News McConaughey & Alves are Engaged By Raphael Chestang 9:33 AM PST, December 26, 2011 WhoSay Matthew McConaughey brought some serious holiday cheer via his WhoSay account yesterday, announcing his engagement with longtime girlfriend, Camila Alves. MORE: Matthew McConaughey Strips Down for Esquire "Just asked Camila to marry me," wrote Matthew as a caption to a snapshot of the couple kissing near a Christmas tree. "Merry Christmas."Matthew, 42, and Camila, 28, first met in 2006, they didn't confirm their relationship until the following year. The couple already has a head start on beginning a family as they have two children together -- Levi, 3, and Vida, 1.