How tall is Bill Clinton - Page 2

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Average Guess (129 Votes)
Peak: 6ft 1.88in (187.7cm)
Current: 6ft 0.15in (183.3cm)
Tony said on 13/Sep/08
Check this youtube video out. Barack Obama is standing beside Bill Clinton. Obama looks at least an inch taller than Clinton. Now, if Clinton and Obama are suposed to be the same height, why the height difference? Things that make ya go, m m m m m m m m m m. You be the judge. Click Here
NYGal said on 12/Sep/08
When I met him back in 1998, he seemed about 6'3 and Hillary was about 5'4. He was alot taller than what I had expected.
Tony said on 11/Sep/08
I saw Bill Clinton today standing beside Obama during a campaign speech and Obama looks and Inch and 1/2 taller.
antony said on 8/Aug/08
he is exactly 1.80 and a little more in this pick with denzel
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Mr. R said on 2/Aug/08
As I mentioned, he is now about 6-1. When I first met him in 1992, he was over 6-2.
Don said on 20/May/08
He came to my school and he looked no taller then 5-11.5
kendracanfly said on 7/Apr/08
I saw a few people ask about Hillary. I just saw something online saying she was 5'8" but last week, I got to shake her hand and we were eye level with one another. I'm just a little over 5'4"...
Anonymous KinG said on 5/Apr/08
pics above stand next 173 glenn looks clear at 183.5cm ~ 184cm.. But hardly to judge it. Cos we cant see their footwear and standing angle..
Philip said on 25/Mar/08
bill looks 186-187cm to me
MM said on 24/Mar/08
If anything, this thread should demonstrate how willllldly off-base people are in their estimates of height and height differences. People throughout this thing are absolutely positive, through first-hand encounters or numerous photo comparisons, that this guy is anywhere from "maybe not even 6 feet" to 6'3, which is a 3-inch difference, except then the same people speak as though 1-inch differences -- and even HALF inch differences - are actually consistently noticable.

(And some of the comments about how much people supposedly shrink are just ... wow)
GF said on 22/Mar/08
Might have reached a max height of 6'3" in his 20's, but probably between 6'1" and 6' 1/2" by now.
Gary said on 5/Mar/08
that last post was from me I forgot to put my name
Anonymous said on 2/Mar/08
Ivan is your eye level with shoes and without?
Mine is as of 3-02-2008 barte foot, eye level is 5'9.5 and top of head is 6'2.25
with shoes eye level is 5'10.75 (almost 5'11 just a smige off) and top of head is 6'3.25
Ivan 6'2.25 said on 1/Mar/08
Gary you absolutely right but it depends also the head too. My eye level is exactly 5'10.25.
Gary said on 28/Feb/08
Im 6'2 barefoot and 6'3.5 with shoes, and my eye level is 5'9.5 barefoot and 5'11 with shoes, If they were both barefoot I would put Mr.Clinton at 6'1

No disrepect
JackieTreehorn said on 20/Feb/08
Tucker Carlson was just describing how huge he is...estimating 6-3, though he wasn't sure. I tend to agree with the listing of max 6-2 here, and maybe 6-2.5. BTW: Tucker also says Obama is about his height at 6-1. ALSO: Ted Kennedy 6-2? I always thought he was much shorter.
Mark Barto said on 20/Feb/08
people shrink.. Ted Kennedy used to be 6-2 in the 1960s and now he looks to be 6ft
R. Aston said on 17/Feb/08
I saw President Clinton from about 16 to 20 feet away in Miami in 2004 - closest I could get. 6 foot 2-1/2 inches seems right to me. I'm 6 feet even barefoot, 6' 1-1/4" in my shoes, and he was a couple inches higher.
guy said on 12/Jan/08
It is a low angle shot and Clinton is set back further than Gavin. Thats the illusion photography can give. As for the above pic. Clinton has a large head and face. You can't always use the eye level formula to be precise in height gauging. The top of Clinton's head is still about 5 inches above Glenn's. This is inlight of Clinton's puffy hair. 6'1" is right.
Unknown said on 11/Jan/08
An evidence that Clinton cannot be over six feet.
Look at a picture of him with 6-3 Major Gavin.
Their height difference is way more than just 2 inches.

