If youre a man whos on the shorter side, you can take pride in your lack of height! Youre in great company.
1) Bruno Mars 55
Youve probably seen a lot of Mr. Bruno Mars since he got his big break, but did you know that hes actually one of the shortest men in show business? Its true! He is only 5 feet 5 inches tall.
2) Daniel Radcliffe 55
Bruno Mars isnt alone in his short stature! Daniel Radcliffe, who played Harry Potter in the entire film franchise, is the same height: 5 feet 5 inches. He grew up a lot while playing his most famous role, but he grew more in age than height.
3) Robert Downey, Jr. 59
Standing at 59 tall, Robert Downey, Jr. is the tallest man on this list. But that doesnt mean hes tall when compared to other Hollywood actors! While filming The Avengers, he had to wear shoe lifts in order to match heights with his superhero-sized costars like Chris Evans (6), Chris Hemsworth (64), and Tom Hiddleston (62).
He wasnt the only short guy on set, though! Mark Ruffalo, who played the Hulk, is even shorter than Downey, coming in at only 58 tall.
4) Lil Wayne 56
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., aka rapper Lil Wayne, picked an appropriate title when he came up with his stage name! He stands at only 5 feet 6 inches tall.
5) Darren Criss 58
Did you know that Darren Criss, who plays Blaine Anderson on Glee, isnt very tall? He has only reached 5 feet 8 inches, the same height as his female costar, Heather Morris. Chris Colfer, the actor who plays Blaines love interest Kurt, is two inches taller than Criss.
6) Billy Joel 55
The incredible piano man himself, Billy Joel, is much shorter than most people wouldve assumed based on his music videos and live concert performances. He stands at a mere 5 feet 5 inches.
But Mr. Joel and his height brothers Bruno Mars and Daniel Radcliffe arent the shortest men on this list! That status goes to…
7) Kevin Hart 52
Actor and comedian Kevin Hart, who has appeared in such films as Scary Movie 3, Along Came Polly, The Five-Year Engagement, and Think Like a Man, is the shortest man on the list, coming in at a compact 5 feet 2 inches tall.
His slight height hasnt held him back in his career, though! In addition to his movie and television career, he earned the gig as host of Saturday Night Live in 2013.
8) Jon Stewart 56
Jon Stewart, host of the popular series The Daily Show on Comedy Central, often jokes about his most unfortunate physical characteristics. Even so, you may not be aware that he is only 5 feet 6 inches tall!
His Comedy Central counterpart, Stephen Colbert, has Stewart beat in this regard: hes 510 tall. The biggest shock of all, though, is the height of the two mens Fox News nemesis, Bill OReilly, who stands at an impressive 64.
9) Niall Horan 57
Fans of the British-Irish boy band One Direction probably already know this information, but the rest of you may be surprised to find out that one of the groups members, Niall Horan, stands at a mere 5 feet 7 inches.
None of the boys would be considered particularly tall, though. The rest of the bands heights are:
Harry Styles 510
Zayn Malick 59
Louis Tomlinson 59
Liam Payne 510
10) Usher 58
Even superstars can be short; eight-time Grammy Award winner Usher stands at 5 feet 8 inches! Luckily for his fans, his short height only seems to help him perform the expert dance moves that made him famous.
11) Ben Stiller 58
Who else fits right into the 58 club with Darren Criss and Usher? Ben Stiller, thats who! He is another man who has never let his lack of height hold him back, starring in hit movies like:
Theres Something About Mary
Meet the Parents
Night at the Museum
12 Joe Jonas 58
It will probably come as no surprise that the three Jonas brothers are far from being giants. But while both Kevin and Nick stand at 59 tall, their middle brother Joe is a little less lucky when it comes to height; hes one inch shorter, coming in at 58.
13) Josh Hutcherson 57
The adorable Josh Hutcherson, who played everyones favorite baker in The Hunger Games, is only 5 feet 7 inches tall. His costar and his characters pseudo-love interest in the film, Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence, is one inch taller than Josh at 58.
Besides Niall Horan of One Direction, Josh also shares his height with another well-known actor…
14) James McAvoy 57
This young man, who has played everyone from Charles Xavier in X-Men: First Class to Mr. Tumnus in The Chronicles of Narnia, may seem taller in your imagination than he really is! He is 57 tall, one inch shorter than his Becoming Jane leading lady, Anne Hathaway.
And finally, the last man on the list is…
15) Mark Wahlberg 58
Mark Wahlberg really lucked out when he starred opposite a digitally-created teddy bear in Ted, because it didnt make his lack of height quite so obvious! Marky Mark is only 5 feet 8 inches tall, but his wife, model Rhea Durham, doesnt seem to mind!
The next time you feel short for being a man with a height of under 59, take comfort in knowing that you arent alone. These celebs know exactly how you feel!