How tall is Richard Osman

Richard Osman's Height

6ft 7 (200.7 cm)

British TV presenter known for the BBC quiz show Pointless. He said in the Daily Mail regarding his height: "I wish the fact that I’m 6ft 7in was a misapprehension. People always comment on it and they mean well, but I’ve had it all day, every day, all my life."

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Average Guess (37 Votes)
6ft 7.23in (201.2cm)
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 29/Apr/19
@JD1996 Like you said Osman could be a guy measure at his low 6'7 3/8 and don't bother by it but 1/2 also possible, although i make a statement he could be 2cm taller than Peter Jones as we can see converse is commonly given 1.5cm and Jones had leather footwear on look solid 1 inch maybe a few mm more and Osman still edge him a fraction so it could be 1.7-1.8cm range not a full 3/4 inch difference. Jones and Stephen Merchant i both give a low at 6'6.75" not under.

@Damon Blank Lol. You have to see them together more often there is 22cm between them not 8 inches. Armstrong i give 5'10 3/4 at his best, doesn't look a big 5'11 guy next to 201-202cm Osman.
Damon Blank said on 19/Apr/19
6 ft 7 next to Alexander Armstrong, who is 5 ft 11. He is huge.
JD1996 said on 14/Apr/19
@Junior the more I see of him the more I don't think he falls to 6'7" flat at a low. I think he's a guy that could be 6'7 3/8" or maybe 1/2" and rounds down to 6'7" at worst he might be 6'7.25" but I can't see him any lower. He edges out Jones and would edge out merchant as well he's a big 6'7".
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 8/Apr/19
Click Here Look here Osman with 0.5-0.6" less disadvantage converse and still look fraction taller than 6'7 claim Peter Jones. Obviously took off their shoes Osman is 2cm taller than Peter Jones. Strange that Rob still leaving Peter Jones and Richard Osman both listed at 6'7.
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 20/Feb/19
@Rampage Osman is more comfortably closer to 6'7 1/2 and the other two were more like weak 6'7. Merchant and Jones probably gets their 6'7 from the doctor office in the morning.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/Feb/19
This guy generally looks much more imposing next to others than the likes of Stephen Merchant or Peter Jones who are gawky and tend to stoop more because they clearly aren’t comfortable being very tall

I definitely think he’d edge both of them.
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 9/Jan/19
I still feel him 201.5-202cm at a low of the day.
Canson said on 3/Jan/19
He could be like 6’7.25 but doubt 6’7.5
Halb said on 1/Jan/19
I met Richard on Pointless, I thought he may be over 6'7"
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 31/Dec/18
@JD1996 I would have rule out 204cm out of bed and 201.5cm before bed. My guessing given his lowest 6'7 3/8.
JD1996 said on 18/Dec/18
No more than 202 cm but no less than 201 cm a strong 6'7"
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 5/Dec/18
Rob, i believe that is evidence enough we see before to prove him 202cm on the twitter back to back with Peter Jones and he also a little edging out on 6'7 Tom Davis. So maybe an upgrade for him?
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 4/Dec/18
Rob, maybe Osman was more like 6'7 1/2? Click Here
Editor Rob
Like Peter Crouch, he might have a chance at measuring that mark and simply doesn't claim the half.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 15/Sep/18
Rob, who do you think would measure taller Osmon or Merchant?
Editor Rob
Osman sometimes seems the likelier of the two, to round down a fraction more. If you were 6ft 7.5 you might go with 6ft 7 and forget the half.
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 18/Aug/18
Can't believe Osman still stay 6'7 here. We all see it Osman is among the most genuine honest 6'7 guy who look a little over his claim. Downplay 1/4 or 1/2 is totally possible.
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 2/May/18
6'7 1/4 is large potion of truth for Osman. Alexander Armstrong probably nothing over 5'10.5" without a hair.
Canson said on 13/Feb/18
May graze 6’8” out of bed and be 6’7” at a low
Junior said on 7/Jan/18
Def not shorter than Lebron James and look taller than Scottie Pippen.
Canson said on 7/Dec/17
this guy does look 6’7”
Junior said on 14/Aug/17
Must be a full 201cm.
Nik said on 11/Jun/17
He's got height on his mind as much us!
jetvis said on 10/Jun/17
I Just gave Osman 6ft8.25 height guess I ment 6ft7 so I'm goiing to change that now.
jetvis said on 10/Jun/17
Greg Davis is taller the pic below proves that,Davis was on Graham Norton with that boxer, can't think of his name, but he is listed as 6ft6 and Davis was a clear 2 inches taller maybe a bit more.
Yas said on 3/Jun/17
Greg Davies is noticeably taller than Osman on Taskmaster. If Osman is 6'7 then Davies is 6'8.
Jin said on 12/May/17
Rob, how tall he looks to you here?

