General Height

Please use this page as a 'free for all' to talk about height in general. Stuff like average heights in countries, how height affects your job and how people perceive height etc or any suggestions for new heights or height quotes you find for stars not already added to the site. If you want to request a height to be added mention it on this page.

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Canary said on 28/May/17
Rob listed the averages of male celebrities and female celebrities who are listed on this forum. The males were a bit taller than 5'10. The females were a bit taller than 5'5. Do you think that this represents the average IRL?
Editor Rob: a bit over 5ft 10.5, there was a few more giants and very tall men added over last few months which pushed it over that mark.
your name said on 28/May/17
Will you make new YouTube videos Rob?
Editor Rob:
never say never, but I have no plans to do so in the immediate future.
Jack The Smackhead said on 28/May/17
Would anyone like to guess mine and my friend's height providing that the guy on the right is 6ft 3.5.

(i'm on the left.)

Click Here
Anne 6'5 1/2 said on 28/May/17
@ Christian 196,5
My inseam length is 38''. I am generally 6 ft 6 in the morning, but sometimes i am about 198.5-1,99.
forgotmyoldname said on 28/May/17
Rob on average, how tall do dress shoes make you?
Editor Rob: there are many heels made of different thicknesses.

0.5 is small, 0.75 or 2cm is quite common, 1 inch and 3cm quite common, above 3cm not as common.

Then you have the insole to consider. Some are 1-2mm, others might be thicker like 3-5mm.
c-mo said on 28/May/17
2 questions

1. anybody else measures a lot less with the can method (or any other subject towards the wall method) ? I am several milimeters shorter with that method while on stadiometer and with the yardstick I am taller and the yardstick method (someone holding it behind your back and measuring it or you holding it behind your back and look in the mirror) gives the exact height that the stadiometer does . so I guess I will go with that . I think due to the fact that when you hold a can or whatever and your arms are raised up you lose a little height

2. on the stadiometer I am about 178.3-4 cm fresh out of bed and about 175.4-5 cm on my extreme low . so I can lose almost full 3cm from out of bed to my extreme low . how can I cope with it ? it makes me a bit angry :D I wish my out of bed height was my night height :( .
msj said on 27/May/17
i post on other forum and there some of the 6'3 American guys say they have problem finding clothes in regular shops and sitting comfortably in normal size cars,buses and airplanes

i wanna know if 6'2 guys living in america also face the same problems or not?

does an inch really makes that much of a difference?
mrtguy said on 27/May/17
Rob, I could see why you think of Kristian Nairn as Gigantic it's because of his beard, double chin and of course height, but really if you take away the beard and double chin his head is no bigger than Mike Tyson's??
Editor Rob: yeah his head might not be that much bigger than Mike's who has a decent 10 incher himself.
Bobby said on 27/May/17
Arthur, I don't identify as Canadian, that's just a nationality. As for whether I speak Greek or not, I've always been the sort who preferred a universal language, while being able to understand multiple languages. So in short, no, I don't speak Greek but I understand it very well.
Arthur said on 27/May/17
@Rob

What??? Over 5'10.5?? A few months ago you said it was 5'10 1/8...
Editor Rob: I don't remember giving that figure, but it is certainly increased a little bit to over 5ft 10.5 and females hovering around 5ft 5 and 1/3rd now.
Arthur said on 26/May/17
Bobby, you probably mean Greek-Canadian? Do you speak greek?
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 26/May/17
@Anne 6'5 1/2

A half inch loss is not a lot for a person who wakes up at 6'6". I wake up at basically 6'6" as well, sometimes a bit more, but I'm 6'5.25" during night. (I lose 3/4-7/8") Maybe it's becuase you're a female, and females tend to lose less height than a male because of longer legs and shorter spine I think. What's your inseam length? Mine's 37"
Andred said on 26/May/17
Rob, do you happen to know what the average heights for men and women on this site are?
Editor Rob: last I checked over 5ft 10.5 and for women over 5ft 5
Headbanger said on 26/May/17
@ Anne 6'5 1/2

What is your facebook?
G 5'11 said on 26/May/17
Hey Rob I know you probably don't know much about this guy, but from this picture how tall do you think he looks? He is Chris Pohl, singer of Blutengel. Click Here he is known for wearing platform boots on stage. But I was thinking he could be either 5'11 or 6 foot. Doesn't strike me as really tall, but definetly on the verge of becoming tall.
Editor Rob: from a brief look I'd have thought above average, but couldn't say anything specific.
Korean said on 26/May/17
Im 6'1"(186cm) male,
I looove tall female😍
Bobby said on 26/May/17
Well Peter, my proportions are above average for my height anyway, my shoulder level is 4'11.5, my arms measure 28-29 inches long, and my legs plus inseam measure 41 and 34 inches respectively. This tends to throw off people and I'm guessed taller, in person. Just checked, my eye level is currently 5'5.5, I must have been raising it slightly when checking in the past. I've been up for two hours and I've gone down to 5'10 and 1/8th right now, so in the morning, when I do measure 5'10.3, I expect that my eye level will be 5'5.9, that explains why I thought my eye level was 5'6, I was really close to it. Makes sense Peter, you're at least reasonable.
PS: I was keeping this a secret, but I'm also Greek. My last name is Papoutsis.
Anne 6'5 1/2 said on 26/May/17
@ Headbanger
Yes, i am. I am 6 ft 5 1/2 in the night and 6 ft 6 (198 cm) in the morning.
Nik said on 26/May/17
@ Canary

Thanks for that. I like what you have said in your last comment and I think your views are fine in my opinion!

πŸ‘
Nik said on 26/May/17
@ Canary

Thanks for that. I like what you have said in your last comment and I think your views are fine by me!

πŸ‘
Peter 179cm said on 26/May/17
@ 179cm Yes it is.I've often been guessed 181-183cm and even 185 on occasion and i've been called tall quite alot when im average.But all those people where shorter than me except for a few and some were maybe catching up to my chin so it makes sense i quess.
HonestSlovene said on 26/May/17
@Arthur Yes I agree, I am the same height as you and my eye level is around 5'5.5"-5'5.75".
Peter 179cm said on 26/May/17
Yeah Bobby your eyelevel is under 5'6.Mine is around 167cm at night which is almost 5'6 and im 2cm taller than you.Yours is probably 165-166cm range a solid 5'5.But if it really is 168cm that means you can look taller than you are which is positive.
Headbanger said on 25/May/17
@Anne

Woaw! Are you 197cm in the night?
179cm said on 25/May/17
6'1-6'1.5 Guy said on 24/May/17
How old are you and how much you grew after 18 years old ?

25 years old. I did not grow noticeably. I was around 179cm at 18, now I'm a strong 179 maybe a weak 180cm.

c-mo said on 22/May/17
I was obviously joking bros . I dont feel short except in some situation . nor do I view 176cm as short . it is a decent/okay height and in the low average range (solid average also depending on where and among who you are)

A real 176cm is probably taller than a lot of people think it is, since most people your height would just claim 5'10" if not 5'11". I'm kind of surprised that I'm not at least 5'11", but that just shows that 179cm is taller than people think.
Canary said on 25/May/17
@Nik: I never said that height trumped other traits. Of course, attitude and character are more important than height. I don't share Adam's outlook on the subject. I just know that most people prefer normal size differences when they look for significant others. That doesn't mean that many other traits don't come into play. It's just that males prefer to be bigger and stronger than their female significant others. You don't see many couples where that's not the case (under normal circumstances). It's basic biology that can't be changed by PC bromides.
Greg said on 25/May/17
@lak, you still look swole. I wasn't making fun of you. You seem like a cool dude and no not steroids, pro hormones is like hgh, it's not like steroids but it's still an ehancement.
Greg said on 25/May/17
@Anne 6'5 1/2 cheer up, move to the Netherlands I promise you won't be single for long!
Nik said on 25/May/17
@ Anne 6'5 1/2

Hi Anne, I am sorry you feel like this about yourself. There are a lot of other women about who are your height or who are taller, some of them are single and some of them aren't. You are still very young and some advice I would give is to make the most of your family and friends, decide what things you want to achiev in the future and try to make them happen. Most importantly try to be a good person!
Arthur said on 25/May/17
So bobby claims to have 2 cm smaller eyelevel than the average person whose eyelevel is 4.5 inches. That's not possible, you d be a freak of nature if that were true. You are not even 5'10 dude. I am 5'10.25 at night and my eyelevel is under 5'6.
YG said on 25/May/17
Rob, if you met someone who is 6'8'' and has 12 inch head would you think of them more as tall or gigantic??
Editor Rob: they will look extremely tall...with a big head like that they may well feel gigantic. Kristian Nairn is a guy who can seem gigantic when standing right beside him, because of his overall size...his head (with beard) does seem quite big.
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 25/May/17
Anne 6'5 1/2 said on 25/May/17
Hi, my name is Anne and i am a 24 years old girl. Unfortunately i am 197 cm tall and single because of my height. I hate my body...i feel like a street lamp.


