Today, the Walt Disney Company has released its latest quarterly results for the second quarter of 2022 and that means we get an updated look at how many subscribers Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ have.

This gives us a clear indication of how the apps are doing, especially with growth or decline in subscriber numbers.  These subscriber numbers are based up to the 2nd of April 2022.

Disney+ now has 137.7 million subscribers globally, up from 129.8 million subscribers last quarter.

In a statement: Disney CEO Bob Chapek said:

“Our strong results in the second quarter, including fantastic performance at our domestic parks and continued growth of our streaming services—with 7.9 million Disney+ subscribers added in the quarter and total subscriptions across all our DTC offerings exceeding 205 million—once again proved that we are in a league of our own,.  As we look ahead to Disney’s second century, I am confident we will continue to transform entertainment by combining extraordinary storytelling with innovative technology to create an even larger, more connected, and magical Disney universe for families and fans around the world.”

Disney has also provided a detailed breakdown per region:

  • Disney+ – Global – 137.7
  • Disney+ – Domestic (US & Canada) 44.4
  • Disney+ – International excluding Disney+ Hotstar+ – 43.2
  • Disney+ – (excluding Hotstar) 87.6
  • Disney+ Hotstar – 50.1
  • ESPN+ – 22.3 Million Subscribers (US Only)
  • Hulu – 45.6 Million Subscribers (US Only)

To compare, here are the subscription numbers (Millions) from February’s Investor Call:

  • Disney+ – Global – 129.8
  • Disney+ – Domestic (US & Canada) 42.9
  • Disney+ – International excluding Disney+ Hotstar+ – 41.1
  • Disney+ – (excluding Hotstar) 84.0
  • Disney+ Hotstar – 45.9
  • ESPN+ – 21.3 Million Subscribers (US Only)
  • Hulu – 45.2 Million Subscribers (US Only)

Subscribers are likely to increase at the next Investor Call in August, as Disney+ will be launching in over 40 countries across Africa, The Middle East and Europe.

What do you think of these subscriber numbers?

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Roger Palmer

Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom. Email: Twitter: Facebook:

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  1. Alex May 11, 2022

    Seems like Disney paid Netflix a cool billie to early terminate the contract. Why can't they pay that to Sony for Spider-Man or to Paramount for Indiana Jones? Or Lionsgate for the distribution rights to the Marvel movies and cartoons they own?