How tall is Elle Fanning

Elle Fanning's Height

5ft 8 ½ (174 cm)

American actress, best known for roles in Maleficent, Super 8, The Neon Demon, 20th Century Women and We Bought a Zoo. In a NYMag article in 2013 she mentioned her her height as being " 'five-seven-and-three-quarters' frame"
I did a film not too long ago with Nicole Kidman. She's so tall, but she very much embraces how tall she is. I grew seven inches when I was 12, and I'm not as tall as her - I'm 5'9" - but also, everyone is not [always that] tall in the movie industry! [Laughs] Having talked to her about it and seeing her so confident...I really looked up to that.
Glamour - 2016

How tall is Elle Fanning
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Tall actresses are few and far between. There’s Uma Thurman, Nicole Kidman, I think that’s about it, so we’ve got to stick together.

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Average Guess (140 Votes)
5ft 8.55in (174.1cm)
Sandy Cowell said on 29/Jan/23
Dakota starred in the Francis Ford Coppola movie ‘Twixt’, alongside Val Kilmer, Bruce Dern and Joanne Whalley.

As with any Coppola film, it is well worth checking out. 😎
Canson said on 29/Dec/22
mnecro2602 said on 10/Aug/22

What do you make of these?

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Editor Rob
Struggling to look over 5ft 8, accounting for maybe a bit less height on her heels

Maybe 5’7 3/4 is the truth or a solid 5’8
Sandy Cowell said on 25/Dec/22
I’m loving Elle’s new advert, with David Bowie’s ‘Fame’ playing away. Utter magic…..!

5ft8.5, and perfect in every way! 😄
Brian Xi said on 21/Dec/22
Elle is obviously taller than that, look at her next to Francia Raisa: Click Here
Left to right: 5'2.5, 5'6, 5'8.5 seems right unless Francia is significantly shorter than that: Click Here

Selena is just somewhat taller than 5'5, she wouldn't tower like this otherwise. She's taller than Nina Dobrev also from the looks of it (note Nina's thicker platform): Click Here and you can see her next to TSwift also.

Elle & Chalemet: Click Here

The Elle pics with Angelina are from 2014, i.e. she'd just barely turned 16.

I rest my case.
Vick Jane Moretti said on 16/Aug/22
Again, Selena Gomez (5'5") and Elle(5'9"?) together.Well, the difference between both of these ellegant lady actors are no more than 2 inches in this picture( Click Here).
However ,Elle loves to wear 5 inches (or higher) platforms on red carpet events (
Click Here ).Otherwise,Selena often uses shorter heels (or goes barefoot like she went through in this specific Sag Awards red carpet content:// ).
So,maybe the gorgeous and charming Elle Fanning might be less than 2 inches taller than Selena.Which means,again, i believe Elle is 5'6" & 1/2(1,69 m) .
mnecro2602 said on 10/Aug/22

What do you make of these?

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Editor Rob
Struggling to look over 5ft 8, accounting for maybe a bit less height on her heels
Skinny_kid said on 3/Jun/22
@khaled taban 5ft9 If Elle Fanning is no taller than 5’8.5” then rapper Machine Gun Kelly is no taller than 6’1.5”
khaled taban 5ft9 said on 26/Feb/22
She’s no taller than 5’8.5
Vick Jane Moretti said on 26/Feb/22
Oohh ,Dear!Love Elle, but let's compare 5'5" Selena Gomez with (alledgely 5'9" ) Elle Fanning.

Here is them "Raining days in Brooklin" set side by side ( Click Here ) .
Did you see?
1 inch and 1/2 of difference ,tops .
And i pick that one just to show Selena in flat shoes.
So,5'6,5" is good for you?
I bet that, in a 2,5"inches heels(standard for any "day to day" hollywood celebrity public appearence in a talk show), she's actually 5'9".
I think all female actors in hollywood are taking this approach through their image.All of them put 2 & 1/2 inches on their resume just because their public persona are never seen barefoot in Gala events.
Unless you are Julia Roberts or Shailene Woodley.
Lol !
I bet they should start ,then,to introduce theirselves as 5'7,5" and 5'6" respectively.Slightly shorter than they usually say about theirselves.
Still not the 2,5 inches taller that Elle,Chloë Sevigny and Moretz usually say they are in interviews.
Bodypositive equal body sincerity.
Ralph Lesme said on 15/Nov/21
My favorite actress, looking at the picture when She's beside Dakota, the top of Dakota skull who measures 163 cms is exactly the same height of Elle's eyebrows, at this level to the top of the Skull taking into consideration the type of skull as dolichocephalic, there a range between 11 and 11,5 cm.. So...The height of Elle must be 174 to 174.5 cm at least, greetings Rob!!!, I'm from Paraguay.
Ozi said on 14/Nov/21
See her with Angelina Jolie who is 169, they are the same height. Please check it out, she is so much shorter. My guess for her is maximum 172
Chaoscontrol. said on 26/Oct/21
Crixus said on 24/Oct/21
Alanna said on 15/Oct/20
If Elle Fanning is 5’8.5”,
what would be her morning height?

She's 23 years old and 120lbs. She's not losing anything throughout the day.

So is she living in space with no gravity on her spinal column? I’m not sure you know how this works
Crixus said on 24/Oct/21
Alanna said on 15/Oct/20
If Elle Fanning is 5’8.5”,
what would be her morning height?

She's 23 years old and 120lbs. She's not losing anything throughout the day.
RJT said on 28/Sep/21
She's taller than big Rob and big Tom!

Was shorter than Cruise in 2011 even with heels, she was still 13 so understandable
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Infalible said on 11/May/21
175 cm
Alanna said on 15/Oct/20
If Elle Fanning is 5’8.5”,
what would be her morning height?
Five Eye said on 14/Aug/20
The average guess is too high for both sisters. Elle often is 5'8 flat.
Alanna said on 12/Aug/20
She’s no taller than 5’8.5
The French Dude said on 10/Aug/20
Can't see her being less than 5'9!, she has always been so tall
khaled taban 175.3cm said on 29/Jul/20
173.5 to 174 max definitely not taller
Yang (5 footer 8, 173, Aries) said on 27/Jun/20
Shes at least tad bit taller than other female models with my height range at least. Ues, she is much taller than her sister Dakota Fanning with 5ft 4 range... She is indeed standing around her younger sister's eye level. Cheat genes between sibling and sibling from same parents like Hemsworth, Thompson (Emma and Sophie), Franco Nrothers etc... Cool fact is that she DOES share same Birthdate April 9 with Twilight star Kristen Jaymes Stewart who turned 30 just few days before my 31st Birthday, Jay Baruchel from Sorcerers Apprentice, Jesse McCartney and Dennis Quaid etc... April birthdate is pretty common other than February, March and July than Month of May for some odd reasons..
Anyways, I would guess her around 5ft 8 quarter and half range or so....
JohnMoore-162cm said on 26/Jun/20
@MaRe- The difference in the picture bewtten Nicole Kidman and Elle is closer to 6 cm , let alone the that Elle had higher heels than Nicole ..This picture might be a prove that Elle is no taller than 5ft8 !
JohnMoore-162cm said on 16/Jun/20
@Alex 6' 3"- sorry to disappoint you but she is not taller than 5ft8 to 5ft8 1/4" ..I'm sorry !
Jam Cherry said on 4/Jun/20
Just a smudge under Zendaya I think she’s 173.5 cm at 5’8.25”
Alex 6' 3" said on 3/Jun/20
In 2013, Elle had grown to 5' 7 3/4" when she was 14 or 15. Most likely she has hit 5' 9" to 5' 10" by now at 20 and may grow a bit more. A sweet girl, by the way.
Alex 6' 3" said on 2/Jun/20
Great and lovely actress. Has integrity. Honest about her height, a rarity in Hollywood and elsewhere! 5' 9" for sure perhaps even 5' 10" understated to get more roles!!
Jessica B said on 17/May/20
I guess she is as tall as me, so I would say she is 1.74 m.
JohnMoore-162cm said on 7/May/20
@Sandy A Cowell - Is 5ft9 her birthday gift ? You are too generous lol
Sandy A Cowell said on 9/Apr/20
🎁💐💝🎊 Happy Birthday Elle! 🎊💝💐🎁

Beautiful Elle turns 22 years of age today! What a gorgeous creature she is! 😀👍 Ooh, I say! The “Neon Demon” is due a watch and I haven’t yet shown it to my brother. A very sad and disturbing film, to be sure.

