How tall is Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale's Height

6ft ¼ in (183.5 cm)

Welsh International Footballer who has played for Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid. On real's website they firstly listed him as 1.83m, and by 2017 had him as 1.85m and about 82kg.


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Average Guess (213 Votes)
6ft 0.5in (184.1cm)
Guessheight said on 17/Jan/21
Definitively 183 at his lowest, 2cm shorter than 185 ronaldo, 2cm doesn't look noticeable for people who don't obsess over height.
Lava said on 11/Jan/21
Bale 185 cm ㅡ Vinicius 194-193 cm Click Here
Rory said on 8/Jan/21
Not sure I'd say he easily clears 186 out of bed,but could hit 186 on the button straight out. Could be a 6ft 3/8th guy like Benzema.
slim 6'1 said on 5/Jan/21
6 foot half inch is arguable, he easily clears 186cm out of bed ✅
EEEE eee sports said on 31/Dec/20
I Agree @im sturdy 1.83
Bale looks Like 1.86 cm
Slim 6'1" said on 30/Dec/20
About one inch difference between cr7 and Gareth bale
Slim 6'1" said on 30/Dec/20
I smell a 184cm upgrade coming I agree this bale is 184 and the other bale is 182
Im sturdy 1.83 said on 27/Dec/20
Max 1.91
Progking said on 26/Dec/20
@Lava i think Gareth is 6'0.25 and measures 6'1.25-6'1.5 in most shoes, or 186 cm range.
Im sturdy 1.83 said on 26/Dec/20
1.85 ok
Lava said on 26/Dec/20
185 cm with shose 187 cm
Slim 6'1" said on 24/Dec/20
Bale: 184cm
Cr7: 186.5cm
Im sturdy 1.83 said on 22/Dec/20
I think bale 1.86
Im sturdy 1.83 said on 22/Dec/20
1 inch its a crazy
Bale 1.86
Cristiano 1.87
Ronaldo 185.4cm said on 21/Dec/20
I think Bale is 183cm flat or just about 6 feet at his very low point. And there could be a possibility of Bale being 184cm, because if the 1.83m listing could have had hung around for a while and stayed as 1.83m, he could be 184cm. But I personally think it's not that case. He doesnt look much above 184cm next to players like Cristiano and Benzema. I don't even know why the average guesses have suddenly increased by 4mm from what it was before. I think its because of the certain gang claiming Bale as being 6'2 range. + Bale isn't even as well proportioned as Cristiano is.
Slim 6'1" said on 21/Dec/20
About 184cm at his low
An inch difference between cr7 and bale
1.84 said on 18/Dec/20
Bale heights google
2010: 1.83
2012: 1.86
2014: 1.83
2015: 1.86
2016: 1.83
2017: 1.83-1.86-1.88-1.85
2018: 1.85
2020: 1.85 1.88
İ think Bale 1.86
1.83 nah nah nah İTS lie
Im sturdy 1.83 said on 16/Dec/20
Bale 1.83
Ronaldo 1.84
WT* wow
İm 1.83
All right My height 1.80
Imposseble
Ronaldo 185.4cm said on 15/Dec/20
@123 Well, you're asking how, the answer is, the measurements. They don't lie, that's how he is actually under 184cm. How can he be more than he actually measures. Obviously shorter than 6'1 Ronaldo.
Im sturdy 1.83 said on 9/Dec/20
Jack Whitehall:6 feet 2 inch samurai Gareth Bale
RJT said on 8/Dec/20
Lol the only way Bale could measure 6'2.5" is fresh out of bed and wearing tall boots!

6'1 out of bed
6.25" afternoon

Height inflation at its finest.
Editor Rob
I thought he was just getting one up on the guy saying he was 6ft 2 by claiming the 2.5...

or maybe he really wishes he was this tall :)
Im sturdy 1.83 said on 7/Dec/20
6 feet 1.5 inches
True
Heightfc said on 7/Dec/20
He claims to be 6’2 and a half in this video at around the minute mark
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123bro said on 21/Nov/20
1.85 ok
But HOW 1.84 i think Bale taller than 1.84
Slim 6'1" said on 20/Nov/20
184cm
Ronaldo 185.4cm said on 20/Nov/20
@My height 1.83 cm How is Bale taller than Ronaldo if Ronaldo measures taller than Bale? And anyway Bale was listed as 1.83m and Ronaldo never listed under 185cm after his mid 20's. Bale was 24 at the time when he was listed as 1.83cm so no way he grew after that. Ronaldo is taller than Bale. If Bale is 6'2-3 then imma just say Ronaldo is 6'3-4 lol.
Vincent Caleb said on 17/Nov/20
183 guy said on 9/May/20
Gareth Bale height
2014=183
2015=183.5
2016=184.5
2017=184.8
2018=185
2019=185.2
2020=185.5

