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Celebrities Whose Heights Would Surprise You

Sometimes while enamored by our favorite celebrities, it’s hard to tell certain things about them, like their height. Hollywood has a lot of tricks and angles to hide actors’ heights in movies to fulfill what they want.

Even some singers’ heights may surprise you. Being on that stage can make it hard to see how tall they are. Here are some celebrities whose heights will surprise you.

With an acting career spanning more than three decades, Tom Cruise is a household name with a wide range of talent. Acting in comedies and action movies to dramas, there’s nothing he can’t do.

Cruise shows is a prime example that height doesn’t matter when you have talent. The actor stands at 5 foot 7 inches. Hollywood has even had to edit his size in certain scenes to compensate for this.

John Rhys-Davies is an Irish actor known notably for playing Sallah in Indian Jones and Gimli in The Lord of The Rings. The actor plays the iconic role of a dwarf, but in fact, he’s nothing like his character.

In reality, John Rhys-Davies is a little over 6 feet. When he played Gimli in The Lord of The Rings, they had to use CGI to make him smaller. 

Lady Gaga was born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. She was first discovered for her musical talent. But in her later years, she decided to try her hand at acting – which she had a surprising hidden talent for.

But with the high heels, the tall stage, and movie magic, her height can be deceiving. Her height is 5 feet 1 inch. 

Christina Aguilera is best known for her talent as a singer-songwriter. With a four-octave vocal range, she’s had many successful album releases in the late 90s and early 2000s.

In recent years she’s even had success being a TV personality. But did you know that the celebrity is only 5 feet 2 inches? But she more than makes up for her height in spirit.

Ariana Grande is another incredible singer with a four-octave vocal range. Her singing career coincided with her acting career, and she has received a lot of media attention solely for her personality.

Even with a set of lungs like hers, they come in a small package. Ariana Grande is only 5 feet 3 inches tall.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is an incredibly talented man. He started his career as a professional wrestler. But after retiring from wrestling, he does what he’s now globally known for – his acting.

The actor may look pretty tall, and that’s because he definitely is. Dwayne Johnson stands a mighty 6 feet, 5 inches.

Peter Dinklage is an actor that suffers from achondroplasia. He is most recognized for his role as Tyrion Lannister on the HBO series Game of Thrones. Although having dwarfism, he has never let that get in the way of his goals.

The actor stands at just 4 feet 5 inches tall but still gets plenty of roles. Most recently, he acted in the Marvel MCU as Eitri the giant.

Danny Devito has been acting for more than three decades. In his early acting career, starring in Taxi and, more recently starring, in the formidable series It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.

Danny Devito has always oozed confidence. Although he is only 4 feet, 10 inches, He’s never let that stop him from becoming a successful actor.

Kevin Hart is a successful comedian and actor. He’s recently starred in roles with Dwayne Johnson, another celebrity on our list. But he’s on the other side of the scale than his co-star.

Kevin Hart is 5 feet 2 inches tall. But with his quick wit and funny quips, he more than makes up for it on the big screen and in his stand-up performances.

Known for her incredible singing and songwriting career, Taylor Swift started playing guitar and writing songs at a young age. Since growing up into an adult, Taylor had been very much on the tall side.

The successful artist has released critically acclaimed albums, but it isn’t her height at 5 feet 10 inches that helped her. It was all talent at the end of the day.

Liam Neeson is an Irish actor known for his multiple Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations. He has starred in numerous movies, but how does his height translate to the big screen?

The actor stands an enormous 6 feet 4 inches tall. He has played many roles in different genres, from action-thriller Taken to Drama Schindler’s List.

Gwyneth Paltrow has won many awards over the course of her career, including a Golden Globe, A Primetime Emmy, and an Academy Award. But did you know some of her male co-stars are shorter than her?

Standing at 5 feet 9 inches tall, her male co-stars sometimes have to stand on boxes or wear heeled shoes to look taller than her. She’s even a smart businesswoman that means business.

Miley Cyrus is an influential singer and actress. She started out as a Disney star on her own show but has grown into her own unique style and image. Most people wouldn’t notice, but she’s a little on the short side.

She used to be married to Liam Hemsworth, a successful actor. But more importantly, he is 6 feet 3 inches, while Miley is only 5 feet 5 inches. They still made it work until their divorce.

Shaquille O’Neil used to be an NBA basketball player. After retiring, Shaq became a sports analyst for the NBA. But it’s his height that gave him an advantage when he played.

This list wouldn’t be complete without one of the tallest celebrities on the planet. We all know that Shaq is enormous, but at 6 feet 11 inches, no one could have guessed he was that big.


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