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27 Stars Who Are WAY Smaller Than They Look

Ranging from a tiny 5'0" and topping out at 5'7", these 27 short celebrities might surprise you!

Lea Michele

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Glee actress Lea Michele may have a big voice, but the star is actually pretty petite—coming in at only 5'3"!

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Kourtney Kardashian

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Kourtney may be the oldest Kardashian sister, but at 5'0" she's also the shortest.

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Salma Hayek

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5'2" Salma Hayek has tons of presence on-screen, which is what makes her petite size so surprising!

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Big Boi

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Big Boi, the shorter half of former rap duo Outkast, is a surprising 5'6".

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Martin Scorsese

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Legendary filmmaker Martin Scorcese tops out at a surprising 5'4".

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Anna Kendrick

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The 5'2" actress Anna Kendrick gets big laughs, even with her small stature.

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Lena Dunham

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GIRLS star Lena Dunham is only 5'3", a full foot shorter than her romantic interest throughout most of the series.

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Danny DeVito

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Nobody ever accused actor Danny DeVito of being tall, but his 5'0" height still comes as surprise!

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Amy Poehler

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Hilarious Parks and Rec star Amy Poehler is definitely on the short side, coming in at 5'2".

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Hilary Duff

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We were surprised that this actress and supermom is only 5'2" tall!

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Lil Wayne

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This rapper didn't adopt the name Lil Wayne for nothing, considering he is only 5'5".

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Jon Stewart

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The 5'7" former Daily Show host Jon Stewart is surprisingly short.

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Mary-Kate Olsen

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Fashion icon Mary-Kate Olsen definitely gets things hemmed, considering she's only 5'2".

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Kristen Bell

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Actress Kristen Bell is another one of our favorite short celebrities, at a height of 5'1".

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Reese Witherspoon

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Some actresses play up their petite size, but we were surprised to find out Reese Witherspoon is only 5'1".

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Bruno Mars

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We never would have guessed that R&B crooner Bruno Mars tops out at 5'5".

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Natalie Portman

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Actress Natalie Portman has played some powerful leads, even if her 5'3" stature is rather petite.

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Kevin Hart

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Comedian Kevin Hart is the first one to make jokes about his size, but we had no idea he was only 5'4"!

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Avril Lavigne

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Pop punk princess Avril Lavigne is smaller than she seems, at only 5'1".

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Eva Longoria

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The 5'2" actress Eva Longoria may be short, but she commands attention.

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Jada Pinkett Smith

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Even in family photos with hubby Will Smith and her kids, we never would have guessed Jada is only 5'0".

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Kim Kardashian

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Maybe it's all those designer heels she wears, but we were surprised to learn Kim Kardashian is only 5'3".

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Lucy Liu

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Svelte actress Lucy Liu looks tall on-screen, but in real life she's only 5'3".

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Daniel Radcliffe

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Harry Potter superstar Daniel Radcliffe spent years in front of the camera, but we still didn't notice he's only 5'5".

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Prince

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Pop powerhouse Prince has tons and tons of stage presence, but he's relatively short at only 5'2"!

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Kendrick Lamar

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Emerging rap star Kendrick Lamar is another surprisingly short celebrity, at only 5'6".

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Lady Gaga

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Popstar Lady Gaga turns heads everywhere she goes, but she's surprisingly short—only 5'1".

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