How tall is Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton's Height

6ft 0 (182.9 cm)

Peak height was 6ft 2 (188 cm)
Former American President. Officially listed in office at 6ft 2.5. A morning measurement maybe, prior to that he was described 6ft 2. He looks to have lost near 2 inches by late 60's. However in 2018 a Times journalist said "Clinton says he's just half an inch down from his prime of 6ft 2in, though when I stand next to him, he feels closer to my height of (nearly) 6ft".
But, you know, every year this is so humbling for me. Most days I wake up and I'm 6 foot 2½ inches, and I'm halfway tall.
- 1995

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Average Guess (140 Votes)
Peak: 6ft 1.87in (187.6cm)
Current: 6ft 0.14in (183.2cm)
Willes190 said on 18/Oct/20
Bill Clinton height was 6ft1⅞ (187.5).
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 3/Oct/20
Perhaps between 187-188 peak.
Slim 6'1" said on 2/Oct/20
Probably 183.5 today
Slim 6'1" said on 2/Oct/20
187 not actually 6’2”
Duffer 5ft 11 said on 29/Sep/20
I stood next to a life size cardboard cutout of Bill in LA c. 1993 and my girlfriend snapped a foto of me next to it. I was in my early 30's and a strong 5'11" and change round that time and the cutout still owned me by a good 3 inches. So ye, bill gets a strong 6'2" vote off me in his youth, probably still a strong 6' now in his mid 70s.
Slim 6'1" said on 24/Sep/20
187 prime
182 today
Lars Johnson said on 17/Sep/20
Really only looks 187 in most pictures during his presidency.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 22/Aug/20
Chirac was a big 6ft2+ guy in his prime
Hulk.23 said on 19/Aug/20
Not sure he was a strong 6’2ish at peak but I am sure he is a legit 6-footer today. I would say 6’1.5/187cm peak and 6’/183cm today
Sinclair said on 19/Aug/20
Happy 74th Birthday to Bill Clinton. A flat 6’2” peak suits this man well. When Jacques Chirac became the French President, I would say Clinton was just a shade taller than Chirac (who I believe was about 6’1.5” by then). For Chirac’s peak, I would estimate 6’2.5”.

Who do some of you think was taller at peak out of Valery Giscard d’Estaing and Jacques Chirac?
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 19/Aug/20
🎁🎂🇺🇸🎊 Happy Birthday Bill! 🎊🇺🇸🎂🎁

Famous for saying, "Is the economy stupid?", it didn't do too badly under Clinton's jurisdiction of 8 years. Well, Bill turns 74 today, so Happy Birthday to him. 🇺🇸🎈

6ft2 peak
6ft now 😄👌

Canson said on 18/Aug/20
2” is very possible at the age he is at. He’s had some other health issues since he left office
Chinedu said on 18/Aug/20
This is painful.
The height loss is too much.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Aug/20
Chirac looked more 187cm range later on but peak likely near 189cm
Alir?za said on 8/Aug/20
Young Clinton seemed really solid tall. 6'2.5 is not too much for him.

I think 5 cm is high shrink for man
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Aug/20
Rob, how tall would you place Jacque Chirac peak?

I’m going with 189-190cm
Editor Rob
strong 6ft 2 maybe in his youth, could still look 6ft 1-2 in 60's
Tunman said on 3/Jul/20
Yeah,6'2 for Chirac is possible by that time but no more.In some footage of 2014 he really struggled to look even 6' next to 169-70cm Hollande,his health started to decline after 2005 when he had some heart related problems and so did his posture which was terrible in his last years,however in his 60's it was still impeccable though I wouldn't rule out 0.5"loss in the mid 90's
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 23/Jun/20
Chirac looked at least 6ft2 in his 60’s
Tunman said on 21/Jun/20
I would have said he was exactly the same as Jacques Chirac in 1995,though at that time Chirac was already 63 so likely has lost a little bit of height.Likely both in that 187,5-88cm with Chirac being more 189cm at peak.
slothee said on 12/Jun/20
How tall you reckon he was in his mid 50s, Rob? 6'1.25", 6'1.5"..?
Editor Rob
somewhere between that range
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Mar/20
Rob, how tall do you reckon Gerry Adams is/was?

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Google has him at 6ft2 and he does look pretty similar to Clinton. There’s more photos on the web of him with Clinton, Obama, Bush and Blair where he varies. My verdict is 6ft2 peak and now at 71 closer to 6ft
Nearly 180cm guy said on 3/Mar/20
Actually a full 6'2" is not unbelievable for Clinton in his prime. In 1987, Clinton looked 2 inches or even a little more taller than Ronald Reagan who was then at almost 6 feet: Click Here Click Here Click Here
In 1993 he still looked a bit taller than 6'1" Al Gore: Click Here Click Here
I also found a photo of Bill and Hillary from 1972 when they both were over 20: Click Here
Overall, I wouldn't go over 6'2" and although sometimes 6'1.75" might seem possible, I think full 6'2" is not a bad list. Good job Rob!🤗😉
Canson said on 25/Feb/20
@Rampage: I saw some pics with Muhammad Ali but I’m not sure if either guy was in their prime at that point. Clinton was 46 when he entered the office. They looked maybe 1” apart maybe even 2cm in a few
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Jan/20
Dunno about 6ft1½ would be the absolute lowest I’d buy peak. More liklely closer to 6ft2 but he was a guy that possibly have dipped just under 6ft2 after a long day rather than held it at his low or was slightly over it. If 6ft2½ is the height he’s claiming out of bed then you could argue for 6ft1¾. Peak he was right between Obama and Trump/Bush Sr.
Mickie said on 21/Dec/19
6'1.5" peak is possible, but he was more than just 6'1". Today he's clearly shorter. His posture isn't the best in his old age, but 6'0" seems a reasonable guess.
TobioMark said on 16/Nov/19
I'd downgrade him to 5'10.5-5'11". My dad met him yesterday and took a picture with him; his boss, who has like an inch on me at best was the same height or taller than Clinton.
I'm around 1.74-1.75 m myself. His boss is probably like 1.78 m. A weak 6'0" would be possible first thing in the morning. Maybe 5'11.5" is possible, but very unlikely.
Editor Rob
5ft 10.5 is what our friend Jeff Cavalier claimed to measure, yet he was 4 inches shorter than Bill!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Nov/19
Ian, flat 6ft2 looks likelier for Clinton whereas Trump or Bush Senior may have stood a bit over it
Nik said on 19/Oct/19
@ Sandy Cowell - Yes please! 🍌!

