How tall is Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe's Height

5ft 10 (177.8 cm)

American actor best known for roles in films such as About Last Night, Wayne's World, The Outsiders, St Elmo's Fire, Austin Powers, Contact, Youngblood and TV series The West Wing. In the Huffington Post he talked about his height: "I'm 5-foot-11 and three-quarters, my favorite thing is that I won't let myself be 5-foot-11 ... I need that extra three-quarters. It's like a little kid who goes I'm 6 and a half ... just say 5-foot-11! There's no shame in it, but I want that three-quarters really, really badly because it almost gets me to 6 feet, and let's face it, that separates the men from the boys, as we all know."

How tall is Rob Lowe
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Average Guess (69 Votes)
5ft 9.78in (177.2cm)
Marcus McCutcheon said on 8/May/23
In 1994, Rob Lowe was attending an Arkansas Razorback basketball game. He was filming "Frank and Jesse" with Bill Paxon and Randy Travis. I stood beside him in a stair well as The National Anthem was being played before the game. He would have been about 29 or 30 years old at the time. I am 5'10" and change. We were the same height.
Sandy Cowell said on 9/Mar/23
Rob was so, so good in The Stand, playing a lovely man, yet I’ve seen him in some really contrasting roles, where he wasn’t nice at all. I know which personality I preferred!

Rob is a good actor.

Slickster said on 7/Mar/23
Sean Fitzpatrick -- which year was this?
Sean Fitzpatrick said on 28/Feb/23
I've seen him once in Manhattan doing a film and appeared to be about 6'0 with dress shoes on. Without shoes & lifts seems to be a trend with these celebrities, my guess would be somewhere between 5'10.50-5'11.25.
Malcolm Oliver said on 19/Aug/22
I give Lowe 5’10, he claims the same as Swayze and they can look similar in height.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 10/Jul/22
I watched a couple of really quite good films on Great! Movies a couple of mornings ago.

One starred Rob Lowe. He DIDN’T play a nice guy at all (oh, no! ☝️), but he most certainly DID look 5ft10.

I much preferred him in Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’!
Rhys 6'1" said on 18/May/22
@abby123 nowhere near 5'8", 5'9.75" at the lowest. looked 5'10.5" next to chris pratt imo
MaskDeMasque 5'9.5 said on 4/Mar/22
I think anywhere from 5'9.75-5'10 is arguable. Seems hard to believe that a handsome dude like Rob Lowe would need to lie about his height.
Seal said on 31/Oct/21
Rob, How far do you think this guy would go with C Thomas Howell? In my opinion I believe C Thomas Howell would edge him today since back in the 80s I would've thought him a strong 178 range maybe 5ft 10.25-10.5 But today I think there's a greater chance that he's shorter than 5ft 10 than over it. But I would like to know your thoughts on this.
Editor Rob
Has Lowe reached a stage he has lost a fraction? Maybe a small amount at 57, but still think he's near enough 5ft 10
Johno said on 22/Oct/21
He could be upto 5'9.5.
5'10 Dude said on 22/Aug/21
He's probably a flat 5'10 just like the listing states. There are photos of him with the 5'9½ listed Liv Tyler in the same footwear and he edges her out very very slightly(probably by half an inch). His 5'11¾ claim is ridiculous. He'd need some good Cuban heels to pull that off.
Jameson said on 15/Aug/21
5’9” guy with poofed-up hair.
MaxITA181 said on 7/Aug/21
NO ! Movie : Masquerade (1988) timestamp 1.09.30 . Doug Savant in front of Rob Lowe : If Savant is 179cm unless he was wearing heels in the scene Lowe can't be absolutely 177cm. I say Lowe is/was 174-175cm (5 feet and 9 inches ).
Tall Sam said on 19/Jul/21
Jacko was probably wearing big shoes at times explaining him looking the higher height at times over Lowe.
Robby Harris said on 18/Jul/21
For some reason looks shorter than 5'9" Michael Jackson in this photo:
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However, Lowe looks a bit taller in this pic:
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Slim 6'1.5 said on 8/May/21
Jtm, we’re talking 4-5cm shorter than Pitt
Rampage, I doubt Lowe’s shrunk that much we’re talking 1/4 of an inch probably
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/May/21
To be honest, he doesn't look any different height-wise compared to 25 years ago
Jtm said on 20/Apr/21
Is he shorter than Pitt? I can’t really tell and if anything he looked taller than Pitt did with David Duchovny. Clearly he’s not near 6’ but that picture doesn’t really prove it if Pitt is “5’11”
viper said on 16/Apr/21
Where do you think his 5-11.75 claim comes from?

In shoes out of bed?
Editor Rob
His imagination. Imagine standng beside Brad Pitt and claiming you're taller than him.
Sammy 6'5" said on 15/Apr/21
No lower than 5'10", probably 5'10.25"
Height_Guesser said on 9/Apr/21
Hey Rob. If I am 5’ 10 1/8” in the morning but dip to 5’ 9 3/4” at night what should I claim as my height?
Editor Rob
Well I would just go with about 5ft 10, you have a very small range of shrinkage!

