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Prince's Height is 5ft 2in (157 cm)

American Singer best known for songs such as The Most Beautiful Girl in the World, Purple Rain, 1999, I Wanna Be Your Lover and When Doves Cry.

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Comment on the Height of Prince

hijopotamus said on 19/Sep/15
jjjj, true but I meant Prince the rockstar not Prince the insecure kid. Prince made his weakness a strength. Most rockstars are short and petit small frame. James Brown said that to be onstage you need "hair and teeth" nothing about height and someone wrote an article about most rockstars had a big head with a small frame. Watch Lenny Kravitz, Prince, Jagger, James Brown, Sly Stone, Madonna, Tina Turner, Jim Morrison, etc some others like Zappa, Sting, dont look as good as they are more proportioned. Weird and intetesting.
jjjj said on 14/Sep/15
I disagree with the statement that Prince hasn't been insecure about his height. He had a half-brother born the same year as him who looked a lot like him.. but was 5'11". This really ****ed with his self-esteem, that his brother and all of his cousins and friends were growing and he was stuck at 5'2". He even alluded to this in his song "Lady Cab Driver." But I think in the long run this has helped him to create an image as some flamboyant rock idol who's really small yet ****ed a million women, many famous celebrities. And it's helped his stage appearance as well... one could not imagine MJ being thrown into the air and landing in a split, while Prince could easily do this. I'm sure he's at peace with it now.
hijopotamus said on 31/May/15
Prince said "I wear high heels because women love'em" and also because they look good on stage and got the idea from Carlos Santana and James Brown. He also said that The Jacksons wore flat shoes and it never looked right. Prince could dance his ass off with 7 inch high heel boots on which MJ couldnt even had walked!
An insecure guy about his height would hide lifts or use elevators BUT never show off his high heel women shoes.
So he doesnt care about his height.
Kendall said on 12/Sep/14
Prince never came off to me as insecure about his height, guy has dated taller women throughout his career and wore heels as a part of his flamboyant style rather than to give the impression of being taller. Even refers to his short stature in his music.
James said on 14/Jul/14
I always Feel kinda sorry for prince that he hates his height .I look at it this way no matter how tall you are there's always gonna be someone taller than you .just except yourself the way you are
Jeff said on 1/Apr/14
looks like 4'7" to me.
Ian said on 4/Feb/14
Slightly shorter.
stevo said on 27/Jan/14
5'2" is wrong...a friend was at a highlevel at a soind stage in the 80s and had access to his DL...listed him at 4' 11"
Brad said on 24/Jan/14