He is solid tall!
Ian555 said on 16/Sep/19
Rob do you think you would have absolutely no chance of meeting a POTUS? Also do you think Clinton back in his prime was more likely 6' 2" flat or could he have been possibly a bit over?
Editor Rob
I'd say extremely unlikely.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 19/Aug/19
Does anyone fancy a banana? 🍌

Happy Birthday Bill!
TheNobodies said on 18/Aug/19
WHat's your estimate on his head length? Rob

DOes he have a big eye level?
Editor Rob
Above average eyelevel which I think takes his head to near 10 inches.
viper said on 12/Aug/19
How has he shrunk so much.

Just saw a college friend of my dad's recently who is 71 and still the 6-1 he's always been.
Yang (5 footer 8, 172-173) said on 11/Aug/19
He doesn't even look less than 6ft 2 during
and before his President years in 1990s... He always look much taller than wife Hillary at most. Like Hillary was standing around Bill's cheek.. with around 9 inch differences in some very old pics. Yes, I do agree with your listing for his current height as 6footer based on what I saw him with 6ft 1 first US black president Obama.. Yes, He has definitely lost tons of heights after his presidential year ended!!!!!! At very lowest, he can even be 5ft 11 3/4 ish!!!!
high said on 31/Jul/19
no way this guy is under 6ft2, get over people are jealous.
Ian555 said on 29/Jul/19
Rob do you have the medical or document that states 6’ 2 1/2” as Clinton’s height or is it gone due to link rot?
Editor Rob
I checked and put a link to it...makes sense the halfway tall reference as he's talking about basketball matters.
Rory said on 15/Jul/19
Rob, if you knew for certain he'd measured 6ft2.5 out of bed, what height would you list him as ?
Editor Rob
6ft 1.75 or 2...I give him the 6ft 2 though as in the 80's and 90's he could look quite tall. Now he's nearer 6ft.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Jul/19
At least 188cm for a peak Trump, IMO
Canson said on 3/Jul/19
I think a peak Trump was max 188. Maybe 187.5-188.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Jun/19
Clinton: 189.5cm out of bed, 187.5cm before bed
Trump: 190.5cm out of bed, 188.5cm before bed

Sound good? great 😄
Bear said on 23/Jun/19
Trump was never anywhere near 6'3". 188 - 188.5 cm at most.
khaled taban said on 20/Jun/19
No way anything below 6'2" at his peak, now he is barely 6 foot.
cmillzz said on 9/Jun/19
Peak Trump would have edged out peak Clinton slightly. Think Clinton was weak 6’2 peak.
Mambo said on 8/Jun/19
Rob, I'd be very pleased if you would think about adding the former secretary of labor Robert Reich from the Clinton administration to this site. Appearantly he's around 4'11, maybe shorter.
Spencer said on 8/Jun/19
Trump was not 6'3" at his peak. He has never looked that tall. I think Bill and Trump were both around 6'2" peak but I think Trump was a little taller at peak like 6'2.25".
Bora said on 7/May/19
Looks a way taller, he can be weak 6'1"
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 20/Jan/19
Animus those figures could be on the money. Clinton generally gave a more a weak 6ft2 impression whereas Trump in the 70-80's could pull off 6ft3, so likely strong 6ft2 range peak
robson said on 4/Jan/19
Seeining picture with Morgan Freeman he looks for a strong 6 feet but nothing more considering Freeman is now about 186-187
Animus said on 28/Nov/18
I'd say 6'1¾ for Clinton (6'2½ out of bed) and 6'2⅛ for Trump at their peaks.
Peter175 said on 27/Nov/18
rob this guy claims to be 179 cm!
Click Here
Canson said on 22/Nov/18
@VelikiSrbinn: you may be right. That’s a hell of a loss for him if he is. He was close to it not 6’2” leak
VelikiSrbinn said on 14/Nov/18

Maybe a weak 6ft 5'11.5-5'11.75
Canson said on 12/Nov/18
I think he’s still 6’ today
VelikiSrbinn said on 3/Nov/18
He's not even 6ft anymore
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 22/Oct/18
Back in 2005 Bill Clinton look about close to 6'2 in some pictures with 6'3 1/2 former singapore prime minister Goh Chok Tong (listed at 6'2.75" now), Goh was already 64 there and Clinton 59 they both might have already lost 1/2 inch in 05". Click Here:
Rising - 174 cm said on 3/Oct/18
@Rob: LOL. Unfortunately, that still wouldn't tell us how tall he is. ;) In all seriousness, he could have still been around 6'1" in '09 if Morgan Freeman was still a full 6'2".
berta said on 24/Aug/18
189 out of bed and 187,5 during the day
Myself said on 19/Aug/18
It's so strange that being the same age as Trump, Clinton has shrunk more and much quicker...and this by being even lighter than him. Looks like genetics is playing a huge role here, or Clinton has a lack of vitamin D?
Afka9 said on 13/Aug/18
Why did this man lost height so hard? I agree he was strong 6'2 maybe 6'2.5 in early 2000's. But now he look max 6 ft
Robby Harris said on 8/Aug/18
Clinton beside 6'2.25" Morgan Freeman in 2009:

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They look to be of somewhat similar heights, with Freeman having the clear perhaps a half inch. I can easily see Bill at a weak 6'2" here, but its also arguable he was always more of a weak 6'2" pre-height loss, though I'd think a flat 6'2" peak is pretty fair, considering he was at least the same height as Trump back in the 90s. I certainly don't think Bush Sr. had a full inch on Bill either, maybe a half inch, but Bush could give off a stronger 6'2" impression even well into his 70s a lot of the time. On a side note, I could've sworn he'd done some noticeable shrinking by '09 though...lifts I can't be too quick to conclude to as of yet...
arun kc said on 2/Aug/18
Bill Clinton peak 6-1,now 6ft as Rob bush sn. Was a legit 6-2 well into his 70s.not every body looses height by 1in avg by age 70. If you compare photos of both of them in white house I think - both at their peak heights,you can clearly see Clinton is at least an inch shorter. The comparision photos are on George bush sn page I think. Sorry IAM not able to post the photos as my computer skills are relatively weak.
khaled taban said on 24/Jul/18
Peak height :6'2.5"
Current: 6'0.5"
Robby Harris said on 1/Jul/18
He thinks he's only lost half an inch?! That's absolutely nuts! Is his posture worse than we give him credit for?
Editor Rob
I wonder if he'd swear under oath that he only lost half an inch...
Spencer Dobkin said on 23/Jun/18
Peak 187 cm. Today 183 cm
khaled taban said on 8/Jun/18
He is tall even more than 6'2" at Peak
so I guess
Peak: 6'2"
Low : 6'or 6'0.5"
Berry said on 6/Jun/18
How the hell did he lose at least 2 inches? That's a ton of height. If I were to lose that much I'd probably feel like a dwarf
Canson said on 2/Jun/18
Meant to say 6’2.25-.5 out of bed
Christian-6'5 3/8" said on 1/Jun/18

Yeah I can see him peak 6'1.5"-6'2" range similar to Trump. Trump always had relatively thick hair so that's why he might've looked a tad taller.
Canson said on 31/May/18
Peak 6’2.25-.5 at a low 6’1.5-6’2
Brady Narbut said on 9/May/18
I agree with this current listing 100%. I don’t know if he was 6’2” in his prime but he has without a doubt fallen to 6’0” or maybe even a hair under. Former New York Giants Wide Receiver, Victor Cruz, is listed at 6’0” and posted this photo on Instagram posing with Bill Clinton: Click Here
Raymond said on 8/May/18
He was definitely around 6'2.5" at his peak, but these days, I'd give him just a hair over 6'0", perhaps 6.0.5" with his best posture.
M58 said on 28/Jan/18
@Rob: When did Bill appear to start losing height again? I know in the last 10 years it was obviously rapid...
Editor Rob
Hard to pinpoint exactly without looking again.
M58 said on 17/Jan/18
Mr. R said Clinton was at least 6’2”-6’2.5” peak when he met him in the 90s. He always looked near that range in comparisons pre-height loss. No way was he only a 6’1” range guy in his prime!
MAD SAM said on 16/Jan/18
186-187 cm peak ; 181 cm now
James said on 25/Nov/17
He was 6'1.5" at his peak, but he's 5'11" today.
Canson said on 24/Nov/17
@Danimal: he’s had some health problems so i can buy what you said def
Danimal said on 23/Nov/17
Willes188 said on 23/Sep/17
Clinton lost an average amount for his agr

No he hasn't. The average 70 year old male has lost 1.2". Bill has lost about 3". He was 6'2"-6'2.5" and is looking to be 5'11"-6'0" today.
Slim 185 said on 18/Nov/17
187 downgrade necessary
EM said on 10/Nov/17
He was a minimum of 6'1.5" as the president, but today struggling to be over 6'0"!
anon176 said on 10/Nov/17
5ft 11 next to Lewis Hamilton
Willes188 said on 23/Sep/17
Clinton lost an average amount for his agr
Harris said on 23/Sep/17
Rob could it be possible Clinton was closer to 6'1" in 2009 when Obama was first elected president, given he didn't look noticeably, if any shorter than him at the time: Click Here Click Here but then again if George Bush wasn't any taller than 5'11", then Clinton doesn't look much more than an inch taller than him, 1.5 inches max if comparing those two. I know Clinton is shorter than Obama now of course, evidently by more than an inch in this photo: Click Here
Willes188 said on 21/Sep/17
Freeman has lost very little height for being 80..

Peak 189.4

Now 187.7
grizz said on 20/Sep/17
Lol, funny how a guy older than Clinton lost very little height while Clinton lost a truckload of height at the same time.
Slim said on 18/Sep/17
Danimal said on 13/Sep/17
Clinton being dwarfed by Morgan Freeman today:
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Clinton PRE-height loss with Morgan Freeman:
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No Morgan didn't dwarf bill, he edged him out.
2 inches isn't towering, let alone dwarfing, it's edging.

6'1.75" glory days with 6'2.25"-6'2.5" out of bed
5'11.75" these days.
Danimal said on 13/Sep/17
Clinton being dwarfed by Morgan Freeman today:
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Clinton PRE-height loss with Morgan Freeman:
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Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Sep/17
There's a chance Clinton was more 6ft1¾. The 6ft2½ sounds like it was actually taken just a few minutes out of bed.
Willes188 said on 5/Sep/17
President Trump was 6'2.25-6'2.5 in youth, woke up at 6'3, and stood 6'3.25 with shoes regular on

Bill Clinton stood 6'1.75 tops while in office or in his entire life
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 17/Aug/17
Trump wasn't 1cm taller than Clinton at their peaks. Maybe a few mm difference, but both were 187-188cm range.
Unanimous said on 3/Aug/17
How much height would the average man lose by their late sixties?
Editor Rob: maybe 3/4-1 inch range is common. You do remarkably well to hit 68 with say 1/4-1/2 loss, you do a bit worse than average if you lost 1.5 or more.
Canson said on 31/Jul/17
Similar in height with trump don't know who would edge the other out at their peaks.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 15/Jul/17
Bill Clinton: 187-188cm peak (189.5cm out of bed)
Donald Trump: 188-189cm peak (190.5cm out of bed)
Spencer said on 14/Jul/17
188 cm peak. 183 cm now.
6'2 peak, 6'0-6'0.25 now.
Paul said on 12/Jul/17
Watched the 1996 debate between Bill Clinton and Bob Dole recently. I've read that Dole was once around 6'2 - here's an article mentioning it Click Here - and it's hard to argue against it. For Dole being in his 70s when he had certainly lost height, he stacks up with the then 6'2 Clinton very well. Click Here

