Let’s take a look at some of the most famous Disney characters that have names starting with K, including Kaa, Kathy Copter and Krebbs. How many from the list can you recognize and are you the ultimate Disney fan? Read on and find out!
1. Kaa (The Jungle Book)
A large brown snake who’s keen to eat Mowgli, he can hypnotize prey with his eyes to make his meal all the easier.
2. Kai (Frozen)
Officially an overseer to Arendelle castle, he provides advice to the royal family and particularly Elsa.
With a large nose and dashing waistcoat, he is one of the few staff that remain after orders are made to close up the castle to the outside world to keep Elsa’s powers a secret.
He assists with the running of the castle including Elsa’s coronation.
3. Kala (Tarzan)
Adoptive mother of Tarzan, she is a kindly gorilla who is always looking out for her new son. Due to losing her biological son at the hands of Sabor, she harbors an aggressive side that comes out when her family is at risk.
Kala raises Tarzan to be strong and knowledgeable about the jungle, so much so that he gets revenge on his parent’s and Kala’s son’s killer, Sabor.
Kala is very protective of Tarzan and doesn’t let him know he is a human until Jane and her father arrive.
4. Kanga (Winnie the Pooh)
A kangaroo with a broad Australian accent, she lives in Hundred Acre Wood and is friends with Winnie-the-Pooh.
She is mother to Roo, but is also a mother figure to many other animals in the woods, often giving timely advice and encouraging the other creatures to think carefully before they act. She also has made soothing soups and drinks when others take ill.
5. Karen Beverly (Toy Story 4)
A handcrafted kindergarten toy made by Bonnie, she has yellow yarn hair and pipe cleaner arms. As she is a plastic toy knife, Forky immediately falls for her.
6. Karen Graves (Monsters University)
A minor character, she was kind to Mike Wazowski and was formerly his teacher and helped orient the students when they arrived at Monsters University.
7. Kari McKeen (The Incredibles)
In charge of Jack-Jack, which is often a task much harder than it sounds, she is outgoing and happy but finds her hands full with Jack-Jack.
Friends with Violet, she will get asked to help when Violet needs to go do super hero things with her mother.
She always has Jack-Jack’s best interests at heart, and even plays Mozart to him to help with his development.
8. King Kashekim Nedakh (Atlantis: The Lost Empire)
King and ruler of Atlantis, he used the Heart of Atlantis as a weapon to subjugate neighboring lands and cultures.
This conceit and hubris unwittingly brings about the Great Flood, causing the city to sink and be lost. The Heart of Atlantis also took in his wife, which resulted in her being lost and the King becoming permanently blinded as he gazed at it.
9. Kata (Brother Bear)
A female moose and mate of Tuke, she has a light brown/orange body with a dark brown streak down her chest and a slight cowlick.
She spends most of Brother Bear 2 trying to stave off the advances of Rutt and Tuke with her friend Anda.
10. Kathy (Finding Nemo)
A student with prominent buck teeth, she is under the tutelage of Mr Ray and is a triggerfish.
She notices Nemo swimming out to sea before everyone else.
11. Kathy Copter (Cars)
A red Whirlybird Liftaloft, she works as a member of the camera crew, often seen with her gray headset.
She is a reliable source of information on traffic and her help is enlisted when Lightning McQueen goes missing.
12. Katrina Van Tassel (Ichabod and Mr Toad)
The love interest of both Ichabod Crane and Brom Bones, she is a beautiful and charming lady who seems to be quite oblivious to the effect she has on all the men around her.
Often seen wearing a pink gown with lace trimmings, she doesn’t like Brom Bones and falls for Ichabod after a wonderful night at a Halloween party, but after Ichabod’s encounter with the Headless Horseman he is never seen again, leaving her to marry Brom Bones anyway.
13. Sir Kay (The Sword in the Stone)
Son of Sir Ector and dreaming of becoming a knight, he is the anti-hero of the film to Arthur.
