Matthew McConaughey Net Worth $105 million
Matthew McConaughey salary $5,000,000
Matthew McConaughey Net Worth: How rich is Matthew McConaughey? & How much money is Matthew McConaughey worth? Time to find out!
Matthew McConaughey is an American actor and his current net worth is $105 million.
Born as Matthew David McConaughey, as the youngest of three children of James Donald McConaughey, a businessman, and Mary Kathleen, a former kindergarten teacher and published author, who also taught him.
His parents married each other three times, after divorcing twice.
His brother Michael Patrick McConaughey, also known as Rooster, is a self-made millionaire who stars in West Texas Investors Club.
Along with his family he moved to Longview Texas, where he went to Longview High School. Matthew lived in Australia for a year, as a Rotary exchange student.
He went to the University of Texas at Austin. There he joined Delta Tau Delta fraternity, and graduated with a BA in Radio-Television-Film.
At first, he wanted to go to Southern Methodist University, but changed his mind after one of his brothers told him that private school tuition would be a burden on the family’s finances.
Upon graduating from college, he wanted to go to law school, but quickly changed his mind after realizing he had no interest in becoming a lawyer.
How did Matthew get famous?
He started working in television commercials, including one for the Austin, Texas newspaper, the Austin American-Statesman, which became his first speaking role.
Later, he received the role of Joe in Trisha Yearwood’s video for her hit song Walkaway Joe.
Several smaller roles followed until he had his big break with the film A Time to Kill, where he played a lawyer.
In the following years, he started in leading roles in more movies, including in Contact, Amistad, The Newton Boys, and many more.
During the early 2000s he received roles in romantic comedies, such as The Wedding Planner and How to Loose a Guy in 10 Days.
Next he appeared as a firefighter in the low-budget film Tiptoes, as well as in Two for the Money, and in Frailty.
In 2005, People magazine named him the Sexiest Man Alive. The following year he appeared in the romantic comedy Failure to Launch, as well in We Are Marshall.
Among his best acting performances is the role he had in Dallas Buyers Club. The role of Ron Woodroof, a rodeo rider who finds out he has AIDS, earned him wide critical acclaim.
For the role, he has earned the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Drama, among others.
How does Matthew make money?
In 2014, Time magazine ranked him on their list of Most Influential People in the World. The same year, he appeared in an ad-campaign for Lincoln Motor Company.
He appeared alongside Woody Harrelson in HBO’s 2014 series True Detective. His performance earned him a Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series.
The actor will star in Stephen King adaptation The Dark Tower, as well as in White Boy Rick, and The Beach Bum.
And in 2018 he will star opposite Diane Lane and Anne Hathaway in the erotic thriller Serenity.