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John Travolta's height is 5ft 11.5in (182 cm)

Peak height was 6ft 0.25in (184 cm)
American Actor best known for films such as Pulp Fiction, Grease, Saturday Night Fever, Face/Off, Blow Out, The Look Who's Talking Trilogy, Swordfish, Hairspray and Get Shorty. He spoke about his height on Larry King, saying that "I'm six, a little over six [feet]."

How tall is John Travolta
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Comment on the Height of John Travolta

charlie said on 26/Jan/16
good grief I see his height all over showing him to be 6 foot 2 and some sites say 6 foot 1 inch,another site said and even 6.0 and now 5 foot 11.5. I saw wild hods and hes pretty well even with Tim Allen whos listed as 5 foot 10 inches. But all these years hes been listed as 6 foot 2 inches. Its impossible to shrink 2 and a half inches with his age.
Jug said on 8/Jan/16
He wore those 70s-era high heeled boots in Saturday Night Fever, so he looked pretty tall in that movie, but he was probably a strong 6 feet at his peak, yes.
Tim said on 24/Dec/15
Rob, who is taller out of Travolta and Cage both peak and current? Based on what I've read here I'm inclined to believe that Travolta was taller at his peak, and Cage is taller now.
Editor Rob: I think Cage hasn't really dropped much at all, whereas from early 90's to now Travolta definitely looks like he's dropped a bit. Cage may well measure a fraction taller than Travolta today, but a peak John I think was honest saying a little over six foot, very likely he measured around that mark.
dmeyer said on 1/Nov/15
Him and travolta both 183.0cm peak 6ft now 5'11.25/181cm john and cage 182cm5'11.75
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Sep/15
solid 184cm guy peak
184.3cm (Night) said on 23/Sep/15
Peak 183 cm - Looked taller because of big hair and big shoes.

Now- 181cm - Barely taller than guys who are weak 5'11.

2cm loss not that bad.
Judd ISR said on 21/Sep/15
Dmeyer I think he was more a strong 6' than a weak one...
Actually at the end of 70's he was tall...of course he had on thick boots, but he could have passed for a 6'2" in a couple of his first movies...
It's hard to believe he was under 183.0-183.5 cms in the Saturday night fever...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Aug/15
More like 184.5cm peak.
dmeyer said on 17/Aug/15
Peak 182.5cm 6ft now 5'11 180.5
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Jul/15
I think Travolta has laid claim to 6ft2 in the past.
an anonymous peach said on 11/Jul/15
Why are celebs who are honest about their height still seem to get overlisted on Google?

John Travolta claimed to be a little over 6 foot, yet he's listed at 6'2".
Tobey Maguire claimed 5'8", yet he's listed at 5'9"
Nas claimed 5'8", yet he's listed at 5'9" also

Alot of WWE wrestlers are also honest, but I guess Google just go by the height they are dubbed at
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Jul/15
Not convinced he's just 5ft11 flat today.
He can still pull off 6ft at times.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Jul/15
Watching Grease, he actually looks near Jeff Conway...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 3/Jun/15
He put on weight in the 90's. He was pretty burly in Face/Off and Broken Arrow.
Tommy said on 31/May/15
Stood face to face with him about 7 years ago. He was not as tall as I thought he would be based on his movies. Also, he was kind of lanky back then. I am about 6' even, and he stood about as tall as me. I was surprised he was as smaller build as his movie portray him. Fast forward to 2015, I think he has gained some weight.
Danimal said on 2/May/15
Looks to be a flat 5'11" today.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Apr/15
Looked 184-185cm in Broken Arrow and Face/Off.
Judd said on 29/Apr/15
as I said before, if I look at him today and I had never seen those film that he portrayed when was young, I will never believe he has ever been 6'0.25 ".
actually i can't denied that in his first movies (saturday night fever, grease, staying alive...) he did look a strong 6' or even a small fraction above it...

I think it's quite rare, but he maybe actually he has really lost 1" at 60...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/Apr/15
Rob, is 5ft11 flat possibly on the cards for Travolta at this point?
[Editor Rob: he certainly can appear like that, but may still be measuring half inch above that.]
Dmeyer said on 8/Apr/15
Peak 6ft today 5'11" 1in loss at 60
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Apr/15
I think he was at least 6ft0½ peak and near 6ft2 in regular shoes.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Mar/15
Jake: 1.84 m- 1.85 m says on 22/Mar/15
'Blow Out' is a brilliant film and one of Travolta's best, IMO.

It was his last decent performance for about a decade...
Jake: 1.84 m- 1.85 m said on 22/Mar/15
'Blow Out' is a brilliant film and one of Travolta's best, IMO.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Mar/15
I'd argue 189cm for Jackman in Swordfish
James B said on 17/Mar/15
He looked 5'11 range compared to Hugh Jackman in Swordfish
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Feb/15
"Peak height was 6ft 0½in (184cm)"

Don't rule out 6ft0¾ either. He was definitely clearing 6ft2 in Fever in those big disco shoes.
Dingus said on 26/Feb/15
Still looks around 6'00.00"
Judd said on 25/Feb/15
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 24/Feb/15
Rob who do you think would measure taller today Alec Baldwin or Travolta?
[Editor Rob: Travolta if he was measured...I believe he has lost a bit, and his posture has become more loose near 60]

i agree! My guesses are:

Travolta's peak height: 6'0.25" (or a very strong 6'0", like Alex)
Baldwin: 5'11.5"

while, today:

