How tall is Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld's Height

5ft 11in (180.3 cm)

American comedian, actor and writer known for starring in the sitcom Seinfeld.

How tall is Jerry Seinfeld
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Average Guess (18 Votes)
5ft 10.63in (179.4cm)
Animus said on 16/Sep/17
Seinfeld gave a solid 5'11 impression back in the 90s. Today he might be 5'10½, but I would be quite surprised if he didn't measure a strong 180cm during his physical prime.
Hijopotamus said on 14/Aug/17
MJKoP said on 27/May/17
Who are these people? They go on their computers and argue over how tall I am or how tall I am not. It's like I'm just a tape measure away from either ruining or making their days. What's the deal with that?


Jug said on 6/Aug/17
Strong 5'11 at peak. Always held up pretty well next to 6'3 Richards.
Slim 182 cm said on 27/Jul/17
Another legit 5'11? I wonder what he claims.. probably 6' or 6'1
musicgeek said on 27/Jun/17
Not the full 5'11 for sure. Initially I would have guessed 5'9" for Jerry, but now I think about it I can see how 5'10.5" may be possible
S.J.H said on 15/Jun/17
5'10.25 for jerry would be acuurate than 5'11. He look half inch shorter than 5'11 Dave Chappelle on jimmy fallon show. Dave Chappelle had fraction less footwear
MJKoP said on 27/May/17
Who are these people? They go on their computers and argue over how tall I am or how tall I am not. It's like I'm just a tape measure away from either ruining or making their days. What's the deal with that?
berta said on 20/May/17
get the same vibe from this listing as for harrison ford. this could be one of the more wrong listings. Most listings are perfect but this seems half inch to mutch
berta said on 8/May/17
i think this guy is 179 cm guy not o er 180
S.J.H said on 30/Mar/17
Jerry is 5'10 and michael richards is 6'2
charlie said on 5/Mar/17
I just saw comments on Steve Martins height where one guy made reference to Steve martin being on Comedians in cars with Jerry Seinfeld where Steve admits his height being 5 ft 9. So if Steve martin is 5 ft 9 as he claims Jerry has to be 5 ft 8 max. Steve stood a good 1 inch taller than Jerry. I will say Jerry Seinfeld is 5 ft 8.
berta said on 22/Feb/17
i think at best he is 5`10 3/4 but looks like a almost 180 gfuy
Hijopotamus said on 3/Feb/17
Jerry got fat, lost his hair and shrinked a little or at least that is the impression that He is turning into George...
Mike Jones said on 17/Jan/17
Looks shorter than listed 5'11" Dave Chapelle on Fallon show and Chapelle looks slouching too, needs a 0.25" downgrade
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hambubger said on 26/Dec/16
Going on the image bob posted and the show I'd say 5'10" peak, currently 5'9". 5'11" Fallon has easily two inches on him. And if you claim Fallon is 6'0" better upgrade president Trump, because Trump had 1-2" on him on recent appearance.

Jerry never looked the full 5'11" in the show - he was able to play mostly off short George and short Elaine - Kramer was often off doing his own thing.
anon said on 2/Nov/16
Peak for sure looked 5'11 on seinfeld, Nowadays is likelya solid 5'10 range guy, He looked tallish on seinfeld but most the cast were short aside from Michael Richards
5ft10guy said on 7/Sep/16
Neil patrick harris is like an inch taller then him .I wonder if he lost any height.
Paleman said on 14/Jul/16
The 5'9" claims are rubbish and you know it - the man did look 5'11" during Seinfeld years. Not sure about his current height, but I'd be very surprised if he was only a flat 5'10" today.
Mathew Robinson (190 cm) said on 1/Feb/16
FIVE NINE said on 26/Jan/16
His hair loss is the only loss he's had making him look shorter. Always 5'10".


Nah. Absolute minimum 5'10.5" peak. I think a full 5'11" suits him well even. Isn't this guy with him supposed to be 5'10.5"? Click Here
Dmeyer said on 27/Jan/16
Click Here , he probably has pavement advantage but has to be near to 5ft 10.5 aleast , peak 5ft 10.75 now 5'10.25 or 10.5 1cm loss at 60 is ok 179.5cm peak 178.5cm now
FIVE NINE said on 26/Jan/16
His hair loss is the only loss he's had making him look shorter. Always 5'10".
Mathew Robinson (190 cm) said on 26/Jan/16
Sandy said on 28/Sep/15
Definitely lost some height.... Was recently watching an episode of SNL where Adam Levine probably had a good two inches on him and he actually seemed a little shorter than 5'9-10" Andy Samberg


I agree that he's shrunk a bit. Was 5'11" when he was doing his show. Now I think he's lost at least half an inch. Possibly even a full inch, or his posture is worse.
Dmeyer said on 26/Jan/16
today dosnt look under 5'10.25 and could have been just 5'10.75 peak so 0.5in loss at 60 for a fit guy is ok
Dmeyer said on 26/Jan/16
too much evidence he is under 5'11 today smaller than alec while jerry had a solid 0.4in more shoes , noticably shorter than 5'11.5 fallon 5'10-10.5 now peak 5'11 or 5'10.75
ElDuderino said on 23/Jan/16
Definitely below 5'11 at this point in time, it looked like Obama towered him in CICGC
Sean said on 1/Jan/16
I saw him on tv standing next to 5'10 Chris Rock, and Chris looked slightly taller.
TJE said on 16/Nov/15
I thought he had current height 5'10.5 and peak 5'11.
Steve said on 16/Oct/15
He made Jerry Lewis look short on the 1997 MDA Telethone.