I'd say Dole followed a similar pattern as Clinton - ~6'1.5 in his prime, ended up around 6' flat when all was said and done. He's in a wheelchair now so it's hard to say.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Jun/17
I think Clinton at 6ft2 and Trump at 6ft2½ could be argued.
Canson said on 24/Jun/17
Think peak he was close to 6'2 If not on it
nabeel said on 20/Jun/17
my younger brother stood net to him when he was 17 to receive an award, my brothers 5ft 11 now and maybe 5ft 10 then.. they look almost the exact same height. the pic was taken 5 years ago.
Alex said on 25/May/17
BillisaLefty said on 16/May/17
Yeah, he's probably 183, 184 now.
Peterson188cm said on 9/May/17

Bill Clinton: 6'1.75 (187.3cm)
Donald Trump: 6'2 (187.9cm)


Bill Clinton: 6'0 (182.8cm)
Donald Trump: 6'0.5 (184.1cm)
berta said on 4/May/17
i think the average guess is spot on 183 today and close to 188 at his peak. 189 1 hour out of bed
Hans Meiser said on 14/Apr/17
This is really worrying. I'm 182cm and I don't wanna be 5'9 in my late sixties (if I reach that age, of course).
Editor Rob: all I'll say is that a good diet, rich in vitamin and minerals will go a long way to ensuring good bone health.
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 10/Apr/17
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Apr/17
At peak

Clinton: 187-188cm
Trump: 188-189cm


I can't see Trump being taller than Clinton. At best Trump was the same as Clinton. Trump's thick hair just made him look a bit taller than he was.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Apr/17
At peak

Clinton: 187-188cm
Trump: 188-189cm
berta said on 9/Apr/17
he may have been barely 188 in the afternon at peak today 6 feet sounds fine. by the way a newspapper many years ago said that he had shoe size 14. I wonder if that is true sound a littel mutch for that height. i have barely 15 and think that is big for my height.
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 2/Apr/17
Easily has lost over 5cm. 187-188 peak, but today he struggles to look 182.
Andrew said on 29/Mar/17
I met Bill Clinton in April of 2016. We had similar shoe heights and he was about 2 inches taller than myself (1.79m). U think he could have been 1/4 inch over 6 foot. Any thoughts Rob?
S.J.H said on 28/Mar/17
Click Here clinton is 181cm since this photo taken
John said on 24/Mar/17
Rob, he will appearently be dead within a year.
Editor Rob: some ex-presidents have a habit of living longer than you'd expect...

if Bill reaches 80, he'll be delighted, although might be only 5ft 10 by then.
John said on 17/Mar/17
6'1.75 peak, 5'11.5 now.
Canson said on 5/Mar/17
Solid 6'2 prime don't know about today
berta said on 23/Feb/17
i believe that trump was taller than clinton 30 years back.
Arthur said on 3/Feb/17
Rob, if he measured 6'2.5 right out of bed, then he should be 6'1.5 at his peak. It makes more sense, because 2 inches loss at 60-70 years old is a hell lot!
berta said on 27/Jan/17
he is a tought one. little under 188 peak and 183 today.
Hans said on 20/Jan/17
I'm over 6'1". Most people think I'm 6'2" plus. I stood next to Clinton about 10 years ago. He was a very solid 6'2". Possibly 6'2.5". I don't know now. He's definitely shrinking.
James said on 9/Dec/16
I think he's 5'11.25"(181cm)at most these days. Doesn't really look like a 6 footer to me as compared to Obama and Kobe Bryant etc.. His peak height can be very well 6'1.5"(186cm)
James said on 9/Dec/16
I think he's 5'11.25"-5'11.5"(181cm)at most these days. Doesn't really look like a 6 footer to me as compared to Obama and Kobe Bryant etc.. His peak height can be very well 6'1.5"(186-187cm)
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Nov/16
I think Trump could have been 188-189cm and Clinton 187-188cm
Judd said on 9/Nov/16
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 5/Nov/16
Rob, who do you think was taller (peak height): Clinton or Trump? I thought Clinton looked closer to a legit 6ft2.
Editor Rob: Christian, it might be hard to choose between them peak.

Both I think have obviously lost height, at least an inch, in Clinton's case it looks more.

With both of them roughly the same age, Clinton looks far weaker, while Trump seems to have a lot of energy.

Actually I think they were both two legits 6'1.5" guys...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Nov/16
I think Trump may have been the stronger 6ft2
S.J.H said on 6/Nov/16
Trump is taller at least 6'0 and clinton look at most 5'11.5 (look 181.5cm to me)
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 5/Nov/16
Rob, who do you think was taller (peak height): Clinton or Trump? I thought Clinton looked closer to a legit 6ft2.
Editor Rob: Christian, it might be hard to choose between them peak.

Both I think have obviously lost height, at least an inch, in Clinton's case it looks more.

