How tall is David Lee Roth ?

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David Lee Roth's Height is 5ft 11.5in (182 cm)

US Singer, formerly from Van Halen.
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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.
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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