Walt Disney

By Jack Ryan and Jason Wilson

His Business

  • He founded Disney land & and Walt Disney studios
  • Walt Disney was an American motion-picture and television producer and showman
  • He joined the Red Cross then Pesmen-Rubin Art Studio also Laugh-O-Grams Disney Brothers' Studio.

Early Life

  • Walter Elias "Walt" Disney was born on December 5, 1901
  • McKinley High School in Chicago

  • Dropped out of Chicago art institute at age 16

  • To join military but was rejected but was rejected for being underage

  • Dad Elias Disney, mom Flora Call Disney, Disney was one of five children, four boys and a girl Roy O. Disney · Ruth Disney · Herbert Disney · Raymond Arnold Disney and Walter Elias "Walt" Disney

  • Joined the Red Cross and was sent to France for a year to drive an ambulance.

Net Worth for 2015

5 billion net worth



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What Walt Disneys company is doing now

The Walt Disney Company, incorporated on July 28, 1995, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. Media Networks comprise an array of broadcast, cable, radio, publishing and digital businesses across two divisions the Disney/ABC Television Group and ESPN Inc. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts (WDP&R) is a provider of family travel and leisure experiences. The Walt Disney Studio brings movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Disney Consumer Products (DCP) delivers product experiences across thousands of categories from toys and apparel to books and fine art. Disney Interactive is a creator of interactive entertainment across all current and emerging digital media platforms.


Book Donations

Since 2012, Disney has donated 23.1 million books to schools and children

Our Giving

In 2014, Disney gave $315.7 million to nonprofit organizations helping kids, families, and communities in need through charitable cash giving, in-kind and product contributions, and public service announcements

Fun Facts

  • Mickey mouse was not Disney first iconic character
  • Mickey was originally named Mortimer Mouse
  • Disney himself was the voice of Mickey from 1928 to 1947

Famous Quotes

  • "All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to peruse the” Walt Disney