Travolta: 5'11.25"
Baldwin: 5'10.75-11"
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/Feb/15
Rob who do you think would measure taller today Alec Baldwin or Travolta?
[Editor Rob: Travolta if he was measured...I believe he has lost a bit, and his posture has become more loose near 60]
Bif said on 23/Feb/15
He looked exactly the same height next to Jimmy Kimmel tonight FWIW.
Judd said on 12/Feb/15
Rampage in the fever he wore a pair of boots as thick as The Lord of the rings book...he was probably 189-190 cms with shoes on
Judd said on 12/Feb/15
It's strange how a person can lose 1" at almost 60 yo.
However I have no doubt that he was 6'0.25" in 1977 while today he's in the 5'11-11.5" range!
Dmeyer said on 15/Jan/15
5'11.25 today 6'0.25 peak rob how Côme he droped near 1in évén if he was overweight at Times he was in décent shape also he didnt overdo things
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Jan/15
In the opening sequence he's the tallest person on the street
Arch Stanton said on 4/Jan/15
Well, I couldn't see it LOL!! Maybe he could look 6'1" in some scenes but I didn't think he looked over it!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 3/Jan/15
Arch, Fever was one movie where I actually believed that he was 6ft2. Of course we don't know how tall the rest of that cast were
Arch Stanton said on 1/Jan/15
A photo worth adding too, not from last 15 years though LOL!
Arch Stanton said on 1/Jan/15
Rob can you add the Look Who's Talking trilogy, Hairspray and Swordfish? Yeah LOL @ American Gangster.
Arch Stanton said on 1/Jan/15
The odd thing is that he's in massive disco heels in Saturday Night Fever yet still doesn't really look over 6 ft!!
Mike said on 24/Dec/14
Sorry Rob i meant American Bandstand lol.
[Editor Rob: this is Travolta we are talking about? Have you got a page mixed up as this is Travolta's page, bandstand???]
Mike said on 24/Dec/14
Rob can you add American Gangster and Old Dogs?
[Editor Rob: did he play an invisible man in American Gangster :)]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 15/Dec/14
He didn't look over 6ft in Swordfish but one could argue that Hugh Jackman looked 6ft2½
miko said on 29/Nov/14
He could look 6'1+ in the 80's with his slim build and big hair.
JFM Lowell said on 28/Nov/14
I met John Travolta at a gym back in the late 1990's in Boston. He was in town filming the movie "A Civil Action". I spoke with him for a few minutes- good guy. I'm 6'3" and he looked to be 6'1"...he's taller than you think....JFM Lowell
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 27/Oct/14
184-185cm in his 20s is possible.
Judd said on 18/Oct/14
i think 6'0.25" for peak height is fair, while today he does look in the 5'11-11.5" range.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Sep/14
Rob, you need to add Saturday Night Fever to the line above
Andrea said on 19/Sep/14
Rob, how much difference you see in this vid?
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It's from 2004, so he should have been "at his peak"...
Brett said on 11/Sep/14
Hi rob,

Long time :)

I met travolta a few months ago through a mutual friend... he actually not as tall as I thought he would be. I'm guessing if I'm 185-186cm, hes maybe 181ish...your current height could be plausible :)

Keep well!
[Editor Rob: Travolta was I think a comfortable six footer till last decade, which he's struggle and looks 5ft 11-11.5 range a lot of time.]
177cmGuy said on 19/Aug/14
Can't see Travolta less than 6'0 even today he still has a solid height
MarkyMark said on 24/Jun/14
I agree with Jake, Saturday Night Fever should be added in the description it's a classic movie !
Dmeyer said on 22/Jun/14
Travolta peak is 183cm or Max weak 184cm today somewere 5'11-11.5
mike said on 21/Jun/14
John Travolta's height is 6ft 0in (183 cm)
Peak height was 6ft 0.75in (185 cm)
at worst and best today is between 182-184 and at peak 184-186.
Dmeyer said on 21/Jun/14
I agree filmmaker peak 183/183.5 today 181cm 9 yrs ago he was Still near 183cm when i met him
mike said on 19/Jun/14
FilmMaker reply: nah don't think he's just 5ft 11.25. i agree with Rampage at worst 5ft 11.75 and at highest 6ft 0.5. today, so 6ft 0 on the nose today and maybe 6ft 0.5-.75 peak.
FilmMaker said on 18/Jun/14
to Dmeyer: I think when he was young he rarely went under 6' can choose if it's better 6' or 6'0.25.
Today he looks around 5'11-5'11.25.
mike said on 17/Jun/14
184-185 peak and maybe 186 out of bed.
Dmeyer said on 17/Jun/14
Looks a solid 2in under Tarantino today 6'0.25 peak 5'11-11,25 now thé Guy l'ost noticable
mike said on 9/Jun/14
i think 6ft 0.5 peak and 6ft flat today is better.
mike321 said on 9/Apr/14
Anything over 6 feet is laughable. Remember the elevator scene in pulp fiction where he is stood next to 6'2 samuel l jackson? He got dwarfed by a considerable amount. 180cm max.
James B said on 7/Apr/14
Shorter than Beckham rob?

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[Editor Rob: doesn't look shorter, could be very close to 5ft 11 though]
Holly said on 4/Apr/14
Met him in Brooklyn, 1976, when he was playing Manero in "Saturday Night Fever".
I spoke with him for few minutes. He was very slim and quite tall.
I had the impression he was as tall as me (6') maybe a little under but with the boots he gained almost 2".
Rey said on 22/Mar/14
Travolta was never 6'1". At his best, 6'.25" on his thin frame at the time made him look taller.
viktor said on 28/Feb/14
john travolta is 180 and i saw broken arrow with christian slater who is 173 or 174 cm
viktor said on 28/Feb/14
john travolta is 180 and i saw broken arrow with christian slater who is 173 or 174 cm
WhiteWolf809 1.85 6.1 said on 23/Feb/14
I think travolta was his peak height 6.0.25 because this is how he look on face off next to 6.0 183 nicolas cage
176,2Tunman said on 7/Feb/14
Possibly a little less than 1in difference between him and Uma in Pulp Fiction.Uma is around 5'11.25-11.5 so maybe a flat 6' at peak and 5'11.5 today would fit him better.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Jan/14
(-\-|-/-) Peak (-\-|-/-)

6ft1/185cm out of bed
6ft1/185cm early morning
6ft0.75/185cm morning
6ft0.75/185cm lunchtime
6ft0.5/184cm afternoon
6ft0.5/184cm evening
6ft0.25/184cm night
6ft0.25/184cm before bed

