Jennifer Lawrence – 5’9” (175 cm)
Jennifer Lawrence has famously tripped over her high heels more than once. So maybe she should consider ditching heels for good, especially since she doesn’t need them to look tall standing at 5’9”!
You could really tell how tall she is when she stood beside Jodie Foster to present the Best Picture award at the Academy Awards in 2018. Foster, who is only 5’3”, looked tiny in comparison to Lawrence who is 6 whole inches taller than her, not including heels!
Charlize Theron – 5’10” (178 cm)
Charlize Theron is a South African actress and producer who has a long, long list of films on her resume. Those films include “Atomic Blonde,” “The Devil’s Advocate,” “Prometheus,” “The Cider House Rules,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” and “The Fate of the Furious.” She has also won a Golden Globe and an Academy Award.
Theron, who is known for her height of 5’10” and stunningly good looks, has undergone several transformations for her acting career, including her transformation into the serial killer Aileen Wuornos in “Monster” and, most recently, journalist Megyn Kelly in “Bombshell.”
Gwendoline Christie – 6’3” (190 cm)
Gwendoline Christie is known for playing Brienne of Tarth, a skilled warrior, on “Game of Thrones.” Standing at 6’3”, Christie’s height helped her create a character that quite literally towered over her enemies and stood equal alongside the male warriors.
Brienne of Tarth was a character who could use any weapon and take on any enemy. She even dreamed of becoming a knight which was unusual for women in Westeros. Without her height, Brienne of Tarth would not have been as intimidating.
Kate Middleton – 5’10” (178 cm)
Duchess Kate Middleton was practically born to be royalty. From her beautiful style to her graceful poise, the Duchess fit right in with the royal family when she married Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, in 2011.
The Duchess stands at a tall 5’10” which helps with the royal stature of the future queen consort. In fact, she is the exact same height as the late Princess Diana, Prince William’s mother. However, her husband is still a full five inches taller than her.
Gisele Bundchen – 5’11” (180 cm)
Gisele Bundchen is a world-famous Brazilian supermodel who towers over most of her peers at 5’11”. At one point, Forbes said that she was the 89th most powerful woman in the world and the 16th richest woman in the entertainment industry.
She is well known, especially in the sports world, for marrying Tom Brady, quarterback for the New England Patriots football team. She actually looks small and petite next to her husband who is 5 inches taller than her at 6’4”.
Brigitte Nielson – 6’1” (185 cm)
Brigitte Nielson is a Danish model who is also an actress and a singer and famously dated and married Sylvester Stallone in the 1980s. Nielson is 6’1” and was actually three inches taller than Stallone who is 5’10”. The couple also appeared in “Rocky IV” together.
Nielson was so known for her height and stature, that the media in the ‘80s referred to her as an “Amazon.” She started off as a model for Helmut Newton and Greg Gorman. Nielson returned to the “Rocky” series when she appeared in “Creed II.”
The women of Hollywood are known for being picturesque, glamourous figures on the screen, on stage, and on the red carpet. But, when you look at them through your phone, computer, or television screen, you don’t see the full picture.
And you certainly may not realize just how tall your favorite celebrity women are until you see them beside each other. You’d be surprised at how many of them tower over each other, and even you! Keep reading to see just how tall the women of Hollywood are so the next time you see them, you know exactly where you’d stand!
Irina Shayk – 5’10” (178 cm)
Irina Shayk is a world-famous Russian model who was even named an “Industry Icon” by models.com. She first reached international fame in 2011 when she landed the cover spot in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. In fact, she was the first Russian model to do so.
Shayk is a tall 5’10” which looked short in comparison to her longtime boyfriend, Bradley Cooper. Cooper, who is 6’1”, and Shayk made a beautiful couple but the two parted ways in 2019.
Karlie Kloss – 6’1” (185 cm)
It’s no wonder that Karlie Kloss is such a successful model. At 6’1”, she has legs that go on for days. Even though she took two years off to study at NYU, Kloss couldn’t take two years off from her height.
In fact, the model has been quoted saying she only wears high heels on the runway and that she never wears them in her everyday life because of her height. In a People interview, she said “I think I would look like a crazy woman walking around NYC in heels since I’m 6’1” and 4’” in heels!”
