How tall is Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman's Height

5ft 11 ¼ (181 cm)

American actress best known for roles in movies such as Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, Gattaca, Batman & Robin, Dangerous Liaisons, Mad Dog and Glory, Beautiful Girls, The Truth about Cats and Dogs, Paycheck and Nymphomaniac. In Time Magazine (22/9/03), she mentioned her tall stature, saying "I'm like 5ft 11." She may in fact be rounding down her height by a fraction, as she once said on Howard Stern she was "Five Eleven and a bit"

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Average Guess (44 Votes)
5ft 11.38in (181.3cm)
Sandy Cowell said on 16/Jun/18
How great was Uma in 'Pulp Fiction'?


When she got up and danced in the restaurant 'Jack Rabbit Slim's' (I think!), she didn't have any shoes on and she still looked mega-tall - definitely on par with John T! Quite honestly, I would believe 6ft for Uma, so I will simply have to go with the maximum I can and give her 5ft11.75, with 6ft+ as her first-thing-in-the-morning height!
Lkk said on 15/Jun/18
184cm
anca said on 9/May/18
1.80
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 7/May/18
I think she mean 5'11 and a bit was likely 180.5cm like 5'11 1/8.
Ella said on 6/Feb/18
She must have been around 138 lbs in Kill Bill. I don't think she looked underweight, but very slim. What do you think her weight was back then? (133 would make her underweight, so I doubt her weight was that low.)

I'm the same height, and I look thinner than she did in KB, when my weight is
Don Julio said on 18/Jan/18
Legit 181 cm woman
MaryAnne said on 16/Jan/18
rob can you add her to female models list she started as a model
Uma Thurman began modeling at the age of 15, signing with Click Models and appearing in Glamour magazine and British Vogue
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Jan/18
If this height is correct then in this photo Travolta is looking a strong 6ft1/weak 6ft2, Sam Jackson a solid 6ft3 and Willis leaning back not standing as tall as the rest looks almost 6ft1, standing properly he'd look the same as John

Click Here


crazy stuff...makes me wonder if Quentin insisted on the guys wearing lifts in order to look much taller than Uma
MaryAnne said on 25/Nov/17
Leg length is 1,08. Leggy blonde
Gladstone Screwer said on 6/Nov/17
I remember Uma in Dangerous Liaisons. She got her knockers out and they wer superb. Five eleven seems right.💦🌽
robson said on 29/Oct/17
I met her once, I was exactly as she is as I'm 5'11.5 while I was wearing inch shoes so you can say I was 184 cm, while he was wearing little heels I think about 5-6cm so it makes her 178-179cm barefoot. Still very tall as a woman
an anonymous peach said on 28/Oct/17
I think she would edge out Sigourney Weaver
Nona said on 20/Oct/17
Uma is her listed height and has lost all the extra fat around her mid section. I'm going with 181 cms and 140 lbs for her
ANDY said on 6/Oct/17
Nobody Can Deny The Fact That Uma Thurman Is Six Feet Tall.
MisterManletMick said on 20/Sep/17
in Gattaca she looked almost the same height as Ethan Hawke who is a little over 5 ft 10 so 5 ft 11 seems about right.
Anonymous said on 16/Sep/17
She looks really tall for a woman and a person in general. Always holds a weak posture however, as she hunches a little. I believe she is above 5 11
Slim 182 cm said on 22/Jul/17
She may in fact be rounding down her height by a fraction, as she once said on Howard Stern she was "Five Eleven and a bit"

5'11.4 confirmed.
even said on 5/Jul/17
its impossible for her to be under 5 foot 11
Slim 182 cm said on 4/Jul/17
5 ft 11.5.
even said on 28/Jun/17
five eleven she said so herself
5'11.25 at noon said on 23/Jun/17
Rob ever wonder how come some women got to be this tall I've a 8 year old niece Who's already 4'7.
I guess miss Thurman might have peaked at 5'11 1/3 in her younger years .
Sader said on 19/Jun/17
Who is taller, Uma Thurman or Sigourney Weaver?
S.J.H said on 19/Jun/17
I still don't see her over 180cm. Maybe she measure morning at 5'11.25
Jp said on 15/Mar/17
Rob dont you think she was 6 foot at her peak ? Because in kill vol.2 daryl hannah os wearing two inch heels and she was barefoot. But she was still a bit taller than hannah.
Jp said on 6/Feb/17
i think she is 6 foot
Theo J said on 31/Jan/17
Worked with her on set of Merchant Ivory film The Golden Bowl in 1999, and I was 6'1, and she seemed almost as tall. 5'11.5 is spot on.
Sandy Cowell said on 26/Dec/16
Wasn't Uma just FANTASTIC playing a wronged wife and mother in 'Nymphomaniac'? It was a completely new direction for her and I looked on in open-mouthed amazement at how good she was!
Sandy Cowell said on 24/Dec/16
Ha ha! I can confidently tell my boyfriend now that I am right with my 5ft11! He swore she was 5ft10 and wouldn't back down!
Ner-ner-ner-ner-ner and Christmas raspberries to you Jim!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 15/Dec/16
Rob, she claimed to be "5ft 11 and a bit" on Stern



around 7.20 Click Here
Editor Rob: yes Rampage, I will add that part to the end of the description, it makes sense for her to drop 'the bit' at times.
Jp said on 13/Sep/16
Very tall, but she is NOT 6 ft ! Because in the pictures with Tarantino (who is 6 ft 1) she looks like 4 or 5 cm
shorter.
Rollo Tomasi said on 4/Mar/16
Thought she was taller...
Mark said on 16/Feb/16
Allie, at least Uma is closer to the 6ft mark than Taylor. If Taylor was indeed anything near 5ft10 or 6ft (she's actually claimed that she's 6ft4 with heels..), then she would easily tower over Karlie Kloss in heels. However, even in her chunky platform heels, Taylor is still towered by Karlie Kloss (in flats).
S.J.H said on 14/Feb/16
Uma is the same height as topher grace who get underestimate at 5'10.5
Allie said on 11/Jan/16
It's weird how sometimes her height was inflated to 6'0! Then again, I've seen people describe Taylor Swift as 6'0!
LoganNoll1996 said on 28/Dec/15
I remember calling her 5'8" at one point. Of course this was when I thought Clooney was a 5'8-5'9 guy as he looked similar in height to 5'8-5'9 Chris O'Donnell. A strong 5'11 for sure if Carradine was around 5'10 in his later years. I doubt she's a full inch shorter than Travolta though.

