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Arnold Schwarzenegger vs Donald Trump Net Worth Comparison 2022: Who’s Wealthier?

Published 06/13/2022, 9:00 PM EDT

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Arnold Schwarzenegger has quite the fan following even at 74. Although the actor has not done too many movies in recent years, there was a time when his name was synonymous with the term ‘action hero.’ Moreover, he also invests in real estate.

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However, former President Donald Trump cannot be left out when real estate is concerned. The tycoon has made a fortune by investing in real estate. And although the two celebrities were once friends, they had a massive falling out.


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People associate the two for their dig at each other, most notably their war over Twitter at one point. However, these frequent battles have ceased due to Trump’s ban from the social media platform. Both of the personalities are experts in their own rights. However, let us explore how their wealth compares to each other.

The net worth of Arnold Schwarzenegger

The bodybuilder-turned-actor collected a large sum of his wealth by signing up with movies and franchises. However, a significant part of his fortune also comes from his businesses, including real estate. Schwarzenegger’s real estate turnover is worth over $100 million alone.

However, a majority of his wealth comes from film projects. During his acting career peak, he made around $20-30 million for each movie. His biggest earning in his acting career came with the release of the movie ‘Twins,’ where he earned in the $35-40 million ballpark. The amount is equivalent to $70-$80 million in today’s market.


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For most of his big-screen projects, Schwarzenegger made anywhere between $2 million and $25 million. Another significant movie that contributed to his fortune is ‘Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines,’ which earned him an estimated $35 million.

After evaluating his assets, the celebrity’s net worth comes in at an estimated $450 million.

The net worth of Donald Trump


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The former president amassed a majority of his wealth through real estate. Moreover, the mogul owns golf courses and a winery. The business tycoon also provides the rights to his name to other companies globally.

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Trump started his career working for his father, Fred Trump, who established the real estate business. The former president has an estimated value of $3 billion. However, his net worth soared to an estimated $4.5 billion sometime in 2016 but has dropped since. Moreover, Trump created his own social media platform, Truth Social, after being banned from Twitter in January 2021. This venture alone has soared his net worth by $430 million.


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Therefore, in terms of wealth, Donald Trump takes the sweeping victory. To provide a visualization, Trump’s revenue from his social media platform alone is just $20 million south of Schwarzenegger’s total net worth.

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Written by:

Aklanta Chetia


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Aklanta Chetia Wanniang is a US Sports author for EssentiallySports. He has a Master's degree in Literature from the University of Delhi. With an interest in learning about multiple sports, Aklanta himself is a former sportsperson and has participated in state and national level swimming events.
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