Walt Disney : A Famous Creator Of Disneyland

1483 Words Nov 16th, 2015 6 Pages
According to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), there are over 400 amusement parks in the United States and approximately 2000 parks in the world (“Amusement”). Of all theme parks, worldwide Disney theme parks record top three highest attendance in 2014: Walt Disney World in Bay Lake, Florida with 19.33 million guests, Tokyo Disneyland in Japan with 17.3 million guests, and Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California with 16.77 million visitors (“Attendance”). In recent, Disney is one of the most popular parks and has a broad fan base with the age range from kids to teenagers to adults. Since all people have various cultures and interests, it is difficult to make everyone be interested in one same thing. Walt Disney, however, were able to do so; how he would succeed in attracting all people around the world and influencing the global culture and today’s society. Walt Disney is known as a famous creator of Disneyland and succeeded his career; however, he went through many hardships in his life. Walt was born as the fourth child on December 5, 1901, in Chicago. His parents, Elias and Flora Disney, ran the building trade, and the houses they built had a good reputation since it was easy to live in. Disney family were well-off; however, Walt’s grandfather failed to run a business and his whole family had moved to a quiet town, Marceline, Missouri. Walt was five years old that time. Because Marceline was a place full of nature, Walt was absorbed…
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