How tall is Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst's Height

5ft 5 ½ (166.4 cm)

American actress best known for roles in Spiderman, Interview with the Vampire, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Wimbledon. A quote from UK Glamour described her as "the 5ft 5 1/2in blonde beauty", People described her as "5'5" actress" and she was even described in 2000 as being a "5-foot 9-inch beauty".

How tall is Kirsten Dunst
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Average Guess (77 Votes)
5ft 6.36in (168.5cm)
Ultra Collector Custom said on 1/Aug/20
Im a costume designer and an Art Dept PA,I worked with both Kirsten Dunst and Jessica Biel in 2006&2007 and i’m 5.8”.
Kirsten Dunst is definitely 5.6”/5.7” and wears a size 8 shoe so think about that. Typically someone 5’.5” wears a size 6 running shoe or maybe a sz 7shoe with long feet! What’s mind blowing is Jessica Biel is literally like 4.11”. Shes so tiny! Almost a foot shorter than me without shoes or in flats. When i got home i googles Jessica’s height after our first day shooting and it says she’s 5.6”! This goes to show you they all add as much height as they can and it’s always exaggerated! In Kirstens case she was almost my height in flats. I’m being honest when i say she’s atleast 5.6”. Stewart is definitely 5.3”-5.4” I use to see her at metal school on monday nights and have stood next to her in 6” heals,she’s my exact height. All three are absolutely gorgeous, stunning in person and when they make eye contact with you in conversation they’re devastatingly amazing! Kirsten Dunst is literally perfect in every way possible! Just an all around beautiful person with perfect proportions,A 10 all day!
Nik said on 28/Jun/20
@ JohnMoore-162cm - He often does!
JohnMoore-162cm said on 26/Jun/20
She's 5ft5 1/2" , no taller , no shorter ..Rob got it right
Infalible said on 8/Jun/20
167 cm
JohnMoore-162cm said on 2/May/20
Maybe 5ft9 in heels , 5ft9 is impossible for her barefoot
Nik Ashton said on 1/May/20
The three fives are much more likely than 5’9”!
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 30/Apr/20
💐🎁🎂 Happy Birthday Kirsten! 🎂🎁💐

Many Happy Returns to Kirsten Dundst, who turns 38 years old today.

5ft5.75 😆👍🌞

💐🎁🎂🌞💐🎁🎂🌞💐🎁🎂🌞💐🎁🎂🌞
Nik Ashton said on 27/Apr/20
It’s incredible she was described as being 5’9”! 😀👌
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 28/Mar/20
I just found 170cm for Kirsten while I was hunting around to find out how old she was when she starred as Claudia in 'Interview With The Vampire'. She was 12, but looked tiny! I'm surprised that Kirsten grew up to reach the dizzy heights of 5ft5.5 or so.

Urgh! Kirsten has just cut the throat of the bullying, boorish Tom Cruise - but he's come back stomach-churningly disgusting, so she resorts to a method befitting of someone with hair the colour of flames....

🤯🔥🙈

The average for Kirsten is nearly 5ft6.5, but how true or otherwise that is won't be found out by watching her as a small 12-year-old, small being the operative word!

5ft5.75 this time round.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 22/Mar/20
Kirsten played Marie Antoinette in the film of the same name.

There are no definite figures as to how tall Marie was, but she was anything from 5ft2.5 to 5ft6, so Kirsten did fit the bill, with her 5ft5.5. 👸
Nik Ashton said on 16/Jan/20
@ Maggie Sammoud - How tall are you?

Rob thinks that Kirsten Dunst and Diane Kruger are both 5’5.5”!
Maggie Sammoud said on 17/Nov/19
I saw her in Germany four months ago.
She's similar my sister.
My sister Is 174/175
Kirsten Is 173/174.
Kirsten Is shorter 1 cm than Diane Kruger . Diane Is 174/175
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 30/Apr/19
🎂🌸🎁 Happy Birthday Kirsten! 🎁🌸🎂

Have a lovely day, honey-child!

Is it possible that the little ringletted girl from 'Interview with the
Vampire' turns 37 today? Then she went on to star as the 'Let Them Eat Cake' Queen, Marie Antoinette, in the film by the same name, who was executed in 1793 after her 18 year reign 1774-92, for Treason at the height of the French revolution.

I have yet to see the film, but I intend to....

I have seen plenty of others though!

