Matthew Mcconaughey Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

25th January 2017

Quote: "I was in kindergarten... My buddy Josh Griffin says, 'Hey Matt, you want to go play on the monkey bars?' And I ran out and said, 'Yeah!' And halfway to the monkey bars I feel this hand on my shoulder... I look up, and it's my mother in my face, and she's like, 'What are you doing...? What's your name?' I said, 'Matthew'. She says, 'Don't you ever answer to Matt again. I named you Matthew from the Bible'. I was like, 'Yes ma'am!'" Matthew Mcconaughey will never answer to the name of Matt.

5th January 2017

Quote: "It was one of those auditions where I left and thought I had it... Kate Winslet really enjoyed it... but (James) Cameron liked Leonardo DiCaprio better." Oscar winner Matthew Mcconaughey on missing out on the leading man role in Titanic.

11th November 2016

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey received the Caldwell Vineyards Maverick Actor Tribute award at the Napa Valley Film Festival on Thursday (10Nov16) in San Francisco, California. The award, which honours outstanding acting and storytelling contributions within the film industry, recognised Matthew's 20-year Hollywood career, which has seen him win countless gongs including an Oscar for his role in Dallas Buyers Club.

13th September 2016

Quote: "I was hot stuff in the house for about three solid weeks after they saw this. There's a selfish reason behind doing these things." Matthew Mcconaughey's three children finally got to appreciate their dad's star status thanks to his new animated film Sing.

5th September 2016

Fact: Oscar winner Matthew Mcconaughey took time out of his busy schedule to attend a football practice at his alma mater the University of Texas at Austin last week (ends02Sep16) to speak to players. The actor delivered a motivational speech to the Longhorns ahead of their season opener against Notre Dame Fighting Irish, which took place on Sunday night (04Sep16). MCConaughey is also teaching a film class at UT Austin.

21st August 2016

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey has secret YouTube channel, it has been revealed. The Oscar-winning actor has been sharing video clips with more than 45,000 people who subscribe to his channel, in which he promotes his projects, including the I Am Waters Foundation, which delivers clean water to the homeless. His social media channel, which has been secret for months, was uncovered by a Reddit user on Friday (19Aug16).

6th October 2015

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey is set to present his Mud co-star Reese Witherspoon with the 2015 American Cinematheque Award in recognition of her career achievements. The Walk the Line star will receive the prize during the cultural organisation's gala benefit on 30 October (15). MCConaughey is no stranger to the honour - he was the 2014 recipient of the same prize.

29th August 2015

Quote: "We called him Fatman, because he had a little belly... He never wore nothing but underwear." Matthew Mcconaughey's older brother Rooster reveals his nickname for the young Oscar winner.

5th August 2015

Fact: Oscar winner Matthew Mcconaughey's brother Rooster is hoping for a little showbiz success with his new U.S. reality TV series, West Texas Investors Club. Aspiring entrepreneurs will pitch ideas to the multimillionaire and his business partner, Butch Gilliam, in the hope the duo will invest in their products.

17th April 2015

Quote: "Vida loves to mix and match everything! She will come up with styles that only she can do. She mixes and matches so much, but she looks so good that at the end I'm like, 'She’s a genius! I could never put that together!'" Matthew Mcconaughey's wife Camila Alves insists the couple's daughter is a style expert.

7th January 2015

Fact:  British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw has been cast as Matthew Mcconaughey's onscreen love interest in upcoming U.S. Civil War film Free State of Jones. The movie tells the true story of a soldier and his armed rebellion against the Confederacy.

18th November 2014

Quote: "To celebrate, we're gonna go have lunch with the gang and shoot, I'm actually going back to work tonight so we're not going to have any big fireworks show." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey kept celebrations short after receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Monday (17Nov14). The Oscar winner's wife Camila, their three kids, and his Interstellar co-stars Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, and MACkenzie Foy were all on hand to honour him.

8th November 2014

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey will receive his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on 17 November (14). The honour was announced last year (13).

5th November 2014

Quote: "A boy loses his father, he quickly becomes a man. I was 22. I remember clearly the sobriety I felt in the pain of my father passing. The sorrow refined me, and I never looked at the world the same again." Oscar winner Matthew Mcconaughey on the impact the death of his dad Jim had on him in 1992.

21st August 2014

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey has signed up to front Tv commercials for the Lincoln car company. The actor, who was driven around in one of the company's town cars in his film The Lincoln Lawyer, will be directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, who helmed Ryan Gosling's thriller Drive.

