Mac Miller was an American showbiz personality who stood at a height of 5 feet 6 inches, about 170 centimeters or 1.7 meters. Most famous for his rap music, Mac was also a singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and television personality. He was every bit the charismatic artiste whose music was seen by many as relatable.
While he wasn’t particularly tall, his average height was overshadowed by his big, colorful personality. Unfortunately, death came knocking when he was just 26 years old.
Mac Miller was a Native of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania
Malcolm McCormick was born on January 19, 1992, to parents Karen Meyers and Mark McCormick in the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. His father was an architect while his mother was a professional photographer.
Malcolm grew up with his two younger siblings in a mixed religious household as his father was Jewish while his mother was a Christian. The rapper and performer are classified under the Aquarius zodiac sign.
His success as an artist began almost immediately after he graduated from high school at Winchester Thurston, and later, Taylor Allderdice. He was a self-taught musician and played several instruments including the piano and drums, both of which he learned before the age of 6. Malcolm then took up rapping and that was the skill he eventually grew up with.
Mac Miller’s Height of 5 Feet 6 Inches Never Hampered His Success
Malcolm first came onto the mainstream scene in 2011 after he dropped his first mixtape titled, Best Day Ever. After a series of mixtapes and Billboard hits, he established himself as a formidable force in the rap game. Amid all these strides he was making, conversations about his height popped up on a few occasions.
However, Malcolm himself did say in an interview that he was very happy with the body he found himself in and had zero desire to be bigger. It was later discovered that he was only being sarcastic, and did mind his height.
But between being nominated for ‘Best Rap Album’ in 2018 for ‘Swimming’, and being in a relationship with pop star Ariana Grande, it’s unlikely that Malcolm had too much time to worry about his height.
What was Mac Miller’s Height Compared with Other American Men?
A 2017 study by the American Center for Disease Control (CDC) established that the average height for American men measured about 69 inches which is 5 feet 9 inches. This measurement has seen a steady increase over the last century where American men were said to measure about 67 inches on average.
Currently, though, the average height of American men seems to be increasing, but at a much slower pace when compared with that of other countries, and even when compared with their past performance.
Mac Miller at 5 feet 6 inches falls into the below-average height category. He stands just three inches below the average American male and is considered short by male height standards. Men who are below the average like Malcolm make up over half of the entire male population.
How Tall was Mac Miller Compared to Other American Rappers?
It is not a new thing to compare rappers with each other. Many criteria can be used to make these comparisons, from record sales and net worth figures to the number of hit songs in their respective catalogs. Let’s find out how Mac Miller fares among his rapper colleagues when his height is compared with theirs.
Mac Miller’s Height was Taller than Kendrick Lamar by a Few Inches
Before his death, Malcolm established solid friendships throughout the industry and Compton-born rapper Kendrick Lamar was one of them. The ‘Be Humble’ rapper didn’t fail to give his late friend a glowing tribute upon news of his death.
Both rappers have also been compared lyrically as well as physically in the past. A simple check reveals that Mac Miller stood a bit taller than Kendrick Lamar as Lamar is only 5 feet 4½ inches tall. The height difference between both men is only an inch and a half, meaning that while Malcolm was taller, he wasn’t tall enough to dwarf Kendrick.
How Tall is Mac Miller Compared to Big Sean?
Mac Miller is about 2 inches shorter than Santa Monica rapper, Big Sean. Big Sean is about 5 feet 8 inches tall and is of average height. Both men have a few things in common; they made a song together in 2012 titled ‘Hundred Dollar Bill Skyscraper’, and both dated Ariana Grande.
They were also friends and although they didn’t see each other often, both never failed to show love to each other when they did. Of the late Mac Miller, Big Sean said, “he was a great dude, he had a positive energy about him and was just gone way too soon.” They met in 2008 at an album listening party hosted by Big Sean.
Mac Miller’s Height vs Ariana Grande’s
Ariana Grande is 5 feet tall. The petite pop star stood 6 inches shorter than her late ex-boyfriend when he was alive. Malcolm’s relationship with Ariana was one of the highlights of his life as a celebrity, but their relationship, which began in 2016 crashed only two years later, as a result of Malcolm’s addiction problems.
As pictures of the two reveal, both of them were utterly comfortable in their bodies, and a 6-inch height difference between them wasn’t one of their problems. Besides, Ariana made up for any height deficit with her gravity-defying high-heels.
What was Mac Miller’s Weight?
According to an autopsy report after his death, Mac Miller weighed about 73 kilograms (160.94 pounds). He had an average BMI of 25 and was generally fit and healthy.
Mac kept up his physical fitness by playing several sports. He however didn’t play for money and was solely an amateur athlete. He played lacrosse, basketball, and golf during his spare time. The late rapper didn’t have any strict diets as far as reports are concerned, and neither was he a vegan while alive.
Meanwhile, Marc’s body measurements were estimated to be 45-33-15 inches for his chest, waist, and biceps respectively, and being on the relatively small size, he wore a shoe size 10.