How tall is Michael Strahan

Michael Strahan's Height

6ft 4.25in (194 cm)

American former NFL player with the New York Giants, turned TV personality known for Live! with Kelly and Michael. He claimed to be "over Six Four...but not quite Six Five". On another occasion when someone mentioned he could make guests look small he said "6'5" Hugh jackman, travolta and delroy Lindo r big guys.". In 1993 an article described him as "6-foot-4 1/4-inch, 262-pound defensive end"


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Average Guess (10 Votes)
6ft 4.47in (194.2cm)
Mark(5'9.25") said on 15/Feb/17
The pictures says otherwise.

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Strahan's eye level and top of his head is higher than Skarsgard's eye level and hair level.
jacob said on 10/Feb/17
Rob, there is a video on youtube where kelly and michael interview gwendoline christie. Gwendoline is in about 3-4 inches heels but look similar to michael in height. How can this be possible?
Editor Rob: had a look at the clip and it's hard to tell from the brief moment.
Andrea said on 7/Feb/17
Shouldn't you downgrade Alexander too now, Rob? 😆
Don't misunderstand me, I don't think he's under 6'4.25 and if anything there's much more chance he is 6'4.5 than 6'4 flat but you seemed quite sure he was shorter than Michael! I still think he looked a bit taller than Michael in that clip, no matter what you say... 😋
Anyway, do you think that 6'4.25 figure comes from a draft measurement? If yes, it is possible he's even under this listing because, as we all know, these athletes certainly don't get measured in the afternoon..
Editor Rob: it is extremely rare for a specific figure like the 4.25 to be made up, he's been measured that mark, I would say with absolute certainty.
berta said on 7/Feb/17
hm this means that vince is also littel over 6 foot 4. because starhan was the one who could almost look taller. while alexander loked the same.
Mark(5'9.25 said on 7/Feb/17
He did edge out Skarsgard going by the top of their heads. Strahan even has higher shoulders. 192 cm is unlikely no matter how one looks at it.
S.J.H said on 6/Feb/17
@Lucho

I don't think so. They might just measure right anytime in the morning and falls into 192cm zone walking in the evening
Lucho said on 5/Feb/17
Brady was taller than him
S.J.H said on 5/Feb/17
@Wide Gap

If michael strahan was 6'4.75 on a good day that would make kobe bryant 6'5.75 on a good day. optimistically he can be 6'4.25 in morning and drop to 6'3.75 this low. A real 192cm guy with dress shoes could easily give impression being about 6'5

Click Here Kobe look 1.5" taller and if kobe had like 0.5" more footwear so not under 1" taller than strahan

Click Here Kobe shoes look about 1.1"

Click Here Strahan sneakers look about 0.6"

Click Here Pause at 0:34-0:35 seconds real comparison strahan doesn't look taller than 191cm if ryan reynolds is only 188cm.
Wide Gap said on 27/Jan/17
Michael Strahan was measured at 6'4 1/4 so yeah he's big, 6'5 in shows, but no bigger than 6'4 3/4 on a good day.
This Pro Football article from 1993 list MS at 6'4 1/4, I think this height is confirmed when Micheal stands next to 6'4 1/2 Justin Tuck.

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Editor Rob: a good find, it makes sense...they don't come out with 6ft 4 and 1/4 unless the guy has measured around that mark.
S.J.H said on 15/Jan/17
Michael strahan look about 1.5" shorter than kobe bryant on nickelodeon show but i have see full picture footwear on strahan had 0.5 less advantage than kobe bryant. If put this way kobe bryant were 6'5 on that day then michael strahan is a decent 6'4 and his a little over 6'4 claim was measure in the morning that makes sense. Other way to say is strahan look about 4cm shorter than 195cm kobe bryant but not quite atually like 3.5cm and i have see strahan footwear look 1.5cm less than kobe bryant so strahan is 193cm 6'4 on the dot he didn't lie on a little over 6'4 which could be measure earlier the day.

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Like rampage say honest claim. 6'4 at least
jake said on 11/Jan/17
He is shorter than Vince Vaughn not taller LOL Click Here
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Jan/17
Strong 6ft4 at least. Honest claim
cruise height said on 22/Oct/16
If you can just go and youtube michael strahan vs john cena armwrestle, you will eather downgrade cena or boost strahan, he seem near cena like 6'6
Sean said on 15/Jul/16
Rob Gronkowski has 2" inches on Strahan. Gronkowski was measured 6'6.25" at the combine, but maybe nowadays is 6'6.5"?
Sean said on 15/Jul/16
Rob, spot on with Strahan being 6'4.5". On Good Morning America this week he had the Rock and Jesse Palmer on the show. Jesse Palmer is 6'2" and the Rock looked dead on 6'3". There is also a pic of Strahan and Roman Reigns online and Strahan had him by 2 inches in the pic and you have Reigns listed here at 6'2.5"
berta said on 10/Jun/16
perfect listing on a good day could be 195 he looked rougly 1 cm taller than Skarsgård and 1 cm taller than vince Vaughn. Around 5 cm taller than the rock
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 3/Jun/16
Rob, is he worth an add?
Editor Rob: eventually maybe, I would need to see him in some clips to get a sense if he's a big 6ft 5er.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 31/May/16
Rob, do you have any estimates for fellow NFL player and analyst Howie Long?

