How tall is Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs Height

6ft 0 (182.9 cm)

American entrepreneur and technology inventor best remembered as the innovative chief of Apple Inc. On a personnel file on the FBI government site the form shows his height as 6 foot and weight 160 pounds, data that he entered himself when filling out a Questionnaire for Sensitive Positions.


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Average Guess (37 Votes)
6ft 0.41in (183.9cm)
berta said on 28/Jul/19
he always looked taller. i really thought he was 6 foot 1
SAM CHERRY said on 15/Nov/18
6 feet is too less for him, I would say he was 6’1.25” or 186 at his prime
JD 5'9" said on 26/Oct/18
He was closer to 6'1" peak. Might have been 6' flat in his later years though.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Oct/18
6ft flat is still a bit low for him, IMO. Maybe 6ft0½ is closer?


I could have sworn I read somewhere that he actually said he was 6ft2
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 1/Sep/18
@Tod Charming

I don't buy for a second that Tim Cook is anywhere near 6'3".
Tod Charming said on 31/Aug/18
Steve Jobs is 6'2. Look at him compared to "6'3" Tim Cook:
Click Here:

My mentor had the opportunity to work for Steve Jobs at NeXT, and he said that Steve Jobs always had the tallest personality in the room, wherever he went. I guess his natural leadership skills expressed his tall stature...
Marquis said on 27/Aug/18
Always seemed more like a 5'10" guy to me.
Animus said on 22/Aug/18
@Binaur

Tim Cook looks about the same as Steve Jobs did, so somewhere in the neighbourhood of 6'0.
Dream(5'9.5") said on 22/Jun/18
Rob, maybe 6'0 1/8th" for Steve Jobs?
Binaur said on 21/May/18
Tim Cook's height is probably 175cm. Rob can you please give a conclusion about Tim's height?
Editor Rob
Cook is taller than Bill gates, so I think he's got to be nearer 6ft than 5ft 9!
loremipsum said on 3/May/18
Hi Rob,
Can we do a page for Tim Cook?
Great man, but a bit annoyed by Google's 6'3" specification.
I got a source here: Click Here
The focus of the article here is Cook and a Singaporean artist, JJ Lin.
JJ Lin (met him myself, I'm 5 8 flat, he seems around the same height) is one of the biggest stars in the Taiwanese pop industry. Due to his "artist" status, he is mostly focused on producing good music and less on personality and looks (never dyed his hair). Therefore, I could deduce that Lin is not wearing lifts. Even if he is, there still does not seem to be a 7 inch. disparity between Lin and Cook.
Jayley said on 22/Apr/18
steve jobs is 6 foot Tim cook is 5'9
Mark1989 said on 20/Apr/18
Im also very curious about Tim Cook's height. But Steve Jobs looks 187cm for me. But Tim Cook is really a mystery. Google says he is 6'3, but in pictures he looks short. So is there anybody who knows Tim cook 's height?
Bard said on 11/Apr/18
Think he was a bit over 6'0. Obviously not 6'2 though, lol Google
Kevin Yu said on 7/Apr/18
I think steve jobs maybe1.85-1.88
but timcook just 1.75-1.78, max 1.80, in lots of pictures
Thebell said on 31/Mar/18
Steve was pretty tall in his younger years.so I think he was 1.85 cm.
But what is tim cook's height? Is he really 1.90 cm? Can you maybe do a page for Tim Cook?
Conan said on 22/Mar/18
I don't understand that why did Google listed him at 6 f 2 in (188 cm) meanwhile he is just 6 ft (183 cm) If that I'm 5 ft 9 3/4 in (177 cm) so I can claim that I'm 5 ft 11 1/2 in (182 cm). Google tell lie to everyone
Dream(5'9.5 said on 28/Feb/18
Big 6'0"+ is more likely than a flat 6'0"
Bobby said on 15/Jan/18
I remember reading he was 6'2, never thought to discount that.
Greg said on 9/Nov/17
* What about Tim Cook? He's listed as 1.90 a quick google image search and i would have guessed 5ft10 or 11 !

Tim cook is a weak 6', probably more like 5'11" and some change. 1.90 he ain't!
Anonymous said on 6/Oct/17
He is really tall not 6ft 0in at all
hardguy said on 25/Sep/17
6'2
max said on 12/Sep/17
What about Tim Cook? He's listed as 1.90 a quick google image search and i would have guessed 5ft10 or 11 !
Blake said on 23/Aug/17
Rob, do you think a quarter inch over 6 ft would be fair based on the average guess?
Editor Rob: it could be argued...he was described as 6ft in a few books, and he claimed it....but then being a fraction over, some folk will drop it, others take liberty and round up to 6ft 1.
Slim 181 cm said on 12/Jul/17
Strong 6'0
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Jun/17
184cm range is my guess
DanTUP said on 1/Jun/17
He is 1.88m
James B said on 19/Mar/17
Some people might think he was 6'2 or even 6'3 because he was very slim.

A very successful guy in his life but it's shocking how different he looked in his later years compared to his youth
Mike said on 5/Aug/16
Bill Gates: 5ft 9.5in Steve Jobs: 6ft 0.5in
truth said on 12/Jun/16
6'0"
Alxr37 said on 14/May/16
Yeah I think he was 6 foot and a half
NobodyNoOne said on 9/Feb/16
I've never met Steve Jobs but definitely saw him several times on California Avenue in Palo Alto, CA. On a couple of different occsions, he was exiting a Japanese restaurant called Jin Sho.

