Celebrity Duos With Striking Height Disparities
Celebrity couples with extreme height differences provide plenty of entertainment and photographic opportunities for paparazzi on and off the red carpet! It’s always a shock to see such oddly-matched pairings, but it just goes to show that love is blind – and can be found in the most unexpected places.
Get ready for awe and wonder as we take a look at some of the hottest Hollywood couples with the greatest height differences!
See Love Grow - Seth Green (5'4") & Clare Grant (5'7")
When Seth Green and Clare Grant locked eyes for the first time, they felt a connection that could only be described as love. Despite the three inch height gap between them, it has been clear to those around them that there is something special about their relationship.
Since meeting in 2006, Grant has had a number of voice roles in Green’s critically acclaimed animated comedy Robot Chicken. This shows just how strongly these two have grown together, even with the height difference. This couple’s love is truly bigger than life.
A Tale of Two Heights: Hafthor Julius Bjornsson and Kelsey Henson's 18 inch Difference!
Standing at 6 feet 8 inches tall, it is no wonder Hafthor Julius Bjornsson holds the title of “World’s Strongest Man”. The remarkable Icelandic native is a descendant of the fierce Vikings, proudly representing his country on an international level.
In 2018, another impressive story was added to Bjornsson’s resume – marriage to his wife Kelsey Henson, who stands at a much more petite 5 feet 2 inches. The 18 inch gap between them is apparent in Game Of Thrones, with Bjornsson playing Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane.
Love at First Height: Chris Bosh & Adrienne Williams - 24 Inches of Unconventional Love
No matter the height, love can conquer all. From the outside looking in, Adrienne Williams and NBA Miami Heat Star Chris Bosh look like an unlikely pair. At 6 ft 11 inches tall, Chris looks like a giant compared to his wife’s petite 4 ft 11 inches frame.
The couple share four children, ranging from teens to toddlers, making for a unique dynamic inside their home. It’s a stunning sight to see them together on the red carpet, with Chris towering over his bride. How tall will their kids end up being? A sight we’ll have to wait to see!
Tall and Proud: Reese Witherspoon's Long Affair with Large Loves
Reese Witherspoon, the darling of the Legally Blonde franchise, has a long history of dating celebrities much taller than herself. Her ex-husband Ryan Phillippe stands at 6’0″ tall, and Jake Gyllenhaal is no exception to the rule.
But it seems her taste for all things tall isn’t waning; her current husband Phil Toth is an impressive 12 inches taller than her 5’1″ frame. It’s clear that Witherspoon needs their help reaching that top shelf.
From Harry Potter Onward - How Daniel Radcliffe Looked Up To Love
When Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson captivated fans all over the world with their on-screen romance as part of the beloved Harry Potter franchise, little did they know that off-screen, the actor had his eyes set on someone else. Enter Erin Darke – a lesser-known face in the entertainment industry who stands two inches taller than Radcliffe.
The couple first met during filming and sparks flew between them. However, Darke has admitted later that she was initially worried when she first saw Radcliffe’s drastic weight loss for his role in the movie Jungle. Fortunately, the anticipation of seeing Radcliffe’s on-screen performance made up for her worries and their relationship remains strong.
10 Inches of Love: Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher's Relationship Through the Years
Fans have had their eyes on Hollywood power couple Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher ever since they starred together on That ’70s Show. Despite the 10-inch height difference, the two stars eventually developed a strong connection and went on to tie the knot in 2015. They now have two kids, Wyatt and Dmitri.
The fan-favorite duo has come a long way since Kutcher’s split from his previous wife Demi Moore – who was only a couple of inches taller than Mila Kunis. Here’s to many more years of love for Mila and Ashton!
Sizzling Shock: Cameron Diaz is 4 Inches Taller than Husband Benji Madden
It certainly came as a surprise when Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden first announced that they were an item. The former being an actress and the latter a musician in the rock band Good Charlotte, this relationship has intrigued many. What’s even more impressive is the staggering 4-inch height difference between them!
The tall and statuesque Diaz stands at 5’9″ whilst her husband is a mere 5’5″, proving that opposites truly do attract. The couple got hitched after just seven months of dating in 2014 and Diaz has since taken a step back from acting to focus on their life together.