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Editor Rob: some occasions he can look 9 inches taller than alexander.
Gaz said on 5/May/17
Greg Davies - just over 6'8
Richard Osman - 6'7

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S.J.H said on 9/Apr/17

True. Because they're 6'6 guys claiming 6'7. My cousin is 6'8 have met peter jones in real say he was at least 2" shorter than him. Osman maybe the real 6'7 and look closer to peter crouch.
Christian-196.2cm (6ft5.25) said on 2/Apr/17
He looks a legit 6ft7, more than Stephen Merchant and especially Peter Jones.
Arch Stanton said on 27/Mar/17
Yes, a 6'7.5 measurement is quite possible, though with the decent 6'6 Chaser Mark I didn't think he looked over this. Generally he looks similar to Crouch.
Sandy Cowell said on 25/Mar/17
@ Rampage - Right Rampage! I have to burst in there as I also thought he was taller, at least 6ft7.5 and possibly even 6ft8! I heard it and I'm sure I've read it in a newspaper! He can have 6ft7.75 from me as I formerly thought the gangly gentlemanly geezer was 6ft8!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/Mar/17
I think 6ft7 flat looks a bit low, Rob.

I'd give him the same as Crouch and maybe bring down Greg Davies.
Chris said on 12/Feb/17
Rob, this photo with Alexander Armstrong is very strange.

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To me, he looks 6'10 or even 6'11 here. I know he claims 6'7 but is it possible he is taller? He gives me a taller impression than Peter Jones, Brad Garret or Greg Davies, but he claims to be only 6'7.
Editor Rob: Chris, at times a 6ft 7.5 argument is believable for Osman.
S.J.H said on 9/Feb/17

Peter Crouch: 6'7.25 , a skinny and real 201cm guy could look 6'8-6'9 range
Greg Davies: 6'7.25 a struggle and never 6'8 most probably rounded up Click Here he doesn't look over 6'7 here
Richard Osman: 6'7 truthfully and just look taller because of modesty. Only time can look shorter than greg davies due to less footwear
Stephen Merchant: 6'6.25-6'6.5 look at most this tall next to 5'9 joseph gordon levitt Click Here hardly look over 6'6 here
Peter Jones: 6'6 (My 6'8 cousin met him close up there is no way near 6'7 he said he look just about 6'6 and no more)
leoberg124 said on 8/Feb/17
Look here, it seems Osman 6'8 minimum near 5'11 Armstrong.
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leoberg124 said on 8/Feb/17
Look here, it seems Osman 6'8 minimum near 5'11 Armstrong.
S.J.H said on 11/Jan/17
More like:

Peter Crouch: 6'8 (203 cm) always this tall
Greg Davies: 6'7.75 (203 cm) was ever 6'8 and most likely lost a fraction now
Richard Osman: 6'7.25 (201 cm) round down 0.25"
Stephen Merchant: 6'6.75 (200 cm) given morning height 6'7
Peter Jones: 6'6.5 (199 cm) could be ever 6'7 but have shrink 0.5"
Nik said on 11/Dec/16
It seems like the subject of height is on this guys mind a lot. I think he is more or less truthful about his own height and I could see him being slightly taller and not bothering about mentioning the fraction of an inch that he is over 6'7". I don't think he is 6'8" though.
Wally said on 12/Nov/16
Richard Osman can be 6'8?
Toddy said on 3/Nov/16
Richard Osman: 6'7 (201 cm)

