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						Ub Iwerks

Ub Iwerks

Date of Birth March 24, 1901
Date of Death July 7, 1971, Burbank, CA
Place of Birth Missouri
Country United States
Profession Cartoonist
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Ub Iwerks is a famous Cartoonist, born on March 24, 1901 in United States. As of June 1, 2023, Ub Iwerks’s net worth is $5 Million. He created the Academy Award-nominated special effects for Alfred Hitchcock’s horror film “The Birds” from 1963.

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Spouse Mildred Sarah Henderson
Children(s) Don Iwerks, Dave Iwerks


Early Disney animator and cartoonist who drew the first images of Mickey Mouse; winner of two Academy Awards. Also famous for his Flip the Frog character that was produced through his short-lived Iwerks Studio.

He was the father of Disney legend Don Iwerks and the grandfather of documentary film producer Leslie Iwerks.

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Ub Iwerks Net Worth

Ub is one of the richest Cartoonist & listed on most popular Cartoonist. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Ub Iwerks's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Cartoonist
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He met Walt Disney in 1919, when the two working for Kansas City’s Pesmen-Rubin Art Studio. The two decided to become animators while employed with the Kansas City Film Ad Company. He co-created Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit with Disney.

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Facts & Trivia

Ub Ranked on the list of most popular Cartoonist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous Cartoonist born in United States. Ub Iwerks celebrates birthday on March 24 of every year.

Did Ub Iwerks created Mickey?

Fifty years ago today, an animator named Ub Iwerks died. He was never a household name, but he is responsible for some of Disney’s greatest special effects, and he designed Mickey Mouse.

Why did Ub Iwerks leave Disney?

Because of disagreements over production techniques and a desire to set up his own studio, Ub left Disney in 1930 for ten years. By the time he returned in 1940, he had decided to leave animation altogether and turn to his first love, cameras and special effects.

What was Ub Iwerks known for?

He was responsible for the distinctive style of the earliest Disney animated cartoons, and was also responsible for designing Mickey Mouse. In 1922, when Disney began his Laugh-O-Gram cartoon series, Iwerks joined him as chief animator.

Was Ub Iwerks and Walt Disney friends?

Ub and Walt were longtime friends. Photo courtesy of Disney. Ub’s relationship with Walt goes way back — before the start of what became the biggest animation studio in history. When Ub was 18 years old, he worked at the Pesman-Rubin Commercial Art Studio in Kansas City, where he performed lettering and air brush work.

Who is Mickey's mom?

Felicity Fieldmouse | Disney Wiki | Fandom.

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