How tall is Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey's Height

5ft 10.75in (179.7 cm)

American actor best known for roles in movies like Interstellar, Dallas Buyer's Club, Reign of Fire, Dazed & Confused, Magic Mike, U571, Sahara and A Time To Kill. In a 2005 People article it mentioned that "His bathrobe is monogrammed with 5'11 3/4", his exact height". Presumably this is to save him saying 6 words for every time someone asks him his height. He has also mentioned his weight "I actually enjoyed my weight at 165 pounds for quite some time. I am just now back up to 180 [pounds]"

How tall is Matthew McConaughey
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Average Guess (90 Votes)
5ft 10.67in (179.5cm)
Marquis said on 17/Aug/17
He claims 6'. He isn't.
Rising - 174 cm said on 16/Aug/17
@Sammy Derrick: That's possible, but I think he'd probably stand straighter when measured and it does seem he probably measured 5'11.75" in shoes at one point because he can't seem to stop claiming that height! So it just depends on whether those were more 1" or 1.25" shoes. He can give a pretty tall impression at times, taller than Clooney ever did, imo.
Sammy Derrick said on 15/Aug/17
@Rising - 174 cm and @Slim 182 cm I think he also has poor posture just look at his head and neck,he's kinda hunched over,if he stood like a military officer,he'd be close to 5'11.
Slim 182 cm said on 11/Aug/17
His lean and muscular physique kinda makes him look taller, but imma say robs listing is fine.

He just measured himself wearing one inch shoes guys, There's no mystery at all. He's a great actor btw.
Rising - 174 cm said on 10/Aug/17
@Sammy Derrick: It's funny Matthew says him being 5'11 3/4" considering if you count the bathrobe in the 2005 People Magazine feature, that's at least 4 times I remember Matthew telling interviewers he's 5'11.75" since 2000. But technically he may be right in that even all the people he's told he's 5'11.75" may not KNOW he's 5'11.75" since they're probably thinking "Nah, you're a good inch shorter than that." But I'll give him this, he's consistent. He'd probably get along well with Russell Crowe. I think more like 5'10.5" considering he's been shorter than Clinton Portis, who McConaughey can appreciate was measured 5'10 7/8" since he likes precise figures so much. I can't find the video that was up years ago, but McConaughey was shorter than Portis more recently as well, here's a recent pic:

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I do agree he probably measured it at least at one point in shoes and it's not the worst exaggeration as I believe the 5'10.75" listing is possible, but I do think to be shorter than a 5'10 7/8" measured athlete at least twice, including on video, a least a 3/8" difference is likely.
pauly e said on 8/Aug/17
Sammy Derrick said on 2/Aug/17
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He says in the video,'5'11 and 3 quarters'...which isn't bad considering he's only added an inch.

Exactly. I've always thought he's giving a 'shoes on' height when he says that.
Tucker said on 7/Aug/17
My wife insisted that I post a comment about Matt's height. We both went to college with Matt and socialized with him regularly at the campus watering holes. She's 5'10" barefoot and when we knew him, he was slightly shorter than her, maybe 1/2" shorter. I will say that he typically wore boots and fluffed up his hair, which made him appear to be 6'. This was in the early '90's, so maybe he's taken growth hormones since then. But I doubt it. True height, if measured without shoes,5'9" plus a fraction.
Sammy Derrick said on 2/Aug/17
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He says in the video,'5'11 and 3 quarters'...which isn't bad considering he's only added an inch.
Morris said on 1/Aug/17
he seems 10 cm taller than Emile Hirsch in killer joe.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Jul/17
181.6cm out of bed
Rising - 174 cm said on 26/Jul/17
@Celebheights 6'1.5: I said on George's page not long ago that while I guess Clooney, McConaughey and Russell Crowe all at 5'10.5" peak, if I had to choose I'd say Clooney was the shortest of the 3 since I can't see Clooney any taller than 179 cm peak, but I do think there's a decent chance the other two could have been 5'10.75". However, nowadays, I don't even think George has been 179 cm since turning 50. Somewhere around 178 and I do agree with Slim that George is about 5'10" flat these days due to age and his bad back.

@Slim: McConaughey does seem height conscious considering he's claimed 5'11.75" repeatedly for at least 17 years as far as I know and he has worn cowboy boots at times, but I actually think his posture, particularly around his neck isn't very good at times.

