Meet Vida Alves McConaughey!

01/28/2010 at 11:00 PM ET

Introducing Vida Alves McConaughey! Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves share a personal snapshot of their now 3 Β½-week-old baby girl on the actor’s Web site. Not pictured is big brother Levi, 18 months.

“Here’s a pic of our latest family member Vida Alves McConaughey,” the caption reads. “Thanks for all your well wishes our way, the future’s lookin bright, just keep livin, Matthew and Camila.”

Catch Camila as the host of the third season of Shear Genius, premiering Feb. 3 at 10 p.m. on Bravo.

Courtesy Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves

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Celeste on

What a tender picture of a gorgeous family!

Leighton on

Gorgeous picture of the family! Vida is a spitting image of Camilla!

jess on

Its so sweet to see. They seem to really b in love and its nice to see bc its not often found in hollywood

Liliana on

A capture of such a sweet and personal moment. Vida is adorable.

Mallory on

*sigh* Too cute for words. They are just glowing.

Colleen on

Sweet photo. πŸ™‚

jashmom on

Beautiful picture! You can definitely see the love!

{JeLisa} @ Blogging Ever After on

What a sweet, tender photograph. Congraats to them. πŸ™‚

cassie on

aww such an awesome photo

Natasha on

Oh goodness they’re so good looking! She’s a beautiful baby!

Elizabeth on

WOW! So cool that he posted that on his web site… what a beautiful picture and you can just see the love they have for each other and that gorgeous baby girl!

True on


sat on

aw, what a cutie!

CelebBabyLover on

What a cutie! πŸ™‚

SAR on

That’s a beautiful picture of the proud and happy parents with Vida, obviously taken not long after she was born.

I’d love to see a picture of the whole family, with Levi as well as Vida.

Mary on

OMG, she is the spitting image of Matthew IMO!!!! The eyes, the nose, the eyebrows, even the hairline!!!

Lorus on

What a lovely picture! You can see how much in love they are.

Jennifer on

OMG I can’t deal with how beautiful this picture is! So sweet, lots of love and Vida is beautiful…omg I love this family!!

dutchmom on

Lovely picture! Reminds me of those special first days when a baby is born. Nothing else matters, wonderful.

Clare on

I’ve never seen Camila look so beautiful. What a lovely family.

Jen on

This is the cutest photo I have seen in months!!! Beautiful!

Luna on

They are such good parents. Vida is adorable and they are a very attractive family. Congrats Camila, Matthew, and Levi on baby Vida!

Emma on

She has Levis nose! Beautiful picture, shame Levi isnt init!

Hea on

Oh the love, the love! She is adorable. πŸ™‚

amy d on

Congrats to them both Vida is a cute name. I love the pic…Congrats again to the family xx

mrsh on

Awww, how beautiful!

Angel on

What an absolutely beautiful picture!!

Bancie1031 on

AWE what a sweet and loving not to mention great picture of the new addition to this gorgeous family! IF Levi had been in this picture then it would have been the perfect family photo!
I agree Vida looks alot like Camila in this picture.
Camila looks great to have just given birth!!!!!
Matthew looks like a proud new daddy πŸ˜€
Love this family!

Shannon on

Awwwwww! What a beautiful picture. You can really see how happy and in love they are. And how adorable is sweet little Vida? LOVE them!

Chris on

Is this a beautiful picture or what? Vida looks just like Camila!

Lia on

I love pictures that capture the moment!

GiannaG on

Camilla looks FABULOUS, especially for someone who just gave birth. How many people look like that in the delivery room? Congrats to this adorable family!

shirese on

I know it is too early to tell but she kind of has Matthew’s long face.

Shirelle on

She is so cute!

kelsey on

Wow, what a happy beautiful family! They are smiling w/ amazement!

daniela on

Adorable baby! Love how she’s all scrunched up between her mommy and daddy! πŸ™‚

CTBmom on

I LOVE this pic….it just captures everything! The love they have for each other and their new baby girl, is just so evident. Congrats to them!

Emaline on

Love. It. ❀

ll65 on

Lovely picture of the 3 of them together.

Annie on

One word: Happiness.

nettrice on


Mary-Helen on

What a lovely photo and gorgeous baby!

SY on

Beautiful picture and can Camilla get anymore gorgeous?

m-dot on

How beautiful! She looks just like mommy so far! I love this fairly candid pic, instead of the fussy stage shows usually presented.

