Public Figures

Public Figures

Description
Description

Public figures are individuals who are widely recognized in society, often due to their roles in various fields such as politics, entertainment, sports, or other areas of public interest. They are often in the public eye and subject to media attention. Public figures can influence public opinion and societal trends through their actions, statements, and the platforms they occupy. Their influence can extend beyond their professional scope, impacting culture, fashion, social issues, and politics.

They may also use their status to advocate for causes, raise awareness on issues, and contribute to societal and charitable endeavors. Public figures hold a unique position in society, where their personal and professional lives often intersect with public interest and discourse.

History
History

The concept of public figures has evolved alongside society and communication methods. In ancient times, leaders, philosophers, and warriors were the public figures of their day, renowned within their communities and often recorded in history. With the advent of print media, more individuals, including writers and artists, became known beyond their immediate surroundings. The 20th century, marked by the rise of film, radio, and television, saw an expansion in the types and numbers of public figures.

Celebrities from entertainment, sports, and other areas of public life became household names. The media's growth played a significant role in shaping the public's perception of these figures, making their personal lives as much a topic of interest as their professional achievements.

Future
Future

The future of public figures is likely to be shaped significantly by the evolving landscape of digital media and technology. Social media platforms will continue to play a crucial role, allowing public figures to directly engage with their audience, bypassing traditional media channels. This direct engagement might lead to a more authentic and personal connection with the public. The rise of influencer culture is set to grow, with individuals gaining public figure status through online content creation. Public figures will likely face increased scrutiny and accountability due to the immediacy and reach of digital platforms. The role of public figures in advocating for social and environmental issues, leveraging their influence for activism and awareness, is also expected to increase.

Common Questions
Common Questions
What makes someone a public figure?

A public figure can be defined as a person of that has public interest and fame like a politician, celebrity, sports hero, social media personality or business leader. Public figures tend to be people of concern for the public and have more access to mainstream communication channels than private figures do. The 3 types of public figures are general public figures, limited-purpose public figures, and involuntary public figures.

Do public figures have a right to privacy?

Everyone has the right to privacy as it is a fundamental right. The only exception to this may be the public figures that are in power. Public figures that are in power need to demonstrate that they are acting in what they believe is the greater good for the people they represent. Media outlets tend to try to uncover the personal lives of public figures and have reduced their expectation to privacy rights.

Do public figures have a responsibility to be role models?

Some may argue that public figures have a responsibility to be role models while others say they do not. A public figure is typically considered to be notable for their work and hold a responsibility to carry out their job. All public figures are humans and whether they are role models or not they are bound to make mistakes and should be allowed to do so.