Have a lovely day, Angel Face!

5ft9. 😉

JohnMoore-162cm said on 24/Mar/20
5ft8 flat girl ,, I wouldn't buy her claim of 5ft9
Backtonature said on 26/Jan/20
I'm going to tell you the fact that she is not look taller than 172 cm with Ben Foster
lazar_99 said on 30/Dec/19
Rob Paul. I guess her anywhere in the 5ft8 1/4 and 5ft8 1/2 range , 5ft9 is high IMO. What do you think Rob ???
Editor Rob
5ft 9 looks hard to believe, 8.5 the most I'd give her, but I can see how she looks 5ft 8 flat too.
Potatoqueen said on 23/Dec/19
She doesn't look taller than Angie...
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For once - I agree with Rob. I think 5'8&1/2" is spot on for Elle Fanning!
Trigueros-5ft9.5 said on 30/Oct/19
This chick is likely 5ft8.25in ...5ft8.5in at best.
griana arande said on 17/Oct/19
if she get Neck straightening, could be 5' 9"?...
Skinny_kid said on 6/Sep/19
@Lazar99 Elle Fanning is 5’9” in her bare feet.
Tommo said on 27/Aug/19
Hey Rob, so I actually met her a few weeks ago (first celebrity I've ever met) here in Toronto, she was with her boyfriend Max Minghella (had no idea who he was at the time) who apparently is here to shoot the new Saw movie. I got a photo with her, it's not great for judging height as we were stood on the grass at a food truck festival (I can send you a photo if you'd like Rob), but I would estimate her as anywhere between 5'8 and 5'8.5. Anything above that I would probably be sceptical of, not a 5'9er IMO.
Editor Rob
That's cool you got to see her, I think too 5ft 9 is a bit much, but 5ft 8.5 is still possible
kate123 said on 29/Jul/19
tall around 5ft9 maybe taller
Lazar99 said on 25/Jul/19
I'd rule out 5ft9, 5ft8 1/2 is the maximim she could ever be,I'd go with 5ft8 1/4 though.
tony t. said on 8/Jul/19
You're so cool
D4RK0Donno said on 4/Jul/19
Legit 5’8 barefeet. 5’8.5 at MAX. Still quite a tall young woman, seen pics of her - usually in flip flops and she looks about 5’8.
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 25/Jun/19
@Skinny_kid If you are reffering an hour out of bed measurement i wouldn't argue under it. But not their lowest. Probably both already get their legit listing here.
khaled taban said on 18/Jun/19
@Rob, there are some members here who were trying to change celebrity heights, one of them created multiple accounts and he added votes multiple times too.
I guess you already have known, I suggest you to change submitting votes and comments system, for instance one account can't add more than one vote...
Editor Rob
The same might be said of a fair number of pages.
Skinny_kid said on 8/Jun/19
@Junior Hernandez 1990 Taylor Momsen is 5’7” in her bare feet not 5’8”. Elle Fanning is 5’9” in her bare feet.
khaled taban said on 6/Jun/19
I don't know why skinny_kid is trying to make Elle taller than her real height.
I've seen her many times, to me she never looked taller than 5'8.5" and she is done growing now (age 22)
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 3/Jun/19
Taylor Momsen is 5'6 1/2 not 5'8. Elle is 5'8 1/2. Dreaming big.
Skinny_kid said on 28/May/19
@Stranger things fan No, Taylor Momsen is 5’8” in her bare feet. Elle Fanning is 5’9” in her bare feet.
tony t. said on 19/May/19
Show me a flip flop picture of her where she looks over 5'8. I'm waiting. I like tall women the most. She just doesn't look 5'9 to me!
Skinny_kid said on 7/May/19
@Nik Taylor Momsen is actually closer to 5’8” in her bare feet than Elle Fanning is.
Nik said on 5/May/19
84 voters side with Rob and offer Elle Fanning 5'8.55"!
Skinny_kid said on 4/May/19
@Miss Sandy Cowell Elle Fanning is 5’9” in her bare feet in the afternoon. Elle Fanning’s morning height is 5’9.5” in her bare feet.
houss said on 16/Apr/19
She's do beautiful , she looks taller than 174cm
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 16/Apr/19
@ Skinny_kid - I wouldn't dismiss 5ft9 for Elle for her morning height. It's a real contrast to elder sister Dakota's 5ft4! I've watched both of these girls grow up, and I think Dakota started her career a little earlier than her little sister, starring as a little genius child with a quick tongue in a film with Charlize Theron and Kevin Bacon called 'Trapped', in which she was kidnapped.

Did you see Dakota in the Francis Ford Coppola film 'Twixt', from 2011? It's a beautifully-shot film starring Val Kilmer, and Elle plays a ghostly child, or rather, the ghost of a child. She is showing signs of being a tall girl 'in the making' in that film already. She stars with other children, and is the tallest of them, if my memory is correct. It's well worth checking out.

Cheers, Skinny_kid! 😁👍
Nik said on 14/Apr/19
84 voters have justified Rob's listing!
Skinny_kid said on 13/Apr/19
@Miss Sandy Cowell Elle Fanning is actually 5’9” in her bare feet.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 9/Apr/19
💐🎂🎁 Happy 21st Birthday Elle! 🎁🎂💐

A very happy 21st Birthday to Elle Fanning. XX

Skinny_kid said on 24/Feb/19
@tony t Well, Taylor Momsen is 5’8” in her bare feet. Elle Fanning is 5’9” in her bare feet. In fact, Taylor Momsen is closer to 5’8” in her bare feet than Elle Fanning is in her bare feet.
tony t. said on 20/Feb/19
Lol this chick is 5'8.. In fact it wouldn't surprise me if she was under that!
Skinny_kid said on 13/Jan/19
@khaled taban Well, Elle Fanning is 5’9.5” maximum in her bare feet.
khaled taban said on 24/Nov/18
Well , I think she is 5'8.5" maximum !
Oliver said on 1/Oct/18
Rob,don't you think she looks a bit like Frida Gustavsson?😁😁
Both are quite tall with porcelain-doll faces.
Editor Rob
A little bit yeah. Elle likes big heels, which pushes her into looking quite tall in person. I'm sure some people have been caught off-guard by her height at events.
Skinny_kid said on 11/Sep/18
@Mimi If Elle Fanning is 5’8.5” in her bare feet then Jade Parfitt is 5’11” in her bare feet.
Skinny_kid said on 11/Sep/18
@Mimi Well Taylor Momsen is not over 5’8.5”. 5’8.5” is the maximum that Taylor Momsen could be. Elle Fanning is 5’9.5” in her bare feet. Taylor Momsen is 5’8” in her bare feet.
Mimi said on 9/Sep/18
Elle fanning is not over 5ft8.5, that's the maximum she could be
Skinny_kid said on 19/Jul/18
@Mimi Dakota Fanning is actually 5’5” in her bare feet. Elle Fanning is 5’9” in her bare feet.
Sandy Cowell said on 19/Jul/18
@ Mimi - OK then! 😉👍

Many of the films I have of hers show her as a young girl still growing. And then along came the disturbing 'Neon Demon', when she'll have almost certainly be fully grown. Cheers Mimi!
Mimi said on 18/Jul/18
If Dakota is 5ft4 than Elle is 5ft8 barefeet. At M-O-ST.
Sandy Cowell said on 18/Jul/18
@ Skinny_kid - That's amazing!