Constant bullying and belittling Arthur (despite being his adoptive brother), once Arthur is made king he comes around and shows his fealty, apologizing for the way he treated him.
14. Kekata (Pocahontas)
A shaman, Kekata holds an important role in the village and is loved by the children.
Important in ceremonial roles for the village, such as inducting Kocoum, Kekata is respected amongst all including Chief Powhatan.
The conjuring up of images from the tribal fire by Kekata helps shed light on who the English are.
15. Ken Carson (Toy Story 3)
A toy from Sunnyside Daycare, he is Lotso’s right hand man but is not respected by the others.
Taking after his girlfriend, he loves fashion, music and dancing. However, due to Barbie’s popularity, he is very insecure as he thinks he is just an accessory.
After Lotso’s defeat, he becomes the leader of the toys in Sunnyside Daycare, showing his maturity and leadership skills.
16. Kenai (Brother Bear)
The youngest of three brothers, Kenai was always slightly immature and quick to action. He hated bears as a human, thinking they were terrible creatures and often blamed his own mistakes on the bears.
Once Sitka died in a bear fight that Kenai started (but couldn’t admit that he did), this turned into a burning, if misplaced, revenge.
Once receiving his love totem, which he had hoped would be a bravery totem, he began to have more empathy for the bears, especially after being transformed into a bear and began to empathize how bears feel when they are hunted.
17. Kerchak (Tarzan)
Leader of the gorillas and mate of Kala, he is opposed to the adoption of Tarzan into his family, likely still hurting from the loss of his own child at the hands of the leopard.
Having to be the leader comes at a heavy personal toll, and he is often cold and distant as he realizes what has to be done to keep his tribe safe; a lesson he had to learn the hard way.
18. Khan (Mulan)
Fa Mulan’s beloved horse, he is a vital cog in the war against the Huns and is extremely loyal.
With a black coat and piercing green eyes, he often has conversations with others although this is nonverbal, he is very expressive and uses body language effectively.
Sacrificing himself to save members of the family and clan, he is a stern and no-nonsense horse.
19. Kida (Atlantis)
Daughter of the ruling family of Atlantis, she sees her mother sucked into the crystal due to her father’s megalomaniacal ambitions.
With a head of white hair and often appearing in the royal dress of Atlantis consisting of a blue dress with red runes on it, she meets a group who explain Atlantis’ history, technology, language and culture.
Eventually replacing her mother as the host of the Heart of Atlantis, she takes over when her father dies.
20. Strip ‘The King’ Weathers (Cars)
A seven-time champion of the Piston Cup and a veteran racer, he is the main rival to Lightning McQueen but is an upstanding and honorable car.
Eventually McQueen’s sacrifice in the final race to let The King retire on a high note ends with the two of them becoming close friends.
The King is a 1970 Plymouth Superbird with a 426 Hemi V8 engine, and partly because he sees how McQueen has changed for the better that he makes the final decision to retire.
21. The King (Cinderella)
Prince Charming’s father, he looks forward to the day that his son is happily married, but he can’t seem to find someone suitable.
The King is a loving father and wishes only the best for his son, and holds a grand ball for the return of his son to the kingdom. Of course, this is actually a ruse and is intended to be a sort of matchmaking situation to introduce his son to potential suitors.
22. King Candy (Wreck-it Ralph)
AKA Turbo, Candy is the antagonist of the franchise and also the false ruler of the Sugar Rush Kingdom. Formerly from the old arcade game TurboTime, he got envious of the attention received from a new game, causing both to be shutdown.
He is flamboyant but devious, perhaps going crazy due to his fall from grace after TurboTime was not as popular. He is power hungry and is eventually denoted as a ‘virus’, a term used to describe a rogue threat that threatens to take over other games.
Eventually, Candy jumps to a third game called Sugar Rush, taking it over and reprogramming it to remove Princess Vanellope, and thereafter has to lie to everyone and claim that she is just a glitch.