With both of them roughly the same age, Clinton looks far weaker, while Trump seems to have a lot of energy.
S.J.H said on 4/Nov/16
Obama look 1.5" taller than clinton for sure. He needs a downgrade at 5'11.5 although i think 5'11.25 but he could be higher
James said on 4/Nov/16
He was never 6'2.5".
S.J.H said on 17/Oct/16
6'1.25 peak and 5'11.25 now and probably 6'2.5 out of bed in his 20s-30s
O.J. said on 25/Sep/16
Saw him back in 2004 and he looked to be 6'1 on the nose.
Gregg Richards said on 21/Sep/16
Need to put a picture of him that is more recent instead of this 20 yr old photo ,I think he was 6 ft 2 as president but not sure of current height.
Sally Townes said on 31/Jul/16
Don't know about Bill. But at 5' 4 & 1/2" I stood by Hillary at a gathering in `03. We both had on a small heel, and she was at least 1 1/2 inches shorter than I am. I think she's listed at 5' 7". Absolutely no way! I would say 5' 3" without shoes.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Jul/16
Rob, maybe 189cm in his 20's?
Editor Rob: I think his quote actually makes me think the guy measured 6ft 2.5 out of bed.
Roger said on 17/Jul/16
Hello community. I've been following this website since my freshman year in college. I'm 25 years old now. I had the opportunity to meet Mr. Clinton during my sophomore year of college. I was 22 years old back then and I measured around 5'6. I was currently measured at 5'8.5 due to a surgery. Anyways... long story short, I met him in person, even shook his hand. I SWEAR he was not even 3 inches taller than me. I'm calculating he was around 5'9 at the most when I met him. This actually happened at Saint Cloud State University. There is no way he was more than 5'10 BAREFOOT during his prime years. I'm being honest here. Cheers amigos
Jordan87 said on 30/Jun/16
Obama is 6'1.5 Tops and is a solid 2" on clinton in Most photos. Bill Now is 5'11-5'11.5. In his prime 6'0.5 tops He couldn't have lost more 1.5".
grizz said on 28/Jun/16
I think his height loss is exaggerated solely because his peak height is exaggerated. Since he was 6'2.5 out of bed, that would mean that he was 6'1.75 or even as low as 6'1.5 throughout most of the day.
I mean, his puffy hair might have given a false impression, but he really didn't look that much taller than 6' Tony Blair.
He's a solid 6footer nowadays (I've seen pictures of him with Chris Tucker and Chris is just a tiny bit taller).
So, he lost around 1.5 inches at 70 which isn't that bad.
Jordan87 said on 27/Jun/16
He Is 2" Under 6'1 Obama nowadays. He really lost 3" in height by 69? No!!! Maybe 1.5 putting him around 6'0.5 in his prime. He lies about his height, like he lies about everything else. ( Monica Anybody).
MrTBlack said on 24/Jun/16
That 6'2.5" measurement was probably less than an hour after he awoke because he probably is solid 6'2" no more than 2hours after he wakes up.
Jim said on 26/May/16
He's not 6'2.5!!" I have a picture with him, pre-Obama, and he's probably a touch over 6'1" in .5 inch dress shoes. I was wearing my favorite shoes which add .75 to my height of 6'4.25." Clinton was taking pictures with tons of people and he even said, "come over here and smile, big fella" to me. Some of his Secret Service men made me look like short.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/May/16
Rob, do you think he could have been one of the few who was measured not in the morning but actually STRAIGHT out of bed height?
Editor Rob: his quote actually feels like he's a guy who measured himself 6ft 2.5 out of bed!
184-182 said on 10/Apr/16
Seemed a solid 6'2" in his prime. I reckon the 6.2.5" presidential listing was in the morning. Looks to have lost some height and consistently an inch shorter than 6'1" Obama nowadays. I'd say 6' tall, 6'0.25" at most. Maybe dips to 5'11.5" at night.
S.J.H said on 1/Mar/16
Peak 6'1 and 6'2 with shoe and 6'3 a hair
Now dipping below 6'0 (around 182.5cm) and 6'1ish with shoe.
hijopotamus said on 21/Feb/16
6'1" with shoes and hair.
Lurker said on 21/Feb/16
The 6ft 2.5 may well have been in shoes. I'd say 6 1.5 peak - if he really was ever more than that, his height loss has been truly dramatic. I saw a picture of him from last year next to Bush 43, where he looked no more than half an inch taller or so. (And Bush himself was no more than 5'11 when elected president, maybe slightly less these days. )
Micho said on 9/Feb/16
He looks 6"3 with 5"9 Michael Jackson...
Tom said on 24/Jan/16
Clinton was 6'1.5" at his peak.

5'11.5" now at 70.
MD said on 11/Jan/16
He has lost significant height, which is no surprise given the kind of heart surgery he went through before. But, yes, he's struggling mightily with 6'0" feet these days. Like I said, he was a legit 6'2" guy back during his presidency, which is why it surprises folks to see how much height he's lost these days.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Jan/16
A sub-6ft Clinton is hard to sell. He can still look close to Obama. He did look a strong 6ft2 guy in the 90's
Danimal176 said on 9/Jan/16
Rob, he definitely looks under 6'0" these days. Max 5'11.5". He was 6'2.5" in the 90's.
Editor Rob: looking 5ft 11.5 but possibly still measuring near 6ft...he might be a guy who doesn't have the best posture.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Nov/15
I think 6ft2-2½ in his 20'-30's is possible. But was late bloomer I think. He was a bit shorter than JFK and that famous picture of them shaking hands
Matthew Robinson (190 cm) said on 17/Oct/15
Mike said on 6/Sep/15
No way was he that high out of bed. Probably max 189. 6ft 2 peak and 6ft now seems right. He's lost more than average for his age.


Agreed. 189 cm max for a morning height, at his peak. I do believe in the 90s he was legitimately at least a 6'1.5" guy, if not 6'2".
james said on 27/Sep/15
He was a solid 6'2 back in the 1990's
Mike said on 6/Sep/15
No way was he that high out of bed. Probably max 189. 6ft 2 peak and 6ft now seems right. He's lost more than average for his age.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/May/15
Out of bed: 190-191cm
Before bed: 188-189cm
J-Dog said on 10/Mar/15
Bill Clinton Peak,

