How tall is Jean Claude Van Damme

Jean Claude Van Damme's Height

5ft 8 ½ (174 cm)

Peak height was 5ft 9 (175.3 cm)
Belgian actor and martial artist best known for starring in Universal Soldier, Kickboxer, Timecop, Cyborg, Bloodsport, Hard Target and The Expendables 2. In a 1986 Combat Karate Magazine he said "[I'm] 5'10' and 185 lbs.". In 2011, on an ITV4 series, his Mother measured him against a wall with a fold-able tape measure and they both said 177cm, much to Jean's delight.

How tall is Jean Claude Van Damme
Lundgren, Statham and Jean Claude / Photo by PRPhotos
I'm 5-foot-10, a good size for movies. If you're too big a guy, it's hard to find good villains. That's why Stallone always has good villains. He's short.

What my fans seem to be surprised at is my height. I'm 5'10" tall, but they often say, 'Oh, you're so short!' I think they expect me to be 6'4" tall!
Richard Blackwood: "Do you know what, you're actually taller than I thought you would be...a lot of people said you're short, but you're quite tall...what are you, about Five Eight?"
Van Damme: "Five...Five-Nine"
I'm only 5 (feet) 11 (inches) but I form an illusion onscreen of being taller because I have long legs. It's OK because like (Sylvester) Stallone, even though I'm not tall I look tall onscreen because I have good proportions. When you're too tall, like Dolph Lundgren, it is difficult to find a (taller) villain. -- Calgary Herald, 1989
I look very tough in movies, but in real life I'm more charming than in movies. They have a big surprise. They think I'm bigger, I'm stronger, but I'm just 5'10", I'm not that big.

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Average Guess (198 Votes)
Peak: 5ft 9.22in (175.8cm)
Current: 5ft 8.6in (174.2cm)
Gavin v said on 23/Nov/23
Hey rob. Would It be cheating if I stretch my spine out everyday and claim The height I measure doing so. I only get about 5 mm by doing the dead hangs everyday
Editor Rob
I would just round to the nearest half inch and go with that.
Dmeyer said on 24/May/23
Van damme in ex2 still Peak height max 5mm loss looks not t'aller than statham, thΓ© pic above IS exeptional since van damme has a small cowboy boot about 1.4 in so a good 1cm advantage over Jason and they Can look similar in other shots also jcvd in normal shoes Can look smaller than statham so it means they are close so max 58.75 by ex2
Andrey Lykov said on 20/Apr/23
Probably was 179 cm at his peak and 177 cm today. I'm not a big fan of his. But seeing him with Statham, it becomes clear that Jean-Claude is a bit taller than the 5.9 mark.
Frank R said on 4/Mar/23
It's fair to say that JCVD's peak height was 5'9.5". He appears level with the legit 5'9.5" Natasha Henstridge in Maximum Risk (1995).
Slamo said on 27/Dec/22
Recently saw him at the sci fi con in Manchester. Looks pretty short imo. 5.8,5 max.
Kelly R said on 20/Dec/22
@Editor Rob, how tall do you think he looked in Pound of Flesh?
Editor Rob
Not watched every Van Damme film.
Greed Is For Amateurs said on 5/Dec/22
I met Jean Claude Van Damme at Bowlers Exhibition Centre event For The Love Of Sci-Fi . I'm 6ft and Jean Claude Van Damme went upto my forehead . While he's not a tall guy , he's not tiny either and he carries himself very well , looks good for his age and was actually a really fun guy.
Ddjsk said on 25/Nov/22
@Rising174cm food lift are unnoteaceible
MailanOli said on 10/Oct/22
Hi @??? GEORGE LAWYER did you ignore the Pics with Van Damme, standig besides 1.68cm Bolo Yeung? He isnΒ΄t 7cm taller than Bolo Yeung.
Ddjsk said on 4/Oct/22
@Okidoki Mom want a large physique, not onlu height. 5 ft 9 Is Just decent height, important Is to be above 5 ft 9. Imho
Djdjddjdd said on 3/Oct/22
@Okidoki Ideal height for men and women in Great Britain 2019
Published by Statista Research Department, Nov 26, 2021
According to a survey conducted by Ipsos, the perfect height for men, according to 22 percent of survey participants in Great Britain, was between 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet 1 inch. As for women, 21 percent of respondents stated that the ideal height for a woman should be between 5 feet 5 inches and 5 feet 9 inches.
Caleb Ray said on 21/Sep/22
It's funny that he calls Stallone short when they are the same height.
Chcjcjjcc said on 1/Sep/22
@edw Average Is 1 75 1 77.5, not short .......
Dmeyer said on 15/Aug/22
Looking at himrecently 58.25 wouldnt be a bigshok
??? GEORGE LAWYER said on 6/Aug/22
πŸ’₯πŸ’₯ Van Damme is about 5.9 flat and 5.10 on shoes. Stars like Stallone, Richard Gere, Alain Delon, Wesley Snipes are about 5.10 with shoes on and at most 5.9 or weak 5.9 flat. Stantham is 1 cm shorter and Mel Gibson 1 cm taller. Stars like them that are icons of masculinity or beauty don’t wear lifts, but they usally wear 3 cm shoes. They don’t lie about their height but they give their best height on shoes when they are asked. Personally I am 5.8 flat and 5.9 plus (or 5.9 1/2 in the middle of the day wearing suit shoes. Antonio Banderas is as tall as I or 1 cm shorter and Tom Cruise about 1 cm shorter than Banderas. (Only stars like Robert Downey or Marky Mark wear lifts or lie because they make fun and although they are good looking they are not exactly icons of masculinity or beauty). ALSO THE STARS DONT LOSE HEIGHT BY AGE (UNTIL THEY ARE 70) BECAUSE THEY WORK OUT AND THEY ARE ATHLETIC.
JJV said on 23/Jul/22
Wait
Jason looks 5'8 max here
MailanOli said on 18/Jul/22
Sorry Guys, but Van Damme must be around 170cm. You canΒ΄t ignore the Pics, that showΒ΄s Van Damme, standing besides Bolo Yeung. On this Pics, that Gilberto Cardoso posted, you see the Truth. I found this Pics, with the Internet Search, too. So he canΒ΄t be 174/175cm. Even Bolo Yeung had Shoes on and Van Damme is barefood on this Pics. Bolo Yeung is about 168cm. With Shoes maybe 171/172cm and Van Damme is not taller than he. So donΒ΄t ignore those Pics ;-)
Wehrmacht180 said on 17/Jul/22
175 cm young
174 cm today
Vibram said on 12/Jun/22
Van Damme had 1Β½ inches on 5'7ΒΎ to 5'8 Jackie Chan in the late 90's, so that put peak Van Damme at 5'9ΒΌ. He was 39 back then, Chan 45. Falls just under 5'9 today; 175cm out of bed today, 174cm night.

He was 84kg 10% bodyfat in bloodsport (1988), now around 80kg / 15% today I'd say.
Okidoki said on 21/May/22
@Dmeyer I agree, when using inches it doesn't mean that 5'9.25 is impossible, only because he said 5'9, because not many would use the quarter.

But if he would have used metric and said 175 cm, then it is in most cases highly likely that person isn't 176, but still not impossible too though, just kinda rare.

Van Damme gives me a 5'9 range impression, him and Stallone are close, but if i have to give someone an edge, i feel it's Stallone, because i think his bigger head could give him an slight edge in my opinion.
Dmeyer said on 17/May/22
5-9 looks right Peak Can even pull off 5-9,5 sometimes , with Norris it isnt proof has he Always try to look 5-10 , because blackwood SaΓ―d 5-8 hΓ© couldnt Say 5-10 but also wouldnt Say 5'9.25 so thΓ© fact hΓ© said 5-9 dosnt mean 59,25 is impossible defenetly about 5-10 in sneakers or out of bed
Rising174cm said on 14/May/22
Van Damme admitted he was 5'9" on video and he was only 40 or 41 at the time so I really don't see any reason to argue he was anything above Rob's listing. If anything, after he claimed he was only 5'9", you could better argue he was a fraction under 5'9" as opposed to over it. Just a year before that Blackwood interview, Van Damme claimed he was 5'11" in his boots, which I think was mainly an acknowledgment that he's not as tall as he'd like. I think that Blackwood guessing JCVD was 5'8" made JCVD doubt he could get away with 5'10" causing him to be more honest with the 5'9" claim and who knows what JCVD thought of Blackwood's statement that JCVD was "quite tall." Like most 5'9" action stars and leading men, Van Damme's usual claim over the years has been 5'10", except in 1989 when he pushed his claim to 5'11" and an interview for Double Team where he claimed "five ten, eleven." By 2000, JCVD claimed he was 170 pound range, which makes sense. He was as high as 185 back in the 80s when he was filming Bloodsport.

I would certainly say that Stallone is/was at least as tall as Van Damme. Stallone had just turned 66 in the photos while Van Damme was a few months shy of his 52nd birthday. Full pic from one event with both in dress shoes: Click Here 2 more full pics from another event with both in dress shoes: Click Here Click Here Here's another full pic, except Sly is in Prada shoes that Rob said add about 1.75": Click Here and 2 more pics from that same event: Click Here Click Here When Sly does have the footwear advantage, he looks clearly taller. When both are in dress shoes, they look close and could be the same height, but if anything, Sly still edges JCVD.

