How tall is Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres Height

5ft 6 (167.6 cm)

Peak height was 5ft 7 (170.2 cm)
American Actress and Talk Show host. Her co-star - Lisa Darr - said that at 5ft 8 she was taller, though Ellen herself said "I'm five feet and eight inches soaking wet, but on television I look five feet six. I read that you shrink as you get older, so in 20 years I won't be visible on camera anymore". On her chat show she also mentioned "I'm 5ft 7 and a half".

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Average Guess (60 Votes)
Peak: 5ft 6.84in (169.8cm)
Current: 5ft 6.02in (167.7cm)
Jackie Lee said on 13/Nov/22
She looks about 5'6.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 26/Jan/22
πŸ’πŸŽˆπŸŽ‚πŸ’ Happy Birthday Ellen! πŸ’πŸŽ‚πŸŽˆπŸ’

Here's wishing the delightfully funny, chatty, kind, animal-loving Ellen DeGeneres, a wonderful, furry 'n' fun-filled 64th Birthday!

Five foot seven peak and an inch less today. πŸˆπŸ‘±β€β™€οΈπŸ₯‚πŸ‘±β€β™€οΈπŸ•...πŸ€— XXX

Miss Sandy Cowell said on 5/Jan/22
The fun-loving Ellen is enjoying a demonstration of artistic pancake making with a lady called Jasmine. Ah! She made a 'kitty cat'!


Ellen's peak height - 5ft7
Today's height - 5ft6
Hayden said on 27/Sep/21
Taller than I thought. I expected 5'4
Anonnymous said on 28/Jun/21
She must be a strong 5'6" then.
Ghhgg said on 3/May/21
5'5 1/2
heyyyyyyyy said on 25/Mar/21
5'7" peak and 5'6" now
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 26/Jan/21
πŸŽ‚πŸ’πŸŽŠπŸŽˆ Happy Birthday Ellen! πŸŽˆπŸŽŠπŸ’πŸŽ‚

Many Happy Returns to Ellen DeGeneres on her 63rd Birthday.

Peak 5ft7; Today 5ft6. πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸˆπŸ₯‚ XX

Arch Stanton said on 15/Aug/20
I'm not surprised to see that she and her show is under fire. The word "smarmy" comes to mind.

Looks about 5'6"

I thought she seems alright but I never found her sense of humour and pranking the guests funny. I always found it a bit weird how she would act as if every big celeb guests was her close friend. Film and TV productions can be a super intense place, pressured to meet schedules and the stress of it all. I'm sure it's pretty common in productions for staff to be given a grilling and not treated well.
OriginalAnon said on 31/Jul/20
I'm not surprised to see that she and her show is under fire. The word "smarmy" comes to mind.

Looks about 5'6"
Dom5'11.5 said on 13/May/20
Girls are supposed to shrink more than guys as they age. My mom used to be 164cm when she was younger and now at 55 she is 160cm flat
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 1/May/20
⭐ Next time, I think I'll say it will stickers! πŸ€”
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 1/May/20
On this morning's Ellen Show, Twitch was suggesting that we should have prints of the covered parts of our faces printed on our masks.

I tried to draw a colourful smile on one of mine and I got so carried away with pretty patterns round the smile that I ended up making a hole in it!

Miss Sandy Cowell said on 27/Apr/20
I can't think of a better pick-me-up programme right now than watching the Ellen show.

I caught the end of one of her shows last week and Ellen, who was hosting the show from her home, was bent up double with 'Average Andy' in the garden, laughing at the word UVULA! It was so funny, and I can relate to games like that, having played them myself.

⭐ Our uvula is the little pink arrangement of cells shaped a bit like this: πŸ’§ It dangles from the back of our throats.

Fun-filled Ellen gets 5ft7 for her peak and 5ft6.25 for today's height.

Peter175 said on 4/Apr/20
Rob, watch the first 12 seconds here.

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Do they look the same height?
Editor Rob
I think Shim is taller, how much though...
Big T said on 27/Mar/20
I just saw Ellen on Kelly Clarkson’s show and Ellen was shorter than 5’ 3.5” (at best) Clarkson. Yes there was a footwear difference but it was still really hard to see Ellen being even 5’6”. She really can look shorter a lot of the time.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 26/Jan/20
πŸ’πŸ’πŸŽ‚πŸŽˆ Happy Birthday Ellen! πŸŽˆπŸŽ‚πŸ’πŸ’

Many Happy Returns to Ellen, who is today celebrating her 62nd Birthday. She deserves the best Birthday ever for all the good she puts into our World!

5ft7.25 peak
5ft6.25 today πŸ˜πŸ‘

RubBen said on 26/Nov/19
Tom Holland was in her show and was shorter then her! I don’t know by how much but at least 2cm I would guess. So Ellen is taller or Tom is shorter.
moonlight said on 22/Nov/19
Something seems off? With zac efron who's reported to be 5'8", in this video Click Here she seems more than 2 inches shorter than him. Either she's 5'4" or he's 5'10"?
Nik said on 17/Oct/19
She is a lovely lady!
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 25/Jun/19
@ Gladstone - Don't ever be scared of Ellen DeGeneres! She's got to be one of the nicest, kindest people in the whole World! She loves everyone too - and animals! XX
Nik said on 1/Jun/19
Ellen does look about 5'6" in the above photograph and 49 voters do think that she is 5'6" too! Also she has a great sense of humour as can be seen by her above comments! There are a staggering 6 e's in the name Ellen DeGeneres! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚!
Mimi said on 28/May/19
Rob there's this guy from the audience that Ellen asked to come down on stage at around 3:23 of the video Ellen asked how tall he was and claimed 6ft5. Do you think he's 6ft5?
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Editor Rob
Yeah I could buy that guy being near 6ft 5
khaled taban said on 27/May/19
I think she was 5'6.75" at most (Peak),now she is def 5'6".
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 14/May/19
Why can't we all be like Ellen? I might be feeling down in the dumps, but when I watch Ellen, I feel totally elated.

