Matthew McConaughey is an American actor and filmmaker best known for his role as Ron Woodroof, an AIDS-diagnosed cowboy and Oscar winner, in the biopic Dallas Buyers Club. He is known for his role in the critically acclaimed film Dazed and Confused. Being one of the leading actors in Hollywood, McConaughey has appeared in many hit movies like Amistad, Contact, The Wedding Planner, The Law Law of Lincoln, among others. His popularity grew further with his role in HBO's True Detective, for which he won the Critics' Choice Television Award and the TCA Award.
Matthew David McConaughey
McConaughey, Matt, Matty
Actor, Producer, Model, Writer, Director
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Matthew McConaughey was born on November 4, 1969 in Uvalde, Texas, USA.
He is currently 48 years old.
Austin, Texas, United States
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He is of Irish, English, German, Scottish and Swedish descent.
Matt attended Longview High School in Longview, Texas. He then enrolled at the University of Texas, Austin College Of Communication, where he graduated with a degree in radio-television-film in 1993.
- Father – James Donald McConaughey (owner of a gas station born in Mississippi)
- Mother – Mary Kathleen "Kay" (substitute teacher)
- Brothers and sisters – Rooster McConaughey (older brother), Pat McConaughey (older brother)
- Relatives – George Glynn McCabe (grandfather), Maxine McCabe (grandmother)
McConaughey married his girlfriend and model Camila Alves at a private Catholic ceremony on June 9, 2012 in Austin, Texas after more than six years together. The couple has three children: their sons Levi Alves McConaughey (born July 7, 2008). ) and Livingston Alves McConaughey (born December 28, 2012) and daughter Vida Alves McConaughey (born January 3, 2010).
Previously, he has attended many celebrities including Ashley Judd, Sandra Bullock, Janet Jackson and Penelope Cruz.
- In feet – 5 feet 11.75 inches
- In centimeters – 182 cm
- In meters – 1.82 m
- In kilograms – 82 kg
- In pounds – 181 lbs
- Measurements – 46-16-34
- Chest – 46 inches
- Biceps – 16 inches
- Cut – 34 inches
- Light brown curly hair and soft blue eyes
- Heavy Texas drawl
Matthew McConaughey made his film debut with the 1993 film My Boyfriend's Back, in which he played a minor role. The same year, he won his first role in Dazed and Confused, a humorous film featuring a young man in which he plays the role of David Wooderson. He has received critical acclaim for his work in the film.
In 1992, he starred in an episode of Unsolved Mysteries on NBC as Larry Dickens.
McConaughey played Steve Edison in The Wedding Planner, his first box office success, which brought him $ 94 million.
His interpretation in the Magic Mike movie was highly acclaimed and the film was a critical success that won several awards in the Best Film category. The film received the National Society of Film Critics Award and the Independent Spirit Award.
He later starred in Dallas Buyers Club, earning him an Academy Award for Best Actor and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Drama. He tried the role of Ron Woodroof, a rodeo rider diagnosed with AIDS who has trouble getting treatment.
His other notable works in the film include his roles in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Launch Fighting, Fool's Gold, Lincoln's Lawyer, Joe Killer, Mud, Magic Mike, The Dallas Shoppers Club, The Wolf of Wall Street and Interstellar.
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McConaughey began his career in the show featuring TV commercials. He has appeared in several television commercials, including Stetson cologne, the US Peace Corps, Dolce and Gabbana, and the luxury Lincoln MKC utility.
Matthew McConaughey Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Paul Newman
- Favorite sport – Golf, tennis, boxing
- Favorite musician – Willie Nelson
- Favorite Animal – Dog
Matthew McConaughey – Net worth
Matthew McConaughey has a net worth of $ 95 million. It has a Spanish Mediterranean themed mansion located in the Rivercrest area of the most cosmopolitan city of Lone Star State, near Lake Austin. The mansion was valued at $ 6 million, consisting of 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, an elevator, two circular motorcycle courts that can park at least four cars and other luxury amenities. He also owns a 1,600-acre ranch in West Texas, which he bought for $ 500,000.
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Matthew McConaughey Facts
He had spent a year in Warnervale, New South Wales, Australia, as a Rotary exchange student in 1988.
McConaughey was part of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity during his college years.
Mathew was voted "the most handsome" in his last year of high school.
His first professional actor work was in a beer commercial.
He is a big fan of the Washington Redskins NFL team.
Mathew was originally supposed to play Jack Dawson in Titanic (1997), until the role went to Leonardo DiCaprio.
In February 2005, Mathew was Grand Marshall for the Daytona 500 in Daytona Beach, Florida.
He was named the sexiest man in the world in 2005 by People Magazine.
Mathew is a good friend of Lance Armstrong, Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon.
He was elected one of the "Sexiest Bachelors" of People magazine in 2006.
He was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame on March 10, 2006 in Austin, Texas.
He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6931 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on November 17, 2014.
To prepare for the role of Ron Woodruff, his Oscar-winning role in the Dallas Buyers Club (2013), McConaughey had to lose about 47 pounds.
His motto on life is "Just Keep Living."
In April 2014, Time magazine named McConaughey as one of the "most influential characters in the world."