25th July 2014

Fact: Filmmaker Christopher Nolan made a surprise visit to the 2014 Comic-Con in San Diego, California on Thursday (24Jul14) during the Paramount Pictures panel to promote his highly-anticipated sci-film thriller, Interstellar. He was joined by the movie's star Matthew Mcconaughey, and the two teased the film before its arrival in cinemas this November (14). The visit was both Nolan and MCConaughey's first ever appearance at the annual convention.

22nd July 2014

Quote: "My life changed a lot. More people are like, 'Hey, man!' And I don't think that's from my role in (Tv series) John Adams. But it only changed as much as I engaged with it, and I learned very quickly: 'Don't ever engage with it. Just Jkl (Just Keep Livin')'." Jennifer Aniston's actor fiance Justin Theroux keeps Matthew Mcconaughey's life motto in mind whenever the paparazzi presence becomes a little too overbearing.

12th March 2014

Fact: A film about two women struggling to get to the beach for a day out has won the top prize at the South by Southwest (Sxsw) Film Festival in Austin, Texas. Fort Tilden was named the winner of the Grand Jury prize. Other winners include Matthew Mcconaughey's Tv drama True Detective, which scooped a design prize.

21st February 2014

Quote: "It's very funny because people see him onscreen or out there in public in a certain way, and they have this vision of him being this romantic and so passionate... And sometimes I'm like, 'Who is this guy? Can you be a little bit of that?' Sometimes I'm like, 'Can we bring that guy home for a little bit?" Matthew Mcconaughey's wife Camila Alves admits the movie hunk isn't as romantic as his characters in movies like The Wedding Planner and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.

20th February 2014

Quote: "He's a horrible driver. You know the guy... He thinks stop signs are sort of anti-establishment; stop signs should only be there if a car is coming. Other than that, don't tell me what to do." Matthew Mcconaughey reveals pal Woody Harrelson is terrible behind the wheel.

10th February 2014

Tweet: "What better way to start writing #MagicMike2 than with my old friend Dallas?" Magic Mike star Channing Tatum is hoping to find inspiration from a bust of his co-star Matthew Mcconaughey as he writes the sequel to the 2012 stripper flick.

17th January 2014

Tweet: "Want to say congrats to @JonahHill and @MCConaughey on their well-deserved Oscars nominations!" Channing Tatum is overjoyed for his 21 Jump Street co-star Jonah Hill and Magic Mike pal Matthew Mcconaughey after both landing acting nods for the Academy Awards.

16th January 2014

Quote: "I'm loving the process of making movies more than ever. Now you've got something like this and it's my first time that this really happened. A movie goes out and it does well. This was an important story. What you do through your art, you want it to translate. This movie is relevant right now." Matthew Mcconaughey celebrates his Best Actor Oscar nomination for his role as real-life Aids victim Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club.

13th January 2014

Quote: "There was a rumour that I had Titanic and turned it down. That was actually false. I don't know why (director James) Cameron said that; I never got an official offer... If I did get offered that role, I need to find my agent at that time and talk to him." Matthew Mcconaughey explodes the myth he almost landed The Wolf of Wall Street co-star Leonardo DiCaprio's role in Titanic.

10th January 2014

Quote: "I saw Channing (Tatum) dance and I was like, 'Well, I'm not doing hip-hop, I know that. Because that's an immediate red ribbon - second place.' I had been looking for the right kind of milieu for days. And then this Kiss song came on and I was like, 'That's it'." Matthew Mcconaughey on his dance solo to in the stripper movie Magic Mike.

6th January 2014

Quote: "I only met (the real) Jared after the film had wrapped. Our relationship was complex: He stayed in character the entire time we were shooting. It all sounds very weird but it wasn't. We both showed up on set, put our heads down and did the scenes." Matthew Mcconaughey on working with Jared Leto on The Dallas Buyers Club.

6th January 2014

Quote: "In my mind, the perfect set is when everybody is free enough, creatively, to steal from one another. Even better, when you steal from someone and then you give it back to them in the scene. I stole some things from Leo - he told me a joke when we first met and I stole it... and I made that decision just seconds before we shot it." Matthew Mcconaughey on stealing a joke and a scene from his The Wolf of Wall Street co-star Leonardo DiCaprio.

30th December 2013

Quote: "He's got the greatest legs in the business." Matthew Mcconaughey on EdTv and Surfer Dude co-star Woody Harrelson.

30th December 2013

Quote: "(I was a murder victim on) Unsolved Mysteries and they got the guy. They found him.. about two weeks after that show." Matthew Mcconaughey on his first Tv role in a real-life murder reenactment.

12th December 2013

Quote: "I'm excited and honoured that the Hfpa (Hollywood Foreign Press Association) has recognised my performance in Dallas Buyers Club. Ron Woodroof was a revolutionary for the human spirit, and I was blessed to tell his story. I'm looking forward to spending the evening at the Golden Globes on January 12th." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey responds to his Golden Globe Best Actor nod.