@nowdatsfresh: If there actually is a good picture of the two STANDING next to each other I'd be very interested to see it because all I've seen of the two jogging have been pictures taken while they were running, which are worthless for height comparisons.
Slim 182 cm said on 26/Jul/17
@6'1.5, george Clooney is actually a flat 5'10 guy. And McConaughey is a big shoe wearer/posture conscious.
Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 25/Jul/17
With George Clooney:

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He looks taller.
Aaron said on 24/Jul/17
180
Guest66 said on 24/Jul/17
Dmeyer, he actually looked noticeably shorter than him. Low 5'10" range is believable for MM
Slim 182 cm said on 19/Jul/17
Agreed, the guys lucky to be a weak 5'11, yet alone a weak 6'
Cameron said on 16/Jul/17
I agree with this listing, another case of his build and posture make him look taller.
Dmeyer said on 12/Jul/17
Could look very close in height to 5'11,5 Fallon so not under 5'10,75
nowdatsfresh said on 11/Jul/17
There's a picture of him and Lance Armstrong (5'9") standing next to each other during one of their beach runs, and they're about the same height. He's 5'10" tops.
Slim 181 cm said on 10/Jul/17
No shorter than 5ft10.25
Slim 181 cm said on 8/Jul/17
Big mistake, I think he wore cowboys in "Dallas buyers club". He still held his own against Leto who wore womens heels 👠 😂
Slim 181.5 cm said on 5/Jul/17
Guys, what if matthew was just claiming his morning height and his afternoon height is 5"11.25? Maybe
Just curious, and optimistic.
lol said on 29/Jun/17
he was written as 6'1 when he debuted right? now he's 5'11. oh hollywood stars

Yeah 5'11 is his height
Slim 181 cm said on 26/Jun/17
Cmon rob, he's a genuine 5'11, as seen in Dallas buyers club, he was eye to eye with Leto while in normal shoes while Leto being in heels 👠.
Lorne??? said on 17/Jun/17
This listing could explain his 5ft'11.75 claim, in typical 1 inch shoes...

However I still think a full 5'11 is possible(maybe he had 2cm dress l shoes or Can type), however he can seem 179cm at times, though I doubt he would measure that low. 179.5-180, 180.5 not impossible.(Neither is a flat 179cm, though seems unlikely, Rob might measure him right on 180 w/ the Stadio)
S.J.H said on 13/Jun/17
Fallon had a little high up shoulder level might be the cause of shorter neck. McConaughey had a normal proportion by shoulder level look 3-4cm shorter than Fallon but head and eye level look right on listing. To me i give it lowest McConaughey is 5'10.5 and Fallon is always 5'11.25
max said on 10/Jun/17
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Here he is next to fallon and if fallon is 5'11.5.
Morningheight 181.5cm said on 4/Jun/17
I don't see him as being as tall as 183cm though 180.5cm max for him.
RisingForce said on 29/May/17
5'10.5" remains my guess, but I still think there's a chance he straightens up his posture and hits 5'11", however, he's standing perfectly straight here and looks no more than 2" taller than Ryan Phillippe: Click Here I don't think Ryan is much more than 5'8", if at all, but it is possible he has something going on in those boots. If you consider Kate Hudson at about 5'9" in heels, Matthew doesn't look any more than 182 cm in shoes that may be near 3 cm in the photo on Kate's page. It's funny, I actually have both McConaughey and George Clooney at 5'10.5" peak, Rob has them the same height as well at 1/4" taller, but if either was taller, I'd expect Matthew to edge out Clooney peak since I see a better chance of Matthew reaching 180 cm range. I'd be more certain nowadays, but then I think Matthew is at his peak and Clooney isn't. Both are guys whose posture isn't always the best. Unfortunately, I forgot the difference between Matthew and Sam Shepard in Mud(excellent movie, btw). Seeing Shepard's mugshot, he might be a good reference for McConaughey nowadays.
Mr Height (Sr. Alturas) said on 24/Apr/17
Camila is 172cm/173cm (5'8). How come he is 5'11?!? NO WAY! You can see him with Kate Hudson (5'6) barefoot in the film "fools gold" and you can see what I mean.
RisingForce said on 14/Apr/17
I'll try again on the pic with Camila Alves both in sandals since it strangely didn't work: Click Here Not a perfect pic, but 5'10.75" actually looks spot on IF she's 5'9". Note: If it still doesn't work, you can look on Google images. If they're not standing still in the pic it's not the one I'm posting since I'd never post a mid-stride pic for height comparison.
RisingForce said on 13/Apr/17
Actually, I think he looks around 5'11" quite often, but admittedly he did look shorter than 5'10 7/8" Clinton Portis on video and I'm not sure why he only looks 177-178 cm here with 174 cm Gary Oldman: Click Here It's strange he looks shorter than Scott Eastwood below as I think Scott may be more 178-179 cm, though we can't see their feet. If Camila Alves is 5'9" then Matthew looks somewhere in the 5'10" range here: Click Here But posture makes it hardly conclusive. Matthew is also clearly taller than Woody Harrelson who I'm not at all convinced is only 5'9". It's unfortunate all those jogging pics are either walking or running since if one was found standing still, it'd be interesting to see the difference. Anyway, Rob's old 5'10.5" listing may have been spot on, but you can argue 5'11" as well. BTW Peter, height in shoes is NOT more accurate since shoes can vary a lot. Most people judge height compared to their own height - they're not seeing them next to a height chart. If someone is measured 5'9" barefoot and sees someone their height, they're likely to estimate that person 5'9". Nobody would then say, "but we both have shoes so 5-10." Now if someone was measured and didn't think to take their shoes off, their perspective would likely be in shoes, but they wouldn't then estimate less if they're both bare foot on the beach than they would if they're both in 1" sneakers playing basketball.
HonestSlovene said on 13/Apr/17
Looks the same height as Scott Eastwood.
Balrog said on 13/Apr/17
You can't trust a guy who has his height in a bathrobe, Jesus Christ.

