How tall is Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes Height

5ft 9 (175.3 cm)

American Actress best known for appearing on tv show Dawson's Creek and films such as Batman Begins, Go, Pieces of April, Disturbing Behaviour, Teaching Mrs Tingle and First Daughter. In her own words when asked her height she replied: "No, I'm- I'm- I'm like 5'9". In a later online 1998 Press Tour chat, she was asked how tall she was and said "5'8".
[When people meet me] They always say, "Oh, you're big".

How tall is Katie Holmes
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[Christian Bale is] taller than me and very muscular. I'm not a petite little actress - I'm 5-foot-9 - so I made him sweat a little.
-- 2005
The first thing every casting director says is, 'How big are you?' Fortunately, the guys on [Dawson's Creek] are tall. So I'm larning to embrace my height.
-- May 1998

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Average Guess (49 Votes)
5ft 9.03in (175.3cm)
Intevel said on 28/Jan/18
Rob is she possibly taller than Taylor Swift? That’s what people are saying.
Editor Rob
I think she's a classic 5ft 9, who with good posture probably can look taller at times.
Dercos said on 15/Jan/18
175 cm
MAD SAM said on 15/Dec/17
176 cm she’s as taller than Taylor swift
Anonymous said on 6/Nov/17
Very good height and very bad legs ... sorry :)
elijah said on 20/Oct/17
Joshua said on 11/Oct/17
She is taller than Taylor Swift
Anonymous said on 11/Sep/17
I'd say a solid 5'8.
Tara said on 26/Aug/17
Katie and I are both born on the same year and have the same height(175) .Growing up as a fan of Dawson Creek I saw an article she said she was 173 and she was only 19 that time. Yes women still grows after childbirth I was 174 at 19 now Im 175
Johno said on 21/Aug/17
Slim 182 cm said on 27/Jul/17
Ah, more trolls. Her listing is good.
Charlie said on 3/Jun/17
A 5'4 female in 8 inch heels does not make her 5'9. There are photo's of her and Tom Cruise. She in her Monster heels looks 1 inch taller than 5'6 Tom.Think about it if she was 5'9 then her height with those monster heels would be 6'1 but she is 1 inch taller than Tom Cruie while in heels.She needs a serious downgrade and i would place her between the 5'3 to 5'4 mark.
KH said on 25/Apr/17
Katie is right around this mark so it makes the listing fine. Could be a little taller or shorter. You really can't tell about a half an inch or less in height difference between two people with the naked eye. Its really tough.
Jay said on 24/Apr/17
Katie is not shorter than 5'9. Why else would she be the same or even a bit taller looking than Taylor Swift? People need t stop trying to downgrade everybody, and using weird or staged pictures.
RisingForce said on 15/Apr/17
If she's 5'11" then Tom Cruise is near 5'10"(look up the barefoot photo of them) Katie is likely 5'8.5", right in between her claims. Maybe she's 5'9" flat, but no more.
HonestSlovene said on 26/Feb/17
In reality she is probably 5'8.5"-5'9" or so (reply to lower 2 comments).
JustaGirl said on 30/Jan/17
She is definitely closer to 5'11" or so. (Can't explain, but some people very close to me are close to her.) I could tell she was much taller than 5'8" or 5'9" based on how tall she looked within our group.
height lover said on 17/Jan/17
5'9 ?, seriously people, you can't be serious this woman is clearly shorter than tom cruise who's not over 5'6, this woman is about 5'5.7 or 5.5.5, she's just look a little bit taller than tom cruise on those high heels.
J.Lee said on 13/Nov/16
He Rent, Rob downgraded Taylor by a quarter inch. I'm thinking we should upgrade Katie by a quarter inch. Based on the photos, we don't have evidence that Taylor is taller than Katie. What do you think Rob?
Maura said on 13/Oct/16
Beautiful face, horrible posture, slumps all the time.
Rent said on 2/Oct/16
She looks obviously taller by an inch or close than Taylor Swift when they are next to next in the photos, and their heels look identical. I think an upgrade could be right for Katie, Rob, or a downgrade for Taylor.
The Architect said on 2/Oct/16
5'8.0" pretty lovely and tall
J.Lee said on 15/Sep/16
You know Rob, Katie Holmes has sometimes seemed insecure about her height. Why is it that some supermodels like to boost up their height an inch and a half, but then Katie Holmes will not round up, but round down? She said 5 ft 8 in an online chat. Some girls like to round down. In a Dawson's Creek episode, Katie Holmes (playing Joey Potter) said she felt too tall. I wonder if she really felt that way or if it was just part of the script.

We have seen Katie Holmes standing next to Taylor Swift and they look very similar in height. But Taylor Swift has claimed 5 ft 11 and Katie Holmes had claimed 5 ft 8. I wonder if that is just part of Katie's personality.
Editor Rob: on average you will find more inflation than deflation when stating height, but it sometimes gives an insight into the psyche of individuals.

I think the fact she came out with a subsequent 5ft 9 seems to be more accepting of that height. She certainly could be a solid enough 5ft 9.
Scott said on 8/Aug/16
I think it's funny how women say, "Women never lie about their height." That is total BS.
My sister is about 5' 9.5" and she claims 5' 11". I'm right around 5' 11.5", and she's a healthy two inches shorter than I am.
Anon87 said on 14/Jul/16
@ Jackie, it's because the baby is what was holding their height down a bit so they don't really stand up straight so get your facts right
Jackie said on 10/Jul/16
I think she is 175 cm. Its true women tend to grow after giving birth. I was 173 when i was 23 after 2 kids i became 175 barefoot, also happened with my mom.
bruh said on 6/Jul/16
In every picture of her and taylor swift, katie is taller and i believe taylor is a good 5' 9''' so i don't see how katie is less than 5'10''
Just said on 31/May/16
@ Anon, Katie is taller than Taylor Swift. I doubt Taylor is shorter than 5'8.
Anon said on 27/May/16
Looks barely over 5'8 to me
plus said on 29/Apr/16
5'8.5 of course... if she said 5'8 she is not taller that 5'8.5
Jay said on 22/Mar/16
She's taller than 5'9
Just said on 18/Mar/16
@ J. Lee I don't know if Katie has grown taller but next to Taylor and Jenna she does seem 5'9"5 to me.
Adolfus said on 14/Mar/16
5'8", possibly 5'9".
J.Lee said on 14/Feb/16
Allie, I believe that measuring in the morning at the doctors can create height inaccuracies. 2 reasons. One is you're taller in the morning and the other reason is that sometimes they measure you in your shoes. No wonder some people are off by 2 inches. But in Katie Holmes case if you look at pics of her with Charlize Theron and Taylor Swift, you'll start to question whether or not Katie Holmes is really only 5 ft 9. I think she is closer to 5 ft 10, more like 5 ft 9.5- 5 ft 9.75. She doesn't seem shorter at all than Charlize and Taylor. Sure, the postures are different, but if you really look at this pics, you'll see where I'm coming from.
Allie said on 12/Feb/16
I've never been preggers but I've never believed those taller after preganancy things. I believe either posture improved or that a woman's body may change in appearance (as in weight gain or feet or other parts getting bigger) but growing an inch after sounds kind of crazy. Perhaps carrying the baby around made them stand straighter? A woman I know said her posture improved a lot when she was pregnant carrying her baby. I know some others may have worse posture because of all that weight but I've Talked to some womem who actually tried improving their posture while pregnant.

