Some of the biggest celebrities can surprise you. They have starred in massive blockbuster movies and have a huge following but when it comes to physical height, you will be shocked to find out they are actually short! Here are 15 celebrities that will make you say, “I thought he/she would be taller!” Lets begin the countdown starting with #15.
#15. Hayden Panettiere – 5ft
This gorgeous blonde is only 5 feet tall. She may not be tall but this versatile actress is packed with talents of all sorts. Aside from being an actress, Hayden is also a model, singer and activist. She is best known for playing cheerleader Claire Bennet on NBC’s Heroes.
#14. Daniel Radcliffe – 5ft 5in
The actor more popular known as Harry Potter stands five feet and five inches. Daniel started acting at the age of 10. A year after, he was casted into the first Harry Potter film and from then on, the 26-year-old has been busy with various movie projects.
#13. Kelly Clarkson – 5ft 3in
Kelly is the first winner of the popular series American Idol. Since then, she has been dubbed as “The Original American Idol.” In 2002, her debut “A Moment Like This” became the best-selling single of the year. This talented singer stands five feet and three and a half inches tall.
#12. Shakira – 5ft 2in
Another celebrity who has the height of five feet and two inches is the Colombian singer Shakira. She made her mark in the music industry by creating hit songs such as “Hips Don’t Lie”, “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)” and “Can’t Remember to Forget You.” She has won countless of musical awards and is listed as the 58th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.
#11. Vanessa Hudgens – 5ft 1in
Vanessa is popular among teenagers as Gabriella Montez from the High School Musical series. She is both an actress and singer, and has starred in various films and television series for Disney Channel. She stands five feet and one inch.
#10. Cher Lloyd – 5ft 1in
Singer and songwriter Cher Lloyd stands five feet and one inch. She became popular in 2010 when she bagged fourth place in Season 7 of The X Factor. After the series finale, she signed up with Syco Music.
#9. Anna Kendrick – 5ft
Here is another talented actress who is five feet of awesome. Anna began her career in Broadway as a child actress. Today, she has blossomed into a successful actress and singer who is known for her lead role in two installments of Pitch Perfect.
#8. Bruno Mars – 5ft 5in
Throughout his career, Bruno Mars has sold over 100 million singles and albums. He has received many awards including two Grammy Awards. In 2013, he was recognized by Billboard as “Artist of the Year.” The singer, choreographer and record producer has a height of five feet and five inches.
#7. Hilary Duff – 5ft 2in
Hilary started her career at a tender age. She rose to fame when she played the lead role in the television series Lizzie McGuire. In the present, she has her hands full with family life after being married to her husband Mike Comrie in 2010. Her height is five feet and two inches.
#6. Robert Downey Jr. – 5ft 9in
Robert is currently known for playing the character of Ironman. The actor is among the few celebrities who grew up in Hollywood. He made his debut as an actor at the tender age of five years old. He stands five feet and nine inches, an inch below the average height of an American.
#5. Salma Hayek – 5ft 2in
Considered as one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, Salma is only five feet and two inches tall. The beautiful Mexican actress is married to billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault and has numerous of acting awards under her name. Her breakthrough role was in the 2002 film Frida where she played the character of painter Frida Kahlo.
#4. Prince – 5ft 3in
Prince Roger Nelson or more popularly known as Prince is a musical icon. He is a singer, songwriter and musician. One of the things he is known for is his flamboyant stage presence and when he performs on stage, it is hardly believable that Prince is only five feet and three inches tall.
#3. Ashanti – 5ft 3in
The award-winning singer who is famous for her hit song “Foolish” stands five feet and three inches. Aside from being a talented singer, she is also a songwriter who has created songs for Jennifer Lopez. Among her works as a songwriter includes J. Lo’s “Ain’t It Funny” and “Always On Time.” Her height is five feet and three inches.
#2. Dustin Hoffman – 5ft 5in
Dustin has created a name for himself in the span of more than three decades. He has been acting since the 1960s and has won two Academy Awards. The actor and director is five feet and five inches tall.
#1. Josh Hutcherson – 5ft 6in
Josh began his acting career in the early 2000s by appearing in several commercials and minor films. In the present, he is popular among the younger crowd for his role in The Hunger Games. The 23-year-old actor and filmmaker is five feet and six inches tall.