The perfect man is a tall, dark, and handsome emphasis on the tall right? Not in Hollywood.
Being short may be tough on the school grounds, it may even hurt professional success, but when it comes down to complimenting one of Hollywood’s diminutive leading ladies, small stature can be a plus for male celebrities.
Although they may not look short on screen, the following 8 celebs stand well below 5’10, the average height for the American male. above to see the 8 shortest male celebrities, ordered from tallest to smallest.
Here are 8 Shortest Male Celebrities from Hollywood
If Usher’s confidence-oozing music was any indication, you’d think he was at least 6’0, but the R&B artists stand inches shy at 5’8.
7. Tom Cruise
He may only be 5’7, but Tom Cruise doesn’t shy away from the tall women. His three ex-wives–Katie Homes (5’9), Nicole Kidman (5’11), and Mimi Rogers (5’9)–were all taller than him.
6. Josh Hutcherson
Josh Hutcherson is two inches shorter than his 5’9 co-star and on-screen love interest, Jennifer Lawrence. Poor cameraman…it must be tough finding the right angle to shoot the pair side-by-side.
5. Jack Black
Jack Black’s only 5’6, but we think his larger than life personality makes up for his smaller stature.
4. Elijah Wood
Who better to play the role of the tiny Hobbit, Frodo Baggins, than Elijah Wood–standing only 5 feet and 5 inches tall (or short?).
3. Aziz Ansari
Ansari is short, but this is one instance where a celebrity may actually be taller than you thought. At 5’6, he’s still taller than a handful of men on this list.
2. Bruno Mars
If you haven’t noticed yet that Bruno Mars is a shorty, it may be worth giving his halftime performance at the Super Bowl a watch. He looks positively teeny in comparison to his backup dancers.
1. Seth Green
Looks like this Back to the Future star is still stuck in the past. At 5’4, he’s as tall as a kid in middle school
Editor’s Notes The List is not in order