How tall was John Tenta

John Tenta's Height

6ft 5 ¾ (197.5 cm)

Canadian wrestler, who was well known as Earthquake. He once claimed "I am 6'7".

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Average Guess (57 Votes)
6ft 5.75in (197.5cm)
Mun Kiat said on 10/Apr/19
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Adam Bomb and Earthquake
Phenom89 said on 27/Jan/19
@ Sotiris Gravas

Wow...Hogan was not 6'6 as i always thought but 6'4 range.
6'9range for André.
tree said on 27/Jan/19
Ottoman was 6ft5 Click Here
Canson said on 21/Jan/19
@Henry; no guarantee that was not a morning measurement. That said it could’ve been rounded to 6’6 even. 6’5.75 looks ok but he could just be 6’5.5 possibly or up to 197.5
Henry said on 20/Jan/19
Rob, he was measured 6'6" barefoot here and 198 cm in Sumo barefoot. I think it's time for a height upgrade to either 6'6" or 6'5.953".
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RP said on 13/Jan/19
Good pics Sotiris,
1990 Hulk Hogan & Giant Baba height difference looks almost identical to 1995-1996 Hulk Hogan & Dennis Rodman.
Someone should do a mash-up height comparison of those 4 guys!
1990 Hulk Hogan
1996 Hulk Hogan
1990 Giant Baba
1996 Dennis Rodman
184guy2 said on 6/Nov/18
@Rob
Considering John Tenta near still near 6'6 in 1996 , How tall do you think Ron Reis Looks with him ?
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Editor Rob
He could look over 7ft at times.
Canson said on 4/Nov/18
@Christian: agreed
Manpreet Singh Virk said on 21/Oct/18
Tenta is 6'4 before his death.
tree said on 13/Oct/18
Tenta was 197,Bossman 193 Click Here
Bossman with the rock and mean gene looked 6ft4
Mayfield said on 6/Oct/18
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Compare Bossman to Crush, who Rob has listed at 6'5. Crush edges him out but a bit. Bossman was a legit 6'4
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 6/Sep/18
The listings for Tenta and Hogan should be switched. Tenta was taller than Hogan.
184guy2 said on 4/Sep/18
John Tenta 6'4 HAHAHA , now that's funny
The guy looked easy 6'6 with Hogan , Andre , Big Show , Giant Silva , Kurrgan and many others
Please stop trolling every wrestler page

BTW , The Big Boss Man had to be about 6'4 , he was visible taller than Strong 6'3er Ted Dibiase
Sotiris Gravas said on 3/Sep/18
Fred Ottman was and is still 6'3". Tenta had 1" on him, so was really around 6'4": Click Here , Click Here , Click Here

Sometimes, thanks to footwear, they looked the same height... Click Here
or Ottman (aka Tugboat/Typhoon) looked taller... Click Here

Here's 6'2" Sting w/ Earthquake... Click Here

Compare 6'4.75 Charles Barkley w/ Earthquake... Click Here

Here's 6'4" Tenta w/ 6'6" Giant Baba... Click Here
And YES, Baba (aka Shohei Baba) was only 6'6"... Click Here

Time for a BIG downgrade, Rob.

Here's Baba w/ Vince... Click Here
W/ Hogan... Click Here
W/ Andre... Click Here
Canson said on 27/Apr/18
6’5.5 at a low
straightahead said on 25/Apr/18
Bossman 6'3 1/2?! 6'4?!?! LOL! He was 6'2 range, 6'2 1/2 tops because he was shorter than the 6'3 Ottman
Logan said on 4/Feb/18
Please add Kamala and Fred Ottman, I wonder how tall they are
Logan said on 27/Jan/18
Rob please add Fred Ottman.
Mayfield said on 23/Jan/18
Boss Man is at least 6'4, he had a good inch on Ted DiBiase, plus someone posted a video somewhere with him and the Rock and he had the edge. He definitely inched past 6'3 guys
RP said on 21/Jan/18
Big Boss Man's true barefoot height was 6'3.5" tops! Not 6'5"!
Logan said on 9/Jan/18
He was either 6-5 or 6-6. Hard to tell because when he is with typhoon it's like a two inch difference so 6-5 but he looks a little taller than Bossman who is 6-5
So 6-5 or 6-6.
Mighty_- said on 19/Sep/17
He was either 197 or 198cm which is the general consensus.

