These 15 Female Celebrities Are Taller Than You Think

Television and photos can really be deceiving. Especially, when it comes to celebrities and the way they look. Or, in this case, how tall they appear to be.


For instance, some of the female A-listers are way taller than most people imagine. It is not so surprising that Nicole Kidman is nearly six foot tall. However, if you scroll down, you may be in for a surprise, and this list by Ranker, by the way:

1. Taylor Swift


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The Look what you made me do singer is about 5’11” tall, even though she has claimed to be a few different heights.

2. Nicole Kidman


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The Australian Academy Awarded-actress is 5′ 10.5”tall. After the split with Tom Cruise, she said:”I can wear heels again!”

3. Michelle Obama


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The American lawyer who was First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017 is about 5’11” tall.

4. Uma Thurman


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The 47-year-old actress, who portrayed the bride in Kill Bill is 5′ 11.25” tall.

5. Allison Janney


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Also, the 58-year-old actress, who played in West Wing, is about six feet tall.

6. Sigourney Weaver


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The actress, who is 5’11” tall, has claimed that she “lost a lot of roles because of [her] height.”

7. Tilda Swinton


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The actress who played Eva Khatchadourian in We Need to Talk About Kevin has revealed on her resume that she is 5’11” tall.

8. Gwendoline Christie


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The fierce but noble warrior on Game of Thrones, Brienne of Tarth, is about 6’3” tall.

9. Brooke Shields


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The 52-year-old-actress, who has played in Suddenly Susan is also about six feet tall.

10. Aisha Tyler


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The San Francisco-born actress, who portrayed Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer, is about six feet tall.

11. Famke Janssen


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The Dutch actress, who portrayed Xenia Onatopp in GoldenEye is also six feet tall.

12. Geena Davis


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The 61-year-old actress, who played Thelma in the awesome drama Thelma and Louise, stands at six feet tall as well.

13. Jane Lynch


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The Glee star is actually, exactly six feet tall.

14. Kristen Johnston


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The 50-year-old actress, who played Sally Solomon in the TV series 3rd Rock from the Sun, is also six feet tall.

15. Brigitte Nielsen


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The 54-year-old actress, who played Ludmilla in Rocky IV is 6’11” tall.

Source: ranker

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