The high heel is usually the eye-catcher for every celebrity walking the red carpet. The fans are also in high anticipation of elegant dresses or styles on parade. However, some men and women in Hollywood simply do not need to wear heels.
Thanks to their height, not wearing heals makes little difference to the viewers. Sometimes it shows a style, as viewers are in awe of the height factor. Read on to discover women who catch all the viewers’ attention on the red carpet—without their heels.
Julia Roberts became the admiration of Hollywood after starring in Erin Brockovich. In 1990, she also featured in Pretty Woman, winning in the Academy Awards as Best Actress. She is one of the most famous stars in Hollywood and her movies are known globally.
Roberts’s popularity grew, and with her stunning acting appearances she became one of the highest-paying actors in the industry. This 5’9” woman has made a name for herself by winning a Golden Globe Award. Apart from acting, she is a devoted supporter of UNICEF, showing a keen interest in this organization and other charitable causes.
If something standout should ring a bell about the entertainer Lizzo (Melissa Viviane Jefferson), it is undoubtedly her 5’10” in height and her sensationational ability to create pop. We do think her stage presence would be difficult for anyone to miss. Lizzo is considered the image of body positivity and self-confidence, so we are totally confident that she can get more than an inch of our support.
Admittedly, what contributes to her stage stardom is not just attributable to her her 5’10″ tallness but her persistent accomplishments as a movie star, including her brilliant voice performance in the animated film UglyDolls.
Kate Grigorieva is an actress and a successful model who climbed the ladder of show business with her striking features. This Russian model was the face of Victoria’s Secret between 2015 and 2016, and this in turn gave her more popularity in the movie industry.
This ravishing beauty started her career by participating in pageants, until her talent was noticed in the movie industry. Although she had made some big wins in modeling, she also won the second position of “America’s Next Top Model.” She also ranked high in the “Top Model” franchise.
Talk about tallness and you’d leave no WNBA player behind. Lisa Leslie is one example of a pro-basketball player of 6’5” who earned an MVP award during the regular season. She doesn’t just rock the court alone, but is also a genius in the movie industry, with a tremendous appearance in a film titled “What Men Want” and another titled “Inconceivable.”
Leslie has made four successive Olympic appearances and won four gold medals. She is the first to “dunk the ball,” and remains the second woman in history to win many gold medals in basketball.
Kristen Johnston’s height is enough to be noticeable in any show business space, while her talent makes her an exceptional choice for fan admiration. After Kristen was featured in “3rd Rock from the Sun,” she got more popular and twice earned the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress.
This tall actress never had an easy time growing up, despite her present accomplishments. She dealt with low self-esteem because of her height, especially while being bullied in high school. She became addicted to alcohol, which affected her lifestyle and personal decisions. Nevertheless, she sure succeeded in show business.
Lucy Lawless doesn’t care, and she is just as unapologetic, maybe as “lawless,” as her name implies. Xena is such a standout warrior princess with a 5’10” height… and Lucy is a winner of the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for the film Spartacus: Blood and Sand.
As warrior princess—the title she earned from her prominent role—she performed as a courageous warrior woman named Xena in Hercules’s first season. And after her appearance in the Hercules movie, she had rocked many films such as Ginger Snaps, Spider-Man, EuroTrip, and Boogeyman.
Liv Tyler is the daughter of the famous rock star, Steven Tyler. She inherited both her looks and talent from her father. The stunning 5’10” woman had started a modeling career at an early age. However, she wanted to dream even bigger and explore more opportunities in the Hollywood industry.
She received critical recognition for acting after playing roles in “Empire Records,” “Lord of the Rings,” and “Silent Fall.” She also sings as a side career, and she is currently the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and the spokesperson for Givenchy Beauty.
As we pay attention to the smart abilities she wields in movie direction, screenwriting, and production, we also notice Kathryn Bigelow’s impressive 5’11” height. If she were to be known for one or two things, it would be for her incredible visual arts creations and her heart-striking cinema work.
The first creative expression of Bigelow early on, and how she began her career, was as a painter and conceptual artist. Then she went into the filmmaking business, where the first full-length movie was The Loveless, in 1981, a biker drama that she co-directed with Monty Montgomery. Bigelow is quoted as saying: “There should be more women directing; I think there’s just not the awareness that it’s really possible. It is.”
Famke Janssen is a Dutch actress and a model who wears customized shoes because of her large feet. However, she did more petite modeling once, and then she focused more time on her acting career. She played critical roles in the Netflix series “How to Get Away with Murder” and “Hemlock Grove.”