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Being an almost 197cm man is sometimes hard enough, but I can't imagine what it's like for a woman. But don't hate yourself. Embrace your tallness. I'm sure every person in the world has some kind of physical insecurity to a certain degree.
Guy10do said on 25/May/17
@Editor Rob
Do you know how accurate the heights of some celeb wax statues at Madame Tussaud London, because I don't recall Brad Pitt being the same height as Morgan Freeman lol.
Editor Rob:
if you are going to make a waxwork, you got to measure the celebrity precisely...I don't think they use any stadiomter, I've never seen one in any of their clips when meeting actors.
Anne 6'5 1/2 said on 25/May/17
Hi, my name is Anne and i am a 24 years old girl. Unfortunately i am 197 cm tall and single because of my height. I hate my body...i feel like a street lamp.
Android 17 said on 25/May/17
@asbalance

I understand what you're saying. The tallest guy I've ever seen on campus is probably 6'7", somewhere around that mark. Tallest guy in my circle of friends is a weak 6'4" and other than he, a few others and I, everyone one else are of average height. College does show a lot of height diversity, but majority of the people I see are in the range I stated in previous post.
G 5'11 said on 24/May/17
@c-no oh okay you're post was taking the piss at people who say stuff like that. I got you, honestly anything over 188cm is ideal(6'2") 180cm+ is okay but anything over 6'2 gets too tall if you can't fill out the frame you look really goofy and lanky imo.
Bobby said on 24/May/17
@jjj, that's perfectly normal, a lot of us consider our heights from our eye levels. I wake up a smudge under 5'10.5, at 5'10.3 and go to sleep at 5'9.75 which is close to 5'10, so in general, I have an eye level of 5'6 that is fairly consistent throughout the day, and in the afternoon, I average between 5'10 and 5'9 and 7/8s, so I claim 5'10. Haven't been called out on it, and even amongst people my own age, I am taller than a fair amount, and hold up well against 6footers and am similar in eye level to 5'11 people.
Canary said on 24/May/17
Adam wrote that he often saw couples comprised of much larger males and much smaller females. I always thought that was fairly common. Has anybody ever seen the reverse? I almost never see couples where the woman dwarfs the man.
grizz said on 24/May/17
Is it possible that some of these celebrities, that claim 1-2 inches over their real height, they didn't do that as an ego booster? They actually might know their real height, but are tired of constantly correcting other people? What I mean is, most people obviously have a misguided perception on height and they often add 1-2 inches to other person's height.
For instance, I was surprised how often was I perceived by other people as a 6'1-6'2 guy. Even one legit 6'1 guy (I have to slightly look up to him while talking to him) thinks that we are the same height and he doesn't believe me that I'm shorter. The most ridiculous estimate of my height was 2 metres, but that guy was reaaaally short lol.

Even as someone who's very focused on height and perception on height, I was very surprised to see Dominic Purcell's actual height is more 184 range, even though I comfortably listed him among solid 6'1 guys and forgot about him.
So, if I might be wrong by half an inch, I'm not surprised that regular folks might mistake someone's height so much.
When the person in question is asked about his height 100s of times and 100 times he says his real height, he'll be so often "corrected" about his height that maybe he'll conform to majorities opinion and for 101nd time he'll say the perceived claim and stick with it.

I can totally buy that theory for Paul Walker, Sean O'Pry and Jim Caviezel.
Not so much for Vin Diesel and Jimmy Kimmel lol
lak said on 24/May/17
@G 5'11 no my dear friend , i'm realy 100% natural , no steroides not even proteine ( i'm poor hhh ) just eggs and meat , if i was on steroides i'll say it , you broke my heart hhh
6'1-6'1.5 Guy said on 24/May/17
179cm said on 23/May/17
@Insomniak

I can't really gauge. I can only say that I was 171-172cm at 15 and ended up 179cm and that was a standard height gain after that age. Going from 169 to 180cm is definitely possible but it would be a tad unusual.

How old are you and how much you grew after 18 years old ?
Nik said on 24/May/17
@ Adam. @ Canary

I am not saying it is shallow to act on nature but sometimes it is shallow for a man or a women to choose a more physically desirable partner over someone who offers other things that are more meaningful, when there is a choice between 2 people to date for instance.

The quality of partner and physical desirability are not linked one way or another, it is random!

Yes it is shallow and disrespectful to cast aspersions. People should respect everyone.
?lvaro said on 24/May/17
@asbalance yeah that's true. In the Spain stadistics one person of 100 reaches te 200 cm mark. But for example, only 3 persons of 100 are 188 cm or more. And only 25 of 100 are 179 cm or bigger. I don't now how this is possible but its true. In Spain you can see a few towers but there is pretty much common to see people between 170 and 180. It is rare to see people of 167 or less in our generation, but it is also rare to see people of 184 or more. For example I am 170 cm and I feel short, buy I hardly ever feel towered. And sorry for my english I have to pay more attention in my English classes.

@HonestSlovene I am saying the true, this is the way it is in Spain, the other Spanish probably is a troll or something.
?lvaro said on 24/May/17
@asbalance yeah that's true. In the Spain stadistics one person of 100 reaches te 200 cm mark. But for example, only 3 persons of 100 are 188 cm or more. And only 25 of 100 are 179 cm or bigger. I don't now how this is possible but its true. In Spain you can see a few towers but there is pretty much common to see people between 170 and 180. It is rare to see people of 167 or less in our generation, but it is also rare to see people of 184 or more. For example I am 170 cm and I feel short, buy I hardly ever feel towered. And sorry for my english I have to pay more attention in my English classes.

@HonestSlovene I am saying the true, this is the way it is in Spain, the other Spanish probably is a troll or something.
Cowboy said on 24/May/17
@jjj, If you wake up at 5'9.7 and your general all day height averages 5'9.5 then you must get transported around in a Gurney throughout the day. haha. I'm kidding, just I've never heard of anyone that loses that little height from morning. Either way if your 5'9 height at night then you are 5'8 range. It's an inch of height, only noticeable to some people. Actually if you stand with someone that is 5'8 and they have better posture or height increasing features then they may look taller than you.
So If you were 5'10-5'11 wondering why you feel 5'8 would be strange, but feeling 5'8 for you should be normal.
jjj said on 24/May/17
@Cowboy

"@jjj, If you wake up at 5'9.7 then your low can be just a little over 5'8. It's normal to feel like a 5'8 person because you are 5'8 range."

- This is the thing. My lowest height is around 5f 9.1 at night which is close to 5ft 8 obviously. I'm talking about my general all day height, which always averages at 5ft 9.5, which is what i claim. As i said, i don't consider the top of my head, which is why i feel a lot smaller than i am.
179cm said on 23/May/17
@Insomniak

I can't really gauge. I can only say that I was 171-172cm at 15 and ended up 179cm and that was a standard height gain after that age. Going from 169 to 180cm is definitely possible but it would be a tad unusual.
asbalance said on 23/May/17
Android 17 said on 12/May/17
I am 20 years old, a college student and 6'2". From what I've observed, my generation averages a strong 5'9"(5'9"1/2). Most of my male friends are in the 5'8"-5'10" range as well as most of the males I come across on the daily. I would say on campus every 3-4 out 10 guys are 5'11" & taller.



It depend on where you are from and what age you are. I live in East part of U.S., which is usually taller than West part. The American freshmen at my college are generally taller than older ones. Each year is different. The tallest male student is 215 cm and the shortest one is under 5'. There a huge diversity of height.
asbalance said on 23/May/17
@?lvaro if 1 of 100 boys are over 200+, that is very high percentage. If this is common for Spanish new generation, it means there are many Spanish youths reaches 200 cm.

And you mentioned " The average here is from 170 to 178", the height gap is too big. 170 is very short compare to 178.
Canary said on 23/May/17
@Adam: It's just biology and culture, so it's normal. I also can say that most males don't prefer female significant others who dwarf them. It doesn't make anybody shallow to act upon nature. However, it's immoral to cast aspersions on individuals due to their heights.

@sarina: I don't know if you're tall or short. I don't know your age. You could be a tall child. You could be a short adult.
c-mo said on 23/May/17
Bobby said on 22/May/17
@c-mo, I have an extreme low of 176.7cm, which I rarely go down to anyway, and I stay comfortably at a 177cm range at my low, actually, 177.2cm. I've never felt short in my life, I felt short at 5'7 but never at 5'10 which I measure in the afternoon.

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nice to hear

I am about 175.5cm at my extreme low which I also just measured some minutes ago at 23:45 or so . didnt sleep much the night and woke up at around 8:00 and on my feet since then, walked to the gym too which is quite a way and trained there hard , walked back home , dehydrated

my usual low is around 175.7-8cm on a busy day . 176cm on a more relaxed day when I am mostly at home (can also be slightly over like 176.2)
G 5'11 said on 23/May/17
@Houss actually not everyone here is a bodybuilder, I think just you and me and maybe few others. I know some just engage in exercise or carry heavy objects but I wouldn't catorgize them as actually bodybuilder unless they frequent the gym and live the life style. You probably have the biggest arms. Mine are almost 16 inches flexed. Idk if you're actually natural, you say you are but I feel you could have cycled on pro hormones few times.
HonestSlovene said on 23/May/17
@Ivaro Sounds pretty much reasonable for Spain, statistics say that the average for the younger crowd is 5'9.5" or 176 cm range but 5'9" or 175 cm overall. You seem much more reasonable that the other insecure Spaniard that attack me before with no apparent reason other than the frustration that he isn't Euro enough (just lol).
Nik said on 23/May/17
@Adam

Well I don't think it is naturally how women are built be. Well anyone who does that is shallow and maybe consigned to missing out on the most wonderful person ever.
G 5'11 said on 23/May/17
@Mary I wouldn't say too tall, but definetly a decent amount of tall. At least you aren't 6'2.
?lvaro said on 23/May/17
Well, I want to share with yoy people how are things about height in Spain. Im gonna talk about my generation. I was born in 2000 and i have 16 years and 10 months.In my neighborhood, and in all Spain the actual average is 175 cm. In my neighborhood there are only two guys that pass the 190 cm. One is 192 cm and the other 203 cm. There are some that are in the 180-190 cm. But the most common here is to see people that are on the 170-180 cm range. I am 170 cm and I feel short, but not very short. Of 100 people, i would say that 75 are on the 170-180 range, 24 on the 180-190 and only one that pass the 190 mark. In my neighborhood I can ensure you that only 5 guys are taller than 185 cm (203 cm, 192 cm, 188 cm and 187 cm). The average here is from 170 to 178. I hope that i can grow to 175 cm but I think its difficult.
Houss said on 23/May/17
I think all the users on this site have something in common wich is we are all bodybuilders.am'i right? Lets see who has the biggest arms , starting by mine (46 cm flexed)
Adam said on 23/May/17
@Canary. Your 100 per cent right. Most women have an extreme obsession or fetish for taller, bigger males. They reject shorter males simply because of their height, they discriminate, make fun of, put down shorter males. They think shorter males are inferior than taller males. They love to feel small and weak around their man, I've seen small women with very tall guys, it looks weird. Why are males ON AVERAGE, taller, bigger, stronger, faster, more aggressive, and simply much tougher than women. I know many average sized or small males who are extremely strong and fast for their size, They could destroy most women in a real fight, even tall women.
insomniak said on 23/May/17
@179cm don't try to gauge how much someone will gain at 15 because everyone grows differently. And 4 inches at 15 isn't that hard to believe I grew 9 inches since tuning 15 I know my experience is an extreme experience but most boys I knew grew atleast 3 inches after 15 which is average I think.
Nik said on 23/May/17
@ Canary

Yes you are correct in what you said but there is still flexibility to human sexuality, like I said!

