People, even celebrities, come in all shapes and sizes, but often we don't see the comparison between the two ends of the short and tall spectrum. It's also not that common for women to date men who are much shorter than them due to certain societal pressures. Here are 15 amazing examples of some celebrities who broke all of the arbitrary rules with their huge height differences in their relationships. .
Liam Hemsworth is one tall Australian, and he was once 10 inches taller than his partner. That partner was none other than Miley Cyrus and she is 5'5" which is a pretty average height for a woman. Liam, on the other hand, is 6'3".
This couple started on Twilight and their relationship turned real. What's also real, is the height difference between them. Kristen Stewart is a proud 5'5" and Robert Pattinson is 6'1". That means the Twilight pair were separated by 8 inches of height.
Edward Norton is a flat 6 foot tall, and dated a woman who was 5'2". That woman was none other than the insanely beautiful Salma Hayek and the pair wore their height difference of 10 inches in pride and with their heads held high.
When Lamar Odom started dating Khloe Kardashian the pair were a shock to the world, in part due to their enormous height difference of over 12 inches. Khloe is pretty tall considering she is 5'10" which is taller than most women by a bit, but Lamar is taller than most men considering he's 6'10.
This on-again off-again couple are the stars of Keeping Up With The Kardashians and they have a height difference of almost an entire foot--11 inches. She is 5 foot flat, making her much shorter than most of her sisters, and he's 5'11".
Sophie Dahl is a really tall woman. She's 6 foot tall and dated Jamie Cullum who is considerably short at 5'5." The two did not shy away from their height difference--after all, why should they? More power to them!
Christina Ricci is a bit over 5 foot tall, and clocks in at a short 5'1. Owen Benjamin, however, is an example of a really tall celebrity. How tall? Well the actor is actually 6'6" tall, making him the tallest person in most rooms.
Jake Gyllenhaal's height has been the subject to arguments online for years--for some reason. He cleared things up on a Conan appearance where he confirmed that he's 5'11. Reese Witherspoon, his once partner, is only 5'1 making a pretty big difference between them.
That wasn't Reese Witherspoon's only relationship with someone much taller than her, as she seems to have a thing for tall guys. She also dated Jim Toth who comes in at a huge 6'1" making him 12 inches taller than her.
Nicole Kidman is a pretty tall lady, considering she is 5'11"! When she was with Tom Cruise, the couple were height mismatched as he is 5"7 meaning that she's 4 inches taller than this world famous action movie star.
Kris Humphries is one of the tallest celebrities around, because he's--get this--6'9" tall! That makes him taller than just about anyone he could ever date, and considering Kim Kardashian is 5'3" the difference between the two was just absolutely astronomical.
This might be tallest difference on the entire list. Shaquille O'Neal is 7'1" and his partnership involved him dating Nicole Alexander who is only 5'2." That's a difference of approximately 23 inches between the two, which is the size of an average height child.
Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard are an insanely cute couple, and are still together today. Kristen often jokes about her height being short, which isn't entirely inaccurate as she is 5'1". It's true what they say though, guy's love short girls, because Dax is a whopping 6'2" and it hasn't stopped them yet!
Jessica Simpson comes in at a pretty regular, if not short, 5'3" and is often seen in tall shoes. Part of the reason might have been that she dated Eric Johnson who comes in at 6'3" meaning the two are 12 inches apart.
This couple still go strong, but what's also strong is their height difference. Isla Fisher is notably short, and Sacha Baron Cohen is notably tall considering he is 6'3" meaning that the two are separated by over a foot and a couple inches.
Most of your favorite celebrities either studied acting in college or went straight from high school into a life of the arts. But, hey, not all of them. Some celebrities actually have advanced college degrees.
Turns out Mayim Bialik is just as much of a genius as the one she plays on The Big Bang Theory. She earned her Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles, focusing on obsessive compulsive disorder among people with Prader-Willi syndrome, a rare condition in which the hypothalamus malfunctions.
Little known fact: Natalie Portman skipped the premiere of Star Wars: Phantom Menace because she was studying for her high school exams. She had two papers published in scientific journals while she was still in high school, and graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in Psychology.
Before he was looking for answers on X-Files, David Duchovny was just trying to find the answers for English finals at Princeton University90. David graduated from Princeton in 1982 with a B.A in English. He continued to feed his love of literature by receiving a master’s degree in English Literature at Yale University. David was an excellent writer and poet. His work consistently received praise by his fellow classmates and teachers at Yale. His writing was even nominated for a college prize by the Academy of American Poets.
Sigourney Weaver graduated from Stanford University in 1971 with a bachelor’s in Literature. It was while studying at Stanford that Sigourney realized her true passion in life was to become an actress. Shortly after graduation, she attended Yale for their well-known drama program. She would go on to receive a master’s in Acting from Yale University and become friends with fellow famous actress Meryl Streep.
Meryl Streep is considered one of the most successful actresses of all time. She is also one of the most highly educated. Before collecting an array of Oscars, Meryl collected diplomas. She graduated from Vassar College with a B.A. in 1971. Meryl has a habit of being unsatisfied with impressive accomplishments as her acting career has shown, so she attended Yale University and earned a master’s degree in Acting.