How tall is Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane's Height

6ft ¾ in (184.8 cm)

French former footballer who played for Bordeaux, Juventus and Real Madrid, at which he was also a manager. During his playing career he was typically described as 185cm and weight 82kg.

How tall is Zinedine Zidane
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Average Guess (132 Votes)
6ft 0.63in (184.5cm)
Maahin Chowdhury said on 19/May/23
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Zidane with Jude Bellingham and his brother Jobe. I’ll go for a flat 6’1 or 6’1.25 for Jude I think he’ll edge Zidane out if he was standing up straight rather than leaning. I think Jobe is close to 6’1.
QM6'1.75"QM said on 15/May/23
2cms shorter than solid 185cm CR7!!!
TurtleZach4 said on 28/Apr/23

You think there's a chance Zidane will measure 6'0 1/2 range on the stadiometer

He looks like it a lot with a flat/solidish 6'1 guy like Cristiano Ronaldo

But he has bad posture unlike CR7's posture.

I say 6'0 1/2-6'0 5/8 is my listing for him
Editor Rob
6ft 1/2 is really lowest I could imagine...for me, he seems almost 6ft 1.
Nik Ashton said on 20/Jan/23
It’s interesting that his two youngest sons are taller than his two eldest sons! 👌
185.4cm said on 18/Jan/23
@SannaMarinlove he doesn't need to be bald to look shorter cause he already is shorter than Cristiano, just look at the top of their heads and Cristiano still has the edge on Zidane regardless of the fact that whether he has hair or not
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Jan/23
Teddy Sheringham described him as being 6ft3!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Jan/23
Lol, Teddy Sheringham described him as being 6ft3!
Joanis said on 1/Jan/23
He’s 184-185cm guy
SannaMarinlove said on 7/Oct/22
same height as ronaldo if he was not bald
Abdul-DK said on 21/Aug/22
FloJ said on 19/Aug/22
Rob please take a look at this picture.

