Lenny Kravitz's Height
5ft 8.5in (174 cm)
American Singer and actor from The Hunger Games and The Butler.
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anonymous said on 13/Jul/16
He is barely 5,6 ! he one time passed next to me, he was waring high shoes and i was on flat shoes ( i am 5.6) and he was almost as tall as i am ! 5. 8 ha ha ha !
Mark said on 26/May/16
Saw him at Matsuhisa in Beverly Hills a few years ago.. 5 foot 7 tops.. Also highly intoxicated. Lol
Mystry solved said on 3/Apr/16
This guy cannot be 5' 8.5'', he looks hardly anything above 5' 6.5''-5' 7'' and on top of that he is always in shoes with big heals.
Peter175 said on 31/Mar/16
Google "Lenny Kravitz and justin bieber palladium 2016" and look at the first image. If he is really 5'8.5, bieber is minimum 5'7.5 because he isn't even a whole inch taller than justin and looks to have a slight shoeware advantage.
Either downgrade him to 5'8" or upgrade justin to a full 5'7.5. I would think the latter since Lenny generally looks above 5'8 consistently, and justin almost always looks to be taller than 5'7.25
said on 13/Feb/16
Ain't no way. With 5'7"(ish) Justin Bieber:
We can assume Lenny's in boots with the kind of outfit he has on and since he's almost always in heeled boots. Even the most generous listing, this 5'8.5" is not possible.
said on 29/Dec/15
With a 5'11" tops Kaseem Reed (Swizz Beatz) with a footwear advantage no less:
Your've also got to take off the hair, but it would seem that this listing is probably still too tall.
said on 26/Dec/15
He's listed 5ft 7 (170cm) on Google and IMDB, I find it interesting he's listed more here. Why is he listed 1.5 inches more here, Rob?
Editor Rob: I think it's impossible he's that short. He's taller than jennifer lawrence easily...
fuzzblaster77 said on 5/Aug/15
He is 5'6". It is shocking as they make him look 5'11" in videos.
fuzzblaster77 said on 24/Mar/15
He looks 5'7" in person.
Arch Stanton said on 4/Dec/14
How can he be 5'8.5 and Jeffrey Wright 5'9.5 when he's shorter even in those heels?!
said on 4/Dec/14
Rob check out his heels here!! Click Here
Kendall said on 27/May/14
5'6 guy, dwarfed by Cuba Gooding Jr in the Butler
said on 1/May/14
Rob can you can actor too and mention Precious, The Hunger Games and The Butler. The .5 is questionable. Does he really give the illusion of 5'10" Rob at least without the hair Rob? He looks short range in The Butler too me. 5'8" flat I think would be nearer.
[Editor Rob: I think 174 range is what he looks, he can look taller with bigger boots he wears at times.
Damon said on 18/Apr/14
i think his hair gives him a bit of an edge, but i would say no lower than 5'7 and no higher than 5'8
Powerpete said on 28/Feb/14
Hmm it says 5"7 on i m d b
truth said on 22/Jan/14
After watching Hunger Games it made me severly doubt this listing IMO.
said on 11/Dec/13
Hey, taking into account any footwear difference (pictured in second photo), what's the difference here with Hutcherson?
With Bill Clinton, who is only topping out at 6'0", these days, bent in the first pic and standing straighter in the second:
I'm really starting to see a flat 5'8".
Edlt2882 said on 9/Dec/13
Just saw Hunger Games Catching Fire last night and saw a full body shot Jennifer Lawrence and Lenny Kravitz facing each other. Jennifer Lawrence is 5'7", but maybe closer to 5'8" give the soles of her footwear, while Kravitz was clearly wearing 2"+ boots. This made me think he was 5'6".
