November 4, 1969
51 years old
6 ft 0 in | 183 cm
82 kg | 180 lbs
46 in | 116 cm
11.5 US | 45 EU
34 in | 87 cm
Matthew David McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas, United States, on November 4, 1969, is an American actor.
Young Matthew Mcconaughey first started his career in student films and television commercials in Austin, Texas.
He made his big screen debut in comedy movie Dazed and Confused (1993) in role as David Wooderson.
He got his television debut in NBC series Unsolved Mysteries (1992) in role as Larry Dickens.
Matthew's breakthrough performance came as Jake Brigance in crime film A Time to Kill (1996).
Sing 2 (2021) animated juke-box musical comedy in voice role as Buster Moon
The Gentlemen (2019) action thriller in role as Mickey Pearson, directed by Guy Ritchie
Serenity (2019) fantasy thriller in role as Baker Dill, opposite Anne Hathaway, Diane Lane and Jason Clarke
The Beach Bum (2019) stoner comedy in role as Moondog, with Snoop Dogg, Isla Fisher and Zac Efron
Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019) comedy in role as Himself
He won the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Ron Woodroof in biographical drama film Dallas Buyers Club (2013).
He won the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as "Killer" Joe Cooper in black comedy crime film Killer Joe (2011).
Tropic Thunder (2008) action comedy opposite Ben Stiller, Robert Downey, Jr. and Tom Cruise
Lone Star (1996) neo-western mystery with Chris Cooper and Kris Kristofferson
Contact (1997) science fiction drama with Jodie Foster
The Wedding Planner (2001) romantic comedy with Jennifer Lopez
Reign of Fire (2002) post-apocalyptic fantasy with Christian Bale and Gerard Butler
Sahara (2005) action comedy adventure opposite Penélope Cruz
Two for the Money (2005) sports drama with Al Pacino
Bernie (2011) black comedy with Jack Black and Shirley MacLaine
Mud (2012) drama crime opposite Reese Witherspoon
Frailty (2001) psychological thriller with Bill Paxton
Magic Mike (2012) comedy drama opposite Channing Tatum and Joe Manganiello
Interstellar (2014) science fiction with Anne Hathaway, Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) biographical black comedy crime directed by Martin Scorsese
The Paperboy (2012) drama thriller with Zac Efron and Nicole Kidman
Gold (2016) crime drama opposite Bryce Dallas Howard
The Dark Tower (2017) dark science fantasy western action opposite Idris Elba
White Boy Rick (2018) biographical crime drama in role as Richard Wershe Sr.
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Rust Cohle in the first season of HBO series True Detective (2014).
He hosted Saturday Night Live in 2003 and 2015.
He played Charles Fenno Hoffman / Alexander H. Stephens / Captain W. W. Wood / Andrew Johnson / John Swinton / Mark Twain in PBS mini-series Freedom: A History of US (2003).
He portrayed Roy McDaniel in HBO sports comedy television series Eastbound & Down (2010-2012).
Graduated from Longview High School in Longview, Texas in 1988.
Graduated from the University of Texas at Austin (1993), with a Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film.
Has two older brothers, Michael and Patrick.
Has English, German, Irish, Scottish and Swedish ancestry.
His favorite actor is Paul Newman.
He voiced Beetle / Hanzo in stop-motion animated action fantasy film Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) and Buster Moon in animated juke-box musical comedy movie Sing (2016).
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6931 Hollywood Boulevard in 2014.
He was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in 2006.
Good friends with Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon.
Has his own line of clothing "j.k. livin".
Huge fan of rock band, The Cult.
Huge fan of Willie Nelson.
Featured in music videos for:
Trisha Yearwood ft. Don Henley "Walkaway Joe" (1992)
John Mellencamp "Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First)" (1996)
Butch Walker and The Black Widows "Synthesizers" (2012)
Lives in Austin, Texas, U.S.
He married model Camila Alves in 2012, they have three children.
He dated Cassandra Hepburn (2007), Penélope Cruz (2005-2006), Ashley Judd (1995-1996), Sandra Bullock (1996-1998) and Salli Richardson (2000-2001).