Scrooge McDuck, also known as Uncle Scrooge, is a Scottish duck created by Carl Barks. He is Donald Duck's rich uncle who first appeared in Four Color Comics #178 in the story Christmas on Bear Mountain, published by Dell Comics in December of 1947.
Over the decades, Scrooge has grown from being a supporting character in comic books to one of the most popular and recognizable Disney characters. The character of Scrooge has appeared in various media aside from comic books.
Forbes magazine has repeatedly named Scrooge McDuck either among or leading the list of richest fictional characters, alongside notables such as Daddy Warbucks and Mr. Burns.