Ellen - I love you!
theL4st said on 13/May/19
Rob how tall is her dj tWitch? Click Here
Editor Rob
Could be near 6ft
Damon Blank said on 19/Apr/19
I reckon 6 ft 2. Nah, just kidding. 5 ft 6 and possibly a quarter (168cm). Maybe 5 ft 6 right on.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 10/Apr/19
Ah! This morning on the 'Ellen' show, there was a lady who had been crying her eyes out with joy because she'd met Ellen on her Halloween show. Her husband filmed the 'episode' and sent it in to Ellen, who played it on her show!

The lady was invited back and was almost equally emotional. She's pregnant and Ellen will be sending her loads of gifts when her baby arrives in May!

How nice is that? πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ’

Peak - 5ft7
Now - 5ft6 - she keeps herself extremely fit!
Lawson said on 22/Mar/19
If she claims 5'7 1/2" why is Mark Walberg almost 4" taller than her side by side (Google them Rob). Either Marky Mark is really taller than 5'8" or Ellen is substantially shorter than 5'7.5"... Like i said in all pics of those 2 side by side at least a 3.5"-4" difference. What's going on who's lying Rob?
Editor Rob
well he can look This short, but other times has looked 5 inches shorter. Maybe posture/positio and footwear helped him.
Have said on 27/Jan/19
I used to think Ellen was 5'4", but after having James Corden (who's 5'6.5"-5'7") on as a guess recently, she needs a downgrade. Probably more like 5'3". She is one tiny lady!
Sandy Cowell said on 26/Jan/19
πŸŽ‚πŸŽˆπŸ˜€ Happy Birthday Ellen!πŸ˜€πŸŽˆπŸŽ‚

Have a very Happy Birthday today Ellen! You're one lady who does so much for so, so many, and everybody loves you, and for good reason too!

Five seven peak and five six now.
Sandy Cowell said on 2/Jan/19
I've just come from Cher's page to be able to report back that right at the end of Ellen's show, you could see the stunning 72 year old singer and actress in more casual wear - and her shoes seemed a little lower too. Cher and Ellen looked much the same height, unlike at the beginning when Cher wore positively high heels and looked considerably taller than her friend Ellen.

Ellen still dances around like a youngster and is another example of a super fit older woman, so I can't see much likelihood of a great deal of height loss for her either. My conclusion is a little different to last time's. 5ft6 and an eighth now and 5ft6 and seven eighths for her peak, but there are no facilities for putting eighths for her, so the song remains the same: 5ft6 now, 5ft7 then!

Animus said on 29/Dec/18
She definitely has the long legs of a woman who once was 5'7
berta said on 21/Dec/18
i believe she was 169-170 cm peak and today the listed height
Michael 5'10", 178 cm said on 16/Dec/18
Ellen was 5'7" in her peak, but she is no more than 5'6" today. Good listing.
Dddenny said on 13/Dec/18
She looks close to the same height as Jack Black, maybe a bit shorter, but is weirdly only a bit taller than Kate McKinnon. I kind of think 5' 5" to 5' 6" might be closer to reality.
Paul Wood said on 1/Oct/18
I don't think she was ever 5ft 7in peak, maybe 5ft 6.75in at most. I think she's around 5ft 6in now. She listed as 5ft 7.5in on several sites which have probably just gone with her self-reported height.
Sandy Cowell said on 17/Sep/18
Ellen just showed us one of her 'cute cat videos' involving a white kitten hugging with a tabby one! A little blue-grey one pushed his way in so that he could snuggle up too! Altogether: arghhh!!!!

This morning, Ellen gets 5ft6 and 5ft7 for her peak height.
Yang said on 15/Sep/18
Accurate abd yet truthful height she said. Yeah, she was 5ft 7 back in her mid 30s and 40s yeah 5ft 6 as of now like others said. Yeah Ellen is definitely no way taller than Oprah... They look like similar height range not exactly same as I see pictures together. Oprah sometimes looks taller than Ellen may be because of oprahs upper shoe...
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 23/Aug/18
5'6 7/8 peak and 5'6 1/8 now. Not convince she lost a full inch yet.
Sandy Cowell said on 6/Aug/18
This morning I saw a repeat of one of Ellen's first shows of 2018. Apart from her regular slot of enjoyable cute animal videos, I had to cringe along with her at the title of a book she showed the audience, entitled, 'Alaska how it use to was'! Urgh! WTF is going on with the English language nowadays? It had a bird on the cover, and Ellen suggested the book might have been written by the feathery creature!

I go for 5ft7 for Ellen's peak height and 5ft6 for today's. She was saying that she's turning 60 at the end of the month, which means she's 60 and-a-half now, and still as super fit as a woman two thirds her age.
Yui said on 22/Jun/18
The episode when she’s standing next to Kevin hart says it all. It was just recent Jun 6 2018. This is the vid around 0:40 sec mark Click Here
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 14/Jun/18
I don't think she was as low as flat 5'6. She probably was close to 170cm peak and 168cm now.
Peter175 said on 15/May/18
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Peak was at least 5'7 maybe even more

How many inches between Obama and peak Ellen Rob? Doesn't look quite 6 to me
Warren said on 1/Apr/18
Rob, don't u think Ellen actually is 165-166cm range? Miley and Selena who were wearing about 3 inches edged her out at least 3cm to me on The Ellen Show, which makes me thought she is NOT taller than 168 even her peak height. Peak height(170-171) was with her shoes on listed I'm pretty sure of that :)
Sandy Cowell said on 24/Feb/18
@ Soiefej - Hi! That's exactly what I used to think, but have you honestly ever seen her in heels? Everyone in Hollywood seems to wear them, except for her. She is an individual and doesn't bother about being a bit different!
She really is 5ft6, or a tiny fraction under. I have done loads of comparing because I found it hard to accept too!
soiefej said on 22/Feb/18
Honestly, she can't be more than 5'4". The way she stacks up against other celebs supports this.
Babette said on 28/Dec/17
She's a couple of inches taller than this dancer, who is 5'4" or 5'5":

