How tall is Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey's Height

5ft 11in (180 cm)

American actor best known for roles in movies like Interstellar, Dallas Buyer's Club, Reign of Fire, Dazed & Confused, Magic Mike, U571, Sahara and A Time To Kill. In a 2005 People article it mentioned that "His bathrobe is monogrammed with 5'11 3/4", his exact height". Presumably this is to save him saying 6 words for every time someone asks him his height.

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paulkersey32 said on 24/May/16
He was never 180. Hes fit sure but even that height with how lean he was at peak he'd be bigger. Even if slightly. I'm that exacwheight so its easy to compare
TJE said on 19/May/16
Mat said on 18/May/16
@Editor Rob: in some photos it can look near enough it.

So, is there a chance of a 5'10 or 5'10.5 range for Mcconaughey?
Editor Rob: yes of 5ft 10.5, I'm not so sure he'd be just 5ft 10 though.
Mat said on 16/May/16
Rob isn't this a 2 inch difference? Click Here
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Editor Rob: in some photos it can look near enough it.
Dejavu said on 23/Apr/16
He is an inch under Channjng Tatum probably 5'11
pauly e said on 1/Apr/16
Andrea said on 23/Mar/16
Sure, because it's quite normal in this world that people wake up and measure themselves... :)
His claim, 5'11.75, probably comes from a shoe measurement! The question is how thick "the shoes" are? The full 5'11 is a bit optimistic, 5'10.75 would probably be fairer, if you consider the "classic 1 inch shoes" :)
But you can argue he doesn't look much over 5'10 at times, that' sure!

I agree with this 100%. Most people give a shoes on height and the vast majority won't bat an eye at the claim.
Andrea said on 23/Mar/16
Sure, because it's quite normal in this world that people wake up and measure themselves... :)
His claim, 5'11.75, probably comes from a shoe measurement! The question is how thick "the shoes" are? The full 5'11 is a bit optimistic, 5'10.75 would probably be fairer, if you consider the "classic 1 inch shoes" :)
But you can argue he doesn't look much over 5'10 at times, that' sure!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Mar/16
His bathrobe height is most likely his out of bed height
Editor Rob: instead of a warning label he has an 'Out of Bed' label...
amaterasu said on 17/Mar/16
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I think he is somewhere in 5'10.25-0.5" range, same with Jake. And 5'9" Leto here is having cowboy boots or something.
LM said on 16/Mar/16
I met and spoke to him face to face at the SXSW festival in Texas a couple of years ago. I am 6'2 and I was looking down on him, I would say at best he's 5'10. I have mates who are 5'11 who are taller than him.
Arch Stanton said on 29/Feb/16
"If he's really over 180 pounds, then there's no way that he's under 5'11". He looks so skinny on average to where it makes him appear to as if he's lanky. "

You've obviously not looked at him pre Dallas Buyer's. He looked easily 180 pounds. Since he dropped the weight for Dallas though he seems to have failed to regain his former build and still has that gaunt look last time I saw him. Last I saw of him he looked in 165-170 range. I really don't think he would have 5'11.75 on his robe if he wasn't actually measured at exactly that. But it has to be in dress shoes or his out of bed measurement.
MD said on 19/Feb/16
He hasn't weighed that much in years.
pauly e said on 19/Feb/16
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM said on 16/Feb/16
If he's really over 180 pounds, then there's no way that he's under 5'11". He looks so skinny on average to where it makes him appear to as if he's lanky.

that's a good point. I think he said in the infamous letterman interview (where David Letterman said MM was 5'10) that his weight was 182. If he really were a flat 5'10, I would say he has the build of a 170 lb guy. He could be 5'11 if he really weights 182 lb.
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM said on 16/Feb/16
If he's really over 180 pounds, then there's no way that he's under 5'11". He looks so skinny on average to where it makes him appear to as if he's lanky.
177-178 cm guy said on 2/Feb/16
5'10.5". Nolan edges him out by a bit.
Mat said on 1/Feb/16

Well, he has already lied about how he recovered from his hairloss with that Regenix crap, why wouldn't he lie about his height? If he really were 5'11 3/4, he would have said 6'. But he is quite shorter than that for sure. 5'10.5-11 is his range and he wears lifts
Wow said on 28/Jan/16
Can't believe the bathrobe thing but I guess it has to be right. Surprised that isn't given as his height on the site. McConaughey would surely say he was 6ft if he had any inclination to stretch the truth.
Aaron zamora said on 28/Jan/16
Rob, what if 5'11.75 was a shoe measurement? I feel like McConaughey is a 5'10.5-5'10.75 guy. Most likely a 5'10.75 guy that's if Jimmy Kimmel is actually 5'11.25 as listed.
Editor Rob: a lot of the time I have thought he could fall a fraction under 5ft 11, then other times I think the guy could hold the 5ft 11 mark.
Dmeyer said on 21/Jan/16
5 ft 10.75 and rounds 1in
Mat said on 18/Jan/16
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Rob, isn't that at least a 0.5 inch difference in all of the pics? Either Nolan is 5'11.5 or Matthew is a weak 5'11. Right? In the last photo it looks like 1.5 in difference, although he doesn't have the best posture...
Editor Rob: depends on posture, that can be harder to tell with small differences
pauly e said on 21/Dec/15
RisingForce said on 20/Dec/15
5'11" might be a stretch, imo. Didn't he look shorter than 5'10.7" measured Clinton Portis on video? And I don't remember him looking that much taller than 5'9" Lance Armstrong.

yes.....i remember seeing that video almost 10 years ago but can't find it now. Clinton Portis was measured at 5'10-7/8" at the combine. that is a very early morning height as i know they measure and weigh these guys early in the morning. Clinton Portis would probalby be listed at 5'10-1/2 on this site as I would imagine he would be closer to that in the evening.

I've always thought that MM's 5'11-3/4" claim is a shoes on height, putting him somewhere around 5'10-1/2 barefoot. easy enough to pass for 5'10 or 5'11.
RisingForce said on 20/Dec/15
5'11" might be a stretch, imo. Didn't he look shorter than 5'10.7" measured Clinton Portis on video? And I don't remember him looking that much taller than 5'9" Lance Armstrong.
Appe 6ft 0.5 said on 19/Dec/15
179 cm before bed
Allie said on 18/Dec/15
I guess if it was a half inch then you could say it, but it is easier to round or say almost 6ft or something.
Anyways I bet more on 178-179 then 180-181.