Uma Thurman's height is 5 feet 11.5 inches(she IS mistaken for 6 foot a lot after all)

John Travolta's height is 6 feet 0 inches.
Allie said on 3/Sep/15
Thanks for updating the picture Rob. :).
Sam said on 20/Aug/15
Rob, could you add these to her credits: Dangerous Liaisons, Mad Dog and Glory, Beautiful Girls and Nymphomaniac to her credits?
LoganNoll1996 said on 27/Jul/15
Why would Uma downgrade her height? 5'11 is tall for a woman but no one really makes a big deal about it. Usually it's very short women or men under 6 feet that exaggerate their height.
Sam said on 30/Jun/15
Rob, could you add these to her credits: Dangerous Liaisons, Mad Dog and Glory, Beautiful Girls and Nymphomaniac to her credits?
Is there anything more ravishing than her appearance in Liaisons or Baron Munchausen?...she was a very key figure in my, uh...puberty.
Mon said on 14/Jun/15
She is surely as tall as Travolta, in Pulp Fiction dance scene she alone was in bare feet. Final verdict: Uma looks to be a quarter inch under 6 foot.
Mon said on 10/Jun/15
Jewel. I think a lot of models are billed as taller because that gets them work, but if they move into films their agents may well think claiming 6 foot will cost them work. I was overestimating Tarentino by a half inch (though she is as tall as him with moderate high heels). Maybe she isn't quite the full two yards tall. But I am absolutely certain she is a stronger 5'11 than listed here.
Jewel said on 9/Jun/15
Rob do you ever get celebrities and their agents contacting you to lower their heights? Reason being, an awful lot of women have been moved from the 6ft group into the 5.11! It's a but funny:)
[Editor Rob: none I can remember!]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 22/May/15
Affleck had 3in on her. That's why he's listed a fraction over 6ft2 and Thurman a fraction over 5ft11.
Judd said on 21/May/15
M, it she is 6' then Affleck has to be 6'3" because he had 3" on her...
I think she's closer to 5'11 than 6'...5'11-11.25" is better tran 5'11.75-6'0"...
M said on 19/May/15
She is for sure 6' tall (1.83m)
Mon said on 14/May/15
Women don't like being thought oversized, and very tall actresses especially have good reason for falsely claiming to be shorter than they are. Been watching Kill Bill. If she is as listed above David Carradine needs maybe an inch taken from his listed height. Throughout KB they seem to be shooting angles to hide her height relative to his, though she wears rock bottom shoes. In the extras docu Tarantino calls her gargantuan. Her head seems really big in shot with Carradine's, while her feet (you get to see a lot of her feet) look huge. IMO she is still six foot tall when she goes to bed in the evening. In the KB collection extras there is a deleted scene in which Carradine seems somewhat shorter than her.
Judd said on 9/May/15
James101 says on 23/Apr/15
Rob, what's the lowest she could be?
[Editor Rob: just over 5ft 11, generally she looks taller than just 5ft 11.]

IMO her low height is 180,5 cms, and probably wakes up at 182,5 cms...
5'11.25" is fair or even a very strong 5'11"...
shib said on 8/May/15
Must be 180 she almost as tall as john travolta
James101 said on 23/Apr/15
Rob, what's the lowest she could be?
[Editor Rob: just over 5ft 11, generally she looks taller than just 5ft 11.]
mrHeight said on 20/Feb/15
She is really 5'11. Definitely 5'11. She maybe can be 5'10.5, but 5'11 sounds better. Here there's a pic that will explain this better:

Click Here

While Travolta's peak height was 6'0.5 back then, he really looked about 4 centimeters taller than Thurman in that pic.
MasterX said on 1/Jan/15
Uma is like a weak 5'11. Shes a solid 5'10.5 girl. She looked 1.5 inches shorter than bryan greenberg who is 6'0
in the movie Prime
Fred said on 29/Nov/14
I just saw her on the Swedish talkshow "Skavlan". The host Fredrik Skavlan is 183 cm and when Uma stood next to him, there was a clear difference of at least 5-6 cm or 2 inches. Uma was wearing pumps with a 2 inch heel and Fredrik Skavlan dress shoes with a heel of appr. 1.25 inch. She is definitely not taller than 176-177 cm. Just search for Skavlan and Uma and you will probably agree.
Lee Whit said on 3/Oct/14
Just watched "be cool" equal to Travolta so has to be near 6'... or just under.
177cmGuy said on 11/Aug/14
Uma looked 5'11.25 next to 6'0 John Travolta in Pulp Fiction. At minimum she is 180cm. Anyone assuming 175cm is joking themselves.
Just said on 12/Apr/14
@MT Uma is taller than Nicole Kidman, so Uma can't be just 5'9. This listing is legit.
Anon said on 8/Mar/14
She doesn't stand much shorter than John Travolta in Pulp Fiction promo shots (she's not even standing straight compared to him). She can't be far from his 6'0+ measure.
MT said on 25/Jan/14
I just spotted Uma at a restaurant in NYC and there's no way she's 5'11". She's tall for a woman, but she's about 5'9", maybe 5'10" tops. Every celebrity lies about their height. And yes, she put on a little weight. She's still attractive, but she looks ordinary.
CL said on 29/Nov/13
I posted on here before that I sat next to Uma on a couple occasions at my favorite sushi bar. She always wore flats and was always consistently an inch taller than me. I stand 5'10" dead even and typically wear shoes with 1" heels. This height is dead on.
oneguy said on 19/Nov/13
She's 5'10''
nona said on 12/Nov/13
Uma is easily atleast 6 ft tall. Off late she has put on some weight and has fillled out her frame nicely. In the pic on this site she looks to be about 140 lbs but now she is closer to 160 lbs with nice shapely hips and a filled out chest
Silent d said on 3/Nov/13
181cm.
Aerocobbler said on 29/Aug/13
She's 5'11.5. She's said so herself. Change this please.
Silent d said on 12/Aug/13
Quite tall next to colin firth and jefffrey dean morgan in the accidental husband. 181cm.
Askany said on 31/Jul/13
1.81m?? Really unlikely.
His brother Mipam is listed 1.90m on his model agency (Click Here).
And here (Click Here) there is a set of their pictures together. She has ~5cm heels, and still there are ~10cm difference between them.
Been said on 18/Jul/13
Next to Jeremy Northampton in The Golden Bowl she is clearly taller in every scene and he is at least 6' tall
Silent d said on 22/Jun/13
181cm. She is about the same height as elle macpherson who is listed as 183cm.
truth178cm said on 4/Jun/13
at least 5ft11.
D said on 26/May/13
Pardon me, but if we accept that John Travolta was 6' in his prime, how on earth can Uma be 5'11''? In "Pulp Fiction they are both barefoot in one scene (the dance) and he is clearly 3'' taller-at the very least.
Those who claim there was 1'' max are probably either drunk or simply have no idea what an inch actually looks like.
Dmeyer said on 12/Mar/13
Uma 181cm plus 1cm sleepers 182cm caradine looks max 182-183cm 1.7 in heels on so 5'10-10.5 by kill Bill time
Dmeyer said on 12/Mar/13
Looks too tall NeXT to caradine to be just 180cm 181cm is better thanks Rob , also 181cm is close enaugh 5'11 to claim it
Ace said on 27/Feb/13
I know this has been posted before, but it's hard to buy 5'11.25 in this photo: Click Here
And it's not like she is wearing any heels: Click Here
Zach said on 26/Feb/13
When I saw her as Poison Ivy in Batman and Robin, she looked very smoking hot and that's my favorite movie with her in it. Arnold Schwarzenegger played Mr. Freeze saying, "TONIGHT'S FORECAST: A FREEZE IS COMING!" I bet that was funny! Uma Thurman looked hot in Batman and Robin. Gotta have that!
Dmeyer said on 14/Feb/13
Rob i cant buy 5'11 flat for please upgreat her 5'11.25-11.5 maybe got measured 5'11.2-11.4 and just says 5'11
Dmeyer said on 14/Feb/13
Rob i cant buy 5'11 flat for please upgreat her 5'11.25-11.5 maybe got measured 5'11.2-11.4 and just says 5'11
[Editor Rob: yeah, I think it is believable for her to measure a little over that mark, I'll give her 181]
Dmeyer said on 14/Jan/13
Rob i met her she looked taller than flat 5'11 she was 2-2.5 in taller than travolta in 1 inch shoes like 6'3.5 shoes on , please upgreat her 5'11.25 as i think she could be 5'11.5 and rounds down
truth said on 5/Jan/13
181cm and smoking hot!
Arch Stanton said on 31/Dec/12
Rob, any comments on her and Elle Macpherson? Do you think she looks taller or shorter?
[Editor Rob: they could be very similar, one (Uma) rounding down to 5ft 11 a bit.]
Arch Stanton said on 11/Nov/12
Yeah Dmeyer I think you're right she can look 6'3" range in heels. I think 5'11.5".
Silent d said on 31/Oct/12
180cm. I remember she claimed 6 foot but then said close to 6 foot.
MaskDeMasque said on 20/Oct/12
5'11. Very tall girl.
Dmeyer said on 3/Oct/12
IF she is. 5'11 travolta was never 6'0.25 , she said im Like. 5'11 not i am
Dmeyer said on 2/Oct/12
Rob she towerd me and travolta in person if she says im Like 5'11 it could mean 11.25-11.5-11.75 she did have 3.5-4 in type she apeared taller than Nicole Kidman and theron in heels travolta wearing 1 in shoes 8 years ago was easy 5-6cm shorter
Bobby said on 29/Sep/12
I was 6"1.5" for much of my life. Live long enough, and our height diminishes.
Now at age 62, I'm a mere 6'0". If she says 5'11", I'd say she's right. What difference does it make. She's obvious got a great figure and supermodel height for over 40 or any age. I would never throw her any woman like her out of bed.
Johnnyfive said on 16/Sep/12
5'11 is correct for her. I saw Pulp Fiction again for the 50th time and she consistently looks an inch shorter than 6'0 John Travolta in it, especially when they both dance barefoot, in that scene she even looks like an inch and a half shorter.
logan noll 1996 said on 9/Aug/12
5'11 sounds right.
Sam said on 25/Jan/12
She was not towered by Travolta but in Pulp Fiction they dance barefoot together and Travolta is taller than her by at least a solid inch.
SIlent d said on 24/Jan/12
She was never towered by travolta. How do you know travolta wasn't wearing lifts? Anything under 180cm is ridiculous. I think 181cm is right on the money. Nearly a full six foot.
justathought said on 21/Jan/12
It's interesting to notice that all of those here who say they have seen her for real have a guess of 6 feet, max 1 inch less. Given her own statement, the 5'11 sounds fair
steven said on 17/Jan/12
she can't be rounded down her height. more i see her she look struggling to hit on 5'10.75 shes probably 5'10.5 and not more.
CL said on 11/Jan/12
she sat next to me at sushi bar in west LA. at one point, we were both standing, and she was about 1" taller (in flats). I'm 5'10" even and was wearing normal dress shoes. 5'11.5" sounds on the money.
Bakura said on 10/Jan/12
180cm.
maio said on 9/Jan/12
5 ft 10.75 in/180 cm is fair for her. No more and no less!
Mr-KILLER-SHRIMP said on 3/Jan/12
No way she's 182cm, she's 177-178cm at best. That's still pretty tall for a woman though, impressive.
the real truth said on 2/Jan/12
5ft10.5
logan noll 1996 said on 30/Dec/11
Google lists her as 6 foot, but everyone - including Uma Thurman herself - knows she is 5 foot 11.
Me said on 28/Dec/11
She's actually 6 foot.
carnegie said on 11/Dec/11
she was a little bit taller tahn luke wilson 5ft11.5 seems good
Just Me said on 26/Nov/11
She was in Bel Ami with Robert Pattinson and she was the same height (from the trailer) as him or maybe taller with heels.
Tamas said on 11/Nov/11
Think she is 5´10.5"
LAN Jiao said on 23/Sep/11
shes probably 5ft11.25 not more. watch PAY CHECK in flats shes 1.5-2inch shorter than "6ft3" ben affleck!
dmeyer said on 4/Sep/11
in huge heels she looks like a 6 ft 2-2.5 guy will look in normal shoes i remember she was about 2 in taller than travolta when i met both , john was about 6 ft 1 shoes on she was 6 ft 3-3.5 shoes on 4 in type
Chameleon said on 28/Aug/11
Ye no way over 180cm
Legend said on 27/Aug/11
She's not over 5'11. That has to be said.
bob said on 21/Aug/11
i was in a bookstore today and she was there with her kids. definitely at least 6 feet, if not taller.
butcher said on 7/Aug/11
i found in my experance be it sports figures, models, actors or actresses they all round up and by more than a fraction, some even go as far as to add 2 to 3 inches unless it pertains to their weight then it's less,i'll bet if you are asked how tall you are you even round up, hahahahahaha, and thats the way it is august 7, 2011, butcher
butcher said on 7/Aug/11
i found in my experance be it sports figures, models, actors or actresses they all round up and by more than a fraction, some even go as far as to add 2 to 3 inches unless it pertains to their weight then it's less,i'll bet if you are asked how tall you are you even round up, hahahahahaha, and thats the way it is august 7, 2011, the butcher
Chameleon said on 18/Jul/11
Hey Matt1968gto, what? Im over 5'10 moron. and ye 5'10.5 is 179cm . w, wtf are you implying hahahahahahahaha. Wimp!
Matt1968gto said on 17/Jul/11
hEY Chameleon. You have never viewed the world from anything over 5 foot 10. I am 6 foot 5 and can say for sure she is 5 foot 10.5. Wimp!
Chameleon said on 10/Jul/11
No Im not buying anything over 180cm.
Andrei said on 10/Jul/11
She looked an inch shorter than Travolta in Pulp Fiction barefoot dancing scene. So she may be somewhere between 181-182.
Eli said on 8/Jul/11
Just saw & met her! She really is this (182cm) tall!! If not maybe even (183cm)... She was wearing really flat flip flops, i'm 5'8 (173cm) and she towered over me! we were standing right next to each other when disembarking the plane... Very beautiful lady and nice! : )
Chameleon said on 7/Jul/11
I think she might be 179cm.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Jul/11
I agree with Chameleon on this one
Legend said on 5/Jul/11
She did make G look like a kid in her heels. I remember that picture from a million years ago LOL
Chameleon said on 26/Jun/11
No not over 180cm
udre said on 26/Jun/11
solid 6ft. saw a pic of her next to keanu reeves she was wearing high heels keanu is like 6ft.5 in that pic with a straight posture and she looked like 6ft 2
My name is Tom said on 19/Jun/11
so huge bit* from movies. Definitely over 180 cm but hard to measure any cm over height for anyone lol. Simply she´s taller than me and my friends or Mr. De Niro. Cheers Uma ^_^
Chameleon said on 18/Jun/11
She's not over 180cm
kevin said on 17/Jun/11
if uma is 6 feet tall. hw tall is her daughter
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/May/11
I believe she's 5ft11....
Zara said on 26/May/11
She was in line in front of me at JFK with her 2 kids... She was wearing flats and I can promise you she is 6 feet tall. She seemed very nice and down to earth, and her kids were adorable!
Legend said on 26/May/11
Uma Thurman is 179cm and as for Cruise, he's no more than 170cm max...
TruebloodFan said on 23/May/11
@Mr. Kaplan says on 30/Mar/11
Thurman and Weaver who are obviously very tall women are downgraded, while short guys like Cruise or Bieber are upgraded by users... how come?