Wow, who knew that Gareth Bale was the latest developing human of all time? Maybe by the time he is 90 he will be 6’8”!
My height 1.83 cm said on 11/Nov/20
Bale 1.88 1.90
My height 1.83 cm said on 11/Nov/20
I think Bale taller than CR7
Bale sturdy 6feet 2 inches or 3
Slim 6'1" said on 4/Nov/20
1 inch between cr7 & bale
My height 1.83 cm said on 4/Nov/20
Bale is not 1.84
İ think Bale taller than Ronaldo
Slim 6'1" said on 3/Nov/20
He’ll edge changing Tatum & Ryan gosling
Solid 184cm, looks an inch difference with ronaldo
Slim 6'1" said on 31/Oct/20
Rampage I agree Christian bale is 182 wether as Gareth is actually 6’ at 184
Blake said on 31/Oct/20
Yh, I think he is a classic solid 6 footer he probably holds 6 foot at night. I think near 6 ft 1 morning
Im 1.83 said on 27/Oct/20
My height 1.83 bale very tall 1.84 are you joking? Hahahaha bale min 1.85
My height 1.83 cm said on 26/Oct/20
6 feet 1.7 inches
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Oct/20
Yeah this guy would easily measure taller than the other Bale. I think the full 184cm for Garreth if Christian is holed in at a solid 182cm.
Slim 6'1" said on 25/Oct/20
Solid 6 footer unlike Christian bale
Slim 6'1" said on 25/Oct/20
184 is considerable for bale
Rory said on 19/Oct/20
I think Souness said similar about Zidane before too. Described him as 6ft4. Another commentator once described Lewandowski as 6ft4 too lol. I can see why people would guess Bale as being taller than 184 though as his athletic build, broad shoulders etc give the impression of a big guy all round. 6ft2 guesses I could understand but 6ft4 is lunacy.

6ft0.5 I think is possible for Bale though, I wouldn't go any less than 6ft0.25.
Mark Allan said on 18/Oct/20
Graeme Souness thought Bale was 6’3 or 6’4 Rob talk about exaggeration Bale is at most 6’0.5 would you agree Rob?
Editor Rob
yeah, Graeme is known for a bit of exaggeration. After all, he was a guy who would make a shocking tackle like this then pretend to the ref he got hurted.
FiveEightJake said on 18/Oct/20
Graham Souness just said on Bale, “What is he? 6’3? 6’4?” to which Dave Jones replied “6’1”

Interesting. Big inflation. Bale seems tall but honestly just an honest 6ft.
Slim 6'1" said on 9/Oct/20
Give the quarter inch
My height 1.83 cm said on 5/Oct/20
Bale 186 187
Slim 6'1" said on 2/Oct/20
Agree with rampage
He’s about 183.8-184cm
Gr3 said on 19/Sep/20
Someone is trolling Bale's height really hard(probably the ones with measurement nicknames). How can a 1.86m man measure only 1.83m? Even 6'0.5 is too gentle for him, let alone 6'1...
My height 1.83 cm said on 17/Sep/20
1.84 too low
1.87 too high
1.85 1.86 total
186.5 guys said on 31/Aug/20
Yeah 185-186 Max 187 min 184
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Aug/20
184cm range for Bale is arguable though
OriginalAnon said on 29/Aug/20
He could be a cm taller than listed, but that's about right.
Ronaldo 185.5cm said on 27/Aug/20
@183 187 manssss what the f**k is this 188cm talk about Bale??? Or 186 or 7. What if we start to talk about ronaldo being also 190cm?? :D its the same as saying bale is 188cm. Hahaha this is getting actually very ridiculous, bale hanging around 6'2 and ronaldo 190 oh my gosh man, Bale is 184 max. 185 in the morning yeah Lava
183.5menemen said on 26/Aug/20
185.5 186.5 its ok
183 187 manssss said on 21/Aug/20
Bale 15.5 Age height 182
14 Age 172 1 years 10 cm
Bale now height 186 187
Ronaldo 185.5cm said on 20/Aug/20
I've heard that Bale was pretty small but then he had a huge growth between 14 to 16. He definitely grew after the 183 measurement considering he had the growth spurt later
Jack81 said on 20/Aug/20
"183 guy said on 9/May/20
Gareth Bale height
2014=183
2015=183.5
2016=184.5
2017=184.8
2018=185
2019=185.2
2020=185.5"
I don't know what this guy was smoking. In 2014 he was 25. He is between 183 and 184.
Jack81 said on 20/Aug/20
"183 guy said on 9/May/20
Gareth Bale height
2014=183
2015=183.5
2016=184.5
2017=184.8
2018=185
2019=185.2
2020=185.5"
I don't know that this guy was smoking. In 2014 he was 25. He is between 183 and 184.
183.7 said on 19/Aug/20
Minimum 185.2
Maximum 188.2 Total 186.2 187.1
183 184 185 mans said on 18/Aug/20
Bale 186.7
Ronaldo 187.3
Benzema 183.9
Ramos 184.2
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Aug/20
What are guys smoking with the 188cm talk? Yeah Bale can taller due to his build but if he’s actually 6ft2 or close...Ronaldo hanging around 6ft3! Like really?
183.3 said on 15/Aug/20
Morning: 188 187.5
Afternoon: 186 185.5
Night: 185 184.5

