Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-born American actor, bodybuilder and politician, who got famous mainly because of his blockbuster action movies. He served as governor of California from 2003 to 2011.
Name: Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger
Nickname: Arnie, Austrian Oak, The Governator
Date of Birth: July 30, 1947
Place of Birth: Thal, Austria
Place of Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Education: University of Wisconsin
Height: 6’1″ / 185 cm
Weight: 250 lbs / 113kg
Shoe size: 11.5 / 46 (EU)
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
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- Barbara Outland (1969)
- Sue Morray (1977)
- Maria Shriver (1977, married 1986 – 2011)
- affair with Mildred Patricia Baena during marriage
Awards and Honors:
- 1965 Junior Mr. Europe
- Mr. Europe (several times)
- Mr. Olimpia (several times)
- 1977 Golden Globe Award Winner
- Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
- WWE Hall of Fame
- WWE Heavyweight Box Office Champion
Hobbies and Interests: Bodybuilding, swimming, scuba diving, horseback riding, skiing, motorcycle riding
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Perfume: Guerlain Vetiver
Favorite Movie: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Gone with the Wind, Dirty Harry, Rambo series
Favorite Sports: Football
Favorite Cigar: Cohiba, Punch, Davidoff
- His father, Gustav and mother, Aurelia were both local police chiefs.
- In the early stages of his acting career, he was told he has no chance of succeeding.
- He had brother Meinhard who died in a car accident in 1971. Arnold took care of his brother’s son.
- He started weight training at the age of 15.
- He served in the Austrian army.
- Maria Shriver was a niece of American president John F. Kennedy.
- After becoming Governor of California, he refused to take salary, and even flew on his own expense.
- He saved a drowning man in 2004, while he was on vacation on Hawaii.
- “The Kindergarten Cop” is his favorite movie among his own.
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