Apart from acting, she received recognition from the United Nations as the Goodwill Ambassador for Integrity. She is also a writer of a popular screenplay which featured Bill Pullman, Milla Jovovich, and Marcia Cross. And she won the Best Actress Award at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
Combining music and acting is what we can describe as a definition of success for Missi Pyle. She has had some successful movies, such as Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), and she had a massive part in the latest Jumanji movie.
A Houston-born and Memphis-raised Pyle, with 5’11’ claim, has released an album as part of the musical duo Smith & Pyle. She was honored at her alma mater, Germantown High School in Germantown, Tennessee, for her achievements.
Mandy Moore is an actress, songwriter, and singer. While growing up, she had to deal with low self-esteem and discrimination about her height. Fortunately, she has overcome the intimidations and now confidently belongs to the tall women’s club, as it might be called. After releasing the “Candy” album, she got quite famous.
She is a successful musician who also featured in movie vocals, such as in “Dr. Dolittle.” Moore was also nominated for the Emmy and Golden Globe awards. She currently runs a fashion line called Emblem, and her goal is to make tall women feel confident in their clothing.
Leslie Jones is a stand-up comedian with an interest in humor that goes back to at least her college years. Jones, who is six feet tall, eventually learned to follow her father’s bidding regarding using her height to her advantage. She leveraged it to play basketball.
She has appeared on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, Laffapalooza, Urban Comedy Arts Festival, the BET Awards, The Way We Do It and Comic View, and also HBO’s Def Comedy Jam. With the release of her Netflix special, “Time Machine, “ in early 2020, Jones returned to stand-up comedy full force.
Rebecca Romijn is another actress who had some limitations due to her height. She had health challenges at a young age, a condition referred to as scoliosis. She often had a growth spurt accompanied by severe pains. Therefore, it was a challenging period for this young and promising actress.
Despite the challenges, she survived as a model and actress, winning in the reality competition show called “Skin Wars.” She has won a Teen Choice Award twice, the Blockbuster Entertainment Award, and an MTV Movie & TV Award, also twice. Fortunately, she has grown past anybody limitations.
Judy Gold is an award-winning American comedy staple with two Emmy Awards. In addition, she has appeared in various projects in various roles, including on HBO, and the All-American Girl TV series, with multiple segments, in which she asks amusing questions of unsuspecting moviegoers.
The 6’2″ comic has made various appearances in films such as The Curse of the Jade Scorpion in 2001 and Our Italian Husband in 2004. Then she began the podcast known as Kill Me Now, co-hosted by Lauren Hennessy, in May 2015.
As of 15 years, Tyra Banks had almost reached 5’10”, at a time she was already starting her career. She was also featured in Paris Fashion Week and Stardom at this early stage of her career. She has modeled for top companies and hosted top shows, including “America’s Next Top Model.”
She organized her own show called “The Tyra Banks” show. Apart from acting, Banks owns a cosmetic brand known as Tyra Beauty. She also got a certificate from a continuing education program affiliated with Harvard University. She was featured in music projects such as Michael Jackson’s “Black or White” song.
Elle Macpherson is a six-foot-tall television host, Australian model, actress, and businesswoman. She also ventured into the beauty sector by being a creative director for skincare and lingerie. She has received several awards as a businessperson and an actress. She even has other celebrity fans like Kate Moss patronizing her brand line.
Macpherson received Glamour Magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year status and a Lingerie Designer Award in 2008. She also hosts “Fashion Star” shows, “Britain & Ireland’s Next Top Model” series, and is a European Ambassador for RED (AIDS awareness).
Katie Holmes became popular after filming the “Dawson’s Creek” TV series. Although the tall actress received the attention of media trolls after her marriage with Tom Cruise ended in 2012, she survived any serious criticism. However, it was rumored that her husband was probably less convenient, since Holmes is about five inches taller than him.
She received the Face of the Future Award in 2011 and was also featured in the New York Fashion Week. She later went into the advertising sector of IRIS Jewelry and became the co-owner and brand ambassador of the company.
Nicole Kidman, a 5’11” actress, has received several awards based on her stunning performances. She won a British Academy Film Award, Golden Globe Award, Primetime Emmy Award, and an Academy Award. In 2004, she won the TIME 100: The Most Influential People mention—and again in 2018!
She was ranked by The New York Times as a most outstanding actor of the 21st century. She is the face of many areas in the entertainment industry. This tall lady is also some inches taller than her husband. Despite that, she rocks her height well, strolling the red carpet on heels.
The beautiful 5’11” Karolina Kurkova also faced discrimination about her height during her high school days. Nevertheless, this never stopped her from climbing the ladder high in her career. At the age of 15, she had a good start in a modeling career.
