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Greg said on 31/Oct/19
@Sakz Young White makes perhaps Ethnic Germans or Bosnians or perhaps Dutch guys could average between 5’10-5’11, here in America the average young white male is somewhere in that 5’9 range, and well to be fair my observations are based off of a few different locations in the U.S and from what I’ve seen 5’10 is definitely above average. It’s not say either of us are right or wrong but this is how I look at it.
Bobby 5ft 10in (178cm) said on 31/Oct/19
@Cedric 172cm

That looks about right. I'm a 177/178 guy myself and feel above average.
Importer said on 31/Oct/19
@Johan 185 cm
You are legit 6’1” right, I think I once read you say you are 186cm during the day?
Nik Ashton said on 31/Oct/19
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Person111 said on 31/Oct/19
5'9 is 50th percentile for white men age 60+. In other words, the baby boomer generation. It's funny all the young guys here proclaim 5'9 to be the average height when in reality that's the average for your grandpa's generation. The millennial average is taller than 5'9. See pg 16 here Click Here
Jawline of the Gods said on 31/Oct/19
Person111 said on 29/Oct/19
@Viper, the whole “5’9 is average height” statistic that people here cite often is the average height that includes EVERY demographic, including shorter races such as Hispanics and Asians. White and black men under age 40 average 5’10, white Asian and Hispanic men average 5’7-8, which drags down the average to 5’9. NYC is a shorter city with 20 million people but very few tall people. 5’9 is a NOT the average if you’re talking about the main demographic that posts here (white males under age 40). That demographic’s average is solid 5’10.
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Height differences between different geographical populations are much much much more correlated with linguistic and ancestral groups than traditional racial groupings based on continental origin/skin colour, this goes of course for other evolutionary differences as well, such as the physiological differences which we do no exist, such as when we need to find a compatible organ donor, or give blood, but once again these evolutionary differences are between human populations correlated with linguistic/ancestral groupings, NOT racial continentel/skin colour groupings, hence why when we live in a multiracial society we shouldn't pretend that One-Third of the Male population doesn't exist (those who have Non-European descent),

So Average is Five-Nine range with all that being said. But If you still are going to consider it 5'10"+ based on whatever Race based demographic you belong to in America, I really do not know what else to say to you I will not argue though so Good Day Sir.
Person111 said on 31/Oct/19
@6footTom, I'm talking about young white female millennials only. The statistic you're bringing up includes every race and the elderly. 5'5 is 50th percentile for white women under 40. See pg 14 here Click Here I'm a 5'6 female under 40 and I feel painfully average among my age group. Most white women are 5'4 - 5'7.
Nik Ashton said on 31/Oct/19
@ dio21 - I will say whatever I want to say and whether it gets put on celebheights is dependant on whether Rob thinks my comment is acceptable.
edboy said on 31/Oct/19
@Bego said on 28/Oct/19
Go to Belgrade a city full of people with Montenegrin, Bosnian and Herzegovian, Dalmatian origin and those from Lika. Every 5th to 10th guy was over 190cm. Belgrade is student city with 1.2mill people.

@Bego, Every 5th to 10th guys is over 190 cm is pretty low level, many countries can do that, such as The Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Lithuania, some palces in Germany, US or Cadana, etc. I don't know why you think every 5th to 10th guy is over 190 cm is impressive. One of my classess have 30 college students(male) now, 3 ones are taller than 6'7.

BTW: If you want to show off young Balkans are super tall, please find a local high school with 50%-70% boys were over 190cm. Otherwise, whatever you said is nothing special.
edboy said on 31/Oct/19
@mrfunnyguy It is highly possible that average height of Swedish high schoolers reachs 6'3 in one class. The average height of 20 young boys and the average height of 20,000 young guys would be huge difference in Sweden or any other country. I don't why those filthy animals don't believe that.
Bobby 5ft 10in (178cm) said on 30/Oct/19
@6footTom

Like, that's what I'm saying. For Canada, 5'10 is 66-67 percentile, even when I dip under 5'10 by a 1/4 at a low I'm still in like 65 percentile. So, I don't understand how 5'10 could be 50 percentile let alone 5'5 for women.
Goel175cm said on 30/Oct/19
@ Rob,
Here is the height and weight measurements of almost 140000 Turkish Seafarers. The average height is 174.4cm for them
But my question is
Is this heights are Self Reported heights? They did not mention that they have measured. Can you make a guess?
Click Here
Editor Rob
If it's a medical examination report, then I would be assuming it' actual measurements.
Greg said on 30/Oct/19
@6FootTom Thank you at least somebody agrees you see what I mean? I love how there’s so much double standards on this site lol how is 5’10 average or 5’5 for women when it’s 66th percentile? Isn’t that above average. No that person is just being bias to their own beliefs but you can’t argue with statistics because that’s still a good amount over 50 percent. I can assure you that 5’10 is not the white male average in the U.S only certain European countries that can apply to and maybe Netherlands and Balkans and Dinarc Alps at a strong 5’11 range, you would be taller than most Men at 5’10 assuming you’re legit and not 5’8.5-5’9 claiming 5’10. At my Univeristy I don’t even see that many guys my height, there’s a few but not as many to say that 5’10 is average by that account you mind as well throw 5’11 and 6’0 in there since those are close?.. but that’s not the right way to look at things. In fact 5’8-5’9 and 5’3-5’4 for males and female averages respectively is closer to the truth. And saying nonsensical things like I must live in a short town or something lmao isn’t viable.
Dan84 said on 30/Oct/19
Yes height is pretty random at times when you look at the rest of your family. Both of my parents are tall compared to their parents. My mum, who is 5 foot 7, has a dad that is 5 foot 10 and a mum 5 foot 6. Her brother and my uncle is only a couple of inches taller than her. My dad's dad was 5 foot 9 or so and his mum was about 5 foot 5, yet he ended up at just over 6 foot 2. His younger brother is only 5 foot 10.

My cousin, whose mum is the same height as mine, is an inch or two taller than me at around 6 foot 2 despite his dad being considerably shorter than mine.

It def seems that if you have a striking resemblance to somebody in your family, then you're likely to be similar in height too. I was the spitting image of my mum growing up and still look far more like her than my dad. I'm exactly 5-6 inches taller than her, which is what you'd expect the difference to be between a male and female. Funny that.
viper said on 30/Oct/19
At different universities 5-9 looks like the average height with caucasions from what I've seen.
6'1guy said on 30/Oct/19
@Khaled Taban

Around 3cm after 18. I was 183cm at 18, now I'm 186-187cm
Sean william Winter said on 30/Oct/19
the defintion of tall Click Here starts around 95th percentile or 188 cm. but 185 cm is 90th percentile so can be called tall still. how many deviations above the mean. at 6ft 8 your taller than 100 percent of male. 97.5 percentile 3 standard deviations above the mean normal stature is 5th to 95th percentile. but at 5th percentile youd be way below average.
Sean william Winter said on 30/Oct/19
at 5'10 im within normaly 2 inches taller to to 2 inches shorter. im taller than a lot of guys but only by a small amount.1 to 2 inches. and when somone is taller there are usaully 2- 3 inches taller. somedays the tallest person i see is prob 6ft 1/ 2. 3 4 are more uncommon. i see a lot of men shorter than me also 5/7 8 9.@ person 111. so makes sense. liek greg says im taller than most guys but its usually only 1 to 3 inches. and when somone is taller than me its usually a mex of 3 inches of 6ft 1. not many males are taller than 6ft 1. if im eye level with somones mouth then that makes them 3 inches taller than me. 6ft 1. i see guys all sorts of hieght. but 5'10 is strange hieght sometimes i feel barely any difference. between somone whos 5'9. . 5;10 5'11 is medium sized.. but as 6ft you are easily taller than average. and will feel quite tall. in the uk.
Bobby 5ft 10in (178cm) said on 30/Oct/19
@Person111

My experiences prove otherwise. When I'm at the mall, or the supermarket, or on campus. Or just taking a long walk to clear my head and for a bit of exercise, I rarely come across white guys that are 5'10. If it was as common as you say it is, then why isn't every white guy I see my height or taller? I don't think that 5'10 is right in the middle for white guys or European males such as myself and even when I was in Greece for the summer a couple of years ago I noticed I was taller than the average Greek guy in their 20s. The only time I saw a Greek guy around my height was one time at a concert, but he could have been a strong 5'11 guy.

This may be off-topic, but what's your ethnic background? Do you feel you're at a common height for people of your ethnicity? I've always read that the average Greek guy was 5'10, but even Rob doubts that's true and I was there, in the heart of Athens, to verify it. It's not true at all. A height that is common is a height that you see often. Seeing a couple of 6'0 guys doesn't mean that 6'0 is average. Now if you've got a room of 20 people and 10 of them are 5'10 and the other half are 6'0, the average height must be 5'11, right? Well, that's how averages work.
Bobby 5ft 10in (178cm) said on 30/Oct/19
@Nik

Yeah, I think that's closer to the average for guys. I see too many guys shorter than me to buy into this nonsense of 5'10 being average height. Even for white guys like me.
Sakz said on 30/Oct/19
@Rob I'm not surprised. There's always room for error there.

@Greg Young white males average 5'10, so I believe they're going by that. However I go by the overall average and that's right around 5'9. I don't focus on just the younger people otherwise that creates a bias. If you're going by the overall average of 5'9, then 5'10 would be considered above average. Amongst younger people it'd be seen right on average. Sometimes what you observe doesn't always reflect the stats either.

@Myself I agree. That's a logical way of looking at it.
dio21 said on 30/Oct/19
@Nik dont say random sentences one after another without any context because its nonsense. :D and ofc no one can argue with you
Trigueros-5ft9.5 said on 30/Oct/19
5ft10 is slightly above average still common ...you will never feel short at 5ft10 except for tall countires like Sweden and Holland
cmillz said on 30/Oct/19
@Greg
I’d say at minimum, 6’3 would be the start of very tall, not 6’2.
Johan 185 cm said on 30/Oct/19
Myself said on 29/Oct/19
Yeah I agree that 6'0 is tall, although not solid tall imo. That one starts at 185 for me.
My 183.5 friend doesn't really feel tall, even though he is. I think it's due to the fact that there is still a decent amount of people in the 183-185 cm range, and also the fact that there's a difference between being 3 and 4 inches above average. If we consider 5'9 average for example, there will be many guys 1 inch below and 1 inch above it, so a person that is 6'0 would still feel only a 2" difference very often, while for a 6'1 person that becomes 3 inches (5 inches with people in the low average). So I think what really matters is how much you are taller than high average, rather than mid-low average, and 3 inches (4 if we consider mid average) is where it really becomes a solid tall height.

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Yes and I have an example of that from last weekend. I have a co worker who wears huge boots to work that give more than 2inches. He walks around as a big 5'10" maybe 5'10.5" when in reality he is 5'9" barefoot. I know this because of going swimming with the families and seeing them all barefoot. The amount of lift wearers is quite staggering, people literally seem to shrink.

Well to get to the point, height comes up alot nowadays because our kids are growing and my daughter is now taller than his kids while she is 3 years younger. So we were sitting and he made the comment that I wasn't so tall as his wife commented about how my daughter got her height from my side. So he got up and measured himself against the others who were there, i hoped he would let it go but he didn't and so I got up and stood in front of him.

HE sat down quite quickly as my wife burst out laughing and said; thats quite a diiference. So yes it seems that to almost everyone a 4 inches gap is much greater than say 2.5-3 inches. Although even then I would say thats a good gap but with people tilting their eyelevels down it can seem very small at times.
Nik said on 30/Oct/19
@ Vitto - Yip, yip.
6footTom said on 30/Oct/19
@Person111

5'5" is in the 66th percentile for women in the US, so he's actually correct.
Nik said on 29/Oct/19
5'8" is a very average male height!
Nik Ashton said on 29/Oct/19
Short men are just as masculine as tall men.
Nik Ashton said on 29/Oct/19
😂🤪🤣😁😷🙃 Error Report! 🙃😷😁🤣🤪😂

That should have been man and woman, not man and women!
Nik Ashton said on 29/Oct/19
We had a viewing at our house this evening and a couple (man and woman) attended. The man and women were both about 5’7” like my good self! A lot of single people have had viewings at our house and a same sex couple have too. We should all be proud of ourselves.
Editor Rob
I hope you didn't ask to measure them 😁

Whenever people visit our house, I never ask, but if they come into the kitchen they spot the stadiometer which of course turns the subject to height.