Either that or they meaured in the morning or at a check up. I know my brother sometimes gets put down as 6'2 at the doctors even though we measured him at home at 6'4-5, with measuring tape and all. I've heard similar stories with other people. Possibly that?
Tunman said on 11/Jan/16
Women being taller aften giving birth?lol.I know a girl who was about 5'10 and today struggles to look even 5'9.25,her posture actually suggests a weak 5'9.Well she gained an easy 50-60 lbs during pregnancy, and this sudden weight gain probably created too much strain on her back resulting in height loss and poorer posture.Just remembering how slim and beautiful she looked and the aspect she gives now.It's just terrific,her face now always gives the impression of somebody lacking sleep,I mean really every time I see her,not to speak about legs,chest,arms...pregnancy has completely damaged her body.
As to gaining height?Maybe these women got measured in a hospital,likely in the morning?could be a good explanation.I'm not a doctor but in my opinion a normal pregnancy,without serious complications won't involve neither loss nor gain in height.A typical example is my cousin,always looks the same 171 mark after 2 children.
Dmeyer said on 30/Dec/15
In person was 5'9 she looked 174cm but had near 1,5cm less shoes , 5'8,75-9,25 is arguable
J.Lee said on 29/Dec/15
Rob doesn't being closer to the camera make you seem shorter? When I was measuring in a mirror with a girl, she said I only looked taller because I was standing back. She said when I stand closer to the mirror, the difference is smaller.
Editor Rob: you should be taller, unless the mirror is at a slight angle, or if you are being photographed, the camera is at least a bit lower than the top of the shorter person's head.

If the camera is higher, the person further away can appear a bit taller! Sometimes at red carpet events photos can be all over the place as many of the photographers are standing on a small step.
J.Lee said on 27/Dec/15
Rob are you certain Charlize Theron is taller then Katie? How much could she really be giving up with a loose posture? I just think you're not considering a taller height for Katie. I had to convince you for other girls. Look at this pic with Katie and Tyra banks Click Here Tyra looks to be an inch taller at the most but if u look at footwear u can clearly see that Tyra is wearing higher heels. And I already thought Tyra was taller than 5 ft 10. That pic also leads me to believe that Katie is 5 ft 10. She has another pic with Blake lively and lively is only a fraction taller but is wearing heels that give an extra inch or 2. Clearly Katie looks taller to me after pregnancy,
Editor Rob: in those photos with Tyra she is also a bit nearer the camera and has decent posture.
J.Lee said on 26/Dec/15
Rob, check this out. It looks to me like Katie Holmes did grow taller. I have some pics of her with Jenna Elfman where she was considerably shorter and now they look real close.

Here are some pics in the past where Katie looked much shorter than Elfman. You can tell her head looked smaller too
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Now here are some pics with Jenna Elfman, where she is NO more than a half inch shorter than Elfman and we know Elfman is a very strong 5 ft 10 if not more.

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It seems to me Rob, like Katie did get taller and that explains why now she may be as tall or taller than Charlize as shown in many different photos from different angles. And Taylor Swift is 5 ft 9.5 and didn't look any taller than Katie. And Katie looks almost as tall as 5 ft 10 Jenna Elfman. I would say that Katie Holmes somehow grew a fraction and is now 5 ft 9.5 to 5 ft 10 inches tall.
Editor Rob: you could argue 176cm for her, but I just haven't seen enough to say she definitely was 177 range
J.Lee said on 26/Dec/15
Rob is 5 foot 10 out of question for Kaite (after birth)?
Editor Rob: I can't see her that tall
J.Lee said on 26/Dec/15
Rob. you taught me some crazy things I didn't know. That larger feet could give you more height in heels and that pregnancy could make you taller. Do you think it's possible that Katie Holmes was taller or as tall as Charlize in those photos? Could she have grown to 5 foot 10 after pregnancy? I mean if you look at the photos, you can't say that Charlize is certainly taller. I'm just saying, this is very interesting to think about.
Editor Rob: there is some evidence for the foot, but the height is more on other forums a number of women claiming they have gained height or measured taller.

I think if you search for holmes/elfman, I would say elfman could look a bit taller, how much is debatable, but with Charlize, I'm not sure she was standing as well as Katie.
J.Lee said on 24/Dec/15
Rob, first you say it's the bigger feet and now pregancy? You think Katie Holmes was taller when she was pregnant? How tall?
Editor Rob: some women claim to have gained height after having a kid, it's something that more than 1 or 2 have true it is I don't know, whether the pregnancy somehow altered their spine so they now stand taller I don't know.
J.Lee said on 20/Dec/15
Rob, you said that Holmes never looked 5 ft 10 next to Tom Cruise, but keep in mind he wear heels a lot. We certainly can agree that next to Charlize and Taylor Swift, Holmes looked taller than both of them from multiple angles.
Editor Rob: not really sure she looked taller than Taylor, they could look similar and then in a few angles both could look a bit taller than the other.

