How tall is Adele

Adele's Height

5ft 8in (173 cm)

British Singer famous for Albums 19 and 21 commented on her height in The Mail on Sunday, saying "I'm 5ft 9in"


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Rexxy said on 20/Jul/16
@linke 185lbs? LOL! Clearly you're in denial about your own weight if you think at the time of your post she was that weight!
Not your fault though, media affects us all in one way or another. *hugs*

PS She's 5'7.5'', we met her a few times and my girlfriend it 5'6.5''
bruh said on 31/May/16
@charlie you're literally on every female listed height saying they're all 5'5'' when they're clearly not...like are you trolling, are you blind, are you retarded I'm so confused.
Charlie said on 28/Mar/16
in heels she can look 5' 8" she is definitely not 5' 8" flat feet. But 5' 8" is correct because she is in heels. Without heels she maybe be 5' 5". heels can add 3 inches to height. I'll say her physical height is 5' 5"
Candy Apple said on 26/Mar/16
I think her height doesn't show so much because she's a curvy gal. One probably doesn't notice it, unless standing next to or near her. I do think she is a true 5'9. The weight claim of 165lbs doesn't seem right though. I am 5'10 with a large frame. When I weighed 163, I was pretty thin. I would say she's around the 200+ mark weight wise. Height seems about right.
Hautney said on 21/Feb/16
Idk if there's anything to do with the heels, but she is about an inch shorter than Katy Perry, who is almost as tall as Mariah Carey, and Mariah Carey is about an inch shorter than Whitney Houston, whose height has been measured as 5'6''
Elaine said on 18/Feb/16
I don't really care what her height and weight is. I just love her. for, She is great singer and from what I have heard her say and act, I think she is a wonderful person.
linke said on 29/Dec/15
Looks weak 5'8, now maybe 185 lbs.
oliver said on 19/Dec/15
She really looks that tall.
Rob, is she 176 lbs?
I think 190-200 lbs.
Editor Rob: she did lose some weight, a few years back she was well over 200, maybe now she is under it, but 170's range I'm not sure. She seems bigger than that.
Mouse22 said on 10/Dec/15
Sometimes she doesn't look as tall because of her heavy build but compare her to some of the other female celebs she's often stood next to, Rihanna, Katy Perry etc, she's taller than them and 5'9" seems quite realistic. I wonder where the 5'8" above comes from.
AJ Morales said on 23/Nov/15
Wow. I never thought she was that tall. I always pictured her being more like 5 ft 6.
Sophie said on 27/Oct/15
More like 5ft7
Helga said on 13/Apr/15
She's real 5.9.
dmeyer said on 21/Jan/14
At academy a she claimed 5'9 and about 6'1 heel on
Cliff said on 4/Sep/13
The more pictures I see of her, the more I really think she may be a full 5'9"
aparash said on 24/Feb/13
At the Oscars red carpet right now she said "Usually im 5'9" but with these on im a 6'1".. Courtesy ABC"
leonari said on 24/Feb/13
Right this moment she said on the Oscar Red carpet that in her bare feet she is 5'9". Go figure.
shilohblue said on 14/Jan/13
She was towering over everyone when she accepted the award at the Golden Globes.
Joejoe said on 10/Nov/12
I always thought Adele looked more a 5ft 7 rather than a 5ft 8, think she needs to be downgraded a bit, maybe she claims her height at 5ft 9 because when she wears heels she's that height....?
Johnnyfive said on 2/Sep/12
Never comes across as tall. I though she was 5'3. I'm not paying much mind to her height anyway but based on the Jonas bros pic she looks 5'6 or 5'6.5 to me.
Me said on 23/Aug/12
I wouldn't have thought Adele was 5ft 8. She always looks a lot smaller. I'm 5ft 8 or nearly. Really Surprised.I knew Jessie J was about 5ft 9 to 5ft 10 but Adele???
joshua said on 2/Aug/12
Shes small for 5ft8 Jessie Js Taller shes 5ft10
anon. said on 27/Jan/12
There is NO WAY adele is 5'9 or 5'8. She does not look that tall. I'd downgrade her to 5'6.5.
Henkka said on 7/Jan/12
@Vanessa: I know that the Jonas Brothers have an obvious advantage over her, but still, even if she was on flats and bending her knees (she wasn't on that pic, there's another pic where we can see their legs and she was losing height, but not much), she still can't be 5'9".
I'll post the pic when I find it. Look at the backstage videos of her and Ellen DeGeneres (who's around 5'6.5"); with equal footwear, Adele is 1" taller than her at most, which means that she can't be over 5'7.5".
Vanessa said on 4/Jan/12
Henkka - If you pay attention, she bends her knees when take pictures close to smaller people! In the pictured with the Jonas Brothers we can see it clearly!