Macy Gray – 6’0” (183 cm)
Macy Gray is an R&B singer, songwriter, and musician who has a signature raspy voice and singing style. She has released 10 albums, sold millions of records and has been nominated for five Grammy awards, winning one!
Along with her distinctive voice, Gray is also very tall. Gray is 6’0” tall and was even teased for her height, along with her raspy voice, growing up. With all of her success, Gray doesn’t have to worry about anyone giving her a hard time anymore.
Kimora Lee Simmons – 6’0” (183 cm)
Kimora Lee Simmons is a famous model, reality star, and entrepreneur. At 6’0”, her height is what launched her modeling career when she was discovered by Chanel’s very own Karl Lagerfield when she was just 14 years old. In fact, she was 5’10” by the time she was 10 years old!
She went to modeling classes when she was younger to help her improve her confidence and ended up as one of the first mixed-race models on a well known Parisian runway. Simmons is also behind the Baby Phat clothing line.
Elle MacPherson – 6’0” (183 cm)
Elle MacPherson is an Australian model who is also a television host and businesswoman. At 6’0”, MacPherson was the perfect model thanks to her height, as well as her good looks. In fact, she was even nicknamed “The Body” at the height of her modeling career.
MacPherson appeared on the cover of the famous “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue” five different times in the 1980s and is most well known for those covers. However, she did appear in a handful of movies and television shows including “Batman & Robin” and “Friends.”
Queen Latifah – 5’10” (178 cm)
Queen Latifah is an actress who is known for doing it all. She has been an actress, singer, rapper, songwriter, and producer. She is even considered to be one of the pioneer feminists in the hip-hop genre!
Queen Latifah is 5’10” and has used her height and stature to her advantage by taking roles where those traits were key. Even in high school, she used her height to become a successful member of the basketball team. She was a power forward.
Michelle Obama – 5’11” (180 cm)
Everyone in the world knows who Michelle Obama is. She is both a Princeton and Harvard graduate and the poised and graceful wife of President Barack Obama. Many people love her for her caring and kind nature, as well as her strong, independent, and hip attitude.
Along with her charity and advocacy work and her family, and Michelle is also well known for her toned arms and tall height. At 5’11”, Michelle ties for the tallest first lady with Eleanor Roosevelt.
Tara Moss – 6’1” (185 cm)
Tara Moss has held a variety of titles throughout the years including journalist, presenter, TV documentary maker, and human rights activist. She was even a model at one point in time! That’s only natural seeing as how she is 6’1” tall.
In fact, she started modeling when she was only 14 years old. She quit soon after because she didn’t feel that it was a meaningful career. She went on to pursue other careers and activities that were more worthwhile for her.
Brooke Shields – 6’0” (183 cm)
Brooke Shields is a well-known actress that has a wide variety of titles under her belt, from television series to the big screen. Not only is she notable because of her acting career, but she is also notable because of her height!
Shields is 6’0” which is the same exact height as her former husband, Andre Agassi. Besides her acting resume, Shields has also become an animal rights activist and vegan. She spoke out against the fur industry but was then seen shopping for a Minx coat.
Tilda Swinton – 6’0” (183 cm)
Tilda Swinton is a highly recognizable actress, and not just because of her height of 6’0”! Swinton has a signature look that makes every role she takes on unique. It also helps that she is attracted more to arthouse films than any other kind.
Some of Swinton’s most notable roles include the White Witch in “The Chronicles of Narnia,” The Ancient One in “Doctor Strange,” Madame D in “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” and Karen Crowder in “Michael Clayton” which won her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Khloe Kardashian – 5’10” (178 cm)
Khloe Kardashian stands out amongst her famous family as one of the tallest at 5’10”. In fact, she is actually the same height as her tall sister, Kendall Jenner.
Her tall height, amongst other things, was one of the contributing factors to the rumor that she was the product of an affair between Kris Jenner and OJ Simpson. Ellen Pierson, the stepmother to the Kardashian clan, started the rumor when she said Robert Kardashian confessed it on his deathbed. Khloe’s family quickly denied it and called the rumor “ridiculous.”
Adriana Lima – 5’10” (178 cm)
Adriana Lima is another world-famous model produced by Brazil. She is known all over the world for her work as a Victoria’s Secret Angel, especially since she joined the Victoria’s Secret family way back in 1999.