Pop Culture

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Al Capone
179000
5’10” | 1.78 m
Al Capone
178.000
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Al Capone
5’8” | 1.73 m
March 14, 1879
Albert Einstein
173.000
1879.00
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Albert Einstein
5’8” | 1.73 m
July 22, 1940
Alex Trebek
173.000
1940.00
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Alex Trebek
5’4” | 1.63 m
October 13, 1989
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
163.000
1989.00
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
5’10” | 1.78 m
June 3, 1967
Anderson Cooper
178.000
1967.00
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Anderson Cooper
6’1” | 1.85 m
March 15, 1767
Andrew Jackson
185.000
1767.00
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Andrew Jackson
5’8” | 1.73 m
January 26, 1944
Angela Davis
173.000
1944.00
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Angela Davis
5’7” | 1.70 m
December 24, 1940
Anthony Fauci
170.000
1940.00
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Anthony Fauci
5’10” | 1.78 m
July 15, 1950
Arianna Huffington
178.000
1950.00
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Arianna Huffington
6’2” | 1.88 m
August 19, 1946
Bill Clinton
188.000
1946.00
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Bill Clinton
5’10” | 1.78 m
October 28, 1955
Bill Gates
178.000
1955.00
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Bill Gates
6’2” | 1.88 m
September 25, 1969
Bill Simmons
188.000
1969.00
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Bill Simmons
5’9” | 1.75 m (Estimated)
October 2, 1974
Bjarke Ingels
175.000
1974.00
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Bjarke Ingels
6’1” | 1.85 m
February 10, 1951
Bob Iger
185.000
1951.00
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Bob Iger
5’5” | 1.65 m
July 12, 1895
Buckminster Fuller
165.000
1895.00
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Buckminster Fuller
Bugha
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6’0” | 1.83 m
December 30, 2002
Bugha
183.000
2002.00
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Bugha
6’2” | 1.88 m
October 28, 1949
Caitlyn Jenner
188.000
1949.00
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Caitlyn Jenner
5’4” | 1.63 m
June 6, 1961
Carole Baskin
163.000
1961.00
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Carole Baskin
5’11” | 1.80 m
January 1, 1956
Christine Lagarde
180.000
1956.00
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Christine Lagarde
Clix
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5’9” | 1.75 m
January 7, 2005
Clix
175.000
2005.00
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Clix
5’5” | 1.65 m
August 19, 1883
Coco Chanel
165.000
1883.00
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Coco Chanel
6’4” | 1.93 m
April 18, 1963
Conan O’Brien
193.000
1963.00
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Conan O’Brien
6’2” | 1.88 m
April 12, 1947
David Letterman
188.000
1947.00
128000
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David Letterman
5’7” | 1.70 m
Feburary 2, 1953
Dog the Bounty Hunter
170.000
1953.00
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Dog the Bounty Hunter
6’8” | 2.03 m
March 10, 1982
Dr Disrespect
203.000
1982.00
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Dr Disrespect
Dr. Phil
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6’3” | 1.91 m
September 1, 1950
Dr. Phil
191.000
1950.00
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Dr. Phil
5’7” | 1.70 m
January 26, 1958
Ellen DeGeneres
170.000
1958.00
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Ellen DeGeneres
Elon Musk
831000
6’2” | 1.88 m
June 28, 1971
Elon Musk
188.000
1971.00
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Elon Musk
5’7” | 1.70 m
June 8, 1867
Frank Lloyd Wright
170.000
1867.00
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Frank Lloyd Wright
6’2” | 1.88 m
June 12, 1924
George H. W. Bush
188.000
1924.00
159000
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George H. W. Bush
6’2” | 1.88 m
November 8, 1966
Gordon Ramsay
188.000
1966.00
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Gordon Ramsay
4’11” | 1.50 m
January 3, 2003
Greta Thunberg
150.000
2003.00
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Greta Thunberg
6’5” | 1.96 m
January 12, 1954
Howard Stern
196.000
1954.00
301000
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Howard Stern
5’11” | 1.80 m
November 19, 1976
Jack Dorsey
180.000
1976.00
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Jack Dorsey
6’8” | 2.03 m
December 14, 1960
James Comey
203.000
1960.00
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James Comey
5’8” | 1.73 m
August 22, 1978
James Corden
173.000
1978.00
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James Corden
5’9” | 1.75 m
May 4, 1916
Jane Jacobs
175.000
1916.00
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Jane Jacobs
Jay Leno
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5’11” | 1.80 m
April 28, 1950
Jay Leno
180.000
1950.00
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Jay Leno
5’7” | 1.70 m
January 12, 1964
Jeff Bezos
170.000
1964.00
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Jeff Bezos
5’10” | 1.78 m
November 4, 1961
Jeff Probst
178.000
1961.00
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Jeff Probst
6’3” | 1.91 m
October 8, 1941
Jesse Jackson
191.000
1941.00
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Jesse Jackson
5’11” | 1.80 m
November 13, 1967
Jimmy Kimmel
180.000
1967.00
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Jimmy Kimmel
5’11” | 1.8 m
March 14, 1963
Joe Exotic
180.000
1963.00
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Joe Exotic
5’7” | 1.70 m
October 30, 1735
John Adams
170.000
1735.00
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John Adams
6’0” | 1.83 m
April 23, 1977
John Oliver
183.000
1977.00
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John Oliver
5’7” | 1.70 m
November 28, 1962
Jon Stewart
170.000
1962.00
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Jon Stewart
5’9” | 1.75 m
January 9, 1982
Kate Middleton
175.000
1982.00
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Kate Middleton
5’3” | 1.60 m
October 2, 1970
Kelly Ripa
160.000
1970.00
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Kelly Ripa
6’5” | 1.96 m
December 30, 1983
Kevin Systrom
196.000
1983.00
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Kevin Systrom
5’6" | 1.68 m
November 5, 1955
Kris Jenner
168.000
1955.00
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Kris Jenner
5’11” | 1.80 m
March 26, 1973