Morning Height: 190cm

Evening Height: 188cm solid.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Oct/14
Strong 6ft2 peak wouldn't surprise me
Judd said on 18/Oct/14
james, i think clinton was in the 6'1.75-2" range when he was young, maybe when he was in the office around 6'1.25-1.5" and today 6'0-0.25"...
about Lincoln we don't know how tall he really was while for L.B.Johnson 6'4" is very optimistic, as i said on JFK's page...
he had almost 2" on JFK, who i supposed was 5'11.75"-6'0", so 6'1.5-2" is a fair listing for him between 1959-1968...maybe he reached 6'2.5" or also 6'2.75" when he was young, but i'm skeptical he ever been 6'4"...
6'4" perhaps was a noon measurement with thick shoes (like 1,5") on, when he was young...
James said on 8/Oct/14
Clinton traveled with Obama (first campaign) to my town and took pictures with everyone who would cough up a $1,500 donation for our President's first run at office. My friend's father was a high roller in the Democratic party so he bought his son and all of his friends (me included) picture time with Bill. I'll give Clinton every last inch of 6'2." (may have lost some height to age by now) He stands very relaxed and wears low-heel dress shoes that probably only add 1/2 inch. I've actually seen him listed at 6'3" quite a few times. That may be a stretch but he's definitely a tall guy and one of our nation's tallest Presidents. The tallest two are Abe Lincoln and L.B. Johnson who were both 6'4." L.B. Johnson looks HUGE in Youtube clips about the Vietnam war. When he was pictured in Vietnam, he looked like he was 7'0" tall next to the local politicians. That leads me to an interesting fact to end on. I heard, now this is totally unconfirmed, that only Navy SEALS 5'10" and under were allowed to go to Vietnam on missions where they tried to blend in with natives. Supposedly, anything taller would have been an obvious giveaway. I wonder if this is really true?!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Sep/14
He really did look 6ft2-6ft3 back in the day. His current height is hard to pin down. He can look 6ft1 range at times and other times barely 6ft
james said on 20/Sep/14
If he's 6'0 now than Bush Jr has to be 5'10.5 judging by that presidents gathering in the oval office he was clearly 2 inches taller standing next to W
Marcus Hickman said on 18/May/14
i'm 5' 10.5-5' 11". Bill Clinton stood a solid 6' 2" back in the day, I would say 6' 0.5" today, standing next to 6' 1" Barack Obama.
Alex 6ft 0 said on 5/Apr/14
Shows that you can lose 2 inches of height by 60 I guess
truth said on 2/Jan/14
I think 188cm before and now 184cm.
Mr. R said on 11/Dec/13
I've met him twice. The first time he was just over 6-2 in 1992. The second time in 2007, he was just below 6-1.
avi said on 9/Dec/13
Probably 6'1.5 now maybe under 6'1
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Dec/13
During his 1st term in office he looked 188-189cm. By the time Bush took over he looked 186cm tops.

Rob, is it possible that Clinton may have lost a bit during his presidency?
[Editor Rob: it shouldn't be ruled out. Sometimes stress and ill health can take more of a toll on your body.]
MD said on 4/Dec/13
Jake, the only thing I think could explain it is that he did have a either a triple or quadruple bypass, and those surgeries are known to age a person quite a bit. He was definitely 6'2" at one time.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 20/Oct/13
-- AT PEAK --

6ft2.75(190cm) out of bed
6ft2.75(190cm) early morning
6ft2.5(189cm) morning
6ft2.5(189cm) lunchtime
6ft2.25(189cm) afternoon
6ft2.25(189cm) evening
6ft2(188cm) night
6ft2(188cm) before bed
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Sep/13
@Arch Stanton: do you think JFK Jr. may have been 186-187cm? I posted a picture of him on Paul Newman's page and he looks 10cm taller
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 27/Sep/13
@Arch Stanton: I actually posted a pic of John Kennedy Jr. and Paul Newman where he actually looks 186-187cm range. Clinton could very well have been a fraction over 6ft2
Arch Stanton said on 24/Sep/13
JFK jr looked 6'1" range to me, similar proportions to Pierce Brosnan, and Clinton looks a good inch taller Click Here I could believe he was 189 cm peak,
JAM said on 19/Aug/13
He is 6 feet now. Not sure if he lost an inch or not but that sounds right.
Mathew said on 3/Aug/13
He was at least 6'1.5" when he was the president. These days about 6'0".
MarkyMark said on 1/May/13
Why has he lost height in 2010 ?? I shook his hand in 2004 (very cool person) and he seemed to be around 6 ft 2 (188 cm) and at least 6ft1 (185cm).
ChUcKLeS said on 23/Apr/13
I have stood no more than 2 feet away from Bill Clinton. I am an honest 6'2. I felt that he was at least 3 inches shorter than me. He was wearing dress shoes that had a decent sized heel, as well.
mikey said on 12/Feb/13
Some say Obama wears lifts: Click Here
Trent said on 29/Jan/13
I wonder if that dodgy vegan diet he went on made him lose more height. He looked positively sickly. Went from maybe 15 lbs overweight to like 30 lbs underweight.
Peyman-6ft said on 18/Jan/13
Obama makes everybody shorter than what we usually expect them to be .
bill clinton : 6ft nowadays & 6ft 1.25in at peak
barrak obama : 6ft1in at lowest , no less than 187 out of bed . he even made piers morgan struggling with the 6 mark , I used to think morgan is 183-184 !!
Mike said on 10/Oct/12
If you look at him next to Obama at the latest convention in which Clinton appeared it's hard to believe he is 6"05 ft (184 cm).
Obama was at least 1.5 inches taller than him, at least!
If Obama is 6"1 (185-186 cm), y'all can make the calculation by yourselves.
p.s. not that it really matters, Clinton is a cool guy.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Oct/12
Actually I agree with Danimal's estimate
"Peak height was 6 ft 2.25 in (189cm)"
I Met Him said on 21/Sep/12
I met him in Oxford in July 2012. I'm a 5'10" female and was wearing three inch heels. I definitely had an inch or two on him, so I'm placing him at 6' or 6'1".
Ali said on 16/Sep/12
Rob,Clinton was never 6'2. He was always clearly shorter
than 6'2 George Bush Senior.

