Russell Crowe Height

"People accuse me of being arrogant all the time. I'm not arrogant, I'm focused."

~ Russell Crowe

Fine actor Russell Crowe is known for his work in equally fine movies such as The Insider, A Beautiful Mind, L.A. Confidential, Gladiator, 3:10 to Yuma, Robin Hood, Les Misérables, Man of Steel, Noah, etc.

Russell Crowe could be said to be slightly above average tall in most of the western countries. In a Wired Autocomplete video, Russell mentioned his height as: 

"I'm what we call in Australia, Collingwood six-footer, I'm 5-feet-11 and a half and a bit, so just shy of six feet. A Collingwood six-foot, that refers to an Australian football team called Collingwood, who made the Super Bowl of that particular sport many many times without winning it, so possibly you would call it a Buffalo Bills six-footer in America."

After taking a careful look at Mr. Crowe and comparing his height to that of people like Guy Pearce (5'10"), Henry Cavill (6'½"), Ryan Gosling (6'½"), Hugh Jackman (6'2" in his prime), etc, we think Mr. Crowe might very well have been a Collingwood six-footer -- but only with shoes on.

Barefoot, we don't think he would be above 5-feet-11 inches, especially now that he looks even shorter than he used to be. Did Russell lose height with age -- well, he hadn't even touched his sixties so it seems rather improbable.

Russell must be very close in height to someone like Matthew McConaughey who is almost 5-feet-11 inches tall as well.

The real height of Russell Crowe is

5'10¾" or 179.5 cm

Russell Crowe standing with Tom Cruse and Hugh Jackman
Russell Crowe with Tom Cruise (5'8") and Hugh Jackman (6'2" in his prime)

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.

"War isn't just about bravery and courage and jingoism and patriotism. It's also fundamentally about grief. And the people that go and do the fighting and the dying are never the people who actually benefit from the fighting and the dying."

~ Russell Crowe