Kate Mara’s Height and Shoe Size: How Tall Without Heels?

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Kate Mara, the American actress known for her roles in films such as “127 Hours,” “Shooter,” and “Iron Man 2,” as well as her appearances on television shows like “American Horror Story” and “House of Cards,” stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches, which is approximately 157.5 centimeters.

Her sister, Rooney Mara, stands slightly taller at 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm). The one-inch difference (approximately 2.5 cm) sets Rooney just slightly above Kate’s stature.

Kate Mara is 5 feet 2 inches (157.5 cm) tall, while her sister, Rooney Mara, is slightly taller at 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm), making Rooney one inch (approximately 2.5 cm) taller than KateKate Mara is 5 feet 2 inches (157.5 cm) tall, while her sister, Rooney Mara, is slightly taller at 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm), making Rooney one inch (approximately 2.5 cm) taller than Kate (Credit: Media Punch / INSTARimages)

In response to a mention of her height as 5 feet 3 inches on Twitter, she humorously acknowledged her true height as 5 feet 2 inches and proudly identified herself as a member of the short club. This places her slightly below the average height for American women, around 5 feet 4 inches (162.6 centimeters).

Kate Mara wears a shoe size of 7 in the US. In other shoe sizing systems, her size is approximately a UK 5, Europe 37-38, Japan 24-24.5, Australia 5.5-6, and Mexico 4.5.

Actress Kate Mara displays her feet in black high heel sandalsActress Kate Mara displays her feet in black high heel sandals (Credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock)

In an interview with Parade, Kate said she wished to remain short because she aspired to be on Broadway. She mentioned that she hasn’t grown taller since and humorously suggested that her passion for Broadway might be responsible for her height of five feet two inches.

I started when I was 9 doing community theater near Bedford, New York, where we lived. I was in the Sound of Music. I did it again years later. And then when I was 14 I was almost in the Broadway musical. My mother says that was really my first heartbreak. It was my dream to be in a Broadway show. And I came very, very close to getting the role of Louisa, the second-oldest girl in the massive von Trapp family. At the end of the day they said the reason they couldn’t hire me was that I was too close in height to the girl playing Liesl, the older sister. From that day on I prayed that I wouldn’t grow. I just wanted to be short so I could be on Broadway. I have actually not grown since. So my mother blames my five-foot-two height on my passion for being on Broadway.

Height Difference Between Jamie Bell and Kate Mara

The height difference between Jamie Bell and Kate Mara is 5 inches, with Jamie Bell being taller at 5 feet 7 inches (170.2 cm) and Kate Mara standing at 5 feet 2 inches (157.5 cm).

Jamie Bell, with a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170.2 cm), and Kate Mara, who stands at 5 feet 2 inches (157.5 cm), arrive for The 2023 Gotham AwardsJamie Bell, with a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170.2 cm), and Kate Mara, who stands at 5 feet 2 inches (157.5 cm), arrive for The 2023 Gotham Awards at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on November 27, 2023 (Credit: Janet Mayer / Startraksphoto)

Kate Mara humorously noted that her husband appreciates her height because it makes him appear taller when they are together.

It is good in Hollywood to be relatively short. Because literally every actor is tall compared to you. So there is never the problem of “we need someone who is shorter than him.” Also, my husband is very happy about my height because I make him look very tall.

Jamie Bell and Kate Mara met when auditioning for the 2008 American war drama film Stop-LossJamie Bell and Kate Mara met when auditioning for the 2008 American war drama film Stop-Loss (Credit: Ga Fullner / Shutterstock)

Best known for playing reporter Zoe Barnes in the Netflix political drama House of Cards, computer analyst Shari Rothenberg in the Fox thriller series 24, and Ben Harmon’s vengeful mistress Hayden McClaine in the FX horror miniseries American Horror Story: Murder House, she has an estimated net worth of $18 million as of 2023.

She is the second of four siblings, with one older brother, Daniel; one younger sister, the actress Patricia “Rooney”; and one younger brother, Conor.

Kate Mara displays her toes in peep-toe Giuseppe Zanotti heelsKate Mara displays her toes in peep-toe Giuseppe Zanotti heels (Credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock)

Kate Mara: Facts, Rumors, and Everything in Between

Is Kate Mara rich?Yes, Kate Mara is a successful American actress who has a net worth of $18 million as of 2023.
Full Name:Kate Rooney Mara
Born:Kate Mara was born on February 27, 1983, in Bedford, New York, U.S.
Dating:Kate Mara and Jamie Bell have been married since July 15, 2017.