She has made the cover of fashion publications, becoming a face of Victoria’s Secret. Not only is Kurkova famous, she also became wealthy, reaching sixth place on the annual Forbes list, with an estimated $5 million. She is involved in children’s health service causes, and it was reported that she collaborated with certain health care providers to create Gryph & IvyRose, healthy herbal blends for children.
Irina Shayk is a 5’10” Russian model that made her way into American publications. She broke a record by being the first Russian to be featured on the front cover of Sports Illustrated magazine. This enabled her to receive international recognition, and she became an icon in the Hollywood industry.
She is also an exceptional runway model, as she participated in a Victoria’s Secret fashion show while pregnant. Shayk currently campaigns for women’s fitness and the promotion of healthy diet options. She is also a philanthropist who has helped in various ways a hospital in her hometown.
Kate Middleton would likely never have thought to be a part of the Royal House. She is a modest actress, yet with a robust stature. She is a philanthropist who has shown support for the community for an extended period of time. She is an influential icon making significant impact in the fashion industry.
Unlike many expectations, this 5’9” woman is still five inches shorter than her husband, despite her tall stature. After joining the British royal family, she has minimized her celebrity lifestyle. Her husband is the Duke of Cambridge, and the second-in-succession connection gives her an upper hand to become a future queen.
Dot-Marie Jones is a 6’3” former athlete that retired from the profession after switching her career towards acting. She received nominations for the Primetime Emmy Awards as an outstanding actress, and her fame was elevated after being featured in the “Material Girls” and “Lizzie McGuire.”
Jones once had an aspiration for bodybuilding competition and never even thought to become an actress. However, she never neglected her wrestling championship platforms, even after being in the spotlight in the musical show “Glee.” She has received awards in the movie industry alongside other global recognitions.
Gal Gadot started her modeling career at the early age of 18. She was well known for her outstanding performance and was crowned as Miss Israel in 2004. Before entering the movie industry, she served in the Israel Defense Forces for two years, a common rite of passage for men and women in that country.
Her acting career took off after she starred in “Wonder Woman.” Gadot first played in international movies, and she also had a role in the “Fast & Furious” Series. She is one of the biggest superstars from Israel, especially in the Hollywood industry. Further, she is ranked as one of the top of all high-paid actresses.
Natasha Henstridge Is a 5’10” Canadian model and actress. After performing in the science fiction thriller “Species,” she was featured in “Ghosts of Mars” and “The Whole Nine Yards.” However, there were quite some challenges in choosing a leading actor to act with her, based on height differences.
Henstridge related in the media how she had been forced to achieve weight loss but was unsuccessful. According to her report, the pills destroyed her body’s metabolism and instead led to extreme weight gain. In addition, she joined the #MeToo movement, when director-producer Brett Ratner was accused of sexual assault, she being one of the accusers.
Behati Prinsloo has worked as a pink contract model and one of Victoria’s Secret Angels. Afterwards, she started participating in Victoria’s Secret fashion shows in 2014 and 2015. Since then, she has been featured in many other fashion shows, magazines, and photography ad campaigns. This 5’10” actor got married to the famous pop star, Adam Levine.
Unlike many others, Prinsloo continually shows a keen interest in her modeling career. Even after giving birth to two children, she never relented and continued climbing up the career ladder. She also did an ad campaign for top brands like “I Love Juicy Couture” fragrance, “Sportmax,” and “T” by Alexander Wang.
Maggie Gyllenhaal’s family is involved in the Hollywood industry, enabling her start in the movies at a young age. The 5’9” tall teenager was recognized early in her career. Her performance in the romantic drama “Secretary” also gained her some critical acclaim.
She is also a screenwriter and producer with a diverse portfolio within the Hollywood industry. She is loved for her petite body shape, accompanied by her stunning height. Some of her featured movies, for which she received critical acclaim, are “Mona Lisa Smile,” “Donnie Darko,” and “Dark Knight.”
Anjelica Huston has her lineage strongly in the acting industry. She had once focused on modeling, especially when she first moved to New York, but in the 1980s she chose to divert her attention to an acting career.
Fortunately, she made a big win of an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the film “Prizzi’s Honor.”
Huston was also nominated as Best Supporting Actress for her role in “The Addams Family.” She is also an activist for animal rights and has gained recognition for her public service.
Martha Hunt is 5’10” tall and a confident spokesperson, apart from being an actress. She is a best friend to Taylor Swift, and they both rock the Hollywood industry with their noticeable height. She has been featured in many fashion shows, including being a part of Victoria’s Secret events.
Hunt also has worked with top fashion brands like Versace, Vuitton, and Prada. Despite the health challenges she had at a young age, Hunt never stopped pursuing her career (her scoliosis disease had caused her to undertake surgeries in various parts of her body).
