Mickey Mouse is more than just a cartoon character, he’s an icon. Created by Walt Disney himself back in 1928, Mickey has gone on to become one of the most recognizable characters in the world. But did you know some of these fascinating facts about the world’s most famous mouse?
1. Mickey’s actual name is Michael Theodore Mouse.
2. He’s the only cartoon character to have his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It was awarded to him back in 1978.
3. In reality, Walt Disney was scared of mice.
4. Estimates suggest that Mickey weighs in at 23 pounds and measures approximate 2’3″.