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Joey Ramone's Height is 6ft 6in (198 cm)

Rocker from the Ramones. Has been described 6ft 6 and 7.
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Lil Ramona said on 13/Nov/15
Joey did NOT have Marfans Syndrome. It was clarified by Mickey. Stupid rumors get started and ppl are stupid enough to believe them.
Sam said on 8/Oct/15
I'm just not convinced he was as high as 6'8", 6'6.5"-6'7" is within the realm of possibility but generally he looked 6'5"-6'5.5" with his usual slouching posture IMO.
John said on 12/Mar/15
Definitely taller than 6'6
Ramona said on 6/Feb/15
Lol at people who think that Dee Dee is taller than Johnny. Dee Dee wasn't 6' and Johnny definitely wasn't 5'9" lmao. Dee Dee was 5'10" and Johnny was 6'. If you look at pictures of them standing next to each other it's obvious that Johnny was 2 inches taller than Dee Dee.
Jake said on 4/Feb/15
Actually, he was 6'8". Lots of sources say this but Joey claimed 6'5" - 6'6" because he was insecure about being so tall. Take a look at pictures of him next to 6' Johnny or Dee Dee. It's really obvious that if he were standing up straight he'd be taller than 6'6".
Sam said on 20/Oct/14
Here's Joey with Jim Jarmusch and Johnny Depp, slouching as usual but looking around 6'5.5" IMO.
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Len said on 18/Oct/14
Johnny claimed to be 6' but always looked more like 5'9", maybe 5'9.5". Lots of short-ish guys do this, i.e. round up to 6 feet, lol.

Far as Joey being listed at 6'6", that seems correct.
6'1" Julian said on 30/Aug/14
Wasn't Joey so tall and skinny because he had Marfan Syndrome?
wrecktum said on 18/May/14
IMO, Dee Dee & Johnny were around 6 feet, being an I had an audition to play
bass when Dee Dee left, but was told by friend Actoro they wanted someone
at least close to 6 feet, being 5'7 not to bother.
Ernest said on 21/Mar/14
I knew the ramones and I concur with bubbles as he should know ( he was there tech for a decade, hi Mitch) Joey as around 6.5 both Johnny and DeeDee were 6 ft and Marky is more average around 5' 10". Overall, the Ramones were much taller than your average rock band for sure. Anyone who thinks these guys were small are fools. Now if you wanna talk short lets talk ACDC, or Tommy Ramone!
ninja said on 24/Jun/13
yeah johnny claimed he was 6 ft, 155lbs but i highly doubt that. joey however, would have easly stood 6'6". Elvis ramone was Blondie's drummer Clem burke who drummed in i think 2 shows. he is listed at 5'11" in his bio.
Sam said on 19/Jun/13
I don't believe any of the older line-ups of the Ramones included anyone over 6 feet other than Joey. Johnny would have been lucky to get to 5'10" IMO. In the later line-ups, Ritchie claims (or is listed as) 6'3". He's still a good margin shorter than Joey, 3+ inches.
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I don't know about later guys (C.J. and Elvis) but I'd estimate the Ramones:
Johnny- 5'9.5"
Dee Dee- 5'10.5"
Tommy- 5'5.5"
Marky- 5'9"
Joey- 6'6"
sehr said on 7/Dec/12
In Johnny Ramone's autobiograpgy "Commando", Johnny says he is 6 ft.
cyrus said on 21/Nov/12
tommy ramone 5'5.5"
marky ramone 5'9.5"
johnny ramone 5'9.75"
dee dee ramone 5'10.75"
elvis ramone 5'11.25"
c j ramone 6'0.75"
richie ramone 6'3.75"
joey ramone 6'4.75" (slouching)
6'6.25" (fully erect)
bubbles said on 8/Nov/12
I know/ new the Ramones for decades. Joey was about 6'5, johnny/ Dee dee about 6' etc. These guys were all above average in height. They were especially tall compared to most musicians as on average rock musicians are shorter than average like actors.