Normal: 185.7 or 186.2
Slim 6'1" said on 9/Aug/20
183.8cm at his low
187 manguy said on 9/Aug/20
Bale 185 185.5
Ronaldo 186 187
Benzema 184 184.5
Ramos 183.5 184
Canson said on 8/Aug/20
How is he 188 when he measured 183 and 185?
Chase Oursler said on 8/Aug/20
I’d give him a solid 185-185.5 cm. He is about 1 cm under Ronaldo in this photo, who measured at 186 cm, and about 1-1.5 cm over Benzema who measured 184 cm.
187 manguy said on 6/Aug/20
188
Lava said on 4/Aug/20
measured was 185 cm / 81,8 kg (2017)
Hulk.23 said on 31/Jul/20
Correct listing: between 183cm and 184cm.
Lava said on 29/Jul/20
185 cm
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 25/Jul/20
Bale measuring taller than Ronaldo? Not a chance
Canson said on 19/Jul/20
187 manguy said on 15/Jul/20
Bale 6 feet 2 inches

Tell me you’re joking. How are they all taller than they measure?
187 manguy said on 18/Jul/20
188 yeah
187 manguy said on 16/Jul/20
Happy Birthday My İdil he is 188
187 manguy said on 15/Jul/20
Bale 6 feet 2 inches
187 manguy said on 14/Jul/20
Yes 188
berta said on 13/Jul/20
in the photo above when standing by himselg he could easy pull of 6´1 but in reality i think the listing is good.
187 manguy said on 12/Jul/20
Bale 188
Ronaldo 187
Benzema 184-185
Ramos 183-184
184 185 said on 12/Jul/20
Bale taller than ronaldo bro :)
Bale 188 ronaldo 187
184spanishguy said on 11/Jul/20
185.5/186 out of bed
183.5/184 before bed
Dolan 184cm said on 10/Jul/20
Damn someone really wants bale to get upgraded, he's has never struck me as above 6ft 1 so I think the listing is fine. Rondaldo has always looked taller.
184guy2 said on 8/Jul/20
Bale is 6'3
185 mannnnn said on 5/Jul/20
He is taller than ronaldo 187-188
Ronaldo 185.5cm said on 2/Jul/20
Bale is definitely a flat 6'1 guy (185.42cm) out of bed or a fraction over, 185.5cm), normally i think he is around 1.9cm shorter than ronaldo, he is like 183.6cm.
187 manns said on 27/Jun/20
Bale easy 188 very tall
Matt Evans said on 24/Jun/20
Always looks above 6ft, I’d go for 184-186 range & don’t think 6’1 is an unreasonable height to be listed at for him. similarly to Ronaldo I don’t see a full 6’2(188cm), think even 187cm is a stretch for both men.
Haksim said on 24/May/20
188
He is 184 said on 24/May/20
188 İTS ok
183 guy said on 21/May/20
He is 186
Ronaldo 185.5cm said on 20/May/20
@183 guy lmao he stopped growing already over 10 years ago, with ur logic he will grow all his life to 7 feet omg lmao
181 188 guy said on 20/May/20
BALE 185.5-188
183 guy said on 13/May/20
Rob G Bale's height 185.5 186
183 guy said on 11/May/20
Yeah 185.5
183 guy said on 10/May/20
He is not under 183 he is 185.5
XenOInterloper said on 9/May/20
Solid 6 foot guy imo. Looks even taller sometimes because of his hairstyle.
183 guy said on 9/May/20
Gareth Bale height
2014=183
2015=183.5
2016=184.5
2017=184.8
2018=185
2019=185.2
2020=185.5
183 guy said on 8/May/20
He is 185
David178 said on 18/Apr/20
My Guess
Bale - 183.5
Benzema - 183
Ramos - 182.5
Ronaldo - 185
Ronaldo 185.5cm said on 4/Apr/20
@metin reis you cannot shrink 4cm. Also you cant shrink 2cm betweeen afternoon and night, maybe couple of millimetres more or then just nothing, it depends but not 2cm. 2cm is morning height-)afternoon/night height. About 2,2cm you lose during the day. He is 185.2-3cm in the morning i guess.
Progking said on 22/Mar/20
@RampageClover thats true i wake up at 185.5 cm and go down to 183-183.5 cm, 184 cm depending on the day. Id call that range a strong 6 footer, he can get away with 6'1 a lot
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Mar/20
187.5cm straight out down to 183.5cm before bed is unrealistic. You’d only see that level of fluctuation in a 7fter

Bale probably hits 6ft1 on the nose first thing (arguable a touch over) and closes the day at the current listing.

