Patrick Schwarzenegger Explains What It’s Like to Be Arnold’s Son: ‘He’s 73 and He Can Still Lift More Than I Can’

The British royal family and the Kardashians are two of the many famous celebrity families fans and followers all over the world enjoy following. The Cyruses, Smiths, and Beckhams are few other families with distinguished statuses and tremendous amounts of fans.

Over the years, social media and headlines have shared the behind-the-scene-details of some of Hollywood’s most beloved and outstanding families, and amongst the ranks is the Schwarzenegger family. Take a closer look at the popular family and what Patrick Schwarzenegger revealed about what it is like to be the son of the one-and-only Arnold Schwarzenegger.

The Schwarzenegger family

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Patrick Schwarzenegger is best known as the son of the popular and iconic Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Schwarzenegger Family are well-known for their prominent status. Arnold Schwarzenegger has been celebrated for his acting appearances in movies like The Terminator, Kindergarten Cop, and Jingle All the Way. In 2003, fans and followers of Arnold Schwarzenegger were pleasantly surprised to see the actor elected as the 38th governor of California.

Schwarzenegger’s mother, Maria Shriver, a highly-respected television journalist and reporter, reigns from the prominent Kennedy family. Shriver married Arnold Schwarzenegger back in 1986. The couple went on to have a total of four children together. Unfortunately, Shriver’s marriage to Arnold Schwarzenegger didn’t last. 

In 2011, as Rare has reported, Arnold Schwarzenegger shared that he once had an affair with one of the family’s house staff members which led to the discovery of his love child, Joseph Baena. There were many shocking details surrounding the story, and Shriver filed for divorce shortly after. For better and for worse, the Schwarzenegger family is definitely a household that has been in the spotlight. 

Patrick Schwarzenegger’s career 

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Schwarzenegger was born in 1993, a LA native, and his path to Hollywood seemed imminent. IMDb has recapped his impressive journey in the spotlight. From a young age Patrick Schwarzenegger began following in his father’s footsteps. In 2006 he appeared in The Benchwarmers. Before even graduating from high school Patrick Schwarzenegger helped co-found a clothing company.

His interest in fashion is likely linked to his career in modeling. In 2011 HuffPost recapped the exciting details that led the ambitious star to take on the challenge.

Schwarzenegger’s fans and followers might recognize him from the 2017 television series The Long Road Home, but, since then, he has appeared in many films. In 2018 he took the screen as Charlie Reed in Midnight Sun. The following year Patrick Schwarzenegger played Daniel in Daniel isn’t Real. Echo Boomers and Moxie are two other movies the celebrity has recently been cast in. 

Schwarzenegger explains what it’s like to be Arnold’s son

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As Patrick Schwarzenegger’s career, fame, and successes continue to grow, so does his perspective. His recent interview with GQ showcased the many dimensions and sides of the talented actor. Patrick Schwarzenegger shared that he would like to gain 27 pounds for his 27th birthday. Of course, all in the name of bulking up. 

His diet consists of lots of smoothies for snacks while he keeps his breakfast, lunch, and dinner pretty clean. However, Patrick Schwarzenegger explained that the weekends are for cheat meals. When it comes to Patrick Schwarzenegger’s fitness goals, his recent shoulder injury and surgery may seem like a setback, but, ultimately, it seems to be in his DNA. As Patrick Schwarzenegger explained to GQ, “He’s 73 and he can still lift more than I can.” Plus, he can always count on some father-son-lifting when in doubt.