artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Le's see where it all began.

Disney has brought a lot of joy into our lives, from as early as October 16, 1923. The company started in a small office in the rear of a building occupied by Holly-Vermont Realty in L.A.

There, Walt Disney and his brother Roy produced a series of short live-action animated films. That's when they stole our hearts.

Disney never failed to impress us with its amazing characters and stories. But did you know many of them are based on real people and celebrities?

For example, the creators of The Little Mermaid used Alyssa Milano for inspiration for the well-known Disney character, Ariel.

Wondering what some of your favorite Disney characters look like in real life? Here are 27 of them brought to life!

Elsa (Frozen)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Anna (Frozen)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Kristoff (Frozen)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Hans (Frozen)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Honeymaren Nattura (Frozen 2)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Ryder Nattura (Frozen 2)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Queen Iduna (Frozen)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

King Agnarr (Frozen)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Moana (Moana)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Belle (Beauty and the Beast)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Ariel (The Little Mermaid)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Prince Eric (The Little Mermaid)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Vanessa (The Little Mermaid)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Tiana (The Princess and The Frog)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Rapunzel

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Flynn Rider (Rapunzel)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Pocahontas

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Megara (Hercules)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Hercules

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Mulan

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Jasmine (Aladdin)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Aladdin

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Aurora (Sleeping Beauty)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Prince Phillip (Sleeping Beauty)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Esmeralda (The Hunchback of Notre-Dame)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Phoebus (The Hunchback of Notre-Dame)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

Merida (Brave)

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life

The resemblance is remarkable, right? Credit to the artist, 'toyboyfan'.

See more of his work, toyboyfan/Instagram.

Phew, that's a long post!

How About Some Fun Disney Facts

artist shows what disney characters would look like in real life
  1. The voice of Lilo from Lilo and Stitch is the same voice of Samara Morgan in The Ring.

2. Bhalu (Baloo) is Hindi for 'bear' and Simba is Swahili for 'lion'.

3. The Disney World resort is about the same size as San Francisco.

4. Mickey Mouse was originally named Mortimer Mouse by Walt Disney.

5. According to Greek mythology, Ariel and Hercules are first cousins! Because they say, Zeus (Hercules' dad) was Triton's (Ariel's dad) uncle.