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anyonmious said on 28/Dec/17
i would say 5'5" present height and 5'6" peak height
Nev said on 27/Dec/17
Ellen and Portia are both 5'6".
Anonymous said on 12/Oct/17
She looks very 5'6. Maybe 5'7 in her prime, yes, but she is clearly 5'6.
Johnson said on 24/Sep/17
Anyway Brian is not over 5'7.5
Johnson said on 24/Sep/17
@Marc Brian claims 5'8
Yo rob said on 19/Sep/17
I saw the snapchat story in which she looks a bit taller than than nick jonas
MAN19 said on 30/Aug/17
Peak Height: 171 cm (5ft 7.25in)
Current Height: 169 cm (5ft 6.5in)
Marc said on 7/Jun/17
I just saw Brian from the Backstreet boys stand next to her in bare socks he is listed at 5ft7 in numerous places and has also claimed it he was little bit shorter without his shoes
RisingForce said on 3/Jun/17
It's possible I am underestimating Ellen a bit because I'm thinking too much of how a 5'7" woman will usually give a pretty tall appearance with long legs, but it is important to remember that Ellen's build height wise will really be more reminiscent of a man because of how she dresses and she never wears heels, so maybe that's why she's never looked tall to me. I'm not sure she's lost a ton of height or not, women do lose more than men and Ellen is 59, so possible, but are there examples of her looking significantly taller than she does now? I wouldn't be too surprised if she was 5'6.75" peak and now 5'6.25".
RisingForce said on 15/May/17
Funny she says she's 5'8" and looks 5'6" on TV, maybe seeing herself on TV will be a wake up call! I bet she really did get measured 5'7.5" at her peak, but in sneakers and simply rounded that up the other time with the "5-8 soaking wet", which I think is her saying a weak 5'8", which could imply a round up. Many just stand on the stadiometer when told and don't even think of taking off their sneakers if they're never asked so they hear the number and don't think any more of it. I wouldn't completely rule out a 5'6.75" peak + measurement in 0.7" sneakers, but I think the 1" sneakers is a safe bet.
Scarlett Rose said on 15/May/17
I agree with Frank2. Marilyn Monroe's height is over exaggerated. Shorter women like Monroe have curvier figures than tall women, unless the shorter woman has an eating disorder. Marilyn was said to have been 5 feet, 6 inches tall, but never wore heels shorter than four inches and Marilyn would pose with her toes pointed downwards to make her legs look longer. When Monroe was photographed without shoes, she always stood on tiptoe. DeGeneres is photographed with flatness. She doesn't have to try to look tall.
berta said on 14/May/17
peak 169 and 168 today seems about right
RisingForce said on 12/May/17
Finally! I thought she had 5'6" written all over ger. She never looked that tall to me, in fact, I doubt she was ever 5'7". Maybe 5'6.5" peak and 5'6" now.
Warren said on 22/Apr/17
I hope that she has 6 foot something but the fact is 167-168 she is
Dan said on 18/Apr/17
I just saw her in person standing right next to Chris Hardwick on the show, The Wall. Hardwick was wearing dress shoes and she was wearing her typical sneakers. He only looked like 1.5 - 2" taller than her. She looks like 5-7.5 to 5-8. No way is she 5-6.
Dutae Gago said on 23/Mar/17
1.5 inches taller than Ken Jeong. Ken Jeong is 5'4". So 5'5.5
Sandy Cowell said on 2/Mar/17
This morning on the repeat of yesterday's Ellen offering, she had a great big bunch of youngsters on her show, ones that were eager to learn.
Ellen funded the money for their advanced educations. The kids were in tears of happiness! That is why I love Ellen de Generous and I doubt if the downgrading means anything to her!
Warren said on 1/Mar/17
Thanks for her downgraded Rob.
Warren said on 25/Feb/17
at most 168 is the best, but she is 167, probably 170 in footwear
Editor Rob
today she can look at most 5ft 6, whether she has really lost an inch, that's quite debatable...when she had her medal from Obama, he certainly could seem over 7 inches taller than her!
Dmax said on 18/Feb/17
No taller than 5'6
Warren said on 13/Feb/17
not taller than 167, 5'6" is too high 4 her
berta said on 13/Feb/17
well if she really is 169 then i guess biber is about 175.he still loks like he is like 17 years old maybe he really have grew 1 last inch in last years
Johnson said on 11/Feb/17
4 + cm shorter than Justin Bieber
Arthur said on 11/Feb/17
Looks nowhere near the listed height with Bieber
Sandy Cowell said on 24/Jan/17
@ Berta - Hi! Ha ha, yes, I used to think Ellen was much smaller myself!
berta said on 24/Jan/17
i dont know about this. to me she never really looked 170 ore chance of taller. i have thought she might be 168-69 range
Sandy Cowell said on 22/Jan/17
It is thanks to Ellen's fantastic show that I have been finding out all about many stars that I previously knew little about! When they are interviewed by Ms DeGeneres, they come over as her friends and all too often they are!
As Ellen never wears heels, she is an excellent measuring stick to boot!
Happy Birthday to Ellen for Thursday 26th. When I found out that hers is one day after mine, I was positively buzzing!
If I have any of her personality traits, it would make me very happy! πŸ˜„πŸ˜‚πŸ˜…πŸ˜‡πŸ˜Š
(She loves emojis and animals, so that's a good start! Happy Birthday Ellen! XXX 😸)
Nev said on 19/Dec/16
Ellen only appeared to be 10cm taller than Aly Raisman (157cm), so Ellen is 5'6".
Sandy Cowell said on 3/Nov/16
She sure is personable Rob, and it must be great fun to be on her show! She invites her fans to come on as well and she also springs surprises on them. They are always well received!
Sandy Cowell said on 2/Nov/16
I am watching the show 'Ellen' at the moment. Her audience adores her and it's not in any way surprising as she is funny and very kind. I love the video clips she digs up and I enjoyed her 'cat week' recently.
I think Ellen looks a lot smaller than 5ft7, but then she does choose to wear comfortable shoes rather than high heels, and why shouldn't she if she feels right in them?
I have only been aware of her for a couple of years, but I've seen pictures of when she wasn't quite so slim and she does look better slimmer, which can't be said for everyone over 50, but on her, the slim look is ideal! She has bags of energy which must be a reflection of a healthy lifestyle.
She is just so full of fun and laughter and she cheers me up whenever I watch her show!
Editor Rob
I have only seen Ellen from clips, though she does seem to have a personable nature and seems a kind of host who puts guests at ease.
Addison said on 25/Oct/16
look at the recent photo of her and 5'8 niall horan, theres a significantly noticeable height difference between the two (since you listed niall as 1.72 rob, i guess that makes ellen 1.63 or 1.64). if ellen is 5'6-5'7 then niall is 5'8 or 5'8.5. so you should update your celeb height listing Rob!
Esmeralda said on 6/Jun/16
Don't worry I am 5 6.5
Robby D. said on 5/Jun/16
I would say 5' 6 1/2" max. Possibly 5' 6" from seeing her alongside other celebs in the 5' 7" range.
J said on 3/Jun/16
Rob, please tell us how tall you think Sara Maria Forsberg is. She's SAARA aka Smoukahontas, a Youtube personality, Finnish pop star, model, and fashion designer.

