Walt Disney, an American entrepreneur, was born in the year of 1901, on December 5, in Chicago, the United States as Walter Elias Disney. He is regarded as a pioneer of the American animation industry who has introduced several developments in the production of animated cartoons. Besides animator, he was also a voice actor and film producer. As a film producer, he holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations.
This iconic personality was married to Ink and paint artist Lillian Marie Bounds in Idaho. He remained loyal to his wife and remained married with her until his death at the age of 65.
Walt had a net worth of $ 5 billion US dollar. He earned his net worth during his life along with his brother Roy O.Disney, who was the co-founder of Walt Disney Productions. Even after his death, The Walt Disney Company has annual revenues of approximately $ 35 billion US dollar.
Although Walt is physically no more in the earth, he is still regarded as the central figure in the history of animation. Several commentators have described him as a cultural icon.