The percentage of people who ask me to check their height is probably 50%.
Nik Ashton said on 29/Oct/19
@ Dream - You are right! I likey your name!
Nik Ashton said on 29/Oct/19
5’10” IS above average!
Nik Ashton said on 29/Oct/19
The UK is full of short guys, don’t believe it, well it’s true and cool. There is also a significant contingent of tall guys too and this is cool.
Editor Rob
At 5ft 8 I would see more men taller than shorter, but there is still a fairly sizeable chunk under 5ft 8.
Nik Ashton said on 29/Oct/19
5’8.75” is average height in Canada peeps! 🇨🇦
LDS said on 29/Oct/19
I think guys under 6 foot are a lot more common than some people think or make out. I'm a fraction under the 6ft 3 mark as recorded in medicals both done before mid day. With that in mind I'd say I'm realistically around the 6 foot 3 mark (give or take) on an evening, factoring in the little bit of shrinkage you get by the evening time and the little bit of increased height from footwear.

When I go to gigs which I do regularly, I can see with ease even if I'm at the back and there's very few people actually taller than me, the ones that are taller is usually minimal difference.

This is the same on public transport. Always one of if not the tallest person in the train carriage. From my own experiences (UK based)all I can say is if you feel short at almost 6 feet as some people seem to be implying then it's in your head because you're simply not short.
Nik Ashton said on 29/Oct/19
I don’t believe that the average white man is 5’10”!
Greg said on 29/Oct/19
@Sakz yeah I agree because they don’t specify if it’s measured or not, or they could say it is measured but how could we believe they actually did? I think even if it where measured some people could have been measured in shoes and or out of bed if not both. Like Person111 saying that white males average 5’10 is actually funny lol, most of the guys I observe are actually white males and aren’t 5’10, sure some might be taller but a good amount are shorter. I’m more inclined to believe no matter what the ethnicity is overall 5’8.75-5’9 sounds like a more believable figure than 5’10 for the average height. By that account since 5’11 is close to 5’10 one might be inclined to say that’s average too yet both are above average heights.
Cedric 172 cm said on 29/Oct/19
Heights and calification from 1 to 10

165-167 very short (0.5/10)
168-169 short (2/10)
170-171 shortish (3.5/10)
171.5-176 average (5/10)
176.5-179 over average (6.5/10)
180-181 good height, far to average (8.5)
182-184 tall (10/10)
185-187 taller than tall (8/10)
188-189 very tall (7/10)

180-181 aren't tall, 187 attracts really attention.
khaled taban said on 29/Oct/19
@6'1guy , Did you grow after 18 ?
Vitto said on 29/Oct/19
@Nik Do you live in the UK? I suppose you are a guy?
@Dan84 I got taller than both my parents who are average for their age I'd say, moreover I was born a woman and I thought I could have stunted my growth instead I ended up at 5'11.
@Bego full of what? Just say the word so Rob will ban you. Watch your mouth. I am not your sister or brother. Well, do you live in the UK? I don't suck at perception that's how things are in London because it's multicultural and if you would have read carefully I said that I only focus on the taller guys out there. And I never said 5'11 is average, I know it's above average. Indeed, I also said 6'0 is tall. I shouldn't have replied to you.
Myself said on 29/Oct/19
Yeah I agree that 6'0 is tall, although not solid tall imo. That one starts at 185 for me.
My 183.5 friend doesn't really feel tall, even though he is. I think it's due to the fact that there is still a decent amount of people in the 183-185 cm range, and also the fact that there's a difference between being 3 and 4 inches above average. If we consider 5'9 average for example, there will be many guys 1 inch below and 1 inch above it, so a person that is 6'0 would still feel only a 2" difference very often, while for a 6'1 person that becomes 3 inches (5 inches with people in the low average). So I think what really matters is how much you are taller than high average, rather than mid-low average, and 3 inches (4 if we consider mid average) is where it really becomes a solid tall height.
Person111 said on 29/Oct/19
@Bobby, personal experience varies by location. From my experience, the CDC data lines up exactly with my day-to-day experience. 5’10 is one of the most common male heights. It can feel tall at times, or short at times, because it’s average. I never said lots of guys will tower over you, since most guys are still under 6’1 everywhere. You are a little shorter, or a little taller than most guys. That’s the definition of average. You’re right in the middle.
Myself said on 29/Oct/19
@Importer
It's just how genetics work...it's pretty random!
If all, or even just most children would've always been taller than their parents we would've become like 10 meters tall by now, or even much higher, lol.
A couple of examples could be my 176.5 (178 cm claim) friend, that has a 185-186 (186 cm claim) father and my 175 cm (178 cm claim) other friend that has a 176-176.5 cm (179 cm claim) father.
Greg said on 29/Oct/19
@Person111 I am bringing up male averages i guarantee you if 5’4 is the women’s average 5’5 is an inch above the average same thing with 5’9 for men being average so 5’10 is above average. You can argue and disagree with me all you want but that won’t change the truth. 5’10 for men is already in the 60th percentile range in U.S and U.K go and check for yourself if you don’t believe me. When I walk around I barely see that many guys my height, I mainly see shorter guys and some taller I’m close to 5’11 for most of the day and around 5’10.5 I’m the afternoon I can see I feel comfortably above average. People that say 5’10 is average have no idea what they are talking about I feel like somebody just put that down somewhere and everyone started to believe it. 6’0 is definitely tall and 6’2+ starts very tall here in America.
6'1guy said on 29/Oct/19
@Dan84

Yeah I got lucky. I'm 6'1.5 at 21 and my dad is 5'8 and mum 5'4
Big Ben said on 29/Oct/19
@Glitch - It's because at the time I thought I was taller than I was.
Bobby 1.78m said on 29/Oct/19
@Person111

I don't know what to tell you, but I genuinely feel above average at 5'10, and hardly see guys that tower me and don't commonly see women that are my height or taller. I'm sure they're out there, but I just don't see them. And I take transit almost everyday, even during rush hours, I'm usually one of the tallest guys when standing. Just this morning, I only passed by one other white guy that was around my height, he could have been 5'11, but I didn't get a good enough look at him.

Now again, if you're gonna classify 6'0 as tall, then 5'10 has to be classed as above average because the difference is only 2 inches. If the average height is 5'10 then 6'0 cannot be called tall. And you're right, I don't buy into the data stuff, but the CDC is for U.S stats, not for Canadian stats, so that's another reason why. I don't feel like 50% of guys are taller than me. It feels more like 30% are taller. Or at most 40%. I'd say average is maybe 5'8-5'9 overall for guys.

And 5'5 is above average for women. Average for women is actually 5'3-5'4. I'm telling you what I'm seeing commonly in Toronto, even in malls, I edge out a lot of guys. But some guys will edge me out and some might be taller than that, but it's quite uncommon. I'd say the avweage white guy is at most 5'9, but no less than 5'8.5.
Person111 said on 29/Oct/19
@Greg, no 5’10 is not “above average”. That’s like saying a 5’5 woman is “above average”. At 5’10, you should be only a little taller or a little shorter than most guys. You’re in the middle, you’re average. I’m talking about solely white males under age 40, not the entire male population.

Why are you bringing up percentiles when you said you don’t believe the data? 5’5 is not 60-70th percentile for women, it’s 50th percentile. Again, that’s for white women under 40, not the entire female population. Your area does sound like a short-ish area. Keep in mind average heights vary by location. 5’10 is average nationally for your demographic, not tall-ish.
Person111 said on 29/Oct/19
@Bobby, yes Toronto and Vancouver should have very similar average heights. I find it hard to believe you uncommonly see 5’9 women as you said you take public transit often. You probably walk past 500 women per month and it’s impossible that NOT ONE is 5’9. Statistically, even if 5’9 women were 1% of Toronto’s population, you still should encounter a few per month.
5’10 is not far enough away from average to be called “above average”. It’s like calling a 5’5 woman “above average”. It’s just silly. 5’10 guys and 5’5 women are both average height. At 5’10, you should be only a little taller or a little shorter than most guys. You’re in the middle, you’re average.
I thought you said you don’t believe in data? No way in hell is 5’10 67th percentile for men. It’s more like 50th percentile for white men under age 40. CDC is government statistics and it’s more reliable than anything you’ll find. 5’10 is 50th percentile for young white men, not 67th. There’s no way the average white male height as short as 5’8. It’s only in Southern Europe (Portugal, Spain) where it’s that short.
Person111 said on 29/Oct/19
@Viper, the whole “5’9 is average height” statistic that people here cite often is the average height that includes EVERY demographic, including shorter races such as Hispanics and Asians. White and black men under age 40 average 5’10, white Asian and Hispanic men average 5’7-8, which drags down the average to 5’9. NYC is a shorter city with 20 million people but very few tall people. 5’9 is a NOT the average if you’re talking about the main demographic that posts here (white males under age 40). That demographic’s average is solid 5’10.
Bobby 5ft 10in (178cm) said on 29/Oct/19
@Dan84

I hear you, man. My dad was allegedly like 6'0 back in his heyday, and considering the harsh lifestyle he pursued, I believe he could have lost more than the usual amount. I'd say my dad could have been 5'11-6'0 in his peak, he was generally referred to as tall by other people, but I'm 5'10 range. So, I feel a bit short-changed myself because I do have family members over 6'0. I know I have a great-grandfather on my mom's side who was likie 6'2 or 6'3 apparently.
Sakz said on 29/Oct/19
@K.A 188 He's the same person who said he was the 4th tallest out of 20 or 25 people I think it was, yet still didn't consider himself tall so that confirms your point. He's not really applying logic other than you aren't a lot taller than the average. That would be described as very tall and there is a difference as you said. I would place 183-184cm as tall rather than tallish, but everything else is about right. Towering for me would start with a 5 inch difference at least.

@Greg To that point I wouldn't be surprised if these self reported averages are a fraction less, so 5'9 around 5'8.75 as an example.

@Vsquad If you live in an area where the average is 5'9 or less, then you are tall regardless of what others say. They're just going by how they feel which is subjective.
Editor Rob
In the Health Survey (maybe scotland version) I am sure at one stage they listed the self-reported versus the measured and on average it was at least 1cm higher for self-reported heights.
khaled taban said on 29/Oct/19
@K.A 188!,
I've never said I am a midget , I said I am fairly short and you don't feel my pain becasue you are 6'2" which is quite tall.
Bego said on 29/Oct/19
@Vitto You are full of . Half guys taller than 180cm? You suck at perception
khaled taban said on 29/Oct/19
@6footTom, I've been on my own since I was 18 , I am 21 years old now.
You probably misunderstood my point.
Dan84 said on 29/Oct/19
I shouldn't moan about my height at 184cm in the evening, but still feel a little short changed considering my mum is 5 foot 7 and my dad just over 6 foot 2. I know many people with shorter parents who are my height if not taller. Anybody here get lucky or unlucky regarding their height compared to parents?
Importer said on 29/Oct/19
@Vsquad sorry buddy. I believe I’m one of those “everybody” to say such thing. Now I look at it. I’ve pointed out this opinion more than once here possibly. I’ll stop :)
Importer said on 29/Oct/19
@Dream
I’d say Solid tall belongs to 6’2”-6’3” in my area, but globally 6’0” is definitely solid tall.
Importer said on 29/Oct/19
@Dream
I’d say Solid tall belongs to 6’2”-6’3” in my area, but globally 6’0” is definitely solid tall.
Importer said on 29/Oct/19
@Dream
True..
Dream said on 29/Oct/19
6’0” flat is actually solid tall in real life.


Example:

Despite being in his mid to late 60’s, my dad looks at least that range with the guy, who edge out Obama. In comparison, he looks taller than Tom Hanks, quite easily, and nearer Obama, than Tom Hanks.

People will be surprised how tall it actually looks. Many 6’0” could be guessed as 6’1” or even 6’2”, at times, in real life. My dad was guessed at such heights.

My best friend is a bit taller than my dad, thus my dad thought he was 6’2”-6’3”. The 6’0” range is rather tall and it’s certainly not short at all.

Whoever says 6’0” isn’t tall, is just living in the internet world. LOL. Sorry. I had to point that out.
Nik Ashton said on 29/Oct/19
@ Vitto - You could be describing my experience and I am 5’7.25”!
6footTom said on 29/Oct/19
@khaled taban

You must be pretty well off if being 5'9" is your biggest gripe in life. Either that or you're still sheltered with your parents and haven't actually moved out into the world. Trust me, once you're out on your own, you won't have time to even think about your height.
Vsquad said on 29/Oct/19
@Greg

Lol no I am absolutely 6'0 (184). It's just that literally every time I come back to this page, everybody is ragging on 6'0 for "not being anything good/special". I feel defeated lol.
viper said on 28/Oct/19
Person111 said on 28/Oct/19
A 5'9 male is the exact equivalent to a 5'4 woman. Yes it's "average", but it's the very low end of average.


There is no such thing. 5-9 is the average height. There's no low end or high end of it.

And If you want to argue that, then 5-8 would be on the low end of average.