This smashing little actress gets all the fives - 5ft5.5 - as her Birthday Guess.

🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈
Littlelee168cm said on 11/Feb/19
Not sure why people are saying she was taller than Denise Richards in drop dead gorgeous they are both barefoot and look exactly the same height only when Kirsten stands on tiptoes when saying "bring it on" does she look a little taller. Both are at the right listing here
Jtm said on 20/Dec/18
if stewart is 5'3.5 then she needs a serious downgrade.
Bobby said on 19/Dec/18
Oh, Kirsten Dunst, I almost didn't recognize her. Maguire was definitely taller than her, but not by much.

PS: You might wanna add a hyphen in Spider-Man, Rob. That's the grammatical spelling of the character since he is often confused with Superman due to the similar spelling.
Svetlana said on 19/Jan/18
In those photos of her with Kristen Stewart, you can clearly see Kirsten has higher heels. Click Here Click Here With lower heels, they look much closer Click Here
Also Rob, between her and Aj Cook, who is taller?
I read somewhere that Kirsten's weight in The Virgin Suicides was 116 lbs, is that right?
Editor Rob
That weight during that time sounds believable, she was quite slender, still is.
Svetlana said on 19/Jan/18
In those photos of her with Kristen Stewart you can clearly see Kirsten has higher heels.
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With lower heels, they look much closer Click Here
Intevel said on 16/Dec/17
Rob why do I get the impression that Kirsten is not short? She isn't 5 foot 8, but for some reason that's the impression I get when I look at her. Also Rob, can you answer this? What is the average height for a female in the US? I read in stats that it is 5 ft 4. But didn't you say average height on celebheights is 5 ft 5 or taller? Why is there a difference? Do you consider Kirsten a little taller than average? Doesn't she look kinda tall in the heels above? How tall would you say that makes her?
Editor Rob: maybe 5ft 9 in those heels

the current peak average is 5ft 5 and 1/4 range for females, there are roughly an equal amount of males/females this moment, I'm trying to keep it quite balanced that way.

Dunst has nice proportions, a slim look that can give off an impression of being near 5ft 7.
Intevel said on 16/Dec/17
Rob how tall is Kirsten in the heels in the picture?
Cacau said on 11/Dec/17
She's using 10 cm heels and look at least 2 inchs lower than Jake Gyllenhaal.

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:) said on 11/Nov/17
google lists her 5'7 pretty ridiculous.
5'11.25 at noon. said on 23/Jul/17
Google must be using morningheight on everyone 🤔miss dunst is in the 5'5 to 5'6 range.
Josh Davis said on 9/Jul/17
Slightly above average height
anonheight said on 23/Jun/17
She looks to be 5'7; IMDB has her listed as 5'6. Google says 5'7. I'd say the taller side of 5'6.
NGOLA said on 20/Jun/17
I'm sure I visited this place before
she was height 164
Why now is its height 166 ????
Editor Rob: I don't think I ever listed her less than in the 5ft 5-6 range.
Jay said on 11/Jun/17
People need to stop looking at Spider-Man movies or any movie scene, to judge the height of a person. They use tricks all the time. I think Rob has her spot on height.
mike said on 3/Jun/16
She looked 5'3/5'4 next to Tobey Mcguire in Spiderman, i don't think she's anywhere over 163cm.
Scott said on 29/Apr/16
If Kirsten is only 5 ft. 5 1/2", how do you explain this picture of her with Kristen Stewart? Click Here

They're both in heels, but Kirsten is considerably taller than her—looks like more than 1.5 inches to me.
Editor Rob: stewart at times can look barely even 5ft 4, there was some shots Of her looking nearer...but there could be 2 inches between them.
170cmGuy said on 22/May/15
What's wrong with Google? Way off! Google says she is 170cm. SMH.
Sam said on 7/Dec/14
Possible 5'5 even Rob?
jess said on 19/Sep/13
She looks 5' 5" so 5' 5.5" makes sense.
Lenad said on 13/Apr/13
Shes only marginally shorter than Kate hudson. 166cm at least
Violet said on 2/Apr/13
I always thought she looked 5'5"-5'6" (about the same size of a few of my female family members)
RentGirl said on 13/Jan/13
I have an old People magazine 2002 and it has her at 5'5. Click Here
Silent d said on 28/Oct/12
5 foot 5 and a half.
Cliff said on 8/Sep/12
She's at least 5ft6. She enjoys a comfortable advnatage over Kristen stewart and stands about as tall as Ellen.
johnnyfive said on 4/Sep/12
If Maguire is the 5'7.75 listed here, Kirsten is looking closer to 5'4 here, even with his footwear advantage.

