Arnold Schwarzenegger

by M Umair | December 11, 2015 10:13 am

Introduction

Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger  was born in July 30, 1947. He is famous for his legendary body building fame and dominating the American cinema with his productions, acting and direction. He is also a businessman and a politician.He was Austrian-American by birth and became the governor of California in 2003. He served the state till 2011 and made his comeback to movie life again in 2013.Arnold loved weight training and became Mr Olympia 7 times. When he was 20 years old, he became the Mr Universe.He also wrote a lot of books on sports and body building.

Early Hollywood Success

In 1982, Conan the Barbarian movie came out. It was a perfect hit. Later in 1984 James Cameron took him in his first Terminator film. That was huge box office success in the 80s. More parts of terminator were made in 1991, 2003 and 2015. His journey as successful leading Hero continued as he worked in Commando 1985, The running Man 1987,Total Recall 1990 and True Lies in 1994. These movies were super hits in the cinemas of North and South America. They also made a good name and business in Asia, Europe and South America.

Steroid Use

Arnold used steroids in his body building and acting career which resulted in the decline in his health.His death was even predicted by the Doctors who advised him not to use them excessively.

Action Superstar

His ability to take part in live action was incredible. He took part in many action movies. Some of them are Last Action Hero, Raw Deal, Predator and Red Heat. Jingle al the way was also very much appreciated among the circles of children and adults for his versatile performance. Many action heroes followed his style of fighting. Fighting and stunning action was his trademark in the suspense and adventure roles.

Retirement And Politics

He was elected as the Governor of the state of California and retired from acting in 2003. He served the state well and will be remembered for his services by the people. Arnold increased the vehicle registration fee which was not so popular decision. he took 56% of votes in the election to secure his position as governor. Arnold was a bit criticised for his personal misconduct during his reign but he apologised and left the office gracefully.

Return To Movies

A few weeks after his leaving the California office of governor, Arnold returned to movies again. He was welcomed warmly by Hollywood and offered many new scripts. He appeared in the movie Expendables in 2012 and “The Last Stand” in 2013. The Expendables 3 was released in 2014.  He was offered a role in the Terminator 5 movie in 2015 which is his trademark. This movie did a good business in Australia, America, Asia and Europe.

Arnold plans to remake his legendary movies again like Conan the Barbarian in the near future.He was a millionaire at the age of 30 when he was yet to become a star in Hollywood. His initial wealth building was due to his business and entrepreneurial abilities.He gained lots of profits from the investment in mail order business. He also invested in a shopping mall in Ohio and made wealth. Arnold and his wife also opened a restaurant in 1992 during his star days in Santa Monica.They sold that restaurant in 1998.

Arnold was separated from his wife Maria in 2011. His net worth was estimated near 400 million US dollars.

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