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Natalie Portman's Height is 5ft 3in (160 cm)

American Actress best known for roles in films like Star Wars Phantom Menace, Leon, Black Swan and Thor has said herself she is "five foot three". Kiera Knightly says in the Sunday Mirror magazine in July 2004 after meeting her co-star from Episode 1, that: "There is a huge height difference. I'm 5ft 7 and she's 5ft 3"

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Comment on the Height of Natalie Portman

lollipop1995 said on 9/Mar/15
@Alien They're the same height :) Scarlett is 5'3 too
Alien said on 18/Feb/15
She is a little bit taller than Scarlett Johansson, I say 5'2" to 5'3"
lollipop1995 said on 31/Jan/15
I'm 5'3 and in flats, Natalie looks to be the same height as me
Linda said on 15/Dec/14
She's probably only 5'1. She can't be more than 5'2 at most. She looks really small. Other actresses who are actually 5'3/5'4 don't look as small as she does. Going by the two-inch rule (most people are listed as two inches taller than they really are), then she'd be 5'1.
Sam said on 15/Dec/14
I'm guessing due to her appearance in Jake's photo, she is wearing larger heels than the other ladies, she'd probably appear more petite in flats or barefoot compared to them.
Sam said on 31/Jul/14
She has one of the most gorgeous faces in movies today, although I thought her look was too thin in Black Swan. Usually don't go in for girls this petite, but her beauty is hard to ignore. Something about her makes me think she'd be...uh, difficult in person.
Arch Stanton said on 4/Jun/14
BTW Rob you made a good call downgrading Winona as Portman is a bit taller. I think she is close to 5 ft 3 even if she can seem smaller but Winona is definitely shorter!
Arch Stanton said on 4/Jun/14
She's without a doubt one of the most beautiful women I've ever seen.
Arch Stanton said on 4/Jun/14
Looks 5'2 in Black Swan. @Mid 190s Seriously you think it really matters how tall she is and it makes her less attractive because she's not 5 ft 11? Weird. IMO that she's petite it makes her more vulnerable and gorgeous looking.
leonari said on 4/May/14
Below 160. Very sure about that.
Brad said on 3/Apr/14
5-2. Spears had her easy by a duece.
joy said on 19/Jan/14
See her with Reese Withepsson. Same height
hello said on 4/Jan/14
Olivia thirlby is 5ft3 and natalie is like an inch shorter so 5ft2
klk said on 27/Nov/13
scarlett is obviously taller and I highly doubt she would say she is shorter than she really is. natalie needs a downgrade
Arch Stanton said on 1/Nov/13
More 5 ft 2 range, She makes Chris Hemsworth look 6'4"-6'5" in Thor. Most beautiful Hollywood actress though IMO.
Silent d said on 21/Oct/13
Saw her on graham norton show and she was tiny. She said she had to stand on a ramp next to chris hemsworth and she said she makes anyone look tall. She was 25cm shorter than chris in 5 inch heels. 5 foot 2. Petite but pretty.
omar13 inches said on 21/Oct/13
I think 5 ft 3 seems too high after seeing the hoe on the Graham Norton Show?
K said on 21/Oct/13
I think this list may be accurate.
Britney Spears (5'4)
Scarlett Johansson (5'3)
Natalie Portman (5'2)
Reese Witherspoon (5'1)
Christina Ricci (5'0)
Eva Longoria (4'11)
Brad said on 21/Oct/13
5 feet 2, the Spears photo is not a 5' 3" person by Britney.
Get Shorty said on 19/Oct/13
Natalie was on the Graham Norton Show last night. She referred to her height in saying that she makes anyone look tall...
Heightgirl said on 4/Sep/13
I think Natalie is no more than 5f2 imo. Britney Spears is 5f4 and looked more than 2 inches taller than her in this pic: Click Here
bob said on 11/Aug/13
I stood by her in 2004 at the Melrose Trading Post, in Hollywood.
She is the same height as my daughter, 5 foot. Maybe, 5'1" max. She was dressed casual, I think sandals, if I recall. She is tiny! And, I'm only 5'7", if that.
truth179cm said on 14/Jul/13
Knightley is overstating a bit. It is a big height difference, no doubt, but hardly huge, I mean she is not 5ft9-10 or something.
Vivi said on 3/Jul/13
I think Marla singers right, I think she's closer to 5'2.5".
marla singer said on 2/Jul/13
Natalie is 5 ft 2.25 in, because she looks def shorter than Scarlett who is 5 ft 3. 1 Click Here
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Vivi said on 21/Jun/13
I highly doubt she's any less than 5'2.5" considering she's taller than 5'1.5" Reese Witherspoon and Reese's Witherspoon shoes have a platform while Natalie's doesn't and Natalie is still a tad taller