no. Weaver is(was) legit 180cm. Thurman is also 180, not 182. Cruise is strong 171-2, only the press downgrades this guy. Bieber probably isn't even 5ft4.
runt said on 22/May/11
She killed G, but now we no G could "vary"
PatB said on 12/May/11
She's been photographed at Cannes on the red carpet next to Robert DeNiro. She appears to be a full foot taller than him. I imagine she's wearing heels under her long gown.
Chameleon said on 2/May/11
I dont think she's over 180cm.
ulrike said on 23/Apr/11
im 6 ft saw her one time she has my same height
Sam said on 21/Apr/11
Agreed that she's about an inch shorter than John Travolta in Pulp Fiction
Chameleon said on 17/Apr/11
Agree with LARc.
Larc 6 ft 1.5 in said on 15/Apr/11
I believe she isn't over 180cm or 5'11 flat, let's be realistic, when she dated Gary Oldman (who is 5'9) she was in flats all the time, but still looked only a small fraction taller than him.
Mr. Kaplan said on 30/Mar/11
Thurman and Weaver who are obviously very tall women are downgraded, while short guys like Cruise or Bieber are upgraded by users... how come?
Legend said on 29/Mar/11
I honestly wouldn't be surprised if she was really 5'10, she could be.
Jed said on 5/Mar/11
She's more than an inch shorter than John T in pulp fiction when they're both barefoot dancing.
rocky said on 18/Feb/11
she's 6'0 feet.
half inch shorter than me
Attack 6 said on 14/Feb/11
I can't distinguish a 1/2 like you all can BUT myself and my wife bumped into her in a store in NYC. She was wearing flats and towered over my 5'10" wife who wore sneakers... I'd say over 6'
Yo said on 12/Feb/11
definetely 5.11 barefoot: in Pulp Fiction, she wears no heels and is towered by 6ft Travolta
Larc 6 ft 1.5 in said on 16/Jan/11
I agree with Rampage(-_-_-)Clover.

Without 4inch heels she's 2 inches shorter than Quentin Tarantino , and 1 inch taller than him in heels. So if Tarantino is 6'1 barefoot and 6'2 with shoes on, then Uma is 5'11 barefoot and 6'3 with heels on.
That makes sense.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Jan/11
180cm Rob?
fuzzblaster said on 30/Dec/10
I saw her walking around NYC. She's at definitely 5'11" if not a 1/2" more.
Anonymous said on 29/Dec/10
She could be six feet tall... But it's okay, I love tall women ^^
Anonymous said on 16/Dec/10
Is there any picture to prove that Kat is taller than Uma?
Robert said on 9/Dec/10
Kathryn Bigelow is taller than Uma
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Dec/10
Could be 5"11 flat...
pigpen said on 1/Dec/10
Sasquatch is 6 foot tall
Larc186-188cm said on 20/Nov/10
jim short says on 8/Aug/10
gotta be 6'0+ here she is CREAMING 5'8 de niro!

De Niro is slouching a lot in the photo, he's obviously taller than 5'5 Spike Lee, so 5'8 for De Niro and 5'11.25 for Uma.
Anonymous said on 25/Jun/09
Just saw dangerous liaasons again. She clearly towers over all the other girls. Definitely a 6-footer.
MHouillon said on 25/Jun/09
A legit 6 footer.
Vishal said on 9/Jun/09
She didn't look that tall in Pulp Fiction because her co-stars were taller. John Travolta is above 6 and she seemed almost as tall as him when they were dancing on the stage barefoot.
Joelle said on 19/May/09
She doesnt look to be that tall in pulp fiction.
jf said on 14/May/09
I'd highly doubt Uma Thurman is 5'11.5" tall barefoot. I think Famke Janssen is legit at that size. I think Uma may be a whole inch shorter at perhaps 5'10"+

Someone several posts down said they saw her barefooted and thought she looked 5'9". Wiry, lanky people ALWAYS look about 2" taller than they actually are. See Leonardo DiCaprio in his youth. He's filled out now but he's still very lanky for his height. He's probably got the arms of a 6'3" man.
Tia said on 12/Apr/09
I know how it feels to sacrifice the heels all the time and wearing flats for reaching other height level.
Doug said on 5/Apr/09
As actresses in Hollywood, the land of the short man, women like Thurman and Janssen who would appear a legit 6' feel like freaks and of course are afraid to admit they are 6 foot. Conventionally it would be difficult for women this tall to get acting roles and they stand around 3-4 inches taller than the typical actor in Hollywood on average, evne more so if wearing heels. Given that there aren't exactly an abundance of 6'2" actors in Hollywood, casting these women must be difficult. It is because both Thurman and Jannsen are great actresses and have something special about them including superb bodies that they get these roles. In the action genre they are superb.
Doug said on 5/Apr/09
Both Thurman and Janssen are brushing 6 foot. Don't know what world you are living in Chuck the Smuck but for both parents to be verging off the height chart for both genders as a legit 6'4" and 5'11" is very uncommon, less than 1%. It is far more common for say the dad to be very tall at 6'4"-6'6" and the mother to be short or tallish 5'8" or the mother to be tall at 5'10" and father of average height (Liv Tylers parents). Few people have super tall genes on both sides of the family otherwise the average height would be well over 6 foot. It is however undoubtedly uncommon for somebody to have a 6'4" dad and near 6 foot mother and have the "tallest" genes, unless you;re in the NBA or like Thurman are unusually tall. Even Yao Ming at 7'6" has a 6'7" father and 6'2" mother. I suppose you think this is normal too? Tallest parents I've seen were around 6'7" and 6'3" and their son, yes he was around 6'8-6'9".
Alex said on 3/Mar/09
5'9-5'10 for Uma? No way. Shes minimum 5'11. A lot of girls who are 6'0 or just under will claim 5'10-5'11.
anon said on 22/Feb/09
she's like 6'1"
The reason I say this is because all female celebs lie about their height?
Most want to make themselves seem taller, but when you're that tall you'd wouldn't want people to think you were a giant so you'd tell people you were 5'11" when infact I bet she's really an inch or two taller than that
ChucktheSchmuck said on 3/Feb/09
Doug says on 20/Jan/09
Her mother was 5'11 and her dad was 6'4? My God that an extremely uncommonly tall genetic heritage.

