How tall is Hank Williams

Hank Williams Height

6ft 0 (182.9 cm)

US Singer. Said in an interview in 1952: "I'm six feet tall, weigh 160"

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Average Guess (6 Votes)
5ft 11.92in (182.7cm)
Jand7897 said on 13/May/19
6’ 1” and 150 lbs according to an arrest record in 1952
linda jones said on 1/May/19
JUST WATCHED HANKS LAST FILM AND WATCHED HIM SING HIS LAST SONGS NO SINGER WILL EVER BE HIS EQUAL
Iwas born in 1943 and from the age of twelve i loved Hank,s songs
My brother DES bought me a record player and the record MOTHER IS GONE cost him 2 pounds and 7 shillings 6 pennies for the record a fortune in those days as he only earned 5 pounds each week paid my mother so he had very little left for himself
Hence on from that birthday present i collected as many of HANK WILLIAMS RECORDS SINGLES AND LP .
I AM SURE THE LORD WILL HAVE YOU SINGING IN HEAVEN HANK YOU WERE THE BEST STILL ARE THE BEST AND ALWAYS LOVED AND RESPECTED BY ALL. YOU LEFT THIS WORLD HERE FAR TO EARLY . BUT OF COURSE HE ONLY TAKES THE BEST AND YOU WERE AND ARE STILL THE BEST
Rodney gibson said on 10/Feb/19
I think he was 6'7". I saw a pic of him with some 6'5" basket ballers and he was taller by at least 2".
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Oct/18
Strong 6ft range is likelier than weak.
Lee McDaniel said on 30/May/18
He was six foot one and one hundred and thirty seven pounds according to his draft card taken when he was eighteen.
Lee McDaniel said on 30/May/18
Six foot one and a hundred and thirty seven pounds at eighteen according to his draftcard
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Apr/18
Most out of whack average guess ever!
Hank said on 20/Feb/18
I am named after Hank Williams sr. I know all about him. He was 6' 3".
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 3/Sep/17
A 160lbs 6ft guy could pass for being much taller
Brandon said on 8/Feb/17
He might have been 6'2" if his back had been straight. If he had a lived longer Lord think of the music he'd had wrote!!!
Tim Thomas said on 22/Jan/17
Hank was 5'10 and was 150lbs
Joyce Buckley said on 5/Oct/16
The weight looks correct but he seemed taller than 6'. My guess was 6'3. In the group photos I have seen he is always the tallest by far. There will never be another even close to Hank Williams.
Joyce Buckley said on 5/Oct/16
The weight looks correct but he seemed taller than 6'.
Joe Bloggs said on 9/Jul/11
The older Williams was a skinny drink-a-water and looked taller than Randall Hank, a much more heavy-set man, but that's what a few pounds in different places can do.
ancient aztec guy said on 16/Apr/11
Hank Jr is a fairly tall man too. Probably around the 6'2" mark, according to most sources. Yeah, BOCEPHUS(Hank Williams Jr) was pretty rowdy in his day. He once fell 500 feet and had to get his whole face reconstructed. He was a hard man, not somebody you would want to mess with.
ancient aztec guy said on 5/Apr/11
His son was probably around 6'2". But to respond to Sam's comment, Hank Jr was thin back in the late 70s early 80s.
Sam said on 21/Feb/11
Yes, unlike his son, "Sr." was almost rail-thin. In pictures from that time, Hank Williams Sr. always looked quite tall compared to others, I'd buy no less than 6 feet.
Anonymous said on 20/Feb/11
@Jesse. He's talking about Hank Williams Sr. Not Hank Jr. Hank Sr. didn't weigh no 200 lbs. I would say Hank Sr. Was around 5-11, 6-0ft height range
Anonymous said on 10/Jan/11
Hank was supposed to be 6 foot one standing erect. However, he usually stooped over and therefore lost one inch off his height.

He had extremely long legs. Some of his friends from that era say he was the only person they ever met who could sit down in a chair, cross his legs, and still put both feet flat on the floor. I have always wondered just how long his legs were. Does anyone know?
loves hillbillies said on 24/Aug/07
Hank had to be taller than 6'. Look at old-timey country photos. Hank is always the tallest one by far and they all wore those high heeled boots. Saw Hank's suit at a country music museum. Judging by that I'd say Hank was 6'5"-6'7". The pants legs were very long. Read somewhere he was over 6' by the time he was 12. Hank may have looked shorter because he stooped over. He had a serious back problem and couldn't stand up straight very much. Many references have put Hank Jr's height at 6'3"
ancient Aztec guy said on 24/Apr/07
The father of Hank Williams J.R. was a legendary country singer as well.He sang older tunes but was one of the greatest musicians I have ever heard.His name was hank Williams(Hank S.R.).His father(Hank S.R.) I don't think was as tall as he was.

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