Matthew McConaughey's Son Looks Just Like Him in Rare Instagram Photo
McConaughey opened up about parenthood, calling it his "favorite job."
It looks like the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree in Matthew McConaughey’s family. Model and actor Camila Alves McConaughey, who’s married to the Oscar winner, posted a new photo of the couple’s eldest son, Levi, to her Instagram account, and it’s clear those curly-haired, bongo-playing genes run deep, because 12-year-old Levi is his dad’s mini-me.
In the picture, Levi and Camila stare intently at the skillet cookie they’ve made together in celebration of the recent release of McConaughey’s memoir, Greenlights.
While McConaughey has played his cards close to the vest about his children in the past, it’s clear the star is one proud papa. In a new interview with Parade, McConaughey opened up about family life, calling parenthood his “favorite job.” Read on for more on McConaughey's kids, and for more on his earlier days, check out these Celeb Red Carpet Photos From 2000 You Have to See to Believe.
View this post on Instagram
The look on our faces says it all..the BEST SUGAR FREE chocolate chip cookie skillet recipe from our friend @roccodispirito! 🍪🎉 It's been a week full of celebration with @officiallymcconaughey’s #Greenlights book release so we had an excuse to make this amazing dessert. Judges at home give it a 10/10! Linked the recipe in my stories so you can all try it now! . . 💚💛💚 Nosso olhar diz tudo … a MELHOR receita de biscoito de chocolate SEM AÇÚCAR feito na frigideira do nosso amigo @roccodispirito! Tem sido uma semana cheia de comemorações, com o lançamento do livro Greenlights Do maridão @officiallymcconaughey então tivemos uma desculpa para fazer essa sobremesa para comemorar !!! Os juízes em casa deram 10/10! Veja a receita nas minhas histórias para que todos possam experimentar agora!
McConaughey, who also shares Vida, 10, and Livingston, 7, with Alves McConaughey, said that quarantining with his wife and kids has strengthened their bond. “Our family unit’s gotten tighter,” said the star. McConaughey revealed that the family has a ritual of expressing their annoyances to one another over dinner every few weeks, noting that the routine helps the group “recalibrate.”
While McConaughey has largely kept his family out of the spotlight, the actor says that he wouldn’t mind if his kids followed in his footsteps eventually.
“It would be kind of cool if I looked up in five years and the McConaughey clan, my two sons and my daughter, are their own production entity,” he admitted.
McConaughey isn’t the only star who’s twinning with his little ones, however. Read on to discover which Hollywood kids look just like their famous folks, and for other famous families, here are Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Siblings.
Nicole Richie and Harlow Madden
Nicole Richie’s kids very rarely make appearances on their mom’s social media—but if they did, you might get confused about who’s who! In early October, Richie shared a photo of herself, sister Sofia Richie, and daughter Harlow Madden, 12, who’s her mom’s spitting image. And for more on your favorite celebrity families, Kate Hudson's Lookalike Son Does a Hilarious Impersonation of Her.
Kate Hudson and Ryder Robinson
Kate Hudson’s 16-year-old son, Ryder Robinson, does more than just look like her: he also does a spot-on impression of his mom. In a recent Instagram post, Ryder pretended to be his mom for a cooking tutorial, nailing Kate’s tone of voice and demeanor.
Kate Moss and Lila Moss Hack
Kate Moss’ daughter, Lila Moss Hack, doesn’t just look like her mom—she’s also following in the supermodel’s footsteps. On Oct. 6, Lila made her runway debut walking in Miu Miu's Spring/Summer 20201 show in Milan. And for more celebrity news delivered to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Reese Witherspoon and Ava Phillippe
Reese Witherspoon doesn’t have a twin, but she’s got the next best thing: a daughter who’s practically indistinguishable from her! Reese’s 21-year-old daughter, Ava Phillippe, shares so many physical similarities to her mom it’s uncanny. And for more celebrities who hit it big back in the day, check out The Biggest '90s TV Teen Idols, Then and Now.
Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber
Cindy Crawford certainly passed on her model good looks to daughter Kaia Gerber, 19. Gerber’s even made a name for herself as a model, doing campaigns for brands like Chanel, Marc Jacobs, and Stella McCartney, as well as walking the runway for fashion houses including Miu Miu, Prada, and Saint Laurent. And for more Hollywood backgrounds you may not know, here are the Celebrities Who Still Live in Their Hometown.