One thing that's always bugged me is how his wife a model gets listed as 5'9, yet if you google her pics with Adriana Lima whose somewhere in the 5'10 range, there's no way she's just an inch shorter. She also never looks 5'9 range with Matthew in similar footwear.
Chris said on 13/Dec/15
He said on letter he was "five eleven, three quarters, i've never been 6ft" which letterman dismissed and said "no way, 5'10!." Usually, if a guy was 182cm, they'd just say 6ft, not be that specific, 180cm is the highest i'd go for him, not to mention jimmy fallon was taller than him.
HB183 said on 29/Nov/15
Great actor, looks a decent 5'10".
Darren510 said on 21/Oct/15
The 5'11.75 comment was odd. Most guys would just say 6'0. He is hard to pin down. He can look near 6'0 at times. I say minimum 5'10.5 and 5'11.25 tops
amaterasu said on 19/Oct/15
Another 5'10" range guy, but listed as 5'11" here. His 5'11" and three quarters claim dosent even makes sense, as someone who is genuinely 5'11.75" will never claim himself as ,,5'11" and something" , but just will say 6ft. Maybe he meant hes 5'10.75" ? Which still can be just his morning height, because next to someone who is 180-1 guy like Nolan, MM looks 1in shorter.
Andrea said on 14/Oct/15
Rob, how much difference you see here? Click Here
The other guy is an italian actor i've already shown you... With James Marsden and Javier Bardem you said he could pull off 6'1 but I also told you he said 183 and 184 in the past! He recently came out with 183 again on Twitter so I doubt he's any taller than that! You can argue he's a bit over 183 but no more!
[Editor Rob: in the photo there can look 2 inches. I don't know if the Italian chap's head is slightly nearer though.]
Bugsy said on 22/Sep/15
I saw him on TV standing next to Jimmy Fallon (who is claimed as "a solid 6' guy" here). On the show, McConaughey actually looked a slight bit taller than Fallon. Something doesn't add up. In my opinion that is the fact that Jimmy Fallon is absolutely not 6 feet tall, around 5'11" would seem about right for him as well.
pauly e said on 14/Sep/15
I've always thought the same thing Mike: that the 5'11.75" claim is a shoes on height.
Mike said on 11/Sep/15
He claimed 5'11.75 in a Letterman interview, which letterman immediately dismissed, guessing "5'10" as mcconaughey's actual height. My guess would be 5'11.75 is his morning height with shoes on. Around 5'10.5 seems realistic.
juan said on 11/Aug/15
he is the same height as jared leto so he is 5 9.5 at best
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Aug/15
Rob, you should add The Wedding Planner, Dazed & Confused, How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days, Amistad, True Detective (TV series), Magic Mike, Killer Joe and The Lincoln Lawyer to that line. Far better known than some of the ones up there
Sam said on 21/Jul/15
Always had him down as 179cm. Solid-average/slighty above, but nothing more. I assume Letterman was probably just guessing McConaughey the lowest possible end of his range, which is not impossible to do if you're right in the middle of said heights, but I think he could measure a fraction or so above 5ft10. Nothing over 5ft11, which is a bit of a generous listing for him.
hijopotamus said on 3/Jul/15
Zyzz, did you watch the Letterman interview? I guess not.
zyzz said on 29/Jun/15
people saying he's under 180cm are delusion. McConaughey is a solid 5'11.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Jun/15
Danimal says on 16/Jun/15
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 2/May/15
Rob, do you still his claim could be the second he gets out of bed?
[Editor Rob: yeah he could measure that out of bed.]

Rob you've mastered the "neutral/safe" (politician) answer over the years, yet people still ask you daily if something is possible or

And you make ignorant statements without any evidence and actually disrespect the owner of the site.

Rob, you should bin this clown. More than 10 years of daily trolling...tragic
pauly e said on 17/Jun/15
Danimal says on 16/Jun/15
Claimed to be 5'11 3/4" on David Letterman a few years ago.

yeah and Letterman shot that right down and called him 5'10, for which MM had no rebuttal.
Judd ISR said on 16/Jun/15
Monk seal says on 2/Jun/15
My gf met him in the gym and she's five eight. She told me that he's around five seven if he's lucky. Since he was a few inches shorter than her, he's a little guy.

Danimal said on 16/Jun/15
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 2/May/15
Rob, do you still his claim could be the second he gets out of bed?
[Editor Rob: yeah he could measure that out of bed.]

Rob you've mastered the "neutral/safe" (politician) answer over the years, yet people still ask you daily if something is possible or
[Editor Rob: in Matthew's case I think it's possible. I could never buy Matthew as just 5ft 10 barefoot.]
Danimal said on 16/Jun/15
Claimed to be 5'11 3/4" on David Letterman a few years ago.
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM said on 11/Jun/15
Is Bradley Cooper 5'9" then, Monkseal?
@MonkSeal said on 7/Jun/15
"My gf [is] five eight... he's around five seven...since he was a few inches shorter than her..."

Not sure where you learned your maths, but your story doesn't seem to check out Mr. Monk
Andrea said on 5/Jun/15
Yeah, he certainly is five seven ;)
Monk seal said on 2/Jun/15
My gf met him in the gym and she's five eight. She told me that he's around five seven if he's lucky. Since he was a few inches shorter than her, he's a little guy.
Monk seal said on 2/Jun/15
My gf met him in the gym and she's five eight. She told me that he's around five seven if he's lucky. Since he was a few inches shorter than her.
Mike said on 29/May/15
jimmy fallon was a good 2 inches taller, now i'm positive fallon wears lifts but MM looks no more 179cm.
pauly e said on 5/May/15
I think there is no chance he is ever 5'11.75 barefoot at any point during the day. maybe if he were bedridden for a week.
Dmeyer said on 4/May/15
11.75 morning 10.75 night
Dmeyer said on 4/May/15
5'10.75 11.75 mÔkes sens
184.3cm (Night) said on 4/May/15
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 2/May/15
Rob, do you still his claim could be the second he gets out of bed?
[Editor Rob: yeah he could measure that out of bed.]

I actually laughed at these comments:) I had this visual of him springing out of bed pulling on his bathrobe and jumping on a stadometer screaming 5'11 and 3 Quarters !!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/May/15
Rob, do you still his claim could be the second he gets out of bed?
[Editor Rob: yeah he could measure that out of bed.]
pauly e said on 20/Apr/15
I have met countless guys who are 5'10-ish yet claim to be 5'11.5 - 6'0. I think they genually believe they are actually that height.
MD said on 20/Apr/15
How can you say he's not insecure about it when he's practically claiming 6'0" and it's literally monogrammed on his bathrobe? lol
vfbndnxnc said on 17/Apr/15
He is 5'10" and not insecure about it, can seem a little taller because of his lean body structure. Anyway, excellent actor
Paleman said on 11/Apr/15
If he says he isn't six feet then he has got to be below it. Why would anyone ever understate their height unless they're really, really tall which McConaughey definitely isn't? Woody Harrelson is a little over 5'9, and MM still looked taller than him in True Detective (not much, though). 5'10 seems too short, but 5'11 is definitely plausible.