Larry Page
180.000
1973.00
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Larry Page
5’8” | 1.73 m
October 6, 1887
Le Corbusier
173.000
1887.00
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Le Corbusier
5’3” | 1.60 m
July 12, 1997
Malala Yousafzai
160.000
1997.00
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Malala Yousafzai
6’4” | 1.93 m
May 19, 1925
Malcolm X
193.000
1925.00
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Malcolm X
5’8” | 1.73 m
May 30, 1975
Marissa Mayer
173.000
1975.00
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Marissa Mayer
6’2” | 1.88 m
July 31, 1958
Mark Cuban
188.000
1958.00
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Mark Cuban
5’7” | 1.70 m
May 14, 1984
Mark Zuckerberg
170.000
1984.00
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Mark Zuckerberg
5’10” | 1.78 m
June 28, 1989
Markiplier
178.000
1989.00
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Markiplier
5’9” | 1.75 m
August 3, 1941
Martha Stewart
175.000
1941.00
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Martha Stewart
5’7” | 1.70 m
January 15, 1929
Martin Luther King Jr.
170.000
1929.00
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Martin Luther King Jr.
5’6” | 1.68 m
August 4, 1981
Meghan Markle
168.000
1981.00
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Meghan Markle
5’11” | 1.80 m
April 26, 1970
Melania Trump
180.000
1970.00
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Melania Trump
5’8” | 1.73 m
February 14, 1942
Michael Bloomberg
173.000
1942.00
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Michael Bloomberg
5’11” | 1.80 m
January 17, 1964
Michelle Obama
180.000
1964.00
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Michelle Obama
5’8” | 1.73 m (Estimated)
March 27, 1886
Mies van der Rohe
173.000
1886.00
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Mies van der Rohe
6’2” | 1.88 m
June 1, 1937
Morgan Freeman
188.000
1937.00
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Morgan Freeman
5’8” | 1.73 m
November 21, 1990
NICKMERCS
173.000
1990.00
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NICKMERCS
5’11” | 1.80 m
Neil Armstrong
180.000
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Neil Armstrong
6’2” | 1.88 m
October 5, 1958
Neil deGrasse Tyson
188.000
1958.00
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Neil deGrasse Tyson
6’0” | 1.83 m
October 8, 1980
Nick Cannon
183.000
1980.00
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Nick Cannon
Ninja
403000
6’2” | 1.88 m
June 5, 1991
Ninja
188.000
1991.00
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3D
Ninja
5’9” | 1.75 m (Estimated)
June 1, 1935
Norman Foster
175.000
1935.00
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Norman Foster
5’7” | 1.70 m
January 29, 1954
Oprah Winfrey
170.000
1954.00
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Oprah Winfrey
5’8” | 1.73 m
February 17, 1981
Paris Hilton
173.000
1981.00
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Paris Hilton
Pauly D
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5’10” | 1.78 m
July 5, 1980
Pauly D
178.000
1980.00
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Pauly D
Pewdiepie
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5’11” | 1.80 m
October 24, 1989
Pewdiepie
180.000
1989.00
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Pewdiepie
5’10” | 1.78 m (Estimated)
July 8, 1906
Philip Johnson
178.000
1906.00
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Philip Johnson
Pokimane
538000
5’4” | 1.63 m
May 14, 1996
Pokimane
163.000
1996.00
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Pokimane
5’10” | 1.78 m
November 14, 1948
Prince Charles
178.000
1948.00
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Prince Charles
6’1” | 1.85 m
September 15, 1984
Prince Harry
185.000
1984.00
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Prince Harry
6’3” | 1.91 m
June 21, 1982
Prince William
191.000
1982.00
260000
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3D
Prince William
5’10” | 1.78 m
July 1, 1961
Princess Diana
178.000
1961.00
458000
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Princess Diana
5’11” | 1.80 m
July 18, 1950
Richard Branson
180.000
1950.00
89000
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Richard Branson
6’0” | 1.83 m
January 9, 1913
Richard Nixon
183.000
1913.00
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Richard Nixon
5’3” | 1.60 m
February 4, 1913
Rosa Parks
160.000
1913.00
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Rosa Parks
5’10” | 1.78 m
March 11, 1931
Rupert Murdoch
178.000
1931.00
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Rupert Murdoch
5’7” | 1.70 m
December 24, 1974
Ryan Seacrest
170.000
1974.00
184000
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Ryan Seacrest
6’ | 1.83 m (varies)
1823 (A Visit from St Nicholas)
Santa Claus
183.000
1823.00
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Santa Claus
5’11” | 1.80 m
December 28, 1973
Seth Myers
180.000
1973.00
196000
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Seth Myers
5’9” | 1.75 m
October 7, 1959
Simon Cowell
175.000
1959.00
185000
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Simon Cowell
Snooki
82000
4’8” | 1.42 m
November 23, 1987
Snooki
142.000
1987.00
82000
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Snooki
5’11” | 1.80 m
May 13, 1964
Stephen Colbert
180.000
1964.00
401000
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Stephen Colbert
5’7” | 1.70 m
January 8, 1942
Stephen Hawking
170.000
1942.00
423000
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Stephen Hawking
6’1” | 1.85 m
January 17, 1957
Steve Harvey
185.000
1957.00
343000
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Steve Harvey
6’2” | 1.88 m
February 24, 1955
Steve Jobs
188.000
1955.00
251000
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Steve Jobs
5’11” | 1.80 m
June 10, 1972
Sundar Pichai
180.000
1972.00
70000
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Sundar Pichai
Tfue
106000
6’1” | 1.85 m
January 2, 1998
Tfue
185.000
1998.00
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Tfue
5’10” | 1.78 m
October 27, 1858
Theodore Roosevelt
178.000
1858.00
217000
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Theodore Roosevelt
6’0” | 1.83 m
November 1, 1960
Tim Cook
183.000
1960.00
76000
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Tim Cook
6’0” | 1.83 m
April 8, 1990
TimTheTatman
183.000
1990.00
108000
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TimTheTatman
David Letterman
Size comparison drawings of David Letterman comparing the heights of other related media personalities

