How tall is Ashley Olsen

Ashley Olsen's Height

4ft 11 ½ (151.1 cm)

American actress, fashion designer and businesswoman. Ashley and Mary Kate appeared on Oprah and both agreed that their heights were somewhere around the 5ft range.

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Mary Kate and twin sister Ashley
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Average Guess (19 Votes)
4ft 11.32in (150.7cm)
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 15/Jun/20
A belated "Happy Birthday" to Ashley Olsen, who turned 34 years of age two days ago. ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽˆ

I hope the girls had a wonderful present-filled birthday! ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ

The slightly taller twin gets 4ft11.75. There were a couple of twins at my school with pale blonde wavy hair and I befriended them, and felt honoured that they accepted my friendship. One of my teachers, a Miss Bothwell, reckoned the girls were identical twins but it's hard to say really. Their faces were the same, sure, but Julia was about 2" taller than Angela! Twins are SO fascinating! ๐ŸŒž

๐Ÿ‘ฑโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฑโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ˜ฏ "Am I seeing double?"
Nik said on 11/Jun/20
@ Rob - How much heel has she got on her boots?
Editor Rob
Ashley probably has almost 3, her sister 4 inch
TinyMama said on 8/Jun/20
Iโ€™m 4โ€™10โ€ and am certain theyโ€™re both under 5 foot. In one photo in particular of Mary Kate and Ashley, theyโ€™re standing alongside average height women and they appear to be no taller than my height and my sister's height. From this particular photo, Iโ€™d say Mary Kate is 4โ€™9โ€ to 4โ€™10โ€ and Ashley is 4โ€™10 to 4โ€™11โ€, neither are 5 foot. My little sister is 4โ€™9โ€ and she looks about the size of Mary Kate when standing next to my 5โ€™5โ€ daughter. I donโ€™t understand why so many actors/singers/entertainers insist on lying about their height... itโ€™s as though they think theyโ€™ll be more acceptable at a taller height while not realizing that theyโ€™re contributing to discrimination against smaller individuals. Celebrities, because of their fame, have the opportunity to influence our society to a certain degree (think Kim Kardashianโ€™s positive influence of a curvier body image, however unnatural in her case). By claiming to be several inches taller than they actually are, smaller than average celebrities are further stigmatizing short stature and are contributing to the discrimination that we already experience. I can say that there absolutely exists societal discrimination against those of us who are small and itโ€™s made worse by celebrities who choose to misrepresent their height which translates to negative connotations of short stature. Iโ€™ve witnessed some positive changes in the way in which our society views โ€œplus sizeโ€ individuals and celebrities have had a lot to do with this positive change. In my experience, weโ€™re still a long way off in regards to the way our society views, accepts, and celebrates smaller statured individuals and celebrities who choose to lie about their height are moving us further and further away from a world in which small stature is accepted and celebrated. At 46 years of age, Iโ€™ve learned to disregard those who make tacky, ignorant comments about my height and will often turn the question back onto them by gently asking them how theyโ€™d feel if someone mockingly asked them their height, their weight, what size shoe they wear, etc. Iโ€™m glad to say that most have apologized for their thoughtless remarks and have even thanked me for offering them a new perspective on the way they see small people. Iโ€™m also guilty of carelessly remarking on someoneโ€™s size as I once saw a man who had to be well over 7 foot tall and I asked him how tall he was, naively assuming heโ€™d state his tall height proudly. I was surprised- and embarrassed- when he refused to answer my question and, instead, asked me my height. It was obvious from his response and body language that he too had been asked that question many times and that heโ€™d also experienced discrimination and judgement because of his height. I apologized to him and walked away but it was a valuable lesson in considering the perspectives of every individual person before making assumptions about them and definitely before voicing those assumptions.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 13/Jun/19
๐ŸŽ‚๐Ÿ•ฏ๏ธ๐ŸŽ‰ Happy Birthday Ashley! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ•ฏ๏ธ๐ŸŽ‚

Here's wishing Ashley a doubly nice Birthday today, with loads of lovely presents.

4ft11.5.

