Who has the most Oscars?

Emma | 04 - 13 - 2023
Oscars award

The Oscar Award is the best of all the awards given to a movie or an actor in Hollywood. This prestigious award is also given for several other categories, including the ones for the best screenplay, best director, best-supporting actor, etc. Lots of people in Hollywood have been nominated for the award, but only some of them will be chosen for receiving it. The 95th Academy Awards were held in March, 2023. In this blog, let us see who is the most Oscar winning actor. 

Top 10 Oscar winning actors

There is always an extremely tough competition going on for the actor who has the highest number of awards. In this section, let us take a look at the top 10 Oscar winning actors. 

  • Emil Jannings
  • Jack Lemmon
  • Marlon Brando
  • Spencer Tracy
  • Bette Davis
  • Walter Brennan
  • Ingrid Bergman
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Meryl Streep
  • Daniel Day-Lewis

Some of the actors in the above list have received the Oscar award three times, others two, and some others once. Continue reading to get to know the most Oscar winning actor.

The 95th Academy Awards were held in December 2022.
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Highest Oscar-winning stars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences nominates and hands over the Oscar Awards to movies, actors, supporting actors, and so on, based on several criteria. On the whole, a total of 44 actors (and actresses) have had the honor of receiving the prestigious award, as of 2021. Katherine Hepburn is at the top of the list for bagging four of the awards, and all of them have been for The Best Actress!

Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson have individually got three awards to their credit for acting. Many actors have received the Oscar Award posthumously.  

Which celebrity has the highest number of Oscars?

Walt Disney has won a whopping 22 Oscars! However, as living persons, Alan Menken and Dennis Muren have each won the highest number of awards, which is eight. The only woman who has received the most awards is Edith Head. All of the eight awards she has won have been for Costume Design.

There are a ton of intriguing facts about Walt Disney, who has 22 Oscars to his credit. For starters, he was a high-school dropout! He first created the character known as “Oswald, the Lucky Rabbit.” For quite a while, he was the actual voice behind Mickey Mouse. Disney found golf to be frustrating and he was a person who made it a point to drive his daughters to school every day.

Well… we have come to the end of the blog. Hope you had a fascinating read. We also believe you have got the answer to your question, “Who is the most Oscar winning actor?”

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