Maren Morris is more than a foot shorter than her husband, plus more celebrity couples in the height difference hall of fame (2023)

By Editors 1:00pm PDT, Apr 4, 2022


Opposites attract! These star couples didn't let a little thing like a major height difference get in the way of their love. Join as we take a look at the most vertically mismatched couples in Hollywood, past and present, starting with this pair… At 5 feet, 1 inch, country music star Maren Morris is more than a foot shorter than her husband. Singer-songwriter Ryan Hurd towers over his lady love at 6 feet, 3 inches — which means even the highest of heels doesn't make a dent in their height difference.

Keep reading to see more couples with extreme height gaps…

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At 5 feet, 10 inches tall, Nicole Kidman is a repeat offender when it comes to falling for shorter guys. Husband Keith Urban is 5 feet, 11 inches tall (though Nic's heels create the illusion of a bigger difference). Keep reading to see the Oscar winner's height gap with her other famous flame…

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Five-foot-11 Nicole Kidman joked to David Letterman after her divorce from 5-foot-7 Tom Cruise was finalized in 2001, "Well, I can wear heels now." Now keep reading to see Tom's other high-profile, height-mismatched romance…

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Five-foot-7 Tom Cruise looked up to 5-foot-9 Katie Holmes —literally — before she pulled the plug on their relationship in 2012 after nearly six years of marriage.


Tina Fey and husband Jeff Richmond — frequent professional collaborators and proud parents of daughters Alice and Penelope — don't technically see eye to eye: He's 5 feet, 2 inches tall, while Tina is 5 feet, 5 inches.


Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet announced their split in January 2022 after more than 15 years together and four years of marriage. At 6 feet, 4 inches tall, the "Aquaman" actor towered over the 5-foot-2-inch actress — as seen here in February 2020.

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Like mom Lisa Bonet, petite Zoe Kravitz fell for a much taller guy… and called it quits after a short marriage. The 5-foot-2 actress married 6-foot-2 actor Karl Glusman in June 2019 and filed for divorce 18 months later.


At 6 feet, 6 inches tall, former professional boxer Wladimir Klitschko really stood out in a crowd when he was with his girlfriend, 5-foot-1 "Nashville" actress Hayden Panettiere. The former couple,seen here in May 2013, had daughter Kaya in 2014 and split four years later. In early March 2022, Wladimir enlisted in the Ukrainian military and vowed to fight Russian forces alongside his brother Vitali, who's served as the mayor of the embattled capital city of Kyiv since 2014.


The Mountain indeed! Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson — better known as Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane on "Game of Thrones" — towers over wife Kelsey Henson. The Icelandic strongman and actor, who's 6 feet, 9 inches tall, welcomed his first child with 5-foot-2-inch Kelsey in January 2020.


At 6 feet, 2 inches tall, Will Smith is 14 inches taller than his longtime love, 5-foot-tall Jada Pinkett Smith, whom he married on New Year's Eve in 1997.


Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy were an unlikely pair in many ways: She's a multimillionaire mogul and former "Full House" star, he's a banker and the half-brother of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy — and 20 years her senior. At 6 feet, 3 inches tall, Olivier was also a height mismatch with the fashion designer, who measures somewhere in the 5-foot-1 range. The pair (pictured in October 2017) split in 2020 after five years of marriage.


Despite the inches separating 5-foot-8 Tom Holland and 5-foot-10 Zendaya (and that's without heels!), the "Spiderman" franchise stars are a match made in superhero heaven.


At 6 feet, 11 inches tall, NBA player Chris Bosh stands head and shoulders (and then some!) above his 5-foot-tall wife, Adrienne Bosh.


Megan Fox is 5 feet, 4 inches tall, and Machine Gun Kelly is 6 feet, 4 inches tall. She's probably considering a great pair of heels for their wedding; the smitten couple announced their engagement in January 2022.

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Kevin Hart has mined his 5-foot-4 stature for laughs his entire career. He's proud to be arm candy for his wife, actress and model Eniko Parrish, who stands 5 feet, 7 inches tall.


English former model Sophie Dahl is 6 feet even while her husband, Jamie Cullum, is 5 feet, 5 inches tall. Sophie, a novelist who's the granddaughter of famed author Roald Dahl, has two kids with the prolific English musician, whom she married in 2010.


The long and the short of it: 6-foot "Glee" star Jane Lynch has got a solid 8 inches on partner Jennifer Cheyne, who's 5 feet, 4 inches tall.