14-Inch Difference: A Look at Kim Kardashian's Two Different Marriages
Kim Kardashian is one of the world’s most talked-about celebrities, famous for her marriages to rapper Kanye West and basketball player Kris Humphries. But did you know there was an incredible 14-inch height difference between the two? On August 20, 2011, Kim married NBA star Kris Humphries, only for the union to dissolve 72 days later.
Despite the short-lived marriage, the remarkable height disparity of this couple cannot be overlooked: 14 inches! That’s over a foot! Since then, Kim married Kanye West and unfortunately, the two are now getting divorced.
Towering Over Her Man: Nicole Kidman and the Height Difference in Her Relationships
Nicole Kidman may not be the tallest of women, but she has been reported to have a thing for shorter men. Her most famous relationship before her 2008 marriage to Keith Urban was with Tom Cruise, who stands at 5’7”, while Kidman towers over him at 5’11”. Although their marriage is long over, Kidman has found love again with Australian Country Music singer Keith Urban.
However, this time the height gap between the two isn’t as noticeable; Nicole being only one inch taller than her hubby. That all changes, however, when she strides into award ceremonies wearing a pair of high heels – making Kidman tower over Urban as they stand side by side. It’s clear that Nicole Kidman loves whoever she chooses, and doesn’t let height get in the way of finding true love.
From "Step Up" to Splitsville: Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan's Fated Love Story
Once they stepped onto the set of the beloved 2006 dance movie Step Up, Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan’s chemistry was undeniable. From their unforgettable performances together in the film to their incredible romantic connection, fans couldn’t help but be smitten with the couple.
Just three years after filming wrapped up, Tatum and Dewan said “I do.” Soon after getting married, the couple had their darling daughter Everly, solidifying them as one of Hollywood’s most beloved families. Unfortunately, like so many Hollywood couples that have come before them, Tatum and Dew weren’t able to pull through for the long haul.
Towering Love: Christina Ricci's 11 Inch Height Difference with 6'+ Partner
Most of us have heard of Christina Ricci, star of Addams Family fame, but did you know that the actress has a huge height difference with her current partner? With a difference of 11 inches, Ricci stands at only 5’1″ whereas her fiancé James Heerdegen towers over her at over 6ft.
In the past, Ricci was engaged to actor Owen Benjamin, who was a staggering 6’6″ – making their difference a whopping 15 inches! After their breakup, Ricci moved on with Heerdegen and while they’ve yet to confirm his exact height, it’s safe to say that this couple’s height gap is one of the most impressive in Hollywood.
Queen of Her Realm: Sophie Turner's Ascendancy in Hollywood and Love
At just twenty-two years old, Sophie Turner is making a huge splash in the world of film and television. Having already taken part in two major franchises, Game of Thrones and the upcoming X-Men movie Dark Phoenix, Sophie has well and truly cemented her place in Hollywood.
But her success doesn’t end there – she’s also been romantically involved with pop star Joe Jonas since 2016! Despite the one-inch height difference between the two, Sophie looks statuesque when she wears her heels – towering over her beloved fiancee!
A Hot-Blooded Couple You Don't Want to Cross: Ian Somerhalder (5'8") & Nikki Reed (5'4")
They may look like an ordinary couple, but don’t be fooled. Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed are something else entirely, having both starred as vampires in hits series and movies. Ian is best known for playing Damon Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries and Nikki wowed fans as Rosalie Hale in the Twilight saga.
The couple has been happily together since 2014, despite their four inch height difference. They married in 2015, and in 2017, they welcomed their first child into the world. Now, Ian is returning to the vampire world with Netflix’s upcoming series V-Wars where he will star as the main protagonist. We can’t wait to see Ian and Nikki team up again to scare all of us!
Thunder and Lightning - Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky's Are Off By a Foot
When Marvel Cinematic Studios cast Chris Hemsworth as Thor, they had to make sure they found someone tall enough to play the Ruler of Thunder. With his 6’3″ frame, the Australian actor was perfect for the role. But this height leaves quite a gap from Hemsworth’s wife, Spanish actress Elsa Pataky, who stands at a mere 5’3″.