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How tall is Fabien Barthez beside Zidane?
Editor Rob
Fabian tended to look a couple of inches less than Zidane.
jordi said on 11/May/22
Why does Xabi (183?) look so short with Zidane
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but looks just slightly shorter than Cristiano
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when Ronaldo is taller than Zidane?
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what's going on here? shouldn't ronaldo tower over him?
Editor Rob
Zidane can look an inch taller than xabi alonso
Cold Water said on 17/Mar/22
184.6 cm - Night, Before Bed
185.1 cm - Lunch
186.5 cm - Morning, Out Of Bed
Rory said on 29/Jan/22
Yet another player who played against Zidane mentioned his stature the other day. Steven Gerrard said he was one of the toughest players he played against and the first thing he said was "because of his size". It can't be a coincidence the amount of players who talk about how big Zidane was, I'm going for the full 6ft1 for him with broad shoulders too but his bald head and relaxed posture give the illusion of 184 in some photos.
185.4cm said on 15/Jan/22
@recapa Thats very well said, exactly what i was thinking.
@ethan wolf Even if you remove the hair of ronaldo he is still taller than Zidane and has the edge on Zidane, isnt it clear from all the photos?
Heir of Darkness said on 12/Jan/22
Rob, how tall do you think his son, Theo, is? His listed heights ranges from 193-195 cm. Regards.
recapa said on 4/Jan/22
@Ethan wolf ,zizou isnt taller than cristiano and never looked so he is in the 184-184.5 range from all what i,ve seen while cristiano probably never drops under 185 at worst maybe 184.5 at an extreme low but most of the time he is a 185-185.5 guy aka a 6ft1 guy.
Ethan Wolf said on 23/Dec/21
I disagree. He only looks 1cm shorter than Ronaldo because he's bold. For me Zidane is 185 cm and Cristiano 184.5 cm, Cr7 also a longer legs to torso ratio compared to Zidane
recapa said on 24/Sep/21
184.5-185 before bed and 186.5-187 out of bed.
recapa said on 20/Sep/21
184.5 for zidan and 185.5 for cristiano sounds fair.
recapa said on 19/Sep/21
184.5 for zidane sounds good .1cm shorter than 185.5 cristiano.
Time Travel said on 6/Sep/21
Zidane: 184.8-185.0 cm
Figo: 177.3-177.5 cm
Ronaldo Brazil: 181.8-182.0 cm
Henry: 187.2-187.4 cm
Rory said on 11/Jun/21
My opinion is Zidane is a legit 6ft1 with loose posture which fools people into thinking hes 6ft0.5 at times.
Lava said on 3/Jun/21
186 cm.
Lava said on 6/May/21
1998: 80 kg.
2006: 85 kg.
Current: 93 kg.
recapa said on 5/May/21
@Rob,who do you think is taller in this pic zizou or his oldest son enzo Click Here is listed at 185cm btw same as his father.
Editor Rob
in that photo they really could be close, obviously the Son with hair advantage by a couple of cm.
Slim 6'1.5 said on 29/Apr/21
186 or 187 straight outta bed with 184 before bed
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 27/Apr/21
Always looked this sort of range...taller than 6ft guys but edged by Ronaldo
Rapha said on 22/Apr/21
186 to 186.5 cm out of bed.
Slim 6'1.5 said on 20/Mar/21
Really close to 6’1, 184cm suits him well
Original said on 18/Mar/21
Cristiano Ronaldo 185.5cm to 186cm
Zidane 184cm
Ronaldo Nazario 181cm
Figo 178cm
QM6'1.5"QM said on 13/Mar/21
I don't know, but CR7 is about 2 cms taller Zidane.
Fida Khan said on 13/Mar/21
How tall do each of these 3 look?
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My estimate would be
Figo 178
Zidane 185
Ronaldo 182
Editor Rob
Figo can look near 5ft 10 there
BB9 said on 21/Feb/21
Good listing! He is always slouching but when standing straight I believe he is 6ft 3/4.
kadi said on 25/Dec/20
please rob andrea petagna
recapa said on 9/Dec/20
6ft0 5/8 at least for zizo.hey @Rob zidan 3rd son is listed as 195cm and he absolutly looks it ,how tall do you think he actually is
Andrew Clive said on 2/Dec/20
I watched a YouTube video recently in which Graeme Souness said he was a giant at 6ft 4? He said he saw him in a gym in Barcelona but was stunned by it because he looked much bigger than when he was on tv. I've never seen Zidane personally in the flesh but how can a man at just over 6ft got guessed at 6ft 4 Rob?
YordanDamyanov said on 10/Sep/20
Zizou is 184.
Ikk3 said on 3/Sep/20
184.8 is too high for him he doesnt look taller than Ramos whos at max 183.5/183 also in every photo Bale looks taller than Zidane and in this page he listed as 183.5 I think hes 185.5 max 186 and CR7 stands for 187
Hulk.23 said on 29/Aug/20
I think he’s a strong 185cm so both 6’0.75 or 6’1 are good. Personally I will go with the full 6’1/185cm. He always looked tall to me. I remember than when he played for Juventus and lived in Turin, my close friend’s dad met him and took a picture with him and another player (Alessio Tacchinardi). My dad’s friend was at times in the 6’ zone for sure and in the picture which I saw (was taken with a Polaroid at the end of 90’s) was shorter than Zizou so 6’1 is absolute plausible...
Ronaldo 185.5cm said on 14/Jun/20
6'0.75 is pretty accurate for him
185.5cm said on 6/Jun/20
@pov i dont think he is an inch taller, he looks shorter due to his poor posture but kinda weird that he still looks shorter even though he is wearing heels on the pitch. But i still believe he is just under 185.

@Junior Hernandez 185 is ronaldo at a low, zidane about 6'0 1/2 at a low is spot on. 184.2cm.
185.5cm said on 6/Jun/20
@pov i dont think he is an inch taller, he looks shorter due to his poor posture but kinda weird that he still looks shorter even though he is wearing heels on the pitch. But i still believe he is just under 185.
Rory said on 22/May/20
Teddy Sheringham (185cm) described Zidane as being "about 6ft3" previously and Roy Keane (178cm) said Zidane was "6ft1/6ft2". It seems a lot of people who discuss Zidane mention his height and usually to comment on how big he was. I don't think he's lost height or nothing worth mentioning anyway but I do think his posture has worsened since the 90s. I think partly it might be because people assume a player of his elegance and finesse would usually be shorter than he is.