Karlie Kloss was declared one of the “top 30 models of the 2000s,” by Vogue Paris. Due to her tall height, she barely wears heels during runways, and still the exceptional model never stops winning the show. According to her, wearing heels to add to her size is the craziest thing to do.
She knew she would draw more attention wearing heels, but the outstanding actress preferred to win people’s hearts with talent only. Apart from acting, she has a keen interest in getting younger girls involved in technology, which prompted the launch of “Kode with Klossy,” a technology brand the model started in 2015.
Elizabeth Debicki is a 6’2” Australian actress who gained fame after starring in “A Few Best Men.” Debicki also played a supporting role in the ” Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ” film, while also being nominated as best supporting actress for other appearances.
Debicki addressed her enormous height in public news reports by stating it is never a big deal in her family. She received several nominations for her role in the famous “The Great Gatsby.” She was nominated for the best female newcomer, best supporting actress, and best actress in a supporting role, showing the positive reception to her performance ability.
Jenna Elfman played a leading role in an ABC TV sitcom show. After starring in the “Dharma & Greg” series, she was awarded a Golden Globe for Best Actress. She is also an advocate in Youth for Human Rights International, and also organizes a Scientology program in Hollywood. Also mentionable is her participation in a rescue workers detoxification project charity event held at Geisha House.
At the time she performed in the movie that made her famous, she had been the wife of a man who is 6’2” tall. They played the role of a power couple, winning the heart of many watchers.
Serena Williams is a 5’9” globally known tennis player, movie producer, philanthropist, and fashion designer. Although her height could have given her an upper hand in sports, she still perfected her incredible talent. She also broke the record by winning 23 Grand Slams, as no one has achieved that many.
With her tournament wins, she has set an excellent record in the sports industry. The superstar is doing excellently in her career. However, she had a setback from a leg injury in August 2021, and it forced her to step back a bit in her competitive games.
Kristanna Loken is a modern-day actress who excellently combines the two careers she has chosen. She is famous for her role in “Bounty Killer,” “Terminator 3,” “The L Word,” and “BloodRayne.” After participating in the Elite Model Look contest, she won second position among other tall models.
Loken won the a best supporting actress award in the short movie “Worn Like a Tattoo.” Although her 5’11” height could have been ideal for modeling gigs, she realized there was another opportunity awaiting, the world of acting.
Sigourney Weaver is an excellent movie star and well known for her passion for science fiction and popular culture. She plays as protagonist in most movies, and fame came her way after she appeared in the “Alien” films. She also received, for this film, a nomination in 1980: the British Academy Award for Most Promising Newcomer.
Weaver had always been tall, and you could tell that as an adult she’d be a tall, pretty lady. She is also referred to as the Queen of Sci-Fi because of her particular interest in the genre.
Jane Lynch is the six-foot famous-faced actress of the musical-comedy “Glee” hit on TV. She also gained quicker popularity than many of her female actresses that started at the same time she did. Lynch is an actor and comedian who also featured in not only “Glee,” but also “Sue Sylvester.” She also received recognition for her notable roles in the films “A Mighty Wind” and “Best in Show.”
Lynch’s height also paved the way for her to participate in basketball during high school. For that reason, she also considered pursuing a basketball career and becoming a professional player. In the acting realm, she has received the Golden Globe award, two Screen Actors Guild awards, and Primetime Emmy Awards.
Venus Williams is also a pretty tall woman like her sister, Serena Williams. Here we have a duo of two influential women that have made remarkable history. However, Venus is somewhat taller than her sister, Serena, and she never seemed to have an issue with it, as she confidently promotes her height on social media.
Williams has gained much ground in the sports sector as a tennis champ, and she made many women proud. She also made a beautiful 90th Grand Slam appearance with her stunning height. Despite the car accident incident, she was involved with in 2017, she held on as a strong, accomplished and determined black woman.
Nicole Steinwedell is the tall celebrity everyone loves to see on “The Unit” show. However, she never sees herself as having extra height, especially after working with Joshua Jackson, also tall, and having a bit more than a couple inches on her. She may not be up to six feet, but it is safe to put her on our list.
During her career chapters, she organized Temple Tantrum, a stage show based on her upbringing in a Christian cult. It was a big show, and she also appeared in in short films, like “Escape,” released in 2006. Other excellent featured movies of hers are “Paris Connections,” “Crazy,” “A Single Man,” and “He’s Just Not That Into You.”
