By: Davis Fain and Ryan Radek
Childhood and Early Life
What he was famous for and fun facts
He was famous for creating Disney Land and World and being a pioneer of cartoon films. He also purchased Pixar for 7.4 billion dollars. His first cartoon character was actually Oswald the Rabbit, not Mickey Mouse. He has a minor planet named after him called Disneya. Wall-e was also named after him. During World War 2, he created custom cartoon insignia for US soldiers.
Famous quotes and Disney Land and World
· Some of his famous quotes are: “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” “It's kind of fun to do the impossible.” “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” From creating Disney, Walt has earned more than 10 billion dollars and is still making more today. Right now Walt Disney’s company is continuing on with Disney Land and Disney World. His net worth is over 15 billion dollars.
Charity donations, death, and sources
Walt Disney gave 370 million dollars to protect wildlife and wild places. He died on December 15th, 1966.