Jack Gleeson's Height
5ft 8 (172.7 cm)
Irish actor, best known known for playing King Joffrey Baratheon on the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones. This photo was taken at the Olympia Film & Comic Con of 2016.
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Average Guess (31 Votes)
5ft 7.63in (171.8cm)
khaled taban said on 17/Jun/19
said on 17/Jun/19
He's smaller than Rob!
Gleeson is definitely not 5ft 7 in person, but close to 5ft 8.
Logan M Barringer said on 13/Jun/19
Same height as Rob!
said on 18/Apr/19
Same as you with maybe 1/4"thicker hair.Also seeing how high his eyelevel is,he's clearly raising his head up.Did he seem height conscious?
I don't think he is conscious, he was enthusiastic with people from what I remember, which is good to see, as some actors don't even 'act' happy or enthusiastic in photo ops. 🤩
World Citizen said on 2/Feb/19
Looks almost the same as Rob.
Zampo said on 8/Sep/18
Around 172 cm.
said on 27/Apr/18
I'm surprised he's listed as 5'7" everywhere, don't 5'8ers get listed as 5'9" - 5'10" everywhere usually? Is he super modest or was 5'7" the height he gave when he was younger?
maybe at age 16 was still 5ft 7.
Dercos said on 6/Feb/18
said on 6/Jan/18
Rob he looks weird in this photo
Editor Rob: to be fair, it is a bit bizarre for some people taking a bunch of photos with random fans, although he seemed a nice enough guy.
Jake said on 11/Dec/17
Rob looks about half an inch taller here. Weak 5'8"
Bard said on 19/Nov/17
Nik said on 8/Nov/17
Sacred said on 7/Nov/17
Grey said on 23/Aug/17
That's what I thought.The average's 5ft9.5-5ft10.5 from my own observations in Poland. In the UK could be similiar.
said on 22/Aug/17
Rob, would you consider him as short or just average young bloke in the UK?
Editor Rob: 5ft 8 is about 2 inches below your typical 20 something male these days, so it will feel short amongst groups of young fella's.
said on 22/Mar/17
Good picture of some of Jack and his GoT buds! Kit is definitely a clear inch+ under Jack. Though I'm surprised how much smaller John Bradley is given that he's also about Jack's height based on your pictures with both of them. Of course, John is a bit hunched over and the perspective of the photo may be skewed. This is a good point of reference photo for this string of actors.
Editor Rob: I'd have said both Big Jack and Big John in person are very similar range...taller than chaps like Alfie Allen...shame Jack seems to have given up acting though!
said on 20/Mar/17
Interesting photo with Jack! He has long legs but a small torso, high shoulders, but a small head. Assuming similar footwear, he looks just a touch below 5-8, maybe closer to 172cm, but I could see either a 172-173 listing would work. How young is he, would he still be growing? Or has he max-ed out on height?
Jack is 24 years old here, also he is taller than a guy like Kit Harington
, so I certainly wouldn't be telling visitors that Kit was 5ft 8 and Jack was 5ft 7 😉
said on 19/Mar/17
172 IS closer to 5'8 than 5'7... That's what I'm saying, actually!
I'm just saying that you do look taller than him, more than just 1/8 😊 I think, under the stadio, you'd be easily a cm taller!
BUT show this picture to "random people" and they probably would say he looks as tall as you and possibly taller, because of all those things I talked about (raised eyelevel, small head,...)
Let's just say he's "about 5'8" 👍
Editor Rob: under the stadiometer you can always get a surprise 😲
TJE said on 19/Mar/17
He looks no more than 172 here. Not far from it, but no more.
said on 19/Mar/17
Wasn't he listed at 172 before, Rob? I think that was closer...
I've seen other pictures of him from the same event and I've noticed he has the habit of raising his eyelevel a bit... That plus having a small head and lean body can probably fool people into thinking he's taller than he is! I think you would be at least a cm taller...
Editor Rob: in person he is more 5ft 8 than 7...
said on 20/Sep/16
Hey Rob , is he wearing lifts in the above pic?
Editor Rob: look like normal shoes to me.
172.4cm guy said on 4/Aug/16
@hi Bear in mind that Jack wore some pretty high-heeled shoes in GoT, so when he was walking around he was probably around 175-176cm. So, realistically, 171-172cm is still probably a fair estimation for him.
said on 3/Aug/16
Did you get to meet him?
Editor Rob: Jack is taller than 5ft 7.
said on 9/Jul/16
Rob do you think he might be taller?
With Ian Beattie
Editor Rob: Ian does look to have a bit looser posture in that shot, but if Gleeson doesn't cancel film con in a few weeks hopefully I will get to meet him and see if he is near 5ft 8 or not.
Hong Kong said on 1/May/16
Looks like my height exactly. Around 172cm.
Gg said on 1/Jul/15
said on 11/Aug/14
Gleeson can look taller than 5'7.5 as he's well proportioned and lean. What would you say his weight is Rob?
[Editor Rob: probably 140 range]
Anon183cm said on 14/Apr/14
He seems a little bit taller than this, but i'm just going from my impression on GoT. I thought he was about 5'9
edguy282 said on 24/Mar/14
I was just noticing in GoT how his shoes have high heels, which make him appear around 176cm. So I focused on this stature, and he looks like he would definitely be 171-172cm (my height).