There is nothing cuter than a couple with a height difference. The way that they have to stoop or stand on their tip-toes to kiss is downright adorable! I, myself, am a tiny woman with a tall husband, and everyone always tells us how sweet and funny we look together. When the couple with a big height difference is famous, it’s even better. I especially love seeing female celebs walking down the red carpet in their fanciest high heels. This either makes them tower over their partner or helps them look only slightly less tiny, compared to their giant spouse. It’s so sweet that despite their mismatched heights, they always look so very much in love!
That’s the thing. None of us can help our heights! Ladies (and, I guess men, too) can wear higher shoes, but they can only boost you so much. Even with all their money, celebrities can’t change how tall or short they are. It’s just nature! And like all of us, famous people just want to be loved for who they are, no matter what size their skeletons are.
In this list, I’ll show you 15 celebrity couples with the biggest and most adorable height discrepancies. But don’t think for a minute that there are just giant men and petite women on this list! I’ve got some famous dudes who literally look up to their female partners, too. Keep reading to learn more about my favorite famous couples who have major height differences!
15. DANIEL RADCLIFFE AND ERIN DARKE
Standing at just 5’5,” Daniel Radcliffe hasn’t grown much since his days playing boy wizard, Harry Potter. Despite not being exactly leading man height, the former child actor has made quite the name for himself in both films and theater. On the set of his 2013 movie, Kill Your Darlings, where Radcliffe played a young version of the beat writer, Allen Ginsberg, he met his current girlfriend, Erin Darke. At around 5’8,” Erin stands tall above her rumored fiance, especially when she is wearing high-heeled shoes for an event.
We all know many details about Daniel Radcliffe, but who is his taller partner? Erin Darke is an actress who struggled to make it in show business. She told Moviefone that at age 21, she and her friend moved to New York City with no money and big dreams.
“You just have to fight. You just have to keep going,” she said. Darke has appeared in the movie, Thank You For Your Service, alongside Miles Teller and in the Amazon Prime original series, Good Girls Revolt. Though it is often hard for celeb couples to stay together when they both work crazy schedules and go a long time without seeing each other, this pair seems solid. Darke says she finds support and respect in her actor boyfriend, while Radcliffe told Playboy that he loves his girl’s sense of humor. This couple proves that it doesn’t matter what you look like… true love is true love!
14. NICOLE KIDMAN AND KEITH URBAN
I don’t know about you, but when I think about tall, statuesque ladies, I think of Nicole Kidman. This gorgeous, blonde Australian looks like she could be a model! At 5’11,” she is already taller than most people, but when she puts on heels for the red carpet, she towers over everyone! That includes her husband, the country star and fellow Aussie, Keith Urban. The singer is a pretty normal height at 5’9″ but looks much shorter than his spouse when she is wearing tall shoes for an event.
But take one look at this couple and you can see that they could be tall or short, fat or thin, and it wouldn’t matter. They are so adorable in love and always showing public displays of affection! In fact, this duo has stood the test of time, especially for a celebrity couple. The two got married in 2006 after just a year of dating and have two daughters together. Perhaps they can accredit their successful marriage to their individual career successes.
Because she is so tall for a woman, Keith is not the first partner Nicole has had that was shorter than her. Back in the ’90s, she was married to Tom Cruise, who is known for being short for a guy and for dating taller ladies. At 5’7,” Cruise was noticeably shorter than his lady love. This didn’t seem to bother the pair at the time, but apparently, after their breakup, Nicole said: “Now I can wear heels.” Ouch!