What Disney Owns Worldwide — The Secrets Behind The Media Giant

What Disney Owns Worldwide — The Secrets Behind The Media Giant

How many brands does Disney own?


What does Disney own? Many of us know, but few brands are not known by us yet. The famous Disney Company owns various brands over the world. It includes Television, Film, and DTC brands. This media giant owns:

Television Brands

The television brands owned by Disney Company are:

  • National Geographic
  • Freeform
  • Fox Networks
  • Star (Collaboration between Disney company and Star India’s Hotstar)

Film Brands

Disney owns many film brands. Those are:

  • XMEN
  • Deadpool
  • Avatar

Direct to Consumer Advertising (DTC)

Few of the DTC brands are under Disney:

  • Bamtech (Ownership of 70%)
  • Hulu (Ownership of 30 %)
  • Tata Sky (Ownership 30%)

What does Disney own more than that? The companies Disney owns other than brands, and big companies are Disney Radio Channels, Disney Television Channels. Disney parks (Disneyland Resorts, Disney Cruise Line, Disneyland Resort, Disneyland Paris, and a few other vacation properties).

There are few companies that we have not heard of, which Disney acquires. A few of them are:

  • Steamboat ventures
  • Maker studios
  • Media networks like Tele 5, ATV, RTL 2, Kividoo, and RDS

What are the biggest companies Disney owns?

If you ask the question, what does Disney own, especially the big companies? The answer will be Disney Corporation is one of the biggest American multinational Media and Entertainment companies, and it owns the biggest of the companies in the world, which include:

  • American Broadcasting Company (ABC)
  • Marvel
  • Lucasfilm
  • Pixar Films
  • Touchstone Pictures,
  • A+E Networks
  • 21st Century FOX
  • Pixar Animation Studios

Does Disney own Warner bros?

No, Warner Bros is not owned by Disney. Warner Bros is owned by AT&T company. AT&T in 2018 bought Time Warner, which includes Warner Bros Turner, HBO Broadcasting.

Walt Disney Movies

Does Disney own HBO?

No, HBO is not owned by Disney. Home Box Office (HBO) is owned by Warner Media Studios and Networks. In 2014 it was announced that Disney acquired Home Box Office (HBO), but WarnerMedia Studios and Networks still has its complete ownership of HBO after getting approval from the Justice Department.

What film franchises does Disney own?

Many popular film franchises Disney owns. People who are fans of these franchises may be waiting for the sequels. Those film franchises are:

  • Star Wars
  • The Marvel Cinematic Universe
  • The Muppets
  • Pixar Films (like The Incredibles, Toy Story, and Cars)
  • Disney Princes/Princesses (like characters from Cinderella, Aladdin, Mulan, Aladdin, Mulan, and The Lion King)
  • The Chronicles of Narnia
  • The Pirates of the Caribbean
  • The Winnie. the Pooh
  • The Indiana Jones
  • Grey’s Anatomy (Many other ABC Shows)

Who owns Disney?

Walt Disney and Roy O. Disney founded the company Disney in 1923. Now, Disney is owned by Vanguard Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., and State Street Corp. The shareholders of these groups are Robert A. Iger, Alan N. Braverman, and Christine M. McCarthy. The CEO of Disney presently is Bob Chapek.

What companies is Disney planning to buy?

The companies Disney owns are too big. Some of the companies Disney can buy are:

  • Star Trek Franchise
  • CBS
  • James Bond franchise
  • Nickelodeon
  • Starbucks Uber for Kids
  • Spotify


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