PJ said on 7/Dec/13
I've seen him in person three times, 5'7 tops.
lwntgngr said on 26/Aug/13
174cm looks right. He looked 2-3 cm longer than Lawrence in Hunger Games
Myles said on 26/Apr/13
Al Jourgensen saw him without his heels once and said he was not more than 5"2
kEBO said on 22/Nov/12
I met lenny back in the '90s, and last saw him backstage in San Diego 10 years ago. I am 5ft 8 and a half. The guy is the sam size in Converse as my then girlfriend. She was 5ft 6 and a quarter. He is a short guy, but if you think about certan sneakers and tennis shoes ad 1 1/2 to 2 inches to your hight, and boots and dress shoes and a good 3 to 4 1/2 inches. Yes, Lenny is short.
Editor Rob said on 1/Oct/12
There's a brief moment in Hunger Games where a full body shot of kravitz and jennifer lawrence shows Lenny as a bit taller, which he looked in the couple of other shots they were together.
the air up here is better said on 10/Sep/12
No way is he taller than 5"7, I guess 5"6. I met him after a concert and All I could talk about after was how tiny he was. Its not just his height, he has a very small frame. He wears boots often that have visible heels and I am sure hidden lifts as well. Which may be why he looks taller in photos . His build is very similar to that of Prince.
similar to to Prince's.
Hob said on 28/Jul/12
lenny is nothin over 5'7 barefoot.
runt said on 22/Jan/12
I always thought he was supposed to be 5-11. Funny that he's the same height as Sly Stallone but more people think he's 5-10 or 5-11 than Sly. Poor Sly. LOL, Maybe Sly could learn a thing or two from Lenny, who does more conservative heightening!
Cranberries said on 27/Dec/11
More like 5'7"... That's what the 'db lists him as.
josh said on 5/Dec/11
Pivens is about 5'8/9ish...id say this height is right
said on 1/Oct/11
lenny looks strong 5'7 next to 5'8 usher
Nowadays lenny doesn´t use so much shoes with lifts
bandet said on 13/Sep/11
pasthiminstreet, you are like most other people when they 'see' a celeb in real life. they invariably always think they are smaller than they are. what you saw with your eyes was not fact but a delusion with pre-thought.
edward said on 10/Aug/11
rob .... do you honestly think that this guy is 5ft8.5in? .. he never looks taller than 5ft7... especially in entourage next to Jeremy Piven.
pastHiminStreet said on 30/Jul/11
I passed him in a Manchester street, way back in the 90s. Im 5,8" so i would guess about his height to be 5,6". I think his publicist has been filling up blogs with 5,8" / 5,10" cause the guy defiantly wears lifts & has an issue with his height.
chilean said on 21/Jul/11
hey rob are u sure ? he looks really short sometimes
said on 2/Jun/11
I am sure Lenny wear boots to hide internal heels, watch this vid where he can't walk properly Click Here
me said on 27/May/11
can we please get zoe kravitz on the site? please please please!
Viper said on 25/Feb/11
If hes shorter than Piven, then hes 5-6. Piven is barely 5-7.
said on 25/Feb/11
Based on Entourage he is 5ft7-5ft8.
Here he looks shorter than Jeremey Piven Click Here
Again shorter than Jeremy Piven Click Here
Same height or marginally taller than Jeremy Click Here
MMM said on 7/Feb/11
I think he is 5'6
Cosmo said on 18/Jan/11
No, Lenny is no way below 5'8".
said on 13/Jan/11
He looks to be about the same height as 171 cm( or 5'7.5-5'8 ) Michael Jackson :
I think he's probably a just little bit shorter than MJ though. Like 168-170 cm. But they are defnitely in the same height range. MJ,Quincy Jones,Lenny Kravitz and George Lucas.
PJ said on 16/Nov/10
Erik is correct. I've seen Lenny a number of times in SoHo, and often wearing converse. He's 5'8 tops in shoes!
