General Height

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Jdubbz said on 21/Apr/19
@Canson:

That's true lol. 6'4 3/8 to 6'5 3/8 in about 4 months. I keep thinking I stopped, but every now and then I just shoot up by a few mm, it's really weird. I have noticed that I've started to get dangerously close to banging my head on things that had enough clearance previously, so anything over 6'5.5 and certainly 6'6 would start causing problems. Just out of curiosity, I know that you prefer your own height and your ideal is flat 193cm , but if you had to choose between something like 188cm and my current 196 - 197, which would you go with?
Heightguy said on 21/Apr/19
Hey rob. I have a question about height loss. I notice there are quite a few celebs that are 50+ years in age but don’t have a peak height. Studies have shown that in avg, starting at age 40 ppl lose a centimeter a decade. If this is the case, why don’t more people have this?
Editor Rob
Sometimes I feel listing 1/4 inch losses is too much, but when it gets to 1/2 to 3/4 I think that becomes a reasonable figure.

Many might make it to 50 with minimal loss, others can succumb to a fraction or more in 50's.

Generally, these studies are based on general populations. I think a lot of celebs (certainly in last few decades) will look after themselves and this might help retain height a bit longer for a proportion of them.
Shashank 192.4 said on 21/Apr/19
@jdubzz and christian
I have gained nearly .6 cm gain in skull and a bit in torso.I know its quite unusual but I noticed this because my eyelevel changed by only .4 cm so i thought a 6'4 guy would atleast have an eyelevel from 181-182.
Canson said on 21/Apr/19
@Jdubbz: you have me by an inch now. I remember a few months ago we were the same height lol. Hopefully for your sake you do stop growing tho as you’re close to 6’5 1/2” now
K.A 188 said on 21/Apr/19
@LUCA I don't really know him even though from the few pics I have seen of him he does look like a solid tall guy,but 192 is too high for him. I think 192 might be a shoe height 189-190 barefoot looks spot on.
K.A 188 said on 21/Apr/19
@LUCA from the few pics I have seen of him he does look like a solid tall guy,but 192 is too high for him. I think 192 might be a shoe height 189-190 barefoot looks spot on.
Luca said on 20/Apr/19
@K.A.188 unfortunately I ve been far from home, but surely I'll watch it on the net.
However, sorry for the question, but do you know giulio berruti? These weeks I m trying to figure out his height... What s your guess on him? He's claimed in the past to be 188-189 cm and lately to be 192 cm... I think he could be around my height at a solid 189 cm
Jdubbz said on 20/Apr/19
@Christian:

I stopped growing in my legs once I hit 6’4.75. I’m your height or within a mm now, and my shirts have started getting a little shorter so I’m pretty sure that fraction of an inch has been in my torso. Head growth at 19 is a little strange though. I think my head stopped growing sometime in the middle of high school.
Goel175cm said on 20/Apr/19
@Emrys
So is average 179 cm out of bed height or late afternoon height?
Canson said on 20/Apr/19
@Greg: that can happen at any height. I’ve mentioned before my 197cm ex teammate who still claims 6’7”. At least his is in shoes because he would easily top 6’6” out of bed barefoot and we were measured early morning before when we played ball. He was measured at 6’6” before because I remember getting 6’4.75 once (not sure if that was valid but it may have been). Either way he would get something like 6’5.75-6’6” if I got rounded to 6’4.5 before a bunch of times at a low (I was prob a mm or two taller or my hair). Unfortunately I don’t remember the time of the day I received that when I played ball but to be fair I do measure close to that an hour out of bed at 194.8cm. out of bed I’d estimate him being 6’6.5 or a hair over. He is about 6’7” in basketball sneaks even at a low maybe within 1/4”. I would probably guess him right at 197cm maybe a hair over as I could see a difference between he and my 6’5.25 friend back to back and could see about the same with my 6’6-6’6 1/8 friend back to back. I would say maybe 197.2 at most. My guess would be 6’5 5/8. To his credit and this is the only credit he will get is that when one of our friends told him (for probably the 50th time) that he’s 6’5-6’6 and obviously shorter than him (the other guy is really exactly 6’7” at a low barefoot), he argued with him but finally admitted maybe 6’6” but not 6’5”. He also believes maybe he got shorter was his line. He’s a few months younger than me and our 6’7” friend is almost 40 now and he has most maybe a few mm. He’s in great shape though surprisingly. The best out of all of us probably. Even after the other three have stood back to back with him as well as me back to back and it was 1.5” between us maximum. Of course that was followed up with why do you claim 6’7” and why do you inflate everyone else. Then I’ve seen a 6’2.5-6’3 guy claim 6’4 (nobody believes him either) and he inflated people and a 6’2.5-6’3 guy once claimed 6’5”. But nothing tops your friend if he’s only 189cm claiming 6’5” to people
Canson said on 20/Apr/19
@Greg: that can happen at any height. I’ve mentioned before my 197cm ex teammate who still claims 6’7”. At least his is in shoes because he would easily top 6’6” out of bed barefoot and we were measured early morning before. He is about 6’7” in basketball sneaks even at a low maybe within 1/4”. I would probably guess him right at 197cm maybe a hair over as I could see a difference between he and my 6’5.25 friend back to back and could see about the same with my 6’6-6’6 1/8 friend back to back. Then I’ve seen a 6’2.5-6’3 guy claim 6’4 (nobody believes him either) and he inflated people and a 6’2.5-6’3 guy once claimed 6’5”. But nothing tops your friend if he’s only 189cm claiming 6’5” to people
Qiu 6ft said on 20/Apr/19
Rob how much height do adidas ultraboost add?
Editor Rob
I've not properly measured them so can't say for certain, maybe one day I'll do a video on them. Over an inch for sure!
Littlelee5ft6 said on 20/Apr/19
And 177cm in Sweden
Littlelee5ft6 said on 20/Apr/19
178 is the average in Poland for anyone 18 till the age you start shrinking so a little bit taller than UK and US average
6feetandabit said on 20/Apr/19
Hi Rob, I am trying to figure out the height of the guy to the left (Tyler Seguin), an NHL player listed at 6'1. Ezekiel Elliott to the right of him is an NFL player listed at 6'. Do you think his listed height is accurate or not?
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Editor Rob
In some other photos he does look taller than 6ft, but maybe not 6ft 1, could well measure 6ft and a fraction range.
Emrys said on 20/Apr/19
Rob, how tall is he in cms? Click Here
Dream said on 20/Apr/19
@Christian he’s certainly tallest for sure. I’m not sure how many 7’0”+ people will I encounter, but it’s basically ‘almost’ once in a life time. I was on higher pavement that time, and it was early evening, so he would be over 7’0” for sure.
Crab said on 20/Apr/19
Rob, what would you say the morning height for a legit 5'10" person would be? 5'11"? 5'10.75"?
Editor Rob
5ft 10.75 maybe. A 5ft 10.5 guy out of bed could still be close to 5ft 10 at his low.
Emrys said on 20/Apr/19
@Goel175cm

The average for young guy is approximately 179 cm here
Johan 185 cm said on 20/Apr/19
Myself said on 18/Apr/19
@Johan
Yeah... strange anomaly. I've read somewhere that Dutch culture, which supposedly valorizes height, had a big impact on fertility of taller people, right in the period of population boom. This lead to a much bigger amount of tall children compared to those shorter. Others claim it's the diet, but I doubt, since in every developed country people eat quite well...
I am not sure about the genetics reason though, but it may be it, at least partially.
What do you know?

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Well we ate healthily compared to many countries. I have been to the UK and the US and I wouldn't say you see many vegetables on the menu there. Even our fastfood places have alot of vegetables. We are also very well known for cycling, we have an infrastructure of bike lanes on all our roads. I only use my car when going on holiday or to do the weekly groceries. I cycle maybe 90-100 km a week and thats pretty normal here even for old people.

I have seen that many women put 180 cm as a height restriction on dating sites but this is reported as average so no different than a female in the US putting 5'9". However it does mean more tall children and nowadays even men are looking for taller.
Goel175cm said on 20/Apr/19
@ Emrys
I am close to 177(176.7) at morning, so we both are very close in heights.
What is average height for young guy in Poland?
Johan 185 cm said on 20/Apr/19
Flexbert said on 18/Apr/19
Average height for Swedish men are 181 cm according to official statistics, not 178 cm. It hasn’t been that low since the 1960s


Sweden
181.5 cm (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)
20–29 age group.
15.6% of population Measured.

Sweden
177.9 cm (5 ft 10 in)
20–74 all ages
86.3% of population.

Stop lying.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 20/Apr/19
@Dream
The tallest person I've ever seen was around 7'0"-7'1", but his shoulder level didn't look over 5'11"-6'0" range. Seeing someone over 7'0" is definitely extremely rare, so I wouldn't be surprised if that guy you saw recently was the tallest you've ever seen.

@Shashank
You have unusual growth patterns like Jdubbz, lol. He's growing from his legs, and you're growing from your skull, whereas most people grow from their torso last. I probably grew from my skull first, because I remember having a pretty big head when I was in my early teens.
Bobby 5'10 (178) said on 19/Apr/19
@Kaysan

Yes, that's growth.
K.A 188 said on 19/Apr/19
@LUCA have you watched Ciao Darwin Episode of Davide contro Golia, Tall people vs short .Lol it was funny.
Greg said on 19/Apr/19
Might I also add that a lot of my friends overestimate their height by at least an inch if not more. Most of them seem to be not been measured properly and are just either lying or are claiming a rounded up in shoes height because you could take any one of them ask them their height and then measure and compare I’m sure you will see at least a 1.5 inch inconsistency between their measurement and claims on average.
Greg said on 19/Apr/19
Damn Rob I don’t think I’ve ever come across somebody with a 3.8 eye level, maybe near 5. My friend has about an average eye level maybe between 4.5-4.7 my eye level is near 4.5-4.6 however I clearly edge him out I have no clue as to how he thinks he’s taller let alone the same height as me. An inch-1.25 isn’t a big difference but it shouldn’t be that hard to spot
Editor Rob
Someone with 3.8-4 inch will normally under-estimate people from their perspective.

But also some people have difficulty judging what is above or below their line of sight - the closer it gets, the harder it can become telling if something is a cm above or below your eyelevel from a few feet away.
Greg said on 19/Apr/19
@Bego the majority of males in Norway seemed between 5’10.5-6’0” so a 5’11 range average would be accurate.
Colberto said on 19/Apr/19
Hey rob

I claim 6ft 1in and measure around ½" most days. Can you take a look at these photos and tell me what range you would pinpoint me at?

Heres me with someone who is around 164cm like 5'4 ½", 5'4 ⅝" and ¾" on a good day. I had half an inch footwear advantage

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Here is me with someone who is in the 5'10" range. He probably had a quarter inch thicker sneaker

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A 188
B 187.5
C 187
D 186.5
E 186
F 185.5
Editor Rob
You can pass for 187cm I'd have said, just based on a couple of photos.
Shashank 192.4 said on 19/Apr/19
@ myself
i m just a month behind my 19 th birthday
Shashank 192.4 said on 19/Apr/19
@ myself and jdubzz
when I was 14, I was about 5'8 but i was taller than most of my classmates.
At 16 i was about 6'1 then i thought my growth was over
Then in subsequent years i gained about 2 inches.
There has been an inch gain since last april.
But i never noticed that i was a late bloomer cause i was always one of the tallest.
My doctor has predicted atleast an inch gain.
But i don't want to grow anymore this is a very healthy height
Kaysan said on 19/Apr/19
I measured 5'9 in late evening at 7:30 pm in February 2019.
c-mo said on 19/Apr/19
@Greg I look turkish yes but kurdish too . and "middle eastern" is a broad term and there is no specific middle eastern look and kurds often dont fit the middle eastern stereotype either .

many people are ignorant about how we look and dont know it

you can check this thread to see how we look . it is created by myself :

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I posted many many kurdish faces . and when you study the thread you will have a good idea how we kurds look like . we will probably not fit the idea you have about us in your head :) you might even be surprised .

