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Matthew McConaughey's curly-haired son looks identical to famous dad in rare photo

The actor has three children

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Hannah Hargrave
Hannah HargraveUS Deputy Editor
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Matthew McConaughey has got some seriously strong genes!

The doting dad-of-three rarely shares photos of his three gorgeous children which is why fans were thrilled when his wife, Camila Alves, posted a snapshot of their oldest - and he's the spitting image of his famous dad. 

The model gave fans a sneak peek of life in their happy home with an Instagram post in which she's cooking with curly-haired Levi, 12, and the resemblance to Matthew, 50, could not be denied. 

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Not only does he sport his trademark, beach curls, but he wears chunky, dark-rimmed glasses - just like his dad.

In the photo, Levi has a cheeky grin and is looking into a pan alongside his model mum. Camila was cooking up a chocolate chip cookie in a skillet and her firstborn looked mesmerized. 

Her followers adored the cute photo, but also couldn’t get over how much Levi looks like his dad. 

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Levi looks so much like his dad

"He looks like a mini Matthew McConaughey!!" wrote one, while another said: "Your son looks so much like his daddy."

Matthew loves fatherhood and opened up about the family role to People magazine calling being a parent to Levi, Vida, ten, and Livingston, seven, a "privilege and responsibility".

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Matching curls and glasses

"The only thing I ever knew I wanted to be was a father," he said. "And it's remained the pinnacle for me. Being a dad was always my only dream. ... I can't think of anything being more important."

As for his goals for his children? "My hope is that our kids are conscientious and confident and autonomous. 

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Matthew and Camila with their children in 2019

"All three are very, very caring and kind individuals… I can tell you this: I'm happy and confident to say our kids do not question the love we have in our family."

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