5-8 is the average in New York City
Progking said on 28/Oct/19
@Dan84 im around your height, 6'0-6'0.5 range.( my evening height is no less than 6'0) I feel tall sometimes walking around, not in a busy area though, i e. a shopping mall. In general i think we count as tall though
Vitto said on 28/Oct/19
I feel taller than the majority of the girls but shorter than half (or more sometimes) of the guys at 5'11 in the UK. Which shoes do you guys think can give me 1 inch to reach 6'0 (not heels or elevators I don't wear them I am talking about sneakers/training shoes like Nike)? To me, 6'0 is tall enough to be called tall even though I see taller guys all the time, maybe it's me, I only focus on them. And stop hating on taller women because there are plenty around the world especially models. A lot of them are not any less feminine for this.
@Greg Height matters when it comes to getting a job only in the fashion industry. Maybe he wants to work there.
Greg said on 28/Oct/19
I think it’s funny when fitness models exaggerate their height, especially ones that are already very tall like Brock’ O Horn. Even Jeff Seid lies and Christians Guzman. There’s a user on Instagram Bodybuilding known as Ike Catcher who claims to be 6’9 but in reality he’s more 6’6-6’7 to be honest I have him anywhere from 6’5.75-6’7.00 and 6’7 being at the optimistic end of what I would guess him at. I called him out because there’s some photos of him with undertaker where they look about the same height (taker is dropping some posture) I think he’s about 6’6ish now and he looks within a fraction of him. There’s also one with him and Big Show who might be around 6’9 range now and he looks about 2.5-3 inches shorter than him. But he called me a clown for saying he’s under 6’9, his fan boys also seem to believe his lies as if their precious hero can’t lie about his height. He also has a photo with Arnie where he barely looks a head taller I think if Arnie is 5’11 range then he would be just about 7-8 inches taller than him.
Glitch said on 28/Oct/19
@Ben

Thanks for your informations. In David Mazouze’s celebheights page you commented at 2017 you were roughly 5’10.5 that time and roughly 5’9.5 at 16

But now you are downgrading your height.. why?
khaled taban said on 28/Oct/19
@Person111, Both 5'9" and 5'10" are totally
Unattractive heights with 5'9" being the worse case , however 5'10" here in the US is known as slightly above average , yes It's not tall but some would consider it "tallish" occasionally .
In my opinion one inch makes a notiecable difference , for instance 5'7" is short while 5'8" is low average , 5'11" is above average while 6'0" is tall.
Bobby 5ft 10in (178cm) said on 28/Oct/19
@Person111

I mean, Toronto is a varied diverse city. There's a lot of minorities here, but even on campus, I feel above average. The tallest woman I'll see is commonly 5'7, and I'll maybe see 5'9 once in a while. To date, I've only encountered 5'9 women three times in the three years that I've been at university. As for men over 6'0, I'll see that don't get me wrong, I just don't see that all the time.

So, I have to say that 5'10 is above average, maybe not uncommon, but still above average because I notice enough people who are shorter than me. I have checked sources like Giga Calculator and other height percentile calculators that place me in the 66-67 percentile, which means that 67 percent of men are shorter than me. I'd say that's above average as far as percentiles go. Again, guys who are taller than me tend to be no higher than the 6'0 mark on average.

I wouldn't call Toronto a short area, or maybe it is, but I'll say the average on-campus is 5'9 for guys and 5'8 for guys on the streets. I would reckon that the average height in Vancouver is similar to Toronto's, give or take an inch.

So, I'd say you're above average for being 5'6 as a woman. And commonly, men and women are on average 4-5 inches apart in height.
Greg said on 28/Oct/19
@Sakz That’s what I’m saying you can’t argue with statistics and even if so you have to take into account sometimes they might be off a little so we give them room for error both up or down like 5’10 being said as average when it’s above average in both places, Bobby is also above average height and doesn’t live in a short area lol. I could say you live in a tall area just to prove my point? I think that’s ridiculous.
Greg said on 28/Oct/19
@Person111 well 5’10 is above average for a male, 5’10.5-5’11 is tallish and 6’0 is the start of tall though 5’11.5+ can be argued for tall range amongst men. And 5’5 is above average for women I don’t see how you consider 60th percentile-70 percentile to be average doesn’t make any sense. 80th percentile is obviously tall but you are looking at it from the wrong stand point. Lol there’s barely any Hispanics or minorties around my area I don’t say I feel tall as hell but I’m def called tallish and feel it so if other people are saying it without knowing my height then it must be true. In fact it’s mainly rich white people around my area the average is like 5’8.5-5’9 here in the U.S so logically a 5’10 guy will feel above average seeing that’s 60th percentile and a weak 5’11/strong 5’10 will feel comfortably tallish.
1999 said on 28/Oct/19
Hey Rob how tall do you think is Luka Jović, he was first billed at 181cm but now at Real Madrid the billed him at 182cm.
I don't think that he's anywhere near those claims, my guess would be 178-179cm
Editor Rob
179-180 would have been more believable than 182 range
Lell said on 28/Oct/19
@Big Ben

Mine went like this

Dec 2000: 44 cm

April 2010: 142 cm

Jan 2013: 154 cm

Nov 2013: 161.5 cm

December 2014: 172 cm

March 2016: 175 cm

Oct 2019: 179 cm

We're kinda the same although you should measure again to see if your height has changed, Imma do it on my 19th birthday in December to check. Cheers!
K.A 188 ! said on 28/Oct/19
Regarding women having preference for taller guys Let us be very honest. ..we all have eyes
it is pleasing to the eye when a guy is much more taller than his girl i mean it feels masculine .


So If you are 5FT9 guy like at
@KHALED TABLAN you can comfortably be with a 160cm woman and feel masculine so i just don't understand why you sound like you are a midget or something, to think of it well are you even up 5ft9? ??
K.A 188 ! said on 28/Oct/19
in addition TOWERING usually starts when someone is at least 10CM taller than you .
So a 200 cm man will tower OVER anybody BELOW 190.
But would NOT feel that tall again when standing close to someone in the
190-195cm RANGE.
Same thing goes with a 190 cm man he will tower over anybody below 180cm. But will feel normal when standing close to 185-189 range guys.
And thats how it goes own

10cm difference is what i refere as "TOWERING"

Personally i rarely feel towered except when i see 195+ cm guys.
The thing is i am very broad shouldered with a wingspan or reach of 201cm so i do notice that even people who are taller than me tend to stare at my shoulder level. (So proportion play a big part in being considered tall) .
Cristian said on 28/Oct/19
Hi Rob, can you add Johnny Edlind?

Can someone here quess Johnny Edlind’s height?
K.A 188 ! said on 28/Oct/19
@POV
If you keep comparing yourself to taller guys of course you will not feel tall.
And moreover i have the feeling that you probably live with people who are taller than you and that reinforces your idea of 6 foot not being tall but in reality it is still Tall .

Now immagine a 6ft4 man who lives close to a basketball stadium and everyday he constantly sees 195+cm guys passing by to train of course at a point he would feel average.

A lot of folks in here are confusing "TALL" with "VERY TALL".

VERY TALL= BEGINS AT 190+ AND OVER

SOLID TALL =185-190 RANGE

TALLISH =180-184 RANGE

TALLISH AVERAGE =177-180

AVERAGE =173-176


BELOW 170cm =SHORT

150 AND BELOW =you can still feel tall among midgets 😉
Big Ben said on 28/Oct/19
@Glitch -

0: 50cm
9: 134cm
10: 138.5cm
13: 159cm
16: 176cm
19: 179/180cm.

These are official measurements by a doctor or nurse under a stadiometer. In 2019 I had the oppurtunity to get both my low and my 2 hour out of bed height.
2 hours out of bed I was 180cm or 5'10 7/8ths and after 6.5 active hours I was 178.7cm. This was back in february and may. I have not been measured since.
Bego said on 28/Oct/19
Go to Belgrade a city full of people with Montenegrin, Bosnian and Herzegovian, Dalmatian origin and those from Lika. Every 5th to 10th guy was over 190cm. Belgrade is student city with 1.2mill people.
mrfunnyguy said on 28/Oct/19
@Khaled taban I know how it feels to be below average height, or at least low average, and it makes me angry and irritated too. Even though I'm not the same height as you, I'm either below average or low average in my country, where people are generally VERY tall, especially the city I live in. If i were you, I would invest in shoe lifts, which I'm planning to get. Combine that with shoes that can give you 1-1.5 extra inch and you can probably get to at least 5'11, maybe even 6'0.
Bobby 1.78m said on 28/Oct/19
@QM6'1QM

I am 5'10. Just because I'm a 1/4 under means jack all. I maintain like 5'9 7/8s during the day and that's the same as saying 5'10. So, go cry me a river if you wanna start problems with me. I'm tired of people starting with me. Just leave me alone. Do you realize how petty you sound when you give me a hard time over an invisible difference? Go check yourself into a mental hospital. And 5'10.5 can be tallish really, not just above average. That's more my height.
mrfunnyguy said on 28/Oct/19
@QM6'1QM It's easy for you to say that a height is normal and not short when you are like four inches taller than that.
Person111 said on 28/Oct/19
A 5'9 male is the exact equivalent to a 5'4 woman. Yes it's "average", but it's the very low end of average. There will be truckloads of taller people of that gender walking by you on any given day. People here discussing whether the average male height is 5'9 or 5'10 is silly. It's like arguing over whether the average female height is 5'4 or 5'5 (that's the female equivalent to 5'9 and 5'10 male). If 5'9 is average, 5'10 is still average. A 5'4 female is average, and a 5'5 female is still average. Tall doesn't start until 6'0 for men or 5'7 for women. The fact that some 5'10 guys here feel tall-ish is because they live in areas with high minority populations (Hispanics or Asians) where the men average 5'7-5'8. 5'10 is dead average for white men under age 40, just like 5'5 is average for white women under age 40.
Person111 said on 28/Oct/19
@Bobby you definitely live in a short area. I live in Vancouver, 50% of the population here are short-ish minorities and it only takes a few minutes of leaving my house to see a woman taller than me (I'm a 5'6 woman). 5'7+ women (and 6'0+ men) are around 15% of the female population, so it should be common to see them. 5'9 women I see a few times per week. A 5'10 male is equivalent to a 5'5 woman. It's a very, very average height.
Sakz said on 28/Oct/19
@Greg Exactly what I said. It's alright to say you don't feel tall but he's passing it off as fact that 6'0 isn't tall in the UK based off it. If you want to go by facts then you judge by stats not by the fact that you don't feel tall because that varies from one person to another.
QM6'1QM said on 28/Oct/19
khaled taban said on 27/Oct/19

Bull , bro. Job/girl/other it isn't your way.
You not big, but not short. Really.
Living for a dream and love your parents, because they're support, roots and truth (not fake like gf's).
Have a good day.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 28/Oct/19
@ Greg - I've kind of gathered that, Greg! 😉👌
Glitch said on 28/Oct/19
@Ben

Can you give me your growth chart age wise? Plz? And plz tell how tall are you?
Bobby 5ft 10in (178cm) said on 27/Oct/19
@Khaled taban

No offence, but that's just really sad. How can you think so poorly of yourself? Do you realize that there are guys even shorter than you that would kill to be 5'9? You don't have it so bad when it comes to height. You could have been 5'5 or shorter. And if it bothers you this much, then you can wear boots and that could boost you to 5'11, so you'd be at least feeling like a 5'10 guy.

And no, you're wrong. The amount of 5'9 women that I see are once in a blue moon. The tallest woman I usually see is usually 5'7 and that's 3 inches shorter than myself.

I didn't grow to 6'0 either and I'm not that much taller than you, only an inch. Jeez, being 5'9 isn't the end of the world. Get a grip on yourself. You could have cancer or diabetes but you don't. You're healthy, I presume, so be thankful for your good health. That's most important.
pov said on 27/Oct/19
@miss sandy cowell
It’s a joke mate, calm down 😂

@greg
Ok mate I’m “lying” that 6 foot isn’t tall? Great logic. Now why would I do that? As I said I AGREE with the percentile’s and their accuracy. I’m saying we’re interpreting them wrong. 6 foot is taller than 83% of men. Yes. But not much taller. How can you be 2.5 inches above average and be considered a TALL individual? It’s ridiculous. I’m 6”0.5 and I agree I am above the average height of a man in the Uk and Us, but i am not a TALL man. If you want to use the percentile argument you might aswell say 5”10 is tall as it is taller than 50% of men. It doesn’t work. Because in reality being taller by technicality doesn’t make you tall by physical composition. I BELIEVE to be considered a tall individual you have to have noticeably longer proportions than the average man, and I believe 6”1.5/6”2 is where these proportions kicks in. 187cm is the start of tall in my opinion.
Dan84 said on 27/Oct/19
I've always thought of myself as being in the grey zone for height at 184cm in the evening. Been at Wembley Stadium this evening and in a pair of shoes that provide a good 1.3 inches or so, I felt taller than most, but still a fair number in the crowd taller than me. Most were only 2-3 inches taller and only counted a handful in the hundreds I passed who were 6 foot 5 to six foot 6 or so. Shows how rare these heights are really. What do others my height make of it?
Greg said on 27/Oct/19
@Khaled Taban dude what are you talking about? If you can’t get girls at 5’9 it’s not because of your height first you need confidence and to be able to love yourself if you want to love somebody else and why on earth would height matter when it comes to getting a job? You should seek some serious help.
Greg said on 27/Oct/19
@Khaled Taban based on what you’re describing to me you are making it sound like you are actually very short like 5’5 or under. Even if you where 5’7-5’8 most females would not be taller than you in your Country. So if somehow you are 5’9 then you just not to realize that you are average height literally being 6’0 doesn’t make your life any better so if you’re life sucks at 5’9 it’s going to suck at 6’0. Both heights are good I think you need to just accept yourself for who you are and move on.

