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10 Things About Camila Alves: The Future Mrs. Matthew McConaughey

Who is Camila Alves?

After five years together, two children, and dozens of red carpet sightings, Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey are finally getting married.

Matthew McConaughey sent out a message on his WhoSay.com page saying, “just asked camila to marry me, merry Christmas.” And evidently, she said yes!

But who is Camila Alves? Where is she from and how did she end up in the United States?

Check out these 10 things about Camila Alves: nggallery id=’117005′

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    Camila was born January 28th, 1982 in the small city of Itambacuri Minas Gerais in Brazil. Her childhood was spent between the gorgeous beaches of Bahia and the simple farmlands of Minas Gerais.
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    Camila was raised by her mom, an artist and designer, and her father who was a farmer.
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    When she was 15, she went to visit her aunt in Los Angeles. She never left.
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    She worked as a house-cleaner and waitress, and learned English and opted to stay in the United States.
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    When she turned 19, she moved to New York City to become a fashion model
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    She met Matthew McConaughey five years ago. They live in Austin, Texas and Los Angeles.
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    Camila and her mom have a business together. They design a their own line of handbags called Muxo.
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    In 2010, Camilia scored the job of hosting Bravo show Shear Genius.
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    Their son Levi Alves McConaughey was born July 7th, 2008.
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    Daughter Vida Alves McConaughey was born January 3rd, 2010
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