He looks 5'10.5" to me, can pull off 5'11" but looks 5'10" quite often
S.J.H said on 5/Apr/17
Click Here Maybe he was only 5'10?
Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 5/Apr/17
He has a long torso, short legs, average arms and a relatively long neck and face. Those make him seem shorter.
Paleman said on 3/Apr/17
I'd be very surprised if he measured under 180cm. 5'10"75-5'11" range looks fine for him. I thought he was like 6'1" when I first saw him on screen - always looks so lanky and athletic.
MD said on 3/Apr/17
With 5'10.75" Scott Eastwood:

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Heylo said on 21/Mar/17
I mention it one more time, I think this is important. His neck posture is often awful which is obvious from a side angle. When he is getting measured, he is likely to correct his head posture in order to hit the wall. So he could be slightly over 5'11 when he is measured but many times in his day to day life, he might be shorter because of his head/neck posture.
Peter said on 21/Mar/17
I think he's 5'11.75 WITH shoes on which is his height 99% of the time when people see him. So he's not lying about his really height really it is just some people say their height with shoes on because that is the height you are seen in public the most. That is why your wear shoes on passport height or mugshots so people can identify you by your height in public. I feel like most heights on here are measured with shoes on or their tallest morning height which I think should be the standard measure. That is how maximum tall you are without faking it. Then you can take off 1cm to get their evening height.
Matthew is probably 5'10.75 barefoot morning height. This is my opinion.
Peter said on 21/Mar/17
I think he's 5'11.75 WITH shoes on which is his height 99% of the time when people see him. So he's not lying about his really height really it is just some people say their height with shoes on because that is the height you are seen in public the most. That is why your wear shoes on passport height or mugshots so people can identify you by your height in public. I feel like most heights on here are measured with shoes on or their tallest morning height which I think should be the standard measure. That is how maximum tall you are without faking it. Then you can take off 1cm to get their evening height.
Matthew is probably 5'10.75 barefoot morning height. This is my opinion.
S.J.H said on 19/Mar/17
Click Here Strange. McConaughey look no more than 176cm in this picture. Genuine look like 5'9ish..
RisingForce said on 5/Mar/17
There's no way Matthew doesn't know or care about his height. Not only is it on his bathrobe, but he said way back in 2000 "5-11 3/4, not 6 feet" and then just a few years back with Letterman "5-11 3/4, never been 6 feet." He's made a point of letting people know it for probably 2 decades now. Wherever he first got that 5-11 3/4 line from, he sure remembered it! Regardless, he's probably 5'10.5" barefoot.
King of the hill 91 said on 8/Feb/17
Rob could he be 180cm weake or flat what is the lowest and most you would put him
Victor Surratt said on 24/Jan/17
I think he is a solid 1.82, MAYBE a very weak 1.83 at his peak in another time, but he have a very bad posture in single movie where i see him.
Joel said on 20/Jan/17
Hi Rob would you argue a case for this guy being a solid 5"11 inches?
Keithg said on 8/Jan/17
5ft11.25 tops
Joel said on 1/Jan/17
I think he is a Solid 183cm if you watch the video on YouTube of him and Woody Harrelson at the Emmys you can see there is a clear 2 inches difference in height.
Hijopotamus said on 1/Jan/17
This guy walks the street literally barefoot. Also in movies he diesn't have any problem unlike Brad Pitt who you will never ever see barefoot not even in the beach. So he shouldnt lie when he talks about his heigh or maybe he doesnt care at all and gets it wrong. This happens to me when people ask how much I weight. I dont weigh myself because I dont really care so I can say any number...
Guest66 said on 27/Dec/16
Thing is that 5'11 and 3/4 claim doesn't have any sense, as it is so close to 6 foot nobody who really measured that tall would ever claim it, unless you're some kind of precise weirdo. And MM himself said "I've never been a six foot." Oh come on, at 5'11 and 3/4" you've never been a six foot ? He is looking barely taller than 5'9 Leto.
RainbowBlaster5 said on 26/Dec/16
He said in a people magazine interview . The theme was something only I know about myself and he said . "I am exactly 5'11 and 3/4"
184-182 said on 23/Nov/16
I would kind of hope he is closer to 5'11 and 3/4" than not. I mean you can lie about your height at the DMV, but you can't just go around with an inaccurate bathrobe height listing. It's just not right.
ROGER said on 17/Nov/16
Hey there guys!

