How tall is Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg's Height

5ft 8in (173 cm)

American Actor, Singer best known for roles in films such as Ted, The Italian Job, Boogie Nights and Three Kings. He stated his height in Newsweek, Mar 1995: "But I had to face reality: I'm only 5 feet 10"", although his brother Donnie also claims "5ft 10", and Mark looks a couple of inches smaller. He also mentioned once that "I'm told that I look taller on screen. One girlfriend said: "You look about 6ft 2in on screen." People look at me and say: "My God, what happened?" I can look pretty ordinary away from films. The camera does things to all of us.". In 2011 he mentioned his weight, saying "I weigh about 185 [pounds]".

How tall is Mark Wahlberg
Mark with Nicola Peltz
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Average Guess (75 Votes)
5ft 7.4in (171.2cm)
RisingForce said on 24/Mar/17
He can look anywhere from 5'7" to nearly 5'9". Here's a good pic with 6'0" Zakk Wylde who I've met: Click Here Zakk is close to his claimed 6'2" in those thick boots, at least 187 cm so Marky Mark does look near 5'9" in sneakers.
oscar 5'9 said on 23/Mar/17
come on man this guy is 5feet 7 possibly 5feet 6 and a half.
Patrick 5foot9othing said on 9/Mar/17
Still can´t believe this listing. Rob, he is probably THAT guy i seen most miss guessed by you.
RisingForce said on 26/Feb/17
Looked noticeably shorter than Jack Nicholson and Robert Duvall around 2006-2007 and a bit shorter than Joaquin Phoenix. I usually think he looks pretty short on screen too. I thought he was 5'7.5" for a long time, but that might be Jeremy Piven's height and Marky Mark is definitely taller so I could buy 5'7.75" or a weak 5'8", but 5'7.5" wouldn't surprise me.
divincodino92 said on 25/Feb/17
5 feet 7 at max! He has a big head XD
dpp said on 21/Feb/17
I see 5' 7.25-7.5" no more.
JimboJones said on 13/Feb/17
5'8 roommate met him at her place of work and said he was slightly shorter than her. Guess was 5'7.
S.J.H said on 6/Feb/17
Click Here 5'8.5 only with boots

Click Here 5'8 frame?

Click Here 5'9 with shoes?

Click Here doesn't look like 5'8 guy like editor rob , don't even look 171cm

Click Here 170ish to be honest and 5'8.2 with dress shoes

Click Here Rhea Durham is also not as listed 5'9 shes about 5'7.75-5'8

Click Here If wahlberg is 173cm then rob paul is 176cm

I have two real 5'8 cousin one was 5'8.1 weigh 120 pounds skinny colleage kid and another 5'8 approximate and weigh 175 pounds muscular gym instructor they both look as tall as rob easily and doesn't give short impression like mark wahlberg did
Sandy Cowell said on 6/Feb/17
@ James - Not so! Tall is nice, though not essential! It doesn't make the person!
I have never considered not seeing someone because of his height!
If I had, I would have made a beeline for a bloke I knew who was 6ft4, but a complete w**ker!
James said on 5/Feb/17
@Yuval Everyone prefer to be in the tall zone, at least 6 ft. Girls prefer men who are six foot or taller. Check out this video:

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Yuval said on 31/Jan/17
holly bagoogle. I hate it when a guy says he is "only 5'10" as if 5'10 is not good enough height. Do you know how much 5'5-5'9 guys would kill to be this height? Really 5'10 is a damm good height for a man.
delancey said on 29/Jan/17
Weak 5'8. Wouldn't surprise me if he was high 5'7 during the evening.
Tim said on 28/Jan/17
Shredder said on 27/Jan/17
I agree , he isn't as short as people think , yet he can't be 5 '10 . 5'8 at least.
Phil said on 26/Jan/17
what 5 foot 8? he really looks tall on screen.
Sandy Cowell said on 25/Jan/17
I really enjoyed Mark's schoolteacher role in the film 'The Happening'. I just read the introduction to Mark's page, and I do agree that he comes over as taller than 5ft8, but I don't think he looks as tall as 5ft10, let alone 6ft2, as a girlfriend said to him!

I reckoned Mark to be around 5ft9. He is muscly and that might contribute to an altogether larger appearance on the Silver Screen.