I shall strike a compromise and give her 5ft9 this time round.
Skinny_kid said on 16/Jul/18
@Sandy Cowell Elle Fanning is actually 5’9.5” in her bare feet.
Sandy Cowell said on 17/Jun/18
A gorgeous photo of a gorgeous girl!

Both Elle and her sister star in some amazing films, which has been ongoing for the both of them since they were little!

Elle, the younger and taller of the two, can have 5ft8 and-a-half this fine Father's Day evening!
Skinny_kid said on 8/Jun/18
@Speedy Elle Fanning is 5’9.5” in her bare feet. Taylor Momsen is 5’7.5” in her bare feet. Elle Fanning only grew 1 inch taller since age 16. Taylor Momsen only grew 1 inch taller since age 16.
Speedy said on 6/Jun/18
@Skinny_kid But those are very rare exceptions and happen usually in the case of late bloomers. While Elle is clearly not a late bloomer, given that she had her growth spurt very early at age 11/12.
Besides, Elle is 5'9" at best in her barefeet, as she claims herself. There is absolutetly no picture-indication which seems to suggest that she grew anything substantial past age 16.
Skinny kid said on 20/Apr/18
@Pedro Of course girls can grow 3 inches taller after age 16. Jade Parfitt was 5’9” when she was 16 and now she is 6’1” in her bare feet. Elle Fanning is 5’10” in her bare feet.
nowornevermore said on 2/Apr/18
prabably at least 5'8 and 140
Nik said on 20/Mar/18
She's about your height Rob!
lexisavage said on 17/Mar/18
Foot size has nothing to do with height. I am 5'7" and wear a size 11. Karlie Kloss wears a size 9
Skinny kid said on 2/Feb/18
If Jade Parfitt is 6’1” in her bare feet then Elle Fanning is 5’10.5” in her bare feet.
Ellie said on 23/Jan/18
i dont know why but i still feel like she could be 172cm just because of the fact that she was listed as that for years and all of a sudden they changed it to 175cm (!) im a girl who is 173cm and im visibly thinner than her and my weight is 125 so honestly anything below 130 for a girl with her shape and height is just really urealistic.
Anonymous said on 30/Dec/17
If Elle Fanning is 5’8.5” in her bare feet then Camille Mervin Leroy is 5’9.5” in her bare feet. There is no way that Camille Mervin Leroy is more than 5’10” in her bare feet. Click Here
Yutika said on 20/Dec/17
@ Biglittlesis.. similar story with me. My big sis was always taller by around 10cm and would tease me for wearing heels and still being shorter. I pretty much grew 7 inches in a year and the tables turned.
Harland said on 19/Dec/17
I think she could be a legit 5'9". A tall and beautiful girl.
Michelle said on 11/Dec/17
Rob, what are the chances of her being 172-173?
Editor Rob
I think the most she can look is 5ft 8.5, and at times 5ft 8 seems as plausible.
Anonymous said on 1/Dec/17
I will give her 5'8 and 110 lbs and dakota is like 5'3 100 lbs
BigLittleSis said on 29/Nov/17
Just like Elle Fanning, nobody thought that I would reach my sister's height let alone be taller. My older sister only really started wearing giant heels to try to look taller than me.
Nat said on 25/Nov/17
I met her in July and I recall her being around the same height as me, and I am 5ft 5! We were both in flats, I would’ve never thought she was this tall.
Pedro said on 22/Nov/17
@Anonymous Nah, Elle is 5'9" at best. She was already 16 years old in 2014. Girls usually don't grow much past that age.
Anonymous said on 14/Nov/17
@Pedro Elle Fanning was 5’8” in her bare feet in 2014 but she is now 5’10” in her bare feet.
Pedro said on 13/Nov/17
@Anonymous Elle's height was already 5'8" in 2014.
Anonymous said on 7/Nov/17
rob what do you think, what was her height in 2014?
Editor Rob
I believe she had gone over 5ft 6 by then.
Anonymous said on 6/Nov/17
@Kevin I saw size 40 and 40½ marked under her shoes. European size 40 is womens size 9½. European size 40½ is womens size 10. Elle Fanning is at least 175cm in her bare feet.
Anonymous said on 6/Nov/17
@Kevin I saw a size 40 and 40½ marked under her shoes. European size 40 is womens size 9½. European size 40½ is womens size 10. Elle Fanning has long narrow feet.
Kevin said on 5/Nov/17
Anonymous said on 20/Oct/17
@Realist Elle Fanning is NOT 5’7” or shorter in her bare feet. There is no way that Elle Fanning is under 5’9” in her bare feet. Elle Fanning is 5’11” max. Besides Elle Fanning has size 10 feet.