A guy who gets 187.5cm out of bed shouldn’t dip under 6ft1 in the eveining
metin reis said on 15/Mar/20
morning: 187.5
afternoon: 185.5
night: 183.5
total 186.2
amk said on 7/Mar/20
he is 185 186
Sampex 2 said on 6/Mar/20
185 out of bed
183 before bed
Solid 6ft guy
GB11 said on 6/Mar/20
Gareth Bale is 185 real madrid official site and transfermarkt
BALE said on 5/Mar/20
He is 185 186
Que lo Que said on 29/Jan/20
Always looked an inch shorter than Ronaldo, definently a classic 183cm guy
Junavideo1 said on 31/Dec/19
He is about 2cm shorter than ronaldo, ronaldo is 185.5 and bale 183.6
A.Lawrence said on 28/Dec/19
Rob do ever feel Bale sometimes looks like 6'0 but other times like 6'3" at different times? And what do u think the difference in height is compared to Ronaldo?
Editor Rob
Never thought he looked 6ft 2 or 3, but sometimes 6ft other times 6ft 1
Nik said on 1/Nov/19
I wonder if he would edge out Lampard.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Oct/19
My money is on Bale edging out Nadal
Lazar99 said on 19/Sep/19
Rob.
From what you've seen ,Who is taller Gareth Bale or Rafael Nadal ??
Editor Rob
Sometimes Bale seems taller, but against many players I can see 6ft or 6ft 0.25...sometimes Nadal at times has seemed he could pull off nearer 6ft 1/2
Nik Ashton said on 1/Sep/19
It’s interesting Real listed him as 1.83m!
Valois 2.0 said on 4/Aug/19
Nothing under 6'0.
6 Feet Men said on 27/Jul/19
I think he is a weak 6'1"
edwards said on 31/Jan/19
i think he is 6'1
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 17/Jan/19
183cm and 81kg. Always look that in Real Madrid.
TB said on 1/Jan/19
He is 183.1cm
Lava said on 15/Dec/18
Bale: 183.7 - 184.4 cm
Benzema: 183.5 - 184.2 cm
PES said on 4/Jul/18
bale height 188 weight 81
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Jun/18
Out of bed: 185.7cm
Before bed: 183.8cm
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Jun/18
182cm range is too low for this guy. Always appears closer to 184cm
miko said on 24/Jun/18
He's a solid 6'0.

Likely the kind of guy that is 6'0.5 range through most of the day and drops down to a low of a fraction over 6'0 at his lowest.
MAD SAM said on 4/Jun/18
Typical 183 cm guy
QM6'1QM said on 26/May/18
Just solid 6ft tall!
Khaled Taban said on 14/May/18
@Rob,
Didn't you think Marcelo Vieira deserves a page , his height is controversial .
Editor Rob
There's lots of potential footballers to consider.
Khaled Taban said on 30/Apr/18
Bale is 184cm at morning , 183cm at evening so the average is 183.5cm
jonas henriks said on 10/Apr/18
I think he is 184, and 81 kg. In spurs he was like 77-78kg. His 74kg was at 16. He is not that skinny, just muscular.
En said on 10/Apr/18
Has the face of a 6'5 man.
En said on 10/Apr/18
Has the face of a 6'5 man.
zzzzzammagaaahhd said on 7/Apr/18
His bonce is slightly small for his body so he's a solid 6 footer, without a slightly small head he would probably be 6'2
BloodTypeManiac181cm said on 6/Apr/18
Solid 184 cm
Rtyuqrt said on 25/Mar/18
He looks it at many times or even taller. He has perfect tall man proportions, but I don't believe somehow he's the full 6' . He's clearly 3 cm shorter than ronaldo. I could see him at 5'11 3/4 ie 1.82 m. Maybe 183 - 183.5 is his morning height.
Animus said on 20/Mar/18
He weighs 82kg? I suppose it's possible with his thick legs. Overall he looks lighter than Cristiano.
Original said on 12/Mar/18
Agree with 5'11.75" for Ramos, 6'0.25" for Bale and Benzema and 6'1" for Cristiano.
Rory said on 8/Mar/18
Evening heights

Ramos 182.5cm
Ronaldo 185.5cm
Bale 183.5-4cm
Benzema 183.5cm
James the real one said on 3/Mar/18
@Ronald9 "in some photos with ramos they look almost the same height" In fact, Bale looks clearly shorter than Ramos in some pics, so I'm not convinced he is 1.84.

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Rob, do you think that there is a floor advantage for Benzema and Ramos in this pic?
Editor Rob
Always a chance of a slight tilt (looking at background it would be a little tilt in Marcelo's favour), but the ground is unknown. Seems flat enough.
Ronald9 said on 25/Feb/18
Bales height is strange. He can look 6'1 at times but then in some photos with ramos they look almost the same height. Maybe its his proportions because his body in general looks pretty long and big. Heres a pic of him with Ronaldo and Benzema in their most recent game. I'd say Bale 184 cm Benzema 183 and Ronaldo 185.5-186

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Appe 183cm said on 24/Feb/18
@James the real one

Hey san!I'm fine and I hope you are too.
I really appreciate your photo argumentation, in particular I agree with you about the height difference between Ronaldo and Ramos... almost 4cm seems spot on to me.

