Arnold Schwarzenegger Biography

Published On Nov 26, 2015
Facts of Arnold Schwarzenegger
Date of Birth: 1947 , July-30
Birth Nation: Austria
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
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In 1967, Arnold met his first love Barbara Outland.  Barbara Outland is an English teacher and they continued this love affair till 1974.

In July 1977, Arnold began dating hairdresser Sue Moray. They were open in love and were completely dedicated towards each other but when he attended the Robert F. Kennedy Tennis Tournament in August, he saw beautiful lady Maria Shriver. He continued loving both of them but Moray knew about his extra affairs and she issued an ultimatum in August 1978. He married Maria Shriver on 26th of April 1986 and as a loving spouse they welcomed their first child in 1989. They have been together for about three decades but recently news about his separation with her became public.

Since his childhood days, Arnold was athletic and he was also good at several sports. However, at the age of 14 he decided to continue his life as a bodybuilding and quit playing soccer. In 1965, he joined Austrian Army and there he also became the champion of Junior Mr. Europe contest. He entered into the acting world since the early 1970s and his first acting role was in the movie, Hercules in New York. He gained worldwide fame after portraying his role in the movie, Conan the Barbarian. For his role in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, he earned the salary of $29,250,000 and his net worth is $300 million dollars.

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Born in Thal, Styria, Austria

July 30 , 1947

Born as Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger in Thal, Styria, Austria to Gustav Schwarzenegger and Aurelia Schwarzenegger, Arnold was raised in a Roman Catholic family. He holds the citizenship of United States and Austria and he is of white ethnicity.

Chose bodybuilding over soccer

1961

Since his childhood days, Arnold was athletic and he was also good at several sports. However, at the age of 14 he decided to continue his life as a bodybuilding and quit playing soccer. But he began weight lifting since the age of 15.

Joined Austrian Army

1965

As it is compulsory in Austria to serve one year of service in the Austrian Army for all 18-year-old Austrian males, he joined Austrian Army in 1965. There he also became the champion of Junior Mr. Europe contest.

Won Mr Universe

1966

After joining several bodybuilding competitions after joining Austrian Army, he also took part in The Mr. Universe in 1966. He was one of the most talented guys in that contest and he also won this title finally. He then moved to USA.

Moved to the United States

1968

Though he was born in Thal, Styria, Austria, he dreamed to be in United States since he was 10. And he was finally able to accomplish this dream at the age of 21. He was finally able to be there after he was crowned with the Mr. Universe title.

Won Mr Olympia

1970

Since his childhood days, Arnold was an athletic guy. After moving to US, he began taking weight training at Gold’s Gym. And then for the next few years, he also trained with Ric Drasin. He finally won his first Mr. Olympia title in 1970. 

Began dating Barbara Outland

1969

In 1967, Arnold met his first love Barbara Outland.  Barbara Outland is an English teacher and they continued this love affair till 1974. They really had a serious relationship as both of the mentioned each other’s love in their own memoir. 

 

Began dating Sue Moray

1977

In July 1977, Arnold began dating hairdresser Sue Moray. They were open in love and were completely dedicated towards each but this love life also came to an end after she became known to his extra affairs.

Began dating Maria Shriver

1977

When he attended the Robert F. Kennedy Tennis Tournament in August, he saw beautiful lady Maria Shriver. He continued loving both of them but Moray knew about his extra affairs and she issued an ultimatum in August 1978.

Married to Maria Shriver

April 26 , 1986

He continued dating Maria Shriver since 1977. Maria Shriver is a famous journalist and activist from Untied States. She is also an author. He married Maria Shriver on 26th of April 1986. They have been together for about three decades but recently news about his separation with her became public.

First child, Katherine Schwarzenegger

December 13 , 1989

American author, Katherine Schwarzenegger is his first child. He and his sweet wife, Maria Shriver welcomed their first child together on 13th of December 1989. Being a great writer she has also published several books and articles.

Began his acting career

1970

Multi talented Arnold Schwarzenegger began acting since 1970. He entered into the acting world since the early 1970s and his first acting role was in the movie, Hercules in New York. He played his second movie role in The Long Goodbye.

Appeared in Conan the Barbarian

1982

Since 1970s, he has been active in acting world and has appeared in several movies and TV show. In 1982, he appeared in the movie, Conan the Barbarian and for this role he gained worldwide fame.

Won Golden Globes, USA

1977

Golden Globes, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it’s an honor for everyone if they win this award. In 1977, he got nominated in this award for the first time and he won this award for Best Acting Debut in a Motion Picture - Male.

Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

1992

Till now, he has been nominated in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA for nine different times in this life and all of this nomination was for Best Actor. However, out of these nine nominations, he has only been honored once.