Stacy Keibler was a professional wrestler who is well acknowledged for her contribution to World Wrestling Entertainment and World Championship Wrestling. As a former cheerleader, she adjusted perfectly into being an actress, model, and dancer. Her long legs also caused her to be the favorite of many dance shows.
She was also featured in the “Dancing with the Stars” role, which got the attention of many viewers. She has been nicknamed “The Weapon of Mass Seduction” and “The Legs of WWE.” She also took part as a supportive “cheerleader” at a basketball game fundraiser for Obama’s re-election campaign.
Adrianne Palicki, 5’11’, participated in the “Friday Night Lights” TV series. She happened to be the tallest cast member in the show, catching any viewer’s attention. Her fame blossomed after her being featured as Kelly Grayson in “The Orville” and Bobbi Morseon “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
In 2016, Palicki wrote a book with her brother Eric, titled “No Angel.” The tall, pretty actress was also nominated for several awards, as she keeps winning in the Hollywood industry.
Gwyneth Paltrow is a 5’9” businesswoman and an actress. After featuring in “Shakespeare in Love,” she won the best actress award from the Golden Globes and Academy Awards. Later, the tall blonde created her lifestyle company, known as “goop.”
Her published works about lifestyle include: “Easy Recipes Celebrating Family & Togetherness,” “Notes From My Kitchen Table,” and “The Clean Plate: Eat, Reset, and Heal.” However, she experienced some backlash from medical professionals about one of her “goop” projects on pseudoscience. In October 2021, a movie on “Sex, Love, & goop” was released on Netflix.
The 6’1” Brazilian model has paved a big way for her modeling career, including being the face of top brands like Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Versace, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton. While many people thought motherhood would end Lais Ribeiro’s career, she became more famous after giving birth to her son Alexandre.
She also made the face of Victoria’s Secret, and she ended up dating an NBA player, and they got engaged a year later. She is a tall lady who is super proud of her height. Ribeiro manages her personal life perfectly with her career, without one intruding on the another.
Geena Davis has played in many top movies like “Beetlejuice,” “Thelma & Louise,” and “The Long Kiss Goodnight.” As proud as she was about her height, this lady confessed there were moments she had to lie and say she was 5’10” in modeling interviews.
Contrary to popular opinion, someone can in fact be considered too tall for modeling. Davis is also involved in humanitarian causes to fight gender bias both on and off set in the Hollywood industry. She was also involved with the US Olympics in archery, almost competing in the Sydney 2000 Summer Games.
Ava Michelle is an actress, model, and dancer born and raised in Fenton, Michigan, who stars as Jodi Kreyman in the popular Netflix Tall Girl movie. Her height is indeed playing on her side.
In 2013, the 6’1″ Michelle appeared on the Dance Moms television series, which largely contributed to her fame. She had multiple seasons on that show, in conjunction with the Abby Lee Dance Company. In 2018, she had several appearances in several short movies plus two episodes of the Bold and the Beautiful soap opera.
Even though Diaz stepped back from acting, her profile presents her as an American entrepreneur, producer, author, and retired actress and model. The 5’9″ on-a break actress had received several accolades, including nominations for four Golden Globe Awards, a BAFTA Award, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
When she was asked why she took a break from acting, she said, “I just looked around me, and I realized that I was doing a lot of things that I wasn’t touching or managing.”
Jameela Jamil is first a social advocate and second an actress—she started her career on Channel 4 in the UK, where she anchored a T4 strand pop culture series from 2009 until 2012. She has made an appearance in the funny film “How to Build a Girl” in 2019.
The 5’8” Jamil had no intention of becoming an actress and instead planned to work as a screenwriter. Still, when working as a writer at 3 Arts, her agency informed her that Michael Schur, the co-creator of the sitcom Parks and Recreation, was seeking a British actress for a new upcoming comedy series.
Janney has received numerous awards and nominations, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, six Critics’ Choice Awards, a Golden Globe Award, seven Primetime Emmy Awards, seven Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Tony Award nominations.
At six feet, actress Allison Janney acknowledged that one thing that nearly tested her confidence while growing up was her height, which she never believed would be a big deal in her career. She became famous for her appearances on various TV programs, such as the highly popular show The West Wing.
Mention some of the highest-paid models, and don’t leave out Gisele Bundchen. Gisele is a Brazilian model, activist, and businesswoman of 5’11”. In 1997, Bündchen received 42 rejections in London before being cast in an Alexander McQueen runway show in 1998.
In 2014, she was reported to be the 89th Most Powerful Woman in the World by Forbes, and she got 37 features on the cover of Vogue around the world in 2000, including ample appearances in both the American and British editions of Vogue in January 2000.