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Stephanie said on 19/Jan/12
I'd say she's 5' 6" to 5' 7".
C-Dawg said on 26/Dec/11
I just saw the rerun of Ellen. Ellen had canvas shoes on when Kirsten was barefoot, and Ellen had maybe an inch on her. I think Kirsten is 5'7".
mcfan said on 20/Nov/11
She takes off her heels. Ellen is only 1.25-1.5 inches taller. I'd say either Kirsten is 5'6 or Ellen is only 5'6.5.
Kostas said on 21/Sep/11
Lord Chief Justice Victor says on 31/Oct/10
heres the thing, if the tip of someone's head is on the height of someones ear or eyebrow, then he/she is ROUGHLY 2inches(5cm) shorter than the other person

What?That's so not true!
It means that s/he is AT LEAST 4 inches(10cm) shorter than the other person.
Please, Rob, correct me if I am wrong.
mcfan said on 22/Jul/11
Charlotte Gainsbourg, who is 5'7.5, looks over 2 inches taller than Dunst.
bnwy said on 13/Jul/11
I'm watching Drop Dead Gorgeous (totally under-rated movie by the way) right now and comparing Dunst with Denise Richards. In most scenes, Kirsten's about an inch taller than Denise (and yet they're both listed as 5'5.5). I think Kirsten's about 5'6 and Denise is 5'5. That's my two cents.
Hullywood said on 9/Jul/11
About 1.61m. There are some scences in Spiderman, who look Tobey Meguire like a tall man. Like 3-4 Inches taller.
mcfan said on 26/Mar/11
Kirsten Dunst looks at least 2 inches taller than Megan Fox. I'm slightly skeptical of Megan's 5'4 claim. My guess Megan is 5'3 or no taller than 5'3.5. Amanda Seyfried is a genuine 5'2, but I only see a little more than an inch between them.
leonari said on 1/Feb/11
Tobey is Not 174 cm. Thats bull****. Even Robs estimate is 1 or 2 cm too high. Dunst is 5'5. Please Tell me where Maguire looks 174. Please.
leonari said on 1/Feb/11
Tobey was never 174 cm. Never.
Bomberman said on 6/Jan/11
Have to agree she looks 5'5 and VERY thin
KC said on 25/Dec/10
I worked with her and she is around 5'4 ish
mcfan said on 13/Dec/10
Kirsten is either the tallest 5'4 person I've ever seen or she's a genuine 5'5.5er that likes to wear big, tippy-toe heels.
kiki said on 13/Dec/10
in my opinion 5'4
Mr. R said on 2/Dec/10
I will be going to a screening of her new movie called "All Good Things" on Monday, Dec. 13. Kirsten will be there, so I will do what I can to get a pic.
Lord Chief Justice Victor said on 31/Oct/10
heres the thing, if the tip of someone's head is on the height of someones ear or eyebrow, then he/she is ROUGHLY 2inches(5cm) shorter than the other person...so yeah, if u compare kirsten dunst wif Tobey maguire in spiderman trilogy, it appears that kirsten is ROUGHLY 2inches shorter than 5'7barefoot Tobey...i'd say Dunst stands AT LEAST 5'5 n at most 5'6...as for Tobey i'd say he stands at least at 5'7 n at most at 5'8..but i think tobey is a solid 5'7 but then somehow recently i noticed hes promoted to 5'8....n yeah Dunst doesnt solidly stand at 5'7...she is either 5'5 or 5'6, period
mcfan said on 6/Apr/09
I think Tobey wears lifts at times. His footwear looks questionable to me in some photos.
Jenny said on 27/Mar/09
Come on, she can't be shorter than 5'5". She looks at least 5'5.5" to me.This hight is spot on.
Diane said on 6/Mar/09
I've worked with Kirsten and she's smaller than me, I'm 5'6
mcfan said on 12/Feb/09
They're wearing similar footwear. I only used that particular photo from a set because they were more in line with one another.
Debbie said on 7/Feb/09
Those picture aren't a really good way to tell. You can't see the footwear they are all wearing.
mcfan said on 29/Jan/09
Does look about a half-inch shorter than Kate Hudson who is listed as 5'6:

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leonari said on 26/Dec/08
she is not 5'6". Tobey is taller and is max 5'7". He is 4 cm taller than her so Robs listing is once again accurate.
Anonymous said on 24/Dec/08
She is 5"5 maybe 5"6 it is very obvious, she is absolutely not 5"4 or 5"7
anonymous said on 21/Oct/08
I would say she's 5 foot 5max because she is nearly taller than tobey mcguire in spiderman.
Jlee said on 28/Sep/08
runt says on 2/Apr/08
I think 5-5ish for women is a weird height just like 5-10ish for men. 5-10ish men tend to be inconclusive and it makes sense that the same would be true of 5-5ish women.

What is he talking about?????
Debbie said on 24/Sep/08
Hela, that is a good picture BUT you can't see if she is wearing heels or not, which she probably is. She stills looks a lot shorter than Maria. Kirsten looks great though.
Kim said on 24/Sep/08
she's 5'7'' and 36C/24/35, weight about 120lb, but i guess less.
Hela said on 17/Sep/08
Here's a picture of her with Maria Sharapova who is 6'2". Click Here
A short person would look freakishly small next to Maria, but Kirsten doesn't.
Lenad said on 24/Aug/08
Spot on Mr R
Mr. R said on 3/Aug/08
I saw her having lunch with Jake Gylenhaal a few years ago, and this is pretty close.
Samiam said on 27/Jul/08
Saw her while taking a hit in my car and she walked by. I must have scared the **** out of her, she must have thought I was papparazi or something cuz she jumped back when she noticed me looking at her. I just happened to be in the neighborhood just chilling out and was stunned as she was to see her.

She looked around 5'6 to 5'8 to me. Sort of lanky, long girl.

Very attractive looking girl. Way better in real life than in film or pics.
Lenad said on 16/Jun/08
Well Debbie If you look at other pictures and videos you'll see she looks as tall as Tobey in heels if not taller. Also she looked a solid 5'4 in Wimbledon and Elizabethtown but in the Spiderman movies Dunst looked 5'7. Lifts? I think 5'5.5 barefoot makes most sense.
Aimie said on 30/May/08
I would say 5'4'' as well. She is very slender and proportionate. Her legs are long, and her head is not huge. That's why she gives the impression of looking taller. Most of her costars are taller though, even the ones considered short.
Debbie said on 26/May/08
It seems pretty clear in runt's photo of Kirsten and Tobey who is 5'8. Kirsten is wearing what seems to be about 3' heeled boots and she is still shorter than Tobey. She is very thin and most of the time wears heels. She very well may be 5'2-5'3. She is very beautiful:)
runt said on 20/May/08
Hey adelaida, are you talking about file 6 and file 8?
They are both wearing flats and they are the same height. KD should be downgraded to 5-4.5 or Sophia should be upgraded to 5-5.5. But considering that Glenn met Sophia and hasn't disputed Rob's 5-4.5, they should downgrade KD.
runt said on 2/Apr/08
I think 5-5ish for women is a weird height just like 5-10ish for men. 5-10ish men tend to be inconclusive and it makes sense that the same would be true of 5-5ish women.
CiCi said on 26/Mar/08
I've seen her listed several places as 5'7'', but this height sounds more correct.
Rose said on 13/Mar/08
Jennie, she's probably wearing heels, which makes her look that tall. I think 5'51/2 is right. She doesn't look too tall.
jennie said on 1/Mar/08
she has to be 5'7 because tobey maguire is 5'8 and she appeared only an inch shorter than him in the spiderman movies. i'm positive. several years ago she may have been 5'5 but now she probably grew those 2 inches taller because as i said she appears just an inch shorter than tobey in the spidey flicks.
brappp said on 16/Jan/08
from reading all this i would guess 5'4" 163cm