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Sandy said on 28/Sep/15
Definitely lost some height.... Was recently watching an episode of SNL where Adam Levine probably had a good two inches on him and he actually seemed a little shorter than 5'9-10" Andy Samberg
RKV said on 23/Sep/15
Did not look a full 180cm next to 183cm Keith Hernandez in The Boyfriend episode.
Danimal said on 5/Sep/15
Rob, Jerry has lost A LOT of height. I just watched the episode of his new web show called Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and he had Julia Louis-Dreyfus on the show. They were standing side by side in several different spots and he NOWHERE near has the height on her he did 20-25 years ago while on the Seinfeld show. Watch old episodes of them together in the early 90's and even in her heels she came up to his mouth. TODAY, she's practically up to his forehead. I am NOT joking. He looks like he could be down a good 2". His neck used to be straight and long and now it's short and back and his upper torso looks compressed. 5'11" peak and 5'9" today based on his the 40 plus episodes he's done since 2012 of his webcam show with famous people.
[Editor Rob: I've not watched that show, but I'd be surprised if he was down towards 5ft 9 today.]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Sep/15
Still looks 5ft11 today. He's in good shape for 60.

His show Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee is phenomenal
C said on 10/Aug/15
In his Seinfeld years he looked 5'11.25-5'11.5
OJ said on 29/Jun/15
I'd guess he's about 5'10 now.

Check out this video with Jim Carrey. Carrey is in pretty flat boots, while Seinfeld is in huge Nike Shox.

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MJKoP said on 28/Jun/15
Dave189 says on 16/Apr/15
He's definitely not 5'11"...

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I seriously doubt he grew 2 inches from the time he was 19...

He looks like a little kid in the portrait. Of course he grew!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/May/15
Similar to Alec Baldwin...
Danimal said on 24/May/15
Dave189 says on 16/Apr/15
He's definitely not 5'11"...

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I seriously doubt he grew 2 inches from the time he was 19...

Someone has issues with basic addition and subtraction. He was born in 1954 and that license was issued in 1971, putting him at 17, NOT 19. Nice try though ;-)
Tempest said on 21/May/15
Shorter than Steve Martin.
MrTBlack said on 9/May/15
He probably just didn't bother to update that passport. He looks around 5'11".
Sam said on 20/Apr/15
My friend for years had his height at 15-16 listed on his drivers license as 5'10" and didn't bother to update it but he's really 6'1.5" fully grown! By my math, Jerry was 17 when he got that!
Dave189 said on 16/Apr/15
He's definitely not 5'11"...

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I seriously doubt he grew 2 inches from the time he was 19...
177cmGuy said on 5/Apr/15
5'11 in the Seinfeld tv years. Might be closer to 5'10 today but not a flat one.
CDS said on 3/Mar/15
There was an episode of "Seinfeld" where a model claiming she is 5'10" looks about 3" shorter than Jerry, so I thought he was like 6'1"! LOL I quickly realized that wasn't the case in the movie theater episode when Kramer describes him as 5-foot-11; which is much more plausible. I'll give him 5'10.5-5'11". He looked about the same as 5'10"-11" Bryan Cranston (AKA "Tim Whatley") , maybe even a tad taller. Looked about 3-4" shorter than 6'2.5" Michael Richards (AKA "Kramer"). FTR- my "Seinfeld" cast guestimates:

Jerry- 5'10.75"
George (Jason Alexander)- 5'4.5"
Elaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfuss)- 5'3"
Kramer (Michael Richards)- 6'2.5"
Newman (Wayne Knight)- 5'6.5"
Tim Whatley (Bryan Cranston)- 5'10.5"
Morty Seinfeld-Jerry's dad (Barney Martin)- 5'9.5"
Mr. Kruger-George's boss, last season (Daniel von Bargen)- 6'0"
Various cameos, including voice of George Steinbrenner (Larry David, co-creator)- 5'11.5"
rich said on 12/Jan/15
often hard to judge Jerry Seinfeld's height in his show.... huge height differential between all of the characters
rich said on 12/Jan/15
often hard to judge Jerry Seinfeld's height in his show.... huge height differential between all of the characters
Sam said on 11/Dec/14
I would have guessed taller than 5'11" he got to be 6 feet to 6'1"
Dmeyer said on 3/Dec/14
Click Here , a bit shorter than 5'10.75-11 Larry david as he is old now , and jerry has nike shox wish confirms 5'10 flat today he looks 5'10 flat in most episode comedians in .... Also had shox in all of Them so should apear 179
Dmeyer said on 20/Nov/14
Rob list him 5'10.25 or 10.5 now peak 5'11 now 5'10.5
Dmeyer said on 19/Nov/14
Nothing outside 5'10.25-5' 11 peak today 5'10-10.5
Dmeyer said on 19/Nov/14
Rob something dosnt add up , in comedian in cars getting coffee Jerry looks same height as 5'10 rock he looks just as tall as french comedian 177cm elmaleh , and in full body shots with jay Leno while Jerry has nike show looks barely as tall as jay who has léss footwear ,also very noticably shorter than 5'11-5-11.75 fallon , he dosnt évén look 5'10.5 more Like 5'10 , he is in great shape i experted him to drop Max 0.25in , rob Check comedian in cars he realy consistanly look 5'10 flat
[Editor Rob: yeah he can look 179 today, but I think 5ft 11 during most career is ok.]
Danimal said on 18/Nov/14
y says on 29/Jun/13
he was shorter than Gad Elmaleh on comedians in cars getting coffee...I think he's only 5-9...he used to be listed 5-9 after all

No way was he only 5'9" in the Seinfeld days. Michael Richards, who was 6'2"-6'3" had only about 4" on Jerry on the show. The absolute lowest was 5'10" and change at that time of his career.
Danimal said on 18/Nov/14
jacob says on 5/Feb/14
jerry is taller than chris rock.. justin timberlake

Sorry, but he's the same height as Chris Rock today (on Jerry's new show).
Danimal said on 18/Nov/14
Scoots McGee says on 14/Sep/14
FYI: The average height for a male in the United States is about 5ft 9in, not 5ft 10in. 5ft 10in is the average height for white males. I have calculated his height, based on environmental comparison measurements, to be about average. Also, notice that he always wears sneakers with substantial heal and soul beds. And, include his hair style that gives him another inch or two. Take away those things, and he is probably around 5ft 9in.

