How tall is David Lee Roth

David Lee Roth's Height

5ft 11.5in (182 cm)

US Singer, formerly from Van Halen.

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5ft 11.5in
tony t. said on 11/Sep/16
Looks 5'9 - 5'10 with Eddie Van Halen
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Danimal said on 15/Aug/16
Was never over 5'11". Looks to be between 5'9" and 5'10" today.
Aza said on 14/Aug/16
Would say that 182 cms was not his peak height.......realistically 180 cm.....although he would be about 182 cm first thing in the morning.
Lisa Ellis said on 11/Aug/16
Someday, David, we are going to meet and become great friends. I just wish it had been sooner, but, maybe i wouldnt have understood you back then. And who's to say i would now, but, i'm pretty sure we could have one hell of a conversation! Take care, Lisa
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Apr/16
Doesn't look this at all today...even back in the 80's, he didn't seem like a guy near 6ft
Chad WIlson said on 30/Sep/15
Here is Greg Stafford being interviewed and asked about his time in Van Halen. It comes at the very end.

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5'11" barefoot. said on 11/Sep/15
In shoes almost 6 foot met him 3 times doing vip security at the LA forum 2008 and Glenn Helen Pavilion 2003 I think. I was in my early 20's and about 25 in 08. Actually spoke with him briefly. Growing up in the 80's and 90's always thought he was cool. almost 5'11' barefoot morning.
Brad said on 12/Jan/15
5' 10" tops a few days ago at the L.A. Forum.
DLRisVH said on 28/Oct/14
What are you guys talking about? There were no singer named Greg Stafford, he is nothing more than a rumour. There is one and only original singer for Van Halen, and it's David Lee Roth.
KFE said on 22/Sep/14
I have met Greg Stafford. He was far better than Diamond Dave. Shame he left before the rise to fame.
Michael Klein said on 26/Aug/14
The Greg Stafford of which you speak sang for VH in the 70s before moving to NC to go to UNC. The band, from Chapel Hill, was the Pressure Boys.
Dirk said on 11/Aug/14
The first lead singer for Van Halen was a guy named Greg Stafford. He was very tall, almost 6'9". He later played in a band out of Greensboro, NC.
Rey said on 21/Jul/13
Roth did wear platforms shoes, until he became an EMT Paramedic in NYC. He is under 5'10" these days.
sis said on 16/Jul/13
David Lee Roth is not 5'5", he is around 5'11" or 6'.
I have both short & tall people in my family. My dad was 5'6", my oldest son is 5'5". MY maternal grandfather was 6', I know the difference. I saw Dave up close. & personal. & he IS NOT short.
jimbo said on 11/Jun/13
Alex VH seemed to have a few inches on Diamond Dave. So is 6-1 or something?
Pasadena said on 27/Mar/13
Grew up w/Dave. He was the same hieght as my brother 5'10". He often wore lifts in his shoes and padded his genltal area. The guy's a showman!
RisingForce said on 30/Jan/12
Yeah, I don't think Roth is any more than 5'10" these days at most. Not sure if he was ever 5'11.5" either. I think his footwear use to make him look taller, Sammy Hagar mentions in his book that when he met Roth to discuss their tour, he was surprised at how tall Roth was until he noticed he was wearing platform shoes.

Eddie may very well have been 5'8" when he was younger, but I think he's 5'7" today. He's had health problems and a hip replacement surgery so I believe he's lost height. He also has horrendous posture. I think he was usually listed at 5'9", and I remember that I use to see some bizarre 5'11" listings for him years ago.
Danimal said on 29/Jan/12
Compare this video of Eddie (5'7" or 5'8") with David Lee Roth in their original reunion (1996): Click Here

to NOW (2012): Click Here

Tell me Dave hasn't lost a couple of inches. It's blatantly obvious.
Danimal said on 29/Jan/12
Compare this video of Eddie (5'7" or 5'8") with David Lee Roth in their original reunion (1996): Click Here

to NOW (2012): Click Here

Tell me Dave hasn't lost a couple of inches. It's blatantly obvious.
Danimal said on 27/Jan/12
Tony says on 6/Apr/11
Here's a clip of Roth standing between Tony Bennett and Howard Stern at the premiere of Private Parts in 1997.

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He's lost height since then. No WAY is he 5'11.5" today. Rob, look at the video I posted of him barely taller than Eddie Van Halen today.
Danimal said on 27/Jan/12
WOW, he has lost serious height (a good 2"). Not that much taller than Eddie Van Halen today. This is a brand new video from 2012. Looks to be 1-2" taller than Eddie now. Back in the day had serious height on Eddie: Click Here
Brad said on 14/Jan/12
Weak 5' 10" in '12.
will said on 3/Jan/12
Stood within 4 feet of him. I'm 5'9", Dave is maybe 5'8"
bryan said on 13/Oct/11
I met him and 5"10" is accurate..
michaelj said on 16/Aug/11
Hagar claims 5'8 ( in his book) & Michael Anthony clams 5'6 which puts Roth around the listed height.
Steven said on 1/Jun/11
Tony said on 6/Apr/11
Here's a clip of Roth standing between Tony Bennett and Howard Stern at the premiere of Private Parts in 1997.

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Van Halen Fan said on 26/Mar/11
No Way - David Lee Roth is about 5'8"
glenn said on 10/Mar/07
didnt know it was that far back.eddie wanted to go solo then too.
MTed said on 9/Mar/07
If you read the interview Eddie did with I think Guitar World after they recorded Fair Warning. He was bagging on Michael Anthony pretty hard on how he doesn't pull his own weight. It seems like Eddie has a problem with everybody, except maybe his brother.
aussie bloke said on 18/Jan/07
If you judge pictures of Lee Roth carefully, next to Eddie Van Halen in particular, he is certainly the 6ft (or about that level) that he claims. A person who is 6ft tall would find it difficult to judge the height of a person who is 1-2 inches shorter than them anyway Freddie
Glenn said on 5/Nov/06
Eddie has some beef with Anthony.nobody knew except me,apparently.Eddie told me himself.I was afraid to ask for details.
D. Ray Morton said on 4/Nov/06
Hm no kidding. That's news to me. Was his departure an amicable one?
Glenn said on 3/Nov/06
Mikes been in and out of the band since 1996.
D. Ray Morton said on 3/Nov/06
What happened to Mike?
Brad said on 2/Nov/06
He's on tour with VH in '07 with Eddie's son on bass.
Brad said on 10/Aug/06
Never has come clean about his hair. Sammy says "3 piece".
Glenn said on 6/May/06
Very weird.
Freddie said on 5/May/06
Met him at a hotdog stand in NYC and talked for a bit. I'm 5'11" and he was a bit shorter than I, maybe 5'10". Pretty weird dude but fun to talk to.
Glenn said on 11/Mar/06
Wheres Photo? In a autobiography he claims 6 even in his stocking feet.his words.

[Editor Rob: its on the page]
Tone Lok said on 10/Mar/06
In a music magazine in the early 80s he said he was 5'11 and 155 lbs., which seems consistent.
balita said on 16/Jan/06
there's a live video of unchained in which Dave looks everything but 6' next to Eddie. And unless the people who surround him in the video are "vertically enhanced", he doesnt look like 6 footer in the movie clip for "just a gigolo".
CelebHeights Editor said on 14/Jan/06
Added a pic of him near Glenn...
balita said on 13/Jan/06
183 is a bit too tall I believe... 5'10, maybe 5'11 tops
Kevin said on 21/Nov/05
I met him about 5 years ago. I'm 6 feet. He was 5ft 11 at best. He looks much smaller in person!!

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