In any case, I can say that near the end of his life, he still retained his look. Svelte and tall, but I'd estimate he lost an inch or so. Looked closer to 5'11", but that's to be expected.
MrTBlack said on 26/Jan/16
Thought 6'1" but definitely an honest 6'0er which is rare in today's old.
Panda said on 20/Sep/15
I still stand by my original estimate that Jobs was more 184 cm tall. Any taller is unlikely. I personally think he should be upgraded to 6'0.25" (184 cm), yeah I feel like this (184 cm) is a fair estimate for him. Strong 6 footer for sure.
WAF said on 9/Aug/15
I thought this site was about documenting the self-reported height of people as well as trying to estimate their height.

If that is the goal, it shouldn't matter that Jobs was content with being 6'0", if it is more likely that he was some other height.

I think Jobs was in the 6'0"-6'0.5" range. Conservatively, I would give him 6'0.25".
Panda said on 17/Feb/15
I still think there's a good chance that Jobs was 6'0.5" (184 cm.) tall, after all he looked to be 3 inches taller than 5'9.5" (177 cm.) Bill Gates. It seems pretty likely that Jobs was that height but due to the fact that he had to round on the questionnaire he may have rounded down simply because he didn't care about his height. However, like you said Rob, if he had no problem with being 6'0" (and 6'0" seems pretty accurate for him anyway) so be it.
Judd said on 5/Feb/15
My thoughts exactly. He always struck me as being a lanky 6ft2-3 guy like Kutcher. Taking height out of the equation, I'm stunned by the resemblance. Everything from the shape of his nose to his facial tics echo the great man. Kutcher is definitely THE guy to play Jobs.

i remember that years ago i read an article on web which claimed that the "managers height" is 6'2", because a lot of CEO's are 6'2" tall...he mentioned also Steve Jobs among those managers.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Feb/15
He looks 6ft1 beside Gates.
177cmGuy said on 19/Jan/15
I think 184-185cm is a better estimate for him. If he is 6'0 he's definateley in the strong 6'0 range.
Gonzalo said on 7/Jan/15
He looked like a six footer, no more than that. He was a genius probably. He achieved incredible things in different fields. But after reading Isaacson´s biography I´d rather be an ordinary guy as I am.
Sam said on 5/Jan/15
Except some people called Jobs a genius and, uh, no one's ever accused Kutcher of being one. Definitely looks a six footer with Gates.
Arch Stanton said on 5/Jan/15
Yes, a young Steve Jobs at least looks a lot like Kutcher.
Arch Stanton said on 3/Jan/15
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C'mon with Bill Gates he's hardly 6 ft 2 or 3 is he!!!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Jan/15
Judd says on 16/Dec/14
Incredible! I always thought he was a strong 6'2"...
I remember that I've read an article time ago which claimed that one kind because kutcher was choosen to play jobs was the same height (6'2")

My thoughts exactly. He always struck me as being a lanky 6ft2-3 guy like Kutcher. Taking height out of the equation, I'm stunned by the resemblance. Everything from the shape of his nose to his facial tics echo the great man. Kutcher is definitely THE guy to play Jobs.
Judd said on 16/Dec/14
Incredible! I always thought he was a strong 6'2"...
I remember that I've read an article time ago which claimed that one kind because kutcher was choosen to play jobs was the same height (6'2")
grizz said on 2/Nov/14
If that's true, I'm shocked. Honestly, I always though he was 6ft2-and never had a doubt about it, he seemed very tall in keynotes.
[Editor Rob: it's not a question of 'if it's true' :)

It is true, the fbi Showed the documents a while ago, from page 8 on that link.]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Oct/14
Yeah Rob, did he actually claim 6ft?
[Editor Rob: the data is from a Questionnaire for Sensitive Positions. It's his own data...he's typed it on the Questionnaire, questions about who he is, where he's lived, what position he has etc...]
grizz said on 28/Oct/14
[Editor Rob: not impossible but Jobs himself seemed content with 6ft
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Explain,please.
Jack said on 22/Oct/14
Steve being around 6ft 1in sounds around right.
Theres a picture of him and john mayer (a legit 6ft 3in) and he looks maybe around 2 inches shorter.
mike said on 5/Oct/14
Is a fraction over six foot like 184-185 possible Rob? can't see him as just 6ft.
[Editor Rob: not impossible but Jobs himself seemed content with 6ft.]
Panda said on 11/Jul/14
I don't believe the 6'0" listing tbh. However I don't believe 6'2" either. I'm pretty sure Steve Jobs was actually 6'0.5"/6'1" (184 cm.)/(185 cm.). The FBI most likely might have rounded down so 6'0.5" for Steve Jobs (about 6'1").
Jack said on 9/Mar/14
6'0'5"(184 cm).
Angelz said on 18/Feb/14
6ft 2in
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 12/Dec/13
"Steve Jobs height: 6ft 0.75in (185cm)"

I don't rule out the full 6ft1. He was a tall man. That FBI stuff should be taken with a pinch of salt...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 11/Dec/13
Only 6ft?

Wow
Posegare said on 8/Dec/13
He is 6*2 tall, he looks tall almost 190, not a bit over 5*11.
Burp said on 29/Sep/13
The biography by Walter Isaacson cites that Steve's adoptive father was over six foot in height when young.
There's a picture of both together in that very book, it's 1997 and Steve's wedding, he's an inch taller than his father. Had his father shrunk by then or was he little under the 6' mark on his youth.
lolo said on 27/Sep/13
what?? i thought he was at least 6'2 lol
Viper said on 23/Aug/13
He could look taller with how skinny he became in his last few years.
makaveli said on 22/Aug/13
he was the best...

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