Who Owns Disney?

Disney’s Ownership History

Walt Disney Co today, was founded by Walt Disney and his brother Roy O. Disney in the year 1923. Walt Disney and his brother owned the company, but after the death of Walt Disney in 1966, Roy ran the company for a brief period.

The Launch Of Disney’s IPO

The Walt Disney Company launched its IPO on November 18, 1957.  Disney’s IPO was a huge success, and right on the first day of trading, the stock price jumped to $40, making the market value of Disney a whopping $400 million.

Companies Owned By Disney

- ESPN, ABC & Other Networks - Pixar - LucasFilm - Marvel Entertainment - 21st Century Fox - National Geographic Partners LLC - A&E  - Steamboat Ventures - VICE Media

Who Owns Disney Currently?

Since Disney is a publicly traded company, it is not owned by one single person but by multiple shareholders instead.

Current Stakeholder’s Of Disney

- The Vanguard Group, Inc. - BlackRock Fund Advisors - SSgA Funds Management, Inc. - Christine M. McCarthy - Brent Woodford & more