I will go for 5ft8. He is inches smaller than 6ft Christian Bale in 'the Fighter', though recently when I visited Christian's page, there was a bit of a debate going on that he's a full 6ft! Well, I think he is! Mark - 5ft8, Christian - 6ft. Case closed.💪 🔔 💪
berta said on 23/Jan/17
always looks short but have very bad posture. can look 172 because of that but when measured i dont think he is under 173
meezemaker said on 19/Jan/17
5'7 max.

Defitely smaller than the 5'8 Nickolson à 70 yards old.

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berta said on 10/Jan/17
this guy is not the tallest guy but i dont think he is only 171 as people seems to think anyvere from 172 -174 is a good shout and i stick with robs 173
cribbage said on 8/Jan/17
he def is NOT 5'8''. i was behind him in line at church once and he was shorter than me and im 5'7''. id say hes prolly 5'5''
Anon said on 3/Jan/17
Look at beach photos of him next to his wife. I don't believe she would lie about her height of 5'9.5, probably 5'10 in the morning. Her biography claims 5'10. 5'8 is too low for mark. You can't lie with beach photos... No shoes. Mark is a strong 5'8.5, maybe even 5'9. Stop looking of photos of him next to celebrities with shoes on, they are inefficient.
James said on 30/Dec/16
Mark Wahlberg is way taller than 1.71-1.72 Eminem, looks at least 2 cm taller. So this listing is accurate.

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Ramualdo said on 24/Dec/16
Somewhere between 5ft6.5 and 5ft7. 5ft7 is max for Mark.
Shredder said on 18/Dec/16
He looks close to 5'8 with C.Thomas Howell and Luke Perry from a 90's pic.
Danimal said on 17/Dec/16
5'7" and a little bit of change barefoot.
xaoxio said on 7/Dec/16
Rob, please take a look at Mark Wahlberg with Alex Wolff? Whats the height difference between too? Alex Wolff is six-footer?
xaoxio said on 6/Dec/16
Hi Rob, can u look at Mark with Alex Wolff and guess whats Alex's height is? Close to 6 feet?
Editor Rob: xao, somewhere in the 5ft 11 range for him.
Sammy Derrick said on 5/Dec/16
Click Here Watch this video and exactly at 1:53 it says HEIGHT:5'10 AGE:44 M/F:M
Marky Marky can claim 5'10 cause he's an alpha male and nobody will agrue with him,and he's clearly around 5'7-5'8
James said on 4/Dec/16
@jack That hobbit is far from being 5' 9".
Gaza2121 said on 20/Nov/16
Weak 5'8".
Shredder said on 15/Nov/16
jack said on 9/Nov/16
With 5'9 listed NHL player.

How do you guys explain this?

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Easy , He isn't below 5'8 , plus more footwear and much better posture
Realist said on 10/Nov/16
Around 171 and 175 lbs.
Realist said on 10/Nov/16
Around 171 and 175 lbs.
jack said on 9/Nov/16
With 5'9 listed NHL player.

How do you guys explain this?