Joey said on 17/Aug/12
In "I Slept With Joey Ramone", his brother describes him as being 6 foot 5, so that sounds like a pretty definitive claim to me.
Sam said on 10/Feb/12
I read accounts that claimed Joey was 6'3", which is ridiculously low
wolly said on 6/Feb/12
if you have seen the rock n roll highschool music clip from on the sha na na show you will notice at the start when joey is standing up straight that he has about 3 inches on bowzer and bowzer was 6'3" so that would make joey around 6'6"
AAAA said on 6/Oct/07
In their 50th ANN. edition( for October) in america, GQ profiled the ramones and said they were fronted by gangly, 6'3!!!! joey Ramone. It is on page 377-79. 6'3.....that makes everyone 3.5-4 in smaller now.
Anthony said on 23/Sep/07
I have a friend with Marfans Syndrome. He had to have heart surgery becuase the speed of his growth put strain on his heart. He's 17 now and stands 6'8. He's about 150 pounds tops, too. Very sad condition.
glenn said on 16/Aug/07
his mother was average.his brother was 6-1 or under.i posted it below i think.
S.J said on 15/Aug/07
i read somewhere that he had Marfans Syndrome which could have made him tall
unless he has a tall family and its just geneticly
does anyone know how tall his family is???
croat said on 19/Jul/07
I think he's just a bit shorter than 6'7'', Krist Novoselic.
Croat said on 18/Jul/07
He could very well be in between 6'6'' and 6'7''. I think he's over 6'6'', for sure, but not sure if it's 6'7''. Probably closer to 8 than to 6, perhaps in the middle.
Alex said on 13/Jun/07
Looking at the height difference from Glenn who is 5'8'' right? He seems to be at his neck. It looks like he has a good 10 inces over Glenn so i guess 6'6'' - 6'8'' maybe more
sam said on 15/May/07
More than likely, Joey is seated and the guy is leaning.
Anonymous said on 14/May/07
This guy's got to be 6'10, he towers over Joey.
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Viper said on 30/Apr/07
I just read a couple of 6-5 estimates for him in person.
Kev said on 29/Apr/07
at the very least looks 6'6 but could get away with anything up to 6'8 or 9 because of his extremely slight build
Anthony said on 26/Jan/07
Styxfan, maybe you don't know this, or at least it seems that way from your post, but Joey Ramone died about 4 years ago.
Gonzalo said on 26/Jan/07
Syxfan, there are things I don`t understand about your comments. Why you talk about Michael Jordan, Hulk Hogan and Charlton Heston? Are there pic of them next to Ramone? Or you say that because you are comparing hte heights of these four tall guys?
Styxfan said on 26/Jan/07
yeah before I knew Joey's an inch taller than Michael Jordan, since he was always slouching or doing things to make him look shorter so he could fit in the pictures, I used to guess he was 6'2". But now when I see him in other pictures, he definitely looks 6'7". If he still is 6'7" and even rake thin in 50s now, then that's pretty amazing compared to Charlton Heston and Hulk Hoagen!
sam said on 25/Jan/07
Most pictures with the other Ramones are deceptive, because he often had bad posture and was made to lean on things or stand at a height disadvantage so as not to tower as much over them. You can see this on the cover to their first album. I think the rest of the Ramones ranged from 5'7" to 5'10".
Styxfan said on 25/Jan/07
wow! He's huge! Johnny must be 6', Dee Dee 5'8" and their drummer 5'10"?
S.J said on 29/Dec/06
Well it look like a Ramones Pic from in the 90s or 80s becuz joey had more long hair than in the 1970 pics but in 1970 he wore tennis shoes and in the later days he wore these big boots so that may put about 2 inches on him (is that CJ ramone cuz if it is that pic was takin around 1990s i think)
Anonymous said on 8/Dec/06
Yeah, he does look like 6'8 (2.03), he's like 30 cm taller than Glenn, though maybe, since he has the shape of a palm tree, that makes him look taller, so 6'6 could well be right, plus, he's closer to the camera, and we don't know if the floor was flat, he's hiding half of his body behind a wall (or whatever it is), he could have been using big boots....From 6'6 to 6'8.