Both were pretty much 175 cm max and there's a good chance of 174.5 cm or 175 cm for either. I think JCVD was still peak height or close enough to it when he did the Expendables 2, but I suppose it's not unlikely JCVD could have been a flat 5'9" peak and shrunk a small fraction by early 50s and was 5'8.75" for Expendables 2. I doubt he was less, though. JCVD was taller than Mario Lopez in 2 separate video interviews for Expendables 2 and I don't think Mario could be as tall as 5'9", but he's probably 5'8.5". JCVD also seemed to edge Statham who was taller than Mario Lopez himself, although I think Statham is probably 5'8.5" seeing him with Stallone and Robert Knepper.

The odd thing is there's many photos of Van Damme and Chuck Norris taken between 1984 and 2018, and Van Damme isn't taller in a single one. Chuck can look taller in some and they're pretty much the same in others. I know Chuck wears lifts, but did he wear lifts on every one of those occasions with JCVD? Other than that, I generally agree with JCVD at 5'9" peak or close and Chuck 5'8.5". I also always remember JCVD seeming nearer 5'8" or 5'8" range than a full 5'9" with 5'6" Bolo Yeung in Bloodsport.
Gilberto Cardoso said on 7/May/22
kind mother, gave 10 centimeters more to her son in the measurement
Lokaa said on 1/May/22
I guess a little 5,10 peak (177 cm)
Lokaa said on 1/May/22
I guess a little 5,10 peak (177 cm)
Okidoki said on 18/Apr/22
Mothers would love a tall son :P
Okidoki said on 17/Apr/22
Some people here have said that Van Damme and Norris look the same height or even Norris slightly taller as one can see in some pictures atleast. Did Norris really wear suspect footwear that often?

How have you come to the conclusion of Van Damme being slightly taller in peak Rob, is it because of body proportions that you feel he is taller? Based on that, i would agree. Or are you open for the two being the same height atleast?
Editor Rob
Norris is supposed to have been measured 5ft 8.5 in the military. Van Damme was measured by his Mother though πŸ˜ƒ

I think at peak I'd still imagine Jean being a bit taller, but if it turned out they were closer, it wouldn't be a huge shock.
Daycringeothon said on 8/Apr/22
In late 80’s comparison next to Donald Gibb Van Damme does look his 5’9” claim. Donald Gibbs was 7 inches-ish over JCVD. Donald Gibb could have been 6’4.25”-6’4.5” minus the sneakers. However Bolo Yeung strangely looks 5’7” at least while on the Kumite stage. There’s a screen shot with Bolo Yeung facing his baby-faced trainer and he looks massive. The trainer looks minimum 4 inches shorter then 5’6” Bolo.
edw said on 5/Apr/22
van damme and sylvester stallone wear shoes that make them taller they 2 are 1.75 height are short they are not 1.78
Sinclair said on 5/Mar/22
I saw Van Damme in Paris in December 2018. He was probably no more than 5’9” then. At peak maybe he was 5’9.25”, he did have a good couple of inches on 5’7.75” Jean-Hugues Anglade in Maximum Risk but was probably wearing lifts in that film, as he looked at least 177cm next to Anglade.
Rapha said on 23/Jan/22
Hi Rob

In one video about his life, his mother measured him at 177 cm . Do you think she was over measuring him or was she very « generous » with that measurement ?
Editor Rob
It is one of those measurements to be smiled at, because who knows just how accurate it was.
Wehrmacht180 said on 22/Jan/22
Young 175 cm
Today 174 cm
Gilberto Cardoso said on 17/Jan/22
van damme is 5 feet 7 inches is the size of Bolo yeung in double impact, he was here in brazil and the size of gugu, is smaller than Stallone, (Van damme is 1.69 meters, one meter and sixty-nine) , he is the height of his daughter: Bianca, he is one meter and sixty-nine 1.69 m, see in the photos, and is smaller than cody garbrandt of 1.72 m, van damme is short he himself said look Click Here Click Here
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Gilberto Cardoso said on 16/Jan/22
van damme is one meter sixty-nine 1.69m is the size of Bolo yeung in a double impact look: Click Here
Roberto N said on 15/Jan/22
Rob, do you think Van Damme’s legs would be average for a 6’1 man?
Editor Rob
5ft 11 maybe
Gilberto Cardoso said on 2/Jan/22
van damme has five feet and six inches is the size of Bolo yeung in double impact look: Click Here
Joho said on 22/Dec/21
PEAK STRONG 175CM
Truthteller27 said on 12/Dec/21
He was a lot shorter than Michael Jai WHite who was 6'0.5 at his peak so Van Damme was 5'9 back then which is average height. Now Michael Jai White is under 6'0 for sure and Van Damme is 5'8.5.
Rising174cm said on 9/Dec/21
His 5'9" admission confirms that was the most he ever was, but you can also see this in Replicant in which 5'9"(maybe 176 cm peak?) Michael Rooker was taller and The Quest in which a 5'10" max(possibly shorter) James Remar had about an inch on Van Damme. Similarly, Van Damme at 51-52 was not taller than a 66 year old Stallone in similar dress shoes and Sly was 175 cm max.

Van Damme was likely around 174.5 cm or 5'8.75" range like Stallone. But now, I wouldn't be surprised if JCVD is closer to 5'8" than 5'9".
Okidoki said on 5/Dec/21
What would you say is the better chance Rob: 176 for Van Damme, or 168.5-169 for Regis?
Editor Rob
there could be an equal chance...
Okidoki said on 3/Dec/21
@Rob, What do you think of that video where Van Damme is on the show where he and Regis are both barefoot for quite some time? The video with the "part 2". Do they both look 5'9 and 5'6 beside each other?
Editor Rob
This video...anywhere in 2-3 inch range
Gilberto Cardoso de Almeida said on 21/Nov/21
who has the link that says in a Ruby wax interview that van damme is 5'4" tall ?? does anyone have the link ?
Editor Rob
I'm not sure about 5'4, but you can see Here in an interview how they compared, briefly joking about height
Gilberto Cardoso de Almeida said on 16/Nov/21
van damme is 5'4" he is smaller than bolo yeung which is 5'6" in universal soldier he is 1.82m using boot tricks with built-in heels to increase height
Myers Haddonfield said on 30/Oct/21
He once claimed 6-0 in his early career. 5-9 peak. Now sly height range. 5-8.
Okidoki said on 24/Aug/21
@Rob Could you argue 5'9.5 as his peak height? When he was young, he could look that range fairly often. The way he is built, his arms, his slightly long neck and he had also good posture. He looked 176-176.5 cm quite a bit, sometimes 177, but he was probably not that tall. Would 5'9.5 be the highest you would go, or 5'9.25?
Editor Rob
5ft 9.5 is maximum I'd really try to argue from everything I've seen...a decent 5ft 9 guy
Rounak Singh said on 24/Aug/21
He is still taller than Statham so peak could be 5'9.5 to 10.
Djdjdjd said on 18/Jun/21
@Patrick Yes, it's a misuration of morning
Djdjdjd said on 18/Jun/21
@berta mother measured van Damme in the morning, 1 77 is logical, 1 77 in the morning, effective height of van Damme is 1 75 or so
meezemaker said on 7/Jun/21
Shorter than tv french showman Hanouna chose height is 174 cm...

I Guess peak at 173 and 172-171 now
em97 said on 2/Apr/21
177 cm peak 174 cm today seems to be right he alway looked like 177 cm for me when he was young
ALEXIZ/180cm said on 23/Mar/21
Peak 175 cm
Today 174 cm
Daycringeothon said on 22/Mar/21
Dolph’s expression looks like he knows somethings up. The difference in the above picture is virtually nothing. Jean Claude was flexing his calves to squeeze another centimetre in.

