How tall is Martin Kemp

Martin Kemp's Height

6ft 0 (182.9 cm)

British actor best known for the film The Krays and as Steve Owen in Eastenders. As a musician he was part of Spandau Ballet. On his spotlight resume he has "Height: 6' (182cm)" and "Weight: 12st. 12lb. (82kg)"

How tall is Martin Kemp
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6ft 0.1in (183.1cm)
Sandy C said on 5/Aug/22
His wedding to Mel was one of the most dramatic EastEnders episodes ever.

There is turmoil between Steve and Mel, Steve having just found out about Mel’s infidelity with Phil. Phil is on his second bottle of vodka, and has done his best to ruin the wedding. Then he gets shot, and initially, fingers are pointing to Craig Fairbrass’s character. There was a big to-do at the time, nobody expecting the potential assassin to be the 5ft Lisa!

Martin looked a strong 6ft those days, and was probably in access of that height.
Sandy C said on 4/Aug/22
“Give me a wonderful word!”

The Kray twins reply in unison, “Crocodile!”

I always think of that scene when I see an advertisement about Crocodile services. It is rather a wonderful word, isn’t it? 🐊
Sandy C said on 13/Jul/22
Martin’s Steve is having a Christmas rut with Phil, who is standing behind the bar, but Martin still has the height advantage. I can hear Mike Oldfield playing in the background - very festive! 🎄

6ft and a quarter today.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 4/Apr/22
What an EXCELLENT performance Martin gave in the episode in which Joe Absolum terrorised him. Those tears were REAL.

Definitely film star material, our Martin, but then, I have reason to believe he and his brother were actors before their Spandau Ballet days. I heard of an appearance in ‘Z Cars’ as kids, and that’s going back some!

(Billythetreesurgeon) said on 14/Mar/22
Not sure he would measure 184 today, look at the heal on them shoes there pretty elevated tbh, nevertheless still looks 6ft
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Mar/22
Rory, 184cm zone in East Enders days isn't impossible

Not sure about today, maybe hasn't lost anything really
Rory said on 3/Mar/22
Much more likely to measure 184 than 182,or at least he was twenty years ago, but I'd still rule out 182 today as well at age 60.
(Billythetreesurgeon) said on 5/Feb/22
Hi Rob if on his spotlight resume he was (182cm) does that mean he was likely measured in the afternoon?
Editor Rob
Sometimes they've rounded 6ft to 182cm on that database.

I'm sure some actors have put their height in metric though, but it's impossible to know who.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 21/Jan/22
EastEnders certainly hit the jackpot when they signed up Martin Kemp.

I'd actually forgotten just how nasty and sycophantic - to the police anyway - Martin's Steve Owen was. I think I was somewhat blinkered by these things first time round:

➡️👀 (Oh yes!)

We did see a pleasant and sensitive side to Martin's Reggie Kray in the film The Krays, which makes one wonder whether, had it not been for the tragic suicide of his wife, Frances, he'd have been able to prevent the sick killings perpetrated by twin brother, Ronnie.

One little thing I found out a few years back was that Martin and Gary started out as actors, and not musicians.

Six foot, strong! 💪
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 24/Nov/21
Martin has just started in Classic EastEnders, as Steve Owen. I've looked online and found his debut date was the 28th December, 1998.

When it sank in that he was going to be a full-time member of the cast, I knew we'd be in for much excitement - and we most certainly were! 🎊🎇🎉

Martin gets 6ft. 😁👌
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 10/Oct/21
🗣️"Blast!" if I said Belated Birthday Wishes. Martin's Birthday is today, the 10th.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 10/Oct/21
🎂🎁💝 Belated Birthday Wishes! 💝🎁🎂

Happy 6️⃣0️⃣th Birthday to Martin Kemp for yesterday. I hope you had a great family day and enjoy a healthy and happy year ahead.

Strong 6ft. 😁👌🥂👱‍♀️🤗 XXX

Rory said on 26/Sep/21
I doubt hes as low as 5ft11.5 today. Looks in fairly good nick for his age, id say 6ft0.25 peak and maybe six foot flat today.
James B 171.5cm said on 6/Sep/21
Rob 5’11.5 possible now?
Editor Rob
Almost 60, of course a chance...but not looked enough recently to say.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Aug/21
I agree Rory, could even pass for 6ft1 with Hadley (2-3in shorter, Tony wasn't quite 6ft4 peak but more 6ft3½)

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Rory said on 29/Jul/21
Would still say 6ft0.25 for Martin, at least at his peak anyway if not still today. Never looked under six foot and could look 184/5 more than once. Not a big shock for a guy that range just to claim six foot flat.
Mr L said on 16/Jun/21
Look here:

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Looks identical to George Michael. Celeb heights has him as 5’11
Alexy1 said on 11/Apr/21
His son is billed at 6,2ft!Roman looks smaller than his dad most of the time?
Alexy1 said on 11/Apr/21
He looks 6ft
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 28/Jan/21
🎂🎵🎁 A Very Happy Birthday to Martin Kemp's DJ and TV personality son, Roman, who turns 28 on the 28th! 🎁🎵🎂

His Dad gets 6ft. 😁👍
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 15/Jun/20
Martin will soon be making a programme with his young son, Roman. There will be plenty of juicy opportunities to compare the father and son in that!

