How tall is Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox's Height

5ft 11 (180.3 cm)

American actress best known for playing Sophia on tv series Orange Is the New Black. In an OutSmartMagazine interview she mentioned her height: "I'm 5'11", I'm really tall, and people have always noticed me."

How tall is Laverne Cox
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I'm not super tall — I'm 5'11. It's when I'm in heels I look like an Amazon!

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Average Guess (15 Votes)
5ft 11.1in (180.6cm)
B.lee said on 24/Apr/23
In heels he doesn't look like 'an Amazon'. He looks like a tall man dressed as a woman.
Truthteller27 said on 10/Jan/22
They are just shy of 6'0 honestly. Most trans underestimate their height to be feminine I have seen so many that are 6'1.5 claiming 5'11 and I am 5'9.5 and getting towered by them it's ridiculous.
Nik said on 23/Feb/20
She is very towering!
Blue ivy said on 17/Dec/19
Easily 6ft + look when she is with Sam Smith on photos she is way taller than him and he has elevator shoes
Nik Ashton said on 6/Oct/19
She’s an Amazon!
Nik Ashton said on 6/Oct/19
@ Lara - How tall are you?
Lara said on 15/Mar/19
She is tall but I think she is smaller than me. I guess she is 1.78 m.
even said on 19/Jul/17
5 11 and 145 pounds
Arch Stanton said on 8/Sep/16
Doesn't matter though Christian, I'm sure she's a lovely person. She actually looks pretty good for transgender, though should avoid extreme hair dyes.
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 5/Sep/16
arryl said on 18/Aug/15
I am attractied to tall ladies @ 5'8" some of my boys think I'm a bit whack!
Cox at 5'11" add heels = a smoothie beyond belief


You do realize she's transgender, right?
Darryl said on 18/Aug/15
I am attractied to tall ladies @ 5'8" some of my boys think I'm a bit whack!
Cox at 5'11" add heels = a smoothie beyond belief
Andrea said on 12/Jul/15
Agreed, Sam! She looks pretty tall next to other "inmates" in OITNB... She makes Taylor look a weak 5'8 in many photos, actually! She must this height!
Sam said on 23/Jun/15
Always stood out among everyone in the cast, while Taylor (5ft8) and Laura (5ft9.5) always looked tall but never stood out that much in any way. I think 5ft11 is accurate.
Bree said on 12/Jun/15
When you say head size,do you mean height or circumference?
Editor Rob
length mostly
Bishop said on 19/Dec/14
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lelman said on 18/Jul/14
5ft10ish. Looked very close to Prepon, and barely taller than Schilling.
Rhonda said on 30/Jun/14
Less than her claim
Chris said on 17/Jun/14
She looks very feminine, but her head size is "giving away the game" to me. She's lucky that Laura Prepon is a bigger-headed lady too, but heads significantly over 9 inches just dont seem to be a thing with cis-women. I think Laverne's looks a little over 9,25 inches?
Editor Rob
yes head size is probably no less than 9.25
iyolo said on 17/Jun/14
She is not exactly she :)
Editor Rob
let's try to respect her, she is an actress to me.
Chris said on 15/Jun/14
Thanks for adding her, she's doing a really good job on OITNB. Would there be more chance she's a little higher than this listing or lower? She looks only marginally taller than 5'10 Laura Prepon i see.
Editor Rob
I don't think she'd be higher than her claim

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