Who Is Arnold Schwarzenegger?
His full name is Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger. He was born on July 30, 1947 in Austria near Graz. He started his career into bodybuilding and become famous world’s top builder, then moved back to Hollywood and start working on many films he become big star in Hollywood and make list of popular films like the Barbarian, The Terminator and Total Recall. Soon after become famous in Hollywood he moved back into politics and become the governor of California in 2003. In 2011 he moved back to Hollywood and worked on some of the top series of movie Terminator.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Early Years.
His father name was Gustav and in an Interview Arnold shared that his father was an alcoholic police officer who used to beat him alots. He was beliver of Nazi party and always favour his brother Gangly. His father never wanted him to be a bodybuilder. When his fater died in 1972 Schwarzenegger refuse to attend the funeral of him even he hadn’t attend the funeral of his brother in 1971 who died in a car crash.
Entry in Bodybuilding Champion
He meet with Joe Weider, who as involved in International Federation of Body Building and he was also involve in many other contests such as Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia. He also start working on B-level Hercules movies to survive himself in America. Joe also got impressed with Schwarzenegger’s sense of humor, intelligence and his potential in bodybuilding. He started trained him and that’s why Schwarzenegger would have been able to win five Mr. Universe titles and six Mr. Olympia crowns during his bodybuilding career. In 1968 he immigrated from Austria to America and then start working with Joe. In the same time he started working on small project in Hollywood he got awarded with Golden Globe Award for Best Newcomer for his performance in Stay Hungry (1976). His figure were really good and that’s the reason he become leading star in many popular action movies in 1980 which include Conan the Barbarian (1982) and its sequel, Conan the Destroyer (1984). Schwarzenegger also starred in The Terminator (1984), and later reprised the role for Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003).
Arnold’s Marriage Life.
He marry to Maria Owings Shriver in 1986, she belongs to Kennedy family and the founder of the nonprofit organization The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement.In May, 2011 both they decided to separate each other after Schwarzenegger announced that he is a father of family’s household staff. Both they have four children Katherine, Christina, Patrick and Christopher. Patrick is also an actor just like his dad and he did alots of movies as a child actor and got his first leading role in 2018 as in teen tearjerker in Midnight Sun movie.
Political Journey of Arnold
In 2003, He entered into politics and won the Governor’s race from California in a Special election. He asked vote on behalf of economic stability for his adopted state and he did it as he promised. He brought up his unique brand of confidence he said to Democrats that “If they don’t have the guts, I call them ‘girlie-men,’” even in his first term he said that “They should go back to the table and fix the budget.” As a Governor of California he worked to improve the state’s financial situation, promote new businesses and protect the environment and that’s why in 2006 he easily won that seat again. For Politics his personal inspiration was former U.S. President Ronald Reagan. Even once he said in a press conference that “I became a citizen of the United States when [Reagan] was president, and he is the first president I voted for as an American citizen. He inspired me and made me even prouder to be a new American.”
But soon his political career end since he was unable to won again and he moved back to the entertainment industry again and in the same year he announced to work with creator Stan Lee on a new animated series which was inspired by the time of his political career. In 2010 he worked in an action film “The Expendables” along with Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li and Bruce Willis and just after 2 year he again worked in The Expendables 2 and that was the biggest hit of the Hollywood and it spot no 1 in the box office and bringing around $28.6 million.
In 2012 he admitted that, while living with Maria Shriver he was having affairs with his co-star actress Brigitte Nielsen in mid 1980s and that was one of the big story in media. Even in her autobiography in 2011 Brigitte Nielsen had written that he had affair with Schwarzenegger. Schwarzenegger always refused to accept it until he disclosed it himself in 2012.
In an important TV Shows hosted by NBC’s The New Celebrity Apprentice, produced by Mark Burnett he replaced Donald Trump as host however due to the low rating of that show the actor accounce that he will not worked on it.
Speech about Global warming
In a security conference he gave a speech and said climate change is the issue of our time and urged with all the politicians that stop treating climate change as one of the political issue.
In March 2018, he undergone a surgery for catheter valve replacement at a Los Angeles based hospital but it failed and in emergency open-heart surgery happen although that was the successful and his spokesperson had said that he will be back soon reportedly when he wake up his first word was “I’m back,” it’s the famous Terminator character dialogue. In 2019, While he was at a “Arnold Classic Africa” sports competition, He got attacked by one of the assailant in a flying kick later on The assailant was arrested though.
Read in one Go about Arnold Schwarzenegger
- Profession: Actor, Politician, Entrepreneur, Author, Director
- Salary: $100 million
- Net Worth: USD $400 million Approx
Family & Relatives
- Father: Gustav Schwarzenegger
- Mother: Aurelia Schwarzenegger
- Brother(s): Meinhard Schwarzenegger, Patrick M. Knapp Schwarzenegger
- Sister(s): Katherine Schwarzenegger,
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife/Girlfriend: Maria Shriver (m.1986–2011)
- Children: 4
- Son(s): Joseph Baena, Christopher Schwarzenegger, Patrick Schwarzenegger
- Daughter(s): Christina Schwarzenegger
- Mildred Patricia Baena
Arnold Schwarzenegger Education
- School: Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School
- College: Santa Monica College