Matthew McConaughey, an American actor, was born on November 4, 1969, in Uvalde, Texas, United States. He became well-known after playing in the coming-of-age comedy film titled Dazed and Confused.
Matthew McConaughey Early Life and Education
He was born and grown up in Uvalde, Texas. He is the son of Mary Kathleen Kay or KMac, a published author and a former kindergarten teacher, and James Donald McConaughey, an oil pipe supply businessman, and a football player. His birth name was Matthew David McConaughey.
His parents have divorced two times and married three times. The couple has three children, and Matthew is the youngest among all. In 1980, he attended Longview High School after moving to Longview, Texas.
Matthew McConaughey Career
He has made his appearance in several successful films including Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation, the historical drama film, Amistad, the legal thriller film, A Time to Kill, the science fiction drama film, Contact, the war film titled U-571, and the comedy film, EDtv.
He became more famous in the 2000s after appearing in romantic comedies film including Ghosts of Girlfriend Past, Fool’s Gold, Failure to Launch, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, and The Wedding Planner.
From 2011, he has made his appearance in the dramatic roles in several successful films including the Free States of Jones, The Sea of Trees, Interstellar, Dallas Buyers Club, The Wolf of Wall Street, Magic Mike, Mud, The Paperboy, Killer Joe, Bernie, and The Lincoln Lawyer.
He achieved commercial success in 2013 after appearing in the biographical film titled Dallas Buyers Club. He played the role of a cowboy earned him several awards and nominations including Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and also the Screen Actors Guild Award.
He won a Critics’ Choice award after making his appearance in the 2014 HBO’s crime anthology series first season titled True Detective. For his role in this series, he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award.
Matthew McConaughey Personal Life
In 2006, he met Camil Alves, the Brazilian T.V. performer, and model. The couple began dating and got engaged on December 25, 2011. They married in Austin, Texas on 9 June 2012. The couple has three children.
He has his foundation titled just keep livin which helps for teenage kids to live a good and healthy life. At the University of Texas, he is teaching classes.
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