David Letterman is best known for his dry and sarcastic humor as a popular talk show host and for his popular late night television program Late Show with David Letterman and is the longest serving talk show host, second to none, having hosted over 6,000 shows! Inspired and mentored by Johnny Carson, 'The Late Show with David Letterman' went on to make TV Guides top 50 shows of all time! Aside from hosting the talk shows, Letterman has had a successful career as a producer for shows such as 'Everybody Loves Raymond,' and became a popular influence for many others to come after him such as Stephen Colbert, Seth Myers and Jimmy Fallon.

David Letterman has a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of David Letterman with height measurements
David Letterman is best known for his dry and sarcastic humor as a popular talk show host and for his popular late night television program Late Show with David Letterman and is the longest serving talk show host, second to none, having hosted over 6,000 shows!

David Letterman has a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of David Letterman with height measurements
David Letterman
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Nationality: United States
Years Active: 1970–Present

Given Name
David Michael Letterman
Birthday
April 12, 1947

Drawings include:
David Letterman elevations (assorted)

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Jeff Probst

Jeff Probst is the American television host and executive producer of the popular reality television program, Survivor, since its debut in 2000. Throughout the many years that Survivor has aired, Probst emerged as the face of the Mark Burnett created series and remains the stable presence throughout every consecutive season so far. For Survivor, Probst is known for his iconic catch phrases such as, "the Tribe has spoken." Jeff Probst was born in Wichita, Kansas on November 4, 1961.