I rarely see a large woman with a smaller and shorter man, actually come to think of it I may know one such case!

Cheers!
totigno said on 23/May/17
c-mo said on 22/May/17
I was obviously joking bros . I dont feel short except in some situation . nor do I view 176cm as short . it is a decent/okay height and in the low average range (solid average also depending on where and among who you are)

I made the joke because there are guys who are 180+ who say they dont feel tall enough . and also people who are like 178.5 at their low (or 178cm at their extreme/unusual low) and claim 178cm or people who are 188.6cm at night and ask if they can claim 189cm ...like seriously guys wtf is wrong with you

I still wish I was 180-185cm btw but oh well cant have everything :p


i knew you were joking because:

do you think a person who is 177.999999cm at night can claim 178cm ? because a friend measures that at night and I told him to claim 177cm to be 100% honest

that was lol
BlueChord said on 23/May/17
Thanks for the reply Rob! and I'm glad I found this cool site :)
Canary said on 22/May/17
@Nik: That is all true, but most girls and most women prefer boys or men who are bigger and stronger than them. This is just a fact of life, and I prefer truth over PC. Also, a man can be shorter than a woman without being smaller than her. I rarely see a larger woman with a smaller man who also is shorter than her.
Bobby said on 22/May/17
@c-mo, I have an extreme low of 176.7cm, which I rarely go down to anyway, and I stay comfortably at a 177cm range at my low, actually, 177.2cm. I've never felt short in my life, I felt short at 5'7 but never at 5'10 which I measure in the afternoon.
Mary said on 22/May/17
7-8 hours out of bed, I'm 5'11 and 1/4, barefoot. Am I too tall for a woman?
Mary said on 22/May/17
7-8 hours out of bed, I'm 5'11 and 1/4, barefoot. Am I too tall for a woman?
Drax said on 22/May/17
Hey rob if someone's 1-2 cm over your shoulder how many inches is that?
Editor Rob: it can depend on whether they have a long neck or short neck, sometimes you can have a good 3cm difference in that area, thus shoulder levels could be an inch from chin, or 3 inches even under chin...I'd say at least 10 inches if just 1-2cm above shoulder, but a better reference I think is comparing aganst the chin of the taller person.
totigno said on 22/May/17
french guy m said on 19/May/17
@totigno

But you live in the south of France , this is the land of manlets, sure , 175 cm is gigantic in Marseille


no i don't live in the south of france
Nb said on 22/May/17
Hi Rob, I seem to have grown at 19 going on 20, about an inch since 18! If my morning height is 5'11.5 and my night height is a smidge above 5'11, would I claim 5'11? and would I be a 5'11.25/181cm guy if I fall at that height at lunch/early afternoon? Thanks
Editor Rob: I'd claim 5ft 11, unless metric then maybe say 181.
G 6'4 said on 22/May/17
I feel particularly tall because i am an italian boy and italians aren't very tall. I hardly find someone who is 5'11...and teenagers are about 5'7.
sarina said on 22/May/17
I m 158 cm I think I am short ,I m confused plz confirm it is it short or average hieght .
c-mo said on 22/May/17
I was obviously joking bros . I dont feel short except in some situation . nor do I view 176cm as short . it is a decent/okay height and in the low average range (solid average also depending on where and among who you are)

I made the joke because there are guys who are 180+ who say they dont feel tall enough . and also people who are like 178.5 at their low (or 178cm at their extreme/unusual low) and claim 178cm or people who are 188.6cm at night and ask if they can claim 189cm ...like seriously guys wtf is wrong with you

I still wish I was 180-185cm btw but oh well cant have everything :p
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 22/May/17
@c-mo

It would actually be less honest to claim 179 if you're 179.9, because it's closer to 180 than 179
James Edward Crowley Maximus Meridi said on 21/May/17
Rob are Late Bloomers better off in the long term compared to Early Bloomers and Normal Bloomers are they more likely to live longer more likely to age better be more healthier have less stress than their than Early and Normal counterparts.
Editor Rob: it's something I've never really read up on, or know if a study is out there related to puberty and lifespan!
Nik said on 21/May/17
@ Canary 18/May/17

You may be right but people are very flexible if they find a different "stand out" quality, personality being the one that springs to mind!
on a physical level many 5'8" + models will appeal to a lot of men who are smaller than they are, and many women who are over 5'8" wIl find Tom Cruise attractive!

Cheers!
179cm said on 21/May/17
totigno said on 18/May/17
french guy is a troll

An absolute troll. A 185cm average is just straight up false information. It's like saying the average guy weighs 220 lbs or something.

5'7 15 year old boi said on 17/May/17
the school nurse said that Im going to be around 5'11" and maybe a litte more (180-182cm) , I personality think that I Will be 178 to 181cm.

The nurse could be right, though it's a tad unusual for someone to gain that much height after 15. I was 171-172cm back when I was 15.

@c-mo
Hahaha. Unfortunately that's not an exaggerated imitation. That's pretty much what some people on this site are saying. But seriously, do you feel average at 176cm? low, mid or high average?
mrtguy said on 20/May/17
Rob, if Big Show was 7'1'' then, how tall would you say his friend could be?? Click Here
BlueChord said on 20/May/17
Hi, Rob! (Love this site by the way) - I was wondering what height would you claim to be if you were me?: 195cm out of bed, but 5 minutes later already lose a millimetre. Before bed I'm 193cm, but If I'm active all day and go to the gym that day I'm 192cm exactly and that's my lowest. But then when I sit for an hour or two and stretch before bed, I'm at 192,5-193cm again... Also I'm 194cm after I've been up 5 hours and 193,5cm after 10 hours. I've told people I'm 193-194cm (194 during the morning/day time and 193 in the evening) 196cm in shoes and 200cm in shoes and if you count the hair XD I've grown 2cm after turning 20, I'm almost 21 and I doubt I will grow anymore :)
Editor Rob: it might depend on how often I was measured. Some people get measured only a few times and so never really find their absolute low, so it could be I was measured 11am and just over 193, I'd be saying 193.
G 5'11 said on 20/May/17
@Greek I wasn't attacking you πŸ˜‚ Lmao wtf? You where coming here trying to act like a macho man or macho stick I should say.
Sully said on 20/May/17
@c-mo
I think that anything under 175cm at night or at worst 174 cm is short. Around 176 cm at night would definitely fall into the dead average range.174 cm-175 cm would fall in the low average range and around 177 cm - 178 cm the high average range. So therefore 176 cm in the night is for me bang on average.
Sully said on 20/May/17
@c-mo
I think that anything under 175cm at night or at worst 174 cm is short. Around 176 cm at night would definitely fall into the dead average range.174 cm-175 cm would fall in the low average range and around 177 cm - 178 cm the high average range. So therefore 176 cm in the night is for me bang on average.
Nik said on 20/May/17
@ Canary

Yes it is fascinating that there is so much difference between the heights of different people in the same country at the same time, why there is so little information about females, goodness knows!

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QLD said on 20/May/17
@c-mo

I used to claim "183cm" back when i was only 176.5cm barefoot in high school and never felt short.
Android 17 said on 20/May/17
Wow! I've never heard anyone 5'10"+ say they feel short.
I'm American so maybe you guys are from the Netherlands or somewhere.
G 5'11 said on 19/May/17
@c-mo do you live in the Netherlands, or somewhere that has a high average male height. Reading what you posted is just ridiculous. You are pretty much average height, unless of course you do reside in the Netherlands then that's just unlucky. Dude obviously you're friend can claim 5'10, I seriously think you're trolling lol. Never seen someone speak like a moron then you no offense. First off it doesn't sound like you are 176 cm. You say wake up at 5'10 but claim 5'9.5" which ok that's your choice but I'm thinking you're more 170 cm or under. A legit 176cm should feel average at best. And your friend is actually a strong 5'10, who cares if he's 1 mm off the 5'10 mark at night, during his lowest? Is someone going to charge at him with a stadiometer and go " did you just claim 5'10 when you are 177.99cm? You have committed a felony.." its people like you that make such a big deal of insignificant things..
@179cm yo ikr? He did say before he feels he is average or something and now he is saying he is a midget. And that " he isn't an actual man because he is 176cm" lol such blastphomy to say that.. wonder how much of a man I am at a weak 5'11. Did I just barely make the cut? Like wtf
@bobby it was the battle between the almighty canson and Greek.
@5'7 15 year old boi bro don't listen to nurses, their estimates can be off. If you plug in your height into a calculator you'd probably get 5'7 or 5'8 which would mean that you wouldn't grow anymore. But tbh I was the same exact height as you at 15/16 and I grew to about 5'11" you might reach 5'10 maybe, it depends it's mainly genetics and environmental factors. So if you're diet sleep schedule and nutrition is good then you might. Your moms taller then my mom she was 5'3 peak, but my dad was taller then your dad he was either 5'10 or 5'11. So I mean just keep everything in check and definitely report back with your progress. Anything can happen you could stop at 5'7 or reach 6 feet. I think 5'9 or 5'10 as a final adult height something's about right for you.
Canary said on 19/May/17
C-mo has it right. In his funny post, he shows how silly it is to quibble over a few millimeters when determining your "real" or "true" height. Such obsessions seem to be borderline autistic. You really need to ask yourself why you care so much about a centimeter.
hafeez said on 19/May/17
Hey rob its been a while :) no see ... So rob have you know or heared about someonr who has gained some height at 25 or is it true that some people will still grow till 25 ?

Thank you sir ,,,
Editor Rob: personally I don't know anybody, though there will be people who did gain at that naturally and through medical conditions.
HonestSlovene said on 19/May/17
I'd say 176 cm is the shorter side of average for a white man in Europe (178-179 cm is average or 50th percentile, 181 cm is tall-average). So lets say it is 80 % average with 20 % blend of short.
6'1-6'1.5 Guy said on 19/May/17
c-mo said on 18/May/17
I feel like a midget ! I think anything below 180cm is short and anything below 175cm is very short ! 180-185cm is average height . 186-190cm is above average/tallish , above 190cm is tall .