Where did you find out about her foot size? She looks 173 at the least for me.
Anonymous said on 20/Oct/17
@Realist Elle Fanning is NOT 5’7” or shorter in her bare feet. There is no way that Elle Fanning is under 5’9” in her bare feet. Elle Fanning is 5’11” max. Besides Elle Fanning has size 10 feet.
Anonymous said on 19/Oct/17
Elle Fanning cannot be shorter than 5’9.5”. In fact her feet are size 10. Her feet are huge for a 5’8” girl.
Realist said on 8/Oct/17
I say 5'7 and 105 lbs being slightly underweight gives you a taller impression.
Mimi said on 7/Oct/17
Not even close to 5ft9. 5ft8.5 at the absolute maximum
Anonymous said on 7/Oct/17
If Elle Fanning is 5’9” in her bare feet then Karlie Kloss is 6’0” in her bare feet.
Joshua said on 2/Sep/17
She is 5'9
Alex said on 16/Aug/17
I think the original listing of 1.72cm was fine , but not shorter than that.
Lana said on 3/Aug/17
Well, yes 173 in the morning with good posture is possible, but in the midday I think she's generally in 170-72 range.
Lana said on 2/Aug/17
Rob, but you have to take their footwear into consideration. I mean Elle clearly wears bigger ones and still is noticeably shorter than Kidman. I'd say 5'7.5 is more realistic.
Editor Rob
they aren't that much bigger, Kidman has a high angled heel too, there might be only 1cm difference, but then...she still can look a couple of inches smaller, from all the photos I've seen so 5ft 8 flat is possible. She was - in bigger heels - still taller than colin farrell though, I don't think he's much under 5ft 10.
Lana said on 2/Aug/17
Rob, I really want you to analyze it, she clearly needs downgrade. Their footwear is so visible. Nicole is wearing regular heels ,while Elle stands on platformed ones and yet she isn't even close to her height. I think 5'7.5 is maximum for her.
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Lana said on 31/Jul/17
Rob, I want to know your opinion regarding this pictures:
You can clearly see both of their heels (I assume Elle's are bigger ,because she's standing on the platformed heels, while Nicole wears casual pair of them) and Elle still looks noticeably shorter than her. if Nicole is 179, there is no way that Elle's only 5 cms shorter than her, at least according to these pictures). Well, I think she's more in the 5'7 range rather than 5'9.
Editor Rob
she can look (from all the photos with Nicole) maybe 5ft 8, 8.5 maximum really...5ft 8 flat could well have been the closer figure.
Jonathan said on 30/Jul/17
She was interviewed by the Guardian recently Click Here - it refers to her "her 5ft 10in frame". Could she have grown more Rob? Do you think this figure came from Elle herself or the journalist guessing
Editor Rob
I don't think she's claiming that, more the interview description.
Mimi said on 5/Jul/17
I wonder why Dakota didn't even grow close to Elle's height?. Hmmmm
Nik said on 2/Jul/17
I have commented on an Ellie so now I will comment on Elle! I reckon 5'8.5" is pretty accurate!
Kelly said on 1/Jul/17
She is too skinny well anyway 5,9
Jay said on 22/Jun/17
I believe Elle that she's 5'9, after those pics with Kidman.
Ria said on 4/Jun/17
@robert Well, Nicole Kidman is also wearing very high heels like Elle Fanning. So Elle Fanning is 5'9.5" or 5'10" in her bare feet.
robert said on 22/May/17
hey rob
have you seen her recent picture with nicole kidman in cannes ?
she is a little shorter than nicole kidman maybe 1 inch
so I think she needs an upgrade 5ft 9.5 maybe
Editor Rob
she is wearing a bigger heel Style than Nicole, so will naturally seem closer...
Inteval said on 18/May/17
Rob, she is the same height as Alessandra Ambrosio, but for some reason Elle's height seems more impressive, whereas when I think of Alessandra I think of a model with shorter legs.
delancey said on 25/Apr/17
After watching The Neon Demon I see 5'8 flat 172/173 cm for Elle. Definitely no lower.
Think Sophie Turner is more likely to be 5'8.5/5'9 out of the two.
Sandy Cowell said on 19/Apr/17
@ Rob - A copy of 'Twixt' made its way through my door today, courtesy of Amazon! I really do think it is worth adding to Elle's list of credits, as is 'The Door in the Floor'. In the latter film, she was only a tiny kid, so you won't be able to take in her eventual height from it, but 'Twixt' does offer us a peak into the fact that she is in the throws of blossoming into the model-girl height she is today!
Sandy Cowell said on 14/Apr/17
You can see in the Francis Ford Coppola movie 'Twixt', that Elle, at 12 or 13, was already showing maturity and sophistication WELL beyond her years.
I don't think the makers of 'The Neon Demon' had to look far when it came to choosing their leading lady.
Elle also stars as the tiny daughter of Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger in the film 'the Door in the Floor'. I have just started watching it and I felt the need to pause it to write this! The child is 5 or 6 for real and starring with the cream of Hollywood already! I'm impressed! She is just like her sister! I didn't think there could ever possibly be another Dakota Fanning, but there is - her baby sister!
Their parents must be on cloud nine to have two such talented daughters!
tilly said on 5/Apr/17
She looks a hair over 5'9" needs an upgrade
Arch Stanton said on 20/Feb/17
Rob can you add The Neon Demon and 20th Century Women? Looks a very confident young woman on screen, born 1998, makes me feel old!
Sandy Cowell said on 17/Feb/17
Elle didn't look very tall in the Ladies' room next to the other girls in 'The Neon Demon'! Then I noticed she wasn't wearing heels and the other girls, the jealous, bitchy girls, were!
What a stomach-churning story;
I was expecting to be shocked and it didn't let me down! If that's a reflection on certain modelling agencies, then I hope young girls will be careful where they go to and check out the credentials and reputations of them first! Unfortunately, Elle's character in this film seemed to have grown up in a cold, uncaring family, leaving the poor girl extra susceptible to any offers of affection.
I would have liked the film a whole lot more if the 'make-up artiste' had been genuine to her. I was hoping she would be. I like a bit of humanitarianism in a movie. This was just plain sad and disturbing, the evilness of extreme jealousy and resentment pervading and corrupting.
I did know that the film was controversial though!
Elle is indeed tall, though not for a model really! In the washroom, with the other girls at the beginning of the film, she could have passed for 5ft7, but later I realised she was nearer the 5ft8.5 written here, so that's going to be my estimate for her.
The film left me realising that tall girls can be every flipping bit as vulnerable as littler ones, especially in an industry like THAT. 😿
(Now I have to go and wipe my eyes! I only saw it two nights ago, so it's still pretty raw!)
LanaBanana said on 12/Feb/17
Hey Rob I'm confused, for the longest time she was listed as 172cm do you really think she grew another 3cm because she seems to have been done growing a while ago, but everywhere I go it says that she's 175...
Editor Rob
Lana, I do think around 16-17 she might have squeezed a little bit more height, but a full 5ft 9 I don't think she looks, somewhere within 5ft 8 range.
Mike Jones said on 1/Jan/17
She was wearing 2-3in heels on Fallon and still looked about 1in shorter than him. Assuming Fallon's shoes add 1 in, he'd be 6'0.5", Elle would be 5'10.5" or 5'11.5" Probably 5'8" flat
Josh said on 29/Oct/16
She's in The Neon Demon with Keanu Reeves. 5'8.5" is a good estimate. She's tall for 18, with a large face.

Elle and Keanu (6'0.75") and Charles Baker (Skinny Pete from Breaking Bad, probably 5'9") are in the first two shots. Elle and Jena Malone are in the next one, thrown in there to show how tall people can appear on screen if they want to, Jena must have 4" heels on. Last shot is of Jena (5'5"), Elle, and Desmond Harrington (5'11").

Click Here
Jonah flint said on 9/Oct/16
5 foot 7 might be acceptable she doesn't look 5 inches taller than her sis.
Lana said on 1/Sep/16
She should be upgraded to 5'9" or 5'9.25"
Stephanie said on 25/Aug/16
@Laura- Elle hasn't been 5' 6" since fall 2010 when she was 12 (her growth spurt was 4' 11" to 5' 6"). I don't know if she's quite 5' 9" but 2-3 years ago she was 5' 8" so she could have grown a little since then. She is significantly taller than her sister Dakota, and if she were 5' 6" or 5' 7" she would only look slightly taller.
Laura said on 17/Aug/16
Elle is 5 feet 6 is more realistic
Pedro said on 3/Aug/16
Here is another interview where Elle doubled down on her 5'9"-claim. So I guess from now on she is probably going to mention that value consistently: Click Here
MoHaa said on 2/Aug/16
Hi rob,no offense but remember when i asked u about any intentions for changing photo and you replied saying at some point yes,well u didn't,her photo really needs to change.
Editor Rob
I did change it now.
Jay said on 31/Jul/16
Glad to see you upgraded her height Rob. What made you see the change?
Editor Rob
she has claimed a taller height and at 16-18 could look to have gained a final little bit.
Leonardo said on 20/Jul/16
5'8.25 is more realistic
Laura said on 19/Jul/16
She strong 5 feet 6 to 5feet 7
Tom said on 17/Jul/16
Needs an upgrade. She's a weak yet believable 5'9". Are you going to upgrade her?
MoHaa said on 13/Jul/16
Rob,is there intentions to change the photo??
Editor Rob
I will at some point yes
MoHaa said on 7/Jul/16
@charlotte are you a boy or a girl??
TJE said on 6/Jul/16
5'8 flat would be better
Pedro said on 5/Jul/16
@TJE I think Elle was already at least 5'8" when the picture with Angelina was taken. The old 172cm listing is based on an old quote she made at age 14.