Jeff Probst has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Collection of drawings of Jeff Probst measured with overall height in various standing poses and snuffing a torch
Jeff Probst is the American television host and executive producer of the popular reality television program, Survivor, since its debut in 2000. Throughout the many years that Survivor has aired, Probst emerged as the face of the Mark Burnett created series and remains a stable presence throughout.

Jeff Probst has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Collection of drawings of Jeff Probst measured with overall height in various standing poses and snuffing a torch
Jeff Probst
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Given Name
Birthday
November 4, 1961

Drawings include:
Jeff Probst front elevation, side, back, side (torch snuffing)

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC)

Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez, also known as AOC, is a congresswoman for the 14th congressional district of New York, an area that covers most of Queens and the Bronx. She is the youngest person to be elected to congress ever. She was relatively unknown before her campaign, and worked hard to gain support in her district. Her campaign was entirely grassroots funded.

She has introduced the Green New Deal, a radical plan for legislation that aims to address climate change and economic inequality. She has become known for her sharp and decisive questioning in Congress. AOC likes dancing and video games.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is 5 foot 4 inches (1.63 m) tall.

Set of illustrations of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in multiple postures with dimensioned height
Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez, also known as AOC, is a congresswoman for the 14th congressional district of New York, an area that covers most of Queens and the Bronx. She is the youngest person to be elected to congress ever.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is 5 foot 4 inches (1.63 m) tall.

Set of illustrations of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in multiple postures with dimensioned height
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC)
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Country: United States
Position: House of Representatives (NY 14th District)
Political Party: Democratic

Birthday
October 13, 1989

Drawings include:
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez front, front (talking), front (casual)

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Marissa Mayer
Set of illustrations of Marissa Mayer in various poses dimensioned with overall height

Marissa Mayer was born on May 30, 1975 and is a businesswoman and investor. Mayer is an information technology executive and cofounder of Lumi Labs. Mayer serves as a board member of Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, the New York City Ballet, Jawbone, the San Francisco Ballet, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Walmart. Marissa Mayer has served as the CEO of Yahoo. She started out her career in Silicon Valley as Google’s 20th employee. Marissa is credited with the success of Google’s search engine and other products like Gmail, Google Maps, and Google News. Mayer has a net worth of $620 million USD as of 2019.

Marissa Mayer has a height of 5’8” (1.73 m).

Marissa Mayer was born on May 30, 1975 and is a businesswoman and investor. Mayer is an information technology executive and cofounder of Lumi Labs. Marissa Mayer has served as the CEO of Yahoo and is credited with the success of Google’s search engine, Gmail, Google Maps and Google News.

Marissa Mayer has a height of 5’8” (1.73 m).

Marissa Mayer
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5’8” | 1.73 m
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May 30, 1975

Drawings include:
Marissa Mayer front, side (presenting), side (walking)

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Mark Zuckerberg
Set of illustrations of Mark Zuckerberg in various poses dimensioned with overall height

Mark Zuckerberg was born in White Plains, New York in 1984. He began working on computers and writing software as a teenager, and whilst at Harvard University he began to write code for the website he would later go on to develop, Facebook. The website was launched in 2004, initially to share photos and events of college life, but later expanded for public use. In 2010 Facebook was being used by over 500 million people worldwide. It’s success has provided Mark Zuckerberg with extreme wealth and power. He is often criticized for how Facebook uses its wide reach to influence people politically. Mark Zuckerberg’s life was depicted in the 2010 film, The Social Network.

Mark Zuckerberg has a height of 5’7” (1.70 m).

Series of drawings of Mark Zuckerberg in various walking poses
Mark Zuckerberg was born in White Plains, New York in 1984. He began working on computers and writing software as a teenager, and whilst at Harvard University he began to write code for the website he would later go on to develop, Facebook.

Mark Zuckerberg has a height of 5’7” (1.70 m).

Series of drawings of Mark Zuckerberg in various walking poses
Mark Zuckerberg
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5’7” | 1.70 m
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May 14, 1984

Drawings include:
Mark Zuckerberg front, front (phone), front (walking), side (walking), side (walking, phone)

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