@Ajax509 never said it wasn’t but I’m just saying if he is insisting he’s 5’9 then there’s no way he can view himself as short and claim all these woman are taller unless he has some sort of body dysmorphia or something.
Greg said on 27/Oct/19
@Jdubbz no but it means that 6’0 is still tall never have I ever said it was very tall, 6’0 is tall and 6’2+ is very tall. It’s not about falsifying info but look at percentiles for yourself and you will see.
QM6'1QM said on 27/Oct/19
Bobby 5ft 10in (178cm) said on 27/Oct/19

5'9" is absolutely average and neutral height for young men.
Only being like 5'10.5" (legit minimum) you're above average and sometimes pretty tall/ish height.

And yeah, we all know that you aren't 5'10.
ajax509 said on 27/Oct/19
@Person111
Ultimately these height surveys (measured) are neither accurate nor representative. It is similar to a poll before a political election, volunteers do not result in the actual average.

Same for conscripts - only healthy young men (not pacifistic) are considered.
khaled taban said on 27/Oct/19
@Bobby 5ft 10in ,
Well let's assume 5'9" average is an average height , height is 100% subjective , so If you are not tall then you are simply short . Being average is not positive whatsoever.
If you are average , you should be ready to share the same stature with tons of females , and as a result you would see yourself as piece of weakness and femininity.
It bothers how I planned for a years to be successful human and live a happily life with the girl and job I love , and then my height ruined and buried all of my dreams and plannings.
I always wanted to be 6'0" and put 5'10" as a minimum bare to be satisfy , but genetics betrayed me.
So I think I failed an important thing and also a social level, while I can get over the fact that I am petite , my heart will always ache for that failing 💔😔
Bobby 5ft 10in (178cm) said on 27/Oct/19
@Khaled Taban

I live in Canada, so the average here, overall, is pretty much the same as it is in the U.S. I would say that 5'9 is a believable average across all of Canada, but I'm more likely to say 5'8.5 is the real figure. I'm not ignoring the half inches, I just don't see how the average height could be a weak 5'10.

Again, being 5'9 isn't short. I hit 5'9 when I turned 17 years old and started to feel above average, I've grown about an inch since then and feel more solid at my height. You might say that's all in my head and you are free too, but I live in Toronto and there's a varied, diverse population here. Minorities tend to bring the average height down since most of them are immigrants. The minute you see a Chinese immigrant or vacationer, you'll start to realize that being 5'9 isn't a bad height at all. I don't know whereabouts in the U.S you live, but you'll be amazed to discover that you're taller than more people than you would otherwise realize. It doesn't matter what the data says, it matters how you feel and what you see around you. I'm telling you that walking around Toronto, the average height is no more than 5'8 for guys. On-campus, it's an inch higher I'd say.

Once again, you are not short or below average. You are of average height.
Importer said on 27/Oct/19
Yep you’re definitely right about that illusion @Jdubbz
Jdubbz said on 27/Oct/19
@Greg:

People have different definitions of tall. Some people go with 6ft+, some go with 2 standard deviations above average. I've had the same experiences as @Pov and @Mrfunnyguy as far as not seeing 6'0 as tall. That doesn't mean we're lying or spreading false info.
Jdubbz said on 27/Oct/19
@Progguy:

I have noticed that too when I'm around 6'3-4 guys. I don't feel shorter obviously, but I don't really feel like I'm taller than them. It's only face to face or when I look in a mirror that I notice the difference. From a distance, I can't even tell that they're shorter than me. It's pretty weird
Jdubbz said on 27/Oct/19
@Miss Sandy Cowell:

I don't think @pov meant any disrespect. He just noticed how close you guys are. You both seem to be very nice individuals, so I don't see why anyone would want to insult you.
Greg said on 27/Oct/19
@VSquad insecure about 6’0? Wot you’re at a good height I’ll gladly trade heights with you. I wonder how you would feel at my height if you’re insecure at yours so either you’re not the 6’0 you say you are or just have a twisted way of thinking 6’0 is a solid height I wouldn’t mind being it or even 6’1.

@Progguy some people here are getting tall confused with very tall, I think 6 is tall, 6’1 is decently tall too just the jump isn’t that much only difference is you would be hitting 6’2 in shoes as opposed to 6’1 range in shoes but both heights are tall.
Greg said on 27/Oct/19
@Miss Sandy Cowell he’s a troll don’t mind him, he’s the same person that thinks 6’0 isn’t tall...
ajax509 said on 27/Oct/19
Greg said on 27/Oct/19
@Khaled Taban you’re really stubborn, neither you nor Rob is short. Short starts below 5’7, I think you are exactly average assuming you’re actually 5’9 and not 5’7.5-5’8. While Rob is low average but I think he’s still within the average range. It’s not short at all you must be focusing on only taller people and filtering out the shorter people. There’s no way you see taller people everywhere you go especially females I find that hard to believe.
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There are people who overmeasured, it's not unheard of.
Dream said on 27/Oct/19
@Rob

That is true too. It can be difficult and the ground has to be even. I agree it that i can be wrong too.

I think what also made me think my classmate (Mark) taller than my colleague (who edged out Obama In several pictures I saw of them), was that when I saw them in person, the footwear was a big difference. Actually, one time, Mark was wearing literally flip flops (ground even), and he still manages to slightly edge out a boot wearing same colleague, of mine.

If anything, I would’ve thought 6’2 1/8” was possible. 6’1 7/8” is possible, but 5’11”?! I had to check if I was drunk or not, which I don’t drink!
Sakz said on 27/Oct/19
@viper Yeah I don't know where people are getting 5'9.5 as the average from.
Sakz said on 27/Oct/19
@pov Yep well it's a funny world. That's simply not true and I'm talking from experience (about the tall comments). 6'2+ would actually be seen more very tall than tall since it's heading into that range. It seems you're either surrounded by a lot of taller people or you just focus more on them.
Sakz said on 27/Oct/19
@Johan 185cm You could say that. Typically many agree 3 inches above average is the start of tall, but you could probably get away with 2.5 inches aswell. I agree with what you said about very tall. The same would be the case here in the UK. I'm not surprised you're guessed at 6'2 since many 6'0 and 6'1 guys claim it. Inflation does throw everything off but as long as they aren't deliberately doing it to me then I'd be cool with whatever they guess me at. Proportions do play a role aswell.

@Jdubbz The majority on here actually consider it tall. The ones who have claimed it isn't say it's because it's not that much taller than the average person or there are taller people about. That's the wrong way to look at it but each to their own. I think some get tall and very tall mixed up.
Kame said on 27/Oct/19
Hi Rob. If 5'11 is right in the middle of my forhead or maybe a cm below, how tall do you think I am?
Editor Rob
You could be over 6ft 1 near 6ft 2
Big Ben said on 27/Oct/19
@grayloth - I don't think it's 176, where did you get that? And I don't live in Stockholm.
khaled taban said on 27/Oct/19
@pov , 6'0" is tall , even though I consider 5'9" as short.
Because It's above average in almost every country , except Netherlands and Bosnia , so how could you say 6'0" is not tall !
At least not every unimportant girl out there can reach 6'0" , that's why 6'0" is definitely a tall height , the opposite applies for 5'8"-5'11" where you could easily see 13 years old girl at these height ! It's just horrible as fu**.
khaled taban said on 27/Oct/19
@Greg , Do you think that I am 5'8" but claim 5'9" ? You can't be more funny !
I am 5'9" If you believe or not .
I see that 5'8" -5'11" is a common range for girls (at least in the US) and that's what make 6'0" special height , because It's definitely rare for girl .
You can go yourself to the page of 5'9" female celebrities and the 6'0" female celebriteis and see the difference !
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 27/Oct/19
@ pov - Are you under 10?

We are mates. Get over it. (No dirty connertations necessary). Nik knows my boyfriend. You don't wanna **** with him.
cmillz said on 27/Oct/19
@Viper
It’s the lower end of the tall range. Pretty much the start of tall.
Nik Ashton said on 27/Oct/19
@ pov - Are you under 30?
Greg said on 27/Oct/19
@Khaled Taban you’re really stubborn, neither you nor Rob is short. Short starts below 5’7, I think you are exactly average assuming you’re actually 5’9 and not 5’7.5-5’8. While Rob is low average but I think he’s still within the average range. It’s not short at all you must be focusing on only taller people and filtering out the shorter people. There’s no way you see taller people everywhere you go especially females I find that hard to believe.
Greg said on 27/Oct/19
@Pov you’re lying even 6 feet guys get called tall, that’s not true you don’t make any sense. It hasn’t changed that much since the “olden days “ what it really is just people spreading the word and reading dumb statistics that are inaccurate. How is being taller than 83% of men not tall wtf?
Greg said on 27/Oct/19
@Hoss Yeah I know what you mean, I think I what happens is sometimes our brain only notices the taller people so we end up thinking that there’s more taller people or vice versa. Sometimes I think a guy is going to be my height and he ends up being slightly shorter or taller it all depends. And yeah of course we aren’t short, it’s certain friend groups will have taller people or just some people in general might be tall, others short or even average and yeah I think combining glucosamine and stretches like the cobra stretch, or just bending your spine doing wall sits of 30 seconds for 4 sets is good. Rob also has a good video on using the top of a door frame to help your posture and avoid future height loss.
viper said on 27/Oct/19
Some of you guys are living in an alternate universe If you don't think a real 6-0 is tall
Dream said on 26/Oct/19
@Rob

I think so as well. I would've thought extremely close to 6'2", in person. Funny thing, at first glance, I thought he was 5'11", with very s#@ty posture, until he straighten up some and I ate my words of thinking 5'11"!

I was like "Yeah. I can safely throw that S#!ty 5'11" claim away, in the ocean, forever. This guy is clearly sky north of 6'1", probably 6'1 7/8"!"

That was likely the worst guess, I ever had! I was really embarrassed about it, to tell you the truth!
Editor Rob
When guessing heights, there is a few things to consider, and potential factors which throw things.

Ground - is it level.
Footwear - is it the same or different.
Posture - how good is yours compared to the other person. It may not always be apparent and is a tricky area.
Eyelevels - do you know if the other person has low/high eyelevel?
Movement - if you are static and a person is moving, you will likely think they are smaller.
Distance - A 6ft 4 bloke 10 feet away can look a lot different when he's 1 foot away.

Most people are judging from their own eye perspective, which can be problematic. Imagine you are 6ft and a friend 6ft 1. All it takes is a slight raise of your eyes and a slight lower of the 6ft 1 person's eyes to fool yourself into thinking you are about the same height.

That's why knowing how tall various heights look (top of heads) from your own viewpoint is also quite useful when guessing height, although it is not so easy and takes a fair bit of practice.
Canson said on 26/Oct/19
Greg said on 24/Oct/19
@Canson you’re absolutely right too it doesn’t matter because you could claim whatever height be it shorter or taller but it won’t change your measured height. What you claim and what you measure are two different things let’s say in terms of inflation as you put it. But yeah height doesn’t matter , looks don’t either sure people look for it but it’s not of major importance.

@Greg: Absolutely right. And it’s funny because I had a few people years ago that used to tell me to claim 6’5” as I used to claim 6’4 1/2. I just stopped with the half and just claim 6’4”. One person questioned me about it after I started claiming 6’4 and I just told him that I was actually 6’4.25” and not 4 1/2 as previously suspected and he told me he suspected all along I was closer to 6’4” as he’s 6’2” and said he didn’t see 3 inches between us. A few others are just not good with estimating height and are shorter wishing they were taller so they put that on me too.
Canson said on 26/Oct/19
Greg said on 24/Oct/19
@Canson you’re absolutely right too it doesn’t matter because you could claim whatever height be it shorter or taller but it won’t change your measured height. What you claim and what you measure are two different things let’s say in terms of inflation as you put it. But yeah height doesn’t matter , looks don’t either sure people look for it but it’s not of major importance.