Before I scarper, I have somewhere else to go, not a million miles from here!๐Ÿคฃ

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Laura Bogart said on 9/May/18
I think MK is taller than Ro and children who are under four foot nine in Tennessee Rest Areas and Ash is taller than MK! How do you do the Metric System so well? That's why I trust CelebHeights because all of the Google searches Constantine Maroulis's fanbases and fan clubs came off of to brought me here made me go on to see six foot three as said in Victorious Victoria Justice's "Best Friend's Brother"! Check me out online at: Click Here!
Hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii said on 26/Feb/18
Click Here Rob check this out here ash says they are five one to five feet
Hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii said on 26/Feb/18
Ah okay makes sense ty for telling me I think Ash is 4โ€™11-5โ€™1 a magazine said sheโ€™s 5โ€™1 but this listing seems accurate
Editor Rob
I'm certain one (or both) has also claimed to be 5ft 1, I've read that in the past, but on Oprah they seemed to admit being more 5 feet ish.
Nik said on 26/Feb/18
This listing seems fair to me!
Hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii said on 25/Feb/18
Rob why does it say 5โ€™3 online when sheโ€™s shorter than 5โ€™2 people
Editor Rob

I think given they admitted to being around 5 feet, any site listing them at 5ft 3 probably isn't that concerned about accuracy.
Hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii said on 24/Feb/18
Lol sheโ€™s not 5โ€™3
lee168cm said on 22/Feb/18
And their sister Elizabeth looks 5 or 6 inches taller in most photos and she's 5'4
lee168cm said on 22/Feb/18
No way are either over 4'11 Carey mulligan towered over them and she's only five foot six
Rose said on 6/Nov/17
FYI, these two are fraternal twins, not identical. Odd I know, but true.
Sandy Cowell said on 10/Feb/17
Cheers Rob! At least I'm not the only one! ๐Ÿ‘
Editor Rob: funny, Jenny's Mum is an identical twin, but I can tell difference, but always get these girls mixed up!
Sandy Cowell said on 10/Feb/17
Rob - Sorry! I don't think I mixed them up after all!
Editor Rob: I find them hard to tell apart!
Sandy Cowell said on 10/Feb/17
Ah! I think identical twins are an absolute treat for the eyes! Two people exactly the same - magical!
I didn't know whether to pick Ashley or Mary-Kate, so I did a bit of a toss-up, as it were! The girls are much the same in the height department, as well as everything else! I've never noticed any difference when I've seen them photographed together, and that's been quite a few times over the years! I'd go for 4ft11.25 for Mary-Kate, the supposedly smaller of the two, though I can't see it myself!
K said on 31/Jul/14
Linda, I think some of them have a false idea of what the average height is. Like you, I noticed that quite a lot of female celebrities exaggerate their height.
linda said on 30/Jul/14
I think she's more like 4 foot 10. She's absolutely tiny. Why is it that celebs always make themselves taller than they actually are.
Olsen obsessive said on 27/Feb/14
She said she's five foot one in an interview and that mary kate is five foot
kg said on 27/May/13
i think 5'0.5
kg said on 26/May/13
i always thought that ashley was 5'0.5 (154cm) and mary kate 5'0 (152cm)
Lulabelle said on 6/May/13
160cm,1.60m
Tman said on 5/Nov/11
Rob did you actually watch Oprah for the link you provided above? Oprah said to them "you guys are five foot and five one" Ashley Olsen replied "yeah but am definately not 5'1 ". I cant find the video on youtube.
hihih said on 1/Nov/11
rob look this pic :
Click Here
nada said on 13/Aug/11
here is a link to the Olsen sisters with ~5'2" Emma Roberts.