I prefer to name the northern "middle east" area rather as "west asia" . I am talking about Armenia , Georgia , Turkey , north/west Iran , and northern parts of the Levant . because people from the southern middle east look often different from us

the are also shorter btw. . to stay on topic . there is actually a big difference in height between us . average in turkey is around 5'9 while in yemen it is 5'4 or so ! (correct me if I am wrong)

especially we kurds have many tall people
Myself said on 19/Apr/19
@Glitch
I have no idea how tall I was, maybe 186-189 range. Now I'm getting closer to my 22th birthday and I'm about 6'3 7/8 at a low.
Kaysan said on 19/Apr/19
Hey guys I measured around 5'8.5 in the late afternoon of April 2018 and then recently I measured around 5'9 in late evening does that mean possible growth.
Sakz said on 19/Apr/19
@TheBat If he thought he was 6'0, then I'm not surprised he guessed you at 6'1. Someone who is 5'10 range can be guessed taller depending on their proportions and footwear, so for me it's not that far fetched. There's also the fact that so many 5'10 guys claim 6'0 so that really throws off general perception. One person sees another inflate and they may then also want to do the same. I've personally not been guessed at anything absurd though, just slightly higher and lower than my actual height on the few occasions it's been brought up.
Glitch said on 19/Apr/19
@Myself

How ta you were at 17 in CM and how tall are you now?
Greg said on 18/Apr/19
@TheBat lmfao 6’1? That’s funny but by a 5’9 guy? Even if he thought he was 6’0 he should have realized how ridiculous he sounded. I’m your exact height and I’ve been guessed anywhere from 5’6 to 6’2 🤣 to be fair the girl who guessed me at 6’2 was like 4’10 and didn’t know any better. I guess some people are really thick.
@Johan ah yeah i know but he appears more Turkish than Kurdish or middle eastern but that’s just how he looks to me and there’s always going to be someone that’s hates a certain race. It’s dumb.
Flexbert said on 18/Apr/19
Average height for Swedish men are 181 cm according to official statistics, not 178 cm. It hasn’t been that low since the 1960s
Emrys said on 18/Apr/19
Rob, how tall do you think he is? Would he edge me or I edge him? I wake up at 176 Click Here
Editor Rob
I wouldn't have thought he seemed above average, more close to average.
Myself said on 18/Apr/19
@Shashank
So now we're pretty much the same in height. Maybe I'm just 1 mm taller, but I think you will easily go past 6'4, unlike me...
You are 18 or 19? I grew about 1.3 cm from 20 to 21, in 14-15 months I believe, so I think you can reach at least about 6'4.5, unless this last growth you had was just in the skull while your body has actually stopped. Then we will remain height twins forever haha, but I doubt it.
5ft 8 Sean said on 18/Apr/19
Exactly 12 hours out of bed no weights and I'm 172.8 cm I never feel to short but then I don't feel tall either. I'm 22 now but I remember at 16 being 169 cm I felt short then and was mocked for my stature.Then at 17 I was 170 cm I didnt reach 5ft 8 until 6 months after I turned 18.
Sakz said on 18/Apr/19
@Bobby You make a good point and I share the same mindset as you. I have a friend who said the same thing, that he wouldn't like fame and attention since he likes keeping himself to himself. Despite it's downsides that type of lifestyle still seems to appeal to people.
Bego said on 18/Apr/19
Im curious about Norway and heights there, anyone been there?
AndrewV said on 18/Apr/19
I can see a 5’9” average for the general male population of Germans but young guys there are definitely around 5’11 on average.
Jdubbz said on 18/Apr/19
@Shashank:
Wow...you are growing very quickly. I’m happy to see that I’m not the only one. 192.7 at a low would make you more than just weak 6’4 imo. Some may disagree, but I’d call you legit/textbook 6’4 since 6’3 7/8 is indistinguishable from a solid 6’4. It’s interesting that your head is still growing - mine has remained fairly constant at 9.6-9.7 inches since I was 6’3 at 18, but I’ve grown to 6’5.33 as of late. Are you a late bloomer? You may catch up to me some day.
TheBat said on 18/Apr/19
What's the most absurd guess that people have made about anybody's height here? Mine was 6'1" when I'm literally 5'10.5". The guy who guessed me at that height was 5'9" but thought he was 6'0".
Editor Rob
The most absurd guesses for me:

Height Challenger 1 thinking I was near 6 foot.

A Kid thinking I was Sheamus the wrestler and that I looked taller than him.

Both occasions jenny was there and laughed 😂
Luca said on 18/Apr/19
Dear Rob, sorry if I'm writing something similar, but I ve found out some interesting pics to analize.
These days I m trying to discover the height of an Italian actor and model.
As I told you he has claimed to be 188,189 and 192 cm.
Here you have some pics that can help you to guess his height.

Here he is with a towering 192 cm listed blonde model

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Here he is with 6'4 armie hammer

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And finally he is with 6'1 Sullivan Stapleton (but he is nearer to the camera and has a slight floor advantage/shoes disadvange)

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What would your guess be, Rob? I d be really thankful if u gave me your opinion
Editor Rob
Overall I'd have said a chance of 188cm range.
Emrys said on 18/Apr/19
Rob, I wake up at 176. Would I be considered short among young guys in such a country like Poland?
Editor Rob
A bit less than average, but I wouldn't call you short in general population.
c-mo said on 18/Apr/19
greg and johan yes I am kurdish and yes there are some big problems between kurds and turks but in general in daily life we get along well with each other . there are also many patriot kurds who love turkey and many turks who love kurds

johan as I said that study is weird in any case . there is no way that 5'9 is average for ethnic germans not even when you include all age groups . and I didnt say that kurds bring the average down ....kurds are actually fairly "tall" people (at least for non european standards . we are one of the tallest in west asia) but there are many more people with immigrant roots who are a lot shorter than germans
Myself said on 18/Apr/19
@Johan
Yeah... strange anomaly. I've read somewhere that Dutch culture, which supposedly valorizes height, had a big impact on fertility of taller people, right in the period of population boom. This lead to a much bigger amount of tall children compared to those shorter. Others claim it's the diet, but I doubt, since in every developed country people eat quite well...
I am not sure about the genetics reason though, but it may be it, at least partially.
What do you know?

Also yeah, that 188 cm measurement is ridiculous...they are not even able to measure properly, as I was suspecting; in fact my friend was measured twice at 178 cm, but I actually measured him properly many times, both at my and his home and he's really 175 cm flat. How are those (including the German 175, 94.3%) measured averages believable then? I have just another reason to trust them even less; they just don't know how (and don't care) to measure properly!
Sakz said on 18/Apr/19
@Rob You can say that again. The things people will do to get fame or attention nowadays...
Johan 185 cm said on 18/Apr/19
@ Greg

Cmo said he was Kurdish, thats not the same as being Turkish. I have seen Kurds being spit on by Turks when walking in the street, there is alot of bad blood there.
Johan 185 cm said on 18/Apr/19
c-mo said on 17/Apr/19
Johan 185 cm said on 16/Apr/19
@CMo

"Körpermasse Bundesländer & Städte" (PDF). WWC Web World Center GmbH G.R.P. Institut für Rationelle Psychologie. 31 October 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-08-16.

Germany
175.4 cm (5 ft 9 in) Male

94.3% of poulation MEASURED


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show me the exact link . something is off here

if it is not a fake research or something then they either included all ethnicities living in germany and men of all ages OR it is just a very short and atypical region/city where they made the research

I can assure you that 5'9 is NOT average for young ethnic german men . even when you include all age groups it is nothing below 5'10 . the average for young germans is 5'11 easily . I am talking about people who are biogolically german not people with immigrant roots such as myself (I am kurdish from turkey) . at ~ 5'9.5 I dont feel short among ethnic germans either yes (in some situations I do though) but that is because I am not much below average and have a good posture etc and when you include all the people with foreign roots then I feel very average . but saying that 5'9 is average for ethnic german guys is just hilarious and totally off

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Thats a source which had been archived from state documents. Its not a study done by a university with a limited and flawed sample size. 94,3 % of the male population were measured through various means and these findings were given to the government. 89,7% of the german population are European, any effect of immigrants would be slight at best. For instance Kurdish people are 800,000 of the population out of a total of 83,000,000.

So I will repeat again what is stated in the report.

5 ft 9 for Average male population

Age group 18-49 was roughly 5ft 10. Which is the group you seem so focused on. You remain focused on 35-40% of the male pop.
Bobby 5'10 (178) said on 17/Apr/19
@Rob

I don't think I would like having fame/attention. The reason why is because people tend to have higher expectations once someone becomes well-known. So, your every action and behavior is scrutinized under a proverbial microscope. You don't have a semblance of normalcy after that. I also just think that living a humble life is better than living one where you have to function at the level the world expects of you 24/7. To cap this off, I would say that someone like Glenn is superficial and lacks the instruments for higher thought if his atrocious grammar is anything to go by.
Editor Rob
When I'm gone, I'm sure my photos/videos will still be floating about somewhere online for a long time to come...

I would be surprised if I'm still doing this site at age 60, but then I didn't think today at 42 I'd still be working on it. You never know how long something can persevere 😃
Greg said on 17/Apr/19
@Rob that’s interesting I understand now, on average it seems women have shorter heads than guys that’s why sometimes when a girl is close to my height I might think she’s taller but in reality I edge her out. Also I think that the fact that we can’t see the top of our heads outside of like looking through a mirror which might throw off perspective slightly we could think someone who’s a bit taller/shorter is our height or vice versa. I have arguments with my friends all the time including a 5’9 range friend who thinks he’s 5’11 or 5’10.5 and claims he’s taller/same height as me when I have a noticeably an inch on him. They even went to as far as comparing us back to back on carpet and I actually realized I tilted my head backwards and dropped posture they took a pool stick which was uneven and put it on top of our heads and tried saying we where the same. I guess under those circumstances so it could have seemed we where equal 😂 but I’m attempting to get a can against the wall comparison between both of us I know for a fact I’m taller especially because on flat ground in same sneaker he guessed me at 6’0 (keeping his 5’11 claim in mind) so an inch taller than him. But he’s really bad at guessing height and thinks he was measured at that height a classic case of the Big G if you will. Though he might even be boosting by 1.75 too he seems just over 5’9 maybe shorter than a guy like Matt Damon but taller than someone like Joesph Gordon Levitt.
Editor Rob
Having a high eyelevel is also very beneficial in feeling taller.

It's also something you have to bear in mind if guessing heights, because one person could easily have 3.8-3.9, another 5 inch...they could be the same height and the person with 3.8-3.9 will never believe the other person is the same height.
Greg said on 17/Apr/19
@James it’s literally the same thing half of an inch you won’t even notice I bet you I could line up a 6’4.5 guy and a 6’5 noon guy and you won’t be able to tell the difference unless it’s measure a half of an inch isn’t really noticeable to the untrained eye. Anything after 6’2 really stands out and 6’4 is an extreme standout.

@J-Dog interesting, did he seem to walk with a bad posture slumped over insecure? He strikes me as that type of guy and it’s best if you don’t approach or he might bark like a dog 😂 yeah Glenn is probably 5’6.5 on a good day I can’t even see him measuring a full 5’7 anymore out of bed maybe 5’6.75” thereabouts.

@C-mo ah you’re turkish bro? That’s what’s up I have some turkish friends, some of them are quite tall like 5’11-6’1ish but some around your height you are bang on average in turkey maybe even an inch above. I can see how you would feel a bit below average in Germany but it’s honestly not by much. You’d be surprised how tall Slavic/Kurdish people can be I think it varies though.
Nik said on 17/Apr/19
@ James Brett 172cm - Anyone who is 6'5" or over does seem to stand out from the pack! You and I are pretty anonymous in terms of height!
Bego said on 17/Apr/19
@Johan 185cm Do you have any group photos?
JD1996 said on 17/Apr/19
Hey big Rob I normally measure around 6'6 3/8" on doorframes or walls. Today I got a seca 213 stadiometer and it says I'm 6'5 3/4-7/8" sometimes 6'6", wondering what the reasons for the little differences could be? I have a weird feeling where I placed the stadiometer slopes towards the wall a bit but not sure if that really affects stadiometer measure also notice when I stand on it the rod moves a little, so wondering if that can affect a half inch? I'm not so sure about my height any more lol.
Editor Rob
You have to be sure the floor is flat...if you find a spot and do a measurement facing the stadiometer, then it should be giving a reasonably accurate figure.
Shashank 6'3 3/8 said on 17/Apr/19
@jdubzz
At 6'5 very few people are taller than you.Even in my college tallest guy is close to 6'4.5 he had an inch on me 2 months before.Now i saw him the other day although he was marginally taller than me but the difference was less noticible.
Shashank 6'3 3/8 said on 17/Apr/19
When I measured my head size,I was suprised to see the growth of my head from 9.75 to exactly 10 inches.I arrived at this suspicions as my eyelevel didn't change and i was wondering why i gained almost 1 cm.
New height
Low 192.7
Out of bed 194.7
and if i get a 10 hour sleep then almost as high a 195.
I'm confused on what to call myself a weak 6'4 or a solid one
Shashank 6'3 3/8 said on 17/Apr/19
When I measured my head size,I was suprised to see the growth of my head from 9.75 to exactly 10 inches.I arrived at this suspicions as my eyelevel didn't change and i was wondering why i gained almost 1 cm.
New height
Low 192.7
Out of bed 194.7
and if i get a 10 hour sleep then almost as high a 195.
I'm confused on what to call myself a weak 6'4 or a solid one
Canson said on 17/Apr/19
@J-Dog: that adds up. Rob measured him 5’6 5/8”. He’s probably “close to” 5’8” with shoes or a solid 5’8” in shoes in the morning
Lell said on 17/Apr/19
@Johan 185 cm

Your opinion of height is spot on exactly how I feel here in Sweden. If I made such a chart then it would look exactly like yours.
James Brett 172cm said on 17/Apr/19
A legit 6’5 for some reasons seems too stand out noticibley more than 6’4.5
Nik said on 17/Apr/19
@ J-Dog - I like your name!
Sakz said on 17/Apr/19
@Rob I see. Sounds like some of the mini fame (if you want to call it that) got to his head and like most he wants to be taller, especially next to celebs. I suppose it could be worse in that he never wakes up at the height he claims, but of course it doesn't make him a legit 5'8 like you are. He's probably also very insecure hence the bad attitude and outbursts.

