Arnold Schwarzenegger Undergoes His Second Heart Surgery
Retired professional bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger has been discharged from the hospital. On Thursday, the robot assassin underwent his second heart surgery. The former governor of California gave the update through his social media stating that he is completely fine and is healthy. He was hospitalized at Cleveland Clinic to get one of his aortic valves replaced. The doctors do not consider the surgery terminal as many people of his age have got it done. The changing of the valve helps in better blood flow throughout the body. Schwarzenegger assured his fans that he is fine thanking all the medical facilities and staff.
Thanks to the team at the Cleveland Clinic, I have a new aortic valve to go along with my new pulmonary valve from my last surgery. I feel fantastic and have already been walking the streets of Cleveland enjoying your amazing statues. Thank you to every doc and nurse on my team! pic.twitter.com/hmIbsEMHtA
— Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) October 23, 2020
Everything you need to know about the former governor of California:
This is not the first time that Arnold went through surgery. He has had heart problems throughout his life and had to undergo an open-heart surgery a few years back. In 1997, he also had a pulmonary valve replacement done. He was born with a bicuspid aortic valve which asks him to get surgery done every 10 years. The actor has also been in several accidents leading to health issues. In 2001, after a motorbike crash, he broke 6 ribs and had to be admitted to a hospital. In 2006, he again got into an accident. However, it was not a major one and he only had a few stitches. The same year while skiing, he fell and ended up breaking his right femur.
Apart from all this, Arnold has achieved a lot in his life. People consider his body as one of the best which gave him an opportunity in the movie gaining popularity. He had a strict fitness regime and he started lifting in his teenage. Arnold enjoyed weightlifting and wanted to pursue a career in bodybuilding. He started intensive training and was also a part of the Austrian Army. He did exceptionally well and everyone considers him a legend. They started Arnold Classic: An Annual Bodybuilding Competition to celebrate his work. After his retirement, he went on to write for fitness magazines after which he won the elections to become the Governor of California. Weighing 235 lbs, he has won IFBB Mr. Olympia 7 times in his career.
Who is Arnold Schwarzenegger?
Born on 30th July, 1947 Arnold Schwarzenegger rose to fame after his role in ‘Conan The Barbarian’. After its success, Stazni Stokes chose him to lead ‘The Terminator’ and the movie was a worldwide success. With a successful political and acting career, he also made his way into business. He started with the bricklaying business and after making a profit there, he also got into real estate. After that, he went on to invest at numerous locations and also started a restaurant chain which he eventually sold. He has a net worth of around $200 million. The 73-year old has dated many celebrities. In 1986, he married Maria Shriver but later got separated due to his extra-marital affair. Currently, he is dating his physical therapist.