11th November 2013

Fact: Scarlett Johansson and Matthew Mcconaughey have teamed up to play lovers in a new ad for Dolce & Gabbana's The One fragrance.

8th November 2013

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey is to be honoured with the Desert Palm Achievement Award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival in California in January (14). Previous recipients include Jeff Bridges, Bradley Cooper, Daniel Day-Lewis, Colin Firth, Jake Gyllenhaal and Sean Penn.

27th September 2013

Fact: Actor/rocker Jared Leto has been added to the list of honourees at the 2013 Hollywood Film Awards. He will receive the Hollywood Breakout Performance Award in recognition of his portrayal of a HIV-positive cross-dresser in the upcoming Matthew Mcconaughey movie Dallas Buyers Club, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The prizegiving takes place in California on 21 October (13).

15th July 2013

Fact: The latest advertising campaign for fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana is a star-studded affair - Martin Scorsese has been directing a commercial in New York City featuring Scarlett Johansson and Matthew Mcconaughey.

3rd June 2013

Quote: "I've never played polo so I don't know what I would do with a stick in my hand or whatever it's called. I wouldn't call myself a cowboy riding a horse, but I'm Ok on horses." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey co-hosted the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic event in New Jersey on Saturday (01Jun13), but admits he doesn't know much about the equestrian sport.

26th April 2013

Quote: "Well, he keeps doing it in airports, right?... I'm not saying you've got to wear a shirt in an airport, especially, I think, he's flying private he can wear whatever he wants. It's appropriate wherever you say it's appropriate. It's your shirt." Matthew Mcconaughey is amused to hear Justin Bieber was recently pictured strolling topless through an airport in Europe.

23rd April 2013

Quote: "It was like a nature vacation camping out on the Mississippi River. And we enjoyed it. The kids learned a lot about nature actually on this film." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey's children had fun playing with his Mud co-star Reese Witherspoon's youngsters while they were on location in Arkansas in late 2011.

29th March 2013

Quote: "Papa goes to work, the circus goes with him. I've got a wife who challenges me. There were two movies I wanted to do last year, but they were back-to-back with no separation. She was like, 'You want to do it - grab your nuts, and make it happen. We'll be there with you.'" Actor Matthew Mcconaughey is grateful to have the full support of his model/designer wife Camila Alves, the mother of his three young children.

4th October 2012

Fact: Mexican movie star Gael Garcia Bernal is in talks to play an Aids victim opposite Matthew Mcconaughey in The Dallas Buyer's Club.

24th September 2012

Tweet: "Pregnant and sick... not a good combination! But all these beautiful fashions on the Emmys red carpet are cheering me up a little!" Matthew Mcconaughey's expectant wife Camila Alves found her spirits boosted by the televised Los Angeles prizegiving on Sunday (23Sep12).

17th August 2012

Quote: "One mentor to me was somebody I didn't know then but know now: the music of John Mellencamp. He really defined my definitions of patriotism and a lot of the man that I wanted to be and how I saw race relations and things like that." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey was heavily inspired by the rocker's music as a youngster growing up in Texas.

26th July 2012

Quote: "The boring answer is I'm gonna do some renovations, put a pool in the house - that's gonna take a bit of it... The kids want a pool, in the summertime." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey is hoping to build an underground pool at his Texas ranch with his pay cheque from saucy film Magic Mike. The star has two children, Levi, four, and Vida, two, and his wife Camila Alves is pregnant with a third.

24th July 2012

Fact: Actor Matthew Mcconaughey gifted wedding guests at his recent nuptials with personalised beer holders. They were inscribed with the date of the ceremony and featured a map of Texas - the Magic Mike star's home state. MCConaughey wed Brazilian model and designer Camila Alves last month (JUn12).

11th July 2012

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey was given a souvenir of his time in Britain during a U.K. TV interview on Wednesday (11Jul12) - presenter Lorraine Kelly handed him scooters and helmets adorned with a Union Jack flag design for his two young children. The star, who was promoting new movie Magic Mike on Kelly's morning show, declared, "This will be used, I promise."

1st July 2012

Quote: "He has this dance... (and) you see parts of him that he can't even see himself. We get to see everything." Actress Olivia Munn on Magic Mike co-star Matthew Mcconaughey's revealing male stripper dance moves.

23rd June 2012

Quote: "The band played 'til 3.30 in the morning and some of the band members' fingers were bleeding. They said it's the longest they've ever played... I didn't go to bed that night." Matthew Mcconaughey on the party that followed his nuptials earlier this month (Jun12).