It is true though that sometimes women who go through pregnancy can gain a shoe size! Also I've read some rare claims from women who say after having a child that they measured taller!
J.Lee said on 20/Dec/15
Rob are you saying that if you have longer than average feet, you get more height out of your heels?
Editor Rob: we are talking small fractions, but yes, you can get a little more
J.Lee said on 18/Dec/15
Rob. Would you totally rule out Katie Holmes not being at least as tall as Charlize? There are photos from 4 or 5 different angles and I'd be hard pressed to claim Charlize 3/4 of an inch taller than Katie. Plus a couple pics of Katie and Taylor Swift suggest that Katie is as tall, may be slightly taller. You think 5 ft 9.75 is possible?
Editor Rob: she never looked that tall with a guy like Cruise. With longer than average feet and high heels she's getting a decent amount out of some of the footwear she wears.
J.Lee said on 17/Dec/15
Rob she does look taller than Charlize Theron. And Taylor Swift too. I'm thinking she might be 5 ft 10
Editor Rob: I don't know how well charlize is standing. It could account for them appearing close.
Allie said on 27/Oct/15
Given all the pictures here Rob, do you think Katie Holmes is taller than 5'9? She look's taller than Taylor Swift and looks almost on par with Charlize (granted Charlize was crossing her legs, but Katie wasn't standing straight either!) And Blake was only a teeny bit taller but with like an inch platform I'd say. I don't think she's a flat 5'9..
[Editor Rob: I wouldn't guess her over 5ft 9, I think a decent enough 5ft 9 who with heels at time can look quite tall.]
Jay said on 7/Oct/15
I'd say Katie is over 5'9.
Helen said on 10/Sep/15
I think Katie is clearly taller than 5ft 9in. In every photo I see of her, she towers over any other woman she is with. Here she is with 5ft 10in Charlize Theron, and seems a good inch or so taller:

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Tunman said on 15/Aug/15
5'8.5 is really possible.Why claiming 5'8 if she's the full 5'9?
5'9 is tall for sure but not to the point that a woman needs to downgrade herself by 1"
Flashpoint said on 21/Jul/15
In heels, she's almost as tall as Ray Donovan! (Liev Schreiber, 6'3"). So she's definitely at least a strong 5'9"ish + 4" heels = 6'1" or so in heels

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Just said on 10/Jun/15
@ T.N.T. To me it's still a mystery why Taylor is listed taller than Katie while Katie is obviously taller than Taylor. Something is off with these listings...
T.N.T. said on 3/Jun/15
Just (12/May/15), you are spot on! In all photos, Katie is taller than Taylor and she never wears those stilts Taylor always wears. Katie is also always slouching whereas Taylor is always posed and tries to place herself a bit in the front for height advantage. Katie may actually be 5ft8-5ft9. No way is Taylor 5ft10, though. Rob, time for a downgrade on Taylor? Surely those photos of her with Karlie and now those with Calvin confirm that her 5ft10-5ft11 and often (LOL) 6ft claims are in the mildest sense ludicrous..
Just said on 12/May/15
Katie only said 5'8 because she's insecure about her height, that's also why she slouches a lot. She's is clearly taller than both Blake Lively and Taylor Swift, so Katie can't be just 5'8.
Judd said on 27/Apr/15
honest 5'9" or at least 5'8.5"...don't know why she replied 5'8"...
Skye said on 24/Apr/15
At least 175. I'd think maybe 174 given what she said, but given how she's taller than ex Tom, she probably slouched or downgraded herself just for him. :).
ling said on 24/Apr/15
I googled many pics of her and tom cruise and she even looked shorter than him in some pictures.. I would say she's 172 at most. Girls look taller than men usually, even if they are of similar heights
Just said on 12/Apr/15
@Chris She has a long torso and LONG athletic legs.
yann said on 19/Mar/15
she's same height as Jamie Foxx , who is ...5'9 too so that seems correct
yann said on 19/Mar/15
she looks the same exact height as Jamie Foxx, who is..5'9 too, so 5'9 seems to be her real height
yann said on 19/Mar/15
she looks the same exact height as Jamie Foxx, who is..5'9 too, so 5'9 seems to be her real height
M said on 27/Feb/15
Yes she is rellay that tall, I think even taller - I would say 5'9"
Chris said on 8/Feb/15
Yeah, she has short and thick legs and a long torso. Not a model figure.
marc said on 26/Jan/15
On Dawsons creek she was about an in shorter than James Van Der Beek when wearing heels and he is appearently 6feet
smellofrain said on 8/Jan/15
yeah she is much taller than Cillin Murphy in Batman. she looks 5'10 maybe 5'9.5 to me.
the shredder said on 18/Nov/14
She looks tall and hot , I'd be shocked at 5 '8.
callum said on 18/Nov/14
interesting she has said 5'8 and 5'9 maybe she is 5'8.5?
Sam said on 17/Nov/14
Yes, she is quite attractive, not sold on her acting talents.
Just said on 13/Nov/14
She has beautiful toned arms and legs in this picture!
Arch Stanton said on 3/Nov/14
Rob can you add a photo of her in her prettier days in early 2000s?
Arch Stanton said on 2/Nov/14
Hoopster says on 19/Oct/13
Nope... all wrong. She just admitted to Couric she is in fact 5' 10". She stated she had a medical check-up a while back and measured her height.
[Editor Rob: did the medical take place in an apartment opposite Bronx Zoo, conducted by a 42 year old man?]

LMAO :-)
Arch Stanton said on 2/Nov/14
Well she's noticeably taller than Cillian Murphy Guy...
Arch Stanton said on 2/Nov/14
Rob can you add a photo?
mike said on 2/Oct/14
Maybe 5ft 8.75 is a fair listening Rob?
Alex 6'0 said on 12/Sep/14
Closer to 5'9 than 5'8 I feel. Both are tall heights for a girl though
Connor183 said on 23/Aug/14
Rob is 5ft 8 and a 1/2 more likely for Katie than the full 5ft 9?
[Editor Rob: there is a chance of that mark, but I think she can pull of near enough 5ft 9]
Jenny said on 12/Aug/14
Katie Holmes was an inch taller than Taylor Swift in the recent pics!!!
Kresh said on 12/Aug/14
Katie Holmes has the same height as Taylor Swift.

