Matthew McConaughey: Professional Life, Career
- 4 Matthew McConaughey: Net Worth, Salary
- 5 Matthew McConaughey: Rumors and Controversy
- 6 Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 7 Social Media
Who is Matthew McConaughey?
Matthew McConaughey is an American actor and producer, who first tasted stardom with the critically successful film, ‘Dazed and Confused’.
Likely, McConaughey’s breakthrough performance as a leading man came in the legal drama A Time to Kill (1996). His other projects are Amistad (1997), The Newton Boys (1998), the satire EDtv (1999), U-571 (2000), and Frailty (2001).
Matthew McConaughey: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
Matthew McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas, the United States on November 4, 1969. His father’s name is James Donald McConaughey and his mother’s name is Mary Kathlene McCabe.
His family relocated to Longview, Texas, the United States. Whereas, McConaughey’s mother and late father married each other three times, having divorced each other twice. His dad passed away in the year 1992, due to a heart attack while making love to him mom.
Matthew has two siblings namely, Rooster McConaughey and Pat McConaughey.
Matthew holds American citizenship and mixed (Irish- Scottish- English- German-Welsh- Swedish) ethnicity. His birth sign is Scorpio.
Talking about Matthew’s education history, he went to the Longview High School. Then, he went on an education exchange program for a year to Warnervale, New South Wales, Australia.
He was a Rotary exchange student. He later attended the University of Texas at Austin College of Communication.
In the year 1993, he graduated from the University of Texas with a B.S. degree in Radio-Television-Film. In university, he was a member of the Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity.
Matthew McConaughey: Professional Life, Career
Talking about his profession, in the year 1991, Matthew McConaughey began his career in the entertainment business. He appeared in a series of TV commercials, before begging for himself a role in the coming of age comedy film, ‘Dazed and Confused’, which earned immense critical acclaim.
He was seen in minor roles in a series of films like, ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation’, ‘Boys on the Side’, ‘Angels in the Outfield’, and the TV series ‘Unsolved Mysteries’.
In the year 1996, he got his big break in the Joel Schumacher thriller film, ‘A Time to Kill’, in which he played the role of a lawyer ‘Jake Brigance’. This critically acclaimed film was an adaptation of a John Grisham novel of the same name. During 1999, he played the role of, ‘Ed Eddie Pekurny’ in the American comedy film ‘EDtv’, directed by Ron Howard.
In the year 2003, he appeared in the TV series documentary, ‘Freedom: A History of Us’. During 2005, he played ‘Brandon Lang’ in the film, ‘Two for the Money’, and also acted in the action-comedy adventure film, ‘Sahara’. He played the voice of ‘Al Bean’ in ‘Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D’, a 3D documentary film.
In 2009, he starred opposite Jennifer Garner in the romantic comedy film, ‘Ghosts of Girlfriends Past’. The film was a commercial success but received negative reviews from critics.
In the year 2010, he starred in the American TV comedy series, ‘Eastbound & Down’, broadcast on HBO. During 2012, he played the title role in the coming-of-age drama film, ‘Mud’, directed by Jeff Nichols.
In the year 2013, he appeared in the biographical drama film ‘Dallas Buyers Club’. He received appreciation and success for portraying a cowboy diagnosed with AIDS in the film. In 2013, he starred in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ as well. He appeared in the 2014 HBO crime anthology series True Detective.
He won Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for Dallas Buyers Club (2013) at Oscar, he won Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for Dallas Buyers Club (2013) at Golden Globe Awards, he also won Best Actor for Killer Joe (2011) at Saturn Award.
Likewise, he won Best Vocal Ensemble (2016) at BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award, he won Actor of the Year for Magic Mike (2012), Killer Joe (2011), Bernie (2011), The Paperboy (2012). He won Best Actor in a Drama Series for True Detective (2014) at Critics’ Choice TV Award.
Matthew McConaughey: Net Worth, Salary
He has an estimated net worth of around $95 million (as per 2020 data) and he has earned salaries up to $20M for his acting.
Matthew McConaughey: Rumors and Controversy
There was a rumor about Matthew McConaughey and Victoria Beckham “got flirty” backstage at “Good Morning America” when they both appeared as guests on the show.
The outlet alleged that the fashion designer’s marriage to David Beckham was on the verge of ending, so she got close to McConaughey, who was supposed “very receptive” to her “advances.”
The tabloid failed to mention that Victoria raved about her husband during her “GMA” appearance, calling the former soccer star her “soulmate,” a “great husband” and a “fantastic dad.”
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Matthew McConaughey has a height of 6 feet and he weighs is 82Kg. Additionally, his chest, waist, and biceps sizes are 46-34-16.5 inches respectively.
His hair color is light brown and his eyes color is blue.
Being an American actor, Matthew has a huge fan following. He has been active in social sites like Facebook and Twitter. He has around 5M followers on her Facebook, around2.45M followers on his Twitter.
But, he doesn’t have an official page on Instagram.