Blake Lively is widely known for her role on the TV series Gossip Girl and is someone who has established herself in the heart of Hollywood. Her mother works as a talent agent, while her father worked as an actor in the past. She has starred in films like A Simple Favor, The Shallows, Green Lantern, and Age of Adaline.
Blake Lively rose to prominence and became popular during her junior year of high school when she landed her most famous role to date: Serena van der Woodsen in Gossip Girl.
Tilda Swinton got her start in experimental cinema, starring in Sally Potter’s drama Orlando (1992), for which she received a European Film Award nomination for Best Actress. Swinton is admired for her six-foot height and known for her numerous roles in independent films and solid blockbusters.
She is a recipient of various top accolades, including an Academy Award. She bagged an Academy Award for her performance in the movie “Michael Clayton.” She has also been a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, cast as the Ancient One from the movie “Doctor Strange.”
Reminise over the sixth season of American Idol in 2007 and connect the dots to how Jordin Sparks became popular at the young age of seven, in fact, making her the youngest winner in the American Idol show. Later that year, she released a self-titled debut studio album certified by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and she sold over three million copies globally.
A 5’10” Sparks received various awards in her music career, for instance the NAACP Image Awards, a BET Award, an American Music Award, a People’s Choice Award, and two Teen Choice Awards.
Jennifer Lawrence’s films grossed over $6 billion globally in 2015 and 2016, enabling her a share and ranking her among the world’s highest-paid actresses. The 5’10” tall Jennifer is an American actress who, during her childhood, carried on in church plays and school musicals.
At the same time, she was spotted as talented at age fourteen while on holiday in New York City with her family. Her career advanced as she starred as the mutant Mystique in the X-Men film series (2011–2019). This in addition to three collaborations with director David O. Russell.
Gigi Hadid is a supermodel who made 35 appearances on international Vogue magazine covers over four years. The 5’10” supermodel started her modeling career at the very tender age of two years old, owing to her discovery by Paul Marciano of Guess. She continued with modeling, even though she had wanted to maintain a career in the field of criminal psychology.
So, apart from modeling, Hadid is an activist. She announced her collaboration with UNICEF to help children, in 2018. On August 25th that year, she embarked on her first mission to visit the UNICEF program in Bangladesh to support the programs that help local populations of children. She has traveled on other missions to other locations.
Rumour it no longer is. “Helloing” everywhere, it seems, is a sensation named Adele. She is not just a talented English singer and songwriter, but the world’s best-selling music artist, with sales of over 120 million albums.
The 5’9” Adele has many awards to her name, stemming from numerous recognitions, collaborations, and we can mention 15 Grammy wins for this woman. Adele’s music career could have been imagined early on, as she was seen then as a soul and “soulful” singer and songwriter, gaining her the label “Queen of Soul,” and from prominent publications such as Vogue and Vanity Fair, the complimentary title “Queen of Hearts.”
By heading back to the 1985 films Red Sonja and Rocky IV, we might remember Brigitte Nielsen for her epic action roles. You can remember her for being popularly associated with Sylvester Stallone, their marriage, and how she starred in the 1986 film Cobra—or where she played a villain/henchman in Beverly Hills Cop II (1987).
The 6’1” Danish actress of the ’80s started her modeling career in late 1980, posing for Playboy magazine. She began her music career in 1987 with a recorded duet with Austrian pop star Falco.
Moon Bloodgood is an American actress and popularly best known for Lt. Blair Williams in the Terminator Salvation movie and Anne Glass in the TNT television series Falling Skies. Bloodgood at 5’10” was ranked, back in 2005, number 99 on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 list, some years after she had begun her career as a Laker Girls cheerleader.
Then in 2007, she made it to number 40 and then 20 in 2009, on the same Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 list, proof that she was considered to be one of the most beautiful people in the world.
The discovery of this six-foot catwalk queen at a Cure concert in Toronto in 1989 happened when she was only 15. The fashion industry couldn’t forget, that in a blink, Shalom Harlow became one of the decade’s most recognizable faces.
After her discovery, Harlow, a Canadian model, went on to appear on numerous magazine covers, in editorials, at top runway shows, and in movies that made her become the first-ever winner of Vogue/VH1’s Model of the Year Award. Plus, gaining a chance to co-host MTV’S House of Style with fellow supermodel Amber Valletta.
Life may never be a straight path, so they say, and this is how it turns out to be for Tara Moss, a 6’1” Canadian-Australian. She first ventured into modeling at the age of 14, but then she became an author and human rights activist, when she discovered modeling was a wrong turn for her.
She is known to be a critical thinker and an advocate for the rights of women and children. She wrote a globally best-selling series of six crime novels featuring a feminist heroine, Makedde Vanderwall. Imagine, her books are being published in over 18 countries and 13 languages.