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Jessica said on 21/Jun/13
She's taller than Reese Witherspoon...
MikeyD said on 17/Jun/13
She looks short alongside Dustin Hoffman. She's definitely shorter than 5'3 then maybe 5'2 just to be generous.
Wendy said on 1/Jun/13
She is 5'3. She has a skinny frame. And June is right, it's ridiculous that she's short. When I watching Chicago, i always thought she was short cause she was super thin to play Roxie and I thought she was wearing work boots to make her two inches taller but when I watch bridget jones diary, she's looks average height and kinda of chunky since she gained 25 pounds for the role so if Natalie was a size 14 like bridget jones, she'll prove to you all she's 5'3.
Tim said on 31/May/13
She's around 5'2-5'3. And Renee zellweger is definitely 5'4 or taller. I've seen them together around wearing scandals in Los Angeles. But from the look of it, Renee has a good two inches taller than her so Renee needs an upgrade.
joak said on 5/May/13
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i was bored so i compared her height to her car. she has a mercedes e350 sedan, and according their website, is 57.1 inches tall. the sandals give her absolutely no extra lift and she still looks about 6 inches taller than the car so i'd say 5'3" is pretty accurate. i think it's because she's really skinny.. so it makes her look even smaller. gorgeous woman :)
June said on 3/May/13
If she's 5'1 then Renee is probably 5'1 too. I doubt she's that short.
Chezza said on 1/May/13
She is 158cm, she looks smaller, but she is 158cm.
Arch Stanton said on 21/Mar/13
Most gorgeous woman in Hollywood in my opinion, love her. I thought she was about 5'4" but in thinking about does seem a bit smaller.
Violet said on 20/Feb/13
Natalie is gorgeous! It doesn't matter how tall she is. I don't feel so bad now that I know she is the same height as me. I've been guessed at 5 feet once. Most of the time people guess I'm 5'4". I'm petite like natalie, 104lbs and small boned. So the below comments, I understand why people would guess 5 feet or even 5'4".
R jha said on 18/Feb/13
Height ain't got to do with acting.
jenna said on 25/Jan/13
I met her at Thor premier and she's very short. I'm 5'4 and she was my height in 2-3 inch heels! She's 5'1-2 for sure.
ali said on 20/Jan/13
these heights of 5' are ridiculous. look at pictures of her and mila kunis. they are almost the same height! like how is she really short? 5'4 is average people!
Jack said on 10/Jan/13
Hmm... I had to wait in line behind her at Heathrow in 2007 when I was 15 and 5'9.5", wearing converse shoes as I did all the time back then. We were standing there for about ten to fifteen minutes and she never appeared to be anything more than 5'1" at best. I really can't see how she'd make 5'3" except in heels.
K said on 30/Nov/12
She doesn't look 5'3" to me at all! Maybe she is. She looks more 5'2" or even 5'1".
Trey said on 25/Nov/12
I don't see more than 5'1 - 5'2.
Silent d said on 21/Oct/12
I heard she was really short but i never thought 5 foot. I always thought at least 5 foot 2. How does kiera knightley know she is 5 foot 3? Did they stand side by side to measure or did kiera just agree with natalie? 5 foot 2.
5\'4\" said on 12/Oct/12
I saw her in Harvard Square and that girl is tiny! Tiny, petite, waif. She was 5 feet, tops. 5'1" close to but no taller. I was quite surprised at her slight frame. She must have been 5'3" in heels, which would technically make me a staturesque 5'7"! If I kept the same poundage and stretched 3" that would make me willowy too! Sweet! ; )
poco loco said on 5/Oct/12
Kiera Knightly says in the Sunday Mirror magazine in July 2004 after meeting her co-star from Episode 1, that regarding Natalie Portman: "There is a huge height difference. I'm 5ft 7 and she's 5ft 3"

how is this height difference HUGE???isnt it only 10cm??my gfriend is 5'10'' and her best friend is 5'2''
in that way of thinking i (being 6'3'')have a huge height difference with the entire wordl.
Silent d said on 5/Feb/12
160cm. She is slightly shorter than mila kunis. Really attractive.
dc said on 30/Jan/12
i looked at tb's link and then watched where she was actually on ellen's show.
at 0:17 in this video clip Click Here they stood right next to each other and ellen looks like she's about 3 inches taller.
natalie's shoes didn't give her much height, but ellen's had about an inch on hers.
either ellen shrunk a lot or natalie is a bit taller than what you guys think.
5'3" for sure. 5'3.5" works too. maybe even 5'4"
it doesn't really matter all that much.
nada said on 29/Jan/12
Natalie and friends claim 5'3" -5'4"
Non-Hollywood people who have met her in person report 5ft to 5'2" (including folks in that height range).