Click Here

Emma's platforms look near the same height as Mk's heels. MK's heels are slightly taller than Ashley's and it gives her some height. Judging from the photo's and personal accounts I'd say MK = 4'9"-4'10" and Ashley = 4'10"-4'11"

They have also stated in a couple of interviews that at most they are 5 feet but probably not even that.
Someone said on 13/Jul/11
I always thought they would be like 5'8'' or 5'8'' 1/2, guess I was wrong!
Max said on 17/Jun/11
So Ashley is actually slightly taller than Mary-Kate at 5'1" and Mary-Kate's 5'0"
Beth said on 14/Jun/11
I saw a photo of the twins with Emma Roberts. Emma is 5'2 (1 57 cm) and , i think, Ashley is shorter. Like... 4'11 or 5'
aphrodyte said on 31/Mar/11
Ashley is taller by 2 inches from mary kate... so mary kate is 5 feet 2 den dat makes ashley 5"4 :) i read this on their site.
cindy said on 16/Mar/11
ashleys hair is biger so she is problley taller
tall said on 23/Jan/11
looks pretty short compared to the other full house girls Click Here
short person said on 31/Oct/10
In their movie 'When in Rome' both the Olsen twins look alot taller than 5'1. They look around 5'4 and 5'5. But in 'Winning London' they both look 5 feet at the most. So I don't know if they're short or average but they're certainly not tall.
Anonymous said on 27/Apr/09
If she says she is 5'1", then she must be 5' tall. Why not lie when you can/when everyone else seem to. Taller than her sister, maybe 1-2 cm.

5 feet is enough for her.
:) said on 9/Dec/08
yup, she mentioned about 5'1".. 5'..
Anonymous said on 29/Nov/08
In that interview, she actually said " 5'1" ..5-foot " suggesting that she's somewhere between 5' and 5'1"
Anonymous said on 2/Nov/08
on the latest interview with good morning america, Ashley say "I'm 5'1''"
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why not said on 1/Nov/08
I've been following this debate and "someone who knows" never stated that AO said she was 5 ft. 2 but that Oprah calculated it as such and AO then stated that she wasn't. I remember because I agreed with her/him, that poster, and that MKO agreed to being about 5 or 5 ft. 1 and then wasn't sure. That Oprah episode was taped before they were 18 because their father was there as their guardian and MK was yet to go to rehab for anorexia which is why their size was being questioned.
Oh, and AO played the elder sister card even though it is just a 2 minute difference.
They have small builds but that doesn't make them a definite to be at any height because people of all builds come in various heights.
They look around 5 ft. 1ish & 5 ft. 0ish to me, especially on their latest Oprah visit.
robbie said on 11/May/08
I think both of them are extremely tiny...
not even 5 feet..amybe they just round it up to bout 5 feet..
so i would say 4'10 or 4'11
Elainee said on 26/Feb/08
5'1 sounds right for her. In the New York Minute premiere pictures, the twins & Candace are wearing similiar heels, and Ashley is standing right next to her. You can't see entirely how they're standing, but it seems like they're standing straight.. Ashley is a bit taller than Candace, so I'd think Ashley is around 5'1, but not 5'2 yet. Also, I doubt they're under 5'0.
6 ft 8 in said on 24/Feb/08
Tell me something. Doesn't Mary Kate seem to slouch in all pics? Yet when she stood with Kelly Osbourne here, is it now you tell me yes or no, is it as big a difference as when she stands with Ashley. Didn't think so. Where has Kelly claimed to be 5ft1. Where? I know Nicole said she was 5ft1 on Jay Leno. By the way the Oprah thing with Ashley and Mary Kate was 4/28/04, but wasn't aired until a few months later.

I watched it again.
in exact words
Oprah to Ashley: ..and you're 1 inch taller
Ashley: yeah about 1 inch taller and then she said something about being older.
15 minutes later or so
Oprah to both: 'cause you guys are wha-
Oprah to Mk: you're 5'1, fi- (she was gonna say 5" since Mk took kinda long to answer)
Mk: 5
Ashley: 5, 5'1
Oprah thought Ashley was answering for Mk but she in fact wasn't so Oprah says "5'1 mmhmm" as an a acknowledgement that she got their heights so Oprah goes on and says (look below)
Oprah to Ashley but talking to Mk until she says 5'1": so that means if you're 5'1 than you're 5'2"
Ashely: yeaahh...except for that I'm not 5'2"
Mk realizing what Ashley has said quickly say: no, yeah..(and then slurs)I don't even think I'm 5'1 sooo

