Metta World Peace's Height
6ft 5 ½ (196.9 cm)
Ronald William Artest, Jr. is a former basketball player, who played as a Small Forward for teams like LA Lakers, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers and Chicago Bulls. Listed as 6ft 7 during his career, he admitted on a Power 106 interview "I'm Six-Five and a Half"
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Average Guess (11 Votes)
6ft 5.48in (196.8cm)
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 7/Mar/20
@Canson I'm a little confuse. You mean by his height or wingspan? I thought i have told you i walk up to him and he is def close to 6'7 knocking off my near afternoon 6'5 7/8 height. He was something like 200.5cm and to be drop down to at least 200cm by night because since i'm 197.3 before bed and between 11am-12pm i could hold 197.8cm so assume a tall guy like him lost the same amount as me. Afternoon 6'6.5" which indicate solid 6'6 3/8 which he isn't a chance this low.
Canson said on 12/Feb/20
@Junior: my guess for Barnes is 6’6.5 based on how he looks. That’s afternoon height tho
Canson said on 12/Feb/20
@Nik Ashton: it’s funny too that Big Boi asked him if he’s one of those guys who lies about his height and weight. Then he admits he’s 6’5 1/2”. Very honest
Nik Ashton said on 9/Feb/20
It would have been so easy for him to claim 6’7” and he does have 67 comments! 🎩s off to him for admitting the truth!
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 6/Feb/20
@viper Barnes had shorter wingspan at 6'9 while most player at 6'6-'6'7 had much longer wingspan between 6'10-7'2 that makes a big difference from a standing reach. Maybe you had a larger wingspan over 6'9? I don't know about that thought. 8'1 reach at 6'3 that is high.
viper said on 12/Dec/19
How is my standing reach higher than Matt Barnes when I have only 30 inch arms at 6-3.
His standing reach is only 8-0.5 while mine is 8-1. Strange
Canson said on 7/Dec/19
@Rob: he also played for the Sacramento Kings along the way for a year and change
@Junior: so Barnes looked his combine height in person? If that’s the case Metta may be like 3 cm or 1.5” shorter worst case. Kobe looked maybe 2” shorter than barnes in pics so it’s believable
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 15/Nov/19
@Canson It's just an estimate you can have Metta at 6'5 1/4 less but he might be only 1/8 under his claim as a worst low. One thing i have to point out again it is BS on Matt's weight 210lbs claim in 2014 the same year i met him and he look nothing over my weight 195 at the time i met him and he even give me impression he holds only 190, i can buy his bone is heavier than mine while solid inch taller and the most he is struggle to weigh in between 195 not more as a solid 200cm guy he really look skinny back then in 2014. NBA advertise players weight to be much heavier than their real weight in real not just height. Kobe Bryant peak weight just a big example of listed 205 by the official NBA that is bs too. I have a 6'4 older cousin from Ohio once met Kobe in real more than fifteen years back kept in mind say Kobe is 6'5 and weight less than him (192), describe Kobe taller and skiny than him don't weigh over him. Those players weight were like 10-20 lbs over listed on official site.
Canson said on 23/Oct/19
@Junior: maybe that max. Or something like 196.2-.5 range
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 9/Oct/19
Metta at worst i could think of 196.5cm is possible but Matt Barnes in real is really not under 200cm.
Canson said on 8/Oct/19
@Junior: I would put Metta in the 6’5 1/4-3/8 range like Christian
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 17/Sep/19
@Canson I now recall it that day i met Barnes he was in a black converse chucks (1.5-1.6cm) style and i had my new adidas samba sneaks which is 2.2cm thickness. Which i thought he look 6'6 5/8 but now a strong fraction need added that his not lower than 6'6 7/8 (200.3) that later morning precise that he may falls into solid 6'6 3/4 low which mean Metta have given more of an honest low measurement.
Canson said on 30/Jul/19
@Junior: that looks right. He had 3cm on Metta. Metta looks 6’5.25 imho. Also assuming he was awake for a while
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 29/Jul/19
@Canson I met Matt Barnes in the later morning if i'm not wrong about 11am and he look close to 200cm, i just assuming if this hour he look 6'6 5/8 (199.7) then he is nothing over 6'6 1/2 (199.4) at a low.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 26/Jul/19
It goes to show you that pics can only provide so much evidence. Meeting someone in person is the best way to get to know their real height, granted you're aware of their footwear and distance of course. I've seen Ice Cube's son O'shea Jr not too long ago, but I was too far away plus I didn't see his footwear.