If she is 5'8" that means taylor swift is 5'8 to 5'9 or 1.73m to 1.75m

Downgrade Taylor Swift!
Guy said on 28/Jul/14
In batman she looked like 173-175 next to Bale
Just said on 10/Jun/14
I think Katie is one of those girls who's ashamed of her height, that's why she slouches a lot and claims to be shorter than she really is. Compared to other celebrities like Jenna Elfman, Cate Blanchett, Cameron Diaz and Blake Lively she looks taller than 5'9.
Bishop said on 5/Jun/14
Her 5'8" claim kind of rules out 5'9" for me. 5'8.5", maybe?
mike said on 29/May/14
Rob, why list her 5ft 9 if she claimed 5ft 8? maybe put her in the middle like 174.
Just said on 13/Apr/14
Compare to 5'10 Jenna Elfman, Katie can look 5'9"5.
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Lexi said on 12/Apr/14
She was just at abc home in nyc today. She's at least 5'9, surprisingly tall.
hollywood person said on 30/Mar/14
i've stood next to her and she was quite tall (I'm 5'11" and my general impression is she was 5'10" or so but I didn't note what kind of shoes she was wearing at the time).
truth said on 17/Feb/14
the fact that she said 5ft8 later on makes me think 5ft8.5 (174cm).
Hannah said on 23/Jan/14
She not 165 cm you don't know what on earth your talking about. This kind of stuff irritates me for some reason, how would she look taller than 5'7" Tom Cruise if she was 5'5"???? She's 5'9" end off story she quite tall. Yeah she wear shoes like any normal person does. What do you think that adds 4 unless she's wearing heels but there have been several pictures pictures with her ex Tom and she's clearly taller.
Just said on 14/Jan/14
@Gustavo If Katie is 165 cm, how short is Blake Lively, since Katie is taller than Blake?
Gustavo said on 28/Dec/13
Katie holmes is 165 cm! and tom cruise is 172 cm. Please look good the pictures van katie holmes
175 cm is not posible she have shoes
mf said on 4/Dec/13
@Hoopster - could you post the link to the interview with Couric?
elf said on 15/Nov/13
She's about 5'9"
lelman said on 11/Nov/13
@Hoopster, medical checkups seem to be the lease accurate ways of measuring height, god knows why. After a medical checkup with my GP a few months ago, he somehow recorded my height as 185cm, despite me being only about 180.

I honestly think it was a guess, haha.
the shredder said on 31/Oct/13
If she is 5'10 than Tom is near 5'9. I think she is 5'9 ish.
Hoopster said on 19/Oct/13
Nope... all wrong. She just admitted to Couric she is in fact 5' 10". She stated she had a medical check-up a while back and measured her height.
[Editor Rob: did the medical take place in an apartment opposite Bronx Zoo, conducted by a 42 year old man?]
Alex 6ft 0 1/8 said on 14/Oct/13
Balrog, yea if Katie is 5'8-5'8 1/2 then what do you give Tom? he is a bit shorter than her even when they are both in flatter footwear.
Just said on 12/Oct/13
This height seems right for her, 5 foot 9.
I think she's insecure of her height that's why she slouches a lot and downgrades her height.
She doesn't have short legs. Her legs are long and very toned.
Balrog said on 11/Oct/13
Agree with Alex. 173-174cm for this honest and beautiful lady.
Alex 6ft 0 1/8 said on 9/Oct/13
The fact she has claimed 5'8 rules out 5'9 for me. 5'8-5'8 1/2 she is
Sain t said on 1/Sep/13
What? How does Katie not have a picture!?! C-mon, Rob she is complete eyecandy. Oh yah the height... listing sounds good.
Mr-KILLER-SHRIMP said on 30/Aug/13
This listing is spot on. 5'9" is perfect female height IMO.
Silent d said on 22/Jun/13
She stands her ground against her leading men and is always a little taller than tom cruise.
Arch Stanton said on 20/Apr/13
Rob, I think the big guy is probably her 6'6" brother don't you think? Click Here
[Editor Rob: she's said she has this tall sibling, but I've no idea how old he is]
CBM said on 12/Jan/13
Looks a solid 5'8 to me. I think is 5'9 with regular shoes.
Mr-KILLER-SHRIMP said on 31/Dec/12
Emily you're clueless. Her legs are long and beautiful.
Emily said on 25/Dec/12
She´s tall but she has very unfortunate short and thick legs. I´d rather be shorter with long and lean legs instead of the reverse.
Mr-KILLER-SHRIMP said on 14/Dec/12
She's around this listed height and she's absolutely perfect.
tall girl too said on 19/Nov/12
You can't judge by sight and pictures. I'm 5'9.5 and everyone thinks I'm taller. So unless you measure her physically, you can't say..and most heels 3" and vary and can make her 6ft easy... btw I'm also taller than my husband 2-3"....this is okay for them considering the view they get lol
Silent d said on 5/Oct/12
5 foot 9.
Hob said on 6/Aug/12
she confused her height. she would have been measure about 5'9 morning and 5'8-1/4 for night. this consider she should claim 5'8.5
the shredder said on 5/Aug/12
Rob , do you see under 5'9 ?
[Editor Rob: at times she can look maybe weak 5ft 9]
the shredder said on 26/Jan/12
For some time I got to say that I did not pay much mind to her , but for really looking at pics of her due to Tom , I must tell you , she is pretty hot .
SIlent d said on 25/Jan/12
Love her! 5 foot 9. Tall and classy.
xzk said on 23/Jan/12
In the barefoot photo of her and Tom, Tom's 1-2 inches shorter. If she's 5'8/5'9 he's about 5'6-5'7.
clint said on 19/Jan/12
No, satchy! Not 5'8" max! What makes you think you have any idea? You don't!
nice guy said on 10/Jan/12
173-174cm sound about right no more than that
Silent d said on 9/Jan/12
5 foot 9.
Conspicuous said on 28/Dec/11
I love how whenever there's proof that Tom Cruise is 5'7" flat, Katie Holmes gets boosted up to 5'9" just to make the claim that he's 5'7.75" more believable.
clint said on 21/Dec/11
I'd say 5'9" to 5'9.5". Tom Cruise is no more than 5'7" to 5'7.5" and maybe only 5'6.5", making him 2 or 3 inches shorter than his wife.
SIlent d said on 1/Dec/11
5 foot 9 and attractive!
the shredder said on 30/Nov/11
Rob , how do you know if the 5'8 claim is for real ? It was in a chat room to where the 5'9 seems more realistic !
[Editor Rob: sometimes as people get more famous they round up, other times they may fall in between and round down. She can look at times in the past 5ft 8,8.5 and 9!]
Dmeyer said on 28/Nov/11
I met Katie she looked 3 in shooter than me but i had more shoes 5'9 bang on
lala said on 26/Nov/11
i was watching Fashion Police and some editor who did a photoshoot with katie said she was 5'10! no doubt katie is tall and sometimes does look 5'10+.but i think she is 5'9.NO WAY is she a flat 5'8.have you seen Abandon or The Gift? katie is taller than gabrielle union 5'8 AND cate blanchett 5'8.5
Alex said on 25/Nov/11
Shaun, thats what I was thinking. She has claimed both 5'8 and 5'9 making me think shes 5'8 and change OR that shes 5'8 barefoot and 5'9 in footwear. Some people claim height like that too. I def wouldn't go under 5'8 flat for her so Cruise would be no more than 5'7
Silent d said on 11/Nov/11
Did you see how tall and hot she was the late show with david letterman? David letterman rarely looks same height with a girl. I think she had 5 inch heels on but she was a bit shorter than 187cm letterman. I could live with 5 foot 9. She is clearly taller than cruise who in my opinion is 172cm. She stands her own and she is not a salad girl. She keeps getting more attractive every day.
LAN Jiao said on 4/Nov/11
i watch don't be afraid of the dark she atually look near 2" shorter than 5'10 claim guy pearce whose in 1.3-1.4" footwear and katie in smaller sneakers. so she might be 5'9 morning, 5'8.5 noon night stuff..
Shaun said on 21/Oct/11
Her dad looks pretty tall, probably around my height range, 6'1" or 6'2".
Shaun said on 21/Oct/11
If she's claimed 5'9 and 5'8", the chances are she is 5'8.5". But that would mean Cruise would have to be downgraded to 5'7.25".
Shaun said on 21/Oct/11
Her mother to me looks like she'd be nearer 5'7" range than 6'. You can spot the resemblance of Katie with her father though.
Alex said on 21/Oct/11
Shes a solid 5'8 girl
LAN Jiao said on 17/Oct/11
katie 174cm**
Shaun said on 15/Oct/11
Rob where did you get the m
"mother who is close to 6ft" from

