51 years old (Born on November 04, 1969)
Actor; He is famous from Contact.Was considered for a role in Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997). He owns a 1,600-acre ranch in west Texas, which he purchased for $500,000. People Magazine's 2005 Most Sexiest Man Alive Matthew and Camila Alves became the parents of their first child, a boy named Levi Alves McConaughey, on July 7, 2008, weighing in at 7 lb. 4 oz. During a guest appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (1992), Leno surprised him with an old airline training tape he had acted in. McConaughey had no memory of being in the video.
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Fun Facts About Matthew Mcconaughey
Was on the sidelines of the Texas Longhorns during the 2006 Rose Bowl where the Longhorns beat the USC Trojans 41-38.
Has three bedrooms in his house and sleeps in all of them in turn.
He traveled around the United States for a month in his personal Airsteam trailer promoting his movie Sahara (2005).
His mother, Kay, is a schoolteacher.
His favorite sport is golf.
In November 2007 he bought a 3,500 square foot, 4 bed - 3 bath home in Malibu for $10 million. He was shopping for a home in the area and spotted the property - which was not on the market - and made an offer to the residents for the property, which was accepted.
Member of Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity.
Graduated 1988 from Longview High School, Longview, Texas.
Good friends with Lance Armstrong and Jake Gyllenhaal.
Fan of John Mellencamp`s music. Was seen wearing a tee shirt from Mellencamp`s "Whenever We Wanted" tour in A Time to Kill (1996).
Is of Irish descent
His dad died of a heart attack in 1992
Served as the Grand Marshall for the Daytona 500 in Daytona Beach, Florida in February 2005.
Announced that he is auctioning his 1971 Chevy Stingray Corvette on Ebay, and donating all the money to Oprah`s Angel Network Hurricane Katrina and Rita relief funds.
Doesn't wear deodorant or cologne.
Was the first choice to play the lead in Titanic (1997).
Born on the same day as Sean `P. Diddy` Combs.
He was considered for the role of "Jack" in Titanic (1997). He then played "Dirk Pitt" (in Sahara (2005)), who found the Titanic in another adventure.
People Magazine`s 2005 Most Sexiest Man Alive.
Is good friends with Jake Gyllenhaal.
Turned down a role in The Jackal (1997).
Police responded to a disturbance call at Matthew's home in Austin, Tx. in October. When they arrived, the music was blaring and he was playing bongo drums in the nude. He was with an unknown man and police attempted to arrest him after spotting illegal drugs. He resisted arrest.
His life motto is "Just Keep Living".
Lived briefly in Australia following high school and adopted an Australian accent for awhile after returning to the USA.
Arrested in Oct 1999 in Austin, Texas for "resisting transportation" after first being under suspicion for marijuana possession. Police responded to a disturbance call at Matthew`s home in Austin, Tx. in October. When they arrived, the music was blaring and he was playing bongo drums in the nude. He was with an unknown man and police attempted to arrest him after spotting illegal drugs. He resisted arrest.
Has worked with such well-known directors as Steven Spielberg, Robert Zemeckis, Richard Linklater and Jonathan Mostow.
Was accompanied by Penu00e9lope Cruz to the Grammy Awards in 2005. The couple met on the set of Sahara (2005).
His first professional acting job was in a beer commercial.
Is good friends with Lance Armstrong.
Girlfriend Camila Alves is three-months pregnant with his child. It will be the first child for both of them. [January 2008]
Named one of People Magazine's "Hottest Bachelors" in 2006.
doesn`t wear deaodrant or cologne
Was accompanied by Penélope Cruz to the Grammy Awards in 2005. The couple met on the set of Sahara (2005).
Afraid of revolving doors.
His father died of a heart attack in August 1992.
His brother, Michael McConaughey, aka Rooster, had a son and named him Miller Lyte McConaughey.
Voted "Most Handsome" in his Senior year of high school.
Travelled around Peru after filming A Time to Kill (1996).
Arrested in Oct 1999 in Austin, Texas for "resisting transportation" after first being under suspicion for marijuana possession.
Is of Irish descent.
He has traveled around Mali in western Africa.
has a nephew called Miller Lyte McConaughey
Despite being a native Texan, he`s a big fan of the Washington Redskins NFL team.
His life motto is "Just Keep Living"
Education: University of Texas at Austin (Film)
Brother of Rooster McConaughey.