How tall is J. Cole

J. Cole's Height

6ft 2 ¼ (188.6 cm)

American hip hop artist known for songs such as "Work Out", "Apparently" and "Wet Dreamz". He mentioned in SI that during high school he shot up to 6ft 2.

How tall is J Cole
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Average Guess (89 Votes)
6ft 2.68in (189.7cm)
Rowanisawesome said on 21/Mar/23
Strong 6’2 could be up to 6’2.75 more likely 6’2.5
Lav said on 14/Aug/22
Rob, any explanation for this image with 6’3 Young Thug

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He can look over 2 inches taller Young Thug here with similar footwear. I was thinking pavement but ain’t no pavement giving you 3 inches.
Editor Rob
He could look taller than I think he is there.

Click Here. I wouldn't say Cole was really a 6ft 3-4 guy.
Jimmy_ESB_182 said on 17/Jul/22
Why does he look way taller than Young Thug Click Here
IceCold said on 2/Apr/22
Either J cole looks 5'11 in this pic, or Kaepernick looks 6'7 Click Here
Sammy 6'5" said on 2/Sep/21
@jesse dumont Drake is 5'11 at best😂 he wears lifts and lies about his height, that is why he only looks a couple inches shorter than J cole.
177cm said on 17/Aug/21
I’d give him 6’2.5”
juanhutchins said on 12/Aug/21
@Bryant why would your heart be broken over someone's height?
J cole said on 5/Jun/20
He looks 4-5 inches shrorwe than Kaepernivk
Bryant said on 14/Jan/20
I've met him a couple of time's. I'm 6'0 in shoes and he an easy 3 inches on me. He's a typical tall person with poor posture which is why he doesn't always appear to be as tall as he is.

When he stands up straight he can look 6'4 depending on footwear. But again, he's usually taking photos with other rappers who are mostly shorter guys. Broke my heart when I realized Kanye was like 5'7
Jesse Dumont said on 10/May/19
6'2" at best if Drake is a legit 6'0", which I believe he is. I've seen a video of him standing beside Drake and J Cole, if you Google Drake and J Cole in Google Images, it's the image where they're both on stage with their arms around each other and it's a blue looking image. J Cole only looks an inch and a half taller if that, Drake had about a 1/2" shoe advantage (maybe?) at most I'd say, which would put him at 6'2". I'd say a weak 6'2" or legit 6'2", but not a strong one, at his lowest. Definitely no more than 6'2" though. Doesn't even wake up at 6'3". Close though of course.
Big T said on 16/Feb/19
Cole was over an inch taller than 6’3” listed Dennis Smith Jr...I found a source claiming Smith is only 6’1” barefoot but man, Cole really looked taller than this listing
Grace Killorn said on 25/Jan/19
He said is everybody dies that he's 6'4
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 16/Oct/18
@Haba Bone

J Cole honestly looks around 4 inches shorter than Colin.
Haba Bone said on 15/Oct/18
J.Cole is 6'2, maybe 6'2 1/2 at best. The screenshots below has J Cole standing next to 6'4 1/2 Colin Kaepernick who might be 6'5 in the morning. There's more than 2 inches of height difference between the two not accounting for hair.

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NashDirk said on 6/Aug/18
Similar to Dwayne ''The Rock'' Johnson in my opinion at 189cm.
Dani Bomaye said on 14/May/18
I met him on his 4YEO tour. I'd say he's about 6"2 when I saw him. He was wearing boots as well. I looked back at the recording I had and recorded at my neck/chin level and he didn't look that much taller than the camera height. He wears a lot of chunky Jordans and boots as well so that may pull of the 6"4 demeanor.
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 11/May/18
Here's the full pic showing their shoes. It honestly looks about a 3 inch difference, which is odd. Click Here
Brady Narbut said on 10/May/18
J. Cole gotta be at least 6’3” and more like 6’4” if he is noticeably taller than Young Thug.
Henok Mekonnen said on 7/May/18
This can not be true. If Thugger is 6'3 then Cole has to be 6'4