Peter Jones: 6'6.75 (200 cm)
S.J.H said on 14/Oct/16
Osman have a curve back. If corrected posture for sometimes he would reach up 6'7.25-6'7.5 max even in 0.5" converse he doesn't look shorter than peter jones with 1.1-1.2" dress shoes. Jones at most is 6'6.25 barefoot and osman 6'7 currently. Merchant give a fraction or 1/4 lower impression than osman
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 11/Oct/16
Similar range to Crouch I reckon. Doesnt like being very tall and rounds down...but by a full inch?
BSD said on 2/Oct/16
Click Here here's the photo of Osman and Jones mentioned below - Osman in flat converse trainers could be a hair taller than Jones in dress shoes but they both look their claim.
I think Osman is very clear about his height, in a recent QI Stephen Fry asks if he's 6 8 and he corrected him with 6 7, you could argue the extra quarter though
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Sep/16
Rob, could be be a fraction over this?
Editor Rob: a chance he is 6ft 7.25 and doesn't bother with the fraction.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Sep/16
I think he's maybe a hair shorter than Greg Davies
movieguy said on 31/Jul/16
The thing that gets me is he is always sitting down when he appears on TV. I would have guessed him to be normal size or tallish. In reality he is a really big guy but it appears he is fed up with his height being mentioned all the time. If you meet him probably not a good idea to comment on how tall he is.
pjk said on 3/Jul/16
I just watched Dragons Den pitches to riches 'Jones-Osman back to back' and Osman in converse was still taller than Jones in dress shoes as noted by a crew member. Richard also isn't fully upright compared to jones perfect posture either.

Osman is most definitely closer in height to 6'8" Greg Davies. I think they are pretty much the same height going on the twitter photo together and Osman's poor posture, compared to Davies very upright one. In fact i think he could even be a little taller than Davies if he stood up straight. He doesn't seem to embrace his height like Davies.

One things for sure, if Jones is 6'7" ( which he looks to be ) then Osman is closer to 6'8".

Check it out Rob.

jessman said on 28/May/16
I watched the Dragons Den episode where peter jones and richard osman stood back to back. It was interesting because, as they stood, one of the crew mentuoned that richard seemed slightly taller. Jones questioned if it was to do with osman's (higher) hair, at which point he then straightened to his tallest and looked exactly tbe same height as osman. Jones was wearing shoes which appeared to have a low-ish heel and osman wore converse trainers with his suit.
Arch Stanton said on 18/Apr/16
Rob can you add Peter Jones from Dragon's Den? See the photo of them below. He looks a proper 6'7 and if I remember rightly claimed 18.5 stone on Top Gear once. I remember he made Jeremy Clarkson look 6'4.
Editor Rob: yes I will add him as he looks the height he claims.
Alex said on 17/Apr/16
Think he deserves a slight upgrade, can look nearer 6'8 at times but has poor posture in a lot of photos and still looks a solid 6'7.
Mark said on 17/Apr/16
For reference here he is with Peter Jones from Dragon's Den who is also 6'7
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Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Apr/16
I think he edges out Mark Labbett but he's far lankier
Andrew M said on 23/Jan/16
Oh gee, what a terrible burden he carries! My heart bleeds for him! Yawn!
movieyguy said on 30/Aug/15
Doesn't look any taller than Mark Labbett in photo below. I have seen Labbett in person and he is massive about 6'6'' to 6'7'' very broad shoulders.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Apr/15
He looks similar to Greg Davis...looser posture though.