Uhm, well...her parents are tall, but extremely uncommonly tall? No.
Doug said on 20/Jan/09
Her mother was 5'11 and her dad was 6'4? My God that an extremely uncommonly tall genetic heritage. A lot of male basketball players have parents that height and a lot of them grow to 6'8"-6'10". Yao Ming's mother was 6'2" and his father 6'7" and he grew to 7'6"!!! She's lucky shes not 6'2" or taller.
Natasha said on 16/Jan/09
I met Uma a couple years back at a film festival here. I'm 5'10" in flats, she was in flats as well and seemed only to be very very slightly taller than me. I think 5'11" is accurate.
Maribel said on 11/Jan/09
5'11 in footwear, barefeet about 5'9-10 at the most.
Julia said on 9/Jan/09
Just returned from Harbor Island Bahamas where I saw Uma Thurman on the beach, barefoot, and at Dinner in sandals. I am 5'8" and She was definitley not more than 5'9". Maybe close to 5'10". In high heels I was a tad taller. (and flat foot at the doctor I have been measured at 5'7.5") Very naturally lean and lanky but not extremely tall. She didn't act like a snotty celebrity, very gregarious and very cool. Just thought people would like to know. I always thought she was 6 feet. My husband and I were surprised.
Jo J said on 6/Jan/09
I have many tall female friends who get sick to the back teeth with comments about their height. Uma is tall 'big deal' - how abouts comments on her acting skills, looks, life etc. Grow up! The tallies amongst you take a look at Click Here
Spence said on 6/Dec/08
she looks no much shorter than 6ft-ish John Travolta with bigger shoe lift in Be Cool..
sam said on 2/Dec/08
5'10, 5'11, now you're getting somewhere...
anonymous said on 29/Nov/08
I really wish you people would stop commenting on people's height, especially if you have something negative to say.

The words giantess or "amazon woman" or any connotation that pertains to a tall person being a "freak" of some sort is ALWAYS offensive. Anyone over 5'9 (which somehow is MIND BOGGLING to some, its really not that damn tall) is not some freak of nature.

I read below someone calling a person a "giantess". Do you know what a giant is? They have a physical deformity. Tall people are not physically deformed, they are just taller than most of the population.
miser said on 11/Nov/08
anyone got a picture of her(without heels) next to ethan hawke?
anonymous said on 10/Nov/08
She's 6 foot.
Leung said on 29/Oct/08
Mel, I have some tall friends. A couple are like you in that they feel conscious of their height and feel awkward or insecure especially when people stare at them, and because of this they hunch over with bad posture in an attempt to try and blend in with everyone else. Unfortunately it looks terrible and sends a message to people that you are insecure and have low self esteem.

On the other hand I got tall friends that love being tall and enjoy the fact that they tower over most people, they walk tall and confidentially and happily acknowledge that they are different but different in a good way.

So you can view your height as being a curse OR you can view it as being a blessing.
C. said on 29/Oct/08
I wish the pic up here was back because it clearly shows she's a very tall woman, even with her horrible posture. In 1-2" heels you obtain very little height, if hardly any at all, which is what she was wearing. Even so, she's no less than 180. The 5'9" claims are nonsense. She towers nearly over everyone in her films, and with Travolta, in some scenes she's clearly his height or a tad taller. So you can't just go with one scene from a film or a picture as we all know it can be altered/manipulated to make the guy look taller. It is, Hollywood after all.

But I don't think she's 185 cm. Then again, she has the worst posture sometimes so it's very hard to tell exactly how tall she is.
joe said on 28/Oct/08
yo mel, 6 foot is awesome bro, what's wrong with you? lol
Teddy89 said on 28/Oct/08
There is a tv commercial in italy where there are uma, hugh laurie and zlatan ibrahimovic (192 cm) . They are waiting for the self service and they look the same heigh, so probably she's even taller, 185 cm i think!
mel said on 23/Oct/08
I just turned 18 and I'm 6' or so, Uma is seriously an inspiration. I really hate all the people commenting on my height and staring at me... I don't know, it's hard being different. I'm so glad theres women out there who've overcame their insecurities.
anonymous said on 22/Oct/08
She's 6 foot. John travolta is like the same height as her in be cool. She towers over ethan hawke.
Yasser Arafat said on 21/Oct/08
Keep in mind, in virtually all movies Umie is in they make her look smaller than she is. It'd look funny if the girl was taller than the guy, which she is. So for example in Pulp Fiction, there's some trick photography going on to make her look "noticeably shorter" than Jackson, Travolta.
Gabster said on 14/Oct/08
Meet Uma Thurman on Friday and NO way is she six foot! 5ft 9in max!
anon said on 14/Oct/08
She doesn't look 5ft11.5 near Maria Sharapova, maybe 5ft10.
Hugh said on 12/Oct/08
She's 5ft10 if Travolta is only 6ft.
Anonymous said on 3/Oct/08
Uma is 5'10" to 5'11". Does not look much taller than 5'9" De Niro. Take a look at this scene (sex scene, beware):