Despite this whopping twelve inches between them, the two stars have never let that stand in the way of their relationship. Pataky has also met with remarkable Hollywood success, appearing in the Fast and Furious franchise. Just like her husband, she’s a force to be reckoned with!
Proving Size Is No Barrier To Success: Peter Dinklage's Incredible Journey
Standing at only 4’4″, Peter Dinklage has made it his mission to prove that size does not matter. His role in HBO’s Game of Thrones is just one example of how Dinklage has used his stature to the advantage of himself and his career. Despite standing 13 inches shorter than his wife, Erica Schmidt (5’5″), Dinklage has managed to carve out an impressive career for himself.
The couple have been married for over a decade and they are now proud parents to two wonderful children. Although his fame has grown sky-high over the years, Dinklage has chosen to remain as private as possible.
From 4 Inches to 12 - Jessica Simpson's Tall Upgrade
When singer Jessica Simpson was previously married to actor Nick Lachey, the two were separated by just four inches. But ever since Simpson ended their marriage, she has moved on to heights much greater than that.
In 2014, Simpson traded Lachey in for football player Eric Johnson, and the difference between the couple is a whopping 12 inches. Evidently, when you’re married to an NFL star, bigger and better is the way to go! With Johnson in the picture, one thing is certain: Simpson won’t be short of love, or height, any time soon.
Towering Love: Lebron James and Savannah Brinson's 11-Inch Height Difference
Standing tall at 6’6″, NBA superstar LeBron James towers above the average man. But when it comes to his relationship with wife Savannah Brinson, there’s a surprisingly small 11-inch gap between them. With a height of 5’7″, Brinson is anything but short.
The couple first started dating in high school, and in 2013, James and Brinson made it official with a wedding. And if their intense love wasn’t enough to make this relationship last, the fact that James is currently one of the highest paid NBA players certainly doesn’t hurt. Together, James and Brinson are beating the odds and proving
Giants and Pixies - Wladimir Klitschko and Hayden Panettiere
A stunning 18 inch difference between them, the 6’6” Ukranian boxer Wladimir Klitschko and his 5ft tall fiance Hayden Panettiere are a living example of the old saying that size doesn’t matter.
Although height is not much of an issue in boxing, it is certainly fascinating to witness the dramatic difference in size between the two. This height difference is three times the average height difference between men and women!
Shaquille O'Neal Weaves a Tale of Towering Love
Shaquille ONeal’s dating history has been anything but boring. From Alicia Rolle, who was with the NBA legend for years (the two were even engaged for a time), to Houston model Dani Nicole, Shaq’s love life has been an exciting whirlwind.
While there have been numerous women in the mix, Alicia and Dani remain two of his most serious connections. At a whopping 7’1”, Shaq towered over his lady loves. He formed a stark image of heights with Alicia and Dani, who stood at 5’6”, and it remains to be seen what’s next for the basketball star!
Crazy in Love! Kristen Stewart & Robert Pattinson's 8-Inch Height Difference Couldn't Stop True Love
Once upon a time, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson were the couple that everyone loved to root for. After sharing some onscreen chemistry in the hit Twilight movie series, the two stars soon started dating in real life.
Sadly, the romance didn’t last long, and the couple split in 2012. Though they got back together and tried to make their relationship work, they parted ways again in 2013. Despite the 8-inch height difference between them, the love between them was undeniable, despite the fact that it didn’t last.
Tall Love! Salma Hayek & Edward Norton's 4-Year Hollywood Romance
In the late 90s and early 00s, two Hollywood stars were the talk of the town: Salma Hayek and Edward Norton – they had it all! Not only were they both critically acclaimed actors, but their height difference also had people talking; Norton stood 6 feet tall while Hayek was 5’2″.
The couple first met through their chiropractor, who thought they’d be perfect together – and they were! For four years, the couple enjoyed a successful relationship before eventually parting ways. Hayek is now married to businessman Francois-Henri Pinault and Norton is still a big name in Hollywood. What a blast from the past!