No way under that , I remember an old match with Yokozuna where they were sizing up, and he stood tall for once.
Towered over Yoko
AJ said on 6/Aug/17
Rob how tall is Fred ottman Aka Typhoon,TugBoat and Shockmaster? He is the guy who teamed up with John Tenta aka Earthquake.
even said on 7/Jul/17
at least 6 5
straightahead said on 26/Mar/17
@HeightcrazyRed6ft said on 31/Jan/17
So your opinion is: having a full erection makes you taller? 😳 :)
Back to topic, I don´t think Tenta was a full 6ft6in evening, just edging Hogan, Adam Bomb, Crush
Shorter than Haystacks, Studd, Sid, Taker.
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I highly doubt Tenta would had edge out Crush, both men was probably 6'5 and same goes for Haystacks... he looked 6'5 tops
ost17 said on 8/Mar/17
tbf , a near 6-6 guy and an inch pair of boots could easily claim 6-7 out and about
@HeightcrazyRed6ft said on 6/Feb/17
Aza said on 1/Feb/17
@HeightCrazyRed6ft
apologies


Naah no apologize Aza, purpose or mistake - it was a very very funny thing to read :)
Aza said on 1/Feb/17
@HeightCrazyRed6ft
apologies , on reflection can see how my comment could have been misconstrued so just to clarify he is 6'6 evening height.. meant to say he is almost 6'7 first thing in the morning standing at his most erectest.
@HeightcrazyRed6ft said on 31/Jan/17
Aza said on 31/Jan/17
Nothing strange at all. We are all different. It's called diversity of opinion.

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So your opinion is: having a full erection makes you taller? 😳 :)


Back to topic, I don´t think Tenta was a full 6ft6in evening, just edging Hogan, Adam Bomb, Crush
Shorter than Haystacks, Studd, Sid, Taker.

his sumo 1,98m could´ve been a morning measurement like Akebonos 2,04cm...

1,97m is as good as it gets for him.
Aza said on 31/Jan/17
Nothing strange at all. We are all different. It's called diversity of opinion.
The Ben said on 31/Jan/17
Rob has this one spot on.
Aza said on 30/Jan/17
@heightcrazyred6ft
Apologies if you feel the word erection has non veg connetatiins.....was merely referring to the fact that when he stands at his tallest ... what were u thinking?
@HeightcrazyRed6ft said on 30/Jan/17
Editor Rob: it's Aza's sense of humour 😳
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My Android shows a very different emotion-smiley than my PC
straightahead said on 29/Jan/17
I will go with the 6'5 sumo listings (yes he has been listed both 196 and 198 cm in sumo) since he had no way near 3 inches on the 6'3 Typhoon and no way near 3 1/2 inches on 6'2 1/2 Vader.
heightchecker34 said on 29/Jan/17
Interesting height you chose, I rarely see you going in to the 3/4 inch area. That tells me, you are pretty sure of his height and can pinpoint it pretty much to a tee. I always believed his claim of 6 ft 7, but after his matches with Hogan and Jake the Snake, he is pretty much in the solid 6 ft 5 range as well, if not a weak 6'6, so this height is actually perfect. Amazing wrestler for a big guy, and one of my favorites, loved his matches with Bam Bam Bigelow, he always made Bam Bam look small, who is in the legit 6'2 300 lb range , so 6'6 is always possible. RIP John Tenta!
Jim hopper said on 29/Jan/17
Proves Hogan was never over 6-6". Tenta was 1/2" taller.
Mayfield said on 28/Jan/17
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Check this out and download this, the WWF Super WrestleMania manual for Super Nintendo. You all think the mixing up of the heights of the Quake and Typhoon figures is bad, check this out. They have Undertaker at 6'6, Tyhpoon and Quake at 6'1 and 6'2 respectively, Road Warrior Hawk at 6'10.5, Jake Roberts at 6'3 and Randy Savage at 6'5
Mathew Robinson (190 cm) said on 27/Jan/17
Aza said on 27/Jan/17
Loved his intro into wwe when he ' volounteered' to sit on the Ultimate Warrior in the ring with Dino Bravo. Always thought he was a bit taller than Jogan then so 6'6 he is with full erection!