They have her listed as 6'1" which is HUGE!!! for such an attractive girl, who is also very intelligent. She only looks an inch or two taller than Ellen in this video, done when she was 20: Click Here
Editor Rob
she looked several inches taller, exactly how much I am not sure, but certainly I'd have said more than 2 inches. 6ft 1 might be several inches too high though :)
Steve Garbanek said on 30/May/16
If you listed Martina Navratilova at 171 cm, there is no way Ellen is 169. Click Here
John Cena said on 17/May/16
Chaney said on 18/Apr/16
This looks interesting, with 5'7" PSY
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Although they're not facing each other and Ellen is a bit slouching there looks to be a solid inch difference between the two. Maybe she's not really 5'7"
richinkle said on 16/Jan/16
I think 5'-6 1/2" is about right.

Ellen Degeneres and Portia de Rossi are about the same height.
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In this "Ellen" segment, she makes de Rossi take off her heels and stand side by side. It appears that Degeneres has a slight edge, but she has also failed to take off her own slippers, which appear to be giving her that edge.
Since de Rossi states her own height as 5'-6", and Ellen states her peak height as 5'-7 1/2", I will split the difference, and believe it reasonable to give them both 5'-6 1/2" today.
Box said on 22/Nov/15
I'd agree with this listing because James Cordon looked about 2 inches taller than ellen and he's 5'8. I'd go as far to say that shes actually 165cm.
Yo said on 31/Oct/15
She's shorter than Miley Cyrus (barefoot) while wearing boots.
stoodnext2 said on 15/Apr/15
I posted this on the Zac Efron and Taylor Swift pages too. Once again watch the beginning minute or 2 of this clip of Ellen. A lot of suspicious going around for Ellen, Taylor Swift and Zac Efron, who looks taller than them both all with flat ground and footwear.
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PhilDahAgony said on 7/Apr/15
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looks 4 inches shorter than robert downey(who probably wears lifts)
Bishop said on 14/Mar/15
With thicker footwear, she's not completely towered by Michelle:
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I doubt she's as low as 167 cm.
Arch Stanton said on 26/Feb/15
Has she really lost height?? I really don't think of her as old enough to have lost height.
the shredder said on 25/Feb/15
When did Downey claim 5'8 1/2 ?
chris141 said on 22/Feb/15
she's 167cm rob
REDO said on 22/Feb/15
5'8 my hole. She was inch shorter than a barefoot Julia
Roberts who is 5'8 . Ellen was wearing shoes so she is
about 5'6.
carver said on 21/Feb/15
Rob her wife is taller than her and you have her listed 5'6! I think is ellen is 167cm
Bishop said on 21/Feb/15
She can still pull off 5'7" at times but I think this listing is much more reasonable. She does wear converse a lot to look shorter, though.
Tiger said on 23/Jan/15
Niall Horan Claims To be 171 cM So He is taller than ellen on the video in which ellen is taking interview of them
crockit said on 6/Jan/15
Ellen had actor Robert Downey Jr on he claims to be 5'81/2", if this is true she looks like 5'2"
Notbuyinit said on 27/Oct/14
If she wants to claim 5'7" she should stop taking full-length pica with people who frankly admit to being much shorter. Gives her away.
ellen said on 22/Oct/14
I think she's about 5'6". She looks shorter than 5'7"
Guy said on 6/Oct/14
She looks like something between 165 and 167
Rose said on 19/Sep/14
Here she claims 5' 8" but I would say 5' 7" is her correct height.

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Ally said on 21/Aug/14
She looked 5'6 with fouseyTUBE. He is 5'11
mh said on 10/Aug/14
She was next to me and we both had on flats. I am slightly under 5'7 she is under 5'6 for sure.
Stephanie said on 30/May/14
I know Terri's shoes are probably slightly taller than Ellen's but Ellen only looks maybe 1/2" taller than Terri Irwin in this video. Terri Irwin is just under 5' 4".
Big T said on 27/Apr/14
I can't see how she can be taller than Justin Bieber
berta said on 24/Jan/14
Click Here Look at the end ellen have shoes on and jennifer love Hewitt is barefoot it looks to be around 4 inches between them. That makes ellen 167. Lets say its 13 cm between them, then she is 170 with shoes on. Its time to lower her. 169 at most.
Sarah said on 3/Dec/13
Ellen Degeneres with Josh Holloway:
Rob, if he is about 6'1", could Ellen be 5'6" instead?
Editor Rob
ellen can look anywhere 5ft 6-7 range, Josh I think is a typical 6ft 1 (or possibly a little over) guy, but not sure he's a half inch over that.
satchy said on 16/Nov/13
I think she is 5f5 to 5ft 6 or something
Arch Stanton said on 29/Oct/13
5'6.5" seems to make most sense from what I've seen.
Jim said on 15/Jun/13
I think that video made me gay. I thought it was Matthew perry but I got the wrong impression once I click that.
Franny said on 14/Jun/13
jennifer love hewitt came to the show and she looks a bit taller than ellen in heels. Also Matthew Perry was in it too so I doubt it he's 6 feet tall.

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just 0:15
Jed said on 10/Feb/13
Here she is with 6'-6'1 Matthew Terry. He towers over her.

