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Dermot O'Leary height: 5ft 7.5in (171 cm)

British tv presenter known for Big Brother and X-Factor. He says to Lucire, "I'm 5 '9".
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John86 says on 4/Dec/14
I seriously just don't buy it. Thing is he has a rather large/well sized head so he can get away with wearing massive lifts and still look normal, coupled with a thick neck and broad'ish shoulders so it doesn't arouse suspicion.

If I wear lifts it's obvious as I'm more narrow, skinny neck and small'ish head. I still say 5'8 minimum as he looks 5'10 in X factor with his 1.2" dress shoes on + small lifts.
stev says on 31/Oct/14
Shorter than Alan Carr on chatty man, strangely doesn't appear short at all though with his tailored suit and dress shoes. But was more 2 inches shorter than Alan Carr.
ses says on 20/Oct/14
If O'Leary is 5ft9, then it's because he has the booster shoes on. He used to look about 5ft6 when he was on the Big Brother extra programmes a few years ago. Now that he is on stage with a suit on all the time, they obviously felt he needed to look a bit taller.
Rhonda says on 19/Oct/14
Pharrell Williams isn't 5ft9
SAK says on 19/Oct/14
He gets towered by X Factor Contestant Chloe Jasmine who is a model and probably wearing heels. He is a classic short man; not abnormally short but shorter then most men he stands next to.
John86 says on 15/Oct/14
Looked a little taller than 5'9 Pharrell Williams on X factor last week. Either Dermot wears large lifts or is taller than this listing.
Saz says on 11/Oct/14
I always thought he was really tall and every one else was really tall
Corky says on 16/Mar/14
Dermot looks a good foot shorter than Mike Massiimino, who's listed at 6' 3".
MD says on 16/Dec/13
@Keltoi,

Already said it earlier, but here's the photo I posted on Barlow's page with O'Leary:

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Where are you getting that Gary is two inches taller than O'Leary? They are practically the same height. Maybe Gary's half-an-inch taller or so. BTW, Nick Grimshaw, who I'm not quite sure who he is, is mentioned a lot on the site, so that may help nail down both of their heights.
Keltoi says on 15/Dec/13
Noticeably smaller than Gary Barlow and Elton John.

Barlow had a good two inches on him and Elton looked an inch taller. Maybe those two were wearing lifts, it's likely, especially with Elton's previous with platform heels.

Elton looked an inch smaller than Barlow, so provided both of their listings on here are accurate. I'd guess Dermot at 171-2cm in shoes, 169-170cm barefoot. Barlow looked 176-7cm range with a small lift and dress shoes, Elton 173-4cm range in a small lift and dress shoes. I'm giving him the benefit of the doubt by saying Elton and Gary were in lifts, because it's very unlikely that he's 167cm. He looks shortish most of the time, but not that short.
boo says on 14/Dec/13
I didn't get a picture of it but for anyone watching x factor this year, Dermot is not measuring up to his height listing of 5 7.5. Brandon flowers was at least 2.5 inches taller on xfactor tonight.
MD says on 1/Dec/13
Well, Saran, I've already shown on Gary Barlow's page (5'7.5") that those two are about the same height, so it must be Zayn who is listed incorrectly, then, because neither Gary nor Dermot really anything above what they are currently listed.
ian says on 30/Nov/13
The One Direction guys wear lifts. O'Leary rarely does.
sarans member says on 28/Nov/13
However, Zayn Malik's and Dermoot's heights are listed the same on this site (5' 7.5"), so clearly at least one of their heights is definitely wrong.
sarans member says on 28/Nov/13
I saw the X factor on Sunday night as well. I wouldn't say Zayn was at least 2 inches taller than Dermot to be honest, maybe an inch to an inch and a half maximum, when Dermot stands up straight. If you look at it carefully, Dermot doesn't stand up straight a lot of the time whilst he's interviewing them, Zayn does - he has really good posture.
MD says on 25/Nov/13
@boo, if you could, a picture showing this would be great. That's the only way Rob even considers changing a height. Thanks. I'm still thinking he's a flat 5'7". Can't see him lower than that until I see some photographic proof.
boo says on 24/Nov/13
Again, all the one direction guys were comfortably taller than Dermot on x factor tonight, Zayn Malik look at least 2 inches taller and hes list at 5'7.5. I think Dermot can't be as tall as 5ft 7.5
boo says on 24/Nov/13
Was considerably shorter than Olly Murs on x factor, at least 3 inches between them, maybe more.
!? says on 25/Oct/13
He was described as 'Little Man" by Joey Essex in the recent episode of Celebrity Juice, the panel went on to say "he is rather short"