At 5’10”, Lima is very tall, just like her fellow Angels. In fact, she actually holds the record as the longest-running Victoria’s Secret model as she spent 18 years modeling for them (2000-2018). She was even named “The Most Valuable Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2017!
Doutzen Kroes – 5’10” (178 cm)
Doutzen Kroes is a famous Dutch model who is known for her activism and motherhood alongside her modeling work. While she wasn’t discovered like other models, she has been just as successful. Kroes took her career into her own hands when she sent her work off to an agency herself!
Kroes is 5’10” tall and her height has helped her have such a successful modeling career. She is one of the highest-paid models ever and has made more than five million dollars a year since 2008.
Behati Pinsloo – 5’10” (178 cm)
Behati Pinsloo is a Namibian model who has been a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2009. She is also well known for her marriage to Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine. The couple has two children together and Pinsloo has become a role model for balancing work, family, and fun.
Pinsloo is a tall 5’10” which has certainly helped with her modeling career. She has even walked in nine consecutive Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows. You can also see Pinsloo, and her daughter, in Levine’s music video for “Girls Like You.”
Gigi Hadid – 5’10” (178 cm)
Gigi Hadid is a world-famous model and reportedly one of the next “It” girls of this generation. Hadid rose to fame quickly and over just four years, she appeared on the cover of 35 different Vogue international magazine covers.
At 5’10”, she has the look that every model wants and has walked in many different shows and graced the cover of almost every kind of magazine. Hadid has also had a notable on and off-again relationship with Zayn Malik of One Direction.
Kendall Jenner – 5’10” (178 cm)
Kendall Jenner is the only other member of the Kardashian clan to make this list besides her sister Khole Kardashian. Jenner is best known for literally growing up in front of her fans on the reality show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.”
The same height as her sister, Khloe, Jenner is tied for the tallest Kardashian family member at 5’10”. However, unlike her sister, Jenner is the first in her family to use her height to her advantage and become a world-renowned supermodel.
Elizabeth Debicki – 6’2” (188 cm)
Elizabeth Debicki is an Australian actress who is known for her tall height. At 6’2”, she is one of the tallest actresses on this list. And that is exactly what fashion designers love about her. It has been said that designers have been known to jump at the chance to dress her tall, thin frame.
Thinking of the fashion she wore in one of Debicki’s most famous roles, Jordan Baker in “The Great Gatsby,” we can totally see that.
Kate Grigorieva – 5’11” (182 cm)
While you know her as Kate Grigorieva, her real name is actually Yekaterina Sergetvna Grigorieva. No wonder she goes by a different name for work! Grigorieva is a Russian model who was a Victoria’s Secret Angel from 2015 to 2016.
Like many other Victoria’s Secret Angels, Grigorieva has used her tall height to her advantage in her modeling career. She is 5’11” and has a lean frame that is a wish come true for any fashion designer. No wonder she has walked for brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Ralph Lauren, Gucci, Versace, and Givenchy.
Saffron Burrows – 6’0” (183 cm)
Saffron Burrows is a British-American actress and model, although you may know her better sitting behind a cello. One of her most notable performances was that of a gifted cellist in “Mozart in the Jungle.” While her talent is what got her the role, another factor played into making her the perfect person: her height.
Burrows’ 6’0” tall stature helped her feel and look at home behind the cello. It’s as if she were born for playing the cello on screen!
Lais Ribeiro – 5’11” (182cm)
Lais Ribeiro is a Brazilian model. Brazil seems to produce the best, tallest, and most beautiful models and Ribeiro is no exception. It’s no wonder that she is a Victoria’s Secret Angel and also became the most booked runway model of 2011.
Ribeiro is almost six feet tall with a height of 5’11”, so it’s no wonder she is such a successful model. What may be surprising is the fact that her modeling career didn’t take off until a year after she had her son! Who said moms can have hot bods?
Karolina Kurkova – 5’11” (180 cm)
Karolina Kurkova is a model who has landed gigs that every model dreams of, including shooting the cover of Vogue and being a Victoria’s Secret Angel. Like many other successful models, Kurkova is very tall at a height of 5’11”.
While many kids get made fun of for being tall, Kurkova was confident in her height and that helped land her first modeling contract when she was only 15 years old. Mario Testino, a famous fashion photographer, said the “proportions of her body and her face, as well as her energy level” make her a great model.