He most definitely wasn't 5'9" in the Seinfeld days. Was barely shorter than 6'0" Keith Hernandez in 1992. In fact, they looked around the same height. Also, Judge Reinhold (the close talker), who is 6'2" wasn't that much taller than Jerry either. He has lost height since then though.
Danimal said on 18/Nov/14
He's definitely lose some height Rob. I watch his Comedians in cars getting coffee show online and he was the same height as Chris Rock. Peak (around 5'11"). Today he's about 5'10" imo.
Dmeyer said on 16/Nov/14
Peak around 5'10.75 now 10.25-10.5 he looks near 179 with fallon and he looks barely 178cm with 177 french actor gad elmaleh
SerenityNOW said on 8/Oct/14
Jerry Seinfeld
5 ft 10.5 in ( 179 cm ) today
5 ft 11 in ( peak )
Scoots McGee said on 14/Sep/14
FYI: The average height for a male in the United States is about 5ft 9in, not 5ft 10in. 5ft 10in is the average height for white males. I have calculated his height, based on environmental comparison measurements, to be about average. Also, notice that he always wears sneakers with substantial heal and soul beds. And, include his hair style that gives him another inch or two. Take away those things, and he is probably around 5ft 9in.
Jack B. Nimble said on 20/Jun/14
I don't know whether Jerry is 70 or 71 inches tall but I do know that he changes the label on his jeans from 32 inches to 31 because he is vain.
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Steeff said on 10/Jun/14
Definitely 5'11". Because he looks taller than average, which is 5'10" in the US.
Steeff said on 10/Jun/14
Definitely 5'11". Because he looks taller than average, which is 5'10" in the US.
jacob said on 5/Feb/14
jerry is taller than chris rock.. justin timberlake
the dude said on 3/Feb/14
A strong 5'10" / weak 5'11" at his peak.
alex said on 21/Jan/14
alex said on 21/Jan/14
Frank said on 24/Dec/13
I think Jerry is 5ft 10 no more than that
josepf said on 11/Nov/13
anon...a joke? he used to be listed at 5-9
MD said on 20/Oct/13
We're talking either 5'11" or 6'0" for Jimmy, neither of which would make Jerry 5'11".
MD said on 18/Oct/13

Here he is with 5'11.5" (maybe just 5'11"?) Jimmy Fallon:

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Even taking into account some possible (but very minimal) height loss that comes with age, I doubt he was ever 5'11" unless Jimmy's in lifts. Point is that he's not currently 5'11", either. Obviously, they are both in dress shoes in these, BTW.
[Editor Rob: Fallon I think can look nearer 6ft than 11 most of the time I've seen stuff of his the last year or so]
f said on 13/Sep/13
how is he 5-11 when Gad Elmaleh is clearly taller than him...he was on comedians in cars getting coffee and he's listed at and tell me he's taller
Joe said on 20/Aug/13
He's probably little under 5'11". The other cast members are short so he looks taller.
Bosco said on 17/Aug/13
Keith Hernandez is a legit 6 foot. All baseball records show this. In every scene with Jerry he has no more, no less, then 2 inches. Jerry surrounds himself with Elaine, George, who both are around 5'3, so he looks taller, especially on screen. Kramer is so towering you just assume Jerry is 5'11 to 6, when he is 5'10", and 5'11" in sneakers. You're welcome.
Mathew said on 29/Jul/13
5'11" - 5'11.25" range.
y said on 29/Jun/13
he was shorter than Gad Elmaleh on comedians in cars getting coffee...I think he's only 5-9...he used to be listed 5-9 after all
Kevin said on 19/May/13
He's only 5'9. I met him in St. Louis. 5'11 is way exaggerated!!!
NC (Nice Cutter) said on 1/May/13
He's a solid 6'0 guy.
Will said on 29/Apr/13
I met Jerry in person and I'm 6' tall barefoot and he was as tall as me. But he does have puffy hair,so...
idk said on 8/Jan/13
If Michael Richards is only 6'3" I don't know if I buy a full 5'11" for Jerry. Maybe his 'in regular shoes' height.
Silent d said on 5/Oct/12
5 foot 11.
5'11 barefoot said on 7/Jan/12
sienfeld has a long head in basketball this would be called wasted heaight because his big head gives him about an inch in alan..
TruebloodFan said on 6/Jan/12
Alan has to short torso for a 5'10.5 man. either he's disproportionate or he wears elevated shoes. Seinfeld has always looked 5'11 to me, though.
Silent d said on 3/Jan/12
5 foot 11.
Silent d said on 25/Dec/11
In that photo above he is easily 5 foot 11. He looks 5 foot 11. In that episode where he is dating that ck blonde model and kramer asked her how tall she was. She said she was 5 foot 10 and jerry was much taller than her. She looked 5 foot 9 but jerry was still 2 inches taller.
Gil said on 15/Dec/11
He looked 1 full inch shorter than Alec Baldwin when Seinfeld appeared on 30 Rock. I would say Seinfeld is 5'10" and some change.
chris zaun said on 31/Aug/11
5 foot 10
Mathew said on 23/Aug/11
hello says on 22/Mar/11
Jerry is 1 inch shorter than 5ft 11in Larry David , so 5ft 10in