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Look at this photo - similar to one of the previous posted by you -.
Here Bale seems to be round 1cm taller than Bale. I continue to think Bale edges out Benzema by 0,5-1cm (from all photos I have seen on the net).
IMO Bale is exactly 2cm shorter than Ronaldo and 1,5cm taller than Ramos.
Appe
James the real one said on 22/Feb/18
@Appe 183cm How are you my friend? I do think that Benzema is taller than Bale, not vice versa. Check it out these pics:
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Ramos looks 4 cm shorter than Cristiano, to be honest:

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Bale has hair advantage. If you look closely at the eyebrow level (not the hairline level), you wil notice Benzema looks 1 cm taller than Bale:
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This is only MY opinion but I think Bale is 1.83, Benzema 1.84, Cristiano 1.86 and Ramos 1.82. I think Rob was spot on, Benzema is indeed taller than Bale.
Original said on 21/Feb/18
Agree ~15cm difference, I would say 184 for Bale and 199 for Carmelo.
Appe 183cm said on 17/Feb/18
@Johnson

+/- 15cm difference with Bale. I would say he's around 2m.
Johnson said on 11/Feb/18
@Appe @show @original make prediction for Carmelo Anthony
Johnson said on 1/Feb/18
Carmelo Anthony in loafers and Bale

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video of the slim shoes of Carmelo Anthony
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Appe 183cm said on 1/Feb/18
C. Ronaldo 186cm > Bale 184cm > Benzema 183,5cm > S. Ramos 182,5cm
NiBBBBa said on 18/Jan/18
Add him to the "Soccer players" category.
And I guess he's exactly 183cm or 6ft.
Shogansixfour said on 8/Jan/18
6'0 tall, not 6'1 as I seen many pics of him and Ronaldo (who's a legit 6'1) and Bale is edged out by an inch. So I give him solid legit 6'0 nothing under it though maybe at most half an inch over on a good day.
Hijopotamus said on 5/Jan/18
81.8kg? lol
Original said on 4/Jan/18
IMO 183.6 is his low. I can see he being 184 most of time.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Dec/17
Out of bed: 185.51cm
Before bed: 183.66cm
Dude 173 cm said on 24/Dec/17
@Rampage

Do you still the way of Johnson?
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/Dec/17
He really can appear 185cm at times...
Dude 173 cm said on 22/Dec/17
Isn't 183.5 cm, looks that with fakes six footers (5'11.5"/5'11.75"), 185 cm with shoes
MJKoP said on 29/Nov/17
For some reason, going by his neck and head I'd expect him to be close to seven feet tall if not even taller!!!
Appe 183.3cm said on 1/Nov/17
183,75cm x 76kg
Original said on 20/Oct/17
183 - 184.5 area.
Johnson said on 14/Oct/17
@Rob Now that Real Madrid updated data on its web, you should put above that Bale is listed this year in Real Madrid: 185 and 81.8 kg
the Slav said on 1/Oct/17
Ramsey is 5'11.25-.5 - strong 5'11 guy
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Sep/17
6ft1 out of bed is probable
sumdude said on 30/Sep/17
185-185.5cm morning.
183cm absolute lowest at night. Solid 6ft man.
Ajs said on 21/Sep/17
Is it just me or did he look taller when he had shorter hair...
anon176 said on 8/Sep/17
Johnson said on 8/Sep/17
Ramsey is 182

Safely ruled out!
Johnson said on 8/Sep/17
Ramsey is 182
anon176 said on 7/Sep/17
Bale edges out Ramsey. That's easy to spot. Next to CR7 he can look sub 6' but Cristiano never slouches.
jjj said on 6/Sep/17
Strange how on Fifa Bale is listed as 183cm and Ramsey is 177cm, but this photo proves they're actually the same height!

What do you think, Rob?

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Canson said on 2/Sep/17
@Johnson: I agree with you on that statement less margin for wrror
Junior said on 16/Aug/17
He could be measure 6'0.5" few hours out of bed. Solid 6'0 before bed.
James said on 14/Aug/17
@Johnson I agree with you.
Johnson said on 12/Aug/17
@James Rob did it perfectlty. People not used to feet and inches see 5'11 and 5'10.75 and don't pay attention to feet inches just read 180

With the new format. Now we all know that 5'11 is solid 180 and 5'10.75 a weak 180 (179.7 or so)

It is just a way to control weak and strong in cms
Richard said on 12/Aug/17
Bale is obviously a 6fter. He'd get guessed 6ft 1 by a fair amount of people. Legit 184 range imo
James said on 11/Aug/17
@Christian-6'5 3/8 You said on a previous comment that "whenever you list a celeb as "6ft 0.25in (184 cm)" or "6ft 3in (191 cm)", some people believe that they're a legit 184 or 191, which is erroneous because they actually equate to 183.5 and 190.5 respectively." Why is 6' 0.25" (183.5) not a legit 1.84? Is then 6 ft 0 (182.8) not a legit 1.83? In European countries most people do not claim its own height in decimals. So 182.8 is rounded up to 1.83 not rounded down to 1.82. It's also logical, from a mathematical point of view. In mathematics, it's wrong to round down numbers when the decimal is 5 or bigger. So it's erroneous to round down 182.8, instead of rounding up to 1.83. The same goes with 183.5, that should be roundep up to 1.84. On the other hand, 6 ft 1 (185.4) should be rounded down to 1.85. In conclusion, 183.5 is a legit 1.84, because in mathemathics you can't round down a decimal which is 5 or more, and most people don't claim its height in decimals.