Claudia Schiffer – 5’11” (182 cm)
Claudia Schiffer is a true renaissance woman. She is a supermodel, fashion designer, actress, and even producer. Not to mention, her fame has lasted a long time as she first came onto the modeling scene in the early 1990s when she was compared to Bridget Bardot.
At 5’11”, Schiffer has the height that makes her such a successful model. In fact, she is so successful, she holds the record as the model with the most magazine covers after appearing on more than one thousand!
Gal Gadot – 5’10” (178 cm)
Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress and model who is known for her appearances as Gisele Yashar in the “Fast & Furious” series and Wonder Woman in several movies set in the DC Extended Universe.
Gadot stands tall at 5’10”, making her perfect for all the action sequences she is seen in. However, her career isn’t limited to acting. In 2004, she was crowned Miss Israel when she was just 18 years old. She also was a combat instructor in the Israel Defense Forces for two years and studied law at IDC Herzliya college. She can do it all!
Adele – 5’9” (175 cm)
Ever since 2008, Adele has been a prominent name in the music industry. She debuted her first album, “19,” that year and the rest has been history. So far in her career, Adele has set several records and won 10 Grammys, a Golden Globe, and an Academy Award, among other accolades and awards.
One little known fact about Adele is how tall she is. She is 5’9” which you may not realize until you see her standing beside other, shorter celebrities.
Shalom Harlow – 6’0” (183 cm)
Shalom Harlow is a Canadian model and actress. She started off with modeling and rose to fame in the early 1990s. In fact, in just five years, between 1993 and 1997, Harlow graced the cover of six American Vogue magazines.
At 6’0”, Harlow has the model height, but she is actually considered to be an anti-supermodel. You may recognize her from hosting MTV’s “House of Style” in the 1990s or from her movies “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” and “In & Out.”
Gwyneth Paltrow – 5’9” (175 cm)
Gwyneth Paltrow has a long career with many different roles and movies on her resume. Some of her films include “Emma,” “A Perfect Murder,” “Seven,” “Sliding Doors,” and “Shakespeare in Love,” a role which won her both a Golden Globe and an Academy Award.
Paltrow is 5’9” and when the tall actress isn’t dominating on the big screen, you may find her parenting the children she was with Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin or working on the lifestyle company she founded, Goop.
Sydney Tamiia Poitier – 5’11” (180 cm)
Sydney Tamiia Poitier is the daughter of legendary actor Sir Sidney Poitier and Canadian actress Joanna Shimkus. Being the daughter of Hollywood royalty, Sydney has appeared in several different television shows and movies.
Sydney is so close to six feet tall, standing at 5’11”. While she has held mostly small guest appearances since the late 1990s, she is still very recognizable. You may recognize her from “Death Proof,” “Grindhouse,” “True Crime,” “Nine Lives,” or “Free of Eden,” a movie she made with her father in 1998.
Katie Holmes – 5’9” (175 cm)
Katie Holmes is an American actress who may be more known for marriage to Tom Cruise than she is for her professional work. Holmes first rose to fame on the television show “Dawson’s Creek” in the late 1990s.
Holmes is 5’9” and, while she is no longer married to Cruise, her height has been well-known thanks to him. At 5’7”, Cruise was a full two inches shorter than his then-wife, and that doesn’t take into account her height in heels. Now, Holmes has been linked to Jamie Foxx since 2013.
Serena Williams – 5’9” (175 cm)
While Serena Williams is not as tall as her sister Venus (she is a full four inches shorter), she is still tall enough to make this list! Serena is a great tennis player and many people think that she is one of the best tennis players of all time.
At 5’9”, Serena has a total of 23 Grand Slam singles titles which is the record for the most Grand Slam tournament wins in the Open Era. She has also won the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year award four different times, married Reddit founder Alix Ohanian in 2017, and gave birth to their daughter the same year.
Julia Roberts – 5’9” (175 cm)
Ever since 1990, Julia Roberts has been a well known leading lady in Hollywood. 1990 was the year that she starred in the romantic comedy “Pretty Woman” It’s considered to be a cult-classic.
Roberts, who is 5’9”, went on to star in a slew of other great movies. She has even won three Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the 2000 movie, “Erin Brockovich.” Most recently, she starred in the psychological thriller “Homecoming,” a series on Amazon Prime.