I was amazed to be honest, can't imagine an almost 5'8 guy would be described in such a way.
MD says on 23/Oct/13
This is a proper height to list him at, as he's a half-inch shorter than Tinie Tempah, and that's only if Tinie is his listed 5'8" solid. I guess my point is that he's certainly no taller than listed.
Bran says on 21/Oct/13
Maybe I was wrong maybe he's taller, I don't know if your an x factor fan Rob but I struggle to find a male in the live finals comfortably taller than him, also Robin Thicke hardly towered over him and thicke is every bit of the 6ft1.5 you've got him at, could he he a lift wearer Rob ?
[Editor Rob: close to 5ft 8 seems better than his own 5ft 9 claim, but I don't watch much reality at all the last few years]
Bran says on 1/Aug/13
Look at him next to a 16 year old Liam Payne, if Dermot is 5'7.5, Liam must of been 5'9 back then, plus Bieber's taller than him, and his lifts are not 2 inches I would think.
truth177cm says on 4/Jun/13
lol at 5ft9 with a stretch.
danny says on 25/Jan/13
Saw him today attending a graduation ceremony.He appeared around 5'8 to 5'9, but closer to 5'9. I didn't see his footwear. I am 5'7.5 exactly, and he was roughly an inch taller.
sj says on 19/Jan/13
Dermot is shorter than 5' 7 I met him on the x factor and he's about 5' 4
SAK says on 3/Jan/13
On celebrity big brother 2013 launch, Rylan was asked how tall he is. He replied 6f5.
Arch Stanton says on 30/Dec/12
SAK says on 24/Nov/12
Arch Stanton says on 5/Nov/12
SAK how tall would you guess that Ryan Clark to be? I read he claimed 6'4" and disbelieved it at first but he actually looks that tall next to Dermot who comes up to his mouth level.
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I think he looks over 6f3. Maybe 6f3.5, not a full 6f4.

He is actually a legit 6'4", he has 1.5 inches on David Walliams and what seemed like 4 inches on Gordon Ramsey. Surprising but I think he is a genuine 6'4" claimer, he actually looked close to 6'5" next to Ramsey.
esperance says on 11/Dec/12
He's a solid 5ft 6 surely?
Arch Stanton says on 4/Dec/12
I won't watch it, but like TOWIE I see them in the newspapers. Not sure on James Arthur but that Rylan weirdo looked a good 8 inches taller than Dermot I thought even taking into account heeled shoes. I think Dermot is a flat 5'7" guy.
SAK says on 24/Nov/12
Anyone take a guess at how tall James Athur is?
SAK says on 24/Nov/12
Arch Stanton says on 5/Nov/12
SAK how tall would you guess that Ryan Clark to be? I read he claimed 6'4" and disbelieved it at first but he actually looks that tall next to Dermot who comes up to his mouth level.
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I think he looks over 6f3. Maybe 6f3.5, not a full 6f4.
Keltoi says on 11/Nov/12
Ed Sheeran, listed at 171cm on here, was at least two inches taller than him on X-Factor there.

Now, it might have been camera angles or something, but I highly doubt it somehow. I rarely watch X-Factor because, to be frank, it's crap. But on this viewing, he looks noticeably shorter than pretty much everybody that stands next to him on the show, so I'm really struggling to see him being a 171cm guy.

Rob, is it possible Ed could be 173cm and Dermot 168cm? That to me seems more realistic.
Arch Stanton says on 5/Nov/12
SAK how tall would you guess that Ryan Clark to be? I read he claimed 6'4" and disbelieved it at first but he actually looks that tall next to Dermot who comes up to his mouth level.
Arch Stanton says on 5/Nov/12
Same height as Bryan Adams I'm told. 5 ft 7.5" tops.
SAK says on 3/Oct/12
@Shaun, agreed ID are overrated and irritating. But I would like to know as well what heights they are, as they seem to be on every show so are good for comparison.

Saw them on Alan Carr show, I was surprised most looked slightly shorter then him. Does anyone know how tall any of the members are?

New 171cm listing is good for Dermot. He seems short when interviewing auditionees on XF.
Shaun says on 5/Sep/12
No, please no One direction entries, most overrated musical group in recent times! Glad you downgraded him Rob, I always said he was a 5'7"er.
indian factmachine says on 5/Aug/12
@ rob judging by pictures i saw of him he definately looks every inch of his 5 ft 9 claim...

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