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Lynx said on 3/Nov/16
He looks shorter than 5'8, maybe cause he's so wide, but still, his legs and arms are extremely short for a 5'8 guy.
172.4cm guy said on 2/Nov/16
Look at this photo of Mark and his co-stars from Pain & Gain...Click Here. If you look at the footwear, the thickness of the sole from their sneakers look pretty similar, so we can disregard any distortion from their shoes. With that in mind, look at Anthony Mackie, a 178cm guy, and Dwayne Johnson, a 191cm guy, in comparison to Mark Wahlberg. The top of Mark's head is right at Mackie's brow and right at Johnson's chin. Assuming that the human head is about 21 cm, this means Mark is about 7cm below Mackie and 20cm below Johnson. This puts Mark at roughly 171cm, or 5'7.5" Honestly, I also always thought this guy looked about my height, and even a friend who worked at Paramount studios and rode with him in the elevator said that he stood proportionately the same as I do next to her. So I'm guessing 171cm for him.
truefilm_buff said on 27/Oct/16
5'7.25 strong 5'7. This guy and cruise have that weak 5'8 thingy on this site. I think they are both in 5'7-5'7.25. Brilliant Celebs. True peoples men despite same controversial history. Only time he has looked true 5'8 is when he was next to MacFarlane.
josh jeffords said on 25/Oct/16
Sorry mark is not 5 8 he is smaller than mel who is under 5 8 both were tower by 6 2 danny glover mark more so and danny was middle aged.
He has never looked over 5 8 even on tv he was towered by weak 5 9 damon and ridiculously weak 5 11 leo and more so strong 5 11 alec.
likely clocks in around 5 6 bare foot 5 7 in shoes and hair barely believable 5 8 on tv.
Often looks small around average guys even guys who are listed under 5 8 on here...
He is an excellent actor and fairly funny too just a small man weight likely 165-180 he seems to fluctuate a lot.
Chio said on 22/Oct/16
5'7.75 max for this big booster. Downgrade time
Lefert said on 21/Oct/16
Mark said he is 5' maybe he is 5'10
pauly p said on 11/Oct/16
Seen him filming Tranformers in central london and i reckon he is around 5ft7 at most
Shredder said on 26/Sep/16
Next to Fallon he really didn't look over 5 ft 8.
Arch Stanton said on 25/Sep/16
Rob, check out 53 minutes Click Here , he looks about an inch taller than Steve Carell! How can he be 5 ft 8 and Carell 5 ft 9!! I think Wahlberg had on a beefy black sandal but still...
Vibram said on 9/Sep/16
This guy is 5ft7.75 out of bed and 5ft7 flat at night. He's a short guy for a white American. His proportions look that of a 5ft7 guy just like Cruise.
John said on 3/Sep/16
5ft 7.5
Peter175 said on 25/Aug/16
Clearly 5ft8. Might even be closer to 5ft8.25
Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 19/Aug/16
Mark Wahlberg has angle advantage, plus he's standing on something with Channing Tatum leaning. Channing Tatum is at least 4 1/2" inches taller.
Shredder said on 18/Aug/16
He is standing on something.
Tobias said on 17/Aug/16
What's going on here; taller than Channing Tatum??

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Johan said on 16/Aug/16
Funny thing is by increasing his height by 2 inches like that he is getting the wrong read outs lol.
Shredder said on 16/Aug/16
He isn't fooling us with 5'10 , but 5'7 is just way too low. He most likely is 5'8 and change.
Word1234 said on 13/Aug/16
Mark is definitely a 5'8 guy. Could even see him being a few mm over the mark.
I doubt he goes much under that.
Shredder said on 12/Aug/16
I like how it even says 5'10.0 on the scale , I bet he put it in there , as for the weight of 173.9 , I believe it.
172cm said on 11/Aug/16
min 1:53
172cm said on 10/Aug/16
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Jeff said on 10/Aug/16
@Shredder: How so? You mean with bigger footwear?
Shredder said on 5/Aug/16
He can appear as big as 5'9 range. He is under 5'9 though.
MJKoP said on 3/Aug/16
5'7" is nonsense, even worse than the girlfriend's 6'2" estimation. And any beach shot is not a "kill shot"; with uneven terrain they are hardly indicative of true height. Wahlberg looked 4 inches shorter- at the MOST - than Jon Voight in a full body shot on even pavement...and Mark was wearing flat-looking shoes. He's probably 5'9" minimum.
Brad said on 21/Jul/16
5-7, any beach shot is a kill shot. MW's 5 foot 10 claim is the worst height lie by a celeb. Cruise would own him by an inch.
John said on 21/May/16
a bit taller than cruise I'd give mark weak 5ft 8 strong 5ft 7
Sam said on 16/May/16
5'7.5 barefoot. Around the same height as Cruise, if not barely taller.
berta said on 13/May/16
tallest possible 174,5 and shortest possible hm , maybe 171. i go in the middle and that makes him a weak 173.
Mike b said on 7/May/16
I'm 5'5 and met him up close and he's my height . No way in hell he's 5'8 lol
Anon87 said on 28/Apr/16
Kind of looks 5'8, I say a weak one.
johemoth the dog said on 22/Apr/16
I think he's more 5'7.75. You would probably edge him out. I dont think he would be any more then just over 5'9 in shoe height, much less 5'10.
mikey t said on 22/Apr/16
My uncle is about 5'10 who saw him standing next to him at an underwear convention in L.A. wearing only underwear lol. He is said that Mark was short. But idk if Mark was wearing shoes or not and how much shorter he was than my uncle.
mikey t said on 22/Apr/16
My uncle is about 5'10 who saw him standing next to him at an underwear convention in L.A. wearing only underwear lol. He is said that Mark was short. But idk if Mark was wearing shoes or not and how much shorter he was than my uncle.
James B said on 4/Apr/16
5'7.75 possible rob?
Zane said on 31/Mar/16
Rob,is 5 feet 7.5 inches unlikely?
Editor Rob: I wouldn't have guessed him just that mark, but roughly 5ft 8...saying that, at times he does seem to wear boots which might give him a boost.
Lou said on 29/Mar/16
Who cares if he's 5 foot 8 my dad gave me this advice don't worry if a woman is taller or shorter than you in bed everyone becomes the same height which is true since my wife is 2 inches taller than me and I give her organism
Paleman said on 16/Mar/16
Strange, I've always thought that Wahlberg looked closer to 5'7" than 5'8". I still think he could measure around 5'7.25"-5'7.5" (171-172cm).

