How tall is Barack Obama

Barack Obama's Height

6ft 1 (185.4 cm)

Barack Hussein Obama is an American politician, who from 2009 to 2017 served as the 44th President. One newspaper seemingly asked his press office his height, to which they said "roughly 6ft 1". In 2010 his Whitehouse medical had him listed as 6ft 1 and 179.9 pounds (in shoes/clothes). In 2016 though, his physical resulted in a height increase to 6ft 1.5, which may have been a measurement in shoes.
The First Lady, Michelle Obama stated her height in Women's Health (2009): "I'm 5' 11'".

How tall is Obama
Official White House Photo by Pete Souza, via Wikimedia

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Average Guess (281 Votes)
6ft 0.98in (185.4cm)
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 17/Apr/19
I think depends the time of the day. Maybe Obama holding strong 6'1 at his low and 6'1.25" before afternoon and most of honest 6'1 claim actor was 6'0.75" at their low.
Warren said on 17/Apr/19
Over 57 age and still holding so well 6'1" Rob? don't you think about he needs a peak height now? Thank you Rob.
Editor Rob
1/4 inch loss is possible, but he may not have lost anything beyond a few mm's.
Ian555 said on 1/Apr/19
Rob will do a page on Beto O'Rourke? He is said on IMDB to 6' 4" tall. If he became president (which I don't think is likely), he would be the tallest American president in history other than Abe Lincoln who was supposed to be also 6' 4". Also, regarding Obama's height, he often looks a bit over 6' 1" don't you think?
Editor Rob
Obama at times passed for 186, but I still think he is just around 6ft 1 on the nose
cmillzz said on 27/Mar/19
Solid 6’1 peak height.
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 26/Mar/19
The fact that Tom Hanks listed at 5'11 1/2 now and Obama look at least 1.75" taller than Tom Click Here and Obama was no way over 6'1 with possible 6'5 Kobe Bryant Click Here and if Kobe is what people believe to be only 6'4.75" on his wife words then Barrack Obama was never 6'1 a low which he is 6'0.75" then Tom Hanks is over listed by 1/2 inch.
Mark Wang said on 7/Mar/19
6'1 strong
Paul NS (6ft 0.5) said on 24/Feb/19
Beto looks at least 6'3.5" to me. He was discussed on the Ted Cruz page in depth
Ethan 190cm said on 21/Feb/19
Can you guys do Beto O'Rourke? I believe he is an up and comer in politics. I think he is 6,3 but everyone else is telling me 6,4. I saw the interview with 5,8 Bill Maher and he does appear to be very tall next to him.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 18/Feb/19
@Canson
Agreed
Canson said on 18/Feb/19
@Christian: agreed but it was used in the context of just because he’s the man he’s perceived to be that he is definitely his listed height here which is fanboyish imho. While I do respect him very much I don’t think people should assume because someone is respected that they’re a certain listed height. People also say because Lebron is Lebron he is 6’8” or because Jordan is Jordan he has to be 6’6”.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 16/Feb/19
@Canson
Words like "honest" and "great" are very subjective when it comes to politicians though, lol.
Paul NS (6ft 0.5) said on 16/Feb/19
Yeah around 6'0.5-0.75" seems reasonable for a peak Biden. I think he might have held onto a bit over 6' when he first took office as VP, he wasn't much shorter than Paul Ryan in 2012. He's likely to have lost more height since then though as in 2017 he struggled to look more than 3" taller than Pence
Canson said on 16/Feb/19
Just because he’s an honest and great president doesn’t mean he was 6’1”. That’s got nothing to do with his height being what it’s listed as. However he did look 6’1” for the most part when he came into office
hridoy said on 6/Feb/19
honest and great president America ever got.he is really 6'1" tall
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Feb/19
Rob, could Joe Biden finally get a page here?


Didn’t realize he wasn’t listed. 6ft-ish nowadays and arguably 6ft1 peak
Editor Rob
An almost 6ft 1 peak might be possible for him. Today, 5ft 11.75-6ft range.
rawdshaq said on 3/Feb/19
I think Obama is a legit 6'1".
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 20/Jan/19
I think he'd still clock in a solid 185cm today and maybe nudging 186cm. A fit guy whose kept his height intact
TallAn said on 14/Jan/19
A classmate of mine who’s like 186-7 cm met him when he came to Greece because he was in the Presidential guard
He said that Obama looked tallish and he was around my height 184-185
HonestSlovene said on 13/Jan/19
He's 185 cm flat now, nearer 186 cm peak.
Canson said on 2/Jan/19
I think he was very near a low of 6’1” when he came into office in 08 but by the time he left probably weak 6’1” 184-185
Spencer said on 5/Dec/18
6'1.25" peak
6'0.75" now
John Constantino said on 25/Nov/18
6ft0.75 sounds pretty legit.
John Constantino said on 25/Nov/18
I think that 6ft and three quarters is about legit.
James-186cm said on 24/Nov/18
6’0.75” just pass 185cm
Canson said on 22/Nov/18
I agree with Robs statement. He could look over 6’1 or under. The latter in more recent years but even then prob 6’0.75ish
MrFish said on 4/Nov/18
Rob, is it possible that he's a little bit under 6ft 1, since his 6ft 1.5 measurement may have been in sneakers? I can see 6ft 0.75 on a bad day for President Obama as a possibility.
Editor Rob
Obama at times has looked a bit over 6ft 1 and a bit under...rarely 184 flat though.
Canson said on 4/Nov/18
Was prob still the listed 6’1 when he came into office at 47. Looks 184-185 today at age 57
Zampo said on 26/Oct/18
@Junior Hernandez 1990:

From the photos I've seen, his eye to head height seems shorter than his eye to chin which leads me to believe, he has a higher eye-line than average for someone of his height range. I may be wrong.

