Arnold Schwarzenegger Net Worth: Houses & Cars

Austria-born actor Arnold Schwarzenegger has a net worth of $400 Million as of 2021.

One of the well-known faces on the planet, a star actor, is known to millions by his first name, Arnold. He is one of the paradigmatic characters both onscreen and off-screen.

His movies have grossed over $2 Billion in the box office.

The actor’s journey started when he saw the movie “Hercules” and after that Arnold was unstoppable.

He became obsessed with bodybuilding. He soon realized it might be more than the way out of his small town.

Arnold Schwarzenegger in his early days
Arnold Schwarzenegger in his early days

After completing compulsory one-year training in the Austrian army, Arnold moved to Munich, Germany, in 1966. In a short time, the star won Mr. Europe.

He met and trained with his idol Reg Park. At just 20 years of age, Arnold Schwarzenegger became the youngest Mr. Universe in history.

Joe Weider sent Arnold a telegram inviting him to compete in the American version of Mr. Universe’s competition in Miami.

Weider also sent him airfare, Arnold’s literal ticket to America.

Quick Facts

Born Name Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger
Nickname Arnie, The Governator, The Running Man, Styrian Oak, Conan the Governor, Austrian Oak
Date of Birth 30th July 1947
Height 6 feet 2 inches
Age 76 Years Old
Nationality Austrian-American
Birth Place/City Thal, Austria
Brother Meinhard Schwarzenegger
Profession Body Builder, Actor, Politician, Businessman
Net Worth $400 Million
Body Measurements 57-34-38
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook
Shoe Size 10
Weight 235 pounds
Hair color Light brown
Hair type Straight
Eye color Green
Last Update 2024

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Net Worth and Income

Former Governor of California and a superstar whose net worth is $400 Million as of 2021 made his first million in 1968.

He started earning from his body-building days. When he arrived at his dreamland America, he had $27,000.

Instead of spending the money, he actually invested in real estate. That turned out to be an intelligent investment as he quickly started benefiting from the deal.

In 1984 when the movie Terminator was released in the theater, he reportedly made $75,000—the movie made over $80 Million in the box office worldwide.

The Terminator first
The Terminator first

In 1988 for the movie “Twins,” Arnie, actress Danny Devito and the director Ivan Reitman all decided not to take a salary from the film in exchange for receiving a total of 40% of the whole movie, which was 13.33% each.

The movie was a blockbuster and grossed $215 million in the box office. When it was a paid time, all three made right around $35-40 Million.

According to Arnie himself, he earned more from the movie “Twins” than any other movie he’s been in his entire career.

He also considered being the highest-paid actor based on the total number of dialogues in a movie. For example, in the Movie Terminator, he speaks hardly 700 words that mean Arnie was paid $21,429 per word.

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Since bodybuilding and acting both brought success and made a great fortune to the star, Mr. can do it all had an exceptional career in politics as well.

How cool is it to see a superstar as a governor? Yes, that’s right, Arnold Schwarzenegger served as Governor of California from 2007 to 2011.

Though, in an interview, the actor said that he lost his potential movie wages of over $200 million during the tenure of eight years.

As a Governor of California, the Governator receives an annual salary of $250,000.

Besides acting, bodybuilding, and politics, Arnie’s other sources of income include investments in restaurant chains, food products investments, and endorsement deals.

Last but not least, Arnold came up with his own Supplement Company, Ladder, with other celebrities such as NBA star Lebron James, Lindsey Vonn, and Cindy Crawford.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger: House, Cars, Yacht, and watches

Pacific Palisade House in Las Angeles, California

The Mediterranean style Pacific Palisades home sits on 2.5 acres with nine bedrooms and nine and a half bathrooms.

The 10,000 square feet villa is located at California’s Pacific Palisade, surrounded by Palm trees.

This home was built in 1982 and featured a gorgeous landscape on the property with a fantastic geometrically shaped swimming pool and a champion-sized tennis court.

The inside of the house is filled with natural light and entirely aesthetically pleasing, including a marble floor.

Arnold Schwarzenegger California Home
Arnold Schwarzenegger California Home

This is the home where Arnold had a secret affair with his housekeeper.

Arnie stayed in the home for few more years after getting a divorce but finally sold in 2013 for $12.9 Million.

Brentwood Mansion (Current Residence)

There is not a lot of details out about this property. It is even bigger than his previous Mansion.

The mansion has seven bedrooms, 10 Bathrooms, a swimming pool, and a tennis court, just like his last home. It features a remarkably stylish home office and a gym.

He purchased this home in 2002 for $5.1 Million. Arnie now lives in this home with his current girlfriend, Heather Milligan.

Alongside this mega-mansion, the actor also owns other property in Ketchum, Idaho. This home was featured in VH1s 10 hottest celebrity winter gateways.

