He began to weight train at 15 years old. By age 20, he was awarded the title of Mr. Universe and went on to win the Mr. Olympia contest seven times. Arnold gained Hollywood fame as an action film icon. Nicknamed the Austrian Oak and the Styrian Oak in his bodybuilding days; Arnie during his acting career and the Governator during his days in office.
Arnold was elected on October 7, 2003 as the Republican Governor over a special recall election to replace then-Governor Gray Davis. After he finished the remainder of Gray’s term, Arnold Schwarzenegger was re-elected on November 7, 2006 to serve a full term as governor. As an actor, Arnold’s success was at its pinnacle in the 1980’s and 1990’s when he starred in a number of box office hits. Arnold’s role as The Terminator in Universal’s The Terminator franchise has perhaps been his most notable role. In July 2015, the franchise’s fifth installment, Terminator Genisys was released, fulfilling his promise of, “I’ll be back.”, to Terminator fans across the world.
In 1992, Celebrity Speaker Arnold and his then wife Maria Shriver opened a restaurant in Santa Monica called Schatzi On Main. He was also a founding celebrity investor in the Planet Hollywood chain of international theme restaurants along with Bruce Willis, Sylvester Stallone and Demi Moore.
Celebrity Speaker Arnold Schwarzenegger is available for speaking engagements, fundraisers and product promotion.
APPEARANCES: Anderson Cooper 360, Late Night With David Letterman, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, America’s Most Wanted, E! True Hollywood Story, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Live with Kelly, SNL, The Academy Awards, The View, Today Show
ENDORSEMENTS: Direct TV, Japanese drinks, food products and TV networks
BOOKS: The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding : The Bible of Bodybuilding, Fully Updated and Revised, Arnold: The Education of a Bodybuilder, True lies, Arnold’s Bodybuilding for Men, Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding (Pelham Practical Sports), Arnold’s Bodyshaping for Women, Arnold’s Fitness for Kids, Age 11-14, Arnold’s Fitness for Kids, Age 6-10, Arnold’s Fitness for Kids, Ages Birth to Five: A Guide to Health, Exercise and Nutrition, Bodybuilding für Männer
TO WORK WITH ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER: Celebrity Speaker Arnold Schwarzenegger can be hired for endorsements and events in roles such as public speaker, autograph signings, SMT’S, and public relation campaigns.