How tall is Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama's Height

5ft 10 ¾ (179.7 cm)

American lawyer and First Lady. She once said "I'm 5'11", so I'm tall", and on the Jimmy Kimmel show said when trying to be incospicous that "It's a little hard because I'm so tall, so you see people just kind of looking at me just because I'm so tall".

How tall is Michelle Obama
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Average Guess (85 Votes)
5ft 10.61in (179.4cm)
Annettemarie said on 3/Sep/19
It seems to me that Michelle Obama is more like six feet tall. The reason I believe that is since Melania Trump is five ft 11 inches and in photos where Melania Trump and Michelle Obama stand side by side, Michelle is taller even wearing a lower heel than Melania. So Melania wears her very high heels and is still shorter than Michelle? Something is not adding up. Since it appears Michelle Obama is taller than Melania Trump how could both of them be 5 ft 11 inches. I think if Melania Trump was not 5 ft 11 inches people in the modeling industry would have mentioned it, since she had a career as an international model. They both cannot be 5 ft 11.
thatdude said on 30/Aug/19
Michelle is not taller than 5'9,she is identical to serena williams and taylor swift.guys,there is a thing called GOOGLE IMAGES,use it!
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K.A 188 ! said on 20/Aug/19
180cm
Charlie said on 31/Jul/19
"so you see people just kind of looking at me just because I'm so tall"."
Ehm no, pple look bc of fame.
It embarrising to think that a 180 cm woman would get looks bc og the height.
Its tall for a woman but not supertall, its like what 190-193 cm is for a man.
Nothing special.
James G. said on 27/May/19
Weak 5’11,” looks 5’10.5” or maybe 5’10 5/8”
Benjamin Fritz said on 15/Mar/19
5'10.25", can't see her being higher. Obama is a real 6'1" guy and his tallest daughter look 5'11".
Mimi said on 14/Mar/19
Rob do you think she is as tall as Taylor Swift here and how much thicker are Taylor's heels over Michelle's regular heels?

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Editor Rob
Taylor might have about an inch advantage, they look like they'd be pretty close there...
Yang (5ft 8 Chinese men) said on 13/Feb/19
Perfect listing for Michelle Obama.. Taller than decent 5ft 10 female skinny fashion models I do know!!! Literally, her height is ideal height for female models!!!!
michael loughrie said on 8/Dec/18
Listed height: 5' 11"

Real height: 5' 10" 3/4

Lmao thanks for clearing that up
Canson said on 28/Aug/18
5’10.5
lee168cm said on 19/Jul/18
Sorry that is serena but looks like she is wearing a bit of a heel
MAD SAM said on 10/Jun/18
She really is 180 cm
mina said on 28/May/18
serena williams is 5'9" standing next to michelle obama, they look neck and neck in height. i would say michelle obama is a legit 5'9", and not 5'11" that she claimed she is. here is a picture of the standing side by side in sneakers.

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Greg said on 28/Jan/18
She's shorter then Obama in heels, I would give her 5'10 range not the full 5'11.
even said on 25/Jan/18
180 cm
Don Julio said on 18/Jan/18
179.5 is spot on, I think 5'10 5/8" is super accurate
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 14/Jan/18
@Tarinator