Click Here
Anonymous said on 29/Sep/08
She said her height was 5ft 11 and a half on an interview the other month.
Patrick said on 26/Sep/08
The only movie I saw her not that tall is paycheck, when beside Ben Affleck, really taller than Her. I was surprised.
I buy 182cm or Ben is 6'3.
Hugh said on 31/Aug/08
Then Travolta is at least 6ft2.
anonymous1 said on 30/Aug/08
Is she taller than elle macherson?
6ft stephen said on 27/Aug/08
she looks 6" to me
sam said on 20/Aug/08
i think she's a solid 6 footer
anonymus said on 11/Aug/08
I met her and I'm 5'10 and uma was about 2-3" taller than me
Anonymous said on 18/Jul/08
I think she is 183 cm
rebenga said on 13/Jul/08
uma is walking tall..she was in copenagen tivoli last summer with her boyfriend andre something..she towered over him. and other females..i would say she is 183 cm barefoot
Domo said on 14/Jun/08
5'11-6'0 definitely. towers over glenn
boscorelli said on 21/May/08
she is like 5'11 flat and looks 6'1 on the pic
Joe said on 20/May/08
Looks about 6-2 in the picture considering she's not standing straight. Probably 6-0 barefoot
Anonymous Chick said on 4/May/08
I was in Santa Monica when she walked by and I was in shock. That woman is really TALL and very svelte. She's got that lanky and long look going on. Now I'm not exactly short (5'9 1/2 according to my doctor) and I had this "oh woah!" reaction to her so I'm guessing she's close to 6'0. I felt short!
Anonymous said on 26/Apr/08
I think she's 6'0.
Paul said on 20/Apr/08
Yeah in the dance scene in 'Pulp Fiction' with John Travolta, she looks pretty much the same height as him barefoot.
Anonymous said on 7/Apr/08
Jae, she's wearing high heels.
Jae said on 6/Apr/08
Way over 5'11.5, she's like 6'0 -6'0.5 according to your picture Glenn
ACG said on 30/Mar/08
tall, without a doubt. good evidence is the barefoot scene with travolta. they were almost identical in height.
Lmeister said on 27/Mar/08
A lot of taller ladies downplay their height. I've been dating 2 ladies whom are both taller than 5ft10. The first one said 5ft9.25 and the second said that she is 5ft10 eventhough she was clearly around 5f11.
glenn said on 27/Mar/08
sure miko.why not? i buy that too.
miko said on 27/Mar/08
Could be 6"0 out of bed.
glenn said on 27/Mar/08
she is downplaying.if im wrong the smallest this women is,is 5-11.read what the top of the page says.5-11.5 and 5-11.
timber said on 26/Mar/08
According to "erika says on 14/Aug/06", Uma herself said she is "5'10" and a tad", so either she was downplaying her height that time or she really is 5-10.
glenn said on 25/Mar/08
oldman claims 5-9.and i think he is.we cant see footwear.uma is no less than 5-11.5.ive seen her pretty much barefoot on film sets.
Charliemoto said on 25/Mar/08
5'11.5 is fine she does look 6'3+ in that image in heels.
Hugh said on 24/Mar/08
I think she's 5ft10.5 tops. You have Travolta listed as 6ft on this site where as in Pulp Fiction he is clearly taller than her by at least 2 inches. If shes 6ft then Travolta is 6ft2.
tauni said on 24/Mar/08
i dont think people understand how hard it is to be tall u know bck in ireland im known as average/tall at 5"7 and sometimes stick out wen with the rest of my family sure but sure you live with it and am not self conscious anymore i think tall ppl are standout for all the right reasons i.e.long legs etc (im not slaggin shrt ppl bcause there nice too)uman thurman is a good example of tall beautiful ppl
timber said on 23/Mar/08
I think she is only two, not 3 or more inches taller than her ex, Gary Oldman, (5 ft 8.5). So, 5 ft 10.5 I'd say. See this pic from 1990: Click Here
glenn said on 22/Mar/08
bruce willis is 6-1.and uma is at least 5-11.5.
Hugh said on 22/Mar/08
If she is 6ft then that makes Bruce willis 6ft1-6ft2. Travolta 6ftt2.5 and Jackson 6ft3.5. On one of the poster it shows the four main cast members and Uma is noticeably the shortest one there. Weird.
Hugh said on 18/Mar/08
Her brother is 6ft5 apparently.
CS said on 16/Mar/08
I'm a 6'3 woman. I have always stuck out everywhere I went and sometimes it bothers me and sometimes it doesn't. The thing that annoys me most is how it is ALWAYS a topic of conversation when meeting new people.
Elle said on 9/Mar/08
She has a tall Mum and tall Dad. Her Mum was 5'11 and her dad was 6'4, so chances are she's going to be tall. I agree that she could be closer to 6'1 then 6'. Come on! Give her the 6'!
sam said on 8/Mar/08
i guess that is true that the situation can be tougher for very very tall people, than it is for short people. Afterall, they don't make reverse lifts...
Heli said on 27/Feb/08
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glenn said on 24/Feb/08
gramps is right.she isnt 5-11.she is 5-11.5,5-11.75.almost 6ft.
anonamous said on 23/Feb/08
wow Gramps
how can u be that judgemental
its not like we have a "girl code"
cant u just believe her when she says shes 5'11"
get a grip
seriously
C. said on 21/Feb/08
I'm curious as to what Uma was like...cos usually those ultra tall women who are like 5'8", 5'9" PLUS are tall from very early on, just like you. My sister had a girl like that in her class a few years ago. She was like 12 and 5'6"-5'7", she was a FREAK ! (No offense to you or anything !). But she was also humongous in general, she was well obese so she was huge in every sense, not just height. This made her seem even more like a giant.

I suspect Uma was around 6' before she hit high-school or when she just started. Either that, or she continued to grow right up until she hit adulthood.

I was projected to be 5'4" then 6'2" as a child but thankfully, they were both far off the mark. I don't find anything wrong with either heights, but both are kind of extreme. At around 10 or so I was 5'6" and I continually grew, but just slowed down. Most women do stop at 14-16 (sometimes as low as 12-13), but not me. I'll be 21 in less than two months yet I kept growing up until 3-4 months ago. I hope that's the end of it too-- it's a hassle buying new clothes. And modeling...well, let's just say you have to be really stuck on yourself. It's not for everyone. And ironically, it's the shorter girls who seem to want to be models so badly (as in, fashion), and always boost up their height while at the same time lie about their weight. About six years ago, I remember a girl who was around 5'6" or so and her mother forced her into stating that she was 2" taller and 10-15 lbs. smaller. It was quite ridiculous.
Anonymous said on 19/Feb/08
PS. If you're really tall, people WILL focus on your height, whether you're a 5'9" woman or a 6'3" man. It's not JUST the women !! It's just that usually really tall guys stand out in a good way cos women find that sexy while really tall women stand out as just plain weird or even intimidating. I find that kinda unfair, even though I'm a guy, lol ! It's just that people with something very rare about them seem to attract a lot of attention for it and yes people DO focus on those attributes. Height (or lack of thereof), freckles, weight, rare hair/eyecolors ...Example : I've got red hair which is ultra-rare, ESPECIALLY for here. I realise how it is to be looked at like a freak or like an exhibit !! People very regularly look at me in a weird way and it annoys me but I've gotten used to it (since it's always been this way, lol !). I have people walk up to me (complete starngers I mean !!) and ask me if that's my natural color. How weird is that ? No matter what I did at school, I was always "that guy with the fluffy red hair". Regardless of behaviour, academic performance, personality, looks, anything, I was "the redhead". SO yup, people will focus on that no matter what you do (well i can dye my hair but you can't really chop off niches but you get my drift, lol !). Don't sweat it.
Anonymous said on 19/Feb/08
Really ? I always thought modelling would be cool, lol . I'd always thought it would be great just to sit around and have people take pictures of you and make you look sexy in photos, I'd try it if i was taller and better looking, ahahaha !
Getting paid for looking pretty...how cool ! :D

Really ? that was one of the other things I was gonna ask you about. So you're one of those girls who have always been tall...I was curious if that was a puberty-growth sprout or if it was from before. For example, NOW I am tall (at least for here, Greece) but as a kid I was always small. I was always one of the smallest kids, and until my growth spurt at late 12-13 years old. Then I suddenly shot up and I remember on my 13th birthday I was 5'6". On my 14th I was 5'7.5", on my 15th I was 5'9" and from then on I just getting about 0.25-0.5" a year so now at 19 I'm 5'10.5"-5'11".