I wouldn't recommend claiming 5ft 11.75 like Rob Lowe though :)
JustJoey said on 24/Mar/21
He ain’t over 5’9” flat.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 17/Mar/21
🎁🎂🎈🍻 Happy Birthday Rob! 🍻🎈🎂🎁

A Very Happy Birthday to Rob Lowe, who today becomes a 57-year-old!

5ft10. 😁👍

Sonnecker said on 13/Mar/21
Surely a strong 5'10", for what I've being seeing since a lot of time to now.
The form of his head and his proporzione could male him appear a bit shorter.
Give him 179 cm.
Auggie said on 20/Feb/21
He looks taller than Gina Torres on 911 Lone Star and she is 5’10
JohnnyBravo said on 12/Feb/21
Somewhere in the 5’8” to 5’9” range.
slim 6'1 said on 22/Jan/21
Nah he was never the full 5’10”
Leesheff85 said on 7/Jan/21
Would his wife be 5ft 4 range rob?
Editor Rob
maybe a bit over 5ft 4, not far off 5ft 5
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 12/Nov/20
Maybe 5'10 peak and already dip into 5'9 1/2 for quite sometimes ago.
Slim 6'1" said on 17/Sep/20
177 on a good day
Slim 6'1" said on 17/Sep/20
176.5 is spot on, 5’9.5”
cdcd said on 15/Sep/20
Seen The Hotel New Hampshire just recently, Lowe is 20 years old in that. In the movie, he definitely doesn't look nine inches taller than Jodie Foster, and he's barely taller than Nastassja Kinski, who's around 5ft 6.5. Lowe is 5ft 9 max based on that movie.
Arch Stanton said on 11/Aug/20
He even admitted that most actors are crazy and attention seeking and asked why anybody would want to be famous today! 99.5% of actors are out of work or struggling, it's one of the least reliable professions. LA is full of wannabe film stars but the vast majority quit within a year or two or struggling. Vin Diesel said he made it because he was one of the most persistent.
Arch Stanton said on 11/Aug/20
Saw his Rogan interview, absolutely outrageous that he's 56!! He looks much better than Brad Pitt nowadays, giving up alcohol 30 years ago had something to do with it. He does intermittent fasting, easier to stay trim not eating somedays. I don't know how these celebs do it, I've tried going a day without eating and I have little energy, lose motivation and don't sleep well.
Aaron Rosales said on 9/Aug/20
How tall are his sons? 5'8?
Editor Rob
I'd say near that range
Slim 6'1" said on 9/Aug/20
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 20/Jun/20
In The Special, Rob Lowe look to be 1.5" shorter than Thomas Haden Church.
JakeyJake said on 29/May/20
Ehh, more like 5'9'... and that's counting the poofed-up hair.

Good-looking dude though, and has aged well.
Nik Ashton said on 7/May/20
He gets his three-quarters from the voters, 5-foot-9 and three-quarters!
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 17/Mar/20
🎁🎊🎈🎂 Happy Birthday Rob! 🎂🎈🎊🎁

Many Happy Returns to Rob Lowe, who celebrates his 56th Birthday today. My favourite of his films is 'Stephen King's 'The Stand', wherein he plays a deaf fellow.

5ft10. 😁👍

Tristan Rizzo said on 21/Feb/20
Bunch of jealous, fat idiots. Why the hate? I have worked many, many times spanning many, many years with both Rob Lowe and Chris Pratt and I can easily prove (with pictures, videos, outtakes, in person) that Rob is 5'11" and Chris is 6'2". I swear, people are the worst. The internet is the greatest and worst thing to ever happen to human beings. Be nice, if it's not too much trouble. "If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all."
goldenitboybrady17491 said on 19/Dec/19
I'm 5'9'',200-205 lb. and look small but am quite muscular and beefy.Robbie's likely 5'10",160 pounds,which is small for a leading actor .
goldenitboybrady17491 said on 18/Dec/19
Well,I'm ONE HUNDRED PERCENT MAN,though I'm 5'9".
Lowe's likely five-ten,about an inch taller than I,but he's sort of a little guy who's about 160 pounds .
Jug said on 25/Oct/19
Chris Pratt towered over him in an episode of The Office. I don't think Lowe can be more than 5'9. He actually looked about 5'8 next to Pratt, who is probably a strong 6'2. I would say 5'9 max. 5'9 actors have often claimed 5'11.
Editor Rob
Last things I seen him in were Wild Bill and an episode of Orville, I think in both I can see how a weak 5ft 10 range is possible. Certainly an exaggerated claim of 5ft 11.5 from Rob.
Johan 185 cm said on 14/Oct/19
Near 6' ? He always looked so short in movies, his small build doesn't help ofc. 5'10" max.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 13/Oct/19
Rob, is 177cm or 179cm more arguable?
Editor Rob
Well I think it's less likely he's over 178 than under it today, the last few things I've seen him in I've though 177-8 range was more likely.

