Mary Kathlene McCabe/ Kay McConaughey – Matthew McConaughey’s Mother


Matthew McConaughey won his first Academy Awards for his amazing performance on Dallas Buyer’s Club, by his side were his stunning wife Camilla and one special lady his mother Mrs. Mary Kathlene McCabe aka Kay McConaughey

44-year-old actor Matthew McConaughey is one of the three sons born to Mrs.  Mary Kathlene McCabe aka Kay McCabe and her beloved husband James Donald McConaughey.

Kay McCabe was a kindergarten teacher while her late husband James a former Green Bay Packers player who ran a gas station, they welcomed their son Michael Patrick McConaughey known as Rooster McConaughey in August, 1952, then they had their son Patrick James born in 1963 and last but not least  Matthew was born on November 4, 1969.

82-year-old Kay McConaughey and Jams divorced and remarried each other several times, they remained married until Mr. McConaughney’s passed away of a heart attack in August, 1992, Kay talked about his death in her book I Amaze Myself, where she tells the story of how her husband died while they were having sex..

“On Monday mornings, he and I often said goodbye by making love,” Kay McConaughey tells Us Weekly. “But one day, all of a sudden, it just happened. I knew that something was wrong, because I didn’t hear anything from him. Just nothing,” she says. “But it was just the best way to go!”

When her husband couldn’t be revived, she made sure he was taken from the house in the nude.

“I was just so proud to show off my big old Jim McConaughey — and his gift,” she says.

Kay McConaughey tried out acting for just a while, it was for Richard Linklater’s 2011 film Bernie along her son and actor Jack Black and the amazing Shirley MacLaine