David Blaine's Height
6ft 0in (183 cm)
American magician. His height is as much an illusion as his tricks! In a Ted Talk he mentioned "I'm six foot one"
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Average Guess (16 Votes)
5ft 11.55in (181.7cm)
James-6 ft 2
said on 18/Feb/17
I think that he's most probably in the 181-182 cm range.
Editor Rob: measuring Blaine would be a nightmare, you'd have to watch his feet at all times as you know what this guy's like with levitating!
MD said on 3/Feb/17
This one does need to be corrected.
S.J.H said on 15/Jan/17
He look at least 1cm shorter than jimmy fallon but can't see footwear. He might be 5'11.5 but certainly not more than that
said on 10/Jan/17
He looks the same height as Jimmy Fallon when he stands straight. Click Here
I don't know about footwear in the clip, but I would be surprised if Blaine was taller than 182cm or so.
CS said on 3/Jan/17
He gives off a tall impression to me. Not too sure on what his height is tbh.
Nova176 said on 2/Jan/17
C'mon he's slouching and still looks very close.
He's 182 minimum
said on 29/Dec/16
David Blaine posted a picture two weeks ago of him with the president:
That's not a six-footer even with the bad posture.
Editor Rob: 5ft 11.5 for Blaine is a real possibility.
said on 21/Dec/16
The guy is struggling 5'11 here next to 6'1 Obama, similar footwear... Click Here
Steve said on 9/Dec/16
Hard to say....the man tends to slouch alot.. Id say 5-11 barefoot
Aza said on 19/Nov/16
Yep he's 6' flat............Shazam !
slurkapfson said on 19/Nov/16
He looked 1 inch smaller than 182cm fallon, but fallon wears 1 inch lifts making him 185cm. 182-183 sounds about right. I say 182.5cm.
said on 12/Nov/16
Rob i dont think hes a full 6, in fact i doubt hes a full 5 11
Standing next to 5 11.5 Jimmy Fallon looks at least 1 shorters
Editor Rob: certainly can look 5ft 11.5 at most, without knowing footwear.
Aaron Zamora said on 12/Nov/16
David Blaine looks shorter than 5'11.5 Jimmy Fallon. He's a we guy
Jed said on 24/Jul/16
Dicaprio looks taller next to him
said on 6/May/16
Rob, do you think magician Darcy Oake is 6ft 1.5in? maybe adding him will be great/
Editor Rob: could be in 6ft 1 range, not too familiar with him yet.
S.J.H said on 29/Jan/16
I had to be honest. DB don't look over 5'11. Swimming Trump was then look kind of 6footer else where
Guy said on 28/May/14
I saw him in new york a couple years ago, he was like an inch taller than me, i am 180. Btw he was wearing boots and in was wearin sneakers. I think he is like 183.
James B said on 5/Apr/14
5'11-6' like robbie Williams
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Jan/14
Dude's height is an illusion...can appear 6ft-6ft3!
chris said on 5/Oct/13
next to 182 diCaprio looks 180/181
said on 10/Aug/13
in the TED talks video, he claims 6ft1, which he must have taken an official measurement for, for training for his breath hold. He doesn't have a motive to lie an inch or so about his height so really I'm guessing he's more of a 184 or 185 guy. He looks taller than most guys in his magic trick videos. However with Ellen -- Click Here
who is like 5ft 7 David stands next to her and to me looks around 5ft10/5ft11 range. Doesn't look like a 6ft1 er next to her in that video. But most sources point to 6ft 1
zyzz said on 27/May/13
Hes said himself.hes 6 foot 1 and looks a solidddd 6'1 next to 6'1 n a half jonothan ross. David blaine is a tall man
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 27/Oct/12
Clinton has a hair advantage. They're eye to eye.
That's 2001 so theres a strong possibility that Clinton was still close to if not 6ft2 at that point
said on 26/Sep/12
Definitely 5'11" to 5'11.5"ish. I am solid 6'2" and when I stood next to Bill Clinton I clearly looked down at him in 2001. In wikapedia page for David Blaine, Bill Clinton clearly has 1" or a bit more on Blaine, thus 5'11"ish range.