Gwendoline Christie is 6 feet, 3 inches, but when the "Game of Thrones" star slips on heels, she looks much taller than her longtime boyfriend, 6-foot-1 English fashion designer Giles Deacon.


Hips don't lie —and neither do heels! Shakira, who's 5 feet, 2 inches tall, is dwarfed by her 6-foot-4 Spanish soccer player love, Gerard Pique. (Check out those subtle platform on Shaki's boots!)


One perk of having a wife who's taller? You can use her shoulder as a head rest! Pharrell Williams, who's 5 feet, 9 inches tall, is married to 5-foot-11 designer, stylist and model Helen Lasichanh.


Mind the gap! Christina Ricci and then-boyfriend Owen Benjamin didn't seem bothered by their height difference — she's 5 feet, 1 inch tall; he's 6 feet, 6 inches —when they did some retail therapy together in March 2009.


Five-foot-2 Kim Kardashian has been diminutive next to most of her famous guys, but she looked especially teeny next to her second husband, 6-foot-9 basketball player Kris Humphries. Their differences didn't end there, which is why they famously split just 72 days after tying the knot in 2011.

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Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are a height mismatch —she's 5 feet, 6 inches to his 6 feet, 5 inches — but that doesn't stop the married pair from making beautiful music together.


Height gap hall of fame alert! Next to 6-foot-6 NBA star Dennis Rodman, 5-foot-2 "Baywatch" actress Carmen Electra looked even more petite than usual. The odd couple (seen here in February 1999) married in 1998 but were divorced less than a year later.


On paper, only one inch separates Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and longtime love Jason Statham (he's 5 feet, 8 inches tall and she's 5 feet, 9 inches). But when she gets glam and puts on heels, it sure looks like a lot more!


Dax Shepard is 6 feet, 2 inches tall, while wife Kristen Bell is 5 feet, 1 inch — but with oversized senses of humor, they're a perfect match.


Six-foot-3 Sacha Baron Cohen cuts a lanky figure next to his wife, 5-foot-3 Isla Fisher.


She's tiny but mighty! Reese Witherspoon stands just 5 feet, 1 inch tall but more than holds her own beside her 6-foot-1 husband, Jim Toth.


At 5 feet, 7 inches tall, Savannah Brinson isn't short. But next to her 6-foot-9 husband, LeBron James, she looks positively teeny.


At 5 feet, 3 inches tall, Elsa Pataky is a full foot shorter her dashing husband, 6-foot-3 Chris Hemsworth.

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Love don't cost a thing and height is just a number for smitten Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez: He's 6 feet, 4 inches tall to her 5 feet, 5 inches.


At 5 feet, 8 inches tall, Mariska Hargitay towers over some of her male co-stars — but not her husband, 6-foot-5 Peter Hermann!


Maybe that's why she founded a shoe line! At 5 feet, 3 inches tall, Jessica Simpson is a foot shorter than her 6-foot-3 hubby, Eric Johnson.


Remember when 5-foot-5 "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star Eliza Dushku fell for 6-foot-7 former Los Angeles Laker Rick Fox? The dashing but vertically mismatched pair (pictured in October 2012) dated from 2010 to 2014.


He put a spell on her! "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe, who's 5 feet, 5 inches tall, has been dating 5-foot-7 actress Erin Darke since 2012.


There's something about Benji! Cameron Diaz, who's 5 feet, 9 inches tall, didn't let a few inches stop her from falling for 5-foot-6 Good Charlotte rocker Benji Madden, whom she married in 2015.


A good pair of heels and an artfully slouching partner are a girl's best friend, as Mila Kunis, who's 5 feet, 4 inches tall, finds with her 6-foot-2 husband, Ashton Kutcher.


Sophie Turner, who's 5 feet, 9 inches tall, has a few inches on her 5-foot-7 husband, Joe Jonas.

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Who are the tallest celebrity couples? ›

According to The Guinness Book of World Records, the tallest married couple in the world at the moment are Sun Mingming and Xu Yan, two Chinese athletes whose combined height is 13 feet 11 inches, a mere inch under 14 feet. Celebrity couples come in all shapes and sizes.

What couples have a huge height difference? ›

US couple sets greatest height difference record with nearly 3ft between them. Christie Chandler and Senecca Corsetti are standing tall in the record books for their sizable height difference.

