Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian and American former professional bodybuilder, actor, businessman, and politician. On the Republican ticket, he served as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 until 2011. Schwarzenegger began to weight train at the age of 15 years old. He was awarded the title of Mr. Universe at age 20 and went on to win the Mr. Olympia contest seven times. He also stared in many action movies, such as The Terminator and Conan The Barbarian.