Click here Click Here
or go to David Blaine 's wikapedia page, half way down with the president.
Irving said on 27/Aug/12
6'1 is more like it.
HULK said on 16/Dec/11
Looks same size as Leonardo dicaprio 5'11/5
Godred said on 24/Oct/11
6 ft flat, 6`1 shoes.
said on 6/Oct/11
Looking around 6' here next to 5'9.5" Woody Harrelson
Shaun said on 6/Oct/11
To be honest I thought he was 6'1" as I remember him saying it... I think he looks 6'-6'1" range.
Morris said on 5/Sep/11
He´s know for wearing boots, but he has a kind of big frame. Under 5´11 is out of the question, i´d say 5´11.25 - 5´11.5 barefoot is realistic. He´s amazing.
ACG said on 14/Aug/11
I'd give him 6'1 and some change.
AAA said on 4/Aug/11
He claims he is 6'1 in a lecture he was giving
James said on 31/May/11
the 6'2 listings are joke for him.
he looked no taller than 5'10-5'11 in the photo with glenn. unless glenn was wearing portmans.
blaine said on 2/May/11
8 minutes on this video he says he's 6'1 youtube dot com/watch?v=XFnGhrC_3Gs
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Apr/11
At least 6"1
bam said on 23/Jan/11
6'0 is ridiculous. he claims 6'1, and is in that area. 6'1.25 or so.
Eric Bonacchi said on 25/Jul/07
next to glenn he looks exactly 6 feet tall.
thekiddd said on 24/Jul/07
Well I guess he didn't really exaggerate by much. 6'1 is close but 6ft is probably the answer.
said on 24/Jul/07
Well iam not sure but look at his height compared to Michael jackson who is 5'9
Derek said on 23/Jun/07
I had the opportunity to meet him a few nights ago at a film festival, but I couldn't make it. I wish I could have gone, could have gotten a photo. He does look around the 6'0"-6'0 1/2" range. Not the 6'1" he claims.
Jon Doe said on 16/Jun/07
This is weird if he's even 6'0 then wouldn't Glenn be at nose level with him?
pimpin princess said on 18/Apr/07
does he ever smile???????
blaine fan said on 31/Mar/07
I think hes about 6"1 or 6"2 but its hard to tell so 6"05 is alright for the mo
said on 9/Mar/07
cool but on his myspace which is Click Here
it said he was 6'1
glenn said on 23/Feb/07
in may itll be 2 years.
5'10chick said on 22/Feb/07
uh GLenn how old is this picture
dmeyer said on 23/Jan/07
dosnt look over 184 in that pic
Derek said on 23/Jan/07
6'0" minimum. Could be a tad more.
croyd109 said on 16/Jan/07
I met david blaine in new york city and he was approx 6'4. Mind you he was hovering magicly above the ground.
Glenn said on 7/Sep/06
Possibly.doesnt look it in my photo.and certainly not any taller.
Editor Rob said on 7/Sep/06
In Toronto Star, 2006 claimed his height: "Six-1"
5\\\'10chick said on 19/Jun/06
i wish yall would change his height, alot of RTICALES HAVE WROTE HE IS 6'1 AND 6'2 AND 6'2 AND A HALF, I HAVE NEVER HEARD 6 FEET AND A HALF, SO PLEASE CHANGE IT TO AT LEAST 6'1 OR 6'2.5
5'10chick said on 13/Jun/06
im the only one commenting, but correction manon von gerkan is 5'10 and she had on like 2 inch heels in the pic of them together, so he like 6'2
5'10chick said on 8/Jun/06
he is the cutest magician I have evr seen, he is just so sexy, manon your a luck woman
said on 3/Jun/06
yo if his ec chick josie maran is 5'7 well then he must be like 6'2 or 6'3 look at this pic Click Here
Glenn said on 17/May/06
Seemed 6ft to me.
Mr. R said on 17/May/06
When he first became famous, Blaine was listed at 6-3! Maybe he made a few inches disappear!
