Do You Want Matthew McConaughey To Speak At Your School? You’re Going To Need $135,000!
Listening to Matthew McConaughey talk is like grabbing a seashell and placing it against your ear. In reality, you know what you’re hearing isn’t anything special, but for some reason you just can’t put it down.
Mr. McConaughey could talk about anything and people would listen. People love to hear his voice, and that’s why getting him to give a speech at your school will cost you a pretty penny. The 45-year-old actor has been offered $135,000, plus travel expenses, to give the University of Houston Commencement Ceremony speech.
According to the school, booking agent Celebrity Talent International will get a 15% commission for making the speaking engagement possible.
And we know you’re probably thinking, “Does Matthew really need an extra $100k in his pocket?” And the answer is no, which is why he is donating the money to his Just Keep Livin Foundation.
The just keep livin Foundation was started by Matthew and Camila McConaughey and is dedicated to empowering high school students by providing them with the tools to lead active lives and make healthy choices for a better future.
You see? Everyone wins in this situation. In May, the students in Houston will hear Matthew’s sweet voice, a great foundation will receive over $100,000, and some sleazy celebrity booking agency gets a cool $20,000.
Money makes people happy. Well, money and Matthew McConaughey assuring us that everything is going to be, “Alright, alright, alright.”