How tall is Rockstar Spud

Rockstar Spud's Height

5ft 4 (162.6 cm)

James Michael Curtin is an English wrestler who has wrestle with TNA wrestling and under the WWE brand as Drake Maverick. In a GiveMeSport interview he said "I'm 5'4", 150lbs and not the stereotype format for what a 'pro wrestler' should look like." and in 2017 "I am just really confident with who I am, I am a man's man but I am 5ft 4ins tall. It is really strange but I just never had any fear". In this photo, I was wearing Converse, whilst Rockstar's footwear wasn't much different.

How tall is RockStar Spud
5ft 8 Rob and Rockstar @ Collectormania 2014

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Average Guess (63 Votes)
5ft 4.14in (162.9cm)
ChristianPerkins said on 12/Mar/22
Would be nice if he corrects the tilt though.
Jackie Lee said on 8/Mar/22
Rob has explained about the angles multiple times yet some people still choose to not listen and insist he's 5'5 or 5'6. I'd be angry if I were rob. For example with my friend who's an inch taller than me, sometimes he look same height in a photo, sometimes a little taller and at times look like he is 3 inches taller. Also if spud really was taller then why would he claim 5'4?
Duhon said on 24/Feb/22
To be fair going by this photo of him next to Rob he does look bigger than 5'4" but Rob did say there is a camera tilt effect going on there.
Mohammed 170cm said on 22/Feb/22
@Elene- He himself claimed 5'4" and you are saying he could be 5'5"? Some commenters here jsut want to upgrade everybody.
Jackie Lee said on 3/Dec/21
He claimed 5'4 himself which automatically rules out 5'5. Also as rob mentioned, the camera angle made him look appear more 5'5 than 5'4
Linke said on 5/Sep/21
Marko could be 4'11 and change, he did make Jericho look like a giant. He has claimed as being 5'1-5'2 though. Kalisto I believe was shorter than Maverick / Spud.
Calin Vamvu said on 4/Sep/21
what the....a honest (short) pro-wrestler ? Unheard of, props to him.
Elene said on 3/Sep/21
I like his honesty,he looks taller than that,could be 5’5 too.
Duhon said on 4/May/21
There are some 5'6" listed guys who come up to Rob near this guy does. With his hair and posture he's probably guessed at as taller than 5'4" often. Surprisingly honest wrestler.
Leesheff85 said on 27/Jan/21
That marko stunt makes Chris Jericho look like a giant and hes 5ft 9 1/2 hes probably 4ft 11 at best
Linke said on 21/Dec/20
Bryan at 172 cms looks perfect. Spud looks 5'4. I believe he will tower Marko Stunt who I recon is 5'0 tops (claims 5'1-5'2)
Linke said on 26/Oct/20
Rob, do you think he would measure 5'5 out of the bed? During his early UK Indy day's, they used to make him wrestle girls and he was billed as short as 5'3

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Editor Rob
He might be close to 5ft 5 first thing. I never knew he was billed once at 5ft 3, which is impossible. You can see him with Daniel bryan who has Less footwear.

I suppose it depends what you would guess bryan as, he's looked anywhere in 5ft 7 to 8 range.
Scott 5'6 said on 3/Oct/20
He is 5’4.5 or 5’5
Andy5'91/2 said on 5/Jun/20
5’5 Flat maybe strong 5’5
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 5/Jun/20
I'm happy for him that he was finally rehired by WWE last night, after the infamous mass firings 2 months ago.
Littlelee5ft6 said on 13/Sep/19
It's funny if you tilt your phone to the right when looking at the photo he suddenly looks a full 4 inches shorter than u rob but when you have the phone upright he looks only 2 inches shorter
Christian 6'5 3/8 said on 20/Jan/19

You should fix the pic then. Same thing with the pic with Steven Seagal.
Editor Rob
If you notice, at this event I asked Giles (the photographer) to take all photos in portrait (Stephen Marcus, Rusty Goffe, Bruce Grobelaar, Socal Val, Anneke Willis, Martin Klebba,Freema, David Haye, Kerry Ingram)....except this one, because sometimes it is interesting to see how height can be reduced.
Tunman said on 18/Jan/19
Funny I don't know why but he gives me the impression he could be more a jockey than a wrestler,really something strange about him.Looks near 5'6 but I doubt Rob would underestimate him by 2".
Editor Rob

There's near 8 degree tilt on that photo favouring Spud. Camera Tilt article shows how much you can gain.
Ali said on 15/Nov/18
Hello Rob,

Just wondering how tall is 205Lives Mustafa Ali if Spud is 5'4 in real life, Ali looks his listed 5'10 judging by this photo.