Nope. In Curb Your Enthusiasm the two look the same height just about exactly. If anything Jerry could be a 1/4" taller, but I'd say they are the same.
Toby said on 15/Aug/11
is it just me or does jerry have the proportions of a smaller man?
Voiceless dental fricative said on 17/Jun/11
ROB, thanks for the response. I asked because Cranberries noted in the height request thread that he looks more 5'8 range with Patrick Stewart who you yourself have seen Click Here
[Editor Rob: I didn't add anymore of his photos beyond what I initially did 2 years ago, they are a legacy from then.
all I know is what he said himself which was 5ft 10.5, in some photos he didn't look it of course.]
Voiceless dental fricative said on 17/Jun/11
ROB, do you have any confirmation on Alan Light's height of 5'10.5?
[Editor Rob: he gave that height when I asked, this was a couple of years ago now.]
Mike said on 2/Jun/11
@SpinQueen... My wife is 5`6 and i`m 6`0. One evening she comes up to me wearing stilettos (which were a good 4 inches or so), and she says "your not much taller than me you know". Like Adam said - women have no grasp of height what so ever.
jake said on 29/Apr/11
5' 10.5
Legend said on 9/Apr/11
He's 5'10
hello said on 22/Mar/11
Jerry is 1 inch shorter than 5ft 11in Larry David , so 5ft 10in
dmeyer said on 20/Mar/11
if alan realy is 5 ft 10.5 then jerry is 5 ft 11
immoral_animal said on 19/Mar/11
He's short-armed and fairly small-framed, which gives the sense of 5'10" or so. In Seinfeld he never really seemed a legit 5'11" opposite a number of stars who's heights are verifiable, e.g. Terri Hatcher, Chiklis, etc. Certain parts of the show hint at the real Jerry's fastidious, egoistic tendencies (i.e. changing the waist size on his jeans). I would suspect that he might have heightened slightly throughout his early career, combined with always being super-conscious of his posture, in trying to create the illusion of 6 feet. Realistically, may have been 5'10.5", or even 5'10". Like Dustin Hoffman, his big head and hair give him the presence of a 6-footer.
Adam said on 7/Jan/11
@SpinQueen are you crazy? There is no way Jerry in under 5'8" that is absolutely rediculous. Stick to shoes and handbags, like I have said before women have no grasp of height what so ever.
Jim said on 4/Jan/11
He looked 10cm shorter then Letterman when he was on the show the other day.
Stevehinez said on 29/Dec/10
I have a pic he took with my bro in it my bro is short only 5"5 and seinfeld looks a legitamite 5'11
letowskie said on 27/Nov/10
Seems like a 5'9" guy now, but probably 5'10" during his show in the 90s. There is pretty much exactly 5" difference between him and George, and 4-5" between him and Kramer, depending on Richards' posture at the time. So his height was pretty easy to fix during that time period.
art said on 24/Nov/10
Eric said on 13/Nov/10
Jerry is 5'9. He might be shorter today, but that's what he claimed back in the 80s.
??????? said on 10/Aug/07
The Mom & Pop Store.(season6) Watch this episode of sienfeld and you will see jerry only with socks. and he stands next to kramer. you will get an idiea of how tall he really is
Jenna said on 9/Jul/07
I noticed someone was judging Jerry's height compared to the height of the doorway to his apartment on the show. That doorway was lower than an average doorway in order to make Kramer look even funnier when he storms into the apartment. So it will not be an accurate thing to measure against.
dmeyer said on 27/Jun/07
i have a friend who is 6'3 and he makes me look short considering that richard is the same so 5'11 for jerry but frank2 saw hin at 5'10 so could be 5'10.5
Anonymous said on 26/Jun/07
Something I noticed while watching season 8: there are alot of scenes where Kramer is barefoot or in flip flops on the show. I used to watch it and wonder why sometimes Michael Richards looks 4-5 inches taller than Jerry and other times 2.5-3. There were a few scenes where he put his feet up on the couch or whatever and was in flip flops or barefeet.
Random Person said on 7/Jun/07
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Next to 5'10 (maybe less) Chris Rock, he really doesn't look that much taller. I see a half inch, maybe pushing an inch.

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Doesn't really prove a whole lot, I just found it fascinating. Jerry looks a giant in this picture next to his wife. She must be tiny. Though Seinfeld's shoes look a bit suspcious.

