Arnold Aloïs Schwarzenegger

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Arnold Aloïs Schwarzenegger

Also Known As: "Arnie"
Current Location:: Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, United States
Birthplace: Thal, Graz-Umgebung District, Styria, Austria
Immediate Family:

Son of Gustav Schwarzenegger and Aurelia "Reli" Schwarzenegger
Ex-husband of Maria Shriver
Father of Katherine Schwarzenegger; Christina Maria Aurelia Schwarzenegger; Christopher Sargent Shriver Schwarzenegger; Patrick Arnold Schwarzenegger and Joseph Baena
Brother of Meinhard Schwarzenegger

Occupation: Actor and Governor of California
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About Arnold Aloïs Schwarzenegger

Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (English pronunciation: /ˈʃwɔrtsənɛɡər/, German: [ˈaɐnɔlt ˈaloʏs ˈʃvaɐtsənˌʔɛɡɐ]; born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian American bodybuilder, actor, businessman, and politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of the state of California.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, The Austrian Oak. From bodybuilder to blockbuster movie star to comedy king to politician, we look at the remarkable life of a young Austrian boy who has courageously followed his every dream. Bio Growing up in a small, isolated village in Austria, he turned to bodybuilding as his ticket to a better life.

Schwarzenegger began weight-training at fifteen. He was awarded the title of Mr. Universe at age 22 and went on to win the Mr. Olympia contest a total of seven times. Schwarzenegger has remained a prominent face in the bodybuilding sport long after his retirement, and has written several books and numerous articles on the sport.

Schwarzenegger gained worldwide fame as a Hollywood action film icon, noted for his lead role in such films as Conan the Barbarian and The Terminator. He was nicknamed the "Austrian Oak" and the "Styrian Oak" in his bodybuilding days, "Arnold Strong" and "Arnie" during his acting career, and more recently the "Governator" (a portmanteau of Governor and the Terminator, one of his film roles).[1]

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. Schwarzenegger was then re-elected on November 7, 2006, in California's 2006 gubernatorial election, to serve a full term as governor, defeating Democrat Phil Angelides, who was California State Treasurer at the time. Schwarzenegger was sworn in for a second term on January 5, 2007.[2] In May 2004 and 2007, he was named as one of the Time 100 people who help shape the world.[3][4]

Schwarzenegger was married to Maria Shriver and has four children.

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Arnold Aloïs Schwarzenegger's Timeline

July 30, 1947
Thal, Graz-Umgebung District, Styria, Austria
December 13, 1989
Age 42
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
July 23, 1991
Age 43
Los Angeles, CA, United States
September 18, 1993
Age 46
Los Angeles, CA, United States
September 27, 1997
Age 50
Los Angeles, CA, United States
October 2, 1997
Age 50
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States