I saw him about 6 months ago at the football stadium in Austin, TX. I had the chance to pass beside him and I swear he wasn't near 5'11 as this website claims. He was probably in the 5'9 range FOR SURE!
I'm 5'8.5 and I was wearing sneakers that day....he was also wearing normal footwear and he was probably just an inch taller than me. It's amazing how tall he looks at WOLF OF WALLSTREET next to Dicaprio but in REALITY he's average height. I'LL SAY BAREFOOT AROUND 5'9 TO 5'10.
King of the hill 91 said on 3/Nov/16
He has lost loads of weight could he have lost any height rob
pauly e said on 24/Oct/16
there is a pic of MM and the rock on rock's instagram from earlier today. you can't see footwear but Rock looks to have about 5 inches on MM. so if Rock really is 6'3, then MM is 5'10. and some would argue that the rock is more 6'2ish
Peter 179cm said on 22/Oct/16
He can look anywhere in 178-180 range in most pics.
He probably got a shoe measurement and didn't really bother claiming it.
My guess is a solid 179cm at night so i think 5'10.5 is fair.
Josh Jeffords said on 19/Oct/16
Mat is at least the rated height now.
He has looked as much as 6ft onnscreen.
Not sure about his health but all the weight change can't help.
Could be shrinking he's no spring chicken.
Looked an inch or so under bale early 2000s.
travis said on 19/Oct/16
he look about 5'11 and he lanky like me
Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 15/Oct/16
I get a taller impression from him on screen than I do with George Clooney for some reason.
JasonT said on 13/Oct/16
I hear by many who meet him in person always state he's around 5'8" Also he always seen wearing thick shoes and boots.
Arch Stanton said on 3/Oct/16
Dallas Buyers was three years back now, last photo of him I saw he still looked very thin and drawn in the face. He does seem pretty laid back for a film star, I think a large part of that is his lifestyle, he seems a very outdoorsy sort of guy and likes to surf/keep fit which might help him remain more grounded than many others might.
S.J.H said on 2/Oct/16
Rob, maybe he was more 5'10.5? 5'11.75 with typical 3cm shoes?
Editor Rob: I think the almost 5ft 11 is still possible, but I'm sure many would estimate him taller and many a bit shorter.
S.J.H said on 2/Oct/16
I guess 5'10 is closer when looking picture of him next to jarred-leto who was more like 5'8 guy than 5'9
S.J.H said on 2/Oct/16
I guess 5'10 is closer when looking picture of him next to jaredd leto who was more like 5'8 guy than 5'9
Roddick said on 2/Oct/16
ROB at letterman's show he described him at 5'10. i think he gotta be downgraded here
Matt179 said on 1/Oct/16
Same height as me with 2 T letter in his name! I need to lose weight and get down too 175,im overweight at the moment, I like that you can kinda gauge his build with the same weight if i can get down to 175.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Sep/16
I lot of them have incredibly manufactured personalities where they try too hard to come across as charming and articulate. You can see right through them. But McConaughey I think is one of the few that hasn't fallen into that trap and has stayed true to himself up to now. He has always seemed like a naturally confident but affable guy who would light up any room he walks into. That Texan charm...you can't fake that....very self-deprecating aswell. As for his thinner look, that was just for one role...he's put that weight back on since
Arch Stanton said on 27/Sep/16
When you watch a film like Contact from the 90s you forget how Hollywooderized these celebs become, how much more weight and puppy fat in the face he had back then, more regular guy normal looking! A lot of these actors become too thin and chiselled looking I think, too much surgery too.
Editor Rob: also, many become a bit detached with reality at times.