@Greg: Absolutely right. And it’s funny because I had a few people years ago that used to tell me to claim 6’5” as I used to claim 6’4 1/2. I just stopped with the half and just claim 6’4”. One person questioned me about it after I started claiming 6’4 and I just told him that I was actually 6’4.25” and not 4 1/2 and he told me he suspected all along I was closer to 6’4” as he’s 6’2” and didn’t see 3 inches between us. A few others are just not good with estimating height and are shorter wishing they were taller so they put that on me too.
pov said on 26/Oct/19
@Jdubbz of course you would find that tall as probably wouldn’t see many if any people taller than you on a daily basis. You are very tall!
I’m 6”0.5 and I definitely do notice 6”2.5/6”3 as taller than me, and find them tall. But I don’t feel tall or even look tall standing next to 5”10 people, I mean I’m noticeably taller but I don’t believe it’s enough to be considered tall. And I know plenty of 6”0 flat guys who don’t feel tall standing next to 5”9.5 people.

Maybe you’re right about the illusion. If someone is 2 inches taller than me I find them tall. But if someones 2 inches shorter than me I don’t feel tall next to them.
Progguy said on 26/Oct/19
@jdubbz there definitely is an optical illusion, I notice it too next to 6’2-6’3 guys. I feel much shorter even though I am a solid/strong 6’0 footer. I think 6’1 is solid tall as a 5’9.5 guy would probably feel there is a significant difference.

@Greg 6’0 is generally tall, but 6’1 is more solid tall. Some places I go(live in Ontario, Canada) I notice the average looks to be 5’9 or a bit below when I’m walking down the street. Then I feel tall. But among a bunch of young guys I still feel a bit on the tall side but more tallish. I must be measuring my eye level wrong as I feel higher up when walking around, tall until I come across the 6’2+ young guys.
Progguy said on 26/Oct/19
@jdubbz there definitely is an optical illusion, I notice it too next to 6’2-6’3 guys. I feel much shorter even though I am a solid/strong 6’0 footer. Also my eye level seems to be 5 inches so there’s that too. I think 6’1 is solid tall as a 5’9.5 guy would probably feel there is a significant difference.

@Greg 6’0 is generally tall, but 6’1 is more solid tall. Some places I go(live in Ontario, Canada) I notice the average looks to be 5’9 or a bit below when I’m walking down the street. Then I feel tall. But among a bunch of young guys I still feel a bit on the tall side but more tallish. I must be measuring my eye level wrong as I feel higher up when walking around, tall until I come across the 6’2+ young guys.
Bobby 5ft 10in (178cm) said on 26/Oct/19
@Jdubbz

I really wouldn't say that 2.5 inches can seem like a huge difference because when I look at the tape measure, it doesn't seem like I'd be any taller than 5'7.5 but I always find myself measuring 2.5 above that on average. Though when I raise myself on toes, I can measure 6'0.5 and I feel that there's a good difference in height there. So, I'm guessing a 5'7 bloke would feel quite a bit taller if he raised himself on toes and managed 5'9.5. That said, 2.5 inches isn't a towering difference anyway.
Bobby 5ft 10in (178cm) said on 26/Oct/19
@Nik

Allegedly, Shakspeare was actually illiterate. It's a common theory to explain many of the nonsensical words he introduced in his plays.
Canson said on 26/Oct/19
Bobby 1.78m said on 24/Oct/19
@Khaled Taban

😂 What? 5'9.5 isn't average height, it's actually above average by at most an inch since average height seem S closer to 5'8.5. And just because someone is half an inch shorter than the average doesn't mean they're short, it means they are in the average range still. Stop hating on 5'9 just because you're not satisfied with your height.

In the bigger cities on the East coast of the US 5’8.5-5’9 is about average for a male. 5’9” flat is probably the best case
Vsquad said on 26/Oct/19
I never thought I'd feel insecure about being 6ft until I came to this page :(

Seriously though it feels like this discussion has been going on for a month (since I was last here).
Editor Rob
The general height discussions page never ends...I see the same arguments now as I did 12-13 years ago.
Sakz said on 26/Oct/19
@Jdubbz It's because everyone perceives height differently and has different perceptions. It's quite an interesting one. There was a time when I used to think I was around the same height as someone of average height, but that was back when my perception wasn't good. While I don't tower them because I'm not 'very tall', I can now tell I'm quite a bit taller and that they may even feel short next to me (even though they're not). It's all in the individuals perception. Also important to consider is eye levels and with a 2.5" difference, you'd be tilting your eyes up to the taller person so you'll know they're quite a bit taller. That's another thing I didn't used to realise.
viper said on 26/Oct/19
5-9.1 is the average height.

Not 5-9.5
Nik Ashton said on 26/Oct/19
@ pov - What height do you think is the top of the short range in the UK?
Nik Ashton said on 26/Oct/19
@ Hoss - I like your name!
Nik Ashton said on 26/Oct/19
It’s interesting that 5’7” is considered short but 5’11” is rarely considered tall!

🗣🗣🗣🗣🗣🗣 “Get ‘em onside!”!

🏉
pov said on 26/Oct/19
@Nik @Sandy Cowell, get a room you two 😂
pov said on 25/Oct/19
@Sakz It’s funny how the start of tall has to be “6 foot even” though. Not 5”11 or 6”1? 🤔. It was a figure used in the olden days, when average was around 5”6/7 for a man, and 6 foot was very tall back then. I agree 6 foot even today is comfortably above average and taller than most men. But absolutely no one refers to you as the “tall guy” until you are 6”2+. It’s above average / tall-ish but I wouldn’t ever describe myself or anyone male who is 6 foot in modern day western society as a tall individual
Greg said on 25/Oct/19
@Al001 Haven’t seen too much of him, only a few vines it’s not uncommon for 6 feet range guys to claim 6’1-6’2.
Greg said on 25/Oct/19
@Ajax509 Yep and 5’10.5 is very tall almost towering range.
Nik Ashton said on 25/Oct/19
If 5’8.75” is the UK average (or USA average) then the start of the short range is 5’5.5”!
Matt Shannon said on 25/Oct/19
Hey Rob I have a question on the casting spotlight directory’s for actors and and actresses I noticed that you can either list yourself as either (for example) 5’10 or 5’10.5. Are that the only fraction you list yourself in the spotlight directory’s?
Editor Rob
They only display full inches, in the past they would list people sometimes with 3/4 inch and 1/2's, but the actual site database will just show resumes to the whole inch with no fraction.
Nik Ashton said on 25/Oct/19
Millions of men in the UK are comfortably over 5’9” and millions are comfortably under 5’9”! It is very ordinary and cool to be in either camp!
Nik Ashton said on 25/Oct/19
5’10” is at least one inch above the median height!
Bobby 1.78m said on 25/Oct/19
@Sakz

I generally focus more on shorter people, but in my experience living in Toronto, I notice shorter people more often than people my height or taller. Which leads me to believe that 5'10 range is above average for Toronto.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 25/Oct/19
@ Nik - Many Shakespearean words creep into old sayings, eg 'The clothes MAKETH the man.'

If you drop a word like that into your everyday conversation, which I darn well do if I feel like it, some people look at you as if you have a screw loose!
khaled taban said on 25/Oct/19
@Bobby 1.78, I don't know where do you live , but here in the US I feel the average is nearly 5'9.5".
You can't ignore 0.5" just because It's small difference .
I tried for years to put 5'10" on my charts , but no ,I've stopped at 5'9". I fell into the short category and will stay there .
khaled taban said on 25/Oct/19
@Greg , I've never said Rob is a midget , but he is short like me.
Height is relative , and for me any height under 5'10" is quite short , no matter how much the difference is, It's just like .
While 5'9" can be "techincally" average , It's relatively short , especially when you compare 5'9" with the young generation , they are tall as hell , without mentioning how common that height among girls these days.
Greg said on 25/Oct/19
@Importer mind as well at least you’ll be closer to it than myself, no harm incorporating glucascomine and stretches into your daily routine it will help you gain some height throughout the day. Also you are tall definitely looking at it the wrong way.

@Vitto it was a while back. Yeah like the agencies will add fake inches to the majority of models, even fitness models are notorious for exaggerating their height. Look at Steve Cook, Jeff Seid and Christian Guzman. Even guys/girls shorter than their height requirement could be given a shot and even taller some models actually downgrade their heights like if they are 6’3-6’4 to 6’2 because they don’t want to appear too tall for modeling. I think she isn’t exactly sure of her own height, perhaps she does want to be taller. Yeah she could be anywhere between 5’11.5-6’0.
Big Ben said on 25/Oct/19
@mrfunnyguy- He's 188, no doubt. I come up to his forehead so he can't be 6'4"/6'5". However I have one friend who is 6'4"/6'5" (194.5cm to be exact). Here he is:
Click Here

And here's how tall I look: Click Here

I've only been to Stockholm once when I was 16 but I didn't pay attention to how tall people were so I can't give my opinion on that. My 194.5cm friend was the tallest guy in school and like 4 or 5 people were taller than 6'2" at our school out of ~200 students. I think there was like 3 6'2" guys in our school and around 4 taller than 6'2". And in my experience most people inflate their heights. For example I've met the swedish politican Jimmie Åkesson (who I'm sure you've heard of) and he is listed as 180cm on Google but when I met him he was a bit shorter than me. I actually thought he'd be atleast 180 since he's one of the tallest politicans in Sweden. I have a picture with him but it's bad for height comparisons bcuz he's losing height so I look like I'm 3 or 4 inches taller than him. In my opinion Sweden is nothing special when it comes to height.
Jdubbz said on 25/Oct/19
@Khaled taban:

What you're saying makes 0 sense. 5'9 can't be short if 5'9.5 is average. 5'10 is sure as heck not tall. You seem like the kind of guy who wouldn't be satisfied with 6'0 either. It sounds really tall on paper, but like a lot of posters have already said, it isn't.
Johan 185 cm said on 25/Oct/19
Sakz said on 22/Oct/19
@Johan 185cm Yeah in Europe as a whole you can probably argue 6'1 would be the start of tall, but it does depend where you are because there are exceptions. That's interesting. I guess tall is tall even in The Netherlands where the average is a lot higher. I'm around your height and I was measured a few years ago at the hospital. I was once asked if I'm 6'2 by someone while I was barefoot. It could be that your proportions make you look taller or the nurse was quite short. You would expect them to have a rough idea but sometimes it can be tricky if you give a taller impression.

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Oh I would even say a legit 6'0.25-6'0.5" guy is tall in Europe overall. Thats barefoot and at a low just for the new posters.

Here in the Netherlands its probably around 6'2", maybe in countries like Denmark ( documented from good source at 5'11" range) its more 6'1" range.

Very tall which seems to be the focus of the discussion among posters atm for me starts around 6'3-6'3.5" in Europe. Once you're looking at air when next to average 5'10" guys that to me is very tall.

As for myself yes 6'2" is what almost everyone guesses me at. Its gotten to the point I just don't respond anymore on the subject, fed up with the inflation everywhere. The most I have ever been guessed is 195 cm but the girl in question was short. 6'2" most of the time and sometimes 190-192cm.
Grayloth said on 25/Oct/19
mrfunnyguy thinks the average height in Sweden is 186 cm
Ben thinks its 176 cm. And both live in Stockholm lol

Ironicly for both of them it’s right in the middle of those guesses (181 cm), both documented by military drafts and official government statistics. This should tell people that judging height is hard.
Johan 185 cm said on 25/Oct/19
pov
@Importer, a legit 6”0 is someone who measures around 183cm several hours after they have woken up, as that would be their true height they are most of the day. You have to find the mid point between their tallest and lowest. I’m 6”1 in the morning but most of the day I’m 6”0.5 (184cm range) and at lowest I’m 6”0.2 (little over 183cm) so I claim 6”0.5.

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So you're a 6 foot guy claiming 6'0.5" ? A guy who is 6'0.5" is 1 cm taller than you, judging from what you said you're a legit 183 cm probably 6'0 1/8 at low and at extreme low barely holding 6'.

On the site people claim near their low for accuracy when guessing celebs and people they meet. Rob does the same he wakes near 5'9" and goes down to 5'8 1/8.

You need to be at least over 6'0.25" at a low before claiming 6'0.5" imo, thats also a legit 184 cm.
But I would classify someone a legit 6 foot even if at their very very lowest they go to 5”11.75.
Hoss said on 25/Oct/19
Also @greg any advice on spinal stretches?
Hoss said on 25/Oct/19
@bego I’m from the uk

@greg I can’t argue with that as I admit I probably have a bias in terms of my perceptions of others height. Often I will see someone who I think is similar height or slightly taller only to have a picture with them and I edge them out. When I’m in a group that are taller than me I just think ‘well This is a tall group’ I don’t think ‘oh I’m short.’