Really hard to say for this guy, he can look 5'10.5 to 6 foot. He must wear lifts at times. I'll still go for 5'11 I suppose.
Aaron said on 12/May/07
good pic G-unit! Raises some interesting questions about those actors' heights. I'd say Mike Myers is wearing pretty normal footwear, as he does the 5'7" or so that he's listed at. Looks like Seinfeld is getting some help out of his footwear, and I find it weird that Rock looks as tall as timberlake when there should be an inch and half difference between the two in timberlake's favor. I'd say Rock is possibly 5'10.5" and wearing some big shoes, and Timberlake might be more 5'11" and possibly not standing as tall as he can in this photo.
G-unit said on 8/May/07
Now I am totally confused, please explain this picture anyone: Click Here
According to this site: mike myers 5'7, justin timberlake 5'11.5, chris rock 5'10, jerry seinfeld 5'11.
Which guys are the liftwearers?
D. Ray Morton said on 9/Apr/07
I don't think he's quite 5'11". He was the exact same height as J.K. Simmons (5'10" max) in that SNL "Oz" skit from the late 90s.
Jake said on 5/Mar/07
I believe he's 5'11", he was an inch taller than Bryan Cranston.
dmeyer said on 4/Feb/07
jerry looks like 5'10.5 on the show sometimes looks almost 5 inches shorter than kramer i would say he is close enaugh 5'11 like 179 180 range
Anonymous said on 3/Feb/07
Seinfeld called himself tall in an episode once. "You're tall, she's tall, I'm tall, what's the difference who's tall, we're all tall!" So he must be at least 5'11". That comment by the way might apply to people on here...what's the difference how tall everyone is?
...I remember that episode...that lady said she was 5"10 that is soo off...jerry looked to be atleast 3 inchese taller than her..then he saying hes 6"2?!? no way...kramer on the show is 6"2 to 6-3...and jerry looked about 5 inches shorter than him...sooo no way hes 5"11...they probably lied about her height just cause she played a model on the show..shes probably on 5"6-5"7 ish so jerry would be about 5"9
GPM said on 16/Jan/07
I saw Seinfeld on The Tonight Show, and he looked about an inch shorter than Leno. If Leno is 5'11", then that would make Seinfeld, 5'10". I also watch a lot of Seinfeld, and they always have tall actresses, wear flat shoes, to make Seinfeld look taller.
Frank said on 2/Jan/07
I still say Jerry is 5 ft 10 ....Im 5ft 11 1/2 and i took a picture with Keith Hernandez and me & Keith looked almost the same height and Keith was about 2 inches taller than Jerry....Keith was more than an inch taller than Jerry i know that for sure
Lmeister said on 26/Dec/06
Jerry looks 5'11'', but he is sucha twat that he could be wearing lifts even in socks. The only funny person in the show is Kramer.
Kevin said on 6/Dec/06
No way Jerry is 5'11", look at his T-Rex arms
Stindra said on 19/Nov/06
So that means that Jerry Seinfeld, he's 8 inches taller than Julia "Elaine" Louis Dreyfus... Well that's interesting... or.. probably not, by the way GREAT page, I have found all the celebrite heights that I've loooked for here, so keep going!
Frank said on 19/Oct/06
Ok Danimal 5ft 10.5 :o)
Danimal said on 19/Oct/06
Frank, I have the episode and I can clearly see in the lockeroom when they're talking that we have an inch diff. max between the two of them. If anything, Jerry, is 5'10.5" at the very least. Lets meet half way Frank.
Frank said on 19/Oct/06
I still day Jerry is 5ft 10 ...Sorry Danimal he was more than an inch shorter than Keith Hernandez and i was told he was an inch shorter than Jay Leno who is 5ft 11
Danimal said on 4/Oct/06
Then why ANONYMOUS has he been referred to as 5'11" on the show?
Anonymous said on 4/Oct/06
as a friend of jason alexander I can confirm that jerry seinfeld is 6 ft on the nose.
Danimal said on 3/Oct/06
Keith didn't have at least 2" on Jerry. 1" tops.
dmeyer said on 11/Sep/06
5'11 seems right i dont think he is more or less
Glenn said on 11/Sep/06
The difference is celebs can disguise theyre height and short men arnt accepted in society and Hollywood.
Anon said on 11/Sep/06
Seinfeld called himself tall in an episode once. "You're tall, she's tall, I'm tall, what's the difference who's tall, we're all tall!" So he must be at least 5'11". That comment by the way might apply to people on here...what's the difference how tall everyone is?
Glenn said on 10/Sep/06
Interesting Frank.Jerry looked 6ft and 5-11 to me,different his mom said,he wears lifts.
Frank said on 9/Sep/06
Glemm i would have to say 5ft10 because Keith Hernandez is 6ft tall i met him
and he had atleast 2 inches on Jerry
Glenn said on 6/Sep/06
Could you tell your Son to pose with fans please? he never is sweet.posing with fans for photos shouldnt hurt.are you really his mother? he appeared 5-11 to me.
bill said on 6/Sep/06
i would have thought jerry was pretty tall. he doesn't look too bad next to kramer in the shows, and kramer's pretty tall
Mrs Seinfeld said on 5/Sep/06
Trust me, this guy is not an exceedingly tall man and I consider anything over 5ft10 tall. He is approximately 5f10, 178cm, no shorter or taller. He does wear elevator shoes at times, other times there is simply no need, but barefoot he stands 178cm. How do I know this, I am his beloved mother!
Danimal said on 25/Aug/06
How can he be at least 6'0" when he has been listed as 5'11" for ages (even on his own show)? Keith Hernandez who is listed at 6'0" was slightly taller than Jerry on the show, putting Jerry at 5'11".
MJ said on 24/Aug/06
wow said on 7/Aug/06
Wow, are people really that crazy about Seinfeld? I stood next to JS many times in the elevator at an old ad job and I'll tell you one thing, JS looks shorter by himself because he's got a big head and small shoulders but when he stood next to me, he was about 5-10/11. The head adds like 2 inches though so he looks odd.
dmeyer said on 31/Jul/06
kramer is a good 4 inches on jerry so jerry is about 180 exept if kramer is over 6 feet 3
Frank said on 17/Jul/06
I met Keith Hernandez and he is 6ft tall and i would say Jerry is 5ft 10
because Keith did look more than an inch taller than Jerry
dmeyer said on 2/Jul/06
in getty images he looks more than 1 inch smaller than keith maybe bad posture but i would like to see pics were he looks 181 you seem pretty sure rob
dmeyer said on 29/Jun/06
if jerry is 6'2" then richards is 6'7" it dosnt make sens
anonymous said on 28/Jun/06
oh man, jerry is about 6'2. seinfeld lives on the upper west side- i do too. i've seen this guy periodically for like 18 years now and he's four inches taller than me on any day. i'm 5'10.5. you should really up this guy's listing.
Anonymous said on 7/May/06
My Predictions for all the Seinfeld stars are as follows:

Jerry: 5'10 .5

Kramer: 6'3

George: 5'4

Elaine: 5'4
Azarea said on 5/May/06
clearly much taller than jennifer coolidge in "the masseuse" episode of seinfeld.Immediately afterwards she walks away clearly showing big-heeled shoes, which means he is really above average,I'd say 180 is very much corect.Also, the guy recieved 225000000 dollers from seinfeld rights, and has the guinness recorde for most money refused when he wouldnt do a 10th season, so he really doesnt need to be "liked" or even appreciative of the people making him this rich, ie: the fans.
Jake said on 29/Mar/06
I don't think Jerry ever said he was 5'9.5" or 5'10". He did refer to himself as "tall" one time. And C, the only time where Jerry looked 6'1" was when he stood next to Brad Garrett, and I'm guessing that he was standing on a little something. He is 5'11".
Jonny said on 28/Mar/06
In an episode of Seinfeld Jerry says he is 5'10", I would believe 5'11" but he definitely said 5'10", doubt he would round down!
sf said on 24/Mar/06
Cause someone walks past you and doesn't want to take photos or sign autographs doesn't make them a prick. I think autographs are ridiculous and if I ever was famous(good luck!) I wouldn't sign them either cause I'd be embarrased to - all they are is a name on a piece of paper, worthless. Glenn, not trying to put down what you do; but, to me, I can't see why anyone wants an autograph or would pay for one. So what - it's just somebody's signature? Also - I don't like to be bothered, and I'm not famous. If I was famous I'm sure I'd get tired of people always wanting a piece of me, wanting photos with me, etc. I'd just want people to leave me alone, usually.
Leung said on 23/Mar/06
5'11" sounds right, no surprises regarding his height. One thing that has surprised me was the amount of weight he seems to have put on since the TV show ended, probably because he has happily settled into married life.
x said on 22/Mar/06
Jerry in the height episode; I am five nine and a half. I believe this is the same one where he is obsessed about his waist size and changes it from a 31 to a 30.
dmeyer said on 18/Mar/06
i agree with you rob 181 is possible but more likely 180
Frank said on 18/Mar/06
I believe Jerry is 5 ft 10 for 2 reasons #1. He was an inch shorter than the 5ft 11 Jay Leno #2. He looked 2 inches shorter than the 6ft Keith Hernandez
Kramer at best is 6ft 3 he was a couple of inches shorter than the 6ft 5 Ex New York Yankee Paul O'Neil so to Say Kramer is 6ft 5 to 6ft 6 is crazy
I met & Took a picture with Ex Met Keith Hernandez and he was slightly Taller than me and im 5ft 11 1/2 and im taller than Jerry
dmeyer said on 17/Mar/06
after watching getty images i think 180 seems right

[Editor Rob: I would agree, 180 pushing 181cm, just leave him 180...]
Glenn said on 11/Mar/06
cause its virtually impossible to get him to stop for pics or autos.
rwfender said on 11/Mar/06
why is he a prick? just curious cuz he seems like a nice guy on tv
Glenn said on 10/Mar/06
He is 5-11.walked past me enough.prick he is.
rwfender said on 27/Feb/06
no way, i think kramer is 6'2-6'2.5 and jerry is 5'11ish. i never got the impression that jerry was 6ft plus guy but he always seemed a little above average to me. i just can't see 6'1 but i would believe just under 6ft
Anonymous said on 26/Feb/06
personally i think he's a solid 6 footer, maybe even 6'0½" or 6'1"... i honestly think they downplayed his height in the show to make him look more average because jason alexander and julia dreyfus always wore dress shoes with heels that probably gave them several inches, and jerry almost always wore sneakers, and yet he still towered over them. and michael richards usually wore dress shoes which give you about an inch, and you could tell that there was a 3-4 inch differnce max between him and jerry. he's listed as 6'3" but i think he's closer to 6'4" because even on seinfeld with his height downplayed, you can tell he's a really tall guy, maybe even 6'4½"... so i think 6'-6'1" is fair assumption for seinfeld.
dmeyer said on 15/Feb/06
when you see him besides michael 6'3" richards in a equal angle jerry looks 181 since 5'11 is very close to 181 he just says 5'11 but he might be only 5'11 but he is in the 180 181 range
Greg said on 18/Jan/06
Not sure how anyone can really judge how tall Jerry and Kramer are w/all that big hair those guys have. Also, I think most heights are exagerated anyways. I met a basketball player who was supposed to be 6'5", and I was nearly looking him in the eyes... and I'm only 6'1".
dmeyer said on 14/Dec/05
after watching seinfeld there is about 4" diference with kramer so he is a solid 5'11
Kal said on 4/Dec/05
Yep I got to say this one looks right -- he actually looks closer to 6". It's wierd coz you tend to expect him to be so short. He's so frail and weedy but not skinny - he has a very oddly shaped body with strange Martian limb proportions (a big head, large upper body but short legs, medium sized arms) that he gets billed as shorter than he really is.

