David Bowie height was 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm).  In interviews, Bowie often talked about the importance of fashion and style in his life, which may have influenced his desire to appear taller on stage.

How Height Influenced David Bowie’s Persona: A Look Into His Personality Traits and Bio

Real NameDavid Robert Jones
NicknameDavid Bowie
ProfessionMusician, Singer, Actor, Record Producer
Net Worth$250 million
Height5 feet 10 inches
Weight70 kg / 154 lbs
Height in Feet and Inches5'10"
Height in Centimeters178 cm
Height in Meters1.78 m
Weight in Kilograms70 kg
Weight in Pounds154 lbs
Feet/Shoe Size9 (US)
Dress Size4 (US)
Body Statistics38-30-36
Bra Size36B
Waist Size30 inches
Hip Size36 inches
Hair ColorNaturally Brown; Dyed various colors
Eye ColorBlue-gray
Date of BirthJanuary 8, 1947
Birth PlaceBrixton, London, England
Birth Sign/Zodiac SignCapricorn
FatherHaywood Stenton "John" Jones
MotherMargaret Mary "Peggy" Burns
SiblingsTerry and Annette
EthnicityEnglish, Irish, and Welsh
SchoolBromley Technical High School, London
Educational QualificationGraduated from High School
Boyfriends/GirlfriendsHermione Farthingale, Angie Barnett,
Mary Finnigan, Cyrinda Foxe, Melissa
Hurley, Bebe Buell, Mick Jagger, Iggy Pop,
Susan Sarandon, Tina Turner, Geeling Ng
Current Relationship/AffairN/A
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/HusbandIman (m. 1992-2016)
Ex-Wife/HusbandAngela Bowie (m. 1970-1980)
ChildrenDuncan Jones (son)

David Bowie Height Compared To Other Celebrities: Who Stands Taller?

CelebrityHeightStatus in Comparison to David Bowie
Freddie Mercury5'9" (175 cm)Shorter
Mick Jagger5'10" (178 cm)Same Height
Prince5'2" (157 cm)Shorter
Elton John5'7" (170 cm)Shorter
George Michael6'0" (183 cm)Taller
Bono5'8" (173 cm)Shorter
Paul McCartney5'11" (180 cm)Taller
Jim Morrison6'0" (183 cm)Taller
Bob Dylan5'7" (170 cm)Shorter
John Lennon5'11" (180 cm)Taller

In this comparison, David Bowie is the same height as Mick Jagger and is shorter than George Michael, Jim Morrison, and Paul McCartney. He is taller than Freddie Mercury, Prince, Elton John, Bono, Bob Dylan, and John Lennon.

David Bowie’s Songs and Movies

David Bowie Songs:

  • Space Oddity
  • Changes
  • Heroes
  • Ziggy Stardust
  • Let’s Dance
  • Life on Mars?
  • Rebel Rebel
  • Ashes to Ashes
  • Modern Love
  • Starman
  • Young Americans
  • Golden Years
  • Fame
  • Under Pressure (with Queen)
  • The Man Who Sold the World
  • Sound and Vision
  • Suffragette City
  • China Girl
  • Blue Jean
  • Dancing in the Street (with Mick Jagger)

David Bowie Movies:

  • Labyrinth (1986)
  • The Prestige (2006)
  • The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
  • Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983)
  • Basquiat (1996)
  • The Hunger (1983)
  • Absolute Beginners (1986)
  • Zoolander (2001)
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
  • The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) (voice only)

Source: IMDB


David Bowie was an English singer, songwriter, and actor, who was born on January 8, 1947. He rose to fame in the late 1960s and became known for his innovative and distinctive music style, as well as his flamboyant fashion and persona.

Over the course of his career, Bowie released numerous hit songs and albums and became an icon in the world of music and popular culture.

David Bowie passed away on January 10, 2016, at the age of 69, after a private 18-month battle with liver cancer.

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