What is Russ’ Height Compared To Ed Sheeran

Russel Vitale, famously known as Russ, stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, which can be represented in the metric system as 1.68 m and 168 cm. The American rapper has a height difference of approximately 2 inches when compared with the height of Ed Sheeran who is 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Russ’s Bio Summary

  • Russ’ Age: 31 years old
  • Birthday: September 26, 1992
  • Birthplace: Secaucus, New Jersey, USA
  • Birth Sign: Libra
  • Ethnicity: Sicilian-American
  • Siblings: Frank Diemon, Gianna Vitale
  • Height: 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m and 168 cm)
  • Weight: 70 kg
  • Body Type: Fit
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black

How Tall is Russ?

As earlier mentioned, the 31 year-old American rapper is 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m and 168 cm) tall. He can be categorized among American rappers/men whose heights are below the average height for American males, going by a 2018 report by the United States public health agency Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

According to the report, the average height for male Americans aged 20 years and above is 5 feet 9 inches. Based on this, it is obvious that Russ’s height of 5 feet 6 inches is below average by 3 inches. However, despite being shorter than most male Americans, his  physique is one that is still admired by many.

Russ’s Height Compared With Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran is an American rapper famously known for his hit song The A-Team. He and Russ seem to share a lot lately in their careers as they have been spotted several times featuring each other in their music videos. But while they have a number of things in common, their height is not one of them.

Ed measures 5 feet 8 inches in height and this makes him two inches taller than Russ. Although they are both below the average height for American males, judging by the CDC report mentioned earlier, Ed is only an inch shorter.


Owing to the fact that the difference in their height is not much, the duo sometimes appear to be of the same height as seen in the video of Russ’s song titled Are You Entertained, which features Ed Sheeran.

A Look At Some American Rappers’ Height Compared To The Heights Of Russ and Ed Sheeran

Even though Russ and Ed Sheeran’s height is below average by CDC standard, they are not the shortest rappers in the industry. Let us take a look at some other of their colleagues whose heights are above and below their.

Jack Harlow Vs. Russ and Ed Sheeran

Jack Harlow is one of the rappers that stand 5 feet 9 inches tall, which is categorized as average. This means that he is neither too short, nor too tall. However, he is taller than Russ and Ed; he has a height advantage of an inch over Ed Sheeran and three inches over Russ.

Russ Height Vs Pitbull’s Height

Amando Christian Perez, famously known by his stage name Pitbull, is an American rapper who measures 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m and 170 cm) in height. He is at the height boundary between Russ, who stands at 5 feet 6 inches, and Ed Sheeran, whose height is listed at 5 feet, and 8 inches.

Russ and Ed’s Height are also below that of the following rappers:

  • Travis Scott – 5 feet 10 inches
  • Drake – 6 feet
  • Tyler, the Creator – 6 feet 1 inch

A Look at Russ’ Weight and Body Measurements

Russ weighs 70 kg, which is equivalent to (154 lbs). Using his age, height and weight, we calculated his Body Mass Index (BMI) and the result was 24.8 kg/m². This result shows that his weight is healthy and within the normal range for a person his age and as tall as him.

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On the other hand, the rapper’s body measurements have, so far, remained undisclosed. This has made it difficult to ascertain the size of his chest, waist, and biceps.

Russel Vitale’s Diet Plan

Russ is renowned for his attractive physique, which goes perfectly with his endearing demeanor. To maintain his perfect look and stay healthy, he sticks to healthy eating habits, which involves him eating mainly plant-based, organic foods. He eats vegan foods that are rich in fibers, minerals, nutrients, and lean protein.

To keep his body hydrated, he routinely consumes a lot of water throughout the day. Additionally, he also strictly avoids the intake of alcohol, junk or processed foods, sugar, and foods high in fat and carbohydrates, among others. To learn more about the food plan followed by rapper Russ every day, see the information provided by Health Yogi below.


  • Seeded Granola and Golden Milk Latte
  • Banana Bread with Salted Peanut Streusel
  • Fresh fruit smoothie


  • Brown rice
  • Broiled mixed green veggies
  • Black bean and Corn summer salad


  • Apple chips
  • Protein bar
  • Dry nuts and seeds


  • Crunchy Asian chopped salad
  • Mixed grain bowl

From the above diet plan, it is obvious that Russ makes wise food choices, which in turn effectively give his body the nutrition it needs to remain healthy and strong.

Does Russ Have A Workout Routine?

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Russ practices intense workouts to keep a highly well-toned and muscular physique. He exercises five days a week, taking two days off to recover and engage in some fun physical activities. He exercises in a variety of ways (core exercises, aerobic workouts, etc.) with the proper number of reps and sets.

Below is the workout routine of the rapper as disclosed by Health Yogi:

Warm-Up Session 

He engages in this for 10 to 15 minutes in order to stretch his muscles, and prepare himself for the day’s workout session.

Strength Training

Monday- Upper body workout routine

  • Triceps kickbacks and overhead extensions
  • Pull-ups and dips
  • Hammer curls
  • Biceps curl shoulder press
  • Bent over rose
  • Push back push-up
  • Bear crawl and hang clean
  • Strong climbers

Tuesday- Lower body workout routine

  • Bulgarian split squats
  • Heavy sled push
  • Hip hinging motion
  • Plank jacks burpees
  • Crossover punches using sumo squats
  • Leg bridges
  • Squat glute stretch

Wednesday- Cardio Training

  • Reverse side crunches
  • Alternating knee thrusters
  • Side-to-side sprint to seal jacks
  • One-arm dumbbell snatch
  • Alternating leg kicks
  • Plank to push-ups

Thursday- Core Workouts

  • Side plank with a hip dip
  • T-spine twist
  • Starfish hold
  • Pallof Press
  • Med Ball Side Toss

Friday- Stretching exercises

  • Strained lower back stretch
  • Triceps stretch
  • Side bend stretch
  • Piriformis stretch
  • Runner’s stretch

Russ never fails to complete his fitness training sessions. So, practicing a few different exercises to train the entire body’s muscles is one of the finest strategies he has used to develop a strong and toned body.


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