Rob, any thoughts on this?
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 24/Oct/18
No he did not have higher eye level than average look a standard 12cm for most 5'11 up to 6'2 guys have. It's more comfort on the other way to say others were usually listed higher by 1/4 when compare height makes Obama seem to look 6'1 1/4 but it's not true.
Zampo said on 21/Oct/18
Obama has features/proportions that makes him appear taller with people, one example is his higher than average eye-line. Thus he tends to look near 186 cm in photos. The fact he is just about looking a flat 6'1 in photos these days implies a genuine possibility of him at 6'0.75 range. I still think a 6'1 listing is fine for him currently.
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 21/Oct/18
I use to think Obama was 186cm but saw those picture with 186cm Tony Parker it destroy what i have thought long ago. About 6'1 for Obama peak and maybe 6'0.75" now.
Canson said on 19/Oct/18
Agree with Christian. 6’0.75 today. Maybe a hair less and 6’1 peak.
Agent Orange said on 12/Oct/18
Good posture . Good shape. 6’1.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 12/Oct/18
I used to think he was legit 6'1", but having looked at more pics of him and getting a better understanding of height in general, 184-185 is about right for him.
Batistataker said on 9/Oct/18
6ft ¾ in (184.8 cm)
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 15/Sep/18
@Alex B

I don't think that the majority of people wear lifts, but quite a few wear orthotics or gel insoles which might increase up to about 1/2" of height depending on the type. Lifts that give under 1" are pretty hard to detect.
Alex B said on 13/Sep/18
I think he would be good value for 6.1 ft. The problem is footwear, may people can buy lifts and unless you see people without footwear it can be very hard to know their true height.
Leko said on 10/Sep/18
186 for me
Yang said on 10/Sep/18
Definitely taller than Trump as I can see on multiple pictures as they stand next each other. He listed his accurate height even on IMDB unlike other famous movie stars and celebrities. 6ft 1 for 99 percent sure...... Plus Obama doesn't seem like he hasnt shrunk that much unlike other celebrities in late 50s..
Tod Charming said on 30/Aug/18
6'1
Lapinux said on 30/Aug/18
He always looks a solid 185 cm for me, no more really.
Canson said on 28/Aug/18
He’s not 6’1.5 at a low maybe morning height or at a low with shoes on. Could be 6’1 at a low or 6’.75
Gracian said on 27/Aug/18
Pictures of Obama alongside Prince Harry and Prince William just prove that Obama is no less than 186 cm: Click Here
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I believe that Obama will measure a 6'2" out of bed, and his measurement of 6'1.5" could simply be a measurement at an earlier time of the day (for example at lunchtime, as it may have been with the measurements of Bush). Rob, this is my third comment regarding Obama's height in recent times. Are you still not sure about 186 cm for him?
Editor Rob
I can see how people estimate him 186cm, but I think 6ft 1 flat is still ok for him.
Gracian said on 14/Aug/18
Rob, I think 6'1.25" can still be argued for Obama. If you look at him next to Leonardo DiCaprio, the difference between them really looks like no more than 2 inches. Here's a good comparison Obama with Schwarzenegger, picture from 2010: Click Here
Here are Obama's photos alongside Dwayne Johnson from a few years ago: Click Here
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And here other pictures of Obama alongside David Cameron, in the last picture is also Putin. Obama always looks much taller than Cameron, except that it should be taken into account that Cameron has an advantage of hair over Obama: Click Here
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You can also see that the difference between Obama and Putin may look like 7 inches: Click Here
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Rob, maybe you really should give him a 186 cm list... Are you still in doubt?
NightHeight said on 13/Aug/18
Always thought Obama had a pretty long head, but it actually looks only slightly longer than Trump's head, so i guess it's in the 9.5 inch range with a longer eye-chin than eye-head. It also looked a lot smaller in width and circumference compared to Donald Trump.
Gracian said on 10/Aug/18
Rob, Obama can really be 186 cm tall. You said that the difference between him and Ellen DeGeneres may look like more than 7 inches, except that if you see him next to Stevie Wonder (who can have a maximum of 5'11.5" today) Obama looks close to 2 inches taller. When as Obama is standing next to him Tom Hanks, the difference between them also seems to be close to two inches too. Here's an example photo of Obama next to Hugh Jackman: Click Here
And here Obama next to Jim Carrey: Click Here
Rob, you also said that the difference between Obama and Justin Trudeau can only be half an inch. Here are their photos: Click Here
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Rob, you said you understood if people estimate him as 6'1.25". Rob, or a quarter inch over 6'1" is still possible for him?
Editor Rob
I understand 1.25 estimates, though I'm not so sure I would list him at it.
Ian555 said on 8/Jul/18
Rob I believe the 6’1.5 measurement might be his real height without shoes because with shoes, which gives him that extra half inch, this makes him look like the same height as 6’2” Mitt Romney, Hugh Jackman and Aaron Rodgers and only looks a couple inches shorter than legit 6’4” Eli Manning.
Rourke said on 5/Jul/18
Legit 6’1
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Jun/18
He edged out a currently 184cm Trump
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 13/Jun/18
@Vijayan Where do you buy dress shoes at just 2cm? Dress shoes nowadays made usually given more of close to 3cm and 2.54cm dress shoes for a new pair is also rare. I had a pair at 3.2cm newly bought and more i wear it compress 3mm down at 2.9cm when i do a measurement test. If you say Obama measure 186.7cm then he has to be under 6'0.75" for sure at most 6'0.5" but then he look max 3/8 shorter than 186cm Tony Parker. So 6'0 7/8 (185) at worst for Obama.
Canson said on 11/Jun/18
I think Obama may edge him (counting Trump’s hair) by a cm max. Obama actually looks a weak 6’1” at times these days. I can buy 6’1” peak but today maybe 6’0.75 and Trump May be 6’0 3/8 today. Rob made a good point about Trump’s hair
Randy said on 9/Jun/18
You have President Trump .5” under Obama; whereas all photos of the two together shows President Trump to be a solid .5” over Obama.

Optical illusion?
Editor Rob
I've not seen that...Trump has about 1cm of hair, Obama about 2-3mm.
Vijayan said on 6/Jun/18
wouldnt Obama be under 6'1 if he measured 6'1.5 in shoes? 6'1.5 in cm is 186.7 cm, and normal dress shoes about 2 cm. Wouldn't that make him 6'0.75? Obviously it could be in the morning though.
Canson said on 5/Jun/18
May have been 6’1” peak but 6’0.75 tops today in most cases
6ftMedium said on 4/Jun/18
Legit 6'1 and he didn't lost any height it seems.
Warren said on 2/Jun/18
I'd say needs a peak and current
A. Golden said on 30/May/18
Even as recent as Donald Trump's inauguration, Barack seemed to edge out supposedly 6'3" DJT (who I'm certain is no more than 6'0" flat)by an inch or so.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/May/18
In that case

Peak: 185.7cm
Today: 185.4cm
JJL29 said on 22/May/18
Could he have lost some height by 56?
Editor Rob
The mid 50's is a time some men will start to lose a small fraction.

But a fit and virile man like Obama may still escape and head towards age 60 with minimal (2-3mm) loss.
Kevoz said on 20/May/18
Hey rob how tall do this men look standing with obama?Click Here:
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Editor Rob
5ft 10-10.5 is possible
Canson said on 16/May/18
@Rob: that may be about as low as he falls 6’0.75 perhaps at a normal low. Maybe less at an extreme low. But I think at his peak he may have been closer to 6’1” or a solid 6’1
18Teen said on 14/May/18
@EditorRob

Within what fraction of an inch below a height do you have to be at your absolute low to claim it?