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[Editor Rob: from some interview years ago]
LAN Jiao said on 14/Oct/11
Had a feeling why she claim 5'8-5'9 both range. She could be on a medical measure morning at 5'9 and a home measure maybe by tom at 173.5cm so rounded down 5'8.
gabe said on 25/Sep/11
i dont know why every seems to think cruise is short. hes barely below average height. I think people are jealous of his money looks and success so they try to pick on him to make themselves feel better.
Phil said on 23/Sep/11
Rob, do you consider to downgrade Katie's height? Come on Rob.
5 foot 8 and a half is still pretty tall for a woman.
@vika said on 22/Sep/11
The angle of the picture is closed up on him. And shes atleast 1-2 feet away,making her appear short. Duh
Legend said on 22/Sep/11
I've seen a girl who works at a place I frequent sometimes that looks like Katie Holmes a little bit. She's even the same height from the looks of it. Maybe I should say something to her. Anyway, I think Holmes is 5'8 range like the girl I'm talking about.
Wide not tall said on 28/Aug/11
I doubt Katie's a full 5-9, I would give her 5'8.25.
Physics Enemy said on 27/Aug/11
If Katie is actually 5' 8" (seems like it to me) then Cruise should be listed 5' 6.75". There's a 1.25" difference currently listed on here between the two. I actually think the difference is 1.5" though. Tom usually has 0.25" posture advantage.
mcfan said on 10/Aug/11
OK, I saw her on Jimmy Fallon. In my view, Jimmy is only 5'11 and 6'0 in his shoes. Katie was wearing heels with no visible platform, unless I didn't see it, giving her 3.25 inches of height. They seemed pretty equal in height with Jimmy being a 1/4 inch taller than Katie in his 1-inch loafers and her 2.25 shoe-height advantage. I'd say Katie is 5.8.5 max, which is most likely why she answered 5'8 and 5'9 as her height.
Sully said on 13/Jun/11
Cruise knows hes short. How many barefoot pictures do you see of him?
Heck, its even rare to see him in shorts these days. Holmes has more than 2 inches on him. So, if you are going to list Cruise at 5'7.75, then u might as well give this girl 5'10.
Alex said on 11/Jun/11
Ehh 5'7.5 may be pushing it a bit too low. I wouldn't go under 5'8 for her. Shes a tall girl.
Viper said on 7/Jun/11
I can agree with 5-7.5
truth said on 6/Jun/11
shes 5ft7.5 and cruise 5ft6.75 hahaha take that up yer arse.
Alex said on 29/May/11
She can look 5'8 or 5'9 but since she has claimed both I am going to say shes like 5'8 1/2 which makes Cruise 5'7
Legend said on 24/May/11
She's 5'8.25 MAX and yes a quarter inch is a big difference.

Tom Cruise is 5'7.
Vika said on 24/May/11
How can she be 5'8/5'9 if David Beckham is 5'11 1/2? He towers over her.

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Stiffelio said on 22/May/11
In The Kennedys there's a scene where she's wearing pumps and looks almost the same height as Greg Kinnear, maybe half an inch shorter.
Viper said on 9/May/11
5-8 MAX
the shredder said on 9/May/11
Brad , If she really is 5'9 then Cruise Is 5'8 minimum , more like 5'8.25 which I can see ... some of these guys just want him 5'6 or 5'7 haha .

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Brad said on 7/May/11
She's 5' 9".
the shredder said on 3/May/11
Rob , what makes you think she is not 5'8 then 9 ?

[Editor Rob: at times she can look 5ft 8 or 9.]
the shredder said on 2/May/11
Rob , If she really is 5'8 then what would you list Tom ?

[Editor Rob: he'd be 5ft 7]
Lex said on 28/Apr/11
I met her awhile back i'm 5'3 and she completely dwarfed me, she might of been in heels but shes def super tall
Shaun said on 19/Apr/11
If she is 5'8" then I see no more than 5'7" for Cruise...
Legend said on 17/Apr/11
Rob if she admitted to 5'8 in a chat, why do you insist on keeping her at 5'9?