I'm going to going with an in-person estimate average of 5'1"
tb said on 27/Jan/12
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natalie looks like she's wearing flats. ellen degeneres is about 5-7? she has shoes on in this video, but then again she is standing a little bit farther from the camera.. and has a slightly worse posture.. but that shouldn't cause too much of a height difference.
i'd say 5-3 works
jtm said said on 26/Jan/12
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She and 5'3 Renee Zellweger are about the same height.
Amiwhat-uh said on 26/Jan/12
Say what you will, Natalie is 5'3, and this is a very accurate height for her. My God, have any of you met someone of this height? Stand next to a Redwood tree if you're feeling so tall. I dare you.
jtm said on 25/Jan/12
jeong and kaling both have terrible posture and they are still at least inch taller than portman.portman was also shorter than 5'3 renee zellweger.
NP is 5\'3 said on 24/Jan/12
NP may have a small bone structure, but she is very much 5'3, evidenced by a recent reading of The Apartment. Afterwards, she posed with the rest of the actors who had participated, two of which are 5'3"/5'3.5" Mindy Kaling and 5'3.5"/5'4" actor Ken Jeong. She appears to be wearing flats, Mindy, tennis shoes, and Ken is wearing tennis shoes:
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HAAA said on 4/Oct/07
anonymos thts not necessarily true . i'm tall and i'm graceful. but ya i am clumsy :P lol. but thts cuz when u have long limbs u knock everything over. especailly legs. :S i trip over my legs quit a bit lol.
glenn said on 28/Sep/07
i was walking by madison square garden and i bumped into her.about a year and a half ago.
aerotive said on 27/Sep/07
Aww she looks cute and kinda nervous in that pic...when was it taken?
Anonymous said on 22/Sep/07
Ooh, so petite. I love short women. Taller women often seem clumsier and not so graceful. Anyway, she`s so cute!
antron said on 21/Sep/07
val, who exactly does need to be tall?
Anon_V said on 21/Sep/07
Anonymous Rex, bravo! What is all this "short BUT beautiful" crap?! I have noticed over the years that the most beautiful are usually petite (under 5'4). Perhaps it has something to do with looking more feminine?
.. said on 18/Aug/07
seriously! she can't be 5'3! I saw her in garden state, and she looked so petite! i would say 5'2
anonymous said on 17/Aug/07
To I'm what I am: "Natalie is not as short as she said (5'); she joked about her height." and you know that because...she told you?
I'm what I am said on 17/Jul/07
Yes, vandal, she's always looked tiny because her shoulders are small, her body is tiny and quite thin. But don't confuse between tiny and short. I know, the short people couldn't be too big and the tiny couldn't be too tall. However, Natalie is not as short as she said (5'); she joked about her height. Shakira's said that she's 4'11; I believe, she's honest, despite the fact that she's looked medium. Shakira's always looked muscular, strong and healthy; her body is a bit thick,( anyway, she is not fat at all and has a wonderful curve) so generally, she's looked average.
I agree with sb here; Natalie's 5'2. But 5'3 sounds "not fishy" to me.
vandal said on 25/Jun/07
5-3 is medium range. She's never looked medium
tria said on 23/Jun/07
no way.. I read somewhere that she's five two, its not hard to believe u know
Anonymous Rex said on 18/Jun/07
What does "short BUT beautiful" mean? Does that imply that an ugly tall girl is "tall BUT ugly"? I've met plenty of girls who are "tall AND ugly". Natalie is "short AND beautiful"
bam said on 17/Jun/07
i'm with anonomous. In the interest of accuracy, she should be downgraded
to 5'2. She is petite. I have a 5'3 friend, and she looks average in height
not short like portman regularly does. Glenn who saw her believes her listing is fishy.
val said on 27/May/07
natalie is so beautiful she doesn't need to be tall.
glenn said on 10/May/07
thanks irshgrl.i saw her again last week alot.ignored me.papparazi was around.bjork was around alot too this week.havnt seen her in 10 years.only celeb i ever saw get a anxiety attack in the street in front of fans and mtv.she ran.i felt bad.i know what it can feel like.dont have the photo with.she threw a marker at a friend of mine 3 weeks ago here in nyc.i think she lives here.
Irshgrl500 said on 9/May/07
Hey Glenn, I love your photos! I know you're a solid 5'8" and you look like you've leaned in quite a bit for the photo with Nat. If she's got heels on, say 2", added to your "leaned" pose, I'd say she's 5'2" - 5'3". Anonymous submitted photos on 5/5/07 of Nat with 5'4" Bjork, both in heels. Bjork's heels appear to be lower than Nat's heels. Again, from these photos she appears to be 5'2"-5'3".
Andrea said on 7/May/07
Bjork's heels are clearly lower than Natalie's...and Nat still looks a bit smaller than her. I think 5'3 is right on the money.
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Bjork is said to be 5'4''. they look the same height, incl. same heel height, no?
Jameson said on 8/Apr/07
Could you imagine what she would look like compared to the giantress Maria Sharapova?
glenn said on 31/Mar/07
anonymous is right.
Anonymous said on 30/Mar/07
I saw her today. There was a delay in the standard customer check in, so they moved us up into the first class check in so we wouldn't miss our flight to New York, and after about five minutes I realized that Natalie (plus three other people) was checking in right in front of me. She had these big boots on, and even then she was only 5'2.5", 5'3", so I figure that would make her around 5'1". You really should downgrade her Rob, there's no way that she's 5'3".
glenn said on 30/Mar/07
thank you.
Anonymous said on 30/Mar/07
She is gorgeous. I'd gladly give up 3 or 4 inches of my 65 inch frame to look like her. Glenn, you're cute too.
radio_man said on 30/Mar/07
she's must be 5'1 tops! she's so tiny!
but beautiful and a wondefull actress, she was great in closer!!
Amber said on 15/Mar/07
She's 5'2 or shorter. I met her last year in NY and she was at least 2 inches shorter than me and I'm almost 5'4. She's very skinny though, which could make her look longer in pictures, but in person, she's very tiny.
MMS said on 14/Mar/07
Yeah, maybe...but what do you think Rob?
trueheight said on 13/Mar/07
looks 5'2 in the hoffman pic
MMS said on 8/Mar/07
In the pic Portman looks a little taller than Lucy, if you notice the shoulders do not lineup. You can't see Lucy's shoes though. I'm thinking she's about 5'2.75....What do you think Rob? Or she could indeed be 5'3"
Danielle said on 7/Mar/07
she's a few inches shorter than 5'5 Dustin Hoffman. I'd say she's about 5'2

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Anonymous said on 6/Mar/07
She's no taller than 5'2--the proof is right here. She's the same height as the 5'2 Lucy Liu!

Look below on her website...the pic with Liu porves that natalie isn't over 5'2.

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Bel said on 3/Mar/07
yeah shes definitely under 5'3.. shes VERY THIN making her look even taller then she is. she doesnt look even 5'2.. probably is 5'1-5'2
Anonymous said on 28/Feb/07
I doubt she is that short, I think 5'3" looks about right :)
Susan C said on 28/Feb/07
She's 5'1-5'2, no taller. In this pic with Jamie Foxx (who's 5'9), she is about 5-6 inches shorter than him, wearing 3 inch heels. I did the math--she's about 5'1. She's also standing stick staight and he's slightly slouching.