Which celebrity couples have 14 inch height difference? ›

Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith. Not only are Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, married since 1997, one of the longest-lasting celebrity couples, but they also have one of the largest height differences: a ruler-busting 14 inches.

How tall is Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd? ›

That's because her husband, fellow artist Ryan Hurd, is 6 feet, 3 inches tall -- over a foot taller than Maren.

What is perfect couple height? ›

The 'ideal' height of a partner is largely determined by your own, but in a recent study, men said that the ideal height for a female partner was 5ft 6in, while women said that 5ft 11in was the ideal height for a male partner.

What is the cutest height difference in couples? ›

Family Notices Book Notice. O ne in five agreed that a gap between four and six inches is the ideal height difference, while just one in ten couples matching heights were most desirable.

What couple has a height difference of 9 inches? ›

Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar met on the set of the movie I Know What You Did Last Summer. The couple, who have a 9-inch height gap, married in 2002 and have been married ever since.

What is the average height difference between husband and wife? ›

The height difference between men and women in the U.S. is about 6 inches on average. But Michael J. Fox, at five feet, five inches, is shorter than almost half of all U.S. women today. On the other hand, at five-foot-ten, Michelle Obama is taller than half of American men.

Do guys care about height difference? ›

In height preference studies he's conducted, Stulp says it appears that women -- and not men -- are driving the desire for a taller partner. He explains that men don't care much or only slightly care if a woman is shorter than they are, but women really do prefer a taller mate.

How tall should a 14 year old be in feet and inches? ›

The Average Height of Male Teenagers

The average 14-year-old boy measures 66.7 inches, or 5 feet 7 inches. 14-year-old males in the 5th percentile of the average measure 5 feet tall. 14-year-old males in the 90th percentile measure 5 feet 9 inches. What height is considered tall for a 16-year-old boy?

How tall should you be at 14 ft? ›

What is the average height for a 14 year old? The average height for a 14-year-old boy is 162.4 cm (5 ft 3), while for girls, it is 159.8 cm (5 ft 2). Expect a significant variation in height at this age. However, some people will have finished puberty, while some may not have started yet.

Who is the longest Hollywood couple? ›

18 of the Longest Celebrity Marriages in Hollywood
  • 01 of 18. Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks. ...
  • 02 of 18. Pauletta Pearson and Denzel Washington. ...
  • 03 of 18. Victoria Beckham and David Beckham. ...
  • 04 of 18. Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith. ...
  • 05 of 18. Faith Hill and Tim McGraw. ...
  • 06 of 18. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi. ...
  • 07 of 18. ...
  • 08 of 18.
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Does Maren Morris look like Khloe Kardashian? ›

"She looks like the original Khloé Kardashian before cosmetic surgery," said one Instagram user while another added, "Why did I think this was a 'before' picture of Khloé Kardashian?" Despite the comparisons, fans couldn't get enough of Morris's lavender ensemble.

What does Maren Morris have to do with Disney? ›

Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd are getting into the holiday spirit at the most magical place on earth – Walt Disney World. The “I Can't Love You Anymore” singer is slated to appear in the upcoming special “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration,” which will air on ABC on Nov.

Does Maren Morris use autotune? ›

What I can't wrap my brain around is, you've got arguably country music's most talented new singer in Maren Morris, and her primary vocal is drenched in Autotune anyway because that's “the sound.”

What height do females prefer? ›

A study on women and men's height preferences found that women are most satisfied when their partner was 8 inches (21cm) taller. Men are most satisfied when they are 3 inches (8cm) taller than their partner.

What is the cutest height for a man? ›

Average woman
  • Prefers men who are about 5'11”
  • Considers 5'4” or shorter is too short and over 6'3” is too tall.
Jul 7, 2022

What height do men prefer? ›

What height do men like for a woman? The average man prefers a woman who is 5'6”. They consider 4'11” or shorter too short, and 6'0” or taller too tall. For the average woman, the ideal height of a man is 5'11”.

What is the cutest height for a girl? ›

The ideal height for a woman, according to the average man, is 5'6”. Notably, this excludes 10% of men who say there is no such thing as too short and 9% who say no height is too tall. Similarly, there is no "too short" for 4% of women and no "too tall" for 7%.

How tall is attractive? ›

On average, women say a romantic partner 5'3” or shorter is generally too short for comfort, while a partner 6'3” or taller is too tall, and the “ideal” height for a man is 5'11”.