185 cm average height ...
What ? Repeat, please.
You do not have the faintest idea of ​​how high a legitimate 6'1 person is.
Stop writing like that, because 173-178 cm (average height) is the range in which there are approximately 73-75% of men and boys.
Kl said on 19/May/17
Rob if I'm 186.2cm before going to bed and after being awake for like 8 hrs I never dip below 186cm so am i in a strong 6'1 range
Editor Rob: yes a big solid 6ft 1 guy, many people will guess you at 6ft 2...
Kourosh 5'9.5 (176cm-177cm) said on 19/May/17
c-mo
you used to be comfortable with your height that a 5'9 man should not be short or feel short. What got changed your mind? are you the one who lives in germany i assume?
i am exactly 176cm at night and i can say i feel average not tall or short. But when among germans, dannish or dutch i feel below average or short.

Just sum it up, i am neither happy nor upset with my height.
Brendan 179cm said on 19/May/17
I actually seem to have grown over the last few months at 20
I'm 20 since march
I've gained 5mm and gone to 179.5 at night from the 179 flat I was
Is it unusual to gain that much after 18
I did grow about 2 cm from 19-20
Csimpson 6ft said on 19/May/17
totigno he probably isnt 6ft at all, more like 5ft 6 to me, im 6ft aswell and i feel tall virtually all the time too, yeah theres no way french guy is 6ft and he claims to be 183cm, i wouldnt be surpised at all if hes only even 163cm or even 153cm or less!
french guy m said on 19/May/17
It is the first time I have to agree with c-mo , even if he trolls .
C-mo , since you are here , could you explain why :
The tall men gets the hottest women?
Why I do feel superior when I stand next to shorter men
Why all my tall friends (they are all altleast 190 cm) tell me they feel confident just because they are tall.
Why tall men are stronger and why they gets more respect.

And do you you still believe that 183 cm is perfect? You know it'not really tall...it is even below average!
french guy m said on 19/May/17
@totigno

But you live in the south of France , this is the land of manlets, sure , 175 cm is gigantic in Marseille
Namor said on 19/May/17
Hey rob if someone's head was a bit past your nose how many inches is that?
Editor Rob: above your nose, it could be still roughly 6 inches, but sometimes depending on head size not much over 5 or even a bit over 6.
Namor said on 19/May/17
If someone is the same height as your shoulder how many inches is that?
Bobby said on 18/May/17
@Greek, who's attacking you?
c-mo said on 18/May/17
179cm said on 16/May/17


176cm is average, or at worst slightly below. You are not legitimately 'short' unless you're below 170cm. I thought you said that you never feel short at 176, c-mo?

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I feel like a midget ! I think anything below 180cm is short and anything below 175cm is very short ! 180-185cm is average height . 186-190cm is above average/tallish , above 190cm is tall .

not sure if I can even call myself a man at 176cm tbh. . I wish I was 199cm

btw. do you think a person who is 177.999999cm at night can claim 178cm ? because a friend measures that at night and I told him to claim 177cm to be 100% honest

thanks for your opinions
Canary said on 18/May/17
@Nik: Height certainly is not the most important trait in an individual, but I think that there are some commonalities when it comes to height. Most girls and women prefer boys and men who are both taller and stronger than they are. Most males prefer to be larger than their female significant others too. I think that this is just how people are wired.
Nik said on 18/May/17
@ totigno

Yes you are right, 6'0" is tall in all countries apart from maybe some of the Eastern European countries. Even in those countries it is above average.

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Csimpson 6ft said on 18/May/17
@Micheal R im not sure
Don said on 18/May/17
Hey guys what do you think is : below average short very short for people is US?
Michael R said on 18/May/17
Connor what's ur shoe size
totigno said on 18/May/17
french guy is a troll

i'm french as well and all my 6'+ friends feel tall in france
totigno said on 18/May/17
c-mo said on 13/May/17
is 176cm (evening) short or very short ? which one of the 2 would you say ?
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none of these two
5'7 15 year old boi said on 17/May/17
Hi Im a european boy from northern europe. Im 5'6.5 (169cm) tall and Im 15.3 years old, My birthday is then on february 15. I year ago everybody got to do a health check in my school, and that was in april 2016 and I was 5'4" (162.5cm). Anyway the school nurse said that Im going to be around 5'11" and maybe a litte more (180-182cm) , I personality think that I Will be 178 to 181cm. My dad id 5'9" (175.3cm) and My mom is 5'6" (167.5cm).
Greek said on 17/May/17
@G 5'11 you should probably stop attacking me.
Canary said on 17/May/17
@Nik: Did you ever look at the Komlos research and studies? They're full of historical records. The information, about your country's height gaps during the Industrial Revolution, is the most fascinating part. It's disappointing that there's almost no information about female heights, though.
Nik said on 17/May/17
@ Canary

By how the French guy talks you would think he is actually about 5'6" in my opinion, not there is anything wrong with being a 5'6" guy!

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Nik said on 17/May/17
@ Leo2001

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EdD2_171.4cm said on 17/May/17
I just wanted to commend Rob and your staff on the recent updates to the website. I just noticed that if you click on one of the modules listed for a celebrity who is associated with a particular TV show, movie, franchise, or other theme, that you can click on a "guess heights" button to guess all of the heights of the actors in the associated theme. This is awesome! It makes the site much for interesting and interactive than other celebrity height sites that are out there. Keep up the great work on the site!
Kaneff 6'0.25" said on 17/May/17
186cm at night is the perfect height.

@c-mo

176cm at night is about as average as average height gets. I once had a professor who I pegged about 176cm and he looked like the textbook definition of average height.
John said on 17/May/17
Rob, if I am about 183.5 2 hours after waking up and then right before bed about 182.5 can I claim legit 6ft or just under 6ft? I am 19 and a half, still growing at a rate of about an inch per year. I was about 5ft 10.75 around my 18th birthday. My father is a legit 6ft 1, he never dips below 185cm, is it possible to reach his height? Cheers
Editor Rob: certainly you are only a few mm shy of it at worst, so you are in a good position to tell people six foot.

Nobody will really think you are not, unless you have poor posture or wear very thin shoes.
G 5'11 said on 17/May/17
@c-mo um 176 in the evening isn't short...? It's about average really and didn't you say you wake up at 178? So you're a weak 5'10 how do you feel short?
6'1-6'1.5 Guy said on 17/May/17
G 5'11 said on 16/May/17
@6'1-6'1.5" really jealous of your height man. You are from Ukraine too? Well my parents are from there I was born in the states. But that's pretty cool though.

Yes, this really cool height, man.
Yeah, i'm from Ukraine.
Nik said on 17/May/17
@ Canary

Thanks for that, you have a decent head on your shoulders! Your comments should serve as encouragement to everyone because like you said there are a lot of different human traits that can prove to be attractive to another person in terms of dating and relationships. Height is one of them like you said, and a tall height could be a preference, but some people prefer a partner of an average height, or of a short height. Some people on here might not believe that, but it's true! This applies to both genders and all sexual orientations.

Cheers!
G 5'11 said on 16/May/17
@Simon claim "almost 5'11" or say screw it round up but if you want to be really precise say yeah 5'10.5".
@6'1-6'1.5" really jealous of your height man. You are from Ukraine too? Well my parents are from there I was born in the states. But that's pretty cool though.
@Greek Robs a busy man, relax.. yeah he has to go through the comments and approve them.
@Ted yeah true but idk most guys are content with being around 6 feet, yeah a bit taller is nice but personally anything over 6'2 is a bit much. Though I would take even 6'3 over my height, but ofc would rather 6'2". πŸ˜‚
179cm said on 16/May/17
Cowboy said on 15/May/17
@jjj, If you wake up at 5'9.7 then your low can be just a little over 5'8. It's normal to feel like a 5'8 person because you are 5'8 range.

If someone wakes up at 5'9.7 then their low would probably be a little under 5'9".

c-mo said on 13/May/17
is 176cm (evening) short or very short ? which one of the 2 would you say ?

176cm is average, or at worst slightly below. You are not legitimately 'short' unless you're below 170cm. I thought you said that you never feel short at 176, c-mo?

Again, people keep entertaining French guy. He's too obviously trying to wind people up. If someone came on here talking about a 180cm average, who knows, maybe they genuinely think that. It can seem that way if nothing else. But 185cm? That would be enormous for an average.
Canson said on 16/May/17
@Johan: thank you sir! I dealt with a bad back for years. It's gotten a bit better now but not without first working my core into solid shape.

@Thomas6'1: what do you mean by feel more powerful being taller? They have nothing to do with each other. People have that perception but it means nothing. It's your character and your ability to perform in your life and profession. Now everyone wants to be tall but if you really are legit 6'1" ar your lowest you're already there.
c-mo said on 16/May/17
c-mo said on 13/May/17

is 176cm (evening) short or very short ? which one of the 2 would you say ?

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so what do you guys think ?
Canary said on 16/May/17
French Guy M must live in the land of amazons. I rarely see girls and women my height or taller, especially in the "short section" of my town. It often seems like he's only 5'8. If he is that height, his posts would make more sense.
Leo2001 said on 16/May/17
@Nik
Very close eyelevel
6'1-6'1.5 Guy said on 16/May/17
Bobby183.5cm said on 15/May/17
@6'1.6'1.5 guy
Hey bro, i didn't measure myself that much throughout my first 17 years, but i think i was around 5'10.5-5'11 range at 17. At almost 18, i was roughly 182cm. How about you? And where are you from?

Ok, understood. I'm from Eastern Europe (Ukraine).
From 17 years to this day, I grew up half an inch (I'm only 18).
By the way, my height:
In the morning 187,5-7 cm.
In the afternoon, 186.4-6 cm.
In the evening (night) 186 cm.
Don't know what to claim(5'11) said on 16/May/17
At 183cm of course you will not feel tall. There are too many 6'1 6'2 people nowadays. You will always see them. Standout tall (6'4+ imo) is rarer.
shiva 181 cms said on 16/May/17
@thomas 6'1 ,wish you're that height(6'7) then you'd know that problems, at 6'1 you're at a quite good height with no problem at all and you wish you're 6'7 ...lmao
Nik said on 16/May/17
@ french guy m

I think you come from a parallel universe!
Nik said on 16/May/17
@ Leo2001

My eyeline is 160.5 - 161.5 cm

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Robert. said on 16/May/17
I measured at 7pm. I'm 6'1 and 3/8, barefoot. I feel taller than most people
Greek said on 16/May/17
Rob I really don't like how you don't post enough comments everyday. I'm sure alot post here everyday. Try posting more it would only make scrolling this page less boring.
Editor Rob: I have to moderate comments...it does take time to read them πŸ‘
Ted said on 15/May/17
Unless u r quite talk 187 cm and up, ( some even then) most guys want to be taller.

