Wait, How Tall Is Frozen II's Olaf? Fans Baffled By Questionable Height Listing

Google might be the quickest and most efficient place to look up information, but that doesn’t mean the search engine spits out the correct answer one hundred percent of the time. It’s too reliant on other sources to have absolute accuracy, a fact that was made absolutely clear this weekend when Frozen fans searching for Olaf’s height were told he was 5”4’. Now, I have no idea how tall Olaf actually is, but there’s just no way he’s even close to five feet.

Of course, once word got out, Frozen fans had a great time speculating how tall that would make the other characters from the popular franchise in proportion to him. Given he doesn’t even come up to the waist of some, well, they might be giants. Check this out…

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So, where could Google have possibly gotten 5”4’. Well, the mistake has since been corrected, but it seems like the information was pulled from a sentence in the Frozen Wiki that has since been deleted. Here’s the direct quote, as per Pop Sugar

“Olaf went with Anna and Elsa to the courtyard to greet the citizens, and wait for the Yule bell to arrive. While waiting, he borrowed a ruler from a citizen, and found out he was 5 foot 4 inches tall.”

Yeah, there’s just no way that’s correct. As a remarkably average 5”9’ man, I’m not used to bragging about my height, but there’s just no way I don’t look physically imposing next to Olaf. Both Anna and Elsa seem like women of average height in the 5”4’ range, and they tower over Olaf. I think he almost certainly has to be around 3 feet tall. He might even be shorter than that.

Still, even if, deep down we all know this measurement is wrong, it doesn’t mean we shouldn’t have a bit of fun at Frozen’s expense. Here’s another Tweet I loved…

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And this last one might actually be my favorite of the whole group. I’ll explain why on the other side…

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I’m a man who does not lie about my height. I’m slightly above 5”9’ tall. Maybe on a good day I could be 5”10’ if I’m rounding up, but I never round up because I don’t want to be just another dude lying about my height. So, I very specifically try to give an accurate measurement when people ask. So, when dudes that are like three inches shorter than me say 5”9’, I’m always like who the hell are you trying to fool here, bro?

Anyway, we veered off course there. The point is Olaf is like three feet tall, regardless of what Google might tell you. That being said, he’s a delightful character regardless of his height, and I’m not here to judge anyone for his or her height, whether they’re an NBA player or a snowman who thinks some people are worth melting for. Fingers crossed if there is a Frozen III, we get a joke about Olaf's height.

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