I think maybe he's got a big shoe claim, he can't be seriously thinking he's that tall barefoot.
Jonas Henrikssen, said on 27/Sep/19
His sons are short
Hijoputamos said on 1/Oct/18
In the Huffington Post he talked about his height:.....

When you “talk” about your height for more than 2 words it means you are bs
Another Mario Lopez and Mark Wahlberg case.
Why do they need to lie?
Real men? lol
Frost said on 28/Sep/18
To be fair to him he seems to be acutely aware the highest he could ever measure is the 5'11 first thing out of bed if he shrinks more than average.

Maybe he was measure 5'10.5 and rounded up mentally or subconsciously and truthfully knows that the 3/4" addition on top of that is his own insecurities at play.
Animus said on 27/Sep/18
Unbelievably inane comment of his. Why would someone claim a height that's ¾" below one's height? 6'0 is not a magical barrier, unless granted such a psychological attribution.
HonestSlovene said on 25/Sep/18
177 cm for Lowe.
Rourke said on 23/Jul/18
He sits up in his bed dreaming he could be 5’11.75” hahaha, he’s under 5’10”
Jo188 said on 26/Jun/18
@Rob does he have a 9.5 inch head or smaller? sometimes his head looks big other times kinda small idk..
Editor Rob
Not far off 9.5, certainly more than 9 inches.
JSoleil said on 2/Jun/18
Saw him up close, in person. He's at most 5'9. Was a bit surprised because I thought he would be taller.
FrankR1 said on 25/Apr/18
Like most of the rest of the cast of ‘The Outsiders’ Rob Lowe is ‘deceptively tall’. His peak height was probably 5’10”, as he looked to be about the same height as the 5’10” Patrick Swayze in both ‘The Outsiders’ and ‘Youngblood’.
S miller said on 2/Feb/18
Saw him in person without shoes at a hotel. 5 ft 8 inches
Charlie Evans said on 17/Jan/18
In Class 1983 Rob Lowe looked 5'8.5 to 5'9" He looked 3 to 4 inches shorter than Alan Ruck. Alan Ruck looked a tad taller than John Cusack. Today Rob Lowe is in the range of 5'7.5" and 5'8".
Anonymous said on 22/Dec/17
Rob, is 1.8 m possible or completely unnegotiable? Imo he looks taller than 5'10 in 'Parks and Recreation' however I could be wrong.
Editor Rob
I don't think I'd argue he looked 180cm, the very most I would try would be 179, but then I gave him 178 as that's what he seemed overall...of course that doesn't mean he isn't taller, as always, we are all guessing on here 👍
Anonymous said on 18/Dec/17
rob in these pics hes barely taller then matthew mccormick hes got to be 178cm Click Here:
Editor Rob
Rob's 5ft 11 and 3/4 claim has always been a bit eye-opening.

He's serious though, if you are a casual reader of the newspaper and read his interview, you probably would think he was being truthful about it.
Turtle said on 17/Dec/17
Just come here after watching him on californication. Defo reminds me of the character he plays in that show after reading his quote about his height
Slim 6' said on 24/Oct/17
@Rob, I know I can be aggressive at times, but Charles Cope's comment below is crossing the line imo.
Editor Rob
it is a bit out of place.
Slim 6' said on 24/Oct/17
5'9" is when you start feeling average, 6' is when you start feeling tall, I don't understand why he thinks he's tall when he's average height.
Charles Cope said on 4/Oct/17
The average height of a Roman centurion was 5 foot, and they wore socks with their sandals, as is clear if you visit the Chester Museum. However, I would metaphorically ask all the heightists here to challenge a centurion and call him a short-arse. He'd kill you in a second.
Slim said on 23/Sep/17
Rob, in the 80's would this and mj Fox be the most popular pages?
Editor Rob
if you transported a site like this to the 90's, then the 80's and then the 70's it would be interesting to see the most popular pages.

Definitely MJF in the 80's would be in top 5 I'm sure, same with danny devito I think.