Woody Harrelson height: 177cm
Matthew McCounaughey height: 180cm
b-mint1994 said on 16/Mar/15
He looks the same height as Nolan in some of the pictures of them together.
184.3cm said on 6/Mar/15
Was he really listed at 6'1? Sometimes he can look 5'10 flat but still 5'10.5 when straight. 5'11.75 in his running shoes.
Dr. Mantis Toboggan said on 4/Mar/15
After seeing the George Lopez interview and the slight difference between him and Woody in True Detective. I'd peg Matthew around 5'10, I am a fan of his so there is no bias.

I think it's just Hollywood, the 2 inch rule seems true for many.

He's certainly not "short" but I think all celebrities embellish a bit.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Mar/15
"if he were a legit 5'11.75, alot of people would call him 6' or 6'1."

He was listed at both of those marks early on in his career, actually.
Mr Hight said on 23/Feb/15
Just watch the Oscars...after Cate Blanchet 5'8" and the Oscar Winner 5'11", lectivo the stage, Matthew enters and you can see the difference between them using the mic as reference! No more then 5'9"!!!!
Sixseven said on 19/Feb/15
He looks shorter than Jennifer Lawrence and she is 5'7".
CDS said on 18/Feb/15
I dunno if this should go here or over in the Woody Harrelson thread, but I have to disagree with some of the comments below. In both the film "EdTV" and on HBO's "True Detective", I saw no more than a 1/2 inch-to an inch difference between MM and Woody. The photo someone shared below, separate from those two shows, definitely had at least a 2" difference between the two, but MM could've had lifts on (Woody on the other hand, doesn't seem like the type to wear lifts for some reason-??). I say MM 5'10" (maybe 5'10 1/4") and Woody 5'9.5"-barefoot end of day heights.
Darren510 said on 18/Feb/15
I use to think he was 5'10, but after watching more of his stuff 5'11 seems more likely. He looks solidly over average but not exactly tall.
pauly e said on 17/Feb/15
yeah, if he were a legit 5'11.75, alot of people would call him 6' or 6'1. i posted a pic of MM and Drew Brees (measured 6'0.25" at 7 am at the combine) and MM looked 2" less in all the pictures.

i wonder if he's even 5'11.75 in footwear, except for maybe right out of bed?
CDS said on 16/Feb/15
As mentioned in the thread- looked shorter than 5'11" Bill Paxton in "U-571" and shorter than 5'10" Danny McBride on HBO's "Eastbound & Down". Will have to side with David Letterman on his show who estimated him at 5'10" if for no other reason than, if you're a legit 5'11 3/4" you pretty much are 6 feet even, so would have no reason to claim anything other than 6 feet.
bandet said on 6/Feb/15
bornlastnight, i think you were born yesterday. He's such an easy 5ft11. Man, there some people who can't see anything right on here.
BornLastnight said on 28/Jan/15
This guy is much much shorter than 6'. On stage with some officials from my company, this guy looked like a small child. He's lucky if he is 5' 8".
THEguy said on 13/Jan/15
Great actor, not 5'11 though. He was a cm or two beneath Danny Mcbride in EB&D. Mcbride is about 5'10.75. MM is 5'10.25 - 5'10.5
Paul e said on 3/Jan/15
I agree 184.3 and weird
Weird said on 2/Jan/15
If you look at the the appearance on letterman on youtube, once DL asks him how he is, MM breaks eye contact reflexively because he knows he is about to lie.

It's nothing official, but I lived in Austin for my college years, and had a number of my friends run into this guy running in one of the parks there.
Without even being prompted, they all mentioned how small he is.

I'd be shocked if he were even a true 5'10 w/o shoes. It usually takes something significant for multiple people to question your height.
184.3cm said on 29/Dec/14
He said himself that "Ive never seen 6 foot in my life". So the man knows himself he is too far from 6' to claim it. If your sighting is true Jenna then your boyfriend aint 6'0 183cm.
He is somewhere 5'10.25-5'10.75 id bet my house on it.
Jenna said on 27/Dec/14
My boyfriend and I met him at a football game a couple of months ago. I noticed his height because I noticed he was wearing effing flip-flops!! He's the same height as my bf who is 6' and was wearing sneakers. He does have lousy posture though for somebody who looks as fit as he does. He kind of slouches. His wife (who is gorgeous) was also wearing flip-flops and she's taller than me (I'm 5'8").
Matt said on 20/Dec/14
He is probably 5'10 3/4" (179.25cm) Without shoes
Crypto139 said on 20/Dec/14
Wait he is this short? It is weird to see that I guess. I just watched Interstellar today and I noticed he was about 1 or slightly over 1 inch taller than a 5 feet 10 Matt Damon. Though he just have the proportions of a 6 feet 1 or 2 guy to me. Like he looks tall for a guy that is 5 feet 11. Maybe it's his body type, his head, or posture but he just looks tall.
MBH said on 2/Sep/12
sometimes he looks taller than Lance Armstrong, sometimes they look the same height, Lance is 5'8.5 max so Matthew must be around 5'9/5'9.5
Jake: 1.82 m--1.83 m--1.84 m said on 29/Aug/12
He's probably 182 cm first thing in the morning, solid 180 cm by the end of the day.
the shredder said on 20/Aug/12
MD says on 19/Aug/12
BTW, there is no way he's 5'11", either.