In my group of close friends, tallest guy is 6”1 then it goes, 6”05, me at 6”0 and then 5”9.5 and 5”7.5. This is fairly typical of the make up in a group because I’m often middle of the pack but I’m much closer to the tallest guy than the shortest guy.

Also for anyone taking glucosamine who’s big into fitness that’s yes I’ve retained a little height but it’s really helped my knees as well that would become inflamed very quickly whilst working out and I can withstand higher frequency and volume work outs now too
Cubes said on 25/Oct/19
Khaled Taban as a 5’9 guy myself I can relate to some of the things you’re saying. When I was 16 and I realized I had stopped growing I tried everything I could to grow taller. All I wanted was one more inch so I could be in the ideal height range, but it simply wasn’t meant to be.
You grew a lot taller than your parents, and because of that fact alone you should be at peace with your height. My mother and father are 5’4 and 5’7 respectively and my brother is 5’11. I took on unhealthy behaviors right before I stopped growing which probably stunted my growth. You at least can be confident that you reached your maximum potential height whereas I am left to speculate as to how tall I could have been.
I’m not sure where you get your information from about average height, but according to Wikipedia 5’9 1/2 is the average height for the younger generation for white males only. If you factor in all races for the younger generation it’s probably a little less than that.
Don’t call yourself short in front of other people. I see 5’9 guys do that all the time because they want it to look like they’re not insecure. By doing that you’re drawing attention to something that most people wouldn’t notice. I get it that 5ft9 is less than ideal, but at the end of the day it’s not a bad height.
Person111 said on 24/Oct/19
@Bobby, I never said 5'10 was the average for all ethnicities. I said 5’10 is the average for white and black male millennials. The table breaks down the average by race. 5’10 is 50th percentile for white men age 20-39. 5’9 is 50th percentile for all ethnicities. Page 16 Click Here

White and black millennials have the tallest averages, while Hispanics and Asians have the lowest average, thereby dragging the average down to 5’9. While 5’9 may be the “average” height so commonly cited by people here, it doesn’t take into account the fact that 5’9 is the average among ALL ethnicities and it even includes 80 year men who have likely shrunk since youth. If 5’10 is uncommon where you live, you most certainly do live in a short-ish area. You’re disagreeing with the data because it’s not what you observe only based on your area. Just because it’s uncommon in your area, doesn’t mean it’s not uncommon everywhere else. 5’8-5’9 is too short for an average white male in a first world country. The only first world countries with that short average is Southern Europe (Italy, Spain, etc).
Person111 said on 24/Oct/19
@Bego, don’t believe everything you read on the internet if it’s from strangers pulling info out of their ass. CDC is a much more credible source than simply personal anecdotes
Canson said on 24/Oct/19
@Vitto: try some of that and also very good hydration. That should get you there. Also work on your posture if that’s an issue. But 1/8” isn’t going to make a difference. That’s close enough to where you would still look it. And as a female I’m sure you get guessed 6’0” all the time being a lot of guys stat fraud
Nik Ashton said on 24/Oct/19
6’0” is tall in the UK, it may be high up in the tallish range for the younger generation!
Nik Ashton said on 24/Oct/19
5’9” is average height in England!
Jdubbz said on 24/Oct/19
@Pov: On the other hand, mark your height on a wall then make a mark 2.5" above it. In my case that would be 6'8.25. That seems pretty damn tall to me, and a guy who is 6'8.25" looks a lot taller than me from my perspective. I'm sure you'd see a 6'2.5 guy as clearly taller than you, and a 5'9.5 guy would see a 6'0 guy as pretty tall.

For the record, I don't think 6'0 is tall either. I agree that 187cm+ fits the bill better. I measured myself yesterday and drew a mark 2.5" below my height (mark was at 6'3.25/191cm) and I didn't feel like I towered over it. But then I thought about how much shorter I felt than that mark 2.5" taller than me, which was coincidentally just about the height of my doorframe. There is definitely some kind of optical illusion at play.
Nik said on 24/Oct/19
@ Sandy Cowell - Overall I am not a Shakespeare enthusiast but I do like some of the words he introduced to the English language!
ajax509 said on 24/Oct/19
khaled taban said on 24/Oct/19
@c-mo , 5'9" is short as It's 1/2" below the median height.
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5'10" is tall as It's 1/2" above the median height. lmao
Sakz said on 24/Oct/19
@pov Well they're there for a reason. The average hasn't really increased over the years so they still hold value. I mean 5'6 is only around 3 inches shorter than average, yet it's still considered short. It's also common sense that a height over 80% taller than a country's population would be considered on the tall side, so that can't be dismissed. However individual perceptions can make people think otherwise which I understand, since I used to be one of them. There's also a bias where people focus more on the taller people than shorter which can draw false conclusions.
Greg said on 24/Oct/19
@Houss Glucascomine works differently for everyone and depends if you are stretching whilst taking it, I find for me it helps me retain at least 1/4th if not a little more throughout the day. Of course this depends on how much you workout and how heavy you lift, a lot of stress on the spine will counter the effect especially if you don’t stretch. Wall sits help the spine decompress a little bit. 3 sets of 20-30 second repetitions. Now as for 6 feet being tall it is, it’s not above average. 5’10-5’11 I understand you can make an argument for being above average but if you’re about 6’0 at a low especially that’s already past tallish and within the tall range. Even if the average is 5’11 where you are at 6’0 is like tallish/tall. There’s barely a different from being 6’0-6’1 except you’re 6’2 in shoes where as if you’re 6’0 you would be 6’1 in footwear hell youre nearer 6ft 2 in boots so you would be seen a tall guy. 6’0 is like 83rd percentile so like you are most likely focusing on taller guys. everyone’s opinion is different but I think looking at it like this is more than fair 👍.
Greg said on 24/Oct/19
@Bego you’re right.

@Khaled Taban 5’9 isn’t short lol wtf? By that account Rob would be a midget and he looks within average range even if he’s low average. 5’10 isn’t average outside of some of Europe. Most places 5’10’s above the average like Canson was saying average globally is like 5’8.5-5’9.
Bego said on 24/Oct/19
@Hoss Where you from?
al001 said on 24/Oct/19
@Greg
Thanks. His name's Nick Colletti, he claims 6'2 but I really only see him in the 6'0-6'1 max range.
Bobby 1.78m said on 24/Oct/19
@Khaled Taban

😂 What? 5'9.5 isn't average height, it's actually above average by at most an inch since average height seem S closer to 5'8.5. And just because someone is half an inch shorter than the average doesn't mean they're short, it means they are in the average range still. Stop hating on 5'9 just because you're not satisfied with your height.
Importer said on 24/Oct/19
Ima try this glucosamine, maybe hit legit 183 at low lolol.
saltyfish177cm said on 24/Oct/19
Big Rob, how tall does Ben Askren look next to 6'0 Demian Maia? Askren is barefoot and Maia is in sneakers so he is an extra inch taller

@ 2:05
Click Here
Editor Rob
I wouldn't have said any more than 2.5 inches, but possibly a bit less, but Demian's sneaker isn't huge, looks well under an inch.
QM6'1QM said on 24/Oct/19
pov said on 24/Oct/19

I personally think 6”4 is the start of a solid tall height in the UK. JOKE!
But seriously most majority of people a lot of shorter than 6".

And yes, i'm around 6'2 in the morning and 185.7-9 cm everyday before the bed.

Have a great day, you're incredible!
Vitto said on 24/Oct/19
@Greg It's probably like you said. I've never read Rob talking about this, though. So, is it normal if you see people walking down the streets and you think they are taller than they are? Also, do you think at a modelling agency they won't care even if I measure my low 5'10.5? Would they round it up to 5'11? It's possible that they'd write down 5'11 on the portfolio. About the girl in Tall Girl, I think she's 1 inch taller than me max. It's just like you said, this is an example of a girl who inflates her height why then? Does she wish she was taller?
@Hoss I will try Glucosamine too, I bought it a few months ago. You never know what could happen some studies say you could retain until 5mm of height.

I am not sure anymore about the male average height but in the UK (and in the US too) for the entire population, it should be 5'9 or maybe a 1/2 more.
mrfunnyguy said on 24/Oct/19
@Big Ben I live in Stockholm. I have no idea have you can be guessed as 183cm if you are 179cm, if I remember you height correct. I have a friend who is 187 cm and does not look anywhere near as tall as your friend too btw. Your friends does really look like 6'4-6'5 based on his proportions. Are you sure his doctor didn't measure him wrong? If you look up some celebrities on this website who are like 6'2 they don't look anywhere near that guy too.
If you are guessed as four centimeters taller than you are, then i could have been guessed as tall as 189-190cm, which would have been totally absurd considering every second guy I see is taller than me. Maybe people in your part of the country are shorter than here in Stockholm, I don't know.
Totigno said on 24/Oct/19
khaled taban said on 24/Oct/19
@c-mo , 5'9" is short as It's 1/2" below the median height.

1/2 inches what a difference!
khaled taban said on 24/Oct/19
@c-mo , 5'9" is short as It's 1/2" below the median height.
khaled taban said on 24/Oct/19
@Person111,
There is now in hell the average is 5'10" , It's not 5'9" either , actually It's 5'9.5".
Bobby 5ft 10in (178cm) said on 24/Oct/19
@C-Mo

Yeah, I can believe that 178cm is average for Europe as a whole, Europeans tend to be taller than Americans/Canadians. I would say that North America is 3cm smaller than Europe height-wise, but I'm not sure if 5'9 would be average across both the U.S and Canada if we combined the averages across all States and Provinces to find the overall mean.
Greg said on 24/Oct/19
@Person111 I am not trying to discredit the information but I feel like even if they did measure some people might have shoes on, or maybe the measurement might have been a little flimsy. I just think that the average would be more 5’8.5-5’9 in most places outside of certain European cities. But no I don’t live in a short town, and I didn’t mean 5’10 was rare. I do see 5’10 guys and I’ll even see 6’4+ guys but 5’10 is definitely not average. It’s a bit above the average in UK, US and even parts of EU. On my campus I feel above average/ tallish.

@c-mo I would be a little above average in Europe, I felt slightly above average in Germany but not like I do in America. I say certain parts of Germany could definitely average 5’9-5’10, a strong 5’10-weak 5’11 can be seen as tallish in most places excluding like Bosnia or Amsterdam there you would be low average.
Bego said on 24/Oct/19
@Person111 Dont believe everything you read on internet.
Ali183 said on 24/Oct/19
Rob I recently took a picture with Valentina Shevchenko and top of her head doesn't even reach my lower lip (around a cm lower).Considering that I'm 183 during the day, how tall would you say she is?
Editor Rob
Maybe she's in 163cm range
pov said on 24/Oct/19
@Sakz
I think we are looking into percentile’s too much and ignoring common sense. If you wanted to look into percentiles you could even argue 5”10 and 5”11 as being tall as it is “above” the 5”9.5 average. I personally think 6”2 is the start of a solid tall height in the UK. The lowest I could go is 6”1.5. But in this day and age, 6”0 is not tall, it’s 2.5 inches above average that’s all. But I guess we have different opinions.
Hoss said on 24/Oct/19
I have been taking glucosamine for a couple of months now. I have to say that at the start I did not achieve any sort of height retention during the day. I have however started taking it upon waking up with 1.5 litres of water. I now am retaining about 0.4mm of height in the afternoon/evening.

Wake up 184.4cm and depending on activity levels I will be as low as 181.5cm (after full upper body workout, compounds + HIIT session) but majority of the time 182.4cm evening.

Being a 6 footer/weak 6 footer my opinion is that 6 foot is the upper end of average and that's just it. Maybe once it was tall but my opinion is that tall starts at 6 foot 1.