510chick said on 15/May/06
I take it back, man im confused I just watched his show street magic and he did tricks on tyra banks and he was like 4 inches taller than her, even though this was in 1997 she still was about 5'10 and he towered over her
said on 14/May/06
Now I know he is 6'1 Look at this!!!
The final escape will be the difficult part, and Blaine has been relaxing in his fish tank, which sits outside Lincoln Center in Manhattan, N.Y., where pedestrians can view him. Blaine, who is 6-foot-1, appears about 33 percent larger because of the way the spherical tank refracts the light.
Heres the Link for the whole article
Anonymous said on 8/May/06
Hey I'm watching him right now trying to hold his breath for over 9 minutes!!! Now this is live too so I don't know how it can be fake or an "illusion" oh and he looks tall next to anyone so he might be taller than 6 feet.
Viper652 said on 26/Apr/06
I always thought Blaine was taller then this, around 6-2.
Brock said on 3/Apr/06
5'11-6.0 is more like it
Anonymous said on 23/Feb/06
i would say that 6'.5'' is correct. here is my reasoning. i am 6'3'' and when i stand next to my 5'8'' friend, the top of her head is just above my chin, that would put blaine at about 6'
CoolJ said on 13/Feb/06
That's about a 4.5" difference.. if Glenn is 5'8.. this guy is 6'0.5
Glenn said on 23/Jan/06
if you say so!
Anonymous said on 21/Jan/06
David must be 6'0" (with 1.5" dress or casual shoes) without shoes = 5'10.5"
Glenn must be 5'8' ( with 1" runners) without shoes = 5'7"
The difference From the very top of David's melon to the very top of Glenn's melon is 3.5" -4" Thanks.
Chris said on 20/Jan/06
Hey Glenn did you find the contents of your wallet or your watch magically hidden later in his shoes adding to his height?
Hey rob, I've SEEN him levitate OK? lol. This guy doesn't need to lie about his height.
CoolJ said on 20/Jan/06
6'0.5 is probably within a quarter inch.
CelebHeights Editor said on 20/Jan/06
Maybe Blaine wears Magic shoes? Here's a pic of him and Glenn...looks like blaine can't manage to levatate much over 6ft!
Glenn said on 20/Jan/06
rob has my photo coming up.
Anonymous said on 19/Jan/06
Cause Rob is the best, and knows most about heights
MD said on 19/Jan/06
Editor Rob, why did you even allow that post to get through?
MD said on 18/Jan/06
Anonymous, you're obviously biased. Just because you wish for someone to be shorter doesn't make them so. Look at the pictures and then make an educated judgement or you don't even need to bother posting. I'm no fan of this guy (or have an opinion, really, one way or the other), but we're suppossed to give everyone a fair shake here regardless of whether we like them or not. Really, I shouldn't even have to say this.
Glenn said on 17/Jan/06
Anonymous said on 16/Jan/06
No way is this dork 6'1", he must be in the 5'9.5-5'10" range, 100%
Chris said on 16/Jan/06
Hey, this guy can levitate ok, it's not like he has to remain at one height all the time.
Also, the link I posted is supposed to be the photo with MJ.
[Editor Rob: lol, that's why he looks taller in some pics...he's levitating!!! He's the master of fooling]
Lawrence said on 15/Jan/06
ok, here is just one photo as evidence that blaine's height is full of sh*t!!
(scroll down his web site to find picture of him beside old Bill Clinton!)
TheMan said on 27/Aug/05
I actually think Blain is quite tall yes about 6,1 maybe abit more something like 186.
Mr. R said on 3/Jun/05
Believe it or not, you may have underestimated Blaine here. He has been said to be 6-3 or 6-2, but he definitely seems to be at least 6-1. He is usually taller than Leno by several inches, and he is ususally the tallest person on stage when he does a trick. Also, he is very good friends with "Leo", (no last names please), so maybe our 5 foot 8 editor could find a pic of them together!
anonymous said on 3/Jun/05
in people magazine when he was named one of their top bachelors, he was described as only 6 feet tall. i don't know where you got the extra 2.5 inches from. but it's an exaggeration.