A lot is often said of the desire for having a “tall, dark and handsome” person to come and sweep a woman (or man) off their feet, but in Hollywood, the trend seems to be little different as female stars are often very happy to outshine their partners. Not only by profession by also by physical appearance.
From supermodels like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Bella Hadid to naturally gifted actresses like Nicole Kidman and Sophie Turner, there are plenty of famous ladies for whom size doesn’t matter. They have married men who are way shorter than them.
Even when many of them have a few centimeters on their significant others, they often choose to increase the difference by donning towering stilettos too.
Below is the list of the Top 10 Tallest Actress who are taller than their partner
1. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham
Jason Statham has proved to the world that dating a taller woman does not hinder one’s masculinity! Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, whose height is at 5 feet 9 inches, fell in love with Jason Statham whose height is 5 feet 6 inches while filming Transformers. Both of them don’t let their slight height difference stop them from looking glamorous at luxurious events
Cameron Diaz is 5 feet 9 inches in height whereas Benji Madden is around 5 feet 5 inches only. There is a difference of about 4 inches.
3. Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas
When you are in your early 20s and already have been a part of two of the biggest TV/film franchises, you ought to be doing something right – and that’s just Sophie Turner’s professional life!.. The Queen of the North has no doubts about the fact that, in heels, she’s a good 10 centimeters taller than her husband. Sophie Turner is around 5 feet 9 inches while Joe Jonas is around 5 feet 7 inches in height. There might only be two inches between them in height, but when Sophie’s wearing heels, she overtakes Joe Jonas.
4. Claudia Schiffer and Matthew Vaughn
The iconic ’90s supermodel and her husband have been for 17 years together. Claudia is around 5 feet 11 inches but looks much taller than that, and her husband is just around 5 feet 10 inches.
5. Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban
Nicole Kidman, whose height is 5 feet 11 inches, has an inch on her husband Keith Urban, but the difference gets increased when she walks the red carpet in heels.
6. Katie Holmes & Tom Cruise
A huge age difference of 17 years wasn’t enough for Hollywood couple Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes considering the fact they share a considerable height difference as well! Cruise is surely attracted by the charm of taller women, his ex-wife Nicole Kidman proves this point
7. Tina Fey & Jeff Richmond
Height is not an issue for Hollywood actress/writer Tina Fey and husband Jeff Richmond. The composer who stands at 5 feet married the 30 Rock actress in 2001who is 5 feet 4 inches
8. Rod Stewart & Penny Lancaster
Rod Stewart not only has established himself as one of the biggest stars in the pop music industry, but he has also gone through an extremely eventful personal life. He had multiple relationships to his name, and he was also part of two failed marriages, it always seemed like he would never get it right in the love segment. However, it seemed like he got lucky the third time was a charm when he got married to Penny Lancaster who is way taller than him. They began dating in 1999 and eventually tied the knot in 2007 in Portofino, Italy. Rod Stewart is 5 feet 10 inches while Penny Lancaster is 6 feet 1 inch in height.
9. Gwendoline Christie and Giles Deacon
At almost two meters tall, Game of Thrones star, Gwendoline Christie was always going to eclipse her love interests in height, no matter how statuesque they are. Fashion designer Giles Deacon is no difference.
10. Charlize Theron and Sean Penn
Although the pair split in 2015, Bombshell star Charlize Theron and actor Sean Penn did got added to the list of the taller-woman-shorter-man, while they were together, the height of Theron standing is about 178 cm and that of Penn is about 173 cm.
So what do you think??? Do you still believe that men should always be taller than the wife? The world has changed and so has the mentality. In today’s generation, men and women are all equal. Today Women are earning more than men. They are more successful than men in various fields. So I guess the time has come when you will see more women marrying men who are shorter in height.