@Andrea I meant that Elle looks taller than Jimmy while wearing those very high heels. Of course there is no denying that she is much shorter without them.
Pedro said on 3/Jul/16
@Rob In this picture you can also see the shoes that Jimmy Fallon was wearing: Click Here
Editor Rob
it might be 1.3-1.4 style heel he has.
Andrea said on 2/Jul/16
Towered??? As i said on the "main" page, people here use the word "tower" even for very tiny differences! In this case, it's even funnier because Jimmy actually looks taller and is still "towered" by Elle!!!
Good news for Big G, who can say he towered Big Rob ahahah
TJE said on 2/Jul/16
The pic should be updated to something that confirms this listing. Chances are she would've been this height for a couple years now yet she looks 172 with 169 tops Jolie.
Pedro said on 1/Jul/16
How much taller did these heels make Elle: Click Here
She towered over Jimmy Fallon with those: Click Here
Editor Rob
they are the kind of heel that will get you at least 4.5, and somewhere between 4.6-4.9 range...I actually thought she would have looked taller against him if she really was 5ft 9.
Lol said on 1/Jul/16
She is 5'9 now.
Dakota is still 5'4 really ?
MoHaa said on 27/Jun/16
Do you think she grow near 18???
Editor Rob
I think at 16-17 range she probably squeezed out a bit more height.
Pedro said on 26/Jun/16
Here is a recent picture of Elle standing next to Abbey Lee Kershaw: Click Here
Sam said on 26/Jun/16
Saw Neon Demon-- she's a legit 5'9", maybe a fraction above, she needs an upgrade.
Mr-KILLER-SHRIMP said on 26/Jun/16
I can buy this 5'9" claim of hers, she's pretty tall. Beautiful height for a girl.
MaryAnne said on 25/Jun/16
Wow:) Now 1cms taller than me:)
Milty said on 23/Jun/16
Also listed @ 5'9'' here: Click Here
Eddie said on 23/Jun/16
Elle says she is 5'9'' now : Click Here
Pedro said on 23/Jun/16
Here is finally Elle's first direct height quote since a few years ago. She now claims being "5'9" in this interview: Click Here
I think she is clearly rounding her height up, but this seems to give more credibility to when the author of one of her new movies said on 1:00:06 of this audio-interview that she is "like 5'8 1/2" now: Click Here
Anyway, I think her height here should at least be upgraded to a full 5'8", because her 5'7 3/4" claim is clearly outdated from when she was just 14 years old.
Editor Rob
it is believable the 5ft 8.5 looking at some recent photos, she may have got a couple more cm through 16-18 range.
ripjeet said on 3/Jun/16
thnx for the great info u give us friends.i absolutely agree with the height u ve mentioned for Ms Elle Fanning.Miss Jolie is considered to have long(or very long) legs and a relatively shorter torso.My point is that Miss Elle seems to have longer legs then that of Miss could ee say that she has long legs and short torso as well or there is a flaw in this pic.please reply all eesponses r welcome.(really sorry if My grammer was a bit shaky...English is my second language).
Ripjeet said on 3/Jun/16
k ma xpnvern s not about her height i feel u ve mentioned it point is that ms jolie is considered to have very long legs and a relatively shotter torso and Elle's legs look(in this pic) longer then miss i wanna ask iif Elle has a short torso long legs body type or there s a flaw in this pic.please reply m doing a research on body tupes.thnx alot.
that'sme said on 7/May/16
Everything on here is guessing. Nobody knows the heights for sure. One thing we do know
is that about 99% of all women and girls exaggerate their height.
LOL said on 20/Apr/16
No more than 5'5??? OMG.... She is 5'8 now
Jay said on 18/Apr/16
@Brian25 and Hellshealheight, what are you guys even talking about? Are you trolls or something? If she was only 5'5, everybody else next to her, including her 5'4 sister need downgrades.
Brian25 said on 16/Apr/16
heelshealheight-I agree with you. Elle Fanning wishes to be tall but she's just average. Very tall women don't need those chunky heels as they stand tall in flats. Sorry Ellen Fanning, but get back in line with the mediocre girls.
heelshealheight said on 15/Apr/16
Another bogus height.. Place her next to Karlie Kloss and Elle's a dwarf. Rob, I only take into serious regard the height estimations in which you actually stand next to these egomaniacs. Elle's legs are thick-set and short. She's no more than 5'5''. The 'trick' these average height men/women deploy is that they always strive to stand next to extremely short people so that they may appear colossus. But place her next to the truly tall folks, and you've got your real assessment.
5'13.5 said on 13/Apr/16
@Sammy Ever hear of high heels?
Adolfus said on 23/Mar/16
In this interview states that she is taller than Angelina Jolie. Click Here
Kidzworld: You’re just as tall as Angelina now.

Elle: I’m taller than her. It’s crazy, yeah, I know but I like being tall.
Sammy said on 26/Feb/16
I always thought she looked shockingly tall when next to average sized guys. Maybe like 5-10 or 5-11.
Carol said on 25/Jan/16
5'7.75 or 5'8.5 ???
Pedro said on 16/Jan/16
How tall do you estimate her "How to Talk to Girls at Parties" co-star Alex Sharp: Click Here
Editor Rob
maybe not much taller than her when both barefeet
Victoria said on 11/Jan/16
Almost sure she's 1.73 but either way that is seems about right, love her, amazing actress <3
div said on 31/Dec/15
Rob do you think has grown to 5'8".5 because that is what the writer of her new movie said.
Editor Rob
hard to tell, but she could be around 5ft 8
loq said on 21/Dec/15
i think that elle is no more 5'7.5. and i agree with div. her bf is below 5'11 not very tall guy
Pedro said on 13/Dec/15
@div Nobody is saying that Elle was 5'7.75" for the past years and then suddently starting growing. That value is based on the last direct quote we got from Elle about her height, from when she was still 14 years old. Last year she has been described frequently by the media as being 5'8", but without having quoted her directly. So I think it's absolutely plausible to believe that she maybe grew another quarter or half inch to at least make it to a full 5'8".
As for the 5'8.5" quote, it was done by the writer of one of her next movies. She was talking in the context of casting a love interest for Elle who is much taller than she is. So there was no reason for her to talking her height up. However, it's of course possible that she misquoted Elle because she maybe didn't remembered it correctly.
div said on 10/Dec/15
Her boyfriend is below 5'11 . I am a 5'11 guy and I can you tell that guy would be shorter than me. Elle is about 5'7.5 . She would reach 5'8 in the morning.
div said on 10/Dec/15
5'8.5 tall for elle is nonsense talk. She has been 5'7.75" for the past 3 years and all of a sudden she starts growing . That doesn't happen . 99% of girls reach full height at 15. Her publicist who ever who is talking about her is just talking her up. Thats what they do. We will known soon enough if she has had a late growth spurt when we see stand beside other tall actresses like Nicole Kidman, Charlzie Theron etc . But at the moment I am not buying it.
Pedro said on 9/Dec/15
How tall do you estimate her boyfriend: Click Here
Editor Rob
could be 6ft range, but that road might have some slope on it.
Pedro said on 20/Nov/15
The writer of one of Elle's new movies "All the Bright Places" said on 1:00:06 of this audio-interview that she is apparently "like 5'8 1/2" now: Click Here
Stephanie said on 2/Oct/15
The average growth for girls from 13 to 18 is actually 2.5" according to height charts: the average (50th percentile) 13-year-old is just under 5' 2" and the average 18-year-old is just over 5' 4". I don't think Elle's grown since 2013, which is normal considering she got a big growth spurt in 2010 (seven inches). A lot of girls don't grow anymore at all after having such a large growth spurt, but Elle was only 11-12 so I think that's why she gained two more inches after that.
MynceSackcloth said on 21/Aug/15
How can that be? I was super tiny 4'10" at 14 and grew to 5'11" in my 20's. Elle is taller than any 5'8". She was taller than me at age 13 at 5'7". On average, girls have 3-4 inches more to grow till they hit 17. She's 5'11" if you ask my opinion. Experience is talking here, not me.
Cal said on 11/Aug/15
5-11 at this point. My best friend used to go to her school and they keep in touch. I met her at my friends house pool party and she looked super tall. I mean part of it was some sandles with wedges she had on that made her look almost exactly the same height as my 6-0 friend. She was also surrounded by 5-4 girls trying to be friends with her. The brief moment I talked to her was in the pool. As a 5-6 guy I'm used to being around taller girls, so I'm not self conscious typically. Maybe it was partially because she was famous, but she was enough taller that when I stood next to her I started to blush and climbed up onto my top toes. She was still maybe 2 inches taller then me. She was also just striking. Her body was gorgeous and she was just glowing.
Pedro said on 27/Jul/15
How tall do you estimate her boyfriend: Click Here
Din said on 17/Jul/15
Looks like 5'75 to me :/ !!
Ian said on 29/Jun/15
She's looking beautiful as always :)
Jay said on 25/Jun/15
Taller than Angelina so 5'8.
laura said on 31/May/15
elle is 5 feet 6 2015
Jay said on 11/Feb/15
Elle Fanning is 5'8
Laura said on 7/Feb/15
I was 4 '10 half 11 to 13 age 17 grew two inches
Im at 5 feet 4 half to 5feet 5 but look taller than I am
Elle looks 5 feet 8 with heels mor to be 5feet 5 half now
Angel said on 29/Jan/15
I'm 5'9.75'' (177 cm) and 17 yrs old
when i was younger,like 11 yrs old i was 4'10'' (147 cm) i grow pretty slow when i was 11-13.Now i grow fast during my 14-16 yrs old
(age 11) 4'10" (147 cm) MY HEIGHT CHART:
(age 12) 4'11.5" (151 cm)
(age 13) 5'1" (155 cm)
(age 14) 5'4.5"(164 cm)
(age 15) 5'7" (170 cm)
(age 16) 5'9" (175 cm)
(age 17) 5'9.75" (177 cm) (this age i start to slow down)