Even at 184, weak 6 1, i feel ok height, but i dont really feel tall. There are too many guys taller. Even at church, about 200 people there are at least 7 or 12 taller. And a few around my height. Even with normal shoes.

Yet if i put on higher shoes even half an inch taller eg 1.5 inch heel, i feel tall. I feel i would be tall if a strong 6 '1.
the Slav said on 15/May/17
@french guy
The fact that I encounter 1-2 women a day who is my height or taller is keeping me awake at night. Also, it has lead to crippling depression and 34 other mental diseases.
Canary said on 15/May/17
@Nik: I agree. Height certainly is not the most important quality or trait. It's perfectly fine if somebody has a height preference, though. I also apologize to Rob if I was wrong about my missing post.
James Edward Crowley said on 15/May/17
Rob I'm not trying to be funny or anything before you turned 40 were you looking forward to turning 40 you must have looked forward to turning 30 before you were 30 when you like 29 in 9 years time when your 49 will you be looking forward to turning 50 50 seems like a long way at 40 you got 10 years yet.
Editor Rob: I try to live in the day, not worry or think too far ahead. At age 30, 40 seemed a long long way off...but here we are, heading towards 41 at an alarming rate of knots!

I don't think so much of people in ages...in society I feel the elder generation can become the forgotten, but I make a point of saying Hi or just giving a smile to people in the street.
Simon said on 15/May/17
If I'm 179'8 cm in the morning and about a cm lower in the evening, what should I consider my height to be? 179 cm, 5'10.5?
Bobby183.5cm said on 15/May/17
@6'1.6'1.5 guy
Hey bro, i didn't measure myself that much throughout my first 17 years, but i think i was around 5'10.5-5'11 range at 17. At almost 18, i was roughly 182cm. How about you? And where are you from?
G 5'11 said on 15/May/17
@Android 17, yeah like idk maybe it's just my community college that has a whole section where there's a lot of tall lads. Like being a weak 5'11 myself I'll be walking around, taller then a decent amount of people and all of a sudden. Boom a legit 6'3/6'4 guy comes out of nowhere, then there's another 6'2 range guy, actually about 2-3 more and last semester there was a legit 6'4 guy in my one class, and a legit 6'5 guy who would always be waiting to go into the class right after mine. He was probably the tallest guy that I've seen on campus yet. And yeah they do, also because so many people fraud about height.
@Thomas 6'1, that's only if they are tough or are pretty muscular, I wouldn't be afraid of a skinny 6'1 guy trying to act all tough, now if he was jacked and knew how to fight then that would be a good match up. But I get what you are trying to say with height going along with power.
@JJJ yeah I feel that way sometimes, it's like we can't see the top of our heads. So sometimes if a guy is close to my range, I might see him as taller or vice versa because of that. Generally though I'll have my moments where I will feel taller and shorter depending where I am at.
@french guy m do you live in Amsterdam or something? Females aren't going to be averaging 6'1/6'2 in France πŸ˜’.
Nik said on 15/May/17
@ Houss

Ok cheers for that.

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Cowboy said on 15/May/17
@jjj, If you wake up at 5'9.7 then your low can be just a little over 5'8. It's normal to feel like a 5'8 person because you are 5'8 range.
Nik said on 15/May/17
@ Canary

I have seen your post and replied to it.

Cheers Canary!
Ally182 said on 15/May/17
Rob, my girlfriend told me today that I have APT (anterior pelvic tilt) and said if I fix it I'll possibly grow a little bit cuz she had this problem too and after fixing it she gained about 3cm, do you think it's true?
Editor Rob: yes, some people will regain height if they can correct it with exercises.
Don't know what to claim(5'11) said on 15/May/17
jjj said on 15/May/17
Hi Rob,

Is it normal to feel shorter than you actually measure? I'm 18 and i measure at 5'9.75 in the morning. I often feel around the 5ft 8 range for some reason. Is this because i don't see the top of my head, and associate my eye level with other people's height?

Is this normal to do?



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I think this is very normal. I don't feel taller than other people unless I clear their head. I hope someday there is a way we can see ourselves in 3 rd person view to see how tall we really are compared to the people/ surroundings .
french guy m said on 15/May/17
@peter 179
You won t deny that when you are tall you have it easier .
At a mere 183 cm I don t see any advantages, there are even girls who are taller than me , not by much , but still , they edge me by a good inch or so
Nik said on 15/May/17
@ Canary

For me there are traits much more important than any particular level of height. Everybody's different in terms of what there preferences are so that should serve as encouragement to everybody!

Cheers!
jjj said on 15/May/17
Hi Rob,

Is it normal to feel shorter than you actually measure? I'm 18 and i measure at 5'9.75 in the morning. I often feel around the 5ft 8 range for some reason. Is this because i don't see the top of my head, and associate my eye level with other people's height?

Is this normal to do?
Johan said on 15/May/17
There is having a preference and then there is the vast majority of women putting height limits. In the top 5 things that women look for in a man it came in at 3 ...which is hilarious.

If you're interested it didn't even make the list for men.

I used to think differently until my wife of 10 years told me that my height was a factor in her initial attraction, which left me stunned. She has shown zero interest in the topic and never brings it up if people are short or super tall, still my height got me in the door apparently.

Then you have guys who are short who get labeled with "napoleon complex" which people use as a joke. From my single days going out with friends I can understand those guys completely if they are aggressive and pushy. No one likes to be treated like they are air or refused purely because of being a few inches shorter than average. Short guys go through hell , the ones who walk with confidence have my utmost respect.
Johan said on 15/May/17
the Slav said on 11/May/17
@french guy

I measure 183 cm spot on and I never freel short.
At worst I feel average or slightly under - which doesnt matter anyways. I know plenty of short people who are happy and succesful. Height means absolutely nothing

Damn don't go crushing his dreams now:)

@Canson

Thats great advice, I tell everyone not to forget their core especially if you're on the taller side. Saves a lot of misery in later life.
grizz said on 15/May/17
@Thomas 6'1, it's not the height of police officers that gives them respect, it's the uniform and their standard equipment (gun!) and all the implications with it that make me respect them. If a regular guy (not a policemen) insulted my mother, no matter if he is 5'5 120 lbs or 6'5 300 lbs, he will feel the consequences if you know what I mean. I may be dead after the encounter with the 2nd guy lol, but his stature wouldn't have stopped me from taking an action
Houss said on 15/May/17
@Ted , can i see a photo of you ? My arms are 46cm flexed , and i'm 29yo
Android 17 said on 14/May/17
@G 5'11

I can count on one hand how many actual 6'3"+ dudes I've seen on campus. A lot of guys lie and like you said those lies confuse and skew other's perception. There's always some guy telling me that I'm taller than I am, it's annoying.

I've noticed that a lot of people underestimate 5'11" because it doesn't start with '6', but a well proportioned 5'11" man can hold his own around 6'0+ men.
Canary said on 14/May/17
@Nik: I repled to your post. Once again, my message wasn't posted. I should have been boring and repetitive in my response. Perhaps you would have seen THAT one.
Peter said on 14/May/17
G 6'4,
I think you are the perfect height. You are very young and so you find strange to be taller than most adults, but once you get used to it you'll see all the advantages. Of course you must mind our head, and it must be a bit difficult for you to get formal shoes and clothes, but you certainly feel good and 'safe' and 'important'. I think to be tall is reassuring. If people tell you the opposite I think they are just envious.
I'm 24 and I'm just 5ft 6... (I get you by the shoulder), but at least I've got a tall 'little' brother and tall friends like you.
But of course I'd like to be taller too.
G 5'11 said on 14/May/17
@Houss yeah I too actually realized I can't go a single day without measuring myself, it started off as curiosity. Then turned into a habit and now it's routine. Best hope the lads don't find out about this, idk how they would react πŸ˜‚πŸ˜§.
msj said on 14/May/17
6'2 is the perfect height for a guy
Anything between 5'10-6'2 is impressive for girls and pretty much every activity irl

5'7-5'9 guys will feel short at times but i think the real short starts with 5'6 and lower
Thomas6ft1 said on 14/May/17
I have no idea why some of you argue that 183-188 cm is ideal height range and anything taller is bad. The truth is that tall height gives you power, respect, and authority. We tend to yield and be obedient to those bigger and taller than us even when we don't want to and this is at an unconcious level. It's instinctive. Theres lots of websites that explain that. Why do you think CEOs are mostly over 6 feet? I believe the taller you are the better. Im a boring 6'1" (185 cm) and I damn wished I was taller like 200 cm (6'7") an imposing height. I dont agree with you guys saying anything over 193 cm is ridiculus. The taller you are the more superior and powerful you are. Also, you guys should research on "power". The ability to influence and get what you want. Being very tall gives you that. Think of police officers. They have power and authority and you wouldnt dare to disobey them much less disrespect them. Being very tall is in similiar vein. Conclusion: Height gives you power and it increases the taller you get.
Zach said on 14/May/17
Are the heights listed on this site absolute extreme low?
Editor Rob: not extreme, nor morning, more like an afternoon
Canson said on 14/May/17
@Greek: it's all good man no sweat! Null and void! And I can't blame you too much because it may have come across from me as me putting down a certain height and I apologize if it did come that way. I'm glad you enjoy your height. And At your height you can make it good if you ensure that you fill out properly. I'm talking more or less the muscles everyone tends to ignore like the core muscles which control the multifidus glutes piriformis etc. these may not be the "glamourous muscles that everyone desires" but you'll need that in order to stabilize your back. Stabilizing the back for you esp with a longer spine will be key to ensuring alignment etc. once you have that it paves the way for the other muscles to grow properly and you'll be well on your way. One problem I had was I didn't take the core as seriously back then as I do now and is what started the back issues. When I played ball I always ended up focusing on upper body and still did until maybe a few years back. I have a herniated disc as a result of heavy lifting with poor posture etc and overcompensating. But if you build those areas in the Core you can get ahead of it easily
Leo2001 said on 14/May/17
@Nik
I measure the same height.
How tall is your eyelevel?
Mine 159cm-160(depends of the head tilt)
Ted said on 14/May/17
Hi Robb.
I think it would be good if you enabled upvoting of comments, or downvoting.
Also allow comment responses to link to an original comment like quora does. Then we could follow responses on interesting strings.
Makes it more interactive, as searching up and down comments is time consuming.
Editor Rob: I can understand why a lot of big sites implement such features.
Ted said on 14/May/17
Houss
You are abt my height now. Used to be 186 morning at 20, now 185 at 57.
Im overweight at 117, dropped from 132 at christmas. But my biceps range 19, 18.5 like my neck and calves.had 20 inch biceps, but at 100k , just abt 19 inches.similar build.
Houss said on 14/May/17
Nik
I'm from algeria ( north of africa )
179cm said on 13/May/17
french guy is just a troll people. You can see that there's no 185cm (unless you are overestimating people by about 8cm).
Canary said on 13/May/17
@Nik: I agree with you, but I think that it's fine if someone prefers to date and/or marry a taller person or a shorter person. It's just a personal preference like chocolate ice cream. Of course, there are traits that are much more important than height. Height is just one trait of many.
Canson said on 13/May/17
@G6'4: you're a good height. I'm 6'4" as well and it's not that bad. It's tall but comfortable still. However I wouldn't want to be any taller than I am I will say that (I'm a solid 194cm)
HonestSlovene said on 13/May/17
@Korean Based on my experience IMO:

Sweet spot males: 184-188 cm (maybe 189 cm, if good proportions).
Sweet spot females: 166-171 cm (maybe 172 cm, if good proportions).
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 13/May/17
@Canson

I wouldn't call your height useless though. I believe there are more pros than cons of being 194cm. The only drawbacks of being your height is occasional back pain (which may be alleviated if chiropractic, stretching or yoga) airplane seats and finding certain clothes. I obviously can't speak for every guy, but for me personally 194cm is a more desirable height than 6ft1, 6ft2, or 6ft5. It's tied with 6ft3
6'1-6'1.5 Guy said on 13/May/17
Bobby183.5cm said on 12/May/17
Rob, is my height considered tall in Scotland? I'm 22 btw..

Bobby, hello.
How much you grew after 17 years ?
c-mo said on 13/May/17
is 176cm (evening) short or very short ? which one of the 2 would you say ?
G 5'11 said on 13/May/17
@G 6'4 nice user name lol. Yeah you got a solid 5 inches on me. There's not many 6'4 16/17 year olds. I only know like 2 or 3 6'4 guys and they are easily amongst the tallest wherever they go. Consider yourself lucky, I wish I ended up 6'1 or 6'2.
@Android 17 that would sound about right, I actually know like 3 or 4 legit 6'2 guys. It's a solid height 93rd percentile I believe, and it is also my ideal height that I wish I was. On my campus I would say the average male was maybe a little bit under 5'9, but that's from my observation. Then there will be a few 6'2+ range guys. However seeing 6'4/6'5+ range guys is a bit rare, but I did occasionally see a few of those. In general, It's those 6'2 guys who claim 6'4 that really irritate me, because they are already tall enough. Like a friend of mine is a good example of a strong 6'2 guy telling others he is 6'4".And that kind of devalues 6'4, because some people who aren't height aware will start to think 6'2=6'4 so 6'4 must be=6'6, same with heights under 6foot. it just makes everything confusing.
@Canson, " I payed my dues for my height" that pretty much describes him and his ego in a nut shell. Obviously someone at that height is going to have some sort of ego, whether they want to display it or keep it subtle is a different subject of discussion. Most guys 6 feet or taller will naturally be confident about their height, so some sort of ego will be there for them. And yeah of course 6'4 is honestly even pushing it, in terms of a comfortable height as you are basically 95th percentile, 6'2 is tall enough and more manageable. But honestly you have it better then me, i would choose 6'2 over 6'4 but 6'4 over 5'11. I guess everyone's different with their views and beliefs on height.
the Slav said on 13/May/17
@grizz

"6'4 chicken"
lmfao bro
Nik said on 13/May/17
@Houss

You must be around 6ft flat then. I am about 5'7.375"! What country are you from?
Greek said on 13/May/17
@canson I don't think I'm done growing since my bones are not fully mature. I have a very small frame. Its not as bad as it was but I still wear jackets because I have to cover my skinny arms. If I had a wider bone nobody would call me skinny. Girls don't seem to mind anyway. I get a lot of girls from my height alone(maybe coupled with the fact that I have a 10/10 facial aesthetics). It's been a long time since I went out and saw someone taller. The only person I usually see is a 6ft9 guy in my college taller than me. But then again his mom is 6ft5 .my parents are 6ft and 5ft9.I am the tallest person in my year and the second tallest in my school. I am sorry if I sounded rude. I just thought you would like to have more height and wouldnt lose anything of you were taller since you're already facing problems. Honestly I don't have any back pains yet because I haven't filled out so I don't know the magnitude of the problem my height might cause. I'd hope Id stop at 6ft8 or 9 .doctor said my bones are still tender and I might get to 6ft10 Max. At that height it will be save to say I could be the tallest person in a city. Since most NBA players listed at 7ft are actually 6ft10.
G 6'4 said on 12/May/17
I am a 16 (17 in july) years old boy and i am 6 ft 4 in...i feel like a giant with my friends, because the tallest of them is about 6 ft.
Nik said on 12/May/17
@ Canary

In my view the attractiveness of people of both genders is not linked in the slightest to how tall they are, I am not saying that you think otherwise by the way!
it's a shame when a man or women actually does discriminate against someone on the dating scene on the grounds of height, or some other physical trait, in favour of someone more attractive, they may never know what they could have had with the other person. I am not claiming that most people do this, but I am sure that plenty of people do though!
Thanks for explaining how toxins affect growth, obviously I had an idea about the effects that they would have but I wanted you to put some meat on the bones! - which you did! It's unfortunate that there are so many about these days and sad how they affect things like health and IQ and to a lesser extent growth.

Cheers!
Bobby183.5cm said on 12/May/17
Rob, is my height considered tall in Scotland? I'm 22 btw..
Editor Rob: yes you fall into the tall zone.
Android 17 said on 12/May/17
I am 20 years old, a college student and 6'2". From what I've observed, my generation averages a strong 5'9"(5'9"1/2). Most of my male friends are in the 5'8"-5'10" range as well as most of the males I come across on the daily. I would say on campus every 3-4 out 10 guys are 5'11" & taller.
Korean said on 12/May/17
male=183-193cm sweet spot.
female=168-178cm sweet spot.
not too tall, not too short.
the Slav said on 12/May/17
@french guy

maybe youre standing on stilts or something. Or maybe you are terrible at judging other people's heights
Peter 179cm said on 12/May/17
@ Michael R But then again you're only 16 so it's natural you'd be very tall for your age.Maybe it's a Tall Driver's school xD.

@ french guy Just LOOL this is not a Viking's warzone where you have to be physically imposing,this is the real world the Real Deal.I suggest you to stop watching WWE if you do it's not the real represantation of average humanity and seems like you're deeply affected by such fake-shows.
Canson said on 11/May/17
@Greg: to be fair Greek is young. I only went at him because he went at me first. But he is probably from the sounds of it deposed genetically like you said to reach that height. He's proud of it which is fine. What you said is right tho at that height (which is what I have said here in other posts) you need be playing pro ball somewhere for it to be useful. I'm only a couple inches shorter than he is. Now 194cm I'm still under 6'6 in shoes so not terrible but I surely would not want to be taller than I am because of the back problems I have and doorways. A 6'6.5 guy can conceivably be 6'8" with shoes on which is where doorways become more of a problem than at my height I'm at now. But airplanes even for me at 6'4 and change are still sometimes tight if not in a first or business classs seat
Canson said on 11/May/17
@Greek: no such thing as paying dues with height. It's genetic and something that can't be controlled. Really everything we all say here is subjective in nature. I'm just very staunch as you can tell about people "inflating" or "wanting" to make themselves taller for no reason. You aren't the case there as you naturally are already very tall. Nothing wrong with any height because you didn't create it. Unless you were like Gheorge Muresan where he really does have a medical condition and is 7'7" still he couldn't control it but he had a disease. You're naturally tall by genetics not a disease. And you'd be surprised with the estimates doctors give. You may get to 6'8 or even 6'9. But also may just stay 6'6.5 or only 200cm or 6'7". Once you're at that age you're likely done growing. All I have said in my posts is that I personally do not believe in people inflating others etc or making them taller etc. I know being a 6'4 and change guy myself that there are drawbacks even at my height although less than someone who's maybe 6'7" or 6'8". But having some back problems I have that is why I say what I say. In the grand scheme yes you are what you are. My personal opinion on it is people get greedy with it. They claim up and up and wish they were taller than they are but don't realize the problems. I look at the 6'6 and 6'7 friends I have along with guys like Ali Baba and S.J.H. If you hear them talk it is why I would not want to be any taller than I am. And every morning I wake up with back problems I have I remember it. If I had to choose between losing 3" and being 6'1 and change or gaining 3 and being 6'7" and change I'd choose to lose 3" as being 3" taller does no good if you aren't playing prob ball. That's not to say the next person won't say the same thing but I'm practical and for every day life I don't want or need it. There's nothing it provides that 6'4" doesn't already provide me and most others who are 6'2" would tell me the same. In fact my 6'3" solid friend says he's content with his height and doesn't want to be any taller than he is too. You're 6'6.5 so for you the best is to put on some muscle to make sure you fill out properly and that you can also sustain your body and not have the back problems I have. I was a college ball player and didn't work my core as needed. I'm a good build but didn't get the build until college after going up to 6'4" at age 16 or 17 with poor posture and heavy weight lifting with bad technique
Canson said on 11/May/17
@Christian: I see what you're saying now and agree with you. I'd measure 6'4.5 or 5/8 combine maybe so I'd be 6'4 1/2 listed here likely too
the Slav said on 11/May/17
@french guy

