20 Celebrity Couples with Major Height Differences
Opposites attract and it’s one of the truest sayings when it comes to love. Quite often we find that the traits we love the most in our other half are exactly what we feel we lack, right? Well, it seems to be the case of these couples too, but what makes them so different is their height.
Although they might look quite vertically mismatched to you, it was found that couples consisting of a very tall man and a short woman are considered to be the luckiest ones. Is that true? Certainly not for all of them, but most of these couples are still highly in love today. Read on and discover what are the most famous celebrity couples that have major height differences!
1. Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko
The American actress Hayden Panettiere known for her role of Claire Bennet in the series Heroes and Wladimir Klitschko met in 2009 at the book launch party. They dated and then separated after 2 years. However, the two got back together in 2013 and got engages. A year after Panettiere gave birth to their daughter, but the couple has however split again in 2018.
Hayden Panettiere’s height: 5’00”
Wladimir Klitschko’ height: 6’6”
2. Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard
After ending her 5-year relationship in 2007, Kristen Bell met the actor Dax Shepard and the two fell instantly in love. Shepard and Bell engaged in 2010 and got married in 2013. The couple also has two beautiful daughters.
Kristen Bells’ height: 5’11’
Dax Shepard’s height 6’2”
3. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries
Before Kanye West, Kim Kardashian was married to Kris Humphries, a former professional basketball player that played for Atlanta Hawks. The couple’s wedding aired live on E!, but all the media attention didn’t seem to make their love grow bigger. So, their marriage ended only after 72 days.
Kim Kardashian’s height: 5’2”
Kris Humphries’s height: 6’9”
4. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are known to be one of the most loving couples of Hollywood. They are quite open when it comes to their relationship, and often like to share things they discovered about love. Their mutual support and honesty are so inspiring that they are relationship goals to most of the people. However, they seem to mismatch when it comes to another factor – their height!
Jada Pinkett Smith’s height: 5′
Will Smith’s height: 6’2”
5. Eliza Dushku and Rick Fox
Eliza Dushku is known for starring as Faith on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She started dating with former L.A. Lakers basketball star Rick Fox in 2009. After just a year of dating, they started living together and after 4 years of relationship the couple split. However, the couple will be long remembered for the great difference in height.
Eliza Dushku’s height: 5’5”
Rick Fox’s height: 6’7”
6. Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth
Famous singer and actress Miley Cyrus met her beau Liam Hemsworth while filming the Last Song in 2009. The couple had a very intense relationship at first, but then got engaged in 2012. But, it seemed that something didn’t quite go the way they planned, and the couple eventually split in 2014. Only two years after, the couple was seen together again, and they finally got married in December 2018.
Miley Cyrus’ height: 5’4”
Liam Hemsworth’s height: 6’4”
7. Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson
After ending her first marriage with Nick Lachey, famous actress fell in love with a former American football tight end Eric Johnson. The couple married in 2014 and they have been together ever since. Recently, Jessica also stated that she’s pregnant again and that she’s having a baby girl.
Jessica Simpson’s height: 5’3”
Eric Johnson’s height: 6’3”
8. Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth
It looks like Australian brothers Hemsworth like not-so-tall girls! Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky started dating in 2010, a year after Pataky separated from the actor Adrien Brody. The couple decided to marry by the end of the same year and they have a beautiful family today of three lovely kids.
Elsa Pataky’s height: 5’3”
Chris Hemsworth’s height: 6’3”
9. Amy Poehler and Will Arnett
Amy Poehler and Will Arnett met in 2003 and have started dating very soon. The two appeared together in many series and movies. They married and had two sons born in 2008 and 2010. However, their love didn’t last for much longer. In fact, the two have stayed together until 2012.
Amy Poehler’s height 5’2”
Will Arnett’s height 6’2”
10. Fergie and Josh Duhamel
The famous Black Eyed Peas’ singer has been with actor Josh Duhamel since 2004 when she appeared on his show. They started dating quite soon after and eventually got married in 2009. The two even have a son together, however, the couple separated in early 2017.