Anjelica Huston – 5’10” (178 cm)
Anjelica Huston comes from a long line of Hollywood entertainers. Her grandfather, Walter Huston, was an actor, and her father, John Huston, was a director. When she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in “Prizzi’s Honor,” she became the third generation of her family to win an Oscar.
Huston is quite tall at 5’10”. That height was front and center in the role that she may be recognized more for than “Prizzi’s Honor.” That role is Morticia Addams in both the “Addams Family” and “Addams Family Values” movies.
Naomi Campbell – 5’10” (178 cm)
Naomi Campbell has been a prominent model since the 1980s. Her big break came when she was just 15 years old and she soon became one of the most recognizable and in-demand models of the 1980s and 1990s.
Campbell is 5’10”, which is no surprise for a model of her caliber. Along with modeling, Campbell has also branched out into acting and singing. She has released an R&B album and has been in several movies and television shows including “Empire” and “The Face.”
Maggie Gyllenhaal – 5’9” (175 cm)
Maggie Gyllenhaal is the daughter of famous filmmakers Naomi Achs and Stephen Gyllenhaal and older sister to actor Jake Gyllenhaal. She herself is also an actress and has appeared in many different notable films including “Donnie Darko,” “Crazy Heart,” and “Secretary.”
The Academy Award-nominated actress is tall, standing at 5’9”. However, her tallness is minimized by the scale of the movies she has worked on, along with the tallness of her leading men, like the DC Comics-based movie “The Dark Night.”
Ireland Baldwin – 6’2” (188 cm)
Ireland Baldwin, daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, is famous for more than the notorious angry voicemail her father left her calling her names when she was 11 years old in 2011. She is also famously tall!
Baldwin is an astounding 6’2” tall. Being so tall, it is no wonder that she has started a successful modeling career. She has even landed some highly coveted modeling gigs, including campaigns for GUESS, and has appeared in a couple of different movies.
Nicole Steinwedell – 5’11” (182 cm)
Nicole Steinwedell is an American actress who has appeared in a variety of films and television shows, but may be best known for her role of the ‘No Spark’ Girl in the romantic comedy with an ensemble cast, “He’s Just Not That Into You.”
Steinwedell just missed the mark for being six feet tall as her height is 5’11”. Her tall height and lovely appearance make her the perfect fit for the variety of roles she has had through the years.
Moon Bloodgood – 5’10” (178 cm)
Moon Bloodgood is an actress who has held a variety of roles throughout her career. The two roles that most people know her for are that of Lt. Blair Willaims in “Terminator Salvation” and Anne Glass in the television show “Falling Skies.”
Bloodgood is a tall 5’10”. That fact, coupled with her insane good looks, explains why she has also been a model. It also explains why she has frequently appeared in Maxim’s Hottest Women lists among other top models.
Dot-Marie Jones – 6’3” (190 cm)
Dot-Marie Jones is a famous actress known for several of her roles. Most recently, her role as Coach Beiste in “Glee” earned her three Emmy nominations. Jones is also known for her stature being 6’3”.
Before she was an actress, Jones used her height to her advantage. She was actually an athlete in college! In fact, she competed in shotput and arm wrestling where she set records in both and was a world champion in arm wrestling 15 different times.
Tricia Helfer – 5’10” (178 cm)
Tricia Helfer is a Canadian actress who is known for her role as Cylon Model Number Six in the “Battlestar Galactica” series reimagined by Ronald D. Moore. She has also appeared in a variety of other movies and shows including “Lucifer,” “Burn Notice,” “Rick and Morty,” and “Suits.” She also voiced Sarah Kerrigan in the StarCraft video games.
Helfer stands tall at 5’10” and is one of the tallest Canadian entertainers on this list. Her tall height has given her the ability to flawlessly pull off most any role.
Laura Prepon – 5‘10” (178 cm)
Laura Prepon became a notable actress when she appeared on the sitcom “That 70s Show” when she was just 18 years old. Most recently, she has been a notable character on “Orange is the New Black,” a Netflix drama about a women’s prison.
The most notable aspect of Prepon no matter what show she is on is her height. At 5’10”, she towers over many of her castmates. In fact, she is one of the tallest actors on “Orange Is the New Black” and stood eye to eye with her male co-stars on “That 70s Show.”
