John Waters Height
6ft 0 (182.9 cm)
Peak height was 6ft 1 (185.4 cm)
American FilmMaker best known for directing Cry Baby and Hairspray. In an interview on GeraldPeary.com, he said "I was 6'1" and weighed 130 pounds. It was kind of hard to think I should go on a diet"
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Average Guess (3 Votes)
Peak: 6ft 0.33in (183.7cm)
Current: 5ft 11.33in (181.2cm)
said on 13/Nov/17
Okay, movie directors on Celebrity Heights, which I have always considered a little odd, since they don't derive their status from their physical bodies. But John Waters? This man is not David Lean or Stanley Kubrick. I have seen a John Waters movie, but I'm glad my Mom never found out.
Editor Rob: well, directors are famous to an extent, some more-so than others.
Although Waters isn't really that well known I suppose, not many are going to be searching for his height...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 15/Oct/16
He's rail thin so might have looked taller. Certainly at least 6ft1
said on 6/Sep/16
186cm peak Rob?
Editor Rob: harder to tell if he really was a big 6ft 1 guy or a weaker one. He certainly could give a tall impression.
Viper said on 7/Sep/13
What did Mr R see him as
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Jun/13
Rob, could he have been closer to 6"2" when he was younger?
SFGuest said on 5/Jan/13
Just passed him on the street recently. I'm somewhere between 6'1" and 6'2", and he seemed just about level with me, so I think 6'1" might still be accurate for him.
Anonymous said on 10/Dec/10
same hieght as jimmy kimmel..
Theo said on 30/Nov/08
I have met him. Amazing guy. He looks tall because he is so skinny, however I think he is closer to 5'10 than 6'1 and should be downgraded. I would say 5'11 max.
Hugh said on 23/Nov/08
5ft10! I think between 6ft1 and 6ft2 is more likely.
Mr. R said on 12/Aug/08
Who is John Waters fooling? He is at best 5-10. He walked past me on Oscar night.
Jay Allen said on 30/Dec/06
As a younger man--20 years ago--John told me his height was 6'1".
RICHARD said on 5/Nov/06
JOHN WATERS IS MY FAVORITE DIRECTOR AND MY ROLE MODEL. I WOULD CONCLUDE HE'S ABOUT 6'1'' OR 6'2'' BECAUSE HE APPEARS TO BE A TALL GUY. HE'S NOT UNDER 6' NOR OVER 6'2''.
waters fan said on 10/Jul/06
I met John Waters at a book signing in Boston about three years ago. I am 6'3 and I had to look down on him. I would say he is about 5'10-5'11
Mr. R said on 30/Aug/05
You have got to be kidding me!. He walked past me after the Oscars a few years ago. I was on the sidewalk, and Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt were getting into their limo in front of me. I felt someone brush past on my left and it was John Waters. I say he goes about 5-10.
[Editor Rob: it could be worse, he's 6ft 2 on the imdb! It is possible in his 20's he was 6ft 1 with shoes and that's why he's saying that...and maybe lost some height]