Love on a Different Level: Rod Stewart & Penny Lancaster
Pop music superstar Rod Stewart had a tumultuous love life and two failed marriages before he finally found his perfect match in Penny Lancaster. The couple first got together in 1999 and tied the knot in a beautiful ceremony in Portofino, Italy, in 2007. Although Rod is 5’10”, Penny stands at a statuesque 6’1″, a height difference of 3 inches.
The wedding marked the start of what is now an incredibly successful marriage with two great kids. Despite the drama of Rod’s past relationships, it was clear that Penny was the one. Penny and Rod have gone on to set an example of a beautiful, long-lasting marriage which has stood the test of time.
A Love of Equals - Tina Fey & Jeff Richmond
Tina Fey is one of the biggest female icons in comedy, and it’s all due to her epic love story with Jeff Richmond! After meeting in 1994, Fey was smitten and the two eventually tied the knot in 2001. Despite their equal heights (yep, they’re both 5’5″), they were destined to be together as he even ended up composing the score of Fey’s show 30 Rock.
The couple did not stop there, as they have been blessed with two wonderful daughters and recently acquired a stunning US$3.4 million NYC apartment. Love has no bounds for this iconic duo, and we can clearly see why!
The Talented Elfman Duo – Passion, Profession & An Inch
For Jenna and Bodhi Elfman, an audition for a Sprite commercial was all it took to set the wheels in motion and bring them together. Cut to four years later and they were happily married. While Jenna is currently basking in the success of her current stint in The Walking Dead spinoff, Fear the Walking Dead, both she and Bodhi remain committed to each other through thick and thin.
At 5’10” and 5’9″, the couple differ by just one inch in height marking a close bond between the two. They are parents to two children and are gradually making their mark in the world. All in all, Jenna and Bodhi’s story is a testament to passion, profession and the power of love.
Deryck Whibley: The Face Behind Sum 41's Massive Success!
Do you remember classic rock songs from the 2000s such as “Fat Lip” and “In Too Deep”? Then you must be familiar with Sum 41’s frontman Deryck Whibley. His huge contribution to the band’s success through the years cannot be underestimated.
Whibley was also a heartthrob, having had several high-profile relationships with celebrities such as Paris Hilton and Avril Lavigne. But since 2015, he has found his one true home with model Ari Cooper, who stands six inches taller than him at a height of 6′. It’s no wonder that fans of the band have admired Deryck for his immense talent and charisma over the years. He’s clearly not afraid of looking up to his lady.
Love is Blind - The Amazing Love Story of Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham
Despite Mark Wahlberg being only 5’8″, his love for Rhea Durham, who stands at 5’9″, has been going strong since 2009. Even with his hectic work schedule, they have come to build a strong and loving relationship that has spanned over 10 years.
Together, they have built a happy family with four children – two girls and two boys. Despite the one inch difference in their heights, the Hollywood couple have proven that true love knows no bounds and is truly blind.
Love at First Sight: Danny Devito & Rhea Perlman Prove Size Doesn't Matter
Coming in at only 4’10” and 5’0”, respectively, Danny Devito and Rhea Perlman are widely regarded as one of the shortest couples in entertainment history. But the couple have more than made up for it with their love, passion, and heart.
The two first met back in the 70s when Perlman went to watch a friend in the play The Shrinking Bride, and Danny Devito was performing that night. A mere two weeks later, the two were living together! Although their relationship has had its on-and-off moments, the two are still a couple and planning on staying that way.
Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise - Proving that Two Inches Can Make All the Difference!
Katie Holmes (5’9″) and Tom Cruise (5’7″) might seem like a mismatched couple at first glance. But their height difference is nothing compared to the sparks that flew for these two.
The pair started dating way back in 2005, and after just seven weeks of courting, Tom proposed at the top of the Eiffel Tower with a tear-drop shaped ring. Though their marriage only lasted for five years, it did result in the birth of their daughter Suri who is now 13 years old.
