How Tall Is Mark Zuckerberg?

Over the last decade, Mark Zuckerberg has become one of the most instantly recognized faces on the planet, being the founder and CEO of Meta. Yet, he leads a relatively modest life when compared to other famous figures, and when considering his height, he also seems to blend into the crowd unnoticed. 

But how tall is he really? Let's find out the answer to this question by comparing his height to some other celebs, and we'll also run through some interesting information surrounding his stature. 


Mark Zuckerberg stands approximately 5'7.5" (171.5 cm) tall throughout the majority of the day and stands around 5'8" out of bed in the mornings.  He is around 2 inches shorter than the average American man, but still a height that blends in, and still is categorized within the broader average height range. 

Height Compared To Other Celebs

Mark holds a slender figure which can help give the illusion of average height. He also stands very straight which helps him reach maximum posture. Additionally, many pictures of him are taken at a lower angle, which helps add the illusion of height. However, when comparing Mark's height to other well-known figures, his height becomes more obvious. 

Let's take his meetings at events with Barack Obama, who stands at 6'1". Here we can see the stark difference in height, with the top of Mark's head reaching under Obama's eyes. There's a 5-6 inch difference here, putting Mark anywhere between 5'7"and 5'8" tall. 

As another example, in his meetings with Dana White 5'10.25" (178.4 cm) at private UFC events, he looks considerably shorter by around 3 inches, putting his height at around 5'7.25". 

As a final comparison, when Mark was standing next to Vin Diesel who is 5'11.5" (181.6 cm), the top of his head reaches Vin's eye level, which translates to a 4.5-inch height difference. This puts Mark at around 5'7" tall.

To conclude with these height comparisons, Mark appears to be somewhere in the 5'7"-5'8" height range.

How Tall Is Mark Zuckerberg's Family?

Let's take a look at the height of those closest to Mark.


Mark's wife, Priscilla Chan (m.2012) stands 5'5" (165.1 cm) tall. She's American-born Chinese, and she's around 4 inches taller than the average Chinese female. 


Mark has 3 sisters and no brothers. Mark's eldest sister Randi Zuckerberg stands at 5'4" (162.6 cm) tall, his middle sister Donna Zuckerberg stands at 5'6" (167.6 cm) and his youngest sister Arielle Zuckerberg stands at 5'6" (167.6 cm) 

Mark Zuckerberg's Height VS Other Creators 

There's no doubt that Mark Zuckerberg has a creative and revolutionary mindset, but how does his height compare to other creative geniuses?

  1. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, 6'1.5" (186.7 cm)
  2. Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, 6'0.5" (184.1 cm) 
  3. Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, 5'9.75" (177.2 cm)
  4. Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay, 5'8" (172.7 cm)
  5. Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, 5'7.75" (172.1 cm)

Mark is on the shorter side when compared to innovative figures, but what does that matter, he's already earned his place in the history books! 

Teased For His Height

Mark isn't especially short, but he is in a position of power, and this has led him to need "help" to convey the associated image. This has led him to be the subject of online teasing due to his height. One example of this is when he sat on a  "four-inch-thick cushion" at a 138-seat hearing room in 2018. This helped him maintain a higher profile during the hearing. 

He has also been criticized for positioning himself in photos to look taller, and for photos to be taken at a lower angle, and create the illusion that is carried by a powerful modern-day figure. 


After investigating Mark Zuckerberg's height, I conclude that he stands somewhere between 5'7" and 5'8" all day long. This means that he is slightly below average height, but nothing that stands out as particularly short in the modern world.

Related Heights

  1. Eduardo Saverin, Brazilian entrepreneur, 5'9.75" (177.2 cm)
  2. Andrew McCollum, CEO of Philo 6'3" (190.1 cm)
  3. Jesse Eisenberg starred as Mark in the film "The Social Network" (2010), 5'7.5" (171.5 cm)
  4. Dustin Moskovitz, Entrepreneur, 5'8.5" (174 cm)
  5. Sean Parker, American entrepreneur, 5'10' (177.8 cm)
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