There you go there it is.
To someone who knows I highly suggest you watch it again Ashley never said she was about 5ft2. The only time 5ft2 came out of her mouth was when she said "yeah...except for I'm not 5'2." In conclusion their heights are 5' and 5ft1.
mary-kate said on 19/Jan/08
Tell me something. Doesn't Mary Kate seem to slouch in all pics? Yet when she stood with Kelly Osbourne here, is it now you tell me yes or no, is it as big a difference as when she stands with Ashley. Didn't think so. Where has Kelly claimed to be 5ft1. Where? I know Nicole said she was 5ft1 on Jay Leno. By the way the Oprah thing with Ashley and Mary Kate was 4/28/04, but wasn't aired until a few months later.

I watched it again.
in exact words
Oprah to Ashley: ..and you're 1 inch taller
Ashley: yeah about 1 inch taller and then she said something about being older.
15 minutes later or so
Oprah to both: 'cause you guys are wha-
Oprah to Mk: you're 5'1, fi- (she was gonna say 5" since Mk took kinda long to answer)
Mk: 5
Ashley: 5, 5'1
Oprah thought Ashley was answering for Mk but she in fact wasn't so Oprah says "5'1 mmhmm" as an a acknowledgement that she got their heights so Oprah goes on and says (look below)
Oprah to Ashley but talking to Mk until she says 5'1": so that means if you're 5'1 than you're 5'2"
Ashely: yeaahh...except for that I'm not 5'2"
Mk realizing what Ashley has said quickly say: no, yeah..(and then slurs)I don't even think I'm 5'1 sooo

There you go there it is.
To someone who knows I highly suggest you watch it again Ashley never said she was about 5ft2. The only time 5ft2 came out of her mouth was when she said "yeah...except for I'm not 5'2." In conclusion their heights are 5' and 5ft1.
Evanna said on 4/Dec/07
These two are so small, gee, they make tiny Amy Winehouse look tall: Click Here
And now something hysterical, Ashley in 3" heels Click Here with Snoop Dog Click Here and the Pirates Click Here
And this is a cool story about these wee girls wearing superhigh heels: Click Here Click Here (I especially adore the YSL platforms!)
My verdict: 5' max for Ashley, 4'11" for Mary-Kate
LAAnonyme said on 25/Oct/07
Ashley is barely 5' - maybe a half-inch taller if she stands up straight (but she and Mary-Kate tend to slouch). They are both so cute in person, though.
an said on 18/Aug/07
I don't know where you're getting that from, Brynn. Even in the pic you posted she looks just a tad smaller. MK might be 4'11" and Ash 5', but I don't think Ash is below 5'. I think those heights might even maybe be more accurate, because next to Kelly Osbourne MK looked at least 2" smaller. Also, next to Drew Barrymore Ash looked about 3" smaller and they were in similar heels. Maybe they've grown, as they were only 17 back then, who knows?
zellynnicious said on 6/Jul/07
how do u put a link here? Never mind, but it`s true, olsen twins are so little, geez. Even me, I always wanted to be a few inches smaller than I`m right now, but the twins r petite-petite. Smaller than my 12 years old sister!
Brynn said on 19/Jun/07
Click on the picture link below, if Candace Kameron is really 5-2 then Ash is only 4-10. Its funny how they lied about their heights.

Click Here
ร‰milie Royal said on 11/May/07
An early mmorning height is a bit taller than in the evening... (donยดt ask me why..Itยดs something about the back.. i think???), MizzBizz I donยดt know how old you are but it always helps if you do a lot of sports!! Iยดve done sports since a was just 4.. And I am 5ft.9.. (both of my parents are small).. So you can try that...
MizzBizz said on 10/May/07
What is an early morning height? And what do you have to do to grow? Because i`m about 5'1 and i really want to be at least 2 inches taller.
X said on 19/Apr/07
Candace's flat footed height is about 5 ft. 2.5 and she is only a little taller than the Olsen sisters at the premiere of "NYM". They all 3 wore similar appearing heel heights and CCB embellished a bit with her hair height.

