Elijah Wood Height

elijah wood heightHow tall is Elijah Wood?

He stands at just 5’6” tall or 168cm in height.

Elijah is associated with a number of film projects, and aside from his work with Lord of the Rings, he was also seen in the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004). Elijah Wood height is measured at 1.68 meters or 5 foot 6 inches tall.


Elijah Wood was raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and the second of three children of Warren and Debra Wood. Wood is of mixed ancestry, and according to records, Elijah is a mix of Austrian, English, Danish and German ancestry.  He was raised as a Roman Catholic, and this was evident in his future endeavors and career moves. Director Liev Schreiber said that Elijah has a generous spirit and goodness emanates from within.  Wood has been supportive of a number of organizations and initiatives for charity including the Keep a Child Alive or ALDO.


Elijah was seven years old when he started to model, and most of the gigs were concentrated in his hometown. His modeling stint paved the way for more opportunities, and he soon dabbled in acting. He was first seen in ‘The Sound of Music’ and also snagged a role in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’. He also acted as a choir boy in ‘See How They Run’.

He officially jump started his career in 1988 when his family decided to moved to Los Angeles.  This was the time when he worked with Paula Abdul. He also starred in ‘Child in the Night’ and another bit role in the movie ‘Back to the Future Part II’. His participation in ‘Avalon’ and ‘Tin Men’ cemented the status of Elijah Wood as a promising member of the entertainment industry. He also worked in a number of projects including ‘Forever Young’. Perhaps the biggest point in the young career of Elijah was his participation in the huge Lord of the Rings project. This gave him the opportunity to act in a big-budget movie and get noticed for it. he worked on all three films under the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and his participation in the move gave Wood the platform to work on other important projects.

Elijah Wood height is 168cm or 5 foot 6 inches tall.

Elijah Wood Height Comparison

So how tall is Elijah Wood? Here’s one image showing Elijah Wood and other stars like Katie Holmes. Katie Holmes stands 1.75 m.

Elijah Wood Height

Here is Elijah with The Lord of The Rings director, Sir Peter Jackson. Peter is around 5 foot 5 inches in height and as we can see he is shorter than Elijah.

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  1. Yeah 5’5″ I think is about right. No way is he over 5’6″!!

  2. He is 5′ 5″. Its in the Lord of the Rings behind the scenes books and videos.

  3. All the hobbits have heights of around 5″7 but Frodo was a weak 5″5 the shortest of the group.

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