There is no way you are a good judge of height .
leonari said on 20/Aug/12
MD: he is 179 at least man.
MD said on 19/Aug/12
Kind of off topic, but I've seen interviews with the guy in the last few months, and he's looking VERY thin. I mean, it's not like he was ever a bodybuilder or anything, but he's looking small, these days. BTW, there is no way he's 5'11", either.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Aug/12
Honest 5ft11er. Same range as Hugh Grant, Alec Baldwin and Brad Pitt
kevin said on 15/Aug/12
at the absolute minimum this guy is 177cm. more likely 179-180cm. often he wears flip flops and doesnt look short at all.
ANDREA[ITA] said on 2/Aug/12
Rob, you had him at a weak 5'11? Why you changed him? Don't you think that 5'10-5'10.5 is closer for him? I saw some pics of him with Matthew Fox, who doesnt look a full 6'2, and he was at least 3 inches shorter...
[Editor Rob: 5ft 10.5 to 11 range is likely, maybe I put him at the top end as at times I think he looks near enough it.]
Mateo said on 24/Jul/12
He is almost exactly 5'11''. I have known him for about 20 years, and we stand eye to eye. I am 5'10.75"
Penguinboy25 said on 13/Jun/12
Not convinced he's 5'11. Barefoot I am 182 cm and there is no way this guy is in the 180's. Maybe in running shoes or dress shoes, but I'd say he is 177 - 178 cm. Don't know what the big deal is. At 177 or 178 cm he would be considered the same height as the average man.
pauly e said on 12/Jun/12
He looks 5'10 onscreen to me as well, but I read somewhere that he weighs 186 lbs. He is very low in bodyfat, so if he really is 186 lbs then he is definitely taller than 5'10.
Mr. R said on 7/Jun/12
He is closer to 5-10.
5\'10guynotgrowing said on 6/Jun/12
hes 5'10 the original posting was right.
mister said on 29/Jan/12
Bill Paxton is listed as 5-11 and in U-571 him and Matthew are standing next to each other, both in Navy dress uniforms and Paxton is a 2 or 3 inches taller.
SIlent d said on 25/Jan/12
Anon said on 21/Jan/12
I was next to him in a Fox & Hound Bar in Austin for about 5 hours in 2005 for the UT football game against Ohio state. I am 5' 11". I would put him about an inch shorter than me. He's certainly not less than 5'9" or more than 5' 10.5".
Pik said on 20/Jan/12
Rob, you should downgrade him, looks 177-178 cm max. next to Ryan Philippe.

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gotham said on 27/Dec/11
He proposed his girlfriend, Camilla Alves, and she seem to be shorter than him. And she is around 1.77 from diffrent sources
lisa said on 27/Dec/11
I met Mathew while I was getting take out and he was making a movie in the restaurant beside the take out joint. I'm 5'3 and I had running shoes on. He stands as tall as my brother when I was talking to him. About 5'8. Seriously he is not a tall man.
michael said on 26/Dec/11
I was in a bar near him when he was in my town filming We are Marshall. I'm 5'9and3/4 he had on chunky boots and remember telling my friends he was the same height and build as me. I was no more than 10 feet away from him.
Silent d said on 15/Nov/11
He is a hard person to judge. In ed tv he looks 180cm. In sahara 178cm. He always wear big heavy boots in some movies. I heard that he is a 6 footer but i strongly doubt it. In the wedding planner he looks short compared to 165cm jennifer lopez. I can live with 180cm but he looked short in tropic thunder.
the AMAZING Babushka said on 4/Nov/11
He is taller than 5'9" folks.... at least 5'10"
jake, 1.82 m said on 4/Nov/11
Yeah Powers Booth had a solid 3 inches on McConaughey in Frailty. Rob I think the original 179 cm listing for McConaughey was more accurate.
LAN Jiao said on 21/Oct/11
a good 5'10. weight about 180.
Voiceless Dental Fricative said on 7/Oct/11
George Lopez is VERY substantiated at 5'10, as he looked it with Peter Facinelli, Tom Felton and Mike Tyson.
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In comparison McConaughey looks his listed height or thereabouts. But McConaughney has always had a history of mildly conspicuous footwear IMO.
Lucoso said on 4/Oct/11
rob,did u recently dowgrade him
[Editor Rob: not since many months]
jake, 1.82 m said on 19/Sep/11
Hard to say, can appear anywhere 1.78 m- 1.80 m.
Dana said on 8/Sep/11
I'm a girl, and I'm exactly 5'9" in flats. I jog at Town Lake in Austin and have seen and spoken to McConaughey on the trail several times. In running shoes, he's exactly my height. The last time I saw him, my running partner commented that he was considerably smaller than he appears on screen. I guess that's common, being fooled by the camera. He's definitely not a big guy.
TruebloodFan said on 29/Aug/11
he was 5'10 in 'Frailty'.
Hansen said on 25/Aug/11
McConaughey was listed 184cm during Sahara filmed , but look right 179-180cm.
Grey Ghost said on 19/Aug/11
He was just a barely discernible smidge taller than 5'10'' Woody Harrelson in ED TV. So this listed height is about on target. 5'10.5''.
Chuck said on 18/Aug/11
McConaughey works out in our Austin gym when he's in town. Barefoot he's 5'9" max if you don't count his fluffed up hair. Numerous reports below confirm the 5'9" height. I don't see how all these accounts can be ignored and still have him listed at 5'10.75" unless that's intended to be his height in shoes with heels, which would be almost correct.
James said on 17/Aug/11
A legit 5'11 man.
stoodnext2 said on 27/Jul/11
He looks a strong 5'10 barefoot to me. I Really think he's 5'9 though. Solid 5'9
Bouche said on 26/Jul/11
Legend says on 24/Jul/11
I wonder how much he weighs? He looks about 170 pounds usually.

