Matthew McConaughey is an American actor and producer know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Career
|Birthdate ( Age)||4 November 1969|
|Place of Birth||Uvalde, Texas, United States|
|Spouse/Partner||Camila Alves (m. 2012)|
|Children||Levi Alves McConaughey, Vida Alves McConaughey, Livingston Alves McConaughey|
|Parents||Mary Kathleen, James Donald McConaughey|
|Education||University of Texas at Austin|
|Profession||American actor and producer|
|Net Worth||$140 Million|
|Last Update||October 2021|
Matthew David McConaughey is an American actor and producer. He first gained notice for his supporting performance in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993), which was considered by many to be his breakout role.
McConaughey’s portrayal of Ron Woodroof, a cowboy diagnosed with AIDS, in the biopic Dallas Buyers Club (2013) earned him widespread praise and numerous accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Early Life and Family
Matthew David McConaughey was born on November 4, 1969, in Uvalde, Texas.His mother, Mary Kathleen is a former kindergarten teacher and published author who taught him.She was originally from Trenton, New Jersey. McConaughey’s parents married each other three times, having divorced each other twice.He has two older brothers, Michael and Patrick.
Michael, nicknamed “Rooster”, is a self-made millionaire who stars in the CNBC docu-series West Texas Investors Club,and as of 2018 stars in the A&E reality show Rooster & Butch with Wayne (Butch) Gilliam.McConaughey moved to Longview, Texas, in 1980,where he attended Longview High School. He lived in Australia for a year, in Warnervale, New South Wales, as a Rotary Youth Exchange student in 1988.He attended the University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin), where he joined Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
Matthew McConaughey Wife
McConaughey met Camila Alves in 2006. He and Alves became engaged on December 25, 2011, and were married in a private Catholic ceremony on June 9, 2012, in Austin, Texas, where they reside.Together, they have three children.
Matthew McConaughey Net Worth
Matthew David McConaughey is an American actor and producer has an estimated Net Worth around $140 Million.
In the early 1990s, McConaughey began working in television commercials.In 1992, he was cast as the boyfriend “Walkaway Joe”, a music video for Trisha Yearwood’s collaboration with Don Henley.Also that year, he acted in an episode of Unsolved Mysteries.Bob Balaban’s My Boyfriend’s Back premiered on August 6, 1993, where McConaughey made his first big screen appearance as ”Guy 2”.
On September 24, Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused premiered.McConaughey played Wooderson in a large ensemble cast of actors who would later become stars, including Jason London, Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Cole Hauser, Parker Posey, Adam Goldberg, Joey Lauren Adams, Nicky Katt, and Rory Cochrane. He was not originally cast in the film, as the role of Wooderson was originally small and meant to be cast locally for budget purposes. At the time of casting, he was a film student at the University of Texas in Austin, who went out with his girlfriend at the Hyatt hotel bar, where he approached casting director Don Phillips in the bar of the Hyatt.
In 1994, McConaughey acted in Angels in the Outfield, Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation, and Daniel Johnston‘s music video “Life in Vain” On February 3, 1995, Herbert Ross’ Boys on the Side premiered, where McConaughey acted.That year he also acted in Brian Cox’s Scorpion Spring, crime thriller.On June 21, 1996, John Sayles’ Lone Star premiered. It’s a neo-Western mystery film set in a small town in South Texas. McConaughey is in an ensemble cast that features Chris Cooper, Kris Kristofferson, and Elizabeth Peña.On July 24, McConaughey played the lawyer Jake Brigance in Joel Schumacher’s A Time to Kill premiering that day.
By the early 2000s, he was frequently cast in romantic comedies, including The Wedding Planner and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, both of which were successful at the box office.During this period, he appeared as a firefighter in the low-budget film Tiptoes, with Kate Beckinsale, in Two for the Money as a protégé to Al Pacino’s gambling mogul, and in Frailty with Bill Paxton, who also directed.
McConaughey starred as Walter Padick in the 2017 Stephen King adaptation The Dark Tower, which received negative reactions from the critics.In 2018, he starred in the true life gangster drama White Boy Rick,which gained mixed reviews. In 2019, he headlined the erotic thriller Serenity, that also starred Diane Lane and Anne Hathaway. The film was panned by both critics and audiences after its release on January 25.
McConaughey next had the starring role in Harmony Korine’s The Beach Bum, a comedy also featuring Zac Efron and Jonah Hill. The film was released on March 29, 2019.In late 2019, McConaughey appeared in the Guy Ritchie film The Gentlemen, playing fictional cannabis baron Mickey Pearson.In 2020, McConaughey published his memoir, Greenlights.