(-/-|-\-) Today (-/-|-\-)

6ft0.5/184cm out of bed
6ft0.5/184cm early morning
6ft0.25/184cm morning
6ft0.25/184cm lunchtime
6ft/183cm afternoon
6ft/183cm evening
5ft11.75/182cm night
5ft11.75/182cm before bed
kevin78 said on 13/Jan/14
at the madame tussauds wax museum in NYC he looked 6,2" to me, does anybody agree that they made the wax figure much taller? I'm a solid 5,11" and he looked almost 10 cm taller
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Jan/14
Rob, is a full 6ft0.5 peak possible?
[Editor Rob: not impossible, I mean a strong 6ft in 20-30's]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 11/Dec/13
Somewhere between 6ft and 6ft1 barefoot at peak is arguable for Travolta. But, in a pair of disco shoes you're looking at least 6ft2 if not 6ft3. That's where all of those garbage listings came from I'd say.
Rude said on 11/Nov/13
He still seems like a 6 footer to me almost as tall as Bradly Cooper less than an inch difference.He's one inch shorter than Benicio Del Toro.
Silent d said on 3/Nov/13
He can't be shorter than 180cm. 180cm seems about right.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Oct/13
He actually gave a 6ft3 impression in Saturday Night Fever and Staying Alive. He was wearing substantial heels and was cast opposite short actresses though.

Solid 6ft0.5/184cm peak and about 6ft flat now, maybe a fraction under at worst.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 22/Sep/13
He looked 6ft1-2 in Pulp Fiction during the diner scene
Rusty said on 18/Sep/13
Im watching pulp fiction right now and he seems to have over an inch on uma thurman
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 31/Aug/13
Travolta looked a solid 6"0.5", possibly a weak 6"1" in his youth like in Saturday Night Live, Grease, Welcome Back Kotter and Urban Cowboy. I'd be surprised if he's dropped a full inch.

"Peak height was 6ft 0.5in (184cm)"
"John Travolta's height is 6ft 0in (183cm)"

Maybe 5"11.75" but that's still pretty good for 59
Mr-KILLER-SHRIMP said on 30/Aug/13
In all honesty, I just can't see this guy over 5'10.5". Here he is with 5'9" listed Jonathan Rhys Meyers:
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Here is Travolta with 6'0.5" listed Bradley Cooper:
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Personally I don't buy Cooper at 6'0.5", and even if he is 6'0.5", that still makes Travolta 5'10.5" at the absolute MAX.
He was also shorter than 5'10.75" Nicolas Cage in Face/Off and shorter than the late 6' James Gandolfini (may he RIP).

John Travolta 5'10.5" (179cm) at the absolute MAX.
Balrog said on 24/Aug/13
Rob you think he lost 2cm when he's not even 60? Maybe he was 6'0" flat at peak.
[Editor Rob: I believe his 'little over' six foot claim, and now a little under, some guys will shift height by 50's]
Len said on 1/Aug/13
6'0" is what he looks. Am surprised he tries to claim 6'2" elsewhere.
Dmeyer said on 17/Jul/13
Met him 8 years ago he was aleast 5'11.5 maybe 6'0 probably l'ost height from 8 years ago , was similar to m'y height but i had cm more shoe
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Jul/13
5ft11 is rubbish for Travolta even today. That's Uma Thurman and Bruce Willis territory. He was taller than both of them back in 1994 and recently. He's 5ft11.75(182cm) at worst today.

Probably a solid 6ft0.5(184cm) as a young man. At that height you can get guessed at 6ft2.
GUK said on 29/Jun/13
Same Height as David Beckham possibly slightly shorter, so this listing seems about right
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Jun/13
I'm almost certain that a fan once asked him
how tall he was and he stated 6"2".
Brah said on 26/Jun/13
HLN is a liar. In the DiCaprio board, you said you met Travolta and he is 5'8". Now, you say here "your friend" met him.
HLN said on 5/Jun/13
PFFFT! My close friend does work on the homes for all the celebs, I'm not going to say what kind of work so theres no risk of harm coming to him because this is such a huge fib, the guy must sue everyone who tells the truth. My friend is solid 5'10'' and Travolta was shorter with lifts. I'm also a solid 5'10" and until now I thought I was stretching it saying 5'11'', turns out in hollywood height I'm 6'5''. thanks for the laugh.
teej said on 4/Jun/13
Legit 6ft in his early days, dont know about now
talker said on 20/May/13
i've stood next to John in the early 80's in NYC,i'm 6'1" and he was a little shorter than me,i'd say 6' back then.
lenad is sexy said on 11/Apr/13
I think this listing is pretty accurate
lenad is sexy said on 29/Mar/13
One thing he really doesnt look is the 6'2 he gets listed at
duhdocduh said on 15/Mar/13
i've hugged the guy. lovely dude but i once was 6'[ before gravity and 6 decades] and he was notably shorter.
not that there's anything wrong with that
Dmeyer said on 9/Feb/13
Almost 60 2cm loss is possible
Balrog said on 29/Jan/13
I agree with Dmeyer. Lately Travolta looks 5'11'' range. At peak I could buy 6 feet.
Sasha said on 26/Jan/13
In Pulp Fiction barefoot dance scene John looked 1.5"-2" inches taller than Uma Thurman, who is at least 5'11". So John could be estimated as 6'0.5"-6'1" that time.
matt789 said on 16/Jan/13
peak i wuld say was 6ft0.25 and nowadays more around 5ft11.5
Hew said on 28/Dec/12
Looks a slight bit under 6ft nowadays. Def 6'0.5/6'0.75 at peak.
dmeyer said on 19/Dec/12
i think there is more of a chance denzel is near 6 ft today like 5 ft 11.75 but john is no way over 5 ft 11.5
bodwaya said on 19/Dec/12
in get shorty he was only 3 inches shorter then delridey who is 6 foot 4 6 foot 1 sounds right plus he was 2 inches taller then 5 foot 11 willis.lastly only 1 inch shorter then 6 foot 2 willism hurt . 6 foot 1 on the dot
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Dec/12
Identical to Denzel Washington.
Both 6ft0.5(184cm) peak and 6ft flat today
DanMan said on 14/Dec/12
Actually, I mean Samuel L. Jackson. Sorry, what is wrong with me lmao.
DanMan said on 14/Dec/12
Wow, I meant to post that in Morgan Freeman's page.
DanMan said on 7/Dec/12
More like 6'1".

