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Matthew McConaughey Net Worth, Career, Personal Life And Awards

Matthew McConaughey is an American actor and producer who became famous after playing important roles in Dazed and ConfusedMatthew McConaughey gained a lot of popularity after starring in many romantic comedies. Today, McConaughey is one of the most popular actors in Hollywood. The actor has won a lot of awards for his performances in comedic and dramatic roles.

Salary and Net worth

Mathew is one of the biggest stars in Hollywood and is an actor who draws the public to the cinemas.  Matthew earns around $15-20 million for a major film role today. He earned around $48,500 in 1994 and now his salary for a film has become a lot more than before. The actor has a net worth of $140 million.

He turned down the role in a reboot film version of Magnum P.I. but he refused the offer and did not do the film. The movie was a huge success and it could have added tens of millions to his net worth only if he had signed this movie.

His major earning comes from the entertainment business and his acting career. Outside of films, Matthew earns millions because he has a lot of endorsement deals. The major endorsement deal that helps him to earn millions every year is with the car company Lincoln.

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Early Life

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 Matthew David McConaughey was born on November 4th of 1969 in Uvalde, Texas. He was born to a former kindergarten teacher, a businessman father who was involved with the oil industry. McConaughey’s parents divorced two times in their lives and remarried each other also three times. The couple has two sons along with Matthew.


 McConaughey started out his career by working in television commercials. His big break came when he signed a supporting role in Dazed and Confused. The role made him famous and he became a fan-favorite.

McConaughey started with small and, supporting roles and later appeared in lead roles. He also was a part of the TV series Unsolved Mysteries. He appeared in the 1996 film A Time To Kill where he played the leading role.  He also got famous by playing the lead role in the movie A Time To Kill. The movie was a major box office hit and earned around $152 million worldwide.

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Matthew McConaughey has won many awards throughout his acting career. He won a People’s Choice Award for his role in Sahara. McConaughey also won many awards in 2014  for his role in Dallas Buyers Club. The actor has also won several Academy Awards for Best Actor, and Critics Choice Movie Award for his roles. He has also won a Golden Globe Award, and many other Critics Choice Television Awards.

Personal Life

 In 2006, McConaughey met, Camila Alves who later became his wife. Alves is a Brazilian-American model and she also works as a fashion designer. In 2012, the couple got married. McConaughey and Alves are a happily married couple and have three children together. The family of five lives in Austin, Texas. Mathew is Christian by religion and his wedding ceremony was held according to catholic rituals.

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