Viper652 said on 30/Nov/06
How could they think he was 2 inches shorter with how skinny and tall he was in the first place? You would think they would overestimate.
Glenn said on 30/Nov/06
I agree.he looked 6-7 in the flesh.but his brother said 6-5.5 and my friends said 6-5.I say there all wrong.
Anonymous said on 29/Nov/06
I believe him to be 6'6, was he using boots in that picture? it would make him 6'7-6'8 perhaps
lillo thomas said on 15/Nov/06
the 6'5 claims are ridiculous . he looks like a legit 6'7
Anthony said on 5/Aug/06
Yes, Joey was definitley a very larger than life presence on stage. Even if his weight added to the illusion of him being so tall, I'd still he was at least 6'7 even.
Viper652 said on 4/Aug/06
That is exactly what I see Anthony. Also If you have seen old videoclips of the guy he looks 6-7.
Anthony said on 3/Aug/06
I can't see Joey really being anything under 6'6.5, the lowest. I'm sure if Glenn was standing a little closer to him (you can tell he's standing behind Joey) and Joey were standing straight, he'd hit a minimum of 6'7.
Danimal said on 3/Aug/06
I would believe 6'8". I see over a foot difference actually there. Glenn, you're at the bottom of his neck and the average head is 9". His brother could have stated his height when they were yonger, before he stopped growing. That man is no 6'5.5". My step bro is 6'5.5" and when I was 5'8", there was a difference in height, but not that extreme as you and him. Just my opinion.
Glenn said on 3/Aug/06
I always saw friends would argue he was 6-5.
Viper652 said on 3/Aug/06
Ive always read 6-7 for him too. He looks bare minimum 6-6 1/2 in the picture but he is slouching. Standing up straight would be over 6-7 it looks like.
Glenn said on 3/Aug/06
Im with you Viper,but why would his brother say that? he could be wrong.
Anthony said on 2/Aug/06
Yeah, I'd find it quite strange for someone of Joey's height to wear footwear that would almost another 2 inches to your already towering physique. 6'7 seems right.
Viper652 said on 2/Aug/06
6-5 1/2 is hard to beleive. Maybe he wore enhanced footware? You wouldnt think so for a guy that tall to begin with.
Glenn said on 1/Aug/06
His brother told me 6-5.5.I agree he looked 6-7.
Anonymous said on 1/Aug/06
According to his brother and Mother joey was 6'8" tall. he might look shorter because of poor posture. Also he had Lymphoma for the last 7 years of his life.
Anthony said on 7/Jul/06
Sorry, Dan, Joey was that gaunt in real life. Maybe normally not that pale, but he was a very skinny man, and was in poor health for quite some time. I'm unsure of when the picture was taken, but I highly doubt it's a cutout.
Glenn said on 5/Jul/06
Your right,its a cutout,just like the other 700 pics on the site.
Dan said on 1/Jul/06
Well whatever the case, Joey Ramone was certainly one TALL larger than life rocker on stage, for whoever was priveledged to see the Ramones in concert back in the day, no KISSesque platform boots needed. He, Johnny and Dee Dee (RIP), have certainly been missed by many since their final show in 96. I also think its a cutout of Joey in the picture, aside from looking completely aloof to everything around him, he looks awfully gaunt to be a real person. However by most accounts he was quit sickly the last few years of his life, which he was, very sad...:-(
Anthony said on 31/May/06
Ramone to me looks a solid 6'7 in that pic. For some reason, even though his brother said so, he looks more than 6'5 1/2. I saw the picture of Glenn with 6'5 Tim Robbins. In that pic, Robbins did not quite have a full head on him (Glenn still was up to his chin), meaning there would be little to no ddifference if the difference was half an inch). In that pic, he is slouching, so he might look a little shorter. If he stood up, I'm sure he'd look a full 6'7. Also, being that he was quite thin, he could possibly pass for a little taller.