22nd June 2012

Quote: "It was 72 hours and we built a village, where we could keep all of our friends and loved ones captive... We've got eight acres... and we got 40 tents... set up outdoor, nice, luxury showers and bathrooms and had 17 family members in the house; we had 117 people there, staying for three days." Matthew Mcconaughey on the ambitious wedding weekend he hosted at his Texas ranch earlier this month (Jun12).

21st June 2012

Quote: "What's the residuals in reacting? They're gonna sell more, they're gonna make more money, they're gonna sue you... I don't like it, I've never looked for it, I've never called one and said, 'We're gonna be here'... The alternative has no residuals, the alternative doesn't pay back... so I choose to take a deep breath, remind myself and my family to move slow... but it feels like someone is stealing your time." Matthew Mcconaughey on how he handles himself around the paparazzi.

25th April 2012

Quote: "(We) met early on and went by one male review strip club in New Orleans, I was there for about an hour. That was enough." Hollywood hunk Matthew Mcconaughey on researching his role in new movie Magic Mike with Channing Tatum, who started out as an exotic dancer. The movie is based on the G.I. Joe star's experiences in a Tampa, Florida nightclub.

25th April 2012

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey's mum is one of the real-life Texans who features in on-camera segments of the actor's new film Bernie.

12th March 2012

Quote: "My mother-in-law from Brazil has travelled around the world and we've lived in Los Angeles and New York. She says to me the other day, 'In L.A., people will walk on your back and stand on your shoulders to get where they are going, in New York, they will just pull out a gun and tell you they will kill you. Here in Texas, everybody walks together.' I think that is a compliment, Austin." Matthew Mcconaughey on his recent move back to his native Texas.

9th March 2012

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey has become the latest celebrity to leave Hollywood - the actor and his fiancee Camila Alves are setting up home in his native Texas. The Sahara star has bought a $4 million (£2.5 million) estate in Austin, according to Us Weekly.

26th October 2011

Quote: "The other day he goes, 'I want to go eat sushi'." Matthew Mcconaughey's girlfriend Camila Alves reveals their three-year-old son Levi has sophisticated food preferences.

15th July 2011

Tweet: "Just watched The Lincoln Lawyer in my hotel room- had no idea Trace Adkins was in it! Excellence!!!" Taylor Swift applauds her fellow country star's performance in the Matthew Mcconaughey film.

31st March 2011

Quote: "I had two babies in three years, and my body is just now getting back to normal. So two for now is good." Model Camila Alves admits she's not thinking about expanding her brood with boyfriend Matthew Mcconaughey any time soon.

28th March 2011

Quote: "We're not that indulgent. We don't do that much stuff. But sometimes, you know, there are months when we get around the holidays and stuff where I look at the monthly bill and go, 'Oh, yes, we spent some. That was a good one...', but we're pretty thrifty." Hollywood actor Matthew Mcconaughey insists he and his family don't spend much of his multi-million dollar pay cheques.

27th March 2011

Fact: Hollywood actor Matthew Mcconaughey claims to have only seen two films before the age of 17 - Orca and King Kong.

11th March 2011

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey was left red-faced at the Los Angeles premiere of his new movie, The Lincoln Lawyer, on Thursday night (10Mar11) after his mother Kay Mccabe pulled up her dress to expose her underwear to photographers on the red carpet.

11th March 2011

Quote: "He's a good guy. He really was very gracious to me because he wanted me to do well. He knew I didn't know what I was doing, so he took his time and rehearsed those scenes with me and I appreciate him doing that, he didn't have to do that." Country star Trace Adkins has high praise for actor Matthew Mcconaughey after working together on new crime drama The Lincoln Lawyer.

10th March 2011

Quote: "Pronounce his name correctly, because he gets mad if you don't. I pronounced it incorrectly in a song that I did and he let me know. I said 'Mcconaughee' because it rhymed. I didn't have a 'hey' rhyme so I didn't say 'Mcconaughey'." Country singer-turned-actor Trace Adkins had a tense conversation with Matthew Mcconaughey after the Hollywood star took issue with the way his name was pronounced in the song Hell, I Can Do That. The pair star together in new crime drama The Lincoln Lawyer.

14th September 2010

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey is to play a hitman hired by two brothers to kill their mother for the insurance money in new black comedy Killer Joe.

1st September 2010

Fact: Hollywood star Matthew Mcconaughey has again been named spokesperson for luxury fashion label Dolce & Gabbana's fragrance line - as the face of the label's newest scent, The One Gentleman. The actor previously launched the original The One men’s scent in 2008. His new ad, shot by photographer Jean Baptiste Mondino, will hit magazines in October (10).