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fost said on 5/Dec/12
The owner of the shop I frequent here in FL, lives near him and has met he and his family numerous times. She said he is not nearly as tall as he appears on screen. Maybe he doesn't wear his lifts when he hangs out locally.
Dmeyer said on 25/Nov/12
Rob looking at him near jackman lately and 184-185 cooper 175 meyers hé dosnt look a mm taller than 5'11.5 today With a chance of 181cm at peak 183cm not 6'0.25 to me 1-2cm loss by near 60 is possible
[Editor Rob: I think peak he did have chance of little over 6 foot and maybe today he is just 5ft 11.5, although sometimes some men can muster an extra little bit when it comes to measuring]
Arch Stanton said on 11/Nov/12
Dmeyer says on 3/Sep/12
Some site say at his heaviest. 250-300 pounds i think more 240-245 and sometimes go down to 215

Agreed, you've got a good sense for heights and weights Dmeyer.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/Oct/12
I doubt he's under 6ft...even today.
Silent d said on 21/Oct/12
In pulp fiction which is an awesome movie 6cm shorter than samnuel l jackson and an inch and a bit taller than 180cm uma. 182cm now.
Dmeyer said on 21/Oct/12
I saw him enaught to say hé is under 6'1 and over 5'11 somwere 5'11.75-6'0.5 in 8 years ago
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Oct/12
Hes probably wears lifts, even if he does claim to be just a little over 6ft. Those pictures from the 70s, 80s and 90s would fool anyone oblivious to this site into thinking that Travolta was 6ft2. I believed it at first. I'd also never bat an eyelid when I heard Bruce Willis being described as 6ft1
The Exorcist said on 6/Oct/12
He looks tall, but not too tall. 6'0" seems about right for him.
Silent d said on 1/Oct/12
I watched domestic disturbance the other night and he looked 6 foot 1. In savages he looks about the 6 foot mark but i think 182cm is right on the money now. The actors in the savages are sorta tall except for salma hayek. Taylor kitsch and aaron johnson are 180cm, blake lively 173cm and benicio del toro about 189cm. I remembered he was taller than kitsch and johnson.
rkc_cat said on 24/Sep/12
Just saw him on TV at an award show, next to Benicio del Toro. He consistantly looked almost 3" shorter than him, so not much over 5'11" flat for Travolta nowadays. Definitely 180-181 cm in my opinion.
Dmeyer said on 3/Sep/12
Some site say at his heaviest. 250-300 pounds i think more 240-245 and sometimes go down to 215
Dmeyer said on 3/Sep/12
Sometimes hé seems 200-210 but has been 220 easy
Dmeyer said on 3/Sep/12
Dont look more than 5 in taller than 5'6 robin williiams hé CAN look 180-1cm alot lately
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Sep/12
I doubt he's less than 6ft even today. Has held is own with 6ft2 range guys in the past.
And yeah looked taller than an in-heels Lady Diana. Probably 6ft1+ in shoes.
Ben said on 1/Sep/12
John danced with 5'10'' Princess Di who worn with high heels yet john was still taller. John must've been 6 feet.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Aug/12
The dancing shoes he wore in Saturday Night Fever definitely
boosted him closer to 6ft3. Likewise in Grease and Urban Cowboy
he looked fairly tall. Could easily have been mistaken as 6ft2.

But obviously he's always been a little shy of 6ft1 mark. He is
looking a shorter nowadays I'll admit.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Aug/12
Didn't look a lot shorter than Gene Hackman
in Get Shorty. If Hackman was 188cm still in
1995 than Travolta looked 185-186cm.
bodwaya said on 7/Aug/12
in lonely hearts he had 1 inch or 6 foot James Gandolfini so hes gott be 6 foot
matt789 said on 23/Jul/12
in the movie wild hogs he looked barley taller then william h macy and he's 5 foot 9 is it possibly that he is only 5 foot 10.5? and how much do u think he weighs?
Connor said on 12/Jun/12
John to me could still look maybe 183cm he could possibly be 182.5cm flat without shoes on what do you think Rob?
[Editor Rob: today he could have dipped a fraction shy of 6ft. Maybe with poor stance/posture he sometimes can look a bit more shorter than he is though.]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 11/Jun/12
Looked 6ft1/6ft2 beside
Vince Vaughn in Domestic Disturbance (2001)

Good to be back!
Shaun said on 9/Jun/12
6'6" barefoot says on 8/Jun/12
I'm 17 and me and my father saw Travolta and his wife and dinner in L.A., very nice guy by the way. After dinner we took a picture and when I stood up he was surprised to see how tall I was compared to him. He said himself that he was 6'1" at age 17. I was substanitally taller than him by more than half a foot.

