FAMOUS IMMIGRANTS- ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER
As a part of project #INTEGRA Centre for peace, nonviolence and human rights has presented a very famous immigrant - Arnold Schwarzenegger.
He is known all over the globe for his many accomplishments: world champion bodybuilder, Hollywood action hero, successful businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, best-selling author, and California's 38th Governor. This world-famous athlete and actor was born in Thal, Austria in 1947, and the age of 20 was dominating the sport of competitive bodybuilding, becoming the youngest person ever to win the Mr. Universe title.
He came to USA in 1968 and got his citizenship in 1983. After a successful acting career, he became Governor of California in a recall election. He was subsequently elected Governor when then-Governor Gray Davis was successfully recalled and served the remainder of Davis' term between 2003 and 2007. Schwarzenegger was then reelected to a second term in 2006 to serve his first full term between 2007 and 2011. Schwarzenegger was unable to run for a third term due to term limits imposed by Constitution of California, but has still been involved in politics and the promotion of environmentalism.