20th May 2010

Fact: Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has found another Brazilian celebrity to workout with - she hits the gym with Matthew Mcconaughey's girlfriend Camila Alves.

21st March 2010

Fact: Woody Harrelson and Matthew Mcconaughey joined actress Mischa Barton at Hole's U.S. comeback show at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas on Friday (19Mar10).

14th March 2010

Fact: John Grisham thriller A Time To Kill is heading to Broadway. The book was turned into a 1996 film starring Sandra Bullock and Matthew Mcconaughey, and now it has been transformed into a play. The production will debut in Washington, D.C. this summer (10) before transferring to New York later in the year (10).

8th March 2010

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey's bag-designer girlfriend is using her talents to raise cash for earthquake survivors in Haiti. Camila Alves is making a Handbag for Haiti and will give 50 per cent of the proceeds to the earthquake relief effort.

6th March 2010

Quote: "He's either gonna be an astronaut because he's always liked air traffic control, from a bird to a plane, sun, moon, cloud, everything in the air... Or he may end up a cobbler. He's infatuated with shoes. If he meets you, he looks you down, then up. He sizes you up; he looks at your shoes, then he looks up, 'Nice to meet you'! So I don't know what that means - astronaut or a cobbler!" Matthew Mcconaughey predicts what his baby son LEVI will be when he grows up.

17th February 2010

Quote: "He's not good at it at all... He tries to mix things up... Levi's actually better at Portuguese than he is, and Levi's 18 months (old)." Matthew Mcconaughey's girlfriend Camila Alves insists the actor's young son has a better command of mum's native tongue than his father.

20th May 2009

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey will show off his baseball skills on Wednesday night (20May09) when he throws out the ceremonial first pitch at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles before the Dodgers' game against the New York Mets.

1st May 2009

Quote: "It makes me feel like I should drum up a little more drama. It makes me feel boring." Jennifer Garner questions her drama-free demeanour on the set of new film GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST after co-star Matthew Mcconaughey complimented her ladylike behaviour.

1st May 2009

Quote: "(My dog) got that name from the same brother of mine that has a son named Miller Lyte and a two week old daughter named Margarita. It's not (an acronym) for Beef Jerky." Matthew Mcconaughey blames the suggestive name of his dog, B.J., on the creative name-calling talents of his brother Rooster.

24th April 2009

Quote: "He gets the joke when he pees on me. He laughs. He laughs his butt off! I think I am (good at changing diapers). I could have a race-off with some other dads out there." New dad Matthew Mcconaughey is a hands-on father to baby LEVI.

3rd April 2009

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey kicked off 2009 with a 10-day road trip fast, drinking only water, tea and broth.

28th March 2009

Quote: "You wouldn't be where you are if you didn't go through all the other things. It's an honour to be at an ex-girlfriend's wedding or to have them over for dinner. There's nothing goofy about it." Matthew Mcconaughey likes to stay in touch with his exes.

30th January 2009

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey's girlfriend Camila Alves is to design a diaper bag range for trendy fashion chain Lucky Brand. The Brazilian gave birth to baby LEVI last year (08).

4th October 2008

Fact: Actor Matthew Mcconaughey has launched an online store for his clothing line j.k. livin. features organic clothes and apparel for men, women and children.

26th September 2008

Quote: "My son loves the shower. We’ve been to the beach a few times, but he’s already spent a good nine months in 'the water' so he’s comfortable.” Matthew Mcconaughey insists his young son LEVI is going to love watersports when he grows up.

24th September 2008

Quote: "I don't have any plans for that today. Or tonight. Tomorrow's unlikely. But we'll see by the weekend." Matthew Mcconaughey insists he will marry his girlfriend Camila Alves at some point.

10th September 2008

Quote: "I'll flirt with anyone from the ages of four to 80. It's nice to get a smile." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey likes to impress ladies of every age.

10th September 2008

Quote: "Getting a passport quickly. This baby will have to get used to the travelling life." Matthew Mcconaughey insists his baby son LEVI needs to have his travel documents at the ready.

5th September 2008

Fact: New dad Matthew Mcconaughey turned his home town of Austin, Texas into a desert Hollywood on Wednesday night (03Sep08) when he premiered his new movie SURFER, DUDE there. The actor welcomed pal and co-star Woody Harrelson to join him and his mother Kay on the red carpet. The film opens exclusively in Austin theatres on Friday (05Sep08).

2nd September 2008

Quote: "(Camila Alves) is the love of my life. Everything is right. It's all good." Matthew Mcconaughey is all loved up with his girlfriend and mother of his newborn son LEVI.

