Female Celebrities Who Tower Over Their Male Partners
The average height for females tends to be shorter than males, but that doesn’t mean that women can’t be taller than men. Celebrities such as Cameron Diaz, Nicole Kidman, and Tina Fey stand a lot taller than their male partners. Keep reading to see how these and many other female celebs prove that height doesn’t mean a thing when it comes to romance.
Erica Schmidt & Peter Dinklage
Erica Schmidt is mostly known as a playwright and screenwriter and she is married to actor Peter Dinklage.
The two have a pretty staggering height difference with Dinklage being four feet and four inches and Schmidt being five feet and six inches. The two most recently collaborated on the romantic musical film Cyrano, which she wrote and he starred in.
Cameron Diaz & Benji Madden
Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden started dating in 2014 and were married within a year. She is best known for roles in There’s Something About Mary, Annie, and Shrek, while he is part of a band called Good Charlotte with his twin brother Joel.
Diaz stands taller than Madden because she is five feet and nine inches and he is five feet and six inches.
Rhea Perlman & Danny DeVito
One of the longest-lasting couples in Hollywood has to be Rhea Perlman and Danny DeVito. She is known for being one of the leads on Cheers and he can be seen in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, and more.
They have a bit of a height difference with Perlman at five feet and DeVito at four feet and 10 inches.
Zendaya & Tom Holland
After starring in the most recent Spider-Man films together, Zendaya and Tom Holland fell in love and are currently dating.
Zendaya is five feet and 10 inches and Holland is two inches shorter. While it may not seem like much, the pair are often teased about their height difference. Zendaya thinks it’s “ridiculous” that people feel this way.
Sophie Turner & Joe Jonas
Husband and wife Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas recently welcomed a daughter into the world. Turner is mostly known for Game of Thrones and Jonas is one-third of the Jonas Brothers band.
This Hollywood power couple has a little height difference with Turner measuring at five feet and nine inches and Jonas being two inches shorter.
Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban
Nicole Kidman is as happy as ever being married to country superstar Keith Urban. Both are from Australia and are the parents of two daughters.
Kidman is the taller one in the pair at five feet and 11 inches. Urban is only one inch shorter than Kidman. Most recently, she was nominated for a 2022 Academy Award for Best Leading Actress.
Eniko Parrish & Kevin Hart
Actor and comedian Kevin Hart married Eniko Parrish in 2016 after dating for about seven years. The two have welcomed two children together in addition to the two children Hart had from a previous marriage.
There’s a bit of a height difference with this couple because Parris is five feet and seven inches and Hart is five feet and four inches.
Erin Darke & Daniel Radcliffe
Erin Darke can be seen in projects such as Good Girls Revolt and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, while her boyfriend, Daniel Radcliffe, is best known as the lead in the Harry Potter movie franchise.
The pair have a height difference of two inches with Darke being five feet and seven inches and Radcliffe being five feet and five inches.
Tina Fey & Jeff Richmond
Tina Fey is widely known for her work on Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, Mean Girls, and much more, but she also loves to collaborate with her husband Jeff Richmond. Richmond is a composer who wrote music for 30 Rock and the Mean Girls Broadway musical.
Fey stands at five feet and five inches and Richmond is five feet and two inches.
Tracy Pollan & Michael J. Fox
Actors Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan met in the 1980s when they played boyfriend and girlfriend on the sitcom Family Ties. The two started dating a couple of years later and were married on July 16, 1988.
Fox and Pollan are the parents to four children named Sam, Aquinnah, Schuyler, and Esmé. He is five feet and four inches and she is five feet and six inches.
Rhea Durham & Mark Wahlberg
Supermodel Rhea Durham started dating actor Mark Wahlberg in 2001 and the pair finally married in 2009. They are the parents to four children named Ella, Grace, Michael, and Brendan.
Since Durham is a supermodel, she is taller than average at five feet and nine inches. Wahlberg is one inch shorter.
Clare Grant & Seth Green
Husband and wife Seth Green and Clare Grant are no strangers to the entertainment industry. They both often collaborate and can be seen in projects such as Robot Chicken and Changeland.
Grant is the taller of the two at five feet and seven inches and Green stands at five feet and four inches.
Helen Lasichanh & Pharrell Williams
Pharell Williams is a prominent rapper, musician, and songwriter who rose to fame with the song “Happy.” He is married to a fashion designer, stylist, and model named Helen Lasichanh.
Since she is a model, it shouldn’t be too surprising that she is taller than him. Lasichanh is five feet and 11 inches and Williams is two inches shorter.
Behati Prinsloo & Adam Levine
Behati Prinsloo is a prominent Namibian model best known for being a Victoria’s Secret Angel. She is currently married to the lead singer of Marron 5, Adam Levine.
The pair have two daughters named Dusty Rose and Gio Grace. While Prinsloo is actually an inch shorter than Levine, her heels make her tower over him on the red carpet.
Nicole Tuck & DJ Khaled
Nicole Tuck and DJ Khaled have been together since the 1990s and are the parents to two sons named Asahd and Alalm. Tuck works as DJ Khaled’s music manager and is the founder of ABU Apparel.
They have a slight height difference with Tuck measuring at five feet and eight inches and DJ Khaled being one inch shorter.
Penny Lancaster & Rod Stewart
Some may not know that after working as a model and TV personality, Penny Lancaster became a police officer. She met husband Rob Stewart in 1999 and the two wed in 2007.
Lancaster stands at six feet and one inch, whereas Stewart is five feet and 10 inches. His management at one point actually asked her not to wear heels on the red carpet with him.
Geena Davis & Reza Jarrahy
Geena Davis was married to pediatric plastic surgeon Dr. Reza Jarrahy from 2001 to 2017. It took until late 2021 for their divorce to be finalized.
There was quite a height difference when the pair were together. Davis measures at six feet and Jarrahy is five feet and eight inches.
Patricia Azarcoya & Rob Schneider
Rob Schneider is an actor best known for his collaborations with Adam Sandler in projects such as Big Daddy, Grown Ups, and Hubie Halloween.
He is married to actress and TV producer Patricia Azarcoya and the pair have a noticeable height difference. Schneider is five feet and three inches and Azarcoya is three inches taller.
Gwendoline Christie & Giles Deacon
Gwendoline Christie is an actress and model best known for playing Brienne of Tarth on Game of Thrones. She has been married to fashion designer Giles Deacon since 2013.
This is one of the tallest famous couples of all time. Christie measures at six feet and three inches and Deacon is six feet and one inch.
Tanya Haden & Jack Black
Tanya Haden is an artist, musician, singer, and triplet. She and her sisters are the daughters of jazz bassist Charlie Haden.
Haden is married to actor Jack Black who is known for roles in School of Rock, Nacho Libre, and many more. Black is five feet and six inches and Haden is an inch taller.