Disney+ Subscribers Have Increased Substantially Since Last Year

Disney+ is currently in its third year of operation, and it’s evolved so much since its start in 2019.


The streaming platform has been picking up speed recently with the frequent additions of new, exclusive content. With the recent successes of their content based on Marvel and Star Wars, Disney+ has been creating a lot of content to attract new subscribers. Today was the the Quarter 2 Earnings Call for the Walt Disney Company, and they released new information about the service.

As of April 2022, Disney+ reported having 137.7 million subscribers. Around this time last year, Disney reported that Disney+ had 103.6 million subscribers. That means that the service has seen a 33% increase in subscribers in the last year.

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Disney reported adding 7.9 million subscribers in this quarter alone, with Bob Chapek, the CEO of the company quoted as saying “Our strong results in the second quarter, including fantastic performance at our domestic parks and continued growth of our streaming services… once again proved that we are in a league of our own.” This comes just months after the announcement that an ad-supported subscription to the service will be coming later this year.

The theme parks even celebrated Disney+ day!

The service has been focusing heavily on additions to the Marvel and Star Wars universes with shows like WandaVision, Loki, The Book of Boba Fett, and the new show, Obi-Wan Kenobi that is going to be released later this month. These shows have been drawing subscribers to the streaming service, as well as earning awards and accolades for the company (WandaVision won an Emmy and was nominated for a Grammy along with The Mandalorian).


With so much already offered, and lots more to look forward to, we’re interested to see what their next report looks like! We’ll continue to keep you updated on the lasted Disney+ news, so stay tuned to AllEars.

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One Reply to “Disney+ Subscribers Have Increased Substantially Since Last Year”

  1. Part of this increase in subscribers is also because if you subscribe to Hulu Live Tv, you are now required to pay $5 more a month which also includes Disney+. No option to just keep Hulu live without Disney+ any longer. The change went into place late last year. Did it help a lot or a little? Only Disney knows.