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anon said on 13/Feb/07
by the way, for the person comparing Portman to Olsen twins---they're not even 5 ft tall. Not even close. I'm 5 ft tall, seen them in real life, and they're 4'10" if they're lucky.
Glenn said on 6/Feb/07
Thanks everyone!
Glenn said on 6/Feb/07
She is a cutie.
Anonymous said on 6/Feb/07
She looks so cute man......damn i like her......lucky you glenn...hahahahahaha....btw nice pic....coming to the topic, in this pic she looks at the most 5 feet 3 if glenn and nat are having same kind of footwear.
Scarlet said on 5/Feb/07
So cute in that photo Glenn
Joe said on 5/Feb/07
man she is G-O-R-GEOUS! I love short girls :D
Anonymous said on 28/Jan/07
I agree with Anthony. Nearly all of the sightings I've seen of her have said she was 5'1".
Anthony said on 28/Jan/07
After seeing the pic with Gyllenhaal that I posted, I'm going with 5'1 max.
Glenn said on 28/Jan/07
I agree.5-3 sounds fishy.
Anonymous said on 28/Jan/07
She seems shorter than 5'3. 5'3 girls to me look nearly average in height and she looks short. 5'1 maybe 5'2. In the picture she looks 5'3 at the most if Glenn and her shoes have similar heels. If she does have any type of heel, she is shorter. No way does she look 5'5 as Alex said. If she has on the boots Anthony shows, then probably 5'1.
Anthony said on 21/Jan/07
Agreed Andy.
Andy said on 21/Jan/07
5.3 or not she's a true beauty. Thanks for the pics Glenn!!
Glenn said on 17/Jan/07
5 years ago or so I heard those short figures.
Anthony said on 16/Jan/07
In the photo below, where Glenn is approaching Nat, she looks to be wearing boots, can't see any heel though.
Alex said on 16/Jan/07
I've heard of 5'1-5'2 sightings of her though. I can see maybe 5'2 at the shortest but no less than that. 5'3 is possible too.
Glenn said on 15/Jan/07
Im bending alot.cant rember or notice footwear.5-3 is possible,I wouldve guessed shorter.
Alex said on 14/Jan/07
Glenn, was she wearing big heels in that picture with you? Because she looks around 5'5 with you. She could be the 5'3 she claims, 5'2 at the shortest though. What did she look to you?
Anthony said on 10/Dec/06
I've become a big Nat fan lately, and I went to one of her fanstie and was thumbing through photo galleries, and went to a section of photos of her at a basketball game, which is where you said you met her. I naturally stumbled across that picture as well as the one above.
Glenn said on 9/Dec/06
Thanks stumbled upon it by accident?
Anthony said on 9/Dec/06
Well, whatever look it is, it's an awesome photo.
Glenn said on 9/Dec/06
What a pain I had finding the photos.celebheights I couldnt log onto,and I didnt know which site to click.I finally found it 3rd try on same site.damn.thats actually the flash is in my eyes look.
Anthony said on 8/Dec/06
I meant fansite. Not sure if it actually has any connection with Nat. Either way, it's a great photo. I don't blame you if that's what you were thinking. I don't think anyone would.
Glenn said on 8/Dec/06
So this HER website? not a fan site? I can see photos on my phone.but usually not with links.sometimes.Im dying to see this problem Rob.

[Editor Rob: its the shot of you on here and a wide shot of you, thinking to yourself 'yep, she's pretty cute' or something...]
Anthony said on 8/Dec/06
"That's funny, Glenn, it looks like your about to drop a pick-up line on her in the one from her website."

I thought the same thing, Sam.
D. Ray Morton said on 8/Dec/06
Nice find, Anthony. Love the photo. "Hiya, dollface. What's a nice goyl like you doing in a place like this?"
sam said on 8/Dec/06
That's funny, Glenn, it looks like your about to drop a pick-up line on her in the one from her website. She does look very small there.

[Editor Rob: I accidentally deleted your post glenn, it said something like "Really, I'll have to check it out, can't see it on my cell. Just stumbled across her".]
Anthony said on 7/Dec/06
Hey, Glenn, if you got to Nat's website, there's actually a pic of you approaching her.

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Anthony said on 7/Dec/06
Yes, the ground level is also a factor. My mistake.
Anthony said on 7/Nov/06
She's 5'3. Her and Scarlett are about the same height.
hilz said on 26/Oct/06
actually Hmmm, she would be around 17 or 18 and most girls I know don't grow after 16 or 14. It just seems very obvious that Natalie is 5'3" max. Why else would she call herself short?
Ally said on 19/Oct/06
All I know is that all of the paparazzi pics of her show her with her jeans "cut off" at the bottom. Sure sign of a shorty. I put her at 5', tops.
Hmmm said on 30/Sep/06
Hilz, Keira's comment was made in 2004 but the movie was released in 1999. So when Natalie made the movie, she was around 16 or 17.
hilz said on 10/Sep/06
The Keira Knightley quote from 2004 is not regarding Natalie's height when she was around 16 or 17 because Natalie was born in 1981. That would make her 23 at the time of Keira mentioning her at 5'3". There is no way that Natalie is taller than 5'3" or shorter than 5'1". I just can't see it.
Katie said on 4/Sep/06
Anonymous, are you the same person as the other one? In those pics with Dustin Hoffman, she looked 5'2, maybe 5'1. Her height seems really confusing.
Anonymous said on 4/Sep/06
About Keira Knightly's quote, I saw her (and a really good long look) in LA at the IVy and she is about 5'4" MAX. That explains why she would say Portman is 5'3". My best friend went to college with Natalie and Natalie herself would joke about being only 5 feet tall.
Anonymous said on 31/Aug/06
Here an even better photo of her with Dustin Hoffman:

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hilz said on 29/Aug/06
Judging by Anonymous's picture, I would not put Natalie as small as 5'1". I think she looks slightly over 5'2".
Anonymous said on 25/Aug/06
She might be under 5'3". Here she is with Dustin Hoffman, both in tennis shoes. Dustin is one step in front of her, so she probably comes up to his eyebrow. If Hoffman is 5'5"/5'5.5", Portman would be 5'2"/5'2.5".

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Lisa said on 2/Aug/06
I think Natalie Portman is definitely 5'3". She looks no shorter than that.
Sissi said on 31/Jul/06
I think Portman is between 5"3' and 5"4'. Just look at her in her latest movies "Garden State" and "Closer", she is just a little bit taller than Zac Barrf's(sp?) or Jude Law's shoulder.
Nicole said on 28/Jul/06
I don't get how some of you say that she "could NEVER" be 5'3. I mean I'm 5'3 and that's pretty short. When I've seen Natalie on the screen and all, I think she might be maybe an inch taller than me.. and recall people, inches aren't that big...
Glenn said on 27/Jul/06
Jake is one those rare guys that downplays his height.he looks 6-1,6-2 when I see him.he is 6-1.some idiots on this site suggested 5-9.go figure.
JoeMacho said on 26/Jul/06
i was watching the insider the other and they showed pictures of portman walking next to jake gyllenhaal on the beach, and he was like a foot taller(give or take). but i was really surprised to see her listed as this height, she looks like she's 5'1-5'2 tops. but i guess tv plays a trick on you. maybe gyllenhaal is taller?
trueheight said on 23/Jul/06
she's 5'3-5'4. I've seen all her films. she can't be shorter than 5'3, i mean look at that DeVito pic, she's almost a head taller. She's got low body fat unlike normal gals which makes her sometimes appear to have the body of a pre-pubescent boy
Editor Rob said on 17/Jul/06
5/Jul, quote is from here
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Glenn said on 13/Jul/06
I thought Maude was last week? same spot?
D. Ray Morton said on 12/Jul/06
Okay, but things are kinda complicated right now. Goin' to see Maude Maggart this evening, though, so I'm in a good humor for the moment. :-)

Natalie's absatutely adorable, is all I'm gonna say. Can't buy anything over 5'2", though.
Glenn said on 11/Jul/06
Thanks Dr.Ray.a rare photo ya doin?
D. Ray Morton said on 10/Jul/06
Love the photo, Glenn.
Anthony said on 10/Jul/06
Met her at Harvard where she literally bumped into me, and was in a small bar for several hours where I could see her clearly, as well as a party on a different date. I didn't pull out a ruler but she looked very small. I'm 5'9" and have a 4'11" mom. I'd say 5'-5'1 is accurate, maybe 5'2". To the morons saying she's taller than 5'3".... what actress, actually, what normal person, would lie on their driver's license and say they are SHORTER than what they really are, unless they're a sasquatch chick or something?
amandaaa said on 8/Jul/06
Yeah she definitely looks 5'-5'1"
Editor Rob, where did you get the quote, "I'm a 5 foot miniature girl" - natalie, from??
Qiana, do you know where i can find the picture of her standing next to shakira?
thanks =)
Qiana said on 5/Jul/06
Omg.. there is no way she is 5'3"! I would 5'1 at the max or shorter. I'm 5'0" and believe me heels can do ALOT for you and I'm very tiny built like her. But most people believe that I'm 5'4, but I'm SO not. See? And people have PROVEN in pics that she is NOT 5'3 right here on this page. Julia Roberts is around 5'7" and so is my best friend. When I have heels on and stand next to her I'm by eye level. The same as Natalie and Juila. And in a picture.. I will try to find it she was standing next to Shakira. They were both wearing flats and they were the EXACT same height!! The truth is right there!!! Please down grade her atleast to 5'1".
tiny girl said on 7/Jun/06
she looks one foot shorter than Jake who is six feet - so she is probably five feet, maybe 5'1
daylight said on 2/Jun/06
i saw her in London and i'm 5ft4 and she was only shorter than me by a tiny bit!so i would say she is 5ft3
alexis said on 29/May/06
shes definitely 5ft-5'1" because she has the same height difference with jake gyllenhall (whos 6ft) and me and my bf who is 6'2" and im 5'2"
she's 5'1 said on 23/Apr/06
Just saw a rerun of snl and she's definitely 5'1. About the same height as amy pohler and about 2 inches taller than rachel dratch in heels, plus i noticed she has excellent posture - she never slouches. It seems like she knows she's short, so therefore always standing straight. Plz downgrade her.
Alex said on 22/Apr/06
She may be 5'2 even though her license has said 5'3 it may be in shoes.
Joson said on 22/Apr/06
NP looks absolutely adorable in that pic with Glenn. If I see her around, I definitely gotta get a photo with her.
theheightguru said on 20/Apr/06
Nice pics Anonymous. NO WAY she's 5'3".
Editor Rob said on 19/Apr/06
"I'm a 5 foot miniature girl" - natalie.
bella said on 30/Mar/06
I think 5'3 seems accurate. Plus, when she was 7 or 8 she made the choice of becoming a vegetarian, so not eating proteins like meat and stuff while you are growing, can definately take inches of your potential height. That is not meant as a negative comment aout vegetarians though! I think you should do what you believe in.
Jen said on 27/Mar/06
Natalie has to be more than 5'3! I read she was 5'4 and plus if you notice in Star Wars standing near hayden christensen she looks a half head shorter than him. so obviously she is not that small as people claim to think she is. i round her height off to about 5'4 -5'6! If anyone agrees let me know. Becuz think about it. Hayden is big 6'1 tall and natalie appears a half a head shorter than him so she obviously is up there in average height.
Anonymous said on 18/Mar/06
I think Natalie seems my height since I tend to look the same as her in photos with people who are similar heights as to the other actors next to her. And I'm just under 5'3" in the morning (159.5 cm), 5'2.25" (158 cm)in the evening. I have 5'3" on my license and tell people I'm 5'3" but I do realize that most of the day, I'm exactly 5'2.5". Portman doesn't seem smaller than 5'2" so I think she's 5'2.5" like I am most of the day and that 5'3" is her morning height.
trueheight said on 13/Mar/06
well, lets stick to the most incriminating pics: Garcia+Portman. I mean, Garcia couldn't even pass for 5'7 because of his dwarfish build(short arms), so its really suspect. Both in trainers as well
medico said on 12/Mar/06
no heightgirl, in that picture she does look to be 5"3
Glenn said on 10/Mar/06
She looked 5-2 Ish.Id be afraid to ask,but if you say so I will.
Anonymous said on 9/Mar/06
Okay, taker her three inch heels off (and probably 3.5) and take a look at this:
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Anonymous said on 9/Mar/06
Guys, seriously. She is only five foot. We went to school together and she would not tell you otherwise if you could ask her. She really is only at five foot. Glenn, find her again and just ask. She's honest and really nice, I swear.
chris said on 6/Mar/06
Natalie looks so adorable, standing next to Glenn. She looks so young in the picture! Almost like a twelve-year-old!
Kats said on 6/Mar/06
I actually thought she was more like 5'1. She looked barely taller than 5'0 Rachael Dratch on SNL.
Glenn said on 5/Mar/06
I first met portman in 1994 and she looked at me like I had 3 heads when I asked for photo op.other years just flat out ignored me.this was just plain sick luck as Im walking to the post office not even thinking of getting celebs,when I run into her coming out of a basketball game.she said aloud to the couple of auto dealers and photogs " I,ll do it as long as no one follows me" and the rest is history.none of my peers have it,and they were shocked.
Editor Rob said on 5/Mar/06
Glenn with Natalie. Glenn, you said she's hard - I've heard this amongst autograph hunters that she's notoriously 'difficult'...what was she like? you catch her on a good day?
Beep said on 4/Mar/06
Wow, I didn't know she's that short!!! I'm watching 'Closer' and she's microscopic against Julia Roberts!!!

