Brazilian model Camila Alves is best known for hosting the third season of the Bravo network reality television series Shear Genius. She also co-hosted the first season of the Food Network competition show, Kids BBQ Championship, along with Eddie Jackson. Her Muxo line of handbags is popular among the American audience.
Camila Alves Biography
Camila Alves was born on the 28th of January 1982, in Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil. She’s currently 41 years old.
|Birth Name||Camila Alves|
|Date of Birth||January 28, 1982|
|Place of Birth||Itambacuri, Brazil|
|Age||41 years old|
|Profession||Fashion Model, Designer|
Family and Education
While there’s plenty of information about her acting career due to her popularity, very little is known about Camila’s family and early life. Her mother, Fátima Saraiva, is an artist and designer, while her father is a farmer.
It is not known whether she completed her school education or not because she moved from her home country to the United States at the age of 15 and spent around four years doing odd jobs like house-cleaner and waitress in Los Angeles. At age 19, she moved to New York to pursue a career in modeling.
Camila Alves Personal Life
Camila Alves married actor Matthew McConaughey on June 9, 2012, in Austin, Texas. They have three children, a son, Levi Alves McConaughey (born July 7, 2008), a daughter, Vida Alves McConaughey (born January 3, 2010), and a son Livingston Alves McConaughey (born December 28, 2012).
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 9 inches|
Centimeters – 175 cm
Meters – 1.75 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 55 kg|
Pounds – 121 lbs
|Shoe Size||8.5 (US)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Plush lips|
Camila made her television appearance in the Ready to Wear – Spring/Summer 2008 fashion show.
Alves did numerous advertising campaigns for Billabong, Chopard, Christian Dior cosmetics, Donatelli, Harley-Davidson, Levi’s, Mango, Neiman Marcus, Pinko, Shell, and Target.
Camila Alves Net Worth
As of 2023, Camila has an estimated net worth of $20 million US dollars. However, the combined net worth of Aves and her husband Matthew McConaughey is $100 million dollars.
Camila Alves Facts
She was raised in Brazil until she was 15 and later moved to Los Angeles where she lived with her aunt.
At age 19, she moved to New York City to try her hand in modeling, and apparently, she became a high-profile fashion model.
She has been featured on the covers of various magazines like Brazil’s Homem Vogue (2009), Greece’s Elle (2006), Spain’s Yo Dona (2009), US’s DC Modern Luxury Magazine, and others.
In August 2015, she acquired her US citizenship.
In January 2016, Alves launched a lifestyle website, Women of Today, where she shares everything about herself and also writes blog posts on food, family, health, fashion, beauty, and crafts.
She co-founded the organic frozen baby food company called Yummy Spoonfuls, which launched its product line for babies and toddlers in Target’s frozen food section in 2016.