Likewise, my sister is also tall (especially for her age, and of course, for here !) but she ALSO never was tall before puberty. She was a tiny kid up until 11 years old (she was like 4'8" or 4'9" in 6th grade) then she suddenly started shooting up and piling on the inches like crazy, she was 5 feet at 12, 5'4" at 13, 5'5.5" at 14 and now at 15 (she turned in late September) she's 5'7" .

Last year (9th grade) she was taller than pretty much all of her female classmates and eye-to-eye with most guys if not even a bit taller, and this year she's still taller than practically all of her girl friends/classmates but the guys have finally started really "developing" into young men, whereby they're also growing like crazy as well, at a faster rate than her...so she's not taller anymore !

I'm curious as to what Uma was like...cos usually those ultra tall women who are like 5'8", 5'9" PLUS are tall from very early on, just like you. My sister had a girl like that in her class a few years ago. She was like 12 and 5'6"-5'7", she was a FREAK ! (No offense to you or anything !). But she was also humongous in general, she was well obese so she was huge in every sense, not just height. This made her seem even more like a giant.
C. said on 15/Feb/08
LOL. I don't do that now, but in the past I did. But it's just not the same for women as it is for men-- and many tall women, regardless if they're attractive or not, don't like to always have people focus on their height. I myself have done modeling, but it's not for me-- way too conceited.

Also, it's not as if I was ever a short child either. I've been very tall ever since 3-4 years of age. When you're 5' in kindergarten...well, let's just say it's not always the best feeling in the world. That, and I also had another growth spurt as of late which brought me from 5'9" to 5'10". That's pretty annoying, especially if you're not supposed to be growing anymore. As for heels, I don't have anything against them, but I've never been too fond of them.
Anonymous said on 14/Feb/08
@ C. Well why then ? Why are you saying 5'8" if you're 5'9" ??? It's not like it's a bad thing !! It's not like admitting you committed a murder or something !

Tell you what : it might be true that guys aren't too fond of girls taller than them but it really depends on the girl . I mean, HERE at least most guys would kill to get laid by one of those really hot supermodels (you know, like the Victoria's Secret ones !) like Adriana Lima, Giselle etc, even though they're obviously taller than most of them !! We like women who feel sexy and comfortable in their own skin . And Adriana Lima (even IN her 3-4 inch heels) strutting her stuff and walking super-tall is always sexier than another tall girl who is walking like she has back problems just to appear smaller !! Just my two cents !

Just on a sidenote , I remembered one other tall woman with no problems with her height. An ex-classmate of mine was (well still is I'd suppose !) about 5'10" (I measured her !!!) and she'd always wear 3-4" heels whenever there was a school party or any social event. She'd be looking down on me from her 6 foot PLUS height !
C. said on 11/Feb/08
@ Anonymous: Sounds like myself. I've been saying I'm 5'8" for the longest, as my driver's license says the same. However, one of my brothers is an actual 5'8" and we clearly do not look the same heightwise. That, and I clearly cannot pass for that height any longer, especially since I'm more often than not overestimated. At my college there are clearly tall girls, but it's tricky since they often wear boots, large heels, etc. to appear even taller. I, on the other hand, do not and I'm still taller than the majority on campus.

Uma though, looks 6'. Her 5'11" claim is just...no.
chris175 said on 10/Feb/08
i agree gramps and Anonymous, i have a good friend who is 6-2 maybe 6-2.5 barefoot and he is seeing a girl at the minute who says she is 5-11 and she always wears flats and slouches and still looks the same height as him shes a legit 6-1, and at 5-9 she absolutely dwarfs me, but its nothing to be ashamed of
Anonymous said on 10/Feb/08
It IS true that tall women downplay their height because they're insecure. Virtually all tall women I know except for my mum downplay their height. They usually cut of 1-2 inches. I don't know why they do feel that way though, being a guy. I mean I can get that they are afraid that guys won't find them attractive if they're taller but...it's not necessarily always that way. I think there are far less guys who find tall women unattractive than they actually think.

My mum is 5'9" and for here that's VERY tall for a woman , she's taller than at least 90% of the women here (here being Greece) if not more, and she's the same height or even a smidge taller than most guys (I think your average guy around here is about 5'8", I might be wrong but at least that's how it seems to me, so at 5'9"-5'9.25" flat she's about 0.5-1" taller than your average guy as well). Lately she's been cool with her height, but it hasn't always been that way. I remember when I was younger, like 10 years ago, she'd always try to pass as 5'7.5" and people said "yeah right !"...then it became 5'8"....then 5'8.5"....and now finally she admits that she is 5'9" or even a hair over. Like a celebrity but in reverse, haha !

Two tall girl friends or mine, one is 5'8" and the other is 5'10", are always downplaying their height to 5'7" and 5'8.5" respectively. I try to tell them to be proud of it but they don't really feel like it ! The funny thing is the 5'8" girl is MORE upset about her height than the 5'10" one !!! The taller one will occasionally admit she's 5'10" but the 5'8" one never ever !!! And one of my mum's sisters (she has 3) is (no joke) 6'1" (!!!!) and she's obviously a giantess but she tries to pass as 5'10"-5'10.5", that's what she said when I asked her how tall she was.
C. said on 9/Feb/08
brapp/mooey says on 2/Feb/08
C. im 5'6" (legit) so im 2 inches taller then average. until recently i was only 5'2" and so i was petite. when i was last at school (at height 5'5 - 5'6") i would wear shoes that would bump me up to 5'8", whih werent that obvious so i really felt tall and most people didnt notice

so i experienced being petite, being average and being tall within around a year of each other. i can honestly say being tall feels sooo much better then anything else!! cant put my finger on why, its just better!!

That's great. But unfortunately tall women (as in, 5'8"-9" and up) do not always feel that way. When you're 5'5"-6" that's still pretty normal in terms of female height. But when you're 6' like Uma, that may very well be the case. You're taller than the average man and virtually almost all women (at 8" taller than the avg.), and that does not always equate to good self-esteem. For the longest, it's been the ideal for a woman to be short or petite, although recently it's becoming more 'accepted' (note that I put that in quotes) for tall, statuesque women to be considered attractive. 5'2" is petite, but there's nothing wrong with that height. I was your current height at ten-eleven years of age, and that definitely did not make me feel better about myself at that age. And I'm still taller than the majority of women but I'm an adult. I can deal.