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Bree said on 9/Jan/08
A very good friend of mine actually attended a party with Bill Clinton. She said she was completely shocked at how tall he was. She said he was no less than 6'2". Her husband is 6'1" and she was adamant that Pres. Clinton was much taller... between 6'2" and 6'4".
Albi said on 8/Jan/08
There is no way Clinton is anything over 6' nowadays.
ACG said on 25/Dec/07
described as 6-4 on E! true hollywood stories.
Unknown said on 21/Dec/07
I doubt that Clinton is 6-1.
About 6-0 sounds right.
I saw a picture with him and 5-9 Chris Rock, and Clinton is not that much taller in order to be more than 6 feet.
glenn said on 7/Dec/07
several have done it rob.only rachelle posted.i still have to resend franks.where do you live erik?
Erik22224 said on 6/Dec/07
glen how the heck do you get pics with these people because i know you dont wierd , can i get a pic with you for how tall.com

[Editor Rob: maybe folk should get a prize if they meet and get a pic with glenn?

I've got a ton of soccer shirts I 'acquired' that could do with a home!]
moron hater said on 6/Dec/07
People:

First, President Clinton is nowhere close to being 71 years old. Whomever wrote that is grossly ill informed. Second, Hillary is nowhere near being 5'6" without heels. Bye.
glenn said on 29/Nov/07
dress shoes.
Robert said on 29/Nov/07
Glenn,is he wearing lifts or dress shoes in this picture?
nate said on 13/Nov/07
glenn i gotta ask how do u meet all these people?
Bryant said on 8/Oct/07
He came and spoke at my school, and when I shook his hand he was quite a bit shorter than me, I'm 6'2 barefoot, I was wearing flip flops and he was in dress shoes with at least half an inch of lift. I don't think he was ever over 6'1, even in his prime.
Mr. R said on 19/Sep/07
Hey Guys!

Sorry I have been very busy since school started. I had the pleasure today to meet Bill Clinton up close and personal in Pasadena. He is selling a new book. He shook my hand, and I got his autograph on my book. Without a doubt, when I met him in 1992, I believe that he was 6-2.5. But, today he was barely 6-1 at most. I was stunned. He seemed so huge to me before, and now he seems nornal sized!
Georgio said on 26/Jul/07
wtf...how do u meet all these people Glenn dude?!
Anthony said on 20/Jul/07
Clinton is 61, not 71.
dmeyer said on 19/Jul/07
he looks very good for 71 years old i think to loose 1 in at 71 is not bad but mr r said 6'2.5
Sam said on 19/Jul/07
Hillary Clinton is a strongly 5"6,5.
Chris said on 12/Jul/07
Cool. It's fun to bump into famous people. The first time it happens, it really surprises you. I remember when I bumped into Gerhard Schroeder and my first thought was "Is this for real?".
Mr. R said on 9/Jul/07
When I met him in 1992, he was 6-2.5. Nowadays, when I see him W Bush, he does not seem as tall, so myabe this is now correct.
Dave said on 5/Jul/07
How tall is his wife? I've heard anything from 5'5 to 5'8 1/2.
glenn said on 1/Jul/07
i surprised them.including bill.he is always in town.he is use to it. bumped into him again weeks later.
Chris said on 1/Jul/07
How hard it to get close to Bill Clinton? Did those secret service guys search you or anything, Glenn?
pp said on 30/May/07
Wow that's a big head!
this guy would be like 5'9 with a normal head.
pop said on 10/May/07
Serbian former president Slobodan Milosevic was about 6ft tall. Actual Serbian president, Boris Tadic is 6`3`` tall.
Sam said on 4/May/07
One of my friend met Hillary Clinton at a party an old friend held in New York, she said '' Hillary always seemed taller than the other women there! she said'' Hillary would be 5'8'' no more but no less, either!!
lillo thomas said on 3/May/07
between the eye level and the top of the head is usually 3 inches in normal people but in the case for clinton because his gigantic head is 4 inches
MD said on 2/May/07
Glenn clearly only comes up to Clinton's eyes, so 4 inches is the very leaset between the top of Clinton's head, and his eyes, and more likely an inch or so more seeing as how large Clinton's head is.
lillo thomas said on 2/May/07
in the pic above i see only 4 inch diference between glen and clinton. to the diference be 6 inches glen must be in the beginning of the nose level. he reach
only his eye level
Drew said on 1/May/07
He looks a good six inches taller than Glenn in that pic. Maybe it's the hair. But there's at least 5 inches so 6'1" is probably correct.
AAAA said on 25/Apr/07
Yeah Msn87 I have the same thing. I have a pretty big head. Not as quite as long as clinton, but its big. And I'm 6'2 now at 20. My 5'8 Dad always says I'd only be 6' if it wasn't for my head. And I have a Jim Morrison hair cut, so my head looks extra big now.
msn87 said on 25/Apr/07
lol.how can a man's head be 1 ft?!... i shounldn't be laughing, cause i have the same frame as him; little over average tall (6'1.5) and one massive head< which can make you look shorter in frame.