Obviously if someone is 6'0.5 at their low then it's too far to claim 6'1, but if someone is 6'0.75 at their extreme low (after lifting weights and running), then can they claim 6'1?
Editor Rob
I think even if Obama reached 6ft 0.75 on a bad day, it would be very reasonable for him to say 6ft 1...but once you get half or 3/4 under, I think you are falling further away from being able to say 6ft 1.
Andrea said on 13/May/18
Yeah, Tunman. If he's under 6'1, I doubt it's going to be more than a very small fraction as he certainly always looked a textbook example of a 6'1 guy, to me, and one of the most genuine 6'1 celebrities on here, like you say.
Btw, that "roughly 6ft 1" figure doesn't come from his medical test, but from his press office, which I think was just giving a rough estimate about his height, so I wouldn't give much importance to it...
Tunman said on 11/May/18
@Canson
Yeah,btw I understand the "roughly 6'1"as:
1)hardly over the mark nothing significant,in other words he can't be described as anything else
2)"we could say he's 6'1 as he's extremely close to it
Either way it won't be more than 1-2mms over or under the mark.One of the very genuine 6'1ers of this site.
He still managed to look very close to it by 55 maybe just more clearly 185,I doubt he lost anything more than 1/8"though.Not bad if we assume he smoked for many years of his life.
Canson said on 9/May/18
I think when he first came into office he was right at or near 6’1”. It said he was “roughly” 6’1. That could mean over as a strong 6’1” or slightly under as a weak 6’1”. By 2016 he was definitely under 6’1” by a tad
Raymond said on 8/May/18
I would say he is 6'1" at his lowest. He doesn't look much taller than Trump when they are in photos together, but Trump has been known to wear lifts. Otherwise, I would say there is nearly an inch between them.
cmillzz said on 5/May/18
Struggling to see him under 6'1.
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 4/May/18
@Brett

Obama has a ton of camera position advantage over Jackman. If both had equal camera positioning, Jackman would've looked taller.
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 4/May/18
@Brett

Obama has a ton of camera position advantage over Jackman. If both had equal camera positioning, Jackman would've looked taller.
Brett said on 2/May/18
Rob,

It looks like my suspicions re Marc Cuban and Obama are proving right... Obama is 100% downplaying his height..

These pictures with 6'2" Hugh Jackman... backs it up.. if anything Obama is actually taller than Hugh!

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I actually have a photo of me with Jackman... hes slightly taller than me... which will vouch for his height...happy to send it over :)
Editor Rob
I don't think Obama is downplaying, although I can understand how 6ft 1.25 is a figure many would guess him at.
Vin said on 1/May/18
Hes a legit 6'1
Ian555 said on 28/Apr/18
Rob is it possible that Obama could be closer to 6’2? When I see him with many tall celebrities, like Steph Curry and Hugh Jackman, both of which you listed at 6’2, he looks almost the exact same height as them. He always looked taller than 6’1 to me.
Editor Rob
To me he seemed at least an inch shy of Curry.
Canson said on 27/Apr/18
Likely was 6’1.5 in shoes like Rob said. It’s possible he lost height between 08 and 12. He doesn’t look significantly taller than Trump today but at a peak a solid 6’1” or a hair under is a possibility. It said “Roughly 6’1” which means he could’ve measured under the mark by a hair as well. People dont typically take that into account though
Canson said on 27/Apr/18
Likely was 6’1.5 in shoes like Rob said. It’s possible he lost height between 08 and 12. He doesn’t look significantly taller than Trump today
Ian555 said on 24/Apr/18
I actually think Obama is taller than people list him. When he stands around 6’2 and 6’3 guys he looks around their height. I would say he’s 6’2
Yht said on 21/Apr/18
@Celebheights 6'1.5
Because Jim Carrey is closer to the camera
Tunman said on 6/Apr/18
@Shredder
Never trust anything except your judgement or measurement.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Mar/18
I think was measured close to 6ft1½ barefoot but most likely earlier in the day
Warren said on 22/Mar/18
@Celebheights 6'1.5
Maybe both of them are 6'1" range today, nice photo!
jtm said on 17/Mar/18
maybe because carrey is not 6'1 or 6'2?
Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 15/Mar/18
With Jim Carrey:

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Why doesn't Obama appear shorter by him?
marcus said on 12/Mar/18
I don't know his height, but I do know that, at an event I was involved with, he demanded an elevated platform so he would appear taller than Michelle.
MrTBlack said on 23/Feb/18
@Canson

Agreed. He towers over too many people to be much less than 6’1”.
Tall Sam said on 12/Feb/18
@JJStyles, you forgot at least an inch there.
Canson said on 11/Feb/18
5’11 3/4? Obama is not under 6’0 let alone not a lot under 6’1” worst case maybe 6’0.5
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 11/Feb/18
@JJStyles

Obama was measured 6’1.5” once with shoes. So unless if it was a shoe + out of bed measurement, then 5’11.75” can be safely ruled out for him.
MJKoP said on 10/Feb/18
JJStyles said on 9/Feb/18
Obama is a skinny 5'11 3/4


Well, you're half right.
JJStyles said on 9/Feb/18
Obama is a skinny 5'11 3/4
MJKoP said on 7/Feb/18
Shredder, you said it was a chart and NOT a stadiometer that you were measured with? Perhaps the chart was taped or otherwise attached to the wall too low... Did you see anybody else get measured who knew how tall they were?? That would probably be your answer. :)
The Shredder said on 6/Feb/18
MJKoP lol what I don't get is even for a dodgy measurement in shoes , how were they that far off the mark? I should have been like 5'5 3/4 at best
MJKoP said on 6/Feb/18
Shredder...nice story. Glenn had the exact same experience, except the doctor who measured his shorter turned out to be a quack. And then Rob turned out to be running a troll site. What are the chances. But his IRL friends see him at 5'9" or 5'10" and even Bigfoot thinks Glenn is 5'8", so who can argue with that?
The Shredder said on 5/Feb/18
MJKoP , it actually is a funny story and it's the reason I find out that my true height was only 5'4 1/2 at age 14. It's also when my interest in height really started to kick off.

story goes , I had just made 14 as it was summer , most likely maybe even just shy of 14 . Well I didn't know exactly how tall I was , I remember at 12 going on 13 I was told I was 5'4 ( don't remember exactly how I was measured ) and well I did assume I might have gotten taller , like 5'5 minimum or so.

Well I just happened to go to a pediatrician because it was like 6 months or a year at least and so I got there , they weighed me( Maybe 150 ish then ) and they told me to " Stand agianst the chart " ... Oh WOW , it's the BIG moment I thought! How tall am I exactly? ... So standing there in shoes that they didn't tell me to take off , hair sticking up and brushed back and the nurse not even putting the thing down on my head , well I hear ... " 5'6 and 1/2 , almost 5'7" ...