@Shashank 192.4 Exactly. It's a noticeable jump in that you'll feel it but nothing overly big. For very tall people though it can make enough of a difference as some of the taller posters have pointed out.
Editor Rob
Yes, Glenn did like the attention he got for a few years, most people probably like any sort of fame/attention.

There are still the odd occasions somebody recognises me from this site, and it catches me by surprise...I remember Glenn saying he liked the attention he got from being recognised. Many people do like a bit of fame/attention.
Johan 185 cm said on 17/Apr/19
@Myself

I think that 180.8 cm could be the truth, a while ago there was an article here talking about health and how the new generation 18-30 are shorter than mine 31-45. Its only a quarter inch on average difference but still apparently sleeping poorly and sitting inside playing computer games isn't that good for growth.

My opinion on height here is-

5'5-5'6- For sure very short.
5'7 -Borderline very short. (Average female size)
5'8-5'9 -Short
5'10- Under average
5'11-6 =average
6'1- Above average/tallish
6'2-6'3 - tall
6'4- start of very tall but just borderline.
6'5-6'6- Very tall no question.

In other countries I see many more guys 5'9-5'10 who seem to make up most of the male population. From what I have seen there seems to be close to 2 inches difference on average between The Netherlands and other neighbouring countries.
J-Dog said on 17/Apr/19
I've actually seen Glen (was going to strike up a convo but decided not to) on two occasions when I lived in NYC. On 14th street.

From my observation then he appeared to be ~5'6.5". I was about 10 feet away on both occasions.
c-mo said on 17/Apr/19
Johan 185 cm said on 16/Apr/19
@CMo

"Körpermasse Bundesländer & Städte" (PDF). WWC Web World Center GmbH G.R.P. Institut für Rationelle Psychologie. 31 October 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-08-16.

Germany
175.4 cm (5 ft 9 in) Male

94.3% of poulation MEASURED


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show me the exact link . something is off here

if it is not a fake research or something then they either included all ethnicities living in germany and men of all ages OR it is just a very short and atypical region/city where they made the research

I can assure you that 5'9 is NOT average for young ethnic german men . even when you include all age groups it is nothing below 5'10 . the average for young germans is 5'11 easily . I am talking about people who are biogolically german not people with immigrant roots such as myself (I am kurdish from turkey) . at ~ 5'9.5 I dont feel short among ethnic germans either yes (in some situations I do though) but that is because I am not much below average and have a good posture etc and when you include all the people with foreign roots then I feel very average . but saying that 5'9 is average for ethnic german guys is just hilarious and totally off
Colberto said on 16/Apr/19
Hey rob

do you think its possible to be precisely an exact height and fraction of an inch? or do you think everyone has their now ¼" range or so?

Seems like most the time for people, they will be a given height +/- 3mm or ⅛" most days.
Should there be a precise measurement or like say ¼" range?
Editor Rob
Well, there is a range a person will typically measure. Time of day effects it of course, and so does activity levels. But if you measure your height at the same time for several different days it would be within 3mm I'd reckon on average.

But not everybody is going to sit precisely on even, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 - for as many who measure very close, you will have the same amount who found they sat on 1/8th, 3/8ths or 5/8ths...
Myself said on 16/Apr/19
(I erroneously wrote this comment on Rob's page)
@Johan
Interesting... since I saw the 180.8 Dutch average was self reported I figured it was inflated aswell, at least if taking into account the entire population. So you think it's actually a realistic figure for the new generations?
Could you create a chart with the average, below/above average, tall/short, very tall and so on, based on your experience in the Netherlands?
My 175 cm friend was in the Amsterdam Airport and felt kinda short, while here in Italy he feels average at the least, and there are many occasions where he feels above average.
I am about 192.6 cm; how would I feel there?
Here in Italy I feel really tall, even among youngsters.
Nik said on 16/Apr/19
@ Csimpson6ft -👍
Nik said on 16/Apr/19
5'11" is more than just a bit above average in the UK!
Hector said on 16/Apr/19
Hi Rob,

I’m a 22yo old guy who lives in Australia, and I’m 189cm in the morning and generally 187cm at night before bed. My first question is what is reasonable to claim, would 6’2 when using the imperial system be disingenuous? What about under the metric system?

The second question is, would this be considered tall here? Anecdotally, I often feel fairly tall but amongst the younger Anglo-Saxon population here, there’s a lot of tall guys; I know plenty of guys between 6’3 and 6’4. 6’1 and 6’2 seems to be even more common.
Editor Rob
6ft 2 is right in between your morning/evening...it's what many people would claim. But some might go with low of 6ft 1.5 or even 'about/almost 6ft 2'.

Ultimately, claim what you feel comfortable. As long as it's not a shoe height, a tip-toe height, it's close to the truth.
Bobby 5'10 (178) said on 16/Apr/19
@Jdubbz

I'll post exactly what I wrote here so there is no doubt.

So, 8 months ago, I initially said this, which got no response from him, "You still standing tall at 5'8? I'm like 6'1." I was messing with him at that point, I know I'm a weak 5'10 by CH standards.

Now yesterday, I wrote this to him, which got the response,

"Are you still a 5'8 lad? Rob measured you at 5'6 5/8ths. Time to come clean or we might report you to the Height Bureau of Investigation. It's a life sentence for height fraud, my friend."

I only spoke the truth to him, but as we know, the truth hurts. I didn't insult or say anything mean to him. I did tease him, I admit, but that's just my character. I like to tease people.

So, that's what I said.
Editor Rob
The truth hurts, but messaging wasn't the wisest thing to do, no surprise he got mad with you.

G has been called a helluva lot worse online....but then so have I! You put yourself out there as a face of something, you will attract clowns who have a go.
Greg said on 16/Apr/19
@Johan this is all from my opinion as I don’t live there, and in Europe you have girls who set 180cm as the minimum height requirement? Here in America we have girls who set it as 6’0. 5’11 goes usually lie and say they are 6’0 just to sound cooler. A lot of guys here lie to try to be 5’11, I have many friends in the 5’9 range who say 5’11 even heard a 5’8 guy claim to be 5’11 which I was baffled by his dumb claim. As for the Netherlands yeah I can see 5’11.5” to be the average for men as I felt a bit below average while visiting and noticed a lot of 6’ footers even a 6’2 woman so a I can believe it. In America the average would be a strong 5’9 for men. 5’10 here is comfortably above average same with 5’11.
Greg said on 16/Apr/19
@Rob you are absolutely right I was at fault, I should have said Glenn you’re a legit 5’8, even probsbly 5’9/5’10 I wager? I’m only a mere 5’6 and he would have accepted me as his own lol. Say G would probably lose his mind if he seen that video. And is that Louis sister? She’s 5’0 I wonder how tall she will grow to be maybe 5’8/5’9ish?
Editor Rob
Big Rose and Big Dawn are sisters, their parents are 5 foot 7ish, there is always an argument with them because her mother has an 8-8.5 inch head and her husband a 9-9.5 inch head and is quite stocky looking, so visually most people would guess her as taller, even though when measured they are within 1/8th of an inch.

Big Iona and Big Lewis are their cousins.
Jdubbz said on 16/Apr/19
@Shashank 192.4:

I saw a noticeable difference from 6’3-6’4, but an even more noticeable one from 6’4 to Strong 6’5. At 6’4 I saw several guys my height and a few slightly taller, but now I’m almost always the tallest guy on a typical day. At 191cm I felt like I was in the 95th percentile or so. I think an inch makes a larger difference in percentile the further you are from average.
Jdubbz said on 16/Apr/19
@Bobby 5’10

What did you specifically say to provoke such a response? 😂😂
Also it’s funny that he called you ugly when he’s legit one of the ugliest (non deformed) people I’ve seen on the internet or irl. I do pity him to some extent. Poor guy must be on a hairtrigger because of his looks and height insecurity.

@Rob:
Do you feel bad for Big G at all?
Editor Rob
I don't wish ill on him...I hoped he would have accepted he wasn't a 5 foot 8 guy, but a decade later he's said it often enough, I doubt he'll suddenly do a 180 and start claiming 'about 5ft 7'.
Nik said on 16/Apr/19
@ Sandy Cowell - Oh I know! Jim bothers about things that matter, how far someone's head is above the ground tells us nothing at all about them other than how tall they are compared to others. I know Jim doesn't give a hoot about height, he just bothers about whether someone is a good and admirable person with good principals, people like that come in every level of height imaginable! Jim is a sensible and mature man who should be looked up to by all, he was an army sergeant!
He will have known many short soldiers and many soldiers of average height and he will have admired the brave and hardworking ones, whatever their level of height. If a soldier stayed in bed snoozing instead of going on the assault course then Jim would have thrown the cold water on him, whether he was tall or not.
People who put their mind to going about life in an admirable way will always succeed however tall they are, if people want a role model to look up to on how to think about the subject of human height then they should look up to the way a former army sergeant thinks about it! You can't be more of a man than someone like Jim!
Someone who has got the right values will always be macho and appealing to others, this sort of person deserves looking up to by everyone. It's actions in life that count!
Johan 185 cm said on 16/Apr/19
@ Bego

I couldnt exactly tell you how many were taller or shorter than myself. What I do know is that when I leave the Netherlands I see alot of heads when walking around. I always feel tall, never average in any country outside of my own.

I work in Belgium and there as well you have some tall guys but their average is 5'10.25" according to the most detailed reports. I always felt they were taller than the French or Germans. It wouldn't surprise me that 5'11" ish is true for young guys in Belgium.
Shashank 192.4 said on 16/Apr/19
@ sakz
Even at my height i feel the difference between a 6'3 and 6'4 it was not drastic and all but just enough to be noticible.
Bego said on 16/Apr/19
@Johan 185cm Thats for both old and young.
Bego said on 16/Apr/19
@Miss Sandy Cowell I wouldnt put 184cm as tall. I typicaly feel a bit above avg here walking down the street in general. But when its legit crowded i feel avg or slightly bellow.
Sakz said on 16/Apr/19
@Greg My ideal range is also the same as yours. I can probably just about stretch it to 6'3 but that'd be it. I don't believe one specific height is better than another though which is why I go by the term 'range'.
Shashank 192.4 said on 16/Apr/19
How does anyone short(5'7) feel in dinaric alps
Shashank 192.4 said on 16/Apr/19
@sakz,canson,christian
I finally got your point.I just didn't look into other aspects like chest,shoulder,etc.
Sakz said on 16/Apr/19
@Rob So just to clarify Big G was a poster on here who couldn't accept his height despite being measured? And he still misleads people to this day?
Editor Rob
From 2005 to 2009 he was a big contributor. I am surprised he never started his own site, because he seems to still have an interest in height, since he mentions it on his facebook to followers. There's been at least 5 posters from Celebheights over the years who did their own website/blog etc to do with height...and none of them ever had photos with celebs - G had thousands.

I guess the disagreement could boil down to me claiming my low and G claiming out of bed on a good day. We both claim same height, but in reality there's over an inch difference.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 16/Apr/19
@ Bego - Thanks for getting back to me So you are a tall, concert-loving guy from Tuzla. I used to go to loads of concerts myself!

Cheers Bego! 😁👍🎼🎸🎛️
Bego said on 16/Apr/19
@Johan 185cm Nice, but do you mind to share your experiences there? How did you feel? Tall, average, short? How many were your height, shorter and taller? In each of those locations?
Johan 185 cm said on 16/Apr/19
@ Greg

Its easily argued , the stats are there with credible sources.

Fact is most people have no clue what a 5ft 9 man looks like, the vast majority claim 5'11" and even get away with it. Partly this is because of many women putting a 1.8m height restriction on their dating profiles. If people were more honest then we could actually set about proving that heights like 5'7-5'9" aren't that short afterall.

Most countries have an average male pop height of 5'9" or less, hell for europe the average is 5'8.5".
Alot of countries just measure the 18-49 age group and then put that as the male average height. Yes 35-40 percent of the male pop is 100% somehow in their minds.

Even in the "tall countries" like Sweden/Norway/Austria the young guys average in the 5ft 10 range.

So far as I have seen only my country has credible sources that give 5ft 11 for general male population. And yes its believable that 6ft is average for the 18-49 group.

I always feel weird going on holiday, when returning home I go from being tall/very tall ( sometimes) to being just over average much as a 5'11" ranger in the US/UK.
Johan 185 cm said on 16/Apr/19
@CMo

"Körpermasse Bundesländer & Städte" (PDF). WWC Web World Center GmbH G.R.P. Institut für Rationelle Psychologie. 31 October 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-08-16.

