Princess Jasmine
Background information
Movies Aladdin

The Return of Jafar

Aladdin and the King of Thieves

Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams

Short Films Unknown
Television Programs Aladdin (TV Series)

Sofia the First

House of Mouse

Video Games Kingdom Hearts (series)

Disney Princess: Enchanted Journey

Disney INFINITY series

Kinect Disneyland Adventures

Voice Linda Larkin

Lea Solanga (singing voice)

Liz Callaway (singing voice only in The Return of Jafar and Aladdin and the King of Thieves)

Portrayed by Courtney Reed (Broadway, debut)
Character information
Other names Jaz

Pussycat (referred to by Jafar)


Street Mouse

Personality Free-spirited, flirtatious, compassionate, intuitive,, adventurous headstrong, feisty, rebellious
Goal Unknown
Allies Aladdin (character), Rajah, Genie, Abu, Iago, Magic Carpet, The Sultan, Sadira, Aneesa, Sora, Donald Duck, Goofy, Kairi
Enemies Jafar, Iago (formerly), Nasira, Abis Mal, Haroud Hazi Bin, Mozenrath, Mechanicles, Mirage, Saleen, Sadira (formerly), Aziz, Amin Damoola, Abnor Mal, Caliph Kapok, Runta, Zorasto
Likes Making a difference, Aladdin, freedom, romance, adventure, children, Rajah, spending time with Aladdin
Dislikes Lies, forced marriage, disrespect, Jafar, betrayal, the stereotypical princess lifestyle, narcissism, a lack of freedom, being called "princess", her father in danger, people who betray Agrabah, threats or dangers to the kingdom
Quotes "If I do marry, I want it to be for love."

"How dare you! All of you, standing around deciding my future? I am not a prize to be won!"

"I choose you, Aladdin."

I am not a prize to be won!
―Princess Jasmine

Princess Jasmine is the deuteragonist of Disney's 1992 animated feature Aladdin, its 1994-96 sequels and 1994-96 animated TV series. Her speaking voice has been provided by Linda Larkin in most of her appearances while her singing voice has been performed by Lea Salonga and Liz Callaway. She is from the Middle Eastern kingdom of Agrabah and is the 6th official Disney Princess.

Background Edit

Jasmine is the daughter of the Sultan of Agrabah, and thus, is a Princess. Jasmine's mother is rarely mentioned, and she is presumably dead. In the first film, Jasmine has become frustrated with the duties of being a princess, and longs for a life outside of the palace. This clashes with the fact that, according to the law, Jasmine must marry before her next birthday, which results in a problem because Jasmine wishes to marry for love rather than for wealth, glory and power. Jasmine is an official member of the Disney Princess franchise, and is so far the only Princess with an Arabian/Middle Eastern physical appearance.

Personality Edit

Jasmine is a rather many-layered character; incredibly independent and strong in many ways. She isn't afraid to speak her mind, no matter who she's up against. Whether it be her father, Jafar, or some other villain corrupting Agrabah, Jasmine won't hesitate to stand up for what's right, mostly for the safety of others as opposed to herself. This aspect of her character is greatly explored in the television series, where it is shown Jasmine is very much ruler of Agrabah alongside her father, as opposed to the stereotypical princess that merely sits around on the sidelines. She is shown to take part in most of the political disputes and conversations, often gives suggestions on how to make peace (which more often than not comes out successful) and is shown to have the same amount of respect her father earns.

Aside from this, Jasmine is extremely compassionate and caring whether towards her kingdom, her family, her friends, and especially Aladdin, whom she treats as a best friend, as well as a lover. Together, the two share a strong bond, always open to each other's tendencies and ideals, and always looking out for one another. She's also a heavy influence on the former street rat's life, often standing as his primary motivation in completing a new goal for the better.

As mentioned before, Jasmine cares a great deal about her kingdom, and has shown to sacrifice herself many times for the safety of her subjects. In Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams, it's shown she has an outstanding desire to contribute to her kingdom, in ways that don't include flaunting her status as a princess.

However, Jasmine is not without her flaws and foibles. She can, at times, be too fussy and opinionated, as well as incredibly stubborn. She can also speak without thinking from time to time. Several times throughout the TV series (specifically in "Do the Rat Thing") she is shown to have a difficult time accepting when she's wrong, especially to Aladdin in an attempt to deflate his sometimes prominent ego. Even so, she realizes her mistakes in the long run, and makes amends for whatever trouble she may cause, no matter the scale or circumstance. 

A rather famous portion of Jasmine's personality is also her sassy and seductive ways. Being as opinionated and outspoken as she is, she's never afraid to give a sarcastic quip or use her sex appeal to cunningly get the better of her antagonists. She can also commonly be seen with a sultry expression, accompanied by seductive body language during her scenes with Aladdin throughout the franchise, her outift, and one particular scene in the original film where she distracted Jafar.  

Trivia Edit

Jasmine is the third Disney princess after Atta and Dot in 1998 from A Bug's Life. However, she is the first human Disney Princess.

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