Arnold Schwarzenegger was born on July 23, 1953 in Lake Geneva, Switzerland. He began acting at the age of 12 when he played a young boy in “The Nutty Professor” (1984). His first major role came with the comedy film “A Few Good Men” (1989) where he portrayed Captain William Keseberg. After that, he starred in several other films such as “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” (1991), “True Lies” (1993), and “Pumping Iron” (1996).
In 1997, Arnold Schwarzenegger became a household name when he starred in the blockbuster action film “Total Recall”. The following year, he appeared in the romantic drama “Taken”, which was released in 1998. In 1999, he made his directorial debut with the science fiction thriller “Escape Plan.” The next year, he starred in the horror film “Screamers,” which was released in 2000.
In 2002, Arnold Schwarzenegger returned to the big screen once again with the sci-fi thriller “Terminator Salvation.” The following year, he starred in the crime drama “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” and the military drama “Majestic.” In 2004, Arnold Schwarzenegger reprised his role as General Zod in Zack Snyder’s Superman reboot. The next year, he starred in the action-comedy “The Rundown”, which was released in the year of 2005.
In 2007, he had a small role in the action film “The Invasion” (2007). In 2011, he played Hammond in the superhero film “Thor.” The following year, he appeared in the action-horror film “Maggie,” which was released in the year of 2016. In 2015, he starred in the action-thriller “Terminator: Genisys.” He reprised his role as the Terminator once again in the next two sequels: “Terminator 2: 3-D Battle Across Time” (2016) and “T2:3-D: Battle across Time” (2017).
On November 7, 2017, it was announced that a TV mini-series based on the book “Master of the Air” will be released in 2019. In the series, he will play the role of Joseph Goebbels.
Arnold Schwarzenegger is a married man. He has been married to his wife since 1986. He has 4 children with her: Katherine Eunice (born in 1989), Christina (adopted in 1993), Patrick (born in 1997), and Christopher (adopted in 2001).
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He is a Christian and he is an American citizen. He is of German and English descent (his father was born in Germany).
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s height is 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters). His weight is around 300 pounds (136 kilograms). His body measurements are: Chest: 50 inches (127 centimeters), Waist: 34 inches (86 centimeters), Bicep: 24.5 inches (62 centimeters) and Thigh: 30 inches (76 centimeters).
His hair is brown and his eyes are brown. His shoe size is 15 (US) and his dress size is: 18- Extra Large.
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s net worth is $100 million (2025). He earns around $3.5 million every year (2017).
Some of his movies are: “The Terminator”(1984), “Commando”(1985), “RED HEAT”(1988), “Kindergarten Cop”(1990), “Total Recall”(1990), “Eraser”(1996), and “End of Days”(1999).
Arnold’s favorite color is Green. His favorite actor is Sylvester Stallone. He enjoys eating Pork. He wears spectacles for reading.
He is a Republican.
Arnold’s hobbies include: Boxing, hunting, video games and weightlifting.
Arnold has received several awards and nominations: He has been nominated for 2 Golden Globes (1 win), 1 Academy Award (win), 1 Primetime Emmy Award (win) and 3 MTV Movie Awards (3 wins).
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