[Editor Rob: she's said both 5ft 8 and 9.]
Viper said on 15/Apr/11
5-8 Max. Which makes Tom Cruise 5-6.5-5-7
Legend said on 14/Apr/11
She's 5'8 range, not 5'9
K4 said on 12/Mar/11
5'8.25 for her.
mememme said on 24/Feb/11
first of all the picture of tom and katie with them both in shoes is so obvious. katie only looks a bit shorter than him becuase toms shoes are way bigger heeled than hers.
mememme said on 24/Feb/11
i would say she is a perfect 5 foot 9 women
Anonymous said on 13/Feb/11
she looks a little shorter than bale in batman begins..i reckon a 5ft 9.5inches
rit said on 2/Feb/11
she is much taller than Tom if he is 5.7 then she might b 5.8 or is possible....
Eric said on 22/Jan/11
If she herself is claming 5'8. I dont think anyone should add an inch or two to that. In fact this is one of the most honest celebrity height that someone has ever claimed.
But I m afraid for cameron daiz if katie is 5'8 then she would be quite shorter. Katie has always been min 2 inches taller that her.
soha said on 7/Jan/11
i think she is 5ft9 or maybe taller, think she looks like
Legend said on 6/Jan/11
And the picture with Radcliffe, well let's just say Radcliffe is not 5'5.
Legend said on 5/Jan/11
She's 5'7.75 in my estimation.
Master of Rolls said on 4/Jan/11
if thers a pic of her not wearing heels n yet shes taller than tom cruise, then i'd say her claim of 5'8-5'9 is true....but then i cant seem to c a picture of Katie Holmes NOT wearing high heels standing beside Tom cruise.....5'6 on the basis tht thers seldom pics of her without high heels
Chameleon said on 14/Dec/10
This might be an angle thing, I saw the video and it looks indeed about 6 inches on him.
Anonymous said on 13/Dec/10
Are you serious? That's like 8 inches, not 6.
Anonymous said on 2/Dec/10
she's about 6in taller than radcliffe in 3in heels. radcliffe is 5'5 so that means she's 5'8.
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Alex said on 15/Nov/10
She looks a legit 5'8 which puts Tom Cruise at 5'7.
ruth said on 1/Nov/10
That's funny you say that. That's because most of the time this is true. They are actually shorter than published. Regular people do it all the time as well (lie about their height). I am truthful about my height (5' 5.5"), but other ppl are always telling me that I am wrong and that I am taller, because then that degrades their height claim. My guess is Katie Holmes must be 5'7" or 5'8" at the most. Tom Cruise is short!
Andre said on 13/Oct/07
Stephanie if you ever have seen Tom Cruise in action, You will note that he never slouches, always standing maximum straight.
john said on 26/Sep/07
she is only 1 inch taller than tom cruise, so she is at most 5-9.
Anonymous said on 20/Sep/07
My friend served her at a coffee shop in Hollywood.

He told me that she is an amazon. He says she was about 5'11 easy.
You see, tall actresses often lie about their heights to get more work. It is is common knowledge that many do not want the actress being taller than the leading man. She is known to hunch a lot in photos public places too.

I once saw an episode of Dawson's Creek where the show opened up with her jogging towards camera and no hunching over, and there was no disputing, she is a very tall woman.
Ms. Sunshine said on 4/Sep/07
The picture of Tom & Katie at the Berlin Zoo presented by Melvin-notice how thick the soles of his shoes are, so the heels must be high.
Alex said on 2/Sep/07
Katie Holmes is no way under 5'8 if you ask me.
Leung said on 23/Aug/07
I agree dmeyer, Holmes seems 5'9", she is tall for a girl
dmeyer said on 23/Aug/07
i met her she seemed 3 in under me but i had 2 cm advantage shoes i think she is 5 ft 9 at the very least 5'8.5 dont fprget i saw cruise looking 5'9
dmeyer said on 23/Aug/07
i met her she seemed 3 in under me but i had 2 cm advantage shoes i think she is 5 ft 9 at the very least 5'8.5
Melv said on 23/Aug/07
Maybe 5ft 7.5 for both. Cruise lying about his height is predictable. Holmes rounding off her height to 5ft 8 is understandable.
Stephanie said on 22/Aug/07
I think after looking at pics of Katie without her usual 3" heels, we can conclude that Katie and Tom are the same height: 5ft 8in.

The only way Katie is 5' 9" is if Tom actually told the truth when he said he was 5' 9". This is doubtful but maybe he slouches or is just a man who looks short when he's really about average.