i always thought she would be petite cus although shes slender she doesnt look tall
joanne said on 6/Jan/08
i think she is 5-5,and it seems enough for her.nor taller neither shorter
Ash said on 5/Jan/08
She photographs taller because she is so slender.
Was standing next to her couple years back in NYC.
Exact same height as me. Shade over 5'5".
And she is sweet too.
Tessa said on 12/Dec/07
she has to be a little taller than 5 ft 5
Bobbbo said on 8/Dec/07
Nup. When she wears high shoes she has always appeared about the same height as Tobey Maguire(if not, very slightly taller). Tobey is 5'7ish. She would be 5'7.
runt said on 10/Nov/07
5-7 Mcguire and supposedly 5-7 Dunst
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ms crababel said on 4/Nov/07
anybody seen crazy/b. with kirsten and jay hernandez? she is always a couple of inches shorter than hernandez and he ain tall
Anonymous said on 21/Oct/07
she's clearly shorter than kate hudson, 5'5 seems correct.
nikki said on 20/Oct/07
well she's quite a good bit taller than Sofia Coppola, and in the pictures of her with Audrey Tautou that i've seen around in magazines and getty (both in quite similar heels) there's definately a lot more than an inch ot two between them
Ana said on 25/Aug/07
i stood next to her in nyc. she was wearing flat shoes and she is definitely not 5 ft 5.5, more like 5'4.
myspace celebrity said on 14/Aug/07
really, she looked about as tall as tobey in spiderman??
Jon Doe said on 6/Aug/07
Jason Schwartzman is taller than her,food for thought.
6'3'' JK said on 5/Aug/07
Her younger brother Christian Dunst towers over her, he is around 6'2'' so 5'5.5'' for Kirsten is right
Flower said on 12/Jul/07
I thought she was 5'7 oh well short is better.
Anonymous Rex said on 29/Jun/07
taller than mcguire in the first two spiderman films???? Not only is that NOT true, but even if it were true, the directors and producers wouldn't let it be true!!!!!
al said on 25/Jun/07
She looked taller than tobey maguire in the first 2 spiderman films so i think a full 5ft 7 atleast and she was much taller than me when i met her last year and i am around 5foot 6 inches.
sleuth said on 19/Jun/07
never looks tall. sometimes looks short. Most of the time looks average. 5-4.5 max
Anonymous said on 5/May/07
On the new Spiderman promo pics when Kirsten was wearing those flat gladiator sandals, she was standing next to Tobey Maguire who is around 5'8" and she looked at least 3 inches shorter than he was. I'd say she's around 5'5" - 5'6"
Tomasz said on 29/Apr/07
Johnathan Ross show, 27/4/07 noth Maguire and Dinst interviewed, Dunst in moderte heels edged out maguire co i would say5ft7
Anonymous said on 14/Apr/07
she took a picture with me and im 5'4 with heals and shes had heals and she was a couple inches taller she looks about 5'6.5
antron said on 11/Apr/07
i was sure she was shorter than the 5'7" she is often listed at. She'd be too close to Spidey's height.
Allie said on 10/Apr/07
Everyone's saying how thin she is, does anyone have any estimated measurements or dress size?
Anonymous said on 27/Mar/07
I heard she was listed 5ft 6in in other magazines.
TJ said on 13/Mar/07
There are clips in Elizabethtown where she does look around 5 inches shorter than Orlando Bloom. However, there is also a very good shot of both on even ground and the height difference is clearly 3 inches max. She is in flats. It's funny because the shot is directly after a scene where he looks much taller than her.
Gonzalo said on 13/Mar/07
My sister said she saw her in London and that she was surprised by how tall Dunst looked to her. She says she is amost sure it was Dunst. Could it be possible that Dunst is at least 5`7?
Anonymous said on 11/Mar/07
5'4 or 5'5 i stood next to her when she was attending my high school
Jewel said on 20/Feb/07
i heard 5 7... shes listed in magazines at that height?
RentGirl said on 10/Dec/06
Eliza is more 5'4 because in the movie soul survivors a missing persons stated her at 5'4.
Anonymous said on 9/Nov/06
Hmmmm. In "Bring it On," she always looked at least an inch taller than 5'5 Eliza Dushku.
Anonymous said on 6/Nov/06
In Bring it On, she looked at least an inch taller than 5'5 Eliza Dushku.
caty said on 21/Oct/06
that is weird i always thought that she is about 5.8 or something because she looks so tall on pictures, i am 5.6 and now i found out that i am taller than her. so i can say pictures make people seem much taller than they really are!
PrettyGirl said on 18/Oct/06
She was on TRL and shes wearing heels next to Jason Schwartzmen who is either 5.5 or 5.6 and she is like the same height as him in heels so shes either like 5.4 or something.
Markus said on 17/Sep/06
Wow, take a look at this:

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(How can I make mit a link like "click here" ??)
Anonymous said on 14/Aug/06
I'd say 5'5" on the dot. And I think in the "Spiderman" movies, she's most of the time wearing high heels which maker her look about 5'7"ish. So that would explain her looking almost as tall as the 5'8" Maguire.
J-Dog said on 20/Jun/06
Yeah I have to agree she seems more closer to 5'4.5" than 5'6.5". As with many people who have seen her in NYC my brother had and commented on her being smaller than expected even for a female.
JB said on 8/Jun/06
i met kirsten during the filming of elizabeth town and i have to say she looked about 5'41/2 tops. really skinny though.
Anonymous said on 3/Jun/06
I saw her in Union Square, NYC yesterday. I am 5'8 and I towered over her. No way she's even 5'6.
Anonymous said on 25/May/06
Pretty obvious that she is 5'4"
Anonymous said on 25/Mar/06
By the way, when a magazine says any height, you can bet 99% that it is a two inch exeggeration. If it's not a two inch exeggeration, it's a one inch. I have worked with enough magazines to know. You say the height that an actress is WITH HEELS ON, not her real height. And you adjust men's heights to validate their most recent co-actresses height. Like Gwyenth Paltrow is 5'7", not 5'9". And Juse Law is 5'9", not 5'11". That's just the way the industry keeps good piints with celebs (keeps them coming back to support sales of the magazines). I co-authored a piece in Glamour, on Kate Bosworth. She is about 5'3.5" and we say 5'6". Etc. Some stars are cool about it an honest, like Jude Law, who told US his real height of 5'9". That's a rare case of height honesty in this industry.

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Anonymous said on 25/Mar/06
Whatever, she's an inch smaller than Susan Sarandon, who is three inches shorter than Billy Joe Armstrong. Kirsten can't be pegged at more than 5'4".
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John R said on 22/Feb/06
Something is a bit off. In the movie "elizabethtown", Bloom looks much taller than Dunst, so i'm guessing either she is shorter than you mention here or Bloom is taller than the 5´10.5´´ you guys claim.
Height Detective said on 17/Feb/06
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/k/kirsten_dunst.html
I'd like to be taller. I'd like my baby fat to leave.
Kirsten Dunst

I'd like to grow up and be beautiful. I know it doesn't matter, but it doesn't hurt.
Kirsten Dunst
mcfan said on 13/Feb/06
Julia Stiles seems almost the same height as Julia Roberts...maybe just under so I don't think she could be 5'9. More like 5'8 or just under. She's very skinny with a large head.
Greg said on 12/Feb/06
mcfan, you're correct. on stiles' page, there is another link to a photo of dunst and her, and julia towers over her. something does not jive here, either stiles is a lot taller than 5'7 or dunst is shorter than 5'5. i would lean towards stiles being taller, maybe close to 5'9. she looks tall in a lot of her movies
Kelsey said on 19/Jan/06
oh my god how can people say she is 5'4 or 5'6, she is clearly 5'7.
Raz said on 15/Jan/06
Ok, in the pic with Orlando, she's a bit farther down the slope, so when you take that into account, she actually reaches up to his eyebrows. I'm the same height as him, and my eyebrows are at 168 cm above ground. Clearly, the same should be true for him, give or take 1 cm.

In the pic with Sigourney, there are far too many possible errors making it almost useless. They both have bad postures, we have no knowledge of Sigourney's heels, and they're not at the same distance from the camera, and with a relatively wide-angled lens, even a couple of inches wrong makes a huge difference.

The pic with Tobey Maguire is also less than useful. She's not standing tall, and she's also behind him, with her upper body bent slightly forward, and on top of that, she's in the middle of a stride, with heeled boots...
If you measure her and Tobey, you'll find that her height, in that picture, is only 88% of Tobey's 173 cm, which would make her only 152 cm, or right at 5'. Clearly not plausible.

Now, after a bit of googling, I found this excellent picture.
http://www.celebskin.net/i/kirsten-dunst/kirsten-dunst-03.jpg
Pieces of furniture tend to be made to very specific and even sizes, and not just a random 37.4 mm, or 2.06 inches or something like that.
The bed legs are half the thickness of the horizontal "beam" going between the two legs. My guess is they're either two and one inches, respectively, or 5 and 2.5 cm. If we decide to go with the former, that makes the wooden box-like table exactly 18 in wide and tall.

