Arnold Schwarzenegger Net Worth : $300 Million
An American Former Professional Bodybuilder, Businessman, Actor and Politician
Source of Wealth
Bodybuilding, Acting, Business, and Investment
Years of Experience
50 years (approximately)
Date of Birth
July 30, 1947
BA by correspondence from the University of Wisconsin-Superior
Arnold’s Income & Total Net Worth
A giant Hollywood star and 38th Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, entered the political world in the year 2003 after a long career in acting . Arnold’s current net worth is estimated to be $300 million.
Besides a famous actor and politician, Arnold is also a renowned bodybuilder, director, producer, businessman and an investor. When Arnold became the Governor, he was offered $175,000 annually, but instead of accepting it, he donated it to charities. Arnold lost the revenue of about $10-$20 million, which he would have earned from films, if he were not the Governor of California. Regarding his personal life, Arnold is separated from his wife Maria. According to the rumors, the divorce settlement was worth $100 million or more.
Arnold invested in a shopping mall in Columbus, Ohio. He also has a significant ownership in an investment firm, Dimensional Fund Advisors. Along with Arnold’s Sports Festival, he also owns a film production company called Oak Productions, Inc. In this firm, he holds a stake of over $1 million. He also owns a stake of more than $1 million in various real estate companies, such as 812 Main St. Inc. and Main Street Plaza, Inc. He possesses a stake of over $1 million in Pumping Iron America and Fitness Publications, Inc. He earned $100,000 per annum from his books. In 2003, he invested $11 million in mutual funds. His portfolio comprises of shares worth $100,000 of different companies, like Target, Starbucks Coffee, Pfizer Inc., Wal-Mart, PepsiCo, General Electric Co. and Coca-Cola. Arnold had a stake of $100,000 in an airline company, Legend International Air (in 2005, it ceased operating). He also invested in a restaurant called, Planet Hollywood.
Properties: Private Fortune
Homes and Estates
Arnold owns an elegant and luxurious yet expensive Brentwood mansion worth $23 million. The mansion has 7 bedrooms, a swimming pool, 10 bathrooms, a tennis court and awesome views of the Pacific Ocean. The Brentwood mansion is located in the hills above Mandeville Canyon, Los Angeles.
Arnold also used to own the Pacific Palisades estate, but in 2003, he sold this property for $18 million.
Cars, Autos and Private Jets
Arnold has a great passion for cars. He possesses a Harley Davidson, a Dodge Challenger SRT8, a Custom Excalibur, Hummer, a Tesla Roadster, Mercedes Unimog U1300, Porsche 991 (997) Turbo Cabriolet, Ferrari 360 Spider, Bentley Continental GTC and Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster. He is also an owner of a private jet- Gulfstream III.
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Career
Born in a small village of Austria, Arnold dreamed of going to America always, since the tender age of 10. He was good at many sports at the age of 14, but he chose bodybuilding over football to pursue as long term career. He became the youngest ever Mr. Universe (World famous bodybuilding contest) and went on to win the same title 3 times. At 21, he moved to United States and started getting trained in Los Angeles at Gold’s Gym. He won the title of ‘Mr. Olympia’ in 1970 for the first time, and continued to win it 7 more times. He made his acting debut with the movie “Hercules in New York”. He acted in several films that rocked the box office. Then, Arnold tried his luck in politics and became the 38th Governor of California.
Books & Films
Arnold did many films, and some of his movies became a total hit. Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Total Recall, End of Days, The Last Stand, True Lies, Predator, Conan the Barbarian, Commando, Kindergarten Cop, The Running Man, and Last Action Hero were some of his best movies.
Arnold also wrote several books, including “Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story”, “Arnold’s Fitness for Kids” and “The Muscular Gourmet”.
Arnold has supported several charities, such as Stop Global Warming, Children’s Medical Research Institute, Music for Relief, Muhammad Ali Parkinson Disease, etc.
Awards & Nominations
Arnold was nominated for many awards, and also won some awards, including ‘The Saturn Award’ (7 times) for best actor. He won a ‘Golden Globe’ for his movie “Stay Hungry”. He also won ‘Kids’ Choice Award’ and ‘Blimp Award’. He received ‘MTV Movie Award’ for Best Male Performance in Terminator 2: Judgement Day, and was also nominated for ‘Teen Choice Award’.