The crazy thing is Dolph wore hidden lifts in his boots in some scenes in Rocky IV . The difference was nearly nine inches between him and Stallone. This was done for dramatic, comedic effect on the insistence of Stallone. The difference was really 5-6 inches if Stallone was 5’9” at that time.
berta said on 21/Mar/21
i think he as 176 peak. i just dont understand how he was measured 177 by his mother it seemed to be a legit measurement. the shorterst i can see him peak is 175 and tallers 177. He may have rested just before that measurement.
JamesFreakingBond said on 17/Mar/21
Is it just me or do Jean and Dolph in the photo above not look at all like their listed heights? If Jean is 5'8.5 today, he looks really freaking close in height with 6'2.5 Dolph in the photo above. They practically look the same height. Maybe it's an illusion because of the angle of the photo, but I feel that the gap in height between them should be much larger.
Daycringeothon said on 14/Mar/21
Jean Claude’s legs have always been relatively long for his height. Most men’s pant inseams are 30”-32” universally. That said you could get a 5’8” guy with longer than 31” which would be considered long. but then it levels out with a shorter trunk. There are 5’8”-5’8.5” men with over 32” inseam although that’s pretty extreme. Those guys would have to be quite large around the lower limbs. Jean Claude if he’s around 5’8”-5’9” his pant inseam is near 32”?
Jakey said on 21/Feb/21
Peak height in the morning could reach 177 but nowadays in at night he could even pull out to be 174cm.
Rising174cm said on 26/Dec/20
I've assumed that Van Damme was 5'8.75" in 2012, which also means I'm right that Jason Statham and Mario Lopez are no taller than 5'8.5". This also suggests Sly was still at his peak height at 66 because I believe Sly was never taller than 5'8.75" to a weak 5'9" yet Van Damme was no taller when both were in dress shoes: Click Here Click Here And at this other event, Rob said Sly's shoes were about 1.75": Click Here Click Here The difference winds up at least 2 cm. Of course, it's possible JCVD was never quite 5'9" to begin with seeing him with 5'6" Bolo and he never managed to look taller than 5'8.5" Chuck Norris.
Mightyman said on 24/Dec/20
Saw Van damme with Sly many years ago. Van damme actually seemed a bit bigger. I pegged Van damme at around 5'9 and half in boots. I'd guess looking at his footwear hes around 5'8 or 5'7.5
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 22/Nov/20
Rob, do you think in 2012 Jean was still solid 5'9?
Editor Rob
maybe started to lose a small fraction at that point
Patrick1.76 said on 29/Oct/20
Yo, Rob, cant get over that height messure video of van damme. I mean, if he wast messured 1.77m, why can we even doubt thats the truth? What were the circumstances? Was he in shoes? Did he just wake up? I dont get it. If he was barefoot, 1.77m shouldnt be in doubt.
Editor Rob
here is the actual clip to see for yourself.
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Slim 6'1" said on 4/Oct/20
177cm young
174cm today
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 24/Sep/20
Jean in lift is visibly taller than Statham. Rob should be aware of that. πŸ˜ƒ
Paul Wood said on 19/Aug/20
He was reported as 5ft 8in in newspaper articles for years so it's a real surprise to me that he's taller. He always looked 5ft 8in to me in movies but maybe his legs are short in relation to his torso. That can sometimes make someone seem shorter than they are.
VitoCheng said on 17/Aug/20
Current:5’8.75”
Peak:5’9.5”
Sandrino said on 11/Aug/20
sorry guys but jcv was not over 5'7" even in his prime: here with Bolo Yeung ( max 5'6") in bloodsport
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Keith Bacchus said on 30/Jul/20
I met him in 2016 hes my height 5 foot 9.5
elvis markaj said on 19/Jul/20
i think Van Damme was easy a 5β€œ9 1/2 peak maybe 5β€œ8 1/2 now but i think he hasnt shrunk much
Keith Bacchus said on 11/Jul/20
5 foot 9.5
Keith Bacchus said on 10/Jul/20
I think when he was in his 20's and 30' he was more than 5 foot 9 5 foot10 maximum
Keith Bacchus said on 18/Jun/20
I met van damme when he was 55 in 2016 I'd quess no more than 5 foot 9
Realist said on 30/May/20
Woww jason statham must be 5'8 then and Dolph looks 6'1 here lol. I can see strong 5'8 for Jcvd he was definitely still a lot shorter than Michael Jai WHite who was like 6'1 back then
Nearly 180cm guy said on 24/May/20
I still think 176 cm would be fair for Van Damme's peak height. Rob, please look again at his video from 2004 next to Lou Ferrigno: Click Here
And here is another picture of Van Damme with Dolph and Statham which shows that at that time Van Damme still had about 5ft 9: Click Here
In this photo from 1996, Roger Moore stands a little closer to the camera than Van Damme: Click Here
I found a video with Van Damme and Halle Berry from 1992, you can see that Halle was wearing heels: Click Here
And here their joint photos from 1992, considering the differences in footwear, I would say that Van Damme was at least four inches taller than Halle: Click Here Click Here Click Here Click Here Click Here Click Here Click Here Click Here
Rob, 5ft 9.25 seems more just assessment for him, I think you should give him that mark.
Dmeyer said on 25/Apr/20
today 173,5-174cm peak near 175cm jean shouldnt have dropped over 1cm
Matt Legend said on 15/Apr/20
I met bodybuilder Jay Cutler, and he was a solid 5'9". Jay Cutler has a YouTube video of him meeting Jean-Claude at Golds Gym in Venice, CA. Jean-Claude is taller than Jay by like almost an inch.
191 cm Jason said on 3/Mar/20
Yeah I thought he looked a but shorter than 5'10'
David Kashfi said on 13/Feb/20
I think Jean-Claude Van Damme was five nine and a half at his peak.
Peter175 said on 10/Feb/20
176 peak. He is taller than Sly
durrrr said on 9/Feb/20
I've seen Van Damme in person back in 2002 - 2003 and there is no way he's 177 cm (just 1 cm shorter than me). He was looking well under 170 even, maybe around 165.
But then I've seen Lundgren in person too and he was towering tall, probably a full head above me. Now seeing this photo with Van Damme, Lundgren and Statham it seems like Van Damme isn't that much shorter than Lundgren and may well claim 177cm height. But I think there is a trickery in this photo - Lundgren is a step back than the other two and Van Damme is half a step in front of Statham, so this might cause the illusion. Unless Van Damme has somehow grown up since the early 2000's I can't in any way believe he is 177cm.
Delvin chung said on 10/Jan/20
How much do you think he weights
Editor Rob
I'm not sure today, but he still is in remarkably good physical shape...so 170 range at least
Emre T?rk said on 9/Jan/20
Can you load Kickboxing Alain Moussi height 183 cm
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Cl?udio said on 28/Dec/19
Whats the origin claim of Van Damme being in reality very short, like 1,60m?
Editor Rob
I am not sure, but sometimes little seeds are planted, just more mentions of 'short' in articles and online over the years.
Nearly 180cm guy said on 4/Dec/19
So 176 cm is the perfect range for the Van Damme peak height. Here are his next photos next to Dolph and Statham from 2012: Click Here Click Here
In addition, Van Damme also met Lou Ferrigno in 1991: Click Here
Their footwear: Click Here Click Here
Once again, I can't see Van Damme as short as a flat 5'9"! At the same time in 1991 Van Damme met Magic Johnson: Click Here
Rob, since you admitted that 176 cm for Van Damme is easy to argue in his prime, just give him this mark.
Nearly 180cm guy said on 26/Nov/19
I think the peak height of Van Damme can still be changed to 176 cm. Even in 2012, Van Damme looked over 5'9" alongside Dolph and Jason Statham: Click Here Click Here
And now Rob can look at Van Damme next to the peak height of Dolph, here are the photos from the movie set from 1991: Click Here Click Here
And now you can look at their joint photo and video from 1992 in Cannes, even in this situation I can't see Van Damme as short as a flat 5'9": Click Here Click Here
Then look at another Van Damme photo next to Roger Moore from 1996, even if Moore lost some height then, Van Damme still seemed to be over 5'9": Click Here
Now another person besides Dolph you also met in person. In 2004, Van Damme met Lou Ferrigno: Click Here
This is another situation where Van Damme looked taller than 5'9"! Rob, I think that 5'9.25" would be simply better for his peak height.
Editor Rob
176 is a figure you could easily argue, probably easier than 178cm.

My friend paid 150 quid for a photo with him and thought he's my height now...
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Ben Bell said on 17/Oct/19
Met him in scotland this weekend, looked around 5'8 to me. Still in great shape, seemed a very nice guy.
I could see a peak of 5'9.
On all the photos taken that day he leans forward and pulls you down with him so an accurate height comparison isn't easy.
FromSpain with love said on 30/Sep/19
Jean Claude was 176 cm and is 174β€”175 cm nowadays.
Dmeyer said on 15/Sep/19
174cm looks right with corden
BH said on 3/Sep/19
Stood next to 5ft8 James cordon

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tree said on 4/Jul/19
The host is 176 Click Here
Looks it with David Hasselhoff,Robbie Williams Click Here Click Here
Looked it with Claudia Schiffer too but the video is not available anyomore.
With older Alain Delon Click Here
Dennis Monares said on 9/Jun/19
He is tiny on Breakin. 5'6" to 5'7" tops. He looks like a little boy.
Sonnecker said on 4/Jun/19
Ouf, Jean-Claude! I always thought an honest stature of around 176 cm for him, barefoot. Nowaday, maybe half an inch less but I'm not sure...
billionaireslayer said on 19/Mar/19
5'8 peak
Current 5'7.5

saw interview with him when they told him you are taller than what I expected and they guessed him at 5'8 he then goes on to say he is 5'9.
Decalman said on 10/Mar/19
In lionheart hes standing beside Harrison Page, who's taller. Harrison Page is 5'9. So van damme was only 5'8 at his peak.
sly said on 8/Mar/19
look here Click Here