Allison Janney – 6’0” (183 cm)
Allison Janney is an actress who has played roles in a variety of genres. From historical to drama to comedy to cartoon, Janney has done it all. She has even won many awards throughout her career including an Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and seven Primetime Emmys.
Despite all of the awards the 6’0” actress has won, she calls herself a “late bloomer” to both her career and her height (which she blames for her late start in acting). She has even stated, “I say I’m 5 feet 12 inches. I’m definitely 6 feet. In my heels, I’m 6 feet 3 inches.”
Uma Thurman – 5’11” (180 cm)
Uma Thurman is a famous actress who has appropriately been given the nickname of “Quentin Tarantino’s Muse” for all of her performances in iconic Tarantino movies. This includes her roles of The Bride in “Kill Bill” and Mia Wallace in “Pulp Fiction” which led her to Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Academy Award nominations.
Thurman is also known for her red carpet looks that show off her tall height. At 5’11” tall, she is one whole inch taller than her celebrity husband, Ethan Hawke.
Venus Williams – 6’1” (185 cm)
Venus Williams, and her sister Serena Williams, are forces to be reckoned with when it comes to tennis. Both Williams sisters are powerful, athletic, and great all-around tennis players who are known for bringing about a new era in women’s tennis, but Venus is the tall one between the two.
Venus is 6’1” tall and uses it to dominate the courts. She has been ranked number one in the world by the Women’s Tennis Association on three separate occasions.
Adrianne Palicki – 5’11” (180 cm)
Adrianne Palicki is a well-known actress who has held several famous roles in film and television including “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” “The Orville,” and “John Wick.” She first rose to fame on the television show “Friday Night Lights.”
Palicki stands at the tall height of 5’11”, almost six feet! In fact, she was the tallest woman on “Friday Night Lights.” In fact, her female co-star, Minka Kelly, is only 5’5”, so Palicki towered over her by 6 whole inches!
Martha Hunt – 5’11” (180 cm)
Martha Hunt isn’t the first or last model to make it on this list. Not only is she in the exclusive club of Taylor Swift’s Besties, but she has been a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2015 and has modeled for other brands like Prada, Louis Vuitton, and Versace. She is also a spokesmodel for Free People.
Her height of 5’11” makes her great model material, but it has also come with its own share of health complications. Hunt has Scoliosis and multiple surgery scars to prove it.
Aisha Tyler – 6’0” (183 cm)
Aisha Tyler is a noticeably tall comedian at 6’0”. Tyler is well known for hosting the stand-up comedy show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and for being a host on “The Talk.”
While many kids feel bad for being shorter than everyone else while growing up, Tyler felt bad for being taller. She even wrote about it in her book saying, “For one thing, I was extraordinarily tall. In third grade, I was almost twice as tall as some of the other kids.”
Ivanka Trump – 5’11” (180 cm)
Ivanka Trump is the daughter of the controversial president Donald Trump. She has worn many hats throughout her life including reality star, businesswoman, fashion designer, and, now, Senior Advisor to the President which she has held since 2017.
Ivanka has a tall height of 5’11” and, in fact, she started out modeling before her career took a political turn. She comes from a family of y’all people as she is the same height as her stepmother and only one inch taller than her mother.
Nicole Kidman – 5’11” (180 cm)
Nicole Kidman is an Australian actress who has had a long career full of outstanding performances. Some of her most notable movies are “Moulin Rouge!,” “Cold Mountain,” “The Hours,” and, most recently, “Big Little Lies.”
Kidman is very tall, standing at 5’11”. Even though her famous husband, country music singer Keith Urban, is only one inch shorter than her at 5’10”, she always seems to tower over him when they are on the red carpet thanks to the high heels she always wears.
Jordin Sparks – 5’10” (178 cm)
Jordin Sparks is one of the rare artists to win American Idol and go on to have a successful career, not fading into American Idol oblivion. After she won the 6th season when she was just 17 years old, she became the youngest winner and went on to have some hit singles.
Sparks immediately stood out on the hit reality show, partly because of her tall height of 5’10”. Many news outlets say that she is 6’0”, but she has been quick to correct them that she isn’t six feet tall until she puts on the high heels she loves to wear.
