25 Secret Facts About Disney Princesses You’ll Want To Know

Posted by , Updated on March 3, 2018

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Do you love Disney princesses? Of course, you do! From Snow White all the way to Moana, Disney has a long legacy of telling stories about women. We’ve grown up knowing all their names, stories, and songs. And those songs, of course, are especially strong ear whigs, refusing to get out. (We’re looking at you, “Let It Go.”) You might think you know Disney princesses intimately, but do you really know everything about them? Probably not. So, let us fill you in. Here are 25 Secret Facts About Disney Princesses You’ll Want To Know.


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In 1989, Ariel from "The Little Mermaid" became the first Disney princess in 30 years. The last princess before her was Aurora from Sleeping Beauty.

little mermaidSource: https://www.popsugar.com/love/photo-gallery/37095670/image/37095674/1989-Ariel-became-Disney-first-princess-30-years
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In "Beauty and the Beast," Belle was an only child. But did you know she originally had a sister named Clarice? Of course, they cut her out, and she was not in the final version.

belleSource: http://disney.wikia.com/wiki/Clarice_(Beauty_and_the_Beast)
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In the movie "Aladdin," Linda Larkin, who voiced Jasmine, was almost fired during production. Apparently, Disney executive Jeffrey Katzenberg didn't think she sounded regal. Thankfully, she kept her job in the end.

linda larkinSource: http://sarcasmlol.com/2017/01/27/fun-facts-disney-classic-aladdin/3/
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The man himself, Walt Disney, even had his own favorite Disney Princess. He told Ilene Woods, who voiced Cinderella, "You're my favorite hero, you know?"

cinderellaSource: https://www.popsugar.com/love/photo-gallery/37095670/image/37095705/Cinderella-Walt-Disney-favorite-princess
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Of the many Disney princesses, Mulan is the only one that is not officially a princess. But, let's be honest, she's probably the most badass.

mulanSource: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mulan_(Disney_character)


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