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leey said on 6/Apr/07
ow yeah? I thought she was 5 ft and mary-kate was 4-11. My friend met them, she is 5 ft 1 and they were smaller than she. I could be wrong..but actually I don't think so. They are really smal..and mary-kate looks like a child next to that old dude!! They can't me 5 ft and 5 ft 1. That idea is hilarious, I mean come on! everybody knows that these 2 girls are verry small! THey can't be over 5 ft! I dont beleave it.
X said on 1/Mar/07
Pictures of their actual licenses would not be available online. Besides, people list their the height that appears on their license themselves; the DMV doesn't measure them.
mir said on 6/Dec/06
5"1 is not 155.Its about 152.

[Editor Rob: it is 152...in the world of bad cm->inch conversion tools! In the proper world, 155 is about 5ft 1]
MK and Ashley Fan said on 12/Nov/06
On their website their are now selling mobile background and for one of the pictures with Ashley in the form of a driver's liscence it says 5" 1

Click Here

[Padraig: Well there you go, the Editor had them 5-1 and 5-0 and other sites were boosting these girls up to 5-3, lol]
Jordan said on 20/Oct/06
well i think mary kate is taller than ash
Danace said on 10/Oct/06
Yeah..i watched the Interview..but everytime i searched it on the Internet It says Ash is 5'3" while Mk is 5'2".....i am so confused whats their real heights!
X said on 5/Oct/06
Pictures can sometimes be deceiving. In some pictures MK even appears to be taller than Ash.

In that Oprah interview, just before Ashley was asked the question of height, weren't they discussing MK's kissing scene and the fact that she had to stand on on box to kiss him due to the height difference? MKI mentioned something about being 5, 5 ft. 1 or so and then Oprah then asked Ashley if she was about an inch taller and that would make her 5 ft. 2 when Ashley made the comment about not being 5 ft. 2?

Ash likes to play up the shortness while MK would like to be taller. MK is just a bit over 5 ft. 0 and Ashley is a little bit over 5 ft. 1.
Amanda said on 7/Sep/06
I know they say they're an inch apart, but I see very little difference. I think Mary-Kate is 5' 0" and Ashley is 5' 0.5". They are 1/2" apart, it seems.
chris said on 16/Mar/06
hey blah, i saw that re-run just last month. my favorite quote, "yeah...except for I'm not 5'2"."
shorty_me said on 12/Feb/06
well i think its good that famous celebs are sshort!! makes me feel abit normal,, haha its cool but i think they look abit taller ,,at least 157cm haha i ownder how much they weigh hehe
blah said on 4/Oct/05

Tell me something. Doesn't Mary Kate seem to slouch in all pics? Yet when she stood with Kelly Osbourne here, is it now you tell me yes or no, is it as big a difference as when she stands with Ashley. Didn't think so. Where has Kelly claimed to be 5ft1. Where? I know Nicole said she was 5ft1 on Jay Leno. By the way the Oprah thing with Ashley and Mary Kate was 4/28/04, but wasn't aired until a few months later.

I watched it again.
in exact words
Oprah to Ashley: ..and you're 1 inch taller
Ashley: yeah about 1 inch taller and then she said something about being older.
15 minutes later or so
Oprah to both: 'cause you guys are wha-
Oprah to Mk: you're 5'1, fi- (she was gonna say 5" since Mk took kinda long to answer)
Mk: 5
Ashley: 5, 5'1
Oprah thought Ashley was answering for Mk but she in fact wasn't so Oprah says "5'1 mmhmm" as an a acknowledgement that she got their heights so Oprah goes on and says (look below)
Oprah to Ashley but talking to Mk until she says 5'1": so that means if you're 5'1 than you're 5'2"
Ashely: yeaahh...except for that I'm not 5'2"
Mk realizing what Ashley has said quickly say: no, yeah..(and then slurs)I don't even think I'm 5'1 sooo

There you go there it is.
To someone who knows I highly suggest you watch it again Ashley never said she was about 5ft2. The only time 5ft2 came out of her mouth was when she said "yeah...except for I'm not 5'2." In conclusion their heights are 5' and 5ft1.

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