Dream said on 25/Jul/19
@Christian 6'5 3/8"
Kane can be a tricky guy to guess, at times. It's understandable his height wildly changes, based on pictures. With Vince Vaughn, Owen Benjamin (with a camera advantage and a slouch) looked taller than Kane. That's why I thought 6'5.75" at worst for Owen, based on how he stacks up against Kane, with Vince Vaughn.
Slightly off-topic: Based on how Bo compares with Owen (and how Owen stacks up with Kane), I would've definitely thought Bo would be a strong 6'5" for sure.
Dream said on 25/Jul/19
@Christian 6'5 3/8"
Very Understandable. Today, Kane can look shorter in pictures. In person, however, he's a lot bigger than I thought.
Today, I think Kane would definitely be taller than guys like Vitali Klitschko and even Ryan Stiles for sure. Peak, I think he was over 6'7", but not 6'8".
Someone claimed to have met him back in the day and thought he was 6'8". I'm not sure about that, but I definitely think he was over 6'7", at his prime.
I think it would be a lot better and more interesting if you, Canson, Junior, or Rob meet him. I would love to have more of a conversation about it.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 24/Jul/19
I've never ruled out 6'7" for him, although I thought he was a bit shorter than that. He can look 6'6" in some pics.
Dream said on 24/Jul/19
@Christian 6'5 3/8"
I think at least 0.5" inch advantage, possibly 0.75" advantage of footwear. It's anywhere between 0.5"-0.75" of bigger footwear. The soles of his shoes were big and very sturdy.
I didn't speak to him, but he seemed chill, when talking with someone else, up close. He looks like that type of guy I wouldn't want to piss off though.
I wished I got a photo, but it costed too much. I can't remember the exact price range of getting a photo, but it was really costly, especially for the other celebrities. There were a few photos of other celebrities I was able to get. (A few of them required $20 to have a photo. Others costed like $30, $50, or even $60 (If I remember correctly, this one was likely the price range for having a picture with Kane) for photos).
Feel free to disagree, but even without the footwear advantage, I couldn't ever see Kane at 6'6.25" flat, today, in person. He looked high north of 6'6" range for sure. 6'7" on the nose, today, I would've guessed.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 22/Jul/19
How much shoe advantage did Kane have over you when you met him?
Dream said on 19/Jul/19
@Canson I met him at GalaxyCon. That was a month ago. I think around 6'7", still. He looked 6'8", but he had bigger shoes than me for sure. They weren't small shoes though, but they weren't boots either. I can't say what the brand was, but the soles were big.
Canson said on 18/Jul/19
@Dream: is Kane really still 6’7-6’7.25 today? I would’ve guessed him weak 6’7” at this stage. Unless you met him years ago.
Dream said on 17/Jul/19
Funny thing. When I met Kane (around 6’7”-6’7.25”, without footwear advantage), he was big.
Remember that Neighbor (that I mentioned) that my dad thought was 6’4”-6’5”, but was taller? Said Neighbor looked only an inch shorter than Kane, but Said neighbor was also wearing literally ‘flat flipflops’ while Kane had bigger shoes than me. Said neighbor also had posture worst than Idris Elba.
Here I am just thinking ‘how the bloody hell is my neighbor only 6’4”-6’5” again?’
Dream said on 12/Jul/19
Oops! My bad! I’ve just realized you were talking to junior!
Dream said on 10/Jul/19
I didn’t meet Barnes, but I’ve met Kane (wrestling). I can confirmed around 6’7”-6’7.25”. He looked 6’8”+, but his shoes were bigger than my runner’s shoes. Time was around mid afternoon.
Dream said on 10/Jul/19
I didn’t meet Barnes, but I’ve met Kane (wrestling). I can confirmed around 6’7”. He looked 6’8”+, but his shoes were bigger than my runner’s shoes. Time was around mid afternoon.
Canson said on 10/Jul/19
@Dream: sorry that was meant for junior.