But yeah, claiming 5'10" when he stands actually closer to 5'7"? Come on Mark... You could've gotten away with 5'9" but 5'10" is a joke of a stretch.
Len said on 1/Mar/16
At the Ted premiere, was not much taller than 5'4" Mila Kunis in heels.

Wahlberg consistently looks around 5'7", i.e. Tom Cruise height.
Johno said on 17/Feb/16
One of the shortest main lead male actors out there, i don't even believe 5'7 his lowest measure.
Jeff said on 17/Feb/16
He looks around 5'8 but his particularly low eye-level can make him look 5'7.5 at times
Aaron zamora said on 5/Feb/16
Rob, is 5'7.5-5'7.75 possible?
Editor Rob: a fraction under over a listing is always possible...I'm not sure whalberg has looked 5ft 7.5 more often than near 5ft 8 though.
CD said on 6/Jan/16
I honestly saw 6-7 inches difference between him and Will Ferrell in Daddy's Home. Marky was about 2 inches below his eyelevel for sure.
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM said on 3/Jan/16
He appeared to be over 5'8" by Will Ferrell in Daddy's Home.
the shredder said on 22/Dec/15
What are you guys talking about? He looks max 3 inches under him. Still would make him seem at least around 5 ft 8 without the boot.
Powerhouse said on 20/Dec/15
@KentD6125 Yes that's the appearance i was talking about, a full 5'8 for Wahlberg seems unlikely, Its hard to tell with his shoes It looks like he could have put a small insert in those boots which already have a decent heel. Looks around 4 inches difference to me between Fallon and Wahlberg. I'll stick with my 5'7-5'7.5 estimate. I've seen more evidence of him looking 5'7 range than a full 5'8. I bet real 5'8ers like Jeremy Renner, Zac Efron, and Joaquin Phoenix would edge him. Wahlberg is close to guys like Tom Cruise, Mark Ruffalo, Joe Rogan etc.
RisingForce said on 20/Dec/15
Mark can look a solid 5'8" compared to people with known heights, but he always looks short, even on screen, so that sounds more like 171-172 cm. Plus, 5'11" Alec Baldwin had a good 4 inches on him in The Departed. I suspect Alec may wear lifts, but Mark was barely taller than 5'6" Martin Sheen in that same movie. I believe he was slightly shorter than Joaquin Phoenix too. Although it could be his build and I don't think he wears lifts outside of movies, which makes it all the more puzzling he's stuck with claiming 5'10" for 20 years!
KentD6125 said on 19/Dec/15
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Check out this picture between Jimmy Fallon and Mark Wahlberg, yes there is a height difference but zoom in on Mark's shoes, looks like he may be wearing lifts.
Powerhouse said on 17/Dec/15
Anybody see him on Jimmy Fallon? They were doing some game, and were side by side. There was a big difference in height. If Jimmy Fallon is 5'11.5, i'd say its safe to say Wahlberg is under 5'8.
MaskDeMasque said on 3/Dec/15
I reckon he'd just edge out Cruise. Looks 5'8 in both Ted Films.
Max said on 30/Nov/15
I was on a flight to Hawaii a few years back. As I was get up to exit I saw him behind me. We were both wearing flat sandals. He is 5'7" tops. My girlfriend who is 5'11" had a good 4" on him. She had sandals on too, no footwear advantage for anyone. She goes to me, that guy looks like Mark Wahlberg but shorter. He heard her and just smiled and said he looks bigger on screen, movie magic. I'm 6' 5 & 1/2 " evening measured, He jokingly asks me if I can sell him some height as I have more than enough. Nice guy.
B.T. Stomp said on 29/Nov/15
I worked background on the set of Ted 2. It was the Comic Con: NYC scene. I was one of the XBox vendors. I stood relatively close to Mark several times. The closest time being around 8 feet away. I stand around 6'1" in socks. On this day I was wearing sneakers with around a 1-1/2" heel. He looked to be wearing the same type of sneakers and seemed to stand around 5'9". His sneakers could have had a bigger heel and his hair did seem a bit raised. So he could be around 5'8" but was wearing big shoes and sporting tall hair. He was really nice and very professional. He was on set about much as his stand-in. So not at all lazy compared to some actors Ive seen. He seemed rather fascinated with a very tall guy on set whom was dressed as Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy. I heard Mark ask the guy how tall he was and this fella, whom likely gets this question more often than not, responded graciously. The tall guy seemed to be at least 7' as the top of my head reached his shoulders. When we were signing out he was standing right behind me. I was curious myself so I made the obvious inquiry. He simply replied "about 7 foot". To which I added "seems at least that, if not more". To which he just sort of shrugged. To sum up, I would estimate Mark Wahlberg to stand around 5' 8-1/2".
the shredder said on 28/Oct/15
Yes 5 ft 10 is insane for him , with that said he can look about 5'8.5 to me at times.
Ian C said on 27/Oct/15
I love that "only" that actors insert before the height they are dishonestly claiming. See? the guy will seem to be saying, I'm being honest here in admitting that I'm not that tall, even as he is lying about his height.
the shredder said on 21/Oct/15
Rob , if you had to bet on 5'7 flat or 5'8.5 , which would you say? I saw a 90's pic of him with C. Thomas and he looked no less than you do.
[Editor Rob: I think he would measure nearer 5ft 8.5 than 7, so I'd say over 7.75 mark I'd place my bet, I wouldn't take an under 7.75 bet.]
the shredder said on 19/Oct/15
He does has a built that makes him appear shorter than he is , He honestly does look more 5'8 than 7 though.
Powerhouse said on 16/Oct/15
Mark Wahlberg gives a 5'7 impression, his arms are so stubby they look like they belong on a 5'4 guy. But I believe he'd measure 5'7.5 range, definitely not a full 5'8. Look at him in Four Brothers, The Fighter, The Gambler, and Pain And Gain. He just looks clearly short.
the shredder said on 15/Oct/15
5'10 is a joke , but he can look as big as 5'9.
the shredder said on 9/Oct/15
Rob , what would you guess his weight in TEd?
[Editor Rob: he might have been near to 200]
John said on 25/Sep/15
Hate when guys like this say they are 5'10" because then people think it is a short height since he's only like 5'7" or 5'8" in actuality. And if he adds "only" with 5'10", he must be a frikin midget.
The Dutch Guy said on 29/Aug/15
One girlfriend said: "You look about 6ft 2in on screen."