"Leave it the same if the next digit is less than 5 (this is called rounding down)
But increase it by 1 if the next digit is 5 or more (this is called rounding up)"

Reference:
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Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 9/Aug/17
My mistake, 6'0.5" is actually 184.15, it's actually a 0.6-0.7cm difference from 6'0.25"
Slim 182 cm said on 6/Aug/17
I totally agree with Christian , rob you've got half intervals for feet and inches, why not add half intervals for metres and centre meters, please do this as we're not all American. And I myself could be a perfect example of the confusion. as I measure 184 out of bed and i downgraded myself a quarter inch which is ironic cause most users that miscalculate their height actually inflate themselves a quarter inch.
Editor Rob: I included it for the voting, but was 50/50 whether to put 1 decimal place in the metric part at the top.

Maybe I should do it, as it then matches up with giving 1 decimal place like the voting.
Canson said on 5/Aug/17
Tough time getting a read on this one
James said on 4/Aug/17
@Christian-6'5 3/8 Just by looking at pictures, nobody knonws if Bale is exactly 183.5, 183.6 or 183.7. There is no way to be so precise. In the metric system people are usually not listed or measured in decimals, to be so precise is generally not practice. Nobody claims to be 183.5 or 183.6.

No single football player or tennis player has its height officially listed in decimals. They are rounded. Anyhow, Bale is listed here as 6' 0.25" (1.84). That's correct, since 6' 0.25" is 183.5, and 183.5 should be rounded up to 1.84 not rounded down to 1.83.

This is how to round a number:

"Leave it the same if the next digit is less than 5 (this is called rounding down)
But increase it by 1 if the next digit is 5 or more (this is called rounding up)"

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Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 3/Aug/17
@James

I get that. I'm just saying, some people who aren't familiar with ft/in measurements will believe that a 6'0.25" and a 6'0.5" listed celeb here is the same height because both have "184 cm" listed beside, when they're 0.5cm apart.
James said on 2/Aug/17
I wanted to say "physician" instead of the non-existent word "medician" haha. Sorry, English is not my native language.
James said on 2/Aug/17
@Christian-6'5 3/8 Nobody is measured including the decimals. Medicals measure patients and they don't say "you are 183.6" or "you are 183.8". They also don't claim "you are 184.2" or "you're 183.5". At least that's what my mother says, she works as a medician as she rounds up. For example, if a patient is 173.6 cm, she just rounds it up to 1.74. She says that's how they teached her to do it, and everybody in the hospital do the same.

I live in a European country with the stabilished imperial measurement, and nobody claim their height in decimals. So if Bale is 183.6 or 1.83.7 it doesn't matter, he is correctly rounded up to 1.84 by Rob.
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 2/Aug/17
Rob, should you start adding decimals next to centimeters for listings like 6'0.25" and 6'3"? I think it's a good idea because whenever you list a celeb as "6ft 0.25in (184 cm)" or "6ft 3in (191 cm)", some people believe that they're a legit 184 or 191, which is erroneous because they actually equate to 183.5 and 190.5 respectively. Also, some of the visitors will also think that a 6'0.25" and a 6'0.5" celeb, or 6'3" and 6'3.25" celeb are the exactly the same height, since some of them don't pay attention to the ft/in listing and just read the cm listing since they're not familiar with the imperial measurements.
Slim 182 cm said on 1/Aug/17
Ronaldo and Bale are actually 2 cm apart. Correct listing.
Appe 183.3cm said on 17/Jul/17
In the last period I've started thinking he could be closer to 183cm than to 184cm.
Slim 181 cm said on 12/Jul/17
Strong 6'0, one inch shorter than cristiano ronaldo.
Appe 183.3cm said on 23/Jun/17
@Ronaldo

I agreee with your morning (just out of bed) estimation but I think his lowest could be between 183cm and 183,5cm since he probably shrinks around an inch on a normal day.
Ronaldo said on 21/Jun/17
morning: 185.4 cm
afternoon: 184.5 cm
night: 183.8 cm
Daniel said on 3/Jun/17
Looks atleast 184 to me. Very solid 6fter
Aakrish said on 13/May/17
Wow! ronaldo is taller than bale!!!
Borats Chicken said on 20/Apr/17
rob, how tall you reckon sam warburton is next to gareth?
James said on 23/Mar/17
@Rory Yes I can. If the picture is reliable why not? I admit there is a chance that the floor is not on the same level on my two pics. But I haven't seen enough yet to see Bale looking "strong" six footer. Always looks 2'5 cm shorter than Cristiano and there is still not enough evidence he is taller than Benzema or even Ramos. The advantage of these 2 pics is that you can see their feet and Bale doesn't look taller than Ramos.
Johnson said on 23/Mar/17
@Rory good point!!
Rory said on 22/Mar/17
You can't use one picture alone to justify a downgrade. Bale to me most typically looks a strong 6footer.
James said on 17/Mar/17
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Bale doesn't look over 6 ft compared with 6 ft listed Sergio Ramos. Time for a downgrade.

