These 14 Male Celebrities Are Shorter Than You Think

We have this image of celebrities being perfect from head to toe. Whenever we see stars on TV they really seem taller than they actually are. However, that is an illusion.

There are many actors, singers or comedians that are short in real-life but appear much taller on TV. However, the male celebrities on the following list such as Prince, Tom Cruise, Bruno Mars and Daniel Redcliffe just prove that you don’t have to be six feet tall in order to be super famous. Scroll down and take a look at this list of male celebrities that you thought were taller than they actually are, courtesy of Ranker.

1. Prince

Leaving an enormous legacy behind, the Purple rain singer, who died in 2016, was just 5’2” tall.


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2. Michael J. Fox

The 55-year-old actor who portrayed Marty McFly in the Back to the Future trilogy, is 5’4″ and still has that boyish adorable charm.


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3. Bruno Mars

The Locked Out Of Heaven singer, who is born in Honolulu, is only 5’5” tall. However, being short didn’t stop him from having a huge stage presence and winning the American Music Award for Artist of the Year in 2017.


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4. Daniel Radcliffe

The 27-year-old actor who portrayed Harry Potter is 5’5” tall. Being the master of spells in the Harry Potter franchise doesn’t seem to be helpful in real-life for the Fulham-born actor.


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5. Billy Joel

The Bronx-born super famous singer, who has won a Grammy Legend Award, is 5’5” tall.


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6. Lil Wayne

The How To Love rapper, Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is also 5’5” tall. Maybe, after all, Lil Wayne’s nickname wasn’t given to him ironically.


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7. Dustin Hoffman

The 79-year-old actor who won an Academy Award for Best Actor in 1980 for Kramer vs. Kramer, and in 1989 for Rain Man, stands just under 5’6”.


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8. Macaulay Culkin

The 36-year-old actor who portrayed the super smart kid Kevin in Home Alone is just 5’6” tall.


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9. Elijah Wood

The Lord Of The Rings star, Elijah Wood is just 5’6” tall.


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10. Josh Hutcherson

The Hunger Games star, Josh Hutcherson (5’7”) is just a few inches shorter than his co-star Jennifer Lawrence (5’9”)


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11. Al Pacino

The 76-year-old super famous actor, who won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Scent of a Woman, is 5’7” tall.


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12. Jon Stewart

The 54-year-old host of the The Daily Show, Jon Stewart is only 5’7” tall.


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13. Tom Cruise

The Mission Impossible star has claimed to be 5’9”, but he is actually about 5’7” tall.


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14. Sylvester Stallone

The 70-year-old actor who is most known for his role as Rocky Balboa is between 5’6”-5’9” tall.


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Source: ranker

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