Matthew Mcconaughey has become a father for the second time.

The 'How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days' actor and his partner Camila Alves welcomed daughter Vida Alves McConaughey into the world yesterday (03.01.10) and both mother and baby are doing well.

The actor - who already has an 18-month-old son Levi with Camila - wrote on his website: "Happy New Year everybody!!! On Sunday, Jan. 3rd at 12:13am, Camila gave birth to a healthy 7lb. 7oz. baby girl named Vida Alves McConaughey... Vida is Portuguese for 'life' and that's what God gave us this morning... Camila's recovering wonderfully and we are both truly honored to welcome this little lady into our family... thanks for all your well wishes and prayers along the way. another blessed day. we give thanks. just keep livin, Matthew and Camila. (sic)"

Matthew recently revealed how he was looking forward to adding a new addition to their family.

Speaking soon after his 40th birthday in November, he said: "The 30s were good to me and I'm really looking forward to my 40s, 'cause I'm a late bloomer. Got everything I need for a perfect 40th... a happy and healthy lady, son, and another baby on the way."