Wow, 160cm?! I thought she's at least 165cm!!
jellybeans said on 28/Feb/06
5'3'' seems right... look up Natalie and Britney Spears on Getty Images. Portman seems only 1'' shorter than Spears.
Anonymous Girl of Glitter said on 28/Feb/06
IMPORTANT NOTICE (okay, not really...)

Natalie said herself she is "Five Three" in the folling interview, and I doubt the interviewer just made up the quote, unless it's a conspiracy *looks around*. You WOULD think a driver's lisense on national telivision would convince people of her 'real' height anyway, but, eh.


Oh and her exact quote, if you don't want to read the whole article: “Five three,” she says. “I think it’s exaggerated because I’m physically small, too” Which explains why sometimes she looks shorter/more petite.

She goes on to talk about heels a bit, why she usually wears them (publically) which explains why she sometimes can also look taller.

I'm sure this STILL will not end the argument, but thought I would share the tidbit anyway.

[Editor Rob: nice one!

the heel quote is actually interesting:
"I actually am starting to feel I should start a revolution against heels, even though that wouldn’t be a dramatic revolution. Everyone around me says, ‘You have to wear heels.’ It’s based on some silly concept that longer legs are more beautiful"]
ester said on 16/Feb/06
may be the reason why they say she's tiny is not so much that she's short as she is thin. so may be she is 5"3, which, of course is on the short side, but she's a slight girl, so of course she's gunna look tiny. i mean, i am seen as tiny too and i am the same height and build
Anonymous said on 11/Feb/06
there is a pic of her on gettysimages in front of 6'5" tim robbins and in 3-4 inch heels, she barely scrapes his shoulder! Doing the math, she is one foot shorter than him in 3-4 inch heels, and he's wearing one inch shoes, so she should be anywhere between 5'1"-5'3". I really think she's 5'2".
Glenn said on 7/Feb/06
got her by accident last week.normally impossible to get.
Alex said on 7/Feb/06
I see her listed at 5'3 everywhere and I've heard his driver's licence said 5'3 but it could be with shoes on. I hear her described as shorter than 5'3 by people who have met her. I'd say 5'2 for her looks about right.
Anonymous said on 6/Feb/06
yeah, she is. every magazine article mentions how tiny she is.
Serene said on 5/Feb/06
Hm.. she is really short..
5'3" looks okay.. but 5'2",come on.. she is not that short
John Q. Public said on 3/Feb/06
Ms. Natalie Portman is 5'2" without shoes !
I should know. I measured her recently for a fashion (aka clothing) gig.
random said on 22/Jan/06
I saw her in a picture around a group of people, and she was in flats, and she was ALOT shorter than all of them, even the girls in the group. But, height doesn't equal beauty, so...
heightgirl said on 19/Jan/06
5'4 seems more fitting, unless Brody really is smaller than 6'1 :/
charlotte said on 3/Jan/06
I stood near Natalie Portman at the backstage entrance when she appeared in "The Seagull" in Central Park, NYC, August 2001. She was wearing sandals. I am 5'6" and I have many friends who are petite figure skaters, 4'11" to 5'3". Natalie is definitely no taller than 5'3" and she seemed smaller, around 5'1".

