How tall is Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon's Height

5ft 2 ¾ (159.4 cm)

Scottish Politician and First Minister of Scotland. In the press over the years, the SNP leader has been described from 5ft 2 up to 5ft 4. Ruth Davidson said "I'm 5'5". A bit taller than @NicolaSturgeon (5'2" or 5'3") but she wears higher heels!"

How tall is Nicola Sturgeon
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Average Guess (18 Votes)
5ft 2.29in (158.2cm)
Nik Ashton said on 29/Sep/19
It’s interesting that she has been described as 5’2”!
Rick1 said on 2/Oct/18
Did you upgrade rob? I was thinking closer to the 5’3 mark also
Editor Rob
A fair while ago I put her at weak 5ft 3, I think she wears a decent size heel at times.
Phil said on 17/Mar/17
Rob, how tall is Alex Salmond,former First Minister? 5 foot 8? 5 foot 7?
Editor Rob: Phil, I would say 5ft 8 range for Big Alex is fine.
Nik said on 3/Feb/17
What about a page for Ruth Davidson please Rob?
Phil said on 23/Dec/16
Ruth Davidson thinks she is 5 foot 5, but she isn't. Davidson is a short woman.
Phil said on 22/Oct/16
Rob, maybe 5 foot 2 and a half for Nicola Sturgeon?
Editor Rob: it is very arguable, at times she does look it.
heelshealheight said on 18/Oct/16
Hi Rob, I was at the SNP conference a few days ago and Sturgeon is definitely and beyond any shadow of a doubt below 5ft3in; only with those extremely high heels of hers may she (perhaps..) reach that height. She deploys some ingenious 'tricks', however, to look taller: short 'fluffed up' hair, slimming clothes, and apparently her ridiculously high heels. Those who say she's taller than Ruth Davidson is an inaccurate claim as the latter usually wears flats whilst Sturgeon is walking on stilts.. Looking forward to seeing some photos of you, Rob, next to Sturgeon and Salmond. Perhaps next time during their spring conference. They won't decline your offer-no worries. They love taking selfies..;-)))
Editor Rob: I could see a 5ft 2 estimate at times, she does wear reasonable heels compared to most female politicians.
Phil said on 17/Oct/16
she is taller than 5 foot 2 ruth davidson.
Aza said on 16/Oct/16
She looks better in the flesh than in a photo for sure.... Height as listed.....seems straightforward... Unusual for a politician.
Horseman said on 16/Oct/16
Solid 5'3.
littlesue said on 16/Oct/16
But always called, dwarf, midget, wee etc??, maybe because of her resembelence to Jimmy Krankie who is about 4ft 5, people actually think she around the same?? lol
Editor Rob: it could be her resemblance and the fact that roughly near 5ft 3 she does look short.
Phil said on 15/Oct/16
thanks for adding nicola sturgeon, rob. i think 5 foot 3 is possible.
Gladstone Screwer said on 15/Oct/16
About the right height. She is completely ghastly, it has to be said.
Editor Rob: well, it's best to stick to height. Personally I can see anywhere around 5ft 3, even below is possible.

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