6ft and a quarter of an inch. 😁👍
Shayz101 said on 6/Jun/20
Inch taller than Gary
Sandy A Cowell said on 14/Apr/20
Do you remember the “Would you rather?” game that Martin’s young twenty-something son played when he was in the jungle? You do? That’s great! Well I used to play games like that when I was a youngster, and still do sometimes! Only it’s progressed.....

My brother’s worse than me though. He just asked me what he thinks the staff would do if he went into a building society, drew out £500 and then tore it up in front of them. I said that they would tell him to pick up his litter and eff off!


Sandy A Cowell said on 8/Apr/20
I must add that Martin looks a good six one in the above picture! Doesn’t it just go to show how tall six foot really is? 👍👍
Rory said on 28/Dec/19
Roman Kemp is around 6ft1.5 I think. Taller than 6ft1. I'm 6ft0.75 and he comfortably edged me in person.

Martin Kemp- 6ft0.25(peak anyway)
Roman Kemp- 6ft1.5
James B said on 16/Dec/19
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 5/Dec/19
I've really been enjoying his young son, Roman's participation in this year's 'I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here'. According to Google, he is 187cm tall. He's 26 years old, has his Mum's nose and his Dad's blue eyes.

Martin himself has been looking forward to this. I bet he was laughing his head off at yesterday's Bush Tucker trial, which Roman took part in with the brave and ballsy Caitlyn Jenner.

Martin gets 6ft.

On this dating programme his son would say he was embarrassed that all of his girlfriends fancied his dad
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 5/Dec/19
I've really been enjoying his young son, Roman's participation in this year's 'I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here'. According to Google, he is 187cm tall. He's 26 years old, has his Mum's nose and his Dad's blue eyes.

Martin himself has been looking forward to this. I bet he was laughing his head off at yesterday's Bush Tucker trial, which Roman took part in with the brave and ballsy Caitlyn Jenner.

Martin gets 6ft.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 20/Nov/19
Rob, how tall do you think his son is?
Editor Rob
Could look near 6ft 1 at times with Father.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 10/Oct/19
🎁🎂🎉 Happy Birthday Martin! 🎉🎂🎁

Hey, I think you're 58 today, so you were born in the same year as me!

I absolutely love you and your acting is supreme. I once had a ding dong with my boyfriend because he thought that you and Gary were twins! Well, only in 'The Krays' where you did indeed excel yourselves! 😉 XXX

6ft tall.

Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 9/Oct/19
Martin is def solid 6'0 than Chris and Luke Evans. He probably typically waking up at 6'0 3/4 and goes to bed at 6'0.
The Ben said on 8/Oct/18
Watching Celebrity island
He went in at 210lbs, 15 stone.
Dropped to 180lbs after 4 weeks of not eating so I’m not sure how long ago the above 12 stone 12 weight listing was from.
Sandy Cowell said on 19/Sep/18
I saw Martin this morning in an episode of 'Heartbeat' called 'Bully Boys'. Throughout the production, there were references to his large stature, necessary in order to play the part of a usurer convincingly. The episode hailed from 2007 I believe, and Martin will have turned 46 in the fall of that year, his birthday being in October. I feel quite certain after seeing this that he was still his optimum height. Why, at 45, so was I!

I know that Martin only recently decided to become a silver fox, and I think it suits him very well indeed! That indicates that the above picture is bang up-to-date, and hey presto - he still looks a sturdy 6ft to me! Just to make sure, I have ordered a film starring him and his brother Gary - and one Danny Dyer! It'll be smashing to check the Kemp brothers with the just below 6ft Danny, and I'm sure I'll really enjoy the film into the bargain!

Heart-throb Martin can have 6ft.
Junior Hernandez said on 7/Feb/18
Martin Kemp with Craig Fairbrass who called himself 6'3 and tilt up head still not over 1.75" taller than Kemp.

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James B said on 3/Dec/17
Rob he looks similar in height too George Michael

