Charlize Theron is a South African actress and Oscar winner for the film Monster (2003), with a supermodel-like physique and being comfortably taller than many of her co-stars in films and movie premiers, she immediately gives off a tall impression.
This may lead you to wonder how tall she really is, and that's exactly what I aim to find out.
On this page I have investigated her height claims and also compared her height to other celebrities in film and at movie awards/premiers to gain an accurate understanding of Charlize Theron's real height!
So What's her Real Height?
After investigating Charlize's height claims and also how tall she looks when compared to other celebrities, I would say that she wakes up in the morning standing just over 5'10", then her height falls down to 5'9.75" throughout the majority of the day, and by the evening time she stands close to 5'9.5" tall.
Therefore on this page, I will list her daytime height as 5'9.75" (177.2 cm) tall.
Charlize has been regularly referred to in articles as between 5'9"-5'10 throughout her career. She is also listed at 1.77m (5'9.75") tall on both Google and IMDb.
Her Height Claims
As Charlize is a tall woman and former fashion model, the subject of height is sometimes discussed during interviews both on-screen and for magazine articles.
In an interview (2011) on the David Letterman Show, the subject of her height came up. (1)
Letterman "am gonna ask you a personal question, how tall are you?"
Charlize: "I'm, only like five nine and a half, like that's really it"
Letterman: "five nine and a half/five ten, that's fine"
Charlize: "that's not freakish is it?"
Letterman: "no, no"
Charlize has also stated a similar height claim during an interview for the magazine "The Advocate", and when asked "how tall are you", she replied, "5-10, 5-9." (2).
Regarding these height claims, there is little reason for her to lie about her height. She is already tall, and if anything, she is being modest when claiming both 5'9" and 5'9.5". Although, I believe she may measure near to 5'9.5" in the evening before sleeping.
Next to Other Celebs
Charlize has a long, slender frame, making it easy to overestimate her height. So, let's compare her height next to some other celebrities to gain a more thorough understanding of how tall she really is.
Chris Hemsworth 6'3" (190.5 cm)
Starring together in The Huntsman films, there are many pics of Chris and Charlize standing together at premiers, etc.
For instance, at the premiere of Snow White and the Huntsman, Charlize was wearing large heels giving her around 4 inches of height, with Chris wearing regular dress shoes providing him 1 inch of height and standing at roughly 6'4" in them. The same applied at the Oscars when they presented together.
In both instances, she appears shorter than Chris by around 2 inches. This puts her height in the 5'10" range.
Paul Rudd 5'9" (175.3 cm)
Starring together in the film Cider House and frequently standing next to Paul Rudd with shoes providing a similar height, there appears to be a 0.75"-1" height difference between them. The same applies in other pics of them together.
Therefore with Rudd, she looks to be between 5'9.75" and 5'10" tall.
Nicole Kidman 5'10.25 (178.4 cm)
When Nicole and Charlize are standing next to each other and both wearing a similar-sized heel in the film Bombshell and also at various events such as the SAG awards, Nicole appears to be slightly taller by around 0.25-0.5 inches.
Therefore with Nicole, this puts Charlize at 5'9.75"-5'10" tall.
So when compared to other celebs, Charlize's height ranges between 5'9.75"-5'10" tall.
The Curtain Call
Unlike some celebs who inflate their height, Charlize Theron is the perfect example of somebody who does not lie about their height, and height claims that range between 5'9"-5'10" correlate to the height she appears compared to other celebrities.
To be more accurate, however, I believe she wakes up out of bed standing at 5'10", falling to 5'9.75 throughout the majority of the day, and by bedtime, she falls to around 5'9.5" tall.
Therefore I will list her height on this page as 5'9.75" (177.2 cm) tall.
- Stuart Townsend, Ex-boyfriend, 5'10" (177.8 cm)
- Sean Penn, Ex-boyfriend, 5'8" (173 cm)
- Tom Hardy, Co-star (Mad Max: Fury Road), 5'9" (175.3 cm)
- Margot Robbie, Co-star (Bombshell), 5'5.75" (167 cm)
- Kristen Stewart, Co-star (Huntsman) films, 5'3.75" (161.9 cm)