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He was officially listed 6ft5 by the Raiders. I've no reason to doubt that. He looks to edge out Strahan and he towered over John Travolta in Broken Arrow aswell as Costner in 3000 Miles To Graceland
Editor Rob: yeah he looks in that range.
Just said on 7/May/16
He looks shorter than 6'4 Lauren Williams. She took off her high heel shoe and looks a tad taller than Stahan...
Johno said on 19/Mar/16
Looks 6'4.5.
kurtz said on 4/Feb/16
191 cm. 192 at Max

i see only good posture and skilled tailor for his suits, for the rest..well
SportsHeight said on 22/Jan/16
Rob, how tall would you estimate Lauren Williams, the woman reported to have the longest legs in America? I believe she was listed at 6'4" for volleyball. What would you put her at? Here she is next to Strahan on his show:

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Editor Rob: yes she's probably around 6ft 4, her inseam may well be close to 40
Fern194cm-192cm said on 8/May/15
If you accout for the fact that graham's head is closer to the camera then you realize that they are very similar in height. In fact, they were both measured 6,6.25 and both look it. No debate here. SAme height
joe 193cm night said on 5/May/15
Rob, do you think Rob Gronkowski it stops here it legitimate 6'6 with Jimmy GrahamClick Here
[Editor Rob: Jimmy appears a bit taller but then small things like shoe/camera distance could account for visual difference even when you have both guys measuring roughly same height.]
Arch Stanton said on 1/Mar/15
Their proportions are very different though, Skarsgard has that "stretched" look of a typical skinny 6'4" er and longer neck and head profile, while Strahan just looks solid and normal proportions.
joe 193cm night said on 1/Mar/15
Andrea,look at this page in the latest images Alexander with his brother Sam 6'5 (196) the only guy who could be taller so he a true 6'5 highest surely that ManganielloClick Here
Andrea said on 1/Mar/15
There's maybe not enough to say Alexander is taller, apart from Michael who himself says to be shorter and the scene where they stand next to each other where Alexander seems to be taller, but there's not enough either to say Michael is taller! I personally wouldn't have Alexander shorter than Michael, but it seems you're convinced Alexander can't be 6'4.5, even if next to everybody can easily look it! Alexander came out with both 193 and 194, he might have measured between those marks, so 6'4.25 is still a good guess, but then Michael could be the same... I doubt he's taller...
Arch Stanton said on 1/Mar/15
Skarsgard I agree looks to edge him out in that comparison and looked about the same as Manganiello did with him!
Andrea said on 1/Mar/15
Well, why does Michael himself think to be to be shorter? Alexander probably has an higher eyelevel, that's true but i have hard time to believe Michael is the taller one: Click Here
Just look at the top of their heads, Michael is at best the same height of Alexander! At least, upgrade Alexander to 6'4.5 too, he is not shorter than him, really!
[Editor Rob: based on the clip there's not enough for me...the camera could be favouring his side more than it is Michael's.]
Andrea said on 28/Feb/15
Lol, but when they stand next to each other they both stand at their tallest and btw that's the "best case scenario" when you wanna compare two people, because you can't say "this guy could be standing taller"... Seriously, see when they compare each other and trace a line, Michael is not taller and it actually seems like Alexander might edge him out! So, if anything, it would be more appropriate Alexander at 6'4.5 and Michael at 6'4.25...
[Editor Rob: based on the whole clip I wouldn't say Alex was taller, you'd need to measure them to really be able to tell exactly. I wouldn't be putting a bet on him being taller though.]
pablo77bar said on 28/Feb/15
HE IS A LITTLE BIT SMALLER THAN MANGANIELLO
I THINK 1,94 IT'S CORRETCT FOR HIM
Andrea said on 27/Feb/15
Here's the famous video with Alexander Skarsgard:
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When they stand next to each other who is the taller one, i wouldn't say Michael is taller, really! Rob, you really think there's any chance Michael is taller than him? I mean, he himself says when he meets him "I'm the short guy in the room", he thinks to be shorter...
And maybe it's also worth to put his claim in this page? He says "I'm over 6'4 but not quite 6'5, but i claim 6'5"...
[Editor Rob: I think Strahan when he stands tall could possibly edge him, but you would need to measure them both really, they appear very close.]
joe 193cm night said on 27/Feb/15
Strahan is a little higher than Josh Duhamel Josh had a 6'3.5 cm advantage with footwearhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G95XxAchJZg
Height183 said on 27/Feb/15
I thought he'd be taller.
joe 193cm night said on 24/Feb/15
Manganiello is higher, but Vince is the same height but news for Vince and Peter Serafinowicz
Andrea said on 24/Feb/15
More than a downgrade for Joe, i'd say an upgrade for Alex Skarsgard who just doesn't look shorter than him! Michael himself said "i'm the short guy in the room" but they really do look close! Joe certainly can look only 6'4 many times but i can believe he's taller than that if standing for a measurement! I'd give him weak 6'5! In any case, this is a good listing!
Arch Stanton said on 24/Feb/15
Seems a good shout, but the "Manganiello is 6'4" brigade" will be wanting a downgrade for Joe now hehe!
joe 193cm night said on 24/Feb/15
Rob, perfect listing think that's it

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