Guys like Arnie/Stallone/Cruise would be in top 10 for 80's,90's 00's,10's!
Mimi said on 4/Sep/17
The picture above is funny since he has an unforgettable history with "Sex Tape". 😹😹
Editor Rob
a pure coincidence 🤔
Sandy Cowell said on 21/Aug/17
I once saw Rob on the Ellen show and he was as charming as I expected him to be. I thought he was fantastic in 'The Stand'!
Has he really been 5ft11.75 and lost height or has he fabricated a little? (Well, quite a lot if the truth be told!) Yes, there is a fair and noticeable difference between 5ft10 and 5ft11.75!
I heard Rob Lowe used to be engaged to Melissa Gilbert of 'Little House on the Prairie' fame. He had an indescression with German film star Nastassja Kinski and it understandably broke her heart. If he's dishonest in that way, I think it might stretch to other areas of his life too, so I will give him 5ft9.75. It tallies with what other visitors think and I don't like love rats,🐀😝however tempting the 'bait' may be! 👎
Mount Batten said on 18/Aug/17
Got it on good word today from an actor friend who's worked with hm that Lowe is 5' 8" at best. Closer to 5' 7.5".
Hollywood is replete with stars wearing lifts, of course.
Average height of 178cm said on 5/Aug/17
There is no way that he's 5'11 even, if you look at him standing next to David Duchovny in Californication he is more than an inch shorter, and David is 6'0. I'd say he's around my height
Slim 182 cm said on 31/Jul/17
178/179, people were just jealous.
Frost said on 24/Jul/17
What a pretentious quote. 5'10 is exactly where I have him.
Slim 182 cm said on 7/Jul/17
Take into consideration, he filmed the outsiders while he was just a 17 year old boy... he definitely would of grown 1-2 inches after that film, so it's not a reliable source. Seriously though. I think he's 5"10.25
Dmeyer said on 6/Jul/17
He looked exactlty 5 FT 11,75 in like almost 6 FT wearing 1,75 in biker Boots un person i was barefeet so 5'10
Peter175 said on 25/Jun/17
A lot of 5'11 mental gymnastics in those quotes but still turns out to barely look 5'10
Slim 181 cm said on 13/Jun/17
If Lowe is 182 cm then I'm 186.5 cm! Lol 😂 Still voted 178 cause I'm a nice guy!
Slim 181 cm said on 12/Jun/17
Next to 179 brad pitt he looks 1 or 2 cm shorter
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He's 177.5 cm.
MD said on 2/Mar/17
With 5'9"(ish) Mario Lopez:

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Realist said on 8/Jan/17
5'9 range with Akshay Kumar who is around 5'10.75.
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I think Andrew McCarthy is around 5'7.75. C.Thomas Howell 5'10. Ralph Maccio 5'8.5, Emilio 5'5, Cruis 5'7.25, Judd Nelson 5'9, Patrick Swayze 5'10.5 and the tallest in that group is Matt Dillon at 5'11 unless you include Anthony Michael Hall at 6'1.
Pierre said on 25/Nov/16
Rob seem have very advantageous shoes in the picture at this page in this site.
jervis said on 5/Nov/16
There are some pics of him with a 77 year old Clint Eastwood were clint is about 4 inches taller.At that time Clint was more in the 6ft1 height range,making Lowe more 5ft9 than 5ft10,unless Clint was still 6ft2 at that stage.
Animus said on 1/Nov/16
It boggles the mind that someone can believe they are two inches taller than they actually are. It's especially strange since the difference between 5'10" and almost 6' is the difference between feeling average and feeling tall. He must be under the illusion that most men he sees are six feet tall.
Ted89 said on 13/Jun/16
Looks shorter than Adam Brody in Thank you for Smoking, my guess is 176,5
small foot said on 12/May/16
his lifts and shoes make him close to 6 he is about average height....
hijopotamus said on 22/Mar/16
same height as Brad Pitt...5'10" max
Johno said on 22/Feb/16
Looks around 5'9.5 with Ralph Macchio and was similar in height to Brad Pitt.

Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Feb/16
Lowe is legit 5ft10. He was similar to Swayze and Dillon in The Outsiders. In that picture above he may not be that far from his claim...
Dmeyer said on 23/Dec/15
From wath i saw in person not over 5'10 with à chance of 5'9.75
Sam said on 13/Nov/15
I agree with the 177cm cencus. I think he could measure 5'9.75, but this is a fair listing as well. Guess he's another one of those using the 2 inch rule. No 182cm man would have a hard time saying 6'0 instead of 5'11 lol.
James C said on 1/Nov/15
I think he would be like 5'9 1/4 too 5'9 1/2 if he didn't have an big head.
BM said on 22/Oct/15
My friend had a picture taken with him on the beach in Florida barefooted back in 1990. Exactly 5'10
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Aug/15
178-179cm range. People want to downgrade him because they're jealous
Dmeyer said on 25/Jul/15
Évén with footwear advantage dont look 5'11.75 in biker boots he is about 5'11.5
a said on 20/Jul/15
177 max
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JB said on 6/May/15
After watching him in Parks and Rec and The West Wing. I think he's struggling with even 5'10"
MD said on 14/Apr/15
With 5'9"(ish) Eddie Murphy:

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Not a millimeter over what's listed, and I could see an argument made for something shorter.
Mr.T said on 13/Apr/15
Michael Jackson looked taller than him by almost an inch, so if MJ is 5'9", that makes Rob 5'8"-5'8.5" max.
N said on 5/Apr/15
If Jimmy Kimmel is 5'11.5" then Rob Lowe is 5'10". An easy 1.5 inches between them. You could only ever speculate lifts in either of them as I wouldn't have thought that the shoe difference would be significant. If Kimmel wears lifts then Rob could be what he claims. The trouble is, it seems that EVERYONE is wearing lifts these days! Even the over 6 footers I'd bet ;)
184.3cm said on 5/Mar/15
Yup 5'10 and not a mm over it. Must have measured in cowboyboots or something.
Art said on 4/Mar/15
Rob is't that quote a little ridiculous? Why would someone being 5'11 3/4 downgrade himself to 5'11"? That's just absurd. And he's making this whole speech about being 6 feet when he's not even close to that. This guy has large height issues...
Editor Rob
maybe he is half-joking, but then maybe not! I always believe you should be as accurate as you can with height, up to a point. I know we talk about fractions, but in general most people will round.

