Matthew McConaughey is a well-known actor and producer who has American origin and has been considered to be among the leading actors in the Hollywood Industry. He is an icon in films, and he has appeared in films such as ‘Ghost of Girlfriends Past’ and ‘Lincoln Lawyer.’ He has been said to be a huge fan of Texas Longhorns, Duke Blue Devils, and Washington Redskins and is very passionate about animals and his love for the animals saw him rescue animals from Hurricane Katrina. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth of Matthew McConaughey in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
McConaughey was born in the year 1969 on November 10th to James McConaughey and Mary Kathleen who were living at the University of Texas at the Austin College. After completing all the necessary papers, he graduated with a degree in Radio-Television Fil from the renowned University of Texas in the year 1993. Also, he was a member of Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity.
He met his wife in the year 2006, and they stayed friends for a while before they started dating. The couple would later be engaged to each other in the year 2012 in Austin Texas where they currently reside. They have been blessed with three children namely: Levi Alves, Livingstone Alves, and Vida Alves. He is a staunch Christian and usually attends a non-denominational. Church.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Before landing a role in a comedy film that was titled ‘Dazed and Confused,’ that went on and earned him fame, critical acclamation, and success, he was initiated into films by being able to appear in several television commercials. He began with minor roles in movies such as ‘Boys on the Side’ and also ‘Television series’ that was popularly referred to as ‘Unsolved Mysteries.’
His big break would come when he appeared as a lawyer and got to be acclaimed critically as a result of the adaption of John Grisham novel in the year 1996. The following year, he acted in Steven Spielberg ‘Amistad’ that got to receive excellent reviews from various film critics and led him to get various awards as well as nominations.
Also, he acted in very many movies like the ‘EDtv,’ ‘Reign of Fire’ and ‘Sex and the City.’ In the year 2008, he was involved in a ‘Tropical Thunder’ that was an action comedy film and got to receive immense success but had not received any positive reviews from so many critics in the year 2009. Three years later, his film ‘Magic Mike’ got to be a critical success and received an award for it.
He has appeared in a 2013 biographical drama film ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ where he was able to portray the role of a cowboy with the AIDS that gained huge success. Also, he starred in ‘Dark Tower.’ His career has been full of success as he has won several awards including Academy and the Golden Globe Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Matthew McConaughey is estimated to be over $110 million where he has earned his wealth through the appearance of various movies including ‘The Wedding Planner.’ This film earned $94.7 million. Also, he has released several other movies that have been successful in equal measure.
McConaughey has been credited for being the founder of J.K Livin Foundation where he has earned a major objective to empower high school students. In the year 2014, he was listed among the most influential people by the Time Magazine and is very well known for various romantic comedies which are amazing to watch.