Germany
175.4 cm (5 ft 9 in) Male

94.3% of poulation MEASURED
Bobby 5'10 (178) said on 15/Apr/19
Hi all

So, if anyone is interested. I managed to get in touch with the infamous Big G just recently, and felt like messing around with him somewhat, so for context, I told him I was 6'1 just to troll around with him because he still thinks he's got a morning height of 5'8 when Rob is the true 5'8 out of both of them.

Here's the screen cap of his response if anyone wants to see what he wrote. He's quite vindictive and all I did was call him out for frauding his height LOL.

Click Here

I apologize in advance to Rob if this causes trouble down the road but I think even Big Rob will have a nice laugh at Glenn's expense.
Editor Rob
If that's him replying, then he fell into a trap. But his height is a very touchy subject and that's a right verbal lashing for annoying him! To be fair, it is advisable not contacting him ever again or if anybody does, stick to safe ground like music/bigfoot. Just don't say the famous photo of Bigfoot is really a guy in a suit - that will not end well...
Heightguy said on 15/Apr/19
I have a question Rob. From multiple things I’ve read starting at age 40, you lose about 1 cm per decade. This then increases after age 70. On this website there are a bunch of 50+ year olds who aren’t given a peak and current height despite the fact they have probably lost height: Why is this?
TheBat said on 15/Apr/19
@c-mo

I remember that 5'11" was average in Germany. I'm 5'10.5" on average and in America I edge out the majority of people depending where I visit. Though I think you being in the 5'9" range shouldn't be a bad thing at all, it's the lowest that I go with. My ideal range would be 5'10" to 6'2".
Greg said on 15/Apr/19
@C-mo I want to argue that 5’11 isn’t the average in Germany, I mean it’s probsbly you are seeing maybe 5’9-5’11 guys and before while walking around a busy town center in Germany I even noticed many 6 footers. Now I know you are a native so you might have a better perspective than me, however I can’t see 5’11 as being only average in Germany. You probably feel decently average at 5’9 range while walking around. Maybe the young population could be about 5’10. But I think that would be slightly above average. Now that being said back to ideal height 5’11/6’0 are nice because they are viewed as tallish even a strong 5’10 like me can be seen as tallish with the right proportions I too am mistaken for legit 5’11/6’0 but mainly a decent 5’11 guy. I too wish I had my morning height as my noon height or my inshoe height as my low. I think about that a lot and would be nice here in America we use the imperial system not metric I think if it was metric I would claim 179/180 or almost 180 as that’s just a morning height for me. I usually say around/almost 5’11 in casual conversation. Yeah I know what you mean my height is decent I think there’s always a better height though ya know? Yeah a lot of people don’t know how to gauge height especially because of inflations. I have friends your height who claim to be 5’11 or my height who claim 6’0 and argue with me when I call them out.
Greg said on 15/Apr/19
Funny story so I found Glenn on Facebook and sent him a friend request literally not even a second passed and he blocked me lmfao! Im not overexaggerating and apparently we even had a mutual friend in common. I’m literally dying 😂😂 omg. Like he must know I’m from celeb heights and seen my name somewhere this is just funny his bio is absolutely cringe worthy “astrology, magick” maybe he thinks that magik makes him 5’8 lolol.
Editor Rob
You made a mistake - always preface any communication with something like: 'Hey Glenn, what height are you, like 5-9?'
You will be approved within 1 millisecond.

However, if you showed him for instance this clip with Big Rose, you will be blocked, deleted, deported, and reported to the Height Police.

Funnily, big rose the other day said to me she got measured and grew like 4 centimetres, I couldn't believe - the kids these days are speaking in metric 😲. Anyway, age 10 and 3/4's rose is officially in the 5 foot club.
Sakz said on 15/Apr/19
@Shashank 192.4 I think it's more the fact that an inch can make quite a difference in terms of overall height without it being a drastic change if that makes sense. To give you an example if you were to grow from say 5'11 to 6'0, you could suddenly find you've gone from being tallish to tall. However I do also see how at your height it probably wouldn't make much of a difference to you.
Greg said on 15/Apr/19
@Christian realistically speaking 6’7/6’8 is way too tall unless you’re home is the basketball court in that case you’re height is GOAT. However if you’re not going to be a bouncer/security guard or professional athlete there’s no need to be such height. Personally I think 5’11-6’2 is ideal as that’s what modeling agencies look for and I think those heights can be aesthetic given the right built. I’ll even include 5’10 range in there and 6’3 anything over is starting to be extra for the modern person. Assuming nobody would want to have to try and find clothes and fit into cars and air planes etc. duck under low doorways and what not.
5ft 8 Sean said on 15/Apr/19
@c-mo I had previously been measured on a photo me machine at my local tesco at 169 cm then another time 170cm and 171cm with a tape measure after 7 hours no weights I'm always 173cm. The machine measures with a laser I am quite wide in the shoulder 38 chest 31 waist I'm not sure if that effected the readings
Dream said on 15/Apr/19
@Christian and @Nik

I was shocked really. His shoulders were really massive. He had a slightly short neck, but he seemed like a very strong 7 footer.

At first glance, I thought he was around 6'10" (I didn't want to inflate his height because I've could mistaken him to be taller.) However, I realized his shoulders, alone, were probably roughly 6'1": his shoulders are definitely over 6'0" flat. So, I thought (This can't be right. He must be taller than 6'10". Could he really have been 7'0" or higher?)

I wanted to ask because I've never seen a guy that tall. (Then again, 7 footers are nigh-impossible to find in real life.) His shoulders, easily above 6'0" (likely 6'1") were a "dead giveaway" he was probably 7'0"+.
Canson said on 15/Apr/19
@Shashank: hitting your head is one thing but the tight fits and clothing selection grouped with the fact you would just stand out too much and just be unnecessarily too tall in general. It would get burdensome being that height
CANY said on 15/Apr/19
Rob, if I'm 172 cm with Europe standars what should I claim? strong 5'7 or weak 5'8?
Johan 185 cm said on 15/Apr/19
@Bego

Dùsseldorf / Frankfurt/Stuttgart/Hamburg and obviously visited Berlin. The Belgians are on average an inch taller and my countrymen close to 2 inches taller.

@Myself

Above average, sounds crazy I know but i think to be actually tall here you need to be 188 cm ( 6'2).
I am actually down as 188cm in my medical papers, when I was measured the doctor didn't put it flat on my skull she rested the meter on my hair.
c-mo - 176.2cm said on 15/Apr/19
Johan 185 cm said on 11/Apr/19
The average height in Germany was MEASURED at 5ft 9, 5ft 10 was self reported 2 years later.

Maybe younger guys taken alone are 5ft 10 but definetly not the whole male pop. I go alot to France/Belgium/Germany and always feel tall. I am from the Netherlands.

Belgium is taller than the other two, 5 ft 9 range is the truth for both France and Germany.

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5'9 is NOT the average height for germany . average height for young german men is 180-181cm and for the whole population it is 178cm or so . if you would include non ethnic germans it might be lower but for german men 5'9 is not average . I want to see the study where you got your numbers from

at 5'9.5 I dont feel short here in germany but when only ethnic young german men are around I can definitely tell that the average is no way 5'9 . not even 5'10 . in some situation even 5'11 seems low average at best (but rare)

germans are one of the tallest people on earth


@greg

5'11 - 6'0 are my ideals too . I actually said it many many times here that 6'0 is the perfect height to be and that 5'11 is my personal ideal . and I still think those heights are ideal but as I said for personal reasons like my favorite fighters (David Tua , Daniel Cormier etc) being 5'10 (give or take) and because I find that above 5'11 a certain "charisma" as I call it gets lost (my opinion. no offense to anybody) I would take a solid 178-179cm above anything . like I would like to wake up at 180.3 and be 178.3 at night (which is my out of bed height) . I would claim 179cm and there is something I love about the number 179 :D haha . I dont know why but I like the 9 lol

as I said I am 176.2-3 or so after being awake a couple of hours and I feel pretty decent at my height and would even say that I have a "fairly good height" . but it is annoying to fall below 178cm during the day . I'd like to be the height I am in shoes while being barefoot . I would feel very good at that height and there is really no need imo to be taller than that for everyday life for me .

many people guess(ed) me as 179-180cm in life (thats actually the most common guess I got) . so if I was 2-3cm taller I think many people would take me as 182cm or so
Csimpson6ft said on 15/Apr/19
@c-mo you was talking to Nik like what he was saying was factual when he was only voicing his opinion and it seemed like you wasn't letting him have his opinion.
c-mo said on 15/Apr/19
HonestSlovene said on 11/Apr/19
@c-mo Knepper in Prison Break always seemed a bit short to me but overral 175 cm is far from a bad height. To me 185 cm has the best aestethics provided with an athletic mesomorph build.

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really ? I cant understand . I always thought he has a good height

and he never looked short to me and he doesnt look short

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here he looks a bit short but dominic and wentworth are 184cm and sarah wayne callies is 174cm and has heels on ! and even then he is not much short looking next to them all

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and here he is leaning

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Greg said on 15/Apr/19
@c-mo I suppose the grass is always greener you find 5’10 range to be ideal i find anything between 5’11-6’0 ideal so probably between 180-183cm but up until 6’2 would be the tallest I would ever want to be.
Greg said on 15/Apr/19
@Rob omg hahaha that’s funnt yep Jackie Chan must be a legit 5’10... hmm so G’s claim seems a bit reasonable now but still a bit far from the truth 😂 assuming he thinks he’s 5’7. Probably out of bed though
Editor Rob
He still claims 5 feet 8 - no wonder Chan was smiling! celebs like G - well, the ones who inflate their claim do 🤭
Glitch said on 15/Apr/19
@Bobby

I thought You and That bobby aren’t the same person

Cause you were 177cm and I thought if you are not growing then how are you 178cms now I thought you are different in Person sorry
c-mo said on 15/Apr/19
Csimpson6ft said on 13/Apr/19
@c-mo - 176.2cm He's only voicing his opinion, chill out dude.

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what did I say ? I am chill
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 14/Apr/19
@Dream
If his shoulder level was above 6'0", then he had to have easily been well over 7 feet tall.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 14/Apr/19
@Lell
That's very true. No one else seems to have brought that up. You have guys like C-mo who's 176, whose ideal is 178-179, and there are guys like Myself who's 192-193, who would love to be 6'7"-6'8". Not only it depends on the person's height, but also their personalities and and situations. I'd personally like 6'3" or maybe 6'2"-6'3" the most.
Bego said on 14/Apr/19
@Miss Sandy Cowell Nope im not. It was Parni Valjak concert here in Tuzla. Im 185cm in morning.
Bobby 5'10 (178) said on 14/Apr/19
@Glitch

Holy sh*t dude, I've told you so many times, I was a strong 175cm. Do you not register it the first handful of times that I've told you?
Nik said on 14/Apr/19
@ Dream - That's very interesting!
Greg said on 14/Apr/19
@Sakz I heard Big G is the height fairy but you never know if he’s going to make you grow or shrink.
Editor Rob
G is still trolling people 10 years since he was retired from here: Click Here.
AndrewV said on 14/Apr/19
The average in Bangladesh for adult men is about 165cm. 5'9"/175cm would be around 93rd percentile.
Shashank 192.4 said on 14/Apr/19
@ Christian
i am not able to understand apart from hitting your head on the doorway what other discomforts could we face.When you gain an inch either your leg gets longer by an inch or your torso or some growth in the former and the remaining part in the latter.i could not picture how an inch would provide any major discomfort.
@PetePro said on 14/Apr/19
#Ageing: Some weeks ago there was a BBC TV documentary called 'The Human Body: Secrets Of Your Life Revealed', in which one of the topics discussed was regeneration of the body's bones and tissues. And in the studies, it was found that our environment can add up to about 10cm to our genetic minimum. Also, when growing up, we only have enough energy for either body growth or brain growth, not both at the same time. Lastly for here, only our eyes (the irises) cannot regenerate, therefore in theory we can regain lost stature coming from ageing.
Nik said on 14/Apr/19
@ Fouat - The average is higher in Poland and Germany!
Dream said on 13/Apr/19
Rob, I saw a really massive dude, tonight!

I was in the theaters tonight! I was line and there was a really huge dude.

To give you an idea, his shoulders, alone, were already above 6’0” flat, in person. How tall would that guy be??
Editor Rob
He could have been near 7 foot...
Nik said on 13/Apr/19
@ Bego - You live in a tall country!
Kaysan said on 13/Apr/19
@TheBat yep people thought I was 5'11 but I'm 5'9 in the late evening so pretty much a solid 5'9
Lell said on 13/Apr/19
What is a great height is dependent on the person. I find an even 6'1"/185 cm as really ideal because you're tall but not too tall to stand out and you can look really aesthetic if you have good proportions. I asked a 6'2" basketball playing friend of mine and he would love to be more than 2 meters as it would really help with his career, while another 5'5" friend is fine with his height because he has been short all his life and can't imagine himself as anything else.