I have been called tall before on a number of occasions. But when I'm in a groups of people 18-35 I am too often in the middle of the pack height wise to really think it as tall. I'd say at my height i'm taller than 55%-70% of the men I encounter.
Bobby 1.78m said on 24/Oct/19
@Person111

I looked at the data and 5'10 was not a measured average for all ethnicities. The closest figure came in at 5'9 which sat at 50 percentile, but 5'10 must be higher than 50. I'm not sure I agree with that data though because that's not what I observe in Toronto. What I observe is that 5'10 is above average and quite uncommon.
c-mo said on 24/Oct/19
@ ajax

well some people here on CH seem to see it this way



@ Sean william Winter

I am actually slightly taller taller than 5'9 . I am around 5'9.25 in the evening or slightly less on harder days like 5'9.2 . something like that . but I have difficulties to measure that exact

and I am actually 100kg or so . lol . but I sont look short to people from what I can tell

I agree with you that 5'9 is low end of average . or maybe 5'8.5 at night could qualify as the very bottom of average

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@ Bobby

the measured average height for young european men is around 178cm . actually when you exclude some countries with many non ethnic europeans it is even slightly more like 178.6cm or something and even if those stats would be efrom earlier in the day it still means that the average height for a young european is around 5'10 at night . 5'8 is definitely not the average height except maybe where you are living

you and greg are basically bang on average for europe . give or take a hair


5'9 is also in the average range but on the lower ends . it definitely is not "high average" ....but the notion of some people here implying (or even openly saying) that 5'10 is solid and even tallish at times and that 6'0 is tall but 5'9 is short ...thats just LOL
ajax509 said on 24/Oct/19
@Sean william Winter At 178.3cm first thing, cm-o's less than 1 inch shorter. He'd just have a bigger shrinkage.
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Sean william Winter said on 23/Oct/19
@c-mo i never see a 5'9 guy as short your only 1 inch smaller than me so your eye level would a bit below mine not a huge amount of difference. people here on crack lol. tho i agree 5;9 maybe low average 5'10 strong average 5'11 tallish high average to above 6ft start of tall. not towering hieght just normal tall.plus c-mp ur like 90 kg and so u might appear shorter because your stocky.
Sakz said on 24/Oct/19
People confuse feeling tall with actually being tall. The reason the majority say 6'0 is tall is because in terms of percentile it's around the 83rd (in the UK and US), which is therefore tall because it essentially means 83% of people are shorter than you. That doesn't mean you'll always feel tall, but that's the general consensus. There's far more people shorter than you than there are taller.
Importer said on 24/Oct/19
@F97
Funny my eye height is 171.2cm as well yet I’m 1/8” below 6’0”. I always pictured legit 183cm to have a decent 171.5-172cm range eye level. But your view on 6’0” not being standout tall and rather tallish i 100% agree.
Big Ben said on 24/Oct/19
@mrfunnyguy- Interesting, where in Sweden do you live? Here's my 6'2" friend in a young swedish crowd: Click Here (he's the tall guy in the hoodie). He was actually instructed to walk relaxed and his co-stars often had to stand on boxes in scenes with him. Here's another pic of him: Click Here

He's usually guessed as 6'4" and sometimes 6'5" but he's been measured as 188 in the noon by a doctor which seems about right since I come up to around his forehead. I myself am usually guessed as around 183.
Greg said on 24/Oct/19
@Canson you’re absolutely right too it doesn’t matter because you could claim whatever height be it shorter or taller but it won’t change your measured height. What you claim and what you measure are two different things let’s say in terms of inflation as you put it. But yeah height doesn’t matter , looks don’t either sure people look for it but it’s not of major importance.
Person111 said on 23/Oct/19
@Bobby, it’s strange that 5’10 is uncommon in your area. 5’10ers should be everywhere. By what you're describing, it sounds like your area is below average height. For white and black millennial men, 5’10 is in fact bang on 50th percentile. Hispanics and Asians drag the average down to 5'9. The 5'9 average includes EVERY male demographic. CDC (Center for Disease Control) is a very credible source for average height. See pg 16 here Click Here . The heights were measured with a stadiometer, not self-reported heights.
Person111 said on 23/Oct/19
Greg, there are 5’10 guys everywhere. You likely live in a short-ish area if they’re not. Is your area a mostly white area? If yes, it's shocking that 5'10 is uncommon. That link I previously posted is a sample size of several thousand men. Height was measured with a stadiometer, they're not self-reported heights. 5'9 is the average for 60+ year old white males, in other words baby boomers. 5'9 is the average for your grandparents generation. Millennials average 5'10. In your area, the average may be under 5'10 but that's not representative of the whole country.
Importer said on 23/Oct/19
@Greg Being at 182.6cm midday I don’t classify myself as tall. Simply because I don’t feel tall ALL THE TIME. Is this a wrong way of looking at it?
Canson said on 23/Oct/19
@Greg: I will say that Connor is a loyal guy. A good guy too. He just deals with autism and it shows on this site. For the Glucosamine I tried it and maybe got a 1/8” diff but I may not have used it very long to really get a good enough gauge
Poster said on 23/Oct/19
@Tessa Van Nunen:

That was an interesting article. I was surprised that both men and women, in the listed countries, were that tall, and it was interesting to learn that European Americans were the tallest people in the world during the 18th and 19th centuries.
ajax509 said on 23/Oct/19
Great, without references.
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Tessa Van Nunen said on 22/Oct/19
Click Here

Please find above, a very popular Swedish article of North European average heights, this is their equivalent to american wall st journal or uk guardian in terms of credibility. It says Dutch is 184.8cm (6'0.75). which as a dutch man, I couldn't agree with more. (For white ethnic dutch men this is of course). Swedes, Norwegians, Czechs, Germans, Icelanders etc average just under 6 foot at 180-181cm+. So in North Europe your '6 foot' isn't tall our here. But it is a good height in the average range. In general we say 1.9m+ is tall or 6'3 according to your measurement standards.
F97 said on 23/Oct/19
I see a lot of people talking about legit six footers and I am one of them. Shoulder height 152.5cm, chin height: 159cm, eyelevel about 171-171.5cm. I measure 183cm at a low and yes 183 or six feet is tall. You feel tall but just not stand out tall. It's not a tall height I would say but more tallish. Since average guys that are about 176-177cm are above my eyebrows quite a bit so you dont feel super tall. So on some occasions I do feel tall but more tallish the majority of the time
Sean william Winter said on 23/Oct/19
@c-mo i never see a 5'9 guy as short your only 1 inch smaller than me so your eye level would a bit below mine not a huge amount of difference. people here on crack lol. tho i agree 5;9 maybe low average 5'10 strong average 5'11 tallish high average to above 6ft start of tall. not towering hieght just normal tall.plus c-mp ur like 90 kg and so u might appear shorter because your stocky.
RobV said on 23/Oct/19
@lokey.422 You are correct, height DOES matter (like looks, as you say) and it is important not to try and pretend otherwise. It matters to some more than others, and in some situations more than others. To some people it does not matter at all. The key is to work within the strengths you have while acknowledging the ones you do not. People try to be politically correct by saying "it doesn't matter" but this is the wrong advice even if they mean well, simply because it is not correct!
Bobby 5ft 10in (178cm) said on 23/Oct/19
@C-Mo

The way I see it is 5'8.5 is average height or depending on your interpretations, borderline average height. Of course, Rob, being a 5'8.25 guy, has said he has felt average height on some occasions. So, I would say that a solid 5'8 is borderline average height, and a strong 5'8 is average. Then again, Rob has very good proportions and looks average height in his pictures and videos.

A 5'9 range guy is a high average in my opinion, and once you hit 5'10, you start looking above average. If you're a big 5'10 like Greg, you can look tallish too. Which goes to my next point, a height of 5'11 is certainly tallish and once you hit 6'0, you are tall.
ajax509 said on 23/Oct/19
c-mo said on 22/Oct/19
5'9 = short

5'10 = strong average . sometimes tallish

5'11 = tallish

6'0 = tall

it seems people here see it this way . seems legit
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What a moronic comment, thumbs up!
Greg said on 23/Oct/19
@Canson depends on your spine and how active you are while taking I find I can retain about 1/4th of an inch more at my low whilst taking it if I do stretches and all that so that’s up for debates.
Greg said on 23/Oct/19
@Bobby 1.78m exactly, people that throw out these 5’10 range figures for white male averages must be clueless because I don’t see that many 5’10 guys for it be average. They don’t measure everybody as most of those measurements are in shoe/morning or both rounded up it can’t be trusted.
pov said on 23/Oct/19
@daad1234 you are a good height then, I would say you did well to get to 6”1 considering your mum is 5”4, i would have guessed you at reaching 511/6”0.

@Importer, a legit 6”0 is someone who measures around 183cm several hours after they have woken up, as that would be their true height they are most of the day. You have to find the mid point between their tallest and lowest. I’m 6”1 in the morning but most of the day I’m 6”0.5 (184cm range) and at lowest I’m 6”0.2 (little over 183cm) so I claim 6”0.5.

But I would classify someone a legit 6 foot even if at their very very lowest they go to 5”11.75.
Greg said on 23/Oct/19
@Importer well you could even Argue that 6’0 in the afternoon is tall because it is, so def a legit 6’0 is tall.
Canson said on 23/Oct/19
lokey.422 said on 22/Oct/19
Canson: dont say heights dont matter. its like you saying looks doesnt matter. its sounds good but its not real


I agree to an extent but I disagree. Looks are something that can be controlled to an extent. Height cannot except with lifts. Also people get greedy. You have 5’9” and 5’10” and 5’11” guys who are average an above wishing to be taller and worrying about claims. So that’s what really doesn’t matter. What someone claims. That’s very irrelevant
ajax509 said on 23/Oct/19
Yes, bcuz dad won't be at his peak height, otherwise we'd end up dinosaurs! 😂
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daad1234 said on 22/Oct/19
@pov I seem to be around 6'1. The thing is, it seems like 9 out of 10 guys are taller than their dad, even if their mom is a lot shorter than their dad, so I think I could have been an inch or two taller if I had slept and eaten better when I still grew.
Vitto said on 23/Oct/19
@Canson It would be good for me retaining even 1/8 so I could claim and measure in the afternoon (5-6 hours out of bed) 5'11. Since at the moment I measure exactly 5'10 7/8 as I was telling Rob a few days ago. My goal would be to measure 5'11 at a modelling agency. How can I do that? With some glucosamine help?

In regard to the average in the UK, I've also read 5'9 like in the US, but I am not sure about it because as I was telling Greg, I live here and when I go out and walk down the streets I see quite a few guys as tall or taller than me. But there is a possibility that I look only at those taller than me since I had an obsession with height in the past.
Sakz said on 23/Oct/19
@pov No I said the majority consider it tall in the UK, and I myself live there.
The younger generation do average about 5'10 with the overall average being 5'9, but it's self reported so could be rounded up or out of bed. I wouldn't be surprised if it's a fraction less than that is what I'm saying. I'm going by the stats not opinion. You may not feel tall, but it doesn't mean you're not as they're two different things. 6'0 is in the 83rd percentile or thereabouts so that pretty much explains it. It's not about how much taller you are than the average because that would be described as very tall, but rather the percentage of people you're taller than. I believe Rob did say he feels slightly below average, but he's also stated that 6'0 is tall in the UK a number of times. The majority on here also agree though everyone has different experiences of course.

@Importer Yeah that's correct.
Bego said on 23/Oct/19
@edboy Learn to spell and stop spewing out bs and lies.
AndrewV said on 22/Oct/19
@Bego

If you read the methodology of the study, all participants were measured in their barefeet to the nearest 0.1cm.
Greg said on 22/Oct/19
@Vitto Well here’s the twist, tallitis as described by Rob happens more frequent than we think so it’s no surprise some people might think an average is bigger than reality. Now here’s the catch had you been born a woman and wanted to stay as such, not even talking about modeling most likely you would want to stay said height or be shorter, however in your case you want to be taller because you want to have good proportions and physique in display for your modeling career. Fair, but most taller girls I’ve talked too mentioned they wanted to be shorter. In the 5’9-6’1 range. Also modeling agencies will boost your height for your portfolio, they would even put 5’11 if you where 5’9, they don’t care they aren’t going to sit there and tell you to walk if measure a fraction under the minimal requirement. Especially if they see potential in you and they like your work. That being said yes glucosamine helps, and let’s you retain height, combined with stretches and posture exercises I think it’s safe to say you would be walking tall. I think it’s fine, most guys are like 5’9 and women 5’4 so there’s no surprise you feel taller then the vast majority. Now, I too had a late spurt and thought I would have gotten taller as I could barely grow facial hair and looked really young when I was 18, but I think I stunted my growth a bit due to neglect. About the show, yeah she’s not 6’1, maybe 5’11.75 Max she’s just a skinny and lanky girl your typical 5’11.5 range 6’1 claimed I wouldn’t be surprise if she even dipped to 5’11 flat at her low. But I have her at the 5’11.5-5’11.75 range still tall but not as tall as she claims, not uncommon in both real life and celebrity life.
Sakz said on 22/Oct/19
@Johan 185cm Yeah in Europe as a whole you can probably argue 6'1 would be the start of tall, but it does depend where you are because there are exceptions. That's interesting. I guess tall is tall even in The Netherlands where the average is a lot higher. I'm around your height and I was measured a few years ago at the hospital. I was once asked if I'm 6'2 by someone while I was barefoot. It could be that your proportions make you look taller or the nurse was quite short. You would expect them to have a rough idea but sometimes it can be tricky if you give a taller impression.

@Nik You would think so, with 5'9 being average as it's bang in the middle of the two. Not everyone has that perception though as your Big Ben example illustrates. There tends to be a bias towards tall and anyone average can even be seen as short.
Ellis said on 22/Oct/19
@Rob Paul: I have never taken my height right out of bed, considering my stature, 6'7 at a low, how much height do you think I would lose in the first hour? I weigh roughly 185 pounds, not sure if that has an impact on height but if it does, I'm definitely on the slender side. Also what time do you reckon NBA players get measured?, for these new measurements coming out.