2nd September 2008

Quote: "I don't care for (romantic comedies) where the guy is emasculated, tossed around by the woman, and lacking a point of view. It's a disservice to both the male and the female. I like to give my guys some balls." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey prefers to play a bold leading man.

20th August 2008

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey is auctioning off his custom-made motorcycle on eBay to raise money for his j.k. livin foundation. The motorbike, a 2007 University of Texas commemorative model, is expected to raise more than $40,000 (GBP20,000).

20th August 2008

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey is auctioning off a one-of-a-kind motorcycle for charity. The lot, on internet auction site eBay, is currently at $8,588 (GBP4,294) and all proceeds will go towards helping children maintain a healthy lifestyle. The auction also includes two tickets for a University of Texas football game.

12th August 2008

Quote: "I have some engineering things that I could suggest for the changing tables... I've got some ideas... Maybe being able to put a shirt on and actually leave with it being clean." Matthew Mcconaughey has big ideas for his fellow new dads.

11th August 2008

Quote: "MATTHEW and LEVI were the same apostle (and) a favourite verse of mine in the Book of Matthew in The Bible is 6:22... We have a few names that we're thinking of naming the child, and Levi is one of 'em. All of a sudden, Levi comes into the world... We look up and it is 6.22pm... He's in line and on time." Matthew Mcconaughey on the relevance of his baby son's name.

8th August 2008

Quote: "I had a really long labour - it was, like, 60 hours... I had a blast doing it. It's the best story and the best dance I ever had... You have contractions and you're dancing with your partner." Brazilian model Camila Alves on her delivery room marathon. The stunner gave birth to actor Matthew Mcconaughey's son LEVI on 7 July (08).

8th August 2008

Fact: The mother of Matthew Mcconaughey's baby son LEVI is planning a designer diaper bag line. Brazilian model Camila Alves will launch her handbag range in Los Angeles this weekend (09-10Aug08) and if it's a success she plans to branch out into pregnancy and new mum accessories.

5th August 2008

Quote: "We were in the hospital 59 and a half hours before the birth, but who's counting?" New dad Matthew Mcconaughey was there for every step of his son LEVI's birth last month (Jul08).

25th July 2008

Quote: "Matthew Mcconaughey is so cute... how can he do that? I'm going to send him a letter." Animal lover and vegetarian Pamela Anderson is dismayed to hear new dad MCCONAUGHEY is the man behind new U.S. beef ads.

23rd July 2008

Quote: "He'll be surfing next weekend. I can't wait to get him out there." Beach bum Matthew Mcconaughey can't wait to share his favourite hobby with his newborn son LEVI.

27th May 2008

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey's nephew - son to his older brother Rooster - is named Miller Lyte, after his father's favourite beer.

17th April 2008

Quote: "We've shared some fun times. I don't see him so much now. He has a new boyfriend. I'm kind of upset about that." KELSEY GRAMMAR mourns losing ex-best friend and Cheers co-star Woody Harrelson to his new guy-pal Matthew Mcconaughey.

12th April 2008

Quote: "He or she'll be fine. We'll make it fit, sure. People fit in small places." Matthew Mcconaughey on turning his famous Airstream trailer into a nursery for his unborn baby.

3rd April 2008

Quote: "My living space is so small that I can sit on the toilet and scramble eggs at the same time. How cool is that?" Matthew Mcconaughey is more than happy living in his famous Airstream trailer, which measures just 28 feet (8.5 meters) by seven feet (2.1 meters).

2nd April 2008

Quote: "All I know is, getting older gets cooler with each year. By a process of elimination you get rid of what you don't like." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey, 38, isn't bothered by his advancing years.

1st April 2008

Quote: "Now that I'm about to become a father, my sexy rating is set to go through the roof. But don't come to me for a refund if it doesn't work out." Hollywood hunk Matthew Mcconaughey fancies himself to be named World's Sexiest Man once again. He was previously handed the accolade by America's People magazine in 2005.

1st April 2008

Quote: "My dad always said to me, 'Boy, when I get out of here, I betcha I'll be making love to your mother.' I hope my own death is way down the line, but when it happens, that's my preferred exit strategy." Hollywood star Matthew Mcconaughey wants to emulate his father in death.

1st April 2008

Quote: "I want to be reincarnated as a jaguar. They're the coolest animals in the world." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey has plans for his afterlife.

29th February 2008

Quote: "A year ago, I got my life down to one big backpack. I just did a big spring cleaning and said, 'What do you really need, MCConaughey?' I attacked the little things that don't matter." Matthew Mcconaughey is glad he got rid of clutter as he prepares for parenthood.

