Elena de Avalor is Disney’s first Latina princess.
Does Disney have a Hispanic princess?
In the Walt Disney company, there have been a total of 14 Disney princesses in the official lineup, spanning from 1937’s Snow White to the more recent 2016 Moana. In those 79 years, plus the four years since Moana’s release, there hasn’t been a single princess of Latin or Hispanic descent.
Why isn’t Elena a Disney Princess?
Since Elena of Avalor premiered on television (first Disney Channel, then Disney Junior) rather than on the big screen, it didn’t receive quite the same audience reception or marketing budget as other Disney Princess films.
Is Moana a princess?
Disney Princesses are one of the biggest brands for the Mouse House, and most children could probably name all 12 of the characters designated “Official Princesses”— Snow White, Cinderella, Aurora, Ariel, Belle, Jasmine, Pocahontas, Mulan, Tiana, Rapunzel, Merida and Moana.