Eddie Van Halen Height

"Rock stars come and go. Musicians play until they die."

~ Eddie Van Halen

American musician and songwriter, Eddie Van Halen is remembered as being one of the all-time greatest guitar players in the history of rock music.

Eddie Van Halen had been described in magazines as tall as 5-feet-11 inches -- though that listing was far from correct.

From what we have seen of Eddie, especially with people like Johnny Depp (5'9"), Charlie Sheen (5'9"), David Letterman (6'2"), etc, we think Mr. Van Halen looked close to the 5'8" mark.

The height of Eddie Van Halen was

5'8" or 173 cm

Eddie Van Halen mugshot
Young Eddie Van Halen

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.

"To hell with the rules. If it sounds right, then it is."

~ Eddie Van Halen