WOO HOO I thought! I grew , I'm going to be a tall guy maybe when I'm older!

After a few weeks or so , when the subject of height came up with my freinds and family , It came out of my mouth ... " Yeah , I'm like 5'6 , 5'7"! "

Ha ha , no your not they all told me . A friend of mine said , man I'm 5'5 and your no taller than me , maybe even shorter. My cousin who said he was 5'8 stood next to me and had inches over me , my sisters female friend who really was about 5'7 had a few inches on me.

Some were like " Dude your like 5'4 , what are you talking about? " yeah dude , like maybe 5'5".

Well about a month after , I happened to go see a Cardiologist for a check up. It was a better looking office and when I went the first thing they wanted was my height and weight , I didn't think much of it because I figured it would be similar to my other measurements ... Nurse: " Step on the scale " ... well what did you know? Roughly the same weight range within like 2 lbs. ... " Stand agianst the chart ( and take your shoes off) " ... Feeling the thing going down on my head , next thing I know ... " Okay Mr. you are ......... 5'4 and 1/2 "

" WHAT? " ... Miss , my other DR told me I was 5'6 , 5'7 " ... " Well somebody read it wrong or you must have been in boots. Would you like me to measure you again?" Me " Yes ".

No sir , you again are 5'4 and 1/2.

Okay , I'm 5'4 1/2 , it all adds up now. Too bad I went back a few months after and guess what? I was 5'5 1/2 , lol.
Junior Hernandez said on 4/Feb/18
6'1 is 185.4cm i would give Obama 185.5cm but for his peak. Kobe Bryant not to mention a solid 195cm guy who look solid 4" on Obama and yet Kobe is not a full 6'5. So my guess Obama had lost small fraction in his late 40s and look flat 185cm with Kobe.
MJKoP said on 3/Feb/18
The Shredder said on 2/Feb/18
I remember when I was 5'4 1/2 at 14 I went to another Doctors Office and they took my height in shoes and said ... 5'6 1/2 almost 5'7.

That must have been a very dodgy measurement because my shoes were only like average sneaker of about 1.25


I can practically smell G's curiosity being piqued from reading that. Expect a fb message from some random stranger innocently wondering who your pediatrician might've been. XD
The Shredder said on 2/Feb/18
I remember when I was 5'4 1/2 at 14 I went to another Doctors Office and they took my height in shoes and said ... 5'6 1/2 almost 5'7.

That must have been a very dodgy measurement because my shoes were only like average sneaker of about 1.25
Warren said on 31/Jan/18
How do u think this comments Rob?

Johnson said on 24/Jan/17
Normally they measure and weigh people with clothes and shoes, and in the case of height they discount 2 centimetres or an inch, example (measured at 6'2 so they write down 6'1), I know of people measure this way at the doctor and medical tests
Editor Rob
I don't know if they would knock height off for shoes. They didn't do this for Jenny.

The nurse said to her she could leave them on...you'd never catch me leaving them on 😸
Canson said on 30/Jan/18
@MrTBlack: I wonder if all presidents are measured at Walter Reed. That’s actually in MD right across the line from DC. They say Trump was but they never disclosed his height. I know Clinton mentioned something about him being 6’2.5 in the morning so that’s a possibility too
MrTBlack said on 30/Jan/18
@Canson


Im still pondering if that was a shoe or early morning measurement though.
Canson said on 29/Jan/18
@MrTBlack: I agree with you prob weak 6’1 6’0.5-.75. I think 6’1.5 shoes but peak maybe 6’1 is a good estimate. Maybe taller when he came into office
MrTBlack said on 28/Jan/18
@Canson

He does tower over most people in his videos so the lowest I think he is is a weak 6’1” but 6’1.5” is maybe a super early morning height or shoe height.
Canson said on 27/Jan/18
Barack and Vernon Davis.

Davis measured 6’3.25 (confirmed morning measurement) but in person still looked a full 6’3” next to me. Davis has Obama by “about” 6cm here. I can’t see Barack less than 6’0.5 not higher than maybe 6’0.75 today given there could be a camera advantage with Davis possibly. Peak height may be 6’1” flat. He was said to be “roughly 6’1” when he came in office. That could mean 6’.75 as well or 6’ 5/8 or could mean 6’1 1/8. Doesn’t specify.

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Canson said on 26/Jan/18
@MrTBlack: I actually thought he was shorter way back when but seeing him with Trump he’s at least his height and I’d buy him being 1/4” taller although that’s hard to see honesty but he has better posture than trump too. Trump’s height is wildly exaggerated. His son is about 6’3.5 barefoot if that and he claims 6’3 lol
MrTBlack said on 26/Jan/18
@Canson

Im assuming that 6’1.5” listing was taken less than an hour from waking up. Yeah I agree though, 6’0.75-6’1” for sure.
even said on 25/Jan/18
185 cm
l. denning said on 19/Jan/18
Yeh, trump is 6'3" in melania's stilettos. Come on, does the guy have to be delusional about everything? U know he lied about it 5o the nurse. When I go to the doctor they just ask me my height and give me the benefit. Because I'm an adult and fudging on height and weight at the doctor's office can cause real problems. If truth b told, a man at his age, who weighs over 230# and is only 6'1"(which he is), and also president, is just a big, loud mouth who happens to have an office shaped just like him (oval);-)
MJKoP said on 18/Jan/18
:) said on 18/Jan/18
Tump 6'3 is a joke. Though i do believe he weighs around that.


Nah....even at Rob's current listing, he's almost undoubtedly well over 239.
:) said on 18/Jan/18
Tump 6'3 is a joke. Though i do believe he weighs around that.
The Shredder said on 17/Jan/18
Trump is 6'3" 239 lbs , We have to give Obama 6'3 1/2 " 140 lbs
Pete said on 16/Jan/18
As you age you tend to shrink in stature..Doctors I've spoke to say the only thing that get bigger with age on men is your feet and your ears..Trump next to Obama is slightly shorter and if Obama is a legitimate 6'1" than the liar Trump again is maybe 6' which would make him obese weight wise!!Hard to tell he lies so much,not a 7'er??
MAD SAM said on 16/Jan/18
He’s 183-184 cm now but he definitely must have been 186 cm at his peak
Warren said on 13/Jan/18
184-185, maybe like 184.5 today
Mark said on 11/Jan/18
It depends if Trump and Obama were wearing different-sized footwear.
Paul NS (6ft0.5) said on 6/Jan/18
He could be a weak 6'1 today
HonestSlovene said on 5/Jan/18
He looks extremely close (if not the same) in height next to Trump but I guess there are a lot of diehard O'bummer fans here so Rob is being diplomatic about Trump being 6'0.5".
Canson said on 2/Jan/18
It says “roughly” 6’1” and mentions shoes and clothes then 6’1.5 my guess 6’1.5 in shoes and 6’0.75 barefoot. Looks a 2+” shorter than Vernon Davis
Canson said on 2/Jan/18
@MJKOP: anyone can lose a fraction at that age. We would be hard pressed to notice 1/4” off. So 6’0.75 is possible for him honestly whereas trump may be 6’0.5 or a hair less
Klapperschlangensindgeil21 said on 29/Dec/17
Look, if Obama was measured in the morning at 6 ft. 1/2” then he can’t sink anywhere below the 6 ft. 1” mark in the evening. That’s probably where that 6 ft. 1/2” measurement comes from, it was probably a morning height, but I just don’t see how he could ever get as low as 6 ft. 0.75” or lower.
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 29/Dec/17
I'm convinced he's a weak 6'1" rather than solid or strong.
MJKoP said on 28/Dec/17
Richard said on 25/Dec/17
Obama is not quite 6'1" today.