Ricardo said on 23/Sep/07
I'm 5-7 (170 cm), took a photo and talked a little bit with him on the backstage of a concert he gave in Chile. He was in sandals, I was with regular shoes. He's at most 5-8.5 (174 cm)
glenn said on 21/Sep/07
i agree miles.lenny is in the club of height chameleons.along with buddy jagger.
miles smiles said on 20/Sep/07
I'm thinking that Kravitz is another height Zelig, though not in the heavyweight category like Pitt and Jagger and DMX. I've only seen him in concert, but friends of mine have reported sightings that range between 5-7 and 5-11. I'm sure they didn't take into account footwear and the slope of the sidewalk, etc. Of course, these sighting were mostly by women (and no offense, but women usually aren't the greatest at gaging height.) I said "usually," so nobody jumps on that quote, and of course there are exceptions, etc...
glenn said on 28/Aug/07
i regret never seeing him live.but id rather have the photo with him.same goes for any legend.
miles smiles said on 27/Aug/07
Yeah, Arthur was as moody and complicated and tortured as they come. On a good night, he was undoubtedly the most powerful stage presence I've ever witnessed. I regret never getting a photo with him. Mad props, glenn.
glenn said on 26/Aug/07
arthur was great to me.heard he changes his attitude quickly though.
Daniel said on 25/Aug/07
Ok, Glenn. Can you tell us about his health too? I think he's not been a very healthy man, unfortunately. Too bad! Great musician and I bet a very cool fellow, isn't he?
said on 25/Aug/07
A question for Editor Rob (or Glenn): Why do some names disappear from this site, like Ben Harper and the late, great Arthur Lee?
[Editor Rob: I ran a "cull" recently of the bottom 150 visited pages, something I done last year to replace with more well known names. The cull includes an exclusion clause whereby the page id is not reassigned if there is a photo associated with the id.
unfortunately, I hadn't changed the photo field in a lot of pages yet, so the 150 deletions included about 40 pages that had photos associated. I've no idea when or if I'll have time to fix it.]
miles smiles said on 25/Aug/07
I posted on the Mick Jagger forum that there are vids of Jagger and Kravitz standing next to each other looking the same height. Not sure about their footwear, though. I think it was a super-casual setting, so I don't think Lenny was wearing his heels. Of course, Jagger's true height still seems a bit of a mystery.
glenn said on 25/Aug/07
johnny winter hunches over big time.in his prime and youth who knows? 6ft? i thought he was closer to my height with the slouch.ill ask him next month.i have a photo lost somewhere.
Anonymous said on 24/Aug/07
thank you, Glenn. We'll be waiting! And please don't forget about Johnny Winter. I hope we have him posted before this year comes to an end.
glenn said on 24/Aug/07
my first photo with this guy was 1990.2nd in 1996.both lost.3rd in 2006,but he was sitting in car.then this year i obtained one where he looks 5-11 in his big dress boots.ill post soon.
Daniel said on 23/Aug/07
Glenn, can we have any photograph?
MD said on 22/Jul/07
This may have to keep getting posted, but for adult males (both black and white) between the ages of 20 and 39, the average height is exactly 5'10". 5'9" is the average height taking into account all adults (including elderly) and all ethnicities.
glenn said on 22/Jul/07
exactly viper.30,40 years ago or more it was 5-8 i believe.
Viper said on 21/Jul/07
The official stats disagree with you. Average height in America is 5-9.
MHouillon said on 20/Jul/07
That's not true, the average height for males is not 5'9, it's 5'10 (178cm).
Pete said on 17/Jun/07
he wears big boots and also "chucks" so he seems he doesnt care about his height much.
Jon Doe said on 16/Jun/07
Ever since people found out the average height for males is 5'9 everybody thinks anything under that is really short.
PJ said on 1/Jun/07
He's 5'7 ... looks 5'8 with the fro. See my comments 6/3/06.
Viper said on 12/May/07
He does look 5-7, though Glenn says 5-9.
Nolifts81 said on 10/May/07
This man is short. He is 5'7" max. Is clear that he wears big lifts for to appear near 5'11"
UNK said on 10/May/07
The king of heels!
glenn said on 10/May/07
got a recent pic with him.my 4th in 17 years.he looks 5-11 or more.but,he had tricky dress shoes with heels.
Canuk said on 10/May/07
Dude, he is a short man... he is NOT 5.9!!! He's like James Brown! 5.5 at most!!!!