Look at this picture and you can see that Bush is a bigger
man than Clinton:
Click Here

Here another one:
Click Here

George Bush senior is 6'2-6'2.5
Obama 6'1-6'1.5
Clinton 6'0-6'0.5
Silent d said on 14/Sep/12
He was maybe a cm shorter than 185cm obama. 184cm is about right.
Matt said on 11/Sep/12
If you haven't realized already (clearly you haven't) this is a height guessing site. Please read before commenting.
American said on 10/Sep/12
It amazes me how so many folks are obsessed with a persons height rather than the issues. We are talking 6ft vs 6-2 inch, come on folks!! Napolean did not conquer the Western World and go down in history as being tall. Being smart and confident is where it's at.
Brad said on 7/Sep/12
6'2" in prime. Down around 6'1" now. This is very noticable if you see him along side 6'2" Obama or 6" Arnold. To loose 1 inch at his age is not at all uncommon.
Danimal said on 23/Aug/12
ABC says on 23/Aug/12
My Dad Met him 1993. He was a lieutenant with the Pittsburgh Police force and was part of his escort. My Dad who is 5'11 on the dot stood face to face with him and shook his hand and said he was not much taller than he was. He told me he looked like a solid 6 footer or less and said there was no way he was anywhere near 6'2.5.

Your Dad was wrong. There are 1000's of pics and videos that prove your Dad otherwise.
ABC said on 23/Aug/12
My Dad Met him 1993. He was a lieutenant with the Pittsburgh Police force and was part of his escort. My Dad who is 5'11 on the dot stood face to face with him and shook his hand and said he was not much taller than he was. He told me he looked like a solid 6 footer or less and said there was no way he was anywhere near 6'2.5.
Danimal said on 20/Aug/12
Jake: 1.82 m--1.83 m--1.84 m says on 19/Aug/12
Peak height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)

Peak height - 6'2"-6'2.5"
Today - MUCH shorter
Jake: 1.82 m--1.83 m--1.84 m said on 19/Aug/12
Peak height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Silent d said on 29/Dec/11
Letterman was taller than him. He always looked tall to me. I thought he was 6 foot 3. 184cm is about right.
Jonas said on 14/Nov/11
Peak: 6'1.25
Now: 6'0 flat
LAN Jiao said on 31/Oct/11
183cm nowadays
Larc 6 ft 1.75 in said on 27/Oct/11
Looks 183-184 today next to Obama, who is 185-186.
At peak however he was easily taller than him, he was a strong 187.

At the end:
PEAK: 187cm
NOW: 183-184cm (maybe more 183)
Danimal said on 26/Oct/11
Just saw Bill on Letterman (October 12) and WOW, he looks downright tiny on Letterman's chair. He walked to his chair very slowly and he looked hunched over. I'm sorry, but this is NOT the same man who took office in the 1960's. I don't care what these people who only claim he was 6'1" or 6'0" flat. That's just plain WRONG. That man was 6'2"-6'2.5" in the 1990's. Today he looks to be 5'11"-6'0". That's SERIOUS height loss for a man his age. I wonder if he suffers from degenerative bone disease, or severe scoliosis of the spine?
Demiere said on 23/Oct/11
Bill Clinton was probably 6'0 in office and nowadays 5'11.
Bon_ said on 26/Sep/11
Mr. R, could he have been 6'2.5?
avi said on 25/Sep/11
6'1.25 in office. now barely over 6'0
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Sep/11
Looked more like 187cm than 188cm in office.
Mr. R said on 16/Sep/11
When I first met Clinton in 1992, he was 6-2. When I saw him a few years ago, he was 6-1, and seemed to be getting shorter.
LAN Jiao said on 15/Sep/11
danimal, because he never a real 6ft2-6ft2.5 as listed. i believe 6ft2 with shoe and 6ft1 barefoot. 6ft0.25-0.5 nowadays.
HeightExpert said on 14/Sep/11
he's not 6'2 nowadays-i saw him in pictures looking like 5'11
Danimal said on 22/Jul/11
I wonder what made him shrink about 2" by his 60's? The average male only shrinks 1.25" by 70 years old.
Mathew said on 20/Jul/11
There is no way he was anything under 6'1.5" peak, and he could have been a strong 6'2" as well. He's shrunk though, he's only just slightly over 6' now.
Derek said on 19/Jun/11
Looked 6'0.5"-6'1" with 6'2.5-.75" Larry Fitzgerald.
Mohammed said on 3/Jun/11
Probably just 6'2 exactly out of bed, at his peak.
Terryman said on 1/Jun/11
I forgot to mention in my last post that Nelson Mandela is(or was) 183cm(6foot)
Terryman said on 1/Jun/11
Rob he was 1,87m peak here are a couple of pics with him and Nelson Mandela from 1993 onwards Click Here Click Here
Terryman said on 1/Jun/11
Rob he was 1,87m peak here are a couple of pics with him and Nelson Mandela from 1993 onwards Click Here
James said on 23/May/11
He isn't over 6"0 (182.5cm) nowdays!
That is a fact! When standing next to Obama he is CLEARLY an inch maybe even more than an inch shorter (there are tons of pics online of them standing together), Obama has commented and said about himself that he is about 6"1 (185 cm), it's also what's written in his official medical manifest from the white house, in other words Clinton isn't over 6"0 nowdays.
Therefore it's really funny that folks here are claiming that he is 6"1 or 6"2, people just tend to exaggerate!
Danimal said on 14/May/11
He was 6'2"-6'2.5" and is around 6'0" today. What happened???
Pete said on 13/May/11
There is a picture of him with 6'1" Ana Ivanovic, and Clinton looks a bit shorter.
DMaN1528 said on 11/May/11
i moved to Marthas vineyard when i was 5 years old the following summer i was 6 and he came to the island like many summers after and was at the fair and i got to shake his hand im now 19 and have since seen him many times at the fair and i would say he is 6foot1 its funny back in the day when he was president every summer certain stores would put out card Bord cut outs of him and his wife in front of there stores and put there stores clothes on them and almost every restaurant has his picture on the wall even my barber has a picture with him **** my mom has a picture with this guy she went out to dinner with him one summer he tried to grab my moms ass when they got a picture together he really is a horn dog "i didn't have sexual relations with that women" my ass.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 27/Apr/11
Weak 6"1 guy today
ancient aztec guy said on 8/Apr/11
I hope to meet him soon, on May 11, 2011. He always looked tall to me.
Johan Cruyff said on 4/Apr/11
My uncle met him in Princeton many years ago (1988). She said Bill Clinton, with many probablity, was 6'2" (1.88 m) at his peak, so out of bed, and when she spoke with him was 6'1"-6'1.25" (1.85-1.86 m)...I don't know now, but i'm agree to say his real height was 6'2" in his youth!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 25/Mar/11
Mr.R claims Bill Clinton was between 6ft2 and 6ft3
Candyman said on 13/Mar/11
Basketball players fib by an inch or more Doink. He is likely closer to 5'11" which makes Clinton roughly 6ft.
Doink said on 12/Mar/11
Clinton and Louisville Men's Basketball team from yesterday
Click Here