If Kirsten had been standing right next to the table, and measured the size in the image that I measured, she would've been 169 cm. She's very slightly farther back though, but she's also slouching a bit, so my word is she's actually 169 cm. That's 5'6.5". But 5'6" is probably equally accurate, given the margin of error using a method like this. She's not likely to be shorter than that, though, and the iMDb reported height of 170 cm could actually be true as well, especially in the morning!
tarryn said on 19/Dec/05
in the first image on this page http://www.kirsten-dunst.org/kirstenimages/thumbnails.php?album=topn&cat=0&page=380 you can see that Michelle Williams (5'4") is taller than kirsten. this is from the scene where they are rollerblading in "Dick" so they both have the same shoes on.

also in this picture: http://www.kirsten-dunst.org/kirstenimages/displayimage.php?album=topn&cat=0&pos=15524 both girls are wearing the same sized shoes, and they look around the same height.
CelebHeights Editor said on 15/Dec/05
From gawker sightings, "saw Kirsten Dunst, looking surprisingly tall and pretty"
tarryn said on 13/Dec/05
in the first image on this page http://www.kirsten-dunst.org/kirstenimages/thumbnails.php?album=282 kirsten looks like she is the same height, or maybe shorter, than Naomi watts, who is 5'4".

[Editor Rob: yes there's not much between 5ft 4.5ish naomi and her]
gyllenhaalic823 said on 13/Dec/05
glow did an awesome job here! she looks AT LEAST 6 inches SHORTER than orlando bloom here, making her 5'4-5", not 5'6"!
Oh and a note to someone marked anonymous at the VERY bottom v Jake Gyllenhaal isn't 5'9" DUH!! (sorry) he's 6'0"!
ds said on 11/Nov/05
5'5.5, Sharapova TOWERS over her. Sharapova WAS like 6' at the time of the Wimbledon premiere (she grew some more), and there's a lot more than 5 inch difference.
What said on 2/Nov/05
Kirstin Dunst doesn't ever appear to more than 5'4" or 5". There is just no way that she is 5'6" when she is so much shorter than 5'8" Maggie Gyllenhaal. She is exaggerating by exactly two inches I think. 5 ft 4.5 in. Again, I have met her and no one believes sightings, but I am 5'8" and she was absolutely SHORT to me. Not almost 5'7".
mcfan said on 3/Oct/05
Anonymous, not a good photo of Dunst's height. She often wears 3-4inch heels. Here is a good illustration of her height next to 5'7 Willem Dafoe and 5-7.5 Maguire. When you zoom in, it's obvious she's wearing 3 inch heels. If dafoe is 5'8 with his shoes then she's at the most 5'5.5. Even in her 3 inch heels shoes he's still an inch taller than her. That UK magazine which stated her height at 5'5.5 is probably the most accurate. How is Maguire still that much taller than her when he is presumably wearing 1.25 inches of heel and is not even 5'8?
Anonymous said on 1/Oct/05
In all of these pictures, she's standing right next to Tobey Maguire and is in heels. But she is noticeably taller. She is probably 5'6.5- 5'7 in flat feet and 5'9-5'9.5 in heels.