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Silent d said on 5/Dec/12
5 foot 7. Look at her next to jessica biel and julie bowen in heels. They are a little taller than her and they claim jb: 5 foot 8 and 5 foot 7 respectively.
Davidp said on 1/Nov/12
she looks shorter than 5'7 on her show. i'd say 5'6". maybe she shrunk? but no no, she is definetly not 5'7.
satchy said on 28/Oct/12
no more than 5ft 6
Silent d said on 8/Oct/12
Julie bowan is not that short. Pretty much same as sofia vergara. Ty burrell is close to 6 foot. I'll go and say 169cm for ellen.
Heather said on 7/Oct/12
shes not the type to lie. 5'8 soaking wet, meaning shes a little under. I believe the 5'7 and a half. She looks shorter on tv bc of the camera angles
Louis said on 27/Sep/12
Silent d

look at photo of legit 6' duchovny with ty burrell, he looks 179, so bowen is more 162 than listed 165
Ellen probably 165
Silent d said on 27/Sep/12
I doubt it. Julie bowan is 5 foot 6. 5 foot 7.
dadang said on 20/Aug/12
she's only 5'5'' barefoot..
SIlent d said on 9/Feb/12
She is 5 foot 7 because julie bowen who is 168cm was barely taller than her with little heels. Explain that. Julie is not shorter than 5 foot 6. She is pretty solid. Strong 5 foot 7.
Silent d said on 1/Feb/12
Next to simon baker who is at least 176cm she looked 170cm. He had dress shoes on too. I doubt simon baker is 174cm. 5 foot 6 or shorter is a joke. She is taller than her wife who is 5 foot 6. She stands her ground against jamie foxx and other celebrities who wear lifts. 170cm.
Parker said on 25/Dec/11
I think Rob's listing is fair. She could be 169. She is rarely out of footwear that give her less than 1.5cms.
Bradi said on 23/Dec/11
Like shredder has said and many others I strongly believe she needs a downgrade Rob

Look at these.

Ellen with 5'7.5'' (5'7'' possible) Ryan Seacrest

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Ellen with 5'8'' Rihanna

Ellen with heels and Rihanna: Click Here
Shot of the heels: Click Here
Heeled Rihanna: Click Here

Ellen with 5'9'' Jamie Foxx

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Ellen with Zac Efron (which I believe is 5'7'')

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Like others have mentioned, also shorter than Jolie, Portia, etc.

I'd say 5'6'' (give or take .5'')
someone said on 22/Dec/11
no way. she was standing with 4" high boots but still has a same height with Rihanna who was wearing flat boots.
richinkle said on 20/Dec/11
She is about 1" shorter than Carol Burnett and 1 1/2" shorter than Angelina Jolie when each had a 2" heel advantage. I think Carol Burnett has probably shrunk an inch from her peak of 5'6 1/2", and Jolie is no taller than 5'-6".

I think Degeneres is 5'-6 1/2".
linke said on 16/Dec/11
She really looks 5'6 on television.
Vegas said on 16/Dec/11
she looks ~5'7 with liam neeson to be fair Click Here
the shredder said on 16/Dec/11
Rob , you should downgrade her , 1.5 shorter then 5'7.5 Seacrest and same height as Jack Black ?
CLC said on 16/Dec/11
How is she 5'7?? when 13 year old Paris Jackson towered her on Ellen.
the shredder said on 15/Dec/11
Jamie Foxx is a guy that looks taller then 5'9 , Ellen to me is 5'6.5 , Seacrest at 5'7.5 has like 1" on her .
marcus said on 14/Dec/11
5'9 Jamie Foxx towers over her Click Here
SIlent d said on 30/Nov/11
Bieber is not taller than ellen. He wears huge basketball shoes. 2 inches and a half lift. He is 5 foot 6 max. 5 foot 7 for ellen.
Laura said on 27/Nov/11
Video of Ellen and Taylor Swift. They are both in flats. I'd say Ellen does look like 5'7.
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Silent d said on 9/Nov/11
5 foot 7. End of story!
Shaun said on 4/Nov/11
I would be tempted to downgrade her Rob to 5'6.5". Bieber could reach 5'7" I reckon in his "Bieber boots", but no more..
pete said on 4/Nov/11
@ sarah, cause Justin is wearing huge lifts in his tiny shoes.
Sarah said on 2/Nov/11
If ellen is 5'7 how can justin bieber be 5 ft 4.5 according to this site when he's taller than her?
LAN Jiao said on 1/Nov/11
She mean 5-7.5 in shes 5-5.75
Voiceless Dental Fricative said on 2/Oct/11
Lopez looked his listed height of 5'10 with Tyson/Facinelli/Felton.
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Degeneres looks 5'6ish in comparison. She's only wearing slippers however.
Voiceless Dental Fricative said on 2/Oct/11
I think she could definitely be under 5'7. She looked it next to George Lopez.
Kostas said on 28/Aug/11
After reading the comments on here, I watched a clip of ellen with cameron diaz, and she looks only 2 cm shorter than cameron. Taking the into consideration the shoes she was wearing, she must be around 3-4 cm shorter. She doesn't look tall to me. 5'8 doesn't sound right for her.
Meg Gill said on 13/Aug/11
I got to meet ellen the other day and we were approx the same height! so id say 5'7.
stoodnext2 said on 12/Aug/11
On her show today, when guest Tyra Bank was on (BTW Tyra made it official and she is "Dropped" The Banks part of her name, Live on the Ellen Show Today, for anyone who cares) Ellen said she was 5'8. The crowd laughed though right after and Ellen said, "what?" I'd guess 5'8 then, only because Ellen has NO Reason to lie, she's Ellen DeGeneres. Honestly though I think Ellen probably doesn't care or really know and I bet she thinks she's 5'8 because so many celebrities up their height. I'd say 5'7.
Chameleon said on 12/May/11
Whatever the difference was, it was obvious therefor my comment about easily taller...... Diaz is about 171cm therefor Ellen is no way 170cm.
mcfan said on 10/May/11
I don't agree with the comment below. Ellen looked only a max of 1-1.25 inches shorter than Diaz. I'd say there was a 1/4 inch height advantage in Ellen's sneakers to her flats. I'd say Ellen is 5'6.5-5'6.75.
Chameleon said on 6/Mar/11
Cameron Diaz in flat shoes was easily taller then her!
Jess said on 23/Feb/11
Ellen DeGeneres could be 5'6.5 at the most..Check out this video of her & Portia -Click Here

