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Matthew McConaughey Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Matthew McConaughey worth? $95 million

How did Matthew McConaughey earn his money and wealth?

Matthew McConaughey was born as Matthew David McConaughey to parents James Donald McConaughey and Mary Kathlene McConaughey on November 4, 1969. His birthplace is Uvalde, Texas, United States. He has established himself as one of the best actors of Hollywood known for playing lead roles in romantic comedy films. His acting career had not only brought him a prestigious position in Hollywood and gifted stardom but also had let him earn a hefty amount of wealth. He has also won an Oscar for his performance in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ (2013) for Best Actor along with a Critics’ Choice Movie Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award.

He has acted in popular romantic comedies and reinvented himself with each movie. He put up a marvelous performance in ‘A Time to kill’ (1996) and left a bang on impression. The film reached the millions club and was a commercial success. It led Matthew McConaughey to make a profitable income. The movie ‘Contact’ was another box office hit released in the year 1997 which employed a commendable storyline along with explicit acting by Matthew McConaughey. He played the lead role in the movie ‘U-571’ which earned a gross income of $127.7 million. These movies were a staircase for him to attain stardom and wealth. Another box office hit of Matthew McConaughey was ‘Magic Mike’ (2012) and this movie earned him great amounts leading to establishing him as one of the highest paid actors.

An intriguing romantic comedy ‘How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days’ left the audience glued to the screen and is till date lauded as one of the remarkable movies in the genre. He has also been part of ‘Failure to Launch’ (2006) which was a box office hit. ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ (2013) and ‘Interstellar’ (2013) are the greatest commercial hits of his career. He appeared in a cameo role in the former alongside Leonardo di Caprio but was still applauded for his limited presence.

Interstellar tops his list of highest grossing movies, a movie directed by the legendary Christopher Nolan and was one of the most riveting sci-fi dramas the world has ever seen. He was cat opposite actors, Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn, and Michael Caine.

He also won the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor for the movie ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ (2013). He received MTV Movie Award for Next Generation for the movie ‘A Time to kill’ (1996).

What are the highest grossing films of Matthew McConaughey?

  • Interstellar (2013): $677.5 million
  • Sing (2016): $634.2 million
  • The Wolf of Wall Street (2013): $392.0 million
  • Magic Mike (2012): $167.2 million
  • A Time to kill (1996): $152.3 million
  • How to Lose a Guy in 10 days (2003): $177.4 million
  • Contact (1997): $171.1 million
  • Failure to Launch (2006): $128.4 million
  • U-571 (2001): $127.7 million
  • Dallas Buyers Club (2013): $55 million

Read more: Best Movies of Matthew McConaughey

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