Birth Name: Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger
Place of Birth: Thal, Styria, Austria
Date of Birth: 30 July, 1947
Arnold Schwarzenegger is an Austrian and American actor, politician, professional bodybuilder, model, director, writer, producer, activist, philanthropist, investor, and businessperson. A Republican, he served as Governor of California, from November 17, 2003 to January 3, 2011. He has also been Chairman of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, from January 22, 1990 to January 20, 1993.
Arnold was born in Thal, Austria, to Aurelia (Jadrný) and Gustav Schwarzenegger. His father served in World War II with the German army. Arnold moved to the U.S. in 1968, and is now a U.S. citizen. Arnold has four children with his former wife, journalist Maria Shriver, including author Katherine Schwarzenegger and actor, model, and entrepreneur Patrick Schwarzenegger; and a son with Mildred Baena. Katherine is married to actor Chris Pratt.
Arnold’s paternal grandparents were named Karl Schwarzenegger and Cecelia/Cecilia Hinterleitner.
Arnold’s mother’s surname, Jadrný, may indicate some degree of Czech ancestry.
Sources: Genealogy of Arnold Schwarzenegger – http://www.wargs.com
Genealogy of Arnold Schwarzenegger (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com