Matthew McConaughey impresses audiences and hosts alike with his talks, frequently receiving rave reviews
Academy award-winning actor MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY brings his star power and charisma to every event. From speeches at large, prestigious companies such as Google to more intimate events, McConaughey leaves audiences thinking and event planners raving. Among his staggering praise: “[Matthew's] the guy on the court who elevates the rest of the team... There are stars that suck up all the energy in the room—Matthew maximizes the energy and shares it.” (Director Richar Linklater for TIME) “Very positive message that needs to be shared to motivate & inspire the growth of others professionally & personally. Resulting in a much better and united future,” “Great event!!! The speaker was charismatic and the topic was relevant and filled with practical and actionable advice,” and “So inspiring and impressive. Thank you for bringing such a world renown[ed] guest for us to learn from. Really excellent,” (IVY). McConaughey shares lessons from his life and career, the impact of his philanthropic efforts, and the importance of chasing your passion.
Matthew McConaughey empowers us to just keep livin'
Academy Award-Winning Actor MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY is a voice of inspiration, empowerment and some much-needed humor amid challenging times. He's delivered a virtual commencement address to the class of 2020, shared a virtual message of hope to the world via Good Morning America, regularly provides practical (yet engaging) coronavirus health advice through his Instagram, and even hosted virtual bingo for senior citizens. Most profoundly he interviewed Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and face of America's Coronavirus recovery. McConaughey also launched a new Instagram series during quarantine, "McConaughey Takes," in which he takes viewers behind-the-scenes of his movies. As McConaughey said in one of his recent virtual messages, "There is a green light on the other side of this red light that we're in right now, and I believe that green light is going to be built on the values that we enact right now-- values of fairness, kindness, accountability, resilience, respect, courage..." In his New York Times #1 bestselling book, Greenlights, McConaughey writes what he calls a love letter to life. Greenlights takes readers on a journey of lessons he grappled with throughout his life reminding us to connect with grace, truth, and the beauty of being alive. Released in December 2021, he created a guided companion to the memoir, Greenlights: Your Journal, Your Journey, filled with prompts, pithy quotes, adages, outlaw wisdom, and advice on how to live with greater satisfaction from Matthew McConaughey.
With a career that has spanned 40 feature films that have grossed over $1 billion dollars, McConaughey is a force of nature both onscreen and off. A Texas native heralded for his constant career reinvention, he's a dedicated philanthropist whose just keep livin Foundation empowers high school students to lead active lives and make healthy choices for a better future. McConaughey also serves as creative director for Wild Turkey, has co-created his own bourbon called Longbranch, and is part owner of Austin FC.
In engagements that are equal parts empowering and entertaining, McConaughey uplifts audiences and helps them strive to be their best and find the opportunity in every moment, even the most difficult ones.
Texas native MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY is one of Hollywood’s most sought-after leading men. A chance meeting in Austin with casting director and producer Don Phillips led him to director Richard Linklater, who launched the actor’s career in the cult classic “Dazed and Confused.” Since then, he has won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ron Woodruff in "Dallas Buyers Club", appeared in over 40 feature films that have grossed over $1 billion; and has become a producer, director, and philanthropist with his just keep livin Foundation – all the while sticking to his Texas roots and “jk livin” philosophy.
In his New York Times #1 bestselling book, Greenlights, McConaughey writes what he calls a love letter to life. Greenlights takes readers on a journey of lessons he grappled with throughout his life reminding us to connect with grace, truth, and the beauty of being alive.
McConaughey also serves as creative director for Wild Turkey and has co-created his own bourbon, Longbranch. He serves as Minister of Culture/M.O.C. for the University of Texas Athletic Department and The Austin FC Soccer Club, where he is part owner. He currently resides in Austin, Texas with his wife Camilla and their three kids, while he is a professor at the University of Texas in Austin.