I would guess about 170 as well, although they said 186 in Men's Fitness a few months ago. He's built, but not muscled up enough to be 186 at 5'10 considering his bodyfat, which I would guess to be somewhere around 6-8%.
Legend said on 24/Jul/11
I wonder how much he weighs? He looks about 170 pounds usually.
Legend said on 24/Jul/11
He's 5'10
Bouche said on 16/Jul/11
Looked a couple inches taller than 5'7 John Leguizamo in Lincoln Lawyer. I'd say 5'10 if he's lucky....
Lauren said on 30/Jun/11
@lieing makes youa liar!, Brad Pitt is 5'11, that's perfectly good height.
john said on 24/Jun/11
He has my build- short legs, long torso. Looks 5ft10 to me.
Marco said on 16/Jun/11
A perfect (maybe a hair under) 180cm (5'11)
truth said on 4/Jun/11
Gene- says on 10/Feb/11
Viper is right- Matt is in Brad Pitt territory- 5'9 thats it- no taller- have stood/worked beside them both
exactly and thats why 5ft9 gets donplayed.
lieing makes you a LIAR! said on 24/May/11
Lieing about your height makes you the worst kind of lier, because you are lieing to yourself, and also assuming that everyone around you is so stupid that they don't know what a 6' 0" person looks like! If you are under 6 feet I am sorry if it bothers you, but adding 2 or 3 inches to your height when people ask only makes you into a boat ful of jokes when you are not around. What differrence does it make anyway, some of the hottest women in the world are with average, or shortish guys. Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Stallone, Phillipe, Rob Lowe, Vin Diesel, Justin Bieber etc.
Mann said on 27/Apr/11
He appeared his height with 5'10" George Lopez. They were eye to eye, Matt barely taller.
voiceless dental fricative said on 24/Apr/11
Again with Phillippe(in the same boots as before) this time wearing elevator shoes:
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voicelessdentalfricative said on 24/Apr/11
looks 5'9.75 with Ryan Phlilipe here:
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In his defense, Philippe is wearing some very strong footwear.
meister said on 20/Apr/11
I saw him at a Dodgers/Astros game a few years ago. He was looking tan, fit and SHORT!! He's 5'8" give or take an inch. Most of the people who've seen him in person agree, as you can read.
TruebloodFan said on 16/Apr/11
5ft10 flat. when has he ever looked short? even @5ft9 he wouldn't be short, but he's 5ft10. wears lifts at premieres.
DMaN1528 said on 14/Apr/11
i would say 5'9.5"
shell said on 28/Mar/11
he appears short to me also....5'9 seems generous, as that's more average than short.
KR said on 11/Mar/11
I met him in Vegas, and he was roughly the same height as my wife in heels. So about 5-9 max.
al said on 4/Mar/11
aspen when did 5'9 become so short? Thats the average height of most men idiot. Id say matthew's around the 5'9 5'10 range, no more
Asd said on 2/Mar/11
In 'fool's gold' looked average.

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In this scene he is barefoot and Kate Hudson's sandals don't add anything (around 0.25 inches). Assuming Kate is 5'6 he must be around 5'9...
SAK said on 18/Feb/11
Toby says on 18/Feb/11
Short? He looks massive in his films. Probably because of his muscular build though, I would of thought he'd be 6'1 or something
I hardly would call him short as he's nearly 5ft11. C'mon he's above average.

But I am surprised you though he was tall, because to me he looks stumpy, because of his stumpy legs.
Toby said on 18/Feb/11
Short? He looks massive in his films. Probably because of his muscular build though, I would of thought he'd be 6'1 or something
Aspen said on 16/Feb/11
Matthew McConaughey looks like he's seriously short in reign of fire. Being bulked up seems to give away his short body legs and arms. He moves and runs like a small guy. I believe the comments below stating he's no more than 5'9" are correct. Good movie. But he looked so short that I was prompted to find this website trying to see how tall he really is.
Gene- said on 10/Feb/11
Viper is right- Matt is in Brad Pitt territory- 5'9 thats it- no taller- have stood/worked beside them both
excuseme said on 6/Feb/11
anything under 180 cm for matt is ridiculous, look at him next to doorways hes well on the 6 foot mark, he looked like 7 inches taller than 5'5 al pacino, hes a good looking guy with a good body, and an average height, dont downgrade what is obvious. nobody ever said he was tall

im a strong 6'2 barefoot and he was only a little shorter than me
James said on 2/Feb/11
Well i heard some people think he is 6'2. I think Matthew can defenintly pull of looking taller than he is.
Shaun said on 1/Feb/11
TruebloodFan says on 11/Nov/10
this guy wears lifts

Sorry but this guy lives down the beach and would probably walk around naked if you could. Very unlikely he is a lift wearer. He is always barefoot and does not seem to Stallone/Pitt type who are always in boots.
Shaun said on 1/Feb/11
Looks 5'10-5'11" range to me. He might hit 6' but only in chunky boots.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Jan/11
Givve said on 17/Jan/11
5'10 at best
paul86 said on 21/Dec/10
If Armstrong listed at 5'9.5'' than Matthew is 179 cm funny how his listed at 6ft in Men's Health.
Brad said on 14/Dec/10
No Kevin, you "seening him" (sic) is hilarious at 5' 8".
Kevin said on 12/Dec/10
This is definitely wrong hes no where near 5'11. I seen him and his wife once in Texas. Im 5'11 1/2 with shoes and when i walked by i had to look down on him. My best estimate is 5'8, maybe 5'9 with shoes on.
Random Person said on 11/Dec/10
5 ft 10.75 seems correct to me
Mike said on 8/Dec/10
I got a question.
If he is 5' 9''. What is the height of his wife Camila Alves?
meister said on 8/Dec/10
LOL - I saw him at a Dodgers/Astros game 2 years ago. He was sitting a few rows behind home plate and I was across the aisle from him. They put a camera on him to show that a celebrity was in attendance. I saw him arrive and leave and he's around 5'8 or 5'9 tops. Claiming that he is 5'10 or 5'11 is ridiculous. Believe me.
Anonymous said on 27/Nov/10
C'mon he's a nice guy and good actor but he is not that tall! In surfer dude he is the same height as woody h. He's 175 cm.
Dural said on 25/Nov/10
Matt is obviously about the same height as 5'9.5" (rather generous) listed Lance Armstrong.
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Viper said on 15/Nov/10
Hes 5'9
TruebloodFan said on 11/Nov/10
this guy wears lifts. saw him in some magazine the other day. in one photo he's on a red carpet event with that girl/wife of his. she's in heels, he's in lifts, and only 3cm taller. the other photo of them in the street, she's in flats, he's (again) in some suspicious Cruise-like sneakers, and 7 or 8 cm taller than her. 5ft10 is probably the truth, but he can pull of the 5ft10.75. and yes, he looked visibly shorter(4-5cm) than 6ft Bale in Reign of Fire fist fight scene, if I remember correctly, so one more indication of 5ft10.
Brad said on 4/Nov/10
5' 11".
Viper said on 4/Nov/10
5'11 is insane. Hes 5'9
jake said on 4/Nov/10
I think he's 5' 11" flat. The 5' 11 3/4" thing could be an early morning measurement
Anonymous said on 2/Nov/10
Matt Mc looked about an inch shorter than 5'10.5" Danny McBride face to face on Eastbound and Down...
antron said on 11/Sep/07
Rob you need to downgrade him three qtrs of an inch. With Portis, Armstrong and Fox he just looks no taller than 5'10 (but also no shorter I might add).