I personally think pictures are more relevant than the general poll. Why? Because people can be confused. These pics show Bale is not taller than Ramos, you can even see their feet.
Don't know what to claim (5'11") said on 16/Mar/17
Tommy174 said on 25/Aug/16
Bale is 184cm, Ronaldo is 185cm, Benzema is 182cm
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Benzema is 188cm in the morning , drops to 186.5 cm. He is taller than Ronaldo.

Take a look at pictures of Ronaldo not on his tippy toes.
HonestSlovene said on 24/Feb/17
This guy is 100% 186 cm morning and 184 cm evening. Ronaldo looks barely taller than him, maybe 1-2 cm.
John said on 12/Feb/17
You should upgrade ronaldo to 186 cm.
What do you think, Rob?
Anon said on 11/Feb/17
6' seems about right.
James said on 8/Feb/17
@Rampage(-_-_-)Clover Probably they are both a bit shy of these marks in the morning IMO.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Jan/17
Ronaldo is probably closing in on 6ft2 out of bed and Bale easily a full 6ft1.
Johnson said on 29/Jan/17
@ok you measured him... funny comment!! Good try
ok said on 28/Jan/17
I measured him he is 180.34 was bit night time though.. ESPN him on that... Most legit 6 foot Hollywood or modeling though
Cristiano said on 13/Jan/17
legit 6' imo
trumpslave said on 12/Jan/17
Rob i believe the difference between bale and cristiano is 2 or 3 cms it's obvious. So the only way to fix this is downgrading bale to 6ft flat or upgrading cristiano to 6ft1.25 what do you think?
Rory said on 12/Jan/17
@James
Yh I used to think the difference between Bale and Ronaldo was negligible, like half an inch at most, but I'm now of the view that there could be near an inch between them. I still think though Ronaldo at a solid 6ft 1 and Bale at a strong 6 foot makes sense. A strong 6fter would measure more than 184 range out of bed so I think Bale at 185.5 out of bed is fair. Ronaldo is probably 187.5 out of bed.
James said on 11/Jan/17
@Rory

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(Not the Eurocup pictures haha)

IMO Bale is listed and looks 2.5 cm (an inch) shorter than Cristiano. 185.5?

I will go with with Johnson 184.5 in the morning sounds more believable for me.
James said on 11/Jan/17
@Johnson Yeah, you probably look 1.77 don't worry. My mother works as a pediatric physician and she has to measure teenagers at work. She measures these guys and girls in the morning (her worktime). When I was in high school, Physical Education teachers always measured me in the morning. I have the impression that most people is measured in the morning and do claim their height in shoes (height liars) or at least the morning barefoot height. If I claim my evening height people never believe me, so I always claim my morning height. Of course If I were to claim my height in shoes people wouldn't believe me and I would feel like a liar.
Rory said on 8/Jan/17
Bale would be 185.5 cms out of bed Imo. Can't see him waking up below 185 tbh.
Johnson said on 7/Jan/17
I claim 176 but I am obsessed because I think I appear 177 around people...and that being measured 2 times at the equivalent of 5'9 on the dot in medicals. I also gain 1 cm extra gut busting. I hold my height well I don't dwarf with people
James said on 7/Jan/17
@Johnson Interesting opinion!

Can I ask you a personal question? What height do you claim to be when people ask you?
Johnson said on 6/Jan/17
@James Out of bed 184.2 for Bale sounds very little. I am out of bed 177.5. After breakfast 176.5 teatime 175.5 before bed 175.5. I think Rob agree early morning he can be 184.5
James said on 5/Jan/17
IMO:

Out of bed 184.2

Teatime (around 6 pm) still around 182.7 or 182.8 (6 ft)

At his absolute lowest (10:30 pm) 182.5


Most time of the day he is comfortably in the 1.83 range.
Canson said on 4/Jan/17
185 out of bed
183 at his lowest
James said on 1/Jan/17
@HonestSlovene HAHAHAHA good joke. Bale is 6' 1.5" in heels maybe.
Importer said on 1/Jan/17
Duuuuuude it's so weird if you face swap this guy and mine i would 100% believe that his stance is identical to me holy bagoogle lol
Hijopotamus said on 1/Jan/17
Could be anything around 183.
HonestSlovene said on 31/Dec/16
Bale is a solid 6'0.5" or 184 cm, pushing 6'1" (184.5cm). One of the few listings here which are actually less than his actual measurement barefoot would be. Around 6'1.5" in football shoes easily.
Johnson said on 27/Dec/16
I have seen lots of pics of James Rodriguez he is 179.5 cm. Chicharito 175 cm, Isco 175.5 cm and Falcao 177 cm
Canson said on 26/Dec/16
Yea I'm thinking 183-183.5 also. Looks 2cm shorter than renaldo. He's a solid 6-6'.25 tho
6 foot 17 yrs still growing said on 23/Dec/16
@ james if you looked at alonso left foot it is off the ground making him taller I think he is 5 ft 11.5/11.75 with bale being 6 ft /6 ft 0.25 and casillas 5 ft 11/5 ft 11. 25 and james rodriguez is my real surprise in that photo he is 5 ft 9.5/9.75 .. like he is 5 ft 10 max away from 5 ft 11 listing he is and marcelo I think he is a decent 5 ft 8.
James said on 20/Dec/16
This pic is very interesting IMO. It shows Bale is not taller than 6 ft Xabi Alonso:

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James said on 20/Dec/16
I think Bale, Benzema and Ramos are all of them 6 ft. Bale is not over 6 ft.

