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20+ celebrity couples with a big height difference

It doesn't matter if you're a foot shorter or taller than your significant other - love will find a way! Here are some famous couples with a big height difference!

Relationship Expert Amy Clark October 4, 2022 • 6 minutes read

When you’re in love, even the most noticeable height differences can seem insignificant. Just ask these celebrity couples! You might be surprised at just how many celebrities are in relationships where the woman is taller than the man or vice versa.

21 famous height difference couples

Many celebrities have found love in the arms of someone much taller or shorter than them. Here are some of the most famous celebrity couples with a height difference.

1. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith

The couple has a height difference of nearly a foot, with Jada being 5’0” and Will 6’2”. The two have been married since 1997 and have two children together.

2. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

The actors have a height difference of nearly a foot, with Blake being 5’10” and Ryan 6’2”. The couple has been married since 2012 and has three daughters together.

3. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes

They’re actually not together anymore, but when they were, the height difference between them was pretty noticeable. Tom Cruise is 5'7", while Katie Holmes is 5'9". That may not seem like a big difference, but when you add in Tom’s massive movie star ego, it’s pretty significant!

4. Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas

Sophie Turner may only be 5'9", but she towers over her husband Joe Jonas, who is just 5'7". The difference is even more pronounced when she’s wearing heels!

5. Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban

Nicole Kidman is one of the tallest actresses in Hollywood, at 5'11". Her husband Keith Urban is only 5'8", making him nearly a foot shorter than his wife!

6. Sophie Dahl and Jamie Cullum

Sophie Dahl is a retired model and daughter of Roald Dahl. She’s also 6'3", making her nearly a foot taller than her husband, musician Jamie Cullum, who is just 5'6".

7. Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson

Jessica Simpson is 5'3" and her husband Eric Johnson is 6'3". That’s a pretty big height difference, but it doesn’t seem to bother them!

8. Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis

Ashton Kutcher is 6'2" and Mila Kunis is 5'4", making her nearly a foot shorter than her husband. You see, height differential doesn’t matter when you’re in love!

9. Shaquille O’Neal and Laticia Rolle

Shaquille O’Neal is one of the tallest NBA players ever, at 7'1". His girlfriend Laticia Rolle is just 5'6", making her nearly two feet shorter than her man. This is definitely one of the biggest height differences in any celebrity couple!

10. Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost

Scarlett Johansson is 5'3" and her husband Colin Jost is 6'2", making him nearly a foot taller than his wife. The married couple met on the set of Saturday Night Live, where they both work.

11. Prince William and Kate Middleton

Prince William is 6'3" and his wife Kate Middleton is 5'10", making her nearly a foot shorter than her husband. The couple met while attending the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and got engaged in 2010. They have been married since 2011 and have three children together.

12. Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson

Kim Kardashian is 5'3" and her husband Pete Davidson is 6'3", making him nearly a foot taller than his wife. Their romance began in 2021 on the set of Saturday Night Live.

13. Nicole Richie and Joel Madden

Nicole Richie is 5'1" and her husband Joel Madden is 6'0". The couple met in 2006 and have been married since 2010. They have two children together.

14. Shakira and Gerard Piqué

Gerard Piqué is 6'4" and Shakira is 5'2", making her nearly two feet shorter than her husband. The couple met in 2010 and have been together ever since. They have two children together.

15. Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan

Unfortunately, the couple split up in 2018 after 9 years of marriage. But while they were together, the height difference between them was pretty noticeable. Channing Tatum is 6'1" and Jenna Dewan is 5'3", making her nearly a foot shorter than her husband. The couple met on the set of Step Up in 2006 and got married in 2009. They have one child together.

16. Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko

Hayden Panettiere is 5'0" and her husband Wladimir Klitschko is 6'6", giving them a height difference of 2'6". Hayden and Wladimir met at a book launch in 2009 and got engaged in 2013. The couple has one daughter together.

17. Eva Longoria and José Bastón

Eva Longoria is 5'2" and her husband José Bastón is 6'2", making him nearly a foot taller than his wife. The two have been married since 2016 and have a son together.

18. Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian

Serena Williams is 5'9" and her husband Alexis Ohanian is 6'5", making him nearly a foot taller than his wife. The couple met in 2015 and got engaged the following year. They welcomed their daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., in September 2017.

19. Nicole Richie and Joachim Rønning

Nicole Richie is 5'1" and her husband Joachim Rønning is 6'3". They have a height difference of 12 inches. Nicole and Joachim met in 2013 and got married in 2015. They have two children together.

20. Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox

Machine Gun Kelly is 5'9" and Megan Fox is 5'4", making her nearly a foot shorter than her husband. The couple met on the set of the upcoming movie Midnight in the Switchgrass and started dating in 2020.

21. Brenda Song and Macaulay Culkin

Brenda Song is 5'0" and her husband Macaulay Culkin is 6'0". Brenda and Macaulay met in 2017 and got engaged in 2019. They have one child together.


So there you have it, 21 celebrity couples with a major height difference! Some of these couples have been together for years, while others are relatively new.

But one thing is for sure, the height difference between them hasn’t stopped them from being together. Whether you’re tall or short, remember that love comes in all shapes and sizes!


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Amy Clark is a freelance writer who writes about relationships, marriage, and family. She has been happily married for over ten years and loves her husband and three kids. Before …

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