How do boyfriends hug the same height? ›

If you're the same height as him, you might rest your head on his shoulder. If you're shorter, turn so that you rest your cheek on his chest. If you're taller, try to lower your head so he can see you better and feel like he is in reach to kiss you. Relax your body and fold comfortably into his arms.

How do couples with height difference kiss? ›

Bend down slightly to meet your partner's lips if you're taller than them. An easy way to even out the height difference is for the taller partner to bend down while the shorter person angles their face up towards them.

Why 5'9 is best height? ›

5′9 is a very good height for a guy, it's perfectly average, very round height, taller than most girls and not short at all, in fact, it's really far away from short, it's closer to 6ft than 5′5, think about that. 5′9 guys who think they are short are literally psychos… what would a 5′4 or 5′5 guy say?

What does a 5 10 and 5 6 height difference look like? ›

One person (5′ 10″) is four inches taller than another (5′ 6″.) This is a noticeable height difference if they stand next to each other. Look around when you are in a crowd of people and you will see all heights next to each other. Both are fine heights.

What is the biggest age gap between a husband and wife? ›

Gertrude Grubb Janeway (USA, b. 3 July 1909), was 18 when she married 81-year-old Union Civil War veteran, John Janeway on 9 June 1927 – an age difference of 63 years. The last Union widow of a Civil War veteran, she died 17 January 2003 aged 93.

Does height matter intimacy? ›

Other positions like spooning or standing sex can be really thrilling as well. To conclude, the height difference between a couple does matter during sex because they can't attempt sex positions, but those who like power and dominating sex play, might enjoy the height difference a little more.

What is the average age difference between husband and wife? ›

While age differences between couples may spark raised eyebrows, they aren't that uncommon. Though the average age gap between people in heterosexual relationships in the US is about 2.3 years,¹ many relationships endure with a much wider age interval.

Are tall men sexier? ›

Sexual attraction

Towering, statuesque men do tend to have more allure. Study after study has found that taller men and women are generally considered more attractive.

Do men prefer tall or short girl? ›

While men might see taller women as more conventionally attractive — and even more intelligent — than shorter women, men find the latter to be “more nurturing and likely to be better mothers.” According to Dobson, “men believed that shorter women were more considerate, nurturing and homely.”

Are short girls attractive? ›

A lot of men definitely do like short women. Many men will be attracted to their petite and diminutive looks. Short girls also help a guy feel tall, strong, and manly which can be a big attraction for many.

What is the average American height? ›

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the average age-adjusted height for American men 20 years and older is is 69.1 inches (175.4 cm), or 5 feet 9 inches tall, and the average height of an American female over 20 years of age is 63.5 inches (161.5 cm), or 5' 3.5" tall.

What is the most accurate height predictor? ›

The Khamis-Roche method is considered to be one of the more accurate height prediction methods that do not require the measurement of bone age. It is based on the child's stature, weight, and the average stature of the two parents.

What height is considered tall for a 14 year old? ›

What is considered a normal growth rate?
AgeHeight - FemalesHeight - Males
1050 to 59 inches50.5 to 59 inches
1255 to 64 inches54 to 63.5 inches
1459 to 67.5 inches59 to 69.5 inches
1660 to 68 inches63 to 73 inches
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What is the average height of a black man? ›

Black men's average height decreased to 69.1 inches in 2016 from 69.3 in 2005. Women's average height did not change significantly over the period. “People tend to overreport their height and underreport their weight,” said the senior author, Cynthia L. Ogden, an epidemiologist at the C.D.C.

Do you get height genetics from mother or father? ›

Most Children Get Their Height From Their Father and Weight From Their Mother, According to a Study. Scientists claim that a diet based on whole, nutritious food helps make your baby get the most from their genes and grow taller.

What is the average height of a 15 year old American girl? ›

The average 14-year-old height is 63 inches. A year after that, it's 64 inches — the average height for 15-year-old girls.

What are the best years of marriage? ›

According to a team of researchers from Pennsylvania State and Brigham Young University, married couples reached their happiest point at the 20-year mark. For the study, scientists looked at relationship satisfaction in 2,034 marriages with an average age of 35-37.

Who is the best pair in Hollywood? ›

One of Hollywood's most celebrated couples, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, who meet on the sets of a television show back in 1981, tied the knot in 1988 and since then they have been winning over the audience with their impeccable chemistry.