a bit higher than Norris in his peak, video is from 1984
Svetoslav said on 4/Feb/19
There's a picture of Van Damme with Floyd Mayweather Jr. where they are the same height. So either one of them was wearing lifts or one had bad posture during the picture.
Littlelee168cm said on 21/Nov/18
Is he wearing lifts in the photo above with Jason as he looks taller than statham here?
Editor Rob
I don't think he would wear them...maybe he had better posture.
vaux said on 10/Nov/18
Strong 5'9, don't see him being any less
Lapinux said on 24/Sep/18
After seeing him next to Richard Blackwood, over 5'9" seems unlikely. He was only 40 and still 100% peak. I think his agent used to push him to claim 5'10". He never looked it really.
Frank R said on 3/Sep/18
An April 1995 GQ magazine article described Van Damme as being β€œabout 5’9”. He was 34 back then, so 5’9” to 5’9.5” would be a good estimate for his peak height. If he was actually 5’9.5” at any earlier point in his life, then this would explain why he described himself as 5’10” in the 1980s.
Barry Fl said on 23/Aug/18
On the Van Damme video, Blackwood looked well over 6 foot to me. I was quite surprised when I looked up his height afterwards. Just goes to show the difference in height can often look far greater than it is. I sometimes think I look really short on photographs with friends who are over 6 foot (I'm 5'10).
Lapinux said on 14/Aug/18
Actually Blackwood looks very close to other 5'11.5" celebs listed here.
Lapinux said on 13/Aug/18
Well I'm not sure how tall Blackwood is, he is just listed 5'11" on Google which might be wrong obviously.
Editor Rob
Blackwood had 6 foot on his Spotlight page, but I don't know if he ever really was that tall...certainly could seem near 3 inches over van damme.
Dmeyer said on 11/Aug/18
If blackwood IS 5'11 then jcvd IS 5'8
Shane minton said on 4/Aug/18
Only celebrity I've ever met at an event in Derby about 8 yrs I'm a measured 175 .4 was looking directly eye to eye 175 cms I would say . Def 1 cm taller than stathom
Michael said on 25/Jul/18
He looks a little lean. He need to fill up more by having more beef burgers, fries and mashed potatoes.
MAD SAM said on 21/Jul/18
Still looks 5’9” without shoes, I guess his peak was 5’9.5” at 176.5 cm and currently he’s 5’8.75” at 174.5 cm
Lapinux said on 19/Jul/18
Size 9 shoe is average in the US and UK just like 5'9"
Barry Fl said on 19/Jul/18
@Rising
I didn't mean 9 was especially small, more that I suspect his feet may actually be smaller than he said. But you're right - he has good proportions generally - an athletic structure and long limbs.
Rising - 174 cm said on 15/Jul/18
@Barry Fl: Well, I'm about size 9 as well depending on the shoe, which I think is pretty normal for my size or Van Damme's size. JCVD does have proportionately long legs, though, which is probably part of why he can look taller on screen. At Van Damme admitting he's 5'9" should slow down the requests for Rob to upgrade him.
Barry Fl said on 15/Jul/18
@Rising

Thanks! I've always thought Van Damme looks to have surprisingly small feet (and hands). But that's a whole other discussion - Celeb Shoe Size!
tree said on 14/Jul/18
What my fans seem to be surprised at is my height. I'm 5'10" tall, but they often say, 'Oh, you're so short!' I think they expect me to be 6'4" tall!"

Why would anyobdy think he is tall?
When i was a little kid ,i imagined him as being around 5ft10,never imagined he is a tall guy.
Barry Fl said on 13/Jul/18
Richard Blackwood was only 5'11? Blimey. On the video with JCVD he looked well over 6 foot. There was indeed quite a difference between the two men.
Rising - 174 cm said on 12/Jul/18
@Barry Fl: Good find. Here it is with a timestamp: Click Here He also mentions being a size 9 shoe. Credit to JCVD for being more honest this time. I had actually thought the exact way Blackwood asked might be a good way to get a more honest claim while the opposite approach such as Howard Stern asking Wesley Snipes if he was 6'1" emboldened Snipes to claim 5'11".
Lapinux said on 12/Jul/18
Rob add Van Damme's 5'9" claim from 2001 in this video. First time I've heard him claim 5'9". Go to 6:20 Click Here

Either way I would rule out anything near 5'10" for peak Van Damme, and there is at least 2 inches between him and 5'11" Richard Blackwood
Editor Rob
I'll mention at the top 5ft 9 as I think that is probably his most reasonable admission, he didn't seem to like being thought of as 5ft 8.
He did seem like he'd be 3 inches smaller than Blackwood.
Barry Fl said on 12/Jul/18
There's a long interview with JCVD and Richard Blackwood on Youtube, from around 2000, in which Blackwood confronts Van Damme on his height and says 'you're taller than I expected, people always say you're really short. But you must be 5'8?'. Van Damme kind of agrees, but then pushes for an extra inch and says 'well... 5'9'.
Baris365 said on 9/Jul/18
I think JCVD is 176-177cm.I saw him in a few videos with MMA star Georges St Pierre on barefoot they seems in same height. For example in this video: Click Here
GSP is 177.8 according to your site. And i think the 176-177 range is quite proper for JCVD.
Rising - 174 cm said on 7/Jul/18
@Gracian: They'll minimize height differences in movie promo posters, especially with a shorter star. One of the reasons this site is successful is because stars aren't always the height they look on screen. You have to watch out for camera advantages as well. The person closer to the camera will look taller than he really is. You can briefly see Van Damme walking with Dolph behind the scenes around 21 or 22 seconds into this video: Click Here And you can see the difference when they almost got into a fight at Cannes: Click Here Van Damme has to crane his neck when face to face with Dolph. He was easily 7" shorter. Roger Moore was a solid 6'1" guy in his prime, but may have been shorter by the time of The Quest since he was 67 during filming and 68 when it was released, but he was still a lot taller than Van Damme, though I don't remember the exact difference. I do remember James Remar was about an inch taller and Remar was no more than 177-178 cm range himself.
Gracian said on 7/Jul/18
Rob, please, look again at Van Damme. You said there is a decent chance that he was a little over 5'9". He looked over 5'9" next to Michael Jai White in 1999 in the movie "Universal Soldier: The Return": Click Here
He next to Lundgren in the movie "Universal Soldier" in 1992 also looked over 5'9": Click Here
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Van Damme alongside Roger Moore in the movie "The Quest" in 1996 did not look much shorter than Moore, James Remar also did not look much taller than Van Damme: Click Here Click Here
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Van Damme looked like a good guy 176 cm when he was younger. Rob, will you give him an upgrade to 5'9.25" now?
Editor Rob
I've never ruled out the 9.25 mark
Lapinux said on 29/Jun/18
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Here is the video where Van Damme was measured. Yeah it's very rough. I tried to re-create it with a friend and it gave me 1.4 cm extra height. So it's possible that the 177 cm measurememt was a bit under 176 cm in reality. Obviously I can't confirm anything, but I would estimate it to give at least half an inch in height. However I do think Van Damme was 176 peak personally still.
Rising - 174 cm said on 29/Jun/18
@Leno: Statham is taller than a flat 5'8" and doesn't wear elevators and Stallone wasn't wearing them in ANY of the photos I posted yet you say he looks taller than Van Damme! You can see a really good side angle of the dress shoes both Sly and Van Damme were wearing in the first photo I posted from the Paris premiere showing us neither have elevators and Sly doesn't even have a bigger heel. Here's another photo from that event: Click Here In the Paris press conference/photocall, Sly is wearing Prada Wingtip Platform Shoes, which add about 1.75" to your height and will give him a roughly 2 cm footwear advantage over JCVD, yet he can look as much as 3 cm taller at that event. Here's two more photos: Click Here Click Here Notice 5'11.5" Arnie also looks more than 3" taller than Van Damme, though he is wearing a cowboy-type boot. You can't have Sly at 5'8" and Van Damme at 5'9", it just doesn't add up. Both could have been 5'9" peak and indeed, I wouldn't go any lower than 5'8.75" for either of them during the Expendables 2, but Van Damme does look to have lost some height since then, just like Stallone looks to have lost at least 1 cm the last 4 years putting neither of them over 5'8.5" these days: Click Here Not surprisingly, Van Damme still doesn't look taller than Stallone, even at 71, which shows how both have lost a bit of height. If you want to see what Sly looked like in lifts with Van Damme then look at the Planet Hollywood days: Click Here Van Damme looks a couple of inches shorter there and I think both were even wearing cowboy boots, though Sly must have had lifts in his. Here's JCVD with Wesley Snipes that same day: Click Here Click Here You can see the top of Van Damme's black cowboy boot in the first pic. Either way, it's obvious Stallone is at least as tall as Van Damme and 0% chance he's an inch shorter

Also, here's Norris and Van Damme in the early 90's(1991, iirc): Click Here 1999: Click Here Same height, though Van Damme is raising his eye level. Here's their shoes that day: Click Here Van Damme did not look 3" taller than 5'6" Bolo in Blood Sport either. He was only a few inches taller than 5'5"-5'6" range Regis Philbin in the early 90's as well when both were barefoot. I would say Van Damme was 5'8.75" minimum, even as late as the Expendables 2, but he's not even that tall any more.

Van Damme: 5'9" peak, 5'8.5" current (possibly 1/4" less for both)
Stallone: 5'9" peak, 5'8.5" current (possibly 1/4" less for both)
Norris: 5'8.5" peak, 5'8" current (possibly 1/4" more for peak and 1/4" less now at 78)
Statham: 5'8.5" (possibly 5'8.75" as Rob lists him)
Snipes: 5'8.75" (give or take 1/4")

All of them are extremely close in height. You can't ignore all the evidence or make up things about elevator shoes. The only times elevators were worn in these comparisons were Stallone in the 90's Planet Hollywood photo and probably Norris in a few of the photos, though not necessarily all of them. There's never been any evidence Statham wears elevators and he doesn't even seem to care about his height.
Leno179 said on 28/Jun/18
5'8 Statham and Stallone, even with elevators don't look much taller jcvd, honestly, don't think he is below 5'9. Can damme also doesn't seems to haveost much or any height.
Rising - 174 cm said on 16/Jun/18
@Leno179: It's true Chuck wears lifts, but are you certain he's worn lifts literally every time he's been pictured with Van Damme since 1984? This includes their WCW appearance in '99 when Chuck wore sneakers. And Van Damme does not look taller than Stallone even when Sly wears normal shoes and this was in 2012 when Sly was 66 and Van Damme only 51.

