While Chris Pratt might be the one with several action flicks lined up, he is yet to reach the action hero status that Arnold Schwarzenegger has achieved. The latter became a household name with blockbusters, including Terminator, Predator, and Commando. Pratt also has a long list of action flicks that have positioned him as one of Hollywood’s leading action stars.
In 2019, Pratt joined the Schwarzenegger family when he tied the knot with Katherine Schwarzenegger. Despite his tough-guy portrayals in films, Pratt revealed that his father-in-law possesses a hidden talent that brings out his tender and empathetic nature.
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Chris Pratt Reveals Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Secret Talent
From reigning bodybuilding world champion to being a multifaceted actor, Schwarzenegger saw the best of both worlds in a career that spanned several decades. While projecting a rugged exterior, it has come to light that the tough-guy persona is just a facade as he harbors a compassionate and gentle side.
In 2022, Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger marked their third year of matrimony and welcomed their second child. During his interview with Men’s Health, The Terminal List star opened up about the unique and thoughtful presents bestowed upon him by his father-in-law throughout the years.
“Gift giving is absolutely one of his love languages. The most thoughtful gifts you could imagine, like quilts with all of the baby’s pictures on it. He gave us these — I don’t know what you’d call them — like statues carved out of wood. Nativity statues. They’re from Oberammergau in [Germany].”
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Love For Fitness Runs In The Schwarzenegger Family
As per his website, Schwarzenegger has won five Mr. Universe and seven Mr. Olympia trophies during his illustrious career as a professional bodybuilder. However, pumping iron is a passion that runs in the family. Both stars seem to have found common ground in their shared interests, including fitness and philanthropy. Pratt underwent a remarkable physical transformation while working on Parks and Rec, which ultimately paved the way for him to score a top billing in major Hollywood productions.
According to Men’s Health, Pratt incorporated a fast-paced cross-fit regimen comprising sets of pull-ups and squats into his regimen comprising sets of pull-ups, and squats into his fitness routine while preparing for his role as a Navy SEAL in The Terminal List, his Prime Video series.
Having achieved his optimal physical condition, Chris Pratt can now effortlessly carry all of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s special and considerate gifts to the car. Schwarzenegger has also praised Pratt’s work ethic and dedication to his craft. Their bond appears to be strengthened by mutual admiration, respect, and a sense of humor that often shines through in their public interactions.
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