If you want to be a giant in one room but suddenly be one of the shorter ones in another, 5'10 is right for you. Wouldn't mind growing 3/4 inch to be 6'0" though. I think it's possible because I was strong 5'9" last year.
Glitch said on 13/Apr/19
@Bobby 5’10(178)

What was your height when you were 18? In centimetres can you please remember?
Bobby 5'10 (178) said on 13/Apr/19
@c-mo - 176.2cm

In my city, which is Toronto, I would classify 5'8 as low average, with a stronger 5'8 being more of the average height, so like 5'8.5 or so. I would say 5'10 is around above average here as I don't often see people of that stature here very often and that's just walking around the street at any hour of the day.

And yeah, my winter boots add 3cm and I measure a solid 180cm at a low with them on, so it's a nice boost without needing lifts.
Myself said on 13/Apr/19
@Johan
So how tall do you feel in the Netherlands?
Csimpson6ft said on 13/Apr/19
@c-mo - 176.2cm He's only voicing his opinion, chill out dude.
Redwing said on 13/Apr/19
c-mo - 176.2cm: You used to be on anthroscape right?
Sakz said on 13/Apr/19
@Greg Haha maybe one day when the height fairy comes around! ;)
HonestSlovene said on 13/Apr/19
@Nik Lol no he doesn't the average in North African countries is 5'7"-5'8" maximum.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 13/Apr/19
@ Bego - Are you in a band then? How exciting if you are, and what is your part in the band? How tall are you? Thanks and have a great weekend!

😉👍...🎼🎶🎵🎸🎙️... Sandy Cowell 😊
Kaysan said on 12/Apr/19
Hey guys I'm from Bangladesh and I'm 5'9 and don't what the average height is but I live in America because I know I'm going to be taller than most people but what percentile will I be?
Bego said on 12/Apr/19
@Johan 185cm What places did you visit in Germany? Curious you experienced that. I know in Austria there were many tall man around.
TheBat said on 12/Apr/19
So some guy a few months ago in my hometown thought I was 6'0" and he thought he was 5'10" but I called him out because he was actually 5'8". It was so weird to me since I've always been told I look 5'11" barefoot, but I'm 5'10.5" barefoot on average. Have people guess all of you about 2 inches taller than you actually are?
c-mo - 176.2cm said on 12/Apr/19
Nik said on 10/Apr/19
5'8" and 5'9" are very good western heights!

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they are not "very good heights"

5'8 is okay but nothing more . it is below average and almost short

5'9 is decent or quite good . but very good or even ideal is 5'10 - 6'0 . anything below a solid 5'10 is not "very good"

I am 5'9.25 and feel decent and sometimes even good heightwise but "very good" ? nah

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@c-mo - 176.2cm Where you from in Germany? Do you have any group photos?

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the first friend I measured at 180.6cm or so at night (I dont remember the exact value) and the second one we measured at 183.5 - 184cm



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@K.A 188 : I am 33 years old


@Bobby . you dont "need" to be any taller than you are right now . your height is one of the best imo . wear lifts which rob showed in his video (I gave the link below in another post) which add 1.8cm if you want to have a slight edge . and you are golden

@Greg

well 180cm definitely is awesome and also a round number so I can understand you wanting it but you honestly are tall enough and as I explained in my post below 178-179cm is a very good height and my personal favorite at the moment

and regarding the women thing : they dont know what they are talking about . they can not even judge height well and they often dont know their exact height either . a chick I dated from the internet had 170cm in her profile but when I met her she was 162cm or so lol ...164cm MAX but no way 170cm . and if I remember right there was another one who I met from the internet and she told me she is 163cm or so (I dont fully remember but it was something like that) and in the end she was like 157cm or something . what a joke (not that I care ...I dont care much about the height of a woman but they dont know what height they are and then "demand" 220cm)
houss said on 12/Apr/19
Hi rob , how tall do you think this guy is, he's a Puerto Rican actor , his name is osvaldo rios Google list him at 185cm
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Likely somewhere in the six feet range.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 12/Apr/19
@ Nik - Jim really doesn't give too hoots about his own height and, having trained up so many soldiers, he knows that you can get good tall ones and good short ones. What matters is their determination and bravery. If a shorter soldier got up in the morning with Jim and did an assault course with him, and a tall one stayed in bed snoozing, who do you think would have been in his good books?

It IS a shame that so many people judge you by your height, but Jim was never one of them. If everyone felt the same, wouldn't this World of ours be a better place?

However, height is still an interesting subject and it's great fun to develop an 'eye' for human height! It is something that I have only recently acquired. Before, when I saw someone, I'd think, "Is he/she tall, medium or short?" using my own height as a guide. Now I am able to give a more accurate estimate and that's only because I discovered Celebheights! 📏😉

Cheers to you and your Mum! 😁👍😊👌

Sandy xxx
Goel175cm said on 11/Apr/19
@houss
Then what is average in Algeria?
Is it more than 6 feet? I don't believe it.
Bego said on 11/Apr/19
Today i was on concert visited by at least 5k people both young and older. Average hovered around 6ft for man and 5'9"(maybe even 5'10") for woman, there was a lot of over 5'9" woman there and at least one was about 6'3" maybe a bit taller and dozen of woman my height 184cm and none were wearing heels I noticed. Among man I felt average at 184cm, maybe avg was a bit lower like 182cm but that's it. Some under 5'11" dudes there and there but that's it while handful were over 6'1".
Greg said on 11/Apr/19
@Sakz indeed lol so if you want you can shrink 3 inches and make me a decent 6'1 guy ;)
Nik said on 11/Apr/19
@ houss - You come from a tall country!
Fouat said on 11/Apr/19
Hey rob,
What do you think the average height in poland and germany (for male and female)? Is it similar to th uk?
Thank you for the site
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 11/Apr/19
@ houss - Those pictures are just SO FANTASTIC! I particularly like the snow scene and the scene which looks so red that it might have been taken on Mars! One thing I can guarantee is that I will be looking at them over and over again as they are so beautiful!

If, at 6ft tall, you don't feel very tall, then you should walk about round where I live in England. I consider I live in a fairly tall part of England, but at 6ft, you would still be considered tall.

Thank you so much! I stopped watching my film to write this, which is the Stephen King/John Carpenter film 'Christine'. Stephen wrote it and John directed it. It is wonderfully comical!

Cheers Houss and thanks once again!

Sandy xxx 😊👍
Nik said on 11/Apr/19
@ Greg - You say many a wise words!
Nik said on 11/Apr/19
5'9" is above average a lot more than people think, certainly in England!
Nik said on 11/Apr/19
@ AndrewV - What about older Americans?
Nik said on 11/Apr/19
@ Greg - I agree, it is verging on central average!
Nik said on 11/Apr/19
@ houss - I am from England and I am 5'7.3"! 🏠!
HonestSlovene said on 11/Apr/19
@c-mo Knepper in Prison Break always seemed a bit short to me but overral 175 cm is far from a bad height. To me 185 cm has the best aestethics provided with an athletic mesomorph build.
Luca said on 11/Apr/19
Dear Rob, in the following Pic you can see an Italian actor on the left and a famous model on the right.
The blonde model is generally listed at 192 cm, and he looks genuinely that tall since he towers over almost everyone, while the actor on the left has claimed in the past to be in the 188-189 cm zone, but recently has claimed to be 192 cm tall.
So, if the blonde guy is 192 cm, how tall is for you the bearded one?

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188cm for the smaller chap might be reasonable.
Johan 185 cm said on 11/Apr/19
The average height in Germany was MEASURED at 5ft 9, 5ft 10 was self reported 2 years later.

Maybe younger guys taken alone are 5ft 10 but definetly not the whole male pop. I go alot to France/Belgium/Germany and always feel tall. I am from the Netherlands.

Belgium is taller than the other two, 5 ft 9 range is the truth for both France and Germany.


@Jdubbz 196cm

9ft ceiling??? Do you live in a palace or something haha. And here I thought my ceiling was high as everyone comments on it.

@Christian 6'5 3/8"

Yeah some places are crazy. I once went with a friend to view a house and lets say it didnt live up to the pics on the net. I couldn't stand straight in the living and the owner confirmed that the ceiling was 185 cm high!!
houss said on 11/Apr/19
@miss sandy cowel ,
These are some pics of pictures of my country , hoping someday you can come visit as here
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If we talk about the average heigh here
Let's say I'm 6ft and sometimes i feel that I'm short next to these new generations
Greg said on 10/Apr/19
@Sais You’re a solid 6 footer in my book I wouldn’t class you as weak because you wake up near 185cm that’s quite a loss there but I’m assuming 182.5cm is a ultimate low for you as 6’0 is 182.8cm you should just say you’re 6’0 if you round down to 5’11 many guys will look at you weird you’d be guessed as more 6’0 than 5’11 I know some guys who would even claim 6’1 or 185cm in your position.
@Kaysan how old are you now? It all depends everyone growth patterns are different but I grew approximately 3.5 inches from freshman year to senior but have heard of instances where guys grew over 7 inches so.
@c-mo I see what you mean as a guy who’s approximately 179cm it isn’t a bad height but I think 180.3cm is better as the solid 5’11, if I had my morning height in shoes as my barefoot height I would be a very happy man. I think the grass is always greener because I wanna be a solid 5’11, a guy who’s 6’0 might wanna be 6’2 so forth and so forth. I think anything in between 5’11-6’2 is ideal 5’10 is also good and 5’9 too. It’s just 5’10 and 5’11 get undervalued due to many guys who are much shorter claiming to be those heights. There’s a video called asking girls about heights I Believe by a user called “ college drop out” or something and he asks girls how tall they want their partner to be. Most said 6’0+ a few said 6’2, 5’10 even 6’4 was called out granted most of these girls where drunk headed to/ from the club lmao so their perspective was skewed but funny enough most females think in that same logic. One girl even said whilst she was on tinder the guy had to be 6’0+ or she wouldn’t swipe on him and the interviewer who seemed a decent 5’10 like me probably 5’10.5” or a smidge taller said “ so I guess I’m out of the picture” and the girl said “ no you’re taller than me I guess she was about 5’5, he goes “ well I’m under 6’0” and when another girl said 5’10 was okay he saluted to the camera. He has good proportions and looked and easy 6’0 footer I think he’s probably in between 5’10 and 11 and rounds down though at first he could have fooled me for almost 6’0 watch the video and you’ll see what I’m talking about but yeah the lanky look is more common in taller guys though I see guys near my height appear a bit lanky.
K.A 188 said on 10/Apr/19
@ c-mo 176.2 how old are you?
Bobby 5'10 (178) said on 10/Apr/19
@c-mo - 176.2cm

Ah yeah, 178cm is basically a measurement I have midday, in truth, my average is more along the lines of 177.5cm, but that rounds to 177 and 178 respectively. Still, I would say my dream height or preferred height would be a solid 6'1 or 186cm. It can still look very aesthetic without being too lanky.
Sakz said on 10/Apr/19
@c-mo - 176.2cm That's not weird at all. Height is a subjective topic after all and everyone has their own ideal height or range. If I were to shrink around 3 inches and end up at 5'10 I wouldn't mind tbh.
Bego said on 10/Apr/19
@c-mo - 176.2cm Where you from in Germany? Do you have any group photos?
Totigno said on 10/Apr/19
Greg said on 9/Apr/19
@Totigno that’s because many guys exaggerate their heights, personally I could never mistake a 5’9 guy for a legit 5’11, I can see how a guy my height 5’10.5 could be viewed as 5’11 especially in footwear but that’s about it. 5’9 getting described as 6’0 is absurd. I once had a guy who was no more than 5’9 claim to being 6’0 and I laughed in his face after which he told me I wasn’t measuring properly and that I was taller like 6’1-6’2 I mean I wish but there’s no way

well i have friends your height (5ft10-5ft11) they clearly don't see the difference beetween them and I
and my brother who is legit 5ft11.25 when i told my family i was measured by he doctor at 5ft9 thought i was more 5f10 that 5ft9 and 5ft8-5ft9 guys i know felt they were shorter next to me when clearly i don't feel taller than them so unless doctors measured me wrong I am 5ft9 so many times i was told 5ft9 after measurement so i don't think i am taller than 5ft9 but yes guys inflate.
Nik said on 10/Apr/19
5'8" and 5'9" are very good western heights!
Nik said on 10/Apr/19
@ Sandy Cowell - I like your response to Kaysan!