Fergie’s height: 5’2”
Josh Duhamel’s height: 6’3”
11. Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom
Khloe Kardashian met professional basketball player Lamar Odom in 2009 at a party. The chemistry sparkled between the two, and they got married after only three weeks of dating. Their love was stable until 2013 when they got separated.
Khloe Kardashian’s height: 5’10”
Lamar Odom’s height: 5’10”
12. Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher
The English comedian Sacha Baron Cohen known for his fictional characters such as Ali G, Bruno or Borat, has been in a relationship with Isla Fisher since 2002. They became engaged only two years after when Isla converted to Judaism. The two decided to get married in 2010. Sacha and Isla are also parents to their three kids.
Sacha Baron Cohen’s height: 6’3”
Isla Fisher’s height: 5’3”
13. Christina Ricci and Owen Benjamin
American actress Christina Ricci, that is famous for her roles in various movies, dated the very tall American comedian, pianist, and actor Owen Benjamin. The two even engaged at some point of their relationship but it didn’t last long.
Christina Ricci’s height: 5’1”
Owen Benjamin’s height: 6’6”
14. Reese Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhaal
Although the two didn’t stay together, a lot of people loved this couple. Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon started dating in 2007 and spent wonderful two years together. Unfortunately, the two split in 2009.
Reese Witherspoon’s height: 5’1”
Jake Gyllenhaal’s height: 5’11”
15. Shaquille O’Neal and Nicole Alexander
The height difference between these two is really incredible! Shaquille and TV star Nicole Alexander started dating in 2010. They started living together quite soon. Everything seemed to go well between the Alexander and one of the tallest basketball players, but then they separated in 2012.
Shaquille O’Neal’s height: 7’1”
Nicole Alexander’s height: 5’2”
16. Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson
Kristen Stewart started dating her Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson in 2009. Although they didn’t want to talk about their relationship publicly, they were always chased by paparazzo photographers and caught media attention wherever they appeared. However, the couple separated after photos of Stewart and her affair with Rupert Sanders appeared in US Weekly. They got back together in 2012 but then separated again in 2013.
Kristen Stewart’s height: 5’5”
Robert Pattinson’s height: 6’1”
17. Salma Hayek and Edward Norton
Although Salma Hayek and Edward Norton didn’t stay together, the differences between them made them one of the cutest couples of Hollywood. They were set up by their mutual chiropractor. The two dated from 1999 to 2003.
Salma Hayek’s height: 5’2”
Edward Norton’s height: 6′
18. Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy
There are several major differences existing in this relationship. Not only is Olivier Sarkozy much taller than the petite Mary-Kate, but he is also 17 years older than her. However, the French banker based in the states and Mary Kate seem to really hit it off. They started dating in 2012 and got married in 2015 at a private residence in New York City.
Mary-Kate Olsen’s height: 5’2”
Olivier Sarkozy’s height: 6’3”
19. Lisa Bonet and Jason Momoa
When talking about couples with major height differences Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet are the pair that surely comes to a lot of people’s minds. The Game of Throne’s actor is definitely one of the tallest and largest actors in Hollywood right now. Paired up with the petite Lisa Bonet, they really look like they should play the roles of “the Beauty and The Beast”. However, the couple is so lovely that even Lisa’s ex-husband Lenny Kravitz approves of their relationship.
Lisa Bonet’s height: 5’2”
Jason Momoa’s height: 6’4”
20. Kelsey Henson and Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson
Hafþór Björnsson is an Icelandic strongman and actor known for his role as Ser Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane in the TV series Game of Thrones. Weighing almost 441 lbs and being 6’9” tall, he is definitely one of the strongest men that ever got into the acting world. He has been dating Kelsey Henson, a Canadian waitress since late 2017 and they have decided to marry in 2018.
Kelsey Henson’s height: 5’2”
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson’s height: 6’9”