[Editor Rob: the angle was interesting in the old portis video, in that, the nfl guy was closer to the camera for most of the clip.]
Viper said on 16/Aug/07
Mcconaughey looking shorter than 5-10.5 Clinton Portis pretty much seals the deal for me that he isnt over 5-10 for sure.
I'm what I am said on 15/Aug/07
I've never seen a 6' Matthew McConaughey. I'm not a type who like downgrading the other. But I have to say that Rob is very generous to give him 5'11. He has a good body, good posture and good lifts to make him look taller.
ras said on 5/Jul/07
Maybe I exagerated and they wera all on steps in the first pic, but in the second pic he looks noticably taller than Armstrong (more than an inch), he should have been using boots, otherwise he can't be just 5'10.75.
ras said on 5/Jul/07
Why does he look much taller than that in these pics?

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Gyllenhaal can't be as tall as 6', more like 5'10.5 if he's slouching. Lance Armstrong sure looks considerably much shorter than 5'9.75 there (like 5'9), yet he looks in the 177 cms height next to Glenn. McConaughey can't have only an inch on Armstrong if he is 5'10.75. Look at the second picture, that's not an inch of difference, he's even got bad posture and is taller than Gyllenhhaal. What the heck happened? Was he on a step with Gyllenhaal? Was he wearing boots? It's these kinda pictures that own my judgement. One thing I can notice is that he likes looking tall next to other celebrities...

[Editor Rob: there's an insane photo of Bill Paxton 'towering' over this guy. Its true his height varies as much as his hairline.]
Anonymous said on 2/Jul/07
He looked a good bit shorter than 5'11.5 Bill Paxton in U571.
S. Ray said on 28/Jun/07
Yah, honestly, he cant be more than 5.9" 1/2. Look at the photo with him jogging beside 5.9" Lance Armstrong, Matthew almost looks a bit shorter. Lifts can do dramatic things people!!
Mr. G said on 27/Jun/07
More proof. I saw him at a bar in DC several years back. I am 6'1. I walked right past him and was towering over him. I'd say he is 5'9.5-5'10 tops.
glenn said on 24/Jun/07
i saw him always look 5-11ish.and looked that tall next to 5-9 jon bon jovi in that movie.
Viper said on 23/Jun/07
So Mr R., even you could admit he could be just shy of 5-10. Kinda like Clooney.
Mr. R said on 22/Jun/07
I saw Matt across the street when that submarine movie came out, and he was the shortest man standing in front of the theater going in. I have always thought that he was no taller than 5-10.
Viper said on 20/Jun/07
Yep, by an inch.
Anonymous said on 20/Jun/07
yeah, isn't Clinton Portis 5'10.5 and wasn't he taller than Matthew?
Viper said on 19/Jun/07
I think Matthew being over 5-10 is absured now. He plain as day looked an inch shorter than a 5-10.5 measured athlete for lords sakes. Face to Face. The most I give him is 5-9 3/4.
Anonymous said on 19/Jun/07
Rob,I don't doubt it. Tall is a relative term though. My mother in law has referred to me as tall before and I'm 5'10.5 - 5'11 depending on the time of day. Mind you she's 5'3. My 5'8 wife has also called me short before. She was also in her 4 inch heels that put her at about 5'11. Depends on who's doing the height judging.
Anonymous said on 18/Jun/07
Yeah, I think he's 5'10-5'11. He doesn't really have the body to be much more than that.

[Editor Rob: I remember reading some actress describing how she liked tall men and in the same sentence she used the words Matthew McConaughey...]
Anonymous said on 15/Jun/07
viper seriously hes not under 5 10 thats aburd
dmeyer said on 14/Jun/07
he towers by 13 cm on pcino so 181 but maybe lifts
Anonymous said on 12/Jun/07
yeah, 5'11.75" claim reeks of overcompensation.
Viper said on 22/May/07
That could be his height in lifts at this point.
Matthew Fan said on 21/May/07
His bathrobe is monogrammed with 5'11 3/4", his exact height.
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Diogeneze said on 20/May/07
in that pic with Armstrong (5-9.75), he looks about the same height, maybe half an inch more at most. seems to have short legs - wonder if he is in boots and/or lifts in the pic on the Armstrong page where he looks a good bit taller.
invisible said on 19/May/07
with Metthew Fox who said himself "I'm 6'2"
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with 5'9.75 Lance Armstrong
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There is no chance for him being over 5'11. Rob could be correct.
Ed Kline said on 19/May/07
"Is it possible to fluctuate more than a 1/2 inch between morning and evening?"

as an adult I have been measured as tall as 5'9 and 1/8 and as short as 5'8, and 5/8 on a stadiometer...also i have walked bare foot from one stadiometer to another in my buddies( he is an M.D. )exam rooms and had a variance of 1/4 of an inch. So i dont trust stadiometers as the absolute last word in height. If I have my wife measure me in the morning, I am always at least 5'9 and after a 16 hour day 5'8 and half at least.
discalimer : all my heights are based upon me standing as absolutely tall as I can. Unlike that 'Frank2' who claims 5'11 and 1/2 with a relaxed posture and them claims all the hollywood people he has been around must be shorter than they claim. I bet my butt if Frank2 stood as straight as he could when he was younger he topped out over 6'. He's skewing everything short.
Aaron said on 11/May/07
TNTinCA, it is possible to fluctuate more than half an inch. It seems different people shrink more during the day. My morning height (like right when I get out of bed) is 5'11.25" and then at night (right before I get in bed) is 5' 10.25". Of course my change is probably more drastic because as I said I measure my morning height with only taking a few steps and then I take my night height at like 12:30 or 1 am, seconds before falling into bed.
Anonymous said on 23/Apr/07
My height fluctuates almost 3/4 of an inch from 5'11.25 at 7am down to a shade over 5'10.5 by 11pm. If I've done squats that day, it'll be a shade below 5'10.5 at night.
the shredder said on 23/Apr/07
LOL ... Yea . I just got finish watching Reign of Fire about 2 hours ago ! ... McConaughey is only 5'10.5 max or Bale is 6'0.5 ?

[Editor Rob: remember how butler looked in that? Not seen it since it came out...]
TNTinCA said on 21/Apr/07
You know, I happened to catch a re-run of Reign of Fire last night. When Matthew and Christian Bale were face to face, I could have sworn it was at least an inch of difference, potentially more. So if Christian Bale is 6 foot, I would put Matthew somewhere between 5'10.5" and 5'11". Of course, the movie angles could have been a factor. Hard to say for sure.

I guess it also depends on how much his height deviates from morning until evening. Maybe his morning height is over 5'11" and his evening height is lower. I am not sure what is standard in this regard, but when I tried it, my height changed by almost a half inch. (5'10 1/4" in the morning, 5'9 3/4" evening)

Is it possible to fluctuate more than a 1/2 inch between morning and evening?
Viper said on 20/Apr/07
He can look 5-11 in movies but I sure dont buy that in reality. I now think hes 5-9 1/2. He looked an inch shorter than 5-10 1/2 Clinton Portis in that face off.
the shredder said on 19/Apr/07
I think he can look an easy 5'11 in movies , but I think he is 5'10.5ish because he was only slightly taller then Keven Spacey who claims 5'10 .

