Top 10 Biggest Entertainment Companies in The World 2022

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Glusea brings to you the top 10 biggest Entertainment Companies in the world 2022. Several factors come in place when ranking the biggest entertainment companies in the world, These include; market capital, net revenue, revenue among others. Based on available data, Disney is the biggest entertainment company in the world by market capital.

Top 10 Biggest Entertainment Companies in The World

Disney $240.4 billion
Netflix$222.1 billion
Disney$200 billion
Charter $123.5 billion
Nintendo$65.3 billion
Vivendi$33.1 billion
DISH$17.4 billion
Fox Corp$16.8 billion
Bolloré$11.2 billion
ViacomCBS$17.5 billion

Top 10 Biggest Entertainment Companies in The World

We bring to you the top 10 biggest entertainment companies in the world, a brief description of the company, the market capital and more. Information was sourced from various media outlets including investopedia, wikipedia and more in writing this article. Read through and let us know which is your favorite entertainment company in the comments section below.

The Walt Disney Co. (DIS)

  • Revenue (TTM): $69.7 billion
  • Net Income (TTM): -$1.1 billion
  • Market Cap: $240.4 billion
  • 1-Year Trailing Total Return: -3.7%
  • Exchange: New York Stock Exchange

The Walt Disney Company, commonly just Disney is an American multinational entertainment and media conglomerate headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios complex in Burbank, California.

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Since the 1980s, Disney has created and acquired corporate divisions in order to market more mature content than is typically associated with its flagship family-oriented brands.

The company is known for its film studio division, The Walt Disney Studios, which includes Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, 20th Century Animation, and Searchlight Pictures.

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Disney’s other main business units include divisions in television, broadcasting, streaming media, theme park resorts, consumer products, publishing, and international operations.

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Through these various segments, Disney owns and operates the ABC broadcast network; cable television networks such as Disney Channel, ESPN, Freeform, FX, and National Geographic; publishing, merchandising, music, and theater divisions; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Disney+, Star+, ESPN+, Hulu, and Hotstar; and Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, a group of 14 theme parks, resort hotels, and cruise lines around the world.

 Cartoon character Mickey Mouse, created in 1928 by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks, serves as the company’s mascot.

The Walt Disney is the biggest entertainment company in the world on our list.

Netflix Inc. (NFLX)

  • Revenue (TTM): $22.6 billion
  • Net Income (TTM): $2.7 billion
  • Market Cap: $222.7 billion
  • 1-Year Trailing Total Return: 77.0%
  • Exchange: NASDAQ

Netflix, Inc. is an American subscription streaming service and production company. Launched on August 29, 1997, it offers a library of films and television series through distribution deals as well as its own productions, known as Netflix Originals.

As of December 31, 2021, Netflix had over 221.8 million subscribers worldwide, including 75.2 million in the United States and Canada, 74.0 million in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, 39.9 million in Latin America and 32.7 million in Asia-Pacific.

 It is available worldwide aside from Mainland China (due to local restrictions), Iran, Syria, North Korea and Crimea (due to US sanctions). Netflix has played a prominent role in independent film distribution, and is a member of the Motion Picture Association (MPA).

Netflix is the second largest entertainment company in the world by market capitalization

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Comcast Corp. (CMCSA)

  • Revenue (TTM): $105.6 billion
  • Net Income (TTM): $11.5 billion
  • Market Cap: $200.1 billion
  • 1-Year Trailing Total Return: -0.2%
  • Exchange: NASDAQ

Coming third place on our list of top 10 biggest entertainment companies in the world is Comcast corporation.

Comcast Corporation (formerly known as American Cable Systems and Comcast Holdings) is an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

It is the second-largest broadcasting and cable television company in the world by revenue (behind AT&T), the largest pay-TV company, the largest cable TV company and largest home Internet service provider in the United States, and the nation’s third-largest home telephone service provider.

It provides services to U.S. residential and commercial customers in 40 states and the District of Columbia.

As the parent company of the international media company NBCUniversal since 2011, Comcast is a producer of feature films for theatrical exhibition, and over-the-air and cable television programming.

Comcast owns and operates the Xfinity residential cable communications subsidiary, Comcast Business, a commercial services provider; Xfinity Mobile, an MVNO of Verizon; over-the-air national broadcast network channels (NBC, Telemundo, TeleXitos, and Cozi TV); multiple cable-only channels (including MSNBC, CNBC, USA Network, Syfy, NBCSN, Oxygen, Bravo, Qubo and E!); the film studio Universal Pictures; the VOD streaming service Peacock; animation studios (DreamWorks Animation, Illumination, Universal Animation Studios) and Universal Parks & Resorts.

It also has significant holdings in digital distribution, such as thePlatform, which it acquired in 2006; and ad-tech company FreeWheel, which it acquired in 2014.

Since October 2018, it is also the parent company of mass media pan-European company Sky Group, making it the biggest media company with more than 53 million subscribers in the U.S. and Europe.