It's easier if you use the metric system, then at worst if you round to the closest cm you will only be rounding 5mm...
orangeman said on 7/Feb/15
He looked 5'11 in old photos but now looks 5'10
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Jan/15
Rob, how old is that quote?
Editor Rob
only from 2013
the shredder said on 26/Dec/14
Rob he looks over 5'10 with Ralph Macchio , more closer to 5 '11
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Nov/14
Almost 6ft is insane but I wouldn't go under 5ft10.
Drew said on 16/Oct/14
From watching Parks and Rec, he never once looked below average to me. 5'10" seems like a good shout for him as he looked marginally taller than 5'9" Adam Scott in every scene they were in together.
Yaspaa said on 8/Sep/14
"probably lost an inch or so"... I don't think so.
mindfusion said on 12/Jul/14
Someone looks as good as him, any height would be fine. Good dude from fade away generation.
Mateo said on 8/Jun/14
Just walked by him at LAX he seemed really no more than 5'8.5" but he has probably lost an inch or so.
Dmeyer said on 8/Jun/14
I bélieve he measures 5'11.75 biker boots on i was barefeet. He was wearing bikers 1.7in type we were eye to eye
Az said on 4/May/14
Met him, spent an evening at a party with him. 5'10. Not short not as tall as my 5'11 brother.
ian said on 25/Feb/14
No ****ing way. Chris Pratt towers over him.
Knowitall said on 8/Dec/13
Closer to five-nine.
the shredder said on 6/Dec/13
Patrick always look the tallest on The Outsiders.
MD said on 6/Dec/13
With Jimmy Kimmel, who is listed 5'11.5", here, but who I feel can't be over 5'11" flat:

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Tim said on 5/Dec/13
Officially, Rob Lowe 5'11. Patrick Swayze - 5'10. I'd say he looks a good two inches shorter than Swayze, not an inch taller! Look through some pics from Youngblood(1986). You be the judge. I say 5'9 at very best
Ted said on 3/Dec/13
5'10" seems spot-on for him. It's what he's always looked throughout his career.

Kind of funny that Lowe would be so specific in his "5'11 3/4" claim. I've noticed more celebs doing this lately... probably in order to make the public go, "Oh, well, they gave their height to the quarter-inch! So it MUST be legit!". LOL. Not.

Ashley Hinshaw is another example of this, claiming her height as a very specific "5' 7 1/4", when, in About Cherry, she is consistently towered by 5'8" Heather Graham. Go figure.

Bottom line: Extreme specificity in a claim means nothing. Intent is all.
avi said on 29/Nov/13
Well the 5'11.75 is definitely from shoes in morning . Maybe he was in 1.5 inch shoes or something. 5'10 maybe 5'10.25 but he looked 5'10 next to bill O'Reilly
Gregorovich said on 25/Oct/13
His official website used to say 5'10". The website has been renovated, and it has no mention of his height as far as I can tell. He's putting out the 5'11" 3/4 to sell an image for Hollywood. He looks around 5'10," which is still good height.
Yvette said on 18/Oct/13
I saw Rob a few years ago. I'm 5'10 and he is about my height. Maybe and that's a big maybe he is a little taller but not shorter.
cole said on 13/Oct/13
"It’s like a little kid who goes I'm 6 and a half ... just say 5-foot-11!"
So according to Mr. Rob Lowe, a 6'0.5 guy should just say 5'11? Well that makes absolutely no sense.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 13/Oct/13
5ft10.5/179cm is possible, IMO
RisingForce said on 15/Sep/13
Good find on the quote, Rob. Always find height quotes interesting as I'm sure you noticed. Would have thought Lowe would have tried a 5'11" flat claim.
Sam said on 8/Sep/13
Made his morning height claim while wearing shoes.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Sep/13
I can believe 5ft10 and change but 5ft11.75 is crazy. McConnaughey and Crowe on the other hand I do think are 5ft11 guys that claim their morning heights.
cole said on 2/Sep/13
Why would he give that whole speach about how much it means to him to be 5'11.75 if he's only 5'10? There is no reason to lie about being 182, which is a really weird height to lie about being to begin with. He's a really good actor though, I'll give him that.
linke said on 29/Jul/13
He needs his 3/4 cuz he's 5'9.75
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 23/Jul/13
Rob,, is 179cm a possibility?
Editor Rob
it wasn't an impossibility like 5ft 11.75
Allon said on 18/Mar/13
Saw him on Californiacation last night & looked a good 2-3 inches shorter than David Duchovny but in Rob's defense he was barefoot the whole show. I think Rob's dead on on his height. Now if we could just get him & David D. barefoot next to each other that would seal it.
penguinboy25 said on 14/Mar/13
Looks 5'9.5 next to 6'0 NFL WR Reggie Wayne who measured bang on 6'0 at the nfl combine.
John said on 11/Sep/12
yh right shaun, 6'2 thats far from perfect. it don't look good. 5'10 is my ideal height.
Silent d said on 8/Nov/11
He always looked 5 foot 10 to me. Taller than five foot 9 charlie sheen.
Santo6ft said on 25/Aug/11
Probably 5'10 with great posture at peak, 5'9.5 - 5'9.75 today.
TruebloodFan said on 11/Aug/11
always claimed 5'10. an honest guy.
Dmeyer said on 6/Aug/11
I was barefeet hé was similar height to me 5'11.6 , hé had shoes that gave 1.6-1.7 in 5'10 seems good
Voiceless dental fricative said on 22/Jul/11
The Alan Light photograph should be taken with a grain of salt. Rob told me in the Jerry Seinfeld thread that he has no confirmation of his height beyond what he told him.