Paris Premiere: Click Here Click Here
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Shoes at Hollywood premiere: Click Here Click Here

Here they are at the Paris photocall as well with Sly in roughly 1.75" shoes giving him about 2 cm footwear advantage over JCVD: Click Here Click Here Click Here Click Here As you can see, Van Damme looks at least 2 cm shorter, which makes sense considering how they looked in similar footwear and Rob did not think Sly had an extra lift inside these Prada shoes.

@Jason9009: Anything OVER 5'9" for Van Damme is a joke. I'd say he was around 5'9" flat in his prime, but if he was still at his peak height in 2012 then he may have only been 5'8.75". Nothing less even in 2012 because he was taller than Mario Lopez in 2 separate interviews and likely just edged out Statham, but if you look at Van Damme in his prime with 5'6" Bolo Yeung and 5'6" max Regis(both in bare feet) he doesn't seem that much taller, especially with Bolo. He certainly wasn't much, if any taller than Chuck Norris as well. Now at 57, Van Damme looks somewhere in the 5'8"-5'8.5" range, but nothing more. He had proportionately long legs for his height so he could look taller in movies, especially with boots.
Jason9009 said on 15/Jun/18
@Rising- 174 cm

Anything under 5'9 for peak Van Samme is a joke
Leno179 said on 14/Jun/18
The argument of Chuck, isn't valuable, he is a heavy boot lifts, so he is not the best option to be compared to van damme
Rising - 174 cm said on 12/Jun/18
A 77-78 year old Chuck Norris still looks taller than JCVD! Click Here

In all the times they've been seen together since 1984, Van Damme never looks taller than Chuck: Click Here Similarly, Van Damme has never looked taller than Stallone either from the 90's to the Expendables 2. Sly and Chuck wear lifts, but we've seen Sly without lifts at 66 still looking as tall or slightly taller than Van Damme if anything and who is to say that Chuck has worn lifts literally every time he's been seen with Van Damme for over 30 years, even their WCW appearance when Chuck wore sneakers. Sly and Chuck were both somewhere in the 174-175 cm range so Van Damme was as well and more likely a weak 5'9" peak. He looks closer to 5'8" these days.

Van Damme isn't always taller than Statham either. Depending on the event, one can be slightly taller than the other which suggests to me they're about the same height: Click Here Click Here At the time of the Expendables 2 when he was 50-51, Van Damme would struggle to even hit 5'9". I'd guess Statham at 174 cm so JCVD was possibly 174.5 cm at the time of the Expendables 2.
Leno179 said on 10/Jun/18
I was doing some research, he is always over 5'8 Statham, even Statham using thick soles to lock closer to his 5'10 claim. From that, and other photos I saw, I totally see Van Damme being a strong 5'9 guy at peak, and maybe, a weak one today, even tho I still see him at 176 cm
Leno said on 12/Apr/18
I believe jcvd was 177cm in his peak
JohnnyBgood said on 4/Apr/18
I briefly spoke to Van Damme in an elevator and was standing next to him. We were both wearing driving shoes and I would say he's about 5'5-5'6 in height.
Gracian said on 3/Apr/18
Rob, Van Damme really looks over 5'9" in old photos from Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson and Roger Moore. Please look at these pictures:
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All this proves that 176 cm peak height for Van Damme will be more just. Please, Rob, give him a quarter-inch upgrade in his prime.
Editor Rob
It's a decent chance Van Damme could have measured a little bit above 5ft 9, at times in 90's he could look a comfortable 5ft 9
Ali183 said on 29/Mar/18
Today a girl from my college showed me a pic of her with him that she took in 2015 and they're exactly the same height. I think hes maximum 172 today
Dmeyer said on 25/Mar/18
Can look anywere 5'8,5-9,5in at Peak , its likely he was never more than 5'8,75 and now 5'8-8,5
Gracian said on 8/Mar/18
I think that peak height Van Damme was higher than peak height Stallone. Here are pictures of Van Damme with Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson: Click Here Click Here Rob, could you give Van Damme an upgrade at least until 5'9.25"? I believe the guy was 176 cm tall.
Realist said on 2/Mar/18
Jason Statham is 5'8 even and Lundgren is looking 6'1 :)
Anonymos said on 13/Feb/18
I met Vandamme in person, he is about 170, I might be wrong but that how he seemed to me
Leno said on 16/Jan/18
I think he is still 175 cm, his peak was probably a weak 5'10 at 177 cm.
JCVD - 5'8 said on 4/Dec/17
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He looks no taller than Floyd who’s barely 5’7. Let’s give him the benefit of the doubt and assume Floyds wearing lifts, in which case he still looks no taller than 5’8.
Rising - 174 cm said on 22/Nov/17
JCVD looks about the same as Statham, though I could have seen him edging him by a hair. However, Sly seemed to edge Van Damme in 2012 with both in dress shoes and then with 1.75" Prada shoes, Sly was noticeably taller so Jean-Claude had to be somewhere in the 5'8.5"-5'8.75" range at that time, imo, especially since a 5'11.5" or so Arnold had him by about 3". Van Damme was taller than Mario Lopez in two separate interviews around that time, though, so maybe 5'8.75" more than 5'8.5" at least 5 years ago.
Barry Fl said on 21/Nov/17
Johnson said on 27/Oct/17
Can you put the video where his mother measure him at 1.77?? I would like to watch the clip


If I remember rightly, you couldn't see the measurement on the tape so it didn't really prove anything. You just had the word of JC (and his mum) for it.
Dmeyer said on 20/Nov/17
Overall pics he dosnt look taller than Statham
John Smith said on 13/Nov/17
How can van damme be 5.85 and Jason statham 5.87 while on the picture jcvd looks clearly taΔΊler
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 1/Nov/17
@Rampage

I know, it's pretty weird.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Nov/17
Lundgren looks barely over 6ft in that photo!
Scoobydoo said on 27/Oct/17
A solid 5'10 in peak

Nowadays strong 5'9
Johnson said on 27/Oct/17
@Rob

Can you put the video where his mother measure him at 1.77?? I would like to watch the clip
Editor Rob
I don't have it, but it was called Van Damme: Behind Closed Doors on ITV a few years ago now.

I wouldn't put great faith in the measurement, it looked as rough as a badger's arse.
Alex2401 said on 15/Oct/17
Looks taller than Statham
MisterManletMick said on 20/Sep/17
I'm surprised that he's a roughly my height I thought he was super tall (think close to 7 feet) when I was a kid because of how he towered over Kylie Minogue in the infamous Street Fighter movie ( I thought she was of average height before I discovered she was 4 ft 10 - 5 ft) and probably because of how big Guile is in the game series the movie is based on.

funny how the real world is nothing like what you thought it was when you were younger and how you can't believe everything that you see on television.
Rising - 174 cm said on 10/Sep/17
Good pic, Anonymous. They're about the same height just as I remember since Van Damme has a raised eye level, but Chuck's head is at least as eye, if not higher depending on how much his rug...err hair gives compared to Van Damme. I have to make this quick and go into hiding after that hair crack, but Van Damme has yet to look taller than Chuck in all their appearances together from the set of Missing in Action in 1984 to that WCW appearance in 1999. I know Chuck started wearing elevator boots, but did he have them each and every time he appeared with Van Damme? Did Chuck have lifts in his sneakers in 1999? If Chuck was 5'8.5" peak as both Rob and I think then perhaps Van Damme was really a weak 5'9" guy who peaked around 5'8.75"? He didn't look taller than that at the time of The Expendables 2 and he was a very fit 51 year old so there's a good chance he was still at peak height.
Anonymous said on 1/Sep/17
With Chuck Norris in 1999.
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Rising - 174 cm said on 29/Aug/17
@Canson, I was just using Rob's listings for convenience as it was more impartial than using my own. I'd give Crews 6'2"-6'2.25", but that still makes Dolph minimum 6'3" in 2010 and 2012 as he has a solid 1"-1.5" on him. Even Rob said Dolph was looking about 6'3" range then, but Crews at most 6'2" in comparison. 6'2.5" is arguable for Dolph now, but not in 2012. Even a 191 cm Dolph would have Hasselhoff looking more 6'3.75" there than a full 6'4". But I thought Dolph looked more 191 than 190 recently with Rob's 6'2" friend Big D, who himself made Michael Madsen look short: Click Here so I actually still believe Dolph is about 6'3" when he stands straight. And his posture really isn't good yet he's comfortably taller than Chuck Liddell who Rob has 6'1.5": Click Here He's still looking 6'3" within the last year if Michael Jai White is 184 cm or close to it: Click Here Click Here

Dolph has a proportionately big head even for his peak height, which you can see with Hasselhoff. It's why there's very little distance between the top of their heads in those pictures, so Dolph's head will be even bigger proportionately considering he's lost an inch minimum, probably more. That will make him taller than he appears if you go by eye level. I really do think he's still going to stretch up to or near the 6'3" mark if measured. He's still taller than solid 6'2" Terry Crews these days even with bent knees: Click Here 190 cm is the lowest I'd personally go, but for today as opposed to 5 years ago I think 6'2.5" is within the legitimately arguable range. But I have a current Rock at 6'2.5" and I firmly believe Dolph is still taller these days than Rock is. Both can look shorter with posture.

