Matthew McConaughey is one of the hottest actors in Hollywood – both in terms of looks and career. Ever since he first launched his career back in the early ‘90s, women have been drooling over him. With that blond hair, those blue eyes and ripped abs, who doesn’t have a small crush on him? While it really seemed for a while there that he seemed to destined to do rom-coms for eternity, he managed to totally reinvent himself as a serious actor. Since we all can’t get enough of his good looks, laid-back attitude and his movies, we have 10 things you didn’t know about Hollywood’s hottest actor:
Matthew David McConaughey was born on November 4, 1969, in Uvalde, Texas, to Mary Kathleen, a former kindergarten teacher and a published author, and James Donald, who ran an oil pipe supply business. He has two older brothers, Michael “Rooster” and Pat. His father was a one-time football player. He played for the Kentucky Wildcats and the Houston Cougars college football teams and was drafted in the NFL in the 27th round by the Green Bay Packers in 1953. He was released from his contract before the season began after having never played an official league game in the NFL.