From the Mother of Dragons to Queen Elsa’s sister, here are the shortest female celebs
in the world:
Emilia Clarke (5’2”)
This London-born lady’s interest in acting began when she was just three years old.
Her father worked as a sound engineer in the theatre, and while he was assisting with the
musical Show Boat, Emilia watched the performance.
This is what sparked her passion for entertainment.
She is perhaps best-known for her role as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series Game
of Thrones, but she has also played in various plays and movies, including Solo: A Star Wars
Story, Me Before You, and Terminator Genisys.
Clarke is also an advocate for some charity organizations, such as Open Door, which helps
younger generations set up auditions for drama schools.
She is just 5’2”, but that hasn’t prevented her from becoming one of the most sought-after
actresses in the world today.
Nicki Minaj (5’2”)
This talented rapper was born in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago.
Both of her parents are gospel singers; so, it’s no surprise that she pursued a career
Some of her albums include Pink Friday and The Pinkprint.
Minaj has even dabbled in acting in films like Ice Age: Continental Drift and The Other
She has won several awards, including eleven BET awards, four Billboard Music Awards, and
six American Music Awards.
She has also given money to fans for college tuition.
She also donated to an Indian village to make sure that they had accessible water, a computer
center, and a reading program.
Minaj only stands 5’2”, but she has made a tremendous impact on many people’s lives.
Anna Kendrick (5’2”)
This quirky actress was born in Portland, Maine.
She started her career as a child taking parts in various plays.
She ended up performing in the Broadway musical High Society and received a Tony Award nomination.
However, she didn’t become a household name until she played Jessica Stanley in the Twilight
Her other work includes Pitch Perfect and its sequel, Up in the Air, and Into the Woods.
Kendrick has won awards for her roles as well, including one from the Austin Film Critics
Association, two CinemaCon awards, two MTV Movie + TV awards, and a Teen Choice award.
She may only be 5’2”, but this celeb is one to be reckoned with in Hollywood.
This Colombian-born singer has captivated people everywhere with her unique songs and
impressive dance moves.
Her love of the arts started at a young age when she received a typewriter from her father.
Shakira began by writing poetry, which eventually turned into song lyrics.
During her childhood, she was originally turned away by the school choir teacher, who told
her she “sounded like a goat.”
However, despite the initial rejection, Shakira continued pursuing her dreams and even earned
the nickname “belly dancer girl” in school.
She went on to release several popular albums later in her life, including Laundry Service,
She Wolf, and El Dorado.
Shakira is just 5’2”, but she has reached the stars with her undeniable talent.
Salma Hayek (5’2”)
This actress was born in Veracruz, Mexico.
Her mother is a talent scout and an opera singer, which might be who she inherited her
Her first big job was in the telenovela Teresa, which was very popular in Mexico.
Hayek’s other works include From Dusk Till Dawn, Frida, and Savages.
She has won two ALMA awards, a Blockbuster award, and a Daytime Emmy award.
She has also done a significant amount of charity work, including raising awareness
for women involved in terrible domestic situations and her collaboration with other stars for
“Chime for Change” to empower females.
There’s no denying this celeb’s talent and kindness, which she has proven numerous
times throughout her career thus far.
Even though she only stands 5’2”, her mark on the world is much larger than that.
Amy Poehler (5’2”)
This comedic woman was born in Massachusetts.
Both of her parents taught in school, and her brother is an actor and producer.
So, it seems like talent runs in their family.
She started doing improv comedy with the group My Mother’s Fleabag and continued studying
improv at Second City and ImprovOlympic.
After her troupe’s work was featured on Comedy Central on several occasions, she joined
the Saturday Night Live cast, where her fame grew tenfold.
Poehler continued gaining recognition through roles in films and shows as well, including
Parks and Recreation, Inside Out, and Sisters.
She has won many awards for her work, such as one Golden Globe, a Primetime Emmy, and
two MTV Movie + TV awards.
She is only 5’2”, but what she lacks in height, she makes up for in talent.
Kristen Bell (5’1”)
This actress was born in Michigan.
Her mother is a registered nurse, and her father is a director for CBS Television news
While she was in high school, she joined the music and drama club and appeared in several
of the school’s productions, including Fiddler on the Roof, The Wizard of Oz, and Lady Be
Bell majored in musical theater at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University;
however, she didn’t graduate due to accepting a role in the Broadway musical The Adventures
of Tom Sawyer.
She started gaining recognition through her roles in Gracie’s Choice and Veronica Mars
and went on to star in several films.
Her first significant movie role was the title character from Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
Her other works include Frozen, in which she played Anna, Queen Elsa’s sister, and Bad
Bell only stands 5’1”, but her talent greatly exceeds her physical height.
Ellen Page (5’1”)
This actress was born in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Her mother is a teacher, and her father is a graphic designer.
Her first on-camera role was in a CBC movie called Pit Pony.
