Aladdin/Prince Ali Ababwa, is a poor but kind-hearted thief who lives in Agrabah.
The Genie, is a comedic genie, with nigh omnipotent power, but can only be exercised when his master wishes it.
Jafar, is the Grand Vizier of Agrabah. He is a tall and slim figure who wears dark and moody clothes and owns a pet parrot named Iago. Manipulative, impulsive, and downright remorseless, Jafar plots to use his sorcery to usurp the throne, kill Aladdin, and marry Jasmine.
Princess Jasmine, is the princess of Agrabah. Sick and tired of life in the royal palace, she sneaks out to find a new life. According to the law, she must find a prince to marry before her next birthday.
Abu, is Aladdin's kleptomaniac pet monkey with a squeaky voice.
Carpet, a sentient magic carpet whom Aladdin and Abu meet inside the Cave of Wonders. Carpet is Aladdin's primary mode of transportation in the film and one of the Genie's oldest friends.
Iago, is Jafar's sarcastic, foul-mouthed pet parrot.
The Sultan, is the pompous but kind ruler of Agrabah. He tries desperately to find a suitor for his daughter Jasmine.
Razoul, is the head of the palace guards with a lust for killing and who desperately wants to capture Aladdin. He is extremely loyal to the Sultan and Jafar.
Rajah, is Jasmine's pet tiger, whom she considers her only friend.
The Peddler, is a mysterious merchant who appears at the beginning of the film. After promoting useless goods to the audience, he reveals the magic lamp and begins the story of Aladdin.