I almost exclusively judge Dolph by how he looks with other six footers.
Canson said on 28/Aug/17
@Rising: I can agree on some but not sure crews was 6'2.5. Think 6'2" flat maybe a morning 6'2.5. I do agree on Dolph he's 6'4 at his peak and likely 6'2.5 today
Rising - 174 cm said on 26/Aug/17
@Danimal: I've answered this several times, but I'm not sure you always check back enough to see my reply

late 2012 with 6'4" David Hasselhoff
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Another good side by side: Click Here

The difference is very small when Dolph stands decently. Looks 6'3" and change, which I think he still was at that time.

With 6'2.5" Terry Crews in late 2012 at Arnold's book release
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Dolph has Terry by more than an inch as you can see. Same thing 2 years earlier at the Expendables premiere
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There are more pics and even a bit of video from that premiere, which show the same thing. Dolph can look 6'3" or so even more recently, but I concede it's possible he's dropped slightly below it the past 4-5 years. Dolph looks shorter when he slouches like with Conan, but how can you explain him look taller here? I do remember Conan taller in the video, but I'd have to see the video again to see if Dolph even stands decently at any moment. I doubt Conan is even a full 6'4" barefoot, though.
Danimal said on 24/Aug/17
Rising - 174 cm said on 23/Aug/17
I really think 177 cm in 2011 is impossible, just look at my post on 26/Jul/17 to see Van Damme definitely no taller than Sly in 2012 and very possibly a little shorter. If Sly was even 175 cm in 2012 then that would mean JCVD would have to have lost 2 cm in one year for that measurement to be accurate. The photo above makes Dolph look shorter and Van Damme look taller, possibly due to Dolph bending his back and/or the camera.

The photo with Dolph is 5 years old. Dolph was still 6'3" minimum then

How is Dolph minimum 6'3" 5 years ago when 6'4" Conan O'Brien had minimum 1.5" on him back in 2009 (8 years ago)?
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Rising - 174 cm said on 23/Aug/17
I really think 177 cm in 2011 is impossible, just look at my post on 26/Jul/17 to see Van Damme definitely no taller than Sly in 2012 and very possibly a little shorter. If Sly was even 175 cm in 2012 then that would mean JCVD would have to have lost 2 cm in one year for that measurement to be accurate. The photo above makes Dolph look shorter and Van Damme look taller, possibly due to Dolph bending his back and/or the camera.

The photo with Dolph is 5 years old. Dolph was still 6'3" minimum then, but could look shorter in some photos, especially with much shorter men. But here, Dolph with bad posture towers Van Damme and Statham: Click Here Both look under 5'9" there with Dolph, who I'd estimate was 191 cm at the time.

Van Damme may have been 177 cm in shoes. I doubt Van Damme was more than 1 cm max taller than 174 cm Chuck Norris as well since in all of their appearances together, Van Damme has never appeared taller. A LOT of upgrades would be necessary to fit Van Damme at 177 cm. For instance, Dolph could have been near his 6'5.5"-6'6" claims back in 1992: Click Here Click Here

I can also show Arnold had 3" or so on Van Damme in 2012 and Arnold was under 6 feet by this time. The question, imo is whether Van Damme was more 174 or more 175 range peak.
RichardSpain said on 23/Aug/17
Next to Lundgren Van damme seems around 176-177cm (5'10)and with his boots could be a perfect 180cm. (5'11)

And Lundgreen is not less than 189cm barefoot nowadays.

I think Van Damme is a good 176 cm nowadays and he was 177 cm in peak.
loka said on 22/Aug/17
If he was mesured at 177 cm in front of cameras in 2011, i wonder why his peak height is stills debatable there and why this peak height is 175, when he was even taller in 2011.
Editor Rob
to be fair, it wasn't exactly the best measurement.
loka said on 22/Aug/17
Does anybody have this video of this please : "ITV4 series about Van Damme, his Mother measured him against a wall with a fold-able tape measure and they both said 177cm, much to Jean's delight."
Frank said on 16/Aug/17
I think that Van Damme was 177 cms in his peak, 20s, while now he is 174-175 at 56-57 years.
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Rising - 174 cm said on 28/Jul/17
This is pretty interesting, JCVD and Michael Douglas back in the 90s: Click Here

Unfortunately that's the only picture of the two, but I didn't expect to see them posing together.
RichardSpain said on 27/Jul/17
Editor Rob: Van Damme I think in last few years did succumb to a bit of loss. Given how much he's put into his body and filming movies for 35+ years, it's no real surprise.

Yes Rob!

If you work hard like many bodybuilders and you make dangerous movies like Van Damme and you don't care your healthy you lose height before than normal people.

But I think lose or don't lose height is more important the genetics and the age, how much older is worst but is good have good genetics.

You should see people like Morgan Freeman or Steven Spielberg they are older but have same height that when they were youngers.

Genetics is important too. And to take care oneself! of course
Rising - 174 cm said on 26/Jul/17
Van Damme couldn't have been that tall, imo. Look at him during the Expendables 2 five years ago. He was no taller than Stallone in similar shoes and if anything, Sly may have been slightly taller.

Paris premiere: Click Here Click Here
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Footwear for Hollywood premiere: Click Here Click Here

Now I don't know who was taller between Van Damme and Statham then. If I had to choose, I'd say JCVD was maybe 1/4" taller. Both men could have been 5'8.75" at this time, but maybe that was Van Damme's height while Statham is possibly just 174 cm. I agree with Dolph at 190 cm today, but I'd say he was 191 cm during the Expendables 2 five years ago. I pretty much agree with Rob's listings. Somewhere in the 174-175 range. I also believe Van Damme lost 1 cm or so the last few years, but was probably still at or near his peak height during the Expendables 2. Maybe he had lost 1/4" at most by then. I don't believe Statham has ever worn elevator shoes at a premiere either and if Van Damme has, I don't think he is at any of the Expendables events either. I think JCVD has a simple 3 cm dress boot. But whether Van Damme ever was 175 cm, I agree with Rob that he's not over 174 cm today. Just look at him with Jackie Chan in 2014 at the Shanghai Film Festival or with Carl Weathers in 2015 at the Pound of Flesh premiere.
Richardspain said on 25/Jul/17
Rob I see in that picture of "expendables 2 "Jason and Vandamme wear elevator shoes. What do you think about it?

Maybe they are in that photo in the 179/180 zone with their lifts next to Dolph 190cm today and 194 in peak.

Anyway I think Van Damme and Jason are a strong 175cm nowadays barefoot not less.

176cm still in the morning is very plausible to Jason and Van Damme.

Also as you sharing up the page, the actor said "5'10 feet" well, it's important. To me he's honest.

I think he was 177cm in peak and 175/176 nowadays same height than Jason Statham.
Editor Rob
Van Damme I think in last few years did succumb to a bit of loss. Given how much he's put into his body and filming movies for 35+ years, it's no real surprise.
Rising - 174 cm said on 20/Jul/17
Yeah, JCVD wore cowboy boots in the 90s and some kind of boots in most non-tournament action films, perhaps they had him in lifts for some films, but mostly, what you see is what you get with Van Damme. Look at him barefoot with Regis and Kathy Lee. During Expendables 2 he was similar to Statham, possibly a hair taller and similar to Sly with both in dress shoes, perhaps a hair shorter. Similarly, Van Damme was taller than Mario Lopez in not one, but two interviews and you can see when he kicked he didn't have lifts. So I'd say 5'8.75" then. Don't know if he was ever taller than that, but a weak to flat 5'9" can't be far wrong peak. But he's seemed to drop height since Expendables 2 and is looking closer to 5'8" at times.
Hijopotamus said on 1/Jul/17
RichardSpain, this guy has literally walked barefoot thousands if times at karate clinics, MMAA shows etc and even in films and walked on Chuck's no problem. I'm sure he wore lifts at certain events but even on the red carpet we all have seen him doing his spinning kick and believe me, doing that on lifts is a bit dangerous besides difficult.
The ones that wear lifts or tricky shoes ALL THE TIME are Brad Pitt or Stallone or Robert Downey Jr ...
RichardSpain said on 1/Jul/17
he must wears lifts or elevator shoes. To me always looked 177/178cm. I'm surprised.
hunt said on 22/Jun/17
Rob how tall is Milos Milcevic he is barefoot and Van Dam in 1 inch shoes Click Here
With 5ft4.5 Dania Ramirez Click Here
Editor Rob
I've seen Milos described as 6ft 10 in the 80's, but whether he is that big? I am not so sure...
5'11.25 at noon. said on 20/Jun/17
Peak I'm guessing 176cm max nowadays 174 to 174.5cm
berta said on 13/Jun/17
175-176 peak is very likely. I dont think he was any shorter than this listing , by now maybe but he isnt shorter than statham.but statham is this height so i guess its about right. i would say peak 175,6 and now 174,5 something like that.
Jani said on 11/May/17
I would put Van Damme's peak to 176cm but 175cm seems reasonable as well.
Bh said on 7/May/17
How much muscle weight do you think he has lost since the bloodsport and lion heart days?
Johan said on 7/May/17
sam said on 25/Apr/17
Rob, how tall do you think Vincent Kompany looks.

