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Donald Trump is 1.9 meters tall and weighs 100 kilograms according to the prison records of his last arrest. This combination of stats has caused a stir on social media as it brings together several notable celebrities with a very different stature than the former president, including legendary boxer Muhammad Ali.
On Thursday night, the former president turned himself in at the Fulton County Jail to be arrested after charges were filed against Mr Trump and 18 co-defendants over their alleged efforts and conspiracy to overturn Georgia’s 2020 election results.
When Mr. Trump surrendered less than 24 hours before a deadline set by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, he was fingerprinted, processed, mugshot and charged. As part of his booking information, the ex-president was also required to provide details of his race, hair colour, eye colour, height and weight – which he allegedly provided himself.
Records listing Mr Trump as 1.80m tall and weighing 95kg sparked questions on social media after it was discovered that his last known official weight – taken by his doctor while still in the White House in 2019 – was allegedly was 107 kg.
If Mr Trump’s weight is correct, that would mean he’s lost 28 pounds over the last four years – which some people don’t believe.
Former President Donald Trump watches the first tee before the start of day three of the LIV Golf Invitational – Bedminster at Trump National Golf Club on August 13, 2023
Online and in news reports, several people have compared Mr Trump’s booking information to well-known athletes and celebrities who have the same or very similar statistics. Based on the comparisons, people accused Mr Trump of lying if he reported his weight himself.
Here are some of the people of the same weight and height.
According to USA Today, Muhammad Ali, one of the tallest professional boxers in the world, was 1.9 meters tall and weighed 100 kilograms when he fought Joe Frazier at Madison Square Garden in 1971.
In a title fight at Madison Square Gardens, New York, Muhammad Ali loses in the 15th round to a left hook from World Heavyweight Champion Joe Frazier, who retained the title with a unanimous points win.
Chris Hemsworth, who played Thor in Marvel’s 2011 superhero film, told the TODAY show in a 2013 interview that he weighed about 215 pounds during filming of the film.
Hemsworth is also 1.90 meters tall.
Chris Hemsworth in Thor, 2011
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow is an inch taller than Mr. Trump at 6’1″, according to the NHL, but weighs 215 pounds.
Los Angeles Charges security guard Derwin James is 6’1″ – an inch shorter than Mr Trump – but weighs 215 pounds, according to ESPN.
Roope Hintz, a forward for the Dallas Stars ice hockey team, is exactly 1.90 m tall and weighs 95 kg, according to the NHL.
Eric Gordon, a shooting guard for the Phoenix Suns basketball team, is also 1.80 meters tall and weighs 95 kilograms, according to the NBA.
Eric Gordon #10 of the LA Clippers dribbles
Alex Pietrangelo, a defenseman for the Vegas Golden Knights ice hockey team, is 1.90 meters tall and weighs 90 kilograms, according to the NHL.