I think Lowe may be more a 5'9 and change guy rather than a fully bloated 5'10.
Shaun said on 11/Jul/11
If this guy was 6'2" with that face it would be unbearable LOL, he'd be too perfect!
Shaun said on 11/Jul/11
Weak 5'10"...
Shaun said on 11/Jul/11
Cranberries (17m, 193.75-191.25) says on 23/Jun/11
Alan Light's no more than 175 cm. My best guess is 5'8". I've gone over this numerous times, especially on Dolph Lundgren's page and others, but anything over 5'8.5" is an impossibility for Alan Light.

So Michael Jackson was 5'6"?
barbara said on 3/Jul/11
he couldnt be over 5'9 because in the outsiders patrick was taller than him.. although he was only about 17 18 he could have stilll grown a bit but no more than 5'10...
Jeff said on 28/Jun/11
This site is so off! Saw him at the clift hotel in SF. This guy is 5"8 tops!
He had some shox on so barefoot about 5"7 ? I am 5"11 he is not near it! My wifes comment was "he seemed taller in the brat pack era"
Jeff said on 28/Jun/11
I meet this guy tonight at the Clift on San francisco. He is NOWHERE. Near 5"11 he is a solid 5'9 with Nike shox! I am 5"11 and I was amazed at how short he was as was my wife .
Cranberries (17m, 193.75-191.25) said on 23/Jun/11
Alan Light's no more than 175 cm. My best guess is 5'8". I've gone over this numerous times, especially on Dolph Lundgren's page and others, but anything over 5'8.5" is an impossibility for Alan Light.

In reality, Rob Lowe trades blows with 5'7.75" Piven and looks more like 5'8.5" himself.
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(In this above photo, the pictures near it show Rob Lowe actually has thick footware...)

5'8.5" for Rob Lowe.
Bizzy said on 7/Jun/11
I second HawaiiMKT. I saw this guy about 15 feet in front of me filming something on the santa monica pier and he looked 5'8.5 to 5'9ish to me. He was shorter in person.
dmeyer said on 6/Jun/11
looks like 0.25 in taler than 5 ft 10 alan lad , wath i can say there was a swiming pool scene i was barefeet he had 2 in footwear and we were similar height so he might have been 5 ft 11.75 with the 1.75 in footwear for sure no more than 5 ft 10 also tom sizemore was here and was about 5 ft 10.5 5 ft 11 he has 1.1 1.2 shoes rob was similar height with sizemore so 5 ft 10
David said on 29/May/11
Looking at him on Graham Norton this week, he may be more in the 5ft 9ins zone these days.
HawaiiMKT said on 24/Mar/11
i bumped into him at a restraunt in Honolulu a few years ago, he was with Ivan Reitman. He walked right by me and my wife. I am a true 5'10 1/2, barefoot, army measuring tape. I put him at about 5'8 1/2. 5'9 with the hair. sidenote: he seemed very nice and a solid guy to everybody there.
TheVerve180 said on 11/Mar/11
jtm says on 6/May/10
rob lowe is a example of a 5'10 guy unlike matt damon, sylvestor stallone, adam sandler, and mark wahlberg.
Put Matt Damon out then I agree with ya.
Jo said on 25/Feb/11
I'd say 5'10, definitely no more though. On Parks and Rec he looks a bit shorter than Nick Offerman, who I'd say is a strong 5'10/weak 5'11.
jim said on 11/Feb/11
Looked a little bit shorter than Jay Leno when he was on his show last night.
hey i know that guy said on 4/Feb/11
rob has always seemed a solid 5-10. i don't think he is 5-11 though. but he is taller than the guy in the photo above (look at the shoulder line and the eye line), so i wonder about that guy if he claims to be 5-10 1/2. could be the three inch hair poof on his crown cheating his way up.
Yvette said on 3/Feb/11
I saw him once and he didn't look 5'10. I'm 5'10 and he seemed shorter than me.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Dec/10
5"10.25(178cm)...looks about even with Alan
dmeyer said on 2/Dec/10
dosnt look shorter than alan , i was barefeet when i met him he had 1.7 in heels and we were similar height he is for sure not over 5 ft 10
clark said on 21/Jun/09
Ryan, no disrespcet to your dad, but he did not tower over Rob. I met him several times and he is atleast over 5'10".
Pierson said on 7/Jun/09
I saw him in NY once and accidentally dropped ice cream on his shoe (he was really cool about it lol) and he was definitely 5'11".
ryan said on 25/May/09
my dad seen him at a canadiens hockey game, my dads 5`11-6`0 and said he completely towered over him ,,, 5-6 lowe
Antron said on 20/Apr/09
More like 5-9 barefoot. Very average height. He likely wears his shoes well. dress shoes with just slightly higher heels. Subtle lifts.
Doug said on 2/Apr/09
Mmm a weak 5'10" barefoot I think, he only looks 5'11" max in shoes I genuinely think he is nearer 5'9" barefoot perhaps 5'9.5". He has that Brad Pitt/Peter Greene weird looking chiselled jaw thing going on though doesn't he where the front of the jaw sticks out over the sides, he has always reminded me a little of Pitt. I remember when I first saw Brad Pitt I used to be incredulous that somebody could have a face shaped like that, its very unusual. These days it doesn't seem to look as prominent with Pitt as it did in the 90s.
glenn said on 14/Feb/09
lowe looked 5-11 when i saw him.looked 5-9 in hotel new hampshire barefoot though.
mcfan said on 13/Feb/09
Here is another photo showing Lowe with his brother Chad. I never had the impression Lowe was only 5'10...perhaps 5'10.5/5'10 3/4 is his true height?