You mean Malia, not Sasha. Btw, Barack's 6'1.5" measurement was most likely with shoes on, as it was a height/weight measurement with clothes on.
Tarinator 6'1.75 said on 11/Jan/18
I’d give her the full 5’11” and Sasha maybe 5’11.5”. Sasha looks to edge her mom out by half an inch or so. Obama does have a decent amount of height on both though. Maybe 2 inches so 6’1.25” is a decent listing for him seeing that both his measurements at 6’1” and 6’1.5” average out at 186 cm.
Subwoof said on 6/Nov/17
How tall is Sasha Obama?
Oliver said on 23/Oct/17
Rob,when I take a look at her next to her husband,I come to think there's 2.5-3 inches between them.
So,do you think 5ft 10-10.5 range would be more possible than almost 5ft 11?
I'd like to hear your opinion.
anyonmious said on 14/Oct/17
5'10" even. Melania trump is 5'7" maybe 5'8"
Checkmate said on 11/Oct/17
Sexy amazon woman, 181.5cm in the morning and 179.5-180cm at her lowest. In heels she is 190-191cm
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 10/Oct/17
5'10" and some change, about 178.5cm
Slim 6' said on 8/Oct/17
179 area is right on the money
Peter181cm said on 10/Sep/17
I think she is more 1.79m or 5'10.5
But 1.79m or 5'10.75 is possible! ;)
Joshua said on 20/Aug/17
She is pretty tall
Canson said on 31/Jul/17
5'10.25-.5
Kelly said on 22/Jul/17
5'10" at most!
MJKoP said on 12/Jul/17
But to slightly modify my last statement, there's always Ann Coulter. ;)
MJKoP said on 11/Jul/17
Jewel said on 3/Jul/17
Funny how they make her out to be massive. Yet you get the Uma Thurmans etc who are taller than her. Why is it when a black woman is over 5.9 she attracts comments like: "she's a man" etc and yet you get Kate Middleton and Kate (Tom Cruise's ex) etc who are fairly tall. Why don't they get comments? Just a curious observation.

You just answered your own question there. We live in an ugly world.
Jewel said on 3/Jul/17
Funny how they make her out to be massive. Yet you get the Uma Thurmans etc who are taller than her. Why is it when a black woman is over 5.9 she attracts comments like: "she's a man" etc and yet you get Kate Middleton and Kate (Tom Cruise's ex) etc who are fairly tall. Why don't they get comments? Just a curious observation.
Ml said on 25/Jun/17
Didn't 176cm Taylor swift look a tad taller in similar heels?
Ml said on 25/Jun/17
5"10
ok said on 18/Jun/17
5"9 or even 5"8 update needed
Liberty183.3 said on 12/Jun/17
Yeah, more like 5'9.75''. She's always wearing heels, though.
yq said on 6/Jun/17
she is tall
BillisaLefty said on 5/Jun/17
Without heels, she looks more like an even 5'9.5'', at BEST 178. So I'd guess she's 177.
oliver said on 23/May/17
Rob,one question, please.
How tall do you think Obama's daughters are?(just a general idea)
Editor Rob: over 5ft 11 for one, the other I'm not sure.
ok said on 22/May/17
I'm not exactly same as BO but visibly taller than Michelle.. something on between .. I have her at 178
Sandy Cowell said on 1/May/17
Michelle is a lovely lady and I am fond of her whole family, including her husband!
Wow! I thought she was actually less than 5ft10.75, by, say, three quarters of an inch! That means, for Michelle to walk 6ft tall, she only needs to wear heels of one and a quarter inches - stumpy little things! If she should decide on 4 inch heels, she's nearing 6ft3! Now there's a daunting thought! She can hardly walk to the shops without being noticed, even if she didn't have celebrity status!
The tall and pretty Michelle gets an 'estimate' of 5ft10.75 - only because I saw it, otherwise I would have thought she was a bit less!
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 1/May/17
Trevor might be around 186-187cm
Christian-196.5cm (6ft5 3/8) said on 30/Apr/17
sam said on 20/Apr/17
Rob, how tall do you think the guy next to michelle looks.

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Editor Rob: wouldn't think less than 6ft 1-2 zone, I'm sure he will claim 6ft 2.

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That's singer/actor Trevor Jackson. He's listed as 6ft on most websites, but he's clearly taller than that.
Editor Rob: I had a look and he did claim to be "6'2 😜"...he could pull it off maybe.
Richardspain said on 30/Apr/17
Barefoot a solid 179cm sure. With heels from 183cm to 187cm for this reason sometimes is a bit taller than Obama and other people.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Apr/17
Id say he's a decent 6ft2. Looks taller than Barack
sam said on 20/Apr/17
Rob, how tall do you think the guy next to michelle looks.