@Junior: you said you met Barnes before? Was his 6’6.75 a morning height in person? As for Metta and Butler, they can be close or Metta may be taller. Butler looks shorter than Kawhi who is 6’5.5 at a low if he was around 6’6 morning
Canson said on 9/Jul/19
@Dream: you said you met Barnes before. Did the 6’6.75 like morning height to you?
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 9/Jul/19
Strange that i often felt Jimmy Butler may not be taller than Metta. The positive side happens maybe Metta measure 6'5 1/2 in the afternoon.
Canson said on 6/Jul/19
@Junior: yea he claims 6’8” barefoot one time too. Metta I agree with Dream. He probably measured near the mark but was rounded up to it.
Dream said on 6/Jul/19
I really don’t have a problem with someone rounding up by 1/4 an inch or even 1/8th an inch. It’s perfectly fine Vs. rounding up 1-2 inches, truthfully.
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 3/Jul/19
@Dream I'm not surprise if Metta will be only fraction lower than Owen Benjamin. Metta is more honest than Matt Barnes also get listed 6'7 by NBA Official but Barnes claim 6'8 when his combine measurement was only 6'6.75"
Dream said on 28/Mar/19
@Tunman I agree. Metta claiming 6'5.5" is really honest. It's not like he's claiming 6'7" or 6'8", unlike Owen Benjamin (who I struggle to see over 6'6", yet Owen has the audacity to claim 6'8").
Canson said on 3/Mar/19
@Tunman: that’s where I have both 6’4.75 and 6’5.25. Mehta May have measured earlier in the day at that but he also looks shorter than Reggie Miller at times who’s admitted to being under 6’6” himself so 197.2 and 196.2 could be accurate for those two
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 2/Mar/19
Best case given Kobe is really 6'5 and Metta 6'5.5" for what he claim. Look at how 6'4 1/4 listed Michael Strahan look next to Kobe always look 3/4-1" shorter. We don't really know what time Metta measure himself. All height arguments we people have here in the end will just be an estimation it still did not define reality well. Vanessa Bryant needs to remeasure Kobe's height. Lol.
Tunman said on 1/Mar/19
Half an inch between him and Kobe who won't fall under 6'4.75".So 6'5.25"is possible but not under this.At least claiming 6'5.5"is very honest when we know especially that he might be over 6'6 out of bed.
Canson said on 9/Jan/19
@184guy: I didn’t know they had a pick together. Depending on how tall Paul Pierce really is they can look similar height as well in one pic at least although I have seen Truth as a weak 6’6 as opposed to full one in some pics like with Brady
184guy2 said on 5/Jan/19
Metta looks 6'6 with Tyson ( not saying he is )
Maybe Tyson dropped a bit or Metta was in higher footwear
Canson said on 10/Oct/18
@Dream: I see 6’6 out of bed and 6’5.25 at a low
said on 6/Oct/18
I definitely agree that the difference between Metta and Kobe is a strong half inch.
A cm would have to be a lot smaller for the difference to look too close.
Canson said on 19/Sep/18
@Dream: I don’t even think 6’5 1/4 is an extreme low for him. I fall to 6’4.25 some days others maybe a mm or so over that and can fall to 6’4 at an extreme low maybe 1 mm over. MWP on the other hand we aren’t sure when that 6’5.5 was measured. If early morning or even 2 hours out of bed there’s always a shot at 196 flat but I’ll say that I think his low is a strong 6’5 and he may wake up to 6’6” fresh out of bed. I agree with you on his different with Kobe. That’s prob half inch as opposed to a cm. If Junior is somehow right then maybe he’s 196 and Kobe 195 at lows
Dream(5'9.5") said on 19/Sep/18
Probably 6’5.25”-6’5.375” just like @Christian, Bo Burnham, and Wladimir Klistcho.
said on 11/Sep/18
I think this a good listing.
(This is the one @Canson linked.)
Not the most reliable picture, but here it is. -- Click Here
I like that Ron Artest (Metta World Peace) is being honest. Sure, he can fall to 6'5.25" for an absolute low, but 6'5.5" works too. He is not under 6'5". A more honest claim than 6'7".
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 23/Aug/18
I still feel and see there is 3/8 between Kobe and Metta. Kobe 6'5 and Metta 6'5 3/8.
Dream(5'9.5") said on 14/Aug/18
No less than say 6'5 3/8ths". This listing works too.
His claim is more than reasonable.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 19/Jul/18
6'5.5" isn't impossible but that's the most I would give him.