I don't see anything to suggest he's dropped below 6'1", or dropped any height at all for that matter...Barack Obama is very lean and healthy - both physically and mentally(see, I *can* be positive when talking politics!).
Beau said on 28/Dec/17
When I was in London in May,2011, I saw him outside of Westminster Abbey and he looked a solid 6'1".
Although his posture and bearing, may make him appear taller.
Richard said on 25/Dec/17
Obama is not quite 6'1" today.
Klapperschlangensindgeil21 said on 24/Dec/17
Obama is a legit 6 ft. 1,” end of story. It’s ridiculous some people are guessing he is a little under 6 ft. ft. 1.” It wouldn’t surprise me if he measured a little over that mark.
Richard said on 23/Dec/17
Obama is 6'0.5".
Paul NS (6ft0.5) said on 22/Dec/17
I actually thought Garcetti could be close to 6ft when I saw pictures of him with Jay-Z at an event Click Here but with Obama there he looks barely 5ft11... Obama certainly has more height on Garcetti than Jay, but Jay is taller than Obama. Must've been odd angles

And LOL, of course on IMDB Garcetti's listed 6ft1.
Canson said on 22/Dec/17
@MJKOP: my guess is he’s 6’1.5 in shoes. He doesn’t look any taller than Trump. If he is it’s very minimal like 1/4”. I’ve met Vernon Davis before and he’s a legit 6’3” and he’s a tad over 2” taller than Obama. Davis could be on the stronger side possibly but if it is it’s like 6’3 1/8. Looked probably 3cm shorter than me in person and I’m 193.7ish at night
MJKoP said on 21/Dec/17
@Canson: No, the physical didn't describe him as "roughly 6'1"", such is a medical form which wouldn't include supplemental adverbs. That quote was apparently taken from PR agents working on behalf of Mr. Obama. I gather this was all before Obama entered office, so things such as his height weren't really top priority - hence why they gave a rather vague estimate.

The two white house physicals gave him 6'1" and 6'1.5". They can apparently round to the nearest quarter inch as GW Bush got 5'11.75 on his first term physical.
Klapperschlangensindgeil21 said on 19/Dec/17
He’s probably 6 ft. 1.5 in the morning and 6 ft. 1.25 throughout most of the day. In the evening close to 6 ft. 1 in. flat.
LeBlanc said on 19/Dec/17
I would say Obama can range anywhere between 6’0.5” to 6’0.75” these days especially he doesn’t really look taller with 6’0.5” Trump.
Canson said on 16/Dec/17
With Vernon Davis

Davis is a legit 6’3” guy in person not sure if 6’3.25 but def falls in between or at worst 6’3” flat but he edges President Obama by more than just a flat 2” more like 2.25 or 2.5”

He may have been 6’1” peak but do remember his 2008 White House physical had him at “roughly” 6’1 didn’t say over or flat just roughly meaning he could be 6’0.75 at a low or even 6’0.5 these days based on how he looks with Trump.

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Canson said on 16/Dec/17
I agree with roughly 6’1. He’s no more than 184-185 next to Vernon Davis. 6’1.5 is a shoe height more likely
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 16/Dec/17
@Markus

Jordan is favored by the camera angle in that pic with Obama, and there are many pics where Barkley and Jordan look identical in height.
Canson said on 15/Dec/17
@Markus: if you look at the video when Barack is putting the medal on Jordan there is less than a 4” difference between them it’s only that high when Jordan is standing next to him joking with him that he’s taller. As for Barkley and Jordan they’re the same height roughly. Jordan measured 6’4.5 in 1984 Barkley 6’4 5/8 in 1992.

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Markus said on 15/Dec/17
Obama is more than 4" shorter than Jordan: Click Here
And- Barkley is taller than Jordan: Click Here
Barkley´s "6-3/4" is so unreal like Cenas "6" (in the past!).
James said on 12/Dec/17
Obama is slightly below 6'1".
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 11/Dec/17
He may well have gotten near 6ft1½ if it was a morning measurement.
Caaq said on 9/Dec/17
Editor Rob: thank u for your reply. Can you please tell me something. How is height measured for celebs? Like lets say someone in shoes stands for a mugshot n stands in good posture in shoes n his hair covers the 6 '2" mark. Then what would we call him? A safe approx 6'1"? Isnt it? Like in your pictures, when you stand in shoes, would u be looking almost 5 foot 10? And in some pictures u have a height scale superimposed on ur picture showing u as 5 '8.5". Now does that mean u r looking 5 foot 8.5 inches in the picture or is that scale set after adjusting perhaps 1.25 inches to 1.5 inches? Can you please explain to me the method?

Also Rob... can you confirm if the statues at madam tussaude are made to actual height or are they made couple on inches taller? I always have a feeling the museum authority adds 2 inches buffer to all the statues.

Obama in the madame tussaud looks easily 6 foot 4 to 4.5 inches with the shoes. So either they made him taller by 2 inches.
Editor Rob: if the person is in front of a height chart, usually if you see their eyes looking at the camera, you'll be able to tell if the camera is above or below their eyelevel. If it's above a bit, then the mugshot might be more accurate than if the camera was at the eyes or below the eyes...in those cases, it might add 1/2 inch or even 2-3 inches!

Some celebs do agree to go along and have measurements taken, but I'm not sure they use a stadiometer, more a rough 'ruler on top of head beside tape measure' type measurement. In some case an actor won't agree, so they have to guess the height like us.

