Matthew McConaughey Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics


Born Name

Matthew David McConaughey

Nick Name

McConaughey, Matt, Matty

Matthew McConaughey

Sun Sign


Born Place

Uvalde, Texas, U.S.


Austin, Texas, United States




Matt attended Longview High School in Longview, Texas.

In 1993, he received a Bachelor’s degree in Radio-Television-Film from the University of Texas at Austin College Of Communication.


Actor, movie producer, soundtrack producer


  • Father – James Donald McConaughey (Gas station owner)
  • Mother – Mary Kathleen “Kay” (School teacher)
  • Siblings –  Rooster McConaughey (Older brother), Pat McConaughey (Older Brother)
  • Others– George Glynn McCabe (Grandfather), Maxine McCabe (Grandmother)


He is signed to his own J.K Livin Production.




6 ft 0 in or 183 cm


181 pounds or 82 kg

Girlfriend / Spouse

Matthew McConaughey dated –

  1. Ashley Judd (1996) – In 1996, Matthew and Ashley played in the same movie “A Time to Kill” as husband and wife. They started dating each other at that time. Eventually, they broke up the same year after dating for a couple of months.
  2. Sandra Bullock (1996-1997) – Matthew dated Sandra Bullock for a quite some period. They saw each other for about a year from 1996 to 1997 and then they parted their ways. In one of her interviews after she broke up with Matthew, Sandra said that she officiously couldn’t find luck in her love life.
  3. Salli Richardson (2001) – Although this is categorized as possible RUMOR. In August 2000, Matthew started dating the actress who has played big roles in various sci-fi movies, Salli Richardson. These two dated each other for almost a year before they parted away in 2001.
  4. Janet Jackson (2002) – In February 2002, Matt started dating the well-known singer Janet Jackson. They met each other at the 2002 Grammy Awards. Since then, they were seen in different places together; for example Balboa Steakhouse in Los Angeles. Eventually, they parted their ways in March 2002.
  5. Penelope Cruz (2005-2006) – Matthew and Penelope started dating while they were on set for the movie “Sahara.” The couple dated for about a year before they broke up. The reason as both the actors revealed was the little time they were spending together due to their busy schedules.
  6. Cassandra Hepburn (2007) – Both actors met each other in 2007 on the set of Surfer Dude in Malibu and shortly after that, they started dating. The reason why they broke up the same year isn’t known because they kept their relationship a secret.
  7. Camila Alves (2007- Present) – In April 2007, Camila who is a model commenced dating well-known actor Matthew after they met each other for the first time in a bar in WEST HOLLYWOOD known as Club Hyde. Camila said that at first, she didn’t know who actually Matthew is, because of his long beard and Rasta hat, he was wearing. But eventually, she got to know that she was interacting with well-known actor McConaughey. These two dated for quite a long period of time till they finally married each other on June 9, 2012. They’ve had 3-day long wedding extravaganza on their property in Texas, where they invited quite a long list of well-known actors and models. Matthew and Camila have 3 children, Levi Alves McConaughey (born – July 7, 2008), Vida McConaughey (born – January 23, 2010), and Livingston McConaughey (born – December 28, 2012).
Matt with his soulmate Camila now McConaughey.
Matt with his soulmate Camila now McConaughey.

Race / Ethnicity


His ancestry includes German, Scottish, Swedish, Irish and English.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Curly brown hair
  • Soft blue eyes
  • Texas drawl
  • Specific voice
  • The habit of taking off his shirt


Matthew’s body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 46 in or 116 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 16.5 in or 42 cm
  • Waist – 34 in or 87 cm

Matthew McConaughey shirtless

Shoe Size

According to his fans, it is considered to be 11 (US) or 10.5 (UK) or 44 (EU) or 27.9 (JAP).

Brand Endorsements

He has appeared in many commercials and campaigns.

Some of them are –

  • TV commercial for Stetson cologne in 2004
  • TV commercial for the US Peace Corps in 2006
  • Dolce and Gabbana TV commercial in 2008
  • “Welcome back veterans” Print ads about the service campaign for the Entertainment Industry Foundation in 2010
  • A TV commercial about the new 2015 Lincoln MKC luxury utility “I’ve been drinking Lincolns since before they paid me.”



Best Known For

Playing major roles in romantic comedies such as How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Failure to Launch, The Wedding Planner and Fool’s Gold.

He is also known for playing in various films from other genres including The Lincoln Lawyer, Killer Joe, Mud, Magic Mike, Dallas Buyers Club, The Wolf of Wall Street and Interstellar.