btw nice necktie
Dries said on 25/Apr/07
Clinton is at least 6'2".
glenn said on 25/Apr/07
yes,chris.2 secret service in the back,2 in front of us.good point md,but i meant at initial glance.
Chris said on 24/Apr/07
Glenn, are those secret service guys in the background? They look very alert.
Chris said on 24/Apr/07
Paddington, I love that story about Bill in the Suburban. That's great!
MD said on 24/Apr/07
I think if Clinton where just a step back towards Glenn, we'd see the 5 inces.
Paddington said on 24/Apr/07
I remember Bill Clinton getting listed at 6'2.5". I wonder if they did that to make him seem taller than GB Sr., who was listed at 6'2"? As silly as it seems, the American press likes to harangue candidates who are shorter by claiming "the shorter man never gets elected", as they did - ironically - with GWB both times. That said, Bill Clinton has *never* looked taller than the elder George Bush.
MD said on 24/Apr/07
I never realized how big his head was. Jeeze.
TheJerk said on 23/Apr/07
Did this get added today? He looks 6-1 here, I always thought more 6-1.5 for peak and about an inch less today. Unless he shrunk less than we all seem to think maybe he was actually close to 6-2 at peak.
glenn said on 23/Apr/07
i agree.i see 4 inches in the photo.he was 5 inches taller in the flesh.
Paddington said on 23/Apr/07
Bill Clinton's head is gigantic. He spoke at my college's convocation, and I remember him leaving in a Chevrolet Suburban. I saw him seated in the back looking out, and his head filled the entire window.
Viper said on 23/Apr/07
I dont think he was ever 6-2 to begin with. 6-1.5 peak and now a flat 6-1.
Tom Brown said on 23/Apr/07
That mound of news-reader-styly hair gives him an extra inch or more. Disregarding the hair, he looks to be just over four inches taller than glenn in the header image.
glenn said on 23/Apr/07
seemed 6-1.it was easy for me cause i knew what i was doing.everyone else was sleeping not noticing him walking down the block.
Anonymous said on 23/Apr/07
WOW! Clinton's face must be 12 inches long.
Chris said on 23/Apr/07
Bill Clinton is the man.
Da Man said on 23/Apr/07
I've heard it from several people who have met him and this photo only confirms it, Bill Clinton has an absolutely MASSIVE head.
Ben said on 23/Apr/07
hey glenn...wasn't it hard to get a picture with the former president of the united states ??
Vegas said on 23/Apr/07
BC looks ~5" taller than you there Glenn. His forehead looks longer compared to yours.
Franco said on 11/Apr/07
looks 6'1 flat and i dont rule out the use of LIFTS. he is an important person.

also i never understood the stupid idea of having a tall president, that's dumb, just cause he's tall doesnt make him a good man, only makes him look more prominent but doesnt add anything to his personality.

our italian presidents were all in the 5'5 - 5'8 and were some of the best.

