How tall is Richard Marx

Richard Marx's Height

5ft 9 (175.3 cm)

American Singer. In a letter published on Salon he mentioned his height, saying "I'm also taller than my wife, but despite being 5' 10" I get pegged as much shorter all the time, perhaps due to a somewhat scrawny physique and alarmingly oversized head".


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No, no. Again, wrong. I’m 5’ 10. 5’ 8 is the height of my annual royalty earnings stacked up. Common mistake.
Tony Bruno: Wow Dick, you're a angry elf. Must be botox induced brain damage.

Richard Marx: Dude, you look like Verne Troyer if he was someone’s prison-bitch. I’m 5’ 10, 160lbs. Not NBA material but I could at least reach your Lipitor for you, you tiny, vile prick.

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Average Guess (5 Votes)
5ft 9in (175.3cm)
Hanz said on 3/Mar/20
Met him a few nights ago at his concert in SF. I had a backstage pass and was fortunate to get a photo with him. I’m 5’ 9, he was about an inch and a half taller so I would say somewhere between 5’ 10- 5 ‘11
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 27/Aug/19
I trust rob listed him. If he is really 5'10 then Rob would have change it long ago.
Gracian said on 1/Jun/18
Please Rob, add Richard Marx to the rock singers category.
John said on 29/Jul/17
I think he is slightly below 175.3cm
Average is around 174.5 to 174.8cm
Gregg Richards said on 2/Aug/16
5ft 8in .He is small I have seen him walking to car, his big hair back then was only thing tall on him.Great singer just small guy.
Steve said on 20/Jun/15
He must be about 5'9
Marcus said on 5/Nov/12
...So off! Richard is actually 5' 11 1/2"!
Brad said on 27/Jul/12
Notorious elevator shoe guy.
Matt said on 25/Jul/12
My gf and I met him a few months ago and he was taller than I thought. 5' 10 I'd say. I'm 5' 11 and he was just slightly shorter than me. But way thinner than me, too.
Nick said on 12/Sep/11
George Canyon towered over him @ the CCMA's tonight.
Michael said on 21/Jun/09
My brother is good friends with his youngest son (we live in the same town) and I asked him if Richard seemed short, and my brother claims he seems about average male height (keep in mind my brother has seen Richard in his own home, possibly barefoot). I wouldn't doubt 5'8" or maybe a little more. His eldest son is pretty tall, probably around 6'1" or 6'2".
Brad said on 10/Aug/08
5' 7" maybe 5' 6". Wears giant boots like Glenn.
Charliemoto said on 20/Feb/08
in this picture almost everyone look 5'6 to 5'9 richard looks 5'8

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Charliemoto said on 20/Feb/08
im very big fan of Richard n i can say that richard is 173cm, i am ready to bet he's slightly taller than glenn while leaning do to pavement favoring Richard.

also keep in mind his head is slightly bigger (wider) compared to glenn for example + he's got shorter legs like Tom Cruise, this all coul make a real 5'8 looking 5'7, it's like when a guy wear a suite with wide shoulders it'll make him look at least 2 inches shorter because he now seem wider.

Richard is 173cm, maybe now he's 172cm but just maybe.
Franco said on 6/Jul/07
probably 172cm exactly
Brad said on 1/Sep/06
3" boots. He wears them.
Anonymous said on 28/Aug/06
He looks 5' 10" in this picture, if you imagine him standing as straight as Glenn is doing.
Viper652 said on 26/Aug/06
He doesnt look 5-7 in the picture.
Brad said on 26/Aug/06
5' 7" max. Just look at his sappy videos from years ago. He's pint sized.
Glenn said on 24/Aug/06
In the past,the page cannot be displayed,would go through anyway.oh well. Marx looked 5-10 to me in big boots and hair in the early 90s,which gave me the impression of 5-7.I was surprised to see he was 5-8 in dress shoes.
Glenn said on 24/Aug/06
What happened to a few or more comments I sent before your hiatus Rob?

[Editor Rob: sorry, probably didn't get through glenn if the page was 'cannot be displayed'...]
Danimal said on 23/Aug/06
Guy's, he's not standing straight and he's not that young anymore either. It's possible he was close to 5'10" and nowadays closer to 5'9".
Earl said on 18/Aug/06
He is leaning forward but he looks as though he would be a couple of inches taller than Glenn if he stood upright. So is he over 5'8" or is Glenn shorter than he is listed?
MD said on 18/Aug/06
Strange, I always thought he was taller (i.e. at least 5'10"). Probably (like many) because of his thin build, and that I don't remember seeing him standing by anyone.
stan said on 18/Aug/06
Richard looks to be about 1 inch taller than glenn because he is leaning.
clad-in-black said on 18/Aug/06
yeah, he looked pint sized in those sappy videos

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