Actor Matthew McConaughey has married partner Camila Alves in a ceremony at the couple's home in Austin, Texas.

The couple have been together for five years and have two children together, son Levi (3) and daughter Vida (2). The actor asked for Alves' hand in marriage on Christmas Day of last year.

People Magazine reports details of the wedding, confirming that Alves has taken the surname McConaughey. The guests have been set up with state of the art camping equipment and tents in the acreage of the couple's property.

The 42 year-old actor and 29 year-old Brazilian model have been living a married life since they met, Alves is quotes as stating recently "We've been living a married life for over six years now. We have homes together, we have family together, we have kids, we've built a life together. So, we've been living a married life this whole time."