Arnie leaves post as governor in California
3 January 2011 Last updated at 03:44 GMT
Arnold Schwarzenegger has stepped out of the political limelight as he leaves office as Governor of California.
'The Governator' was swept to power in a special election with a promise to fix the state's economy, but things did not go as planned.
The BBC's Rajesh Mirchandani examines the Schwarzenegger legacy.