Also, my height is very weird, some days I look shorter than I am, like I feel like a very strong 6'6, and some days I feel like I'm 6'8, not sure if this is normal. I get back pains, and when I feel cramped up in there which hurts really bad, I look shorter when I look in the mirror, when I do yoga and stretch and I'm very active, I look taller.
Editor Rob
Whilst in theory you'd think 6ft 8-8.25 was likely straight out of bed (and 1/2 inch within first 60 minutes lost), there is some variation between people.
Tessa Van Nunen said on 22/Oct/19
Click Here

Please find above, a very popular Swedish article of North European average heights, this is their equivalent to american wall st journal or uk guardian in terms of credibility. It says Dutch is 184.8cm (6'0.75). which as a dutch man, I couldn't agree with more. (For white ethnic dutch men this is of course). Swedes, Norwegians, Czechs, Germans, Icelanders etc average just under 6 foot at 180-181cm+. So in North Europe your '6 foot' isn't tall our here. But it is a good height in the average range. In general we say 1.9m+ is tall or 6'3 according to your measurement standards.
Cedric 172 cm said on 22/Oct/19
Guys look them to 5'7.5" guys of the web site. They looks really average and guys under that mark looks short.
So my height 5'7.75" isn't the start of average
Greg said on 22/Oct/19
@Canson Yeah Robs special corner, I can’t believe he put you in it that still blows my mind as Andrea was the only one who deserved it. I guess Connor is a piece of work but he’s off this site for good either way it seems. And yeah it’s tricky when you fall into that range. Yeah you’re right about what you said to Bobby, I think proportions at my height play major role and footwear. I constantly get referred to as tall or pretty tall by others, even guys who are taller than me. Sure I may not be legit tall but sometime I can feel tallish amongst the population.
Greg said on 22/Oct/19
@Khaled Taban 5’10.5+ tallish, 5’11.5+ legit tall and 6’0 is a solid tall range.
Vitto said on 22/Oct/19
@ajax for the payment is puny do you mean that the income is not enough? If you become famous, I don't think it's like that. But if you are a man it's known that in the modelling business you are paid less and the women are paid more. On another point of view, you are right a lot of them are not handsome that is the same for some women as well. Not beautiful, just full of photoshop. In regards to height, they always increase the height of models who are shorter and decrease those of models who are too tall.
mrfunnyguy said on 22/Oct/19
@edboy Your class could almost fit into Sweden, based on the guy's height lmao. I think if the average height in one of your classes in the US could be 6'0.5 as you said, then surely the average height of young ethnic swedish guys is at least 6'0 and probably even taller. Perhaps many people think the average is shorter than it really is in Sweden because they are shorter than the average and don't want to admit that, but I think it's also because people in my country often underestimate people's height and downgrade their own height for some reason. I have been called 175cm (5'9) by a girl when I was my current height (6'1), and a guy I know of called himself 175cm even though he himself knew he was around six foot or something like that. People are often VERY surprised when I call myself 185 or 186cm and look at me as if I was stupid or something. As I have mentioned before, I have measured myself with different tools at different places and always get that I am 185.4 or 185.5 cm in the evening after a long day, no matter where or how I measured myself, so there's almost no doubt I am as tall as I think I am.

I have never been to the US myself, but I assume the average height there is one or two inches shorter than in Sweden. Since one of your classes had an average of 6'0.5 and one 5'10.75, I imagine the average in two typical swedish classes to be maybe 6'2 and 6'0.25. The average for young swedish guys could be perhaps around 6'1 or 6'1.25 then.
Importer said on 22/Oct/19
“6’0” is tall”. So you guys are referring to someone who is 183.0cm evening low right? A legit 6’0”
AndrewV said on 22/Oct/19
@Person111

This is exactly it right here, the average young white guy is definitely a solid 5’10”. A flat 6’0” is legit tall in the general population but only tallish/above average around young whites and blacks. I’m 6’0.5” and I’m right on the borderline between tallish and tall at my university.
Canson said on 22/Oct/19
@Vitto: if talking about retaining Morning height it’s maybe 1/8” of it that you retain from my experience. Meaning maybe 1/8” taller in the afternoon and that is the absolute max. May just be a couple MM
Bobby 1.78m said on 22/Oct/19
@Bego

Yeah, true, I think the 5'10 figure is self-reported for the younger generations. I'd say it's a morning height plus shoes measurement. So, average is closer to 5'8-5'9.
lokey.422 said on 22/Oct/19
Canson: dont say heights dont matter. its like you saying looks doesnt matter. its sounds good but its not real
Vitto said on 22/Oct/19
@Nik When I've read Big Ben, I thought about my beloved Big Ben in London renamed in 2012 the Elizabeth Tower. I live here and I love to go there to check it from time to time even though at the moment it's going through a restoration phase.
daad1234 said on 22/Oct/19
@pov I seem to be around 6'1. The thing is, it seems like 9 out of 10 guys are taller than their dad, even if their mom is a lot shorter than their dad, so I think I could have been an inch or two taller if I had slept and eaten better when I still grew.
Bobby 1.78m said on 22/Oct/19
@Person111

Are you the 5'6 female living in Canada? I believe you might be. Anyway, not the point. I really don't think 5'10 is average. It's fairly uncommon even on campus. I'd say it's above average. Maybe the younger generation average closer to it, like 5'9.5, but overall, I'd say the average height is like 5'8.5-5'9. Once you hit 5'10, you begin to feel above average because generally I do feel above average. I don't pay attention to folks taller than me because the ones who are only edge me out by an inch or so, but I see people shorter than me more often. I commute 4 days a week, so I see a hundred different people in the morning and the evening. Not many guys are my height, the tallest ones are usually like 5'8-5'9. A couple might be my height or taller. I rarely see 6'2. It's extremely uncommon.
Greg said on 22/Oct/19
@Person111 no it’s not, 5’9 is the average for men in America. Young men don’t actually average 5’10 unless you mean 5’8.5-5’9 guys who claim 5’10 then no not really 😂 trust me take it from someone who actually lives in the U.S I don’t see that many guys my height, sure I’ll see some my height or taller but if 5’10 was average I would be seeing guys pretty close to my height on the daily, there’s only a handful. 6’0 is 83rd percentile in America for any age group.
Greg said on 22/Oct/19
@edboy you must be mentally challenged, first of all work on your spelling so people can actually understand the bs you are spewing. Secondly, why wouldn’t it be? EVERY “state” inside the U.S is part of it is not? So why wouldn’t 5’9 be the average across every state lmao? Check yourself before you wreck yourself.Silly Ed boy, Rolf schooled you a few times on these savage streets and Kevin used to bully you around as well.
pov said on 22/Oct/19
For anyone who thinks 6 foot is “tall” in the UK and US. Including you @KhaledTalban. Measure 2-2.5 inches below the top of your head, and tell me if you feel “tall”. Because that’s how I feel next to the average British and American man. I consider myself above average at most, I wouldn’t describe myself as tall my no means.
pov said on 22/Oct/19
@Sakz majority of people under 5”9 in the UK? Really? Where are you from? The UK average is 5”9.5 in my opinion, and according to the office of national statistics it’s the same. And the younger generation around 5”10. The UK is shorter than a lot of european countries, but not that short. At 5”8 in the UK you wouldn’t be considered short, but you would be slightly below average. I’m sure Rob agrees.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 22/Oct/19
@ Nik - I must add that I've had tremendous fun with Shakespeare. When I was 30, I brought downstairs 'The Complete Works of Shakespeare' during a family card game and started reading from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. I was having fun with the character 'Bottom', who plays a stupid ass! My Mum didn't find it particularly funny because I was laughing so much, as was my brother!

I often wonder if the term 'silly ass'/arse' derives from that character; it certainly wouldn't surprise me! We have so many Shakespearean words in our dictionary, and those derived from other great writers. The word 'chortle' hails from Lewis Carroll's 'Alice In Wonderland', to cite just one example.

Cheers Nik and kindest regards to your lovely Mum! 😉👍 XXX 💐 XXX
c-mo said on 22/Oct/19
5'9 = short

5'10 = strong average . sometimes tallish

5'11 = tallish

6'0 = tall

it seems people here see it this way . seems legit
khaled taban said on 22/Oct/19
@Person111, I live in Ohio and I feel the average for white and young men is 5'9.5" , It's indeed above 5'9" , but not as high as 5'10".
However both 5'9" and 5'10" are inferior ,worthless, common among girls , and overly unattractive.
khaled taban said on 22/Oct/19
@Nik Ashton ,
I am the oldest and tallest 😁
I am sure my family average is lower than your family , the only reason for being 5'9" is my uncle (mom's brother) who is 5'10".
ajax509 said on 22/Oct/19
@Greg Not our business - as we're both shorties lmao.
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Greg said on 20/Oct/19
@ajax509 The modeling agency doesn’t care what you think lmao.
Big Ben said on 22/Oct/19
@edboy - Why do you feel the need to call us "filthy animal and disgusting creature" over different opinions? If you're going to insult us atleast fix your grammar.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 22/Oct/19
@ Nik - I didn't know you were a Shakespeare enthusiastic!
Vitto said on 22/Oct/19
@Greg Yes, you are right. I am paying attention only to the taller people when I walk down the streets. Sometimes I spot a girl who is taller than me which is absolutely rare, I am even more upset because being born a woman I'd like to be the tallest. I'd like to be taller than most guys too even if, in the end, I notice it's not like that. To me, height was (and still is sometimes) an obsession. You guys think that girls want to be smaller, I don't think it's always like that. People want to become models and the fashion world, you know, it's very strict about height and weight. Thank god, I'm skinny too at 130 lbs. (58-59 kg). About glucosamine, I bought it, do you think it helps retain morning height? I'd like to measure at least a good 5'11 at the model agency. You're right about stretching when I was younger (I am in my 20s now) it helped me grow a bit more because in high school I wasn't always the tallest in the classroom then I shot up, I was a late bloomer, didn't reach this height until 18 years old. Have you seen the girl in Tall Girl (the movie on Netflix?) I don't believe she is as tall as her and Google say. I'd say 6' max. What do you think?
Bego said on 22/Oct/19
@Person111 Substract inch or two, CDC counts faje doctors measuring and, measures in shoes, height according to ID, and self reported
Greg said on 21/Oct/19
Hey Rob and any others who want to guess how tall do you guys think the guy on the left is? The guy in the middle claims 5’3 he might even be a bit under that and the guy on the right might be anywhere between 5’4-5’5 he’s also standing closer to the camera. Guy on far left claims 5’11. But he’s obviously inflating himself. Click Here
Editor Rob
He could be 5ft 11 in boots
hohan 185y said on 21/Oct/19
Hey Rob, got a question
If someone is 5 8 15/16, almost 5'9 out of bed.. 5' 8.25 5 hours after wake up, and 5' 8 on the dot if not 5'7 and 7/8 what would you call their height on this site?
Also would that be a normal amount of height loss from morning to evening or a bit much?
Canson said on 21/Oct/19
Greg said on 17/Oct/19
@K.A 188 Well said I agree with what you are saying, honestly if he’s actually a legit 5’9 we will give him the benefit of the doubt in this case as I have friends who are 5’9 and not once have they been referred to as short nor have they ever considered themselves as such. Even when I was a weak 5’9 I felt more or less average in my area and was taller than some men that I came across. The only time a 5’9 guy might get called short would be as a joke or if a really tall woman was maybe saying it otherwise it’s average. Yeah height doesn’t matter at the end of the day, so if it’s affecting you that much then maybe you should stop visiting this website. It’s meant to just discuss height and talk estimates but not to be taken seriously. Although a 5’8 friend of mine once mentioned he felt short in a bar setting but to be fair there where quite some tall guys there and he was exaggerating a bit because he was the same height if not taller than some of them. Now I also ready somewhere on a different forum that a guy who was height aware was obsessed with his height and wanted to get over it. He kept track of his height throughout the day to the nearest fraction. He said he was 6’0 in the mornings and 5’11.25” he didn’t feel short but he said he wanted to be taller, this shows the grass is always greener on the other side. I know I wouldn’t mind having those stats but at the end of the day it’s just a number.

@Greg: that may be the hardest since someone is right near that mark but not close enough. If maybe another 1/2” to be 5’11.75 at a low then would be enough to claim it with ease since it would be 1/4”. Even 1/2” off at a low could be about
Canson said on 21/Oct/19
@Greg: lol he doesn’t want to go into the same corner that Connor was told to go into. That’s Rob’s special corner. I saw it recently lol
Canson said on 21/Oct/19
@Bobby: 6’0” is tall. I think anywhere leading up to 182 or 183 starts that legit tall category. Even Someone Greg’s size can look tall to me at times if built extremely well

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