Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger


Significant Facts

Born: July 30, 1947 in Thal, Austria
Married: Maria Shriver on April 26, 1986 (The couple filed for divorce in 2011.)
Political Party: Republican


Father: Gustav Schwarzenegger
Mother: Aurelia Jadrny
Wife: Maria Shriver (m. 1986, div. 2021)
Children: Katherine, Christina, Patrick, Christopher, and Joseph

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Did You Know?

  • Schwarzenegger’s nickname in his bodybuilding days was “The Austrian Oak” or “Styrian Oak” due to his large build and the story of him performing chin ups from the limb of an Oak tree on the banks of the river Thalersee, the lake of his hometown in Austria
  • As governor, he was nicknamed “The Governator,” a derivative of his “Terminator” movie role
  • At age 20, Schwarzenegger became the youngest person to win the Mr. Universe title. He won an unprecedented 12 more world bodybuilding titles after coming to the United States





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