Matthew McConaughey Net Worth 2019, Early Life, and Career

Matthew McConaughey Net Worth 2019, Early Life, and Career

Matthew McConaughey Net Worth – Famous movie stars have private lives too, of course, we already know that but it’s a fact we have to reinforce from time to time. Today, we are going to take a peek, as far as we possibly can, into the life of this particular star as we check out Matthew McConaughey’s wife, kids, and brothers

Matthew McConaughey Net Worth 2019, Early Life, and Career

 

Early Life:

Matthew David McConaughey who is now known as Matthew McConaughey is a popular American actor and additionally working as a producer who is currently 46 years of age living in Austin, Texas of the United States. He was originally born in Uvalde, Texas and active within the entertainment industry since 1991.He is the follower of the religion Christianity and one of the youngest children out the 3 sons of his parents. His mother Mary Kathleen “Kay” or “KMac” was a teacher teaching to the students of the kinder garden and her father James Donald McConaughey was an author who published many of the good selling books. He has two siblings; Michael Patrick McConaughey and Patrick James McConaughey.

Talking about his education, He attended Longview High School. Later, He attended the University of Texas where he joined Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He began in the fall of 1989 and graduated in the spring of 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in Radio-Television-Film.

Married Life:

We must say that Mr. McConaughey got himself quite the catch as he is married to Camila Alves McConaughey,  a Brazilian-American model, and designer. She was born Camila Alves on January 28, 1982, in Brazil, where she was raised till she was 15 years old. It took one visit to make her change her location; she visited her aunt in Los Angeles and decided to stay back.

Best believe it was not the glamor and the good life that made her stay back, the star worked as a cleaner and a waitress for four years. At the end of it all, she had her good work ethic and fluent English to show for it. When she was 19 years old, she made another decision to move that changed her life for the better.

Ten years down the line, the couple is still setting goals for everyone out there, with all their lovey-dovey actions and the three adorable children they have. It’s hard to believe that the two met at a night club… where she working behind the bar.

Matthew McConaughey’s wife has three children for him and boy are they adorable like we would expect less? So, let’s go ahead and meet the little cuties; they have two sons and a daughter. Their names are, Levi Alves McConaughey, Livingston Alves McConaughey, and Vida Alves McConaughey.

Career:

In 1991, he 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 the 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 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.

In 1997, he starred in the Academy Award-nominated historical drama film, ‘Amistad’, which was directed by Steven Spielberg. The film received good reviews from film critics.

In 1999, he played the role of, ‘Ed Eddie Pekurny’ in the American comedy film ‘EDtv’, directed by Ron Howard. The following year, he was seen in the film, ‘U-571’.

In 2000, he played as himself in the ‘Escape from New York’ episode of the TV series, ‘Sex and the City’. The next year, he starred in the romantic comedy film ‘The Wedding Planner’.

In 2002, he starred in the film, ‘Reign of Fire’. The same year, he was seen in the films, ‘Thirteen Conversations About One Thing’, a drama film and ‘Frailty’, a psychological thriller.

In 2003, he appeared in the TV series documentary, ‘Freedom: A History of Us’. That year, he played the character of ‘Steven Bedalia’ in the film, ‘Tiptoes’. He even starred in the romantic comedy film, ‘How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days’.

In 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 2006, he played ‘Jack Lengyel’ in the romantic comedy film, ‘Failure to Launch’, which was directed by Tom Dey. The same year he also starred in the American adventure film, ‘Fool’s Gold’.

In 2008, he starred in the action-comedy film, ‘Tropic Thunder’, which was immensely successful at the box office. That year, he was also seen as ‘Steve Addington’ in the film ‘Surfer, Dude’.

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 2010, he starred in the American TV comedy series, ‘Eastbound & Down’, broadcast on HBO. He was seen in three episodes of the show. The following year he starred in the film, ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’.

In 2012, he played the title role in the coming-of-age drama film, ‘Mud’, directed by Jeff Nichols. That year he was seen in the films, ‘Bernie’, ‘Killer Joe’, ‘Magic Mike’ and ‘The Paperboy’.

In 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. The role earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Drama. In addition to these two, he also won other awards and nominations. In 2013, he starred in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ as well.

He appeared in the 2014 2014 HBO crime anthology series True Detective. McConaughey also played Cooper, a widowed father, and astronaut, alongside Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Mackenzie Foy, and Casey Affleck in Christopher Nolan’s science fiction film Interstellar (2014). After finishing Gus Van Sant’s 2015 film The Sea of Trees with Ken Watanabe, in 2016, McConaughey starred in two films, Free State of Jones and Gold, and voiced leading characters in two animated films, Kubo and the Two Strings and Sing.

In 2016, McConaughey was hired as creative director and celebrity spokesman for Wild Turkey’s latest campaign, to bring in more women and more international customers.

McConaughey starred in the Stephen King adaptation The Dark Tower (2017), as Walter Paddick, that received negative reactions from the critics. His most recent films were the true-life gangster drama White Boy Rick (2018), which gained mixed reviews, and the erotic thriller Serenity, that also starred Diane Lane and Anne Hathaway. The latter film was panned by both critics and audiences after its release on January 25, 2019.

McConaughey will next star in Harmony Korine’s The Beach Bum, a comedy also featuring Zac Efron and Jonah Hill. The movie is set to be released in theatres on April 5, 2019.

Brothers:

You bet that he is not the only McConaughey brother in town, he has two other brothers and we are about to get the low down on what’s going on with them. There’s Rooster McConaughey, who seems to be almost as popular as Matthew, then there’s Pat McConaughey.

Of course, his parents did not name him Rooster, he was born Michael Patrick McConaughey on August 2, 1954, in Houston, Texas. He is also an actor, known for his part in movies like West Texas Investors Club (2015), The Newton Boys (1998) and Black Gold (2008). In addition to this, he happens to be a self-made millionaire and you can catch the general gist of that in West Texas Investors Club, which is a docu-series.

Then there is Pat, he seems to be well out of the spotlight, so there is not much out there about him.

Net Worth:

Matthew McConaughey has a net worth estimated at $95 million. He made his fortune from an illustrious acting career as well as endorsement deals. As a way of giving back to society, McConaughey set up the Just Keep Living Foundation which is aimed at assisting young people with wellness and health issues. The actor also teaches a film class at his alma mater, the University of Texas at Austin.

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