i think elle grow too too fast which will not let her grow anymore
Pedro said on 27/Jan/15
@Polisargher I disagree with this chart. Elle has stated in many interviews that she had a very intense growth spurt, where she grew 7 inches in just 1 year and a half. Which was basically the period between shooting "Somewhere" and "Super 8". So I think that this chart is more accurate, where the age refers to the respective period of her birthday on April 9.
(Age 11) 4'11" (150 cm)
(Age 12) 5'4" (163 cm)
(Age 13) 5'6.5" (168 cm)
(Age 14) 5'7.5" (171 cm)
(Age 15) 5'7.75" (172 cm)
(Age 16) 5'8" (173 cm)
Polisargher said on 26/Jan/15
Elle Fanning height chart:(not precise height,but estimated height)
(age 11) 5'1 (154 cm)
(age 12) 5'3 (161 cm)
(age 13) 5'6 (168 cm)
(age 14) 5'7 (170 cm)
(age 15) 5'7 (171 cm)
(age 16) 5'8 (172 cm)
(age 17) 5'8 (173 cm) (she will not grow anymore at this age,so she is likely being 5'8)
(age 18) 5'8 (173 cm)

she grew pretty fast when she was 13, so she won't be able to grow more (she can still grow,but few cm like 1 cm)
Stephanie said on 22/Jan/15
@Laura- Elle hasn't been 5' 5" in a long time. She was 4' 11" in fall 2009 (age 11) and 5' 6" in fall 2010 (age 12). She's turning 17 in a few months. Right now she's looks to be 5' 8". There are times when she looks slightly taller (5' 9") but that could just be her shoes.
Pedro said on 22/Jan/15
Ah, nice that her picture was finally updated.
Pedro said on 13/Jan/15
@Rob I think that this neck-aspect is very visible in this picture of Elle with Hailee Steinfeld. Elle's shoulders are just slightly higher, but it's then the neck-size difference which makes her tower clearly of Hailee in this picture: Click Here
Editor Rob
yes in that photo she looks to have a long neck.
Pedro said on 12/Jan/15
@Rob What do you estimate to be Elle's neck size and how much longer is it than the average neck? I am curious how much she gains in terms of height over most people just because of her neck: Click Here
Editor Rob
it's something I've never really thought that much or considered a measurement of! It looks longer than average, but how much I'm not sure exactly...
Laura said on 5/Jan/15
she is 5 feet 5 @ Stephane
Tom said on 4/Jan/15
She is 5'8'' (1.72 m)
Jon said on 3/Jan/15
What would a good knock be for her weight and head size Rob?
Editor Rob
I think around 130-4 range now. her head size I'm not sure of.
Pedro said on 5/Nov/14
Talking about pictures. I repeat my request about replacing Elle's picture here with one where she is fully grown. Since she was only 12 years old in the current one.
Here is a suggestion: Click Here
Ivan Xavier said on 3/Nov/14
How can I put a picture here rob?
Editor Rob
use or if it's a link to a photo on another site.
Lizzie said on 11/Oct/14
she is 5 feet in 2010 . she is little taller than me. I think like 5 feet 4 ish to 5feet 6 looks taller than she is
Pedro said on 2/Sep/14
@Stephanie In the case of comparing Elle with Hailee, I think that it is actually Hailee who needs a little downgrade. After comparing her with other people, I am starting to get more convinced that Hailee is slightly shorter than 5'7".
As for comparing Elle with her mother, I guess that you are probably referring to this picture: Click Here
But I am sure that Elle was wearing some high heeled boots in that picture. Just look at how high Elle's knees were compared with her mother. There is no way that her legs grew like that all of a sudden. Here is a more recent picture with both where they look much closer in height: Click Here
Stephanie said on 29/Aug/14
but@Pedro In December 2010 she said she was 5' 6". Early last year she said 5' 7.75". Although from pictures this month (next to her mom and next to Hailee Steinfeld) it does look like she randomly grew another inch or so, but I can't see her footwear/heels in any of them to tell if she actually grew or if she just wore taller shoes/boots. But considering her age and growth pattern, it's unlikely that she's still growing.
@Ian said on 27/Aug/14
I agree, Nazi Eugenics ftw!
Pedro said on 27/Aug/14
Here are a couple of pictures of Elle next to the same woman. The first picture is from December 2010 Click Here and the second one is from August 2014 Click Here
I think that it pretty much shows that Elle grew a couple of inches since then.
Ian said on 25/Aug/14
She's a beautiful tall blonde blue eyed princess :) She should date/marry a tall blonde hair blue eyed boy, have to keep those genetics pure.
Pedro said on 17/Aug/14
@Jane Oh, nevermind. It turns out that Elle changed her heels when she was on the inside of the show: Click Here
So it could be possible that Elle and Hailee have in fact a 2 inch difference. Although I think that Elle had better posture in those pictures.
Pedro said on 16/Aug/14
@Jane I think that Elle's heels Click Here looked slightly higher than Hailee's heels Click Here
But of course there is now doubt that Elle is taller than Hailee.
Jane said on 15/Aug/14
I believe that there's around 2inches of difference between Elle and Hailee, they're both wearing similar heels

Click Here
Pedro said on 31/Jul/14
Here is Elle next to Isaac Hempstead Wright: Click Here
I am not an expert on how Elle's heels and posture affected the picture. But it seems to be clear to me that Isaac is slightly taller than Elle. Do you think that Isaac is still 5'8" or is he already near 5'9"?
Editor Rob
he could be near 5ft 9 now, been a while since he said he was about 5ft 8
Jay said on 3/Jul/14
Should be 5'8 now.
Pedro said on 7/Jun/14
@Realist I could be wrong, but I think that Angelina's heels were slightly higher than Elle's in both press conferences. Also the fact that Angelina's hair is a little higher made it look that they are closer in height. But if you just look at their eye levels, then you will see a clear difference between them: Click Here and Click Here
By the way, I think that "Maleficent" should be added on the top. It's clearly Elle's biggest movie right now.
Realist said on 6/Jun/14
Not quite Rob, she is a strong 5'7 for sure. But not close to 5'8. She does'nt look that much with 5'6.25-5'6.50 Angeline Jolie in Malificent or the premiers.
Maybe 171 is better.
Editor Rob
I can believe she measured somewhere in 5ft 7.5-.75 range,
Pedro said on 28/Apr/14
@Stephanie Yes, she still looks almost the same as on that "Critic's Choice"-picture. But this is a height site. So I thought that it would be more appropriate to use a picture where she is fully grown. That's why I suggested to replace it by a more recent one.
Stephanie said on 28/Apr/14
@Pedro I wouldn't be surprised if she stopped growing, either. But more than one recent article said 5' 8" for her, it wasn't just Marie Claire rounding up. And considering Elle's huge growth spurt in late 2009-fall 2010 (she grew seven inches) she probably won't have much if any growth left at this point.

