How tall was Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer's Height

5ft 8 (172.7 cm)

British Musician ans Singer best remembered for being a part of iconic band The Clash. On his driving license he had down 5ft 8 as his height.

How tall is Joe Strummer
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Average Guess (1 Votes)
5ft 8in (172.7cm)
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Feb/17
I thought Joe was average range like 5ft9-5ft11 while Paul Simonon and Jones were well over 6ft!
johemoth the dog said on 13/Mar/16
Think 5'7 range, probably 5'7.5.
Sam said on 8/Apr/14
In a book about The Clash, Mick Jones is listed as six feet tall, as is Paul Simonon, I believe. Only Topper Headon was shorter than Joe among the main Clash line-up.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Mar/14
Rob how tall do you think fellow Clash member, Mick Jones is?

He towered over Joe. I would guess anywhere from 6ft-6ft3
Sam said on 29/Jul/13
I saw an article a long time ago, no idea where, that claimed Joe was 5'6", but 5'8" is definitely a better guess.
Mike said on 1/Jan/12
5'8 is accurate yes. I met him in 2001, I'm 5'8 and seemed around the same/slightly shorter than me on the photos we took. Mick Jones was quite a bit taller than me. Legends!
Greg.S. said on 30/Sep/11
Whatever his height, he cast a long shadow.
Anthony said on 5/Nov/06
That sounds like an awesome show. Wish I was there.
Brad said on 2/Nov/06
When the Clash hit the deck at Shea Stadium opening for The Who in '82 I knew I was seeing a show I'd be talking about for decades.
Anthony said on 30/Oct/06
5'10. Complete genius in every sense of the word.
Glenn said on 15/Aug/06
sf said on 15/Aug/06
Funny thing is, I saw a site that had Strummer listed at 5'5". I never thought he was that short but never really knew how tall he was.
Brad said on 15/Aug/06
5' 10" from what I remember in '82, but he had on those "Combat" boots. He was far more talented than people gave him credit for.
Glenn said on 17/May/06
I know rare cases,for example,A friend tells me he is 5-7,when he is 5-9.I sleep all day.this is shortly after waking.6pm?
UNK said on 16/May/06
I don't think he would wear lifts... but why would he put 5'8" on his license? that's what i was commenting on.

And I thought you said you were 5'8" in the morning, making you barely 5'8" through out the day, right?
Glenn said on 16/May/06
Strummer was close to 5-10.and I am 5-8.bad photo to judge.I witnessed this man many times.5-9 minimum.why would he wear lifts? his knees are it UNK?
UNK said on 16/May/06
Glenn is barely 5'8" and is looking taller than Joe in that pic. Joe's license has him at 5'8". Why are you giving him the extra half inch?

[Editor Rob: he isn't standing properly and glenn thought he looked taller...]
Glenn said on 16/May/06
Strange.he appeared closer to 5-10 to me.
Potshot said on 15/May/06
Don't know if this changes anything but according to Joe's California State Driver's license he is 5'8".

Here's the link:
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[Editor Rob: nice find man]

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