You claim to be the height of a lampost at a legit 6 ft 6 yet you were surprised to be much taller than him? LOL, at a barefoot 6 ft 6 you should expect to way taller than most men you ever meet.. Travolta looks a solid 6'.
6\'6\" barefoot said on 8/Jun/12
I'm 17 and me and my father saw Travolta and his wife and dinner in L.A., very nice guy by the way. After dinner we took a picture and when I stood up he was surprised to see how tall I was compared to him. He said himself that he was 6'1" at age 17. I was substanitally taller than him by more than half a foot.
Mike said on 28/Jan/12
Saw him walking in Clearwater on the causeway. He is definitely around 6" 2". He waved and smiled when he saw I recognized him. Helluva nice guy.
Dmeyer said on 25/Jan/12
At peak the Guy CAN look 183-4cm now looks 181-2cm
SIlent d said on 24/Jan/12
182cm. I can't see uma shorter than 180cm. 5 foot 10 is ridiculous. Like people claiming nicholas cage is 5 foot 10. Funny. Travolta owned robin williams in old dogs. There is more like 5 to 6 inches difference.
glenn said on 22/Sep/07
i think he was a hair over 6ft in his shrunk a bit.uses proper footwear to look taller.
Mike said on 21/Sep/07
Hey Glenn you've seen Travolta 5'11 to 6'1 in the past couple of months what would u guess his real/natural height is ??? 6 even the height you didnt see?? or possibly closer to 6'1 or 5'11
Anonymous said on 3/Sep/07
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I just finished to watch this video with travolta and toni tennille in 1976, and I found out that toni's just a little bit smaller than travolta... She's 5-foot-11... I give 6' or 6'1...
Mike said on 2/Sep/07
Its strange that Travolta looks small next to Glenn, however both men are kinda slouching, and Travolta can look close to forest whitaker whose 6'1 to 6'3..Im guessing (dont know how tall he is but hes over 6 looks like a big guy)Id say Travolta has got to be inbetween 5'11.5 and 6 ..just a guess
Mario said on 28/Aug/07
Makes sense being tall and wearing "big" lifts. ¿?¿?
glenn said on 28/Aug/07
thats what i thought too chris.i saw him appear close to that at the pulp fiction premiere.
chris said on 28/Aug/07
Was he not 6'2" in his prime back in the 70s?
dmeyer said on 27/Aug/07
in the pic he was 5'11 and now 6'1 so big lifts
glenn said on 26/Aug/07
dmeyer said on 26/Aug/07
hey glenn how tall was john 3 weeks ago
glenn said on 25/Aug/07
yeah mike,he was huge 3 weeks ago.these celebs are enigmas.
Mike said on 25/Aug/07
Interesting Glenn, so Travolta could still be 6 even since u've seen him at 5'11 and 6'1, in the past couple of months maybe next time u'll se him at 6 even or 5'10 or 6'
dmeyer said on 15/Aug/07
after looking at some pics he can look a bit over 6 ft in cowboy boots so could be 5'11.5 now and was 6 ft to 6 ft 0.25 in wath botters me is that he can looks similar height with liotta wearing 0.55 puma and john has 0.75 boots and for some reason you list liotta at 5'11.5 when he could be 6 ft
dmeyer said on 15/Aug/07
even thaugh travolta is a bit over weight sometimes he isnt that fat i met him he was slimer than me like 220 to 240 looked easy 6 ft or alidl over and now looks a weak 5'11 i dont think he lost 1.75 in at 52 rob said that 0.5 to 0.75 in by 50 is over average so average is more 0.25 to 0.5 in aproching mid 50s max 0.75 in
dmeyer said on 15/Aug/07
if he stand totaly straight it will make him 3 in over glenn so 5'10.75 maybe glenn has 0.25 in shoes adavantage so max 5'11 he was 6 ft 0.5 in 3 years ago when i met him so his shoes had a very small heel so even if he had lifts he was aleast 5'11.75 in 2004 for some reason in 2007 looks to strugle with 5'10.75
dmeyer said on 14/Aug/07
i agree 6'3 jk absolute max 5'11.25 glenn saw him struggle with 5'11 last time liotta is taller than him even thaugh he is shy of 6 ft gandolfini has 2 in on him 5'11 but did look a bit over 6 ft 10 years ago
6'3'' JK said on 14/Aug/07
I think he is 5'11.25'' aboslute maximum but not 6'0'' today
glenn said on 14/Aug/07
i agree viper.thats too low.
Viper said on 14/Aug/07
5-10 1/2 is too low for Travolta. Hes no shorter than 5-11. Could still be around 6-0.
dmeyer said on 12/Aug/07
travolta peak 6'0.25 in now 5'10.5 in now
Anonymous said on 9/Aug/07
looks absolute max 5'10.75 in wild hogs the same as alen and john has cowboy boots i doubt he is shorter than 180 181 maybe posture glenn did say last times he was struglling with 5'11 like 5'10.5 but did look 6 ft to 6 ft 0.5 in in sandals near jackson 13 years ago he might have lost 2 cm since he is overweight and small bones so he was never over 6 ft probably weared lifts to apear 6'1 to 6'2
glenn said on 7/Aug/07
ive seen travolta look between 5-11 and 6-2.
Bad Attitude said on 6/Aug/07
Internet Movie DataBase give him a six-two height...
thekiddd said on 3/Aug/07
Does anyone have a youtube link for the episode number where he quotes his height?

