Dwight Howard Height

"I've been on the side where you have nothing, and now I'm on the side where anything I want is there for me. When I didn't have the means to do whatever I wanted to do, I still had peace."

~ Dwight Howard

Famous basketball player of NBA, Dwight Howard is known for being an eight-time All-Star, eight-time All-NBA Team honoree, five-time All-Defensive Team member, and three-time Defensive Player of the Year.

Dwight Howard's official height is 6-feet-10 inches, and his weight is 265 lb (120 kg).

Now we take NBA height listings with a pinch of salt because many times they have been proven incorrect, but even we do think that Dwight looks pretty close to his official height.

But sometimes, Dwight looks closer in height to a 6-feet-8 inches tall LeBron James than we like. A few more such height comparisons made us think that Dwight might be a bit below the official mark.

The real height of Dwight Howard is

6'9½" or 207 cm

Dwight Howard height comparison with Yao Ming and LeBron James
Orders of magnitude: Dwight Howard with Yao Ming (7'6") and LeBron James (6'7")

For reference, here is the average human height around the world.

Country Male Female
Indonesia 5'4" 4'11"
India 5'5½" 5'½"
Mexico 5'6½" 5'1½"
China 5'6½" 5'1½"
Japan 5'7½" 5'2½"
Brazil 5'8" 5'3"
Russia 5'9" 5'3¾"
United States 5'9¼" 5'4"
United Kingdom 5'9½" 5'4¼"
Canada 5'10" 5'4½"
Australia 5'10" 5'4½"
Germany 5'10½" 5'5"
Sweden 5'11" 5'5½"
Netherlands 5'11½" 5'6"

Data was collected from official sources wherever possible. A more detailed chart can be found here.

"I would never, ever desert my child. A lot of my friends didn't have fathers growing up, and they were very upset that their fathers weren't around. I was lucky to have mine around."

~ Dwight Howard