check this picture out please
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Canson said on 3/Apr/18
I don’t get what anyone gains saying someone is 4” taller than they are
BilboBaggins said on 2/Apr/18
When Este Haim (the tallest of the Haim sisters from the band HAIM) talked about meeting J. Cole before and hugging him, she said he was about 6' 6". She claims to be 6' tall herself, BTW.
Peter175 said on 11/Feb/18
He claims to be 6'4" in everybody dies
Anonymous said on 16/Dec/17
6'3 in shoes easy
Realist said on 19/Oct/17
Definitely 6'2.5
sami said on 1/Oct/17
rob u should consider 1.89 because he has 2 to 3 cm on jay z.
Canson said on 27/Sep/17
He may just be 6'2" at his lowest. Keep in mind how much hair he has on his head. That makes him appear taller. Even cornrows can make someone appear or measure taller if they are thick. 6'2" barefoot at the lowest is a pretty tall height tho and undervalued. A lot of people will guess someone like this to be 6'3 maybe 6'4". People don't realize height varies throughout the day or that they may have no perception of it when they assume a 6'2" guy is 6'3-6'4 just because another person claims their shoes and this guy may not
anon said on 7/Sep/17
im 5'11.5" and i met j cole in person when he visited st johns university when i still attended and hes definitely in the 6'3" range he had at least 3 inches on me and he didnt have weird footwear on to boost his height.
Anonymous said on 25/Aug/17
Legit 6'2.5
rod1921 said on 8/Aug/17
he looks 3.5 inches shorter than kap
edward said on 7/Aug/17
theeres no way he is 6'2. 6''1 max. saw him next to kaepernick and he towers him.
Chase said on 18/Jul/17
Good upgrade. Still feel 6'2.5 is better though. Easy inch on jay z at least. Could still be 6'3 too. Definitely possible he grew an inch around 18 after high school.
nick92 said on 19/Jan/17
hey rob have you seen the recent pic of j cole at the white house along with alot of other celebs listed on here .... he towers over everyone in this pic. Click Here
Editor Rob
he can look a 6ft 5 guy there, but is he on tip toes?
anon said on 29/Dec/16
could be 6'2.5 easily at least 6'2, 188 or 189cm for me
J-Dog said on 5/Dec/16
-The inches of dense vertical hair I believe can add slightly to illusion of J-Cole being much taller than Jay-Z, but in all pictures he does look at to edge out Jay-z easily.

-This is a bit more diff 188-191cm ~[My estimated range]


J-Cole with 6'6" = 6'6.5" Carmelo Anthony - Click Here

J-cole with 6'1.5" Jay-Z & Kanye - Click Here
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 4/Dec/16
J Cole I think is a little more than just 6ft2 flat. The same thing can be said for Ryan Reynolds.
nick92 said on 3/Dec/16
hey rob ..i think he is definitely 189cm atleast....I remember watching a video of him some years back at wireless festival behind the scenes, where he shook hands with a uk grime artist scorcher who is nothing less than 188cm and j cole edged him out by around half a inch- a full inch . I'm still trying to find the video when I do I will post it...
Dahi said on 2/Dec/16
This guy seems a legit 6'3 to me.
Hip hop head said on 2/Dec/16
He claimed 6'4 on his new song. Definitely not taller than 6'2
Truth said on 17/Nov/16
190. He's got at least a full inch on jay z
samuel said on 1/Oct/16
1.90 is more likely I think.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 14/Sep/16
188-189cm for sure if Jay-Z is 186-187cm...
Candyman said on 13/Sep/16
At least 6'2.75" to 6'3"
Panda said on 18/Apr/16
Definitely looks 189 cm, maybe you should upgrade him to 6'2.25" (189 cm) Rob?
Hahaha said on 22/Mar/16
Just curious Rob. I know you must have to do a lot of research into a variety of different celebrities and artists to get an accurate reading on their heights. Just wondering, which actors, celebrities, or artists are you fans of? Do you like any of the rap/hip hop artists you've researched lol? Do you get biased when giving their heights if you're a big fan?
Editor Rob
I just follow music that sounds good to me, regardless of the band or artist. I'm (and I'm sure visitors and those who comment) are trying to get the best estimate we can on here, regardless of who the person is.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Mar/16
Strong 6ft2 is possible. Did look taller than Jay-Z...
Aza said on 5/Mar/16
As listed......bounder needs a jolly good haircut
O said on 1/Mar/16
Yeah i agree with the commenters below. If cole is this height, no way jay z is 6'1.5
Drob92 said on 28/Feb/16
Jay, I meant jcole has an inch diff over hov.
Jay said on 28/Feb/16
Drob92, J Cole's head is tilting down in that pic.
5ft10guy said on 27/Feb/16
I really think he's 6ft3 he's taller then jayz and it more then half an inch
traviz said on 25/Feb/16
naw he 6'3
TJE said on 25/Feb/16
6'2-6'2.5 is his range. 6'2.25 could be a good compromise.
Hahah said on 24/Feb/16
Always assumed he was actually 6'3. Looks like a tall dude. If drake is truly 5'11.75 is it possible for there to be 3 inches between them? (Not best pictures, sorry) Click Here
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slothee said on 24/Feb/16
188 is too low! Legit 6'2.5"
Alex said on 24/Feb/16
Kind of looks like the weeknd strong 6'2 though
John said on 24/Feb/16
Thought J Cole was always a legit 6' 3", well I was wrong. You mind adding French Montana as well, Rob? He's also listed as 6' 3", but he usually gets towered over by Cole.
Drob92 said on 23/Feb/16
Take a look at this photo of 6'1.5 jayz:

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I see Atleast an inch diff between the two.
193.5cm said on 23/Feb/16
Pretty sure he mentioned being 6'3 as well. I think 6'2.5 would be fairer, Rob. He looks it with other rappers.
Blink said on 23/Feb/16
hmm I think he's taller than this honestly.
TJE said on 23/Feb/16
He can give a 189 impression

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