Crazy, but true! Walt Disney holds the Academy record for the most Oscars won by an individual. He won 22 competitive awards before his death in 1966, in addition to these he was given four honorary Oscars. He truly created magic!
Most Oscars Won By An Individual
There are some pretty interesting facts out there about Walt Disney and the Oscars!
- In 1954, Walt Disney won four awards out of six nominations. These are both things that were records at the time.
- He was awarded a record of 10 awards in the eight consecutive years, from 1931/32 through 1939.
- Technically he received 26 Oscars, however four of them were Honorary Academy Awards, not competitive.
- Most noteworthy is the fact that he was nominated a total of 59 times.