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Please keep this PG-13 LOL
day day said on 27/Jan/17
I do remember the 6'4 468lbs on the back of the hasbro card and typhoon was 6'6 384lbs on the back of his maybe they got the heights mixed up anyway he was usually given 6'7 when he wrestled hulk who was still being billed 6'8 anyway id say 6'6 is spot on he was with 2 giants in the oddities
@HeightcrazyRed6ft said on 27/Jan/17
Aza said on 27/Jan/17
Loved his intro..
...he is with full erection!

You know more than the usual visitor, you said the same about Vin Diesel... still strange :))
Editor Rob: it's Aza's sense of humour 😳
Aza said on 27/Jan/17
Loved his intro into wwe when he ' volounteered' to sit on the Ultimate Warrior in the ring with Dino Bravo. Always thought he was a bit taller than Jogan then so 6'6 he is with full erection!
69 Reversals said on 26/Jan/17
Always thought he was atleast 6'3. Pics have proved me wrong though. Good work.
RP said on 25/Jan/17
Tenta 6'5.75" peak
Hogan 6'5.5" to 6'5.75" peak
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 25/Jan/17
I think mainly he was billed anywhere from 6ft7-6ft9
dicksock said on 25/Jan/17
Well now Hogan has to be lowered because there is no way Hogan was taller than Tenta. Tenta was listed in sumo wrestling at 6.5.95" and he edged out a prime Hogan. I would bump Tenta up to 6'6" and lower Hogan to 6'5.5".
Strong 5ft9 said on 25/Jan/17
In the Wikipedia page. "Beginning the sport at age 22, he entered nearly seven years later than many non-college aspirants. The combination of his size—he already weighed 192 kg (423 lb) at a height of 6´5.75". Sounds about right.
@HeightcrazyRed6ft said on 25/Jan/17
Mayfield said on 25/Jan/17
Good add, thank you

Funny thing though, with Rampage talking about how he was billed at 6'9, I saw one of the old WWF action figures of him and in the back packaging with his profile card, he was listed 6'4! How rare is it the WWF/E underbilled heights like this?
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Yeah, collected the Hasbro figures during early nineties :)
I think someone just made a mistake and mixed Typhoon and Earthquake, because Typhoon was listed at 6ft6in...


I think 6ft5.75in fits him best, slightly taller than 6ft5.25-6ft5.5in Hogan, if Hogan had no camera or posture advantage
Mayfield said on 25/Jan/17
Good add, thank you

Funny thing though, with Rampage talking about how he was billed at 6'9, I saw one of the old WWF action figures of him and in the back packaging with his profile card, he was listed 6'4! How rare is it the WWF/E underbilled heights like this?
Editor Rob: now that's a collector's item. Hold onto it, one day it may be worth something!
Chaz said on 25/Jan/17
well we know he was measured at this in Sumo,so he's at least this at one point in the day.but we don't know the time of day,he was slightly taller than Hogan.
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 25/Jan/17
"John Tenta's Height was 6ft 5.5in (196.9 cm)"

He couldn't have been a full 6ft6 like Rampage and Anotheruser said. Hogan was 6ft5.75 peak (my opinion), and still edged Tenta out. Click Here
Strong 5ft9 said on 25/Jan/17
RIP 1963-2006
Anotheruser said on 24/Jan/17
Looked 6'6 With hogan
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/Jan/17
Nice add! I'd have guessed 6ft6...I think WWE billed him 6ft9!
James B said on 24/Jan/17
Yeah I'd say he looked this

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