Matthew McConaughey is a famous actor and producer of American origin and is also one of the leading actors in the Hollywood industry. He is well-known for his films like ‘Ghost of Girlfriends Past’, ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’, etc. He is said to be a huge fan of Texas Longhorns, Duke Blue Devils and the Washington Redskins and is also a passionate animal lover where he rescued many animals during the Hurricane Katrina. Here is a quick summary of Matthew McConaughey’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Matthew McConaughey Early Life
Born on 4 November 1969 to James Donald McConaughey and Mary Kathleen in Texas, McConaughey went to the Longview High School and was voted as the ‘most handsome in the Longview Lobo Yearbook’. He went on an educational exchange program to Australia and was a Rotary exchange student where he later attended the University of Texas at Austin College of Communication. He graduated with a B.S degree in Radio-Television-Film from the University of Texas in 1993. He was also the member of the Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity. He married his girlfriend, Camila Alves, in 2012, and have three children together.
Matthew McConaughey Career, Awards & Achievement
Before bagging a role in the hit coming of age comedy film called ‘Dazed and Confused’ which earned him a lot of fame, success and critical acclamation, McConaughey initiated his career in the entertainment business by appearing in a lot of TV commercials. He started out with small roles in movies like ‘Boys on the side’ and also in the TV series called ‘Unsolved Mysteries’. ‘A Time to Kill’ was his big break where he acted as a lawyer and was also critically acclaimed because it was an adaption of the John Grisham novel in 1996. In 1997, he acted in the Steven Spielberg ‘Amistad’ which received good reviews from film critics and also award nominations.
He further acted in many movies like ‘EDtv’, ‘The Wedding Planner’, ‘Reign of Fire’, ‘Thirteen Conversations About One Thing’ and also in one of the episodes of the TV series ‘Sex and the City’. In 2008, he acted in ‘Tropical Thunder’ which was an action comedy film and received immense success at the box office but he is best known for his romantic comedy film ‘Ghosts of Girlfriends Past’ which was a commercial success but did not receive positive reviews from the critics in 2009. In 2012, his film ‘Magic Mike’ was a critical success and received an award for it. He also acted in the 2013 biographical drama film ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ where he portrayed the role of a cowboy with AIDS which gained him a lot of success. He also starred in the Stephen King adaptation of The Dark Tower.
Awards & Achievement
For his performance in the movie ‘A Time To Kill’, McConaughey received the MTV Movie Award and also received New York Film Critics Award for the movies ‘Magic Mike’ and ‘Bernie’. He also received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for the best actor in the movie ‘Dallas Buyers Club’.
Net Worth of Matthew McConaughey
McConaughey has an estimated net worth of $110 million where he earned all his fortune by appearing in movies. His commercially successful movie was ‘The Wedding Planner’ which earned $94,728,529 at the box office. His other successful films like ‘Sing’ earned $634.3 million worldwide and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ earned $392 million worldwide.
McConaughey is the founder of ‘J.K. Livin Foundation’ where the main objective is to empower high school students. He was named in 2014 as one of the 100 most influential people by Time Magazine. He is famous for his romantic comedies which are worth watching.