She projects the appearance of being taller because she is thin and has long limbs, and a dancer's posture and grace.
Emmy said on 28/Dec/05
I think Natalie is 5'1", but looks taller because she's slender.

She looks about 2 inches shorter here than George Lucas (5'6"ish with shoes). It looks like she has about 3 inch heels on making her about 5'1".

[Editor Rob: i fixed the link...]
ester said on 25/Dec/05
well in the morning i'm 1.61 and in the night i'm 1.59, so yes u can shrink that much
ester said on 21/Dec/05
i also think that there is a good chance that natalie could be 1.62. but you're forgetting that we're always taller in the morning, so may be she truly is 5"3 (though i'm willing to add on a couple of cm) but as the day passes she shrinks to 5"2, which is why people may find it so hard to believe that she is as tall as 5"3
ester said on 21/Dec/05
u can have long legs even if you're short, it's all about proportion, and tall doesn't necessarily mean long legs, i mean, look at mischa barton, she's 5"8 and her legs aren't long at all
Anonymous said on 15/Dec/05
i have long legs and i'm 5'2.5" exactly. you can have long legs and be short.
ann said on 13/Dec/05
5-3 is tiny for a woman if your bones are slight, which hers are and you are slim, which she is.

her legs are longer than a super short (less than 5-3) girl would have, i think.
She is tiny said on 29/Nov/05
Come on Natalie Portman is really short. She is definetly shorter than 5'3. When she won the golden globe or whatever, they had to pull down the microphone for her. Plus she is much shorter than her ex- that short mexican actor who is barely 5'6. So I would place her at 5ft.
Hmm... said on 28/Nov/05
The height between Natalie and Oprah does look slightly even in that pic, but Oprah has probably lost an inch since her 5'7" days. Some people say she is actually 5'6" or even 5'5". So let's say Oprah is 5'5.5".
Oprah's height of 5'5.5" with 3" heels = 5'8.5" (-1" for slouching) = 5'7.5"
Natalie's height of 5'3" with 4" heels = 5'7".
Thus resulting in a .5" difference in eye level and shoulder level.
I say Natalie's 5'3".

person said on 17/Nov/05
i think that the pics of her make her look taller....but when you see her in person, she looks taller. probably about 5ft 4in.
Anonymous said on 16/Nov/05
just read the interview with natalie in Blender magazine. it says in the beginning of the article that it is always mentioned in interviews with her how "unusually tiny" she is and how only a Lilliputian would argue with it. Now Rob, 5'3.5" isn't "unusually tiny". it doesn't qualify for that. I think this proves she's significantly less than your listing. She's probably just shy of 5'2" and wears lifts in her flats, wears heels, and has special angles shot for her.

[Editor Rob: I forgot I had left her with 0.5 of an inch...which is gone...]
Anonymous said on 1/Nov/05
sighting: saw natalie portman today (3/20), during the protest, on madison around 23rd st. she was walking uptown (against the flow of the march). really pretty (even though she didn’t have a spot of makeup on - lucky bitch) and was so incredibly tiny (must’ve been around 5ft) she was walking with some other girl, and only a few people recognized her as she passed.
randomgirl said on 28/Oct/05
waiting tables at a cafe in harvard square i saw her a few times and she is noticably small person.
Beth said on 26/Sep/05
Natalie is anywhere from 5'2" to 5'3" tall. I don't think that she's any taller than that.
HK said on 1/Sep/05
i think that pic of her next to rosie perez proves that natalie is under 5'3". Probably 5'2".
Hk said on 3/Jul/05
Do keep in mind that even if they look like standard boots, they most likely could have lifts in them. Hilary Duff has talked about having three inch lifts inside her boots and trainers so she could be taller than her 5'1" height.
Ricardo said on 23/Jun/05
I don't think her saying she is short tells us anything about her height. Their are girls i know who are 5'6" and 5'9" and they think they are short and want to be to be taller. But i think she is about 5'3" she does look about the average height of a woman.
leonari said on 22/Jun/05
Please!! Beaner!!! I think Rob pitched her down right...Jennifer Aniston is maybe 5'5" but Natalie Portman??? Come on Personally I think she is 5'3.5 max. She is an israeli girl and many many girls are around that height in Israel, I know that from personal experience so a guy like BEANER who says she is 5'5" is on the worng path for sure!!!
CelebHeights Editor said on 22/Jun/05
Age 17 she did say "I'm short" in an interview...hmm.
Natasha said on 18/May/05
She is 5' 3". In July 2004 Natalie was 23, not 16/17!
Libby said on 17/May/05
Natalie is definitely petite . . . I'd say she is around 5'2" tall. There is no way she's over 5'4"!
Anonymous said on 4/May/05
Since it's common that in the movies, they give celebs the height they are in heels or shoes, I don't believe Natalie is almost 5'5". She would look taller and honestly, she always looks tiny. Almost every place has her at 5'3" and she's that height max. Even next to Gael Garcia Bernal, if you say he's 169 and she's at the least 3 inches shorter, than she's 161. The girl's 5'3".
Smoke said on 2/May/05
I will admit, those are two great pics. However, I'm not sure that we can see the size of Natalie's heals direcly, we can see that both Oprah and Julia are wearing 2-3 inch heals, but Natalie's heal size is inconclusive. You just get the gut feeling from that second photo that she is wearing bigger heals, also, Oprah's posture is terrible and we know that Julia Roberts isn't nearly as tall as she has claimed for years. Great pics, and from them it's understandable that the editor will have Natalie at 5'4"-5'4.5" from them, but why compare her to Oprah instead of Clive Owen? Just as she looks taller besides a shrinking Oprah with terrible posture, she looks every bit the 5'2" I think she is beside Clive Owen. I really think this listing is too generous.

