Arnold Schwarzenegger Net Worth – An Overview

Arnold Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American actor, producer, politician, and former professional bodybuilder. He served two terms as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 to 2011. As of 2021, Schwarzenegger’s net worth is $40 million.

Schwarzenegger began his acting career with small roles in European films. His breakthrough role came in 1982 with the film “Conan the Barbarian.” He went on to star in a number of successful action films including “The Terminator,” “Predator,” and “Total Recall.” In addition to his acting work, Schwarzenegger has also produced several films and television shows.

In 2003, Schwarzenegger was elected governor of California. He served two terms before returning to his acting career. In recent years, he has starred in the films “The Expendables” and “Kindergarten Cop 2.” In 2020, he hosted and produced the reality competition show “The New Celebrity Apprentice.”

Early Life and Career beginnings

Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger was born on July 30, 1947, in Thal, Austria. His mother, Aurelia Jadrny Schwarzenegger, was an author-wife, and his father Gustav Schwarzenegger was a local police chief and member of the Nazi Party. Arnold had an older brother named Meinhard who was killed in a car accident in 1971.

As a young man, Arnold dreamed of moving to America to become a bodybuilder. In 1968, he won the Mr. Universe title and then moved to America the following year. He won the Mr. Olympia contest seven times between 1970 and 1975. After retiring from bodybuilding, Arnold began pursuing an acting career.

Film Career Highlights

Arnold’s first film role was as Marcel in the 1971 film “Hercules in New York.” However, his thick accent caused his dialogue to be dubbed over by another actor. undeterred by this setback, Arnold continued pursuing acting roles. In 1982, he starred in “Conan the Barbarian” as the titular character. The film was a box office success and helped make Arnold a household name.

Other notable films from Arnold’s career include “The Terminator” (1984), “Predator” (1987), “Total Recall” (1990), “True Lies” (1994), and “Jingle All the Way” (1996). In recent years, he has appeared in several sequels including “The Expendables” (2010) and “Kindergarten Cop 2” (2016).

In 2020, Arnold returned to television as the host of the reality competition show “The New Celebrity Apprentice.” The show featured a cast of celebrities competing for charity donations.

Personal Life

Arnold married Maria Shriver in 1986. The couple had four children together before divorcing in 2011 after 25 years of marriage. Two of their children have gone on to have successful careers in show business; Patrick is an actor and Christopher is a model.

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