G-unit said on 5/May/07
This guy is weird, sometimes he looks like a tiny little guy and sometimes he looks really tall
glenn said on 22/Mar/07
he is 5-9.i talked to him once while he was in sandals.
jimmy said on 21/Mar/07
lol i've seen him described in one newspaper at 6ft2 before, the power of celebrity is amazing. I'm pretty suprised to see his nearly 6 inches smaller than that.
said on 9/Mar/07
He is no taller than 5'8" Kanye West, Click Here
UNK said on 22/Dec/06
Yeah, I've been pushing for 5'7.5"-5'8" for a while now. Years ago articles/sightings described in the 5'7" range. He never looks taller than that to me. You have to look thru his costumes which make him look taller.
Glad to see you bringing him under 5'9", Rob.
PJ said on 3/Jun/06
I am 5'9 barefoot, I stood right next to him ... I was wearing Nikes and he was wearing sandals with about an inch platform ... I'm at least an inch taller. He is 5'8 at the very most.
OnCapeCod said on 2/Jun/06
I go with 5'8" he is VERY thin and must only scrape a buck forty five in weight his hair definitely increases his PERCEIVED height though.
MD said on 1/Jun/06
I agree. Even in his heals he seems to only scrape average height.
UNK said on 31/May/06
Still not convinced on this... he wears high heels every where and still doesn't appear that tall.
Glenn said on 29/May/06
I see him every week.looking between 5-10 and 6ft.caught him in sandles 10 years ago.he is 5-9.
PJ said on 26/May/06
I stood right next to Lenny in NYC yesterday, he is 5'8 tops (perhaps 5'7 because of the afro).
Jonny grow lately said on 2/Mar/06
man im shocked i heard he was like 6ft 2 damn the tabloid press lies damn lies i tell you!
cendrin rovini said on 14/Feb/06
...maybe glenn can meet lenny one day, I don't think lenny kravitz is taller than 5"5', sorry...
Dominic said on 15/Dec/05
I heard an intervie in radio, and he personaly said iam 5'7'' tall.
I HATE that all short male promis make themself bigger as they are.
UNK said on 7/Dec/05
Actually, Mick looks quite taller than Lenny in the pic Lmeister posted. If Mick is 5'10", you have to get Lenny down to 5'8". My guess is 5'7.5", but untill we get total proof, I would say 5'8" or at at least 5'8.5"... the guy's is not 5'9".
MD said on 30/Oct/05
Lenny is under 5'9" (and that is obvious with his footwear), but I doubt any shorter than 5'7". I too think 5'8" would be a good compromise. He is an obviously under average guy.
Lmeister said on 30/Oct/05
Finally U are downgrading him. Getting closer to his real height = ) Personally I think he can be anywhere from 5'7'' to 5'9''...maybe 5'8'' would be a good compromise...
CelebHeights Editor said on 22/Oct/05
I glimpsed a picture of this guy beside a fan when he was wearing trainers...hmm, I'm starting to think this guy not only has big heels, but something else inside his boots! Under 5ft 9 seems more plausible!
delfonic said on 19/Sep/05
5' 9,5" ??? Are you kidding? The guy is never in less than 3 inch heels, and still manages to just look average height compared to others! Lenny is the man, but is undeniably short, 5' 8" max.
huney said on 25/Jun/05
sorry guys...i know Lenny personally and he's around 5'5"...5'6". His dad is also very short. His mother was much taller than his father.
Lmeister said on 9/May/05
I totally agree with Well he doesn't look 5'9.5'' to me when using sneakers. I think he really is at least an inch shorter...
Well said on 5/May/05
5'9.5? not from the looks of that picture
boobyb said on 20/Mar/05
I met him, and I am 5-9 1/2 in bare feet. We are the same height. He does tend to wear heels, which give him the illusion of being taller.
JUSTMATT said on 27/Feb/05
Lenny is quite short, a friend of mine met him and told me that surely without shoes is no more than 5.7 max 5.8!