Remember she still has her sneakers on! [Portia is 5'6]. Also, Angelina Jolie is listed at 5'6.5 & she is taller than ellen but not by much. I think Ellen is a tad bit under 5'6..
mousie said on 23/Jan/11
I believe in what Harris said. She's not 5'7" period
Ralph Walker said on 3/Jan/11
Carmen Electra was just on with spike heels and platform soles.
Carman is 5'2-1/2"and even with the shoes, she was a tad shorter than Ellen who was wearing flat shoes. I got no problem believing Ellen is 5'-7.5" to 5'-8"
MWalker said on 12/Dec/10
Do a google search for "Pink Ellen" and see that 5'3" Pink is taller than Ellen DeGeneres.
Kiana said on 2/Dec/10
I was watching ellen the other day and the guest star was 5'4" without her heels on (the measured her on the show) and when she first came on (heels and all) and ellen hugged her, she was a clear few inches taller so 5'7" to 5'7 1/2" sounds about right
J.J. said on 28/Nov/10
Rob 5'7" was a very fair estimate but I think she us 5'6.5" solid. 5'7.5" is way too much for her
Bradi said on 16/Nov/10
5'7'' is the top she could be. I don't see her higher than 170cm.

In fact, she seems shorter than 5'7'' compared to most actors on this website.
cruuise myster said on 5/Nov/10
rob do you think she is closer to 5ft 7.5 or 5ft 7 my opinion is 5ft 7

Editor Rob
she said 5ft 8 in a few interviews in the past, but changed it to 5ft 7.5, she could be 5ft 7 or 7.5
Anonymous said on 9/Jun/09
Bob, the models wear high heels, Ellen doesn't.
brad said on 22/Apr/09
so if you say she is 5'6 or 5'7 that mean zac efron is no more than 5'7 and half 171cm?...
but i think shes taller about 5'7 3/4 173cm.
Click Here zac and ellen about same height
Josh said on 20/Apr/09
Just saw a video of Travolta on the Ellen show with Travolta towering over Ellen. Travolta is listed as 6 ft on this site. Either Travolta is more like 6'2" or Ellen is around 5'6". Click Here
mcfan said on 22/Mar/09
Right. Even her sneakers are the Converse type that only have .50 inch heels.
anonymous said on 1/Feb/09
she never wears heels. She's more of a sneakers girl.
quas said on 17/Dec/08
heres a pic of Ellen standing next to a 5'11 Alan light. Alan looks about 3 inches taller but I assume that shes wearing heels.

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anonymous said on 10/Nov/08
She looks taller than oprah. She is taller than most of her guests. She looks 170cm.
Anonymous said on 12/Oct/08
She's about 2 inches shorter than Benjamin McKenzie and Kanye West, so she has to be 5'6
Anonymous said on 27/Aug/08
Saw an interview with Daniel Radcliffe and she looked about 2-3 inches taller than him.
ana said on 6/Jul/08
I was in the audience for one of her shows, and she danced right next to me. I'm 5'3, and she was much taller than me. She actually seemed taller and thinner in person than on tv.
verg said on 30/Jun/08
i just met ellen a couple weeks ago. and she was just as tall as me. she is definitely no shorter than 5'7'' AND wearing flat shoes too.
mcfan said on 12/May/08
Ellen always wears the type of sneakers with the smallest heels. Most sneakers will give you about half-inch to 1.4 inches and shoes will give you 3/4 inch to 1.5 inches. The type of sneakers she wears, converse all-stars, only give me a half-inch. It's fairly safe to say that you can add almost an inch to Ellen when comparing her to her guests because of her sneakers. She might give the appearance of 5'6 but this is due to her footwear.
sf said on 3/Apr/08

On an episode of Roseanne, she plays a therapist and they show her standing next to 5'6" Jackie (supposedly 5'6"). Ellen was not taller, and was in sneakers. Jackie actually looks taller, and may have had an inch on her shoes. She did not have on high heels. I was actually surprised how short DeGeneres looked.

People keep saying, "why would she have a reason to lie?" The same reason we all lie. Why do you lie? Why do many, many people lie about their heights, among other things??? She's no different than you are.
Anna said on 14/Mar/08
I think shes much taller. I remember when Benjamin MCKenzie was on her show. He was so much shorter than her and he claims that he is 5,8.... yeah right
Charliemoto said on 24/Feb/08
Ellen Degeneres and Cristina Aguilera (aguilera in 3 inches heels) Degeneres in 2cm allstar.

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ELLEN looks tall and slim but i doesn't tower over Aguilera in heels the difference is about give or take 5cm at most.