She went on to play parts in multiple small films and TV series, like Marion Bridge and
Trailer Park Boys.
Perhaps her most notable character was Juno MacGuff in the movie Juno.
Page’s other works include Hard Candy, Inception, and X-Men: Days of Future Past.
She has received numerous awards as well, such as two from the Atlantic Film Festival,
a Canadian Comedy award, and two MTV Movie + TV awards.
Ellen Page is only 5’1”, but that hasn’t prevented her from leaving a mark on society
and following her dreams.
Lady Gaga (5’1”)
From singing to acting, this star has done it all.
Lady Gaga was born in New York City.
She began learning how to play the piano when she was just four years old which led her
to pursue a musical career.
While she was a teenager, she performed during open mic nights and had lead roles in a couple
of her high school’s plays.
Gaga went on to study at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University; however,
she didn’t complete her degree and dropped out to focus on her career instead.
She has since become a major success through her top-notch albums like The Fame Monster,
Born This Way, and Joanne.
She is also recognized for her roles in the television series American Horror Story and
her roles in films, like Machete Kills and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.
Lady Gaga has received numerous awards throughout her career, including a Golden Globe and three
She may only be 5’1”, but she has already reached the stars.
Reese Witherspoon (5’1”)
This famous lady was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Both of her parents are doctors.
When she was only seven years old, she was chosen to be in a florist’s commercials
and began taking acting classes.
After graduating high school, she began attending Stanford University for English literature.
However, she left before receiving her degree to pursue her acting career.
Apparently, it was the right choice since she has become a huge success in Hollywood.
Some of her notable films are Legally Blonde, Walk the Line, and A Wrinkle in Time.
She is also an advocate for several charity organizations, including Save the Children
and the Children’s Defense Fund.
Reese Witherspoon stands at just 5’1”.
Despite her short stature, she has a significant presence on and off-screen.
Kourtney Kardashian (5’0”)
This popular celeb was born in Los Angeles, California.
She is a TV personality, model, and business person.
Her parents are Robert Kardashian and Kris Jenner.
Kourtney is most famous for her part in a few reality television series, including Keeping
Up with the Kardashians, Kourtney and Kim Take New York, and Kourtney and Khloe take
She even acted in the ABC soap opera One Life to Live, in which she played Kassandra Kavanaugh
as a guest for one episode.
Her various business endeavors include representing a weight loss product, a skincare line, and
a jewelry collection.
Although she’s only 5’0”, she has made a big impression on today’s pop culture.
Jada Pinkett Smith (5’0”)
This noteworthy woman was born in Baltimore, Maryland.
Her mother is a nurse, and her father managed a construction company.
Her grandmother noticed her interest in the performing arts at a young age and got her
involved in tap dance, ballet, and piano.
Her acting career began to pick up with her role in A Low Down Dirty Shame, for which
she received positive feedback.
Since then, she has acted in several films, including Collateral, Ali (Aw-lee), and Madagascar.
However, perhaps her most recognized role was in The Matrix Reloaded.
She is also involved in charities, such as her own Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation.
Jada Pinkett Smith is only 5’0”, but her professional work goes far beyond her physical
Ariana Grande (5’0”)
This young singer was born in Boca Raton, Florida.
She started her career by playing in the Broadway musical 13.
However, her breakthrough came later when she acted in the television series Victorious,
in which she played Cat Valentine.
She went on to have a very successful music career and released popular albums, including
Yours Truly, My Everything, and Dangerous Woman.
Grande has helped various charities throughout her career so far; she helped start the group
Kids Who Care, who performed at events to raise money, and sang with Miley Cyrus to
help with her Happy Hippie Foundation.
Ariana Grande might only be 5’0”, but her tremendous presence has outgrown her short
Lil Kim (4’11”)
This rapper was born in New York City to Linwood and Ruby Jones.
Her music career began after she met The Notorious B.I.G., who eventually helped promote her
group, Junior M.A.F.I.A.
Lil’ Kim started pursuing her solo career shortly after and released the album Hard
Core, which rose high on the charts.
Her other records include The Notorious K.I.M., La Bella Mafia, and The Naked Truth.
She has won some awards for her work, such as one Billboard Music award, two BMI Urban
awards, and a Grammy.
Due to her big personality and professional success, you might not guess that this talented
woman is just 4’11”.
Nicole Polizzi (4’8”)
Better known as Snooki, this television personality was born in Santiago, Chile.
She was adopted at just six months old.
She earned her nickname in middle school after the male character “Snookie” in Save the
Polizzi is most well-known for being a part of Jersey Shore, but she later coupled with
her fellow cast member for the show Snooki & Jwoww.
She even made an appearance on WWE Monday Night Raw.
Snooki is also a writer and has authored books including A Shore Thing, Confessions of a
Guidette, and Gorilla Beach.
Despite her huge personality, this star stands at just 4’8”.
Which of these famous females is your favorite?