Also for a waxwork, the height might be taken in a pose that isn't standing military posture, so the waxwork itself might not be that accurate - they made the Mesut Ozil waxwork about 5ft 8, he lost some height in a slightly loose pose.
Warren said on 7/Dec/17
Rephrasing that I would go 184-185 range if the accurate who Johnson said this case, then Trump is 184-185 range too
they were exactly the same height, I would believe Johnson's said

Johnson said on 24/Jan/17
@Warren @Rob In those cases, normally they measure and weigh people with clothes and shoes, and in the case of height they discount 2 centimetres or an inch, example (measured at 6'2 so they write down 6'1), I know of people measure this way at the doctor and medical tests
Bego said on 4/Dec/17
Standing right next to 183cm Erdogan he seems only 1cm taller. I guess he is 186 in morning, and 184/184,5 at night. With good shoes he can look 188 or even 190.
Caaq said on 3/Dec/17
Rob..seriously i want to tell u..obama is much taller than 6 1. I seriously think he is like 6 3 given from the statues they have of him.at madam tussauds. Besides i think he looked taller than trump who claims to be 6 3. Maybe trump shrunk a bit now to 6 2. But obama is still 6 3. I felt obama in shoes was a neat 6 4. Meaning if he stood for a mugshot in shoes his hair would touch the 6 4 mark i think.please.tell. me.what u think.
Editor Rob: it's impossible for Obama to be 6ft 3 because he was measured 6ft 1 and 1.5.

James said on 30/Nov/17
Clinton was never actually 6'2". He's 5'11" today at 71.
avi said on 28/Nov/17
@Brett
"Brett said on 7/Nov/17
Something is definitely fishy Rob, clearly President Obama is notably taller than the 6'1" he claims... as he always appears taller than Bill Clinton in person... I met Bill like 15 years ago and he looked comfortably 6'1.5" at least... maybe 6'2" in his younger years... so clearly Barack is very modest."

Bill Clinton is not 6'1 let alone 6'2. He is 5'11 zone nowadays weak 6'0 at best.
I know this because a former classmate of mine met him few years back and was only 3 inches smaller if even that as he leaned a bit in photo. And he was 5'9 tops. Obama looks 1.5 taller as has advantage in photo could look 2. Clinton barely taller than 5'10 and change Bush jr.
Warren said on 27/Nov/17
He's a great still keep the peak!
Dreampuffe(5'9.5") said on 27/Nov/17
186 cm in his glory days
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Nov/17
I don't think he's lost anything
Canson said on 25/Nov/17
@Rob: it wouldn’t surprise me if Barack is a normal 6’0.75 evening. Look at him with Vernon Davis. Davis is a good 6’3” but nothing higher than 6’3-6’3.25 range

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EM said on 24/Nov/17
I agree with Rob on this. 6'1" is a very fair listing for Obama. He's got a fairly lanky build. He's obviously tall but not towering or anything.
Slothee said on 23/Nov/17
Rob, what do you think Obama dips to late at night? 6’0 7/8”...? 6’1” even?
Editor Rob: at worse 6ft 0.75 after a long 12 hour day at the office.
Bego said on 22/Nov/17
Out of bed 186cm, at night 184,5 is my guess
JJ barea said on 22/Nov/17
Hi Rob, how tall would you say Malia Obama is. They say 185cm I was thinking more 182-183 range at best
Editor Rob: as tall as her Father? I'm not so sure about that...
Warren said on 18/Nov/17
The mistery of his medical reported
Slim 185 said on 18/Nov/17
Rob, where do you think obama would stadiometre in the 90’s?

A: 185
B: 186

For me it’s B all the way.
Editor Rob: you could make a case for a prime Obama as 6ft 1 and a nickle.
anon176 said on 15/Nov/17
No lifts... elevator shoes, even worse... look at this ankle
Johnson said on 15/Nov/17
@anon176 in lifts??? are you serious?
Canson said on 10/Nov/17
@Brett: well he has an official measurement of 6’1” so don’t know how they would make that up not to mention he’s 2.5” shorter than Vernon Davis who is 6’3-6’3.25
anon176 said on 9/Nov/17
Trump in lifts still shorter:
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Dmeyer said on 8/Nov/17
Now Costner could bé 6'0,5-0,75 and Obama 6'0,75-6'1 but at Peak Costner not less than 6'1
Dmeyer said on 8/Nov/17
Probably 6'1,5 1 hour out if bed because 6'1,5 shoes will me 6'0,5-0,75 barefeet he seems taller
Brett said on 7/Nov/17
Something is definitely fishy Rob, clearly President Obama is notably taller than the 6'1" he claims... as he always appears taller than Bill Clinton in person... I met Bill like 15 years ago and he looked comfortably 6'1.5" at least... maybe 6'2" in his younger years... so clearly Barack is very modest.

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Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Nov/17
Obama has better posture than Costner but back to back in their prime it could be a coin toss. Both could pull off 186cm.
Dublin guy said on 30/Oct/17
The guy is legit 6'1. Always at least 2 inches taller than supposed 6 footers like DiCaprio and David Blaine and Drake.
John Cena said on 29/Oct/17
Rob who who will win the stadiometer Obama or Kevin Costner
Editor Rob: at times I'd have said Obama by a few mm's, but it's not certain.
Canson said on 25/Oct/17
@Slim: I can’t see him that tall. Maybe a strong 6’1 or 6’1 flat peak I can definitely see. Today 6’0.75 max next to Vernon Davis
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 24/Oct/17
@Slim 6'

6'1.5" is pushing it imo. I think if he had a peak height it'd be 6'1" as listed and nowadays 6'0.75" If no height loss then 6'0.75" in the 90's and current.
Slim 6' said on 24/Oct/17
Honestly he was 186/6'1.5" in the 90's. He needs a peak and current.
Dreampuffe(5'9.5") said on 21/Oct/17
He really can be 6’1.25”. Never under the full 6’1”.
Sam said on 20/Oct/17
Similar case like Mark Gatiss, solid 6'1 maybe 6'1.25" with perfect posture so they look taller.
Canson said on 8/Oct/17
@Dreampuff 5’9.5: agreed Mark!
Eric (5'8") said on 8/Oct/17
first person i've known that thinks hes actually shorter than he really is lol
Heightist said on 6/Oct/17
I'm surprised he's listed as 6'1". I've seen him in person and trailed after him briefly back in 2007. He seemed about 5'11" to me - a good height, but not overly tall. He was seen as a "rock star" back in the day. A lot of people there shook his hand and spoke with him, but I didn't dare.
Dreampuffe(5'9.5") said on 6/Oct/17
This is just my opinion. I always loved Obama as president. There are a few things I disagreed with, but Obama has done so much awesome.
Dreampuffe(5'9.5") said on 6/Oct/17
Cavill has impeccable posture. Vin, I have to look into him more. Even with posture differences, I would say Cavill could maybe be more of a weak 6’1” despite his better posture.