I think he's a full 6ft1 but lax posture and a bald head means he can look 6ft0.5 a lot of the time. In his heyday on the pitch he did look 6ft1 to me and I think that's backed up by statements from people who've met him who always describe him as tall.
Valois 2.0 said on 20/May/20
Has him lost some height Rob? He's almost 50.
Editor Rob
A fit guy like Zidane I doubt has lost anything noticeable.
Rory said on 4/May/20
Bizarrely on sky sports Graeme Souness just described Zidane as a big guy of about 6ft4! Jamie Redknapp who is 184 or arguably 185, so similar to Zidane, agreed saying yh he was a big guy. Both of them have seen him up close too. I guess it is possible Zidane is a full 6ft1 but can look less with loose posture but it's still strange to hear him being described as "big"and it's hard to imagine him being more than 6ft1 at best.
OriginalAnon said on 20/Mar/20
6'0.5" or 6'0.75" is bang on. I think he has 2 inches on David Beckham.

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pov said on 18/Mar/20
Ronaldo is clearly an inch taller than him even when he's wearing studs and zidane is wearing shoes, no more than 183cm for me
Nik Ashton said on 3/Dec/19
@ Rob - Is he taller than his son Luca?
Editor Rob
Wi would say ZInedine does measure taller.
Bora said on 2/Dec/19
Yes he had never looked short, he is barefoot 6'0.75 I think
181.6 said on 14/Jun/19
How tall do you think his Son, luca who plays for goalie on Real Madrid is??
There are claims he is 5’11(181cm) but he is listed as 183cm
Tunman said on 2/Apr/19
Hmmm,tbh it's still hard to believe he's taller than someone like Torres who looks the 184 listed at.Interestingly both got 185 on the net for a long time.I think both just fall to 184.Also it's hard to see Henry anything less than an inch taller.
Rick1 said on 9/Mar/19
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How tall is the guy on the left next to him?
Editor Rob
Might be over 6 inches shorter, like 7
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 17/Jan/19
Zidane bald plus loose posture = an inch shorter than 185cm Ronaldo. I believe a stretch at 184.5cm the worst for Zidane.
urmum said on 13/Dec/18
Ronaldo and Zidane next to each other...
My guess : 6'1

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Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 24/May/18
Zidane 6'0 7/8
Thierry 6'1 7/8
Beckham 5'10 7/8
QM6'1QM said on 22/Mar/18
6'0.25"/ 183.5 cm!Half inch shorter than Ronaldo.
Med said on 14/Mar/18
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Dude 173 cm said on 22/Dec/17
Zidane not should be taller than Cavani
John said on 6/Dec/17
He is definitely over 6ft flat. 184-185 is about right. He also has a wide frame- big shoulders- looked colossal on the pitch during his playing days.
meson777 said on 27/Nov/17
Flat 6ft . Look at him against ronaldo and bale you can understand easily .
Johnson said on 8/Nov/17
Attention to this picture. Bisbal is similar to Luis Fonsi (no more than 2 cm taller)

Here we see Bisbal and Zidane
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Height Sky said on 28/Oct/17
An example, i don't think Cristiano is shorter when the match is finished and in his lowest and Zidane with his boots
Height Sky said on 23/Oct/17
@Celebheights 6'1.5

That you should think is Cristiano Ronaldo...
Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 23/Oct/17
No, Big G would be claiming that he's 6'2 1/2" out of bed. 186.8 CM out of bed is believable.
Height Sky said on 21/Oct/17
@Rampage Clover

Sorry but that is a Big G comment
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Oct/17
Out of bed: 186.8cm
bradley said on 14/Oct/17
i'd say 183.5cm- 184cm. no more.
Edimar1.84 said on 9/Oct/17
I can not see him a legit 6ft1, i think 6ft flat, just look the pictures with CR7.
Height Sky said on 28/Sep/17
I never looks to Zidane like a weak 6'1, even he has boots when the players sometimes are in his lowest. I don't go also with 6'0.5
Meson777 said on 13/Sep/17
he looks noticible shorter than ronaldo saying 6ft 0.75 is madness for me
hardguy said on 2/Sep/17
lean guy with good face length 6'075 imo
Slim 182 cm said on 21/Jul/17
Sport measurements take place early in the day, 184 cm he is at best.
6'1 mornings
6'0.5 early evening.
Ronaldo said on 22/Jun/17
Morning: around 186 cm
S.J.H said on 7/Jun/17
I think is because zidane hair cut bald and loose posture he look a cm shorter than cristiano ronaldo who always stand out with a good posture.
Scott said on 9/Apr/17
He looks exactly the same height as my dad. 184.5cm is perfect listing
Johnson said on 27/Feb/17
@Canson he looks shorter than Robert Pires... I doubt in the evening Zidane is as tall as 184.5. I list him as 6'0.75 but rather morning height
Johnson said on 8/Feb/17
As tall as Nadal
James said on 26/Nov/16
Ronaldo Nazario is 1.80 probably. I remember he was listed as that in PES 3.
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RVD said on 23/Nov/16
do brazilian ronaldo
Johnson said on 1/Nov/16
@Rob I see more than 2 cm between Thierry Henry (listed 187) and Zidane
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Oct/16
It's hardly a stretch though is it, Rob?

