Anna Kendrick Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Anna Kendrick’s height is 5 feet 2 inches. She weighs 52 kg or 114 lbs making her one of the more diminutive women in Hollywood. What she lacks in height she however makes up for with her big personality and even bigger talent. It is this talent that has enabled the Portland native to become one of the most popular actresses in Hollywood, featuring in several well-known movie franchises such as The Twilight Saga and Pitch Perfect.
She has also been nominated for several awards, including the 2010 Oscar for best-supporting actress. Anna Kendrick is now a well-known face on the red carpet but her height, as well as peculiar body stature, continues to draw attention. The actress is not bothered by this though and regularly pokes fun at the whole thing. She also dresses exactly the way she wants and allows nobody to dictate her fashion sense.
Anna Kendrick’s Body Measurements Stats
- Full Name: Anna Cooke Kendrick
- Date of birth: 9th of August 1985
- Age: 37
- Ethnicity: Caucasian
- Height in Inches: 5 feet 2 inches
- Height in Centimetres: 157 cm
- Weight: 52 kg or 114 lbs
- Cup Size/Bra Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
- Waist size: 27 inches (68 cm)
- Hip size: 35 inches (88 cm)
- Feet Size: 5 in the UK, 7 in the US, and 37-38 in the EU
- Body Build: slim
- Hair color: light brown
- Eye Color: brown
- Dress Size: size 4 in the US and size 34 in the EU
How Tall is Anna Kendrick?
Anna Kendrick is 5 feet 2 inches or 1.57 meters tall. While this is nothing to scoff at, the fact remains that the actress is short when things are placed in perspective. For instance data from the American Center for Disease Control shows that the average American woman is 5 feet 4 inches tall (1.6m) while the average American man is 5 feet 9 inches tall (1.75m). It, therefore, means that Anna Kendrick is two inches shorter than most American women out there and seven inches shorter than most of her male compatriots.
Comparing Anna Kendrick’s Height to the Average in Hollywood
Bringing it closer home to the Hollywood industry where Kendrick has made a name for herself with appearances in several blockbuster movie franchises and many award wins, the situation is no different. In fact, we can even say that it is a bit worse. Statistics show that the average Hollywood actor is 5 feet 10 inches (1.77m) tall while the average Hollywood actress is 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m). It, therefore, means that Anna Kendrick is three inches shorter than many of her fellow Hollywood female stars and eight inches shorter than the male ones.
Thankfully, this has not negatively impacted Anna Kendrick’s career as being small can be advantageous to female actresses in Hollywood. As is a well-known fact, audiences prefer their heroes tall and imposing with the heroine shorter. Tall actresses, therefore, find it hard landing roles as nobody wants them to tower over the men. This fact would have inevitably helped Anna Kendrick’s career progression.
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Anna Kendrick’s Height Made Her Insecure While Growing Up
Anna Kendrick is well aware of her diminutive nature and like any other normal individual out there, has experienced her share of fears about it. In the actress’ own words, she was quite angsty about her height while growing up. She worried whether guys would find her attractive because of the belief that they preferred tall girls. She also avoided high heels because she still looked short in them and did not want to attract any derisive comments. Thus all through her formative years, she restricted herself to wearing flip flops and sneakers.
Kendrick is all grown now and has made peace with the fact that she is short. In fact, she is seeing the advantage that her size offers her. The actress, who describes herself as a little compact being, has revealed that her short stature makes it easy for her to hide from and evade the paparazzi. She has also shared that she can even fly coach, and save her money, as people miss her once she keeps her head down and is wearing a hoodie. Anna Kendrick has really embraced her height to the extent that she can even poke fun at it.
For instance, on the 15th of March 2020, the actress took to Instagram to show off a picture of herself wearing high-heeled sandals. She declared that she was now officially tall and stated that she had grown 10 inches during the quarantine. She additionally stated that she would not be taking questions and maintained that her growth was neither due to the camera angle nor the shoes. The funny post attracted more than half a million likes with fans describing Kendrick as a dream.