Just How Tall Is Michelle Wie?

Michelle Wie of the USA (R) and Ai Miyazato of Japan wait on the second green during the third round of the 2013 Lorena Ochoa Invitational
How tall is Michelle Wie (right)? A lot taller than Ai Miyazato (left), clearly. Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Michelle Wie is one of the tallest golfers on the LPGA Tour. But just how tall? What is Wie's actual height?

Wie's official LPGA biography lists her at 6-feet tall - six feet even.

It's not uncommon for athletes' heights (and particularly weights) to be fudged by their teams, by their leagues, or by the athletes' choosing. Some athletes prefer not be listed as tall as they really are; others prefer to be listed taller than they really are.

(This is probably most common in the NBA because height is so integral to how basketball players are viewed).

Is Wie even taller than her listed height of 6 feet? Well, it's clear from comments Wie has made over the years that she wishes she wasn't quite as tall as she is. But that doesn't mean the LPGA is fudging.

There are other golfers on tour who are 6-feet tall, or very close to it (Anna Nordqvist, Jessica Korda, et.al.). If you see photos of Wie standing next to one of these players, she does look like, maybe, she's just a smidge taller than them. But so much of one's perception of another's height comes down to their footwear (and hairstyle!).

So Michelle Wie is 6 feet tall. Or, to put it in some other ways, Wie is:

  • 72 inches tall
  • 182.88 centimeters tall
  • 1828.8 millimeters tall
  • 1,828,800,000 nanometers tall (that's 1.8 billion)
  • 1.8288 meters tall
  • 2 yards tall
  • 0.0018288 kilometer tall
  • 0.00113636 mile tall

But what if Michelle Wie herself was a unit of measurement? One Wie equals 6 feet (72 inches). What would that look like?

How Many 'Wie Units' Does It Take To ...

  • Reach the top of the Statue of Liberty: Lady Liberty is 50.8 Wies tall
  • Reach the top of the Empire State Building: 208.3 Wies
  • Go over Niagara Falls: 27.8 Wies
  • Go Over Victoria Falls: 59.2 Wies
  • Climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower: 164.3 Wies
  • Climb Mount Everest: 4,838.2 Wies
  • Reach lowest known point in the ocean (the Mariana Trench): 6,011.6 Wies
  • Span the circumference of Earth: 21,912,880 (21.9 million) Wies 
  • Travel from the Earth to the moon: 210,232,000 (210.2 million) Wies
  • Travel from Earth to Pluto: 2,340,800,000,000 (2.3 trillion) Wies at Pluto's closest to 4,109,600,000,000 (4.1 trillion) Wies at Pluto's farthest

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