How tall is Riz Ahmed

Riz Ahmed's Height

5ft 7 ¾ (172.1 cm)

British actor best known for roles in films such as Four Lions, Nightcrawler, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Jason Bourne, Shifty and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. On TV he appeared in The Night Of.

How tall is Riz Ahmed
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Average Guess (23 Votes)
5ft 7.53in (171.5cm)
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 28/Nov/18
High eye level doesn't help him look taller next to Tom Hardy. I guess 5'7 1/2 will be Riz height.
6footTom said on 6/Oct/18
Looked a good 1.5 inches shorter than Tom Hardy in Venom. He's probably 5'7.5" at most.
Yasir` said on 18/May/18
Hey rob how tall is the guy here next to riz ahmed who is 172cm. heres a picture of the guy...

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Editor Rob
Might be 6ft
Paul Atherton said on 24/Apr/18
Shorter than 5.9 tom hardy in venom I'd say 5.7 ish
Animus said on 10/Dec/17
He can sometimes look only 2-3 inches shorter than Mads Mikkelsen.
Grit said on 27/Oct/17
171-172 range
Sam said on 5/Jun/17
There's a chance he's nothing over 5'7.25"-5'7.5" but at times he can seem taller on-screen. I wonder how much he'd look taller than someone like Jon Stewart.
Ken said on 20/May/17
5ft7.25 170-171cm max
Realist said on 14/May/17
I got to be 5'10 if he's near 5'8.
MD said on 13/May/17
With a 5'10" (though, I kind of doubt he's a full 5'10") Cuba Gooding, Jr.

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172.4cm guy said on 20/Jan/17
Riz Ahmed looks very close to how I did in HS--same height and very lean/thin build. So when I saw him in Rogue One I was relating to him quite well. In fact, I also look facially similar to him; I just have a rounder face and slightly different eyes. LOL. Regardless, I agree that his height is around 172cm--not average but not quite short either.
Theo said on 19/Dec/16
Looks much shorter than Diego Luna (5' 9) at the Rogue One premiere.
Sam said on 14/Dec/16
His character Naz in The Night Of is reported as 5'7" on his rap sheet but he does appear a bit taller than with the other actors. Probably just over 2 inches under Michael K. Williams and maybe 4.5 under John Turturro.
Anonnonymitntytir said on 9/Dec/16
Think 5'7.5 is spot on. Brilliant upcoming actor. Amazing in The Night Of.
Andrea said on 2/Dec/16
Rob, could you add "The night of" to his credits? I think he's probably well known for that tv series (a pretty good show, btw)...
In one episode they show his driving license and his height is down at "5-07"! I don't know if he's as low as 5'7 but he looks quite short on the show (shorter in fact than - *SPOILER ALERT* - almost every inmate in the prison scenes)!
NikeKaishi said on 14/Sep/16
@Rob, wasn't he listed as 5'7.5?
Editor Rob: I guessed him at 172cm, I think he has the benefit of a small head which can help him look taller.
Mike Jones said on 29/Aug/16
Seems about right, next 5.85 kiefer sutherland
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Adamz said on 9/Aug/16
Based on?
Editor Rob: I think with bill paxton, he looks a weak 5ft 8.

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