Sophie, the height that this website has stated, 5ft 2in is about right. He probably only looked comparable to the hosts on The View thanks to his heels. Prince has publicly stated in media interviews that he has relied on his custom made shoes and "big hair" to give him extra height. Further to this, those who have worked with him professionally have stated that all publicity photographs of Prince have been done on angles that either create the illusion of Prince being taller, or at the very least, are photos in which his height is indistinguishable. While Prince sometimes appears self conscious of his height, at times he also seems to have a sense of humor about it. One magazine interviewing Kylie Minogue, an Australian pop star, asked Kylie about the day she met Prince and reportedly recorded a song with him, which to date has never been released. Kylie stated that Prince said to her that its always nice for him to meet a lady who he can look in the eye. Kylie herself is of a similar height to Prince.
Luz del Fuego said on 15/Dec/13
Has anyone ever noticed that he always wore heels and fluffly hair style in his appearances? That could add 15cm or so.
Viper said on 5/Aug/13
He must always wear high heels, because he never gives me an impression that hes as short as 5'2
Rohan said on 17/Jul/13
He was wearing high heels when he was on The View and still shorter.
sophie said on 12/Jul/13
Needs an upgrade to 5'4, he is as tall at the hosts of The View .
cateyez said on 11/Feb/13
Prince may not be tall (physically) he surely makes up for it with talent. He can play a multitude of instruments and he can sing his ass off. I saw him face to face do you think I was looking at his height? Heck no, I was checking out his clothes and that gorgeous face.
Marianne Hylton said on 20/Sep/07
I couldn't believe how insanely small this guy was when I saw him recently at the O2 arena during his Earth Tour. You have to see him up close to realise just how tiny he is!
Q Ahmed said on 4/Aug/07
i met Prince in London. He is about 4"11 ..... but as they say... his presence is larger than life!
Pete said on 3/Aug/07
leung, prince has a few custom made but also a horner original since the early years which is normal size. kids play with regular guitars.
Leung said on 3/Aug/07
Here's an interest tidbit: Prince gets custom-made guitars which are a lot smaller because standard size guitar is too big for him and makes him look like a midget.
Turner J. said on 2/Aug/07
My mother met the artist backstage at a festival in the late 70s, they spent about 15 minutes talking whilst she prepared the costumes for the next performance. He's really nice and soft spoken, and not haughty in the least, but this crap about 5'2" is just that - crap. He took off his shoes about a metre away from my mother, and she says he went from her height (5'3.5") to no more than 4'11" - for sure. Her sister (my aunt) is 4'11" so my mother knows what someone that size looks like by heart - they were the exact same height.
redrum said on 7/Jun/07
Eddie Murphy once commented that Prince is 5-7 in his highest heels. Must be 6" pumps?
Owen said on 7/Jun/07
In 1999, Prince, his bodyguards, and two amazing hotties ran into us in a club in Paris. Packed dance floor, and they parted us like the Dead Sea. My friend, who is 5' 3" (160 cm) was with me, and she was taller than Prince. I couldn't see if was wearing platforms, but there's no way he's taller than five feet (152.4 cm).
D. Ray Morton said on 22/May/07
He won't pose with you, but he'll come knocking at your front door.
Anthony said on 22/May/07
This man seriously can't pose because of his religion? Than he shouldn't have become a musician in the first place. He should'e known what he would be subjected to. Jehova's Witnesses are generally pretty weird anyway, not to offend.