Ellen might well be 169-170cm barefoot.
Hollie said on 28/Jan/08
She had Mo'Nique on her show today and Mo'Nique looked to be about one inch taller (with 2 inch heels on). I'd say she's at least 5'8"
Anonymous said on 24/Jan/08
5'6" for Ellen. She was 4" shorter than Storm Large who is 5'10". Storm was at least 4" shorter than Toby Rand (in similar sneakers) on RS Supernova who on his own my space had his height at 6'2". Oprah (5'6.5") was much taller than ellen in moderate heels. Ellen's sneakers give her at least an inch of height ( I have sneaks that give me 1.5") And the Heels Oprah had on at the most gave her 2". 5'6.5" for Ellen tops.
Lisa said on 9/Jan/08
Ellen is 5 foot 8! I saw it when iused to work at the DMV!
nicole said on 20/Dec/07
Click Here . Ellen is at least an inch taller and Britney had 4 (maybe 3 )inch heels on.
dmeyer said on 7/Sep/07
she looks 15 cm under miller so more 5'6.5
AKK said on 14/Aug/07
5'6.5" sounds about right. Repeat of Valentine's show with Drew Barrymore, and Barrymore's in easily 3 inch heels, and still looks half an inch shorter, thereabouts.
Anon said on 1/Jul/07
Ellen answered on her website that she is 5'8. she said it herself. she has no reason to lie lol.
Joy said on 7/Apr/07
I just watched the Ellen DeGeneres show with Gwen as a guest wearing 6" heels. If Ellen is 5' 7" and Gwen is 5"6' (according to this site) then how could Ellen only be about an inch shorter wearing her normal tennis shoes when they stood next to each other? (Gwen's hair was up in the front but comparing their foreheads she was just about an inch taller than Ellen.) Who is shorter/taller than previously thought?
Bob said on 10/Mar/07
There's no way she is 5'7 ... i saw her on yesterday show and she's like shoulder level with some models ... if she is 5'7 that puts the models at at least 6'7 :) ... i'd give her max 5'5 including her shoes
Anonymous said on 23/Dec/06
Storm Large is more like 5'11 maybe even slightly under. There is a picture with Jack Black and she is only slightly taller and I swear Black is not over 5'5.
Anonymous said on 23/Dec/06
She must be 5'6. I saw Evangeline Lily (5'5) on the shoe and in heels Evangeline was at least an inch taller. Lily's shoes didn't seem to be a 4" heel which only gives slightly under 2 3/4" of height. Assuming Lily's shoes gave her 2.5 inches, that makes her 5'7.5" and Ellen 5'6.5" in shoes. Her sneakers seem to be the really low kind, so I'll say she is 5'6.
TJ said on 7/Dec/06
KT Tunstall is 5'2 and Ellen only look 2-3 inches taller than her on the show. Footwear looked similar. Not a chance that she is 5'7.
AKK said on 5/Dec/06
Hmm. Storm Large is supposed to be 6 feet tall, and she carries herself like a tall woman, but surprisingly enough, Ellen managed to hit eye to nose level. On the other hand, it seems Ellen was wearing thicker shoes than normal, while Storm was wearing rather flat shoes.

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AKK said on 14/Oct/06
Whatever her height, she's roughly 2 inches taller than Pink. Just saw Pink on Ell's show, and they were almost dead-even, with Pink in 2 inch heels.
Anonymous said on 17/Aug/06
Shakira is under 5 feet, when she was on EllenΒ΄s show the both wore flats and Ellen was ONLY about 3 inches taller than Shakira.
Anonymous said on 14/Jul/06
An inch taller than David Spade. I think the best bet is to go with 5'6".
Anonymous said on 11/Jul/06
She and Madonna were dead on with Madonna in 3 inch heels. They add about 2 inches and Madge is 5'3" MAX so Ellen is a clean 5'5" I think 5'6".
Anonymous said on 26/Jun/06
Not over 5'6"
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mm said on 18/Jun/06
I most definitely don't think that she is 5'7.5. I would give her 5'5, tops. Otherwise, everyone in Hollywood is over 5'8.
Anonymous said on 18/Jun/06
Here she is with 5'7.5" Randy Jackson. Even if Randy were taller, Ellen is still only 5'5".
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Anonymous said on 14/Jun/06
I believe you, DAffy. I met her too. If you had a picture to show it would be awesome. I get so annoyed that people think they can tell from pictures how tall people are. Like, I met Gwyneth Paltrow and then stood by her again last year at Austin City Limits and she is 5'7" but people just won't believe me. My friend, who works out with Gwyneth in NYC even says she's 5'6". I feel your annoyance.
Daffy said on 22/May/06
Just to quote Kats 'And eyewitnesses accounts bore me...they're often not accurate'...hmmm, whereas trying to tell from a picture - where nobody knows the height of the person their standing next to anyway...not THATS accurate! Ellen is 5"6ish...take my word or not! Have met her, spoken to her ABOUT it - stood next to her, had my picture taken with her...had my friends picture taken with her...My MEDICAL records show I am 5"6 and we stood, both in sneakers, and were IDENTICAL heights!

Editor Rob
you see, when someone says they have a picture...I have to ask, why not email the pic if you can...I won't show it to anyone, hell even blank out your face...
Frank2 said on 30/Apr/06
That's right Ellen's 5'6" max. But Duchovny is a bit taller than 6'. That or I'm shrinking!
ice said on 28/Apr/06
5'8? She sure didn't look that height next to duchovny, and i doubt he's downgrading himself. Also Frank2 said on the Marilyn Monroe page that he made a mistake and said 5'7, he meant 5'6.
~Nate~ said on 24/Apr/06
Kats thats cute my or any one else's word don't have to be good enough for you. I've met Ellen a few of my friends who love Ellen have met her as well and my friends are tall girls at about 5'8-5'9, they've all said Ellen is at the least 5'7.5 but 5'6 your crazy dude, I think Ellen is anywhere from 5'7.5-5'8.5
Anonymous said on 5/Apr/06
That duchovny shot is really good. Thanks, ice. I don't think she's over 5'6.5". Do you guys?
Kats said on 4/Apr/06
Yeah, the Marilyan Monroe talk lost me. How do we really know she was 5'5.5 anyways?

And eyewitness accounts bore me... they're often not accurate. Sorry to doubt people's abilities in judging someone's height in person, but your word isn't good enough for me.
ice said on 1/Apr/06
Um... who said anything about Marilyn Monroe?
Frank2 said on 31/Mar/06
Ellen is about 5'7". I met Ellen when she hosted the Emmys so I know exactly how tall she is. And for those who still say Marilyn Monroe was nearly 5'6," try imagining how tall she looked back then compared to how tall Ellen looks today. If Marilyn was truly 5'5-1/2" she was only an inch and a half shorter than Ellen and with heels was taller than Ellen is in flats. And Ellen rarely, if ever, wears heels or she'd tower over many of her guests. Marilyn always wore high heels and was still shorter than 5'10" actors like Olivier and Clift. Sometimes I think logic is missing from many people today. I'm getting tired of posting photos of celebs like Marilyn standing next to not-so-tall actors who are still obviously taller and then hearing people use excuses that the actors are 6' or nearly that height. It's just insane!
ice said on 31/Mar/06
Sorry for all this back to back posting Rob. I just wanted to include this one pic. I doubt people look at the very last page.

