Celebs Who Are a Lot Shorter Than You Thought

Who's the big star now?

To regular-ass peasants, celebrities seem like larger-than-life, almost god-like creatures. So you may be surprised to find out that some of your favorite famous people are actually way shorter than they appear in your mind and on camera with all the smoke and mirrors that the entertainment industry has to offer. Brace yourselves as this 5’1” writer exposes celebs who are a lot shorter than you thought. You may even need to sit down—because seated you may still be taller than these tremendously successful miniature people.

  • 1 Kourtney Kardashian, 5’0”
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    If she isn’t careful, her model sister could crush her.

  • 2 Tom Cruise, 5’7”
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    The only time Tom is looking down on you is when he’s jumping on a couch. Or if you believe in psychiatry and prescription drugs.

  • 3 Kristen Bell, 5’1”
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    She’s a full foot shorter than her husband, 6’2″ Dax Shepard, but their two kids are proof that we all fit perfectly when horizontal.

  • 4 Kevin Hart, 5’4”
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    You were too busy LOLing to notice that you stepped on Kevin.

  • 5 Vanessa Hudgens, 5’1”
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    Gabriella, yes. Vanessa, not even.

  • 6 Reese Witherspoon, 5’1”
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    Legally short.

  • 7 Mary-Kate Olsen, 5’2”
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    Ashley would’ve made the list but she’s a skyscraper at 5’3″. That extra inch totally changes things.

  • 8 Jada Pinkett Smith, 5’0”
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    Keeping Will Smith in line from all the way down there.

  • 9 Josh Hutcherson, 5’6”
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    Apparently there are no height requirement to participate in The Hunger Games.

  • 10 Lady Gaga, 5’1”
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    The woman who leads a pack of monsters. Ironic.

  • 11 Jon Stewart, 5’7”
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    How he saw over that desk for 16 years is beyond us.

  • 12 Raven Symone, 5’2”
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    Psychic visions limited.

  • 13 Daniel Radcliffe, 5’5”
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    Can still kick Voldemort’s ass from down south.

  • 14 Adrienne Bailon, 4’11”
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    Rob allegedly cheated because it’s not there if you can’t see it.

  • 15 Jennifer Love Hewitt, 5’2”
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    No wonder she was the last to survive in the I Know What You Did Last Summer franchise. The smaller you are, the harder it is for sociopaths to find you.

  • 16 Mark Wahlberg, 5’8”
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    Big bulge, small torso, amiright?

  • 17 Christina Aguilera, 5’2”
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    How that big voice fits in that tiny body, I dunno.

  • 18 Lucy Liu, 5’3”
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    Those legs, tho.

  • 19 Bruno Mars, 5’5”
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    Sex takes him to paradise, which is good, because with legs this short it would take a while to walk there.

  • 20 Snooki, 4’8”
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    I mean, we knew you had to be tiny to be a meatball, but c’mon.

  • 21 Seth Green, 5’4”
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    Looks like he could have played Mini-Me too.

  • 22 Kelly Clarkson, 5’3”
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    Since you been short. Which is, you know, always.

  • 23 Carrie Underwood, 5’3”
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    Stand-in hockey stick for Mike Fisher at times.

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