Arnold Schwarzenegger looks back on his younger years and reflects on how he has learned, grown and changed since then.
In a new interview ahead of the release of his upcoming self-help book, he said: Be Useful: Seven Tools for Lifein which he gives readers life tips for the now 76-year-old Terminator Star was asked if he was happy.
“I don’t know what you mean by satisfaction,” he said People. “I’m always satisfied, but I mean, I’m always hungry for more. I slept with my first trophy. Nobody could take it away. But at the same time, the other foot is already on the way to winning the second Mr. Universe title.”
Austrian-born Schwarzenegger began weightlifting at the age of 15. Years later, at age 20, he won the 1967 International Amateur Bodybuilding Competition and won three more Mr. Universe titles.
At 21 he emigrated to the USA and at 23 became the youngest winner of Mr. Olympia – the most prestigious bodybuilding competition in the world. Between 1970 and 1980 he won six more titles.
“Today I feel good where I am. I feel like I’m a lot wiser. I’m much smarter. I’m not that crazy. I think more about people. “I think more about people’s feelings,” said the former politician. “You don’t do any of that in your twenties. It’s me, me, me, me. Over time you learn from your mistakes.”
At this time, Schwarzenegger turned to acting. He made his film debut in the low-budget 1970 film Hercules in New York. This was followed by several other supporting roles and appearances in titles such as The rogue And scavenger huntHe finally achieved his breakthrough in the 1984s The Terminator. He then went on to direct five more Terminator films in the series.
In the midst of his Terminator Due to his success, he served as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 to 2011.
When asked about his legacy, the father of five replied: “Everyone will have their own opinion on it.”
He added: “I’m just trying to use my talents and help other people. It’s the simple things I do that have really helped me get to where I am today.”
Schwarzenegger has four children with his ex-wife Maria Shriver: Katherine (33), Christina (32), Patrick (30) and Christopher (26). He shares a son, 26-year-old Joseph, with Maria Baena.
He is also grandfather to his eldest Katherine’s two children, Lyla, three, and Eloise, one, whom she shares with husband Chris Pratt.
Be Useful: Seven Tools for Life will be released on October 10th.