How tall is Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II's Height

5ft 1 (154.9 cm)

Peak height was 5ft 3 ¾ (161.9 cm)
Elizabeth II has been the Queen of the United Kingdom since 1952. One author mentioned he measured her waxwork as just under 5ft 4 and Prince Phillip's at 6 foot.

How tall is Queen Elizabeth
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Average Guess (31 Votes)
Peak: 5ft 3.67in (161.7cm)
Current: 5ft 0.79in (154.4cm)
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 15/Aug/19
It's her Majesty's daughter HRH Princess Anne's 69th Birthday today. I wonder how tall she is...?

She looks quite tall to me!

Happy Birthday Princess Anne! 😁

🎂💎🎈🕯️🎁

Her Majesty gets 5ft4 for yesteryear's height and 5ft1 for today'. 👑
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 21/Apr/19
🎁😊 Happy Birthday your Majesty! 😊🎁

You do a fantastic job, holding this country together! Many Happy Returns to you!

5ft3.75 peak, 5ft1 now.
Christine Barnes said on 4/Sep/18
I was selected to be one of the staff in attendance when Queen Elizabeth visited Guys hospital some 16 years ago. I had to stand in the corridor as she passed by, probably 2 feet away . I was particularly struck by how small she was . Significantly shorter than me at 5ft 2 inches , and she was wearing heels and a hat . I would estimate her height at under five foot then .
MAD SAM said on 14/Jul/18
Peak height 161.5 cm or 5’3.5”, right now 153 cm or 5’0.25”
Marjorie Ross said on 13/Jul/18
H.M. The Queen''s height is given on her A .T .S identity record, which would have been when she was about 18 years old, as exactly 5.0 ft., So it seems that stories of her height, are greatly exaggerated.
Christian-6'5 3/8" said on 24/May/18
@Coyote_Ugly

A 6 inch height loss even in 90's is an exaggeration. Some of it is posture related rather than the discs compressing.
Coyote_Ugly said on 24/May/18
Yeah, peak height maybe 5ft 4 but not now. She's nothing more than 5ft. People lose height as they get old. My grandma was 5ft 11 but shrank to 5ft 5 by the time she became 93. Damn time, you scary!
flavius said on 13/Mar/18
I think no more than 5.0 now, maybe even shorter, also Kylie Minogue in some pictures beside her looks clearly taller.
In other pics you can see Thandie Newton (who is supposed to be 5.3') towering over the queen with some 20 cm height difference (of course Thandie wears high heels..)
Terry lynch said on 1/Sep/17
My mam and dad met the queen on three occasions and bothe said that the queen was the same height as my mam. And my dad was bigger than Prince Philip. My mam and dad are dead now but my mam was only five feet tall and my dad was five feet ten inches. We have photos that bear this out.
even said on 5/Jul/17
her majesty , she was about 5 foot 4 when she was young , but current height is more likely 5 foot 1 .
Scarlett Rose said on 23/May/17
@ Editor Rob: My mother wasn't including the height of the Queen's heels, when she said the Queen only looked 5 feet, 2 inches tall. 😊
Editor Rob: there's always a get out eh!
Scarlett Rose said on 21/May/17
Her Majesty's height was officially given as 5 feet, 4 inches, but my mother saw her in real life as a young woman and said she looked no taller than 5 feet, 2 inches, although the Queen wore high heels in those days, no shorter than two inches. The heels have got shorter. It wouldn't do for a woman of her age to wear very high heels. 👑👜👠
James B said on 13/Jan/17
Rob Google pics of a 'young queen mother'

Do you think she looks uncannily like American actress Jennifer Connoly when she was very young?
Editor Rob: James, I don't quite see any strong resemblance.
MAN19 said on 3/Jan/17
She is probably 155-157 cm tall. Peak height was 162-163 cm. In quite a few pictures she looks around 30 cm shorter than William. He's around 190 cm, 193 with shoes on. She would then be about 163 with shoes on. Considering her shoes increase her height by 5-6 cm she would be just over 157 cm. On the other hand some studies show that women over age 80 have lost nearly 8 cm from their peak height. This would mean she is 155 cm tall.
Nik said on 21/Dec/16
Currently who do you think is the tallest Rob, prince Phillip or Kate Middleton?
Editor Rob: Nik, both might be close to 5ft 9....I think big Philip has lost 3 inches by now.
Nik said on 18/Dec/16
I went for 5'0.25"
5'2 said on 1/Dec/16
I say about 5'3" for her peak height and 5'0" for her present height. There should be a prince phillip height page in this wed site. I don't know why there is not.
littlesue said on 24/Nov/16
Margaret was 5ft 1 and the Queen Mother 5ft.
Ray said on 22/Nov/16
I'd put her at just under 5'1" today, and right at 5'4" at her peak. She doesn't appear short in old photos. For Philip, I'd say he was slightly under if not right at 6'1" (185-186) peak, and around 5'9" today. Charles looks slightly taller than him now, but unlike Philip, he is a frequent lift-wearer, so they are probably around the same height barefoot.
TJE said on 21/Nov/16
Prince Philip could've been 184-185 peak if Elizabeth was 162 peak. She typically came up to his mouth, but likely in heels.
Sandy Cowell said on 21/Nov/16
I distinctly remember a detailed article about Her Majesty from back in the mid to late 70's in which the Queen's height was written up as 5ft4.5, with the additional comment that it is 'the average height for the British woman!'
Yet having said that, my boyfriend, an ex-soldier, has met the Queen on a number of occasions and says she is 'tiny, with a crackin' sense of humour.'
So what her optimum height was is a bit of a mystery to me, but her Mother and sister were both smaller than her, so I think it unlikely that Her Majesty has ever been average height just because it was written in a newspaper!
I shall settle for 5ft4 peak height and 5ft1 today!
littlesue said on 19/Nov/16
Would say just over 5ft 3 peak height and about 5ft 1 now
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 18/Nov/16
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Nov/16
Good lord...you're only adding her now?!

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Give Rob a break, Rampage. There are plenty of other famous celebrities he has not added yet. And Queen Elizabeth isn't technically even a celebrity really.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Nov/16
I guessed 5ft4ish
Kenny said on 17/Nov/16
Possibly a page for the DofE as well? I guess around 6 foot peak
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Nov/16
Good lord...you're only adding her now?!
Editor Rob: I only rediscovered the mention of the guy measuring her statue today...I had read it many years ago but wasn't sure what the figure was.
Armstretch said on 17/Nov/16
Looks to be 5 feet tall

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