I guess being worshipped and having yes-men around can do that to some...but there are a lot who probably manage to avoid delusions of grandeur and are far more grounded and humble.
Dmeyer said on 21/Sep/16
5 ft 10,75 is perfect exactly 1in round up
Normal. Tall guy said on 19/Sep/16
The only way he will ever see 6-foot is if they sew on Shaquille O'Neal's legs to his bird body torso he is only 5 foot 8
JohnnyBeGood said on 19/Sep/16
Rob, it's a bit unrelated, but what do you think the ideal height for a guy would be? Do you think McConaughey is at a good height as is, or it would be better if he were say, 6ft 3?
Editor Rob: it seems an ideal height for many is 6ft 1 or 2 from all I've read.

About 5ft 11 is certainly going to be a desirable and ideal height for the man who is shorter than that.
Simon said on 28/Aug/16
I've seen this guy in a lot of movies and public appearences that he has given, and he has always given the impression of being tall. Yet he's listed at 180 cm flat. A height Jamie Dornan is also listed at, who in 50 Shades of Grey played a character whose physical appearence is referred to as "tall" both in the script in the original novel. The general perception of tallness, I would say lie somewhere in the 185 cm range today. In my opinion it should be right where these guys belong, between 5'10 and 5'11. I can give many other examples that manage to pull of tallness in this range, to name a few Andrew Garfield, Jake Gyllenhaal, David Beckham and Brad Pitt.
Kurt (: said on 10/Aug/16
With 174cm (5'8.5) Robert Duvall: Click Here

What do you think, Rob?
Editor Rob: a photo that close is probably a little unfair to young Matthew :)
Heylo said on 17/Jul/16
I actually don't think that he's that far off 6ft, I think that he very likely could be 5'11.5. And this is why, Matthew has a terrible posture. And I don't mean his back or his shoulders but his NECK. At first when I saw True Detective, I thought it was for his character. Later on, I looked at some photos at IMDB and he seem to stand that way in real life as well.. He could gain half an inch by standing straight with his neck I believe. He could be a strong 181cm or about 5'11.5.

What's your thoughts about this Rob? Ever thought about his neck posture? Only looks obvious from a side angle which makes comparisons next to others hopeless when the perspective is on the front. I think he might be more honest about his height than what we think. He could simply be rounding up from 5'11.5 to 6ft.
To me, he also looked less than a full inch shorter than 6ft Christian Bale.
Irene McCarthy said on 8/Jul/16
You "WISH" you were 5 11 3/4'
Mat said on 22/Jun/16
@Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 18/Jun/16
Why the downgrade? He always looks to be at least 5'11", and sometimes even 181 CM.

Look at the photos I posted below of Mcconaughey with Leto. That's why he got a downgrade. Unless rob is wrong about Leto and he is 5'10, then 5'10 3/4 is the most Mcconaughey can be. He has rarely looked over 5'11, and most of the time he looks sub 5'11 or even 5'10. Mcconaughey could even be shorter than that, that's my opinion.
CS said on 19/Jun/16
This listing feels right.
Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 18/Jun/16
Why the downgrade? He always looks to be at least 5'11", and sometimes even 181 CM.
Editor Rob: ultimately I think it might be a better fit, but of course I could be wrong!
Johan said on 18/Jun/16
Another 1/4 inch and we are there :) Solid 5'10.5" guy who measured with Nikes on after morning run.
Shredder said on 17/Jun/16
Actually their claims of 5'11 3/4 and 5'11 do add up ... but both are lying.
MD said on 16/Jun/16
Do not monkey around with Leto's page.
Crypto139 said on 16/Jun/16
He sure is lanky for only 180 cm.
Mat said on 15/Jun/16
It's a good thing you adjusted him Rob, so do you think now that there is some possibility of 178 cm at night for Mathew? (I think you should adjust a bit Leto too)
Editor Rob: I wouldn't guess as low as 178cm.