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Editor Rob: wouldn't think less than 6ft 1-2 zone, I'm sure he will claim 6ft 2.
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 10/Apr/17
Strong 5ft10, nowhere close to 6 foot unless when wearing heels.
Thomas Veil said on 9/Apr/17
Could be close to 6 foot honestly
John said on 24/Mar/17
She's 5'9.75 barefoot, 5'11, maybe 5'11.5 with heels.
DetroitMichigan said on 24/Jan/17
I would guess 5'9 at best as she's shorter than Malia who is shorter than his father
Johnson said on 23/Jan/17
@heelshealheight can you post the pics where Malia is that tall and Michelle is as tall or almost as Trump and Obama in flats? Please. By the way Serena Williams looks similar to Michelle Obama both in sneakers
heelshealheight said on 20/Jan/17
This 'Trump inauguration' has dispelled quite a few height claims (I'll leave politics aside for now..). First, neither Obama nor Trump are as tall as they claim. Michelle Obama was in flats and slouching but she stood exactly as tall as these two men. Trump may have been taller in his youth, however, he's lost significant height due to old age (similar to Clint Eastwood). All three-Michelle, Barack, Donald-all appeared to be the same height: circa 5ft11-6ft. In past photos, Michelle actually appears taller than her spouse, especially when she's not slouching. As for Melanie, well.. there goes another ludicrous height claim; she's definitely not 5ft10-not even in high heels. The truly tall woman is Michelle, and her eldest daughter, Malia, has surpassed her in height. Malia could actually be circa 6ft1-6ft2.
height lover said on 17/Jan/17
no way, she's that tall, she's 5'10 max.
anyonmious said on 27/Dec/16
I would say that michelle obama is 5'10"barefoot and melania trump is 5'6" barefoot
John S said on 24/Dec/16
Most men are not that tall.
Alex said on 8/Dec/16
5'11 at least
Leonardo 1.73m said on 6/Nov/16
Michelle Obama 5'10.5
Malia Obama 5'11.25
Barack Obama 6'1
MaiMai said on 23/Sep/16
I think she's shorter maybe more around 5'9 or 5'9 a half because if she was 5'11 and in her pics wearing heals 4 inches it's seems she should tower over the President. My son is 6ft-6'1 and I'm nearly as tall as him with 3inch heels and about the same when my heels are 4 inches or more, and I'm almost 5'9. I could be wrong though but it just seems in heels she should be taller then Obama
Borats Chicken said on 14/Sep/16
Rob, would she be a full 5'11 person in the morning?
Editor Rob: she will definitely clear 5ft 11 when falling out of bed.
MC said on 13/Sep/16
She's the same height as Taylor Swift wearing 3.5 inch giving heels and her in 2.5-2.7 inch giving heels.
Brandon said on 13/Sep/16
Truth, thats what Google says but I beg to differ. In most cases, I see Obama(6'1) edging out Singapore PM by 2 inches.
Truth said on 13/Sep/16
Min: 179.25 cm
Real height: 179.75 cm
Maximum: 180.55 cm

Singapore PM is 6ft , so Michelle is 5ft 11in.
Willes189 said on 11/Sep/16
She has the frame of a 6ft male
travis said on 10/Sep/16
she still tall for a lady so who cares
Brad said on 10/Sep/16
As listed 2 feet away with me in '08, nice lady.
Brandon said on 9/Sep/16
Rob, how tall do u think Singapore PM is?Click Here
Editor Rob: he can look 5ft 11 range
Judd said on 9/Sep/16
I think 5'10.75" is spot on for her!
With a normal (not much high) heels she does look very close in height to his husband Barack who's a legit 6'1" guy
MaryAnne said on 7/Sep/16
Well-built and tall. Her figure looks so graceful.
Johnson said on 7/Sep/16
She is 179 cm. (178 typical late evening listings)
Arch Stanton said on 7/Sep/16
Spot on I think, nice one.

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