I still think they're both 5' 8"...
Melvin said on 18/Aug/07
I thought Katie Holmes was 5ft 9 too until I saw the photos of her in flats in a Berlin Zoo this week. Cruise was not wearing lifts. His legs and shoes look normal. Katie looks like she is the same barefoot height as him.
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Alex said on 1/Jul/07
Demeyer, yea she looks 5'9 whenever I see her.
dmeyer said on 28/Jun/07
i met her cnsidering footwear she was 5'9
Kathryn said on 27/Jun/07
yes, i understood.=) from which country r u by the way?
Sam said on 22/Jun/07
My lovely Ladies Kathryn and Sarah, You understood what i mean! i was hoping to say middle- sized, but i could not write my meanings in real words! but in Hollywood, You know, 5''7 is as a woman's Height ideal and lovely!
Sarah said on 21/Jun/07
Um Sam you said "Directors of Films interested in average height women, like Pfeiffer, Garner, Zeta-jones, Bullock."
None of those woman are average height and Garner is about 5"9herself...
Kathryn said on 29/May/07
@ sam: the average height for women in us is 5'4'' or 5'5''....the ones u named in ur comment arren´t average hight in us. they are all around 5'7''...and 5'7'' is average height in germany. so what average height did u mean?..i think katie is 5'9'' but maybe she´s a little smaller. 5'8'' minimum..
Jack said on 28/May/07
I met her in New York and Im pretty much 5'10" exactly and she was my height in maybe 5'8" or even 5'7"
Sam said on 11/May/07
I asked her height, and she said 5 8''. But i must to say now, she looked taller, like 5 10''. She answered me 5 9'' but I think she don't feel ok, when she too much taller than an average women height in States and may be Katie thinking of new Film castings! that all the Directors of Films interested in average height women, like Pfeiffer, Garner, Zeta-jones, Bullock.
Alex said on 30/Apr/07
I was just watching the movie Go yesterday. Who else has seen that? Well if you see it Katie looks at least 5'8 there, possibly 5'9. But with her saying both I don't think she's above 5'8.5 but not lower than 5'8 either.
Alex said on 18/Apr/07
Katie I think can get away with 5'9 plus because of her lean build and the way she carries herself and also her heels can fool some people. I think she looks at least 5'8, maybe 5'8.5. She even said 5'8 one time than 5'9 another. 5'8.5 may be the most accurate.
Anonymous said on 16/Apr/07
anissa : i LOVE katie holmes she is sexy nice sweet and tall and her baby is soo cute katie holmes is alreay 5'7 i LOVE her muah signed brttney spears
Kathryn said on 10/Apr/07
Katie looks 5'9'' definately. because when u look at her with husband tom cruise on pix then u can see she´s really taller than him. so 5'9'' maybe 5'8.5'' but i think 5'9''.
glenn said on 9/Apr/07
can you post that on the colin page dmeyer.thanks.
dmeyer said on 8/Apr/07
i met her i think at her shortest 5'8.5 but likely 5'9 strong
Viper said on 7/Apr/07
She might be 5-7 1/2.
timber said on 6/Apr/07
I don't see her any taller than 5-7
Viper said on 6/Apr/07
Ok, do you want me to say shes 5-3? Now thats downplaying. And If you think she looks taller than 5-8, then you cant judge height very well.
bikagyura said on 5/Apr/07
OMG! What's your problem Viper?! You downplay everyone! For having such an interest you sure ain't got an eye for heights...
dmeyer said on 10/Mar/07
i met her she is between 174 and 176 cm she looked 5'8 but i had big snickers with 1.2 inch and she had 0.25 in heels so she must be 5 feet 9
Viper said on 10/Mar/07
Shes 5-8 Max. Maybe as short as 5-7.
Realme said on 10/Mar/07
Take a look at this picture. These massive guys make her look tiny and short. Plus she is leaning. Click Here
ShiaLaBeoufGurl said on 8/Mar/07
yes, Katie is VERY tall when I saw her! She is taller than Tom...and Tom is (to me in the 5'6'' 5'7'' range.)
dmeyer said on 18/Feb/07
i met her very quick i am about 6'0.25 in sneakers and and i was walking behind her and she seemed more than 2 inches shorter than me but she had 0.25 like 0.6 cm heels almost barefeet so even if she was 3 inches shorter that means 5'9.75 in 0.25 heels so 5'9 but from wath i saw she is between 174 and 176 cm no more no less but i think in 4 inch heels like she wears sometimes or 4.5 she can easy apear 6 ft like 6'1 to 6'1.5 in heels
Kathryn said on 16/Feb/07
i would say she´s 5'8.5'' (174 cm) because I stood next to her on a celebrity party and I had sneakers on and she, too and she was definately 3 inches taller than me because I took a photo and you can see it clearly. By the way I´m exactly 5'7.5'' (171 cm).

[Editor Rob: I'm not sure on your calculation, any chance you can upload the photo somewhere so we can see it?]
sash said on 24/Jan/07
What really strikes me is how short everyone is in showbiz - I'm 179cm barefoot and I don't feel tall at all where I come from (Australia) its always fascinated me so many are so petite! Apparently at my 130lbs in LA I'd be a heiffer (big fat moo cow).
UNK said on 18/Jan/07
In that pic her shoes aren't flat.
dmeyer said on 18/Jan/07
in that pic were they are both wearing flat she lookes nearly 3 inches taller but maybe bad angle so 5 cm so 170.18 to tom and 175.26 for holmes i think 172 is morning height for tom
Realme said on 17/Jan/07
Looking at the picture she appears to be a real 5'9" girl! She is towering over all of the men. It's pretty scary that a woman who is under 6ft is the tallest out of about 7 men! What is happening to the world?
anonymous said on 3/Jan/07
I saw Tom cruise at a chic up-scale bar in NYC hanging out with his guy friends... his friends were not real tall either but taller than him. No Media around. He was short. I would say that he has to be around 5'6 at most and that is pushing it. So if Holmes is 5'9 Tom has got some good shoes on that only money can buy.
jan said on 30/Dec/06
gosh i can't believe you people, she is definitely 5 ft 9 and possibly even more, because she is about an inch taller than Tom ... it is so obvious ...
anonymous2 said on 13/Dec/06
she isn't wearing typical heels there, but notice that the soles of her shoes appear pretty thick, like clogs. she could be getting 1 to 2 inches from them.
dmeyer said on 12/Dec/06
she looked 5'8 but she was wearing 0.25 sleepers and i was wearing 1.2 sneakers so 5'9 or 5'8.75 174 to 175 minimum
Keoini said on 1/Dec/06
I saw her at UCLA during summer of 2003 while filiming "The First Daughter," she seemed like she was 6'2'' WITH HEELS. She was only a lil' bit shorter than those Hollywood mens, which are generally averaging around 6'~6'4''.
kampioen said on 30/Nov/06
I quote the Sunday Times (19 november 2006): "The age difference "never crossed my mind", she said. Nor did the height difference -at 5ft 9 she is 2in taller than Cruise's official height."

[Editor Rob: 5ft 9 has been Cruise's 'official' height since the 80's.]
maggie said on 23/Nov/06
You guys she is 5'8, obviously with 2-3 inch heels on she'll look taller but really, she's about the same height as Tom, I can't remember in what magazine but it was when they started dating and they were holding hands, she was wearing shorts and flip flops and they were the same height...I think they were on a vacation with the other kids, Isabella and Connor, anyways, she's tall but not extremely tall. I'm exactly 5'4, I have a co worker who is exactly 5'8 and she doesn't "tower" over me.
don said on 20/Nov/06
I met katie about 2 years ago when i was on vacation, im about 6'1 and a half in shoes (not special ones) and she seemed about 5'8, my girlfriend at the time was 5'7 and katie was only an inch taller, if that.
Viper652 said on 20/Nov/06
You really thought she was only 5-4? That is strange. Always looked tall to me. She looks around the same height as Hathaway. She could really be 5-7.
A Girl said on 20/Nov/06
Oh my! I always thought Katie Holmes was completely average, around 5'4'' at best. While trying to watch the news this morning they of course have gone back to 'Tomkat's wedding' about 10 times, and said she is 'a few inches taller' than her husband.

