Camila alves

Camila Alves McConaughey
Born (1982-01-28) January 28, 1982 (age 32)
Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Occupation Model
Spouse(s) Matthew McConaughey (m. 2012)
Children 3
Modeling information
Hair color Black
Eye color Black
Website

Camila Alves McConaughey[1] (b. January 28, 1982)[2] is a Brazilian model and designer.[1]

Early life

She was born in Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil and spent her childhood between the beaches of Bahia and the farmlands of Minas Gerais.[3] She was raised by her mother, an artist and designer, and her father, a farmer. Alves arrived in Los Angeles at the age of fifteen to visit her aunt, and never left. After working for four years as a house-cleaner and waitress, she successfully learned English and decided to make the United States her home.[4]

Career

At the age of 19, Alves moved to New York to pursue a career as a fashion model.[5] Alves and her mother design the Muxo line of handbags,[6] which were conceived after experimenting for three years with styles and designs.[7] In 2010, Alves hosted the Bravo network's third season of its reality television show Shear Genius.[8]

In April 2012, Alves was signed on as the new face for Macy's clothing line "I.N.C. International Concepts".[9]

Personal life

Alves met American actor Matthew McConaughey in 2006.[10] The couple became engaged on Christmas Day 2011,[11] and were married on June 9, 2012 in Austin, Texas, where they reside.[1] They have three children: sons Levi (born July 7, 2008),[12] Livingston (born December 28, 2012),[13] and daughter Vida (born January 3, 2010).[14]

References

External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • Alves' Biography at My Muxo Handcrafted Leather Handbags
  • j.k. livin foundation
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