An Unlikely Duo: The Smiths' Unshakeable Bond After Over 20 Years
At first glance, the enormous height difference of 14 inches between Will Smith (6’3″) and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith (5’1″) would seem like an unlikely recipe for a successful marriage. However, this power couple has proven us wrong with their strong and lasting relationship that has survived over 20 years now!
Not only have they made it work, but their children Jayden and Willow have already surpassed their mother’s petite stature. Meanwhile, their father is still affectionately known to many as the Fresh Prince! Surviving in an industry where couples often don’t make it far, it’s remarkable how much Will and Jada have achieved both together and individually throughout the course of their marriage.
Love & Basketball: Khloe Kardashian's Love Life on the Court
Khloe Kardashian followed in her sister Kim Kardashian-West’s footsteps by marrying a basketball player, Lamar Odom. Unfortunately, their marriage ended in a much publicized divorce. Despite this, she decided to stay true to her love for basketball and started dating Canadian NBA player Tristan Thompson.
The couple have a massive 12 inch difference in height, but nevertheless, they are still together and going strong despite some trying times. Who would have thought that after all these years, Khloe and basketball are still linked together?
Love Across the Divide - The Fergie & Josh Duhamel Story
Fergie had just started her career with the Black Eyed Peas when a chance meeting with actor Josh Duhamel at his show in Las Vegas changed her life. Soon after, this unlikely couple got married in 2009. With an 11 inch height difference between them (5’3″ and 6’2″, respectively), their love story was unlike any other.
The couple were blessed with their first child – Axl Jack – and enjoyed seven blissful years together before ending their relationship in 2017. Despite their split, the English singer-songwriter and the Transformers actor will always be remembered for the tall tale of their star-crossed romance.
Tall & Small: A Hollywood Tale of 10 Inches
Once two of the most iconic figures in ’90s film, Freddie Prinz Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar are now proving that Hollywood couples can lead a “normal” life. Since stepping away from the limelight to focus on family, their marriage has been an example of true commitment and understanding – despite a significant height difference.
At 6’1″, Prinze Jr. towers over his wife of 5’3″, a ten-inch gap between them that only adds to their unique story. Although Prinze Jr. has returned to the public eye with minor success in animation, the couple is ultimately content with life off-screen and out of the spotlight.
Height Difference or Love Difference? - Jamie Cullum & Sophie Dahl
At first glance, the 8 inch height difference between Jamie Cullum and Sophie Dahl doesn’t seem like much. But when Sophie stands tall in her heels, it’s a different sight altogether!
The jazz musician and model are one of the celebrity world’s most adored couples. Despite their differences in size, Jamie and Sophie have managed to keep their love alive for more than 13 years now; having two beautiful children together in the process.
No More Height Disadvantage for Vanessa Hudgens!
Vanessa Hudgens – a young actress and singer, has been in the spotlight ever since her High School Musical days. She used to date her co-star Zac Efron, who was 6 inches taller than her, but she’s now with Austin Butler, an actor known for his roles in Switched at Birth and Dude.
Though the difference between their heights is a whopping 11 inches – Austin stands tall at 6 feet while Vanessa clocks in at just 5’1″ – it looks like love has conquered any height disadvantage this time round!
Kevin Hart - The Man Who Doesn't Care About Height
At a petite 5’3″, Kevin Hart has faced his fair share of struggles in finding a partner shorter than himself. But this doesn’t seem to bother him. In an interview with Oprah, he proudly declared that he does not “believe in doing things to manufacture my body to appeal to what I think people might like.”
His current wife Eniko Parrish stands at 5’6″, 2 inches taller than the comedian, and yet the couple have managed to stay together through it all. Despite their height difference, these two are definitely couple goals!
Tall and Short of it: The Unmissable Height Difference Of Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard!
If you’ve ever seen Kristen Bell and her husband, Dax Shepard, on a red carpet, you may have noticed that Dax is pretty tall. At 6 feet 2 inches, he towers over his petite partner who stands just 5’1″. That’s a 13 inch difference!
Despite their height disparity, the couple have starred in multiple films together including Hit and Run and CHiPS. Certainly not your average Hollywood duo – but then again, who said love has to fit the mold?
