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The Walt Disney Company, simply known as Disney, is the largest media and entertainment conglomerate in the world! Founded in 1923, Disney is a leader in the animation industry, and the company is known for its film studios like Pixar, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, or 20th Century Studios. 

Disney also operates theme parks and TV Channels and has been a major force on the New York Stock Exchange since 1991.

The Walt Disney Company: A World Leader

Disney stands out for its iconic film studios and prominent television networks and channels:

  • Walt Disney Pictures
  • Pixar Animation Studios
  • Marvel Studios
  • Lucasfilm
  • 20th Century Studios
  • American Broadcasting Company
  • ESPN
  • Fox Sports
  • Disney Channel
  • National Geographic
  • FX Networks
  • A & E Networks

Disney Fun Facts

  • It is the largest conglomerate in the world, surpassing Comcast and AT&T.
  • In 2018 it announced its own streaming platform: Disney+.
  • It operates 14 theme parks as well as hotels and cruises around the world. 
  • Disney's first feature film was Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.