I’d peg Obama and Gatiss as those steel 6’1”ers. However, Rob, it surprised me that you mentioned Cavill had better posture than Mark Gatiss. I always thought Gatiss had an equal good posture as Cavill.
Dreampuffe(5'9.5 said on 5/Oct/17
Rob... this is something I wonder.... who has the better posture, Mark Gatiss or Barack Obama?

I would say Mark by barely a mm, but I’m sure they fall into the 186 cm range too at times.
Editor Rob: both I think can have good postures from what I've seen, I don't know if either has 'better' though.

I don't think they quite match Vin Diesel or Henry Cavill though.
Mark(5'9.5") said on 28/Sep/17
I wouldn’t be surprise too!
Spencer said on 27/Sep/17
184.5 cm
Richardspain said on 27/Sep/17
He is exactly exactly 185.6 cm
Mark(5'9.5 said on 26/Sep/17
Rob, out of curiosity, how would you rate Barack Obama’s posture? He looks like a person who would stand very well.
Editor Rob: 9/10...wouldn't surprise me if he had a pull-up bar installed in the Oval Office and hanged on it regularly.
Mark(5'9.5") said on 26/Sep/17
@Slim One thing for sure is, a strong 6’1” for Obama is more likely for him than a weak one.
Slim said on 22/Sep/17
Mark(5'9.5 said on 21/Sep/17
He looks 187-188 with Brandon Routh here...

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When you're a 6'1"ish guy and wear boots, you give the impression of a 6'2" guy.


I still have no doubt Obama was 186 in his youth and when the presidency started, he was 47-48 years old, that is when tall men start shrinking, because a full cm by age 60 is kinda crazy to say it mildly.
Mark(5'9.5 said on 21/Sep/17
He looks 187-188 with Brandon Routh here...

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Travis said on 18/Sep/17
Rob, how tall do you reckon his daughter Malia is? She's listed as 6'1" and seems to compete with her dad heightwise
Editor Rob: don't think she's quite as tall as Barack.
Slim said on 12/Sep/17
6'1.25" glory days
6'0.75" current.
Peter181cm said on 10/Sep/17
Yep, 1.85m or 6'1 sounds good for him..
Maybe he is now weak 1.85m or 6'0.75!!
Mark(5'9.5") said on 7/Sep/17
I wouldn't doubt 186 cm really.
Canson said on 3/Sep/17
The ambiguity there with him having in shoes and clothes and the pics with others makes me believe that he wasn't measured barefoot. With Vernon Davis who is listed 6'3.25 (def a solid 6'3 in person) he looks weak 6'1. Even with Davis if he is the full 6'3.25 somehow that's still 6'0.75 for president Obama not to mention how he looks with steph curry who is a sub 6'2" more 6'1.5 (see pics with Jarrett jack who is a strong 6'2" himself in person 2" shorter than me). Jack has curry by 2cm and has no hair
Richard said on 2/Sep/17
Trump is six foot.
Slim said on 2/Sep/17
I think all leaders should be in the 80th percentile or more.
Slim said on 2/Sep/17
I'll give him the benefit of the doubt and say he has reached the 186 mark in his 20's and 30's(80's and 90's aka the Stone Age 😉)
Willes188 said on 31/Aug/17
Don't agree with him on many political questions but he is a very good example of a solid 6'1 man, 186.5 in his youth is possible
RichardSpain said on 26/Aug/17
@Junior

Funny??? why funny?

Think !Trump has a bad posture! The Trump's heigth is somewhere between 185-186 cm barefoot nowdays. He is still a strong 6'1, believe me. Trump isn't less than that 6'1
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 24/Aug/17
@Junior

Yeah, about a 0.5" difference. I would guess Obama at 6'0.75" and Trump at 6'0.25" There were times when the two looked equal though, but I think it was either due to shoes, camera angle or uneven ground.
Junior said on 24/Aug/17
@RichardSpain

That was funny. Because Obama is clearly taller than Trump by 0.5-0.75". Obama 6'1 and Trump 6'0.25-0.5".
RichardSpain said on 23/Aug/17
He has same height than Donald Trump nowadays.

185 cm and 185 cm
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 17/Aug/17
185, He wasn't ever 186 unless if it was an early day measurement.
Mark(5'9.5") said on 16/Aug/17
I'd give him 6'1.25" really.
Junior said on 16/Aug/17
6'1 seem right. Barrack looks it with 6'1.25" Tony Parker and 5'11.75" Chris Paul.
MAN19 said on 12/Aug/17
He might have been almost 186 cm in his youth. Probably 185 now.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Aug/17
186cm in his 30's isn't impossible.
Unanimous said on 3/Aug/17
Mitt Romney height?
John said on 2/Aug/17
idve thought 6foot
BIG N said on 2/Aug/17
Obama right now is probably about 1.86 meters but for sure when he was younger he was about 1.87 meters
Mark(5'9.5") said on 1/Aug/17
186 cm peak is the spot on listing for Obama.
Johnson said on 29/Jul/17
@Richardspain 186 for Obama and 187 for Trump nowadays is more reasonable
Guanzo said on 28/Jul/17
6'0.999''
RichardSpain said on 25/Jul/17
Sorry guys but to give 182 cm to Obama it's a joke and funny!

To be honest he was 187cm when he was backpacker or traveler his younger days.

185/186cm nowadays he isn't less than that

Here next to spanish King Felipe VI ( he is a strong 196cm barefoot)
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And Obama is a bit shorter than spanish politican Pedro Sanchez ( strong 189 cm barefoot)

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So give 6'1.025 or 186 cm to Obama nowadays is very reasonable.
Rory said on 24/Jul/17
I reckon he probably has lost height. Appearence wise he's aged quite considerably in the last ten years and now in his mid fifties I think a 1/4 inch lost is very feasible. He's probably gone from 6'1-6'1.25 range in his thirties to 6'0.75-6'1 today.
ana said on 24/Jul/17
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John said on 13/Jul/17
He looks to me like the same height as Trump. I think he, Trump, and Trudeau are all 6'0.5
Jeffery Lord said on 11/Jul/17
6'1.25" most of the day
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 9/Jul/17
6'0.5" or maybe 6'0.75"
Canson said on 28/Jun/17
My guess is like Clinton said on his height that his 6'1.5 may be a morning measurement (early morning) and he may be 6'0.75 at the end of the day and 6'1 after a few hours. President Clinton mentioned that "when I wake up, I'm 6'2.5 and halfway tall".
Mark(5'9.25 said on 27/Jun/17
He's always consistently looked 6'1". No more than a fraction loss and could have been the 186 cm range.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Jun/17
He hasn't really lost anything...
Canson said on 23/Jun/17
@Christian: I can also see that possibly maybe weak 6'1" at worst. I've met Vernon Davis in person before and he looked 6'3 in person