5'2 looks right for his height?
D. Ray Morton said on 22/May/07
Oh yeah, that's right. Rainbow Children. How could I forget?
glenn said on 22/May/07
jehovas witness.
D. Ray Morton said on 22/May/07
I thought his religion was funk.
glenn said on 21/May/07
i saw prince last week.posing for photos with fans is against his idol serious.
Pete said on 21/May/07
no pics of prince with glenn? id be shocked if prince accedes to. i mean hed think "why the hell this guy wanna take a pic with me?" absurd.
Nicky said on 8/Mar/07
He is 1,56cm dont know exactly in ft.Iam a devoted fan,he is a tiny person with a talent of the empire state WGAF
THE Henry Experience said on 25/Feb/07
I met Prince at a Rockchester NY show, he was about 5' even. He also said laughing that he was an "anal baby...". What does that mean please?
THE Henry Experience said on 25/Feb/07
I met Prince at a Rockchester NY show, he was about 5' even. He also said laughing that he was an "anal baby...". What does that mean please?
Adrienne said on 16/Nov/06
In the video, "U Got The Look" he looked like he was about 3 or 4 inches taller than Sheena Easton who's supposedly 5' even. (They both looked like they were wearing high heeled boots in the video).
Brad said on 4/Nov/06
Impossible to really tell...he wears 70's shoes with a lift in them.
Anonymous said on 4/Oct/06
Ive spoken 2 Prince's ex-girlfriend(no lie)~Robin Power~and she says he is 5'3...dont believe me...who cares,I mean its just an inch away from the height they r giving...
Brad said on 10/Sep/06
He does wear funky footwear with heels.
Glenn said on 3/Sep/06
What Morgan says is a slight possibility.I believe 5-2 more,but those platforms throw you off.
Brad said on 3/Sep/06
5' 2" is about right. 4' 11" is Brenda Lee stuff, that's tiny.
Morgan said on 1/Sep/06
Prince Rodgers Nelson is 5'2" according to his bio page. However, I photographed Prince by in the 80's. When I met him backstage he came to my shoulder right a little higher than where my mother comes to and she's only 4'11". He is a very short man. He had on 6" heels then. I believe he is really about 4'11".
Brad said on 14/Aug/06
He wasn't like at his regular show, he was talking to the crowd and like it was his house. Club called The Church.
raj said on 14/Aug/06
brad, what u mean by that?
Brad said on 14/Aug/06
I saw him at a club jam the night away with Chaka Khan in Denver in the early morning hours after his own show once. He sure wasn't shy.
Glenn said on 27/Jul/06
Call me Paddy.917-449-7125.its easier for ne that way.thanks.
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Glenn said on 21/Apr/06
Raj-if I find the one I took,I will.
raj said on 21/Apr/06
glenn, would u post a link of any of those pics?
J., prince is just prince and I wish if u post some specific stories about prince.
Glenn said on 21/Apr/06
Actually,now that I recall,my friend has a photo of Prince signing for him.they arnt posing,but both are in the picture and it was at his height(pun?) during the PURPLE RAIN period.thats the only photo I saw or heard of.I climbed on top of a huge truck once in 1991,cause I was threatened, and snapped him coming out of concert NPG period,at a club.the picture made the papers and tabloids.a small handful of my photos did.
J. said on 20/Apr/06
No, that's not bullshit. I found that out straight from a one-tme Paisley Park employee not an internet source. I can even give you specific stories on Prince if you want to dare challenge my credibility. :-)
raj said on 20/Apr/06
J., thats a lot of bullshit. "the kid" was his name in purple rain, thats it. people around him call him "the boss" or just "prince". hes a very shy person and i knew if glenn had a pic with him itd be fake 100%. good man glenn, now i can trust you.
J. said on 19/Apr/06
Why shouldn't they, Frank2? Prince actually has one of the most loyal fanbases that an artist of his stature (no pun attended) can have.
Frank2 said on 19/Apr/06
Why would anyone want to have a picture taken with him?
J. said on 19/Apr/06
That's no surprise, Glenn. It's common knowledge among his fans and the media, that he doesn't like interacting or being in public. He also, appearantly, only answers by the name 'The Kid' ...strange ...
J. said on 19/Apr/06
That's no surprise, Glenn. It's common knowledge among his fans and the media, that he doesn't like interacting or being in public. He also, appearantly, only answers by the name 'The Kid' ...strange ...
Glenn said on 18/Apr/06
He has never,ever posed for fans or signed in possibly his whole career.saw him last summer and his bodyguards swung there jackets at us to foil any photo taking.bizzare,but true.a true piece of garbage.
Frank2 said on 18/Apr/06
Is he that tall?
raj said on 18/Apr/06
GLEN, have u met him? any pics?
Glenn said on 17/Apr/06
He can look as BIG as 5-3.
Parker said on 15/Apr/06
Carmen Electra was on Jonathan Ross last night in the UK, and confirmed her height at 5'2 1/2, but stated Prince 'was a bit taller'
hek said on 1/Apr/06
he made me some pancakes after a bball game and i would say he was about 5 feeet
MS.AROD3 said on 26/Dec/05
I ran into prince at a hole in the wall restaurant in hollywood "Floriditas",and I must say he is super tiny and has the most beautiful flawless skin I have ever seen in a man!!
Ellectrika said on 23/Sep/05
I've met Prince on 2 occassions and he is incredibly tiny and petite. Like a frail child.

He wears 5" high heels too and has tiny.

Very small but musically gifted man!!

Elle x
Nick said on 23/Jun/05
He wears 3 inch heels so it's hard to tell. Seems anywhere between 5ft and 5ft 3 have been suggested.

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