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What do you think?
Editor Rob
they weren't really long on the same flatter part of the stage, as it is sloping a bit from where George enters.
Rory said on 12/Oct/17
Yh but then Chris Pine only claims 6ft and he's at 6'0.5...I don't think 6'0.25 would be unreasonable for Martin.
Rory said on 11/Oct/17
Rob, out of interest how come Martin isn't listed 6'0.25 ? I can think of few people more deserving of strong 6 foot range.
Editor Rob
he only claims 6 feet, although I can understand how he could look a stronger 6ft than some folk.
Alex said on 25/Sep/17
Yh I agree that's how they both look separately but if you looks a images on google standing next to each other, and they either look the same height or Martin Kemp looks taller.
Rory said on 24/Sep/17
Yh I think Martins more than just a solid 6ft. I think he is or at least was 6'0.25-0.5 range and has rounded down a fraction. I've never seen this guy look under 6ft but have seen him pull off near 6ft1 at times. His brother Gary is what I'd call a solid 6ft, but Martin I think clears that range.
177cm said on 23/Sep/17
6'0.25 peak
alex said on 19/Sep/17
Would you say there's a definite three inches between him and Craig fairbrass?
Editor Rob
there's a chance Fairbrass is just shy of 6ft 3, though the lowest I'd have said was 6ft 2.5 range. Kemp regularly looked a solid six footer.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Sep/17
He actually looks the same height as Tony in some photos!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 10/Aug/17
184cm peak
Rory said on 4/Aug/17
A flat 6ft is a undercutting Martin a little bit I feel. He always seems to me to look minimum 6ft, I think 6'0.25 is more realistic and I wouldn't be surprised if he measured 6'0.5 in his thirties either. Gary looks a flat 6ft.
Rory said on 15/May/17
His son Roman looks 186cm in person. Martin looks an inch shorter than him. I'm sure he'd be a solid 183 today and quite probably near 184 in his 30s.
Sandy Cowell said on 2/Mar/17
Martin is in tonight's episode of 'Heartbeat', playing a gym-running, debt-collecting, hard-man! He looks a good six-foot in this! He gets a quarter-inch over from me this evening!
James B said on 26/Feb/17
Yes I agree arch he looks a bit over 6ft compared to Hadley and 6'3 Craig fairbrass
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/Jan/17
He was never much shorter than Tony Hadley
Sandy Cowell said on 16/Jan/17
It just goes to show how big a true 6 footer really is!
When he stood up with his brother Gary in 'the Krays' to defend his Mum, I thought they looked huge! I remember Billie Whitelaw to be 5ft3, and her 'boys' towered over her.
I can't see Martin being less than 6ft now! He still looks as tall as ever in that above photo!
Rory said on 7/Jan/17
I think rly a strong 6 foot is in order for Martin, I've never seen him looking under 6ft and with smaller guys like Billy Murray and Gary Barlow can pull off near 6'1. He's the type of guy who can showcase a genuine 6ft as still being quite tall. Edges his brother Gary who himself look about 6ft. I think in their Spandau days Martin Kemp 6'0.25-0.5 and Gary 6'0.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Nov/16
Martin Kemp: 183-184cm
Gary Kemp: 182-183cm
Rory said on 12/Oct/16
Martin Kemp- 183.5cm at night
Gary Kemp- 182.5cm at night

Today probably Martins a flat 183 and Gary 182.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 11/Oct/16
Looked at least 1in taller than George Michael
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 12/Aug/16
Wasn't remarkably shorter than Tony Hadly.

Maybe a fraction over 6ft peak, Rob?
Tubbs said on 11/Aug/16
upgrade required, looks at least 184cm in everything he's been in, maybe even 185cm.....was not that much shorter than 6'2" John Taylor in a movie they did together
peted said on 8/Aug/14
I dated his wife years ago before they got together. He was taller than me, so I reckon he is 6ft. Wished I was still with her lol
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 14/Jan/14
Could look 184-185cm on Eastenders
James said on 9/Jan/14
He could look 5'11 on eastenders
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Dec/12
Martin Kemp 6ft(183cm)
Gary Kemp 6ft0.5(184cm)
Tony Hadley 6ft3.75(192cm)
Arch Stanton said on 11/Nov/12
Sold 6 ft. 6-6'.5" looks accurate James yeah.
Mike said on 7/Sep/12
I was in the audience when he went in to big brother and saw him,
definitely about 6ft.
James said on 6/Jul/11
184cm is not impossible?
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/May/11
Looks 6"1-6"2 range next to Tony Hadley...
James said on 24/Apr/11
does not really look over 6' compared next to george michael
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 23/Mar/11
I think Martin could be 184cm....certainly not below 6ft

I reckon he's exactly 3 inches shorter than Tony Hadley
theenforcer22 said on 15/Nov/10
UK Actor from The Krays and EastEnders (Steve Owen). He's listed as 6ft by his agency
Erm,,,,,no mention of the fact he was the bassist in Spandau Ballet?!!!!!!
James said on 21/Oct/10
I woulden't put him over 183cm. In 6 years might be 182cm.
Alison said on 25/Apr/09
I met Martin Kemp a few years ago I was wearing flats (5 ft 7") and he was at least 5 inchest taller if not 6. So definately 6 foot or maybe 6.1"
Joe said on 20/Apr/08
He was an easy 6 footer. Nothing more, nothing less. What do you think of his height, Rob?
Tubbs said on 2/Feb/06
His brother Gary must be between 6'0.5 to 6'1", as he has always looked slightly taller, this picture shows the difference.
james007 said on 30/Oct/05
hi there ive met martin kemp today while working on the new drama love lies bleeding in mancheter nice guy.

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