Here is the pic : Click Here

And she was wearing flats that day! I saw many videos of that show! Also, I heard she saying in an interview that her height is 5'9. I'm an Adeleaddict!! haha
Vanessa said on 4/Jan/12
Henkka - If you pay attention, she bends her knees when take pictures close to smaller people! In the pictured with the Jonas Brothers we can see it clearly!
Vanessa said on 4/Jan/12
Adele is 5 ft 9 in!
Henkka said on 21/Dec/11
I thought she was 5'9", until this week. Now I'm sure, a strong 5'7" is the most she could be. The videos and pics next to the Jonas Brothers, Ellen Degeneres, Alicia Keys... I've seen make her look in the 5'6.5"-5'7.5" range tops. We'd need more proof, but as of now, I'm not seeing a chance of her being anything over 5'7.5"...
Jamie said on 20/Dec/11
How about 5'8 Jonas Brothers and Adele? We don't know about footwear but assuming she is wearing flats and the guys are wearing shoes that give them one inch (making them 5'9) she can at most be 5'7!?
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If she is NOT in flats she must be even smaller than 5'7. I think she should be downgraded a little ...
Bakura said on 19/Dec/11
Rob, she needs a downgrade:

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With the Jonas Brothers, she looks 5'6.5" max.
[Editor Rob: as I said in february, there is a chance she wasn't her claim.

but, one thing to note for her is that in photos is she can look 5ft 6 range, but then she likely drops a bit of height in poses.

one thing though, she likes to stand cross legged.]
178 said on 19/Oct/11
Adele with Paul Weller - listed here as 5' 10"... although I believe he's 5' 10.75":
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Rob, there is clearly more than 1 inch between them. Would you upgrade Paul as many posts have suggested or downgrade Adele?
[Editor Rob: I don't know, I've not looked at this girl much since adding her]
John said on 5/Oct/11
So George what you are saying that caucasian women can't sing?
George said on 2/Sep/11
Adele is really tall i just watched the VMAs and her hands are really large and fingers very long almost making her 6 foot in the VMA, she has a very strong voice and i initially thought it was an african woman singing when i only heard the voice on radio , but realize now it was a tall caucasion lady !!
Sharon Burke said on 4/Aug/11
I've met Adele a few times in London, and was about an inch shorter than my husband (6'1) when wearing 3 inch heels, which puts her around 5'9. So I believe her claim. Plus there's no need for female singers to lie about their height, so why would she?
hugewhofan said on 2/Jul/11
is Adele really 5ft 9? im listening to "Rolling in the deep" right now. who IS Rory Emerald (the ninja in the music video)?
Lynn Cee said on 25/Feb/11
Did you see Adele on the Ellen Degeneres show yesterday? To my amazement, Adele absolutely towered over Ellen. Ellen appeared to be in her usual flats, but, even given Adele's higher heeled shoes, Adele would still be taller than Ellen by at least 1.5" — yet Ellen's height is listed as 5'7 or 5'7.5" and Adele is listed as 5'6" ... something doesn't square with reality. Watch a clip of Adele's brilliant performance on Ellen and you will see, at the end, when Ellen comes over to congratulate Adele, that Ellen has to look w-a-y up at Adele (I always assumed that Adele was short and stout, but not so). Reality check, please!

[Editor Rob: she isn't listed 5ft 6 on this page, I put her at her claim (5ft 9) but there is argument whether she is really 5ft 8]

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