[Editor Rob: here is cnn transcript]
James said on 2/Aug/07
Glenn, I remeber the scenes in Pulp Fiction when he was dancing next to Uma Thurman they both looked very even in height. Travolta may have had a slight advantage but barely noticible.
JanJ said on 1/Aug/07
In pulp fiction he was like 6'1 compared to 6'2.5 jackson
dmeyer said on 31/Jul/07
i agree glenn he gave me a over 6 foot apearance when i met him 3 years ago
Glenn said on 30/Jul/07
For sure dmeyer.he was 6-2 at the Pulp Fiction premiere here in 1994.
dmeyer said on 30/Jul/07
if you saw him 6'1 it means is back with lifts
Glenn said on 30/Jul/07
Saw Travolta again last week.and might be again alot since he is filming here.he was back to the 6-1 I used to see him at years ago.
steph said on 29/Jul/07
christopher walken is listed as 6 foot and on hairspray john travolta is wearing heals and they're about the same height..
LittleBadass said on 27/Jun/07
dmeyer said on 26/Jun/07
he did look a hair over over 6 ft 3 years ago and he had 1 in shoes that seemed low cut but he realy dosnt even look 5'11.5 with glenn
LittleBadass said on 26/Jun/07
dmeyer said on 25/Jun/07
i agree glenn barely 5'11 for him or 5'10.75 in that photo
dmeyer said on 25/Jun/07
i was 240 pounds 108 kilos with stiller nowi am 280 pounds i was 287 i wish i could go back to 240 pounds my goal is 220
Anonymous said on 18/Jun/07
Have seen him with Robert Duvall,who most say is no more than 5'7 barefoot. Travolta was barely taller than him. I would say he is 5'10 barefoot now, maybe a bit taller when he was younger (5'10.5 - 5'11)
Mike said on 9/Jun/07
D-Meyer that's you next to Ben Stiller?? if Stiller's about 5'7 you look alil over 5'11. Dude you can't be 240 unless u have very big legs or lift weights alot (well at least you dont look it) Travolta looks around 200-250 depending on the time of yr/movie he's Basic Travolta looked in great shape....In Wild Hogs and some other movies Travolta looks at least 230
Alex said on 8/Jun/07
At the movie awards this year he looked around 6'0 actually.
Gramps said on 6/Jun/07
dmeyer; there is no way you are 240 pounds at 5'11" in this photo:
Click Here
...not unless you look like Conan the Barbarian under that shirt!
dmeyer said on 5/Jun/07
so basicaly average men at 70 loose 1.2 in and women 2 in so some men loose only 0.5 in and some men 2.5 in i have a friens who looks 5'10 and claims 5'10 and he is 84 years old so eiter lost nothing or was 5'11.5 to 6 ft
dmeyer said on 5/Jun/07
183.5 to 184 cm peak 180.3 to 181 now
dmeyer said on 5/Jun/07
he is more 220 230 look at my pics at ben stiller i am 240 and i seem slimer
Gramps said on 5/Jun/07
I'm about the same height as Travolta. From his photos, he looks like he fluctuates around 190-210 pounds.
dmeyer said on 4/Jun/07
rob john looks under 6 ft now even in cowboy boots he look under 6 ft at wild hogs premiere so 5'11 to 5'11.25 he eiter lost 1 full in or 1.25 in and was 6'0.25 to 6'0.5 at peak or lost 0.5 in and was 5'11.75 he looks 180 alot lately
dmeyer said on 3/Jun/07
i think weight makes you shrink when you are like john goodman like 300+ travolta AINT THAT FAT
dmeyer said on 3/Jun/07
is 180 possible for john he looks it in many pics in 2007 but in 90s looks 184 185 cm alot taller than hanks by 1 in
dmeyer said on 3/Jun/07
is 180 possible for john he looks it in many pics in 2007 but in 90s looks 184 185 cm alot taller than hanks
dmeyer said on 3/Jun/07
i agree with glenn we can't put evrything on lifts in pics he looks no more than 5'11 lately and was 6 ft he might have lost a full inch its possible if you look at basic he looks barely 1.5 in taller than connie and he had aleast 0.25 in shoes advantage so 1 to 1.25 taller and she is 5'10 so was already only 5'11.5 in person seemed 6 ft to 6 ft0.5 in in small heels like 2 cm
dmeyer said on 3/Jun/07
ROB EVEN THAT IN PERSON HE LOOKS 6 FT STRONG 3 years ago now he looks mear glenn and gandolfini no more than 5'11 possibly 5'11.5
dmeyer said on 1/Jun/07
he is realy headint to the 5'11 mark today he looks shorter than gandolfini by aleast 1 in
gabriel said on 27/May/07
i dont know guys he was shorter than uma thurmen in Be Cool i dont think she wasnt wearing high heels, He looks barely 2 inches taller than glen. Hes not leaning all that much he probably wore lifts. next to thomas jane they look about the same height exactly and thomas jane is around 5 10ish He looks tall in Wild hogs compared to william h macy, Martin, and tim allan, but he looks shorter than 5;11* Ray Ilotta
Anonymous said on 24/May/07
in his youth he was without doubt inthe 185cm range, look pulp fiction he's taller than 183 uma, and 1 inch less than 188/189 samuel l.jackson. And same height of tarantino. He's not 5'11 even today imho.
Gramps said on 23/May/07
glenn says on 23/May/07
do you think health played a factor with you gramps?
Nah...nothing special, plus I've had a bad lower back since I was about 20.
17,181* said on 23/May/07
wow.He really seems 5'11 here.
glenn said on 23/May/07
do you think health played a factor with you gramps?
Gramps said on 22/May/07
[Editor Rob: you've beaten the average with just 1/4 inch, I'd be happy with that at 60, I think you once posted a pic of yourself with your daughter on here?] I think you're right, Rob. Maybe a year ago, or so.

glenn says on 22/May/07
your lucky gramps you didnt lose height.why do you think that is?
I dunno, Glenn, just genes I suppose.
Alex said on 22/May/07
At 52 he could have easily lost 1 inch.
glenn said on 22/May/07
your lucky gramps you didnt lose height.why do you think that is?
dmeyer said on 22/May/07
i agree at 60 to loose only 0.25 in is pretty good most people will loose 0.75 to 1 in
Frank said on 22/May/07
Glenn say if you met me 3 tomes and 2 of those times i was wearing lifts in my shoes and the third time you met me i did not wear lifts I wou;ld appear shorter right....My point is Maybe Travolta did not lose height ??? Travolta was heavy a couple of years ago but he was never Obese where the weight made him lose height and he not an Old MAN...I dont know if he did or didnt lose height but there is a good chance he wore lifts also
TheJerk said on 22/May/07
Yes he did. I remember the picture. Like a year and a half ago.
Gramps said on 22/May/07
Glenn: I'm six feet and living in San Diego. Saw one of our high school basketball players at the 10-year reunion (had known him since elementary school). He was a solid 6'2" at school but barely six even at the reunion. Go figure! Saw a similar dude at my 40th reunion a couple years ago - - from 6'2" to 5'11".

