It’s that time of year where love is in the air. Matthew McConaughey proposed to Camila Alves on Christmas day. The couple has been dating for five years and have two children together.
Matthew McConaughey is 42 years old and Camila Alves is 29 years old with a son Levi at 3 years old and a daughter Vida who is 23 months old and will be turning 2 years old in January. Matthew McConaughey was named “sexiest man alive” in 2005 by People magazine and his girlfriend, now fiancé, is a Brazil-born model and television personality hosting Bravo’s Sheer Genius.
McConaughey proposed to Alves on Christmas day and announced it on his Matthew McConaughey WhoSay account saying, “Just asked Camila to marry me, Merry Christmas” Along with a picture of the two kissing in front of the Christmas tree.
In the April issue of Esquire he said, “I found the woman I wanna do it with, the woman I wanna make a family with, hopefully live our life out together. She needs to have 50 percent of that. I mean, it’s a lot easier for me to be at 100 percent. I’d always been 100 percent. It’s braver for me at 50 percent.” In 2009 he told GMA that, “There’s more to live for,” when he was asked about his relationship with Alves and his fatherhood.
The proposal could have been a little bit of a surprise for Camila Alves because she told OK magazine, “We’ve got no plans right now. We’re good as we are right now. We’re happy and good as we are. So far, so good!”
The newly engaged couple live between Austin in McConaughey’s home state and Malibu, though McConaughey lived in an RV for a couple years nearby professing his love for the simple life.
Matthew McConaughey movies that he has starred in, include, A Time to Kill, The Lincoln Lawyer, U-571, Sahara, The Wedding Planner and so on. He has been in 46 different movie titles and is also known for habitually taking off his shirt. Another fact about Matthew McConaughey is that he played Brazilian music for eight straight hours in the operating room to help his girlfriend, Camila Alves, give birth to their child, Levi.