Comcast is among the top 10 biggest Entertainment Companies in the world

Charter Communications Inc. (CHTR)

  • Revenue (TTM): $46.6 billion
  • Net Income (TTM): $2.3 billion
  • Market Cap: $123.5 billion
  • 1-Year Trailing Total Return: 44.0%
  • Exchange: NASDAQ

Charter Communications, Inc., is an American telecommunications and mass media company with services branded as Spectrum. With over 26 million customers in 41 states, it is the second-largest cable operator in the United States by subscribers, just behind Comcast, and third-largest pay TV operator behind Comcast and AT&T. Charter is the fifth-largest telephone provider based on number of residential lines.

Charter is one of the top 10 biggest Entertainment Companies in the world

Nintendo Co. Ltd. (NTDOY)

  • Revenue (TTM): $13.8 billion
  • Net Income (TTM): $3.2 billion
  • Market Cap: $65.3 billion
  • 1-Year Trailing Total Return: 49.6%
  • Exchange: OTC

Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational video game company headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. It develops video games and video game consoles. Ninetendo is one of the top 10 biggest companies in the world at the moment

Nintendo was founded in 1889 as Nintendo Karuta by craftsman Fusajiro Yamauchi and originally produced handmade hanafuda playing cards.

After venturing into various lines of business during the 1960s and acquiring a legal status as a public company, Nintendo distributed its first console, the Color TV-Game, in 1977.

It gained international recognition with the release of Donkey Kong in 1981 and the Nintendo Entertainment System and Super Mario Bros. in 1985.

Since then, Nintendo has produced some of the most successful consoles in the video game industry, such as the Game Boy, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, the Nintendo DS, the Wii, and the Switch.

It has created numerous major franchises, including MarioDonkey KongThe Legend of ZeldaPokémonKirbyMetroidFire EmblemAnimal CrossingSplatoonStar FoxXenoblade Chronicles, and Super Smash Bros. Nintendo’s mascot, Mario, is internationally recognized.

Ninetendo is among the top 10 biggest Entertainment Companies in the world

Vivendi SA (VIVHY)

  • Revenue (TTM): $17.8 billion
  • Net Income (TTM): $2.0 billion
  • Market Cap: $33.1 billion
  • 1-Year Trailing Total Return: 4.7%
  • Exchange: OTC

Vivendi SE is a French media conglomerate headquartered in Paris. Widely known as the owner of Gameloft, Groupe Canal+, Havas, Editis, Prisma Media, Vivendi Village and Dailymotion, the company has activities in television, film, video game, book publishing, print press, communication, tickets and video hosting services.

Vivendi is one of the top 10 biggest Entertainment Companies in the world on our list

DISH Network Corp. (DISH)

  • Revenue (TTM): $12.8 billion
  • Net Income (TTM): $1.3 billion
  • Market Cap: $17.4 billion
  • 1-Year Trailing Total Return: -0.8%
  • Exchange: NASDAQ

DISH Network Corporation (DISH, an acronym for DIgital Sky Highway) is an American television provider and the owner of the direct-broadcast satellite provider Dish, commonly known as Dish Network, and the over-the-topIPTV service, Sling TV.

Additionally, Dish also offers mobile wireless service, Dish Wireless. On July 1, 2020, Dish acquired prepaid service Boost Mobile and intends to add postpaid service as well in the future. Based out of Englewood, Colorado, the company has approximately 16,000 employees.

Fox Corp. (FOXA)

  • Revenue (TTM): $12.3 billion
  • Net Income (TTM): $1.0 billion
  • Market Cap: $16.8 billion
  • 1-Year Trailing Total Return: -16.3%
  • Exchange: NASDAQ

Fox Corporation (stylized in all-caps as FOX Corporation) is an American mass media company operated and owned by media mogul Rupert Murdoch and headquartered at 1211 Avenue of the Americas in New York City. 

Incorporated in Delaware, it was formed in 2019 as a result of the acquisition of 21st Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company; the assets that were not acquired by Disney were spun off from 21st Century Fox as the new Fox Corp., and its stock began trading on January 1, 2019. The company is owned by the Murdoch family via a family trust with 39.6% ownership share.

FOX CORP is among the top 10 biggest Entertainment Companies in the world at the moment

 Bolloré SA (BOIVF)

  • Revenue (TTM): $27.7
  • Net Income (TTM): $0.3 billion
  • Market Cap: $11.2 billion
  • 1-Year Trailing Total Return: -7.9%
  • Exchange: OTC

Bolloré SA is a diversified French holding company operating across a wide variety of industries, including media and advertising.

The company has made it to the list of the top 10 biggest Entertainment Companies in the world

 ViacomCBS Inc. (VIAC)

  • Revenue (TTM): $32.8 billion
  • Net Income (TTM): $2.3 billion
  • Market Cap: $17.5 billion
  • 1-Year Trailing Total Return: -28.6%
  • Exchange: NASDAQ

Paramount Global is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate.

The company was formed as ViacomCBS through the merger of the second incarnation of CBS Corporation and the second incarnation of Viacom on December 4, 2019 (which were split from the original incarnation of Viacom in 2006) and is headquartered at the One Astor Plaza complex in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, United States.

The company operates over 170 networks and reaches approximately 700 million subscribers in approximately 180 countries.

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