Looking through leto's page it seems he has been guessed from as low as 5ft 8 to 5ft 10 range, I think 5ft 9 or a bit over is possible, with good posture he can look near 5ft 10 at times.
Mat said on 15/Jun/16
Editor Rob: I couldn't rule out the chance Leto is a bit over 5ft 9, that may well be possible

So are you telling me that Leto looks 5'9.5 here? Click Here

He looks at the most 0.5 shorter than Mcconaughey. Click Here

Unless he wears lifts, you need to change either this or the other listing. This is not a 2 inch difference. It's not even a 1 inch difference.
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Please take into consideration my comment. Take a better look yourself at the photos, don'tignore them. There's just no photo out there that indicates anything near a 2 inch difference between these 2 guys.

This is the most Mcconaughey has ever looked taller than Leto : Click Here I see barely 1.5 inches here, though his head is closer to the camera, so 1 inch.
Editor Rob: 1.5 is probably the most I could see between them, so maybe 10.75 is the most I could give Matthew against Leto...who himself might fall into solid 5ft 9 range. Out of the two I'd have said Leto was the one with good posture, matthew more looser.
Mat said on 12/Jun/16
Editor Rob: sometimes if a guy is standing more static and greets someone in movement, it can make them appear shorter, but there are some who would guess Matthew as short as 5ft 10.

I haven't seen enough to think he is that low.

So, do you think that Mconaughey has 2 inches on Leto? Cause in almost every photo of them together, Jared looks at most 1 inch shorter, and in a lot they look the same
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Here Leto looks to have footwear disadvantage, how do you explain that??

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Click Here They are looking eye to eye for God's sake! Click Here Unless Leto is 5'10, I can't see what you see.
Editor Rob: I couldn't rule out the chance Leto is a bit over 5ft 9, that may well be possible
Mat said on 6/Jun/16
Rob, what do you think of Letterman's 5'10 guess on Mcconaughey? I think he was in a good position to judge him...
Editor Rob: sometimes if a guy is standing more static and greets someone in movement, it can make them appear shorter, but there are some who would guess Matthew as short as 5ft 10.

I haven't seen enough to think he is that low.
Mat said on 27/May/16
Rob do you think Matthew is a guy who could wear lifts?
Editor Rob: it wouldn't shock me, but small lifts are really hard to tell, the half inch kind...these are the sneaky lifts some actors wear to go from say a weak 5ft 11 to a decent/strong 5ft 11 at times.
Mat said on 26/May/16
Rob will you give him a weak 5'11 listing for starters? You used to have him at that
Editor Rob: I don't know, at times he looks it, other times when he stands well he pulls off looking 5ft 11...
Mightyman said on 24/May/16
My lady friend met him outside the Gym a year or so ago and they chatted a little. She's exactly 5'9 in flat shoes and she says that he was the same if not slightly shorter than her in sneakers.
paulkersey32 said on 24/May/16
He was never 180. Hes fit sure but even that height with how lean he was at peak he'd be bigger. Even if slightly. I'm that exacwheight so its easy to compare
TJE said on 19/May/16
5'10.75
Mat said on 18/May/16
@Editor Rob: in some photos it can look near enough it.

So, is there a chance of a 5'10 or 5'10.5 range for Mcconaughey?
Editor Rob: yes of 5ft 10.5, I'm not so sure he'd be just 5ft 10 though.
Mat said on 16/May/16
Rob isn't this a 2 inch difference? Click Here
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Editor Rob: in some photos it can look near enough it.
Dejavu said on 23/Apr/16
He is an inch under Channjng Tatum probably 5'11
pauly e said on 1/Apr/16
Andrea said on 23/Mar/16
Sure, because it's quite normal in this world that people wake up and measure themselves... :)
His claim, 5'11.75, probably comes from a shoe measurement! The question is how thick "the shoes" are? The full 5'11 is a bit optimistic, 5'10.75 would probably be fairer, if you consider the "classic 1 inch shoes" :)
But you can argue he doesn't look much over 5'10 at times, that' sure!

I agree with this 100%. Most people give a shoes on height and the vast majority won't bat an eye at the claim.
Andrea said on 23/Mar/16
Sure, because it's quite normal in this world that people wake up and measure themselves... :)
His claim, 5'11.75, probably comes from a shoe measurement! The question is how thick "the shoes" are? The full 5'11 is a bit optimistic, 5'10.75 would probably be fairer, if you consider the "classic 1 inch shoes" :)
But you can argue he doesn't look much over 5'10 at times, that' sure!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Mar/16
His bathrobe height is most likely his out of bed height
Editor Rob: instead of a warning label he has an 'Out of Bed' label...
amaterasu said on 17/Mar/16
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I think he is somewhere in 5'10.25-0.5" range, same with Jake. And 5'9" Leto here is having cowboy boots or something.
LM said on 16/Mar/16
I met and spoke to him face to face at the SXSW festival in Texas a couple of years ago. I am 6'2 and I was looking down on him, I would say at best he's 5'10. I have mates who are 5'11 who are taller than him.
Arch Stanton said on 29/Feb/16
"If he's really over 180 pounds, then there's no way that he's under 5'11". He looks so skinny on average to where it makes him appear to as if he's lanky. "

