About Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of the most notable and popular people in the United States. It has been claimed that Arnold Schwarzenegger net worth reaches 300 million dollars. He has been involved into various careers, such as being a bodybuilder, politician, actor, model and businessperson. Also, all these involvements are the main sources of the current Arnold Schwarzenegger net worth.
Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in 1947 in a village in Austria, where his father was working as a local policeman. In 1960, Arnold Schwarzenegger started going to a gym, where he decided that he wanted to become a professional bodybuilder as his future career, which he achieved successfully. However, his parents did not approve of this decision. His father wanted him to follow in his footsteps and become a chief of police, whereas his mother wanted him to become a student at trade school.
Whenever he was not at the gym training to become a bodybuilder, Arnold Schwarzenegger was spending time watching movies featuring his favorite bodybuilders. One of his main idols was Steve Reeves, who won the title of Mr. Universe in 1950 and also later became a movie star. It is interesting that the same happened to Arnold Schwarzenegger too, who in addition to being a successful bodybuilder became a movie star.
In 1965, Arnold Schwarzenegger won one of his first important titles which was Junior Mr. Universe. Two years later, he won the title of the Mr. Universe, which made him the youngest man to achieve it. Also, he won Mr. Universe title for three more times. In addition to being a successful bodybuilder, Arnold Schwarzenegger still found time to study at a business school.
In 1968 Arnold Schwarzenegger moved to the United States, where he began to train at Gold’s Gym in Los Angeles. In 1970, he became the winner of the title Mr. Olympia and won it a few times more after the first winning. Thus, bodybuilding also increased the total amount of Arnold Schwarzenegger net worth a lot.
Also, after his first win, he became a huge movie star with his appearance in the film “Hercules in New York”. In addition, he became even more popular when he appeared in a documentary based on bodybuilding which was called “Pumping Iron”. Later, he established himself as one of the biggest movies stars with his appearances in films “The Terminator” and “Conan the Barbarian”. Therefore, cinema industry also increased Arnold Schwarzenegger net worth by a mile.