Laura Dern – 5’10” (178 cm)
Laura Dern is a Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Award-winning actress. She is best known for her roles in “Jurassic Park” and “Blue Velvet.” Not only is she an actress, but she is also a producer, director, and activist.
Dern, who is 5’10”, has spoken about how insecure she felt growing up tall. Her height showed at a very early age and she remembers trying to cover it up. In an interview with USA Today, she said, “I’m sure I gave myself scoliosis because I just put myself in a pretzel to try to be five foot two.”
Kristen Johnston – 6’1” (185 cm)
Kristen Johnston is an actress best known for her role in 3rd Rock From The Sun where she played Sally Solomon. At 6’1”, Johnston uses her height to her advantage in her acting career and her other ventures.
Johnston even used her tall height to title her autobiography “Guts: The Endless Follies and Tiny Triumphs of a Giant Disaster?” in which she discusses her self-esteem issues, her addiction to alcohol and pills, and her celebration of being sober for five years.
Jenna Elfman – 5’10” (178 cm)
Jenna Elfman is mostly known for her work on the hit television show “Dharma and Greg.” Her tall height of 5’10” was considered when casting her on-screen husband and that’s what led them to Thomas Gibson who is 6’2” and made her look short!
Most recently, Elfman has appeared in “Fear the Walking Dead.” But, she has also been in and out of the news for her controversial involvement in the Church of Scientology where she and her husband serve as part of the organization’s board of advisers for the art and media community.
Blake Lively – 5’10” (178 cm)
Blake Lively is a well-known actress who has played a variety of roles throughout her career. While she is a successful actress, she may be even more well known for her marriage to actor Ryan Reynolds.
Lively is a tall lady at 5’10”, but her husband still has a good four inches on her! While her and Reynolds’ relationship makes them the “It” couple of Hollywood, they wouldn’t have made it there if Lively hadn’t risen to fame in “Gossip Girl” or “The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants.”
Stacy Keibler – 5’11” (180 cm)
Stacy Keibler was a professional wrestler with World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment. One thing that came in handy during her wrestling career was her tall height of 5’11”.
If you don’t recognize her from her wrestling career, you may also know her from her time as a contestant on “Dancing with the Stars” or from her relationship with George Clooney. In fact, while she was still dating Clooney, she was the same height as him. That is until she put on high heels!
Famke Janssen – 6’0” (183 cm)
Famke Janssen is a well known Dutch actress who has a long resume full of popular titles like “GoldenEye,” “Taken,” “Hemlock Grove,” and “X-Men.” At 6’0” tall, Janssen is known for her height as well as her moving performances.
In fact, Janssen also claims that her feet are very large to match her tall height! She has said that she had to custom order shoes for her size 11 foot for several of her movie roles, including her role in “GoldenEye.”
Geena Davis – 6’0” (183 cm)
Geena Davis is an actress known for her several roles in iconic movies including “Thelma and Louise” and “Beetlejuice.” However, she is also known as one of the tallest women in Hollywood at 6’0”.
While she has also been a strong advocate for women’s rights, especially in the film industry, she has also run into her share of bad luck in the marriage department. In fact, she has been married four different times and her latest husband, Reza Jarrahy, filed for divorce in May of 2018.
Natasha Henstridge – 5’10” (178 cm)
Natasha Henstridge is a Canadian actress most known for her role in the sci-fi series “Species.” Aside from acting, she has also been an activist and a large part of the #MeToo movement. In fact? She and six other actresses in accusing Brett Ratner, a director and producer, of sexual harassment.
Henstridge is a tall 5’10” which looked short in comparison to her ex-husband who was still six inches taller than her! However, she rocks her height alone as she is single now.
Maria Sharapova – 6’2” (188 cm)
Maria Sharapova is a highly successful tennis player who has won a number of awards and accolades. She is also one of the tallest celebrities on this list at 6’2” and one of the tallest women athletes in the world.
Sharapova clearly uses her height to her advantage on the tennis court. She has been ranked number one in the world in singles by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) on 5 separate occasions and for a total of 21 weeks.
Rebecca Romijn – 5’11” (180 cm)
Rebecca Romijn is a famous American actress who may be best known for her role as the mutant Mystique in the “X-Men” trilogy. She was able to flaunt her good looks and tall height of 5’11” for that role because Mystique is known for baring it all in her nude, blue form.