Both look 6ft7-8 range
Chaz said on 7/Apr/15
He was on a show with Greg Davis,and Greg said it's nice to be eye to eye with someone for a change.I think it was Would I Lie To You,
Rifle said on 4/Apr/15
Do you think he can be close to 6'7" just out of bed( like 6'7.75)?
[Editor Rob: he could be 6ft 8.5 range out of bed.]
Josh b said on 2/Apr/15
He certainly seems to try and drop posture in a lot of photos But he's a genuine very very tall guy Click Here
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Arch Stanton said on 31/Mar/15
Look at the way he stands though, he's doing all his best to drop height.Click Here Even with legs apart and slumped there's no way to hide that body. Imagine him stood straight and at his best out of bed in shoes in the morning.
Arch Stanton said on 31/Mar/15
@Andrea Compare Osman and 6'1" Paul o Grady and 6'9 Michael Crichton and 6'2 Sean Connery!
Arch Stanton said on 31/Mar/15
Mmm maybe his head isn't as long as I'd thought, that Osman full length photo seems to exaggerate it.
Arch Stanton said on 31/Mar/15
Perhaps an Ian White has an 11 inch head but in some photos Osman looks to have a particularly long head, even at this height. I'd have thought it would be at least 10 inches. 10.5 inches isn't impossible is it Rob?
[Editor Rob: 10.5 inches is a good possibility.]
Andrea said on 28/Mar/15
Yeah, he's hot a huge head, even for his height! With Alexander Armstrong he does look over 6'7, considering he doesn't even stand straight in some photos... He can look near 6'8-6'9 next to him! Rob, do you think he'd be shorter than a Brad Garrett? To be fair, this guy gives a taller impression to me, easily! But he claims to be only 6'7... Mmh
[Editor Rob: he could be a 6ft 7.5 guy and not bothering with the half, he's near another big quiz guy mark labbett who claims 6ft 6 and looks like that range in photos.]
Tunman said on 27/Mar/15
nearly 11"or 28cm head?hell,that's gigantic even for a 6'7.I would have expected something around 26cm rather than 28.
Arch Stanton said on 25/Mar/15
Yes, take a little man like Woody Allen, he can put on a big coat hat pulled down and sunglasses and blend into the background in big crowds in NY, although I spotted him in a bookshop! But somebody this tall who are going to stand out a mile anyway, and being famous, it must be very difficult at times in public. Still, it's not as if he's a big movie star, just a TV presenter but it can't be easy.
[Editor Rob: I can understand why some actors get pissed off in public with the attention, it might be overwhelming being looked at, pointed/whispered, stopped, asked questions and requests for photos/autos/video shoutouts etc. ]
Connor6'0 said on 25/Mar/15
Rob do you think 6'7.5" might be possible for Richard?
[Editor Rob: it's not impossible he could measure it, he might have measured a fraction over 6ft 7 but doesn't bother with the fraction.]
Arch Stanton said on 24/Mar/15
Yes, he's not a guy you could imagine dipping under it even at lowest. I'd say it's a safe bet he clears 6'8" out of bed. He looks like he's measure similar to Peter Crouch. Not surprising he gets so many comments on a daily basis, a legit 6'7 er will always get the "howz the weather up there" jokes. Contrary to what Mid190s thinks, a lot of guys will find it a curse being this tall, I know a 6'7" guy who wishes he was nearer 6 ft! Osman also seems to have an unusually long head too, might be near 11 inches looking at the comparison with Armstrong.
[Editor Rob: this is one disadvantage of being very tall, how you cope with being in a way a 'public celebrity'. Compared to your average man who blends in, someone at 6ft 7 range is going to stand out amongst the crowds, so suddenly you have a massive amount of eyeballs that notice a sense you become when out and about similar to a celebrity.]
Arch Stanton said on 24/Mar/15
Click Here Looks more than 6 inches between him and Paul o Grady!
Arch Stanton said on 24/Mar/15
Rob do you think he's downgrading himself like Peter Crouch and might be a bit taller? Click Here He can certainly look 6'8" at times can't he?
[Editor Rob: at times he could look over 6ft 7 flat, he could be a guy who is 6ft 7 at worst.]
Arch Stanton said on 24/Mar/15
Looks every inch of it, in fact can look nearer 6'8 at times.

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