anyways he looks 6'1 today.
Clive said on 10/Apr/07
Rob,I think the Chairman of Mittal Steel : Lakshmi Mittal deserves to be listed.
However it's quite hard for me to guess how tall he is. So it would be great if you could give an estimation. I only found a picture with Bill Clinton and Michael Douglas : Click Here

A strong 5'10, roughly 5'11...
Alexander said on 5/Apr/07
Has always seemed a solid 6-2 in pictures, maybe a little off that now after illness and weight loss, seems frailer in appearance. I'd vote for 6-1.5 now.
Brah said on 20/Mar/07
Al Gore is listed online at 6'1" and he looks an inch shorter than Clinton in most photos. Clitnon could still be close to 6'2", or Gore is not 6'1". Either way, you should add Al Gore, Rob!
I saw the Inconvenient Truth recently and he's the man.

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Gotxo said on 6/Mar/07
I think he really was 6'2", nowadays he might shurnk a bit since his illness.
BTW anyone has any idea on Barak Obama's height?
Seemed taller than clinton in some images, thought they were posing.
Robert said on 6/Mar/07
Folks, Bill Clinton is shorter than 6-1, because he is shorter than 6-1 Pete Sampras.
Chris said on 20/Feb/07
In a book I'm reading about Bill Clinton the author (who is very critical about Clinton in some aspects) keeps describing him as a giant...I don't think he'd do that without Clinton at some point having been shorter than 6'2"
Wes said on 20/Feb/07
I can guarantee that he's definitely not shorter than 6'1" - he was significantly taller than most of his bodyguards (who were mostly around 5'9 to 6'0)
Chris said on 19/Feb/07
Here's Hillary shaking hands with Rudy Giuliani. If Rudy is 5'9", she looks 5'6" to 5'7":
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Chris said on 19/Feb/07
Looks like America could be getting a shorter president this time. Rudy Giuliani is 5'9" and John McCain 5'7". Barack Obama is taller but I personally have my doubts about his chances. Hillary's still a matter of debate...
Chris said on 19/Feb/07
How tall's Hillary? You need to get a Hillary page up. I always thought she was average, but if Bill's 6'2" she might be taller.
Robert said on 18/Feb/07
I bet with you that Pete Sampras is taller than Bill Clinton.
I don't know by how much, but he is definitely taller.
So, you guys can be sure that Clinton is shorter than 6-1.
MarkyMark said on 14/Feb/07
footballed i'm 5'10 (178 cm) the aftermoon and 179,7 cm the morning.
Ben said on 10/Feb/07
I read that Hillary Clinton is 5-8.5 ,which I really doubt. Barack's height was once given as 187.
Wes said on 9/Feb/07
I saw him in Oxford when Hilary did a book-signing - he looked around 6'1 to 6'2 (he was wearing trainers with a thick sole).
footballed28 said on 6/Feb/07
hey MarkyMark I thought you mentioned that you were only 5'9 in the morning?
MarkyMark said on 24/Jan/07
But why would he wear lifts if he was 6' ?? 6' is tall ! It's stupid to wear lifts everyday when you are tall ...
Robert said on 23/Jan/07
That was probably because of lifts.
Unless you meet him barefeet, you cannot really realize his height.
MarkyMark said on 21/Jan/07
Clinton can't be shorter than 6'1". I'm 5'10" and when I met him he was at least 7 cm taller than me.
Robert said on 20/Jan/07
I remember having seen a Photo, where Bush senior is no taller than sampras, who is 6-1.
And it is obvious that Bush senior is taller than Clinton. So Clinton is certainly shorter than 6-1. He is certainly wearing lifts to look 6-2.
MD said on 16/Jan/07
I have an uncle who's 6'1"ish who is an aquaintance of the Clintons, and they've taken plenty of photos together, the firsts are around 96, I believe, and some very recent one's (2006), and Clinton is always noticably taller than my uncle, I'm talking at least and 1.5".
MarkyMark said on 15/Jan/07
Hi, I shook his hand in NYC in 2004 and he was taller than 6'. He's at least 6ft1 and I think 6ft2 can be possible.
Robert said on 12/Dec/06
Clinton could around 6', no more.he is certainly wearing lifts in order to look 6-2. i believe what hijoputa is saying
aerotive said on 28/Sep/06
Met him several times while he was governor of Arkansas. I'd say 189cm then.
Anonymous said on 18/Sep/06
Is Clinton really 6-2?It is impossible to determine exactly his height, unless you don't see him in person.To me he does not look that tall at all, but i can be wrong.it is very obvious that they add a few inches to celebrities.
sometimes he looks like not being more than 6-0.but he is definitely not short.
Height Detective said on 27/May/06
Clinton Gorvachev and Bono Click Here
Height Detective said on 27/May/06
Click Here Clinton and Bush senior