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mcfan said on 13/Feb/09
He seemed more than only a half-inch taller than James Spader who is listed as 5'9.5. In fact, I would say he was over an inch taller than Spader in Bad Influence. Here he is next to a few actors including Tom Cruise:

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Frank2 said on 4/Aug/08
That's not the Rob I worked with. He was definitely an inch to and inch and a half shorter. And a complete jerk.
Marduk said on 3/Aug/08
I've worked with Rob Lowe on "Brothers and Sisters", I'm 5'11".....toe to toe....we're the same height!
Anonymous said on 29/Jul/08
saw Rob Lowe this weekend at the beach trying to surf. He is eye to eye with me for sure. 5'9"
Matt said on 21/May/08
It's a touch tricky if we use the West Wing as our guide. You essentially have three guys in the same ballpark (Whitford, Lowe and Schiff). Whitford is never, ever beaten by the other two, but Schiff sometimes matches him. Lowe, on the other hand, is consistently beaten by both of them.
glenn said on 31/Mar/08
clark-it was immature of me to react towards you that way.but thats a new yorker for you.i apoligize for blowing it out of proportion.your too intelligent for that.thanks for your words.
Clark said on 30/Mar/08
Glenn, I appreciate you taking the high road. which is rare these days, and I apoligize if I was out of line, if I offended you. Sure hope it was not an ambien night. LOL. Anyway, I hope to restore my position in the pantheon of celbrity height speculators. And so true, you and i and just a few get to see the celebs. I just cannot believe some of the guesstimates are so off, but that is what makes this fun. Thanks again...I hope you get a picture of Paul Satterfield some day. Cheers
Clark said on 29/Mar/08
thanks glenn
glenn said on 7/Feb/08
clark sees alot of celebs and and almost all,if not all of his estimates are correct.i saw rob last spring and he was 5-11.i was surprised.i thought he would be 5-9ish,5-10.
chris175 said on 2/Feb/08
good posture can make him look taller, could be 5-10.5 but 5-10 is good rob
clark said on 3/Jan/08
I saw him back in NYC at a restaurant called Columbos. I think it is gone now. but Rob was about 5'11", and I do remember he had low heeled sneakers on. I call it like, I see it, and he is over 5'10".
RyanfromLA said on 27/Nov/07
No way 5 11". 5 9" tops. I'm 6 1" and I towered over him.
dmeyer said on 26/Jul/07
i doubt as short as 5'9 but 5'9.5 to 5'10 yes
Height Tracker said on 25/Jul/07
Dmeyer aren't you 5'11" though. That would make Lowe closer to 5'9"
dmeyer said on 16/Jul/07
he was about my height i was barefeet at a pool and he had 2 in boots i might have had 0.5 in advatage floor but he is defenetly not over 6 in 2 in boots so 5'10
dmeyer said on 16/Jul/07
sizemore was brely my height like alidl shorter and low was alidl shorter than him even thaugh he had 2 in heels so 5'10 no more and there is a possibility of 177 cm 5'10 is good for him
glenn said on 13/Jun/07
he can look 5-9 to 5-11.he is tricky.
radio_man said on 13/Jun/07
I think he's 5'9 barefoot! way he's taller than that in the movi outsiders, he was just abit taller than cruise and they both in is 5' I think he's 5'9
dmeyer said on 21/May/07
he is no taller than 5'10 in 2 in boots he wasnt as tall as me when i was
glenn said on 21/May/07
saw him finally last week.seemed close to 5-11.mightve been footwear.5-10.5 actually.
leonari said on 21/May/07
Kim: are they selling crack on hallifax?? wealken short? at least 6 feet. Rob Lowe short? He is at least some people live in their own little world...5'5" what a joke!
Kim said on 20/May/07
Saw him in Halifax on the street.. just a few feet away. He is a very small, short man. I'm 5' 5" and he didn't seem taller than me. Is it because he is a celebrity and I expect him to be bigger than he really is? Saw Christopher Walken once up close in an airport, and he too seemed very small and short to me... hmmm
dmeyer said on 4/Feb/07
no more than 5'10 i was barefeet and he was wearing 1.9 inches boots 5'10 seems right he was the same height as sizemore in 1.25 dress shoes
John Doe said on 7/Aug/06
In Rob's 1986 film Youngblood (hockey movie) a coach reads off his height and weight. I put on the movie...Direct quote: "Five foot ten, one hundred and sixty pounds." Rob was only 22, men can grow until there 25. So he could have grown some. In my opinion Rob is 5-10. But sometimes his skinny frame can make him appear half to an inch taller.
Anonymous said on 17/Jul/06
Macey is so short, 5'6 to 5'7 at best, and Lowe is a half an inch to an inch taller than Macey. No way is he any taller than 5'8.
D. Ray Morton said on 26/May/06
Stiffelio - yeah, I really think Macy's about 5'8"-5'8.5". He's taller than "your average jockey" (they tend to quite short - Casey Kasem is tiny), but he ain't no 5'9".
MD said on 10/May/06
5'10.5", after viewing D. Ray Morton's pics seems to be more than generous. Looks a solid 5'9" to me, but no more.
Elio said on 10/May/06
I'd guess he's around 5'9.5"
Stiffelio said on 10/May/06
So these pictures and your comments on Lowe would put Macy in the 5'8" range rather than 5'9"?
dmeyer said on 10/May/06
hat's wath he looked when i met him he was wearing 2" boots and he was barely as tall as sizemore with normal shoes on
Judi Maxwell said on 11/Apr/06
I am 5'6" and stood next to Rob Lowe when he was in Portland, OR. He is nowhere near 5'11". He was considerably shorter than me on level ground!
Frank2 said on 16/Mar/06
I'm watching About Last Night and in some scenes Rob is a good three inches shorter than Jim Belushi and always two inches shorter 5'11" George DiCenzo. I know DiCenzo's height since I've seen him. I've met Belushi and he's taller than I am by at least an inch.
Frank2 said on 15/Mar/06
Rob was a good two inches shorter than James Belushi in About Last Night. That film also starred Demi Moore.
sebastian said on 14/Mar/06
its weird because tom cruise is 5'6 and in the outsiders they are the same height
Slickster said on 5/Mar/06
I would say he was 5 ft 11 barefoot in his prime (or just marginally under), but is probably 5ft 10 - 5 ft 10-and-a-half these days. Here is a link to pic taken at a Tsunami Aid appeal convention of Rob and Brad Pitt: Both actors look about the same height (although you can't see footwear). What do you think?
Frank2 said on 27/Feb/06
Rob is barely 5'10". Take a look at the film About Last Night which co-starred Jim Belushi. Belushi is at least two inches taller than Lowe and I've met Belushi a couple of times and he's six feet even.