[Editor Rob: you've beaten the average with just 1/4 inch, I'd be happy with that at 60, I think you once posted a pic of yourself with your daughter on here?]
glenn said on 22/May/07
gramps-my father(5-8) was 78 when he passed.never really lost height.another 25 year old friend of mine appears 5-9 to me and others around him,and is really 5-11.hence my stallone friends weight makes him that way.he then will stretch out like dmx and proove me wrong.plenty of chameleons of height tall are you gramps? what part of the country are you from?
Robert said on 22/May/07
Nobody looses height unless he or she is old.
That is all a tall tale.
Diogeneze said on 22/May/07
seemed like he wore boots alot in the 70s, adding to the ellusion of heighth.
Gramps said on 21/May/07
Glenn: hey dawg! At 60 (later this year) and 230 pounds, I've only shrunk 0.25" from my early twenties. Depends on the person, and other factors, like injuries.
glenn said on 21/May/07
how is that nice? pulp fiction is 1994.the man lost with 5-10.5,42 year old friend looks 5-9 happens.its not always age.its weight too.
dmeyer said on 21/May/07
nice gramps he looks aneasy 6'1.5 in that pics i think he is steel 6
dmeyer said on 21/May/07
if totaly straight she is 2 in taller that wath they were when i met them on be cool he looked 6'0.5 and she looked 6'2.5 in 4 in heels
dmeyer said on 21/May/07
i agree with frank he did look oftenly 6'1 in the 90s probably wear small lifts like 2.6 in elevators he did look about 183 to 184 cm when i met him probably 5'11.75 today
Frank said on 21/May/07
Travolta is not that Old to lose height he wore Lifts most of the times to look over 6ft....He is leaning in the picture so he could be close to 6ft
5'11.5 guy said on 21/May/07
To be fair Travolta looks like he's leaning in a little here. I'd say he' still around 6'.
Red said on 21/May/07
No way he´s 6´0" in that pic with glenn. I´m 6´0.5" and my wife is 5´8" and she´s under my eyelevel, so if glenn is 5´8" Travolta is under 5´11".
Gramps said on 21/May/07
Travolta in dress shoes with the 5'11.5" Uma Thurman wearing heels:
Click Here
Gramps said on 21/May/07
Dunno about him being under six feet, but here is a photo taken last month with the 6'2" Forrest Whitaker, and Travolta looks taller. Shoes look normal, too.
Click Here
dmeyer said on 21/May/07
at 52 even he has extra weight he does exercise he shouldnt have lost more than 0.5 in so
dmeyer said on 21/May/07
i agree glenn one of the nicest even also he did seem 6'0.5 in near uma thurman when i met or 6'0.25
dmeyer said on 21/May/07
looks no more than 5'11 in that pic probably 5'11.25 and was 6'0.25 he looked 6 ft easy 3 years ago when i met him eiter small lifts or lost some height
dmeyer said on 21/May/07
looks no more than 5'11 in that pic probably 5'11.25 and was 6'0.25
Danius said on 20/May/07
wth is going on. i thought travolta was 6'2? this guy barely looks 5'11
Viper said on 20/May/07
I dont think Travolta has lost any height. I beleive he wears lifts sometimes.
Anonymous said on 20/May/07
travolta barely looks 5'10 if he is in fact 5'10 more like 5'9 if glenn is a legit 5'8, i guess at 17 years old, im 3 inches taller than travolta
Anonymous said on 20/May/07
Was he talking about Uma Thurman in the Pulp Fiction comment?
glenn said on 20/May/07
he did lose height.
Frank said on 20/May/07
Alex he 52 years old and I dont believe he lost any height he just wore normal shoes like Robert said.....Also John did something with his hair because i seen a picture of him in People Magazine and he looked like he was Balding pretty bad and now you see him and his hair looks fuller
MHouillon said on 20/May/07
Nonsense! 5'10 for Travolta ?

184cm-185cm (6'1-6'0.5) was heyday height, 183cm (6ft) is actual height.
Anonymous said on 19/May/07
Well, we can all agree that he isnt 6 ft anymore.
Robert said on 19/May/07
This time he was wearing regular shoes.
Alex said on 19/May/07
Glenn, I agree. The man has lost height over the many years.
glenn said on 19/May/07
i was expecting this 6ft guy.he was barely 5-11.i saw many times at 6ft,6-1.years ago.
the shredder said on 19/May/07
This photo and the Macy photo puts Tim allen at about 5'9.5 and Martin Lawrence at 5'6 , 5'7 !
Alex said on 19/May/07
No way 5'11-6'0 with Glenn. Looks 5'10. He use to look 6'0. He could have lost 2 inches.
Red said on 19/May/07
He looks 5´10" with Glenn.
Diogeneze said on 19/May/07
interesting, always thought this dude was taller - facts seem to prove otherwise tho...
Melvin said on 18/May/07
He is 5'11. Met him.
anthonry said on 18/May/07
maybe it's because i have hair, or just dont know about height, but that looks like the difference between me (5'10) and some1 5'8... regardless though, big props to glenn for getting all these types of pics (i seen him looking like a pimp with beyonce, damn)
James said on 18/May/07
you mean 5ft11
Frank said on 18/May/07
John probably wore Big heels to look 6ft 2 and he probably is about 5ft 11 to 6ft barefoot...I dont believe he shrunk
Felix said on 18/May/07
And you say Sly is 5'9-5'10? Jesus :P He ain't!
TheJerk said on 18/May/07
I always thought he was honest about the figure. Weird.
Anonymous said on 18/May/07
5'11 barefoot max. Does look quite short next to Glenn! when he said six, a little over six, that was not his barefoot height. with dress shoes about 6' peak. Did only look a max 5'11 on the Johnathan Ross show a few weeks ago. Was also wearing cowboy boots on the show to give him a height boost!
Jordan said on 18/May/07
John is lookin short here. I see that he is leaning so maybe 6'0. The reson why I say he is short b/c I alwats thought he was 6'2. Guess Not.
Lynn said on 18/May/07
I am not surprised.