So IMO 5'10.5 , maybe 5'11 .
MD said on 17/Apr/07
He's nothing over 180 cm, and most likely a bit shorter.
invisible said on 15/Apr/07
how can he be 184 cm if Lance Armstrong is 177 cm:

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Nicola Phan said on 14/Apr/07
No, no, I'm sure 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) is not Matthew McConaughey's height , eveybody says his exact height is 6ft 0,5 in (184 cm). That 's correct because he looks taller than 5 ft 11 in
dmeyer said on 26/Mar/07
i understand whi you list him 5'10.75 cause he can look 179 in pics
anonymous said on 23/Mar/07
Anonyymi said "What gives these guys the posture and appearance of a giant? What makes them distinguish from the crowd despite their average height?" The answer is lifts most likely...
Anonyymi said on 23/Mar/07
How do these "world's sexiest men" make themselves appear so tall? I thought McConaughey was 6ft2, and imagined Brad Pitt to be about the same height.. Actually, they are about as tall as myself, and I often feel really short, especially near tall people. What gives these guys the posture and appearance of a giant? What makes them distinguish from the crowd despite their average height?
Brad said on 13/Mar/07
I saw him in Austin Texas at roadhouse without Sandra years ago around South By Southwest music time. He's 5' 11".
Anonymous said on 5/Feb/07
Same height at Woody Harrelson in Ed TV. I'd say 5'9"
jason said on 1/Feb/07
i think there is a possebility that he is like 179-180 cm or a bit more, ok in the 178-182 zone and that is playing it safe.
Anonymous said on 31/Jan/07
met him a couple times in new orleans. once in the park and another time walking down bourbon street. shorter than 5'11. somewhere in the 5'10" range. didn't check out the footwear.
Glenn said on 19/Jan/07
He really is 5-11.2 inches taller than Bon Jovi in that movie.
Anonymous said on 17/Jan/07
Walked by me on the street in London a little while back. I'm 5'10" (aprox 5'11" with shoes). He was quite a bit shorter than me - which surprised me - but his voice was unmistakeable (was on the phone). Would say 5'8"-9" is probably more like it.
007 said on 16/Jan/07
In the pic with sly he looks about 5'10" and about the same in the movie Failure to launch. About the body proportions, i have noticed his short armlength too. But i guess it is a good thing, cause then they easier look more muscular.
sam said on 30/Dec/06
Looking downright tiny standing next to Fox. That picture makes 5'9 for McConaughey seem like the more realistic estimate.
Matthew McConaughey said on 22/Dec/06
I'm 5'8"
Navarro State Fan, from your comment, you're a short fella', correct?
dmeyer said on 17/Dec/06
5'10.75 but no less like 5'11.75 in 1 inch sleepers
Will said on 16/Dec/06
Matthew was in my hometown of Huntington West Virginia for the premiere of We Are Marshall, and I saw the man face to face. I am 5'7, he is maybe one inch taller than me. Don't think he had on lifts though. I'd say he's 5'8.5 tops.
Anthony said on 9/Dec/06
I agree, Viper. He seems to be 5'9-ish to me and close to 6' with footwear enhancements. Also, pay attention to Matthew's body proportions, specifically his arms. They're very short in length, and Matthew is supposedly very self conscious about it (the same way Cruise is about his height, I'm serious). He often ties to hide it in photos by either crossing them or putting them behind his head. There's a video on youtube, quite funny actually, that dissects this theory. A guy who's 5'10-5'11 minimum would've longish physical proportions.
Viper652 said on 1/Dec/06
Portis is 5-10 1/2 Max. Matthew is 5-9 1/2-5-9 3/4.
Anonymous said on 30/Nov/06
compared to Portis I'd say he'd be closer to 5'10.75" in the morning.
dmeyer said on 23/Nov/06
he could be 5'11.75 morning like me
Chris said on 22/Nov/06
Reehan-Interesting, were you suprised by his height?
reehan said on 21/Nov/06
i meet him in a pub in cairns ,he was here shooting a movie he is the same height as myself 180 he was wearing runners
Navarro State Fan said on 17/Nov/06
I used to toss in bed at night wondering the exact height of Matthew McConaughey but I think we're on the verge of unraveling the mystery. There are two certainties, he's probably taller the 5'9 and most likely shorter than 5'11. We've made some real progress here, boys. Let's keep those posts coming!!
The Horse of FUNK said on 14/Nov/06
McConaughey's like me: I'm 5'11.5 and easily look taller when I'm around people similar to my height or shorter than me. Just about everybody I know thinks I'm 6' - 6'1. However, when I get around guys who are truly tall, like 6'1 or 6'2+, it's obvious I don't measure up to the 6' - 6'1 people think I am. Apparently McConaughey is in the same boat, as he clearly doesn't measure up more than 5'10.5, or maybe even 5'10, around guys who are clearly taller.

[Padraig: Sh*t, I accidentally deleted your big long post, it was the picture of matt and anthony I think you were describing. Sorry :-/]
dmeyer said on 18/Sep/06
in some movies looks 6 feet
Chris said on 15/Sep/06
In "A time To Kill" Matthew and Kevin Spacey looks the same height. I know it is hard to tell from movies but I do think Mattew is closer to 5'11'' than Kevin Spacey.
dmeyer said on 31/Aug/06
he is listed as 184 182 183 i think 181 is possible or 180
Stuart Thompson said on 30/Aug/06
My a*se is he 5ft 11!!!!!
Viper652 said on 15/Aug/06
The guy is shorter than NFLer Clinton portis, 5-10 Max.
Frank2 said on 14/Aug/06
More publicity BS. Matthew is 5'10". And for once Glenn is right when he wrote: a real a**hole back in the day.
Chris said on 14/Aug/06
He is descrieb as 5'11''in Times Topics
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dmeyer said on 13/Aug/06
he got listed at 5 feet11 in people mag this week
John Doe said on 7/Aug/06
Good, people can just scroll and click.
MD said on 7/Aug/06
John, I posted the pic with David Strathairn below quite some time ago.
dmeyer said on 1/Aug/06
thanks glenn
Glenn said on 28/Jul/06
No MD.with all due respect,Dmeyer is pretty accurate.
MD said on 27/Jul/06
dmeyer, despite that actors are more often than not shorter than they appear you give EVERYBODY an inch up on their height.
dmeyer said on 27/Jul/06
i think he is about 5 11 but can look taller sometimes he dosnt have a very long body like 6 feet or 6 1 guys do
dmeyer said on 25/Jul/06
it seems more realistic
Anonymous said on 9/Jul/06
This guy needs to come down to 5'10" after seeing the Portis clip.
Gotxo said on 8/Jul/06
Yeah, that makes sense, i'm 5'11" and most of the times i'm measured give 183 or 184cm, with my asics or in regular shoes.
samsl said on 3/Jul/06
I believe that the Combine heights, include shoes. That's the only way I (6') could stand taller than Jason Avant (Michigan) who measured out at 6'1. I've played basketball against him and he is easily an inch shorter than me.
MD said on 30/Jun/06
Uh-oh, looks like he may be 5'10"...a robe replacement is in order, it seems, ;)
Anonymous said on 29/Jun/06
there is a video of him and clinton portis on, clinton who is listed at 5-11 has about a inch on him, making him no more than 5-10.