It's great that your Jim doesn't bother about his own height or anyone else's height, I hope that after everyone reads about an army sergeant having this mindset they then feel encouraged to adopt the very same mindset themselves, if they hadn't before. I hope this helps people who are solely concerned about their own height, I must also say that Jim is a good example to everyone and a good role model for people on the subject of how they should think about the heights of others.
AndrewV said on 10/Apr/19
@Nik
5'9" is definitely not above average at all in the US unless you're around Asian or Hispanic Americans.
c-mo - 176.2cm said on 10/Apr/19
call me weird I dont care but I decided that my dream height is a solid 178-179cm barefoot

in the past I always said that I find 183cm perfect and also that I love 180cm . I still think of those heights very highly and they are indeed in the ideal range no matter what .

however .....there is just something about heights above 180cm which I dont like . it is hard to explain but to me personally there is a certain charisma 5'10 - 5'11 has which gets "lost" at anything above 5'11 . even 5'9 has a bit of that charisma . for example when I watched prison break years ago I always thought that Robert Knepper looks very aesthetic heightwise not too short not too tall (and he didnt have a page on celebheights back then yet if I am not wrong) and the man is 5'8.75 lol

I just dont like the longish look . you can all have your 6'2 , 6'3 etc. I dont want any of it . give me a solid 5'10 . I just measured myself on the stadiometer after being 4-5 hours awake and I am 176.2 . so I basically wish I was the height I am in shoes while being barefeet . I wake up at roughly 178.3cm ....I wish my out of bed height was my night height then I wouldnt ask for anything more . it is a very good looking height to me . I dont feel short even now and if I was my shoe height barefeet I would feel even more solid . right now there is the occasional situation where I might feel a bit short when there are many tall men around or when I stand next to a really tall guy . but you have to take into notice that I live in germany which is one of the tallest countries in the world . and in general I feel very medium/average even here . if I was 2cm taller I would feel very solid either way . there is just no way a 178cm night guy is short . no way . he might be short when he is surrounded by a bunch of basketball players or something lol but in general a solid 178cm is definitely not short . he might not be tall ....but he for sure is not short

another reason (actually a big reason for me) why I would choose 178-179cm is because a lot of the best fighters in history in boxing/kickboxing and mma have been around that height (give or take a bit) :

- Joe Jeanette

- Paulino Uzcudun

- Rocky Marciano !

- Mike Tyson !

- David Tua ! (my favorite boxer)

- Dan Henderson

- Mark Hunt

- Daniel Cormier ! the guy is heavyweight champion in ufc and beats the tall guys up like it's nothing

I do believe that 5'10 with a heavy build / big frame has something about it which make it easy for you to become a dangerous fighter .

there seems to be something "magical" about it


before steroids was a thing most fighters who were the most succesful were actually around 5'10 even in heavyweight . ;) .

and no I am not hating on tall guys and I am not "coping" or anything . of course being tall has its advantages . in my opinion even heights like 6'7-6'8 have their good sides and I would take 6'7 over anything below 5'9 for example . but in general I am not a big fan of "tall" heights . to me being solid average or slightly above with a good frame and good porportions is the best looking and best for fighting and sports

make out of this what you want

man I will somehow try to get 1-2cm naturally . as I said in my previous post I will give you an update in a few months if I succeeded
houss said on 10/Apr/19
@Nik how tall are you and where are you from 🤩
WilltBar said on 9/Apr/19
if my eye level is 5'4.5 how tall am I, rob?
Editor Rob
Would be 5ft 9 range most probably. Chance of solid 5ft 9.
Kaysan said on 9/Apr/19
Because I believed I measured in shoes in the 8th which I was 5'9 so It think I was 5'8 barefoot that time but now I'm 5'9 barefoot at 16 about to turn 17 in June.
Kaysan said on 9/Apr/19
Hey Guys I think I started Puberty at 12 or 13 I think I reached 5'9 freshman year and was Wondering how much growing I have left because I believed I was 5'7 in 7th grade and 8th grade I think I was 5'7-5'8 so I was wondering how much I can grow
JRJ said on 9/Apr/19
Hey Rob a friend of mine told me he got measured at the doctors at 70.2 inches a few hours out of bed what do you think his morning height could be?
Editor Rob
5ft 10.5 to 10.75 range, somewhere in between there is possible.
Greg said on 9/Apr/19
@Totigno that’s because many guys exaggerate their heights, personally I could never mistake a 5’9 guy for a legit 5’11, I can see how a guy my height 5’10.5 could be viewed as 5’11 especially in footwear but that’s about it. 5’9 getting described as 6’0 is absurd. I once had a guy who was no more than 5’9 claim to being 6’0 and I laughed in his face after which he told me I wasn’t measuring properly and that I was taller like 6’1-6’2 I mean I wish but there’s no way!
Greg said on 9/Apr/19
@Crypto139 Women like that have no idea what they want, they think 5’8 is short because they think the average man is 6’0 or something. In America 5’8 is low average of course 5’8 men exist we have Rob after all 😉.
Canson said on 9/Apr/19
@Viper: remember Spud Webb was 5’5 1/2 at some point in the day and he could dunk lol. I have a very difficult time choosing between 5’7 and 6’7” but probably the latter. The decision is much more difficult at 6’9 or 6’10 vs 5’7 then I’d go with 5’7 since it’s easier to add height than lose it. The decision only gets easier for me when it’s
Sakz said on 9/Apr/19
@Crypto139 Well considering how many people inflate their height that may not be strictly true. A lot of women don't seem to be very height aware either, so they are likely to believe inflated claims.
Sais said on 9/Apr/19
Hello i just want to know what could be my real height in morning right after bed im 184.7cm(6ft07in)after a hour of standing ir becomes 183.7cm and this could be same during the day till i go to bed if i dont do any activities but if i walk like 5 miles a day or i lift heawy like shouldrr press my height can drop to 182.5 cm before the bed which is 5feet 11 should i say that im 6 foot or 5feet11?thanks
AndrewV said on 9/Apr/19
@Bego

The average for all young men in Germany is about 179cm, but it varies by region and whether you are in an urban or rural area. The average for young guys who live in cities is about 181cm. Generally, speaking, Northern Germans are taller than Southern Germans by maybe 2 or 3 cm.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 9/Apr/19
@Shashank
I have to disagree. 6'7" is significantly worse than 6'4" when it comes to comfortability. For every inch above maybe 6'2", discomfort increases a lot. Maybe not so much from 5'9" to 6'0", but from 6'4" to 6'7", it's a very noticeable gap. I've noticed that there's more discomfort at currently 6'5" and change, compared to when I was around 6'4" during high school.

@Johan
Standard doorframe heights vary by country, but in the US where I live, it's typically 6'8". I've heard that some standard doorframe heights in countries are as low as 180cm, which is crazy to me.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 9/Apr/19
@ houss - Hey, it's great to know you're from Algeria! No, I have never been there, but I would love to explore anywhere in the north of Africa, to be honest. My Mum and brother went for holidays in Morocco and Tunisia, and I wasn't half jealous to hear that both huge countries are swarming with friendly feral cats! The pictures they brought back were beautiful - and cat-filled! I was only 20 back then, and travelling wasn't top of my priority list, but as I have grown older, I appreciate our planet's beauty far more. I love watching documentaries on television about other lands and how the people live. Africa is certainly one of my favourites. The wildlife you see in Algeria must be simply mesmerising!

I respect all forms of religious beliefs, and Muslim practices are very much in line with how I feel, especially in that you respect all living things.

You are very clever speaking English and French as well as your own Arabic. It was cool to see my name written in Arabic! I learnt a form of different writing called 'shorthand' at school, which was then widely used in offices. It's pretty much redundant now, but I still use it, for example, to take down long chunks of quotations from films - and short, funny ones, which then I unfailingly use on this website on the pages of whoever gave the 'speech'!

One of the best things about the World Wide Web is being able to communicate with people from all over the World. You are the first Algerian I have had the pleasure to meet and it's lovely to get to know you.

As regards Politicians, I don't think the folks of any country are ever 100% pleased with the way in which their country is run, but it's a far cry from olden times. Recently, I have been watching a DVD by 5ft4 actor and historian Tony Robinson, of how punishments were conducted in the Tudor (1485-1603) and Stuart (1603-1714) reigns and beyond. The people DID have something to complain about back then!

Have a great week houss!

All the very best to you!

Sandy xxx 😊👍
Nik said on 8/Apr/19
5'9" can sometimes appear above average, quite a lot!
5ft8 Sean said on 8/Apr/19
Hey big Rob after 7 hours out of bed on a very relaxed day with no lifting or twisting and I'm 173.2cm. After 10 hours my low has been 172.8cm. Do you know what my eye level would be roughly ?
viper said on 8/Apr/19
Honestly I think I'd take 5-7 as a white guy because most of the time they are more attractive looking than a 6-7 guy.
Nik said on 8/Apr/19
@ houss - Many thanks for telling me this! 🏠!
Sakz said on 8/Apr/19
@Anonymous Famous people probably more so because they want to look a certain way to their fans, but most people I've encountered in real life seem content with their height whether tall, short or average. I think it's one of those things people learn to accept in time, especially if it doesn't stop them being successful with a career and marriage.
Jdubbz 196cm said on 8/Apr/19
@Kaysan:
Strong 5'9 would mean that you're at least 5'9.25 at your lowest, so if you're 5'9 in late evening I'd call you a solid 5'9.

@Bobby:
I think 5'9 is one of those heights were you can feel either below average or above average depending on your company.

@Johan 185cm:
Doorframes are 203cm in my apartment too. Back home, they're even taller, like 205cm. I'd have some problems if they were only 198cm, lol. I'm surprised your ceiling is so low, even after renovations. Mine are at least 9ft/274cm.
Crypto139 said on 8/Apr/19
I just met a girl online that claims that 5 foot 8 is very short for a guy and says that she has never met a guy personally that is that height or shorter. Yet I know a guy online that lives in the same state and is 5'8" and he says he feels somewhere in the middle.... What do you think Rob?
LDS said on 8/Apr/19
@Johan we have the 6'6" doors as standard here in England and I've always thought it's a bit low when you consider how many people are 6'0"+. It's enough for most people not to need to duck obviously but it's not a lot of clearance either, especially if you've ever tried getting a big and tall item through one!
Totigno said on 8/Apr/19
Kaysan said on 6/Apr/19
Hi guys I'm 5'9 in the late evening would you guys consider me average because I know I am but people say it's short but really it isn't.

i'm 5ft9 or a bit over , people see me around 5ft11 quite a lot even once i got a nearly 6ft description so i think 5ft9 is underrated my opinion
Johan 185 cm said on 8/Apr/19
It seems in many places 6'6" (198cm) is the size of doorframes which then I can understand. Where I live our frames are 6'8" (203 cm) so taller guys have less issues.

I deliberately renovated my living area that our ceiling is 2m 36 cm as my family are all large and I have some really tall friends. My door frames are standard 6'8" though.
houss said on 8/Apr/19
@Nik let's say 182 cm is my lowest with a bad posture i can look only 180 cm because I'm too heavy maybe 110 kg this days
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@Miss Sandy Cowell , i don't think you know my country , but it's a big country in the North of Africa called Algeria , it's a very nice country with very bad politicians , so I'm Muslim "don't freak out hh" i can speak both English and French and arabic of course and this is how your name looks like in Arabic ساندي كاول 😀⁦☺️
viper said on 8/Apr/19
I'd take 6-7 over 5-7 just to be able to dunk lol
Bobby 5'10 (178) said on 7/Apr/19
@Kaysan

I would say that 5'9 is solid average across the board, meaning that everywhere you go, you'll feel average height, but there may be situations where you can feel above average. I'm technically a weak 5'10 (5'9.75) but I feel above average at my stature since 5'9.75 is my low height and I measure generally 5'10 during the day.
Kaysan said on 7/Apr/19
Would you guys consider me as strong 5'9 during the day when I'm 5'9 in the late evening?
jayp said on 7/Apr/19
@kayson im also 5'9 from the UK though and I agree with @andrewv pretty much sums it up
Sakz said on 7/Apr/19
@Kaysan Statistically you're average but from a societal point of view you would get labelled as short at times. I wouldn't worry about it though because as you quite rightly said those same people inflate themselves just to feel better.
Bego said on 7/Apr/19
How does avg feel in Germany from place to place?
c-mo said on 7/Apr/19
5ft 8 Sean said on 4/Apr/19
Hey Rob 6 hours out of bed I'm 173cm having only been to the shops today. A typical low after the gym would be 172.4cm however I find when I go in the gyms sauna after weights and strech fully I can get to 172.8cm. Do you feel simply claiming I'm 5ft8 would be a reasonable claim for me ?

