Matthew McConaughey is an accomplished American actor who was born on November 4, 1969 in Uvalde, Texas. Matthew McConaughey stands at 5ft 11 inches which is approximately 1.82 meters.
His father is James Donald McConaughey who had an oil pipe supply business. Matthew McConaughey’s daddy was born in Mississippi in 1929 but raised in Louisiana.
He had stints with Kentucky Wildcats and the Houston Cougars college football teams and due to this, he got the chance to play in the National Football League in 1953 with Green Bay Packers.
Matthew McConaughey’s mum was Mary Kathleen and she is an author and a former kindergarten teacher who hails from Trenton, New Jersey. Matthew McConaughey has two elder brother,Michael and Patrick. His brother Michael is a self-made millionaire.
In 1980, Matthew McConaughey moved to Texas where he attended high school at Longview High School and subsequently in 1988, he moved to Australia.
He stayed in Warnervale, New South Wales for close to a year during which he had some education at the Gorokan High School. Furthering his education, Matthew McConaughey made his way to the University of Texas. He graduated in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Radio-Television-Film.
Matthew McConaughey is estimated to be worth as much as $160 million and it is believed that much of his wealth was accrued from the several movies he has been involved with. It is known that ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ of which he was part, made over $392 million worldwide, Interstellar grossing over $677 million among others.
Matthew McConaughey has won 30 Oscars out of over 70 nominations. He was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in 2016 and was also awarded the American Cinematheque Award and Texas Exes Distinguished Alumni Award in 2014.