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Ludacris Height is 5ft 8in (173 cm)

American Rapper and Actor best known for roles in Fast & Furious films, RockNRolla and Max Payne. He has said "I'm 5ft 8" in the past.

Dakota Fanning, Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis with Ludacris
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show said on 12/Nov/15
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MD said on 25/Jul/15
With 5'8" Usher Raymond, and he even has a footwear advantage:

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Dmeyer said on 7/Apr/15
Does look a 5'8 guy
nick kanellakis said on 30/Jan/15
i think maxpayne in the games hes a average height guy hes 5'7 or somthing doesnt look more then that.. or he could be 5''6 1/2 and is 140 ibs :)
Guitargeorge said on 2/Oct/14
Errr Rob you shouldn't put a pic of 5ft8 Ludacris standing next to Wahlberg looking half to 3/4 inches taller. It's not good if you have 5ft7.25 Wahlberg listed at 5ft8.25 on the site. Just for the sake of continuity.
CJ said on 25/Sep/14
Saw him in the Atlanta airport. I'm 5'10 and my wife is 5'8. He was clearly shorter than both of us.
Kendall said on 6/Jun/14
5'6 guy
Jasmine said on 29/Dec/13
Has anyone seen Luda in person- I have. I live in ATL and use to see him all the time. I'm 5'6. 5 and Luda's da same height as me with me wearing sandals. I remember seeing him and Chingy together thinking how much taller I thought chingy was and then how short Luda must be. We were all standing on flat surface in bright lights. My estimation is that luda is no more than 5'6 and a half, maybe 5'63/4. I must say he is the nicest man on the earth and I love his personality. I only came to this site to see how tall kevin hart was, but I must add that I even love kevin hart too.
MD said on 25/Nov/13
Discounting the Larenz Tate photos I posted, because maybe something's going on there, 5'7", maybe 5'7.5" at the very most. This is the same as Usher and NeYo. All of them are clearly under 5'8", yet each of them is listed as being exactly 5'8". lol Of the three, NeYo is the the shortest and Ludacris the tallest, but none of them are 5'8", and the difference between the three can't really be more than half-an-inch.
[Editor Rob: ludacris looks more 5ft 8 most of the time, yeah neyo can look a weak 5ft 8 guy a fair bit.]
Soupeman said on 23/Nov/13
Luda is 165cm max! even Tommy Lee mocked him with the polio joke in that video.
the shredder said on 21/Oct/13
Legit 5'8.
thedude said on 19/Oct/13
it is quite clear that both him and piven are around the 170 range at most.. mayb if piven wears lifs ludas a bit over 170.
MD said on 18/Oct/13

I'm confused, now. Here he is with Larenz Tate (on right), who you have listed at 5'6.5":

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Even given that they are standing exactly next to each other, they are pretty clearly nearly the same height.


