Camila Alves McConaughey is a Brazilian-American model and designer known to be the wife of American actor, Matthew McConaughey. She runs a bag line, Muxo Handbags, alongside her mom and also co-founded an organic food company called Yummy Spoonfuls.
At first, it wasn’t all rosy for Camila, who initially worked as a waitress and a house cleaner before her career blossomed as a model and designer. Many have described her success growth as a reward for persistence, hard work, and diligence. She is also a mother of three children and is a loving wife. Follow us as we tell you more about the fashionista.
Camila Alves’ Biography (Age)
The elegant, sexy model was born on the 28th of January 1982 in Brazil. She spent her first fifteen years in the country before leaving for Los Angeles, USA. She learned the basics regarding fashion and design from her mother who excelled in the crafts and was a loving daughter to her father who was a farmer. Having been born in Brazil, Alves holds a Brazilian nationality and on August 4, 2015, she became a US citizen by naturalization.
While in Los Angeles, the fashion aficionado took up a menial job and worked as a house cleaner for four years before becoming a waitress. As fate may have it, she was often loved by her employees and within a short space, she already became fluent with the English language. So, the young Camila decided to stay back in the United States of America, refusing to return to her place of birth.
After working as a waitress for a while, Camila Alves moved to New York City in an effort to pursue a career in fashion and modeling. In New York, she began to design bags, alongside her mother. They spent three years experimenting and mastering their crafts and in no short time, began to create much more beautiful styles and stealing the hearts of bag lovers – which led to the birth of her handbag line, Muxo Handbags.
While making a name for herself in fashion, Camila Alves also became a television host. In 2010, she hosted the third season of Shear Genius; a Bravo Network Reality television series.
Two years after, she was made the new face for the clothing line; INC International Concepts. There, she basically worked as the clothing line model. Through the following years, Camila Alves kept on with her modeling gigs and sometime in January 2016, she launched a lifestyle website, Women of Today. On the website, she talked about lifestyle, health and everything pertaining to women lifestyle. Sometimes, she also links the websites to her social media pages.
Alves is also the co-founder of an organic food company known as Yummy SpoonFuls; a company that deals with the products of baby food. The very same year she became a co-founder, she played co-host for the first season of the Food Network competition show, Kids BBQ Championship.
Husband – Matthew McConaughey and Kids
Camila love story could be simultaneously interchanged with the saying ‘life is what happens while you are busy making other plans’. Well, model Alves and actor Mathew McConaughey met when the later wasn’t making any woman plans. The two met at a club in Los Angeles in 2006 and fell in love at first sight. They took their love chemistry to another level and began seeing each other.
Then in 2011, the actor popped the question on Christmas day asking Alves to be his forever mate. They subsequently got married in June the following year. Currently, they share three adorable children together; two sons and a daughter.
As aforementioned, Mathew McConaughey is a renowned American actor whose cute looks and charm garnered his many roles as a romantic man. He has often times played the role of a love interest and a fighter. His movie credits include A Time To Kill, Contact, The Newton Boys, U-571, The Wedding Planner and host of others.
The model and designer have over the years been quite lucrative with her career. She has designed lots of bags and has also stretched her hands to other business. In all her hard work and investments, it is believed that the Camila Alves is worth $6 million.