What marriage has lasted the longest? ›

The longest marriage ever was enjoyed by Herbert Fisher (USA, b. 1905) and Zelmyra Fisher (USA, b. 1907). The couple had been married for 86 years 290 days as of 27 February 2011, when Mr Fisher passed away.

Are Maren Morris and Kacey Musgraves friends? ›

Maren Morris owes a lot to her longtime friendship with Kacey Musgraves. Although the pair have yet to collaborate on a song, either writing or singing, Morris owes a lot of her professional and personal success to her friendship with Musgraves.

Who is the richest in the Kardashian sisters? ›

Kim Kardashian

This makes her currently the richest Kardashian, and richest member of her family overall. Go Kimmy! The star is the founder of two successful companies, KKW Beauty and SKIMS, which is where she has generated a large sum of her wealth.

Who is the highest paid sister on keeping up with the Kardashians? ›

Kim makes between $7.5 million to $8.3 million per season on The Kardashians. Kim's salary is a sixth of the $100 million Hulu paid the Kardashian-Jenners for The Kardashians, which was divided evenly among the five Kardashian-Jenners—Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall and Kylie—and their mother, Kris.

What is the average salary for a Disneyland cast member? ›

How much does a Disneyland Cast Member make in California? As of Jan 22, 2023, the average annual pay for the Disneyland Cast Member jobs category in California is $29,968 a year. Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $14.41 an hour.

How much do Disney marching band members make? ›

Average Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Musician hourly pay in the United States is approximately $38.00, which is 51% above the national average.

Did Disney sue a daycare? ›

Business Know-How. In 1989, Disney did the unthinkable: threaten legal action to not one, not two, but three day care centers. What would make a multi-billion-dollar company, which prides itself on being “The Happiest Place on Earth,” to threaten to file lawsuits? Ultimately, it all came down to one thing: Trademarks.

Is Lady Gaga an autotune? ›

The 28-year-old singer says people never got to hear her original voice, reported Contactmusic. "Since The Fame, The Fame Monster and Born This Way, they've been auto-tuning it more, or changing the timbre. They take the vibrato out so you sound like a robot. They really control you especially in the beginning.

Do professional singers use Auto-tune? ›

Musicians started using autotune in 1998 after Cher dropped her song “Believe.” And now, nearly every professionally produced song uses it.

Did Whitney Houston use auto-tune? ›

Unlike many performers today, Houston's mesmerizing voice and stunning natural beauty were enough to inspire a generation. Houston never had to take off her clothes, never had to use auto-tune and never put on distasteful performances to gain success.

Who is the tallest couple ever? ›

Tallest married couple ❤️ Sun Mingming and his wife Xu Yan from China have a combined height of 13 ft 10.72 in (423.47.

Which couple has 2 inch height difference? ›

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas

Difference: 2 inches, but more with heels.

Which couple has 5 4 and 5 7 height difference? ›

Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish:

Kevin is 5'4" and Eniko is 5'7".

Where do the tallest people love? ›

Ranked Countries of the Tallest People
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina. Who would have thought this tiny country in eastern Europe would behold the “tallest height” country in the world? ...
  • The Netherlands. ...
  • Montenegro. ...
  • Denmark. ...
  • Norway. ...
  • Serbia.
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Who is the tallest woman ever? ›

Rumeysa Gelgi holds the Guinness World Record for being the tallest woman in the world.

Are couples with height difference happier? ›

A greater height difference in a couple was positively related to the wife's happiness,” explains Dr Sohn in the Journal Of Personality and Individual Differences. The study further goes on to reveal that husbands play a rather significant role in building and making a relationship last and stand the test of time.

What is the best height for a girl? ›

5 feet 5 inches is a good height. Ergonomically it's the perfect height for a human being.

Is it better to be tall or short for a girl? ›

In fact, women care more about dating taller men than men care about dating shorter women. A study on women and men's height preferences found that women are most satisfied when their partner was 8 inches (21cm) taller.

Is it true that a child is half your height at 2? ›

Did you know the earliest growth spurt, from baby to toddler, actually accounts for roughly half of a child's adult height? A simple method to predict adult height is to double the child's height at age 2.

Is 5 5 height short for a girl? ›

5'5 ft is actually above the average height for women in India which is 5 ft.

Is 5ft 5 short for a man? ›

Is 5 5 good for men? About 60% of guys are the same height as you are. 20–25% being slightly less than 6 feet and around 10–15 being above 6 feet. It's a good height for a Indian male, considering the world average height is around 5′8″-5′9″.


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