How tall is Steve Backshall

Steve Backshall's Height

5ft 11.5in (182 cm)

English wildlife presenter, naturalist and adventurer. In 2015 in the Daily Mail he mentioned "I'm a fraction under 6 ft and weigh 14 st. and also "broke my upper back in two places and destroyed my left ankle. I had 12 operations and it took six years to fix the ankle."

How tall is Steve Backshall
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Average Guess (7 Votes)
5ft 10.75in (179.7cm)
Redwing said on 5/Nov/16
He could pass off as the great Steve Irwin's brother.
Arch Stanton said on 20/Oct/16
@Rob, there's a typo English wildlife presenter'''s''', Funny thing is that he actually looks like he could be the brother of Steve Irwin, very similar looking around the eyes.
Aza said on 1/Oct/16
Great wildlife presenter and good listing
SAK said on 27/Sep/16
Common theme in the comments. We all thought he was average to lower average. With stocky build, so appears shortish.
Stiffelio said on 26/Sep/16
Big, stocky guy! I thought he was shorter, like 5'9 1/2
jessman said on 24/Sep/16
Never thought of him as this tall. Always figured he was about 5'8 or 5'9. Must be his stocky build that made me think he was shorter.
Rory said on 24/Sep/16
Doesn't look as tall as this to me. He seems very average in height like 5'10.
SAK said on 24/Sep/16
Didn't realise he was this tall. I thought he was 5'9/5'10. There is something about his proportions that make him appear shorter.
Guts said on 24/Sep/16
Remember seeing him during the Olympics and i thought he looked about 5'8, but then i realised he was probably being interviewed by Dan Walker (Weak 6'5) or Steve Redgrave (Around 6'5).

Still surprised to see him this high never thought he looked tallish on TV.
Editor Rob: it is possible he was this height but lost a fraction after breaking back in a few places.

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