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ice said on 31/Mar/06
Okay, i know you can't post something like that without a little evidence, so here...

Justin Timbelake is listed a 6'0 here, but everyone that has met him says 5'11, including Glenn. Here are the two together.

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Now looking at a true 6'0 Duchovny and ellen.

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I think she's a strong 5'6, maybe even a nice 5'6.5 at 169cm. But this listing is a little too high.
ice said on 31/Mar/06
I think she is a solid 5'6. That is my opinion. After comparing her to other celebs, something seems a little shorter about her. She doesn't really tower the way a legit 5'8 woman in hollywood does (Think Mariah Carey or Cameron Diaz). Her shoes may be low, but it doesn't account for some of the differences I have seen. Some may ask, "Why would she lie?" My answer, "Why wouldn't she? If you don't lie about your height in hollywood then you get shortchanged because everyone else lies."
Kats said on 27/Mar/06
Mr. R., your comment was basically pointless. Know why? Because people lie about their height! People lie about their height and give the same number over and over. Their word means nothing. Why are we believing celebrities just because they say a number? It's standard to exaggerate. It's rare for ones to tell the truth. That's just the way it is. Ellen, by no means is "short," but she's not as tall as she claims.
Mr. R said on 24/Mar/06
She stated this height the other day on her show.
Kats said on 24/Mar/06
I definitely agree with 5'5 1/2. I'm not downgrading her because she's in flat shoes and I'm used to most females in heels. Look at all the comparisons that make her shorter. It makes sense she is listed as 5'7 1/2 though. It's so standard to add those extra 2 inches (or so)...
Anonymous said on 7/Mar/06
Then why is she the exact same height as Dustin Hoffman (on her show - check out the gallery on her web page)?
Anonymous said on 7/Mar/06
5'5.5" after comparing her to Brittany Spear's and Tyra. And Tyra is 5'9" now that I have pinned Latifa at about 5'8" and Ellen was much shorter. I think going to 5'6" would be the most solid estimate.
mcfan said on 5/Mar/06
She cannot be 5'6 when she's, at the most, an inch shorter than Sharon Stone. My belief is Sharon Stone is 5'8.5 and Ellen is 5'7.5 or maybe even 5'7.75. Here's why she appears shorter than she is: It's her choice of sneakers. I own a pair of converse all-stars. The difference between me in them and not in them is only .75 -- not even an inch. I have other sneakers that give me 1.25 inches, but the ones Ellen wears give minimal extra height. So, if you're wearing normal shoes which give 1.25-1.5, you then have a .5-.75 height advantage over Ellen if you're a guest. I thought at first you can measure the outside of a shoe or sneaker to give you an idea of how much the extra height is, but your foot is typically lower by .25 once you stick it in the shoe.
heightfan said on 5/Mar/06
If ellen is really only 5'6", which I strongly dispute, that call for many downgrades. She never wears heels or shoes with big soles, and still looks most celebs in the eye.
Anonymous said on 26/Feb/06
Did anyone just see her show with Tyra on it/? It is perfect for comparison. They are both in total flats and Tyra is a very strong 5" tallewr than Ellen. I always thought she was taller but I think 5'506" is it for her.
GM said on 11/Feb/06
I ran into Ellen at the vet's office. I'm 5'8" and she's at least 2-3 inches shorter--5'5" is the best bet--definitely no more than 5'6".
heightfan said on 10/Feb/06
No downgrade needed here. She is 5'7" 1/2 and has no reason to lie.

Anonymous said on 8/Feb/06
rob you must downgrade ellen to 5'5. britney spears is tall as ellen.when britney was on the ellen show and they stood next to eachother britney was taller but she had 2 inches heels.if you dont count the heels of britney they on the same if britney is 5'4 ellen is no more then 5'5
heightfan said on 20/Jan/06
Today on her show in her interview with Constance Marie, said she was 5'7" 1/2. I think this is right on as she has no reason to inflate her height. Lateley she has been wearing sneaks with a very thin sole which could account for someone such as Elijah appearing taller. I would suspect that he has "special" shoes. BTW Constance Marie stated that she was 5'4" 3/4 which seems about right as she was slightly taller than Ellen with 4 inch heels.
Anonymous said on 18/Dec/05
I think Brandy is right. I just watched the clip and they both seem to fall into 5'6". Maybe Ellen is 5'6.5 but nowhere near 5'8".
Brandy said on 19/Nov/05
I just watched Ellen interview Elijah Wood. You have Ellen down as 5'7" and Elijah down as 5'6" and on the show Elijah looks a bit taller than Ellen. Here is the link: (I hope that is right) Maybe they made it look as if he is taller or if their heights are wrong on this site, I just thought it was interesting.

Editor Rob
yeah, this was a fleating moment when they met. One thing is I think he may have had extra cm in his shoes as she's usually in trainers? But I didn't see elijah looking taller...
~Nate~ said on 28/Oct/05
I'm actually going to go with my friend that loves her to her show next week, I'll try to stand in the front row and measure her while she dances past me! LOL Anyways yeah I'll let you guys know what I think.
Anonymous said on 27/Oct/05
Ellen is not 5'8". She is the exact same height as Portia De Rossi. They are both 5'6" or 7".
~Nate~ said on 14/Oct/05
Ok my co-worker goes to the Ellen show all the time, we live in San Diego and Ellen tapes in LA. My friend has been to the Ellen show four times now and recalls once when Ellen Walked by their row dancing of course lol. MY friend Tina is 5'5 and says Ellen is definitely a good 3-4 inches taller then her. SO 5'8 sounds right
Who said on 27/Sep/05
Saw Ellen. I am just at 5'8" and she is definitely 5'6" tops.
~Nate~ said on 30/Aug/05
Ok I saw the episode on Ellen with Britney Spears because I watch her religiously. Ok Ellen was wearing plain sneakers flat ones, as Britney was wearing about 4 inch boots. Britney was a tad shorter then Ellen even with the boots. Sometimes they looked the same but when they stood next to eachother Britney was just a tad shorter then Ellen, so Ellen has to be 5'8.
Anonymous said on 29/Aug/05
she is 5'5 atmost.britney spears was an inch taller than her on her show and britney is short

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