That picture is old as far as pics of kids go but at least it still looks like her. She's only grown two inches since then. Her big change was from 2009-2010. In 2009 she looked like a little kid but 2010 she looks like a teenager.
Pedro said on 26/Apr/14
I think that Elle's picture here should be replaced for being outdated. She was only 12 years old and 5'6" at that time. Instead I suggest using this recent picture from "PR Photos": Click Here
Pedro said on 23/Apr/14
@Stephanie Yes, that is very possible. But I am still waiting for an unmistakable direct quote by Elle. She made that "five-seven-and-three-quarters"-quote when she was late 14. So I don't think that it is completely out of the question that she already stopped growing at that time and that "Marie Claire" just rounded her height up to 5'8".
Stephanie said on 21/Apr/14
@Pedro I was just about to post the Marie Claire link. The 5' 7.75" height was when she was still 14 so I wouldn't be surprised if she gained that last quarter inch in a year. Elle is 5' 8" (173 cm) now.
Pedro said on 12/Apr/14
@Stephanie Elle is actually now being described as 5'8" in both recent articles from "Marie Claire" Click Here and "Cover Media" Click Here
I am not sure if they just rounded up the height that she has been listed before or if she told them directly that she is 5'8"? But I agree that the only real doubt concerning Elle's height is if she made it to an even 5'8" or if she stopped at 5'7.75"?
@marla I think that Dakota was still growing at the time she shot "The Runaways". She was 5'3.5" at age 15 and grew another 1/2 inch until she stopped growing at age 16. I think there is only a 4 inch difference between Elle and Dakota.
marla singer said on 11/Apr/14
I think that between Elle and Dakota there is a 5 inches height difference, possibly 162 cm for Dakota who seems shorter than Kristen Stewart and 174 for Elle.
Stephanie said on 7/Apr/14
Looking at the white girls' height charts, the average growth between a girl's 13th birthday and 18th birthday is 2.5". Elle was 5' 6" as of fall 2010 (age 12.5). She was 5' 6.5"-5' 7" as of late 2011 (age 13.5) and in 2013 (age 15) she was 5' 7.75". I'm guessing she's either done growing or she'll end up an even 5' 8".
Pedro said on 1/Mar/14
Here is Elle next to Cameron Diaz Click Here and Jared Leto Click Here
I think that we can definitely say that Elle is not taller than 5'8".
Pedro said on 22/Feb/14
Here is Elle next to Aaron Paul. Not sure how much foot advantage Aaron had with his shoes over Elle's sandals. But he seems to be slightly taller than her: Click Here
linke said on 19/Feb/14
phil says on 17/Feb/14
she probably will end up being 5''11 or 6ft tall.

Least likely. At almost 16, she'll be lucky if she grows an inch.
phil said on 17/Feb/14
she probably will end up being 5''11 or 6ft tall.
Pedro said on 20/Jan/14
Here is Elle next to her tall "Young Ones" co-stars Jake Paltrow, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Shannon and Nicholas Hoult in Sundance: Click Here
She was wearing these shoes that day, which have around 5 inches heel and 1 inch platform: Click Here
How much taller was Elle with those shoes? Is there any formula to calculate the heel/platform-ratio?
Pedro said on 14/Jan/14
@Just Sorry, I didn't knew your age.
Of course there are some girls who continue growing until their early twenties. But those are really just a small percentage. The fact that you were "a late bloomer in everything" pretty much explains why you were one of those rare cases. But the majority of girls stops growing around age 15/16.
One thing that we can say about Elle is that she is definitely not a late bloomer. She grew 7 inches in 2 years while she was 11/12. That was 3 years ago! The normal pattern for a girl of that age is that her growth slows down year after year in her teens. Which seems to be exactly Elle's case. If you compare her candid-pictures from 2012 with 2013 you won't notice much change: Click Here
Just said on 13/Jan/14
@Pedro I'm not a boy. And since I'm 39 years old now, I'm not a girl anymore. At biology lessons in highschool (in the Netherlands) I've heard female can grow till 21 years old and male till 25 years old. I'm not sure if I really did grow till 21 years, but I did grow after the age of 17. But I'm also a late bloomer in everything.
Pedro said on 4/Jan/14
@Just Are you a boy or a girl? Because in the case of boys it happens a few times that they continue growing until their 20s, but it is just much more rare in the case of girls. Here is a chart where they compare the different growth patterns between boys and girls: Click Here
I am not saying that it is impossible that Elle will grow much more. I just mean that in her case it is very unlikely. She seems to fit exactly the typical pattern of a girl who grows like crazy in their pre-teens, but who then slows down in her teens.
Just said on 4/Jan/14
@Pedro, Elle is still very young. I myself grew an inch after the age of 17. At 17 I thought I was done growing at 5'6. But when I measered myself at 20 I discovered I'd had grown an inch.
Pedro said on 13/Dec/13
@Carlos I think that Elle had a slightly better posture than her mom on that picture. If you just compare their shoulders you can see that her mom's are slightly higher. In this picture from the same day you can get a better perspective of the fact that Elle has still a smaller body: Click Here
Besides, as far as I know Elle's mom's height hasn't been mentioned by any of the sisters. The general consensus is that she is around 5'9", but she could be also only 5'8.5" or something like that.
If Elle is still growing, then I think that it is just a matter of a few millimeters and not much more. She had her massive growth spurt very early at age 11/12 and normally this also means that you stop growing sooner. But I think that we can assume that she is a full 5'8" at this point.
Carlos said on 12/Dec/13
@Pedro But surely if Elle's mom is 5'9-5'10 then this picture: Click Here suggests that Elle has grown past 5'8 and is still growing. Some girls have a big spurt then stop, others can carry on for years at a slower rate.
Pedro said on 9/Dec/13
@Just Your cousine is clearly an exception, because 6'1" is a gigantic height for a woman. But most girls stop growing around age 15/16. So I don't think that it is very likely that Elle will become much taller than 5'8".
liz said on 7/Dec/13
She least 2-3 inches taller than Dakota with heels on.