21st February 2008

Quote: "For the first 30 minutes, we didn't speak a lick of English, but we communicated, and I got her to go out with me three days later. Two years on, I'm still trying to get her to keep going out with me. The funny thing is, I haven't wanted to ask anyone else out since." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey is completely head over heels in love with his pregnant girlfriend CAMILA ALVES.

21st February 2008

Quote: "We're not finding out the sex in advance - we want it to be a surprise." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey wants to make the birth of his first child with girlfriend CAMILA ALVES extra special.

11th February 2008

Quote: "I'm just wishing for a healthy child. If it's a girl I'm ready to have that talk with her when she's 16. I'll lay it down, the straight skinny on guys. I know where guys are coming from." Matthew Mcconaughey is ready to play a protective dad to his unborn child.

5th February 2008

Quote: "I got a card with an ultrasound. Awesome. Awesome. If she told me she had some news to share with me, that would not have been in my top 10. It's much better." Matthew Mcconaughey was moved by the way his girlfriend CAMILA ALVES let him know she was pregnant.

1st February 2008

Quote: "I've been an uncle for a while, so I know a little bit about the art of diaper changing." Matthew Mcconaughey insists he's not completely unprepared for fatherhood.

30th January 2008

Quote: "Make no doubt about it. My kid will dance. He will be on the beach and he will be taking hikes with a wild bandana on." Matthew Mcconaughey is convinced his unborn child with girlfriend CAMILA ALVES will be just like him.

23rd January 2008

Quote: "Cynicism can be funny. But it's the easy way. You'll forget to enjoy anything. I try to make the evolving choice, the forward-moving, life-giving choice. Just keep living, man." Matthew Mcconaughey likes to keep things positive.

21st January 2008

Quote: "The UFC is a great sport - man on man, no weapons, you and me... Is it bloody? Sure. But it's actually one of the healthiest rituals for exorcising the violence and rage we have inside." Matthew Mcconaughey on his love for ultimate fighting bouts.

19th January 2008

Quote: "I laughed. I sent him some of my T-shirts." Former People magazine Sexiest Man Alive Matthew Mcconaughey loved his 2007 successor Matt Damon's impersonation of him on U.S. TV's THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN.

17th January 2008

Quote: "I think everybody should do it at least 100 times. I've done it since, too... I love playing drums naked. Who doesn't like comfort and music." Matthew Mcconaughey refuses to give up his penchant for playing the bongos naked, despite his 1999 arrest after police raided his home following complaints from his neighbours.

14th January 2008

Quote: "I fly economy to the jungle but first class back. You backpack on the trip, come back and get room service." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey on his travel adventures.

10th January 2008

Quote: "If I wake up one morning and feel like moving on, I get to hook it up and move. I get a new backyard for 30 bucks a night wherever I go." Matthew Mcconaughey discusses the advantage of living in a luxury trailer.

5th December 2007

Fact: Actor Matthew Mcconaughey has been named the face of Dolce + Gabbana's new men's fragrance.

22nd November 2007

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey is such a big fan of reggae star MISHKA, he has offered to produce the ONE TREE singer's new album and release it on his own record label in January (08).

13th July 2007

Quote: "What I look for in a woman is what I like to call the two 'Hs' - Hotness and Humour. But to be honest, a woman with a sense of humour is always hot." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey looks for two very specific traits in the women he dates.

16th December 2006

Quote: "It's not something any man should go to jail for. People entered my house uninvited. I was p**sed. I'm not a man who deserves to be in jail." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey is still upset about his arrest in 1999 - for playing the bongos in the nude at his home in Austin, Texas.

15th December 2006

Fact: Cyclist Lance Armstrong's nickname for pal Matthew Mcconaughey is "the redneck Buddha."

7th December 2006

Quote: "I've cried more in the last six months - because I've seen this thing - than I have in the last 10 years, and (they're) good tears, man, strong tears." Matthew Mcconaughey on watching his new sports movie WE ARE MARSHALL.

30th November 2006

Quote: "You tour with the other guys. We got Matthew Mcconaughey's bus. You get a sash and a sceptre and a (crown). We don't like to call it a tiara." George Clooney talks through the responsibilities that come with being named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.

9th August 2006

Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey and Kate Hudson are to team up on the big screen again in a new adventure comedy. The pair, who played lovers in How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days, will play divorced treasure hunters in new film FOOL'S GOLD.

23rd July 2006

Fact: SAHARA star Matthew Mcconaughey owns a house in the Hollywood Hills where he rotates sleeping in all three of the home's bedrooms.

7th July 2006

Fact: Pals Matthew Mcconaughey and Jake Gyllenhaal have hired a tough taskmaster to perfect their cycling skills in the Hollywood Hills - Tour De France champion LANCE ARMSTRONG.