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He looks at least 5 inches taller than him and does pretty much tower over Spud. What would you say Rob?
Editor Rob
Between 5 and 6 inches sounds reasonable difference for them.
berta said on 1/Dec/17
photo seems to be taken from below so the guy can looks 166 cm guy here because of that
Nick said on 13/Jan/17
If Spud is 5'4 then Damien Sandow is definitely every single cm of his 6'4 billing right? Click Here
Y2A said on 30/Mar/15
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Rob, I'm curious, my photo with Shauna Macdonald looks like it may have been subject to the same tilt that we see in your photo with Spud. Does this happen often with shoots at SM events?
Editor Rob
is it the guy with black hair who took them at NFCC? His name is Giles. I only took the photo with Spud as an example to show how you can reduce height. Normally we take them vertically (portrait) - because sometimes he might tilt the camera, although sometimes he doesn' can depend also what side he is standing beside the spotlight he uses, that might add/take some height!
TJE said on 22/Mar/15
Tilt your screen to the right side everybody!
The shredder said on 21/Mar/15
He looks over 5'5 but not much
Kourosh said on 20/Mar/15
Rob dont be angry with me i just stated my opinion base on the picture and i was not the only one who thought he could be taller than 5'4. Well, they are people who downgrade their owns heights although they are not as many as those who upgrade theirs.

Thanks for your explanation.
Editor Rob
I'm not angry, I asked the photographer to take it this way...simply just to remind people that you can reduce height differences with angles and position of camera.
Normally I ask him to take portait shots.
CD said on 19/Mar/15
Even with the tilt only looks 5ft 5
Kourosh said on 19/Mar/15
This is not 4 inches difference. he is well over 5'4. I put him 5'5 or 5'5.25
Editor Rob
see the problem with rotation and camera positioning? You can fool people, because you disbelieve his own 5ft 4 claim (in person he looked this - see the height challenge girls at 5ft 5 and 5ft 5.2? Both an inch taller than Spud in person)...

He's the same height as Sylvester McCoy, check my recent photo with McCoy...Spud is that guys height...

This Spud photo has the photographer angling the camera to reduce height difference, plus he has military posture, I don't.

Here's a useful pic showing how much a 4 degree or 8 degree tilt can have on the same image, Click Here. 4 degrees gives near 1 inch...with a flat canvas background there are many cases where 1-4 degree tilts aren't so obvious but can add or take 1/4-1 inch from differences...even more depending on photographer's height or subject heights and even bigger angles.
nayhole said on 19/Mar/15
he looks 5'2-5'3 on tv.
Sammy Derrick said on 19/Mar/15
5'4 AND 150LBS
Judd said on 19/Mar/15
5'4" seems right...strange look...XD
Shamrock said on 19/Mar/15
if you tilt your head to the side slightly before looking at the photo he does look about 5'4" in comparison with rob, taken at face value he looks 5'5 range
Editor Rob
this is why I normally ask Giles to take his photos portrait (vertical) to reduce camera tilts like 7-8 degrees (this case). An 8 degree tilt can knock 1.5 inches from one person and add 1.5 to another...
Sam said on 18/Mar/15
Camera-wise, he can maybe pass for 5'4.5. Whatever camera advantage he has, its not that much if he's looking more just 5'4 flat in person.
MD said on 18/Mar/15
Yeah, probably not the most accurate photo to use to display his height then, no? Besides the that, though, his arms look ridiculously out of proportion. His head and torso look fairly average, but the length of the arms make him look like a little person; it's weird.
the shredder said on 17/Mar/15
He looks 5 '5 to 6 in the pic , I am glad Rob is using this as an example of tilts.
Height183 said on 17/Mar/15
Nothing more than 5'4''. You can tell he looks taller because of the camera.
Mathew said on 17/Mar/15
Does he have a footwear advantage? He looks over 5'4" flat here to me.
Vegas said on 17/Mar/15
seeing him on tv i would have assumed shorter than 5'4 but he easily looks it in this shot if not a little taller.
Editor Rob
this shot I asked Giles to take landscape, I wanted to show an example of how you can reduce height between people by being in the right position and using camera rotation (10 degrees here) and downward tilt.

My eyes in reality are above his hairline...
miko said on 17/Mar/15
Is he on one foot here Rob?
Editor Rob
no, it's all in camera advantage.
the shredder said on 17/Mar/15
Tip Toes ? He looks weak 5'6
Editor Rob
see what I said to Vegas, he is 5ft 4 in person like he says.

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