You've obviously not looked at him pre Dallas Buyer's. He looked easily 180 pounds. Since he dropped the weight for Dallas though he seems to have failed to regain his former build and still has that gaunt look last time I saw him. Last I saw of him he looked in 165-170 range. I really don't think he would have 5'11.75 on his robe if he wasn't actually measured at exactly that. But it has to be in dress shoes or his out of bed measurement.
MD said on 19/Feb/16
He hasn't weighed that much in years.
pauly e said on 19/Feb/16
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM said on 16/Feb/16
If he's really over 180 pounds, then there's no way that he's under 5'11". He looks so skinny on average to where it makes him appear to as if he's lanky.

that's a good point. I think he said in the infamous letterman interview (where David Letterman said MM was 5'10) that his weight was 182. If he really were a flat 5'10, I would say he has the build of a 170 lb guy. He could be 5'11 if he really weights 182 lb.
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM said on 16/Feb/16
If he's really over 180 pounds, then there's no way that he's under 5'11". He looks so skinny on average to where it makes him appear to as if he's lanky.
177-178 cm guy said on 2/Feb/16
5'10.5". Nolan edges him out by a bit.
Mat said on 1/Feb/16
@Wow

Well, he has already lied about how he recovered from his hairloss with that Regenix crap, why wouldn't he lie about his height? If he really were 5'11 3/4, he would have said 6'. But he is quite shorter than that for sure. 5'10.5-11 is his range and he wears lifts
Wow said on 28/Jan/16
Can't believe the bathrobe thing but I guess it has to be right. Surprised that isn't given as his height on the site. McConaughey would surely say he was 6ft if he had any inclination to stretch the truth.
Aaron zamora said on 28/Jan/16
Rob, what if 5'11.75 was a shoe measurement? I feel like McConaughey is a 5'10.5-5'10.75 guy. Most likely a 5'10.75 guy that's if Jimmy Kimmel is actually 5'11.25 as listed.
Editor Rob: a lot of the time I have thought he could fall a fraction under 5ft 11, then other times I think the guy could hold the 5ft 11 mark.
Dmeyer said on 21/Jan/16
5 ft 10.75 and rounds 1in
Mat said on 18/Jan/16
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Rob, isn't that at least a 0.5 inch difference in all of the pics? Either Nolan is 5'11.5 or Matthew is a weak 5'11. Right? In the last photo it looks like 1.5 in difference, although he doesn't have the best posture...
Editor Rob: depends on posture, that can be harder to tell with small differences
pauly e said on 21/Dec/15
RisingForce said on 20/Dec/15
5'11" might be a stretch, imo. Didn't he look shorter than 5'10.7" measured Clinton Portis on video? And I don't remember him looking that much taller than 5'9" Lance Armstrong.


yes.....i remember seeing that video almost 10 years ago but can't find it now. Clinton Portis was measured at 5'10-7/8" at the combine. that is a very early morning height as i know they measure and weigh these guys early in the morning. Clinton Portis would probalby be listed at 5'10-1/2 on this site as I would imagine he would be closer to that in the evening.

I've always thought that MM's 5'11-3/4" claim is a shoes on height, putting him somewhere around 5'10-1/2 barefoot. easy enough to pass for 5'10 or 5'11.
RisingForce said on 20/Dec/15
5'11" might be a stretch, imo. Didn't he look shorter than 5'10.7" measured Clinton Portis on video? And I don't remember him looking that much taller than 5'9" Lance Armstrong.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 19/Dec/15
179 cm before bed
Allie said on 18/Dec/15
I guess if it was a half inch then you could say it, but it is easier to round or say almost 6ft or something.
Anyways I bet more on 178-179 then 180-181.