[Editor Rob: I've got the video here on my computer and have seen both their heels. Truly natalie has pretty large heels, but I would say it looks 0.5 inch difference, not much more to be honest]
Smoke said on 30/Apr/05
Haha yeah but look at her with Clive Owen (6'2"), does she honestly look like a 5'4"-5'5" girl next to him? He would be bare a head taller than her if this was the case, also look at the height, there is a solid 11 inches of difference there. Anonymous you will have to do a better job to prove your point, I still think there's no way she's 5'5", or even 5'4" for that matter, she looks closer to 5'2" to me than to 5'4"-5'5".
Anonymous said on 29/Apr/05
Why you dont conviced she is 5'5? you saw the oprah show.on her photos she looks more 5'5 than 5'4

[Editor Rob: I can compare her with several Tim Robbins photos and come to the 5ft 4, 5ft 4.5 possibilities. I just thought the oprah appearance wasn't the best to compare, although you can tell that under 5ft 4 just didn't look right...]
Smoke said on 29/Apr/05
If Keira (whom I doubt is a full 5'7") has Natalie at 5'3", and Natalie was indeed 16/17 years old at the time, then there is little chance of her growing into a 5'4" frame. 90% of girls simply don't grow into their late teens, it's a fact of science, I doubt Natalie is one of the rare few females to grow after the age of 16/17, and not only grow, but to add a full inch to her 5'3" frame. She has never looked more than 5'3", but I also haven't seen the Oprah interview. Again, her driver's license says 5'3", Keira Knightley says 5'3", and her photos with people like Clive Owen say 5'2"-5'3". :)
Smoke said on 29/Apr/05
Are we sure that her and Oprah were wearing the same size heals? I would stay on the side of caution and look at what photos say, not to mention Natalie's driver's license! In photos she looks 5'2"-5'3", but with women it's that much harder to pinpoint heights, as most always whenever seen in public they are in atleast decent size heals. In my neck of the woods we are simply asked our height at the Ministry of Transportation, and that is the height that goes on the driver's license.

[Editor Rob: there really wasn't much difference in heel height but I think Oprah isn't the 5ft 7 these days though. Again, from the interview it's harder to pinpoint exact difference, but you know the more I do see of Natalie the 5ft 4-4.5 really does look closer. But, then if Jude Law is really 5ft 9.5 then Natalie's 5ft 2 ;)]
Anonymous said on 29/Apr/05
You agree that 5'3 is low and 5'5 or 5'6 looks more her should get her height up to 5'5 or 5'6

[Editor Rob: I do think 5ft 3 in many photos doesn't look possible...I'm not convinced she is a proper 5ft 5...I initially gave her 5ft 4.5 before changing that a while ago. Although that initial listing could be possible.]
Anonymous said on 28/Apr/05
She had the same heels like oprah and was 1 inch shorter.that makes her 5'5 or 5'6

[Editor Rob: I watched this and on the greeting because it was a wide-shot above their heads yes there hardly looks much difference between them ;) I do agree that 5ft 3 looks too low in many situations...]
Ricardo said on 28/Apr/05
Her driver's license said 5'3" ? I heard somewhere that the driver's license height is usually incorrect by 1 inch... guess that would make her 5'2"
@anonymous said on 28/Apr/05
explain her height?? heels!! and alot of them. Watch the movie "Closer". She is teeny tiny compared to julia roberts and jude law.....even with her stripper heels on. I'd wager 5' 3 as max.
Anonymous said on 23/Apr/05
When she stood next to Rob Lowe she was 3 inches shorter than him but she was on 3 inches heels and if he is 5'11 she is atleast 5'5
Anonymous said on 19/Apr/05
She is taller than renee zalwager.She is 165 cm without heels and much taller on high heels. If renee zalwager is 164cm natalie is taller than her so 165 or 167 is her height.

[Editor Rob: You say your girlfriend met her, this was when Natalie was back in Israel? They were on flat ground, your g/f is legitimate 5ft 7? I'll have another look at Natalie soon and try to find evidence of this 165 :)]
M. said on 19/Apr/05
My girlfriend saw her a few weeks ago and she asked Natalie for her height and she told her that she is 5'5.My girlfriend is 5'7 and Natalie was taller than her thanks to 4 inches heels.Natalie told her that she always wears high heels to be taller than 5'7 or 5'8 people.She is 5'5 but if you will meet her sometime she probebly will be 5'9 or 5'10 thanks to high heels.

[Editor Rob: as I mentioned on this page at first I thought she did look 5ft 4.5, but changed that back down...hmm, I still find it hard to find pics which show her really 5ft 5 though.]
HK said on 2/Apr/05
Yeah, I've talked to people who've met her and they said she's about 5'1" without the heels.
CelebHeights Editor said on 5/Mar/05
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