Matthew McConaughey is an American actor and producer known for his work in film and television. He was born on November 4, 1969, in Uvalde, Texas, and raised in Longview, Texas. He is the youngest of three brothers.
McConaughey attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated with a degree in Radio-Television-Film in 1993. He began his acting career in the early 1990s, appearing in a number of TV commercials and small roles in films such as “Dazed and Confused” (1993). He gained wider recognition in the mid-1990s with his roles in “A Time to Kill” (1996) and “Contact” (1997).
Throughout the 2000s, McConaughey continued to appear in a variety of films, including romantic comedies like “The Wedding Planner” (2001) and “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” (2003), as well as more serious dramas like “We Are Marshall” (2006) and “The Lincoln Lawyer” (2011). He is also known for his roles in the HBO television series “True Detective” (2014) and the films “Dallas Buyers Club” (2013) and “Interstellar” (2014).
McConaughey won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in “Dallas Buyers Club” and has also received several other awards and nominations throughout his career. In addition to his work in film and television, he is also an author and philanthropist.
Matthew McConaughey Net-worth
As of my knowledge cutoff date of September 2021, Matthew McConaughey’s net worth was estimated to be around $140 million USD. However, please note that net worth can fluctuate over time depending on various factors such as investments, career success, and personal expenses.
Matthew McConaughey Popular Movies
Matthew McConaughey has appeared in numerous popular movies throughout his career. Some of his most well-known movies include:
- Dazed and Confused (1993)
- A Time to Kill (1996)
- Contact (1997)
- U-571 (2000)
- The Wedding Planner (2001)
- How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
- Sahara (2005)
- Failure to Launch (2006)
- The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
- Magic Mike (2012)
- Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
- Interstellar (2014)
- The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
- True Detective (TV series, 2014-2019)
These movies have helped establish McConaughey as a talented and versatile actor in Hollywood.