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larry said on 16/Apr/06
Saw both Bushes and Bill Clinton in Austin with my own peepers. :-) Bush Sr. and Clinton BOTH looked 6'1.5" or so. Don't tell me folks get down or upgraded due to their political affiliation? Say it ain't so, Rob! :-) Clinton needs a 0.5 inch boost here. Starting to think we people who have actually SEEN these people aren't believed? :-)

[Editor Rob: I think he's shrunk from his peak, 6ft 1.5, I had him at that for a while, maybe he still is this mark...I have zero interest in politics btw.]
Paul said on 14/Apr/06
George HW Bush is in his early 80s and 20+ years older than Clinton. During their recent work to raise funds for tsunami and hurricane victims it was clear that Bush is taller. Not by much, but either Bush has lost very little of his 6'2.5" (which is possible) or Clinton isn't as big as what people think he is (height wise)
Sakanna said on 13/Apr/06
HE IS 6ft 2.5"!!!!!

No way he's shorter that Bush senior...
Horatio said on 10/Apr/06
The elder George Bush is 6'2", and Bill Clinton looks about an inch shorter than him.
larry said on 1/Apr/06
I saw President Clinton twice, both times close. He is 6'1.5" or maybe 6'2". He's above 6'1". And MUCH slimmer now. George Bush Sr. was the same height.
Jason said on 24/Mar/06
Well, member on rare occassion, anyway. He's tall either way. :)
Jason said on 24/Mar/06
He could be member of the magic shoe club. I think Viper said he wore lifts to appear the same height as George Bush Sr. in the 1992 election.
Glenn said on 24/Mar/06
I saw 6-2.

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Brett said on 23/Mar/06
only 6'1" Rob? my father has met him, and said he was taller then me, this 2001 so unless his shrunk since then.
larry said on 20/Mar/06
Hi. I saw President Clinton a couple of times in Austin, Texas. Once I was about 5 feet from him and once closer. He looked 6'1.5" or so tall (minus shoes). He was heavier in both instances. I'm over 6'4.5" tall, and I would say he was about 8 cms shorter than me.
Editor Rob said on 19/Mar/06
1995:
"But, you know, every year this is so humbling for me. Most
days I wake up and I'm 6' 2-1/2" inches, and I'm halfway tall"
. This was when he met some basketballers. So he did claim to be 6ft 2.5 in the past...
zenski said on 16/Mar/06
all this facts and you don't downgrade him rob.Why?

[Editor Rob: I thought I had him 185 current height, forgot he was 1/2 inch, but current height yes, he's shorter these days]
zenski said on 11/Mar/06
is he really this height Rob? I think more 184 cm this days.
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Jason said on 1/Mar/06
I think Clinton is and always has been a fraction over the 6'1'' mark (186cm). Would make him 189cm/6'2 1/2'' in his shoes, which is most likely how that measurement came about. The man said himself he's 6'1'', can't get a better source than that.
Anshelm said on 27/Jan/06
I remember him looking just taller than Boris Yeltsin (187 cm/6'1½"), and just shorter than Jacques Chirac (189 cm/6'2½"). So 188 cm sounds like a good guess, if I got it right :D