Ramone77 said on 30/May/06
It is noted in Most places that Joey was 6-5 or 6-6, so if his Brother says he was 6-5and a half, it speaks for itself.
LC said on 26/May/06
I'm 6-4 and when I met him in 1979 he was about 2 inches taller than me, both of us in tennis shoes. He had poor posture so it was hard to tell, but 6-5.5 or 6-6 sounds correct.
Viper652 said on 22/May/06
looks 6-6 1/2 in the picture to me.
Glenn said on 21/May/06
6-7 in boots.though there is a 10% chance his brother was wrong.
Jason said on 21/May/06
I thought he looked tall for even 6'6'', but if his brother said 6'5 1/2'' then 6'5 1/2'' it must have been. Glenn got the scoop, Rob.
Glenn said on 21/May/06
I always thought 6-6, friends say 6-4.coincedently,I ran into his brother friday night at the annual RAMONES tribute party and had turn the grill.his brother,who is 6-2.5,said Joey was 6-5.5.there you have it folks.
J-Dog said on 20/May/06
I told you I wasn't having a Dream Joey Ramone looks right at 6'7" Look at that sheer height difference, you can see Joey has at least two inches on the photos that Glenn has taken with guys in the 6'4"-6'5" range like Tim Robbins, Steven Seagal and the list goes on. Looks 200cm
Anthony said on 19/May/06
Wow! Ramone is certainly taller than I thought he was. He looks spot on 6'7 in that pic, if not that a solid 6'6 1/4 - 3/4.
Mikex said on 25/Mar/06
He looked extremely tall in that pic, plus he is the palest man I've ever seen outside of vampire movies.
Gonzalo said on 10/Mar/06
He looks huge in this picture, on the verge of 6-7. And he is slouching a bit. Just compare this picture with others with Glenn and 6-4ers, such as Robbins, Goldblum o Selleck. Joey looks far taller. The only one who looks bigger than Joey is Chris Novoselic of Nirvana.
I saw the Ramones back in 93 supporting U2. Pretty good concert
Glenn said on 4/Mar/06
yeah I faked joey.and the other 250 photos up.DUH.
CoolJ said on 8/Feb/06
Wiki has him at 6'6.. Glenn is standing somewhat behind the guy in the pic too. making him seem even larger.

[Editor Rob: yes, I agree the stance can make Ramone look a little taller]
Glenn said on 7/Feb/06
he looked 6-6.
Danimal said on 28/Jan/06
Jone, Joey wasn't an old guy? Why would he have lost 2 inches? Jone do you only see 10 inches between Glenn and Joey? You are the same guy who gives Arnold 6'4", so your credibility is shot anyways.
Rocky said on 23/Jan/06
I thought it was a mannequin???
J-Dog said on 22/Jan/06
Looks like Joey Ramone should be knocked up to at least 6'7" if not hitting 6'8".
Marc said on 22/Jan/06
Joey Ramone was a man of poor health: He was, for example, sterile, had lymphoma for a good protion of his life, and was known to be extremely thin, only enhancing his towering height of over 6'6".I am quite sure that he is about 6'7", and he usually wore Converse Sneakers. The other guy in the picture, who could be Marky Ramone, I estimate to be 6'1"( since he has about 5 inches on 5'8" Glenn). He comes up roughly under Joey's nose; therefore Joey is at least 6 inches taller.
Danimal said on 22/Jan/06
I see over a foot there in height difference between Joey and Glenn. Glenn is WELL below Joey's chin. 6'7" MINIMUM, and probably closer to 6'8".

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