Elle is now 5feet 5 to 5feet 5 half. Her mother and Elle is at least 2-4 inches difference. Her mother is way taller both them. Elle is under her nose is least 5feet 7 to 5feet 8 with heels. Bare foot up to her nose which 4 inches shorter
Just said on 4/Dec/13
She's young. I don't think she's done growing. So her height needs to be adjusted so now and then. My cousine was 5'10 at 13. Now as adult she's 6'1.
Pedro said on 2/Dec/13
@liz Have you even looked at the pictures? Dakota was wearing heels as well, not only Elle. In this picture you can see a better perspective of the shoes they were wearing that day: Click Here
So to say that there is a bigger height difference between Elle and Dakota than between Elle and her mum is ridiculous. Elle is much taller than Dakota, but just a little shorter than her mother.
liz said on 1/Dec/13
She 4 to 5 inches heels
elle looks with 5feet 9 with heels> Dakota is about an 2 inches from her.
elle must be 5feet 5
Mother is 5feet 9 or 5feet10. Elle between 5feet 4 to 5feet 5 she look taller.
Elle but 2or 3 inches from mother.
Pedro said on 29/Nov/13
@lizzie There is no big height gap between Elle and her mother. Just look at this picture from the summer where both were wearing flat sandals: Click Here
The only huge height gap is the one between Elle and Dakota. As you can see in this picture, where Dakota's heels were 1cm higher than Elle's: Click Here
lizzie said on 28/Nov/13
Yes she can between that because with heels she is 5 feet 8 tom5feet9 . She around 5 feet 5now in 2013. I know because there big height gap between between her mother like 3-4 inches so make sense
in her bare feet she around 5 feet 4 to 5feet 5 around my height or looks like taller than she is
Pedro said on 26/Nov/13
@lizzie How can someone be between "5feet3 to 5feet 5" but look like "5 feet 8"? Are you even aware how much 3-5 inches are? I think you confuse inches with centimeters. Otherwise your posts don't make any sense.
lizzie said on 25/Nov/13
in her bare feet she 5feet3 to 5feet 5 but she looks 5 feet 8
she done growing
Lizzie said on 18/Nov/13
elle is around 5feet 4
nofearsorregrets said on 16/Nov/13
If celebheights is correct we are the exact same height.But I wouldn`t mind tippy toe when she is using heels `cause she is so pretty !!!
Pedro said on 2/Nov/13
In this mexican-interview from June this year Elle is quoted as saying "mido 1.75" (I measure 1.75): Click Here . But I think that it is much more likely that she told them that she is 5'8" and that they then inaccurately converted it into the metrical system.
Also, around the same time in May/June Elle was filming "Low Down". In this movie she apparently had a stunt double, who is listed in her bio at 5'7.5" and in her resume at 5'8". So this pretty much would confirm that at time Elle was probably still around 5'7.75".
Pedro said on 2/Nov/13
@Stephanie Elle's mom has a long neck as well. So I don't think that the neck makes a lot of a difference. As you can see in this picture from July: Click Here
So I really think that the main reason why they sometimes appear to have the same height has to do with posture. Elle is much younger, so it is natural that she has a better posture than her mom. I also noticed that Elle has many times the happit of looking up when she is walking or talking to people. In this interview she even admitted herself that she likes to stand up straight and being confident about her height: Click Here
Lizzie said on 30/Oct/13
Elle is least 5feet 3 half to 5feet 6 2013 but she looks taller of long legs
Lizzie said on 30/Oct/13
Elle on different websites says that she between 5feet to 5 feet 7
in most picture with her mom she u to her eye with fl shoes on so I think 3 inches shorter her mother her mom is between 5 feet 9 ish to 5 feet 10half
liz said on 27/Oct/13
Elle is lot shorter in picture of her flats she around her mother nose
elle is maybe approx. around 5feet4 half to 5feet 5,in most picture with bare feet
Stephanie said on 15/Oct/13
@Pedro I agree that Elle's mom is still slightly taller than she is (take 1/2" was for Elle, not Joy). Elle has a long neck so I don't know if matching shoulders is a good indication, but some of the other photos in the set show Joy as being slightly taller than Elle. And they had similar footwear. If Joy is 5' 9" then Elle has got to be between 5' 8" and 5' 8.5". She did grow since the beginning of this year, but not a lot (she's 15 1/2 now so she's getting to the end of her growth).

@liz All the heights on this site are barefoot heights, not heights with heels on. Elle was 4' 11"-5' 0" in late 2009, 5' 6" in late 2010, 5' 6.5"-5' 7" in late 2011, and 5' 7.75" as of early 2013. Dakota was 5' 3.5" in late 2009, and as of late 2010 she is 5' 4" and done growing. Elle is definitely quite a bit taller that Dakota. So is their mother, Joy, and Elle has just about caught up to their mother. And these are from pics of them walking around in regular shoes, not in heels to events. In heels Elle would be around 5' 10". Elle hasn't been 5' 5" since approx. May 2010 (more than three years ago)!
liz said on 11/Oct/13
I think might grown a little like between 5 feet 5 now not soild 5feet 8 maybe with heels on
Mom is around 5feet 9 or 5feet 10 Elle is around on sunglass so say more 5feet 4 half to 5feet 6. elle is least with heels 5feet 8 to 5feet 9 ish with flat shoe more like 5 feet 5 to 5feet 5 half. I think grown littlw beginning of this year.
Pedro said on 10/Oct/13
Here is a very recent picture of Elle standing next to Dakota from PFW: Click Here . Dakota was wearing these shoes Click Here , while Elle was wearing these Click Here who look very similar to these Click Here . So if I am not mistaken, Dakota must have had around 1 cm foot advantage over Elle.
Anyone who thinks that Elle might have grown since the beginning of the year?
Pedro said on 9/Oct/13
@Stephanie If you just compare their shoulders you can see that her mum is still slightly taller than Elle. They look like having the same height in some pictures because her mum has usually a more relaxed posture while walking. I think that in this picture from the same day you can get a better perspective of the fact that Elle has still a smaller body: Click Here .
But I agree that it is very likely that Elle grew a little more since the beginning of the year. I think that she is maybe a solid 5'8" now.
Lizzie said on 7/Oct/13
I think she same as me
Elle is now 15 years old
Elle is 5feet 4 to 5feet 6 on most website online
Elle is Late 2013 feet 5 without shoes and with more likely as tall mother with heels. Elle is might grew little again but might done growing. Dakota is 5 feet 5. Elle is must be feet 4 to 5 feet 6
Lizzie said on 5/Oct/13
I think is allusion
Elle is at least 5 feet 3 to 5 feet. 4 half
Mom around 5 feet 10 4 inches
Elle might done growing. I think she shorter than 5 feet 8
She around mom's nose in lot of pictures than not true l think she. 5 feet 3 half to 5 feet 5
Stephanie said on 2/Oct/13
@Lizzie Elle is the same height as her mom now, maybe take 1/2". Just look at some recent pictures of them together from September 28, 2013: Click Here Her mom is 5' 9" based on pics of her next to people with known heights (Dakota 5' 4" Steve 6' 3"). Elle was slightly shorter than her mom earlier this year when her height was given, so it looks like she grew again. Photo from May 25, 2013: Click Here
Jamie said on 27/Sep/13
@Pedro & Rob: Thanks for your input!!

So according to Rob Elle has a little more than 1 inch footwear advantage, let's say 1 inch straight.
How much taller would you say is she in this picture? Click Here
About 9/10 cm? Or 3 1/2inches?
Editor Rob
it might be nearly 4 inches, possibly dakota is slightly nearer. If you take a photo from The other side with elle having a little appears a bigger difference
Lizzie said on 17/Sep/13
@ Everybody I think she only 5feet 4 to 5feet 5
She cant be taller then me
5feet 5 . I think with her flats she only look like 5 feet 2 to 5feet 3 but she probaly grew inch since she had early growth spurt
Elle is now at least 5 feet 3 half to 5feet 6 half look at her and her mother she like 3 to 4 inches shorter. Elle is 5feet 3 half to 5feet 5 but no more
Pedro said on 12/Sep/13
@Rob Thanks for the answer.
By the way, I think that Elle's picture should be replaced. She was only 12 years old and around 5'6" at that time. But she is clearly much taller now.
I would recommend to use this picture from "J.Estina SS2013 Photocall" in both pages of Elle and Dakota, because people are always comparing both sisters: Click Here
Pedro said on 11/Sep/13
@Jamie I am not an expert on women's shoes, but I don't really think that Elle had a 2" advantage over Dakota on those pictures. Elle was wearing these shoes Click Here , while Dakota was wearing these Click Here . So Elle's heels were only 1/2" higher than Dakota's. It's true that Elle's shoes also had platforms that were 1 3/4" high. But I don't think they influence the overall height as much as heels. From what I understood their main porpuse is more about comfort, making Elle feel like she was wearing 3/4" heels.
But I admit my general ignorance about the subject. This are only some impressions that I got after reading about it on the Internet. Maybe Rob can tell us how much foot advantage Elle really had over Dakota on those pictures?
Editor Rob
with those 2 heels, the difference would be a bit more than 1 inch
Stephanie said on 9/Sep/13
Elle is definitely quite a bit taller than Dakota. I believe the heights Elle gave are correct. Dakota is 5' 4" and Elle was 5' 6" as of late 2010, but Elle has grown a little bit since then and is now 5' 7.75". Look at her height next to her mother and you can see how Elle has grown over the past few years. Just walking out and about in flat shoes...

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