One thing that's always bugged me is how his wife a model gets listed as 5'9, yet if you google her pics with Adriana Lima whose somewhere in the 5'10 range, there's no way she's just an inch shorter. She also never looks 5'9 range with Matthew in similar footwear.
Chris said on 13/Dec/15
He said on letter he was "five eleven, three quarters, i've never been 6ft" which letterman dismissed and said "no way, 5'10!." Usually, if a guy was 182cm, they'd just say 6ft, not be that specific, 180cm is the highest i'd go for him, not to mention jimmy fallon was taller than him.
HB183 said on 29/Nov/15
Great actor, looks a decent 5'10".
Darren510 said on 21/Oct/15
The 5'11.75 comment was odd. Most guys would just say 6'0. He is hard to pin down. He can look near 6'0 at times. I say minimum 5'10.5 and 5'11.25 tops
amaterasu said on 19/Oct/15
Another 5'10" range guy, but listed as 5'11" here. His 5'11" and three quarters claim dosent even makes sense, as someone who is genuinely 5'11.75" will never claim himself as ,,5'11" and something" , but just will say 6ft. Maybe he meant hes 5'10.75" ? Which still can be just his morning height, because next to someone who is 180-1 guy like Nolan, MM looks 1in shorter.
Andrea said on 14/Oct/15
Rob, how much difference you see here? Click Here
The other guy is an italian actor i've already shown you... With James Marsden and Javier Bardem you said he could pull off 6'1 but I also told you he said 183 and 184 in the past! He recently came out with 183 again on Twitter so I doubt he's any taller than that! You can argue he's a bit over 183 but no more!
[Editor Rob: in the photo there can look 2 inches. I don't know if the Italian chap's head is slightly nearer though.]
Bugsy said on 22/Sep/15
I saw him on TV standing next to Jimmy Fallon (who is claimed as "a solid 6' guy" here). On the show, McConaughey actually looked a slight bit taller than Fallon. Something doesn't add up. In my opinion that is the fact that Jimmy Fallon is absolutely not 6 feet tall, around 5'11" would seem about right for him as well.
pauly e said on 14/Sep/15
I've always thought the same thing Mike: that the 5'11.75" claim is a shoes on height.
Mike said on 11/Sep/15
He claimed 5'11.75 in a Letterman interview, which letterman immediately dismissed, guessing "5'10" as mcconaughey's actual height. My guess would be 5'11.75 is his morning height with shoes on. Around 5'10.5 seems realistic.
juan said on 11/Aug/15
he is the same height as jared leto so he is 5 9.5 at best
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Aug/15
Rob, you should add The Wedding Planner, Dazed & Confused, How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days, Amistad, True Detective (TV series), Magic Mike, Killer Joe and The Lincoln Lawyer to that line. Far better known than some of the ones up there
Sam said on 21/Jul/15
Always had him down as 179cm. Solid-average/slighty above, but nothing more. I assume Letterman was probably just guessing McConaughey the lowest possible end of his range, which is not impossible to do if you're right in the middle of said heights, but I think he could measure a fraction or so above 5ft10. Nothing over 5ft11, which is a bit of a generous listing for him.
hijopotamus said on 3/Jul/15
Zyzz, did you watch the Letterman interview? I guess not.
zyzz said on 29/Jun/15
people saying he's under 180cm are delusion. McConaughey is a solid 5'11.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Jun/15
Danimal says on 16/Jun/15
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 2/May/15
Rob, do you still his claim could be the second he gets out of bed?
[Editor Rob: yeah he could measure that out of bed.]

Rob you've mastered the "neutral/safe" (politician) answer over the years, yet people still ask you daily if something is possible or not..lol


And you make ignorant statements without any evidence and actually disrespect the owner of the site.

Rob, you should bin this clown. More than 10 years of daily trolling...tragic
pauly e said on 17/Jun/15
Danimal says on 16/Jun/15
Claimed to be 5'11 3/4" on David Letterman a few years ago.


yeah and Letterman shot that right down and called him 5'10, for which MM had no rebuttal.
Judd ISR said on 16/Jun/15
Monk seal says on 2/Jun/15
My gf met him in the gym and she's five eight. She told me that he's around five seven if he's lucky. Since he was a few inches shorter than her, he's a little guy.

ahahahahahahaha....
Danimal said on 16/Jun/15
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 2/May/15
Rob, do you still his claim could be the second he gets out of bed?
[Editor Rob: yeah he could measure that out of bed.]

Rob you've mastered the "neutral/safe" (politician) answer over the years, yet people still ask you daily if something is possible or not..lol
[Editor Rob: in Matthew's case I think it's possible. I could never buy Matthew as just 5ft 10 barefoot.]
Danimal said on 16/Jun/15
Claimed to be 5'11 3/4" on David Letterman a few years ago.

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