I measure 183 cm spot on and I never freel short.
At worst I feel average or slightly under - which doesnt matter anyways. I know plenty of short people who are happy and succesful. Height means absolutely nothing
G 5'11 said on 11/May/17
@Peter179cm aw that's no fun :(
Canary said on 11/May/17
Here's a scenario for anybody to ponder. What if only tall people dated and married tall people while only short people dated and married short people? What would the future world look like? I bet that the stereotype of short Asians would become dated.
grizz said on 11/May/17
french guy m said on 11/May/17
@the slav

You are 183 cm and you live in Denmark, don't you feel short sometimes?
Do you really measure 183 cm ?
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Do YOU really measure 183? I mean, all the complaining about your lack in stature makes me seriously question your 6ft claim.
It's kinda sad that you rather want to be very tall, with all the disadvantages that come with it, just for the sake of being dominant. If you're a chicken at 183, being 6'4 won't change anything- except you'd be now a 6'4 chicken.
Houss said on 11/May/17
Nik said on 9/May/17
@Houss

I think a few of us on here are obsessed with height! How tall are you
I'm around 183cm , 185 morning and 183/182 at night

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How tall are you nik
G 5'11 said on 11/May/17
@the Slav, he probably is idk any person who would feel short at 183, 178 even should make you feel average at the very least, 183 is kinda tall.
G 5'11 said on 11/May/17
@Houss solid, honestly I'm going to say non flexed, possiably 17 inch, flexed 18 inches?
french guy m said on 11/May/17
@the slav
You are hilarious, do you really believe I am 178 cm?
I measured my height several times with an aerosol, against several walls to be sure I was not mismeasuring myself.
James Edward Crowley Maximus Meridi said on 11/May/17
Rob do age gaps like 6 years and 7 years seem small at 25 and over like a gap between 58 year old woman and a 63 year old man be smaller compared to a gap between a 21 year old woman and a 28 year old man 6 years is big when the woman is 21 and the man is 28 the brain fully develops at 25 by the age of 25 age gaps like 6 years and 7 years are small at under 25 age gaps like 6 years and 7 years are big.
Editor Rob: age gaps may be challenging when 10+ years difference, like 15 or so.
Peter 179cm said on 11/May/17
@ Ivaro Im turning 20 next month and i haven't grown at all since i was 16.Tallish then,above average now.
insomniak said on 11/May/17
@Kl that comment is rather contradictory. You go on to talk about how you felt most people in Netherlands is taller yet,the tallest person you encountered in the Netherlands was'nt even a head taller than you despite being 6'1 you assumed he was 7'0 but that would mean this guy had an 11 inch or maybe 1 foot head since you came up to his chin. I don't doubt people in Netherlands are tall but your comment made little sense.
french guy m said on 11/May/17
@grizz
No one care you have to stay hunched not to bang your head .
Many People would rather dealing with some drawbacks you mentioned but feeling dominant and superior rather than being just above average.
The taller you are , the best it is for your ego, never forget that
french guy m said on 11/May/17
@the slav

You are 183 cm and you live in Denmark, don't you feel short sometimes?
Do you really measure 183 cm ?
Michael R said on 10/May/17
There are different pockets of average height. For example among my peers I'm exceptionally tall and around most adults I'm in the tall-very tall range. This is the case 90 percent of the time however today at drivers school walking around the instructors about 9 men not one was under 6ft and I felt just barely above average.
Canary said on 10/May/17
@Nik: I think that most girls and women prefer to date and/or marry taller boys and men because it's normal. It's how we evolved, and it's been customary for millennia. It's also based on the fact that the ordinary man is taller than the ordinary woman. Most people are just wired this way.

Toxins definitely impact the growth and development of babies and children (both body and mind). Toxic environments greatly stunted the growth of youth in England during the Industrial Revolution as the toxic factors attacked the bodies of youth in ways that stunted their growth (common sense). In modern times, lead paint can impact the IQs of infants. Unsanitary conditions are included in all of this too.
Peter 179cm said on 10/May/17
@ Greg I prefer to stay anonymous,i dont like publicity that much...
Shakir said on 10/May/17
I'm 6'2 and 1/4 inches barefoot at 8:31pm. I prefer all women, tall or short, as long as they are hot like nice buttocks, breasts, legs etc. I've seen many short and tall women who are hot. Shorter women look cuter, more feminine. Tall women have long legs. My mother is about 5'2, I'm much taller than her, I used to think only tall women have tall sons.
Harris said on 10/May/17
Rob Paul, I'm convinced I've been banned from commenting. Please let me know if that's the case...I assume its because i've been switching names? I do have different names already saved on default, because of different devices and such (some technical issues correspond to me switching). I don't see that itself being an issue, but if it is - let me know, and I'll try my best to stick to just one name...my other "account" is under MLK8 just to let you know...
Editor Rob: if you stick with Harris, just change it on other device to match if you can.
Michael R said on 10/May/17
My current girlfriend is about a foot shorter than me but ideally I would like a girl who is at least 5'9. Having tall children seems like it would be nice and it would help with them athletics sports etc
the Slav said on 10/May/17
@french guy

you dont have the slightest idea of how tall a legit 185cm really is if you consider that average.
I remember you mentioned you got measured 183 cm barefoot for your passport. I know other french people who are laughably overlisted - I have a friend who's 185 cm at the most, yet his passport lists him at 190.
I wouldnt be surprised if you in fact are a 178 cm guy claiming 183
Houss said on 10/May/17
Click Here
G 5'11 what do you think ,i was 107 kg in this pic ,can u geuss the measurement of my arms
HonestSlovene said on 10/May/17
@Sammy Derrick And there is virtually no chance that celebs overlist their height by 2-3 inches? Just LOL.
Kl said on 9/May/17
I was reading an article about stature of Americans and was surprised to know that an average American is much shorter than an average Dutch man but if we look back in the past the Americans were one of the tallest people during the start of previous century I've visited Netherlands a couple of times and at 6'1 I was like a head short than most of the people Ive met there even ladies were taller than me and at the end of the day there was this gentlemen who was around 7ft or taller I guess I barely came up to his Chin 6'3-6'4 seems average among the youth of Netherlands but if we compare this to Italy or Spain even a strong 5'11 is considered tall there
Greg said on 9/May/17
@Peter 179cm you should still do a measurement video man
Greg said on 9/May/17
@Greek, you paid your dues? Or you just got lucky with genetics.. more like it. And that's not good being extremely skinny at your height. Wow how much taller do you want to be? I personally just wanted to reach 6'2 or even 6 foot but 6'2 is like my ideal. Are you planning on going to the NBA or some pro sport that height would benefit you? Anything over 6'2 in the real world is unnecessary imo.

@Houss you and me both bro, honestly you got a case of "internet forums/celeb heights interfering with your brain making you focus a lot on height" which isn't really anything bad haha, but some people might think you are weird. Oh well, who cares what people think anymore? I've been called weird for being obsessed with height. but it's like you can't help it, other people have weird obsessions too it's just not everyone is obsessed with height. I used to not care, like yeah I would notice if someone was short or tall. But now I catch myself comparing my height with everyone around me, if a guy seems to be around my height. I will casually walk by them to try and see if I am taller or if he is. Like it may be weird but it's who I am
Greg said on 9/May/17
@ilvaro I grew about an inch and a half since 17.
Nik said on 9/May/17
@ Canary

You say that most men prefer short or shorter women, why do you think this is so? I still believe there will be a certain amount of men that prefer to settle down with tall women though! Also you mention about toxins in your last post. How does exposure to different types of toxins affect height?

Cheers!
Nik said on 9/May/17
@Houss

I think a few of us on here are obsessed with height! How tall are you?

πŸ‘
grizz said on 9/May/17
@Wipeout, that calculator isn't accurate in my case at all. This proves that genetics (parents' height) isn't that straightforward. I was 175cm @ age of 13-based on this calculator, I should've been 193 cm as an adult. I'm 183 in mid 20s-fingers crossed that I reach a final growth spurt to reach 190+ cm lol
Sandy Cowell said on 9/May/17
@ Canary - Regarding your comment from 5th May, it's always nice to hear things from a woman's point of view! I'm inclined to agree that men certainly do tend to prefer a woman to be shorter than they are, and I'm glad you feel that most of them prize that over the possibility of having shorter or taller kids! I think the men who do think that they must have kids with a tall woman are the exception rather than the rule!
Personally, I think that children should be born out of love! Full stop! 😘 🚼 πŸ˜™
Peter 179cm said on 9/May/17
@ Houss I'd like to know that as well xD not kidding...I'll try not to measure again for the next 4-5 months and we'll see how much i'll hold on from measuring.
Nik said on 9/May/17
@ Mark(5'9.25")

Well I hope he was joking because the incident you described was very good to hear! Maybe you are right and perhaps I took it too seriously.

πŸ‘
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 9/May/17
Canson said on 5/May/17
@Christian: not sure. I think he'd be listed 5'11.25 possibly but maybe 5'11.5. I notice rob listed colin kapernick lowwr and Tom Brady lower than their combine measurement but that could be because they are combine

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I think the reason why Rob list them lower then their measurements is because he knows that the combine measurement takes place very early in the day. Either that, or Rob doesn't use 1/8th fractions so he just rounds them down to the quarter inch. (One time I saw Rob replied to someone that he rounds down 1/8th fractions in athletes) But Matt on the other hand, is 5'11 3/8" at his usual low, so that means he's about 5'11.5" in the afternoon, so it's only fair for him to deserve a 5'11.5" listing.
Sully said on 9/May/17
@?lvaro
When i was 17 i was 170 cm tallin the evening , but since then i grew 5 cm .Im now 20 and 175 cm.
Canary said on 8/May/17
@Nik: Americans were the tallest group at a certain time before the Civil War. This was true for all races and all regions. Black slaves were taller than White Europeans. A Native American tribe was the tallest group in the country. All of this was due to environment. We had the best food and the best water, and much of our diet was rich in protein. We weren't cramped into crowded cities with all kinds of toxins. We engaged in hard work in pristine nature.
G 5'11 said on 8/May/17
@Kaneff 6'0.25 actually I think he has a point, sure not all teens are taller but I know a decent amount of kids younger then me who are 6'2-6'3 range lol. Coincidence? Maybe.. but it's still pretty wild to think about it. Honestly the average height might be slowly rising.. the world may never know.
Kaneff 6'0.25 said on 8/May/17
@?lvaro

About 1 inch after 17. I didn't reach my full height until 22.
Greek said on 8/May/17
@canson I have an ego about my height because I've paid my dues to get this tall by staying extremely skinny. It is hard to be like this. I am even still growing at 6ft6.5 and expect to be at least 6ft8 because I grow 0.4cm every month and I'm 20. I know my growth is off the charts though. Rarely see guys taller than me. 6ft9 is really the ceiling of height in real life. Anything above is extremely rare even on a court.
Mark(5'9.25") said on 8/May/17
@Peter 179cm her optimistic personality was one of the reasons why I was her friend. I didn't have a crush on her at all though she was a beautiful lady. A lot of boys liked her.
6'1-6'1.5 Guy said on 8/May/17
Classification of height differences between men (correlation):

- 1-1.5 inches - a slight difference, only a noticeable proximity.

