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Joseph Baena Reveals Why He Doesn't Use His Dad Arnold Schwarzenegger's Last Name

Joseph Baena Reveals Why He Doesn't Use His Dad Arnold Schwarzenegger's Last Name

Joseph Baena is making a name for himself.

During an interview with E! News’ Daily Pop, the 24-year-old actor revealed why he doesn’t use his dad Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s last name professionally.

Click inside to find out what he said…

“There’s a few different variables in that,” Joseph explained. “But that’s just not my main priority at the moment, so I’m just focused on building myself up and building my career in acting and real estate and just focusing on that right now.”

He added that his dad is still a huge influence in his life and career.

“I mean, my dad is a stallion. He’s a man’s man, I like to think, and I look up to him a lot,” the actor said. “So in a way, he’s influenced a lot of things: the path that I have taken with acting, with fitness and my physique and the many other things that I’m doing.”

Joseph‘s next project is the film Lava, which he describes as “a fun horror thriller.”

“Basically, these girls come into town into Hawaii, meet these group of guys that are freedivers and we take them on a little trip,” he shared. “After messing around with some local folklore, their vacation kind of turns upside down and turns into a horror story. So it’s exciting, and I’m really excited for it to come out and see how it goes.”

As for his dream project, he said he’d love to star as a cowboy in a Western some day.

“I want to wear the hat, the boots and I know how to ride horses,” he said.

A few years ago, Joseph remade a scene from one of Arnold‘s iconic movies. Check it out!

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