From Lofty Heights to Eternal Vows: Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher's Enduring Love Story
At first glance, the differences between comedian-actor Sacha Baron Cohen and actress Isla Fisher could hardly be greater – he stands 6’3″ tall while she stands at just 5’2″. Despite this 13-inch disparity, their powerful attraction to one another has kept them together since they first met in 2002.
After eight years of dating, the couple finally tied the knot in 2010, with Fisher converting to Judaism before the nuptials. Even after all these years, their relationship remains as strong as ever: proof that true love can conquer any obstacles!
Love Takes On All Shapes and Sizes - La La Anthony's (5'6") & Carmelo Anthony's (6'8") Story
When fourteen inches separate a couple, it makes for an unlikely romance, but that was the case for American actress and New York Times best-selling author, La La Anthony and NBA star Carmelo Anthony. The couple got engaged in 2004 and officially tied the knot in 2010 with Michael Eric Dyson officiating in front of 320 guests.
Their wedding was captured by VH1’s reality series “La La’s Full Court Wedding,” which also documented their life together through the series “La La’s Full Court Life”. Unfortunately, the happily ever after only lasted until 2017 when rumors surfaced that they had separated, with no sign of a reunion just yet.
From Black Swan to Saying I Do: Seven Inches That Changed Two Lives!
Ah, the classic case of opposites attract. Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied’s love story began on the set of Black Swan back in 2009, and despite their height difference (5’3″ vs 5’10”), they’ve been together ever since.
After getting engaged in 2010, the couple got married two years later. They made Paris their home for a few years when the Paris Opera Ballet announced that Millipied had accepted the position of director of dance in 2014 before eventually returning to Los Angeles. Apart from being an award-winning actress with films like V for Vendetta and Thor, Portman is also a Harvard graduate and once so profoundly said; “I’d rather be smart than a movie star”.
A Tale of Two Tisdales: Ashley and Christopher Make Sweet Music Together
It’s a story worth singing about – or should we say ‘High School Musical-ing’? Ashley Tisdale, the starlet best known for her role in the Disney hit, is happily married to her longtime flame, Christopher French.
Despite standing 13 inches apart in height (does that qualify as a long distance relationship?), Ashley (5’3″) and Christopher (6’4″) certainly have plenty of common ground. In addition to tackling life together as husband and wife, Ashley has also kept busy between her role as creative director at Signorelli and launching her very own makeup brand – Illuminate!
Tower of Love: The 10-Inch Height Difference between Modern Family Star Ariel Winter and Her Actor Beau, Levi Meaden
For the past decade, Ariel Winter has delighted fans with her role as Alex Dunphy in the hit sitcom Modern Family. Just as iconic as her character is her relationship with fellow actor Levi Meaden. Despite a whopping 10 inch difference in height, these lovebirds have continued to capture hearts all over the world.
Levi (5’11”) and Ariel (5’1″) have been together since 2016 and their love story has been steadily blossoming ever since. In addition to being an unbelievable romantic partner, Levi has also carved out quite a name for himself in Hollywood – featuring in prominent titles such as War for the Planet of the Apes and Pacific Rim: Uprising.
A Step Up in Love: The Tale of Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet
At 6’4 and 5’2, respectively, Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet have a significant height difference – but that did not stop the couple from tying the knot! After all, love conquers all, and neither height nor age stood in the way of this couple.
Mamoa, who is 12 years younger than Bonet, shared that he had actually had a crush on Bonet from an early age.
A Mini Giant Love Story: 16 Inches Between Shaq and Shaunie
Once upon a time, in NBA history, lived an incredibly tall and weighty giant by the name of Shaquille O’Neal. Standing at an astonishing 7″1 and weighing 330 pounds, Shaq had a 19-year career playing for six different teams. In 2002, he tied the knot with his much shorter wife Shawnie Nelson who stands only 5’7″, giving them an incredible height difference of 16 inches!
The two were married for seven years before they announced their divorce in 2009 due to ”irreconcilable differences.” Soon after, Shaq moved on with reality star Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander and later became engaged to his current fiancée, Laticia Rolle, who he has been dating since 2014. The end!