Matthew McConaughey celebrates wife’s U.S. citizenship

Matthew McConaughey’s wife Camila Alves is a new U.S. citizen.

Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey at the Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards at ACL Live on March 8, 2012.  Photo by Michael Barnes

Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey at the Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards at ACL Live on March 8, 2012. Photo by Michael Barnes

A Tuesday tweet picturing McConaughey and Alves with their three children in a courtroom announced the news.

The Tweet was met with hundreds of retweets, thousands of favorites and countless congratulations.

Alves, who is originally from Brazil, also posted a photo along with the words:

“It is with great pride and honor that I am happy to say I now hold an American passport!”

McConaughey, Alves and their three children live in Austin.

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