Some times ago he came here in italy in a show with the great showman Rosario Fiorello. They were same height, no more then 5"11 barefeet.
Pete said on 18/May/07
in that one movie BE COOL he appears a lil bit taller than uma. dont know wjat they were weraing tho'. has anyone checked them out on this movie?
Drew said on 18/May/07
He really looked only 5'11"? Lost more than an inch? Man I better start exercising..
glenn said on 18/May/07
i was shocked to see him at 5-11.i remember him looking 6-2 at the premiere to pulp fiction next to uma.i was there.perhaps the nicest celebrity ever.
the shredder said on 18/May/07
Wow , he hardly looks 6 foot at all ! ... Maybe never was past that mark ? ... Although I was about 100 feet away from him on the set of " A Love Song For Bobby Long ! ... He was in the street and even that far away he looked like he had a body that would be well over 6 feet tall !
Irshgrl500 said on 18/May/07
I have heard Travolta is about 5'11". He looks about 5'11" in this photo with Glenn.
Gonzalo said on 26/Apr/07
He looked shorter than William Hurt and Gene Hackman who must be around 6`2. So travolta must be around 6`1
will said on 16/Apr/07
travolta is small 5'11 at best ,6'2 my backside no way unless he was then shrunk,
Height Tracker said on 13/Apr/07
I don't think Travolta looked 6 ft in Wild Hogs. He seemed shorter than Ray Liotta in a lot of scenes.
Mike said on 13/Apr/07
So Glenn you've seen Travolta 5'11 to 6'2 wow!!!!!! didnt think he varied that much, thats good he's one of the nicer celebs around but just for fun Glenn how does his hair look in Does it look like a weave/hairpiece or normal if you saw it...its the most sought out hair in hollywood
glenn said on 5/Apr/07
i saw him look 6-2 at the premier for pulp fiction next to uma thurman.
Brad said on 5/Apr/07
I talked to some Native Americans on a reservation north of Albuquerque (always get gas on the San Felipe reservation, cheaper) where they filmed his latest and they said he was 6' 1" in boots and wore a hairpiece. Maybe he's lost some height cause I met him when he showed up at a Star Trek convention to hype that scientology sci-fi bomb some years ago and he was 6' 1".
glenn said on 4/Apr/07
bumped into travolta.havnt seen him in 6 years.last month he was followed by at least 20 dealers and morons.didnt see him.he hid at one point,and he is the nicest.i always use to see him in crowds,could never get him.well,had him all to myself and he was a shocking 5-11!!! he lost some height.geez.i dont wild hogs he looked 6ft at least.
Vegas said on 3/Apr/07
travolta and ross from friday night Click Here As well as the 1-1.5" height difference between the two, Travolta looks to have cowboys type heeled boots on.
Viper said on 3/Apr/07
Marcus Allen looks 6-4 sometimes in pictures.
the shredder said on 3/Apr/07
If Marcus Allen is taller then 6'2 ? ... Then is Alfonso still 5'6 Rob ???

[Editor Rob: one nfl height that probably is rounded down a little, he could be good postured 189cm guy, or even a brandon routh type fellow, who seems to look bigger the more pics you see of them...]
GPM said on 3/Apr/07
My friend is 6'1", and met Travolta at a party in L.A. He says that Travolta is nowhere near 6', closer to 5'10".

[Editor Rob: likely he could have lost 1cm, at peak weak 184 as he claims, now struggling to hit 6ft, but 5ft 10? Actually, see wireimage, there are photos of him with Marcus Allen...but then there's photos of marcus allen looking taller than the 6ft 2 nfl player glenn met, shannon sharpe, See bottom left image]
TJ said on 1/Apr/07
There could have been as little as one inch between Ross and Travolta - it was hard to judge - but Ross was definitely taller and Travolta was wearing large heeled boots. Ross always says he is 6'1.5 and I believe that.
PC said on 1/Apr/07
Mr D, I got the privilege of watching Jonathan Ross twice (again last night) and when Ricky Gervais and John Travolta were dancing, Ross came in, got spun around on the floor, and when he stood up he looked at least 2 inches taller than Travolta who himself was wearing big boots. Perhaps he's more 5'11" these days, although he looked a legit 6 footer until Ross came into picture. Gareth Gates btw looked very close to Ross, 6'1" is not far off the mark.
Vegas said on 1/Apr/07
Ross was at least an inch taller than Travolta on Friday night, it could have been 1.5" in fact. And as Mr D says Travolta was wearing very big boots, imo Travolta is under 6'0. 5'11.75" seems right.
Viper said on 31/Mar/07
Ross is probably 6-0.
apper said on 31/Mar/07
On Friday night with Jonathan Ross, Travolta was exactly the same as Ross who is 6"1.5, and he was wearing flat shoes. I dont know what to make of it.
Mr D said on 30/Mar/07
Also on Jonathon Ross tonight was Gareth Gates - listed on IMBD at 6ft 1ns - who was clearly considerably shorter than both Ross & Travolta....
AA said on 23/Mar/07
That's quite curious: if somebody is 6'0", can easily pretend to be 6'1". It's almost unperceptive. But if you are 5'10", you can't pretend to be 5'11", 'cause people can see the difference! In Hollywood, you have to "cut" 1-2 inches to find the exact height of someone...

And another thing: can somebody PLEASE explain to me why all the 6'0" actors ALWAYS "grow" to 6'2" in height listings??

[Editor Rob: in 1976 he's described in one paper, "Travolta, a native of New Jersey, is 6 feet tall", I think he's always been at peak what he says, a strong 6 footer, nowadays he might have lost 1/2cm, or just his posture is a bit poorer]
glenn said on 18/Mar/07
he can also look as small as 6ft.
dmeyer said on 18/Mar/07
i believe you glenn i have seen him look 6'1
dmeyer said on 18/Mar/07
it is true on be cool he was near 6'1 when i saw him he could be as short as 6 ft ot weak 184 but he can easily look 6'1 in the 90s movies he has done if he claims 6 or a lidl over that means 184 he might have slip 1 in lifts in some movie to look a hair over 6'1
Anonymous said on 17/Mar/07
I saw "Wild Hogs" today, and Travolta look 6' tops. As a matter of act, 5'11.5 Liotta looked a little taller than him, though he wore boots trhoughout the movie.
glenn said on 17/Mar/07
i have seen him look 6-2.

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