Having Convinced Fans He’s 7ft , What Is the Actual Height of the Deadpool Star, Ryan Reynolds?

Published 11/19/2023, 12:45 AM EST

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Ryan Reynolds is immensely popular for his on-screen charisma and his consistently sharp wit, which has become an integral part of his public persona. Aside from these traits, another aspect about Reynolds that constantly draws public curiosity is his height. It is no mystery that Reynolds boasts a tall stature, a fact that becomes glaringly evident every time he steps out in NYC with his wife, Blake Lively, the tallest female cast member from Gossip Girl.

His actual height, however, has remained a puzzling mystery and a subject of curiosity for fans for a long time. Especially since he appeared on the BBC’s coverage of Wrexham’s draw with Sheffield United in the FA Cup fourth round.

Why did people believe Ryan Reynolds is 7ft tall?

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Ryan Reynolds joined the BBC coverage with former strikers Lineker, Shearer, and Mark Hughes earlier this year. While Wrexham fans were on the edge about the fifth round of the historic cup competition, they also could not help but notice how ridiculously tall Reynolds looked beside the BBC team. It was here that the speculation about Ryan Reynolds being 7 feet tall arose. However, contradicting the speculations, the Deadpool star’s height is about eight inches shorter than what he convinced his fans.

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Ryan Reynolds is 6 feet 2 inches tall, which is roughly equivalent to 188 cm. And there are multiple sources available that can attest to the accuracy of this information. This includes his official website, IMDb, and even the celebrity height databases. The 6’2 inches tall actor, who effortlessly molds into the persona of a superhero, once could not resist poking fun at the height of Wolverine, set to appear in Deadpool 3

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Moments after the pictures of Hugh Jackman wearing the blue-and-yellow costume from the Deadpool 3 sets went viral on the web, Reynolds shared a hilarious post featuring Wolverine, but with a twist. 

Reynolds’ jab at Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine in Deadpool 3

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The leaked Deadpool 3 pictures in the comic-accurate Wolverine suit gave rise to numerous speculations, along with a fair share of criticism for an issue that was beyond the control of the creators. Fans raised an issue with Hugh Jackman’s height in the leaked pictures. They believed that the original Wolverine was supposed to be much shorter. In response to the criticism, Reynolds shared a picture of a tiny Wolverine action figure, seated in one of the director’s chairs on the set of Deadpool 3.

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He captioned the post on Instagram Threads saying, “comic-accurate short king”. This post invited a barrage of fan reactions who hilariously reciprocated to Reynolds’ humor. Though Reynolds’ height is not a mystery anymore, the level of comic fidelity in Deadpool 3 and the potential impact of his tall stature on his superhero role will remain a mystery till May 3rd, 2024. 

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What do you think about Ryan Reynolds’ actual height? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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Hriddhi Maitra

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Hriddhi Maitra is a Hollywood News reporter at Netflix Junkie. An enthusiastic movie buff, Hriddhi found her true calling when she worked as a Cinema Content Writer at My Cinema Story while analyzing movies objectively, and offering constructive feedback. Coming from a background where she worked in different niches like finance, food, travel, medicines, automobile, and entertainment, we can safely say she is a jack of all trades.

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