Minnie Mouse, whose real name is Minerva Mouse, is getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame [VIDEO]on January 22. Well-known singer Katy Perry and Disney CEO Bob Iger will be there for the presentation. Minnie is getting her star in celebration of her 90th Anniversary. This is forty years after her longtime friend Mickey Mouse received his star on his 50th Anniversary on November 13, 1978. Minnie's star will be the 2,627th to be awarded. It is very surprising that it took 90 years for this to happen, but everyone is glad that it is finally taking place to celebrate her. Her star will be a memorial to her long after the ceremony is over.

About Minnie Mouse

The film legend deserves a star since she has appeared in more than 70 films. She made her first appearance in "Steamboat Willie" cartoon on November 18, 1928. Minnie is one of Disney's biggest and most recognizable cartoon characters. She is well known for wearing a large polka dotted bow in her hair and a matching red and white polka dotted dress. She wears oversized high heel yellow shoes with red bows. The shoes are too big for her feet, and sometimes her feet slip out of them. However, she is still one classic lady.

Other Disney characters with stars

There are stars on the #Hollywood Walk of Fame for well-known people in television, film, music, radio and the theater industry.

It is not unusual for fictional characters to have stars as well. Other #Disney characters with stars include Mickey Mouse, Snow White, Winnie the Pooh, Donald Duck, Tinker Bell, Kermit the Frog, and the Muppets. #Minnie Mouse's star will be close to her friends' stars in front of the Disney-owned El Capitan Theatre located at 6838 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Many people will be there to celebrate with Minnie when she is honored and receives her star. Some people believe it is long overdue, but it is finally happening. The young and old will be part of the celebration. If you can't be there in person, be sure to watch the event on the official Hollywood Walk of Fame website on January 22 at 11:30 a.m.

This will definitely be a treat for people because Minnie has been around for 90 years. Many people have grown up with her and have come to love the Disney character. Therefore, she has accumulated a lot of friends and fans across the globe who want to congratulate the iconic mouse for her wonderful service in entertainment. More than likely, you are one of them.