23. King of Hearts (Alice in Wonderland)
The tiny husband of the crazy Queen of Hearts, he has an oversized crown, gold wig and red gown with white trimmings.
While he often lets his wife run wild, he does still have some ability to control her actions, such as when he stops Alice’s beheading by asking for a trial instead.
24. Kirby (Chicken Little)
Melvin and Tina’s son, he is sweet and caring but much like Chicken Little, he is afraid of his own shadow.
25. Klucky (Robin Hood)
Also referred to as Lady Kluck, she is the rather large lady-in-waiting of Maid Marian who resembles an anthropomorphic hen.
She often interferes when she suspects Mai Marian may be up to no good, including from the leers of men or the violence of guards.
26. Professor Knight (Monsters University)
Wearing a white business shirt but no trousers, Knight is a teacher who takes Scaring 101 and instructs Mike and Sully.
Unlike Dean Hardscrabble, Knight is a firm but fair teacher, making sure that his students get the best education by learning all the ins and outs of scaring.
27. KnowsMore (Ralph Breaks the Internet)
Powering a search engine, KnowsMore is the slightly annoying know-it-all.
He is small and is often seen with his mortar board hat and bowtie. He likes to use his autofill to finish people’s sentences but doesn’t always quite get it right.
28. Kocoum (Pocahontas)
Pocohontas’ suitor and brave warrior, he was destined to be the next Powhatan chief.
Fighting against the Massawomecks, he is a handsome and serious warrior, taking his responsibilities very seriously.
Unfortunately, his instinct to protect his tribe goes awry when he attacks John Smith in a jealous rage, blaming him for deaths that he didn’t cause, alienating Pocohontas in the process.
29. Koda (Brother Bear)
Losing his mother to hunters, Koda is a bear cub who eventually links up with Kenai, who is actually a human himself.
The two become close due to a sort of shared quest, but eventually it comes to light that Kenai was the one who killed Koda’s mother. Although Koda feels betrayed, he realizes that the situation is not as simple as it seems, and later protects Kenai from Denahi.
30. Corporal Kohut (Wreck-it Ralph)
Another marine from Hero’s Duty, Kohut has a shaved head and wears a massive suit of body armor. He is pragmatic and helps Felix and Calhoun.
31. Kori Turbowitz (Cars)
A Piston Cup reporter, she has interviewed all the cars in the circuit, including Lightning McQueen at the Motor Speedway of the South.
She is a teal blue 2005 Luxomobile Animatic, similar to a 1997 Ford Puma. She is quite bubbly and optimistic.
32. Krebbs (The Rescuers Down Under)
A koala imprisoned by Percival McLeach, he is very depressed about his situation particularly when he realizes that Percival has moved on from trapping animals to also kidnapping humans.
He is not very helpful during their escape attempts. He looks like a typical koala, gray and often with a frown on his face.
33. Kristoff Bjorgman (Frozen)
A Sami outdoorsman that worked with his reindeer Sven, he is an orphan who was actually raised by a family of trolls.
He has a natural distrust of humans, but Princess Anna helps turn that attitude around.
34. Kronk (The Emperor’s New Groove)
Kronk is good-hearted and friendly at his core but dim upstairs, causing him to get manipulated to do the dirty work for Yzma.
He is a tall, muscular man, often wearing a small gold cap.
He often relies on Kronk Angel and Kronk Devil to make decisions, although these are just figments of his imagination.
35. Krushauer (Incredibles 2)
Real identity Blitz Wagner, he is a slightly less powerful character who endeavors to join the superhero ranks.
He has telekinetic powers, enabling him to crush a can with his mind. He eventually uses this skill to crush enemies in the vents.
36. Emperor Kuzco (The Emperor’s New Groove)
Comically arrogant but narcissistic, Kuzco rules over the Kuzconian Empire.
Eventually getting turned into a talking llama, Kuzco often blames others for his own mistakes but he is mainly a product of a terrible upbringing, and he does come around to be a much nicer person after going through hardship.