[Editor Rob: nice spot, about 3/4 way in they face to face...]
Glenn said on 22/Jun/06
He always seemed near 6ft to me.and he was a few inches taller than Jon Bon Jovi(5-9) in this movie still I have,which makes sense to my sightings.then he must wear lifts.a real a**hole back in the day.
Lala said on 21/Jun/06
I was listening to a radio show this morning and they had a segment on celebrity encounters and geeking out in front of them. Anyway, this girl called in and said that Matthew walked into her store and he helped him around...she "geekiness" came in when she expressed to him how short he was, she said she was 6 ft. and asked that she asked him if he was about 5'9". Girl went on to say that Matthew responded, and was very adamant, that he was 5'9.5".
Frank2 said on 21/Jun/06
If McConaughey is 5'11" then I'm six feet.
MD said on 20/Jun/06
Yeah, I think 5'11" is the very top of the scale, here. 5'11.5" just seems out his reach on this one, barefoot.
Sof said on 19/Jun/06
My boss just saw him out this weekend in Austin and stood next to him at the bar while ordering drinks. He said he was surprised to see that M.M. is about 5'9.5" - 5'10" and no more. He did mention that he was very cool and laid-back!
Viper652 said on 7/Jun/06
The exact 5-11 height inscribed on Matts bathrobe might be his height in shoes.

[Editor Rob:

maybe his Doctor measured him and you know, maybe the Doc had just seen Frailty and thought "better give this guy 3/4's extra!"]
CJ said on 6/Jun/06
yeah- i have always figured him 2 be shorter than 6'0 but in the movie with Jennifer lopez( she's about 5'5 and 1/2) and he was about 5 inches over j lo(even though she is kinda short) but yeah he is small-but he's still fine as heck!
Frank2 said on 6/Jun/06
Not the Matthew McConaughey I stood next to at the Oscars. That McConaughey is 5'10". I was at least an inch taller. Glenn, explain how he can be almost 6' when he's only a couple of inches shorter than 5'8" Bill Macy? But what I'd really like to know is how a nearly 6' tall guy can look so short next to 6'2" Anthony Edwards.

Maybe some of these celebs hire doubles and then get screwed when the doubles aren't as tall. Even Saddam was smart-enought to hire tall body doubles!
Glenn said on 5/Jun/06
always looked 6ft to me.he is 5-11.5.
MD said on 5/Jun/06
I suspect 5'10.5", as well, barefoot, which would make him the height listed right...if he was in shoes. :)
RW said on 5/Jun/06
I think McConaughey looks 5'10-5'11 in the pictures Frank2 provided. I suspect maybe his height might be 5'10.5
Viper652 said on 5/Jun/06
Frank, Mr R on here said Matthew looked 5-10 to him in person as well.
MD said on 4/Jun/06
Rob, what do you think of my latest picture post (6/5/06)

[Editor Rob: mcon is putting head forward a bit more, so hard to say exactly]
frank p said on 5/May/06
See now I think he's one of those actors that looks TALLER to me than shorter. I would've said 6 to 6"1. Man it's hard to tell with Hollywood, they can do so many things on camera to create an illusion.
Eddd said on 20/Mar/06
181cm, sounds fair.
Mr. R said on 18/Mar/06
Actually, Matt freely admits that he was upset about losing his hair, and used some product from Canada, which restored it. I think he became their spokeperson.
Anonymous said on 16/Mar/06
I think the upgrade in Matthew's height is accurate. He does look closer to 6 foot. The fact that he monogrammed his bathrobe with 5'11 3/4" leads me to believe its a morning height. That being said, a daytime height of 5'11.5" is very feasible.
larry said on 16/Mar/06
Matthew lives in Austin, where I am most of the time. I've never seen him, but a professor pal of mine at UT had him in a class and knew him casually. So I asked HIM how tall Mr. McConaughey is and he said; "About 6 foot". My friend is ~ 5'10". This IS second hand of course, and perhaps I'll run into Matthew personally some evening in a 6th Street Pub? :-)
Rob: the 6 foot charcter actor in ALIENS was Michael Biehn (sp?). He played Johnny Ringo in TOMBSTONE.

[Editor Rob: I was thinking of the Apone guy, but actually I think Paxton could actually look six foot, well when he's talking to sigourney in the film he does]
dmeyer said on 15/Mar/06
hey rob i think you should upgreat a lithel bill paxton since he apears taller than matthew in u571 exept if he wears lifts

[Editor Rob: that was the big thing, does he wear lifts...but barefoot maybe he could still be 5ft 11.5ish, he did look a little bit shorter than the guy in aliens barefoot who is a 6 footer]
sam said on 15/Mar/06
He did look slightly shorter than Christian Bale. If Bale is indeed 6 feet even, then McConaughey is probably about 5'11".
dmeyer said on 14/Mar/06
usualy matthew looks 181 182 cm range but sometimes he looks taller
Ted said on 4/Mar/06
Rob, isn't early morning height your accurate height?

[Editor Rob: if you are using your early morning height to compare your own height against somebody else, it might not be accurate. Say on average people get measured from 1-2pm, then you could use your own height at that time of day as the 'best measure' to compare against others.

I have a 'theory' that with some people, they are unaware of their height being taller earlier in the morning. So, they may have measured themselves say at 5ft 3 and a half. Then they think 'bummer' and the thought on their mind 'I'll measure myself tomorrow, so get up early and measure themselves and wow they're 5ft 4!

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