#24 on Louisville is listed at 6-0
Sam said on 28/Feb/11
Obviously, Mr. Peck was fairly old by the time of that picture and very likely not at his 6'3" peak anymore.
john said on 28/Feb/11
Click Here

Gregory Peck listed 6'3
Mathew said on 27/Feb/11
He's not much more than 6'0" today, but he was bare minimum 6'1.5" when he took office.
robert said on 22/Feb/11
Rob would you call a 6'3" in the evening really tall?

[Editor Rob: it's close to what I'd say is real tall]
base said on 21/Feb/11
ROB, what height is statistically considered tall for a man?

[Editor Rob: there is varying degrees. 2-3 inches above average, you are going to be what, taller than 80% of other men...6ft is still tall today.]
d wade said on 11/Feb/11
he looks close to 7 inches taller than michael jackson it is more than 5 inches jackson comes under his nose. si its a minimum 6 inches more like 7 inches heiight difference.
Bon_ said on 9/Feb/11
correction : 6'2 on the nose probably
Bon_ said on 5/Feb/11
I believe U.S. presidents listings, so I think Clinton was about 6'1.75
Asera said on 17/Jan/11
I think Michael was 172 cm at most...definitely not any taller!Not sure about Clinton though.He's definitely much taller than just 10 cm or 4 inches!

Look here's another picture where it's even more obvious :

Click Here

that looks at least 5 inches to me!

I think the height difference between them looks to be more like 5 inches in that picture.Clinton is MUCH taller!If he's really just 184 cm then 5 inches between them seems likely if MJ is 171 or 172.

Here's also these pictures of Michael and Ronald Reagan who this site claims to be 6'1 so you can compare :

Click Here

Click Here
Mr. Kaplan said on 17/Jan/11
Peck's eye level is higher. Your hair shouldn't be adding any inches to your height. Now I wonder what Jackson's lawyers will be saying on him being dwarfed by Clinton.
fair assessment said on 17/Jan/11
Bill clinton looks 4 to 4.5 inches taller than Michael Jackson in the photo below by Asera. MJ was probably 5' 8 and BC was 6' 0.5"
Asera said on 16/Jan/11
If Bill Clinton is 6'1 then Michael Jackson was 5'7!

Click Here
Candyman said on 16/Jan/11
His besting of Gregory Peck in that link provided by Mike is an illusion caused by Pecks forword lean, the angle of the shot and Clinton being closer to the camera along with a slight hair lift.
Spence said on 15/Jan/11
Peak was about 6'1.5 never a full 6'2. Today doesn't look much over 6 foot
Anonymous said on 13/Jan/11
Peck looks a weak 6'2 in that pic. Gregory Peck was probably 6'2.5 and lost a 1/4 inch or so. Clinton is no more than 6'1 1/2
Mike said on 10/Jan/11
Regarding this photo,either Gregory Peck is not 6-3, or Bill Clinton is more than 6-3.
Mike said on 7/Jan/11
It seems to be that he is even a little taller than 6-3 Gregory Peck.
He is in the foreground, but I feel that Clinton is a little taller. Maybe he is 6-4.
Click Here
Shaun said on 6/Jan/11
He did look 6'2" in office I thought. I suspect he was measured at 6'2.5" in dress shoes??
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 3/Jan/11
6"1.75(187cm) could be closer
Spence said on 20/Dec/10
Peak 187 today 184..I don't think he was ever 6'2
MD said on 12/Dec/10
He's lost a lot of height. But, when you've had the type of health he's had during the last decade and his age, you'd shrink even more than normal, too.
Anonymous said on 11/Dec/10
looked shorter than Obama in today's press conference
height said on 10/Dec/10
he's shorter than by Obama by like an inch so he's probably 6-0 flat
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Nov/10
187-188cm at peak.
T.J. said on 12/Nov/10
I've seen some pictures of him recently and with George W. Bush...he barely looks 6' anymore.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 10/Nov/10
Rob, maybe he was more of a 187cm guy in his prime?
Anonymous said on 30/Oct/10
Here is Bill Clinton with the self proclaimed 6'3" Democratic Senate Candidate for Florida Kendrick Meek.

Click Here
Eric said on 30/Oct/10
6'1 is right on the money for Bill.
JJ said on 3/Jul/09
I think Clinton would be about 183-185cm Obama looks about 186cm
Mathew said on 26/Jun/09
With Michael Jackson: Click Here
Hugh 191cm said on 23/Jun/09
Lenad 6ft2 is not a joke. Peak he was clearly that tall.
Lenad said on 9/Jun/09
That 6ft2 is a joke
LG69 said on 28/Apr/09
My 6 oneish brother met Clinton in 1985 when he was Governor of Arkansas. In the photo of the two,Clinton appeared 1-1.5" taller than my brother. I'd say he was a solid 6'2" at his peak.
Sam said on 3/Apr/09
How do you meet all these people?
Greg said on 24/Mar/09
He was my exact same height when I met him I got a picture with him back in 2003 and 6'2''
\-_-_-(Hugh)-_-_-/ said on 16/Mar/09
I believe Bill to be a shade taller than 6ft1 nowadays. 186cm to 187cm. And certainly about 6ft2 in his prime if not more.

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