Arnold Schwarzenegger first gained fame as a bodybuilder, using that as a launching point to become a huge Hollywood star and, later, the governor of California.
Who Is Arnold Schwarzenegger ?
Arnold Schwarzenegger was born on July 30, 1947, near Graz, Austria. He rose to fame as the world’s top bodybuilder, launching a career that would make him a giant Hollywood star. After years of blockbuster movie roles, Arnold went into politics, becoming governor of California in 2003. In 2012, he returned to his acting career, starring with Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis and Sylvester Stallone in the film The Expendables 2. Within just one week, the movie had climbed to the No. 1 spot at the box office, bringing in nearly $28.6 million. arnold schwarzenegger first movie name . His recent films include The Expendables 3 (2014) and Terminator Genisys(2015).
Arnold Schwarzenegger at his Fitness life
What is a greatest physique list without Arnold Schwarzenegger ? Arnold has been the face of bodybuilding since he won his first Olympia and won the hearts of the nation. Arnold’s combination of sheer size and muscularity along with his personality landed him as the highest paid action movie star ever and the Governor of California.
However, while a lot of people probably think he should be up higher, Arnold Schwarzenegger really couldn’t compete in today’s times from a physical standpoint. His size is outmatched and he is clearly out-conditioned by pretty much the entire field of bodybuilding post-1990.
Regardless, Arnold still looks better than most of the bulky/grotesque field and had one of the best physiques consisting of the one beach body we’d like to emulate. Moreover, his personality still makes him the greatest bodybuilder of all time.
Early Years of Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger was born on July 30, 1947, near Graz, Austria. Schwarzenegger’s childhood was far from ideal. His father, Gustav, was an alcoholic police chief and one-time member of the Nazi Party, who clearly favored Arnold’s brother over his gangly, seemingly less athletic younger son.
As an escape, Arnold Schwarzenegger turned to the movies, in particular Reg Parker, a bodybuilder and star in B-level Hercules movies. The films also helped propel Schwarzenegger’s own obsession with America, and the future he felt awaited him there. Getting to his new country was the issue.
Schwarzenegger found his answer in Joe Weider, the man behind the International Federation of Body Building, an organization that sponsored contests such Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia.
Weider loved Schwarzenegger’s bravado, sense of humor, and the potential he saw in the young bodybuilder. Weider’s instincts couldn’t have been more dead-on. In all, Schwarzenegger would win an unprecedented five Mr. Universe titles and six Mr. Olympia crowns during his bodybuilding career