The star also owns a house in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. After divorce, the Governator and his ex-wife share joint ownership of the property.

Cars and Motorbikes

His car collection is just like his enormous body.

Since the guy is worth $400 million, he can afford a massive collection of cars and various vehicles.

Arnie posing in front of his Tank
Arnie posing in front of his Tank

From luxury and practical vehicles to hypercars, he has got everything from rare collector cars to a tank. Yes, the star has a tank. His car collection alone is worth millions of dollars.

Name of the Vehicle Price
Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport $2.5 Million
Oshkosh M-ATV $4, 37,000
Bentley Continental SuperSport $3, 00,000
Mercedes-Benz Unimog U1300 $3, 50,000
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster $2, 00,000
Porche 911 Turbo $1, 60,000
Tesla Roadster $60,000
Price Mercedes Excalibur Price unavailable
Hummer H1 Green $50,000
Hummer H1 Yellow $50,000
Hummer H1 Red $50,000
Hummer H1 Terminator $50,000
M47 Patton Tank $47,000
Dodge Challenger SRT 8 $30,000
Ferrari 360 Spider $1, 20,000
Harley Davidson Fat Boy $20,599

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Lifestyle and Vacations

Arnold has been spotted on pretty sweet vacations enjoying with his family.

Some of his vacations include Hawaii, Thai, Austria, etc.

He dresses up appropriately for every event. He seems to follow all the latest trends in terms of fashion and style.


Arnie did not accept his Governor’s salary from the government, making it go straight to charity.

Besides, that actor donated $1 million to the coronavirus relief Frontline Responders Fund.

Similarly, in 1995 Schwarzenegger founded Inner City Game Foundation, which is currently active in 15 cities all over the country and is serving more than 2 50,000 children in 400 different schools.

This foundation focuses on inner-city youths taking part in games, community enhancement programs, and inspiring youths to say “No” to drugs and violence and “Yes” to hope and education.

Some charity organizations he is involved with are Children affected by AIDS Foundation, Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking, Celebrity Fight Night Foundation, etc.

Likewise, he supports different causes—for example, AIDS & HIV, Education Disaster Relief, and Children.

Also, he was chosen by the French government to join with philosophers, Secretary Generals, Spiritual leaders to make a moral case for the world to act immediately on climate change.

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Movies, Investments, Endorsements, and Book Publications


Arnie became even more well-known after the documentary on bodybuilding “Pumping Iron” was released in 1977.

His career continued to grow, but his career skyrocketed when the 1984 blockbuster “The Terminator” was released.

“The Terminator” earned $80 million worldwide. Arnold’s other hits include The Running Man, Red Heat, The Predator, and the 1988 comedy film Twins.

In the 1990s, he returned to the role of The Terminator. His friend James Cameron directed the movie Terminator.

The duo would go to make even more successful movies like “True Lies.” Schwarzenegger starred in films like “Last Action Hero, Eraser, and of course “Batman and Robin.”

Here is the list of some movies played by the Governator along with his paycheck:

Name of the Movie Total Earning
Total Recall $11 Million
Kindergarten Cop $12 Million
Terminator $12 Million
Junior $15 Million
Eraser $20 Million
Batman & Robin $25 Million
Collateral Damage $25 Million
The 6th Day $25 Million
True Lies $15 Million
Terminator 2 $12 Million
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines $35 Million
Twins $40 Million


One of the most successful and highest-paid actors of all time is famous for his great movies and business portfolio.

He is also a highly successful investor. His investments in real estate have a portfolio of not less than $100 million.


Schwarzenegger has endorsement deals with Oak Productions, Dimensional Fund Advisors, and Planet Hollywood.


Being a professional bodybuilder, most of the books written by the star is related to bodybuilding. Some of the books written by Arnie are:

  • The new encyclopedia of Body Building
  • Total Recall
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger bodybuilding encyclopedia


In 1983, the actor became an American citizen.

During the peak of his career, he constantly earned $25-$30 million per movie. He has made a great fortune as salaries from the film.

Afterward, he was more interested in politics.

He became active in the Republican Party, and in 2003 he was elected as Governor of California.

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger

He served as governor from 2003 to 2011.

Likewise, he became a successful businessman as he invested in real estate, which would later earn him millions of dollars.

By the time he was 25, he had become a millionaire—a small-town boy from Austria living an American dream like a king.

3 Facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

He won a Golden Globe award for Stay Hungry (1976) as Best Acting Debut.

Arnold Schwarzenegger used to suffer from anxiety.

His first best hit was Pumping Iron, a documentary.


“What is the point of being on this Earth if you are going to be like everyone else and avoid trouble?”

You have to remember something: Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn.”

“There are no shortcuts—everything is reps, reps, reps.”


What is Arnold Schwarzenegger’s famous line?

The line, “I will be back,” said by the star in the movie Terminator, is his most famous line.

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