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what else other than claiming 5'8 would be "reasonable" to begin with ? ... you ARE 5'8 so of course claiming 5'8 is reasonable haha
Canson said on 7/Apr/19
@JD1996: that’s about right lining up at the shoulder.
Jdubbz 196cm said on 7/Apr/19
@Canson: Yeah that's the most I'd ever want to be, so assuming I'm still growing I'd like to stay below that range. Unfortunately there's nothing I can do about that, so fingers crossed. I'm 197-198 within the first hour of being out of bed, and like you said I tend to brush my hair since I'm right at 6'7 in sneakers. Being that height at night would be a lot worse though, I agree. Brushing your hair on doorframes is no big deal, but at that height you'd probably be around 199 in the morning, so 202 in sneakers. At that point, you could legitimately smack your head on some doorways. Hopefully you'd still have a cm or so of clearance, but you never know. I can't imagine how bad that would be for legit 6'9+ guys who are several inches taller than doorframes in the morning barefoot, let alone in shoes. Not paying attention once could potentially lead to a concussion if they're unlucky.
'Annonymous' said on 7/Apr/19
I have noticed that many people nowadays are dissatisfied with their height and most people would like to be taller than they are in reality. This explains why Vin Diesel regularly wears looger shoes, Robert Downey Jr. wears lifts or Lady Gaga wears very giant heels. However, there are also people like Samuel L. Jackson and Amy Lee, who don't look like people who don't like their own height. Samuel often wears flat shoes, I rarely see him in shoes that add at least some height. Amy very often wears ordinary shoes and I very rarely see her wearing heels. Rob, can it mean that Samuel and Amy are people who like their height and are not ashamed of their own height? What's your opinion?
Damon Blank said on 7/Apr/19
Could you possibly do a photo of Isaac Slade from The Fray, please Rob? I'm not sure if there's a photo and his claims for him on this site. Google has him listed as 6 ft 3 (191cm). Thank you.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 7/Apr/19
@ Kaysan - You know in your heart of hearts that 5ft9 in the evening is a good male height. You are doubtless nearer 5ft10 when you get up!

Don't take any notice of what other guys come out with to make themselves feel better about their own heights. I am at this moment taking a break from a DVD by the 5ft4 actor and historian Tony Robinson, and he doesn't let his height stand in his way of all the good he does, which includes charity work. He was knighted in the 2013 Queen's Birthday Honours List. He believes life is too short to have hangups about height, so if he at 5ft4 can feel like that, you at a splendid 5ft9 should take our Editor's advice and 'Walk Tall with Rob Paul' and be proud of your height.

Furthermore, my boyfriend is 5ft9 and became a Sergeant in the Army at the particularly early age of just 21. He doesn't give a toss about his height, and treated all 'his boys' in the Army the same, assuring me that there were as many capable shorter soldiers, some just 5ft5, as there were taller ones. He trained hundreds.

I hope this helps you and that you are soon as confident about your fine height as you ought to be.

All the very best to you Kaysan!

Sandy Cowell 😁👍
Greg said on 6/Apr/19
@Kaysan it depends where you live in most countries you would be bang on average, like here in america you would be spot on average. I don’t think 5’9 is short, where do you live? Short begins probably at 5’6 and under.
Greg said on 6/Apr/19
@Kaysan yep it’s an ego boost so you’re what 5’9 flat or 5’9 and change? I have a friend your height who’s adamant on being 5’11 despite being around your height 5’9ish, he tried saying him and I where both 5’11/6’0 to our 6’3 friend when I’m 5’11 only out of bed so by that time I was at 5’10.25. But when I called him out for his bs claim he said “no way I’m taller than you “ and that he’s actually 5’10.5” he basically took a tape measure Gylenhaal style and took it to the side of him and was like see I’m 5’10.5/5’11” when he’s actually looking up at me in person. Than my friend got us to stand back to back and claimed we where the same but I was dropping posture because up close I edged him out and he previously guessed me at 6’0 keeping in mind I have a solid inch if not more on him and he thinks he’s 5’11. This wouldn’t be the first time I seen guys who where shorter than me say they where my height or taller. It’s insane.
AndrewV said on 6/Apr/19
@Kayson 5'9" would be solid average among the US general population but an inch below average for young white men in their twenties. You'll generally feel quite average but there may be some instances where you might feel a bit short.
c-mo said on 6/Apr/19
cmillzz said on 29/Mar/19
Would you rather be 6’7” or 5’7”? It’s a question I’ve seen been asked more than once on the internet. Not sure what I’d take between those heights to be honest. Probably 5’7” though since it’s not really that short and I’m closer to that height anyway, and it would be more manageable in the long run too.

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if I was guaranteed to have good proportions at 6'7 and no health problems then I would take 6'7 for sure . no doubt . I actually think I would probably take 6'7 over 5'7 in any case either way regardless of the conditions (even with not the best proportion and slight health problems like back pain etc.)


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Richardj said on 4/Apr/19
Do you find 176 cm barefoot at night a solid height?
How much can i add with thick shoes or sneakers and lifts without affecting my daily life?

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I am also 176cm at night like you and I think it is a pretty solid height . but it is a little annoying to be below 178cm at night to me . I mean if we were 1cm taller at least at 177cm night we would/could just claim 5'10 and even if 1cm is not much it would at least psychologcally feel better. and 178cm at night is a VERY VERY solid height . a 178cm night guy can even look a bit tallish sometimes. I will soon get the small lifts Rob shows in this video at 1:00 :

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they give only 1.8cm . so I will look solid 5'10 in them (well actually people already often guess me 5'10.5 - 5'11 . I wonder if some people might even take me as 6'0 when I use the small lifts lol) but at the same time it wont be a big difference when I am taking my shoes off . imagine you are dating a chick and have lifts in your shoes the whole time which add several centimeters to your real height and then one day (when you are at home with her for example) you take off your shoes and are a lot shorter compared to when you have your shoes on and she is like wtf lol

I would recommend to use shoe insoles on the top of the lifts because you never know if the material of the lifts is harmful to your health

I will try a method to gain a little height naturally . I will tell you if it worked in a few months . I am hoping to gain 1 maybe even (hopefully) 2cm with that method . but I doubt it . but even 0.5cm I would be happy if I can get it



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Kaysan said on 6/Apr/19
Hi guys I'm 5'9 in the late evening would you guys consider me average because I know I am but people say it's short but really it isn't.

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I am 5'9.25 in the late evening . no 5'9 is not short for sure . I would say 5'9 is at the bottom end of average for the western world (europe + northwest asia (turkey , caucasus , levant , iran) + usa/australia/canada etc) . if you include men from shorter countries like southwest asia , india , southeast asia , native americans etc. and also include men over 50 too then 5'9 is a little tallish even no joke

it is a solid height . however ..... the problem with 5'9 is that you might still feel a bit insecure at times simply due to these facts :

1. nowdays for young men from the western world 5'9 is a little below the exact average . I would say somewhere around 5'10 at night is the average height for young european men . so at 5'9 you will feel a bit "eclipsed"

2. women and their heels . the average height for a woman in the western world is around 5'5 or so . if a 5'5 chick wears 4 inch heels (which is the typical heel women wear . correct me if I am wrong) she will be 5'9 . so you will be "only" 1 inch taller than her (since you also will be wearing shoes) ...which is not bad ....but it would be better if the difference was a little more . also since average is 5'5 it means that there are many women who are 5'6-5'7 . a 5'6 chick with heels on will be exactly your height and a 5'7 woman will be a bit taller now .....but when you are a solid 5'10 or even better 5'11 then a 5'6 woman which is at the higher end of average for a woman will be a little shorter than you in her heels !! and even a 5'7 woman which is already tallish for a woman will not be taller than you in her heels !!! . think about it. when you are 5'11 barefoot even a 5'8 woman with 4 inch heels on will not be taller than you . and 5'8 is already a tall height for a woman for sure . so as you see even though 5'9 is not short and a pretty solid height the 1-2 inches from 5'9 to 5'10-5'11 give you an extra relief and is a lot more comfortable

3. at 5'9 even though you are definitely not short it is possible that you MIGHT get the occasional "shorty" calling (can also be in a friendly/jokingly way but still...) by some tall men (especially very tall men) and tall women or women who are very height focused ....this also includes short women even ...they are often more heightist than average or even tall women...so dont be surprised when a 5'1 woman calls you as a 5'9 guy short
Shashank 6'3 .75 said on 6/Apr/19
@ Christian
If you are 6'0 you would be considered quite tall .6'2 would be the most i d be.
@Jdubzz 196
Given the choice I d be 6'7 as its only 3 inches and change more than my height .Sure it would create discomfort but it wouldn t be much more than a 6'4 guy faces.At that height you d have to wear flats
Kaysan said on 6/Apr/19
Hey guys I'm from United States I'm 5'9 in late evening would you consider me as a strong 5'9 during the day and also people say it's below average but I feel pretty average really
Canson said on 6/Apr/19
@Jdubbz: I don’t know. 197-198 is a bit much imho. That’s making your hair hit the doorway in the afternoon in shoes or having to duck
Sakz said on 6/Apr/19
@Bobby 5'10 (178) I'd say it depends on the individual's frame. If they're quite thin they can appear a bit freakish at 6'5 due to long limbs and lankiness, though not to the extent of something like 6'7 and over of course. It depends how tall the people surrounding them are aswell because that determines whether they will stand out or not.
Lell said on 6/Apr/19
I made a small observation just for fun. I picked out 10 guys at the store to see how many were shorter and taller than me at 181 cm. In the first sample 6 were taller and 4 were shorter, while in the other one it was the opposite. I also saw three women who were taller.

It's a very rough estimate but I'm about bang on average here, don't think that a 6'7" person would face that many inconveniences in Sweden even though they're still considered very tall.
Kaysan said on 6/Apr/19
Because everyone thinks I'm 5'11 when I'm actually 5'9 because tried to inflate their heights to make themselves feel good.
Kaysan said on 6/Apr/19
Hi guys I'm 5'9 in the late evening would you guys consider me average because I know I am but people say it's short but really it isn't.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 6/Apr/19
@Jdubbz
I'm not saying that being 6'10" or 7'0" is nearly as bad as being a quadriplegic or having some other serious physical disabilities. But no one can deny that you'll have some problems and discomforts that average heighted people don't experience. Even me at 6'5" and change, I have quite a few problems, including fitting into airplane seats, smaller cars, and certain clothes. And I understand where Canson's coming from, when he says he'd take 5'7" over 6'7". I'd personally take 6'7", but I don't believe that 6'7" is more advantageous than 5'7", unless if you wanna be a basketball or volleyball player.
Greg said on 5/Apr/19
@RichardJ yeah you’re a legit 5’9 guy you most likely wake up at or near 5’10, I think you could wear Nike airmaxes/shox or timberland boots if you want a nice boost.
Canson said on 5/Apr/19
@Greg: 6’7-6’8 imho is too tall. Even at your height you could pad footwear to get to a 6’0ish appearance whereas a 6’7 or 8 guy can’t other than wearing flats and even then they’re still too tall considering doorways
Canson said on 5/Apr/19
@Jdubbz: lol like Chris Brown says I’m undecided as to whether I’d go with 6’7 or 5’7”. It’s not definitive but 5’7 over 6’10 for sure. It’s easier to gain height than to lose it meaning I could do things to make myself appear taller but not shorter
Bobby 5'10 (178) said on 5/Apr/19
@5ft 8 Sean

Well, your low isn't far off 5'8 anyway, you're in the 5'7 7/8s zone at a low, so I think you're good to go with a 5'8 claim. 5'8 in metric would be 172.7cm, so it's a reasonable height to claim. I wouldn't feel guilty about it.
JD1996 said on 5/Apr/19
@canson yeah I know height is basically luck or chance I guess, I get what you mean about being over 200 in shoes though in my converses which are flat shoes I'm between 200-201 still, and manage to bump my head into things if I don't concentrate which is the nuisance about being this height I agree! I think being 5'7" or anything under 6'0" would be too much of a shock to me if I could choose my height though, not saying they are bad heights at all just saying I couldn't get used to them because of what I'm used to. You are right about the inconveniences though I was in a lecture yesterday and forgot a tv screen was above my head must of been about 6 foot high and as I got up I smashed my head straight into it and it made me jump these are some of the inconveniences! I never put people down about the heights they are though if that's what some may think.

Bit off topic to this though if the top of someone's head lines up to your shoulder are you a foot taller?
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 5/Apr/19
@Shashank
Try clearing your cache, or just use Private Browsing if you're on a tablet or phone, but you'd have to enter your name and E-mail address everytime you're on Celebheights. I wouldn't wanna be any taller if I were you, btw. 6'3" max is my ideal, and this is coming from someone who lives in the US. 6'3"-6'4" is a super tall height in India where you live. I wouldn't wanna be that tall if I'd lived in India.

@Canson
I agree, I look at it more from a logical perspective too, rather than emotions. I don't really care for towering over people to feel good or anything like that, especially when it's at the expense of comfortablity. It's just not my cup of tea. That's why my ideal is 6'3" and not something like 6'10". And the only reason why my ideal isn't shorter, is because I'm very tall so 6'3" is easier to get accustomed to than something like 6'1", which is the ideal height for a lot of guys from what I've seen.
JD1996 said on 5/Apr/19
@canson yeah I know height is basically luck or chance I guess, I get what you mean about being over 200 in shoes though in my converses which are flat shoes I'm between 200-201 still, and manage to bump my head into things if I don't concentrate which is the nuisance about being this height I agree! I think being 5'7" or anything under 6'0" would be too much of a shock to me if I could choose my height though, not saying they are bad heights at all just saying I couldn't get used to them because of what I'm used to. You are right about the inconveniences though I was in a lecture yesterday and forgot a tv screen was above my head must of been about 6 foot high and as I got up I smashed my head straight into it and it made me jump these are some of the inconveniences! I never put people down about the heights they are though if that's what some may think.