Ya'll are so crazy : P I don't know where people get the idea that women wear 2 inch heels, either. Dressy heels are generally a minimum of 3 inches. People regularly overestimate their heights (if you look at studies- when they are broken into two groups, those who are allowed to report their own heights and those who are measured, people who report their own heights are always the taller group). You're all so unreliable! Gosh.
anonymous2 said on 20/Nov/06
with 5'7 Anne Hathaway: Click Here
6'2'' JK said on 14/Nov/06
I agree Glenn, She looks barely 5'9'' to me.
Glenn said on 14/Nov/06
I think she really is 5-9 Alex.I think they were 3 inchers.when ever I questioned my friends over her height,they would say "shewas tall" and the other line was "about an inch taller than you Glenn".
Glenn said on 13/Nov/06
She towered over me in heels.
Alex said on 13/Nov/06
Glenn, you say she appeared 5'11 in heels and you're a pretty good judge at height. Were they 3 or 4 inch heels if you saw? What would you estimat her barefoot height.
Alex said on 13/Nov/06
Viper, If she's as low as 5'7 then her heels are fooling me but I see her in the movie Go if you seen it and she was in sneakers and looked 5'9ish in them. I'd go with 5'8 for her barefoot height since she did say it and I'd take the lower height out of the 2 she said. You think she's 5'7 though?
Viper652 said on 13/Nov/06
5-8 at her absolute, absolute Max really.
Alex said on 13/Nov/06
Viper, she looks taller than 5'7. 5'8 minimum to me which is probably her height since she has that both that and 5'9. Thats because 5'8 is probably her barefoot height and 5'9 was calling it in shoes I can bet.
G-unit said on 8/Nov/06
Jesus, she's a monster.. I would say 5'9, 5'10.
dmeyer said on 29/Oct/06
if she was taller than 175 cn i wouldnt have been that mush taller so more 5'8.5 to 5'9
dmeyer said on 29/Oct/06
if she apeared 5'11 in heels it meands she is 5'8 or 9 in barefeet i met her yesterday she looked under 5'9 but ihad advantage in shoes so i think she is 174 to 175 cm no more thats pretty tall for a girl i think she aleast 5'8 ant at the most 5'9 near ton cruise she looks 5'9 atleast but know that i saw her in person even thaugh cruise apeared near 5'9 at 174 in suspicious shoes so i think he is 5'7.5 barefeet no more because even in 1.5 in heels and her in flat he barely looks her height and also i never met cruise with normal shoes he alwais has height cut boots so must be 1 to 1.5 lifts in normal shoes cruise look 171-2 range and in lifts looks 175-6 range
dmeyer said on 29/Oct/06
in the pic he is the same height because he has 2 in and she has 0.25 in
dmeyer said on 28/Oct/06
i met her today she seemed to be in the 5'8 to 5'9 i was very mush taler at about 5'11 but i had 1.25" sneakers and she had 0.25 flip flops type she make tom look so short that i thaught she could be 5'10 she looks like 174 anythyng from 173 to 175 is possible but since she had only 0.25 " shoes i'dsay she is close to 175 but not taller and since ton even with 3.5 cm boots and who knows waths inside steel looks the same or a hair smaller so ton is defenetly no taller than 172 possibly 170 cm only she looked 5'8 but i had shoes advantage so maybe 174 175 zone for katie but anithing fron 5'8.25 to 5'9 is possible
anonymous2 said on 17/Oct/06
This is an imperfect pic, but anyway it shows Katie in flats next to Tom who is wearing chunky shoes. she doesn't look 5-9 here to me, more 5-7 (and Tom may be an inch or so shorter than she without the shoes): Click Here
Viper652 said on 5/Oct/06
I can beleive she is 5-7.
Anonymous said on 4/Oct/06
Saw her in Las Vegas this weekend, in the Wynn Hotel. She is not taller than 5'7" and Tom is about 5'6". He really is TINY and she didn't appear very tall (even in 3 inch heels). I am 5'8". And she wasn't quite my height. But BEAUTIFUL in person.
anonymous2 said on 2/Oct/06
yeah, that was obviously a mistake. I meant 170 cm.
Drew said on 27/Sep/06
"in recent pics where she is wearing flats she Iooks 176 cm or 5'7, tops"

176cm is over 5'9"
Emma W said on 24/Sep/06
I think she might be shorter. In heels she looks only about 3 inches taller than Tom, so without she might be the same height
anonymous2 said on 12/Sep/06
in recent pics where she is wearing flats she Iooks 176 cm or 5'7, tops
Glenn said on 25/Aug/06
She appeared 5-11 in heels.turned me month before the whole Cruise,I hear he makes her pose for fans.
Viper652 said on 23/Aug/06
Shes 5-8 Max.
cateline said on 18/Aug/06
i met katie and she was only slightly shorter and im like 178.5 cm so i think she is around 177 cm or something.(non of us were wearing heels)
DMeyer said on 14/Aug/06
i think she is a solid 5 feet9 maybe a tad more since she looks taller than cruise when she wear 0.5 cm shoes and he is in boots so aleast 175-6 range
Steph said on 11/Aug/06
Katie said she was 5' 8" when she was 19. I doubt she grew more after that, but it is possible. MOST girls are done growing by 16-18, but some grow a little longer. By age 25, everyone (men & women) is done growing, but before then you never know. :)
I see her listed as 5' 8", 5' 9" and 5' 10".
Brad said on 6/Aug/06
Katie 5' 9" & Tom 5' 7" and baby 16". Nicole: taller than Katie.
Magnus said on 19/Jun/06
Come on..."as short as 173 cm". Come on!...2 inches more than 1,73 is not much.

Even a genious can figure that out right ?

It`s not like when i stand between her, she feels like mount everest ;). Maybe you don`t even see the difference at all. Because 2 inches...*hah, silly*
Mystique said on 29/May/06
Met her at the Batman Begins premiere and I think she's like me without shoes and I'm 5'9". In no case taller, rather smaller.
Anonymous said on 25/May/06
IMBD is the least acurate site out there. That is where agents send in heights etc. and they exaggerate to perpetuate the issue. Always deduct 2 inches from IMBD.

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