Now that superstar actor Matthew McConaughey and longtime girlfriend Camila Alves have welcomed their first child into the world, they are revealing exclusively to OK! their son’s name â€” Levi Alves McConaughey.
Explaining how they came up with the name for their baby boy, Matthew revealed, â€œLevi was another name for the apostle Matthew in The Bible. They were, in fact, two names for the same person.â€
Matthew McConaughey continued, â€œOur son was born at 6:22 pm, and this particular time represents my favorite verse in the book of Matthew in The Bible: ‘If thy eye be single, thy whole body will be full of light.’â€
Baby Levi’s middle name is taken directly from his mother Camila’s last name. The proud new father explained, â€œWe wanted to incorporate her family name.â€
To all the people who wished well for the couple and to their fans, Matthew and Camila have also released the following statement:
“We welcome Levi Alves McConaughey into this wonderful life and look forward to living in it with him. In the mean time and all times, just keep livin’.”
â€”Matthew David McConaughey and Camila Maria Saraiva de Araujo Alves