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I didn't think there was that much between them in last night, I forget now if he had trainers in that film
MaxB said on 26/Feb/06
Looked 1.5 inches shorter than James Belushi in movie "Living in Peril"-
West Wing Fan said on 25/Dec/05
To amend Blondie's comment... In the West Wing episode "The Black Vera Wang," Allison Janney's character CJ mentions that the black dress that she was going to try on was made to fit a woman who is 5 ft. 11. Not to say that that that is completely authoratative. Now, if CJ is 5'11, she is probably 6'2 in heels. We know that she is taller than Josh, that Josh is taller than Toby, that Toby is taller than Sam (Rob Lowe), that Sam is taller than Leo, and that Leo is taller than the President. If Leo (John Spencer) is around 5'7 and the President (Martin Sheen) is around 5'6.5 or so, it would make sense that Rob Lowe is around 5'9 or 5'10--otherwise, Allison Janney would certainly have to be an unbelievably tall woman! So, my final bet is he's probably 5'9 barefoot.
Blondie said on 1/Dec/05
I could believe he could be 5 ft 10 in, 5 ft. 11 is pushing it since Allison Janney is 6 ft tall and she had a couple inches on Rob in scenes on the West Wing. Emily Procter, who readily admits she's barely 5 ft 3 in, wore at least 2-3 inch heels while in scenes with Rob and she was still a good 5-6 inches shorter than he is. In many scenes her head hit right about his shoulders. There's a picture of Ms. Procter standing next to Rob Lowe in an ensemble shot at an awards show and he's still at least half a foot taller than she is.
CelebHeights Editor said on 19/Aug/05
From gossip newsgroup: "Rob Lowe is much shorter than I had expected. I'm 5'9" and I think that I was a few inches taller than him. Peter McNichol is also quite short, but I never thought he was particularly tall to begin with"
dmeyer said on 23/Feb/05
on dr vegas he looked shorter the same height than sizemore but he was wearing 2 inches boots he is around 179 cm

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