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TJ said on 29/Sep/05
I'm guessing close to 5'7. She is very thin and always slouches, so it's really hard to tell.
mcfan said on 28/Sep/05
What -- can you back up your claim with photos? I agree that Dunst is not 5'6 as listed here, but I thought the Maguire photos were due to lifts rather than angles. However, if it isn't due to angles or lifts, then she probably is 5'4.5. That one photo I supplied on July 30th where Maguire and Dunst are both walking looks so suspicious to me. Even if you gave her the benefit of the doubt, you just don't get close to 5'6 unless Maguire is somehow wearing 2 inch lifts. She is always wearing heels.
What said on 27/Sep/05
I would normally not share this but Kirsten Dunst hangs out regularly with my friend in LA. I have been to breakfast with her and Maggie Gyllenhaal. I thought it was funny when I saw her listed at 5'6". She is 5'4" or 5'4"3/4. Maggie is the one who was 5'6.5". I am just under 5'8" (about 5.7 3/4") and it was clear that both were shorter as we were all wearing flat Roman Sandals. They are both beautiful and cool.
Anonymous said on 22/Sep/05
McFan: The best picture possible to show the height difference between Denise and Kirsten would be from Drop Dead Goregous, where they are fighting each other in the dressing room. In that scene, both are barefooted, and Kirsten gets right into Denise's face. While the two are staring each other each other off, you can see that Dunst is clearly taller (a half inch may be fair). Unfortunately, I can't find a picture from that scene. Anybody else have any luck?
mcfan said on 21/Sep/05
I think the photos prove Dunst is a half-inch taller than Denise Richards as Denise has a bent knee in the one photo and is leaning in the other. The best one is the last one where they are together. I think Denise Richards is very close to 5'5 but she's also a half-inch shorter than Neve Campbell. I would bet you Neve Campbell and Dunst are the same height at 5'5.5.
mcfan said on 20/Sep/05
I take back my assessment of Dunst's height. She does look 5'5.5 as UK Glamour states. The Maguire photos must be showing Tobey in lifts because he is really only 5'7.5-5'8.
Jay Hernandez is likely about Maguire's height. In Crazy/Beautiful he was roughly 2.5-2.75 inches taller than Dunst when they were in sneakers. Here is a photo giving a fairly good illustration of their heights. http://www.imdb.com/gallery/ss/0250224/Ss/0250224/img014b.jpg?path=gallery&path_key=0250224
CoolJ said on 6/Sep/05
Rob.. I'm thinking Maguire is definitely closer to 5'7" on the button, which would substantiate that magazine's claim of her being 5'5.5"
Anonymous said on 3/Sep/05
In Drop Dead Gorgeous, Kirsten is clearly taller than Denise Richards. In the scene where they fight each other in the dressing room, both are barefooted, and when they're staring at each other face to face, Kirsten has a noticable height difference.
Anshelm said on 30/Aug/05
After seeing her (on TV) besides Orlando Bloom at the 2005 VMAs I'd say 9–11 cm/c. 4" for Bloom's favor, with Dunst wearing low, maybe 4–5 cm/1½–2" heels.

Too bad Bloom isn't exactly the best choise for comparison – judging from this site's comments he should be somewhere between 177 cm/5'9½" and 180 cm/5'11".

So, based on these observations, the 166 cm/5'5½" mentioned above sounds plausable.
Mr. R said on 25/Aug/05
Having seen her Monday at lunch, 5-5 to 5-6 is pretty close.
CoolJ said on 24/Aug/05
I don't know Rob.. that might be a phantom line.. I'm thinking more like 5'7 7/8" ;) - I'd be willing to bet you have 1-2cm on Mr. Maguire... considering you aren't standing on a book or a few magazines.



CelebHeights Editor said on 24/Aug/05
INstyle magazine 2002, "I'd like to be taller"
Mr. Awesome said on 30/Jul/05
Great work, McFan! I commend you on a job well done. This picture is excellent! I almost dont know whether to peg Kirsten down to 5'4'' or Tobey up to 5'10'' haha!!! Wow...I do agree with McFan and almost everyone here that Kirsten is definitely not 5'7''...more like 5'5.5'' absolute max. However, not only does this pic solidify my idea that Dunst is shorter; but it almost makes me want to think that Maguire is taller...almost...as for Dunst's distance from the camera, she looks only to be half a stride behind Maguire which is a negligable distance, and is not enough to result in an illusion of her being 4+ inches shorter than Maguire...for the sake of argument, I'll give her an extra 2 inches due her position in the pic and a slight stoop in her posture (which by the way is canceled out by the fact that she is in the highest point in her stride), and she is still about 2 inches shorter than the questionably 5'8'' Maguire, even with large heels. 5'6'' might even be too high, Rob...but at least it's a start.
Z2 said on 19/Jul/05
I don't think Kirsten grew from the "claimed quote"(above) that she is 5'5.5" I Think Kirsten is 5'5".
Anonymous said on 24/Jun/05
in spiderman one theyr like the same height shes mayb 2 cm taller? both with flat shoes and tobey is listed as 5"8 on most sites .... although the character peter parker is meant to slouch
Mr. X said on 10/Apr/05
People Magazine has her in at 5 foot 5
Darona said on 26/Mar/05
In those pictures, which I watched Kirsten had about 10 cm high heels and she was stil about 5cm smaller than Maguire and I don't think he has 10cm elevator shoes so 170cm can't be right

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