They know her—even the yard birds know the 5’11” former First Lady, Michelle Obama, an American attorney and author. Michelle is a fashion trendsetter and a fashion popularizer compared to Jacqueline Kennedy, owing to her sense of style, and to Barbara Bush for her discipline and politeness.
This Illinois-raised woman who became the first African American First Lady of the United States is that type of public figure who could not pass without commanding attention—not necessarily for her 5’11” height but because she is MICHELLE OBAMA!
Give it up to her and all hail to the famous female rapper of the ‘80s, an actress, musician, producer, and a woman who made waves during that decade with her tone of distinct rap. As well, she charted her fame with the roles she took in the big-screen adaptation of the musical Chicago.
The 5’10” tall Latifah is a Grammy Award Winner who in 1988 began her career by beatboxing for the hip-hop group she founded, Ladies Fresh. She also produced beats for sampling, before she went into hip-hop rapping about black women’s issues and domestic violence in 2002. Still, in 2009, she flipped over to traditional singing, and then she went back to hip-hop.
From the beginning of Adriana Lima’s career, when she was the age of 15 with 5’10” in height, she never thought about being a model. That is until she went in with her friend for consideration and was the only one chosen. She enlisted and arrived in first place in Ford’s “Supermodel of Brazil” model search.
She subsequently entered the 1996 Ford Supermodel of the Year, formerly Face of the 80s, and became a supermodel and also a runway model. There, she has walked the catwalk for designers the likes of Blueman and Rosa Cha, and also strutted the clothing at events like Fashion’s Night Out, and others.
Maria Sharapova got noticed for her 6’2″ height, her groundbreaking performance in tennis playing, and how she had consistently earned herself well-deserved gold and silver medals. It all started when she signed her first deal with Nike when she was only 11 years old.
Maria’s impressive appearance has enabled her to secure commercial endorsements that greatly exceed the worth of her sports tournament-winning. Forbes magazine listed her as the highest-paid female athlete in the sphere of tennis, with annual earnings of over $18 million, the bulk of which come from endorsements and sponsorships. Sharapova has earned $37 million from prize money and nearly $250 million from sponsorships and appearances.
Ireland Baldwin at 6’2” is such a body-positivity vote, an American fashion model and actress who started modeling and acting some years ago, with a debut performance in the 2013 film Grudge Match, a boxing story. After her father left her an angry voicemail message in 2007, she gained serious attention with the media.
However, she signed a deal with a models agency in March 2013, made an appearance in W Magazine’s It Girl feature, Vanity Fair, Elle, and DuJor magazine. Also, in 2013 she worked as a special dramatist for Entertainment Tonight.
The former 5’10” Victoria’s Secret Angel, Doutzen Kroes, is the latest celebrity to come out as anti-vax. She’s a Dutch supermodel who turned actress and activist. Kroes made some history as the first model to be featured solo on four various international covers of Vogue’s September issue—all in the same calendar year.
Her achievement spun on becoming Victoria’s Secret Angel and also L’Oréal Paris’s brand ambassador. She was noted as one of the highest-paid models ranging with an estimated income of $5 million annually. While in 2014, she got second-ranked on the Forbes top-earning models list, estimates suggesting she earned $8 million in one year.
The breakout seasons for Kendall Jenner’s modeling career happened in 2014 and 2015. At a very early age, she was walking the runways for designers of high fashion during the New York, Milan, and Paris fashion weeks.
As a 5’10” tall American model, she has appeared in campaigns, editorials, cover shoots for LOVE, and various international Vogue editions, as well as acting as a brand ambassador for Estee Lauder. Forbes named Jenner the world’s highest-paid model in 2017, unseating model Gisele Bündchen, who had led the list for more than 14 years since 2002.
Macy Gray is a six-foot tall American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, and actress, best recognized for her distinctive raspy voice and Billie Holiday-influenced singing style. She was known to be a shy lady, which she addressed. Her shyness came from how she was teased because of her unusual voice.
Gray has ten studio albums to her credit, and we can focus on her global hit single “I Try,” her five nominations for a Grammy Award, and the one big win. She has made several appearances in some films, including Training Day, Spider-Man, and Scary Movie 3.
According to the HBO fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones, Gwendoline Christie is one of the tallest cast members of the hit series, where her character’s name is Brienne of Tarth. She sports a height of 6’3”. Christie is an English actress and model who was first made to believe that her height may hinder her posture.
She appeared as the first leading female villain in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2016) as First Order stormtrooper Captain Phasma (2017), and she has been nominated several times for awards.