Dream(5'9.5") said on 16/Jul/18
@Canson @CHristian 6'5 3/8"
Now that you mention it, he could fall close to 6'5.25" at a low. I don't think Metta would fall under 6'5" by any means if you ask me!
Canson said on 15/Jul/18
@Jordanmclang: I don’t see the same thing you see. That’s at least half inch difference between them. Metta is clearly taller than kobe. Maybe he’s not the 6’5.5 at a low but 6’5.25 at worst on a normal day
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 14/Jul/18
Michaelbeasley said on 14/Jul/18
I don’t see a difference between him and Kobe maybe a couple of mm to 1 cm max I have seen like 4 photos barley a difference
Canson said on 12/Jul/18
@Dream: it’s possible he does. He may have measured 6’5.25 at a low on a normal day same as Christian. My buddy is the same size as Christian and can be 6’5.25- 1/3 at a low yet he tried and he was down to 195.8 one night at an extreme low.
Dream(5'9.5") said on 11/Jul/18
He's still taller than Bryant, whether you like it or not.
@Canson @Junior I don't think Metta's ever falls to 6'5" flat, even on a bad day.
Canson said on 10/Jul/18
No less than half inch between he and Kobe. Also possible Kobe was a mm or two over 6’4.75 and/ or that Ron measured earlier in the day and is really closer to 6’5 (6’5.25) possibly
Jordanmclang said on 9/Jul/18
Lol there’s defently not 2cm between them not even I would say maybe a 1 he barley looks taller than kobe
Canson said on 8/Jul/18
@Junior: depends on the picture and camera angle. Kobe looks taller at times too. I’ve always seen 1/2”-3/4” between them. But have to remember that Reggie Miller has said before that Artest is somewhere between 6’5-6’6 and that he’s the same height. Miller looks slightly taller and it’s no guarantee Metta was 6’5.5 at a low. He looks closer to 6’5 with Matt Barnes. You said you met Barnes and that he looked more like 6’6.25 vs 6’6.75. My guess for Metta is about Where Christian would measure. Meaning 6’5.25-3/8 perhaps at a low and a 6’6” or 6’6 1/8 out of bed
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 4/Jul/18
Go by the game on the court. Metta always edge out Kobe at 1/2 inch sometimes look 3/8 inch that small really not 3/4 not just a few pictures.
Canson said on 2/Jul/18
@Mthamillquest: yea to me it’s at least 1/2” if not 2cm. He could he spot on at 6’5.5 or 6’5.25 worst case. Some pics Kobe appears taller but then in the ones that I posted Metta is taller. He looked closer with Paul Pierce or Tracy McGrady than Kobe does
Dream(5'9.5 said on 2/Jul/18
Metta World Peace is easily taller than Kobe Bryant. The top of Metta's head is easily higher than Kobe Bryant's top head. (See Canson's link.)
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 2/Jul/18
@Mthamillquest I can see a strong half inch between them.
Junior Hernandez 1990
said on 1/Jul/18
Metta make 5'10 Mike Tyson look small. Click Here
Nik said on 25/Jun/18
I like his name! He is staggeringly tall!
Canson said on 24/Jun/18
Out of bed 198-198.5
Before bed 196-197
said on 24/Jun/18
He is taller than Kobe. It’s at least half inch but maybe 2cm. It’s also possible that Metta dips down to 6’5.25 as opposed to 6’5 1/2” at a low since Kobe’s 6’4.75 is likely his true walking height (normal low) as well
JordanMcCray said on 24/Jun/18
He’s barley taller than Kobe I don’t see much of a difference?
Ace said on 19/Jun/18
I am just over 5'9 so 6'5.5 is huge my coworker is about his same exact height
Canson said on 18/Jun/18
@Height: could also play some 4!!
Height said on 17/Jun/18
Nice height for small forward who could play some two guard too!
Sandy Cowell said on 17/Jun/18
@ Rob - 😊👍
said on 17/Jun/18
That's rather honest of him to openly admit to being one-and-a-half inches less than his listed height!
Metta can have 6ft5.5 from me this Sunday morning.
I'm sure he'll appreciate it!
Dream(5'9.5") said on 16/Jun/18
He does look taller than Kobe Bryant.
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 16/Jun/18
Great listing here!