26th May 2006

Fact: Earthy actor Matthew Mcconaughey has turned down the chance to live in luxury while filming news sports film WE ARE MARSHALL - he prefers to live in his famous Airstream trailer at a park nearby. The movie star travelled across America with his beloved trailer last year (05) to promote action film SAHARA.

24th May 2006

Fact: A host of stars including Denzel Washington, Alicia Keys, Matthew Mcconaughey, Elijah Wood and John Travolta have donated items to an online charity auction aiming to pay the medical bills of Terry Birch - a hearing-impared Utah caretaker - and his deaf wife, who is suffering from breast cancer.

9th May 2006

Fact: Robert Duvall was originally cast to play Kathy Bates' husband in new Matthew Mcconaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker romantic comedy FAILURE TO LAUNCH. He was replaced by American football legend TERRY BRADSHAW.

23rd March 2006

Quote: "I like it a lot. I can get by in Spanish, but when they get going at the dinner table, it's a sweat staying in the conversation." Matthew Mcconaughey on visiting girlfriend PENELOPE CRUZ'S family in SPAIN.

9th March 2006

Fact: Hunky Matthew Mcconaughey's brother has just named his second son Miller Lyte Mcconaughey after his favourite beer.

9th March 2006

Quote: "I've had a little crush on her since HONEYMOON IN VEGAS in 1992." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey on his FAILURE TO LAUNCH co-star Sarah Jessica Parker.

2nd March 2006

Quote: "It's something I've done many times and will continue to do again and what I've learned is (to) shut the window." Matthew Mcconaughey on his 1999 arrest following a police complaint that he was dancing around his Austin, Texas, home naked and to the sound of loud bongo music.

27th February 2006

Quote: <p>"I dream of having children. To have more McConaughey bloodline in the world would be a good thing." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey longs to pro-create. </p>

14th February 2006

Quote: <p>"It can be a tough day, man. We've all been there... It's loaded, man. Expectations are high." Romantic Matthew Mcconaughey warns men to bring their best efforts to St Valentine's Day (14FEB06). </p>

10th February 2006

Fact: <p>Actor Matthew Mcconaughey has created a dance for his beloved Texas Longhorns American football team to help players loosen up on their march to the 2006 college football championship. </p>

10th February 2006

Quote: <p>"She could run a country if she wanted to." Matthew Mcconaughey talks up his ex-girlfriend Sandra Bullock. </p>

27th January 2006

Fact: <p>Lucky golfer Matthew Mcconaughey has scored four holes-in-one during his time on his favourite courses. </p>

18th January 2006

Quote: <p>"That McConaughey cat is the leader of the pack." Hollywood heart-throb George Clooney insists Matthew Mcconaughey is the sexiest man alive. </p>

4th January 2006

Fact: <p>University Of Texas alum Matthew Mcconaughey and former University Of Southern California student Will Ferrell will fight it out during a US TV ad which will air before the two American football teams meet in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California later today (04JAN05). </p>

24th November 2005

Quote: <p>"I'm at that age where I'm looking for a very specific sexiest man list. Like, Sexiest Former Batmen who were also on a Hospital Show." Former ER star George Clooney on losing his title as People magazine's Sexiest Man to Matthew Mcconaughey. </p>

22nd November 2005

Quote: <p>"I was a little hurt that pretty boy McConaughey now takes over. It's a big responsibility and it's a heavy crown for him but I think Mr Abs can handle it... I was a little disturbed that Matt Damon didn't get front page of People and I think he was hurt." George Clooney, a former People magazine Sexiest Man Alive, jokes about the new number one hunk, Matthew Mcconaughey. </p>

22nd November 2005

Quote: <p>"My accountants and lawyers tell me that my books look like a bum who lives under the bridge who just won the lottery. I don't spend that much money." Matthew Mcconaughey keeps his financial handlers happy. </p>

21st November 2005

Quote: <p>"I feel like he'll be a good sexiest man. I feel like he'll appreciate it. If anything should happen to him I am there to step in and carry the mantle." Matt Damon talks about People magazine's newly-crowned Sexiest Man Alive, Matthew Mcconaughey. </p>

9th October 2005

Quote: <p>"We're friends for life. It doesn't happen all the time, but we made a connection." Al Pacino on Matthew Mcconaughey after working with his new best pal on gambling drama Two for the Money. </p>

7th October 2005

Quote: <p>"I have a wonderful home in the Hollywood Hills, I have a wonderful ranch in west Texas, but I also like it when I'm in my trailer." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey enjoys a simple life. </p>

28th September 2005

Fact: <p>Movie star Matthew Mcconaughey's father was once a defensive end for American football team the Green Bay Packers. </p>

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