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Editor Rob: he can look close to 8 inches taller.

Kompany is 6'4" I have met him.
Darren510 said on 7/May/17
Here's a link of Van Damme training with Ufc fighter Georges St. Pierre who is listed at 5'10. There is no more than an inch between them.
Jd said on 5/May/17
The answer to JCVDs height in his own words on the Ruby Wax show.I believe around 4:40 is where it is. Click Here
sam said on 25/Apr/17
Rob, how tall do you think Vincent Kompany looks.

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Editor Rob
he can look close to 8 inches taller.
RisingForce said on 25/Apr/17
Such minor details are unimportant, Rob, 5'10.5" in boots you are! Like JCVD, I too am 5'11" in my boots. Is it relevant that they have Cuban heels along with lifts inside? As funny as this is though, JCVD without said boots looked noticeably taller than Mario Lopez who claims the 5'11" without any caveat! Click Here

Actually this all reminds me of Behind the Scenes of Beverly Hills Cop 2 when Brigitte Nielsen got defensive to Eddie Murphy calling Sly 5'9" and said Sly was 5'10"-5'10.5" and then declared he's 6 feet tall with shoes on. The latter statement may have been true, but she left out one important word. "With [elevator] shoes on, he's six feet tall! Actually, come to think of it, so are you when you transform into Big Rob!
RisingForce said on 23/Apr/17
There's a 2000 article you can still find on Google or Google Books that describes Van Damme as five feet ten and "roughly" 175, but quotes him saying "five-eleven in my boots." That's one way to push your claim with a qualifier(see Mark Hamill) I think he tried something similar in a video interview for "Double Team" when he claimed to be "five ten, eleven"
Editor Rob
I measure almost 5ft 10.5 in boots*


*first thing out of bed while wearing 1.6 inch Timberlands.
RisingForce said on 18/Apr/17
GP, he did wear cowboy boots, but I don't think he wore lifts or at least wasn't a chronic lift wearer like Norris still is. I can see JCVD looking 5'8", but no less and I can't tell you what you saw, but I can say that I haven't seen anything to suggest JCVD was any less than 5'8.5" peak, if not 5'9". He could possibly be below 5'8.5" today, though.
GP said on 17/Apr/17
@RisingForce, Van Damme would wear cowboy boots a lot back in the days, nowadays he wears boots a lot too. I can tell you though I have a photo with him and he is barely 5'8", more likely below that.
RisingForce said on 16/Apr/17
Unfortunately, there aren't any better pictures, but here's Van Damme with Carl Weathers in 2015: Click Here Click Here
RisingForce said on 15/Apr/17
JCVD appeared with Chuck Norris on WCW in I believe, the late 90's and they seemed the same height. Chuck actually had sneakers that time, doesn't mean he couldn't have had lifts as well, but it got me thinking, Van Damme has never actually appeared taller than Norris when they're together. From 1984: Click Here and late 80's/early 90's: Click Here If Chuck didn't have lifts each time then is it more likely Chuck is 5'9" or Van Damme was never more than 5'8.5"?
Johnh78 said on 3/Apr/17
I meet JCVD in the mid 1990s in New Orleans. I am 5' 7". He was the same height as I. I believe he wore raised shoes also. Just from what I was told by someone close to him
Vibram said on 1/Apr/17
Peak (1990): 176cm / 84kg
Today (2017): 174.5cm / 82kg
RisingForce said on 23/Mar/17
I agree, Dmeyer. They looked identical with similar dress shoes: Click Here Van Dame would probably be as similar with equal posture as they were at another premiere in dress shoes. Both could have been 174.5 cm or 5'8.75" and now I think more a strong 173 cm range like 5'8.25". Tough to tell because Van Damme can slouch. He still looks in good shape. Solid, but lean 180-185 pounds in the 80's and early 90's looks right.
Dmeyer said on 20/Mar/17
174 for both Sly and van damme by ex2 6 years back Make sens mauve damme was 5 FT 8,75 back then
Keith said on 5/Mar/17
No he's taller than that 5 foot 10 peak
Patrick 5foot9othing said on 20/Feb/17
Why isnt he on 1.77m peak here? I thought he was messured on television lol
Matt179 said on 19/Feb/17
5foo10 185 pounds is a big man.! Look good in Movies and pictures.
Danimal said on 23/Jan/17
Mannyman said on 14/Nov/16
And peak height would be 5'9.75" he was never a strong 5'10" even in the movies but peak he always looked a shade under 5'10" so an estimate would be 5'9.75" for his peak. There is a scene in the movie nowhere to run where it shows a mug shot of his character and the tip of his head touches 70in.

And that pic of him in the mug shot was almost certainly taken in shoes. He's closer to 5'8"-5'8.5" barefoot.
berta said on 22/Jan/17
vaan damme looks taller than jason statham because he is stil in 174-175 range and was prob ably strong 175 guy at peak and jason statham is and never was taller than 173,5
Jackie said on 4/Jan/17
Rob, how is it that jcvd is 174 and Statham 175 when the picture shows van damme being taller than him?
Editor Rob
today I think Jean has dropped a fraction, but a few years back could still look nearer 5ft 9 at times.
Sandy Cowell said on 21/Dec/16
@ Rob - There's nothing quite like the word 'awful' for really hammering your point through, is there? Ha ha ha!
Anyone with his success and money though shouldn't give a toss!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Dec/16
He looks a strong 5ft10 in that photo with Dolph and Jason!
Pete said on 20/Dec/16
I don't think VD is one of the worst offenders of covering up his height. He usually looks small in photographs, out and about in public and at appearances etc. He doesn't resort to booster shoes like some. I think he just genuinely believes, or did at one point, that he was taller than he is.
Editor Rob
for an insanely fit and supple man, his posture at times is awful πŸ™€
Dmeyer said on 13/Dec/16
Van damme shoes are regular , if you look at all pics Statham and Van damme in some they are same in others some jc is taller and some Jason is taller , that means they are equal height
Peter 179cm said on 11/Dec/16
He actually looks near his 5'10 claim next to Statham and Lundgren,although his footwear seems a bit suspicious.I don't think Statham is over 173cm anyway,174 at most but that'd make Van Damme atleast 176-177 range above.Something doesn't add up.
albert said on 5/Dec/16
Here Van damme is obviously taller than Jason Statham by about 1/2 an inch yet he is 5.85 and Jason is rated at 5.9. I don't get it.
Michaeljrocks said on 22/Nov/16
A few months back I spent time with JCVD & had several photos taken with him. I posted here that he seemed 5'9. However, after carefully reviewing my photos with him, it would seem I was fooled by his JCVD baseball cap which gave him a little extra height on top of his head. I'm 5'6 & measuring facial features JCVD seemed to have a good solid 2 inches on me. Take into account posture & footwear & this 5'8.5 claim is as close to correct as you could get without a stadiometer.
Mannyman said on 14/Nov/16
And peak height would be 5'9.75" he was never a strong 5'10" even in the movies but peak he always looked a shade under 5'10" so an estimate would be 5'9.75" for his peak. There is a scene in the movie nowhere to run where it shows a mug shot of his character and the tip of his head touches 70in.
Mannyman said on 13/Nov/16
I met van damme in Hollywood in 2009. I am exactly 5'9" on the dot and I was 17 at the time so I was 5'8" back then and wearing adidas sneakers and he was wearing converse chucks and he was a good inch and a quarter taller than me. So I would guess he was 5'9.25" back then. 176cm for sure not 5'8.5"
GP said on 11/Nov/16
@Frank R, in Maximum Risk, Van Damme wore thick heeled boots and Natasha was in flats most of the movie with poorer posture. The best scenes to really compare them were the scene in his brother's apartment and the last scene them walking in the park. He could barely reach her height with shoe advantage. Peak 5'8", now 172/5'7.75".
Lmeister said on 10/Nov/16
JCVD with GGG Golovkin
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Frank R said on 7/Nov/16
In a 1995 issue of GQ magazine an interviewer/author wrote that JCVD was 5'9." That same year he starred in 'Maximum Risk' with Natasha Henstridge who was 5'9.5" and she appeared to be the same height as JCVD in several scenes.
Dmeyer said on 5/Nov/16
Rob if you think 174cm at most today then list him 175 Peak 174 now i knew 177 waw too high thaugh he Can look 5 ft 9-9,5 Peak but most likely solid 175cm Peak 174cm now , Rob do you think by ex2 premiΓ­Β¨re was still 175cm
Editor Rob
I think it is the last 3-4 years Van damme has been consistently looking a bit shorter, so the odds might be quite high that he has lost height.
sabot said on 4/Nov/16
I'm pretty sure he has lost a fraction. He had a better posture in his prime IMHO. It's not unusual to lose some height at that age. All People are different.
Lmeister said on 3/Nov/16
Nowadays JCVD is the same height as Floyd Mayweather and clearly shorter than Gennadi Golovkin(179cm). Pics can be found from JCVD instagram.
berta said on 2/Nov/16
176 in some ways taller than statham always
Josh Jeffords said on 30/Oct/16
If Jean is under 5 9 Stallone is under 5 8.
Prime he looked 5 9 maybe 170 lbs long arms and legs.
He looked a bit under with massive 90 Dolph not as small as Stallone again.
I'd wager a strong 5 8 now Stallone a weak 5 7 Statham a weak 5 8.
So Adkins is a big 5 10 or wears massive boots looked close to 6 ft.
Compared to Lil hem who is 6 3 ish looked 6 ft maybe more.
GP said on 27/Oct/16
Rob I posted a comment few days ago and it hasn't showed up yet. I was curious that how Van Damme can look the same height or shorter than Mayweather in the recent pics posted by Van Damme. Maybe he isn't as tall as you thought he is. He was most likely always 5'8".
Editor Rob
Van damme I think may well have shrunk a bit, but 5 years ago he was still looking closer to 5ft 9 than 5ft 8.
GP said on 18/Oct/16
Rob since GGG is 5'9.5" or 177, and the photo that Johno posted below and Van Damme posted the same photos on his page. How can Van Damme be listed at 5'9"/175 when he clearly looks couple inches shorter? Like I have been saying for a long time, he is nothing more than 5'8"(possibly less)and I even have a photo with him.
Editor Rob
he could be 5ft 8.5 at most today.
Josh said on 8/Oct/16
He definitely looks as if he's lost a few inches in height. Can def happen as I've lost a good few myself. I've gong from 5 9 and a bit to below 5 7. Has to be something to do with the mucsles.
Morningheight 182cm said on 3/Oct/16
In his youth I could imagine him a 5'9.5 but now 5'9 seems to suit him
GP said on 23/Sep/16
I was watching JC's pilot (Jean Claude Van Johnson) the other day and it's very clear that JC isn't 5'9" in the scenes with Kat Foster who is 5'6". I recommend to watch the pilot not only for height gauging but also it's something different that he has done and he is good at it.
Alex said on 20/Sep/16
Didn't look much taller than the girls in friends, 5'9 tops could be as small as 5'7 though
GP said on 16/Sep/16
I remember I had an article with JC in some martial arts magazine some time ago and it was in Europe. When he was asked his weight he said that he was 82kg, which is 180lbs if I'm not mistaken. I think in Kickboxer he was bigger than bloodsport. But then I think he would probably cut out salt for few days before filming the fight scenes so he would look leaner. When I saw him recently and actually we talked a bit for his show. He said that he had changed his diet and cut out meat pretty much and he wasn't lifting heavy anymore. He looked closer to 170, maybe even 165. Still very lean.
Shredder said on 10/Sep/16
185 was his prime weight as he claimed it in 1986 , and up until about mid 90's he looked to have a a lot of mass. Nowadays he is just a wet 160 range .
Johno said on 30/Aug/16
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Rob, Van Damme seriously looks a bit over 2-inches shorters than GGG and we all know what range of height GGG resides in, 5'9.25. Rob you would probably be comfortably taller than Van Damme.
Johno said on 30/Aug/16
With GGG, Van Damme looks shorter next to him than a 5'8.5 Kell Brook does plus, i believe Van Damme has the footwear advantage.

