Matthew McConaughey wiki Height Weight Family Affairs Biography & More

Matthew David McConaughey (/məˈkɒnəheɪ/ mə-KON-ə-hay; born November 4, 1969) is an American actor. He had his breakout role with a supporting performance in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993). After a number of supporting roles, his first success as a leading man came in the legal drama A Time to Kill (1996). His career progressed with lead roles in the science fiction film Contact (1997), the historical drama Amistad (1997), and the war film U-571 (2000).

In the 2000s, McConaughey became known for starring in romantic comedies, including The Wedding Planner (2001), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), Failure to Launch (2006), Fool’s Gold (2008), and Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009), establishing him as a sex symbol. In 2011, after a two-year hiatus from film acting, McConaughey began to appear in more dramatic roles, beginning with the legal drama The Lincoln Lawyer. In 2012, he gained wider praise for his roles as a stripper in Magic Mike and a fugitive in Mud.

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. He followed it with a supporting role in The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), and a starring role as Rust Cohle in the first season of HBO’s crime anthology series True Detective (2014), for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. His subsequent film roles include starring in Interstellar (2014) and The Gentlemen (2019), as well as voice work in Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), Sing (2016) and its sequel Sing 2 (2021).

Matthew McConaughey wiki Height Weight Family Affairs Biography & More

Matthew McConaughey Wiki and Biography
NameMatthew David McConaughey
Nick-nameMatt, Matty
Date Of Birth4 November 1969
Age53 Years (as in 2023)
Profession / OccupationActor, Producer (American, English)
Mother TongueEnglish
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height / Weight5′ 11” / 82kg
First MovieMy Boyfriend’s Back (1993)
First DebutActor:My Boyfriend’s Back (1993)Producer: Making Sandwiches (1998)
TV Actor: Unsolved Mysteries (1992)
Money FactorNet Worth: $95 million
Matthew McConaughey Family and Relatives
FatherJames Donald McConaughey
MotherMary Kathleen
BrothersRooster McConaughey, Pat McConaughey
SistersNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
WifeCamila Alves ​(m. 2012)
DaughtersVida Alves McConaughey
SonsLevi Alves McConaughey, Livingston Alves McConaughey
Girlfriends/ AffairsNot Known
Matthew McConaughey Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Height in Centimetres182 cm
Height in Meters1.82 m
Height in Feet Inches5′ 11”
Body Measurement46-34-16
Chest Size46 inches
Waist Size34 inches
Biceps Size16 inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourLight Brown
Matthew McConaughey Favorites
Favorite ColourBlack, White, Blue
Favorite ActorPaul Newman
Favorite ActressNot Known
Favorite FoodNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesReading, Acting, Travelling
Favorite SingerWillie Nelson
Favorite DestinationNot Known
Favorite Car CollectionsNot Known
Sexual OrientationStraight
Matthew McConaughey Education School and Colleges
Education QualificationBachelor of Science
SchoolLongview High School
College / UniversitySouthern Methodist University
OthersNot Known
Matthew McConaughey Residence and Contact Address
Birth PlaceUvalde, Texas, USA
Home TownUvalde, Texas, USA
Present ResidenceUvalde, Texas, USA
House AddressUvalde, Texas, USA
Phone No / Mobile NoNot Known
Email IDNot Known
WebsiteNot Known


Matthew McConaughey Awards, Honours, Achievements
National Film AwardNot Known
Filmfare AwardsNot Known
IIFA AwardsNot Known
Screen AwardsNot Known
Matthew McConaughey Social Media

Early life

McConaughey was born on November 4, 1969, in Uvalde, Texas. His mother, Mary Kathleen (née McCabe), is a published author and a former kindergarten teacher. She was originally from Trenton, New Jersey. His father, James Donald “Jim” McConaughey, was born in Mississippi in 1929 and raised in Louisiana where he ran an oil pipe supply business; he played for the Kentucky Wildcats and the Houston Cougars college football teams. Jim was selected by the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL) in the 27th round of the 1953 NFL draft. He was released before the season began and never played an official league game in the NFL. McConaughey’s ancestry includes English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Swedish origins, with some of his Irish roots being from the Cavan/Monaghan area. He is a relative of Confederate brigadier general Dandridge McRae. He had a Methodist upbringing.

McConaughey’s parents married each other three times, having divorced each other twice.[He has two older brothers, Michael and Patrick (who was adopted). Michael, nicknamed “Rooster”, is a self-made millionaire who starred in the CNBC docu-series West Texas Investors Club and the 2018 A&E reality show Rooster & Butch with Wayne (Butch) Gilliam.

McConaughey moved to Longview, Texas, in 1980[8] and later attended Longview High School. In 1988 he went to Australia thinking he would be attending a high school in Sydney. Instead he lived in Warnervale, New South Wales for a year while he went to Gorokan High School (he was a Rotary Youth Exchange student) and worked as an assistant for an attorney and as a bank teller for ANZ. He attended the University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin), where he joined the Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He began in the fall of 1989 and graduated in the spring of 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film.

His original plan changed as he had wanted to attend Southern Methodist University until one of his brothers told him that private-school tuition would have been a burden on the family’s finances. He had planned to attend law school after graduation from college but discovered he did not have any interest in becoming a lawyer.

Personal life

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 where they reside. Together, they have three children.

A Christian, McConaughey often speaks publicly about his faith. He attends a non-denominational church. He has stated that he has received private personal criticism and judgement for his beliefs from some members of Hollywood

I have had – and I won’t throw any people under the bus – but I have had moments where I was on stage receiving an award in front of my peers in Hollywood, and there were people in the crowd that I have prayed with before dinners many times, and when I thanked God, I saw some of those people go to clap, but then notice that, ‘bad thing on my resume’ and then sit back on their hands.

In 2019, he became a minority owner of Austin FC, a team in Major League Soccer which began play in 2021.

McConaughey has been a longtime fan of the Washington Commanders football team.

In 2023, McConaughey stated that he and longtime friend Woody Harrelson could potentially be brothers. His mother claimed to have been intimate with Harrelson’s .father, Charles Harrelson, around the time of McConaughey’s conception

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