Every human being is unique in their own way. The physical difference between 7 and a half billion people amazes me. Not even a single human being is identical to another, even if there are people who resemble each other, somehow they will have a few different aspects. Appearance is a commodity that people think about immoderately, one aspect that humans care about the most is height.

Height is quite important for people, even though they would have sufficient height, some of them would still want a few inches more, you can call it a dilemma. It is believed that height won’t increase after the age of 18, for some people it becomes true, but there are a few people who proved this theory wrong.

The height difference between 5’7 and 5’9 isn’t much if you think about it, but when you see two people of these heights, the difference will blow your mind.

The difference of two inches doesn’t seem a lot, but when you see two people of this height, two inches difference will seem like 5 inches. The average height in America is 5’4 among girls so 5’7 or 5’9 for a girl will be quite tall, although the average height for aman is 5’9, so 5’7 will be short for a man.

Keep reading to know more.

## Is 5’7 a good height?

Every person has their own preference when it comes to height. People with 5’7 inches think they are short, but some people feel the luckiest to have that height.

The average height for women in America is 5’4: therefore for them, a 5’7 height would be enough, although for men a 5’7 height is quite short as the average height for men is 5’9.

There is a myth that certain exercises can increase height, it can be true if we look at it like, exercises that straighten the posture so when the posture is fixed it is possible that you can look taller.

It is said, lifting weight can make you look taller, these exercises increase muscle which can make you appear taller.

**Better Posture**: poor posture can make you look short as the back is slightly bent.**Weight Lifting**: Lift weights to gain mass, it will make you muscular, thereby appearing taller.**Heel Insert**: Inserting a heel in your footwear is something I don’t recommend because it is an act that you have to keep up with your whole life once you start. Although, if you are comfortable with it, go ahead, it is a good way to look taller.

## Is 5’9 too tall for a girl?

The average height for women in America is 5′4″, so if a girl has 5’9 height, she will be taller than most girls. Most of the models have a height of 5’9, although there are some renowned models who have a height of 5’7.

### What is considered tall for boys and girls?

There is no telling what height is considered tall because a person with 6 feet height will always think that the people with 5’7 or 5’8 height are short, 2 inches are enough to make a huge difference. Although, in the US, the average height for girls is 5’4 and for boys it’s 5’9 so if we think about it, adding 2 inches can be tall enough.

**The height that is considered tall for boys and girls is 6 feet for boys and 5’9 feet for girls. Males with 6’3 feet of height are taller than 98.73% of the US population, and females with a height of 5’9 feet are taller than 98.68% of the US population.**

## Can you be a model if you’re 5’7?

Yes, you can be a model if your height is 5’7 feet. brands are becoming more considerate so if you are shorter than 5’7 feet, but the confidence to represent their clothes, you can become an aspiring model.

**According to the calculations of Whowhatwear, 5’9 is the average height for female models. However, that’s not to say you can’t be a model if you’re 5’7.**

Models are of many types, there are specific models for every type of modeling. Height matters for only one type of modeling and that is clothing. Most brands aren’t particular about height, they want the confidence and the discipline to carry their clothes.

Although, some mega brands still consider height when they are looking for a model and for most of them 5’7 feet is the average height.

Here is a video for you to gain more knowledge about the modeling industry.

If you have something to offer to the table, you can become whoever you want. There are actors with an average height but have made a name for themselves by merely offering the best to the table. Modeling is not about height, it was previously, but now the world is evolving, modeling is about representing the brand.

Here is a table of the heights of some of the greatest people.

Celebrity | Height |

Angelina Jolie | 5’7 feet |

Robin Williams | 5’7 feet |

Tom Holland | 5’8 feet |

Sara Sampaio | 5’7 feet |

Beyonce Knowles | 5’7 feet |

## What is the average height for an 18-year-old?

The average height for 18 years old girl is quite short and that is 5’3, but it is believed that they grow an inch more till the age of 20 years.

Generally for boys, height increases incredibly fast, they grow the most at the age of 16 years and continue to grow till their later teens, during their puberty, boys tend to grow at least 3 inches. The average height for an 18-year-old boy would be 5’8 inches as there are chances they won’t grow after the age of 20.

For most girls, the growth occurs between 10 and 14 years old and when puberty occurs which for most girls is between 8 and 13, in that period girls tend to grow, but only 1 to 2 inches, girls reach their adult height between the ages of 14 to 15.

## To Conclude

Height is considered special by people, there isn’t any human being who is happy with their height, it is a dilemma. It is believed that height stops increasing after the age of 18, for some people it becomes true. The average height for men in America is 5’9 and for women, it is 5’4.

**The height difference between 5’7 and 5’9 is 2 inches but when you see it, the difference will blow your mind. Every person has their own preference when it comes to height, some people think 5’9 feet for men is good enough but some think it is quite short, it is the same with women, some women are happy with 5’4 feet, but some are still are unsatisfied even with 5’8 feet of height.**

Models are of many types, there are specific models for every type of modeling. Height is concerned with the modeling of clothing, most brands aren’t particular about height, because they look for confidence and the discipline to carry their clothes. However, there are brands that still consider height when they are looking for a model and for most of them, the height requirement is 5’8, not more but not less.

Boys grow the most between the age of 16 years to their later teens, during their puberty, boys grow at least 3 inches and the average height for an 18-year-old boy would be 5’8 inches. For most girls, the growth occurs between 10 and 14 years old 13, in that period girls tend to grow only 1 to 2 inches, and the average height for an 18 years old girl is 5’3, but it is believed that girls also grow till their later teens, although only 1 inch.