Walt Disney Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Height and Biography (Updated 2023)

walt disney
Net Worth $1 Billion
Name Walt Disney
Date of Birth 5 December 1901
Age 65 Years Old
Gender Male

Walt Disney Net Worth

$1 Billion

Walt Disney aka Walter Elias Disney was an American animator, producer and entrepreneur. As of 1966, Walt Disney’s net worth is $1 billion. He established many innovations in the creation of cartoons as a pioneer of the American animation business.

He holds the record for the most Academy Awards won by a person as a film producer, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. Among other accolades, he received two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award.

Walt Disney Wiki/Biography

Born on 5 December 1901, Walt Disney’s age was 65 Years Old as of 1966. He was born and brought up in a rich-class Christian family from Chicago, Illinois, United States. He was American by nationality and was belonged to the Christian religion.

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Walt Disney Childhood Pic

He completed his early education at benton grammar school, central high school, and mcKinley high school in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

After that, he also enrolled himself at the kansas city art institute, and at the school of art and institute of chicago in the United States from where he completed his graduation. From the very beginning of his childhood, he was more into business rather than studying what is taught in school. He had a practical mind from the very beginning.

Name Walt Disney
Full Name Walter Elias Disney
Net Worth $1 Billion
Date of Birth 5 December 1901
Date of Death 15 December 1966
Age 65 Years Old
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, United States
Death Place Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, California, United States
Profession Animator, Producer and Entrepreneur
Debut Film: Steamboat Willie (1928)
Years Active 1920 – Present
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Irish, German and English Descent
Hometown Chicago, Illinois
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
School/High School Benton Grammar School, United States
Central High School, United States
McKinley High School, Chicago, Illinois, United States
College/University Kansas City Art Institute, United States
The School of Art and Institute of Chicago, United States
Education Qualification Graduate

Family, Wife & Relationships

Walt Disney’s parents are Elias and Flora Disney. Walt Disney’s father’s name was Elias Disney who was a professional musician by profession. Walt Disney’s mother’s name was Flora Call Disney who was a teacher by profession.

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Walt Disney Parents

He had four siblings. His brother’s name are Roy O. Disney, Herbert Arthur Disney and Raymond Arnold Disney.

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Walt Disney Brother’s

His sister’s name is Ruth Flora Disney.

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Walt Disney with his Sister

Walt Disney’s marital status was married at the time of his death. In the year 1925, he married Lillian Disney who is Artist by profession.

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Walt Disney with his Wife
Father Name Elias Disney
Mother Name Flora Call Disney
Brother Name Roy O. Disney
Herbert Arthur Disney
Raymond Arnold Disney
Sister Name Ruth Flora Disney
Girlfriend Lillian Disney
Marital Status Married
Wife Name Lillian Disney

Physical Appearance

Walt Disney was a young-looking smart and handsome man with a charming personality. He owned a slim physique with nice body measurements and a normal body type.

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He was about 5 feet 10 inches in height and his body weight was around 82 Kg. He had short light copper color hair and also had blistering blue color eyes.

Height (Approx) in centimeters: 182 cm
in meters: 1.82 m
in feet inches: 5’ 10”
Weight (Approx) in kilograms: 82 kg
in pounds: 180 lbs
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Copper


Walt Disney started his career as an advertising cartoonist. Disney, then 18, and Iwerks were let off in January 1920 when Pesmen-sales Rubin’s dropped following Christmas. They founded their own company, Iwerks-Disney Commercial Artists, which was short-lived. After failing to attract many clients, Disney and Iwerks decided that Disney should temporarily depart to make money at A. V. Cauger’s Kansas City Film Ad Company; the next month, Iwerks joined as well, since he was unable to operate their company alone.

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The firm created advertisements utilizing a technique known as cutout animation. Disney developed an interest in animation, even though he favored hand-drawn cartoons such as Mutt and Jeff and Koko the Clown. He started experimenting at home with the aid of a borrowed book on animation and a camera. He concluded that cel animation had more promise than the cutout technique.

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