I agree with this height though. He gave 185cm as his height which is really just under 6ft1.
Johnson said on 30/Oct/16
@Rory because normally we are synchronized in our predictions, me with 1 cm over. And he lists evening heights and I consider 10:00-11:00 morning heights typical medicals
Rory said on 27/Oct/16
@johnson, if you think Zidane looks 184.5 why are you surprised to see Rob hasn't listed him as 183 ? Lol.
Johnson said on 26/Oct/16
I think 184.5 cm for him. So I am surprised Rob doesn't list him 184 cm or even 183 cm
6 foot 17 yrs still growing said on 19/Oct/16 much is the difference between him and ronaldo and bale?..ronaldo might need an upgrade?
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Rollo said on 13/Oct/16
Taller than I expected. I would've guessed something like 181-182cm.


I wouldn't go over 182cm-183cm for Zizou, he is edged out by Bale who is barely 184cm himself next to Cronaldo.
James said on 14/Oct/16
When it comes to height, Zidane is quite similar to the young Harrison Ford. He looks exactly the same height as Harrison Ford in Blade Runner.

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Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 14/Oct/16
Rob, how likely is 6ft1 for him?
Editor Rob
wouldn't go that high, I think weak 6ft 1 is closer.
James said on 14/Oct/16
@Borats Chicken "Current" height? He is only 44 years old, he hasn't lost any height. The point is that he was listed as 185 cm and he never looked that tall to me. Maybe 184 cm fits better for him.

@S.J.H I agree with you.
Rollo said on 13/Oct/16
Taller than I expected. I would've guessed something like 181-182cm.
Gonzalo said on 13/Oct/16
Saw him years ago in a Real Madrid event and he looked very tall to me. He held his own next to a basketball player who was listed 1`93 while he was playing. Zidane looked like a legit 1`85 guy.
S.J.H said on 13/Oct/16
Beckham is 5'11.5 w shoes and 5'10.5 w/o and zidane always edge him by solid 2" , so 6'0.5 for zidane
Borats Chicken said on 12/Oct/16
Rob, would zinedine current height be more of 6'0.5?
Editor Rob
he can look around 184 range...posture wise I don't think he stands great at times.
travis said on 12/Oct/16
6'0.75cm not bad
James said on 11/Oct/16
The best football manager at the moment. He successfully implanted the "counter-taka" style at Real Madrid.

He always looked 184 cm to me, but weak 185 cm is also a good listing.
andy said on 11/Oct/16
185cm spot on. He has always looked that height
Rory said on 10/Oct/16
Be very surprised if he'd lost height aged 44, I think he's just someone who tends not to stand that well.
Borats Chicken said on 10/Oct/16
roooooooooooooob....PLEASE ADD RONALDO I BEG YOU!
Most of the kids these days (apart going on youtube) won't know who is Brazilian Ronaldo is, I grew up watching him play and it was beautiful and don't you think so?
Editor Rob
I am very aware of all the big names over time, it's just with football there is a lot of them, I will add them I'm sure.
mike said on 9/Oct/16
Spot on, Zizou has always stood at tall 185cm, idk if he dropped in height or anything, but in his playing days?,bo shorter than 185cm.
Aza said on 9/Oct/16
I don't think he would have lost any height? So good listing.
Judd said on 9/Oct/16
Finally! Great add! 6'0.75" is fair for him...he's a typical 184,5-185 cms at night!
Arch Stanton said on 9/Oct/16
Exactly what I guessed, to the nearest 0.25 LOL.
Cr said on 8/Oct/16
i think peak height is 1,84-85 but now he looks no more than 1,83
Johnson said on 8/Oct/16
I think he is 184.5
MDV said on 8/Oct/16
Good listing.Could he be between 6 ft 0.5in and 0.75in

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