50 celebrities who are shorter than you might think
Celebrities' heights can be hard to tell from watching them onscreen.
Sometimes tricks like camera angles or stepping stools are used to make actors seem taller.
Stars like Lady Gaga, Vanessa Hudgens, and Jada Pinkett Smith are shorter than they may appear.
Dwayne Johnson (6 feet 5 inches) is nearly a foot taller than his "brother for life" Kevin Hart (5 feet 2 inches).
Johnson and Hart have starred in several films together, including "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" and "Hobbs & Shaw," and they even took a friendship quiz in a YouTube video for Unilad.
Zendaya, who is 5-foot-10, is taller than her boyfriend, Tom Holland, who is 5-foot-8.
The "Spider-Man: No Way Home" costars started publicly dating in summer 2021.
Kate McKinnon, who is 5 feet 3 inches, starred on "Saturday Night Live" with Leslie Jones, who is 6-feet tall.
The pair also appeared together in the 2016 reboot of "Ghostbusters."
Even in heels, Sarah Michelle Gellar, who is 5 feet 4 inches, can't top her 6-foot-1 husband, Freddie Prinze Jr.
The pair, who were married in September 2002, met on the set of the 1997 slasher "I Know What You Did Last Summer." They have two children.
Jessica Simpson (5-foot-3) is a whole foot shorter than husband Eric Johnson.
Johnson and Simpson tied the knot in 2014 and have three children together.
Standing next to the 6-foot-4 Khal Drogo (Jason Momoa), the 5-foot-2 Mother of Dragons (Emilia Clarke) looks tiny.
The two "Game of Thrones" actors still love getting together and hanging out.
"Game of Thrones" costars Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner stand at 5 feet 1 inch tall and 5 feet 9 inches tall respectively.
The pair, who starred together on "Game of Thrones," are best friends in real life.
At 5-foot-8, Kit Harington is an inch shorter than Turner and 7 inches shorter than the 6-foot-3 Gwendoline Christie.
Harington met his wife, Rose Leslie, on "Game of Thrones."
Standing at 5 feet 7 inches, Josh Hutcherson is a bit shorter than his "Hunger Games" costars.
Hutcherson played Peeta Mellark in "The Hunger Games" films.
Tom Cruise's second wife, Nicole Kidman, towered 4 inches over him at 5 feet 11 inches tall.
Cruise and Kidman divorced in 2001. Kidman's husband, Keith Urban, is closer to her height at 5 feet 10 inches.
Anna Kendrick, 5 feet 2 inches, is shorter than "Trolls" costar Justin Timberlake, who is 5 feet 11 inches.
Kendrick and Timberlake both voiced characters in the 2016 animated film.
Kendrick's "Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates" costar Zac Efron is just a few inches taller at 5 feet 8 inches tall.
He most recently appeared in "The Greatest Beer Run Ever" and the Netflix docuseries "Down To Earth."
Scarlett Johansson may pack a punch as Black Widow, but in real life she's shorter than her "Avengers" costars at 5 feet 3 inches tall.
Johansson starred in her own "Avengers" spin-off, "Black Widow," in 2021.
At 5 feet 4 inches, Mila Kunis is nearly a foot shorter than her 6-foot-2 husband, Ashton Kutcher, and her former "That '70s Show" costars.
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have two kids.
Kutcher is also much taller than the 5-foot-1 Reese Witherspoon.
Witherspoon and Kutcher starred together in "Your Place or Mine."
Nicki Minaj, who is 5 feet 2 inches tall, comes up to Beyoncé's shoulder, who stands at 5-foot-7.
The two artists have collaborated on the songs "Flawless" and "Feeling Myself."
Jon Stewart is 5 feet 6 inches tall, while both Seth Myers and John Oliver are 6 feet tall.
Stewart's height was once mocked by Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who called the former "Daily Show" host "too short to date."
Lady Gaga likes to wear massive heels, but without them, she's 5 feet 1 inch tall.
At 6 feet 2 inches, Prince Harry is over a foot taller than the pop star.
Funny woman Amy Poehler brings the laughs at 5 feet 2 inches tall.
Poehler starred in "Difficult People" alongside Julie Klausner (5 feet 4 inches) and Billy Eichner (6 feet 3 inches).
Dave Franco is the shortest of the Franco brothers at 5 feet 7 inches tall.
James Franco is 5 feet 11 inches, while Tom Franco is the tallest brother at 6 feet 1 inch.
The 6-foot-1 Stephen Amell is a head taller than Megan Fox, who stands 5 feet 4 inches tall.
The two were in "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" together.
Kristen Bell is 5 feet and 1 inch, while her husband, Dax Shepard, stands at 6-foot-2.
As advocates for marriage equality, Shepard and Bell didn't want to officially get married until same-sex marriage was legalized in California. They wed in 2013 in a private ceremony.
Even in heels, Ariana Grande can't compete with Taylor Swift's 5-foot-10 stature at 5 feet tall.