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It sounds crazy, but I think you may have to take a whole half-inch off this listing and maybe even raise Larenz Tate a half-inch.
Sean said on 16/Oct/13
As of 2013, I met Justin Bieber. He was 5'8 max. If Ludacris is 5'8 why he appears shorter than Justin Bieber.
MA said on 3/Sep/13
Luda looks like a 5'6 guy.
Missy said on 6/Aug/13
I was next to this guy in the hotel bar whilst he was in London for a premiere and I'm 5'5 with 1 inch heel shoes on. He was the same height as me - not an inch taller. This guy is short.
superman said on 20/Jun/13
yeah for sure ludacris is 5'8 perfect posting, thats what made me think nelly is only 5'7 if u look at any pictures of them together luda always looks strong 5'8, and nelly looks strong 5'7
Juicey said on 7/May/13
5'8 easy don't see this guy as an insecure type that would lie bout his height
Oneguy said on 20/Jan/13
either luda needs an upgrade or aaliyah needs a downgrade check out this pic luda is like 2 inches taller then her
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BigT said on 27/Jul/12
This listing is spot on
@rickybanks488 said on 24/Jan/12
Luda is legit 5'8
KB said on 27/Jul/07
Hmm idk when i shook his hand i was like at least three inches taller than him and im only 5'9". I think 5'7.75 is just a tad tall, 5'6 seems more accurate to me.
amin said on 21/Jun/07
hes not 5'8 or 5'7 hes 5'6 bow wow is 5'2-5'3 and hes 3inch taller
friend of luda said on 18/Jun/07
he's 5-8. trust me.
Angela said on 11/Jun/07
I met that nigga last night, he was in Denver,Co for the 107.5 summer jam concert and he is short as **** like 5'7 MAYBE and very skinny. I thought his big ass africa pendant on his neck was going to knock him over. He was standing on this step that was maybe a foot and a half off the ground and I was lookin at him dead in his face and I'm 5'9 and had on some 3 inch heels.
Stephen said on 6/Jun/07
He is atleast 3 inches taller than Bow Wow from a picture I saw them standing next to eachother. So He is around 5'9 cuz Bow Wow is like 5'6
Redwan said on 14/Apr/07
I Was Near Him He Wuz Around 4 Inches Shorter Than Me And Im 6'
Anonymous said on 19/Feb/07
Alright you are all nuts. I work at a private fbo and he came in I am 5'6 and he was shorter then my dumb ass......So quite lieing about meeting Luda.
PJ said on 11/Feb/07
On the Grammys tonight, he looked exactly the same height as Seacrest.
Editor Rob said on 21/Jan/07
"I'm 5ft 8 and bigger than average in the groin area" - in today's Night+Day magazine.
Shaun said on 17/Jan/07
This height seems correct to me. I had a friend go to his concert once and he told me, first thing, "Luda's not very big. Maybe even less then 5'8''."
box said on 15/Jan/07
I'd say he's closer to 5'9", having stood next to him. I'm 5'6 1/2" and he had about 2 1/2" on me.
J. said on 22/Dec/06
Ludacris recently came to Hartford, CT for the annual Jingle Jam concert. Here's the instant reaction of three people who I knew who attended: "LUDA IS SO SHORT!". There you have it ...
Yo Niggaz said on 1/Dec/06
I was 3 feet away from ludacris. He is 5'8" for sure. He looks small in person because he's built like a highschool kid and small framed, but vertically he's 5'8" for sure.
Angie said on 31/Oct/06
well luda's gotta be at least 5'8 cuz on tyra show today, they shower pics of him and tyra and she was not much taller than him (without her shows on, tyra is about 6 feet and then some)
Tre said on 17/Oct/06
I think ma nigga Luda bout around 5'8 cuz Im 5'8 and recently at winston Salem State University I saw him at home comin. But no matter how short he is Chingy, T.I or nona dem lil pussy ass niggas caint see him on da mic
Ryder said on 13/Oct/06
Nu-huu luda's not no 5'8". He was down at the beach in L.A. bout 2 years ago , and i stood next to him both of us barefoot on a flat cement surface and he was like 3 inches shorter than me , the top of his head came up to my eyes. Im only 5'9" without shoes.
Anonymous said on 2/Oct/06
there is no way he is 5'8.. i saw him on TRL a couple days ago promoting his new album and everyone (including the fans) towered over him.
Jake said on 15/Aug/06
He's about like 5'7".
Josh said on 11/Aug/06
Ludacris is definitely 5-8. When Luda went on the "Tonight Show", he stood next to the supposedly 5-11 Jay Leno, and Luda was about 2-3 inches shorter. So I'd say 5-8 on the dot with no shoes.
7 said on 7/Aug/06
rob mabye u need to cut off an inch on luda hes about 5-7
Andrei said on 10/Jul/06
Shook his hand about 2 months ago. He is definitely 5'7" more, no less.
damion armstrong said on 21/Jun/06
I thought that my biggest supper star was taller than 5'8 I thought he was at lease 6'1-6'4 man I did not know that he was a short man!
Shana said on 29/Apr/06
I can't believe he is only 5'8 I could of swore he was taller than that, He is little!
clu said on 1/Apr/06
i met luda at a fest a cuple of years ago, i wus 5'7" and he same size as me
UNNIE2006 said on 29/Mar/06
height seeker said on 28/Mar/06