At the age of 17, a modeling agency scout discovered Tricia Helfer while she was waiting in line at a movie theater. Her modeling career was furthered in 1992 when she got lucky in Ford Models’ Supermodel of the World contest, and then in 2002 she retired from the modeling tussle.
A 5’10” tall Canadian actress, model Tricia Helfer won in the Leo Awards, Best Lead Performance By a Female in a Dramatic Series, (playing Number Six in the “Pegasus” episode of Battlestar Galactica). Tricia gained many followers on Instagram due to her hot looks and posting pictures with inspirational captions.
Sydney Tamiia Poitier’s career as an actress started in the late 1990s—although she had first appeared with her father in the 1998 TV movie Free of Eden. In 2001, she landed an early role on television in the NBC drama series First Years, which was later canceled after only three episodes of nine had been released.
In 2003, she got on another TV show, UPN sitcom Abby, canceled after one season. Sydney Tamiia Poitier is an American television and film actress who is 5’11” and has appeared on different movie sets like Park Day, MacArthur Park, The Devil Cats, etc.
Supposedly, it’s hard to keep up with the Kardashians, of course. In that case, Khloe can not be forgotten in a hurry… for her glitz glam media personality in America. Since 2007, she has successfully garnered so much of America’s attention span towards her family that is featured in this reality television show.
Her 5’10” height was what left some supposed proof about her mom’s supposed affair with OJ Simpson. Not totally bad, as this led to her being famous as a socialite, model, and one who is fashion and business-oriented to a tee. She has made several posters as a model, and the first was a naked poster for PETA’s anti-fur campaign! Then, with Mario Lopez, she co-hosted the X Factor.
A 5’11” Ivanka Trump, daughter of former President Donald Trump, is an American businesswoman passionate about fashion design. In 2018, she announced the shutdown of her fashion design company after deciding to pursue a career in public policy.
Ivanka could have been a model if she had gone further into modeling at the age of 15, while in high school, because, after all, she had once been seen at a Miss Teen USA Pageant in 1997, which she co-hosted. Albeit, she seems not to enjoy the life of a model but rather a political lifestyle, which prompted her being in the administration of her dad, Donald Trump.
The ‘70s show “Orange Is the New Black” spotlighted Laura Prepon (it ran seven seasons, from 1998-2006). She also rose to fame through her appearance as Donna Pinciotti in a Fox sitcom and theater shows like A Woman of Property and Ascension Day in New York.
Prepon is 5’10”, a tall American actress whose first notable film role was in 2004 with the dark drama Lightning Bug, where she acted with Bret Harrison. She was named one of Stuff magazine’s “102 Sexiest Women In The World” in 2002 and one of Maxim magazine’s “Hot 100” in 2005.
Thurman’s career as a model started at age 15 when she signed with Click Models. Then in 1987 she created a transition to acting, along with her film debut in Kiss Daddy Goodnight, which was released that year.
Uma Thurman’s breakthrough as an actress came in 1988 through the movie Dangerous Liaisons, in which she starred, and in Quentin Tarantino’s 1994 film Pulp Fiction where she performed as Mia Wallace. The 5’11” American actress won numerous awards from the 9th Empire Awards to the 7th BAFTA Award and 2004 MTV Movie Awards, as well as different nominations across several entertainment areas.
Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter with 5’11” in height who has accumulated different awards, including 11 Grammys, an Emmy Award, and more. Swift is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, with over 200 million albums sold worldwide.
Her songwriting and performances are tremendously followed, as they are connected to her personal life. Swift has said that sometimes her lyrics are all about things she naturally would text to people, that simple. In 2009, Swift appeared in the TV series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” She played a rebellious, troubled teenager.
Naomi Campbell is a British model whose decision to move to the United States aided her career greatly. She is also an actor, singer, and businesswoman who has displayed an energetic spirit over time. With endurance, she has done so much throughout the years of her career.
She even released an R&B album and did several TV shows, plus a film appearance in 1991 in Cool as Ice, and then more film appearances in The Night We Never Met and Miami Rhapsody. With a height of 5’10”, she had begun her modeling career at 15, and she has since established herself as one of the most well-known and sought-after models of the last four decades.
Padma Lakshmi is a 5’9” tall Indian American author, activist, model, and television host who has hosted the Bravo cooking competition show Top Chef since Season 2 (2006). While studying in Madrid, Lakshmi began her modeling career at 21, when a modeling agent discovered her.
She has since modeled for designers such as Gianni Versace, Ralph Lauren, Giorgio Armani, Alberta Ferretti, and appeared in ad campaigns for Roberto Cavalli and Versus. On top of all that, she is now a New York Times best-selling author.