Presuming everyone's honest about their height – I think those are the official marks.
Chris said on 13/Jan/06
Don't worry about the eyes in the picture of Clinton and Blair, look at the heads! Clinton is considerably taller, then look at each one's posture, Blair: straight back, head back, Clinton: head foward, back arched. Maybe Blair is a little shorter than he lets on.
Danimal said on 12/Jan/06
The man has thinned out over the years, that's for sure. He's lost an inch to an inch and a half and a good 25 pounds as well, if not more.
Anonymous said on 27/Nov/05
saw him on tv this morning talking about nutrition...he said he was "6'1 and 190 lbs"
Gotxo said on 17/Oct/05
Lol, the king of Spain is 186cm. Was measured that in the army and still looks
it spite his age. I posted time ago some pics with him and president of spain Zapatero 6'. he looks an inch ore a bit more taller than the king. So a smidgeon over 6'2" looks posible.
Anonymous said on 16/Oct/05
I think that shot with him and blair is more optical illusion then anything. Clinton has always been over 6'2" and looks 4-5cm taller then the king of spain. He is atleast 188 cm, he probably was near 190cm in his youth

[Editor Rob: he was reported by his staff as 6ft 2...in power he was then reported with an extra 1/2 inch. Nowadays he doesn't look 6ft 2 to me though, but 5-10 years ago did still look tall. I think maybe it's recently he's lost that cm or so...]
CoolJ said on 13/Sep/05
Anonymous.. Notice Lacy is 5'11" on that Olympic page while he is now listed at 5'9".. so it can go either way.

Taylor is a solid 6'0", perhaps a smidgeon over.. I still think that propels Billy Boy to nearly 6'2"
TJ said on 8/Sep/05
Mr Awesome, judging by your parting comment, I'd say you are the one who has the emotional reaction as to whether Clinton is or isn't in office. I was simply commenting on his height. Personally, I don't judge someone's character or achievements by how tall they are, so if he's shorter than I've always assumed, I wouldn't care in the least. All I pointed out was that to be confident that he could be 6'1.5 and entirely rule out 6'2 was odd. Rant all you like, but one half inch is frankly nothing and difficult for anyone to judge from 30ft. If your eyesight is as well advanced as your ego, you might have a shot though.

I do think he's lost height in the last few yrs and recall him being clearly taller than Blair in the 90s - enough to put him at the 6'2 mark. The Jermain Taylor pic also suggests that. Of course lifts are a possibility, but that's hard to pin down.
Anonymous said on 7/Sep/05
I think amatuer boxers get their height kinda fudged when they turn professional.Taylor would probably be around 6'0" then Clinton looks well over 6'2" in that photo.

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/olympics/news/2000/usteam_boxing/
http://boxing.about.com/library/bl_oly_taylor.htm
2000 US olympic boxing team had Taylor at 6'0"
CoolJ said on 6/Sep/05
I think Clinton is being shortchanged 1-2cm.

http://www.boxnews.com.ua/photos/59/Jermain-Taylor3.jpg

Next to middleweight Jermain Taylor (Listed 6'1", probably a strong 184cm), Clinton may have two inches on him.
James said on 5/Sep/05
I saw a picture of ray romano and clinton together, and they were eye for eye, but some how Romano is listed at like over 6"3 ( which is laughable) but Id say they are both are the 6"1.5 category
Viper652 said on 30/Jul/05
Yeah, Clinton has been 6-2 all these years with shoes plus lifts. I can beleive that. They just took his height with all that on his feet to give him an edge in 1992 against the 6-2 Bush Sr.
Mr. Awesome said on 30/Jul/05
I’ll tell you how I can do it…it’s because I’m awesome; hence my name…unlike you TJ, who could never be so skilled as me. Ok, well in all seriousness, smart arse, if you must know; I’ll to enlighten you and try to bring you up to my level, (which is impossible so it won’t work). Ok first of all…ready for this…I saw his listing of 6’1.25’’ on this site, and I used it to gauge him…to me, he looked a bit over 6 feet (maybe 1 inch, maybe 1.5 inch), but not as big as 6’2’’-6’3’’…so I figured that 6’1’’ was a good estimate since he looked a shade over 6 to me…since this site says he’s 6’1.25, I figured that this is most likely more accurate than my estimated 6’1’’, since I was 30 feet away, (as TJ most astutely pointed out)!...wow amazing isn’t it?!?!…the next magical thing I did was compare his height to the height of other people who I know, for instance my father who is slightly under 5’10’’…oh my, this is so very complex!... anyone could have done it…it didn’t take a rocket scientist to figure this one out, TJ! Also, 30 feet is not that far of a distance as long as you’re not visually impaired…I don’t know if you have vision problems, TJ, but mine is better than perfect (20/15), so I can give a pretty damn good estimate of height at that distance.