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James said on 20/Dec/16
Bale could be 1.83. The problem here is that we compare him with overlisted players like Ramos and Alonso.
Rory said on 16/Dec/16
If you google Gareth Bale and Harry Kane there looks a 1.25 inch difference between, but possibly Kane is losing a bit posture wise. Still, I'd have said Kane roughly 6ft 2, Bale 6'0.5.
Rory said on 12/Dec/16
I think 6'0.25 would be his low Mark. I could see him measuring 6'0.5 before lunch.
6 ft 17 yrs still growing said on 10/Dec/16
Is this his lowest or afternoon?
Johnson said on 8/Dec/16
@joe joe Tottenham updated height of players on its site
joe joe said on 1/Dec/16
@MS @James. Kyle Walker is listed everywhere at 1m 78cm. Just so you know.
bitchoftrump said on 16/Nov/16
Gareth bale's height is 184 cm just look at his pictures with 183 cm Ramos and Xabi Alonso and also his pics with 186 cm Cristiano Ronaldo
Jay 184cm said on 2/Nov/16
@MS @Johnson Kyle Walker looking 6'0" with Bale here:-
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Michelle Oursler said on 29/Oct/16
My guess regarding that is bale at 6'0.7
And Ramos at 6'0 to 5'11.6 at minimum
James said on 28/Oct/16
@Leonardo 1.73m Are you sure? Doesn't he look too tall to be only 6 ft? He gives the impression of being like 2 cm taller than 6 ft listed Sergio Ramos.

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Leonardo 1.73m said on 25/Oct/16
Unnecessary upgrade, 6'0 is honest
Rory said on 16/Oct/16
I think 6'0.5 is likely for Bale, he always seems visibly taller than other 6ft range players.
James said on 10/Oct/16
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184 cm compared with Zidane
Johnson said on 9/Oct/16
@MS I have Walker and Ramsey at 182 cm tall. Bale 184.5 cm as Zidane
James said on 29/Sep/16
@MS Then why is he 2 cm taller than Ramos?
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Bale always looks at least 184 cm, even sometimes he can look a weak 185 cm.

184 cm seems to be a good listing.
MS said on 26/Sep/16
He is clearly 6'0.. But if Bale is 184 cm, then Both Ramsey and Kyle Walker looks 182 cm (weak 6'0) next to Bale. Both are listed as 5'10 but they look close to 6'0
mike said on 17/Sep/16
He has ALWAYS looked taller than 183cm, 184cm is the lowest i'd go for Bale.
James said on 8/Sep/16
In the picture that Rob posted he looks 6 ft but compared to Sergio Ramos he looks 184 cm.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Sep/16
I think a full 184cm is arguable for Bale but still not as sure on 185cm even though he can look that...
Rollo Tomasi said on 5/Sep/16
He looks "only" 6 ft flat
Tommy174 said on 25/Aug/16
Bale is 184cm, Ronaldo is 185cm, Benzema is 182cm
James said on 11/Jul/16
He is 184 cm.

He looks 2 cm taller than 182 cm Xabi Alonso and Sergio Ramos:

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Kourosh said on 11/Jul/16
downgrade to 6'0 flat.
Mark said on 6/Jul/16
Ronaldo is clearly at least an inch taller than Bale, both standing straight, face to face, after the game:
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Johno said on 3/Jul/16
183, 184, seems about right.
SAK said on 2/Jul/16
@ A zany, the pic is misleading because it's on a angle. You need to tilt it to the right right when viewing it.
And Ronaldo is slightly taller then Bale, in the pic you can see it as well.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Jun/16
Real Madrid and Barcelona tend to be more accurate with their heights. The premier league inflate the crap out of them. Some guys who don't even reach 6ft are down at 6ft2
Oamir said on 27/Jun/16
We can say bale looks taller than Ronaldo and other players sometimes because he is muscular and he has big shoulders he has a very muscular physique
Arch Stanton said on 26/Jun/16
Bale has been the best player of Euro 2016 so far IMO. MOst games have been crap, and lots of the big name players have failed to deliver but Bale always stands out!
Arch Stanton said on 26/Jun/16
truth said on 22/Jun/16
The tallest 6'0 I have seen. I also thought nearer 6'1, but strong 6'0 is ok I guess.

With 6'2 Chris Coleman he looks exactly this, but i agree he's a guy who you'd think taller at times.
Z187 said on 25/Jun/16
I watched Wales today, during the anthem he was next to Ledley, with an even frontal camera angle, he was the exact same height as Joe Ledley (1,83m) . He might get to 184cm earlier in the day, but he's probably something like 183.5 most of the time. In an age of inflated heights in the majority of people, I'm sure madrid wouldn't list him as shorter.
James said on 25/Jun/16
Nah, Cristiano is 2 cm taller than him. My opinion!
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A zany said on 25/Jun/16
@ James I'm not confused I looked closely and to me bale is taller

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