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Male Celebrities Who Are 5’8"

Updated October 6, 2020 55.9k views53 items

This list contains examples of male celebs who are 5'8" and is loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Although a below-average height of men in the United States, the height of 5'8" celebrities is just right for many careers. Some celebs on this list are 5'8" actors while many male celebrities who are five foot eight inches are musicians. A few of the famous male celebrities on this list are some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.

Who will you find on this list of male celebs who are 5'8"? Kanye West is at the top. He may be a touch shorter than average, but West is still apparently tall enough to “Touch the Sky.” Fellow rappers Ice Cube, Ludacris, and Nelly are also five feet eight inches tall.

A pair of 5'8" actors, Mark Wahlberg and Joaquin Phoenix, has previously teamed-up for a pair of films, The Yards and We Own the Night. Other 5'8" celebs include Steve Buscemi, Kevin James, and Gary Sinise.

From the looks of it, 5'8" may be an average height, but it is the perfect height for many men with above average careers. Take a look at this list for yourself.

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  • Zac Efron is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Male Celebrities Who Are 5’8"
    Photo: Getty/Madeleine Marr-Miami Herald / Getty Images
    • Age: 32
    • Birthplace: San Luis Obispo, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Voice acting, Singer

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  • Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Male Celebrities Who Are 5’8"
    Photo: david_shankbone / flickr / CC-BY 2.0
    • Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter

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  • Mark Wahlberg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Male Celebrities Who Are 5’8"
    Photo: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas / flickr / CC-BY-ND 2.0
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Rapper, Television producer, Musician, Film Producer

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  • Sean Penn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Male Celebrities Who Are 5’8"
    Photo: Juanky Pamies Alcubilla / Flickr
    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director
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