See, this isn’t exactly brain surgery here, TJ. I bet you could get a pretty accurate estimate yourself if you tried it…or maybe you just love Clinton so much that you wish he was back in office and can’t bear the fact that he might not be as tall as everyone thinks.
hijoputa said on 30/Jul/05
clinton is barely 6 feet barefoot. met him in a beach and saw the truth, he wears lifts.
TJ said on 30/Jul/05
So from 30 ft you can say he's "at the very least a solid 6'1...probably 6'1.25-6'1.5", but completely rule out 6'2? That's some gift you have to be able to judge half an inch from 30 feet ;-)
Mr. Awesome said on 27/Jul/05
My father's cousin lives in the same town as Clinton in suburban New York, right down the street from him. I've seen the former president a few times around town, at a local country club, and even once when I drove by his house. (You can't stay too long around there or they say the secret service comes out lol). The closest I've gotten to him is about 30 feet. He does look to be at the very least a solid 6'1''. He is probably 6'1.25''-6'1.5'', however, Rob since it's hard to judge a quarter inch I wouldn't put it past him to be a shade over 6'1''. One thing is for certain though; he's definitely not 6'2'' or over. No question in my mind.
TJ said on 22/Jul/05
Anon, Ali was a good 6'3 in his prime. The height of Clinton against Blair depends on the photo. In these he does look 2 inches taller:
http://www.efp.org.uk/images/blair_and_clinton.jpg
http://www.in-focus.co.uk/pol_thumb/d75e33.jpg

Blair is certainly 6 foot - he has actually been quoted as saying "just a little over 6 foot", although that might have been in his youth. I wouldn't be surprised if he gets the shoes with the largest heel out when meeting a tall head of state :-)

Anonymous said on 22/Jul/05
I have just found some pictures of Bill Clinton next to Muhammad Ali'(a forgotten heavyweight boxer ;-) ). Clinton looks almost as tall as Ali'. Ali' was probably 6'2" 1/2( 189 cm) in his prime... Is he shrinking a bit (age, Parkinson...) ? Any thoughts ?

link

[Editor Rob: Ali kind of hunches a bit. I don't think he's lost a great deal of height, but I think parkinson's has affected his posture more...]
sallyadamson said on 20/Jul/05
http://www.af.mil/media/photodb/photos/041118-F-6229O-080.jpg
in this picture Chelsea Clinton =175 cm 5'9''( imdb biography)
if this ok,Hillary is 5'8''=173 cm
and Laura Bush 5'8''=173 cm too.
Gotxo said on 8/Jun/05
Clinton visited Spain the 6/06/2005. He met Spain's president Zapatero (listed 184 cm), he was received also by the king (186 cm @ his youth).From these pics you could say he's at least 187 cm, maybe 188cm (6'2"). The top of his head coincides with the prince's eye level (he's 197 cm) from the eyes to the top of the head are normaly about 4 inches (except in guys like Kerry)

http://actualidad.terra.es/nacional/articulo/clinton_rodriguez_zapatero_339470.htm
roja said on 20/Apr/05
I don't know if this is good evidence, but at maddame toussad's in hong kong his height really does seem to be 6'2.5"
mysterious said on 25/Mar/05
in that pic you have with blair clinton is at least 2 inches taller. Look at your own pictures before you post them.

[Editor Rob: that's the great thing about differeing opinions ;) I can see max say 1.25 inches. But I can be wrong. Clinton of course was 6ft 2 in the past. Naturally i think he's lost a little bit of height in the last few years...maybe I'm short changing him a 1cm...]
Palladium said on 2/Mar/05
Bill Clinton's height was always believed to be 6 feet, 2 1/2 inches (189cm), why ...

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