Bit off topic to this though if the top of someone's head lines up to your shoulder are you a foot taller?
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 5/Apr/19
@ houss - Where are you from, if you don't mind my asking? I live near London, England, in the suburbs to be precise! Cheers houss!
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Nik said on 5/Apr/19
@ houss - How tall are you? 🏠!
Canson said on 5/Apr/19
@Jdubbz: I think 6’5” is normal but 6’7” is getting freakish. 6’5” is in my opinion the tallest one could be to still live a very comfortable life. Even at that size it’s pretty tall and inconvenient in some aspects
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 5/Apr/19
@ houss - I am 5ft1.75 tall. Cheers houss! 😀👍
Greg said on 4/Apr/19
@Jdubbz 196cm Well each height chart is going to be different some assume 5’9.5 is the average others 5’9 there was one where it said 5’9.3 is the average so it says 5’10 is around 60th percentile. In that case 5’10.5 would be around 66-67th or there abouts 5’11 would be like anywhere in the 70th percentile range which does sound about right in America one can even argue that just under 5’9 could be average it all depends on observation. I think you start to notice it more in bigger parts of the cities like town centres or malls.

@Christian Excatly even if you’re not used to being tall you would t want to be in a Dane much lower than yours. Though I would probably choose 6’2-6’3 over like say 6’7-6’8 but that’s just my preference I wouldn’t want to have the discomforts and really standout at that height. I think being tallish or comfortably tall is plenty.
Richardj said on 4/Apr/19
Do you find 176 cm barefoot at night a solid height?
How much can i add with thick shoes or sneakers and lifts without affecting my daily life?
Sakz said on 4/Apr/19
@Johan 185cm It varies from one person to another really. Someone who is close to 6'7 won't mind and will adapt, whereas much shorter people will have a harder time of it. The constant ducking and bending can also lead to back issues especially at those very tall heights so that's something to consider.

@Canson That's a very good point and the same thing I also considered. It's another reason I would take 5'7 over 6'7. At least you can appear taller at the shorter height if you wish, whereas at the very tall height you can't appear shorter.
Jdubbz 196cm said on 4/Apr/19
@Christian:

I'm not so sure dude. I see plenty of guys that height on the tall subreddit, and they seem to be living normal, happy lives. Many of them even seem to love it. At our current height, we already stick out in the US, though of course not to the same extent as a guy that tall. I'll revise my initial comment though; I'd take 6'10+ but less than 7' over 5'7. Above 7' is when people seem to die quite early. 7'4" would be a full 2-2.25 inches taller than Olivier Richters (Dutch giant), and he looks like a freak in his video of him standing in public in the Netherlands. 7'4 is probably tall enough to be the tallest person in relatively large countries with populations in the tens of millions.

@Canson:
I'm surprised that you'd possibly take 5'7 over 6'7. 6'10 I can understand, but you're already a strong 6'4 so you're much closer to 6'7 anyway. I understand your reasoning though, not everyone wants to be super tall.

@Shashank 192.4:
I'd definitely classify you as a weak 6'4 rather as strong 6'3 now. Once you get past 192.4/5 (6'3.75) at your low, I think you can even call yourself a textbook 6'4. I was at that height for nearly a year, and it's great. I agree 100% with your comment about being very tall. Just like anything else, the downsides of being very tall are problems anyone can adapt to. Can't find clothes? Buy online. Can't fit inside small vehicles? Get a bigger one. Neither of us have to truly deal with doorframes, though I do brush my hair on them these days in the morning when I'm a touch over 6'7 in shoes. Those problems can be easily overcome, but for people who want to be taller, there aren't many options aside from leg lengthening. I'm cool with my current height, though 197-198 weak 6'6 at a low is the most I'd ever want to be. Legit 2 meters would be pushing it I think.
5ft 8 Sean said on 4/Apr/19
Hey Rob 6 hours out of bed I'm 173cm having only been to the shops today. A typical low after the gym would be 172.4cm however I find when I go in the gyms sauna after weights and strech fully I can get to 172.8cm. Do you feel simply claiming I'm 5ft8 would be a reasonable claim for me ?
Bobby 5'10 (178) said on 4/Apr/19
@Jdubbz 196cm

Yeah, I don't think 6'5 is freakish at all. It's still a relatively normal looking height, it's just a height that makes you stand out more than someone who is 6'0 for instance. I mean, if I suddenly grew to 6'5, it would take some adjustment, but it wouldn't be so bad either. You can still function at that height because most doorways are close to the 7'0 range anyway.
Johan 185cm said on 4/Apr/19
I would say people start to notice your height when you're at least 5 cm over average but more 7 cm.

With average young guys being almost everywhere 178 cm you need to be coming in at minimum 183 cm (6'0) to have people notice.

From my point of view I have noticed that guys start to look lanky and tall when they reach 188 cm (6'2) i think once you reach that mark everyone thinks of you as the tall guy.
Canson said on 4/Apr/19
@JD1996: the one thing to remember is that none of us can control our height. It’s all what you make it. But I’d say for ideal in life through that person’s eyes are the opinions that are being given here. I do agree with you and Jdubbz about people saying 6’2-6’3 are too tall is not true but I think those guys here saying that is no different than me saying that anything above 6’5-6’6” is too tall. However, my reasoning for a height above that being too tall is due to the inconveniences and the practicality of the height itself. That’s adding to the fact that I’m 6’4 already and see too much above that being unnecessary at least for me. Others may see it differently Those guys that you’re referring to say it due to aesthetics mostly. I look at any height where you’re 200+ in shoes as too much. Practically at 6’6 you’re relegated to flats to stay below that mark. 200+ is where trouble with doorways begins. I personally would never go as far as to say to put a person down because of their height but I would also have to say that i had to choose something like 6’8” or 6’0” that I would probably choose 6’0”. Choosing between 6’6-6’6.5 and 5’6 or 5’7” would probably choose your height. If it were something like your height versus 6’0”-6’1 probably go with 6’0”-6’1. It’s more or less due to inconveniences such as doorways at a very tall height like that more so than the looks of it
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 3/Apr/19
@Jdubbz
6'10" and over are just horrible heights. I'd rather be shortish than be a freakish giant who sticks out everywhere I go. I would take 6'10"+ over something like 5'0" though, maybe up to 7'4".

@Greg
That's part of the reason why. For me, 6'7" is much more easier to get accustomed to than 5'7". It's not that 6'7" is overall a much better height to be than 5'7". If I was average like 5'9", I'd choose 5'7" over 6'7".
Jdubbz 196cm said on 3/Apr/19
@Bobby 5'10

So if you don't think 6'7 is getting into the freakish category, would you still consider 6'5 to be a somewhat normal height?
Jdubbz 196cm said on 3/Apr/19
@Greg:

According to most of the charts I've seen, 5'10 is 58th percentile in the US not 66th. That makes sense, since 5'11 is 71st percentile, and a 1 inch difference when you're within a standard deviation of average makes a large difference in percentile.
Canson said on 3/Apr/19
@Jdubbz: I’d take 5’7” over 6’10 maybe even over 6’7”. It is much easier to gain height via footwear hair etc than it is to lose it
Greg said on 3/Apr/19
JD1996 that's crazy yeah there's this 6'8-6'9 kid at my gym and the guy is like a giant, I would hate to be that height I think when you said 6'2 being ideal that I agree with perhaps even 6'0 or 6'1, being 5'7 isn't ideal for me no offense to anybody of that height it's not bad exactly but just not my preffered height.
Johan 185 cm said on 3/Apr/19
5ft 7 is actually a common height, i think alot of even shorter guys give it a bad rep. I know before I came to this site back in 09' that I thought 5'8" was far shorter than how Rob appears.
Johan 185 cm said on 3/Apr/19
I think sometimes people tend to think a certain height would be hell in day to day life but in fact 6'7" for instance isn't that bad.

From what I have seen the real issues start around 6'9" as you can't find clothes/shoes etc...bit more trouble that ducking your head every now and then.

One of my friends at work is 6'10.5" barefoot. Even here in the Netherlands he is enormous and has all of the issues I mentioned. Everything is special order even his bed and table in the sitting room lol.
Shashank 192.4 said on 3/Apr/19
@jdubzz 196
i like being tall.Yeah we could always be whining about the discomforts but that wouldn't be much.But even though there are problems we adapt to them they wouldn't bother us much.Honestly the maximum i want to be is a solid 6'6 as i could just touch 2m.....
Shashank 192.4 said on 3/Apr/19
@Christian
I want to change the username for a month now,i didn't know how to? i ve grown by atleast a 3/8th fraction now.
low 192.4 (never drop below 192.1)
out of bed 194.3
i guess i m a weak 6'4.
in 8 months i ve gained an inch
Nik said on 3/Apr/19
@ cmillzz - I agree with everything that you said, there are so many men about who are 5'7" or under and a lot of them are happy with their height and haven't had any issues about their height. I don't have napoleon complex and I am happy to be around 5'7"!
Bobby 5'10 (178) said on 2/Apr/19
Also @Cmillzz

The difference between me and a 5'7 guy is visually pronounced.

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The height tool that I used is presenting a 7cm/2.75 inch difference, but it can easily be construed as 3 inches visually. The tool also rounded 177.2 to 5'10, I didn't do that. So, how can I not be all that much taller? A 3ish inch is a lot.
Chris da 5'9.5 said on 2/Apr/19
@Rob Also, what would you say is the typical lowest low for a 5'9.5" guy? My job is fairly laid back, not a lot of physical exertion involved, so I'd be curious to see if I'd dip into the 175 range after a day of heavy lifting. Do you think that would be possible?
Editor Rob
If he was measured 11 at 5ft 9.5, he could fall to 9.25 quite easily.
Chris da 5'9.5 said on 2/Apr/19
Rob, do you think the average 5 ft 9.5 guy wakes up at around 5 ft 10.079 (178 cm)? That's my typical morning measurement, and I rarely, if ever, measure below 5 ft 9.5.
Editor Rob
Some might wake at 5ft 10, others near 5ft 10.5, but the vast majority somewhere in that 10-10.5 range.
houss said on 2/Apr/19
Miss Sandy Cowell , hi , how tall are you 😀
Greg said on 2/Apr/19
@cmillzz go on any percentile height chart in the U.S and check for yourself if you don’t believe me. Now granted it’s most likely going by self reported data I think the average would be a little lower but probably not by much. Also to add on what you where saying in response to Christian maybe he’s just used to being really tall so that’s why he would take 6’7 instead of 5’7. If I remember correctly you said you where around 5’8? It’s basically low average in most places I don’t understand why be insecure. Did he strike a nerve? Also in response to what you said to Bobby most Ceo’s On average tend to be tall, now that’s not to say there’s no shorter CEO’s but majority of them are at the ranks due to confidence and skills associated with being tall (more so confidence) as there’s no skill about being tall. You’re Dad and his friend may be different in this case Short man syndrome is a thing believe me I have a 5’4 friend and a 5’3 friend the 5’3 friend is always angry and talking about how he wants to fight someone lol and that if someone looks at him the wrong way he will go crazy on them and bite their head off. Now I’m not saying every single short person or person below average has it but it’s definetly a real phenomenon. It also depends on mature, security and self awareness too.
@Sakz exactly that’s true.
Sakz said on 2/Apr/19
@Bobby 5'10 (178cm) Absolutely it would. 2 inches isn't really that much so if I were to grow or shrink by that amount I would get used to it, since it's not really that big of an adjustment as growing or shrinking by say 6 inches.
Jdubbz 196cm said on 2/Apr/19
@Christian:

Even if I had to choose between 6’10+ and 5’7, I’d probably still go for 6’10+. We’re pretty much in between 5’7 and 7’3, so I’d only go with 5’7 if I had to choose between that or something truly freakish like 224cm/7’4. No offense to any of the 5’7 dudes here, but It would take a monstrous height to make me want to choose an alternative that’s 10 inches shorter than my current height. It would be too weird to go from very tall to borderline short. My self identity would be thrown off completely.

@Cmillzz:

My dad actually happens to be 5’6-5’7, and he is one of the chillest people I know. He’s never shown even a slight hint of being insecure of his height. He does get slightly annoyed when I’m standing next to him while I’m in shoes and he’s barefoot, but he seems proud that his son is nearly a foot taller than him. Maybe it’s different with older generations, but aside from people in certain subfora, I’ve never seen “short man syndrome” in action.

Heights are barefeet estimates, derived from quotations, official websites, agency resumes, in person encounters with actors at conventions and pictures/films.

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