Ive never met luda but id like too, celebstation dot org says luda is 5'9" inches tall which is my height but i dunno alot of these website say different heights, just like celebstation dot org says that tupac shakur is 5'7" inches tall but on his cali. drivers license it says hes 5'10" look for the pic on google images put in "tupac drivers license" under images, its like the first and second ones but it may vary
BTW sorry for getting off topic, i know this is ludacris not tupac, my bad
Ball-A-Hallic said on 11/Mar/06
How talls that dude in his gang DTP Tity Boi Luda came a lil bit under his shoulder and Tity Boi seemed 6'4ish maybe and they had on those nu pumas by ludacris
trueheight said on 19/Feb/06
anyone w/ photographic evidence to prove he's under 5-8? I believe he's a firm 5-8, that would make ja rule 5-5, and I really can't see ja being any shorter
Kalvin said on 25/Jan/06
Ludacris looks about 5'7" my friend met him my friend is 6'3" and he said that Ludacris didnt even come up to his shoulders
Neezie said on 11/Jan/06
Noooo he's not 5'8" cause I saw him in concert and I was taller than him.. I'm just under 5'8" and I had a little bit on him.. He's probably about 5'6 1/2"
R.J. said on 5/Dec/05
A good friend of mine saw Luda in an Atlanta barbershop this summer and was suprised to find out how short Ludacris is. I'm 5'6" and he told me that Ludacris was no more taller than I am.
Bryan said on 3/Dec/05
Lol 5'6", that's hilarious. Comparing him with other celebs i'd say 5'7" to 5'8".
Jay Fernandes said on 1/Dec/05
Hey PPl I met Ludacris In Cancun, Mexico on March of 05..He doesnt now look that tall I would say his about 5'6 around their somewhere....
James said on 13/Oct/05
Ludacris looks pretty average to me. It's just that he's like T.I., he's not that built so he looks small. He looks 5'9", but without shoes on he's like about 5'8" 1/2.
Anonymous said on 30/Aug/05
He looks 5'10 recently but is probably wearing those magic shoes that seem to be so popular in Hollywood.
Ricardo said on 26/Aug/05
He means he's standing 5'8" with shoes on obviously, i've never seen him in person, but my cousin has and told me he was shorter than me when i was about 5'7", but even when i watch him in t.v he doesn't look that tall.
Lex said on 9/Jul/05
5'8? i dont think so in the vid "Yeah" he looks like 2 inchers shorter or more beside Usher who is 5'8. So no way hes 5/8 probably around 5'5 or 5'6.
J. said on 27/Jun/05
Okay, I don't to wear it out, but just for the fans who believe he's average height. If so, how come he came up to Snoop's shoulder on MTV's "TRL" not too long ago??? A 5'8" person wouldn't barely rise above a 6'3"- 6'4" person quite like that.
J. said on 20/Jun/05
You're right, Ricardo, he is in the 5'6"- 5'7" range. My petite little cousin has the pictures with him to prove it.
Ricardo said on 19/Jun/05
All you people stating ludacris height being 5'8" have never seen him before,Here in Trinidad by me ludacris came down a couple of years ago and my cousin went to his concert. My cousin is about 5'8" about the same height as me. But back then i was 5'7". Iasked my cousin how the concert was, he said it was good, but he was surprised how short luda was. I asked him what he meant and he said he stood next to luda and ludas head was reaching a little above his eyes, he said luda was pretty short. Iasked him if he was about my height then. He watched me for a while from hea to toe then said that he was a little bit shorter, then he made som joke about my height. There you have it. My cousin is 5'8" barefoot and sais luda is shorter than me when as 5'7" there is NO WAY he can be 5'8" i'm thinking maybe around 5'6" barefoot, and 5'8" with his shoes on and all those braids, i also think he wears soles in those air forces, cuz i used to wear air forces and when i was shorter(5'6.5") i used to put a nice 1 inch sole in them and it was never ucomfortable, just used to buy the shoe two sizes bigger. But now since i'm 5'8.5" and almost 5'9" i gave up doing this. I'm 17 now and probably still growing, i doght luda is. Face it he is 5'6" probably even 5'5".
mjd said on 30/May/05
Ludacris and vivica a fox are the exact same height...They stood side by side and they were the same whatever vivica is(i presume 5'7) then luda must be the same...
deth row pimp said on 29/Apr/05
5'8 sounds about right. cuz in the song potion he said hes 5'8. and in # 1 spot he said he xxl and if you shorter than 5'8 u wouldn't need to wear that big of a size. and he wouldn't want to.
T. said on 2/Apr/05
I saw Luda in person and he is not an inch over 5'7 (the most)
Ricardo said on 25/Mar/05
My cousin went to see luda when he came down to my country, Trinidad. My cousin came back and told me that luda was much shorter than he thought, my cousin is about 5'8" or 5'9" he said ludas head was reaching a bit over his eyes. My guess: 5'5" or 5'6". Take in mind he always wears shoes, even on the beach...
Lmeister said on 22/Mar/05
I think that is really close since he is around the same height as Usher (5'8''), but def. shorter than Nelly(5'9''). I'd say he is 5'7''- 5'8''.

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