Rob, i believe there is a good chance Van Damme would meaure lower than you, he does not appear to average more than a 5'8 flat.
Michaeljrocks said on 28/Aug/16
Just met him at his speaking event in Melbourne. 5'9
Sly said on 13/Aug/16
My brother saw him in Acapulco in the early 1990s and told me he is very short, about 1.70 mts
Puma said on 10/Aug/16
If Statham is 175 but he is never 175, how is Van damme 175 cm?
They are not same heights.
Statham is 173 and Van Damme is 174 cm.
Spot on that.
GP said on 5/Jul/16
I totally agree with Danimal. Is it me or are most of the action stars listed taller than they are?
Danimal (176cm-178cm) said on 5/Jul/16
Van Damme BAREFOOT with Regis Philbin from about 25 years ago. Philbin used to claim to be 5'7" (remember he's 84 years old today and is MAX 5'6" today or under). So he was around 60 in this video (maybe late 50's). Anyway, it's a good height comparison indicator for Van Damme seeing they are both barefeet.

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Heylo said on 30/Jun/16
What made you downgrade him Rob? Which photos or any other evidence changed your mind?
Editor Rob
I think it is just looking at him over the years really.
Danimal (176-178cm) said on 29/Jun/16
MAX 5'8" guy barefoot (maybe even 5'7.5"). Close to 5'10" in his cowboy boots.
GP said on 20/Jun/16
Van Damme was never over 5'8", possibly even lower. In his early movies before he was a big star, he wore cowboy boots almost all the time. Then in the early 90's, he figured out the Stallone secret and started wearing a slight lift. And whenever you watch his movies, pay attention to the camera angle, it's always placed about his waist height which makes him look taller than he is especially for someone who has a muscular upper body.
Losing height? Come on, he always used a stunt double, the only things he did himself were the kicking and punching and I doubt those make you lose height. Now if we are talking about Jackie Chan, who has been doing his own stunts and has the evidence of broken bones, then that's a different story.
I also strongly suggest to watch a specific scene from Street Fighter. Scene with A.N. Official. The actor is Simon Callow, who has claimed 5'7". After you watch that scene of them standing in front of each other in a full body shot, where Van Damme has military boots on and Callow has flat shoes, think again if Van Damme looks 2 inches taller.
BH said on 20/Jun/16
His picture with mayweather shows hes not even 5'8
Dmeyer said on 15/Jun/16
You could argue 174-176cm for van damme
Lmeister said on 26/May/16
Maybe this is his peak morning height. Rob could you take a second look of him with Manchester City players, please? He does look more than 2 inches shorter than Kevin De Bruyne (5ft11~180-181cm).
Editor Rob
losing half inch by his age might actually be possible, considering the amount of films he's done and the work involved...
Flyin said on 10/May/16
A lot of his films were filmed in the far East making him appear taller. Having said that given the 177cm measurement plus the. 5-.75 over Stalham above would 176cm be possible?.
Mat said on 9/May/16
Rob, can you please provide us the link of his measurement?
Editor Rob
I don't have a link anymore.
shannon said on 9/May/16
why is statham listed 5'9 if van damme is clearly taller with no footwear advantage?
in this picture he is 5'8 and if anybody disagrees, speak it
BH said on 3/May/16
Looks 5-6 inches smaller than 1.83 -6ft diaz brothers so 5'9 is a no, hes definitely 5'6-5'8 tops also looks about 12 stone in build he doesn't look any smaller built than 1990s
Robert Broome said on 3/May/16
I met GGG at the ESPYs. He was considerably shorter than me and I think that he has a few inches on JCVD. We both had on pretty flat bottom dress shoes in the pic. I have been measured by a chiropractor at 6'4-5/8" near the middle of the day. This was late evening, so I could be as much as 1/2" shorter. Not sure what this would make JCVD. Not really buying that he's 185 either.

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Princessbride said on 2/May/16
Hello, this is a picture of Nate Diaz and his brother Nick Diaz next to Jean. How tall do you think Nate and nick are based on this picture? Click Here
Editor Rob
diaz could look 6ft with damme
Aaron Zamora said on 1/May/16
It JCDV is this height than how tall would that make Nate Diaz? Click Here
Ron said on 29/Apr/16
I used to work with a guy whose wife worked as a house keeper for Van Damme while he was on location for a movie. She (the wife), said that Van Damme was short, about 5' 7" or 5' 8". This was many years ago, when he was younger.
Kareem said on 9/Apr/16
Even if he is 5'8 or 5'9, thats a good height, its not short.
GP said on 21/Mar/16
BH, the photo is from a month ago. He is nothing more than a 5'8". He likes to get closer to camera to look bigger. He is a nice person. Unfortunately I can't post the photo since it was during a show that he would be releasing sometime soon. Either way, it's not that by posting the photo, his listing here will change anyway. I think Rob is pretty sure on his height. Even then, people will start saying that he lost height because he is 55 and has done action movies.
BH said on 19/Mar/16
GP why dont u show the photo with u and van damme. What year was it and whats your height
GP said on 17/Mar/16
Hey Moises, would you be so kind and post the photo of you 2 and a photo of your measured height. Because I have a photo with him too and I'm wondering if he shrunk in mine.
Moises said on 16/Mar/16
Van Damme is 1'77 cms barefoot , , I am 178 cms I have a picture next to him , he was only 1 cm shorter , stop posting lies , he is 177cms
berta said on 29/Feb/16
long time ago he was listed 178 then 175 then 177 then 176 and now back to 175 :P is he really this short? i thout 176-77 was good. Litte taller than Statham.
Luke said on 24/Feb/16
Did he weigh 185?
Chris said on 20/Feb/16
I met him in Portland Oregon USA. It must have been about 1995. I was 6' 2" at the time and I towered above him. He can not be over 5 foot tall. I swear it on my life. The man is very very short. Not to mention, that he was very very rude. Honestly, he is a very conceited, rude person. Just awful.
luis180 said on 9/Feb/16
173 cm max
Dmeyer said on 3/Feb/16
peak can look 175-6cm today 175 , i wouldnt argue under 5'8.5
184.3cm (Night) said on 3/Feb/16
5'8.5" (174cm) just like his statue that now stands in Belgium. Maybe he has lost a cm or two since peak, hard to say but im sure he is under 5'9 now.
Jedi Master 5' 11 said on 3/Feb/16
LOL, I THOUGHT HE WAS LIKE 6' 2" !!!! but yeah, 5' 9" seems spot on here.

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