Swift and Grande attended a Billboard Women in Music event in 2014, along with Charli XCX and Jessie J.
Swift is also taller than the 5-foot-3 Lena Dunham.
The two remain close friends since they first connected in 2012. In September 2021, Swift was one of Dunham's bridesmaids at her wedding to Luis Felber, according to Vogue.
Bruno Mars is also noticeably shorter than Swift at 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Swift presented Mars with a Moonman at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.
At 5 feet 3 inches, Isla Fisher is a full foot shorter than husband Sacha Baron Cohen.
Fisher and Baron Cohen have been together for over 20 years and share three kids.
At 5-foot-6, Martin Freeman stands 6 inches shorter than his "Sherlock" costar Benedict Cumberbatch.
Both actors went on to become part of the Marvel cinematic universe. Cumberbatch plays Stephen Strange in the "Doctor Strange" films, and Freeman plays Everett Ross in the "Black Panther" movies.
Hayden Panettiere is more than a foot and a half shorter than her ex-fiancé, Wladimir Klitschko.
Panettiere is 5 feet tall, while Klitschko is 6 feet 6 inches tall. The two dated on-and-off between 2009 and 2018, according to People magazine.
Elijah Wood is shorter than his castmates from "The Last Witch Hunter."
Wood stands at 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Natalie Portman, at 5 feet 3 inches tall, is shorter than her "Thor" costars.
Hemsworth is 6-foot-3, and Hiddleston is 6-foot-2.
Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson are among the shortest of the "Harry Potter" group at 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Rupert Grint is 5 feet 8 inches, while Tom Felton is 5 feet 9 inches.
At 5 feet tall, Jada Pinkett Smith is more than a foot shorter than husband Will Smith.
The couple got married in 1997 and have two children together, Jaden and Willow.
Kourtney is the shortest of the Kardashians at 5 feet tall.
Kim Kardashian is only 3 inches taller than Kourtney at 5-foot-3.
Joel McHale looks like a giant next to the 5-foot-2 Eva Longoria.
McHale is 6 feet 4 inches tall.
At 5 feet 4 inches, Nicole Richie is a couple inches shorter than 5-foot-6 Kate Hudson.
The two stars posed together at the People Magazine Awards in 2014.
Drew Barrymore, who is 5 feet 4 inches tall, looks up to her "Santa Clarita Diet" costar Timothy Olyphant, who is 6 feet tall.
Olyphant and Barrymore starred together on the Netflix comedy series for three seasons.
At 5 feet and 1 inch, Vanessa Hudgens is almost a foot shorter than her ex-boyfriend Austin Butler.
The former couple dated from 2011 to 2020.
Salma Hayek is 5 feet 2 inches tall.
Hayek's husband, Francois-Henri Pinault, is 5 feet 7 inches tall.
At 5 feet 2 inches, Shakira is more than a foot shorter than her former partner Gerard Piqué.
Shakira and Piqué announced their separation in June 2022.
Kelly Clarkson stands at 5 feet 3 inches tall, which is more than a foot shorter than fellow "The Voice" judge Blake Shelton, who is 6-foot-5.
While they were rivals as judges on "The Voice," they're friends in real life.
At 5-foot-2, Zoë Kravitz is shorter than her father, who is 5-foot-9.
Zoe Kravitz recently starred in "The Batman."
The 5-foot-2 Christina Aguilera is more than a head shorter than her partner, Matthew Rutler.
Rutler is 5 feet 11 inches tall.
"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland is 5 feet 2 inches.
She is married to former "Bachelorette" contestant Wells Adams, who is 6 feet tall.
"Younger" actress Hilary Duff is 5-foot-2 — more than half a foot shorter than her 5-foot-9 costar Sutton Foster.
She welcomed a daughter in 2018.
Ashley Olsen, 5-foot-1, and Mary-Kate Olsen, 5-foot-2, are a few inches shorter than their younger sister Elizabeth, who is 5-foot-6.
Mary-Kate and Ashley have mostly retired from acting to focus on their fashion lines. Elizabeth plays Scarlet Witch in the Marvel cinematic universe.
The 5-foot-2 Rachel Bilson is exactly a foot shorter than her "Take Two" costar Eddie Cibrian.
Bilson was classmates with Rami Malek and Kirsten Dunst at Notre Dame High School in California.
Lucy Liu is 5 feet 3 inches, while her "Kung Fu Panda 3" costar Kate Hudson is 5 feet 6 inches.
"Kung Fu Panda 3" premiered in 2016.
The 5-foot-10 Kate Upton is half a foot taller than Olivia Munn, who is 5 feet 4 inches.
Both stars have spoken out about the pressure to "snap back" into shape after giving birth.
At 5 feet 4 inches, Victoria Beckham is shorter than her husband ... even in heels.
David Beckham stands at 6 feet tall.
At 5 feet 11 inches, Laverne Cox is 8 inches taller than 5-foot-3 Lea Michele.
Cox and Michele presented together at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards.
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