- 1.5-2.5 inches - the difference, a noticeable difference, but not so large as to be called "big".

- 3-4.5 inches - a legitimate big difference, visible to the naked eye.

- 4.5-6 inches - a significant difference, really a big difference in the half of the head and a little more.

- 6-7.5 inches is more than a significant difference in growth. Really cool. The end is big and the beginning of a very big difference.

- 7.5-9 inches - the beginning of a very large difference in growth.
Visually, this difference will be classified as "he's a head taller".

- 9-10.5 inches - really huge difference in growth.
A similar difference can be seen between the point guard and the center in the NBA.
With such a difference, you will look into the chest of a man, my God ...

- 11 inches or more - the beginning of the extremely extreme difference between people.
Thank you for attention.
grizz said on 8/May/17
@Kl, I see no difference, too.
In fact,according to some researches, millenials are the first generation in recent history whose height decreased to their parents' height due to malnourishment, poor physical exercise and weaker immunity.
Houss said on 8/May/17
I want to know the reason why I'm obsessed by height , i measure myself everyday sometimes twice in a day
Don't know what to claim(5'11) said on 8/May/17
Kl said on 6/May/17
@G5'11 what I've concluded is that most men in their 20s average at around 176-183cm whereas most teenagers these days are way taller I remember this guy who was only like 16 and 188cm already his father was not even 6ft so I guess the younger generation is taller even my juniors were taller than me

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I have noticed the 6'2-6'3 trend as well, but the fathers are usually around 50 y/o and 5'10-6' ; a respectable height for someone who probably never had a balanced diet when growing up.
176cm guy said on 7/May/17
According to World statistics (includes most of the first and third world countries and most of the tall european countries but excludes stuff like Hong Kong and Europe in a alone standpoint)
Average height for Adult Male: 172 cm or 5'7.7"
Average height for Adult Female: 159.1 cm or 5'2.6"

Source: Click Here
PLB said on 7/May/17
I just watched a TV show (here in America) which had this guy named 'Fabio' on as a guest. I was sure he would be listed on your excellent site. But - no.

Fabio I believe has a unique career. He is a paperback cover model for women's romance novels. He has a great build and long hair but looks short to me. I was wondering?
Wipeout said on 7/May/17
french guy m said on 4/May/17

Wrong. I'm 178 cm morning height and marginally above 176 cm for most of the day, and I'm fine with it. Also men over 185 cm begin to lose their functionality and mobility, ending up with joint problems relatively early in life. No thanks. I'm good. They can keep their back and elbow pain. And for the record, I prefer girls who are 159–164 cm. Their proportions are cuter and more suitable for certain bedroom events. Taller girls are just average girls with out of proportion arms and legs. Not attractive to me at all. There is nothing sexually attractive of a female about having longer bones to show off.
Wipeout said on 7/May/17
Go to calculator.net. They have a height calculator and it's very accurate too.
Kaneff 6'0.25 said on 7/May/17
@Kl

Just because you saw one 16 year old who is 6'2" doesn't mean teenagers are "way taller" these days.
Peter 179cm said on 7/May/17
@ Mark 5'9.25 Lets just say she was 185cm then,although i hope height wasn't the most attractive feature of her's! 😜😎
Johan said on 7/May/17
the Slav said on 4/May/17
@french guy
I disagree.
The most enjoyable height is anything below 150 cm. At this height you can deliver a full power punch to your opponent's testicles since you are at that perfect level of height

Had a good laugh at this one. This page is comedy central we are back discussing 183 cm being average, global average is around 170 cm.
G 5'11 said on 7/May/17
@Kl it depends, probably less then 183, I'd say more 176-178 perhaps. Also I've witnessed something similar where I seen a young kid who was about 6'1-6'2 range. His voice was really high though, he couldn't have been more then 14/15. Also had a kid who went to high school with me and he was like 5'7, at the time during my freshman year I was a little over 5'7 so I just edged him out. And he was all like " I'm almost as tall as Greg" little did I know in just a matter of years he'd become a good 6'2, then again his dad was supposedly 6'2 so he followed those same growing patterns. (Lucky ****) and I only grew a little bit... I can name another instance too where a kid went from 5'7-5'11 all the way to 6'3". Some people just get lucky with genetics.. I wish I could magically grow another inch or two..
grizz said on 7/May/17
I just saw an interview with a former boxer, listed at 191 cm. Even in a taller country like mine, surrounded by sportsmen (who are naturally taller than normal people), he still had to stay hunched and with poor posture if he wanted to converse with his fellow sportsmen. I see no rational reason (except doing sports such as basketball) why someone feels the need to be taller than 6'2.
?lvaro said on 7/May/17
could you tell me how many centimeters or inches did you grow since the age of 17? Thank you.
the Slav said on 7/May/17
Kl said on 6/May/17
@G5'11 what I've concluded is that most men in their 20s average at around 176-183cm whereas most teenagers these days are way taller I remember this guy who was only like 16 and 188cm already his father was not even 6ft so I guess the younger generation is taller even my juniors were taller than me

there's no difference
Canary said on 6/May/17
Is there a link between ethnicity and height? There is in some cases. Some African groups are extremely tall while some African groups are extremely short. You can find naturally tiny people in Southeast Asia, as well as Latin America. The rest of the world might have height parity if individuals have similar environmental and genetic traits. I mean to say that you find height disparities within ethnic groups more than between ethnic groups if all factors are equal. For instance, I see Asian-American girls who dwarf European-American girls here, and environment seems to be the main reason for the height differences. This shows that populations are closer in height than some might think.
Kl said on 6/May/17
@G5'11 what I've concluded is that most men in their 20s average at around 176-183cm whereas most teenagers these days are way taller I remember this guy who was only like 16 and 188cm already his father was not even 6ft so I guess the younger generation is taller even my juniors were taller than me
Canson said on 6/May/17
@Greek: I'm not insecure about my height. I'm content with who I am. No need to come on and attack someone like that. I was simply stating my opinion and no I'm not jealous of you st all. Height is not something we can control as you know. And if I had the choice no I would not be 6'6" I'm content with being 6'4 and change (I'm not quite 6'4.5 actually). But if that you it's all good. Sounds to me you are the one with issues. You have an ego about how tall you are which is fine. Well I guess some people have to have that when they are trying to mask "other genetic deficiencies or inadequacies" that they have.
Nik said on 6/May/17
@Canary

Cheers for that! He must have been like a height scientist! Yes I heard that all races of Americans were once the tallest people on earth, I wonder why that was the case? At what point in history were you the the tallest people in the world?

Cheers!
Sammy Derrick said on 6/May/17
I'm a 21 year old man whose 5'8 (173cm) to 5'7.5 (171cm) depending on when I measure myself.I've always felt that 5'8 is short cause 7 out of 10 times,I feel short.The 3 out of 10 times when I feel tall is when;
1.I'm surrounded by children/teenagers.
2.When I'm around women.
3.When I'm surrounded by short men.
And I honestly think that the global average height for men is 5'11(180cm) not 5'7(170cm).Here my reason why.
According to the Social Security website, these are the 15 top male names from 1915 to 2016.Plus thanks to the great work @EditorRobPaul has done we have categories based on first names and average height of male celebrities with the first name.
1.James-5'11.56(181.8cm)
2.John -5'11.26(181cm)
3.Robert-5'11.42(181.4cm)
4.Michael-5'11.15(180.7cm)
5.William-5'11.34 (181.2cm)
6.David-5'10.76 (179.7cm)
7.Richard-5'11.46 (181.5cm)
8.Joseph-5'10.09 (178cm)
9.Thomas-5'11.25 (181cm)
10.Charles-5'9.11(175.5cm)
11.Christopher-5'11.15 (180.7cm)
12.Daniel-5'11.26(181cm)
13.Matthew-5'11.89(182.6cm)
14.Anthony-5'11.83(182.4cm)
15.Donald-5'10.72(179.6cm)
AVERAGE=5'11.18 (180.5cm)
And these celebrities are not just Americans or Caucasians they are very diverse individuals from men born in the 1930's to men born in the mid 90's from every corner of the globe.Guys who are over 7 feet tall to guys well below 5'7!!!
I can comfortably tell you that the average height of men is around 5'11!!!
Editor Rob: if you want a tall son, name him James or Jimmy πŸ‘
HonestSlovene said on 6/May/17
@Josh I'm not bitter, rather realistic actually. But I more or less agree with you.
Canary said on 5/May/17
@Nik & @Sandy Cowell: I still think that most boys and men prefer to date shorter girls and women. Females think more about their children's heights than males do. Just look at the very tall guys who marry very short gals. The guys don't seem to be too worried about having short kids.
Peter 179cm said on 5/May/17
@ G 5'11 Not much taller only a few mm's.Still im a weak 5'11 90%8 of the day and the most i can be at night is almost 180cm/5'10.75 and that's on lazy days.
Mark(5'9.25") said on 5/May/17
@Nik don't worry about Arthur! I know he was joking! :)

@Arthur No problem dude!
Mark(5'9.25") said on 5/May/17
@Peter 179cm the thing is, he usually wears some footwear more than my sneakers. Take that away and he's not the full 6'1". He clears the six feet mark though. She wears light converse less than mine, yet she gives a taller impression by a fraction.

She's more like 6'0.75"-6'1" because of lighter sneakers. I would normally look only one inch shorter than her, but
I have a footwear advantage.

She's not as tall as the conductor of my orchestra in person (that same conductor happened to edge out president Obama in several pictures with less hair and a bit higher eye level. His eyes are much smaller than Obama, but he edged him out.)

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