That one was definitely high on drugs.
Prince said on 23/Aug/15
He's only 5'10" if he's wearing elevator stilts.
an anonymous peach said on 13/Aug/15
Rob, do you agree that Marky Mark could measure a fraction or more shy of the 5ft 8 mark like Downey Jr?
[Editor Rob: anybody has a potential to be a little above/below a mark.]
Kdiidkea said on 23/Jul/15
i was with Mark in an elevator and im 5'10". He was definitely no taller than 5'7"
hijopotamus said on 19/Jul/15
"I'm ONLY 5'10""
At least Mark has a sense of humour...
hijopotamus said on 17/Jul/15
He is probably 5'10" when wearing tricky shoes.
Matthew said on 15/Jul/15
Hmm Click Here there's a sizable difference there.
MaryAnne said on 10/Jul/15
he is little but attractive mwah:*
fred said on 8/Jul/15
lol this little man was about 2 inches shorter than his wife who is 5-9 when they were at the beach.....I say he's 5-7
MD said on 24/Jun/15
There seems to be a significant drop-off of the "only x foot 7" claim, however, once you get to 6'0". I think folks stop it at 6'0" because then people actually start to check on the claim. lol
Matthew said on 21/Jun/15
not quite 6 ft says on 9/Apr/15
'Only 5 feet 10' is a bit of a joke coming from him. I swear the 'only x foot y' phrase is used by everyone who lies about their height.


Johnny Depp is another one that uses that line, he says he's "only" 5'11". I think Adam Sandler claimed the same thing. It's as if the actor is trying to impose the idea that you think they are bigger than that and they're just being brutally honest, so there's no chance you'll think they're fudging.

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