Police responded to a disturbance call at Matthew's home in Austin, Tx. in October. When they arrived, the music was blaring and he was playing bongo drums in the nude. He was with an unknown man and police attempted to arrest him after spotting illegal drugs. He resisted arrest.
His life motto is "Just Keep Living"
Arrested in Oct 1999 in Austin, Texas for "resisting transportation" after first being under suspicion for marijuana possession.
Education: University of Texas at Austin (Film)
Is good friends with Jake Gyllenhaal.
People Magazine's 2005 Most Sexiest Man Alive
Is good friends with Lance Armstrong.
Was accompanied by Penélope Cruz to the Grammy Awards in 2005. The couple met on the set of Sahara (2005).
Was the first choice to play the lead in Titanic (1997).
His father died of a heart attack in August 1992.
Doesn't wear deodorant or cologne.
Is of Irish descent
Named one of People Magazine's "Hottest Bachelors" in 2006.
Girlfriend Camila Alves is three-months pregnant with his child. It will be the first child for both of them. (January 2008)
His brother, Michael McConaughey, aka Rooster, had a son and named him Miller Lyte McConaughey.
Matthew and Camila Alves became the parents of their first child, a boy named Levi Alves McConaughey, on July 7, 2008, weighing in at 7 lb. 4 oz.
Afraid of revolving doors.
In November 2007 he bought a 3,500 square foot, 4 bed - 3 bath home in Malibu for $10 million. He was shopping for a home in the area and spotted the property - which was not on the market - and made an offer to the residents for the property, which was accepted.
He has traveled around Mali in western Africa.
Good friends with Lance Armstrong and Jake Gyllenhaal.
Has worked with such well-known directors as Steven Spielberg, Robert Zemeckis, Richard Linklater and Jonathan Mostow.
Announced that he is auctioning his 1971 Chevy Stingray Corvette on Ebay, and donating all the money to Oprah's Angel Network Hurricane Katrina and Rita relief funds.
Has three bedrooms in his house and sleeps in all of them in turn.