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Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 23/Jun/17
Obama may be 6'0.5", at least in recent years. Don't know if he has lost any height or not. This is a 2014 photo where he looks 3.5" taller than Darius Rucker who's 5'9" (I can confirm he's 5'9" because I met him at an airport once and he looked 5'9") Click Here
Unanimous said on 21/Jun/17
Obama: 6'0.75-6'1
Trump: Peak: 6'2-6'2.25 Current: 6'0.25-6'0.5
Curry: 6'2-6'2.25
Mark(5'9.25 said on 15/Jun/17
I still think more 6'1"-6'1.25" at times.
MJKoP said on 12/Jun/17
An anti-Trump faux "Wanted" poster lists Obama at 6'1.25" I wondered if they averaged the two WH measurements to reach that figure? I actually do think it could be closer than a flat 6'1", at least for peak...yes, I said "peak". If you look at his face(and hair!) in 2008 vs. 2017, the guy has aged tremendously, as do most two-term POTUSes...though in Barack's case, I think it might be an all-time extreme! I have no probably believing that at a relatively young age he has dropped 1/4 or even 1/2 an inch, despite being otherwise athletic and physically fit.
Liberty183.3 said on 12/Jun/17
Not difficult to tell; he's a weak 6'1''.
Height said on 8/Jun/17
Rob, I think he can be in the 185.5 cm to 186 cm range.

One of my best friends from school who is 183 cm had the luck to meet him along with his family in 2016. His dad is an ambassador.

Here's a picture from his facebook, I had to erase the faces for privacy reasons. From left to right: My friend (183 cm), Obama, my friend's dad, my friend's mom, my friend's brother:

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Although my friend is standing slightly in front of him, it is still evident that Obama edges him by 2.5 cm to 3 cm
Canson said on 7/Jun/17
@mark: see the Obama pic with Vernon Davis. He's over 2" shorter. Davis is his listed draft height of 6'3.25 and that's his real height (not inflated). Obama may fall 6'0.75 afternoon/evening that's not impossible. Trump doesn't have the best posture and has lost height more than likely. Obama is also a good 1/2-2cm shorter than curry is. Put curry into perspective I played ball against Jarrett jack before and he's a legit 188 maybe 189 and he's still a good 2cm over Curry
Mark(5'9.25") said on 6/Jun/17
A weak 6'1" would mean that trump now is no more than 6'0". I can see Obama at 186 cm and Trump 184 cm now.
Canson said on 3/Jun/17
Obama looks weak 6'1" with Vernon Davis more 6'.75
berta said on 1/Jun/17
i still think he looks like a 186 man most of the time exept beside basketball playerc can make him look this height. With all other people he look about 186 to me.
Nik said on 31/May/17
@ HonestSlovene

Yes Obama is definitely taller than Trump, it is just a matter of by how much! You could be right or there could be slightly more difference!
HonestSlovene said on 30/May/17
Obama: 185.5 cm, Trump: 184.5 cm.
Rory said on 18/May/17
I'd agree he has maybe a cm on Trump in footage/pics but it'd be interesting to see what the difference would be when measured. At 70 your posture worsens and so called hidden height comes into it, they might actually measure very close to one another.
Mark(5'9.25 said on 16/May/17
Edges out trump again.

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Mark(5'9.25") said on 16/May/17
@Johnson I beg to differ

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Obama edges out Trump rather easily with equal camera and footwear.
Johnson said on 14/May/17
Trump is clearly taller than Obama mu friends
Mark(5'9.25 said on 14/May/17
Barack Obama would be taller than Peak Harrison Ford
meezemaker said on 13/May/17
he's a lift wearer,

Communication first...dont forget as thé président of the usa, u cant be towered by the canadian...Who is supposed to be an inch taller.

Maybe Obama has large feet ...usually these shoes has thicker heels😉
Canson said on 6/May/17
@Berta: I'd give Obama the edge he'd prob be legit 6'1" peak. Ford probably strong 6' don't think he's full inch shorter tho maybe 1/2"
berta said on 4/May/17
30 years ago obama and harriosn ford back to back. How mutch taller do you guys think obama would have been? i can believe 2,5 cm
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 29/Apr/17
6ft0.75-6ft1 before bed.
MC Mietek Rapere said on 28/Apr/17
@Editor Rob: Rob, is it possible that Barack was in his youth though 6' 1¼" (1.86 m)?
Editor Rob: I think up to age 50 he managed to hold onto his height well, I doubt he shrunk more than a tiny fraction.
Mark(5'9.25 said on 27/Apr/17
Edges out Trump again.

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Mark(5'9.25 said on 27/Apr/17
Also, he edges out trump

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Mark(5'9.25") said on 27/Apr/17
I still struggle to see Obama at 6'0.5". He's really the 185-186 cm person.
Canson said on 24/Apr/17
Can't see shoes here but I'd imagine both the same since they're in suits likely just dress shoes.

Vernon Davis looks close to 3" taller than President Obama. a 6'3.25 Davis puts Obama at 6'0.75 most likely
Canson said on 21/Apr/17
185cm maybe 185.5. No less no more
Mark(5'9.25") said on 19/Apr/17
Obama is really the example of a 6'1"-6'1.25" person.
shiva 181 cms said on 18/Apr/17
He looks an exact 6'1 as tall as a legitimate 6'1 guy can be
This listing is spot on
Kaneff 6'0.25 said on 18/Apr/17
He's pretty much a textbook example of 6'1". 185.5cm
Cq: said on 18/Apr/17
I think obama could easily claim to be at least 6 2. If trump gets away calling himself 6 3 then obama is taller than trump and should be marked at 6 4 in fact. He is certainly one of the tallest 6 1s i have ever seen. So i honestly think around 6 2 is fine. I think its fair to say most people his height call themselves 6 2 and pass for it. In shoes with a bit of hair i think he would touch the 6 3 mark comfortably and even just brush past it.
Warren said on 17/Apr/17
Hi Rob let me ask u once again, which is u think taller Obama or Trump now?
I still think Trump a bit taller than Obama or at least they r the same to me
imo is Obama 182-183cm, Trump 183-184cm
Editor Rob: I think Trump is still a fraction shy of Obama, although at times they can look quite close.
Ron said on 15/Apr/17
Rob who do you think is taller him or Murray?
Editor Rob: Murray looks taller from what I've seen of both.
Hans Meiser said on 14/Apr/17
He always seemed tall to me.
Canson said on 11/Apr/17
A 195 (194.945 to be precise) Kobe Bryant makes Obama about 185cm-185.5 at his lowest. He's in that boat where he's close enough to 6'1" to claim it.
Leo2001 said on 10/Apr/17
Obama and Leo
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nick92 said on 10/Apr/17
i honestly think obama would clear 186cm because he always seems to have a inch and and a half on most 6ft flat celebs.

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