Before she was famous for her good looks, Romijn struggled with her appearance in adolescence. Bullies called her the Jolly Blonde Giant and she suffered from scoliosis and constant pain after many growth spurts.
Kristanna Loken – 5’11” (180 cm)
Kristanna Loken is an American actress who is best known for her role in “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines.” She starred opposite the Terminator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger. And, with a height of 5’11”, she was only three inches shorter than Schwarzenegger!
Thanks to her height and good looks, Loken first wanted to pursue modeling. However, she found she had quite the talent for acting and couldn’t ignore the call of the stage and screen, so she became an actress!
Tyra Banks – 5’11” (180 cm)
Tyra Banks is a world-famous model who has been in the business for several decades. She has also acted in several movies and started her own hit television show, “America’s Next Top Model.”
At 5’11”, Banks was a hit as soon as she entered the modeling world. In fact, she was just 15 years old when she walked in her first Paris Fashion Week show. And she booked not just one but 24 different shows! She started out strong and hasn’t slowed down since.
Padma Lakshmi – 5’10” (178 cm)
Padma Lakshmi is a very successful Indian model. In fact, she may be one of the most successful Indian models. With her looks and a height of 5’10”, it’s not hard to see why!
Lakshmi was notably the first Indian model to have a career in Paris, Milan, and New York. Not to mention, she has also become an actress and television host. Most notably, Lakshmi has been the host of the American cooking competition show “Top Chef” for at least 15 seasons.
Mandy Moore – 5’10” (178 cm)
Mandy Moore is an actress known for her heartwarming chick flicks from the early 2000s and, most recently, for her work on the hit drama “This Is Us.” Moore is also a part of the elite community of tall Hollywood women with a height of 5’10”.
No one knows the troubles tall women run into when shopping for clothes like Moore, and that’s what led her to starting her own line of clothes for tall girls called “Mblem.” However, she shut down the brand in 2009, only four years after she started it.
Liv Tyler – 5’10” (178 cm)
Liv Tyler is the famous actress daughter of rock star Steven Tyler, lead singer to the band “Aerosmith.” Liv certainly got her tall genes from her father as they are both the exact same height of 5’10”!
Being in the spotlight came naturally to her since she grew up in the entertainment business and so she started modeling when she was just 14 years old. Liv quickly turned to acting and has played some pretty iconic roles since, including the elf Arwen in the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy.
Mira Sorvino – 5’10” (178 cm)
Mira Sorvino is an award-winning actress best known for her role as Linda Ash in Woody Allen’s “Mighty Aphrodite.” That role won her Best Supporting Actress awards at both the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards.
Sorvino is a tall 5’10”. In fact, she was a full two inches taller than her “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion” co-star, Lisa Kudrow. Not many people can tell how tall she is unless she really spotlights her height by wearing high heels.
Taylor Swift – 5’11” (180 cm)
Ever since Taylor Swift took the spotlight in the late 2000s, she has been well known for her height. Along with her popular relatable songs, her height helped her stand out from the crowd (pun intended) from the start. Especially considering that she almost always wears high heels! At 5’11”, she is easily over 6’0” in heels.
Her tall height might also come in handy with all the celebrity feuds she is mixed up in. She has famous long-standing feuds with all kinds of celebrities, from Kanye West to Katy Perry.
Jane Lynch – 6’0” (183 cm)
Jane Lynch is a comedic actress well known for her over-the-top roles like that of her role as Sue Slyvester on “Glee.” The demanding cheerleading coach stood out among everyone else at McKinley High School for her height of 6’0” along with her affinity for tracksuits.
Turns out, the tracksuits weren’t a new thing to Lynch. Lynch actually played basketball all throughout her high school career and even wanted to be a professional basketball player at one point in time.
Sigourney Weaver- 5’11” (180 cm)
Sigourney Weaver is a famous actress mostly known for her work in the sci-fi genre. In fact, she has been nicknamed “the Sci-Fi Queen” because of her roles in several iconic sci-fi movies including the “Alien” series and “Avatar.”
Weaver is plenty tall at 5’11” and reached that height at an early age. When she was a teenager, she was already 5’10.5”! She only grew half an inch as she got older and her height has helped contribute to her highly successful career. Pun intended