Prior to her marriage to Jamie Bell, Kate Mara was in relationships with Elliot Page in 2014, Max Minghella from 2010 to 2014, Charlie Cox from 2007 to 2009, and McG from 2006 to 2008.
Kids:Kate Mara and her husband, Jamie Bell, have two children together. Their daughter was born in May 2019, and their son was born in November 2022. Mara is also stepmother to Bell's son from his previous marriage to Evan Rachel Wood.
Is Kate Mara a real redhead?Yes, Kate Mara is a natural redhead. She has been known for her fiery red hair since she was a child. However, she has also experimented with other hair colors, such as blonde and brunette.
Shoe Size:Kate Mara's shoe size in the United States is 7. In various other shoe sizing systems, her size is approximately a UK 5, Europe 37-38, Japan 24-24.5, Australia 5.5-6, and Mexico 4.5.
Is Kate Mara short or tall?Kate Mara is considered to be of shorter stature. Standing at 5 feet 2 inches (157.5 centimeters) tall, she is on the shorter side compared to the average height for adults, which is why she is often described as "short" in terms of height.
Nationality:Kate Mara is an American citizen.
Source of Wealth:Kate Mara's wealth is primarily derived from her successful career as an actress in both film and television. She has appeared in numerous high-profile productions, including the Netflix political drama "House of Cards," the FX miniseries "American Horror Story: Murder House," and the blockbuster films "Fantastic Four" and "The Martian." Her salary for these roles has contributed significantly to her overall net worth.
Ethnicity/Race:Kate Mara's ethnicity is primarily Irish, accounting for 50% to 56.25% of her heritage. Additionally, she has one quarter Italian ancestry, one eighth German heritage, and one sixteenth French-Canadian roots.
Are Kate Mara and Rooney Mara twins?No, Patricia Rooney Mara is two years younger than her older sister, Kate Rooney Mara.
How did Jamie Bell meet Kate Mara?They met during an audition for the 2008 American war drama film Stop-Loss, though neither of them got cast in the film.

Kate Mara’s Stunning Jason Wu Dress and Brian Atwood T-Strap Sandals at ‘Deadfall’ Premiere

While Rooney Mara is all gothic punk and tough chick in leather (thanks to her Girl with the Dragon Tattoo stint), her sister, Kate Mara, is quite the opposite — sweet, feminine, and rather bewitching.

In November 2012, Kate was spotted looking stunning in chartreuse and black while attending the premiere of ‘Deadfall’ in New York.

Kate Mara exuded elegance in a stunning Jason Wu Resort 2013 dress featuring a striking black lace panel adorned with tonal sequins and beaded embellishmentsKate Mara exuded elegance in a stunning Jason Wu Resort 2013 dress featuring a striking black lace panel adorned with tonal sequins and beaded embellishments (Credit: Daniel Tanner / Nikki Nelson / WENN)

Her outfit, a gorgeous mix of lace and chiffon by Jason Wu, was spot-on, and the accessories she appointed were perfect — a clutch by Jason Wu and a pair of sexy T-strap sandals by Brian Atwood that was hard to ignore. Smoky eyes finished the ensemble, and she had never looked better.

Kate Mara maintained her signature sleek ponytail, elegantly showcasing her radiant red locks at the 'Deadfall' Los Angeles premiereKate Mara maintained her signature sleek ponytail, elegantly showcasing her radiant red locks at the ‘Deadfall’ Los Angeles premiere after party at ArcLight Hollywood on November 29, 2012, in Hollywood, California (Credit: Daniel Tanner / Nikki Nelson / WENN)

What do you think? Quite the beauty, yes? And we love how she picked T-straps over pumps or peep toes. They added more flair and drama.

The shoes are actually yummy up close. They come with detailed heel cups fashioned with cutouts all over. Check them out below:

Kate Mara displays her feet in black Brian Atwood t-bar sandals accentuated by a gold trim Kate Mara displays her feet in black Brian Atwood t-bar sandals accentuated by a gold trim

Do you like these sandals? They’re called the “Maia” from Brian Atwood’s Resort 2013 Collection. The black version and the equally divine multicolored variant have sold out online.

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This pair is a unique mixed-media creation trimmed with gold chain add-ons and rainbow-colored-textured leather with precise geometric cutouts.

Brian Atwood "Maia" Heels in Magenta Multi

Brian Atwood "Maia" Heels in Magenta Multi

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