Matthew is also known for playing the major role in the TV series True Detective in 2014.

First Film

He first gained notice in the 1993 comedy film Dazed and Confused for playing the role as David Wooderson.

First TV Show

In 1992, he guest appeared in NBC’s Unsolved Mysteries as Larry Dickens in episode #5.12.

But, Matthew’s first television appearance was in 1991 in a TV commercial for the Austin, Texas Newspaper named Austin American-statesman in which he had the major role.

Matthew has played as Rust Cohle in the popular TV series "True Detective".
Matthew has played Rust Cohle in the popular TV series “True Detective”.

Personal Trainer

Matthew’s personal trainer is Gunnar Peterson, who is known for his work with professional athletes and celebrities.

Because Matthew, many times, is a part of different types of films, he plays various roles in each and every movie. So, his workouts and diets are pretty different.

From bulking up to slimming down, to keeping maintenance at already gained lean muscle mass, he had played different roles.

For example, Matt worked out with Gunnar while preparing for his role in Magic Mike (2002).

His workout program consisted of two circuit training in one day.

Starting with treadmill running at morning, and then circuit workout including body weight and free weight exercises.

Day 1 and Day 4

Weight training consisted of:

  1. Dumbbell Squat and Press
  2. Stability Ball Leg Curls
  3. Dumbbell Side Lunges
  4. Dumbbell Forward Lunges

*Each exercise is to be done for 1 set of 10 to 12 repetitions

After his weight training, he went for the core training which consisted of:

  1. Twisting Plank
  2. Crunches
  3. Reverse Crunches
  4. Walking Planks
  5. Mountain Climbers
  6. Abdominal Twists

*Each exercise is to be done for 1 set of 30 seconds.

Day 2 and Day 5

Weight training consisted of:

  1. Dumbbell chest press
  2. Incline Chest Press
  3. Dumbbell Flyes
  4. Shoulder Dumbbell Press
  5. Lateral Dumbbell Raises
  6. Close Diamond Pushups

*Each exercise is to be done for 1 set of 10 to 12 repetitions.

Core training for Day 2 and Day 5 consisted of:

  1. Stability Ball Crunches
  2. Planks
  3. Stability Ball Climbers
  4. Stability Ball Roll-ups
  5. Stability Ball Pike Press

*Each exercise except Planks is to be done for 1 set of 12 to 15 repetitions. For planks, 1 set of 30 plus seconds hold.

Day 3 and Day 6

Weight training consisted of:

  1. Cable Lat Pulldowns
  2. Dumbbell Rows
  3. Wide grip Barbell Biceps Curl
  4. Close grip Barbell Curl
  5. Cable Push Down
  6. Triceps Extensions
  7. Bench Dips

*Each exercise is to be done for 1 set of 10 to 12 repetitions.

Core training for Day 3 and Day 6 consisted of:

  1. Wall Climbs
  2. Medicine Ball Slams

*Both exercises are to be done for 1 set of 10 to 12 repetitions each.

Matthew’s diet for his role in Magic Mike consisted of eating a lot of vegetables such as spinach, broccoli, cabbages, peas, peppers, and cucumbers.

To reach his daily protein intake, he needed to eat chicken, steak, beef, and pork.

Also, he was eating a lot of fruits in between meals, especially plums.

Matthew McConaughey Favorite Things

  • Actor – John Newman
  • Sport – Golf, tennis, boxing
  • MusicianWillie Nelson
  • Animal – Dog

Source – BoomsBeat, Swide

Matthew McConaughey Facts

  1. Matthew has lived in Warnervale, New South Wales, Australia for about one year.
  2. Matthew is a part of the “Delta Tau Delta” fraternity.
  3. Before he decided to attend Austin College of Communication, his original plan was to study law and become a lawyer.
  4. Matt was once voted as “Most Handsome student.”
  5. He once was a part of the music video “Walkaway Joe” song by Trisha Yearwood.
  6. Matthew gave his mother the nicknames KayMac and T-Kay.
  7. For playing the role of Ron Woodroof in the film Dallas Buyers Club (2013), Matthew had to lose over 38 pounds.
  8. McConaughey started his K Living Foundation dedicated to helping teenage kids, help them make right choices by living active and healthy life.
  9. Matt is a great fan of Washington Redskins (NFL Team).
  10. Matt is great friends with Lance Armstrong.
  11. While his wife Camila was giving birth to their child Levi, he played Brazilian music for eight hours in the operation room.
  12. He writes diaries about every movie and every location, he travels to.
  13. His motto about life is “Just Keep Living.
  14. Follow Matt on his Twitter.

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