You haven’t started watching TV if you do not know who Ben Stiller is, the actor’s footprints are imprinted in cement in the sands of comedy. So it’s only fair that before we delve into the topic of Ben Stiller’s height, weight and body measurements, that we check out a few fun facts about him.
- He was born Benjamin Edward Meara “Ben” Stiller, on November 30, 1965 and he’s of Jewish descent.
- The funny bone runs in his family; his parents are veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and the late Anne Meara.
- Showbiz is obviously the family business as his elder sister, Amy Stiller, is also an actress and has appeared in many of his productions, including Reality Bites, DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, and Zoolander.
- He is considered to be the leader of ‘Frat Pack’. In case you are wondering what that is, it’s a group of comedians, who appear together in many blockbuster comedy movies. The group includes Jack Black, Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn and Steve Carell.
- Both his parents have occasionally featured in a couple of his movies. For instance, the lady at the employment office in the movie Night At The Museum, was his mother, Anne Meara.
- Stiller practically had his whole family star in his movie Zoolander, his wife, Christine Taylor, plays Matilda, his father, Jerry Stiller plays Maury Ballstein, his mother Anne Meara plays a protester who hits Mugatu with an egg, his sister Amy Stiller plays one of Hansel’s friends in his loft, and his brother-in-law, Mitch Winston is director of the infomercial.
- The Stiller family was never particularly religious; they celebrated both Christmas and Hanukkah, nevertheless, Stiller also had a Bar Mitzvah.
- Stiller often does impressions of celebrities he’s a big fan of, such as Bono, Tom Cruise, Bruce Springsteen, and David Blaine.
- As famous as he is, he still gets star struck in some cases. His favorite actress of all time is Diane Keaton. He even wrote an article about her for Premiere magazine in 1997.
- In 2005, he revealed that he has bipolar disorder and that it runs in his family.
- Ben Stiller was also considered for the part of Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory alongside, Jim Carrey, Adam Sandler, and Johnny Depp. Depp’s weirdness must have conquered all.
Well, that’s our cue to put a pin in it, let’s move on to the topic at hand starting with Ben Stiller’s height.
Ben Stiller’s Height
If he’s a Hollywood leading man, chances are that he’s below the average American male height. Yes, once in a wile we have people like the tall Hemsworth brothers or Vince Vaughn, but for the most part of it Hollywood actors seem to be on the short and average height side.
So what exactly are we trying to say about Ben Stiller’s height? He’s short guys, the actor stands at 5 feet 7 inches which is well below the average American male height of 5 feet 10 inches. How do we know this? Well the actor let it slip during an interview with The Mirror newspaper in 2000 and we doubt that he has done much growing since then.
Here is what he said ‘The last thing I want to be is a 5 feet 7 inches guy walking down the street with a 6 feet 2 inches model, like, ‘Hey! Look at me! Look what I can get now I got my d**k caught in my zipper.’ What an interesting way to let us know.
Here’s a list of celebrities that stand as ‘tall’ as Ben Stiller. Usher, Tom Cruise, Kurt Cobain and Al Pacino all share Ben Stiller’s height.
Ben Stiller’s Weight
The actor is a healthy weight for someone his height, there’s no doubt about that. Ben Stiller weighs 69 kg and is rocking it well. In more recent times, the actor/comedian bulked up and started taking a more healthy outlook on life.
He told Conan that he recently gave up coffee and all animal produce, we believe his exact words were, ‘ I had to tell my parents I was a vegan, I came out to them, they were a little bit confused at first, but now they’re supportive.’ Always the funny guy and we love him for it!
Ben Stiller’s Body Measurements
In addition to Ben Stiller’s height and weight, here is a summary of all his body measurements.
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Weight: 69 kg
Chest size: 36 inches
Waist size: 32 inches
Arms/ biceps size: 14 inches
Feet/ shoe size: US 11, EU 44, UK 10.5