Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Movie Actor

Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian and American actor, film producer, businessman, retired professional bodybuilder and politician who served as the 38th governor of California between 2003 and 2011. Time magazine named Schwarzenegger one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2004 and 2007.

Full Name
Jul 30, 1947
In a relationship
6' 2"
Net Worth


Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger was born on July 30, 1947, in Thal, Austria. His zodiac sign is Leo and his ethnicity is Austrian. He is the son of Aurelia and Gustav Schwarzenegger, a local police chief. Arnold attended a local gym at the age of 14 and his interest in bodybuilding began to grow. At the age of 20 he won Mr Universe title for the first time and went to California with aims of becoming an actor.

In 1977, Schwarzenegger made his breakthrough in Hollywood with a role in “Stay Hungry” which earned him his first Golden Globe Award for New Male Star of the Year. Schwarzenegger then appeared in several hit films such as “Conan The Barbarian” (1982), “The Terminator” (1984), “Commando” (1985), and “Predator” (1987). Schwarzenegger then went into politics, serving two terms as Governor of California from 2003-2011. During his tenure, he passed numerous bills into law that had far reaching effects on the state including reforms to health care, education reform and environmental protection laws.

Schwarzenegger has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and four Saturn Awards throughout his career. In 2013, he received an honorary Doctorate degree from University of Southern California for his contributions to film culture. In 2005, Schwarzenegger was inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame due to his bodybuilding success.  He continues to appear in movies and TV shows today while also using social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram to stay connected to fans all over the world.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1947</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Arnold Schwarzenegger is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On July 30, 1947, Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in Thal, Styria, Austria.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1968</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Voted Mr. Universe</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">At the age of 21, he won the title of Mr. Universe.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1970</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Mr. Olympia</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">He won his first of seven Mr. Olympia titles in 1970.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1977</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Star in "Pumping Iron"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Starred in the documentary film "Pumping Iron," which helped launch his acting career.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1984</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starrs in "The Terminator"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Starrs in the science fiction action film "The Terminator," which became a classic and launched Schwarzenegger into superstardom.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2003</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Elected Governor of California</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Elected as the 38th Governor of California, serving from 2003 to 2011.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Returns to Film Industry</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Returns to the film industry with his role in The Predator and Terminator: Dark Fate.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Iconic Movie Star</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Arnold Schwarzenegger is an iconic movie star who has starred in numerous movies over the years. From his classic action films like The Terminator and Predator to comedies like Twins and Kindergarten Cop, Arnold has left an indelible mark in movie history.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Philanthropist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Arnold Schwarzenegger is a great philanthropist. He is actively involved in several charities and organizations, including Special Olympics, After-School All Stars and the Inner City Games Foundation. He strives to make the world a better place through his charitable work.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Arnold Schwarzenegger is an inspiration for people of all ages. His story of coming from humble beginnings to become a successful actor, politician and entrepreneur shows how anything is possible if you put your mind to it. His success and drive are truly admirable.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Won Mr. Universe at Age 20</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Arnold Schwarzenegger won the Mr. Universe bodybuilding competition at age 20, making him the youngest ever to do so.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Became an American Citizen in 1983</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Arnold Schwarzenegger became a US citizen in 1983 after immigrating from Austria in 1968.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> First Bodybuilder to Become Governor</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2003, Arnold Schwarzenegger became the first bodybuilder to become governor of California.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Starred in Terminator Franchise Films</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Arnold Schwarzenegger is best known for his role as The Terminator in the franchise films of the same name.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Wrote Several Books</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Arnold Schwarzenegger has written several books including Total Recall, The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding, and Arnold: The Education of a Bodybuilder.</p></div>


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