Jaime on

How cute, they are such a lovely couple. And, now they have two blessings to be thankful for.

Jessica on

I love that it’s their photo!! Not some staged, made-up, photo-shopped picture! Means so much more, I think.

Olia on

awww, they look soooo happy and in love! great photo!!!!

Mandy on

Best photo I have seen on here in awhile. You can tell Camilla is exhausted but yet still so happy and full of love. And Matthew is beaming!

And little Vita is so precious.

jessie on

cute, she looks like her mommy

Molly on

Aww how beautiful!!

btw_2010 on

love love love…I hope my husband looks at me that way when we have our own children… πŸ™‚

Jane on

That is such a beautiful picture!

Electra on

Daddy is looking his age!

Mama to Monkeys on

Mama does not look like she is recovering from a repeat c/s.

Here’s to the beautiful new family!

Jessicad on

Gorgeous family! Wonder if they were feeling a girl this time like they did boy before, they are too cute! Did she have a section? I know she really wanted a vaginal birth before, and the baby does have a bit of a cute little conehead so it makes me wonder, I haven’t heard how she gave birth this time. Either way, congrats to them!

Lola on

What a gorgeous photo & beautiful family!!

sil on

aaaawwwww beautiful picture! they look so happy and in love, Vida is so cute!

mom to 3 boys on

this is such a wonderful photo. They aren’t looking at their newborn daughter, but rather each other as if to say, ‘we made another miracle’. The love is just oozing from this photograph.

MontanaMomma on

I wonder if she had a VBAC? The baby is resting on her abdomen, which would be very painful if it was a section. Hmmm…

They are absolutely gorgeous and the love is just oozing out of that beautiful picture. So happy for them!

CelebBabyLover on

Jessicad- They haven’t said what type of birth she had. However, per Vida’s birth announcement post here on CBB, she was born at 12:13 a.m., which seems like a VBAC to me (most planned C-sections are performed during regular 9-5 working hours, not at midnight!).

So I’m guessing either VBAC, VBAC attempt that ended in an emergancy C-section (although I doubt that, as Camila certainly doesn’t look like she went through labor and then a C-section in this picture), or Camila DID have a C-section scheduled, but Vida decided she wanted to come earlier than the scheduled day! πŸ™‚

MontanaMomma- Like I said previously, I DO think Camila probably had a VBAC, due to the timing of the birth, but I don’t think that Vida resting on her abdomen is neccesarily proof of that. My mother had my via C-section, and in the home video that my father took the very next day, I am lying on my mother’s abdomen (although a bit higher up then where her incision was!). πŸ™‚

CelebBabyLover on

Oh, and I’m guessing that the reason Levi wasn’t there (apart from the fact that this picture may have been taken shortly after the birth) is that the hospital Vida was born at probably has the no one under 18 allowed to visit the maternity ward policy that many hospitals have adapted as a Swine Flu precaution in place. πŸ™‚

CelebBabyLover on

I DO sort of wish they had taken a photo after they got home of all four of them and posted that one instead….but they probably really liked this one (plus, given Levi’s age, he could very well be at a stage where he doesn’t like posing for pictures!). πŸ™‚

Zoe on

very beautiful and natural photo!! God bless this beautiful family!! All the Best Wishes for the little New Princess!!!!

Joy on

I wish we could have seen a clearer picture of her. Love the name..

FC on

So beautiful. I love the naturalness to it. She looks like a happy, exhausted mother and he’s the proud, beaming papa, both on auto-pilot. They just make me think of a happy family holding their newest addition to the family.

It’s just me, but I love when family photos don’t scream Hollywood stars. Like it’s a photo I can find in just about anyone’s family album. πŸ™‚

Oh, and Vida is adorable. πŸ™‚

brannon on

Stunning. Absolutely perfect.

brandi on

Camila is gorgeous! Unfair. πŸ˜€

Linda on

I love them! They are so cuteeee… God bless this family!

Vida oakes on

She will enjoy her name! Congrats

Lauren on

in the States, the mom’s last name comes first and then the father’s? Here says Vida Alves McConaughey, i thought it would’ve say Vida McConaughey Alves
and yes, but the most beautiful is Levi, so sweet and cute!

Melanie on

They look so happy! not sure about the name though, it reminds me of my coldplay album, “Viva la Vida” maybe they are fans lol!

Heather Yocum on

They are a beautiful family!!! Wish them luck!!

Frankie on

Melanie- Vida mens life in portuguese.

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