When viewing footage of him from media releases that show him walking in trainers and watching episodes of Seinfeld with a tall M.Richards nearby, you can see he's roughly under six foot (not quite reaching I suspect). George appears pretty close to his chin and if your 5"5 quote for him is correct, then we're looking at a suprisingly tall Seinfeld with a big head.
dmeyer said on 4/Dec/05
you right rob is around slightly above 5'11 because he doesnt look a full 4" shorter than richards more like 3.5 si he is minimum 181 i would have never imagined jerry was that tall because for me tall is between 5'11 and 6'2
TheMasterOfReality said on 1/Dec/05
I think Jerry Seinfeld is 6'0". I'm 5'10" and just looking at him on screen, I can tell he's a pretty tall guy. I'd pin him at exactly 6'0". There's no way he's only 5'9".
Gramps said on 19/Nov/05
I agree, Viper. But he does seem to choose footwear sometimes with fairly tall heels.
Viper652 said on 18/Nov/05
Jay doesnt wear lifts,I dont think.
LMAO said on 18/Nov/05
jay is about 6-1 with lifts so jerry is about 6 feet with regular shoes. that makes him the 5-11 he is.
MD said on 18/Nov/05
He was just on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno tonight, and he was AT LEAST a full inch shorter than Jay when standing next to him. That leaves him somewhere between 5'9" and 5'10" and possible shorter if you believe Jay is only 5'9".
Horatio said on 13/Nov/05
Seinfeld strikes me as someone who is solidly average height, or perhaps a bit above average. 5'10-5'11, but definitely under 6'. Towers over George, but dwarfed by Kramer.
Height Tracker said on 10/Nov/05
Wow Anonymous! You're so smart. You're basing your "evidence" on something you read in People Magazine. You've never even met Seinfeld, but you "know" he is 6'2" because of an article you read that probably wasn't even true. Don't you think that they make stories up in People Magazine, and not everything is totally factual?
Anonymous said on 9/Nov/05
hey, idiots read the issue of people that I talked about. none of you are real Seinfeld fans, how disappointing. Jerry would be disgusted in all of you.
Read the magazine, he even tells the truth, then when you faggots now something then talk to me. retards
Gramps said on 2/Nov/05
Hey Anonymous: You've GOTTA be joking! Everybody on the planet knows Kramer is 6'3" and Seinfeld is close to 6'0". Nice try, though!
Viper652 said on 1/Nov/05
Jerrys height is 5-10.5
Height Tracker said on 1/Nov/05
Anonymous, what the hell are you talking about? There is no way that Seinfeld is anywhere near 6'2". He looks a solid 5'10" or 5'11" on the show, and that's what he is.
Anonymous said on 31/Oct/05
Seifeld is actually 6'2. I know this for a fact. Its in the july issue of people mag. kramer is 6'6. Jerry said he did not want people to know he was that tall because he thought the show would fail. He wanted people to believe he was just an average guy. And he truly fooled everyone.
Anonymous said on 29/Oct/05
In an episode, Michael Richards is standing beside a height chart, and his eyelevel is just slightly below 6 ft, (with shoes on, and about 5' 11" without). The top of Jerry´s head seems to hit Michael Richards eyelevel, and therefore I would agree on Jerry being 5' 11" (or even more)...
Anonymous said on 11/Oct/05
"Are you telling me that jerry is 3 inches taller than the average man???"

Huh? The average man is close to 5'10"
DP said on 8/Oct/05
I don't know if he's 5'11" or 5'11.5" but Jerry doesn't seem like he's playing any games with his height. We all seem to be in agreement this is approximately his height.
Mcfan said on 15/Sep/05
I don't think Jerry is over 5'11, but I think Chris Rock is 5'10
Mr. Awesome said on 24/Aug/05
Rob, I think this height for Seinfeld is very accurate. I've always believed that he's 5'11'', or even a bit more. As has been reiterated so many times before in various comments, he looks this height in relation to his co-stars, and is consistently described as 5’11’’ on the show. In the episodes with Keith Hernandez, (who is commonly listed at 6'0'' even), Jerry was, AT MOST, an inch shorter than Hernandez. Compared to Michael Richards and Wayne Knight, 6’0’’ looks completely correct for Hernandez. Nothing in Height Police’s comment made anything remotely close to a fragment of sense. They stated at one point that Seinfeld tries to make him look “average”, and in the same comment that Seinfeld tries to make himself look “tall”. That’s just ridiculous and should be ignored cause it’s contradicting information Everything checks out, Rob; sightings are quite consistent stating he’s at least 5’11’’, he’s referred to as 5’11’’ in the show, and comparisons with other people on the show. Leave this one, dude, you’re absolutely correct.
CelebHeights Editor said on 24/Aug/05
From Seinfeld newsgroup. Someone at 5ft 9' claimed he was taller than Jerry, but somebody responded: "I have met Jerry now about 3 or 4 times. I have two different picutures of my wife and I with him and he is definitely not shorter than I am and I am definitely 5'11" tall. I.e., he is approximately 6' tall. F.y.i., based on them standing next to me, I would guess the rest of the cast to be the following heights (approximately): Michael Richards--6'4"
Jason Alexander--5'4" Julia LD--5'4" (basically the same height as JA, give or take a 1/2") Jerry Stiller--5'3""
Anonymous said on 22/Aug/05
when you see him close to 191 cm richards 181 cm is very possible even 182 cm maybe
CelebHeights Editor said on 21/Aug/05
From gossip newsgroup: "Jerry Seinfeld is genuinely tall -- I almost bumped into him in the Rockefeller Center concourse a few years ago...I think he's taller even than he looks on TV, which isn't true of most"
dmeyer said on 21/Jul/05
i am watching seinfeld all the time kramer is no less than 6'3'' and there is no more than 3.5-4 inches diferance between them so seinfeld gotta be a solid 5'11
Robert L said on 21/Jun/05
Well avg height is 5'9(which I am)although I would say seinfeld is about that because everyone knows alexander is not 5'5,and Julia dreyfus while very sexy is not a tall woman,I would say seinfeld is shorter than he says.
Height Police said on 9/Jun/05
Seinfeld is 5-9. He had complete control over the show and tried to make himself the normal average man compared to the extremes of George and Kraemer.

Everything in the apartment is carefully calculated to make him look tall. Ever notice the shorter refrigerator?

