Arnold Schwarzenegger Biography

Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-born American actor, filmmaker, activist, businessman, investor, writer, philanthropist, former professional bodybuilder, and politician. Schwarzenegger served two terms as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 until 2011.

Schwarzenegger began weight training at the age of 15. He won the Mr. Universe title at age 20 and went on to win the Mr. Olympia contest seven times. Schwarzenegger has remained a prominent presence in bodybuilding and has written many books and articles on the sport. Schwarzenegger gained worldwide fame as a Hollywood action film icon. He was nicknamed the "Austrian Oak" and the "Styrian Oak" in his bodybuilding days, "Arnie" during his acting career, and "The Governator" since the start of his political career.

As a Republican, he was first elected on October 7, 2003, in a special recall election to replace then-Governor Gray Davis. Schwarzenegger was sworn in on November 17, 2003, to serve the remainder of Davis's term. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Bodybuilder, Politician, Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Investor, Film Producer, Television Director, Writer
Ethnicity:
Austrians, Austrian American, White people
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
July 30, 1947 (71)
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Marriages
Divorces
  • 2011-07-01
    Journalist and executive producer Maria Shriver (55) divorces Hollywood action film icon Arnold Schwarzenegger (63) due to irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage
Arnold Schwarzenegger Timeline
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