Distinguishing Features Celebrity Women You Won't Believe Are Under Five Feet Tall  

Elise Hennigan
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These short celebrity women all have larger-than-life personas so it can come as a shock to see just how short they really are. Teeny tiny famous women like Veronica Lake and Lil' Kim rock the screen and command attention but if you encountered them in person, you'd probably be looking down at the top of their heads. These celebs under five feet tall aren't just short, they are really short. 

In our quest to know everything about celebrities, it's weirdly interesting to find out exactly how tall they are. It isn't always easy to know the true heights of short famous women; many insist on wearing towering heels and others frequently lie about their respective heights. But knowing their true statures can give us a better picture of what they are like in person. For all of you women out there who are under 5' tall, these celebrities are just like you! 

Lil' Kim is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrity Women You Won't Believe Are Under Five Feet Tall
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Kimberly Denise Jones known by her stage name Lil' Kim, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, model, and actress. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, living much of her adolescent life on the streets after being expelled from home. In her teens, Jones would freestyle rap, heavily influenced by actress/singer Diana Ross, and fellow female hip-hop artists like MC Lyte and The Lady of Rage. Performing a freestyle rap for The Notorious B.I.G. got her music career start in 1995 with his group Junior M.A.F.I.A., whose debut album Conspiracy generated three hit singles. Kimberly Jones' debut studio album, Hard Core was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 43

Profession: Record producer, Rapper, Singer-songwriter, Model, Author, + more

Height: 1.5

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#41 on The Dopest Rappers of the '90s

#59 on The Best New York Rappers

#11 on The Best Rappers with Lil in Their Names, Ranked

#6 on The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time

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Nicole Polizzi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrity Women You Won't Believe Are Under Five Feet Tall
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Nicole Elizabeth "Snooki" LaValle is an American reality television personality and dancer who is best known for being a cast member of the MTV reality show Jersey Shore and currently stars in Snooki & Jwoww. Since the show's debut in 2009, Polizzi has gained popularity by appearing on talks shows including The View, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Late Show with David Letterman, and The Wendy Williams Show. She earned $150,000 per Jersey Shore episode, as of season five. She also appeared as the guest hostess for WWE Raw in 2011 and competed at WrestleMania XXVII that same year. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 30

Profession: Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, TV Personality

Height: 4'7"

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#11 on Who Will Win Season 17 of Dancing with the Stars?

#27 on The Best Celebrity Podcasts, Ranked

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Tila Tequila is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrity Women You Won't Believe Are Under Five Feet Tall
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Tila Nguyen, better known by her stage names Tila Tequila and Miss Tila, is an American model, television personality, singer, songwriter, actress, writer and blogger. Born in Singapore and raised in Houston, Texas, she first moved to California in 2001 to pursue her modeling career. After being featured in Playboy, she began appearing in numerous men's magazines, including Stuff and Maxim. Her active presence on the social networking websites made her the most popular artist on Myspace and Nguyen was soon offered by MTV to star in her own reality television show. Her bisexual-themed dating show, A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila, aired for two seasons. After being the lead singer of the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 36

Profession: Pornographic actor, Rapper, Singer-songwriter, Model, Singer, + more

Height: 4'10"

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#12 on The Most Irritating Howard Stern Show Regulars

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Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrity Women You Won't Believe Are Under Five Feet Tall
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Judy Garland was an American singer, actress, and vaudevillian. She was renowned for her vocals and attained international stardom which continued throughout a career that spanned more than 40 years as an actress in musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist and on the concert stage. Respected for her versatility, she received a Juvenile Academy Award and won a Golden Globe Award as well as Grammy Awards and a Special Tony Award. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the remake of A Star Is Born and for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 1961 film Judgment at Nuremberg. She remains the youngest recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 47 (1922-1969)

Profession: Actor, Vaudeville Performer, Singer

Height: 4'11"

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#31 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#25 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#57 on The Best Singers of All Time

#92 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

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