Also, Seinfeld is extremely skinny. Toothpick skinny, which gives the illusion of tallness.
Anonymous said on 11/May/05
Jerry is about 5'10". Ive met him. Very average height.
Mr. R said on 29/Apr/05
Oh come on Smoke, you and I have agreed a lot more than we have disagreed. I believe that Jerry is between 5-10 and 5-11, and we can chalk this one up to you and I getting it right!
Smoke said on 29/Apr/05
Mr. R, I'm the first to agree with you when you're right (which doesn't seem to be very often)! :) But I think you got this one right, it's always better to compare the heights of people who are closer in heights (Reinhold and Seinfeld) and not father (Seinfeld and Richards). I agree with your 5'10"-ish estimate, but we can only know for sure if we were to meet Jerry for ourselves, I also think Ricardo is onto something because, if you judge by the doorway, Jerry really does look a 5'9"er when he walks through it! He is definately atleast marginally shorter than 5'11", by now he is 179 cm at most.
Mr. R said on 28/Apr/05
If you remember Smoke, I raised a challenge to this height. I don't think that he is quite 5-11, but no shorter than 5-10, probably somewhere in between. I base this on my run in with Jason Alexander, who was much shorter than I realized, and knowing that I'm 5-11.5, and I towered over him, much more than it seemed Jerry did on-screen
Smoke said on 27/Apr/05
I caught an episode with (close talker) Judge Reinhold and Jerry, I've never run into Jerry before, but I have met Judge, and he was a solid 6 footer (about 184 cm), Jerry did look about 2 inches, not one inch shorter. Granted footwear could have been a factor in this, but if you compare eye levels, Seinfeld didn't quite look 5'11". I've said in the past that Jerry has always seemed relatively tall ("I'm tall, you're tall, we're all tall!"), but to paraphrase our editor, hold your horses Jerry, you're not that tall! I think 5'10"-5'11" is definately his range. It'd be cool if we could get a screenshot of Mr. Closer Talker and Jerry together.
Ric said on 26/Apr/05
HAHAHA. You guys have Jason Alexander at 5'3. That's just mean. HAHAHA. And Jerry Seinfeld IS 5'11, however, in a particular episode he did have the black and white no-brand shoes that gives him about 2 inches, my friend pointed it out because he has the same ones. That's why sometimes he looks closer to "Kramer" (Micheal Richards)'s height. But when he's not wearing those, he really is 5'11.
Ricardo said on 31/Mar/05
Maybe he is 5'11" but he doesn't look it on screen to me.
Smoke said on 28/Mar/05
Ricardo depending on what part of the world you are from the average man can be anything from 5'6"-6'0". I do think that Jerry is ever so slightly above average height for an American man, which is 177 cm or almost 5'10". He isn't a tall guy, 5'11" is not tall by any stretch, but he isn't short. HE DOES LOOK RELATIVELY TALL, and he is not that thin. I agree with our editor that he truely does look a solid 5'11". In Seinfeld there are no signs of him wearing lifts and he does look quite a bit taller than George (5'4.5"). Michael Richards wasn't anything less than 190 cm during his time on Seinfeld and Jerry did look about 10 cms shorter. I stand by the fact that Jerry is indeed 5'11" and not 5'9". He definately can't pass for anything more than 5'11" though.
Ricardo said on 28/Mar/05
Lol, this reminds me of what happens with my friend who is about 5'9" and has 5'11" on his id card and everyone beleives him. it's because he is skinny and has a lot of hair,and was measured with footwear on. i'm about the same height but muscular and don't have a lot of hair, so when i tell anyone i'm 5'8" they insist i'm 5'6" until they see me and my friend standing together. Having a lot of hair and being skinny can make you look 2-3 inches taller from a glance and on television. I'm not totally sure about Jerry's height he just doesn't look 5'11", 5'11 looks tall. Are you telling me that jerry is 3 inches taller than the average man???
Smoke said on 27/Mar/05
I have to agree, Jerry does look dead on 4 inches shorter than Michael Richards in Seinfeld, so unless Richards is less than 6'3", Jerry has to be around 5'11". I'm not sure as to Jerry's footwear though, but judging by his appearnce next to Kramer he does look it. I think that the 5'3" you guys have Jason Alexander at is a little bit stingy! Now I know the guy is rude in person, but I agree with our Editor's listing of 5'4.5", he's not quite 5'5" but he definately isn't 5'3" either. It's easy to downgrade/upgrade people because of short/long legs, Alexander and Kevin James are classics because they appear shorter due to this and someone like Venus Williams is a classic example of looking taller due to longer legs. Jerry certainly looks atleast 6 inches taller than Alexander and 4 inches shorter than Richards, Louise-Dreyfus is tough to pindown because she's always wearing footwear that support's her height.
Chris said on 26/Mar/05
Jerry Seinfeld is 5ft 11 for sure. Standing next to 6ft 3 Michael Richards (Kramer), it looks correct. When Kramer is looking for his friend in one episode he describes Jerry as 5ft 11.
Ricardo said on 26/Mar/05
I agree with you both. the height of a typical doorway is about 6'7" (btw Rob, this is a good way to measure celebrities also.)If Jerry is 5'11" when he had his shoes on he would stand at about 6'0 1/2", therefore he would be about 6 and a 1/2" inches shorter than the top of the doorway. Does he look 6 1/2" inches shorter than the doorway in seinfeld?, no. Also beside his extremely short co-stars who are about 5'1" and 5'3", if he was 5'11" he would tower over them. Instead he just looks average and they just look short. My guess is that he is about 5'9 or a little over and is 5'11" with his shoes on and all that hair on his head... never liked him, always thought he was the last funny one on the show...
Mr. R said on 18/Mar/05
I agree. As I said elsewhere, Jason was between 5'3-4", and Jerry does not seem 7 inches taller. This should be investigated further.
seinfeld viewer said on 18/Mar/05
Seinfeld is more 5'9". If he were really 5'11", he would have had more height on his diminutive co-stars (Julia and Jason; 5'1" and 5'3" respectively).

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