However, Uma is 2" taller than I so I can't say that if I were that height I would necessarily be happy/comfortable at that height. TNTinCA just mentioned that she suffers from body dysmorphic disorder so right there is an indication that she has issues with her height. So being (truly) tall, again, does not necessarily equate to great self esteem.
Gramps said on 9/Feb/08
I notice at the top here, Uma says "I'm like 5'11"." When a girl says that, the translation is she's 6'0 or taller!
mimi said on 9/Feb/08
wow hell i didnt know she's that tall.. damn uma
anonamous said on 9/Feb/08
holy crap! thats tall!!!!!!!!!!
TNTinCA said on 8/Feb/08
Uma has admitted that she suffers from body dysmorphic disorder, which is a psychological condition that makes people continuously believe they have physical flaws. That being said, I think she DOES downplay her height as a consequence of that condition. She probably wrongly assumes she is "freakish" for her height when in actuallity, she is statuesque and stunning. So my guess is that she is 6 foot even. Every photo and movie I have seen her in leads to that conclusion.
brapp/mooey said on 2/Feb/08
C. im 5'6" (legit) so im 2 inches taller then average. until recently i was only 5'2" and so i was petite. when i was last at school (at height 5'5 - 5'6") i would wear shoes that would bump me up to 5'8", whih werent that obvious so i really felt tall and most people didnt notice

so i experienced being petite, being average and being tall within around a year of each other. i can honestly say being tall feels sooo much better then anything else!! cant put my finger on why, its just better!!

anyways i saw an article/interview with uma and the one who was writing the article describe uma as "striking" etc and said she was over 6ft.
Julian said on 13/Jan/08
I agree with people that claims Uma is 6' or even taller. I just saw this 2005 movie named "Be Cool", There is a sccene where Travolta dances with Uma, Travolta is using normal shoes while Uma is using snickers (veri thin sole), eventhoug it looked most of the time that Uma is taller than Travolta. Here is a foto to make my point, the foto is not the perfect one since is not a full body take and their postures are not the same. Is a lot usefull to watch the movie. Click Here
Mangeos said on 12/Jan/08
She's easily 6'0, maybe even a bit more.
venus said on 5/Jan/08
She's slouching, I think she's a tad ashamed of her tallness. I give 6 feet the most.
Sam said on 5/Jan/08
it looks like uma could easily be 6'0. its hard to tell, shes really tall! she looks close to 6'0, shes more like 5'11- 5'11 1/2.
Anonymous said on 2/Jan/08
yeah..I also read that she used to downplay her height because she was really embarrassed about it...BUT WHO WOULDN`T WANT TO BE 6FT?..I guess if you are a girl, that`s a problem
dmeyer said on 23/Dec/07
considering she had 4 to 4.5 in heels when i met her and i had 1.4 in ,she should be 5'11.5
ted T said on 23/Dec/07
Mr.Cool the 6-1 is in your MIND.Uma is a tad under 6ft.
Mr.Cool said on 22/Dec/07
Uma is easily 6'1".She is very tall.I am 5'4".I really like women taller than me.She is hot.
ted T said on 22/Dec/07
Uma is 181,5 cm max.
JEWEL said on 21/Dec/07
I believe Thurman has downplayed her height.

Its even possible that she is actually 6.1 - thats what i saw on a documentary about her in her early years at primary shcool or something.

I think you should just accept yourself.
C. said on 15/Dec/07
Two inch heels only add around an inch. So she's closer to 6'.
Mr Mayfair said on 15/Dec/07
Today she walked right pass me (outside my office in London) where she was making a film. Wearing 2 inch heals she stood 6 foot 1 inch tall, so 5.11 without.
Socom said on 8/Dec/07
I was just trying to make a case that maybe she is not as tall as she looks :) However this height listing seems dead on.
C. said on 7/Dec/07
She looks taller than 5'11" to me. You can't see the ground on this pic so how do you know it's favoring her? But then again, that's your opinion. She looks 6' at least.
H said on 7/Dec/07
I know for sure this gal's wearing heels. She's leaning. Give her a pair of ballet shoes!
Socom said on 7/Dec/07
Forget what I said. I mean 5'11
Socom said on 7/Dec/07
Let me put this in perspective. Glenn is 5'8. In the picture if Uma wasn't leaning she is approximately 6.5 inches taller than Glenn, putting her at 6'2.5, minus 2 inches for heels = 4.5 inches taller than Glenn, putting her at 6 feet solid. Also it seems clear to me the ground level is favoring Uma about 2 inches, I will say 1.5 inches. It all becomes clear Uma is approximately 5'10.5
brother_h said on 27/Nov/07
she looks 6'0 to me.
tall old men scare me, but tall women is just Brrrrr <=[
C. said on 19/Nov/07
She truly looks 6', if not more. And very tall women definitely do downplay their height-- after all, being 6' tall easily dwarfs many of the lead hunks in Hollywood whom are known lift-wearers. And even if tall may be the 'in' thing in Hollywood, for an already tall woman like Uma boosting up her height just seems preposterous. Kidman is shorter and also does the leaning in/crooked posture like Uma in photos, and has said herself she's been self-conscious about her height. And you're telling me Uma isn't (or hasn't/still isn't) being so tall?

Sure, models love to brag about their height (in order to make up for cutoff heights and whatnot; not to mention that's what's required in the first place for a model), but most TRULY tall women (I'm talking 5'8"+ range; especially those over 6' tall) don't like to draw more emphasis on their height than necessary. One of my female friends who's around 6'2" always downplays her height at an exact 6'. It's ridiculous, although I admit that I myself have been guilty of doing so in the past, although I'm 5'9". Believe it or not, many tall women downplay their height, even if it's by an half-inch or whatever just to "fit in". Being little and petite is still favored, and with all of the short females in Hollywood like that of the rest of the population, I find it unlikely that Uma's going to up her height and thus declare herself as the "giant" of the bunch.

If you aren't a tall female you wouldn't understand (unless you're comfortable with your height and that's great of course! I'm still struggling myself). It's not the same as it is for the guys-- it's frustrating to be singled out and deemed as the 'big girl' (even if you're rail-thin like Uma) amongst the crowd.

So I'm going with 6'. Thurman has definitely downplayed her height for vanity, as mentioned by several others previously.
Adam Brennon said on 15/Nov/07
Assumedly wearing heels in that photograph.
Tina said on 10/Nov/07
Uma is 6' she said so in a biography show. to all of you who keep saying that actress lie about their height for roles. that is bull these women do not need to lie about their height. They are celebrated for being tall, talented and georgous.
Anonymous said on 28/Oct/07
I'm sure this won't be read by him, but unfortunately for "5'11" guy, if the majority of men in the area of China he claims were around his height, he's closer to 5'9 than 5'11. I'm 5'8, short in the US and shorter in Europe, and I was squarely average in both China and Japan, though I will say that the Chinese and Japanese people on the whole are much better looking and more fashion forward in their home countries, they aren't taller.

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